BOOK CONTAINS NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED PHOTOGRAPHS OF ELVIS
Be there at the very instant Rock & Roll was born!! Learn why Col. Tom Parker hid his true identity and his criminal past from Elvis throughout his career.
Who was Elvis’ only leading lady to attend his funeral and why?
What famous gospel group turned down Elvis’ request for a job and two months later couldn’t hire him because he was such a big star?
“The King and the Kid” puts you inside Dallas from an insiders viewpoint the day of the Kennedy assassination!!
“I’d like to say that I learned very early in life that ‘without a song the day would never end. Without a song a man ain’t got a friend. Without a song, the road would never bend—without a song’ so I keep singing a song.”
From Elvis’ acceptance speech for the Ten Outstanding Young Men of the Nation Award, January 16, 1971.
“I’m sitting in the drive-thru lane and I’ve got my three girls in the back and this station came on and it’s playing “Jailhouse Rock,” and my girls are jumping up and down, going nuts. I’m looking at them and they’ve heard dad’s music all the time and I didn’t see that out of them. No one will ever touch Elvis!
“If life was fair, Elvis would be alive and all the impersonators would be dead.”
“So you’re an artis. Big deal! Elvis was an artist. But that didn’t stop him from volunteering for the military in time of service. And that’s why you’re a schmuck.”
Serendipity in “Dogma” 1999.
“It’s always been my dream to come to Madison Square Garden and be the warm-up act for Elvis.”
Sen. Al Gore, accepting the nomination for Vice-President at the 1992 Democratic National Convention, prior to Bill Clinton’s (A.K.A. “Elvis,” his security code name) acceptance of the presidential nomination.
All photographs used in this book are from the Norman Johnson private archives.
Each book contains the 78 minute audio CD, "A Discussion of the Life and Good Times of Norman Johnson" featuring Danny Merrell of KYKS 105 Radio interviewing Norman.