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  1. 5 Things You Didn't Know About Elvis Presley's RootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | RollingStone

    ... served eight months of hard time in 1938, nearly two decades before his son starred in the prison musical Jailhouse Rock . The crime? Forging a $4 check from the local dairy farmer who'd purchased Vernon's pig. Elvis had a twin. Elvis was one of two ...

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  2. Mike Stoller and Corky Hale to Host Italia Film FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Stoller and late partner Jerry Leiber wrote such top hits as "Kansas City," Elvis Presley's "Hound Dog," "Jailhouse Rock," "Love Me" "Loving You," and "King Creole," "There Goes My Baby," "Stand By Me," "Charlie Brown," "Love Potion No. 9," "Yakety ...

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  3. This Korean War veteran finally graduated from high school - 67 years after his classmatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... with dignitaries and celebrities - bodyguard to Gen. Douglas MacArthur, backup dancer to Elvis Presley in "Jailhouse Rock" and racing cars with James Dean, among them - that Johnson chalks up to smarts, luck and timing. After amassing personal ...

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  4. Elvis Presley would have turned 82: James TharpRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | PennLive.com

    ... me star struck. Presley recorded to billing in live films prior to being drafted in 1958, "Love Me Tender", "Jailhouse Rock", King Creole", "Wild in the Country" and "Loving You". Tens of thousands wrote Uncle Sam pleading to take them and spare ...

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  5. An Essay: Why Justin tops Elvis.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Monterey County Weekly

    ... invent sexy, Justin brought it back. While Presley's biggest blockbuster was a rather flat black-and-white Jailhouse Rock , Timberlake thrilled the world with his portrayal of a self-centered prince in Shrek the Third. Presley's hip shaking may have ... 1 comment

  6. This Korean War veteran finally graduated from high school -- 67 years after his classmatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... with dignitaries and celebrities - bodyguard to Gen. Douglas MacArthur, backup dancer to Elvis Presley in "Jailhouse Rock" and racing cars with James Dean, among them - that Johnson chalks up to smarts, luck and timing. After amassing personal ...

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  7. Korean War vet finally graduates from high school, 67 years after his classmatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Stars and Stripes

    ... with dignitaries and celebrities - bodyguard to Gen. Douglas MacArthur, backup dancer to Elvis Presley in "Jailhouse Rock" and racing cars with James Dean, among them - that Johnson chalks up to smarts, luck and timing. After amassing personal ...

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  8. Veteran graduates high school 67 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... with dignitaries and celebrities - bodyguard to Gen. Douglas MacArthur, backup dancer to Elvis Presley in "Jailhouse Rock," and racing cars with James Dean, among them - which Johnson chalks up to smarts, luck and timing. After amassing personal ...

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  9. Carla Cooke joins Jeff Pitchell and the Texas Flood for a night of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | Fairfield Citizen-News

    Carla Cooke joins Jeff Pitchell and the Texas Flood for a night of love songs and out-of-love songs featuring the music of R&B legend Sam Cooke, Carla's father, at the Palace Danbury on Saturday, Feb. 11. Carla Cooke joins Jeff Pitchell and the Texas Flood for a night of love songs and out-of-love songs featuring the music of R&B legend Sam Cooke, Carla's father, at the Palace Danbury on Saturday, Feb. 11. Jeff Pitchell joins Carla Cooke to feature the music of her father, R&B legend Sam Cooke, at Danbury Palace It was the the late 1950s when Sam Cooke started his climb to the top of the Billboard charts with such hits as "Twistin' the Night Away," " We're Having a Party" and "You Send Me" - the latter knocked Elvis Presley 's "Jailhouse Rock" from the No.

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  10. Elvis Tribute by Chris MacDonald is Coming to Orlando Plaza Live on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | PRWeb

    ... on all of the legendary hits of the 1950's and 1960's including Hound Dog, Don't Be Cruel, Blue Suede Shoes Jailhouse Rock and many more. D.J Fontana will be sharing behind the music stories and performing some of those hits live on stage with Chris ...

