Graceland Blog - February 2017

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Graceland Blog


Welcome to the official blog of Elvis Presley’s Graceland! You can take Elvis-inspired quizzes, get first-looks on events here at Graceland and how-to guides on everything you need to know about Elvis and his home. Like Elvis, we come with a little southern charm

Elvis Presley and Racquetball

Elvis Presley worked hard, but when he was ready to relax, he had a plethora of hobbies and pastimes to keep him busy. He loved everything from rollerskating to rollercoasters, from karate to football . He enjoyed going to local carnivals and fairs, and he loved watching movies . In the 1970s, he became interested in a sport that was new to him: racquetball. Elvis kicked off 1973 with his iconic "Aloha from Hawaii" special. Later that same year, he would become a fan of... Read More
Posted by Elvis Presley's Graceland at Thursday, February 23, 2017
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Elvis Presley and The Blue Moon Boys

At the foundation of Elvis Presley’s career is The Blue Moon Boys. That’s where it all started for Elvis, alongside guitarist Scotty Moore and bassist Bill Black – and later, of course, drummer D.J. Fontana. These guys created some incredible music and helped jump start the career of the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Elvis Presley. It all started in 1954. Scotty and Bill were working with Sam Phillips at Sun Studio with the group, The Starlite Wranglers. The... Read More
Posted by Elvis Presley's Graceland at Thursday, February 16, 2017
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Planning Your Wedding at Elvis Presley's Graceland

This is the moment I've waited for I can hear my heart singing Soon bells will be ringing… It’s time to say, “I Do,” get hitched, tie the knot, jump the broom and start your own happily ever after. Why not get married at Elvis Presley’s Graceland's Chapel in the Woods ? At Graceland’s beautiful Chapel in the Woods – and with the help of our Special Events team – your wedding dreams can come true. Graceland is... Read More
Posted by Elvis Presley's Graceland at Thursday, February 9, 2017
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Covered by Elvis Presley

There’s an art to covering someone else’s song. Whether you stick to the original or create an entirely new arrangement, it’s up to you to put your own stamp on it. Elvis Presley could take any song and make it his own. Elvis’ catalog included songs written especially for him and a collection of cover songs, and no matter what he sang, he always put that special ‘Elvis’ touch on each and every song. He loved all genres of music and sang songs... Read More
Posted by Elvis Presley's Graceland at Thursday, February 2, 2017
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