Elvis Presley’s house of Graceland could also be open to the general public however there are areas there which might be off-limits. This contains his personal space upstairs, however what about rumours that he had a secret underground tunnel on the Memphis mansion? Well Elvis’ cousin Billy Smith – who lived at Graceland – has spoken out in an interview.
Appearing on his son Danny Smith’s YouTube channel Memphis Mafia Kid, Billy was requested in fan query: “Is there a secret tunnel under Graceland?”
Surprisingly, Elvis’ cousin replied: “Oh sure!
“He discovered John Kennedy had a tunnel constructed as a result of he was supposedly seeing Marilyn Monroe.
“Elvis, within the sixties, early sixties, he determined he’d have a tunnel constructed off of the washroom if you come out of the pool room to the left.”
These embody a styrofoam cup that’s sitting on a bookshelf, but in addition the final file he performed continues to be within the participant.
The vinyl in query was a recent recording of JD Sumner and The Stamps.
Upstairs at Graceland is Elvis’ bed room, toilet and workplace, plus Lisa Marie’s bed room.
The King’s daughter, who owns Graceland, has a key to the personal space and nonetheless goes there for private use.
Lisa Marie has mentioned in interviews that Graceland’s upstairs is the place she feels most secure in the entire world.
As a baby, she would spend time up there together with her father, who had slightly chair and TV put in her room.
To today, Lisa Marie sees Graceland as her house, typically staying in a single day when visiting family and friends Memphis.
While additionally consuming Thanksgiving dinner there occasionally and having fun with the house together with her household when closed to the general public.