Last Mark: Elvis Presley Had Painfully Performed 'Unchained Melody' 2 Months Before His Demise

Date March 6, 2019

Elvis' demise has always been surrounded by controversial mysteries. Many theorists believe him to be still alive. It just means how it is for people to get over such a legend. One of his last appearances can indicate suffering that inevitably led to his expiry.

Last Mark: Elvis Presley Had Painfully Performed 'Unchained Melody' 2 Months Before His DemiseGetty Images / Ideal Image

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Elvis left this world on August 16, 1977, as he was found unconscious on the upstairs bathroom at Graceland. He was rushed to the hospital where the doctors pronounced him dead. Reportedly, he had experienced an irregular heartbeat, which then caused his heart to stop. Experts suggested it was in fact, a possible overdose of prescription drugs, including codeine, Valium, and morphine.


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His last bone-chilling performance

According to Rolling Stone's sources, Elvis had an enlarged intestine along with heart abnormalities. He barely slept and should have probably been hospitalized a long ago. Unfortunately, he was still a huge draw on the concert circuit.

Looking back, we can easily guess how cardiac arrhythmia really was building up in him. Elvis Presley had delivered a painful rendition of Unchained Melody during a concert in Rapid City on June 21, 1977. It is so hard to ignore the raw pain in his voice. Disturbing, indeed!

His body was a mess and was evidently giving up. However, his voice retained its power and royalty. Without any doubt, it was the last greatest moment of his career.

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His final performance

His closing concert was held at the Market Square Arena in Indianapolis on June 26, 1977. Elvis was extremely emotional and was clearly falling apart as he sang, Are You Lonesome Tonight.

Near to his final time, Elvis appeared weak, pale, and overweight. It's remarkable how it never affected his voice as it was drawn directly from his untainted soul. Share this if you still miss the king of rock.

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