Elvis : By Those Who Knew Him Best

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Elvis died on 16 August 1977. He was just 42 years of age and had been the first global superstar of the rock'n'roll era: the King. An eager world followed his every appearance, flocked to his movies and bought his records in the millions. But what was he like as a colleague, as a friend, as a brother, as a lover? Imagine Elvis's relatives, friends, musical colleagues and business associates gathering to remember him and swap stories about him. In this close-up and intimate oral biography, that's just what nearly one hundred and fifty of them do, many of them speaking for the first time.show more

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  • Hardback | 480 pages
  • 129 x 193mm | 365g
  • Ebury Publishing
  • Virgin Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • Ill.
  • 0753508354
  • 9780753508350
  • 2,159,563

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'A miracle of research' Record Collector; 'An insider's oral history from dirt-poor Tupelo beginnings through to bloated, lonesome end' Q; 'Well-researched' The Timesshow more

About Rose Clayton

Grammy Award winning Rose Clayton is one of America's leading entertainment and music journalists. She was a friend of Elvis Presley's and during her career she has interviewed virtually every notable person professionally or personally connected with him. She lives in Nashville. Dick Heard wrote songs for Elvis and was a longtime producer of America's primetime television show Entertainment Tonight. He has won over 25 awards for his work in television.show more

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