Would you like to know who the best Elvis impersonator is in the country? WHO WOULDN'T?!
Now you will have your chance to find out as Elvii from all over the country battle it out in Ronny Craig’s Elvis Explosion at Diamond Jacks Casino's Legends Theatre Friday, October 21 and Saturday, October 22 at 8pm.
For decades, Frank Page woke up the Arklatex each morning on KWKH Radio. Best known as the man who introduced Elvis Presley to the world on the stage of the Louisiana Hayride, "Uncle Frank" as most of us knew him, died Wednesday night, January 9, 2013 at the age of 87. Uncanny how he passed the day after what would have been Elvis' 78th birthday.
Lisa Marie Presley, the only child of "The King of Rock and Roll," and Priscilla Presley, celebrates her 44th birthday today. Lisa Marie is a singer/songwriter, and is also known as the "Princess of Rock and Roll."
KWKH listener Cindy Williams emailed me a color photo of Elvis at the Louisiana Hayride. In her email, Cindy says, "My Mom bought a large framed picture at a garage sale and behind the picture, inside the frame were hidden - two (2) identical color photographs of Elvis Presley.
In this video James Burton, Elvis' guitar player, demonstrates a little chicken pickin' as used in Ricky Nelson's "Hello Mary Lou".
At one point he even does it real slow to give you a chance to watch and learn to play it yourself. Enjoy!
KWKH radio announcer Frank Page introduced Elvis on his first radio broadcast from the Louisiana Hayride inside Shreveport, Louisiana's Municiple Auditorium.
Hear Elvis sing both sides of his first single with Sun Records. October 16, 1954. This ia a piece of Music History.