Return of the King: Elivs [i.e. Elvis] Presley's Great Comeback
Return Of The King tells the story of a tumultuous period in the life of Elvis Presley. By 1967, The King Of Rock'n'Roll was all but washed-up, thanks to a string of bland movie roles and lackluster records. But within a year he had roused himself, loosened the creative shackles imposed by his grasping manager, ' Colonel' Tom Parker, and reconnected with the rock audience through a riveting TV special. There followed a glorious but all too brief artistic flowering, in which he made some of his most enduring records, including' Suspicious Minds' and' In The Ghetto.' This meticulously researched and elegantly written book, based on a string of new interviews with colleagues, friends, fans, and observers of The King, sheds new light on the events of Elvis's great comeback.
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Review: Return Of The King: Elvis Presley's Great ComebackUser Review - Melyssa - Goodreads
I got this book on a trip to Graceland. It is really well researched and interesting to read. It includes a lot of information about Elvis's 1968 comeback special, later tours and recording sessions, but it doesn't get bogged down in the details. Read full review
Review: Return Of The King: Elvis Presley's Great ComebackUser Review - Jim Cherry - Goodreads
By 1968 Elvis Presley was the King of Rock 'n' Roll, and a has been. Rock music had moved beyond and transcended him. He spent his post army years making movies and movie soundtracks of lessening ... Read full review