Billy D'Ettorre

 

Happy Birthday Elvis

Happy Birthday Elvis

The King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley, would've been 79 years old today.  He is maybe my all time favorite entertainer... the man that combined country and blues to come up with a unique type of music that came to be known as "Rock and Roll".

One of my favorite concert dvds is the Elvis '68 Comeback Special done for NBC in 1968 (duh), and always loved the performance of "If I Can Dream" from there, and recently came across this rehearsal footage from that show.

and here's the version that was broadcast...

I'm gonna have to pull out my Elvis stuff and give it a listen.

 

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