Tracing the King's Path to Greatness NON-FICTION in Search of Elvis by Charlie Connelly (Little, Brown, [Pounds Sterling]12.99)
Byline: HARRY RITCHIE
Tracing the King's path to greatness WHEN Elvis died in 1977, there were only 185 Elvis impersonators in the world. In 2005, there were 186,000. At this rate, by 2050, one in four people in the world will be an Elvis impersonator.
Thirty years after his death, Elvis still earns [pounds sterling]25million a year in royalties. And the cult of Elvis continues to thrive, with often near-religious intensity, all over the world.
Charlie Connelly sets off to explore the be-sequined, lip-curling, hip-wiggling world ruled by the King, travelling to outposts of Elvism from Tashkent to Porthcawl, and making his own pilgrimages to Graceland and …
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Publication information: Article title: Tracing the King's Path to Greatness NON-FICTION in Search of Elvis by Charlie Connelly (Little, Brown, [Pounds Sterling]12.99). Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Evening Standard (London, England). Publication date: January 30, 2007. Page number: 29. © Not available. COPYRIGHT 2007 Gale Group.
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