January 8th, 1935 - Elvis Presley

Jan 08, 2013

By AM740 Staff

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The King of Rock’n’Roll was born on this day in 1935.

To say that we’re huge fans of Elvis Presley at The New AM740 would be a huge understatement. Over the past few years we’ve posted a number of tributes to the king. Here are a few of our favourites:


Remembering Elvis Presley

Do you remember where you were when you heard the news that Elvis had died? Our friends over at Zoomers.ca posed that question to their Facebook community, and we’ve collected some of the responses. Read more…


Elvis Presley: Top 10 Elvis Sound-Alikes

In light of Elvis Presley‘s birthday, we compiled a list of the top 10 Elvis sound-alikes — artists who bear an uncanny resemblance to Elvis’ style, from that hip-shaking rock n’ roll sound to that greasy black pompadour. Read more…


Remembering the King: Five Tributes to Elvis

Here at Zoomer Radio, the spirit of The King lives on through his iconic music. Across the world, his dedicated fans have been moved by the man and the legend to pay tribute to the King of Rock and Roll. Here are five tributes to Elvis that we found noteworthy. Read more…


Vintage Favourites Podcast – Elvis Confidential

Elvis Presley’s birthday is January 8th, and this episode of Vintage Favourites has a royal treat for all fans of ‘the king’. Elvis Confidential reveals little-known facts, and behind-the-scenes stories, of the greatest legend in popular music. Read more…


Top Ten Songs from Elvis Presley’s Films

His discography includes 22 studio albums, 6 live albums and 13 compilations and he scored 18 number one hits. He also had an active film career and appeared in 31 feature length musicals. Here are the Top Ten songs from Elvis Presley’s films. Read more…


The New AM 740 at the 2012 Collingwood Elvis Festival

Located in the heart of Historic Downtown Collingwood the festival featured some of the greatest Elvis tribute artists in the world,  family events, a 50’s dance, midway rides and games, great food and an amazing range of Elvis merchandise. Read more…

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