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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