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After Elvis by Christine Conti

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Published .
Written in English


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Statementby Christine Conti.
SeriesPh. D. theses (State University of New York at Binghamton) -- no. 961
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 415 leaves ;
Number of Pages415
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22183233M

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Book Description 'For a dead man, Elvis Presley is awfully noisy. His body may have failed him in , but today his spirit, his image, and his myths do more than live on: they flourish, they thrive, they multiply.' In Elvis after Elvis Gil Rodman traces the myriad manifestations of The King in popular and not-so-popular culture. He asks.   In Elvis after Elvis Gil Rodman traces the myriad manifestations of The King in popular and not-so-popular culture. He asks why Elvis continues to defy our expectations of how dead stars are supposed to behave: Elvis not only refuses to go away, he keeps showing up in places where he seemingly doesn't by: The book, which is based on the personal accounts of three of Elvis' former bodyguards, went into detail on the singer's dangerous drug-dependence. His death, only two weeks after the book's publication in July , made it highly topical and helped boost its sales to over 3 : Steve Dunleavy.   Elvis Sightings. Over the years, many people have claimed to have seen Elvis Presley in person and photographs. One widely circulated photo supposedly depicts Elvis behind a screen door at Graceland after his death. In the s and s, there were rashes of sightings in various places including Kalamazoo, Michigan, and Ottawa, Canada.

This book was published 15 days before Elvis passed away. It must have been a very shocking book when it was written in , by 3 of his former bodyguards. Sonny and Red West had known Elvis since High School. The book talks about his womanizing, his need for absolute control, and his down fall from prescription drugs/5(38).   After Elvis Presley died in , Ms. Langston stayed on to cook for the family for 12 more years. In , she wrote a book about her experiences called ''Memories Beyond Graceland Gate,'' using. 1 day ago  ELVIS PRESLEY'S father Vernon gave a beautiful speech after The King's death, fighting back tears as he shows footage from his son's last ever recorded concert and the huge piles of letters sent. Graceland is a mansion on a acre ( ha) estate in Memphis, Tennessee, United States, once owned by singer and actor Elvis daughter, Lisa Marie Presley, has been the owner of Graceland since his death in Graceland is located at Elvis Presley Boulevard in the vast Whitehaven community, about 9 miles (14 km) from Downtown and less than 4 .

But after Elvis died on Aug. 16, , there were no more concerts, films or records. There was an estate valued at $ million, and there were mounting bills.   Ginger Alden was born in Memphis, Tennessee, in She is an actress and a model and had been dating Elvis Presley at the time of his death. The two first got together in the late 70s, about.   Priscilla Presley Is ‘Worried’ About Daughter Lisa Marie’s Tell-All Book About Elvis. News. pm By Joyann Jeffrey. Exclusive. Getty Images. Top stories.   Elvis Presley came from very humble beginnings and grew up to become one of the biggest names in rock 'n' roll. By the mids, .