Unchained melody: interview with an Elvis tribute artist

Elvis may have left the building in 1977, but his music, legacy and likeness lives on.

One massive annual celebration of the King is based, surprisingly, in Australia: the Parkes Elvis Festival, an event that draws thousands of people nationwide and internationally.

During my 2012 pilgrimage, I was lucky enough to interview that year’s festival highlight, American Elvis tribute artist Dean Z, who I can safely say had me all shook up.

Listen now:

Interview conducted for ArtSound FM.
Interview date: 14 January 2013.

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