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Conversations on Elvis - Behind the Stage
8/17/2012
1:30 p.m. Elvis Week Main Stage Entertainment Pavilion, Graceland
Details: Hosted by Tom Brown, Vice President of Original Productions for Turner Classic Movies (TCM), this event will explore what went on behind the scenes of Elvis' touring productions with special guests who were there to experience it. Guests are: Lisa Marie Presley, Elvis' only daughter;  Sam Thompson, Elvis' friend who worked as a personal bodyguard for him at home and on tour; Dick Grob, who served as chief of security for Elvis; Charles Stone, tour producer for Elvis throughout the 1970s; Loanne Parker, who was hired in 1971 by RCA Records Tours as the tour secretary for Elvis and held that position throughout his touring years - she was also Colonel Parker's companion and confidant for over 25 years and they married in 1990; and Tom Moffatt, a celebrated Hawaiian DJ who brought Elvis to Hawaii and worked with him through the ‘50s, ‘60s and ‘70s. Tickets are $20. Starting August 9, tickets available for purchase will be located at Graceland Guest Services. Tickets may also be purchased at the door 30 minutes prior to the start, pending availability.


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