Richard Zoglin, ELVIS IN VEGAS: How the King Reinvented the Las Vegas Show
Elvis Presley is arguably the most iconic performer in American history. While we know him as a star of American entertainment, there was a time when his career was lagging and critics considered him over the hill. That all changed when Elvis signed a contract to perform in a big, new show room in Las Vegas 50 years ago. The shows were smash success....Paving the way for popular artists we see in Vegas today. Including Celine Dion, Aerosmith and Lady Gaga. But no doubt about it, the first was the 'king.'