Candlelight vigil marks 37 years after Elvis death

2014-08-16 08:13
 

Memphis - Fans of Elvis Presley are making a nighttime candlelit walk past his gravesite at Graceland during a memorial of his death 37 years ago.

Devotees of the King of Rock 'n' Roll participate each year in a vigil on the anniversary of his death. Presley died at age 42 on 16 August 1977, of a heart attack in Memphis, Tennessee.

Fans strolled quietly Friday through the Mediation Garden at Graceland, Presley's longtime home.

The vigil is a highlight of Elvis Week, an annual celebration of Presley's career and life.

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