The boy who became The King

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  1. LaserT

    LaserT You have to have fun.

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    Love Elvis! Cue the haters in 3 2 1....
     
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    Should have seen it in the 1st photo...but the blonde hair threw me
     
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    Jayla Ou ai-je l'esprit? Gold

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    Such a cutie. Surprised by the blonde hair.
     
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    LaserT You have to have fun.

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    Elvis was blonde. He always dyed his hair black.
     
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    And made Priscilla dye hers the same.
    He was a strange dude I have to say, a little too close to his momma for my taste.
     
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    While the end was pretty sad, you can do no better than to watch the sit down acoustic shows that formed the backbone of his 1968 tv special. Raw as it ever will get. Bears witness to a man fighting for his life.
     
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    LaserT You have to have fun.

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    Yeah, but one hell of a talent, Pooh.
     
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    Murcielago Dead Pull Hitter Gold

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    I grew up knowing about Elvis only from the fat jokes and mockery. Once I was able to see the stuff from the 50s it became obvious to me why he was such a huge star, fucking great performer with the kind of charisma on stage you only see once in a generation.
     
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    Good stuff. I'm younger and love my 90's music but whenever I came across Elvis on the radio before Sirus, I would always stop and listen. :)
     
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    Oh I Love him! He's all over my Itunes...mostly his country stuff.
     
  12. LaserT

    LaserT You have to have fun.

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    Same here. Couldn't agree more.
     
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    There are a few great documentaries about him....I'll watch them every time.
     
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    LaserT You have to have fun.

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    This guys range was phenomenal.

     
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    HE was the same age as my mom and she loved him,I remember the day he died very clearly! :shitfit:
     
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    LaserT You have to have fun.

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    Now that's kick ass..

    Especially @3:00

     
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    My dad is about the same age as Elvis. He saw him in a 300 seat club in New Mexico in the mid-50s, just as Elvis was breaking out. He said the show was great, and even though my dad never became a huge fan, he always understood why Elvis was a phenomenon.
     
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    Elvis was the BEST ! and even at the end, that voice never failed him !
     
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    He was an odd chap. I heard he dressed like a rock star (before there were rock stars) in high school and used black shoe polish to die his hair. Imagine that. A kid back then that was that different would have been an outcast.
     
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    LaserT You have to have fun.

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    Even though I did it, I don't think I would've got it till the 6th pic. :snicker:
     
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