Elvis’ red velvet private jet up for auction

May 23, 2017

Elvis’ red velvet private jet up for auction

A private jet once owned by Elvis Presley and featured on the National Geographic Channel is set to be auctioned after sitting on a runway in New Mexico for 30 years. The red 1962 Lockheed Jetstar, one of many owned by the King of rock ...

Memphis offers history, music and a little beer

Dec 19, 2015

Memphis offers history, music and a little beer

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This city loves its music. It protects its history. And it's really starting to like its beer. Travelers to Memphis need to know the basics of this Tennessee city nestled along the Mississippi River. It is a capital of blues, rock 'n' roll and soul ...

Former starlet helps raise money to save rural U.S. abbey

May 24, 2015

Former starlet helps raise money to save rural U.S. abbey

Mother Dolores Hart finds it miraculous that she was able to turn one kiss with Elvis Presley into the spark that helped save an abbey. The former starlet, who walked away from Hollywood in 1963 to become a nun, spun her tale into a fundraising ...

Famed Elvis photographer Alfred Wertheimer dies

Oct 22, 2014

Famed Elvis photographer Alfred Wertheimer dies

Alfred Wertheimer, the photographer whose portraits of Elvis Presley documented the birth of a music legend, has died. Wertheimer, who was 85, died of natural causes at his New York apartment, said Chris Murray, who owns Washington, D.C's Govinda Gallery, which counts Wertheimer among its ...

Rare Warhol paintings headed to NYC auction

Sep 24, 2014

Rare Warhol paintings headed to NYC auction

Elvis Presley. Marlon Brando. Andy Warhol. The A-list trifecta of music, film and art is going on the auction block at Christie's in November. "Triple Elvis (Ferus Type)" and "Four Marlons" rate among Warhol's most famous portraits. The monumental paintings, each nearly 7 feet (2.1 ...

Mickey Curtis: from rocker to 'Robo-G'

| Feb 5, 2012

Mickey Curtis: from rocker to 'Robo-G'

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The pioneers of the rock 'n' roll era on both sides of the Atlantic have now largely faded from the show-business scene — which is hardly surprising, given that those still strutting their stuff are in their 70s and 80s, and even "The King" ...