Beginning the 1950s and continuing to this day, Elvis Presley, even after his death, is considered a music icon. Often known as “The King,” it stands to reason that this man should have had plenty of documentaries made about him throughout his career. Unfortunately, many of these are cheap cash-ins. Fans of Elvis wishing that this man would receive a proper and updated documentary will be happy to know of a recent announcement made by HBO.
Known as “Elvis Presley: The Searcher,” this two-part documentary series will begin airing on April 14th on the HBO television network. This documentary will include interviews with music legends and Elvis fans including Bruce Springsteen, Tom Petty, and many more. This documentary will be detailing events from the life of Elvis Presley from this birth through his final 1976 recording session at the legendary Sun Studios. Broadway World reports that this documentary will feature over 20 newly-recorded interviews with those who knew Elvis throughout his life. Along with detailing his musical rise to fame, this two-part documentary will also focus on the behind-the-scenes details of Elvis Presley’s live away from the music scene.
In closing, a new documentary based on life of Elvis Presley will begin airing April 14th on HBO. The first part of this documentary will cover the early years of Elvis to the point where he entered the Army. This portion will also include more details about his rise to fame as a pop superstar. The second half of this documentary picks up when Elvis returns home from the war while dealing with a future musical career in rapidly-changing times. This documentary also features interviews with music legends, session players, and others who knew Elvis Presley throughout his life.