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Don Wilson's Hollywood Beat

39 EpisodesProduced by Don WilsonWebsite

"Don's unique talent and good nature have allowed him to connect with a literal who’s who of Hollywood. From the music, TV and motion picture industries, to the most celebrated icons of our time - even being befriended by the greatest star of them all, Elvis Presley – doors have opened for Don. He h… read more

39 Episodes | 2019 - 2022

A Joan Blackman teaser of a upcoming show. Hear Joan and Don joke around during a 2001 LA earthquake

November 24th, 2022


Joan Blackman and Don Wilson joking around during a earthquake in 2001. A show centered on Joan will be coming up on Don Wilson's Hollywood Beat.


EXCLUSIVE: Larry Geller talks about his friendship with Elvis in a new interview!

October 6th, 2021


Larry Geller tells of his first meeting with Elvis, his subsequent friendship with him, as well as his time with Sebring International. Learn what a meeting with The Beatles led Elvis to do, Elvis' frustration with Hal …

EXCLUSIVE: Gennifer Flowers in a candid interview about her life, family and career!

October 4th, 2021


Gennifer Flowers opens up about her life, her family, music, career and life on the road with Roy Clark and Buck Trent. Gennifer talks about Elvis, …

EXCLUSIVE: Mindi Miller, Part 2. Also, Larry Geller also talks about Mindi and Elvis

September 30th, 2021


Mindi Miller talks about her career and Elvis in a very candid interview. #mindimiller #elvispresley #larrygeller #donwilsonshollywoodbeat #switch …

EXCLUSIVE: Mindi Miller in a in depth interview! (Part 1 of 2) Also, Peter Alden, and Krista Joy.

September 27th, 2021


Mindi Miller in a one hour interview talks about growing up in Hollywood and her adventures in show business. Plus, a farewell to Peter Alden with …

Guests: Sally A. Hoedel, author of the book Destined To Die Young. + A vintage Red West interview.

September 22nd, 2021


Sally A. Hoedel discusses her book Destined To Die Young, a fascinating book about Elvis Presley. Plus, a vintage Red West interview from my vault. …

New Gennifer Flowers clips and a November 2019 interview. Gennifer talks about her new podcast!

May 8th, 2020


Exclusive: Gennifer Flowers talks about her new podcast and gives her prediction of Joe Biden's running mate! Gennifer tells Don about her life and career! Plus coping with the lockdown, and meeting Elvis...


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Gennifer Flowers checks in on lockdown! Larry Geller, Mindi Miller,Laurel Goodwin and Glen Campbell!

April 23rd, 2020


Gennifer Flowers checks in and lets us know what she is up to. Larry Geller and Mindi Miller on Elvis. Glen Campbell in a vintage 1995 interview with …

Don interviews Glen Campbell in April 1995

April 14th, 2020


Glen Campbell discusses his career, John Wayne, Alan Jackson, Branson and his friendship with Elvis Presley. Promos: Patsy Andersen, Glen Campbell, Gennifer Flowers and Mindi Miller.


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Elvis Memories: Rosemary Alden Starkey, Sara Matteson Ginger Alden and Kenny Rogers!

April 9th, 2020


Rosemary Alden Starkey in her first interview! Sara Matteson also returns. A solid hour of upbeat memories told for the first time. Don't miss it! …

Don's Exclusive 1993 J.D. Sumner Interview. The complete Tish Henley interview and more!

February 10th, 2020


J.D. Sumner and Don talk in 1993 and the complete interview with Elvis' personal nurse Tish Henley. Plus comments by Ginger Alden, Bill Morris, Mindi Miller and Red West.


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Don's interview with Kimberly Davis Ward! Kim talks about her life with Richard Davis and more!

