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Elvis Presley: Young Man With The Big Beat

From: Joyride Media
Series: I Am An Elvis Fan
Length: 01:00:00

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1956 was the year Elvis Presley became a household name.  The national spotlight turned on the 21 year old singer, and his life changed forever.  Elvis had a new record deal, his first movie deal and a brand new manager named Colonel Tom Parker.

In this one-hour radio special you'll hear about what happened that year from Elvis and the Colonel, plus band members, friends and historians.

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Piece Description

1956 was the year Elvis Presley became a household name.  The national spotlight turned on the 21 year old singer, and his life changed forever.  Elvis had a new record deal, his first movie deal and a brand new manager named Colonel Tom Parker.

In this one-hour radio special you'll hear about what happened that year from Elvis and the Colonel, plus band members, friends and historians.

Additional Credits

Host: Eric Chase
Producer: Paul Chuffo & Joshua Jackson (Joyride Media)
Contact: Eric Molk, Eric.Molk@PublicMediaService.
org; Andy Cahn, Andy.Cahn@PublicMediaService.org
Broadcast Window: Begins August 2011
Length: One-hour program with breaks for local spots
Terms: Available to all USA terrestrial radio broadcasters at no cost, no built-in barter spots
Online Rights: You have permission to include this program in any online stream that simulcasts a terrestrial broadcast of an AM, FM or HD channel. Podcast edits with cleared music are available for any requests to post on-demand audio.
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