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Guy Harris Died

One of Elvis Presley's childhood friends and Tupelo native, Guy Harris, has died. Harris died on Monday. He was also a historian at the Elvis Presley Birthplace in Tupelo. Harris never turned down...
Source:Elvis Information Network | Updated: April 09, 2020 | People

Ed Bonja Dead

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Ed Bonja, known for the many great shots of Elvis in the 1970s, passed away at the age of 74 yesterday. 
Source:Various | Updated: September 04, 2019 | People

Kang Rhee Dead

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Elvis' karate instructor, Grand Master Kang Rhee (1938), has passed away. Funeral services for Grand Master Rhee will be held on Friday, August 23rd at 7:30 pm at Korean Baptist Church of...
Source:Various | Updated: August 17, 2019 | People

Darlene Tompkins Dead

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Actress Darlene Tompkins passed away at the age of 78 at July 18. She had a role in Elvis' Blue Hawaii.
Source:Various | Updated: July 19, 2019 | People

Ger Rijff Has Left The Building

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Long time Elvis-fan, author of more than 20 books and producer of less legal material Ger Rijff (1951) has passed away July 13, this is the message his son posted on Facebook: "Dear...
Source:Various | Updated: July 15, 2019 | People

Dead People

Three men with some relation to Elvis died lately. The best known is Dave Bartholomew, who died at the age of 100 on June 23. He co-wrote One Night (of Sin) and Witchcraft recorded by Elvis....
Source:Various | Updated: June 26, 2019 | People

Songwriter Les Reed Died At 83

Songrwriter Les Reed, who wrote many songs for Tom Jones and Engelbert Humperdinck died at the age of 83. Elvis recorded his This Is Our Dance.
Source:Various | Updated: April 15, 2019 | People

Elvis Tour 2019

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One of the most unique concert experiences of recent years is set to return for 2019 having won the hearts of critics and fans alike, as Elvis is set once again to be back at The O2 on Sunday,...
Source:Various | Updated: April 08, 2019 | People

Colonel Tom, Tom Hanks

Normally we stay away from rumours until it turns out to be true, but this one is interesting enough we think. Actor Tom Hanks looks to be adding another high-profile credit to his impressive...
Source:Variety | Updated: March 29, 2019 | People

Chick Crumpacker Died

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RCA executive "Chick" Crumpacker was one of RCA's driving forces in getting Elvis first signed up with the label. Crumpacker was working in RCA's C&W section when he...
Source:Elvis Information Network | Updated: March 20, 2019 | People

Hal Blaine Dead At 90

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Hal Blaine, the Hall of Fame session drummer and virtual one-man soundtrack of the 1960s and ’70s who played on the songs of Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley and the Beach Boys and laid down one of...
Source:Associated Press | Updated: March 12, 2019 | People

Julie Adams Died

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Julie Adams, Elvis' "Tickle Me" co-star, died Sunday, February 3. Julie became a movie star in the 1950s, when she starred as Kay Lawrence in the classic sci-fi film "Creature...
Source:Elvis.com | Updated: February 06, 2019 | People

George Klein Dies

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George Klein, the deep-voiced radio personality who became friends with Elvis Presley in high school and stayed close to the King of Rock 'n' Roll throughout his career, has died. He was...
Source:New York Times | Updated: February 06, 2019 | People

Michele Carey Passed Away

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Elvis' "Live a Little, Love a Little" co-star Michele Carey died on Wednesday, November 21. Carey starred as Bernice, an eccentric artist, in "Live a Little, Love a...
Source:Various | Updated: December 07, 2018 | People

Estelle Brown Honoured

The last surviving long-term member of the Sweet Inspirations Estelle Brown is to be inducted into the Northwest Louisiana Walk of Stars at Shreveport Municipal Auditorium December 6. Estelle Brown is...
Source:Elvis Information Network | Updated: December 03, 2018 | People

Forbes Time Again

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Death hasn’t ended Michael Jackson’s commercial success. Jackson again tops our list of the highest-paid dead celebrities list after hauling in $400 million over the past year, mostly from...
Source:Forbes | Updated: November 02, 2018 | People

RIP Tony Joe White

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"Polk Salad Annie" and "Rainy Night in Georgia" songwriter Tony Joe White died suddenly late Wednesday afternoon at his home in Leiper's Fork, according to his...
Source:The Tennessean | Updated: October 26, 2018 | People

Celeste Yarnall Passed Away

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Celeste Yarnall, who shared the screen with Elvis in "Live a Little, Love a Little," died Monday, October 8, 2018. Celeste began her career as a model, spokesperson and actress. She guest...
Source:Elvis.com | Updated: October 09, 2018 | People

Rex Mansfield Passed Away

Elvis' army buddy Rex Mansfield passed away Sunday morning. He was 83. Rex Mansfield was inducted into the Army on the same day as Elvis in March 1958 and went through basic training with him...
Source:Elvis Information Network | Updated: August 27, 2018 | People

Jim Malloy Died

Jim Malloy, the Nashville recording engineer who worked with Elvis in the late 60s died last week. Jim Malloy was born in Dixon, Illinois in 1931 and in his career worked with dozens of greats,...
Source:Elvis Information Network | Updated: July 14, 2018 | People

Liliane Montevecchi Died

Liliane Montevecchi, the French-born actress, singer and dancer who played Forty Nina with Elvis in King Creole - singing the song "Banana" - as well as being Tony Award winner died...
Source:Elvis Information Network | Updated: July 06, 2018 | People

DJ Fontana Dead At 87

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Fontana's son David posted an emotional message on Facebook, to announce the death of his father. 'I told everyone that I would keep you posted. My Dad passed away in his sleep at 9:33...
Source:Various | Updated: June 14, 2018 | People

Jerry Hopkins Died

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Jerry Hopkins, well-known Rolling Stone journalist, who published 1971's 'Elvis: A Biography' and later 'Elvis: The Final Years' (1981) and more then thirty other books died in...
Source:Elvis Information Network | Updated: June 06, 2018 | People

Linda Thompson In Denmark

Linda Thompson will be one of the headliners in a 3 day event to celebrate Elvis' life next August 17-19. Linda will be supported by her brother Sam. Other guest appearing will be James Burton,...
Source:Memphis Mansion | Updated: May 19, 2018 | People

Sam Theaker / Vic Colonna Passed Away

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For the true fan the Elvis world goes way beyond the endless RCA ‘Greatest Hit’ compiles. In the mists of time these vinyl bootlegs were stunning classics, ‘Behind Closed...
Source:Elvis Information Network | Updated: March 28, 2018 | People