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  1. The Hurrah Players are 'All Shook Up' Read Story StaffRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    You know the famous Elvis Presley song, and now the Hurrah Players are gearing up for their production, "All Shook Up." While not about Elvis himself, "All Shook Up" is a Broadway musical that features Elvis Presley songs, such as Heartbreak Hotel, Jailhouse Rock, and Don't Be Cruel.

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  2. Rock & Roll Hall of Fame goes rogue on GOP conventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | USA Today

    ... and the section of it that was the same as first lady Michelle Obama's 2008 convention speech. Tuesday is '"Jailhouse Rock" day. The inspiration for the Elvis Presley song? "New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie gave a fiery speech on Tuesday, asking the ...

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  3. Roxy Regional Theatre presentation of "Smokey Joe's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Clarksville Online

    The music that defined a generation, including such iconic songs from the 1950s and '60s as "Hound Dog," "Stand by Me," "Yakety Yak," "Jailhouse Rock," "Spanish Harlem," "On Broadway," "Love Potion #9" and "Fools Fall in Love." as penned by songwriters Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller.

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  4. John Rando Will Helm Smokey Joe's Cafe Developmental Lab This FallRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... " "On Broadway," "Poison Ivy," "Yakety Yak," "Charlie Brown," "Hound Dog," 'I'm A Woman," " Love Potion #9," "Jailhouse Rock" and "Spanish Harlem."

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  5. 'All Shook Up' a whole hunka burnin' Elvis funRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | The Wave

    ... up, unleashing the romantic passions of the townsfolk. Laguna's show opens with Chad (Clark Helman) singing "Jailhouse Rock" right after being released from jail. The guards dance along while the prisoners watch from behind their cell doors. In the ...

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  6. Big Band Street Dance to get Columbia swingingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | The Union Democrat

    ... "Fly Me to the Moon," the Count Basie classic "Night Train," Little Richard's "Lucille" and Elvis Presley's "Jailhouse Rock." The band will feature drummer Jim Anderson, trombonists Dan Ray and Ken Taylor, clarinetist Gordon Giedt, pianist Leroy ...

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  7. Roxy Regional Theatre brings Rock 'n' Roll to '50s...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Clarksville Online

    Clarksville, TN - Songwriters Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller penned the music that defined a generation, including such iconic songs from the 1950s and '60s as "Hound Dog," "Stand by Me," "Yakety Yak," "Jailhouse Rock," "Spanish Harlem," "On Broadway," "Love Potion #9" and "Fools Fall in Love." This summer, the work of that legendary team will be celebrated in the Roxy Regional Theatre's production of "Smokey Joe's Cafe", running July 22nd through August 20th.

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  8. Love him tender: Blagojevich still Elvis fanatic in prisonRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 12 | KDWN

    Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich gave up his life-sized Elvis Presley statue when he went to prison in 2012, but not his love for the King. Blagojevich's attorney says in court documents arguing for a reduction in his 14-year sentence that he has studied guitar and formed a band named after one of Elvis's biggest hits: "Jailhouse Rock."

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  9. Rod Blagojevich still Elvis Presley fanatic in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Daily Mail

    ... calling Dallas cop killer a 'martyr' and saying she 'doesn't feel sad for the officers who lost their lives' Jailhouse Rock: Former Illinois governor and Elvis Presley superfan serving 14 years on corruption charges has studied guitar in prison and ...

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  10. Weird 39 mins ago 9:56 a.m.Love him tender: Blagojevich still Elvis fanatic in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich gave up his life-sized Elvis Presley statue when he went to prison in 2012, but not his love for the King. Blagojevich's attorney says in court documents arguing for a reduction in his 14-year sentence that he has studied guitar and formed a band named after one of Elvis's biggest hits: "Jailhouse Rock."

