Elvis Presley achieved a lot success in his life, however sadly in direction of the tip was hooked on pharmaceuticals. With his fame he was capable of meet President Richard Nixon within the White House at Christmas time 1970. And even as soon as known as Jimmy Carter within the final weeks of his life, whereas in a lot worse form.
Following his demise at simply 42-years-old, Paul McCartney stated he felt “betrayed” after Elvis informed President Richard Nixon that The Beatles had been “anti-American” throughout a gathering about the right way to fight drug tradition.
Of course, Elvis stated this regardless of often masking Beatles songs in his exhibits throughout this era.
It could come as a little bit of a shock too, contemplating The King met the Fab Four at his house in Bel Air, Los Angeles simply 5 years beforehand.
According to The Beatles Anthology, Paul McCartney felt betrayed by Elvis, who he, John Lennon, George Harrison and Ringo Starr had been so influenced by rising up.
Speaking a while after The King’s demise, McCartney stated: “[I] felt a bit betrayed.”
“The nice joke was that we had been taking [illegal] medicine.
“And look what occurred to him.”
Of course, McCartney was referring to Elvis’ overuse of pharmaceuticals within the lead as much as his tragic deadly coronary heart assault.