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Gatordad
08-16-2008, 03:01 AM
RIP Elvis Aaron Presley

8/16/77

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/82/Elvis_Presley_1970.jpg

ntsammy5
08-16-2008, 10:17 AM
Isn't there already a RIP thread?

I was never a fan of the King, but I liked his movies...................

RvUsa
08-16-2008, 10:20 AM
"Elvis is dead you know. He's not dead, he just went home." Quote from MIB.

I never really liked him either. But I hate the beatles and the stones too! So go figure.

2goofycampers
08-16-2008, 06:07 PM
Loved Elvis, hate The Beatles and Stones also.

BigDaddyRog
08-16-2008, 06:32 PM
Elvis may very well have been the coolest cat to ever walk this planet, rivaled only by Dean Martin.

Born 2 Fish
08-16-2008, 07:00 PM
Man, people get all GA-Ga over Sinatra, Freaky over T. Bennet, Weird'd out over S. Davis, Bonkers over Wayne Newton. But I'm here to tell ya that if you sit down and listen, REALY LISTEN to Dean Martin,,he truely had a voice as smooth as velvet, absolutely unlike any other!
Elvis was great , but I'd hav'ta call it bout a 50 / 50 split tween Elvis and Dean.
I very well may have to cast my vote for Deano.

BRDof3
08-16-2008, 07:05 PM
My DD's would probably vote for the Jonas Brothers. WHAT is the world coming to??

:3dglasses

Gatordad
08-16-2008, 07:12 PM
Man, people get all GA-Ga over Sinatra, Freaky over T. Bennet, Weird'd out over S. Davis, Bonkers over Wayne Newton. But I'm here to tell ya that if you sit down and listen, REALY LISTEN to Dean Martin,,he truely had a voice as smooth as velvet, absolutely unlike any other!
Elvis was great , but I'd hav'ta call it bout a 50 / 50 split tween Elvis and Dean.
I very well may have to cast my vote for Deano.


Agreed on all points, but Elvis was Elvis..... I'd keep it at 50/50

Born 2 Fish
08-16-2008, 07:20 PM
It' a deal. :thumbsup2

PolynesianPixie
08-16-2008, 07:23 PM
I dunno. I think Dean may have a one up on Elvis. Then again...Elvis really knew how to work it....but Dean...that voice! :cloud9:

mamaloya
08-16-2008, 07:24 PM
How can you not like the Beatles? :confused3 Or at least their early stuff.
I also like Queen, I think that Freddy Mercury had one of the best voices of all time. His octave range was phenominal and unmatched.
I like "some" of Elvis' stuff.
I don't go "ga-ga" for anybody, except my hubby that is. ;)

BigDaddyRog
08-16-2008, 07:41 PM
Dino was cool as fire. He was one of us.....he was a roaster too, and god knows we roast each other on here!!!

But this is Elvis' day, and I mean no disrespect to him.


Dino died on Christmas Day....cool till the very last act

loveDmouse
08-16-2008, 08:57 PM
I love Elvis. I was just a few months shy of turning 3 when he died so I obviously didn't get to see him in person. That would have been so awesome. He is the KING! I got Sirius just to listen to his station. It is great. Someday I will make it to Graceland. I am starting to win over my husband on going there.

auntie
08-16-2008, 09:17 PM
Man, people get all GA-Ga over Sinatra, Freaky over T. Bennet, Weird'd out over S. Davis, Bonkers over Wayne Newton. But I'm here to tell ya that if you sit down and listen, REALY LISTEN to Dean Martin,,he truely had a voice as smooth as velvet, absolutely unlike any other!
Elvis was great , but I'd hav'ta call it bout a 50 / 50 split tween Elvis and Dean.
I very well may have to cast my vote for Deano.


We love Dean Martin here in my house. I thought it was just an Italian thing(I'm half Italian)..although my husband isn't Italian at all and he likes him, but then again he's been married to me for over 30 years! :laughing: Even my daughter who is 21 likes Dean Martin. I know..it's wierd for a kid her age. She has a CD in her car..and her friends made fun of her at first..but now they like it too! That girl loves music..and listens to all kinds. She knows what's good, and what she likes. ;)
He does have a velvet voice.

