Elvis smoked cigars and drank Gatorade.
Tea and Coffee, Tobacco regular and whacky.
Milkshakes and Sodas, but mostly, Mostly Elvis drank water.
He’d come from two families with alcoholics – moonshine drinkers, makers and runners.
The Smith side was particularly impacted and when Elvis Presley bought Graceland in 1957, that Sexual Pervert Deviant out to destroy America put in a Soda Fountain Counter, which was retained and remained part of the infamous TCB three television lounge.
Yes, there was alcohol at Elvis parties and in his house. Sidekick Charlie Hodge was the Boozey Court Jester.
Anyway, most importantly, we do know and all that really matters is that
Elvis danced the Hootchie-coo, on stage, on tv and in the movies. Surrounded by scenery, pretty girls, guys he play fights with and then.. sometimes… Elvis Sings.
Charlie Hodge was a singer in a quartet on the southern gospel circuit, when he got drafted and landed at Fort Hood at the same time as Elvis. Unlike the other guys around Elvis, who in the 50s, were … Continue reading
I have been really curious to get this book, since it might explain a gap in the Elvis cannon. Elvis having had the rumored affair with Nick Adams makes sense. The James Dean worship and I expect that Elvis – … Continue reading
I played the Complete Elvis Masters… all 35 cds… I went through it 5 or 6 times and every time