Elvis Presley, Southern gospel, country songwriting, politics, and unusual 88 interludes with Tony Brown

Two weeks into shooting penultimate period drama “The Trouble with Girls [And How to Get Into It]” and less than a month before the 60-minute “Elvis” special premiered on NBC and unshackled his career ennui, under the cover of darkness a 33-year-old Elvis Presley sets aside time to acknowledge fans outside his 1174 North Hillcrest Road estate in Beverly Hills, California, on November 10, 1968. Photography by Charlie Hodge / For Elvis CD Collectors Only message board user “Matt Ashton”

Nashville music biz power broker Tony Brown detours through his three-year tenure with Elvis Presley, midnight gospel sing-alongs, hyperventilating when encouraged to play piano on “Bringing It Back,” “Way Down,” Moody Blue, fellow TCB Band keyboardists Glen D. Hardin and David Briggs, Conway Twitty, Emmylou…

Retro pop culture interviews & lovin’ something fierce sustain this University of Georgia Master of Agricultural Leadership alum. Email: jeremylr@windstream.net

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Retro pop culture interviews & lovin’ something fierce sustain this University of Georgia Master of Agricultural Leadership alum. Email: jeremylr@windstream.net

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