As for Elvis, well I have a special place in my heart for that guy.. our wedding song was "I can't help falling in love"
Yeah..we were old fashioned even back then. :laughing: Kind of said it all, we met when I was in high school and married a year after I graduated.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fq-ZMVkJDJ0


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auntie
08-16-2008, 09:28 PM
Dino was cool as fire. He was one of us.....he was a roaster too, and god knows we roast each other on here!!!

But this is Elvis' day, and I mean no disrespect to him.


Dino died on Christmas Day....cool till the very last act


He also died some 28 years to the day after his mother..also on Christmas. I guess she was calling her boy home.

AuburnJen92
08-16-2008, 09:29 PM
You guys are making me want to go watch Cannonball Run...:lmao:

2goofycampers
08-16-2008, 09:31 PM
Big Dino started dying the day Little Dino Jr. died.

My mom would have said Engelbert Humperdink was the best ever.

AuburnJen92
08-16-2008, 09:33 PM
My mom would have said Engelbert Humperdink was the best ever.

I think my MIL would even give up smoking to go and see this guy again. She has seen him many more in concert than anyone knows.

BRDof3
08-16-2008, 09:49 PM
You guys are making me want to go watch Cannonball Run...:lmao:

So what's wrong with that?

:happytv:

AuburnJen92
08-16-2008, 09:52 PM
I just have to go and find my Rosary Bleeds...:lmao:

auntie
08-16-2008, 10:00 PM
Big Dino started dying the day Little Dino Jr. died.


I think you're right.

GoSox50
08-16-2008, 10:01 PM
I saw Elvis 3 months before he died in concert at the Providence Civic Center and I cried the day I heard that the "king" had died. Just couldn't believe it.
I still enjoy listening for hours to his music. RIP:sad:

auntie
08-16-2008, 10:09 PM
That's something..at least you can say you actually heard him in person. A legend. He died almost a year after we were married. I remember driving home from the shop and hearing it on the radio. I was birthday shopping for my husband whose birthday was the following day. (tomorrow Aug.17th)

My dad took us to see Sinatra ....which I thought was going to be totally boring..but it was a good show. I'm glad now that I can say I saw him in person. He was my dad's favorite. ;) In fact I had
"Summer Wind" on in the car today.

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Gatordad
08-16-2008, 10:43 PM
We love Dean Martin here in my house. I thought it was just an Italian thing(I'm half Italian)..although my husband isn't Italian at all and he likes him, but then again he's been married to me for over 30 years! :laughing: Even my daughter who is 21 likes Dean Martin. I know..it's wierd for a kid her age. She has a CD in her car..and her friends made fun of her at first..but now they like it too! That girl loves music..and listens to all kinds. She knows what's good, and what she likes. ;)
He does have a velvet voice.

As for Elvis, well I have a special place in my heart for that guy.. our wedding song was "I can't help falling in love"
Yeah..we were old fashioned even back then. :laughing: Kind of said it all, we met when I was in high school and married a year after I graduated.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fq-ZMVkJDJ0



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copycat.

Gatordad
08-16-2008, 10:45 PM
I think my MIL would even give up smoking to go and see this guy again. She has seen him many more in concert than anyone knows.

I met Englebert Humperdink when he played golf at the course I worked at. He was wearing tight white pants, and these red and white striped briefs underneath. He had his "bodyguards" in the cart behind him.


Jim Brown was much cooler.

AuburnJen92
08-16-2008, 10:47 PM
never met either one, so i have no reference

all i can remember is the neighbor wailing for three hours when she found out elvis died

auntie
08-16-2008, 10:53 PM
copycat.

:confused3

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Gatordad
08-16-2008, 10:55 PM
:confused3

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Our song was can't help falling in love.

auntie
08-16-2008, 11:00 PM
Our song was can't help falling in love.

Ahh...got ya.

Then again, I'm pretty sure we were married before you two were. So....wouldn't that would make you the copy cat? :laughing:

It is a great song. ;)

Gatordad
08-16-2008, 11:24 PM
no, i prefer to look at you as the copycat.

g8trmom1
08-16-2008, 11:29 PM
I dunno. I think Dean may have a one up on Elvis. Then again...Elvis really knew how to work it....but Dean...that voice! :cloud9:

I love Dean...he had such charisma. Where has that great music gone?:confused:

g8trmom1
08-16-2008, 11:33 PM
Big Dino started dying the day Little Dino Jr. died.

