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PostPosted: Sun Sep 09, 2018 9:33 am 
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Not that I knew this, but just happen to see the news on the car show calendar I was looking at online. My Mother was a huge fan, and part of my inheritance was every movie he ever made, a library of books, Pictures and nick nacks. O yeah, can't forget the Barbie Dolls too. Any Fans? I'll be selling the stuff on ebay in the winter time. More stuff than I need. But Hey, the site is open to Honor the man, If any one wants to chime in and give a history lesson. :thumbs_up: I will keep the pictures of Graceland my mother took. :thumbs_up:


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PostPosted: Sun Sep 09, 2018 12:21 pm 
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I know he owned a BMW 507 which has recently been re-discovered and is undergoing total restoration. I lived in Memphis for a few years but never got to Graceland.

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 03, 2019 1:10 am 
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It was this time of year in 1956 that Elvis Presley made his television debut. Contrary to public belief, Elvis made his first TV appearance on Stage Show. Stage Show began as a summer replacement for Jackie Gleason in 1955 and featured a big band under the direction of Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey. In the fall it was scheduled as a half-hour show, hosted by Jack Carter in the 30 minute time slot prior to the Honeymooners. Elvis' first appearance was on Jan 28, 1956. He was brought back on Feb 4, Feb 11, Feb 18, Mar 17, and Mar 24. The audience grew younger each week.
My source of info is personal memory with details supplied by Google.

Older than I care to admit,

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 03, 2019 10:39 am 
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Never be ashamed of having lived long, my friend. It takes wisdom and tenacity to survive in today's social climate. You represent more-wonderful periods of our nation's progress and have much to share with today's lost generations.

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 03, 2019 7:15 pm 
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Frank T wrote:
Never be ashamed of having lived long, my friend. It takes wisdom and tenacity to survive in today's social climate. You represent more-wonderful periods of our nation's progress and have much to share with today's lost generations.



WeZ be a member of dat group too Frank! :shock: :shock: :roll: :cry: :cry:

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 04, 2019 3:06 pm 
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HowardJ wrote:
Frank T wrote:
Never be ashamed of having lived long, my friend. It takes wisdom and tenacity to survive in today's social climate. You represent more-wonderful periods of our nation's progress and have much to share with today's lost generations.



WeZ be a member of dat group too Frank! :shock: :shock: :roll: :cry: :cry:



What Howie said ! ! ! ! :mrgreen: :P :P :lol:

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 05, 2019 12:39 pm 
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["What Howie said ! ! ! ! :mrgreen: :P :P :lol:"]

Yeah, but I'm still trying to figure out if he means we're part of the older/wiZer generation or part of the younger loster generation! :|

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 08, 2019 11:31 am 
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In the words of an immortal country song..."I forgot more than you'll ever know" about her.

I'm one of the old five and dimers who hangs out at our local VFD. Actually a bit more than hanging out. I'm Financial Secretary in charge of funds coming in. Last night one of the guys was cleaning up listening to modern country music. Every singer I mentioned he did not have a clue. Not even there Everly Brothers, George Jones, The Carter Family, Hank Williams or Jim Reeves. I didn't dare to mention Lester and Earl. Hell. I was born in '43 and am familiar with Glenn Miller, The Dorsey Brothers and Jo Stafford, Allen Freed, and Chuck Berry.

The times they are a'changin'!

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 08, 2019 5:14 pm 
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I got mental pictures of every name you mentioned. :D :thumbs_up:

The Carters! AP and Mother Maybelle! June Carter Cash! Possum Eyes! The great Jim Reeves and a dozen more. Don't forget Virginia Peterson Hensley (Patsy), either. Hank Snow. Roy Acuff. Hank Williams.

Who's gonna fill their shoes?
Who's gonna stand that tall?
Who's gonna sing the Opry,
and the Wasbash Cannonball?

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