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Aug 16, 2012 8:51AM
I was in the Army stationed in Germany at the time, we only had one American radio station AFRS.

I was driving into work the morning of the 17th, the whole way in the radio played Elvis, Elvis, Elvis. Never once did they mention that he died.

I get into the shop, turn on the radio, make coffee. More Elvis. The platoon comes filtering in, I step out in the motor pool and it sounded like an Elvis concert. Back in the office I ask  "What's with all the Elvis music?  They say   "Didn't you hear, Elvis died yesterday!"  Could have knocked me over with a feather!  I went to the PX & bought every Elvis album they had, @ $4.50 each.  I wish I had them now.

I remember this like it was yesterday.  But the King lives forever through his music.
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