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  Celebrity homes — celebrity houses — Graceland
Touring Graceland is a one-of-a-kind experience that will lead you on Elvis's fascinating journey to superstardom.
We hope you enjoy your visit to the Graceland estate and your tour of Graceland mansion, one of the most popular celebrity houses open to the public.
And, visit our exclusive Graceland web cam to see what is going on at Graceland right now.
www.elvis.com /graceland   (595 words)

  Graceland - photo.net
I was fortunate to have gone to Graceland a couple of years ago and felt a special feeling when I walked through it.
Graceland is in a very bad, run-down section of Memphis and is "tourist tacky", but once inside Graceland I got choked up seeing all of Elvis' personal possessions, especially his bedroom slippers for some reason.
I had been worried that going to Graceland was not the right thing to do, but as soon as I went inside I could tell that it was ok with Elvis to be there.
www.photo.net /summer94/graceland.html   (10730 words)

  Elvis Presley's Graceland. Elvis Biography
The Graceland property was originally established as a 500 acre farm during the American Civil War (1861-1865) by publisher S.E. Toof (owner of the Memphis Daily Appeal).
Also resident at Graceland was Elvis' maternal grandmother, Minnie Mae Presley, who outlived her son, daughter-in-law and grandson, passing away on May 8, 1980 at the age of 86.
The idea was to think of Graceland Mansion as a living entity and give it a voice to express its memories of life with Elvis and his family and to express the excitement of having the home open to the public.
www.elvis.com.au /presley/biography/elvis_presley_graceland.shtml   (1512 words)

 Graceland Cemetery
Graceland Cemetery is one of Chicago's best-known and most historic cemeteries.
The bodies were moved to nearby Graceland in the town of Lake View, with the old city cemetery becoming what is now Lincoln Park.
Graceland is on the north side of Chicago, with its main entrance at the corner of Clark and Irving Park roads, extending north and east from that point.
www.graveyards.com /IL/Cook/graceland   (166 words)

  Project Descriptions - Graceland University
Graceland University is a small not-for-profit university that was incorporated as Graceland College in 1895.
Graceland is attempting to do two things, given its history of non-term correspondence programs and its present attempt to adapt these degree programs to standard-term or non-standard term telecommunications degree programs.
Although it was initially Graceland's intention to convert all distance education programs to standard or non-standard term telecommunications formats, they are finding a number of students who prefer the flexibility of the non-term program and are willing to forego the Federal financial aid opportunity.
www.ed.gov /programs/disted/desc-graceland.html   (865 words)

 Graceland Fruit - History
Graceland also develops slicing and dicing technology to provide more appropriately sized dried fruit to the ingredient and food service markets.
Graceland develops its own broker network to find new opportunities for its fruit products and to better penetrate the ingredient market.
Today, Graceland continues to manufacture extraordinary fruit and vegetable ingredients that are used in products like breads, muffin mixes, bagels, trail mixes, ice cream, frozen dough and many other consumer goods, and new ingredients and applications are being explored every day.
www.gracelandfruit.com /history.php   (340 words)

 Graceland Summary
Graceland mansion, home to rock-and-roll phenomenon Elvis Presley for the twenty years preceding his 1977 death, became world-famous after it was opened to the public in 1981.
Graceland itself cost $500,000 a year in upkeep, and expenses had dwindled Elvis and Priscilla's daughter Lisa Marie's inheritance to $5 million.
She kept the Graceland property itself, as well as the bulk of the possessions found therein, and she turned over the management of Graceland to CKX, Inc., an entertainment company that also owns 19 Entertainment, creator of the American Idol TV show.
www.bookrags.com /Graceland   (1421 words)

 Secretary Norton Designates Elvis Presley's Graceland Mansion National Historic Landmark
Graceland was Presley's primary residence for 20 years of his 23-year career and is the one site most associated with him.
Elvis Presley's Graceland is one of the five most visited home museums in the United States and the most recognizable residence in the nation after The White House.
"Graceland is my childhood home and it holds so many great memories of the time I shared there with my father, our family and our friends," said Lisa Marie Presley, daughter of Elvis and Priscilla Presley and sole owner of Graceland Mansion.
www.doi.gov /news/06_News_Releases/060327.htm   (702 words)

He left them his Graceland, his sanctuary, to read from as prose sweetly filled with the life of a man of grace, who knew how to live greatly, gently, and with love for every living thing, No flower was kept from growing by his shadow.
This chapter was intended to be a tribute to not only Elvis, but to Graceland and the fans who continue to perpetuate the pure essence of Elvis’ love for humanity.
Graceland is a state of the mind / heart that resides within everyone, and Elvis reminded us that it was there, just waiting to be revealed in all its shining splendor and glory, the beauty of God manifest on Earth.
www.elvislightedcandle.org /graceland.html   (2091 words)

