The Essential Memphis Library: Elvis Presley’s ‘Elvis is Back!’

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 13, 2020 6:18 AM CT | Published: May 13, 2020 4:00 AM CT

In all, the album comprises the coolest version of the Elvis the public tended to adore and rock puritans resist, mixing great schlock with great art until you can’t quite tell the difference.


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Chris Herrington

Chris Herrington

Chris Herrington covers the Memphis Grizzlies and writes about Memphis culture, food, and civic life. He lives in the Vollentine-Evergreen neighborhood of Midtown with his wife, two kids, and two dogs.

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