Dixie Locke was the only girlfriend Elvis had pre-fame that he put effort into courting her – once he was famous, the girls flocked to him and where vetted by his various Memphis Mafia inner circle.
While Elvis missed a show to take her to her prom, Dixie realized the happy home she imagined having was not going to happen with a singer – his constant touring and all those girls girls girls; maybe if he’d been the electrician…
Col Parker didn’t want Elvis with a serious girlfriend and Elvis both dated multiple women as well as Hollywood publicity dating.
Dixie is often represented in Elvis biopics, his first girlfriend and in a way, also his last in that they met and flirted with each other: an actual courtship-afterwards Elvis never got over his insecurity or the golddigger blues.
June Juanico was his next serious girlfriend, Elvis and she discussed marriage – but Parker discouraged Elvis to marry early in his career. Had to keep the fan dream of being the one, alive.
Anita Wood, a Memphis celebrity lived in Graceland with him, as would Priscilla and Linda Thompson but not Ginger Alden, his last actual girlfriend, she held out for marriage.
Lezflirt – The Lessons of Elvis The Girls at Home Make the Girl Your Priority. http://www.elvispresleymusic.com.au/pictures/1955_may_6.html ‘a most remarkable display of priorities for a young aspiring artist at the bottom of the tour hierarchy’. After the second show in Mobile … Continue reading
Elvis on the fringe and background of the crowd in Memphis, Tennessee. His hair and clothes made him a fringe weirdo who dressed like the black people in a world of crew cuts. May 30, 1956 Elvis attended the Humes … Continue reading
There are a loooooot of books about Elvis Presley that examine everything about his career and his biography and even food preferences. As big a sex symbol and romantic figure, there are a very few books that look at Elvis … Continue reading
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