Tag Archives: Jerry Schilling

ElvisWorld: Star Trek

During an Elvis Convention @ Cloverdale, BC Canada, I met Joe Esposito and Jerry Schilling of Elvis’ Memphis Mafia inner circle. In the crowd, were two guys doing a star trek youtube vlog and they got up and asked whom … Continue reading

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ElvisWorld: Marty Lacker

Marty Lacker attended Hughes High School with Elvis, was co-best man and the co-foreman of the Memphis Mafia – a title he and Joe Esposito semi-shared. Marty bestie with Elvis and here goofing around on the road somewhere between Memphis … Continue reading

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The Day Elvis did LSD

Give us this Day December 26 our Daily Elvis 1966 Elvis had a small party at Graceland with food provided by Monty’s Catering. Sometime over this period of Christmas time Elvis tried LSD. He had read about it for almost … Continue reading

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Elvisbooks: Alanna Nash

Alanna Nash is a prolific Elvis Presley biographer; in addition to Elvis, she has bio’d Col Tom Parker and Dolly Parton.   On my original blog, I reviewed her “Baby Let’s Play House” book and am pleased to say, my … Continue reading

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ElvisBooks: The Three Jerrys

Jerry Hopkins was the first music critic and cultural historian to write journalistically about Elvis Presley. He’s biographied Jim Morrison of The Doors – and published a bio of Elvis that wasn’t tabloid lurid or Gossip Mawkish. After The Bodyguard … Continue reading

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Elvis World: Jerry Schilling

Give us This Day – November 4 – Our Daily Elvis November 04, 1974 Jerry was now installed as executive producer of the karate film. Most likely it was in this week that Elvis bought a house for Jerry Schilling, … Continue reading

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ElvisWorld: The Memphis Mafia origins

When Elvis started on the road, it was Elvis with Scotty Moore and Bill Black – by the time DJ Fontana joined the band onstage – Elvis was in a second car with his cousin Gene Smith and Red West. … Continue reading

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