Tupelo, Mississippi

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television appearances

, was a number one hit. He became the leading figure of the newly popular sound of rock and roll with a series of network television appearances and chart-topping records. His energized interpretations of songs, many from African American sources, and his uninhibited performance style made him enormously popular—and controversial. In November 1956, he made his film debut in ''Love Me Tender (Love Me Tender (1956 film))''. File:Elvis' birthplace Tupelo, MS 2007.jpg thumb right alt Present


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for syndication to the rest of the territory, such as Nashville (Nashville, Tennessee), Louisville (Louisville, Kentucky), Lexington (Lexington, Kentucky) and Evansville (Evansville, Indiana). Russell would also tour the circuit occasionally over the years and cut promos at house shows for those markets. However, Jackson (Jackson, Tennessee) and Tupelo (Tupelo, Mississippi) are within the viewing area of Memphis television stations, so an hour-long program of arena matches


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that the serious young Elvis would ask him, "How do you make a record (gramophone record)?" or "How many suits you got?" On the ''Gaither Homecoming'' video "Oh My Glory", Jake Hess tells about Elvis coming to Statesmen concerts and being invited up onstage to sing lead in place of Jake on a song or two. Russell was also the ring announcer and play-by-play announcer for Monday night matches at the Mid-South Coliseum. The 90 minute live program in Memphis was edited


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The Simpsons serieslink The Simpsons credits Kogen, Jay; Wolodarsky, Wallace; Bird, Brad; Lynch, Jeffrey network Fox airdate 1991-10-04 season 3 number 6 It was later revealed that Krusty did not have a Bar Mitzvah (Bar and Bat Mitzvah) service, because Hyman feared he would violate the sanctity of the rites by "acting up." Krusty had two adult Bar Mitzvah ceremonies: a Hollywood (Hollywood, Los Angeles, California) gala, then a simple ceremony intended


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of a larger corporation, Sam Phillips Recording Service, Inc., which also briefly included under its umbrella a Nashville (Nashville, Tennessee) studio, where famed CBS Records producer Billy Sherrill got his start, and a studio in Tupelo (Tupelo, Mississippi), Mississippi for demos. The Nashville and Tupelo studios were short-lived. In June 1977, he moved to Tupelo, Mississippi to establish the National Federation for Decency (NFD), the predecessor to the modern American


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Triangle, consisting of Columbus, West Point and Starkville, in the counties of Lowndes, Clay and Oktibbeha. right thumb 285px '''Pontotoc, Mississippi''' (lower left) is west of Tupelo, Mississippi Tupelo (Image:USA Mississippi Tupelo area NPS map.jpg) (via Highway 278) and south of New Albany (New Albany, MS). '''Pontotoc''' is a city in Pontotoc County

a song composed by Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash. Cave was granted permission to alter the lyrics. Cave's lyrics include references to his friends, such as photographer Polly Borland. '''U.S. Route 278''' is a parallel route of U.S. Route 78. It currently runs for 1,074 miles (1,728 km) from Hilton Head Island, South Carolina to Wickes, Arkansas at U.S. Route 71 U.S. Route 59. It is longer than its parent highway, US Hwy-78. US Hwy-278 passes through

; Monticello (Monticello, Arkansas), and Hope, Arkansas. Mississippi US 82 and US 278 go through Greenville (Greenville, Mississippi) to Leland (Leland, Mississippi), where US 278 separates from US 82 at U.S. Route 61. US 278 then joins US 61 northward through Cleveland (Cleveland, Mississippi) before splitting in Clarksdale (Clarksdale, Mississippi). East of Clarksdale, it overlaps Mississippi Highway 6 through Batesville (Batesville, Mississippi), Oxford


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, was a number one hit. He became the leading figure of the newly popular sound of rock and roll with a series of network television appearances and chart-topping records. His energized interpretations of songs, many from African American sources, and his uninhibited performance style made him enormously popular—and controversial. In November 1956, he made his film debut in ''Love Me Tender (Love Me Tender (1956 film))''. File:Elvis' birthplace Tupelo, MS 2007.jpg thumb right alt Present


