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“I loved finding out about the relationship between Elvis and Liberace. When Elvis was struggling in that 1956 show, Liberace came over, saw Elvis’ show, took some publicity photos with him and gave him one piece of advice: ‘Your show needs more glitz.’”

On the 50th anniversary of his Sin City comeback, a new book explores Elvis’ Vegas reign

August 1st, 2019

“I loved finding out about the relationship between Elvis and Liberace. When Elvis was struggling in that 1956 show, Liberace came over, saw Elvis’ show, took some publicity photos with him and gave him one piece of advice: ‘Your show needs more glitz.’”

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