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Elvis Presley

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Elvis Presley artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

Interviews & Profiles

World Cafe takes a tour of Graceland.

January 15, 2013 Hear interviews with the spokesman of Elvis Presley Enterprises and The King's daughter, Lisa Marie.

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Elvis Presley, in an undated photo.

January 10, 2000 Hear the stories behind 1956's "Hound Dog" and "Don't Be Cruel," Elvis Presley's two biggest hits.

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April 4, 2009 Friends, fans and critics discuss how the music and legend of "The King" has endured over the years.

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November 10, 2006 Photos follow the year when Elvis went from being a regional heartthrob to a global sensation.

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August 14, 2006 Jerry Schilling talks about his new book, Me and a Guy Named Elvis.

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August 11, 2007 The King died 30 years ago this month. Bad music maven Jim Nayder won't let him rest in peace.

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June 22, 2006 Members of Omaha's playful tap-dance pop band Tilly and the Wall talk about their latest CD, Bot...

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Reviews

Viva Elvis' recent reinvention of a familiar hit is shockingly great, but also fundamentally true to the original.

January 11, 2012 Viva Elvis' reinvention of a familiar hit is shockingly great, but also true to the original.

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June 7, 2011 Critic Milo Miles calls Elvis Is Back! "as fine an album as Presley ever made."

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More Stories

opening the mailbox

November 25, 2010 From Austin's KUT, hear 10 songs about writing and receiving that 20th-century relic: the letter.

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January 7, 2010 For Presley's birthday, hear his greatest hits and NPR's staff favorites.

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Viva Elvis: The Album

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  • Album: Viva Elvis: The Album
  • Artist: Elvis Presley
  • Label: Sony Music UK
  • Released: 2010
 

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  • Album: Elvis is Back!
  • Artist: Elvis Presley
  • Released: 2011