The King Is Dead Long Live The King

The King Is Dead Long Live The King 

Posted: 10:08 am Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

By Joe Rock

August 16th 1977 we lost the undisputed King of Rock N’ Roll, Elvis Presley.

Elvis was an innovator in the world of Rock N’ Roll.

He influenced so many artists like U2, Billy Joel, Bruce Springsteen, Robert Plant and even Lemmy of Motorhead.

Check out those artists here covering the King.







Elvis On 'Stage Show'

(Mandatory credit: Alfred Wertheimer/Getty Images) American musician (and actor) Elvis Presley (1935 – 1977) performs live on stage at CBS-TV’s Studio 50 on the Dorsey Brothers’ ‘Stage Show’ program, New York, New York, March 17, 1956. Guitarist Scotty Moore, and the rest of the band is in the background. (Photo by Alfred Wertheimer/Getty Images)