Viva Las Vegas Is City's Official Anthem

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“Viva Las Vegas” is city’s official Anthem The title song for Elvis Presley’s 14th film, custom written by Doc Pomus and Mort Shuman, is a tribute to the city of gambling. This song stayed an underrated song for a long time until the “Dead Kennedy’s” recontextualized it taking the song beyond its origins and given an independent life; on its own, it can now be appreciated as a tribute to Las Vegas that probably deserves to be the city’s official anthem. This recontextualized music by the Kennedy’s, a truly real tribute to the life and music of Elvis Presley. The new version of Viva Las Vegas by the Dead Kennedy’s; “Fresh fruit for Rotting Vegetables”, stripped the musical arrangement down to guitar, bass, and drums, and uses a slightly faster tempo , yet maintains the song’s melodic structure. The Dead Kennedys debut album of “Fresh fruit for Rotting Vegetables” was first released in September 1980. Its lead singer Jello Biafra changed the satirical lyrics in the second and third verses, referencing a gambler using speed and cocaine. The King of Rock ‘n’ Roll; blending the timeless songs that is as relevant today as when they first hit the top of the charts. The Dead Kennedy’s changed the song with a total new drama and threat. They have become more popular for their punk rock music. Viva ELVIS is focused on the one superstar whose name will always be linked with the history of Las Vegas and the entire world of entertainment. ELVIS PRESLEY, the legend lives on. The Dead Kennedys are American hardcore punk band, formed in San Francisco, California in 1978. They became quite famous following the recontextualization of British and American hardcore punk musical scene. Dead Kennedy’s debut album is fast and furious. From the first note of Kill the Poor you know you’re listening to something new and exciting. The appeal of the Dead Kennedys is they don’t

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