New Gates of Graceland Episode: Secrets of the '68 Special
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New Gates of Graceland Episode: Secrets of the '68 Special

Elvis Presley made history with his iconic television special, "Elvis," also known as the '68 Special. Fifty years after the show aired, music fans still rave about this incredible special.

In this episode of the Gates of Graceland, host Tom Brown chats with three of the great creative minds who helped Elvis put the special together: director Steve Binder, music director Billy Goldenberg and writer Allan Blye. These men share behind-the-scenes stories of working with Elvis, how the show came together and more.

Just this month, NBC aired "Elvis All-Star Tribute," a tribute to Elvis and the '68 Special. Hosted by Blake Shelton, the special featured artists such as Carrie Underwood, Yolanda Adams, John Fogerty, John Legend, Post Malone, Shawn Mendes, Pistol Annies, Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban, Adam Lambert, Little Big Town, Dierks Bentley, Josh Groban, Alessia Cara, Kelsea Ballerini, Darius Rucker, Ed Sheeran and Mac Davis. Elvis' daughter Lisa Marie Presley and his granddaughter Riley Keough also made appearances in the special.

Watch the Gates of Graceland episode below, and click here to watch all episodes of the Gates of Graceland.

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