In today's hunka hunka burnin' rumors, rapper Kanye West may or may not be in talks to buy Graceland, the Memphis home of the late King of Rock 'n' Roll, Elvis Presley. (Even though Presley recorded a generation or so earlier than most of the artists we cover at Ultimate Classic Rock, his influence on many of these artists we cover is undeniable.)
Three individuals that have ties to the rock/pop music world are being inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. Kenny Rogers, Bobby Bare, and "Cowboy" Jack Clement will take their place in the hallowed hall during a ceremony later this year.
It's often been said that death can be the ultimate career move. But for our most iconic celebrities, the money can keep rolling into their estate long after they've gone. A new list from Forbes tracks the top-earning dead celebrities, with some classic rockers placing high on the list.
Lisa Marie Presley has a career of her own and was reluctant for the longest time to chase the same thing her father was crowned "The King" for. Now, she was reluctant to sing with her father, but was convinced by her producer T. Bone Burnett.
The casual fan knows that Elvis Presley is buried - along with other family members - in a special spot in the backyard of Graceland. The TRUE fan knows that he was buried somewhere else for the first two months, following his death in 1977. That original burial site is know up for auction.
I've always wondered back in the day, there were beautiful women who were not supermodels. Some have gone undiscovered for years, here's a great interview of one of those ladies.
More than five decades ago, a 21-year-old Elvis was caught on film giving a playful French kiss to a lovely--and unidentified--young woman. The photo became iconic; but even the photographer, Alfred Wertheimer, didn't k
Billboard Pop Chart scholars often cite Bill Haley and The Comets "Rock Around The Clock" as the first rock 'n roll song - first released in 1954 and re-released in 1955. Hence, most trades list '54 or '55 as the start of the rock era...
Over the years, countless stories have been told about Elvis Presley's loyalty and generosity to his friends and business associates. From buying elaborate gifts to helping them out financially when there was a need, Elvis never forgot his humble beginnings...