COUNTRY SPOTLIGHT: You Need to Know About Elvis Carden! If you don’t know about Elvis Carden and his music, you need to, so read on. . Elvis Carden has been passionate about music for all of his adult life, funneling his creativity through his singing, songwriting, and music-making skills. His latest CD, Life , is his eighth recording in a long, illustrious continuing career. This Georgia native, born in Atlanta and raised in the small town of Palmetto, Georgia, still currently resides in his hometown. At the young age of 16, Elvis joined the United States army and at 17 years old was sent off to Lie Kie, Vietnam, where he spent more than a year fighting for his country with the First Infantry Division. His last year in the army was spent in Aberdeen, MD. This patriotic multi-talented artist has been compared to Merle Haggard, and has been recognized significantly for his poems and songwriting. Aside from making music, his other hobbies include hunting, fishing, and eating. Elvis has a sweet tooth for ice cream, cake, and all kinds of fruit, from cherries to watermelons! But you best believe he’ll grill up a mean Boston Butt in a heart beat! Off the grill, Elvis has cooked up the design for the world renowned Guitar House in Fayetteville, Georgia. Elvis, the sole designer and builder of the landmark, spent 16 years creating this spectacular, guitar-shaped home. Pictures and videos of Georgia’s TV Channel 5 News coverage can be seen on" and throughout the world wide web. Elvis is a member of BMI, CMA, ICMA, VVA, VVMF, VF, American Legion, etc., and owns Guitar House Records Inc. (won “Label of the Year” in 1990). Elvis’ first recordings, “Vietnam Blues” and “Loving a Soldier”, originally recorded in 1967, won Patriotic Song of the Year in 1990. In 2005, Elvis won the COMA International Male Recording Artist of the Year. 2007 was the year Elvis received the prestigious accolade as International Poet of the Year for “Loving a Soldier”. Elvis created the music video honoring the 25th anniversary of the Vietnam Veterans Wall in 2007, and made music and poetry for the Vietnam Veterans Fund with his “Life of Elvis Lloyd Carden” Currently, “Big Red,” is zooming up the Independent music Network’s charts and is a big hit with all the listeners of IMN’s syndicated radio show. To learn more about Elvis, or to download songs and buy Elvis’ CDs and goods go to:,,,,, and TALENTED TEEN: Emil As Emil’s hit song, “All I Ever Knew of Love Was You” keeps going higher and higher on the charts, he found time to answer a few questions about his music, girls and more. Q: If you could sing a duet with anyone, who would you choose? EMIL: There are so many people I wish I could work with it so it is hard for me to choose. But, if I had to choose, it would have to be my lovely and talented cousin Danielle! Q: When you are not making music, what do you like to do for fun? EMIL: My main priorities outside of music are family, friends and school! I love watching movies with my friends and family, and I love driving my car. Q: Lots of girls listen to your music, see you and want to know what you look for in a girlfriend? Give them a hint. EMIL: Well, I have to say a great sense of humor is a must. Also, be humble and outgoing. Q: With all your success that just keeps coming, how do you stay so grounded? EMIL: It’s easy with all the good and well rounded people around me to keep me grounded and remind me of who I am and where I come from. My little cousin even bosses me around and my mom makes me do chores! Q: What makes you happy? EMIL: My friends and family ... and my music! I could not live without my Blackberry because I like to stay in touch with everyone! Q: On the other side of the coin, what makes you sad? EMIL: My grandmothers Alzhiemers, and the thought of old age. Q: If you could change one thing about the world, what would it be? EMIL: I would make the whole world a healthy, safe place for everyone! Q: Are you a dog or a cat person? EMIL: 100% dog person! I have two French Bulldogs, Hulli, and Mel, who are awesome! Visit Emil at: and www.MySpace.Com/EmilMusic Now to find out more about this talented teen. Weir Brothers Entertainment Presents...... BUCK McCOY's DEBUT ALBUM Top Dog Includes the hit singles; "A Few Steps Away" & "Got It All With You" Available on itunes & at PREVIOUS PAGE NEXT PAGE The Independent Music Network’s August Radio Special On The Charts – Country On The Charts - Mainstream IMN Video Country Spotlight: You Need to Know About Elvis Carden! Talented Teen: Emil Mainstream Feature: Stephen Lee - Too Good to be True? Up Close & Personal With.... DK Davis Mainstream Spotlight: John Pagliano Didja Know? Hollyweird --- Yes, it is all true!