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TEN REASONS Why ELVIS PRESLEY Is STILL THE KING

 

Levis Elvis1.  HE HAS AN UNPRECEDENTED 2,172 RECORDS IN PRINT
… ALL COMPRISED OF THE SAME 47 SONGS.

2.  AN AVERAGE OF 512 PEOPLE HAVE VISITED GRACELAND DAILY SINCE 1977… A 400% INCREASE OVER THE NUMBER WHO VISITED ELVIS’ HOME WHILE HE WAS STILL ALIVE.

3.  “ELVIS” SPELT SIDEWAYS IS “LEVIS.”

4.  COOL PEOPLE LIKE ROY LONEY, BILL LLOYD AND THE HILLBILLY PECKERS STILL SING ABOUT ELVIS.

5.  COOL PEOPLE LIKE JAMES RICHARD OLIVER, EL VEZ AND MARTIN & THE E-CHORDS STILL SING LIKE ELVIS.

6.  THE 2013 NORTH AMERICAN TOUR OF ELVIS’ PINK CADILLAC OUT-GROSSED COLDPLAY’S LAST WORLD JUNKET BY $468,000 (U.S.)

7.  SOMEWHERE IN THE WORLD, AT SOME POINT SOMEONE TUNES IN AN OLD ELVIS MOVIE ON T.V. EVERY 20 SECONDS.

8.  WITHIN 15 SECONDS, EVERYONE HAS SWITCHED CHANNELS TO WATCH B POSITIVE.

9.  WHEN LISA MARIE PRESLEY PERFORMED LIVE ON VH1’s “DIVAS DUETS” IN 2003, SHE SANG “HEARTBREAKER” IN A BLACK LEATHER CORSET WITH PAT BENATAR. YET WHEN HER FATHER PERFORMED ON THE STEVE ALLEN SHOW IN 1956, HE WORE WHITE GLOVES, A TUXEDO …AND SANG LIVE TO A BASSET HOUND.

10.  SOMEWHERE IN THE WORLD, SOMEONE PUBLISHES AN ARTICLE ABOUT ELVIS EVERY 30 SECONDS.

 

By Gary Pig Gold

Gary Pig Gold is a singer-songwriter, record producer, filmmaker, and author. His fanzine The Pig Paper was Canada's first independently published music magazine, and among the recording artists he has worked with are Pat Boone, Dave Rave, Endless Summer, Simply Saucer and Shane Faubert.