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1. Graceland Exhibit Gives Glimpse Into Young Elvis -

MEMPHIS (AP) – The telegram sent by Elvis Presley to his parents in November 1954 gives a glimpse into the young singer's priorities and his optimism, as he begins what will become a career as a rock 'n' roll icon and cultural phenomenon.

2. February 7-13: This week in Memphis history -

1950: Among the new merchant licenses listed in The Daily News, Memphis Recording Service at 706 Union Ave. The owner of the recording service was a sound engineer for WREC radio who had decided to branch out into making recordings for whoever hired out his studio or hired him to bring his equipment to their event. His name was Sam Phillips. And he would soon add his own independent record label to the business, Sun Records.

3. Fans Gather at Graceland for Presley's Birthday -

MEMPHIS (AP) – Television and radio personality Wink Martindale remembers the day nearly 60 years ago when Elvis Presley's first single, "That's All Right," played for the first time on the radio.

4. Four-Way Self Storage Facility Sells for $1.3 Million -

6780 Country Park Drive Memphis, TN 38134

Sale Amount: $1.3 million

Sale Date: April 9, 2013

5. Select-O-Hits Files Loan on Property -

Select-O-Hits Inc. has filed a $2.6 million loan on its 17,050-square-foot industrial property at 1981 Fletcher Creek Drive in Northeast Memphis.

6. Shakin’ Up Beale -

The newest addition to Beale Street is a Memphis music legend. Jerry Lee Lewis, the last living member of the Sun Records’ “Million Dollar Quartet,” is lending his name and personal items to a nightspot at 310 Beale St.

7. Memphis Music Hall of Fame to Appear on ‘Jeopardy’ -

The Memphis Music Hall of Fame is scheduled to be a category on “Jeopardy” later this week.

The category, which will air on the Thursday, March 28, show, will present five answers relating to some of the 2012 inaugural inductees into the Memphis Music Hall of Fame.

8. Phillips Joins Spirco as Manager, Vice President -

Mike Phillips has joined Spirco Manufacturing as general manager and vice president of operations. In his new role, Phillips will oversee all divisions of the metal-building manufacturer and direct its organizational needs.

9. Memphis Music Hall of Fame Names 25 Initial Inductees -

Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. joined with representatives from the Smithsonian-developed Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum Tuesday, Oct. 16, in announcing the launch of a Memphis Music Hall of Fame tribute to the city’s musical legends.

10. Memphis Music Hall of Fame Names 25 Initial Inductees -

Memphis Mayor AC Wharton joined with representatives from the Smithsonian-developed Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum Tuesday, Oct. 16, in announcing the launch of a Memphis Music Hall of Fame tribute to the city’s musical legends.

11. Marking History -

For years, business owners in a row of four Quonset huts on the north side of Chelsea Avenue near McLean Boulevard have become accustomed to visitors from across the country and around the world stopping by for a look.

12. Weintraub Continues Family Tradition at Fisher & Phillips -

Jeff Weintraub is among what might be one of the few third-generation lawyer families in Memphis.

His father Sam made a name for himself in labor and employment law in this area after coming out of World War II. He attended Georgetown and then was sent to Memphis by the National Labor Relations Board to open a field office before leaving that to start his own firm.

13. Graceland Marks 30th Year as Tourist Attraction -

MEMPHIS (AP) – When Graceland opened to the public 30 years ago this month, nobody knew if it would be a success. Nearly 18 million visitors later, the house where Elvis Presley once lived is a money-making business that's helped transform the city of Memphis into a top destination for music lovers.

14. Events -

The Sales and Marketing Society of the Mid-South will hold a roundtable breakfast meeting with Nathan P. Walters of Marsh USA Inc. Thursday, March 29, from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. at Panera Bread in Laurelwood Shopping Center, 4530 Poplar Ave., suite 101. He will speak on “A Plan to Define, Design and Implement a Prospecting Strategy.” Visit www.sms-midsouth.org to register.

15. Memphis-Made Video Stars ‘Two Kings’ -

A new music video recently filmed in Memphis features the unlikely duo of veteran country artist Pam Tillis and Memphis native and rising rhythm and blues star Kris Thomas.

16. Unions Gearing Up to Spend Big in 2012 Election -

WASHINGTON (AP) – Unions are gearing up to spend more than $400 million to help re-elect President Barack Obama and lift Democrats this election year in a fight for labor's survival.

