Elvis Aaron Presley was born on January 8, 1935, in Tupelo, Mississippi, but his family moved to Memphis, Tennessee when he was 13. Elvis was the "King of Rock and Roll," but his reign would be brief.

Presley died on August 16, 1977. He was 42.

Elvis had the entertainment world "all shook up" in 1954 with his stunning good looks, rock & roll music, gyrating hips and dyed black pompadour hairstyle.

A stint in the U.S. Army put Elvis' skyrocketing career on hold for two years. Once discharged, Presley relaunched that career, churning out cheesy movie after cheesy movie and many more records.

Elvis married Priscilla Beaulieu in 1967. The couple divorced in 1973. They had a daughter, Lisa Marie Presley.

Elvis Presley's Next Concert Was In This New England City
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Not very business savvy and heavily addicted to various prescription drugs, Presley was taken advantage of by personal manager Col. Tom Parker, who took half of everything Elvis earned.

A blunt force injury in 1967 when Elvis fell and banged his head on a porcelain tub may have resulted in a brain injury that contributed to his erratic behavior in the last decade of his life.

Presley was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986 and awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2018.

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Though his touring schedule was intense, Elvis never played outside of North America. Parker was an illegal alien without a passport and feared he might face trouble reentering the U.S.

Elvis' tour schedule brought him to New England many times, including appearances in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut and Maine. The only New England states Elvis did not perform in were Vermont and New Hampshire.

Among Elvis's most notable New England appearances was a concert at the Springfield Civic Center as part of the Winter Festival For Peace Tour on November 11, 1971. He returned to Springfield as part of the Aloha From Hawaii Tour on May 16, 1975.

Elvis performed only once in Boston, at the Boston Garden on November 10, 1971. The concert was recorded and was available on CD and DVD.

Presley performed at the Providence Civic Center on June 26, 1976, and again on May 23, 1977.

Elvis Presley's Next Concert Was In This New England City
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Elvis Presley died on August 16, 1977, of cardiac arrest. The Official Elvis Presley Fan Club says, "Through the early morning of the 16th, Elvis takes care of last-minute tour details and relaxes with family and staff."

The site says, "He is to fly to Portland, Maine, that night and do a show there on the 17th, then continue the scheduled tour."

Elvis Presley's next show was to be in Portland, Maine. He never made it.

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