Elvis Presley Died 45 Years Ago

Austin Butler’s sexually charged portrayal of Presley is introducing young fans to a classic

nearly forgotten, style of rock-star performance

Elvis Presley was found dead in the bathroom of his palatial Graceland estate in Memphis

officially of cardiac arrest, but the medicine cabinet of prescription drugs in his system surely didn’t help.

In the decades since, reviving Presley and his legacy has become a recurring pop-culture ritual.

The campaigns have included a jukebox musical, numerous reissues and lavish box sets

an EDM remix, documentaries (most recently 2018’s Elvis Presley: The Searcher)

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