Articles — Elvis
This Week In Music History Apr 24-May 7
Posted by Lilly Duncan on
The week in music history brought to you by MusicGoldmine.com. Just a couple of highlights from this week in music history! MAY 1: Sad news today - Gordon Lightfoot passed away age 84. He was a Canadian singer-songwriter known for his melodic folk and country music. He was born on November 17, 1938, in Orillia, Ontario, Canada. Lightfoot began his career in the 1960s and released many successful albums throughout the years, including "If You Could Read My Mind," "Sundown," and "The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald." His music often explored themes of love, loss, and the Canadian landscape. Lightfoot won numerous...
Elvis Lives On!
Posted by James Duncan on
This past weekend marked 43 years since Elvis Presley left us. The King passed away on August 16, 1977 at the too-young age of 42, leaving an entire globe of fans mourning his passing. But Elvis, in reality, never really left. His legacy lives on with his many contributions to rock, pop music, and film. He still holds the record for the most Gold Album Awards awarded of any artist in RIAA history. He is a three-time Grammy award and was a Lifetime Achievement award winner by age 36. He has the most albums charted on the Billboard 200 in the tally’s history...