It's a surreal feeling. Something that I would have never thought that I would have to experience. An era of my life forever tarnished by the events of a few hours that lingered on for days.
"Elvis was a searcher. It was a part of him that never left." Priscilla tells Elvis fans in the first thirty seconds of HBO's Elvis Presley: The Searcher.
Elvis Presley is known to be the most noted, sung about, wrote about singer the world has ever known. We know so much of the man who we have come to call the "King of Rock and Roll." But no matter how many books, articles, biographies, interviews you have heard and read Elvis himself would be heard telling his closest friends and confidants. "They know me, but they don't know me."
Elvis Presley a name that is known all over the world.
The year was 1973. Elvis’ censored movements on the Ed Sullivan show were now a thing of the past. He was no longer stuck under contract to continue making what he considered to be “dumb ass flicks.” The small room-like stage of the 1968 Comeback Special was now dismantled and gone. Documentaries following Elvis on tour and in Las Vegas were now just the icing on a tremendous cake.