it was the Sound Of Music which received the karaoke treatment on
a grand scale, now it was the turn of the King.
on BBC Radio Cornwall
Good Friday you can enjoy an hour of Elvis classics, rarely
heard gems, plus interviews with the man himself at various
stages of his career.
BBC Cornwall's very own Elvis nut Matt Shepherd is let loose
on the airwaves between 6-7pm.
on to BBC Radio Cornwall or hear it live on Good Friday on
the BBC Cornwall website.
here to visit our homepage
and select the 'Listen Live' option.
- The Photos
enjoy a gallery of photos and see if we have captured you in
your Elvis gear!
gave hundreds of fans the chance to perform their favourite Presley
tunes at the Hall For Cornwall in March.
excellent impersonators sang the classic songs on stage, while the
lyrics appeared on a big screen behind them.
Ashton as Elvis
the greats were included from the rock and roll years (Hound Dog
and Blue Suede Shoes) through the movie years (Viva Las Vegas and
GI Blues) to the Vegas comeback period (My Way and American Trilogy)
audience were given goody bags featuring flags, and trumpets to
add even more of a party atmosphere to the Elvis night.
no time at all people were out of their seats dancing to the rock
tunes, and swaying to the romantic ballads.
two hour show included gospel, country, and blues capturing as many
of the Elvis hits as possible.
show the King was still as big a chart influence today, as he was
in his heyday, the night included the recent hits 'A Little Less
Conversation' and 'Rubberneckin'
the man himself made a brief appearance on the screen, smiling in
a 50s pose. I bet if the King had seen the fun his fans had at the
Hall For Cornwall, he would have been grinning from ear to ear.
too soon the night was over, a familiar voice filled the hall saying
'Elvis has left the building, thank you and good night'.
may have left the building, but nearly 28 years after his death,
the King is very much alive in the hearts of his fans.