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2011-01-13 06:55:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A Nashville man has discovered a recording that he believes contains more than 30 minutes with Elvis at a private session recorded at what appears to be the home of Jerry Lee Lewis in 1960. The recording lay over a decade in a box of tapes he, Rod Lambert, picked up at a yard sale. "I had no idea what was on the tape until Jan. 2009. I knew it said Jerry Lee, Elvis and Mack Vickery on the tape but just thought it was some standard songs by...

2010-11-08 12:06:00

Award-Winning Website Showcases Paradigm's Local Apartment Communities; Provides Engaging Interface for Upscale Renters Seeking a New DC Address DULLES, Va., Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ecendant Interactive, a leading Internet focused marketing and advertising firm based in the Dulles Tech Corridor, was recently honored with the first place award for Best Website for a Regional Builder for Paradigm Management, in the annual Great American Living Awards held on October 21st in...

2010-07-22 12:45:00

SALT LAKE CITY, July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Vandor, LLC, an industry leader in the design and marketing of licensed consumer goods, is introducing 55 new products as part of its 2010 "Where Legends Live" catalog. High quality products for everyday use include stainless steel water bottles, travel mugs and fun-shaped tin totes. In the stationary category, Vandor is offering sticky notes in novel designs, featuring some of the company's popular licensed characters. The summer launch also...

2009-11-04 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- In commemoration of the 75th anniversary of Elvis Presley's birth - to be celebrated on January 8, 2010 - comes the first four-CD deluxe box set collection ever to provide the definitive overview of his entire recording career. ELVIS 75: GOOD ROCKIN' TONIGHT will be available at all physical and digital retail outlets starting December 8, 2009, through RCA/Legacy, a division of SONY MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT. (Logo:...

2009-08-31 12:00:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridian Aviation Consulting, a division of Meridian Consulting L.L.C., with deep expertise in the rotor wing industry as a consulting & brokerage firm, is now offering 34 helicopters for sale and lease with an estimated market value of over $30 Million. Michael Bashlor, President of Meridian Consulting L.L.C. said, "Meridian Consulting offers a full spectrum of helicopter services. This includes Brokerage and Sales, Quality Control Audits,...

2009-07-09 09:00:00

ALLEN PARK, Mich., July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridian Automotive Systems, Inc. ("Meridian") announced today that they have reached an agreement with affiliates of Flex N Gate, LLC ("Flex N Gate"), whereby Flex N Gate has, effective as of July 7, 2009, acquired elements of Meridian's Bumper Systems business. Flex N Gate has acquired, or assumed certain leases of, Meridian's Bumper Systems business and facilities located in Fowlerville, Grand Rapids and Ionia, Michigan and Angola, Indiana. Terms...

2008-12-01 07:03:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- In the film Cadillac Records, and on its soundtrack album, 15 classic Chess Recordings are recreated by the performers portraying the original recording stars. For those who want to hear the original hits, there is The Best Of Chess Records - The Original Versions Of Songs In The Film "Cadillac Records" (MCA/Chess/UMe), to be released December 2, 2008. The newly compiled album presents all 15 recordings plus "Last Night" by Little Walter, the only...

2008-10-12 06:00:22

By Angela Woodall In his heyday, singer Rodger Collins rocked like Little Richard. He also extolled the virtues of this city's ladies in his classic song "Foxy Girls from Oakland." Back then, when those foxy girls were "struttin' down East 14th," as the song goes, Collins drew crowds that rivaled the big-name acts he once shared billings with: Ike and Tina Turner, Redd Foxx and Elvis (yes, Elvis Presley). His 1967 single "She's Lookin' Good" -- "You wear your wig, now, you wear your...

2008-10-12 00:00:24

By Rob Sharp A new museum honouring BB King has just opened in Mississippi. Rob Sharp reports Various signs are pinned haphazardly to a shack of unpainted cypress wood, topped with a roof of galvanised, corrugated steel. One of them says the dress code should not be "like this", pointing to a picture of a man wearing a back-to-front cap. Another one lists a number of other rules for those who enter. These include "No dope smoking", "no beer", and a defiant, "no rap music". This seems...

2008-08-28 00:00:26

Diary of a supply teacher So far, I have tended to regard a day of maths as about the worst that can happen, but today it's music. It's a popular subject, as it tends to involve practical work, but with a supply teacher this is not possible, and results in a lot of grumbling. The Year 8 groups have a worksheet about reggae. Anyone who has satisfactorily completed the work sheet is allowed to use a keyboard, but only with headphones so there's no disturbance. The morning passes relatively...