Author Peter Guralnick to Speak at Birthday Celebration

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Author Peter Guralnick to Speak at Birthday Celebration

Peter Guralnick, author of the prize-winning, two-volume Elvis biographies "Last Train to Memphis" and "Careless Love," will speak at the Elvis 80th Birthday Celebration.

Guralnick will be a special guest at Conversations on Elvis at 1 p.m. on Thursday, January 8.

As a music critic and American pop music historian, Guralnick has penned many books and scripts about music and musicians. Other books include an acclaimed trilogy on American roots music, "Sweet Soul Music," "Lost Highway" and "Feel Like Going Home," as well as biographies of Sam Cooke and Robert Johnson. He's currently writing a biography of Sam Phillips.

Conversations on Elvis is just one of the many events during Elvis' Birthday Celebration. Other festivities include birthday cake and Elvis Birthday Proclamation.

Learn more about the Birthday Celebration and to buy tickets for the events.

Photo courtesy David Gahr.

Posted by Elvis Presley's Graceland at 10:00 AM
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