Elvis News | Graceland - October 2014
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3717 Elvis Presley Blvd.
Memphis, TN 38116

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Winners Announced in Pumpkin Decorating Contest

 Congratulations to the winners in the Elvis pumpkin decorating contest! Elvis Presley's Graceland asked fans to decorate or carve a pumpkin in honor of the King to celebrate the Halloween season. Fans around the world carved, painted and decorated their pumpkins with images of Elvis and Graceland, and tagged their photos #ElvisPumpkin. A team at Graceland chose the three winners, based on creativity. The team praised the skill it took to create Jared's pumpkin,... Read More
Posted by Elvis Presley's Graceland at Friday, October 31, 2014
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Pumpkin Contest, Christmas Lights in the Graceland Beat Podcast

In this week's Graceland Podcast, Elvis Presley Enterprises' Kevin Kern and Alicia Dean look at what's shaking at Elvis Presley's Graceland. The Elvis-inspired pumpkin carving and decorating contest comes to a close, and the house will soon be decorated for Christmas. The podcast pair previews the upcoming lighting ceremony and new items at Shop.Graceland.com, and brings listeners up to date with all of the latest from the King's home. Listen below. Click here to... Read More
Posted by Elvis Presley's Graceland at Friday, October 31, 2014
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NEW Graceland Blog - Inside Elvis' Record Collection

"Fans have enjoyed Elvis’ music for decades, whether it was on vinyl, 8-track, cassettes, CDs or on their iPhones. But what music did Elvis listen to? Elvis’ personal record collection, which includes more than 2,000 singles and albums, is diverse: There’s rock ‘n’ roll, gospel, doo wop, country, soul, classical, Christmas tunes, jazz and much more. The following photos are from Elvis’ collection here at Graceland..." Read the rest of... Read More
Posted by Elvis Presley's Graceland at Thursday, October 30, 2014
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NASCAR's Stenhouse Wowed by Elvis' Car Collection

NASCAR driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr. grew up just a few miles from Graceland, but his first visit to the King's home was a recent one. Stenhouse, driver of the No. 17 Roush Fenway Racing Ford, took a VIP tour of Elvis' home and his car collection. Angie Marchese, Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc.'s director of archives, shared details and stories about each of Elvis' vehicles in the Automobile Museum. "I came with my whole family and none of us had ever been, but we were all big... Read More
Posted by Elvis Presley's Graceland at Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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Baby Born with Elvis-Style Quiff

George Georgious is making headlines, and he's only 10 months old.  The baby is drawing comparisons to Elvis Presley after he was born with an Elvis-like quiff. His parents, Chris and Maria, of Palmers Green, north of London, said admirers often stop them in the street to comment on their baby's rock 'n' roll hair and sideburns. "It does it all on its own - I don't have to do anything to it," Maria said. George's parents bought him an Elvis CD for his nursery to encourage... Read More
Posted by Elvis Presley's Graceland at Tuesday, October 28, 2014
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Elvis Crystal Embellished Black Sunglasses are Back in Stock

Sandy Martindale's Elvis Crystal Embellished Black Sunglasses are back in stock at Shop.Graceland.com after flying off the shelves during Elvis Week. Sandy Martindale, longtime friend and former girlfriend of Elvis, designed this exclusive pair of Elvis bling sunglasses exclusively for Elvis Presley's Graceland. Each pair is meticulously crystalized by hand using Swarovski Crystal Elements on both ear pieces and modeled after a pair that Sandy personally wears. The sunglasses are a... Read More
Posted by Elvis Presley's Graceland at Friday, October 24, 2014
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Graceland Blog and Podcast remember Al Wertheimer

In this week's Graceland Blog and Podcast, learn more about the man behind the camera, Al Wertheimer. Both the blog and podcast remember the famed photographer, who passed away earlier this week. In this week's Graceland Podcast, Elvis Presley Enterprises' Kevin Kern and Alicia Dean discuss Wertheimer's legacy and the time he spent with the King. Listen to an interview with Wertheimer, recorded during Elvis Week 2012, in which he discussed his techniques and legendary photos.... Read More
Posted by Elvis Presley's Graceland at Friday, October 24, 2014
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Famed Elvis Photographer Alfred Wertheimer Passes Away

Famed Elvis photographer and friend to the Presley family and many Elvis fans, Alfred Wertheimer, passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday. According to family, private services will be held later this week in New York. In March, June and July of 1956, Wertheimer was hired by RCA to capture photos of their rising star named Elvis Presley. Over 3,800 memorable images came out of the time spent with Elvis. In one of the photos (pictured here), you can see Al's reflection in the glass... Read More
Posted by Elvis Presley's Graceland at Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Elvis and Football in the Graceland Beat Podcast

In this week's Graceland podcast, Elvis Presley Enterprises’ Kevin Kern and Alicia Dean feature a special interview from John "Bull" Bramlett, who grew up near Graceland and used to play football with Elvis. Kevin and Alicia bring out this interview of John to highlight a day in Elvis history, October 16th 1960, Elvis breaks his finger playing football at Graceland. Kevin and Alicia also talk about upcoming events at Graceland including the Christmas Lighting Ceremony, Holiday tours at... Read More
Posted by Elvis Presley's Graceland at Sunday, October 19, 2014
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Go Beyond the Ropes at Graceland

"Have you ever wondered what it would be like to explore every inch of Graceland? Kind of like a “win-the-lottery” type golden ticket to Graceland that allows you to really check out every square inch, go through drawers and cabinets, walk around in the rooms and really take a good look at things ... we were able to take a look at a few unseen, off the tour path spots recently that we know true fans might find of real interest, especially if they have been on the tour more... Read More
Posted by Elvis Presley's Graceland at Sunday, October 19, 2014
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