Elvis Presley

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Stefan Murphy aka Count Vaseline: the lifelong Elvis fan is halfway through a 40-date US tour with guitarist Jairo Estrada: “Once you remove alcohol and drugs from the equation, the anecdotes get a little tamer.” Photograph: Victoria Renard

Atlanta in mid-July. In heat this intense, most normal people sit indoors, board up their windows and listen to the sidewalks crack. Not Stefan Murphy(...)

Following the success of If I Can Dream – Elvis Presley with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, producers Nick Patrick and Don Reedman have decided to (...)

Uber drivers in Sao Paolo take a roof-top stand against legislation that they said would put them out of business. Photograph: Paulo Whitaker / Reuters

The week in numbers: La guerre du beurre 30 Percentage of butter demand in French supermarkets that wasn’t met between October 16th and 22nd by dair(...)

Michael Jackson sings at a concert on November 8th, 1988, in California, the US. File photograph: Jean-Marc Giboux/Liaison/Getty Images

The estates of the top 10 highest-earning dead celebrities pulled in revenue of nearly €250 million in total over the last year, according to an analy(...)

Legendary   piano man Fats Domino in 2007.  The New Orleans resident has died at 89. Photograph: Paul J Richards/AFP/Getty Images

Fats Domino, the rock’n’roll pioneer whose steady, pounding piano and easy baritone helped change popular music, has died at the age of 89. He died on(...)

Now in its 62nd year, the Cork Film Festival runs from November 10th to 19th

There may be some two months to go until Christmas, but when the Cork Film Festival opens in three weeks’ time “The Man Who Invented Christmas” will k(...)

Graceland: Elvis is buried in the garden, making the house a pilgrimage for fans of rock’n’roll

There’s a pretty little thing Waiting for the King Down in the Jungle Room It’s 40 years this month since Elvis Presley last entertained pretty littl(...)

A street memorial is lit during a candlelight vigil for Elvis Presley in front of Graceland, Presley’s Memphis home. Photograph: Brandon Dill/AP

Elvis Presley fans are angry they are having to pay to show their respects to their hero at his Graceland mansion on the 40th anniversary of his death(...)

Glen Campbell revealed in June 2011, a month before this photograph was taken,  that he had Alzheimer’s disease, saying it had been diagnosed six months earlier. Photograph: Matt Sayles/AP

Glen Campbell, the sweet-voiced, guitar-picking son of a sharecropper who became a recording, television and movie star in the 1960s and 1970s, waged (...)

Workers build a new section of the wall dividing Israel from the West Bank, close to the southern kibbutz of Lahav. Photograph: Jack  Guez/AFP/Getty

As Israel marks the 50th anniversary of its occupation of the West Bank, for a third generation of Palestinians the occupation is the only reality the(...)

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