Elvis Presley’s family on The King’s ‘captivating’ presence – ‘He was like a superhero’ | Music | Entertainment

Elvis Presley died over 40 years in the past however stays one of the crucial recognisable faces on the earth at the moment. With unimaginable charisma, expertise and beauty, The King of Rock and Roll would naturally draw consideration in no matter room or crowd he was in. And now members of Elvis’ family have shared what that felt like.

Appearing within the newest Memphis Mafia Kid YouTube channel video beneath, Elvis’ cousin Billy Smith was requested if The King had such a presence even earlier than fame and fortune.

Billy, who’s a few years youthful than The King was, replied: “It was for me, but other people I can’t say.

“I think a lot of his high school friends noticed it too.”

He even remembered watching Elvis as a teenager play the guitar, describing it as “captivating”.

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Danny added: “You just couldn’t wait…[he was] like a superhero. It was kind of indescribable.”

In a earlier video describing Christmas at Graceland, he remembered how Elvis wouldn’t arrive on the celebration downstairs for a while, leaving his company in suspense.

The King’s cousin mentioned: “Elvis would be a while before he would come downstairs.

“Of course that was one of the biggest thrills for everybody, especially for us, waiting for his arrival. It was like…unexplainable. It was just magical.”

Meanwhile, Express.co.uk took half in a digital stay tour of Graceland earlier this year.

Led by Elvis knowledgeable and archivist Angie Marchese, we have been in a position to see past the boundaries on the standard strolling excursions of the mansion.

Going proper inside his mom Gladys Presley’s bed room, hanging on the wall was a treasured first piece of her son’s music career.

Framed within the left-hand nook of the bottom ground master suite, is Elvis’ very first publicity picture shot.

The {photograph} of the rock and roll star was taken in 1955 at Memphis’ William Speer Studios earlier than he hit the massive time.

Angie additionally shared that the {photograph} had beforehand been on show at The Presley’s earlier dwelling in Memphis at 1034 Audubon Drive.

She mentioned: “This photo hung proudly in the Audubon house in the living room and then moved here to Gladys’ room when they moved here to Graceland in 1957.”

Elvis’ mom slept within the bed room till her demise a year later, whereas The King’s grandmother Minnie Mae later moved in.

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