Elvis Presley fanatics wearing lit candles within the Tennessee night time are visiting the rock ‘n’ roll icon’s grave at Graceland all over the yearly vigil commemorating his demise 42 years in the past.
Presley admirers from all over the place the arena descend on Memphis once a year to honor his lifestyles and profession all over Elvis Week.
The vigil is the week’s cornerstone match, with silent mourners submitting slowly previous his resting position and the graves of his folks and grandmother within the Meditation Lawn at his former house, Graceland. The vigil began Thursday night time and runs all the way through the night time into Friday.
Presley died on Aug. 16, 1977. However the singer and actor’s likeness and voice proceed to seem in motion pictures, TV presentations, performs and track field units.
The Graceland vacationer appeal attracts about 500,000 guests once a year.