In this week's Graceland podcast, Elvis Presley Enterprises’ Kevin Kern and Alicia Dean feature a special interview from Al Wertheimer. Famed Elvis photographer and friend to the Presley family and many Elvis fans, passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday. Wertheimer was hired by RCA to capture photos of their rising star named Elvis Presley and over 3,800 memorable images came out of the time spent with Elvis. The podcast duo highlights an interview with Al Wertheimer during Elvis Week 2012 where he shared his stories about photographing Elvis.
In this week's Graceland podcast, Elvis Presley Enterprises’ Kevin Kern and Alicia Dean feature a special interview from John "Bull" Bramlett, who grew up near Graceland and used to play football with Elvis. Kevin and Alicia bring out this interview of John to highlight a day in Elvis history, when on October 16, 1960, Elvis broke his finger playing football at Graceland. Kevin and Alicia also talk about upcoming events at Graceland including the Christmas Lighting Ceremony, holiday tours at Graceland and Elvis' 80th Birthday in January. Also, find out details about the Elvis Pumpkin Decorating Contest and learn how you can win!
In this week's Graceland podcast, Elvis Presley Enterprises’ Alicia Dean brings on a special guest co-host from Sirius XM Elvis Radio - DJ Big Jim Sykes! Jim talks with Alicia about what it's like to be an Elvis Radio DJ, how he got this job and the special experiences he has had over the years. Jim gives us an insight into working with George Klein, the fans he has met throughout the years and how he is a true Elvis fan himself. Alicia and Jim discuss also Elvis and how he still influences people today.
In this week's Graceland podcast, Elvis Presley Enterprises’ Alicia Dean brings on a special guest co-host from the Tunica Convention and Visitors Bureau, Webster Franklin. Webster and Alicia discuss the upcoming events taking place in and around Tunica, MS including the third annual Blues Tweetup, which is a music pilgrimage to the Birthplace of America’s Music. Blind Mississippi Morris is back in Tunica, Mississippi, just down the road from Graceland, for another great evening of live blues music. Alicia also gives an update about what's new around Graceland during the month of October, including Graceland going pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the Elvis Pumpkin Decorating Contest.