' pal managed " Sadly Elvis
passed away in 1977 at the age of 42 before he could put these tour plans into action, but now, his former wife Priscilla and life-long friend Jerry are making his dreams come true with a series of concert specials featuring Elvis
's legendary TCB Band and the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra.
Fellow American Elvis
tribute artist, Dean Z, is also a grand champion of the prestigious EPE Ultimate Elvis
Tribute Artist Contest and star of the famous Las Vegas show - Legends In Concert.
Q: With the sheer amount of tribute shows throughout the world, it must fill you with an incredible sense of pride and excitement to be hosting the biggest Elvis
tribute show ever.
It's 1968 - the major musical event of the year is the first live TV special for Elvis
Presley in what would come to be known as The '68 Comeback Special.
"He walks, talks and looks like a young Elvis
," BBC Radio2 said.
Celebrating Rob's '10th Anniversary' on tour, performing to thousands of fans in major theatres, festivals and arenas worldwide and making history by being the first Elvis
tribute artist to perform at the New Wembley Stadium to over 50,000 people.
How can a tribute career last longer than Elvis
Opening up for HBO's Elvis
Presley: The Searcher,Priscilla said Elvis
"knew what he was doing"with his drug addiction and refused to accept help from desperate family members who wanted to save him.
and manager Colonel Tom with a present from his record
Eight years later, Elvis
cuts his first single record at Sun Studios in nearby Memphis, Tennessee.
's grave, adorned with fans' mementoes, outside Graceland
16, 1977 after a heart attack - has long inspired conspiracy theories among sleuths who argue Presley is either still alive or didn't die when police say he did. Just last month, a fan theory began circulating online that Elvis
appeared in the background of the holiday movie "Home Alone," which came out in 1990.