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January 8, 1978, Start of Worst Winter in History
It was a Sunday afternoon, January 8, 1978, when I went into work at WINN, Louisville. It was an unusually warm morning but we knew a cold front was coming in and expected snow flurries. Being the first birthday after Elvis Presley's death the previous August, I planned to play all of Elvis's hits i…
Happy Birthday Elvis!
January 8, 2014, Elvis Presley's 79th Birthday is Wednesday. The "King of Rock 'N Roll", who got his start in country as the "Hillbilly Cat" died in 1977 but his memory is maintained in the minds of his millions of fans across the globe... including mine…
Sad News – Elvis’ Tenor Has Died
From the website of the Country Music Hall of Fame, we have learned Gordon Stoker, tenor singer for Country Music Hall of Fame vocal group the Jordanaires, died this morning at Alive Hospice in Nashville.
Gordon was 88.
"He was a native of Gleason, Tennessee, where he grew up in a musical fam…
This Day in History for August 16 – Elvis Presley Dies
August 16, 1977 – Elvis Presley dies at Graceland, his home in Memphis. Today is Elvis Commemoration Day. If you're a BKR Bunch member, that can earn you points.
Thousands of fans still hold annual candlelight vigils at the mansion to mark the occasion (More info)
Why celebrate Elvis's…
Lisa Marie Presley to Make Grand Ole Opry Debut
On August 21, Lisa Marie Presley will follow in the footsteps of her father, the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll, by performing on stage at the Grand Ole Opry. In addition to her other popular tunes, Presley will be playing a sampling of tracks from her third album, ‘Storm &amp…

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