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Jack White to release Elvis single for Record Store Day

Written by admin on March 11, 2015 – 10:54 pm -

US rocker and producer, Jack White, will release a single featuring Elvis Presley’s first recordings for Record Store Day on April 18.

White has been revealed as the bidder who paid $300,000 for the Elvis acetate at an auction earlier this year. The acetate features “My Happiness” on the A-side and “That’s When Your Heartaches Begin” on the B-side. The songs were recorded by Elvis at the Memphis Recording Service in Memphis in the summer of 1953, a full year before the release of his first professional recording.

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Elvis Presley’s first recording sells for $240,000

Written by admin on January 9, 2015 – 5:38 am -

The acetate of Elvis Presley’s first recording, “My Happiness,” has sold for $240,000 at an auction held at Graceland in Memphis.

The acetate was the star lot in the auction, which was held to celebrate what would have been Elvis’ 80th birthday.

Elvis Presley - My Happiness acetate auction

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Elvis Presley – 80th Birthday round-up

Written by admin on January 8, 2015 – 6:21 am -

Elvis Presley Enterprises are marking what would have been Elvis’ 80th birthday today (Jan 8th) with their annual Elvis Birthday Proclamation Ceremony, as well as an auction of rare artefacts. Both will be broadcast live from Graceland.

Elvis Presley 80th birthday celebrations

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Millie Kirkham, backing singer for Elvis, dies aged 91

Written by admin on December 15, 2014 – 10:06 am -

Millie Kirkham, who featured as a backing singer on many classic recordings by artists such as Elvis Presley, Roy Orbison and Jim Reeves, has died aged 91. The singer suffered a stroke last week and had been in intensive care for days before passing away on Sunday (Dec 14th) at a hospital in Nashville.

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Elvis Presley exhibition coming to London’s O2

Written by admin on November 3, 2014 – 8:47 pm -

The largest Elvis exhibition ever mounted in Europe will open at The O2, London, on December 12.

Elvis Exhibition at the O2 London

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