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Check out the video that captures a rousing live performance of the song!
“I came straight from Muscle Shoals and being a background vocalist on hit records (“When a Man Loves a Woman” – Percy Sledge, “Suspicious Minds” – Elvis) … walking out on the stage with the Grateful Dead and being in front of a live audience was something I had never experienced in my life.”
Happy birthday, Billy Joe Shaver (August 16, 1939 – October 28, 2020)
Billy Gibbons: “There’s truly no place like Memphis and this is the story of why that is. HAVE MERCY!”
Throughout his life and career Elvis has influenced and inspired musicians of all genres, and he continues to do so almost 39 years after his death. He proved time and again that he can sing any style of music and make it his own.
It’s arguable that the Ed Sullivan Variety Show did more for popular music than any other TV program. Introduced America to the Beatles, to Elvis Presley. That show gave most people their first taste of Rock n’ Roll. But it wasn’t Elvis who did it…
It is a too common tale that legendary artists have had to wait years or decades to get a fraction of what they’re owed. The story of “The Father of Rock n Roll”; Arthur Big Boy Crudup is the king of those stories.