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Elvis Presley

Question of the Day: King of Rock & Roll?

by Corny O'Connell

Elvis Presley, who was born on this date and went on to become the King of Rock & Roll, left a lasting impression on the genre and pop culture. He's also the subject of many a song. Can you think of any that mention Elvis or are about him? Write them in the comments below and we'll spin a set after 9am.

Here's what we played:

"Man on the Moon" - R.E.M.

"Cities" - Talking Heads

"Riding with the King" - John Hiatt

"Elvis Presley Blues" - Gillian Welch

Question of the Day: King of Rock & Roll?

by Corny O'Connell

Elvis Presley, who was born on this date and went on to become the King of Rock & Roll, left a lasting impression on the genre and pop culture. He's also the subject of many a song. Can you think of any songs that mention Elvis or are about him? Write them in the comments below and we'll spin a set after 9am.

Heres what we played:

Kathleen Edwards "I Make The Dough, You Get The Glory"

Richard Thompson "From Galway to Graceland"

Paul Simon "Graceland"

Warren Zevon "Porcelain Monkey"