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The Real Elvis 6. Sam Phillips, of Sun Records comments on sexual rumours abut Elvis

Elvis is back in the building becuase of the Baz Luhrmann movie. But I believe that where he should have probed he skims over the soul of Elvis in so many ways. So, I'm reposting some of my in-depth conversations about the King.

The Real Elvis 5. ”I’ve tried everything,” meaning drugs, Elvis told Tom Jones in 1969

Elvis is back in the building becuase of the Baz Luhrmann movie. But I believe that where he should have probed he skims over the soul of Elvis in so many ways. So, I'm reposting some of my in-depth conversations about the King.

The Real Elvis 4. ”So, guys, is Jailhouse Rock a gay love song and talk to me about your song Hound Dog!

Elvis is back in the building becuase of the Baz Luhrmann movie. But I believe that where he should have probed he skims over the soul of Elvis in so many ways. So, I'm reposting some of my in-depth conversations about the King.

The Real Elvis 3. ”Elvis wanted to conquer as many women as possible.” June Juanico remembers the King

Elvis is back in the building becuase of the Baz Luhrmann movie. But I believe that where he should have probed he skims over the soul of Elvis in so many ways. So, I'm reposting some of my in-depth conversations about the King.

The real Elvis 2. ”Sinatra thought Elvis was a hick.” Gordon Stoker of the Jordanaires remembers the King

Elvis is back in the building becuase of the Baz Luhrmann movie. But I believe that where he should have probed he skims over the soul of Elvis in so many ways. So, I'm reposting some of my in-depth conversations about the King.

The Real Elvis. Nick Cave and Joe Jackson ’two Elvis nuts’ discuss Elvis in-depth. Repost

Elvis is back in the building becuase of the Baz Luhrmann movie. But I believe that where he should have probed he skims over the soul of Elvis in so many ways. So, I'm reposting some of my in-depth conversations about the King.

Jimmy Savile interview 2001 ’Attempting to Unmask a Monster.’Re-post

I am told there is a new Netflix documentary about the monster Jimmy Savile. I was the first Irish journalist to raise with him rumours about him being a paedophile.  I didn't get under his skin, I readily admit in this podcast which I made in 2020. But at least I raised the issue and got some strange answers

Why Baz Luhrmann’s ’Elvis’ movie may be a total travesty of Elvis’s life and a historical lie

If the trailer is anything to go by, and it was premiered by Baz today, February 17th 2022, and the 'Elvis' movie makes Tom Hanks playing Colonel Tom Parker a hero in the Elvis movie it will be a travesty of Elvis's life and a historical lie. The signs are not good for the movie being anything but all flash and no substance, like Baz himself, sadly. 

Gabriel Byrne: The Joe Jackson Tapes Revisited. ”The first totally honest, soul searching interview I did.”

Gabriel is back in Dublin doing his one-man show. I am re-posting this, the first half of a one-hour show I made for RTE radio in 2016. Included is what Gabriel described as "the first totally honest, soul-searching interview" he ever did

Sarah Ferguson talks about Prince Andrew 2004

Prince Andrew is back in the news. It all reminds me of a brutally honest interview Sarah Ferguson gave me in 2004. The most telling part, besides the comments about herself, and Prince Andrew, is her suggestion that the Royal Family damaged her marriage from the start. Listen, between the lines. 

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