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Remembering Pearl

Remembering Pearl – Aussie Vinyl Remembers Janis Joplin

Aussie Vinyl recently visited the US to remember Janis Joplin on the anniversary of her death who was perhaps the premier blues-influenced rock singer of the late Sixties.   She was undoubtedly one of the world’s biggest female rock stars of her time and even before her death, her tough exterior only barely covered her vulnerability with alcohol and drugs, which made her reputation legendary.

 

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Australia’s Most Sought After

With all the correspondence we have received at Aussie Vinyl, we get asked frequently to name Australia’s most sought-after vinyl. Here’s what we came up with:

 

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Graceland – 40 Years

Aussie Vinyl’s Pilgrimage to Elvis’ Graceland — Every Music Fan Should Go

 

Elvis Presley’s home Graceland is an example of style and class for a poor Memphis boy making the American dream his own. Aussie Vinyl recounts the experience of visiting the famous mansion on the 40th anniversary of his death.

 

Purchased by Elvis Presley in 1957, the Neoclassical Colonial-style home is nine miles away from Memphis’ center and was initially intended to keep out the fans and media. According to Graceland, over 600,000 people tour the house, grounds, and museum annually with total visits reaching 20 million in 2016.

 

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