January 21st, 2020


Kimberly Davis Ward shares her memories of her life with Richard Davis and his legacy. She also talks about George Klein, Cliff Gleaves, Priscilla Presley, her husband Steven Ward and The Triplets - a fight with Chrons …

Outtakes of Rosemary Alden Starkey and Sara Matteson. Richard Davis, Larry Geller, Cliff Gleaves

December 23rd, 2019


Rosemary Alden Starkey and Sara Matteson outtakes! Richard Davis talks about Elvis' chimp, Larry Geller discusses his hair care products, Casey Kasem discusses Cliff Gleaves, and Cliff talks about Elvis in Las Vegas and …

Tony Curtis, Richard Davis, Larry Geller, Casey Kasem, George Klein, Mindi Miller, Red West, Ginger Alden

December 17th, 2019


A look back on Don's exclusive interviews - featuring a new message from Ginger Alden and a promo for her new event. Listen for clips from Gennifer Flowers, TCB Radio Network, Sara Matteson and Cissie Young.


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Gennifer Flowers in an exclusive one hour interview. She shares some little known things!

November 30th, 2019


Gennifer Flowers on her Journalistic and Entertainment Career, Meeting Elvis Presley and Bill Clinton, plus her thoughts on President Trump, Nancy Pelosi and The Media! Listen up and take a ride...


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Sara Matteson discusses An Evening with Ginger Alden. Listen for Ginger Alden and Jo Alden.

November 25th, 2019


Sara Matteson tells of an upcoming event with Ginger Alden. Listen for a vintage clips of Elvis introducing the Aldens and Don and a vintage message from Jo Alden. Glen Campbell, Tony Curtis, Richard Davis tells a great …

Mary Jenkins, Tony Curtis, Cliff Gleaves, J.D. Sumner, Alan Fortas, Red West & Casey Kasem.

November 25th, 2019


Elvis' cook Mary Jenkins defends him over rumours. Tony Curtis is heard as well as Cliff Gleaves discussing Elvis' film career in the 60's. Casey Kasem gives Don advice and behind the scenes of the vintage promos. J.D. …

Memphis Rocks: Billy Swan in the studio, Billy Lee Riley and J.M. Van Eaton at Sun Records in 1994.

November 25th, 2019


Don interviews Billy Swan about his hit "I Can Help" and also interviews Sun Rockabilly Legends Billy Lee Riley and J.M. Van Eaton at Sun Records in 1994!


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Don talks to Elvis' private nurse Tish Henley Kirk - who lived at Graceland. Also, J.D. Sumner.

November 25th, 2019


Tish Henley Kirk, Elvis' private nurse who lived on the grounds of Graceland and a preview of Don's upcoming J.D. Sumner interview!


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The Archives: Glen Campbell, Tony Curtis, George Klein, Stella Stevens and Rufus Thomas

November 25th, 2019


There is a bit of everything in this premiere show. Don has pulled audio clips from his archival interviews with Tony Curtis, Stella Stevens, Glen …

A personal show: Don talks about the loss of his family in 1971, his faith and health.

November 25th, 2019


Don talks about the deaths of his parents and sister in a 1971 train accident and his faith.


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Interviews with Elvis' Inner Circle, Part 2. Richard Davis, Cliff Gleaves, Ronnie Tutt and Red West.

November 25th, 2019


This episodes features Elvis' friends and his legendary drummer, Ronnie Tutt! Promos by Elvis' announcer Al Dvorin, Mindi Miller and Sam Phillips.


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Ronnie McDowell talks about "The King Is Gone". Plus, Wayne Jackson of the Memphis Horns.

November 25th, 2019


Singer Ronnie McDowell talks about his hit song and being a lifelong Elvis fan. Wayne Jackson talks about the 1969 American Sessions with Elvis.


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Don interviews Joyce Bova about her book Don't Ask Forever: My Love Affair with Elvis.

November 25th, 2019


Don's 1994 interview with Joyce Bova about her relationship with Elvis Presley. Included in the episode is a new promo from Joyce.


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Mindi Miller on Elvis' Spirituality - a new interview! George Klein, Richard Davis & Cliff Gleaves.

