That Elvis Intangible: A Thoroughly Earnest “Nice Guy”

‘Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain’t going away.’ — Elvis Presley

Sun Studios. Photo credit: Dr. Ron Newman

How is it that Elvis became so famous? I mean, he’s been dead 44 years and yet a half million people a year still visit Graceland, his mansion in Memphis. With the…