Lisa Marie Presley & Priscilla Presley Statements Regarding The Death of Michael Jackson
-- Lisa Marie Presley
'I'm in shock, as I know everyone must be. What a tragic loss. My heartfelt thoughts are with his family at this very difficult time'.
-- Priscilla Presley
They first met in 1975 during one of Jackson's family engagements at the MGM Grand, 7-year-old Presley attended several of his shows in Las Vegas.
They were reconnected through a mutual friend in early 1993.
In August 1994, Jackson and Presley shocked fans by announcing they wed.
They announced their split 20 months later.
Music icon Michael Jackson, whose fame spanned from his childhood with the legendary Jackson 5 to a superstar solo career that earned him the nickname 'King of Pop', died Thursday afternoon at a Los Angeles hospital. He was 50. Multiple reports said he had gone into cardiac arrest.
Michael Jackson Wanted to 'Go Out Like Elvis Presley'
Michael Jackson had previously said he wanted to 'go out like Elvis' when he died, according to pal Deepak Chopra. Chopra, 62, revealed that his son went on tour with the King of Pop: 'My son Gotham traveled with Michael as a roadie on his Dangerous tour when he was 13. It sends a shiver to recall something he told Gotham: 'I don't want to go out like Marlon Brando. I want to go out like Elvis'.
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Tupelo's Own Elvis Presley DVD Video with Sound.
Never before have we seen an Elvis Presley concert from the 1950's with sound. Until Now! The DVD Contains recently discovered unreleased film of Elvis performing 6 songs, including Heartbreak Hotel and Don't Be Cruel, live in Tupelo Mississippi 1956. Included we see a live performance of the elusive Long Tall Sally seen here for the first time ever. + Plus Bonus DVD Audio.
This is an excellent release no fan should be without it.
The 'parade' footage is good to see as it puts you in the right context with color and b&w footage. The interviews of Elvis' Parents are well worth hearing too. The afternoon show footage is wonderful and electrifying : Here is Elvis in his prime rocking and rolling in front of 11.000 people. Highly recommended.