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Elvis Tomb to Be Auctioned

Presley's body spent 2 months in Memphis crypt

(Newser) - Elvis has left the crypt—and now there's room for a fan. A crypt in a private Memphis mausoleum where Elvis Presley was briefly entombed after his death in 1977 will be auctioned off next month, reports E! Online . The bodies of Elvis and his mother, Gladys, spent about... More »

Elvis Wrote Note to Dead Mom in Bible

He also apparently owed his uncle some money

(Newser) - In 1959, the year after she died, one Elvis Aaron Presley scrawled a note to his mother in a Bible: “I love ya mama,” wrote the King, who then signed his name and listed relatives' birthdays. Elvis also noted that he owed an uncle money, the Daily Telegraph... More »

Priscilla: Elvis Would Be Singing Gospel Now

She says even he would be amazed at Elvis-mania

(Newser) - If Elvis Presley were alive to celebrate his 75th birthday today, he'd probably be singing gospel, says former wife Priscilla. "That's where his roots began and would probably end," she tells the Memphis Commercial Appeal. But even he'd be shocked at Elvis-mania: "Never in his life would... More »

Elvis, Priscilla Barbies Wed

Graceland signs off on Mattel collectibles

(Newser) - Elvis and Priscilla Presley wedding day Barbies are the latest in King kitsch, the AP reports. The $65 boxed set, released yesterday, draws on the couple’s 1967 wedding photo—groom in paisley, bride in tiara. One fan paid $6,800 for a pair of dolls signed by Priscilla, while... More »

Elvis Fans Offer Burning Love

Fans around the world pay tribute, cough up cash to honor the King

(Newser) - Elvis fans braved 100-degree heat to make the pilgrimage to Graceland for the 30th anniversary of the King's death, lining up last night for a candlelight vigil and chance to pay their respects. Tens of thousands were expected to file past the grave and snap up commemorative T-shirts. More »

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