Elvis Presley

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Elvis Presley of France: Johnny Hallyday in 2011. Photograph: Ed Alcock/New York Times

“All of us have something of Johnny Hallyday in us,” President Emmanuel Macron began his homage to France’s greatest rock star. His remark, early on W(...)

Johnny Hallyday performing on stage in Paris. Hallyday, France’s best-known rock star, has died aged 74 after a battle with lung cancer. Photograph: Bertrand Guay/AFP/Getty Images

Johnny Hallyday, the French answer to Elvis Presley, who kept audiences enthralled for nearly 60 years with his Gallic interpretations of American roc(...)

David Cassidy, star of  television programme The Partridge Family,  in London in 1974. Photograph  Ellidge/Express/Getty Images

David Cassidy, the actor, singer and teen heartthrob was best known for his role as the band member with the green eyes and the feathered haircut on t(...)

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(...)

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