 Bits & Pieces - Graceland Fruit, Inc.
Graceland's manufacturing process is a gentle one to preserve the fruit identity, color and taste of its strawberry products.
Graceland's products are all natural, functional, cost effective, nutritional and tasty, "ready to run" ingredients.
Graceland Fruit provides the engineering, quality specifications and technical support services for the dryer to ensure the ingredients meet Graceland's strict quality requirements, and handles all dried fruit sales.
www.gracelandfruit.com /bits/gls2002.htm   (1526 words)

 Upstairs at Graceland pictures, Elvis' bedroom, Elvis' bathroom
Upstairs at Graceland is a puzzle and a temptation, a fascinating locked-room mystery that draws in the imagination of millions.
Millions of visitors to Graceland pass by the staircase to the 2nd floor during their tour of the mansion.
In 1968 a tunnel entrance was found on the grounds of Graceland that historians say dates back to the time of the Civil War and the Underground Railroad which smuggled slaves to freedom.
www.linkydinky.com /graceland   (1040 words)

 BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Graceland given 'landmark' status
Graceland, Elvis Presley's former home in the US city of Memphis, is to be designated a national landmark.
Graceland attracts more than 600,000 visitors each year, and becomes one of approximately 2,500 such "landmarks".
"Graceland is so famous it is arguable that on a worldwide basis, it is the second most famous home in America," said Elvis Presley Enterprises chief executive Jack Soden.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/entertainment/4848760.stm   (242 words)

Graceland was named after the niece of the original owner, S.E. Toof.
Graceland was Elvis’ refuge from the pressures of performing and the crush of the media.
Today, Graceland is a major tourist attraction for the Memphis area.
www.geocities.com /shaeville/graceland.htm   (132 words)

 Compare Prices and Read Reviews on Graceland [ECD] - Paul Simon at Epinions.com
But I somehow think that this is different than, say, if a reviewer's rating on a humorous movie is lower because they just found out their wife has been cheating on them.
Graceland became his journey out of the depression that followed.
However, I cannot identify with the songs about the loss of love as I did with Graceland purely due to the fact that I'm in a happy committed relationship.
www.epinions.com /content_10763341444   (982 words)

 Graceland Cemetery History
The ground selected is high and well located, on one of the widest and in future to be, one of the most beautiful streets of the town.
On July 10, 1967, the Graceland Cemetery Association conveyed to Abbeville Masonic Lodge No. 192 F and AM, all of its interest in the Graceland Cemetery except for a fifty by fifty foot square in the northern portion of the cemetery, and the Masonic Lodge then maintained and operated the entire cemetery exclusively.
In 2002, the Masonic Lodge donated to Graceland Cemetery Association, Inc., a newly formed corporation, all of the interest that it had in Graceland Cemetery.
www.gracelandcemetery.com /history.htm   (671 words)

 Graceland: Elvis Lives
Patient veterans of the vigil sat in lawn chairs, fanning themselves and drinking soda from coolers, content to wait until the middle of the night when the crowds fade.
To pass through the gates of Graceland, especially on the night of the annual vigil, is to take a pilgrimage unlike any other.
Graceland looms large in the American landscape, and that's not because of the architecture, which is unexceptional.
www.startribune.com /10108/story/753861.html   (794 words)

 GraceLand by Chris Abani
However, Elvis Presley’s GraceLand after which the novel is named, is both in name and context, a contradiction-in-terms to the slum of Maroko.
Like Charles Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities, GraceLand is the story of a young lad caught between the two contrasting cities, struggling to survive and make good, but running up against the decay, misery, urban blight and moral turpitude of a nation trapped in its own contradictions.
But all-in-all, GraceLand is also a painful book of total recall that unmasks the foibles of the society, presenting for all to see, its dark secrets and all that is bad and wrong, from homosexuality to depravity, incest, greed, and the unbridled power of those in government.
www.kwenu.com /bookreview/obaze/chrisabani_graceland.htm   (1813 words)

 Amazon.com: GraceLand: A Novel: Books: Chris Abani   (Site not responding. Last check: )
GRACELAND is a rich and complex book about Nigeria as much as it is a rich and complex character study of Elvis.
GRACELAND is a book that?s both sad and joyful, tragic and beautiful and richly textured, just as is Africa, herself.
Graceland follows the story of his life, starting out in the present (the year 1983) and alternating from past (as far back as 1972) to present to the years in between.
www.amazon.com /GraceLand-Novel-Chris-Abani/dp/0374165890   (2227 words)

