Elvis admirers remember his death 42 years ago with vigil

Elvis Presley fanatics wearing lit candles within the Tennessee evening are visiting the rock ‘n’ roll icon’s grave at Graceland all over the once a year vigil commemorating his loss of life 42 years in the past.

Presley admirers from in all places the sector descend on Memphis annually to honor his existence and profession all over Elvis Week.

The vigil is the week’s cornerstone tournament, with silent mourners submitting slowly previous his resting position and the graves of his oldsters and grandmother within the Meditation Lawn at his former house, Graceland. The vigil began Thursday evening and runs all through the evening into Friday.

Presley died on Aug. 16, 1977. However the singer and actor’s likeness and voice proceed to seem in films, TV presentations, performs and tune field units.

The Graceland vacationer enchantment attracts about 500,000 guests every year.

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