Elvis Presley’s memorial garden in Melbourne
Elvis Aaron Presley, it was a strange name to us in the early 1980s, but the song “Love Me Tender” made us remember the name “Elvis Aaron Presley.” Remember to listen to this song became a kind of fashion, but also shows the small endowment emotional appeal and taste, the listener is late for the first 20 years of this famous song let us know the elvis Presley, know that he is the rock and roll music history in the United States, indelible, country music, black blues music, and mountain rock music achieve mastery through a comprehensive, formed its own unique style, distinct personality elvis & bull; Elvis Presley.
In fact, to investigate when I heard the song “Love Me Tender”, it should have been more than 10 years earlier, but when I was still a child, the memory of the song is only “little white boat”, “let us shake double oar”…… Other memories are blurred. In the sixties, the home have a philips opening type recorder, brother often in Beijing overseas Chinese students and transcription of a violin, a Bob dylan, Presley big-name singer song, including the first “Love Me an”, then I’ll dig out the elder brother, in the early 80 s when the transcription of the songs, because time is too long, tape recorders, head wear, quality, and have been unable to normal play, until the Chinese companies to import a lot of sound recordings, I didn’t spend high price to buy again elvis Presley cassette.
Elvis Presley’s fans continued to remember the legendary singer even after his death more than 40 years ago.
There is a monument in Melbourne General Cemetery to elvis Presley, built by the elvis Presley fan club in Australia. Although elvis never performed in Australia, Australia has one of the largest fan bases in the world. In Melbourne this cemetery, elvis PRESLEY’s memorial monument should be the most costly, epitaph on the monument that commemorate the elvis PRESLEY: “with PRESLEY’s death, the end of an era, the entertainment star passed a special kind of music to the world, this kind of music has entered into the hearts of millions of people, and the strains of music evergreen tree will continue to be celebrated by many generations.”
I remember a few months ago, I had fundus surgery at the Melbourne eye hospital. Elvis Presley’s songs were playing in the waiting room of the operation, from “That’s All Right”, “Love Me Tender” to “Blue Hawaii”… With these songs, I entered the operating room. I thought that these songs would take me to the blue Hawaii, the world of Blues… .