There have been tragic echoes of Elvis’ personal passing when Benjamin Keough died tragically younger at dwelling within the toilet on July 12, this 12 months. The King’s life additionally resulted in his toilet at Graceland, over forty years in the past, on August 16, 1977. Throughout his life, folks drew comparisons between them, and earlier than his demise, Lisa Marie had spoken emotionally about her son’s particular hyperlink to his well-known grandfather.
Lisa Marie was selling her new album Storm & Grace in 2012 with a particular look on the legendary Grand Old Opry in Nashville.
She was joined on stage by Benjamin, additionally an aspiring musician.
Afterwards, she described the extraordinary impact Benjamin had on everybody there and his unbelievable resemblance to Elvis.
At the Country Music Television Awards that 12 months, Lisa Marie was advised how a lot her son appear to be his grandfather: “Sometimes I’m overwhelmed after I have a look at him.”
Lisa Marie added: “He was on the Opry and was the quiet storm behind the stage!
“Everybody circled and appeared when he was over there.
“Everybody was grabbing him for a photo because it is just uncanny.”
Later that 12 months, to mark the anniversary of her father’s demise, Lisa Marie posted an emotional video tribute to Elvis, and spoke powerfully about how he lives on in her youngsters.
Benjamin and his sister Riley have been the youngsters of Lisa Marie along with her first husband Danny Keough, one other musician.
After her subsequent transient marriage to Michael Jackson and even shorter marriage to Nicolas Cage, Lisa Marie married her guitarist Michael Lockwood in 2006 and gave beginning to twin ladies, Harper Vivienne Ann Lockwood and Finley Aaron Love Lockwood in 2008.
In October 2012, Lisa Marie added her personal vocals to a brand new model of Elvis’ recording of I Love You Because.
The accompanying video included extraordinary household footage and residential video footage courting again to Elvis’ personal youth.
Lisa Marie additionally spoke about her household and why she had recorded the tribute to her father.
Lis Marie stated: “Every 5 years, I attempt to do one thing particular for the followers as a tribute.
“I believed, ‘OK, I actually need to give attention to the truth that I feel his spirit lives in his grandchildren – very a lot…
“They’ve all obtained somewhat little bit of him in them. They all have their very own little traits, and I can simply sense it, ?
“I believed it could be particular for the followers to see that – to focus the eye on that – which made it intimate and candy, as a result of the track is like that. It felt actually proper.”