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When M.I.A. held up her middle finger during Madonna’s Super Bowl Halftime Show last weekend, she dominated blog chatter for a few days and incited a few minor cable-TV debates. She could have to pay a fine, and she’s definitely changed the narrative around her next album. But she hasn’t gotten anywhere near the pantheon… More »

There’s nothing better than having a good song about your hometown. The folks at put together a list of their “Top 10 Songs About Wonderful Cities,” kicking off with a four-way tie at #10, and listing the artist’s rendition they most love. (Thanks Mike!)
10. “New York, New York” – Frank Sinatra
10. “Viva… More »

The music mavens at the venerable Time magazine have compiled their list of the “ALL-TIME 100″ albums — unranked and broken down by decade. We’re not sure what’s better: that only five albums of the past five years are among their 100 greatest, or that four of those five were by people who were deadMore »

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Jack White Bought Elvis’ First Record For $300k And Will Reissue It For Record Store Day

Jack White is a big fan of gimmicks on Record Store Day. Just last year, he recorded, pressed, and released a 7-inch in a single…
James Rettig | March 6, 2015 - 8:39 am

Jack White – “Power Of My Love” (Elvis Presley Cover)

For Record Store Day this past weekend, Jack White attempted and completed a very Jack White-esque stunt: Recording, pressing, and releasing a new 7″ single…
Tom Breihan | April 22, 2014 - 10:10 am

Kurt Cobain, Tupac, John Lennon Are Still Alive And Shilling For Dutch Beer In This Bad Commercial

Conspiracy theorists have long speculated that dead celebrities like Elvis Presley and Tupac Shakur are actually alive and well -- living in luxury on a…
Chris DeVille | March 25, 2014 - 4:05 pm

Watch Lil’ Dan Rossen’s Elvis Impression

If Ezra Koenig's impression of a dorm room YouTube Dave Matthews balladeer wasn't on point enough, try this perfect rendering of Elvis by Grizzly Bear…
Amrit Singh | February 14, 2011 - 12:52 pm

Bono Writes Bad, Vaguely Racist Poem About Elvis

Sadly we only get to hear 30 seconds of “American David,” Bono’s 14-minute poetic tribute to Elvis, among other things. It was written in 1994,…
brandon | May 13, 2009 - 10:33 am

New Department Of Eagles – “Love Me” (Elvis Presley Cover)

Like A.C. Newman’s take on “Take On Me,” Department Of Eagles’ Elvis cover is part of Starbucks’ Valentines Day-approved Sweetheart compilation. Sip your morning Frappuccino…
brandon | February 11, 2009 - 9:24 am

Judd Apatow’s Walk Hard Trailer

See, the rumor mill does churn up morsels of truth from time to time. Our first report was grasping at wisps and whispers, but later…
Stereogum | August 17, 2007 - 11:17 am

The Flaming Lips Cover Elvis Presley

Here’s one from the vault. Back in ’02, Coyne & Co. covered Elvis’s comeback #1 “Suspicious Minds” being for the benefit of the BBC, and…
Stereogum | June 12, 2007 - 12:51 pm

Jack White To Play The King

We have nothing to back this but an off-hand tease in an article, but Jack White may be in talks to play the best
Stereogum | March 27, 2007 - 2:14 pm

Cybil Shepherd Outs Elvis As A Homophobe

Chuck D’s got his charges of Presley prejudice, and now Cybil’s joining the party. The actress recently joined the cast of Showtime’s The L Word,…
Stereogum | January 5, 2007 - 1:09 pm