Tag Archives: Joe Esposito

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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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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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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ElvisWorld: Science Fiction

At the Elvis convention at Cloverdale, sometime between 2004 and 2007 – my memory is not what it used to be – a couple of guy fans asked Joe Esposito and Jerry Schilling whether Elvis liked Kirk or Spock better. … Continue reading

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Surreal Memories: Elvis’ Memphis Mafia

Elvis Presley – ‘Unchained Melody’ – With Never Seen Before Intro Elvis plays ‘Unchained Melody’ for the first time live before the albums release. flixxy.com This breaks my heart ! Thank you for sharing. Beautiful. 33 mins · Unlike · … Continue reading

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Elvisverse: Elvis and Larry Geller

Larry Geller joined the Memphis Mafia in the movie 60s, the 70s tour and Larry did Elvis’s final hairstyle session.   Curiously, both Charlie Hodge and Nancy Rook (Elvis’ fave nurse) both claimed in their book to have done the … Continue reading

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