Smooth Radio is proud to announce a brand new three part documentary on Elvis Presley titled, “The Day I Met The King,” to be broadcast across three consecutive Sundays at 1pm on 10th, 17th and 24th January.
In this exclusive series, made in partnership with Todd Slaughter and The Official Elvis Presley Fan Club, we hear the giants of music and the hit makers from the last 50 years share their stories of meeting, working with and living with the greatest name in music, The King of Rock ‘n’ Roll: Elvis Presley.
Made to celebrate what would have been Elvis’ 75th birthday on January 8th “The Day I Met The King” is peppered with his incredible music and features fascinating interviews with the legendary names he inspired including Tom Jones, Sir Tim Rice, Robert Plant, Sir Paul McCartney and the late Johnny Cash all sharing their personal story of the day they met Elvis. We also hear from Priscilla Presley as she talks about what is was like living with the most famous man on the planet. The people who wrote his songs share their memories and along with those who acted alongside Elvis including Annette Day, who starred opposite him in the movie ‘Double Trouble’.
Since his death on August 16, 1977 Elvis’ legend has lived and grown to near biblical proportions in some places. He is still an inspiration to millions across the world and through his short life changed lives and the face of music forever. ‘The Day I Met The King’ offers a remarkable insight into the legend from those who knew him and is not to be missed.
Sundays at 1pm UK TIME on 10th, 17th and 24th January, across UK on regional fm stations, and DAB and on line: www.SmoothRadio.com