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The Back Story: Elvis in Marianna

Few cultural phenomena compare to the meteoric rise of Elvis Presley in the 1950s. Sure, the Beatles had their moment a few years later, but they were an import. Elvis was a purely American creation — the poor boy from Tupelo, Miss., who took gospel and rhythm and blues and packaged it into a hip-shaking, Brylcreemed personification of Everything that Made P[...]

Celebrate the King at Elvis Week

Elvis Week 2017, which marks the 40th anniversary of Elvis’ death, kicks off today. Thousands of Elvis fans descend upon Memphis for Elvis Week each year, and Elvis Presley Enterprises expects this celebration to attract the largest crowd to date. For more on the 40th anniversary and tips on where to stay, check out the cover story of our August issue. So[...]

Be The King’s Guest

he new Guest House at Graceland and Elvis Presley’s Memphis complex offer Graceland visitors an expanded experience. There are touches of Elvis Presley throughout the Guest House at Graceland, just as one visiting the new, four-diamond resort on the Graceland campus might expect. But those Elvis-inspired accents are classy, not kitschy. You won’t find vel[...]