The Spirit is Rising...for Elvis and The "Rock 'N Roll Heaven" Commission

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Elvis Presley's 70th Birthday Is Celebrated With Resurgance Of "Real Music." "Hit Making Team" Continues To Be Embraced By Fans Around The Globe. Elvis' Best Friend Joe Esposito Joins "Hit Making Team" in Los Angeles.

As Elvis Presley's 70th birthday was recently celebrated, The "Hit Making Team" has been praised by fans globally for their untiring mission of "Keeping The Music Alive!" John Krondes and The Jordanaires are nearing completion of their first CD of new material with the Elvis "Hit Making Team"; historically the first reunion of the Presley "Hit Makers" in the recording studio in over 27 years. This potent music entourage includes members of the TCB Band, Elvis' Memphis Studio Band the "Memphis Boys" and the Sweet Inspirations.

Ray Walker of the Jordanaires proclaims "This Was No Accident". Many music fans share the belief that this fateful meeting of talent was of a higher calling by Rock 'n Roll Heaven. "Hit Making Team" Singer John Krondes says "It's All About Respect". "Rodney Dangerfield spent a lifetime looking for it, our mission is to keep the music and spirit alive!"

Many radio DJs have called John Krondes and the "Hit Making Team" trend setters. Several Industry professionals have called their effort to bring back "Real Music" a welcomed change. In addition to the hardcore Elvis fans, a budding young new generation of "New Elvis" fans, tiring of the "Manufactured Music" scene are flocking to the "Hit Making Team" project, identifying with the vision of continuing the music legacy of Elvis, Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis, Perry Como and all the lost legendary makers of song.

"The End" by John Krondes and The Jordanaires continues to build momentum and attract more airplay. Radio stations from all over the world are playing their music and are spreading the news of this historic re-uniting of the Elvis "Hit Making Team". Bobby Box of KABG "Big Oldies 98.5" in Albuquerque, NM, Donn Webb of KDSK "KD Radio" in Grants, NM, Mike McCann of WCBS Radio, NY, Paul Sydney of WLNG, Sag Harbor, NY, KFRC "Cammy & Dean" in San Francisco, CA, Ray Thomas of WHLG "Coast 101.3 FM" in Stuart, FL, Ric Craig of WRGO "Fun Oldies 102.7", Crystal River, FL, Scott St. James at KTRS, St. Louis, MO, Steinar Lyshaug from Kanal 1 Radio, Oslo, Norway, Ray Whalen, Jr. and Henry McGee of Globe Photos, NY, just to name a few, have become prophets of the Rock 'n Roll Heavens, aiding our mission and making history with us once again!

Fans around the world have widely accepted John Krondes and The "Hit Making Team" greatly for their originality and avoidance of immitating Elvis. Contrarily, the "Hit Making Team" project has been called a great compliment to the honor and spirit of Elvis and his departed counterparts.

In other celestial news, Rock 'n Roll Heaven has recently appointed Rodney Dangerfield President of the Rock 'n Roll Commission. Along with the Chairman of The Board, Frank Sinatra, and panel members John Belushi, Elvis, Jimmy Hendrix, Jim Croce, John Lennon, Dean Martin, Glen Miller, Sammy Davis and newcomer Johnny Carson, the R&R Heaven executive committee is sending mystical orders to Earth in hopes of keeping the respect and memory alive for our expired headliners.

Rodney Dangerfield, Rock Heaven's President, has dropped a line from Cloud Nine, inviting fans to join the "Hit Making Team" fan club. Dangerfield, who's heavenly task is ensuring the furtherance of respect, respectfully requests your presence for the spirit of Elvis.

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The first CD single "The End" by John Krondes and The Jordanaires continues to receive great acclaim from radio and is available at and other Internet retailers. Elvis sang "The End" to Priscilla the night they met and was later destined to record it. Watch for the upcoming release of "Vegas In The Morning" which will coincide with the 100 Year Birthday Celebration of the City of Las Vegas and is sure to become the next party theme for Las Vegas.

For more information regarding John Krondes and The Jordanaires with the Elvis Presley "Hit Making Team" please contact Gene Kennedy at Funky Sound of America Nashville - Tel: 615-754-0417 - Email: FunkySoundofAmerica"@" or Edward Lozzi of Edward Lozzi & Associates PR, Hollywood, CA at 310-922-1200 - Email: epl"@"

Funky Sound of America

Rock 'n Roll News Desk

(Vol. XIV)

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