The Concept                                                                                                   

Documentary with Music Videos

Elvis Presley will forever be an icon of the 20th Century. The Music he created and charisma he projected influenced society and cultures the world over. August 2002 was the 25th anniversary of the passing of the bona fide King of Rock and Roll. With the release of the CDs 30 #1s, A Little Less Conversation, Rubberneckin', and Elvis, 2nd to None, Elvis remains an amazing phenomenon.

The Film

Presleyís original band-mate, DJ Fontana, longtime live-in girlfriend Linda Thompson, Gordon Stoker of the Jordanaires, Myrna Smith of the Sweet Inspirations, personal nurse Marian Cocke, hairdresser Larry Geller, Karate instructor Kang Rhee, Cadillac salesmen, Mrs. Ed parker, and a few surprise participants recount the stories behind the gifts and personal recollections of King of Rock & Roll. Many never before seen personal photographs of Presley - from the collections of Sandi Miller, Russ Howe and Tom Salva, among others - are interspersed with the interviews for the film.

The CD

The film's soundtrack features five original songs written especially for the documentary by Rex Fowler of Aztec Two-Step.  The CD also includes an unreleased version of John Hiatt's "Memphis In the Meantime" recorded by Elvis' Sun Records label-mate, Carl Perkins, plus Big Mama Thornton's classic version of "Hound Dog" recorded by Levon Helm & Mavis Staples.  Others adding their songwriting talents to the project include Jon Pousette-Dart, Heather Eatman, Syd Straw, Tom Dean of Devonsquare, and The Cucumbers.

Links to Artists from the CD  

Rex Fowler

Levon Helm

Jon Pousette-Dart The Cucumbers

Syd Straw

Heather Eatman Tom Dean

    Click Here For CD Song List

 Click Here For Lyrics to the Songs

Produced & Directed by Dan Griffin, Produced & Conceived by Rex Fowler, Executive Producer Susan Rod Graham, Soundtrack Produced by Rex Fowler & Dan Griffin, Co-Producer:  Michael Balabuch

 

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