Originally Posted by Luanne Russo
Dave, I saw Elvis's last concert he did in Atlanta in 77, and cried through the whole thing. He was in such bad shape. Many people got up and left, but I stayed, because I couldn't believe he was so lost. He didn't remember one song.
I was in the Marines when Elvis died and was on temporary duty with the Marine Reserve air squadron at NAS Memphis from my normal duty station at NAS Willow Grove, Pennsylvania. It was like the whole city had lost their best friend. Lots of emotional people.