Last edited by Gronris
Monday, July 20, 2020 | History

6 edition of Colonel Tom Parker found in the catalog.

Colonel Tom Parker

The Curious Life of Elvis Presley"s Eccentric Manager

by James L. Dickerson

  • 252 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Cooper Square Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: film, television & music,
  • Rock & pop,
  • United States,
  • Genres & Styles - Rock,
  • Business Aspects,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Parker, Tom,,
  • Music,
  • Music industry,
  • Management,
  • Entertainment & Performing Arts - General,
  • Music / Rock,
  • 1909-,
  • Biography,
  • Concert agents

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages292
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8048630M
    ISBN 100815412673
    ISBN 109780815412670
    OCLC/WorldCa228089427

    In The Colonel, Alanna Nash, the author of Golden Girl: The Story of Jessica Savitch, explores in depth the amazing story of Colonel Tom Parker, the man behind the legend and the myth of Elvis Presley. The result is a book that reads like the most riveting of real-life detective stories -- one that will completely change your view of Presley's life, success, and death. In The Colonel, Alanna Nash, the author of Golden Girl: The Story of Jessica Savitch, explores in depth the amazing story of Colonel Tom Parker, the man behind the legend and the myth of Elvis prosportsfandom.com result is a book that reads like the most riveting of real-life detective stories -- one that will completely change your view of Presley's life, success, and death.5/5(3).

    Sep 06,  · The Colonel always was a mystery. But that was very much the way he liked it. It was, of course, a tough trick to pull off, because the Colonel’s name was Tom Parker, and Tom Parker managed Elvis Presley. Since Elvis was the biggest name in the entertainment industry, his manager could hardly help appearing. Aug 24,  · THE COLONEL. The Extraordinary Story of. Colonel Tom Parker and Elvis Presley. By Alanna Nash. Illustrated. pp. New York: Simon & Schuster. $ ELVIS PRESLEY and his hustling manager, Col.

    Loanne Miller Parker, Colonel Tom Parker's wife (Mrs. Thomas A. Parker) By Loanne M Parker PARKER, who gave up smoking his trademark big Cuban cigars in , had a meteoric rise from being a hobo in the late s to a top show business manager. Tom Parker was born on June 26, in Breda, The Netherlands to Adam and Maria VanKuijk who named their fifth child Andreas Cornelius . When Elvis Presley met Colonel Tom Parker in a Memphis restaurant in , it was the start of a relationship that would transform their lives and see the creation of a 20th- century cultural Author: Chris Welch.


Share this book
You might also like
A wonderful woman

A wonderful woman

Around Cornwall.

Around Cornwall.

Cassino

Cassino

Various resolutions

Various resolutions

St. Urbains horseman

St. Urbains horseman

St. Anthonys Three-In-One Code Book for Cardiology - Cpt, Hcpcs Level II and Icd-9-Cm

St. Anthonys Three-In-One Code Book for Cardiology - Cpt, Hcpcs Level II and Icd-9-Cm

Covering home

Covering home

Shooting stars

Shooting stars

Handbook for English language and composition

Handbook for English language and composition

sermon preached at Paules Crosse the first Sunday after New years Day

sermon preached at Paules Crosse the first Sunday after New years Day

Calebs letters

Calebs letters

Metric system

Metric system

Nobel, dynamite and peace

Nobel, dynamite and peace

Imperatives for change

Imperatives for change

Candide as constable

Candide as constable

Earthquakes and mountains

Earthquakes and mountains

Western European broadcasting, deregulation, and public television

Western European broadcasting, deregulation, and public television

Report of the Census Committee

Report of the Census Committee

How to modernize a basement

How to modernize a basement

Colonel Tom Parker by James L. Dickerson Download PDF EPUB FB2

May 12,  · This is the best book ever written about Colonel Tom Parker. It covers every side of Parker that ever existed spanning his entire life. It's amusing at times, tragic and compassionate at other times. You will not only learn about his work with Elvis, but also his life before he became the most flamboyant celebrity manager the world has ever seen/5(80).

Dec 22,  · Because Colonel Parker was always there with Elvis, gazing ominously over his shoulder, the book presents behind-the-scenes glimpses of the entertainer’s career that you will read nowhere else, thanks in part to the author’s personal and professional relationship with Elvis’s first guitarist, Scotty Moore, with whom the author wrote two revealing books/5(10).

Astonishing and impeccably written, this entertaining book proves that the only figure in American popular culture as fascinating as Elvis Presley is Colonel Tom Parker, the man who shaped Elvis, and in turn shaped music history/5. Colonel Tom Parker book biography of Colonel Tom Parker includes revelations and insights into rock music's most renowned and notorious manager.

It covers topics such as Parker's birth as Andreas van Kuijk in the Netherlands, and his illegal entrance into the USA and his stint as a carny/5.

