Friday August 11, 2017
Remembering Elvis Presley 40 years later, through podcasts
Podcasts featured this week:
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Historians examine how Elvis' famous pompadour haircut became an expression of sexuality by fans across the world, and why Americans freaked out when he had to cut it. Full episode link.
Elvis Presley's career wasn't always the clear shot to stardom people remember. Here's a look at early impressions of the rock and roll legend. Full episode link.
Elvis's manager was Colonel Tom Parker, who began his career in showbiz working in carnivals. Full episode link.
From an unreleased episode of Muses and Stuff, hosts Chanty and Lynx look back at Elvis's challenging relationship with his wife, Priscilla Presley. Full episode link to come.
At age 22 Elvis bought Graceland, his charming estate in Memphis, to fulfill a promise that he would buy the best house in the city. Full episode link.
Welsh singer Tom Jones was a friend of Elvis Presley's. Jones talks about the time Elvis sang to him in the shower. Full episode link.