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Op Zoek Naar Elvis
Nevels, Godfried (2021)

DATO , Netherlands
hardback , 320 pages , 24.5 x 17.8 x 3.1 cm , 1.049 kg
ISBN10: 94-6226-420-1 ISBN13: 978-94-6226-420-5

Category: Memoirs and memories
Language: Dutch
Description: In 'In Search of Elvis', Godfried Nevels talks to friends and acquaintances of Elvis Presley to record their personal memories of The King. From renowned session musicians, gospel singers and girlfriends to classmates, Hollywood actresses and American celebrities. Wink Martindale looks back on Elvis' radio debut in 1954, Larry Geller reports on the historic meeting between Elvis and The Beatles in 1965, Ginger Alden talks about Elvis' last days before his death in 1977, and Cyril Wecht explains why the Elvis' official cause of death can't be right. But lesser-known stories are also covered, such as the long journey that Elvis' first guitar has made since 1946, the forgotten first percussionist of Elvis at Sun Records, the fight at a gas station that was ended by Elvis in 1977 and never revealed before. information about the life of Colonel Parker. The search for Elvis also puts Godfried in touch with Don McLean, Bill Medley and Tito Jackson, with a sister of Johnny Cash, with bandmates from Chicago and Little River Band and with songwriters of Elvis tribute songs like 'Black Velvet' (Alannah Myles ) and 'Eternal Flame' (The Bangles). In addition Dutch celebrities Waylon, Danny Vera, Barry Hay, Leo Blokhuis, George Baker and Evi Hanssen tell how much Elvis and his music mean to them. The foreword is written by Waylon.
Source: back cover.
Source(s): Cover, info and description : ElvisBooks

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