Elvis Presley passed away 40 years ago today. In our new feature, we go inside the King's 1968 television special that relaunched his career. The hour-long broadcast, then dubbed 'Elvis' proved that the then–33-year-old still had swagger. For years, he'd been exiled in Hollywood – making movies instead of touring, as the Beatles blew up and rock got bigger than ever – so the show was a long-overdue return to pure performing for the singer. Check out the entire story at RollingStone.com. Photograph by Gary Null
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