The King Lives On

This week's Sunday Sign pays homage to Elvis:   I bought this Speedway one-sheet on ebay back in 2000 and had it archive-mounted and framed. It cost me an arm-and-a-leg and it's been a burden to move around the country, but I can't bring myself to get rid of it. One of the first Sunday Sign posts, the historical marker at Elvis Presley's Tupelo birthplace, commemorated the … [Read more...]

Sunday Sign: Birthplace of Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley died August 16, 1977. Here's to the King: This is the fifth post in my weekly series, the Sunday Sign. Click here for other Sunday Signs  on The Ben Franklin Follies. I was spending the night with a friend the night the TV announcers came on to inform us that Elvis was dead. I still remember it vividly. My friend's mom was quite distressed. … [Read more...]