My mom would have said Engelbert Humperdink was the best ever.

"After the Lovin..." love that song.:love:

PolynesianPixie
08-16-2008, 11:38 PM
I love Dean...he had such charisma. Where has that great music gone?:confused:

Ella Fitzgerald, too! She is my all time favorite! My girls have grown up crooning along with Ella!

auntie
08-16-2008, 11:41 PM
When my youngest son was little boy (3 or 4)we would sit on his bed, elbows on the window ledge looking out at the night sky. When he spotted the moon we'd sing togehter.. "When the moon hits your eye..like a big pizza pie...THAT"S AMORE!" (the neighbors must have loved us.:rolleyes1 . ....Boy..he'd kill me if he knew I told people this!:laughing:

Born 2 Fish
08-17-2008, 06:41 AM
Since it turned hot, I've had a lot of "summer wind", but I usually blame it on the dog. :lmao: :rotfl2:



I'm sorry,,No disrespect intended,,,but I couldn't help myself.

des1954
08-17-2008, 07:00 AM
I love Dean...he had such charisma. Where has that great music gone?:confused:

Harry Connick, Jr, Natalie Cole, Linda Ronstadt, and Rod Stewart have all tried to revive the "good old songs". I think Harry came the closest to getting the job done right.

Out of the "Rat Pack", I'd have to say that ol' Dean-o was my favorite. He had a variety show in the 60's that I never missed!! Oh yeah...the other two I never missed were "The Jackie Gleason Show" and the "Red Skelton Hour". I was very saddened the day Jackie died. My dad was a "dead ringer" for Jackie.

Elvis?? - sorry Pete - I enjoyed his movies, but never cared too much for him otherwise. Rick & I will never agree on that one!

loveDmouse
08-17-2008, 11:35 AM
I don't know of any other person who so many people get together year after year to remember him. They gather on his birthday and the anniversary of his death. They still come in droves to see his house and his stuff.
Elvis was an amazing man who died way to young. :sad2:

g8trmom1
08-17-2008, 12:13 PM
Harry Connick, Jr, Natalie Cole, Linda Ronstadt, and Rod Stewart have all tried to revive the "good old songs". I think Harry came the closest to getting the job done right.

Out of the "Rat Pack", I'd have to say that ol' Dean-o was my favorite. He had a variety show in the 60's that I never missed!! Oh yeah...the other two I never missed were "The Jackie Gleason Show" and the "Red Skelton Hour". I was very saddened the day Jackie died. My dad was a "dead ringer" for Jackie.

Elvis?? - sorry Pete - I enjoyed his movies, but never cared too much for him otherwise. Rick & I will never agree on that one!

I love Harry Connick Jr!! Pete has taken me to his concerts.

Michael Buble is also very good!

stacktester
08-17-2008, 03:12 PM
Something most won't believe but my uncle Milo flew Elvis for a couple years until his death. He mainly flew the smaller jet Elvis owned but also flew the Lisa Marie as well. I posted a link about him below. My grandmothers sister was actually married to him making him my great uncle but none the less we always called him Uncle Milo. He got a lot of good jobs over the years due to his affiliation with Elvis.

http://www.commercialappeal.com/mca/obituaries/article/0,1426,MCA_443_5559664,00.html

BigDaddyRog
08-17-2008, 06:04 PM
Harry Connick is GREAT to listen to...but what a prick....and he's a terrible tipper!!! But...the boy can sing and tickle the hell out of the ivory.

Anyone like Nat King Cole? He's always been another favorite of mine.

2goofycampers
08-17-2008, 06:24 PM
I had been meaning for weeks to ask you if celebs come in and how they tip?

BigDaddyRog
08-17-2008, 06:43 PM
Ive never met Harry at the club Im at...but he used to go in The Hard Rock Cafe when I worked there. Very rude and full of himself...and the waitresses always complained that the managers would comp his meal and he would never leave more than $5 as a tip on a party of like 6 or 8 folks usually. My wife has waited on him at the casino and says the same thing.

