Elvis Presley was one of the most iconic figures in the 20th century. His songs influenced modern musicians and remain a part of our culture.
Many people are still fascinate by his story and legacy. It’s been over 40 years since he passed away but his life is still a source of interest for fans and friends alike.
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During his life, Elvis was known as one of the most famous musicians in the world. He released numerous hits, and his music has influenced many people across the globe.
But when he died in 1977, he was already 83 years old and he had not yet released his final album. This made him the oldest person to ever die in the 20th century, according to CBS News.
In the days after his death, fans gathered at Graceland to mourn him and pay their respects to this popular musician. And they even organized a tribute concert that was attended by hundreds of thousands.
The death of Elvis Presley was a shock to everyone. It was the first time a truly colossal popstar had died so suddenly since Buddy Holly’s death nearly 20 years earlier.
However, there are many questions surrounding the cause of his death, and a lot of people have speculate that it was cause by drugs.
It is believe that Elvis abuse several prescription drugs, and this may have led to his death. During an autopsy, three pathologists found high levels of Dilaudid, Percodan, Demerol and codeine in his blood.
Chairwoman of EPE
Today, Priscilla Presley is 77 years old and still keeps the legacy of her late husband, Elvis Presley, alive. She is the chairwoman of EPE, the company that transformed Graceland into one of the most popular tourist attractions in America.
In her book, she reveals never-before-told details about her relationship with the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll. The book is a must-read for any Elvis fan and gives readers an inside look into how she felt about the music legend, from the moment they met to their divorce.
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She and Elvis married in 1967, eight years after they first met, in a Las Vegas ceremony that lasted just eight minutes. The bride wore a beaded chiffon gown with long lace sleeves while the groom donned a brocade silk tux and Western boots.
Despite her age, she was pregnant with daughter Lisa Marie right after the wedding. According to the Orlando Sentinel, Priscilla said she didn’t plan on having a baby so soon.
Priscilla gave birth to Lisa Marie in 1968, nine months after their wedding. The couple remained married for a few years until they separated.
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Elvis was already 83 years old when he released his last album, Moody Blue. It was a record that was produce in a very unusual way for the time, and it is now one of the most popular collector’s items.
During this time, Elvis was undergoing many changes. He was struggling with his health, but he still managed to make a lot of money.
He also had to deal with the death of his mother, Gladys Presley, who died of heart failure in August 1956. This was a devastating blow to the King, who had always been very close with his mother and often addressed her with pet names.
In fact, her death triggered a period of intense grief for the star. He even performed at her funeral, and he made a very public statement about his feelings towards her by performing the song ‘Don’t Cry Daddy’.
Despite his age, Elvis was a very good musician and he knew how to play the guitar well. He also had a strong voice and could sing incredibly well.