Graceland Chooses First Official Elvis Tribute Artist

A Pennsylvania man has become the first official Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist after being selected by managers of ELVIS PRESLEY's Graceland home. Shawn Klush, from Pittston, beat nine other contestants in the Memphis, Tennessee final of a worldwide competition on Friday (17Aug07). The thrilled winner said, "It's an overwhelming experience and it couldn't be in a better place." The contest was held in conjunction with the 30th anniversary celebrations of Presley's death in 1977.


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I've always & will always be a fan of "Elvis Presley".My husband & I visited "Graceland" a few yrs back.And when we were there,(this may sound charge)but I could feel "The Kings" presence there!People think im silly when I tell them this! I hope to make this year,but finances didn't alowe it.I just went thru heart-surgery a while ago & we couldn't be there in'Tennessee"for the 'Great Celebration Party" with GREAT-REGRATE!!!!!!! I'll always pray that he's with his parents & other family members with 'God"walking those pearly gates of gold!!!! And at peace!!!! "God Pless he's family he left behind to take-care of things for him!!!! Sincerly,Betty Wheeler 3921 Elida Rd-Lima,Oh-45807
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