Tag Archives: Elvis Presley

The man, not the legend

Another biography of Elvis Presley, another opportunity to wonder what went wrong. And to imagine what might have happened if The King had said yes to La Streisand. From my review in The Times: Two years before his death, when … Continue reading

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The producer

My Times review of Peter Guralnick’s  affectionate but over-extended biography of  Sam Phillips, founder of Sun Records and mentor to Elvis Presley: The author of an acclaimed, two-volume biography of the King, Peter Guralnick ought to be the perfect choice … Continue reading

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