 Amazon.ca: Graceland (Enhanced CD): Music: Paul Simon   (Site not responding. Last check: )
At once lively, thoughtful, gorgeous, and tough, Graceland acknowledges splits both in South Africa's social fabric and in Simon's personal life (the title track is a clear descendant of the earlier "Hearts and Bones", a song about the singer- songwriter's brief marriage to Carrie Fisher).
Graceland was the first album I owned and the first album that I remember hearing in its wonderful entirety (I was only 5 when it was released).
Graceland has very unique rhythms of the world and is very eclectic.
www.amazon.ca /Graceland-Enhanced-CD-Paul-Simon/dp/B000002NBY   (1109 words)

 Amazon.com: Graceland: Music: Paul Simon   (Site not responding. Last check: )
At once lively, thoughtful, gorgeous, and tough, Graceland acknowledges splits both in South Africa's social fabric and in Simon's personal life (the title track is a clear descendant of the earlier "Hearts and Bones," a song about the singer-songwriter's brief marriage to Carrie Fisher).
Prior to the release of Graceland in 1986, Paul Simon was already a musical superstar.
Graceland is the peak of Paul Simon's long and illustrious career.
www.amazon.com /Graceland-Paul-Simon/dp/B0002EQ7E2   (1273 words)

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The superior Graceland Hotel offers 62 standard rooms, 31 family rooms, 3 junior suites and the presidential suite, most featuring panoramic views of the golf course or pool terrace.
Décor and furnishings are of the highest quality and the elegance of the Victorian-American theming of Graceland continues right into your room, down to the very last detail.
Graceland Hotel residents are able to enjoy a host of entertainment and sport facilities catering for your entire family, including tennis, swimming and our fully equipped gym, Cinema, Go-carting and much more.
www.graceland.co.za /hotel/default.asp   (206 words)

 Destination: Elvis
And it's accessible at his fingertips -- from how much a certain record is really worth, to just what was said about Presley in a particular issue of TV Guide.
According to the senior MacLeod, he and his then 4-year-old son were outside the gates of Graceland the night the King died.
And Paul MacLeod, with a new 8 mm movie camera, captured what he believes to be the last film of Elvis before he died.
www.cnn.com /TRAVEL/DESTINATIONS/9708/elvis/jumpsuits/gracelandtoo.html   (313 words)

 Elvis Presley - Official web site for Elvis Presley
Other features of Elvis.com include animated e-postcards featuring some of your favorite Elvis songs and images, trivia games, and free Elvis screen savers.
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www.elvis.com   (312 words)

 The Novels of Chris Abani
"GraceLand teems with incident, from the seedy crime dens of Maroko to the family melodramas of the Oke clan.
"Graceland is a painful look at an urban culture seemingly always on the verge of complete societal breakdown.
Chris Abani's riveting novel is a superbly written, structurally fascinating work and I found myself captivated by the hilarity of some of the scenes, often as I found myself on the verge of tears.
www.chrisabani.com /Abani_Fiction/Graceland.htm   (1050 words)

 Barnes & Noble.com - Music: Graceland [Bonus Tracks], Paul Simon, CD, Remastered / Bonus Tracks
A landmark recording, Graceland won a bundle of awards and helped launch a substantial Western presence for South African groups like Ladysmith Black Mambazo, and Malathini and the Mahotella Queens.
With Graceland, Paul Simon hit on the idea of combining his always perceptive songwriting with the little-heard mbaqanga music of South Africa, creating a fascinating hybrid that re-enchanted his old audience and earned him a new one.
It is true that the South African angle (including its controversial aspect during the apartheid days) was a powerful marketing tool and that the catchy music succeeded in presenting listeners with that magical combination: something they'd never heard before that nevertheless sounded familiar.
music.barnesandnoble.com /search/product.asp?z=y&EAN=081227890421&itm=1   (395 words)

 Graceland, home of Elvis Presley, Tennessee  -  Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
His death, a subject of some controversy, has been officially attributed to heart failure, a likely result of Presley's chronic overuse of prescription barbiturates.
Presley is buried at his mansion, Graceland, which continues to attract fans and is a major tourist site in Memphis.
Known as the King of Western Bop and the Hillbilly Cat, Presley fused sounds of country music with fl rhythm-and-blues influences and what was then the new rock-and-roll style.
www.galenfrysinger.com /graceland_tenn.htm   (436 words)

 GRACELAND   (Site not responding. Last check: )
D And we are going to Graceland A E
In Graceland, in Graceland B A E
Graceland D A E And I may be obliged to defend
paul.simon.org /lyrics/chords/graceland.html   (343 words)

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