Friday, August 17, 2012

Elvis Presley's lasting legacy | Conversation with the newsroom

Elvis Presley's death 35 years ago today jolted the nation.

The singer was just 42 when he was found by his manager in the bathroom of his already iconic mansion Graceland. He had been scheduled to start a nationwide tour.

Join Times rock critic Randall Roberts and music writer Randy Lewis at 4 p.m. as they talk about why Elvis' persona continues to loom so large in pop culture. Like Marilyn Monroe, who died 50 years ago this month, Presley remains relevant.

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