Thursday, July 15, 2010

July 15 - Elvis International Through the Gate

The Spring 2010 edition of the Elvis Insiders quarterly newsletter, Through the Gate, was put on-line online for Insiders in the Media section of the Elvis Insiders site. Readers get an in-depth look at Elvis' groundbreaking rock documentary, "Elvis on Tour," see what celebrities have recently visited Graceland and seen Viva ELVIS™ by Cirque du Soleil®, get the full Elvis Week 2010 schedule, see what's been happening on SIRIUS XM Elvis Radio, learn 20 random facts about Elvis you might not know and much more. 

Garland Perry "Hank" Cochran Died

Garland Perry "Hank" Cochran passed away at the age of 74. Hank was an American country music singer and songwriter. Starting in the 1960s, Cochran has been a prolific songwriter in the genre, including major hits by Patsy Cline, Ray Price, Eddy Arnold and others. Cochran was also a recording artist between 1962 and 1980, charting seven times on the Billboard country charts, with his highest solo peak being the #20 "Sally Was a Good Old Girl." But to most Elvis fans he's best known as composer of the song "Make the World Go Away", which Elvis recorded in June 1970.

Elvis On Tour Blu-Ray & DVD Australian Release Date

Warner Australia have announced that they will release both Elvis On Tour on standard Blu-ray and (PAL format) DVD formats on September 29. 

Elvis International Magazine July Edition Now Available

The "Elvis International" July 2010 issue was released. The quarterly magazine features in-depth articles, never-before-seen photos and more. The July issue includes:

- The King of Charts, Elvis on the Billboard Top 100
- Hotel New Frontier: Elvis Remembers It as a Blast
- American Idol Visits Graceland
- Cookin' with Elvis
- The Creation of the Jumpsuit
- And much more!

(Source: EPE, Elvis Australia, ElvisMatters)