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Episode #16 - Thursday, April 24, 2014

In this week's Graceland podcast, Elvis Presley Enterprises' Steven Gibbs and Amanda Pannell talk about the recently announced Elvis Week schedule and events happening here at Graceland. First we kick off the podcast with a recap of our exciting events at Elvis Week 2014, including the Candlelight Vigil and the new Elvis A Cappella events, in addition to many more fan-favorite events Plus, learn more about the upcoming releases from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment with a world premiere taking place during Elvis Week on August 16. We also talk about Graceland lighting up in Memphis Grizzlies' blue and gold as the city of Memphis gets ready for the NBA Playoffs. Fans can hear a portion of the recently released Elvis in the Army archival news reel released by British Pathe and see what historic event happened this week in 1957. We wrap up this week's podcast with our Elvis sightings, including one from Fort Smith, Arkansas, where Elvis received his famous G.I. Army haircut.


Episode #15 - Thursday, April 17, 2014

In this week's Graceland podcast, Elvis Presley Enterprises' Alicia Dean and the silent man behind the scenes, Bevin Baddorf, makes his podcast debut! As always, the podcast team fills fans in on all of the exciting Elvis news and events taking place here at Graceland and around the world. First off, we look at Elvis Week and how some big announcements will be coming to early next week. Plus, the Graceland team shares the recently-announced headliners for the Tupelo Elvis Festival, taking place on June 5 - 8. This year's acts will include alternative rock band Sister Hazel and country singer Joe Nichols. This week we wrap up the podcast with a special interview from Sam Bell, who grew up with Elvis in Tupelo and shares his story about their humble beginnings. Also, don't forget to share your Elvis sightings on


Episode #14 - Thursday, April 10, 2014

In this week's Graceland podcast, Elvis Presley Enterprises' Steven Gibbs and Amanda Pannell talk about exciting news including the brand new and an upcoming appearance from Priscilla Presley at this year's Collingwood Elvis Festival. First off, the Rubberneckin' duo does a brief recap of Elvis Week 2014 with a couple of hints at some exciting events. More details will be announced in the coming weeks right here on Then we take a look at an exciting announcement coming out of Canada where Priscilla Presley will join Elvis fans at the 2014 Collingwood Elvis Festival taking place July 23 - 27. Fans can purchase tickets and learn more by visiting We also talk about some great Elvis sightings coming from the hit show "Dancing With The Stars," in addition to a featured documentary on Elvis which aired on BBC. We wrap up this week's podcast wishing a happy birthday to Elvis' father Vernon Presley born on April 10, 1916, and hear from former Elvis co-star Giny Tui about what it was like to work with Elvis. Tui appeared in "It Happened At The World's Fair" which was released nationwide on April 10, 1963. She spoke at the 40th Anniversary Celebration of "Aloha From Hawaii."


Episode #13 - Thursday, April 3, 2014

In this week's Graceland podcast, Elvis Presley Enterprises' Kevin Kern and Alicia Dean are back from Graceland's 2014 Media Tour and share the latest in Graceland and Elvis news happening around the world! The duo talk about Graceland recently lighting up in blue for World Autism Awareness Day, plus share details about the fun activities featured at last weekend's Scouts Rock at Graceland. Fans can check out photos of the entire day by liking Elvis Presley's Graceland on Facebook. Also, Elvis' 1973 Stutz Blackhawk III has debuted at the Charlotte Motor Speedway and stirred up quite a buzz among car enthusiasts and Elvis fans. Be sure to check out last week's podcast featuring an interview with Dale Earnhardt Jr., who helped unveil the legendary ride. Fans can see the recently preserved car by attending the Charolotte Motor Speedway AutoFair taking place all weekend. The Rubberneckin' team wraps up this week's podcast with the latest Elvis sightings, including a "Blue Suede Shoes" performance from a "Full House" favorite character, plus get a taste of Elvis' Vegas in a recent television commercial for ABC's hit show "Modern Family."