Elvis: And the Memphis Mafia
Aurum Press, Limited, 2005 - Biography & Autobiography - 792 pages
This vivid oral biography of Elvis Presley is based on the recollections of three members of the Memphis Mafia, the entourage who accompanied Elvis every day, from 1956 to his death in 1977. These were the men closest to Elvis, the ones who knew him best—Billy Smith, Elvis’ first cousin; Marty Lacker, foreman of the Memphis Mafia; and Lamar Fike, who joined the army with Elvis. Together, they offer rare insights into the greatest legend of them all, from the phenomenal successes to the long, devastating decline. It is a uniquely revealing portrait of a tragic figure whose immense talent changed the course of American music and culture.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Caryn.Rose - LibraryThing
My dirty little secret is that I have read pretty much the majority of Elvis tell-all books over the years. So as part of preparing for a trip to Memphis this summer, I felt like I needed to read ... Read full review
Review: Elvis and the Memphis MafiaUser Review - Yadira Sanchez - Goodreads
This book is by far the best Elvis autobiography I've read. Not only does it reveal the real man behind the music, but it also tells countless personal stories in his lifetime. I believe the main ... Read full review