• Video

    Alice Cooper’s Elvis Story on That Metal Show

    I’m not a huge metalhead, but it’s hard not to get sucked into That Metal Show when I come across it on VH-1 Classic (which is often the case on weekday mornings before work). Hosts Eddie Trunk, Jim Florentine and…

  • Video

    Elvis on The Frank Sinatra Show – March 1960

    March of 1960 was a busy, eventful month for Elvis Presley. On March 1st, Elvis shipped off from Germany, returning home after a two year stint in the U.S. Army. Colonel Parker scheduled a train ride from New Jersey to…

  • Oldies

    Elvis Presley’s first Ed Sullivan Appearance

    I finished up Peter Guralnick’s “part one” bio of Elvis Presley last week, a book called Last Train To Memphis: The Rise of Elvis Presley. It’s a fascinating and exhilarating look at “50’s Elvis,” including his first TV appearances in…

  • Rock

    Reading: Last Train to Memphis

    This past January, on what would have been Elvis Presley’s 75th birthday (Jan 8.), I was watching some concert specials and sharing some thoughts on Twitter. It then occurred to me that I’d never read a definitive biography about the…

  • Video

    Happy Holidays from Pete

    [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OUI0YzVSJRg&hl=en_US&fs=1&color1=0x5d1719&color2=0xcd311b&border=1] For you mobile folks, here’s the Youtube link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OUI0YzVSJRg

  • Gospel,  Rock

    For Elvis

    Ickmusic salutes the King! Elvis passed away 31 years ago today. Elvis Presley – Run On (mp3) Buy Peace in the Valley: The Complete Gospel Recordings. C’mon Everybody! (and Ann Margret in her prime…yeow) [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P7TDb44BXaY 336 278] Catch up with…

  • Rock

    Elvis-lution

    When it comes down to it, it’s true – Elvis IS Everywhere. Had a chance to hear Mojo Nixon hosting his radio show on Sirius Outlaw Country, and he played this tune of his from 20 years ago. So don’t…

  • Oldies

    Elvis is Back!

    Well, not exactly, but it is his birthday today. The King would have turned 73 today if he had managed to keep that ticker going. But he didn’t. Thankfully, we have the music (and the movies – can I get…

  • Rock,  Video

    Covers Fit For A King

    As I’m sure you’re all well aware, Thursday marks the 30th anniversary of the passing of Elvis Presley. In light of that I thought I’d pull some of my favorites together for a video montage… Everyone grab a peanut butter…

  • Giveaway

    Ickmusic Giveaway: Elvis!

    August 16th will mark the 30th anniversary of Elvis Presley’s death. I am an Elvis fan. Examples of my dedication to the King: If an Elvis movie is located while flipping the channels, normal day to day life is put…