For Daniel Currie, it's a case of a little less conversation, a little more cash.
HE CAME down the aircraft steps in the uniform of a sergeant but was greeted as the King.
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AN Elvis lookalike braves the Arctic conditions high above the Edinburgh skyline yesterday to help launch the VisitScotland tourist drive.
ATINY two-room house in Tupelo, Mississippi, 75 years ago today. Vernon and Gladys Presley had just become parents to twin sons. One, was, tragically, stillborn; the other came 35 minutes later, a lively lad with a fine set of lungs and a future no-one could have predicted.
Memphis has produced a wealth of groundbreaking music over the years, but wherever you go, the city is still best known as the home of Elvis Presley, the undisputed heavyweight rock and roll champion of the world. All around Memphis, Presley's presence is utterly inescapable – from the sublime cheesiness of Graceland to the charmingly ramshackle town of Tupelo, his humble birthplace.
IT'S 32 years since the death of Elvis Presley, but his fame is undimin-ished.
Everybody loves Elvis. More than 30 years after his death, the legend continues to grow and his star burns brighter than ever. Forget the King of Pop - Elvis is the true monarch. He will always remain the undisputed King of Rock'n'Roll.
THE quiff, the sideburns, the hip-shaking and the curled upper lip. Perhaps a leather bomber jacket, US Army khakis or a Vegas white diamante-studded jumpsuit.
ELVIS tribute artist Shawn Klush is set to perform at the Corn Exchange in August as part of the Edinburgh Festival.
IT'S all about the hip wiggling, lip quivering and leg shaking.
THE white diamante Vegas jumpsuit, the familiar curled lip, the hip rattling moves and the velvety voice. It can only be, the one and only . . .
LISA Marie Presley has reportedly commissioned an Edinburgh kiltmaker to create an official Elvis tartan.
MANY celebrities have met a sticky end. But they don't come much stickier than the passing of Elvis Presley, discovered drug-addled and unconscious in his Gracelands lavatory not longer after eating a snack so fat-soaked it could have blocked the drains in a detergent factory.
On the 30th anniversary of the King's death, city fans tell why they're all shook up over Elvis' legacy It is 30 years since the death of Elvis Presley at the untimely age of 42 and fans from all over the world are gathering for a candlelit vigil at his Memphis home in Graceland. Here four devoted Elvis fans from the Capital to find out why the man known the world over as the King remains so special to them
AS he watched her walk down the aisle, Robert Harland knew he would always share his wife's heart with another man.
'I was so angry at him for dying'
ELVIS Presley's In the Ghetto has been remastered to feature his daughter to mark the 30th anniversary of his death.
IT WAS John Lennon who said "before Elvis there was nothing". Of course, the Beatle wasn't just talking about The King's music. When Elvis arrived on the pop scene in 1956 he introduced a new rhythm to music, sex, language and fashion.
'In many ways, Elvis was black'
HE WAS a mama's boy, an adulterer, a doting daddy. And the world's greatest sex symbol. Elvis's relationships with the women in his life defy categorisation. From the overly close bond with his homely mother, to his supposed fear of sexual penetration, the nature of his female ties gives a fascinating insight into his character. Here, we look at six of the most influential women in his life.
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