Fans remember King of Rock 'n' Roll

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iol tonight aug 16 Elvis Presley Vigil~1 AP Candles placed in a heart shape rest on Elvis blankets outside the gates of Graceland during a candlelight vigil in remembrance of Elvis death 37 years-ago.

Memphis, Tennessee - Fans of Elvis Presley are making a nighttime candlelit walk past his gravesite at Graceland during a memorial of his death 37 years ago.

Devotees of the King of Rock 'n' Roll participate each year in a vigil on the anniversary of his death. Presley died at age 42 on Aug. 16, 1977, of a heart attack in Memphis, Tennessee.

Fans strolled quietly on Friday through the Mediation Garden at Graceland, Presley's longtime home.

The vigil is a highlight of Elvis Week, an annual celebration of Presley's career and life. - Sapa-AP


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