Elvis Presley passed away on this day 36 years ago at his home, Graceland, in Memphis, Tennessee. Though Elvis was born in Tupelo, Mississippi, in 1935, Memphis became his chosen home town.
Elvis burial site, at Graceland, Memphis Tennessee (Photo by Jan Kronsell, 2002)
Whether or not you were a fan of Elvis’s songs and films, it is undeniable that his presence made a huge impact on the American pop culture scene. Check out the king below.
With Memphis Elvis-Styleby Cindy Hazen and Mike Freeman you can celebrate Elvis by exploring his favorite town. From the restaurants where he ate, to the stages where he performed, this book tells the inside story of the King’s love affair with Memphis.