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All our lives are abundantly graced with a variety of mentors, lights and mirrors in whatever form they might appear. Some we recognize, some we don’t; some have gone on. To all those who have crossed and even stumbled onto … Continue reading

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Elvis’ Crowning Glory

ELVIS’ CROWNING GLORY “Elvis Presley is the greatest cultural force of the twentieth century,” proclaimed the renowned conductor-composer Leonard Bernstein.  “He introduced the beat to everything, and he changed everything, music, language, clothes, it’s a whole new social revolution-the sixties … Continue reading

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Priscilla or Ann-Margaret?

A few days into production on “Girl Happy,” Ann-Margret came to visit Elvis on the set.  We were filming all night on the back lot of MGM, famous for many classic movies going back to the golden era of Hollywood.  … Continue reading

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Gone…But Not Forgotten

As the years go by, our memories become like a dense forest through which we make our way along familiar, well-trodden paths.  Unnoticed smaller paths branch out, often leading to half-forgotten memories.  I recently came upon such a path and … Continue reading

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The Sex Symbol

The Sex Symbol Life in Elvis’ world was always interesting and often unpredictable. I remember one afternoon in December of 1965; we were discussing the history and origin of the Christian church as I was blow drying Elvis’ hair upstairs … Continue reading

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Meditation Garden

Meditation Garden at Graceland Elvis Presley’s creativity was certainly evident in his music: in his vocal presentation, his performance on stage, and in every aspect of his career.  But his creativity went beyond that arena; it was infused into every … Continue reading

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Elvis Presley’s Health, His Struggles, His Dreams

As we grow older it’s only human to look back and evaluate one’s life.  In retrospect, is the world a better place for my being here?  Over the years I have repeatedly asked myself: did I contribute enough?  What more … Continue reading

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