Elvis Presley

Priscilla Presley Compares Elvis to Miley Cyrus

By Helen Bach | March 5, 2014

Before you ‘wtf’ this think about it clearly. Its possible their are similarities just in a hillbilly sense but ex wife ‘Cilla hasnt had enough media time lately so shes chosen a great way to get her name in headlines again.

10 Songs: What rock nyc Is Listening to 1-18-14

By Iman Lababedi | January 18, 2014

Coming Of Age – Foster The People – Poppier than Imagine Dragons but that textured drum sound is familiar to both and Foster The People have better songs; this is above average indie pop with an eye on the charts – A

Like A Bridge Over Troubled Water… 21 Times

By Iman Lababedi | January 9, 2014

I am about as miserable as you’d expect and suffering from a terrible cold, all in all my I would be hard pressed to be much further down. The frigid temperature suits my mood (not to mention my writing abilities the past couple of days).

UK Top 10 Albums 12-14-13

By Iman Lababedi | December 9, 2013

Olly Murs isn’t the only album that thrills me here, the Rebecca Ferguson sophomore effort will please you. She isn’t Emeli Sande but her song selection is very very strong and her voice splendid

Susan Boyle And Elvis Presley's "O Come All Ye Faithful" Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | December 5, 2013

Since life has no meaning, since it all boils down to “and what if I do? and what if i don’t?”, why fight the dream that everything matters including, and especially, me?

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Elvis Presley Style

By Helen Bach | December 5, 2013

I love the idea of seeing musicians artifacts so to speak, I’m just not a fan of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Wait, you can actually just go to Graceland if you wanted to see Presley’s stuff. Memphis is amazing!

UK Top 10 Albums 12-1-13

By Iman Lababedi | November 25, 2013

I can’t say I’m bothered by Robbie one way or the other, I am a big fan but this is awful thin gruel, otherwise this is all over the place and very English in many ways. Still, is EDM gonna lose its grip in 2014?

How Would Your Favorite Eternally Young Dead Rock Stars Look Today?

By Alyson Camus | November 22, 2013

Sachs Media Group, in collaboration with photo restoration and manipulation company Phojoe, has published a series of portraits of musicians who died young, trying to figure out how they would have aged. And the results are quite realistic

Two Musicians Per decade Define It!

By Iman Lababedi | November 21, 2013

1950s – Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley – the American songbook and the King Of Rock and Roll, and really, if there is a changing of the guards in 1956 it is between these two men. Incidentally, a sign of the time but neither wrote their own material.

It Takes A Nation Of Millions (In The UK) To Vote For Presley's Greatest Songs

By Iman Lababedi | November 19, 2013

I’m gonna go along with English TV who had a show wherein ordinary folks like you and me voted for our fave Presley tracks. As my friend Ted Cogswell noted, many of these wouldn’t be among my top songs but I don’t actively dislike any of them. I mean, it is Elvis, what’s not to like?

The 159 Greatest Songs of the 1950s

By Steve Crawford | November 17, 2013

Reflecting the diversity of the era, there are entries by Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, Muddy Waters, and Hank Williams. Elvis Presley deservedly owned the era commercially and artistically, but one Charles Edward Anderson Berry could play a guitar just like a ringing the bell.

The 30 Greatest Country Songs of the 1950s

By Steve Crawford | November 5, 2013

The Board of Directors at rock nyc typically restricts these lists to 25 songs, but I pushed this list to thirty so I wouldn’t have to artificially limit the number of Hank Williams entries. I have enough to explain to St. Peter without adding that oversight to my resume. OK, let’s start drinking and cheating, 1950s style.

My Greatest Album Of All Times… From 1986!!!

By Iman Lababedi | September 26, 2013

Just out of the army, back in the charts, this is Presley, not an album artist, best album: it has the breadth of masterpiece, blues, pop, rock and roll, hits and deep cuts, It sprawls its way on to the charts and Presley, in an alternative universe, was using this as a gate to a future and not a goal post.

Concerts I Wish I'd Seen

By Iman Lababedi | September 25, 2013

I’ve written about musicians I’ve never seen but wish I had but that isn’t this article! This is about musicians I didn’t see on specific tours or even concerts that I wish I’d caught. I mean more than wish, like dream of having been to