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Elvis Songwriters Showcase Features the Men Behind the Music on Elvis Week Main Stage

August 01, 2012

Elvis fans will have the chance to meet the men behind the music at the new Elvis Week event, Elvis Songwriters Showcase, which features the songwriters of Elvis' most well-known songs.

This exciting new event will be a blend of storytelling and music with lyrical greats such as Mark James, who wrote Suspicious Minds" and "Always on My Mind"; Mike Stoller from the legendary song writing team Leiber and Stoller whose hits include "Hound Dog," "Loving You," and "Jailhouse Rock"; and Dickey Lee, who wrote "She Thinks I Still Care."

The Songwriters Showcase will be at 2:00 pm on Saturday, August 11, 2012. To purchase tickets, call Graceland Reservations at 800-238-2000 or 901-332-3322, or click here to purchase online.

For more information on special guest appearances and all of the events taking place in Memphis during Elvis Week 2012, visit