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  11. Rangoon - Music ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | Glamsham.com

    ... 'Jimmy Shake' (sung by Vivienne Pocha), a fun rock and roll number along the same lines as Elvis Presley's 'Jailhouse Rock'. Written by Lekha Washington, composed by Vishal, the songs once again bring about the musical flavour of the forties where ...

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  12. Town Hall Theatre's Smokey Joe's Cafe Showcases Local TalentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 25 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... are as sacrosanct as George Gershwin is to their parents." -- Hound Dog," "Stand by Me," "Yakety Yak," "Jailhouse Rock," "Spanish Harlem," "On Broadway," "Kansas City," "Love Potion #9," "Fools Fall in Love" and more. Called "wildly infectious" by ...

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  13. Isbell gets George West - All Shook Up'Read the original story

    Jan 19, 2017 | The Countywide

    ... artist. During this set, Isbell performed many of the earlier hits - including his son Dean's favorite song, "Jailhouse Rock," which the youngster helped his father perform. After intermission, the house lights slowly brightened as the "Also Sprach ...

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  14. Conspiracy Theorists Say Elvis Presley Attended His Own 82nd Birthday ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | Perez Hilton

    While Elvis Presley supposedly died from cardiovascular disease when he was just 42 years old back in 1977, some conspiracy theorists are still convinced he's alive to this very day . In fact, a few diehard fans of The King are all shook up after they say he attended his very own 82nd birthday party last week! According to the Facebook group "Evidence Elvis Presley is Alive," an elderly man spotted at Graceland on January 8 bears shocking resemblance to what many assume the Jailhouse Rock singer would look like as an octogenarian.

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  15. Cody Simpson celebrates turning 20 by dancing to ElvisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Daily Mail

    Headed for the jailhouse? Cody Simpson celebrates turning 20 by dancing to Elvis Presley with a beer in hand... despite not having reached the legal drinking age in United States Upon reaching the milestone age on Thursday, Simpson took to Instagram to share a video of him singing Elvis Presley's 'Jailhouse Rock' with his 3.2 million followers. And while his performance was impressive, the jailhouse may just be where Simpson ends up should his video be seen by Police in Los Angeles - where the legal drinking age is 21. Channeling his inner Elvis, Simpson sang in a bluesy voice and showed of his dance skills, pulling off moves he made famous during the 1950s and 60s.

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  16. In brief: Last weekend for Walnut Creek on IceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    ... revue features the memorable works of hitmakers Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, including "Hound Dog," "Jailhouse Rock," "Stand By Me," "Love Potion #9" and many more. The Grammy-winning "Smokey Joe's Cafe" is the longest-running musical revue in ...

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  17. Policemen's Ball 2017: From no seat to the best seat in the "jail" houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | Palm Beach Post

    The entrance decor at Mar-a-Lago during the 2017 Policemen's Ball. "Jailhouse Rock" is a song by Elvis Presley.

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  18. Happy 2017 RIP Birthday to Elvis Presley, Trail Blazing Pioneer and Very Spiritual ManRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2017 | Aquarius Papers

    ... and Roll. First, some history.... Elvis Presley's (January 8, 1935 - August 16, 1977) 50s movies, such as "Jailhouse Rock" and "King Creole," set a new standard in merging pop music and film even as they ushered out the film noir era. His 60s movies ...

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  19. Ipswich couple turn kitchen into American diner in celebration of Elvis PresleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | Ipswich Evening Star

    ... Howard rocking the most? "I know Howard's favourite is An American Trilogy," Shirley said. "Mine is probably Jailhouse Rock or Heartbreak Hotel. I like the early years of Elvis best, but he still had good music in his later years. "We love anything ...

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  20. Elvis Presley: The history of an iconRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2015 | Newsday

    ... and studying at night school to be an electrician. Elvis Presley is seen in a photo from the 1957 film "Jailhouse Rock" in which he plays a convict who becomes a rock star. He died Aug. 16, 1977. Elvis Presley performs in Tupelo, Miss. in Sept., ...

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