It should be noted that the interview was conducted via email, with the questions submitted in one hit, and that only four remained unanswered, as they were covered extensively in the book. Do you remember the first time you became aware of Elvis growing up, was it when your Dad talked about meeting Elvis in the army, or was it before that?
"You have to remember, he was such an impact in my life, in every way. When we get together, we talk about it, and the impact it made …
for myself, and for my cohorts, who of course knew Elvis so well, we never thought he'd pass.
I also watched some of Elvis' movies on television.
He was such a big part of Memphis and his music often played on various radio stations.
Elvis Presley's former wife, Priscilla Presley, got candid about her life with the music legend and his enduring legacy in a recent interview that coincided with the 40th anniversary of his death. In my book I wrote 'my God,' because I lived and breathed him."The actress – who still spends much of her time at Graceland, Elvis' famous estate in Memphis, Tennessee – added that she is always reminded of the extent of his influence around the anniversaries of his death."I'm around so many fans coming in and doing some interviews, and it's a definite reminder of his passing, and of course, thinking about him at this particular time," she said.
"[I lost] everything," she told Entertainment Tonight. "A devastating time for myself and of course, the world, to hear the news, and it's still unbelievable because he's so much a part of our lives – my life and my daughter's life and everyone around him.Sir Tom Jones has reportedly found love again following the death of his wife Linda last year.The 76-year-old Welsh singer is said to be "courting" Priscilla Presley, widow of music icon Elvis Presley.“Tom has had a difficult year with Linda’s death and Priscilla has been an amazing support.” Sir Tom told The Sun: “We have been friends for a long time. We do enjoy our nights out together.” They have known each other since the 1970s, while the actress was married to Elvis from 1967 to 1973.Sir Tom lost wife Linda last April following a short battle with cancer, describing coming to terms with the loss was "the hardest thing I've ever done in my life".My mom was quite musically talented, she played a few instruments, including the piano, and I often stood behind her and sang while she played gospel hymns that Elvis had recorded.