with impersonators came to me late in life, but it’s so much fun in a good/bad way. I don’t know what started the phenomenon of impersonating Elvis. Maybe it was because, at the height of his fame, the man couldn’t leave the house without being torn apart by fans, so one person had the bright idea of giving the people what they wanted: Elvis Tribute Artists, the closest thing to being The King. And now that he’s dead, Elvising has become an industry, such an ingrained part of the culture that the trademark gaudy white suit, black sideburned hair, shades and karate moves are all you need to Instant Elvis. With the right stuff, anyone can be Elvis.
I’ve seen other impersonators who range from the cheesy to the good, and if there’s one around, I’ll go check them out. This obsession
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