Country Hall Honors Colonel Tom Parker
September 25, 2009 at 11:48 AM (PT)
The COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME AND MUSEUM in NASHVILLE will honor the late COLONEL TOM PARKER, as this year mark's the centennial for the iconic manager. PARKER of course, served as ELVIS PRESLEY's manager for many years, from 1955, until ELVIS' passing in 1977. The HALL unveils a special spotlight exhibit dedicated to his life and career, running now through MARCH, 2010.
The exhibit will incorporate photographs, business documents, letters, apparel and promotional materials from the Museum’s collection and from ELVIS PRESLEY ENTERPRISES Inc. “Graceland,” the exhibit will trace PARKER's life and career, from his days as an immigrant carnival worker to his time as a powerful, pioneering artist manager."
For info, visit www.countrymusichalloffame.com.