Search

got a tip? call (866) 667 - 2327 OR

E-mail us a tip

Graceland A Honky Tonk Haven During 34th Anniversary Of The Death Of Elvis

elvis.jpg

By Radar Staff

Thousands of Elvis Presley fans from around the world have flocked to Graceland in Memphis, Tennessee to commemorate the the 34th anniversary of his death Tuesday.

Impersonators were aplenty at the Elvis epicenter, as many left wreaths, flowers and other condolences for the late King, who died August 16, 1977.

PHOTOS: Celebrities Who Died In Bizarre Circumstances

The gathering is an annual tradition of Elvis Week, which also features a procession in memorial of the iconic singer.

Fan Paula Penna met her husband in an Elvis fan club; she said Presley’s “music keeps the family together.

PHOTOS: Celebs Who Died Young

“I promised to come every year to pay tribute to Elvis because he is very important to the family life,” she said.

Next year, more than 75,000 are expected to make the pilgrimage to Graceland, as it’ll mark the 35th anniversary of the singer’s death.

Fun fact: Other musical mainstays from Memphis include Justin Timberlake, Aretha Franklin and B.B. King.

RELATED STORIES:

VIDEO: Haley’s Performance Both Panned & Praised On American Idol

Vegas King Steve Wynn Ties The Knot, Clint Eastwood Is Best Man

EXCLUSIVE: Elvis Porn Parody Has Crazed Fan All Shook Up, Threatens To Kill XXX Director

blog comments powered by Disqus