‘Viva Pod Vegas!’ 7 Elvis podcasts and episodes about the new biopic, The King’s legendary career, and more
If you’re on an Elvis kick since watching Baz Luhrmann’s new biopic, we’ve got you covered with some podcasts to get your listening rotation “All Shook Up!” We’ve rounded up podcasts and episodes all about “The King’s” life, gospel roots, music, career, and lasting cultural impact. Tune in for reviews and reactions to the new film from Elvis experts like popular podcaster Jake Brennan.
In other episodes, hear Elvis anecdotes from his film co-star Marlyn Mason, songwriter Mike Stoller, and more. There’s an unofficial Elvis podcast uncovering gems for super-fans, and in another podcast, hear about Elvis’ movies and TV specials. Tune into an “About a Girl” episode for a scripted storytelling take on Priscilla Beaulieu and Elvis Presley’s relationship.
Rolling Stone Music Now
On this “Rolling Stone Music Now” episode, songwriter Mike Stoller chats with host Brian Hiatt about co-writing “Hound Dog” with Jerry Leiber for Big Mama Thornton. Mike shared what followed for this song, reminisced about hanging with Elvis, and lots more. David Fear also joined this episode to unpack the new Elvis movie. Also hear about Rolling Stone News correspondent Delissa Shannon’s interview with Yola who played Sister Rosetta Tharpe.
iMDb is Obsessed
Podcaster and Elvis expert Jake Brennan joined Alex to chat about “The King,” Baz Luhrmann’s new Elvis film, and more. Alex headed to Graceland to screen the film and talked to producer Jeff about Austin Butler and Tom Hanks’ acting, and compared the film to other biopics like Bohemian Rhapsody, Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story, and Walk the Line.
About a Girl
Double Elvis’ “About a Girl” is a scripted narrative storytelling podcast all about women and their musically famous partners. In this 31-minute episode, hear about Priscilla Beaulieu and Elvis Presley’s relationship that became more complex as time passed. If you liked this episode and are a music fan, you might want to tune into episodes covering Angie and David Bowie, Pamela Courson & Jim Morrison, Mary Austin & Freddie Mercury, and more rock and roll couples.
Viva Pod Vegas: The Elvis Presley Film Podcast
On “Viva Pod Vegas: The Elvis Presley Film Podcast,” hosts Joey Lewandowski and Mike Manzi unpack all 31 films Elvis starred in, his specials, and more. A recent episode focused on the new Elvis biopic, Austin Butler and Tom Hanks’ performances, Hanks’ prosthetic makeover, the film’s structure, and the hosts shared their thoughts.
TCBCast: An Unofficial Elvis Presley Fan Podcast
“TCBcast: An Unofficial Elvis Presley Fan Podcast” is hosted by Gurdip Ladhar and Justin Gausman. With regular guest co-hosts Ryan Droste, Bec Wyles, Elvis fans, and experts, this podcast is digging deep into Elvis’ career, life, and lasting cultural impact. Episodes dive into Elvis’ influences, his team, and films. Recent episodes reviewed the new Elvis biopic and 1992’s “The King of Rock and Roll: The Complete 50s Masters” box set.
Brad Birkedahl and Mark Shaffer host “Memphis Flash,” the ideal podcast for Elvis superfans. Episodes unearth facts and talking points about Elvis’ life and career. Previous episodes welcomed guests like Elvis’ The Trouble With Girls’ co-star Marlyn Mason, Elvis expert and collector Jim Weaver, Lansky Bros Clothiers’ owner Hal Lansky, and more. A recent episode talked with musician Slick Joe Fick who played upright bass on the Elvis biopic soundtrack.
Death of a Rockstar
This 33-minute “Death of a Rockstar” episode shares an abridged version of Elvis’ history, rise to fame, career hallmarks, and death. Additional episodes cover Kurt Cobain, Whitney Houston, Amy Winehouse, and Avicii – just to name a few. This podcast is presented by Crowd Stories+.