Long Live the King

On the 25th anniversary of Elvis' death, his art still outwits the Grim Reaper

Don't get all shook up, and don't be cruel, but can we please have a little less conversation about the deep cultural significance of Elvis Presley? Well, no, we can't, because, for one thing, A Little Less Conversation, a minor Elvis song from 1968, which was on the soundtrack for the even more minor film Live a Little, Love a Little, has been grinding and swiveling at the top of the charts in a remixed version for the past several weeks. You thought only a small cult of Presley fanatics believed that Elvis, who died in 1977 of a heart attack...

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