Go to main content

Blues Marker In Tupelo

January 10, 2008 | Other
The site of the birth house in Tupelo has another Plaque of Recognition. This week, a comittee unvealed the Blues Trail Marker, recognizing and praising the influence of Elvis on Blues music. The marker was placed between the Elvis at 13 statue, and the Memorial Chapel. In the meantime, it's still unclear what will happen with the Janelle McComb Collection. The entire stock is now in the hands of Janelle's steph son who, according to the birth house guides, seems to have no interest in donating the archives for free. Let's wait and see (and hope) if the negotiations result in an agreement that benefits the fans ...