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Ramblin' Rhodes: Newman changed way we listen to Cajun, bluegrass

...regional fame as a member of the Louisiana Hayride in Shreveport, La., where he became close friends with Jim Reeves, Elvis Presley and Augusta-area resident Ginny Wright."I did two Texas tours with Elvis in the mid-'50s," Newman recalled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-07-01/newman-changed-way-we
Robert Symms, Augusta photographer, dies

...images of visitors such as President Eisenhower and Elvis Presley, died Thursday. He was 83."A true Augustan...assignment covering the June 1956 performance of a young Elvis Presley before 6,000 screaming fans jammed into Bell Auditorium...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-08/robert-symms-augusta-photogra
Ramblin' Rhodes: Trolley tour is way to learn history of North Augusta

...Tillotson, David Cassidy of The Partridge Family, James Brown, Georgia Gov. and later U.S. President Jimmy Carter, Elvis Presley's backup gospel music vocalist J.D. Sumner, The Grass Roots, The Monkees, Jimmy Dean, Slim Pickens, Alabama...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-06-25/ramblin-rhodes-trolle
Fans mark 69th anniversary of Elvis Presley's birth

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Elvis Presley fans looked back to his beginnings as they gathered at Graceland...Presley's former residence to sing "Happy Birthday" and cut a cake. Elvis Presley Enterprises, the business arm of the Presley estate, billed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/10/ent_400484.shtml
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Bell Auditorium rocks as Elvis Presley rolls

This article originally ran Thursday, June 28, 1956 Elvis Presley (so hep me, one "a" please), bounced onto the stage of Bell Auditorium last night like a hungry panther, and brought shrieks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/16/ent_213030.shtml
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Elvis' stepbrother to preach revival in North Augusta

For Rick Stanley, being Elvis Presley's stepbrother was a gift from God.Not because he personally knew a man whom millions loved and admired, but because people's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-05-02/elvis-stepbrother-preach
Ramblin' Rhodes: 'Elvis Lives' reminds of singer's 1956 concerts at Bell

...years ago almost to this day that Mississippi-born Elvis Presley, freshly signed to RCA Records, made the first of...So it seems really appropriate that finalists from Elvis Presley Enterprises' worldwide Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-03-20/ramblin-rhodes-elvis-
Country music upbringing turns into calling for Frankie Ballard

...country music."My first memories of even being alive are of him and this neighbor buddy of his singing songs of Elvis Presley, Kenny Rogers, Johnny Horton, Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard. All of these cool songs."I can remember being 4 and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-04-29/country-music-upbring
Ramblin' Rhodes: Elvis fans hope to cash in with souvenir sales

Memories of Elvis Presley are priceless to many fans, but others...SNAPSHOT: Signed on back "Yours, Elvis Presley." Exec. cond. $2,200. AUTOGRAPH...public sale. Minimum bid. $1,000. ELVIS PRESLEY: Two commemorative case pocket knives...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/22/ent_213348.shtml
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Elvis fans worry about company in charge of Graceland

...The pilgrims will still weep at Elvis Presley's grave, and the souvenir shops...from Derry, N.H. Of course, Elvis Presley Enterprises was already a company...Jack Soden, chief executive of Elvis Presley Enterprises, now a subsidiary...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/08/ent_444187.shtml
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