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Black Elvis

Geoffrey Becker

Black Elvis

stories

by Geoffrey Becker

  • 175 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by University of Georgia Press in Athens, Ga .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Geoffrey Becker.
SeriesThe Flannery O"Connor Award for short fiction
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3552.E2553 B53 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23213403M
ISBN 100820334103
ISBN 109780820334103
LC Control Number2009016781

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A highly recommended collection of 12 lean, effective short stories from Geoffrey Becker. The author has a penchant for never-were and might-have-been musicians, from the African-American Elvis impersonator of the book's title story, to Desire, the lost vocalist of "Black Days." Themes of memory, loyalty, love, and religion are explored throughout/5.

as a fan of both elvis presley and jackie wilson i find the writers reveiw sly the reveiwer has a racial hangup and it is clear they don't like elvis and have never read any books about elvis.

from the first bio of elvis written in by jerry hopkins of rolling stoneto countless others written since allthe way to peter geralnicks last train to memphis and careless love /5(13).

Black Elvis addresses the most potent of the bittersweet mysteries, herein writ right, that animate our condemned kind: family, loyalty, love, religion, memory and love. If there were a short story Hall of Fame, Geoffrey Becker would be installed in its rotunda―on the Jumbotron, in fact, keyboard held aloft in much-deserved triumph.5/5(2).

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contact. [email protected] Clearance Giddens is an African American Elvis impersonator from Melfa, Virginia, who has been billed as the "Black Elvis".He has appeared on The Arsenio Hall Show and the Geraldo Show, and in the film Honeymoon in Vegas.

In the early s, he also sang on stage in a duet with Jimmy Buffett singing "Jailhouse Rock". He is listed in the book I Am Elvis: A Guide to Elvis Impersonators. After Elvis Presley died inMs. Langston stayed on to cook for the family for 12 more years.

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The Black Elvis: Jackie Wilson. Jacksonville, Florida: Heyday Publishing, Inc., As I stated in an earlier post, some Jackie Wilson fans cannot get beyond the title of the Doug Carter book, The Black Elvis: Jackie Wilson.

The most angry insist that “Elvis is the White Jackie. Black Elvis Matters. likes. Committed to Freedom and Justice for Black ElvisFollowers: Black Elvis, Melfa, Virginia. likes. Musician/BandFollowers:   Geoffrey Becker’s short stories in Black Elvis have a tendency to leave me scratching my head—but that’s just the ’s characters are frequently left scratching their heads, too.

Winner of the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction, Black Elvis collects a dozen of Becker’s stories into a collection that could best be described as a handbook for people trying to find. Elvis Impersonator & Tribute Artist available RI, MA, CT, NH, VT, ME, and Nationwide ELVISLIVE Robert Black Entertainment.

The accuracy of this book has been debated but its very entertaining. If your one of these nutters that want to turn Elvis into some sort of holy figure then you will hate this book. If you want to be entertained with tales of the "wacky Elvis" then this is the book for you/5.

Black Elvis Lyrics: Yeah. / For the () / Black Elvis (Black Elvis) / We get raw with this (hand me my guitar) / Tour bus packed (tour bus packed) / Black Elvis, recordin in the track. The piebald charts and radio playlists of the late s and early s, like black admiration for young Elvis, belonged to a particular moment of rising black activism and cautious optimism.

In the title story, an aging black singer who performs only Elvis songs despite his classic bluesman looks has his regular spot at the local blues jam threatened by a newly arrived Asian American with the unlikely name Robert Johnson. Get this from a library. Black Elvis: stories. [Geoffrey Becker] -- In this funny, touching collection about music, identity, liars, and love, Geoffrey Becker brings us into the lives of people who have come to a turning point and lets us watch as they take, however.

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Hired as: Musical Comedy Act, Elvis Impersonator. (/Ed Bonja & Henrik Knudsen) Hardback, x31 cm, pages, completely full page stage photos in full color. An amazing photo book. Very rare and hard to find today. Elvis On Stage is a hard cover book with full-color Elvis. The book is a collection of short stories about her life around Elvis and his family and includes dozens of previously unpublished photos.

“He was. referencing Black Elvis / Lost In Space, 2xLP, Album, RE,MOVLP WOW. I own the CD version and recently copped this g recently and I /5().This full-color hardcover book takes the reader on an extensive & up-close tour of Elvis' famous stagewear collection and provides an all new look into the King of Rock 'n' Roll's style evolution.

Full-page, full-color photography of Elvis' wardrobe, including his amazing jumpsuits, is paired with style details, facts, quotes, original designer.Elvis Presley is once again the subject of some new tell-all books that are coming out around the upcoming 39th anniversary of Elvis Presley's death on August The new books, one written by his step-brother David Stanley called "My Brother Elvis" suggest that Presley told Stanley during their last conversation that he would be going away for a few days and that the next time he saw him, he.