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Congressional Inaction Puts ‘Elvis Day’ At Risk

Via the LA Times:
With lawmakers singing the blues about the looming “fiscal cliff,” why not a resolution to show their support for designating Jan. 8 as Elvis Presley Day? Ten members of Congress have signed onto the resolution to show they have a big hunk o’ love for the King of rock ‘n’ roll. Presley, born Jan. 8, 1935, in Tupelo, Miss., died at age 42 on Aug. 16, 1977, at Graceland in Memphis, Tenn. He “remains one of the most famous American entertainers of all time whose influence on music and whose cultural impact continues today,” according to the resolution. Demand for Elvis items certainly has not faded. . .

Maybe we'll go over the "fiscal cliff" listening to Elvis music? - Greg Pollowitz


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