Under siege in state legislatures around the country – and fearing the consequences of a Republican in the White House – union leaders say they have little choice as they try to beat back GOP efforts to curb collective bargaining rights or limit their ability to collect dues.

17. Chris Isaak Releases Album Recorded at Sun -

Chris Isaak is returning to the roots of rock ‘n’ roll and doing it old-school: All in one take.

The U.S. soul singer headed back to the original Sun Studio in Memphis to record a collection that includes cover versions of hits by Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash. The album, “Beyond the Sun,” was released last week and Isaak will soon embark on a string of U.S. concert dates.

18. Sumlin: Remembering a Memphis Musical Great -

Recent headlines shouted “Chicago Blues Great Hubert Sumlin Dies at 80.” The stories released about the death of Hubert Sumlin were almost correct, but the headlines should have read “Memphis Guitar Great Hubert Sumlin Dies.”

19. City’s Story Recounted in ‘Memphis 101’ -

A cross-section of native Memphians and Memphians by choice spent the afternoon of Tuesday, Nov. 9, exploring the stories that shaped the city during “Memphis 101,” a free, public event held biannually at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library.

20. A Look Back, A Look Ahead -

Now that you know the past and present of the company that publishes The Daily News and The Memphis News, what should you expect in the future?

Here are a few predictions about our city in general – something to agree or disagree with, or have a good laugh. And maybe keep a copy of to compare with what actually happens between now and then.

21. Class of ‘66 Stands Out At White Station -

There was clearly something special about the 1966 graduating glass of White Station High School.

The graduates that year include an Oscar-winning actress, world-famous physicist and author, owner of a nationally known restaurant, federal judge, attorneys, artists and many others who attained a lot of success at local and national levels.

22. During 'Elvis Week,' Fans Remember Pivotal Year -

MEMPHIS (AP) – Elvis Presley fans love an anniversary.

Every year, thousands of Elvis devotees flock to Memphis to remember the singer's death on Aug. 16, 1977. The main event of "Elvis Week" is the solemn candlelight vigil at Graceland, his longtime home, at midnight Tuesday.

23. Support Local Biz, Save Our Economy -

At a time when so many elements of a daily life in our city can change by choice, the “Buy Local” campaign is another part of a movement that is reconfiguring modern Memphis in ways that have nothing to do with bricks and mortar.

24. Rejuvenating Sears Crosstown Building Needs Civic Vision -

When it opened in 1927, the Sears Crosstown building employed more than 1,000 people and drew shoppers from at least three states to a store that sold everything from candy to horse harnesses to homebuilding materials.

25. Celebration to Feature Virtual Elvis Concert -

MEMPHIS (AP) – Elvis Week this year will include the traditional candlelight vigil remembering Elvis Presley's death and a concert featuring a virtual image of the rock icon.

Elvis Week draws thousands of fans every year to Graceland, Elvis' longtime home in Memphis, for a celebration of his life and death.

26. Farm to Table Conference Slated for Monday -

Farmers, other food producers and chefs gather Monday for a half-day session to discuss emerging issues as the number of farmers markets in the city grows.

The Urban Farms organization is hosting the Farm to Table Conference from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Service Over Self, 2505 Poplar Ave.

27. Spreading the Gospel -

Live From Memphis celebrates 10 years of promoting, supporting and showcasing Memphis music, film, art and culture with a Friday open house and free party at its studio at 1 S. Main St.

28. Sam Phillips Inducted in Nat'l Radio Hall of Fame -

Sam Phillips has been inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame.

He began his career as a disc jockey and engineer at WLAY in Muscle Shoals, Ala. He later worked at WMSL in Decatur, Ala., WLAC in Nashville and WREC in Memphis before opening the Memphis Recording Service and founding Sun Records.

29. Bankers’ Reactions Mixed to Fed Jumpstart Attempt -

A harbinger of rampant inflation. A sign the economy is still not on the right track. A Hail Mary pass.

That’s a sampling of the reaction from Memphis bankers and financial professionals to this week’s news the Federal Reserve Board is effectively printing money to buy $600 billion of U.S. government bonds over the next eight months.

30. Memphis Means Music Week Promotes Indie Vibe -

Memphis is one of the most widely named cities in American song lyrics, but Memphis musicians still need a little help.

