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ELVIS & JD SUMNER WILL MAKE YOU LAUGH & CRY

Watch This ‘Why Me Lord? ‘ Duet From Elvis & JD & Witness The Personality Of Our King This version of ‘Why Me Lord’ is such a beautiful look into Elvis’s personality, he & J.D sing the song impeccably while giving the song an incredible human edge. They jointly convey the true essence of a song originally penned and sung by Kris Kristofferson.  A song about humbling one self in front of God after experiencing a world full of hedonism. The humor that Elvis bestows in this song amplifies the very human perspective this song was originally coming from. This song must have sunk into the core of not only Elvis but of J.D also, for although they were treated like Kings they knew they were and felt very like men with the highs and lows of humanity. The friendship between these two men which began when Elvis was only 14 years old is evident through this video, and the photos during the beautiful song will bring tears to your eyes. J.D credits Elvis for helping him on the road to recovery from addiction and for keeping his wife through his struggles with alcohol, the relationship that began as J.D mentoring Elvis turned into Elvis mentoring J.D. It is said that Elvis was a huge fan of J.D Sumner from the age of 16, Elvis considered J.D to be...

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ELVIS WANTS YOU TO TREAT HIM NICE!

WATCH ELVIS SINGING ‘TREAT ME NICE’ IN FULL COLOR It has been 59 years this week since Elvis’s 3rd movie ‘Jailhouse Rock’ Premiered, which the song ‘Treat me nice’ was written for. On October 17th 1957 the film premiered in Memphis Tennessee a premiere that Elvis did not attend and which was meet with mixed reviews. Treat Me Nice was written by Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller who were two incredible song writers who wrote many of the hits of this time including Elvis’s own Jailhouse Rock, Hound Dog & She’s Not You. They were considered the ‘masters behind the masters’ and were also part of Elvis’s Memphis Mafia, they were the genius behind some of those very catchy lyrics and melodies that Elvis became so well known for. When they were commissioned to write the sound track to ‘Jailhouse Rock’ and asked to produce some of the work in New York, they had failed to write anything at all. They were then held up in a hotel room by Elvis’s music manager Jean Aberbach, where he pushed a sofa up against the hotel room door, and kept them locked in there until they wrote the Jailhouse Rock soundtrack. The song was Vince’s (Elvis’s character in Jailhouse Rock) first recorded song after he left prison (in the movie) Initially a flop, Vince’s girlfriend Peggy convinced a DJ friend to...

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ELVIS WITH NO SHIRT ON! SINGING ‘NO MORE’

Watch this Incredible Video of Elvis in his Prime Wow read the Lyrics below, it is exactly how we feel about Elvis. “Darling I love you so and my heart forever Will belong to the memory of the love that we knew before Please come back to my arms, we belong together Come to me let’s be sweethearts again and then let us part no more” These are some of the lyrics from the song ‘No More’, which Elvis performed in ‘Blue Hawaii’ Every time we watch the movie, we want to be taken back to that exact time and place. Elvis Presley is in full Hawaiian mode singing beautifully in his 1961 movie “Blue Hawaii”.  Elvis looks radiant in all his youth and vitality, the way we love to see him. The harmonising he creates with Hawaiian “Beach Buddies” is absolutely divine. “Blue Hawaii” was a romantic comedy based in the picturesque Hawaii and was the story of Elvis’s character Chadwick Gates coming home to the islands after serving in the US Army. The Blue Hawaii soundtrack was nominated for a 1961 Grammy and spent over 70 weeks on the Billboard Pop Albums chart. Elvis and the Beach Buddies serenade us with this incredible version of a very popular Spanish song “La Paloma” with translates to “The Dove”, a song that was composed and written by Sebastian Yradier in...

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ELVIS BOUGHT BACK TO LIFE & PERFORMING LIVE WITH CELINE DION!

Have you Seen this Great Hologram of Elvis Performing on ‘Idol Gives Back?’ The song ‘If I can Dream’ was written by Walter Brown and again made famous by the one and only Elvis Presley. Presley recorded the song in June 1968 and was released by Elvis’s music publishing company Gladys Music not long after it was recorded. Although not technically a Gospel song, Elvis would regularly perform the song with such great intensity and inspiration, that it later become semi classified as Gospel and has been added to many of his Gospel Compilations. The Song has direct quotations from Martin Luther King Jr. an American Baptist minister who was the leader for the Civil Rights movement. Now at a time when ‘there must be peace and understanding, the message in the lyrics couldn’t be more relevant. The song was released 2 months afters the famous assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. On the 4th of April 1968, as he stood on his Motels second floor balcony. The recording of the song was released to the public as the finale of Elvis’s 1968 comeback special. This video of Elvis and Celine featured on American Idol’s Charity event ‘Idol Gives Back’ in 2007. Celine Dion a French-Canadian pop singer, is almost as famous as Elvis. Having won 5 Grammy Awards and being ‘one of the best selling artists of all time’,...

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