If anyone is going to Memphis and interested, we have
some great seats available for Kathy fans. We have had
Kathy in Denmark and she was a STAR!! So we offer
these seats to her fans.
Please email me if interested!
Elvis Unlimited Productions and Henrik Knudsen of
Randers,Denmark presents the "Back In Memphis" concert
at Germantown Performing Arts Center,Memphis,TN,
BJ Thomas and The Memphis Boys ( American Sound Studio
Band) will be the headliners, in addition to some VERY
SPECIAL guests that you will not want to miss!
Doors open at 7 PM. The show starts at 8 PM and an
autograph session to follow. This is your chance to
experience this legendary sound live with the very
talented 5 time Grammy winning artist BJ Thomas!
In the film, That's The Way It Is, Elvis mentions
recording BJ Thomas' song, Just Can't Help Believin.
Tickets are 60.00 per person in addition to a handling
BJ Thomas is well known for such hits as Hooked on A
Feelin, Raindrops Keep Fallin On My Head, (Hey Won't
You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song,
and Just Can't Help Believing which Elvis also
recorded. BJ has sold over 70 million records. He has
earned 2 platinum records, 11 gold records and 5
Grammy awards.He has 15 top 40 pop/rock hits and 10
top 40 country hits to his credit.
The Memphis Boys created their unique sound which can
not be duplicated at The American Studio in Memphis.
They played on countless hits including Elvis' 1969
session at American. They played on such Elvis songs
as Suspicious Minds, In The Ghetto, Kentucky Rain, and
Don't Cry Daddy.
The Memphis Boys played on more "hits" in Billboard's
top 40 charts during a six-month period than any other
rhythm section in history!
Here are some other Memphians who have joined Elvis
Mark James who wrote Suspicious Minds, Always On My
Mind and Raised On Rock which Elvis recorded. He also
wrote Hooked On A Feeling recorded by BJ Thomas. And
Blue Suede Heaven, a song about Elvis featured in the
documentary, Elvis:The Echo Will Never Die.
Dickey Lee, another legendary Memphian has joined the
cast of Elvis Unlimited's Back In Memphis show.
Dickey's first recording was Dream Boy which was
number 2 on the charts in Memphis for 12 weeks with
much promotion from Dewey Phillips. In 1958, Dickey
recorded and eventually became a producer at Sun
Records. He worked with Jack Clement.
In 1962, Dickey recorded the song Patches, the first
in a series of tragedy songs he recorded. Patches was
a million seller on the pop top ten chart. He followed
this up with I Saw Linda Yesterday and Laurie (
Strange Things Happen). Both of these were on the pop
top 40 chart. In the 1970's, Dickey moved to Nashville
and signed with RCA. He recorded LoNever Ending Song
Of love which was on the Country Top Ten Chart and
lead to many hits for Dickey. Of the hits, his most
successful was Rocky which went to number 1 as a
Dickey wrote the song, She Thinks I Still Care which
was recorded and went to number 1 in 1962 by George
Jones. Elvis later recorded it in 1977 . Since then
Dickey Lee has spent his time as a songwriter. Writing
hit songs for such artists as Glen Campbell, Tammy
Wynette, and Brenda Lee.
In 1995, Dickey was inducted into the Songwriter's
Hall Of Fame. Here are some of the songs he has co
Let's Fall To Pieces Together ( Recorded by George
Strait,1984); In A Different Light (recorded by Doug
Stone,1991); Keeper Of The Stars ( Recorded by Tracy
Byrd,1995); You're The First Time I've Thought About
Leaving (Recorded by Reba McEntire,1983); I'll Be
Leaving Alone (Recorded by Charley Pride,1977); He
Broke Your Memory Last Night ( Recorded by Reba
He has received 20 BMI Performance Awards, In 1976 he
earned a Grammy and CMA nominations for country song
of the year, In 1995 he won ACM Song Of The year for
Keeper Of the Stars,
In 1996 he was nominated for CMA Song Of The Year
(Country) For Keeper Of The Stars. Most recently in
2005, he was featured in Jack Clement's movie, Cowboy
Jack's Home Movies at the Nashville Film Festival.
Jackie Thomas, an original trombone player in The
Memphis Boys rhythm section. He has played on just
about every hit song recorded by The Memphis Boys.
Jackie has also played with Bob Hope, Danny Thomas,
Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr, Vickie Carr, Barry
Manilow, Neil Diamond, The Temptations, The Four Tops,
Issac Hayes, BB King, Al Green, Willie Mitchell,
Petula Clark, The Box Tops, Dusty Springfield, Dionne
Warwick, Paul Revere and the Raiders among many
Above all, Jackie played on the sessions with Elvis
Presley and The Memphis Boys.
Jim Spake, Saxophonist, a hometown Memphis boy has
worked with Levon Helm, Jerry lee Lewis, Brenda Lee,
Ray Charles, Tony Bennett, The Four Tops, Chuck Berry,
Ben E King, Johnny Mathis,
AL Green, Screamin Jay Hawkins, Ike Turner, Lavern
Baker, Dan Penn, Rufus and Carla Thomas, Solomon
Burke, and Bruce Willis among countless others.
,Jim can be seen in the recently released DVD Elvis
Lives, playing with The TCB band for the 25th
anniversary concert in Memphis.
There are LESS than 27 tickets left for this show! Do
not miss out! We will be adding more guests very soon!
Some will remain a surprise until the night of the
This concert will be one people will be talking about
for a very long time!
Please do not forget our Free autograph session just
after the show! All are welcome!
We have one ticket price which allows everyone the
We understand that everyone has spent a lot of money
to join in Elvis Week from US fans to international
fans. And we want to recognize all fans. So we are
offering an evening of great entertainment for a fair
price to all.
Germantown Performing Arts Center
email questions or purchase tickets directly through
Elvis Unlimited at:ElvisUnlimited@...
Megan Murphy/ Production Assistant
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