May 29 - Elvis To Become The #3 American Idol?

The owner of the "American Idol" reality TV show said Friday it has received an acquisition offer from a group of investors led by British media mogul Simon Fuller. CKX Inc. said it is evaluating the proposal and other strategic alternatives. Fuller created the "Idol" franchise but sold his company, 19 Entertainment, to CKX in 2005. CKX owns the rights to the name, image and likeness of Elvis Presley and Muhammad Ali.

Top 500 Songs of All Time

Entertainment Tonight had a segment this evening on the new Rolling Stone Magazine issue with their list of the Top 500 Songs of All Time. Guess who had the most songs on the list? The Beatles, with 23 songs. The Rolling Stones came in second, with 17. And guess who was third? Yes Elvis Presley, with 11 songs on the list. The #1 song of all time was awarded to Bob Dylan's "Like A Rolling Stone". 

The Top Ten

1. "Like a Rolling Stone" – Bob Dylan
2. "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" – The Rolling Stones
3. "Imagine" – John Lennon
4. "What's Going On" – Marvin Gaye
5. "Respect" – Aretha Franklin
6. "Good Vibrations" – The Beach Boys
7. "Johnny B. Goode" – Chuck Berry
8. "Hey Jude" – The Beatles
9. "Smells Like Teen Spirit" – Nirvana
10. "What'd I Say" – Ray Charles

The Elvis Presley listings:

19. "Hound Dog" – Elvis Presley
45. "Heartbreak Hotel" – Elvis Presley
67. "Jailhouse Rock" – Elvis Presley
77. "Mystery Train" – Elvis Presley
91. "Suspicious Minds" – Elvis Presley
113. "That's All Right" – Elvis Presley
200. "Don't Be Cruel" – Elvis Presley
361. "All Shook Up" – Elvis Presley
403. "Can't Help Falling in Love" – Elvis Presley
430. "Blue Suede Shoes" – Elvis Presley
444. " Love Me Tender" – Elvis Presley

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