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  11. Elvis guitarist Scotty Moore dies aged 84Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Ghanamma.com

    Moore was the last survivor of Elvis's original band which included Presley, bassist Bill Black and producer Sam Phillips. As part of The Blue Moon Boys Moore backed Presley on many of his legendary songs including Heartbreak Hotel, Blue Suede Shoes and Jailhouse Rock.

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  12. 'Sharknado' team announces 'Elvis Lives!' TV movie about Elvis - 'What if he didn't die?'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    Publicity photos for Jailhouse Rock _01.jpg, Public Domain, That might strike most as a question someone might ask late in the night after more than a few cocktails, but then, so might, "What if sharks were, like, in tornados and attacked people?" Both are questions Burbank, California-based production company The Asylum has asked. It's done a fair job answering the latter question through its made-for-TV "Sharknado" film series .

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  13. Scotty Moore's Influence on Guitar Playing Rivals Elvis' on Rock 'n' RollRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | The New York Observer

    ... Presley cuts as "That's All Right", "Mystery Train", "Long Tall Sally" and that indelible walking riff on "Jailhouse Rock". "All I wanted to do in the world was to be able to play and sound like that. Everyone else wanted to be Elvis; I wanted to be ...

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  14. Elvis Presley Guitarist Scotty Moore Dies at 84Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | KIBZ-FM Lincoln

    Guitar legend Scotty Moore, who accompanied Elvis Presley on his original Sun and early RCA recordings, helping to lay the foundation for rock guitar, died Tuesday at 84, reports Memphis' Commercial Appeal . Moore, who combined jazz and country influences into his distinctive style, played guitar on many of Elvis' early hits, including "Heartbreak Hotel," "Hound Dog," "Blue Suede Shoes" and "Jailhouse Rock."

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  15. Keith Richards Pays Tribute To 'First Inspiration' Scotty MooreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | ContactMusic.com

    Presley's first guitarist passed away at his home in Nashville, Tennessee on Tuesday , aged 84 after months of ill health. He was best known for his work with Elvis and their collaborations on hits such as Jailhouse Rock, Heartbreak Hotel and Blue Suede, plus their band The Blue Moon Boys, which they formed in 1954 with bassist Bill Black.

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  16. Elvis guitarist Scotty Moore diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

    Moore was the last survivor of Elvis's original band which included Presley, bassist Bill Black and producer Sam Phillips. As part of The Blue Moon Boys Moore backed Presley on many of his legendary songs including Heartbreak Hotel, Blue Suede Shoes and Jailhouse Rock.

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  17. Scotty Moore, guitarist on Elvis Presley's groundbreaking Sun Sessions, dies at 84Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | The Washington Post

    ... two years, recording such seminal songs as " Heartbreak Hotel " " Hound Dog ," " Blue Suede Shoes " and "Jailhouse Rock." Mr. Moore's slashing, metallic-sounding electric guitar was an essential part of almost every tune that Presley made famous. ...

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  18. Scotty Moore, iconic guitarist for Elvis and many others passes away at his homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Examiner.com

    ... guitar laid out the foundation for Elvis' classics, "Heartbreak Hotel" , "Blue Suede Shoes" , "Hound Dog" , "Jailhouse Rock" and the group appeared in four of Elvis's movies, Jailhouse Rock , Loving You , King Creole and G.I. Blues .When Elvis was ...

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  19. Elvis has left the building... or has he? Graceland gardener video creates buzzRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Examiner.com

    ... gardener represents just one of many Elvis sightings through the decades, which started soon after the "Jailhouse Rock" singer died. Media Mass reports that since the death of Elvis on August 16, 1977, there have been hundreds of eyewitnesses that ...

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  20. Scotty Moore's legacy: Elvis's first guitarist helped create a signature rock soundRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Salon.com

    ... with sharp blues riffs and country licks. After a few years with Presley - their songs together included "Jailhouse Rock" and "Hound Dog" - Moore was making only a few thousand dollars a year while the singer became a millionaire. Col. Tom Parker ...

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