Veteran entertainer BRENDAN BOWYER will pay tribute to late rock legend Elvis Presley on a new duets album, marking the 30th anniversary of the star's death. The former frontman of THE ROYAL SHOWBAND - who experienced chart success in Ireland with the song THANK YOU, ELVIS in 1977 believes he owes his musical success to his hero. Bowyer recalls meeting his idol when Presley paid him a visit in Las Vegas. He says, "It was Elvis who inspired me to be a singer, so imagine the thrill I experienced when he came to see me perform in Las Vegas." Other artists featured on the commemorative album include Van Morrison, PAUL BRADY, Shane MacGowan and LIAM O'MAONLAI.