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* This performance [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AG9ph9xkOrw&t=186s here]]. The concert was just six months before his death. It's obvious he's not in the best condition, and he seems a bit... er... spaced out. Nonetheless, that shift from his listless and weak intro to him singing and playing his heart out pretty well outlines why he was the King.


* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AG9ph9xkOrw This]] 1977 performance of "Unchained Melody," showing that Elvis had one of rock's most powerful voices right up till the end.


* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NM-liHQFS3Y This]] 1977 performance of "Unchained Melody," showing that Elvis had one of rock's most powerful voices right up till the end.

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* [[http://www.[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NM-liHQFS3Y com/watch?v=AG9ph9xkOrw This]] 1977 performance of "Unchained Melody," showing that Elvis had one of rock's most powerful voices right up till the end.


* The [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elvis_%281968_TV_program%29 1968 televised show]] AKA "The Comeback Special". Wearing an iconic black leather outfit and making his first live performance since 1961, Elvis gives a series of hour-long concerts that proves, after many years of going Hollywood, that he was still an incredible musician. The concerts get edited into the overall special - along with other staged performances - and the special is hailed as an instant classic.

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* [[Music/ElvisNBCTVSpecial The [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elvis_%281968_TV_program%29 1968 televised show]] Elvis TV special, AKA "The Comeback Special".Special"]]. Wearing an iconic black leather outfit and making his first live performance since 1961, Elvis gives a series of hour-long concerts that proves, after many years of going Hollywood, that he was still an incredible musician. The concerts get edited into the overall special - along with other staged performances - and the special is hailed as an instant classic.



* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NM-liHQFS3Y This]] 1977 performance of "Unchained Melody," showing that Elvis had one of rock's most powerful voices right up till the end.

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* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NM-liHQFS3Y This]] 1977 performance of "Unchained Melody," showing that Elvis had one of rock's most powerful voices right up till the end.end.
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** When the reporter then asked if more entertainers should follow his lead and not speak out about Vietnam, Elvis answered "No." And that's why Elvis was awesome.


* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NM-liHQFS3Y This]] 1977 performance of "Unchained Melody," showing that Elvis had one of rock's most powerful voices right up till the end.
* Officially, Elvis is the highest selling solo artist ever, with sales reaching into the ''billions.'' Decades after his death, he's still the King.

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* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NM-liHQFS3Y This]] 1977 performance of "Unchained Melody," showing that Elvis had one of rock's most powerful voices right up till the end.
* Officially, Elvis is the highest selling solo artist ever, with sales reaching into the ''billions.'' Decades after his death, he's still the King.
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* The [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elvis_%281968_TV_program%29 1968 televised show]] AKA "The Comeback Special". Wearing an iconic black leather outfit and making his first live performance since 1961, Elvis gives a series of hour-long concerts that proves he was still an incredible musician. The concerts get edited into the overall special - along with other staged performances - and the special is hailed as an instant classic.

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* The [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elvis_%281968_TV_program%29 1968 televised show]] AKA "The Comeback Special". Wearing an iconic black leather outfit and making his first live performance since 1961, Elvis gives a series of hour-long concerts that proves proves, after many years of going Hollywood, that he was still an incredible musician. The concerts get edited into the overall special - along with other staged performances - and the special is hailed as an instant classic.



* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NM-liHQFS3Y This]] 1977 performance of "Unchained Melody," showing that Elvis had one of rock's most powerful voices right up till the end.

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* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NM-liHQFS3Y This]] 1977 performance of "Unchained Melody," showing that Elvis had one of rock's most powerful voices right up till the end.end.
* Officially, Elvis is the highest selling solo artist ever, with sales reaching into the ''billions.'' Decades after his death, he's still the King.


* Asked his opinion on Vietnam, Elvis is said to have replied, "Ma'am, I'm just an entertainer," and walked away. Talk about ''tact''.

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* Asked his opinion on Vietnam, Elvis is said to have replied, "Ma'am, I'm just an entertainer," and walked away. Talk about ''tact''.''tact''.
* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NM-liHQFS3Y This]] 1977 performance of "Unchained Melody," showing that Elvis had one of rock's most powerful voices right up till the end.


* The [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elvis_%281968_TV_program%29 1968 televised show]] AKA "The Comeback Special". Wearing an iconic black leather outfit and making his first live performance since 1961, Elvis gives a series of hour-long concerts that proves he was still an incredible musician. The concerts get edited into the overall special - along with other staged performances - and the special is hailed as an instant classic.

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* The [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elvis_%281968_TV_program%29 1968 televised show]] AKA "The Comeback Special". Wearing an iconic black leather outfit and making his first live performance since 1961, Elvis gives a series of hour-long concerts that proves he was still an incredible musician. The concerts get edited into the overall special - along with other staged performances - and the special is hailed as an instant classic.classic.
* Asked his opinion on Vietnam, Elvis is said to have replied, "Ma'am, I'm just an entertainer," and walked away. Talk about ''tact''.

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