Alot of young celebs come into my club...Ive met alot of the music artists that ae popular for the week...I met Kid Rock a couple of months ago (very real guy bought me alot of shots), Nicholas Cage, Melissa Gilbert, Jud Nelson, Laurence Fishburn, Vince Neil, Patricia Arquette, Dennis Rodman, lotsa football players that I dont know, tons of has been rockers,a few gonna be rockers....as far as how do they tip....it varies, those that like to show off do it big just for the sake of showing off....most are very low key and dont flash it like you think they would but are fair and wont make you think they are cheap and disrespectful...some wont give up a dime and treat the girls like garbage. The popular thing for rap artists right now is to "make it rain" which is going to the second floor and dropping $100 dollar stacks of singles on the dancers on stage...thats always fun for the security guys!!

Gatordad
08-17-2008, 07:38 PM
Melissa Gilbert's been to the Hustler Club. schwiiiing.

BigDaddyRog
08-17-2008, 08:02 PM
I was shocked about her too!!

Gatordad
08-17-2008, 08:25 PM
she's a dreamboat.

http://imagecache2.allposters.com/images/pic/MMPH/255002~Melissa-Gilbert-Posters.jpg

VACAMPER
08-17-2008, 08:26 PM
She's come a long way since little house on the prarie, hasn't she.

BigDaddyRog
08-17-2008, 08:28 PM
Unfortunately, she wasnt wearing THAT outfit the night I met her!!

Wow...Ive never noticed the implants before!! The little girl from little house aint so little any more!!

Gatordad
08-17-2008, 08:32 PM
you say implants like they're a bad thing.

AuburnJen92
08-17-2008, 08:37 PM
you say implants like they're a bad thing.

they are if they fail....:eek:

Gatordad
08-17-2008, 08:38 PM
hers looked just fine.

BigDaddyRog
08-17-2008, 08:45 PM
Oh, Im not anti-implant at all!!! I have no problem bouncing quarters off of those thingies!!!!

I DO however have a problem with 19 yr old girls with perfect god given bodies who go out and get them because "all the cool girls are doing it"!!! But im all for it if a woman feels it will improve her self esteem and is doing it for the right reasons.

From Elvis to implants....I guess this aint THAT far off topic, if ya think about it!! Have ya SEEN the zebra room???

BRDof3
08-17-2008, 08:50 PM
Rog's cartoon girl may have some competition!

loveDmouse
08-17-2008, 08:51 PM
From Elvis to implants....I guess this aint THAT far off topic, if ya think about it!! Have ya SEEN the zebra room???


That is the usual around here. :lmao: Never know what a conversation may turn too.

AuburnJen92
08-17-2008, 08:58 PM
Rog's cartoon girl may have some competition!

Who Jessica Rabbit? Nah, she's drawn that way!:lmao:

BigDaddyRog
08-17-2008, 09:00 PM
Jessica doesnt have implants...hers are real!!!

PolynesianPixie
08-18-2008, 12:30 AM
Melissa Gilbert doesn't have implants!!! Does she? Geez! When I was a kid~ consequently so was she, and on little house~ people always told me I looked like her. Somehow this mucks up a childhood memory....

Gatordad
08-18-2008, 12:36 AM
like implants are bad.

PolynesianPixie
08-18-2008, 12:40 AM
like implants are bad.

I'm sure they are quite lovely for some people who feel they need them. They just don't mesh with my young girl~I look like a TV star~, little house on the prairie memory. It's just wrong!

Gatordad
08-18-2008, 12:56 AM
here, does this make you happy?

http://www.qcms.org/images/melissa_gilbert_image.jpg

PolynesianPixie
08-18-2008, 01:02 AM
Dang. She was flat.

Born 2 Fish
08-18-2008, 06:46 AM
here, does this make you happy?

http://www.qcms.org/images/melissa_gilbert_image.jpg


HOLY CRAP,,,who deflated her !!!

Gatordad
08-18-2008, 08:26 AM
while searching for the 2nd picture, I happened upon one that showed enough to warrant getting in trouble on here. Half pint is now 2 gallons, lol.

BRDof3
08-18-2008, 08:27 AM
while searching for the 2nd picture, I happened upon one that showed enough to warrant getting in trouble on here. Half pint is now 2 gallons, lol.

I guess we shouldn't start the day by getting a thread locked, huh?

PolynesianPixie
08-18-2008, 08:33 AM
I think she's had her lips done, too. Maybe we should move this to the plastic surgery thread. We could use her pictures as "before and after."