This year’s Memphis Means Music Week, beginning this weekend, promotes the community that keeps independent musicians working.

31. Binghampton Farmers Market Prepares for Sept. 4 Opening -

The Binghampton Development Corp. needs volunteers to help prepare for the opening of the city’s first farmers market linked to a commercial-scale, community gardening enterprise.

32. ‘Holy Grail’ of Recording Uncovered -

A 52-year-old tape recorder described by some as the Holy Grail of the music industry has been discovered in the storage room of the owner of a used bus dealership in Marion, Ark.

But this isn’t just any bus dealership owner. Bob Tucker, owner of Bob Tucker Motors on Interstate 55, is a music industry veteran and one-time leader of the Memphis band that toured with the Beatles in 1964.

33. Back on the Air -

After being silent and nearly forgotten for more than 50 years, the radio station that helped launch the careers of such music pioneers as B.B. King, Johnny Cash, Howlin’ Wolf, Ike Turner, Carl Perkins, Albert King – and even Elvis Presley – is back.

34. West Memphis Mojo Rises -

On the night of the worst civic tragedy in West Memphis’ history, blues stood up and did its thing.

The “Blues Trail to Chicago” concert was briefly canceled before officials decided to go with the show in honor of the two second-generation law enforcement officers who were shot and killed earlier Thursday.

35. Committees Not Needed For Creativity -

Creativity goes to committee meetings to die.

“In all the towns and all the cities there are no statues to committees.”

Unknown, probably someone shot down by a committee.

“So,” he said to the committee, “I’ll buy a bunch of jets, fill them with cardboard envelopes, and guarantee overnight delivery … and all I need to get started is, oh, about a zillion dollars.” The committee would have absolutely, positively said no to Fred Smith. They would have told Clarence Saunders that schlepping your own groceries would never work. They would have told Kemmons Wilson where to park his motel idea. They would have told Charlie Vergos that nobody is going to get fired up about ribs from a basement off an alley next to a dumpster.

36. Cook Leaves Long Shadow in Local Broadcast Community -

To many Memphians, Fred Cook’s voice was rich and full, and he spoke with authority.

There was a time when that voice seemed to be everywhere.

37. Events -

The University of Memphis College of Communication and Fine Arts today will honor Knox Phillips with the 2008 Distinguished Achievement Award in the Creative and Performing Arts at 11:30 a.m. at the Rendezvous, 52 S. Second St. Phillips, son of Sun Records founder Sam Phillips, will be honored for his work in the music scene as an engineer, producer, studio owner and supporter of local music. Cost of the luncheon is $50 per person and $350 for a table of eight. Seating is limited. For reservations, call 678-5086 or 678-4372.

38. Phillips to be Honored By University of Memphis -

Knox Phillips, the son of Sun Records founder Sam Phillips, will receive the 2008 Distinguished Achievement Award in the Creative and Performing Arts from the University of Memphis College of Communications and Fine Arts at a luncheon later this month.

39. Sun Studio, Label Counterpart Agree to Settle -

Both sides in a legal dispute between Sun Studio in Memphis and the companion Sun record label in Nashville have shaken hands and agreed to set aside their differences.

Representatives of each entity shared a handshake and had what was described as a friendly conversation about their joint future at a meeting in Nashville a few days ago, and a settlement agreement also has been signed. That recent encounter comes more than a year after both the Memphis studio and Nashville record label filed lawsuits against each other in what had become a contentious rift between the two companies.

40. Arizona Company BlockedFrom Selling Sun Recordings -      A federal judge has permanently blocked an Arizona company from selling master recordings by former Sun Records artists including Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins, Sun Entertainment officials said Thursday.<

41. Events -

The David Lusk Gallery presents "John Torina: Path Into the Wilderness" through Feb. 24 at 4540 Poplar Ave. For more information, call the gallery at 767-3800.

The Eclectic Eye in Midtown presents "Life As I See It," an exhibit by Tom Clifton, through March 1 at 242 South Cooper St. For more information, call 276-EYES (3937).

42. Blast From the Past -

For some Memphians, there's no forgetting the likes of the manic deejay known in his day as "Daddy-O-Dewey."

As a WHBQ disc jockey in the 1950s, Dewey Phillips - no relation to Sun Studio founder Sam Phillips - was as unpredictable as a hurricane and relished catch phrases such as, "Get yourself a wheelbarrow load of mad hogs, run 'em through the front door, and tell 'em Phillips sent ya."

