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2012 Elvis Cruise Panel Discussion Details and More Announced

October 24, 2011

The leaves around Graceland are beginning to turn colors and that means The Elvis Cruise 2012 is getting closer! The 2012 Elvis Cruise sets sail from Jacksonville, Florida to the beautiful Nassau, Bahamas on January 12-16, 2012. Here are a few updates on exciting things that will keep the ship rockin' 'n' rollin'!

ETA Announcement:
Host of The Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest, Joey Sulipeck, will be on board to present many of the best Elvis tribute artists from around the world.

We are excited to announce Stephen Freeman will be joining us for The Elvis Cruise 2012! Stephen was the winner of the Ultimate ETA Twitter Contest and competed in the Ultimate ETA Contest during Elvis Week 2011. A few of the previously announced ETAs had a scheduling conflict so please check out the list of ETA's now confirmed.

Panel Discussions



The King of Fashion
Elvis' personal sense of style still resonates today. Discover more about his flair for style from jeweler Lowell Hays, who made over 200 pieces of jewelry for Elvis, Alfred Wertheimer, who captured some of his most iconic photographs and Larry Geller, who was not only Elvis' personal hairstylist, but one of his dearest and most trusted friends.

On the Set with Elvis - The Largest Gathering of Elvis Co-stars Ever!
Ladies first...hear from a few of Elvis' leading ladies on-screen, including Marlyn Mason from "The Trouble with Girls" and Cynthia Pepper from "Kissin' Cousins."

Then, enjoy stories from both on the set and behind-the-scenes with some of Elvis' movie co-stars, including Edward Faulkner from "Tickle Me" and "GI Blues," Celeste Yarnall from "Live A Little, Love A Little," Chris Noel from "Girl Happy," and Christopher Riordan, who appeared in six of Elvis' feature films and as a dancer in the "68 Special."

Finally, you'll hear about starring in a movie with Elvis from some of his youngest co-stars: Robin & Gavin Koon from "Follow That Dream," Larry Domasin from "Fun in Acapulco, and Victoria Paige Meyerink from "Speedway."

Elvis on Tour and in the Studio
From hearing first-hand about being with Elvis on tours in the 1970s to working with the king in the studio, these guests are sure to share stories you've never heard before.

Special guest Charles Stone, who worked as a tour producer for Elvis in the 1970s, will share details on what it was like to plan an Elvis Presley tour with Colonel Parker. Then, hear what it was like to stand and perform on stage with Elvis during his 1970s concerts from Joe Guercio, Elvis' musical conductor. Hear from Elvis' Imperials members Terry Blackwood and Joe Moscheo as they share their memories of singing backup vocals for Elvis both on and off stage. Finally step back in time to 1969 and go inside American Sound Studio with members of The Memphis Boys and the Holladay Sisters, who were there for the recording session that produced some of Elvis' best-known classics, such as "In the Ghetto" and "Suspicious Minds."

For a full list of confirmed entertainment for the 2012 Elvis Cruise or how to book your cabin, visit