The King of Rock and Roll burst onto the stage in 1954 when he was only 19 years old with his unique brand of musical talent. Even at his last performance ever in 1977 at Indianapolis’s Market Square Arena, where he sang the ballad “Are You Lonesome Tonight?” before his sudden death at the age of 42 later that year, his inimitable talent was on vivid display.
According to Irish Central, Elvis performed the track at his final concert in June 1977 in front of an audience of around 18,000 fans at Market Square Arena in Indianapolis. The entire set ran about 80 minutes, featuring classics like “Jailhouse Rock,” “Hound Dog,” “Hurt” and a cover of “Bridge over Troubled Water.” Irish Central reported that his final words to the audience that night were: “We’ll meet you again, God bless, adios.”
Elvis passed away that summer on Aug. 16, 1977, at his home in Graceland, Memphis, Tennessee.
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