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, was a number one hit. He became the leading figure of the newly popular sound of rock and roll with a series of network television appearances and chart-topping records. His energized interpretations of songs, many from African American sources, and his uninhibited performance style made him enormously popular—and controversial. In November 1956, he made his film debut in ''Love Me Tender (Love Me Tender (1956 film))''. File:Elvis' birthplace Tupelo, MS 2007.jpg thumb right alt Present


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are served by the Tupelo Public School District. In 2008, ''Sports Illustrated'' ranked the high school athletic department as the third best high school athletic program in the nation. In September 1959, it moved from channel 9 to channel 7 in order for WAFB-TV in Baton Rouge, Louisiana to move from UHF channel 28 to VHF channel 9 and to protect Tupelo (Tupelo, Mississippi)'s WTWV (now WTVA) that also broadcasted on channel 9. Several years later in 1962, WDAM dropped its secondary ABC affiliation to become a sole NBC affiliate which it remains today. airdate July 13, 1956 location Columbus (Columbus, Mississippi) Tupelo (Tupelo, Mississippi) West Point, Mississippi callsign_meaning '''C'''olumbus '''B'''irney '''I'''mes (station founder) 133. Columbus (Columbus, Mississippi) - Tupelo (Tupelo, Mississippi) - West Point (West Point, Mississippi) '''WCBI-TV 4 (35)'''


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of Mississippi with a total enrollment of 20,844 in fall 2011. The Oxford campus is the second largest main campus in the state with a fall 2011 enrollment of 16,586. Popular culture and related geography * The city of Tupelo, Mississippi is named for the tree. It is the birthplace of Elvis Presley. *Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds wrote a song called "Tupelo" (Tupelo (Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds song)), describing the birth of Elvis Presley. thumb 300px right Bridge over Bear Creek in Tishomingo State Park. (Image:TishomingoSPbridge.jpg) * '''Tishomingo State Park''' is located in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains in Tishomingo County, Mississippi, north of Tupelo, Mississippi. Activities in the park including canoeing, rock climbing, fishing and hiking. The park was constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps during the 1930s. Many of the original buildings are still standing. The park is named for an early leader of the Chickasaw nation, Chief Tishomingo. The county is part of the Tupelo, Mississippi, Micropolitan Statistical Area (Tupelo micropolitan area). '''Lee County''' is a county (County (United States)) located in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of 2010, the population was 82,910. The county seat is Tupelo (Tupelo, Mississippi) In September 1959, it moved from channel 9 to channel 7 in order for WAFB-TV in Baton Rouge, Louisiana to move from UHF channel 28 to VHF channel 9 and to protect Tupelo (Tupelo, Mississippi)'s WTWV (now WTVA) that also broadcasted on channel 9. Several years later in 1962, WDAM dropped its secondary ABC affiliation to become a sole NBC affiliate which it remains today. airdate July 13, 1956 location Columbus (Columbus, Mississippi) Tupelo (Tupelo, Mississippi) West Point, Mississippi callsign_meaning '''C'''olumbus '''B'''irney '''I'''mes (station founder) 133. Columbus (Columbus, Mississippi) - Tupelo (Tupelo, Mississippi) - West Point (West Point, Mississippi) '''WCBI-TV 4 (35)'''

Tupelo, Mississippi

thumb Students clearing the ruins of the Lee County Training School, a month after the 1936 tornado (File:1936 Tupelo Miss. tornado cleanup.png)

'''Tupelo''' is the county seat and the largest city of Lee County (Lee County, Mississippi), Mississippi. It is also the seventh-largest city in the state. It is situated in northeast Mississippi, between Memphis, Tennessee, and Birmingham, Alabama, and is accessed by U.S. Route 78. As of the 2010 census (2010 United States Census), the population was 34,546, with the surrounding counties of Lee, Pontotoc (Pontotoc County, Mississippi) and Itawamba (Itawamba County, Mississippi) supporting a population of 138,976.

This city is best known as the birthplace of Elvis Presley. As a one-year-old in Tupelo on April 5, 1936, Presley and his family survived a tornado (1936 Tupelo–Gainesville tornado outbreak) that was ranked as the fourth deadliest in United States history. It took 216 lives.

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