Elvis on Tour Exhibit Kick-Starts 'the King's' 2012 Birthday Celebration

Are you looking for somewhere to go to during the weekend? And, are you a fan of the "King of Rock and Roll?" Why, head over to Graceland and visit the newest exhibit opened in time for Elvis Presley's birthday!

Today, January 8, is a special day for Elvis Presley fans all over the world—a day dedicated to celebrating the birthday of the “King of Rock and Roll” and commemorating his life and music. Just three days ago, Graceland officially kick-started this year’s celebration with the grand opening of its latest exhibit, “Elvis on Tour,” situated at Graceland Crossing.

Image via Elvis News

The “Elvis on Tour” exhibit centers on the Golden Globe award-winning documentary with the same title released by MGM in 1972, which detais the King’s multi-city tour held on April of the same year. The limited-time exhibit includes artifacts that will surely delight Elvis fans, such as rare photos, costumes and jewelry worn by the King in his concerts, and the producer’s Golden Globe award.

Credits: trembly1

Now that we’re at it, let’s greet the King a happy birthday, and take a look back at some of the Magazine’s previous tribute articles on Elvis Presley:

Elvis at 21: Photographs by Al Wertheimer
The King's Mystery Kisser Revealed
Elvis Presley and His Cinematic Impersonators

All information for this article were taken from Elvis.com.

written by plasticpopsicle on 2012-01-08 in #news

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