November 25th, 2019


Mindi Miller speaks about Elvis and his Spirituality. George Klein talks about Jayne Mansfield and Elvis. Cliff Gleaves remembers the 50's, Richard Davis talks about Elvis in Hawaii in 1965. Cissie Young celebrates 4 …

Glen Campbell, Richard Davis, George Klein, Mindi Miller, Linda Thompson, Red West and more!

November 25th, 2019


My first hour podcast! Memories of Elvis: Ginger Alden, Glen Campbell, Tony Curtis, Shira and Larry Geller, Richard Davis, Cliff Gleaves, Mary Jenkins, Krista Joy, Mindi Miller, Sam Phillips, The Sweet Inspirations, …

Memories: Tony Curtis, Cliff Gleaves, Casey Kasem, Janet Leigh,Gail Stanton, Red West and Sonny West

November 25th, 2019


A bit of this and that from Don's personal collection of memories. Listen for Ginger Alden, Army Archerd, Gennifer Flowers, Kathy Garver, Knox …

Dark Shadows - Excerpts from the August 1993 NYC Convention. For diehard fans of the series.

November 25th, 2019


Jonathan Frid, Roger Davis, Louis Edmonds, Lara Parker, Michael Stroka in vintage comments about the classic ABC-TV gothic soap "Dark Shadows" 1966- 1971.


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Don talks with Elvis' U.S. Army Sergeant Ira Jones in a vintage interview.

November 25th, 2019


Sgt. Ira Jones shares his memories of Elvis in the U.S. Army. Promos from Ginger Alden, Joe Esposito and Cliff Gleaves. Plus, the U.S. Army Airborne


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Elvis' Stepbrother David Stanley, J.D. Sumner and more! Don also tells of his meeting The Rat Pack.

November 25th, 2019


Don sits down with Elvis' stepbrother David Stanley who tells of his life with Elvis, the personal memories and working security in a dramatic situation. and Don looks back on meeting The Rat Pack and Nancy Sinatra. Don …

Elvis - The King of Hollywood, Part 1

November 25th, 2019


An overview of Elvis' 1950's films. Comments by Cliff Gleaves, Casey Kasem, Mindi Miller and Cissie Young.


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Cissie Lowe Young, President of Elvis: Find Out What's Happening - Then and Now EPFC.

November 25th, 2019


Don talks with Cissie Lowe Young about her Elvis fan club and Glen Campbell remembers Elvis.


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An interview with Lamar Fike, a longtime member of Elvis' inner circle. Red West also guests.

November 25th, 2019


Lamar Fike talks with Don about some funny situations, Elvis' music, security and enduring legacy. This interview was recorded in Memphis in 1992. Lamar Fike, 1935-2011


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Larry Geller, Mindi Miller and Anne Helm! Exclusive interviews!

November 25th, 2019


A special one hour edition: Brand new interviews with Larry Geller, Mindi Miller, and Anne Helm. This show focuses on some untold stories about …

Don interviews Egil "Bud" Krough, assistant to President Richard Nixon.

November 25th, 2019


Bud Krough looks back on Elvis' visit to The White House to meet President Nixon. Promos from James Burton, George Klein and Linda Gail Lewis.


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Vintage Interviews with J.D. Sumner and George Klein!

November 25th, 2019


This episode features J.D. Sumner, the Gospel Music legend and background singer for Elvis. George Klein, Elvis' longtime friend and legendary radio announcer. Promos: Diana Goodman, Red West and Sam Thompson.


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Don interviews The Sweet Inspirations! Estelle Brown, Sylvia Shemwell and Myrna Smith in 1992.

November 25th, 2019


The Sweet Inspirations talk about their career and working with Elvis Presley. Promos from: Mindi Miller, Sam Phillips, Joe Esposito, J.D. Sumner and more...


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Interviews with Elvis' Inner Circle: Richard Davis, Cliff Gleaves, Sam Phillips and Red West

November 25th, 2019


This episode features interviews with members of Elvis' Inner Circle: Richard Davis, Cliff Gleaves and Red West. Special clips from Gennifer Flowers, Shira and Larry Geller, Sam Phillips and Kim Davis Ward. Plus Krista …

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