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Elvis Presley Manager Biopic ‘The Colonel’ in Development (Exclusive)

Elvis Presley Manager Biopic ‘The Colonel’ in Development (Exclusive)
Spencer Proffer, Steve Binder, and Joe Berlinger are developing a feature film about Elvis Presley’s manger Colonel Tom Parker.

Production is slated for early 2018. Parker, who died in 1997 at age 87, arrived in America as a 20-year old undocumented Dutch immigrant, and took great pains to hide his past. Before leaving Holland, he might have committed murder.
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Rob Wasserman, Grammy-Winning Bassist, Dies at 64

Rob Wasserman, a Grammy-winning bassist and composer best known for his long collaboration with Grateful Dead member Bob Weir, has died on Wednesday, CBSSFBayArea reported. He was 64. Weir had posted that Wasserman was in ill health earlier Wednesday, saying on Twitter, “My great friend Rob Wasserman is facing a serious health struggle today. Please share the strength of our family with him and his family.” Two hours later, the rocker tweeted that his “beautiful” friend had passed away. “May Rob’s warmth and music live in your hearts as it always has in mine,” Weir wrote. Also Read: Scotty Moore,
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Scotty Moore, Elvis Presley Guitarist, Dies at 84

Scotty Moore, Elvis Presley Guitarist, Dies at 84
Scotty Moore, longtime guitarist and close friend to Elvis Presley, died on Tuesday. He was 84. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame guitarist performed on the King’s classic hits such as “Hound Dog,” “Heartbreak Hotel” and “Blue Suede Shoes.” Moore, who had been in poor health in recent months, died at his home in Nashville, Tennessee, the Commercial Appeal reported. Also Read: Mack Rice, Soul Legend and 'Mustang Sally' Songwriter, Dies at 82 His death was confirmed by several friends, including Phillips Recording Service engineer Matt Ross-Spang. “We lost one of the finest people I have ever met today,” he wrote on Instagram.
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Vinyl episode 7 review: The King And I

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Richie pursues the King of Rock n Roll, Mr Elvis Presley, in the latest episode of HBO and Sky Atlantic's Vinyl...

This review contains spoilers.

1.7 The King Of I

In some ways, episodes six and seven of this season could be regarded as a connected pair. Both episodes worked as an extended examination of Richie’s emotional travails and both of them used a particular narrative device to do so. In last week’s episode, the twist was that, in thinking that Ernst really was accompanying him, Richie knew less than the audience (assuming that, in this post Fight Club/Sixth Sense cultural environment, you all saw the reveal coming). This week, it’s Richie who knows more about his Las Vegas adventure and the viewer who has to be clued in after the fact. It was a subtle way of suggesting that Richie is back in control,
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