We have really enjoyed the TNT series Memphis Beat with Jason Lee. Does he actually sing the songs?
—R.M. Burrs, Des Moines, Iowa
No. “I gave it a shot,” says the actor, 41, whose character, detective Dwight Hendricks, moonlights in a blues club as an Elvis Presley impersonator. “I went into the studio and recorded, and I came pretty close. But it wasn’t as good as what we got.” The vocals they got—and you hear—belong to British-born, Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter Mark Arnell. Season two of Memphis Beat premieres in June.