Jul 13,  · In The Colonel, Alanna Nash, the author of Golden Girl: The Story of Jessica Savitch, explores in depth the amazing story of Colonel Tom Parker, the man behind the legend and the myth of Elvis Presley.

The result is a book that reads like Colonel Tom Parker book most riveting of real-life detective stories — one that will completely change your view of Presley's life, success, and prosportsfandom.com: Simon & Schuster.

May 12,  · In The Colonel, Alanna Nash, the author of Golden Girl: The Story of Jessica Savitch, explores in depth the amazing story of Colonel Tom Parker, the man behind the legend and the myth of Elvis Presley.

The result is a book that reads like the most riveting of real-life detective stories -- one that will completely change your view of Presley's life, success, and death/5(81). Colonel Tom Parker’s House.

In Parker bought a house in Madison, Tennessee, where Presley would visit and stay while recording. After Parker’s death inthe home was used as a law Born: Jun 26, Colonel Tom Parker died at his Las Vegas home on January 20,at the age of In her book, Alanna Nash offered this brief assessment of a complicated man: “In short, the Colonel was all the things that he appeared to be, both good and bad, and if Parker was the very definition of shrewd, the morality of his decisions was not always discernible as black and white.”.

Colonel Parker Managed Elvis’ Career, but Was He a Killer on the Lam. The man who brought The King to global fame kept his own past secret.

But what exactly was Tom Parker hiding?Author: Mike Dash. Oct 03,  · Colonel Tom Parker is intriguing―a fascinating look at a secretive power behind the throne. (Joel Welin The Herald Tribune) Packed with personal interviews, Dickerson's book is hugely entertaining and informative, a lasting tribute to a unique and enigmatic hustler/5(10).

Sep 09,  · In The Colonel, Alanna Nash, the author of Golden Girl: The Story of Jessica Savitch, explores in depth the amazing story of Colonel Tom Parker, the man behind the legend and the myth of /5(2). Colonel Tom Parker, his collection in Madison: Like him or not, Colonel Tom Parker kept very well organized files on everything Elvis.

Back in Parker was forced to sell his assets to EPE and to drop any claims he had to Elvis' estate after Lisa Marie's representatives filed allegations in court against The Colonel for mismanagement.

Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them. 1 The Colonel: The Extraordinary Story of Colonel Tom Parker.

of 36 results for Books: "colonel tom parker" Skip to main search results Amazon Prime. Eligible for Free Shipping. The Colonel: The Extraordinary Story of Colonel Tom Parker and Elvis Presley.

by Alanna Nash, Gibson Frazier, et al. out of 5 stars Audible Audiobook $ $ 0. 00 $ $ Nov 22,  · The Colonel: The Extraordinary Story of Colonel Tom Parker and Elvis Presley by Alanna Nash Aurum £, pp Part biography, part murder mystery and perhaps the most thoroughly researched.

Colonel Tom Parker is a journey toward understanding the man who wielded power over Elvis and everyone else who fell into his orbit. Dickerson explores Parker's mysterious origins and provides telling information about the early relationship between the Colonel and Elvis, information that clarifies why Parker behaved the way he did.

Aug 24,  · It was June 18,the day after O. Simpson's infamous Bronco run, and Colonel Tom Parker, with his attentive wife, Loanne, at his side, held court for two visitors at the N'Orleans.

Colonel Tom Parker doesn't try to defend the man from these charges. Instead, it explores his carnival background, addiction to gambling and fear of authority, providing information that clarifies why Parker behaved the way he did.

Colonel Tom Parker is a brisk, enjoyable read. Her book, The Colonel: The Extraordinary Story of Colonel Tom Parker and Elvis Presley, was published on July 15, to acclaim. Billboard called it a "classic of music industry reporting".

Other positive reviews came from The Washington Post, The New York Review of Books, Variety, and Publishers Weekly, among others. Colonel Tom Parker [] Stage/Screen Director/Producer Colonel Thomas Andrew “Tom” Parker (Born Andreas Cornelis van Kuyk) was an enigma from the day he arrived on a freighter in Tampa Bay, Florida, as an illegal immigrant at about the age of 20 until his death at.

Jul 24,  · Based on unprecedented, original research and interviews with insiders, this authoritative biography of Colonel Tom Parker (), Elvis Presley’s lifelong manager, includes new revelations and insights into the music industry’s most notorious and mysterious manager.It is also widely known that Colonel Tom Parker was the brains behind the success.

But the full truth about Elvis and the Colonel has never before been told, until this book. My Boy Elvis: The Colonel Tom Parker Story details the Colonel's dirty dealings and greedy negotiations. This book /5.Sep 10,  · The Colonel and the King He was a con man who created a rock 'n' roll legend.

Adam Sweeting traces the twisted relationship between Colonel Tom Parker and Elvis Presley.