Albom who is best known for books like Tuesdays With Morrie and The Five People You Meet In Heaven is also the pianist for the Rock Bottom Remainders, an ad-hoc musical group that also includes best-selling authors like Amy Tan and Dave Barry.
The group begins a three-concert tour in Dallas on April 26 and Albom is set to perform a few Elvis Presley songs, when hes not tickling the ivories with the rest of the band.
He insists that as far as Elvis impersonators go, hes strictly skinny Elvis. I dont perform anything past the 1950s. Things like Blue Suede Shoes and Such A Night.
Albom admits he may too experienced to be a member since, as he puts it, Anyone who knows more than three chords is overqualified and I know five.
Although Albom considered trading on his literary past by doing some Tuesday songs like Tuesday Afternoon or Ruby Tuesday, the band decided against it because, he admits, all the Tuesday songs are too complex.
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