43. Elvis' Ed Sullivan DebutTo Be Released in November -      The first DVDs of Elvis Presley's performances on the Ed Sullivan Show will be released just in time for Christmas. The DVD, "Elvis Presley: The Ed Sullivan Shows," will go on sale Nov. 21 as a special-edition three-disc

44. Elvis' Ed Sullivan DebutTo Be Released in November -      The first DVDs of Elvis Presley's performances on the Ed Sullivan Show will be released just in time for Christmas. The DVD, "Elvis Presley: The Ed Sullivan Shows," will go on sale Nov. 21 as a special-edition three-disc

45. Royalty Money Better Late Than Never, Music Heritage Group Insists -

The Stax record label could be headed for a potential rebirth, thanks to Justin Timberlake's announcement Sept. 15 that he wants to build a contemporary version of the iconic label, which started in 1959 as a small record store in South Memphis and later helped launch the careers of music legends like Isaac Hayes and Otis Redding.

46. Anniversary Edition of MillionDollar Quartet Coming Soon -      A cool day in December 1956 and an impromptu gathering of Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis and Johnny Cash at Sun Recording Studio singing songs like "You Belong to my Heart," "I Shall Not Be Moved," and "Dow

47. Sun Records Owner Entertains Prospects -

Shelby Singleton has been talking to a colorful cast of characters about selling the Sun Records label he bought in 1969.

Singleton is chairman of Sun Entertainment Holding Corp., the Nashville company that owns the Sun logo and master recordings of such musicians as Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash and Carl Perkins. He was a record producer himself before buying the Memphis label and its catalog from Sam Phillips.

48. Archived Article: Calendar - Calendar of events Sept

Calendar of events Dec. 9-Dec. 15

Dec. 9

Wyndham Garden Hotel, 300 N. Second St., is the site of the 15th annual Current Developments in Tennessee Employment Law seminar from 1:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. The seminar is pre...

49. Archived Article: Law Briefs - The Shelby County Democratic Partys executive committee meeting is today at 7 p

The Shelby County Democratic Partys executive committee meeting is 7 p.m. today at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Union Hall, 1870 Madison Ave. T...

50. Archived Article: Memos - Thomas F

Thomas F. Barnett and Emily Turner Landry joined the Memphis office of Baker, Donelson, Bearman & Caldwell as associates. Barnett concentrates his practice in the area of litigation. He earned a bachelors degree from Ohio State Unive...

51. Archived Article: Comm Briefs - The Madonna Circle will host the 27th Annual Memphis Antique, Garden & Gourmet Show The Madonna Circle will host the 27th annual Memphis Antique, Garden & Gourmet Show Feb. 22 through Feb. 24 in the Shelby County Building at the Mid-South Fa...

52. Archived Article: Calendar - Calendar of events Jan Calendar of events Jan. 14-Jan. 20 Jan. 14 The International Association of Administrative Professionals will have its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. at the Holiday Inn East. Ruth W. Lentz, IJL Wachovia first vice president of inve...

53. Archived Article: Gov't Cc - Expanding property lines within a planned development and the plan to use part of a city park for an oil company's facilities are two of the items to be considered at Tuesday's City Council meeting Extension, Mapco proposals on agenda By KATHLEEN BU...

54. Archived Article: Law Briefs - Sam Phillips Bradley was temporarily suspended from the practice of law in Tennessee by order of the Supreme Court on March 27 Sam Phillips Bradley was temporarily suspended from the practice of law in Tennessee by order of the Supreme Court on Marc...

55. Archived Article: Memos - Sam Hubbard has joined Financial Federal Savings Bank as vice president in the companys construction lending department Sam Hubbard has joined Financial Federal Savings Bank as vice president in the companys construction lending department. Hubbard ...

56. Archived Article: Govt Focus - 11-21 film, tape & music.gs Memphis means movies Film location manager cites local strengths, needs in building movie industry base By GABRIELLE C.L. SONGE The Daily News A special guest addressed the Memphis and Shelby County Film, Tape & M...

57. Archived Article: Mcvb Meeting Chg - CVB attributes record revenues to music campaign MCVB announces record revenues, honors music industry By CAMILLE H. GAMBLE The Daily News The Memphis Convention and Visitors Bureau topped off a banner year Thursday at its annual meeting and electio...