An intimate memoir of a friendship with the greatest artist in rock-and-roll history. Jerry Shilling takes you from the all-night parties at Graceland to the bright lights of Hollywood to the glittering stages of Las Vegas.
Spanning Elvis's meteoric rise to his final, troubled years, this book offers never before-told stories about life inside Graceland's circle. Me and a Guy Named Elvis looks at Presley from a friend's perspective, offering readers the man rather than the icon - including insights into the creative frustrations that lead to Elvis's abuse of prescription medicine and his tragic death.
Jerry offers never–before–told stories about life inside Elvis's inner circle and an emotional recounting of the great times, hard times, and unique times he and Elvis shared. These vivid memories will be priceless to Elvis's millions of fans, and the compelling story will fascinate an even wider audience.
I met Jerry during Elvis week '07, at the Peabody. I had been looking for the book since my arrival and he sent me to Beale St. to find it. Since that day I have read it from cover to cover and all I can say is WOW! I knew it would be good but it jus ... more >
Mary Jo (7/10/2007)
I was born loving Elvis and I have always been one of his adoring fans that thought he could do no wrong. That is why I refused to read any book, and we all know there are hundreds out there, about him for fear of the lies and horrible things that w ... more >