With my little ukulele in my hand

The Elvis publicity rounds have been keeping me busy. I don’t think there’s a BBC local station I’ve not spoken to in the last few days, while this Sunday I’m on, wait for it, Aled Jones’s Radio 2 breakfast show. Most of the interviews...

Elvis is in the building and the bookshop

Just back from a day at the BBC, and a whole bunch of local radio interviews for In Search of Elvis. Rather than send you around the country, it’s easier for publishers to stick you in a windowless subterranean room with a pair of headphones and a microphone...

Uke can be this good

I’m still reeling. I’m giddy. My mouth’s hanging agape. Charlton won. Away from home. It’s news that’s still reverberating around the world. Can we stay up? Or will Charlton do their usual trick of building up my hopes that they’ll...

Out Of My Traveller's Tree

The first programme in the Traveller’s Tree series went by like a rocket. So much so we had to drop quite a few things from the script. Thankfully the erudition of the studio guests meant I didn’t have to say much. If you’re really desperate to hear...

Eve Gleed

A little bit of sad news reached me yesterday. While in Memphis last year I bumped into four lovely ladies from Cirencester on an Elvis-related pilgrimage. They feature heavily in the Memphis section of In Search of Elvis. Alas Eve, one of the four, died last Friday....