Presley's London Visit Revealed

Late singer ELVIS PRESLEY once paid a secret visit to England - putting an end to 50-years of speculation that he never saw the country.
The king of rock 'n roll visited his pal Tommy Steele in London at the age of 23, according to theatre tycoon Bill Kenwright.
The 1958 trip destroys the longtime rumour that Presley never visited England during his lifetime - only neighbouring Scotland.
Kenwright says, "Elvis flew in for a day and Tommy showed him round London. He showed him the Houses of Parliament and spent the day with him."
A spokesman for Elvis' Graceland estate says, "To the best of our knowledge there was only one stopover at Scotland.
"We are researching our archives. There are some undocumented areas of Elvis' life."


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