To at the present time Elvis Presley’s Graceland upstairs is off-limits to the general public on excursions. Except for Priscilla Presley and Lisa Marie, just a few individuals who protect these rooms simply as The King left them in 1977 are allowed up there. The reason being, the upstairs was Elvis’ non-public house in life and so will stay so in his demise out of respect.
Nonetheless, there are former girlfriends and Memphis Mafia members who typically share tales of spending time with Elvis Presley up there in his bed room.
In a brand new fan Q&A on the Memphis Mafia Child YouTube channel, The King’s cousin Billy Smith and his spouse Jo had been requested if Elvis ever spoke to his personal reflection.
Billy started by joking that he did earlier than confirming the star didn’t, besides possibly for shadow boxing or karate.
Nonetheless, his spouse then shared a reasonably hilarious story about Elvis in his bed room involving his enormous mattress and mirror.
Jo stated: “I’ll inform you one thing he did do, he would stand up on his mattress and stroll forwards and backwards and look in that mirror at himself as he walked.
“He would look within the mirror whereas speaking to us and one night time he was prancing throughout there.
“And he stopped [looking at himself] and he stated, ‘Rattling, you’re a very good lookin’ son of b****.’”
Whereas in another video the couple and their son Danny had been requested if Elvis favored his bed room chilly and darkish.
Elvis’ former girlfriend Linda Thompson shared final yr on her Instagram account what The King’s upstairs bed room was like.
She replied to a fan within the feedback part: “Our bed room was black, crimson and gold… And no – the home windows had been by no means opened.”
Tragically, it was on August 16, 1977 that Elvis would die within the rest room subsequent to his bed room.
The star was found by his ultimate girlfriend Ginger Alden to have had a coronary heart assault whereas on the bathroom.
In simply a few weeks time, Graceland will maintain Elvis Week across the forty fourth anniversary of The King’s demise.
This can embrace digital and bodily occasions followers can participate in, celebrating the star’s legacy.
Whereas his ex-wife Priscilla Presley and TCB band guitarist James Burton will likely be concerned in interviews.
And the same old candlelit vigil as much as Elvis’ grave within the Meditation Backyard will likely be an annual spotlight.