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Strictly Elvis No. 2 (June, 1968)

 

Provided by Paul Richardson
 
 

Strictly-Elvis-5-TOP2Welcome to the 2nd issue of ROCKY BARRA‘s legendary STRICTLY ELVIS!
 
One of the highlights of this issue is the article written by Judy Palmer. She met Elvis over 40 times and talked to him on 9 occasions, and all in the space of only a few weeks in early 1968! It is most fascinating to read how extremely friendly (and funny!) Elvis was with his fans.
 
Sit back and relax, and let Rocky guide you through the months that would launch Elvis’ career to it’s highest peak since the late 50′s. Enjoy!
 
 
 
Issues of STRICTLY ELVIS currently on ECHOES:
STRICTLY ELVIS No. 1 (May, 1968)
STRICTLY ELVIS No. 2 (June, 1968)
STRICTLY ELVIS No. 3 (July 1968) coming soon
STRICTLY ELVIS No. 4 (August, 1968)
STRICTLY ELVIS No. 5 (September, 1968)
STRICTLY ELVIS No. 6 (October, 1968)

 
 
 

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February 16, 1968 at Graceland (Sandy left, Judy right) Im A Kissin Cousin pinback button (1964)Here we have the February 16, 1968 photo Judy Palmer is referring to.
Judy can be seen to the right, and her friend Sandy is on the left.
 
“We asked him to say hello to Priscilla for us, and he turned toward the house and yelled ‘Hello Priscilla!’“.
 
Judy is wearing the (nowadays rare) I’m A Kissin’ Cousin button from 1964.

 
 
 

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Strictly Elvis topMy sincere thanks and respect goes to ROCKY BARRA.
 
Thanks to PAUL RICHARDSON for providing us with this issue of Strictly Elvis.
 
The color photo of Elvis in front of Graceland (February 16, 1968) is copyrighted by JUDY PALMER.
 
For a very interesting interview EIN’s NIGEL PATTERSON had with Rocky please go here: ELVIS INFORMATION NETWORK

 
 
 

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3 Comments Post a comment
  1. Alan White #

    Another great in depth feature, great work guys.

    April 19, 2015
  2. Pink&Black #

    I love the article by Judy Palmer. So nice to read about a time when all was right :)

    April 19, 2015
  3. Gandoo #

    Brilliant article, brings back the memories.

    April 23, 2015

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