Friday, May 13, 2022

May 13 - U.S. Cover Star

Elvis Presley graces the Summer 2022 edition of U.K. Esquire fashion magazine. Inside the article 'Elvis Presley Lives! The return of the King'. 

As Hollywood readies a major new biopic, Mick Brown considers the life and death, and afterlife, of the most enduring pop immortal of them all.

As an added extra, the same Esquire magazine issue has an Elvis inspired fashion photo shoot.

Power List

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, rare vehicle sales, especially at the higher end of the spectrum, have continued to buck all trends. A new report, formulated by classic car experts Hagerty, lists the 'Power List'. 

The valuations company has investigated the impact celebrity - movies, music, racing drivers and royalty - ownership and movie association has on market value. 

An overall Power List for 2022 features individuals – some of them fictional – names the 10 with the biggest impact on car prices. James Bond took number one spot, ahead of Paul Walker and Elvis. However, this ranking is purely limited only to characters and A-listers with eight traceable vehicle sales to their name.

Hagerty Overall Power List 2022

1. James Bond.

2. Paul Walker.

3. Elvis Presley.

Musicians Power List

1. The Notorious B.I.G.

2. Tupac Shakur

3. Elvis Presley

Elvis’ America - From Sea to Shining Sea

The Danish Memphis Mansion announced the release of the book Upcoming book 'Elvis’ America - From Sea to Shining Sea'. The book is expected out later this year.

It was written by the three "Elvis travelers" Henrik Knudsen, Ljars Gjeding and Anthony Stuchbury, who have followed in Elvis footsteps for close to 40 years and together made more than 200 trips to the USA.

According to the publicity the book is "all you need is this book if you want to check out Elvis sights in America".

Tony, Lars and Henrik, got support and info from a lot of people like, Scotty Moore, DJ Fontana, Sam Phillips, The Jordanires, Red West, Marty Lacker, George Klein, Bill Burk, all members of TCB Band, Dick Grob, Charlie Hodge, Linda and Sam Thompson just to name a few

Shirley Connell life long Memphian also helped providing an amazing insight of Elvis Town and other places.

(Esquire / Facebook / iNews / Memphis Mansion)