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Tag Archives: Elvis Presley

Music Reviews: ‘The JFK Inauguration: US Top 100 20th January 1961,’ plus Mike Zito, Vanessa Peters, and Lance Cowan

JFK Inauguration

A fascinating new anthology collects music from the week when President John F. Kennedy took office, featuring most of the songs that made Billboard’s chart that week.

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Music Reviews: The Massive ‘Memphis Blues Box,’ plus Tom Russell and the Ink Spots

Memphis Blues Box

Ironically, it took a European record company to compile The Memphis Blues Box, one of the most impressive and essential collections of American music you’ll ever find. Still, I can’t think of a label more suited to the task than Germany’s Bear Family, which is world-famous for its gargantuan and …

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Music & Film Reviews: Elvis Presley’s ‘Aloha from Hawaii,’ plus a Ray Davies Tribute, Two Rockabilly Anthologies, Melanie, and More New Releases

Elvis Presley Aloha Cover

An edition of Elvis Presley's Aloha from Hawaii includes the film. Plus rockabilly, Melanie, Beth Bombara, and more.

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Music and Film Reviews: ‘Elvis on Tour,’ plus a Moon Mullican Tribute and JD Clayton

elvis presley, elvis on tour

Elvis Presley's 1972 tour is the subject of a box set that includes a documentary film plus CDs containing four full concerts and material from rehearsal sessions.

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Music Reviews: Holly Norman’s Bluegrass Tribute to Elvis Presley and Whitney Rose’s ‘South Texas Suite’

Don't let the cheesy cover art steer you away from this music, which is anything but. It's hard to go wrong with material this good, and Holly Norman and her fantastic backup musicians do right by it – and by Elvis – in a big way.

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Anthem FilmFest: Top 10 Libertarian Films Rock with Jennifer Lawrence, Scarlett Johansson and Natalie Portman

“When I grow up, I want to be Dr. Manhattan," was one of the responses Anthem Film Festival organizer Jo Ann Skousen received during the “Top 10 Films Every Libertarian Should Know” panel. Sometimes you get more than you ask for. After the audience joined the panel in suggesting films, well, there were a lot more than 10.

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