Remembering Elvis in Scotland on 40th anniversary of his death

Like 2016, Another Demonstration Planned On Night Of Annual Elvis Presley Candlelight Vigil

Elvis' spirit lives on 40 years after death

You can see a promo for Elvis Presley's final TV concert special below.

Fans of Elvis Presley have flooded social media with messages of remembrance, 40 years on from the death of the most famous man in music history.

The King had more than 30 number one hits in the USA, including "Hound Dog", "Jailhouse Rock", "Stuck on You" and "A Little Less Conversation". He died in Memphis on August 16, 1977.

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But the grim details of Presley's death took a backseat Wednesday to a celebration of his life and music, centered around his Graceland estate in Memphis, Tenn.

"He's a gift from God to all of us", she tells Agence France-Presse (AFP) at Graceland, where she is visiting with her Palestinian-Jordanian husband, Colombian mother and friends. "We believe that Graceland and Elvis will be just as popular, if not more popular, 10, 20, 30, 40 years from now, and we're investing for that".

Despite being recorded more than 250 times, Elvis' 1956 version of Hound Dog is the most memorable and is also one of the best-selling singles of all time. Conspiracy theories have cropped up after other high-profile deaths, from Hollywood star James Dean's demise in a auto crash in 1955 to Michael Jackson's prescription drug death in 2009, as fans insist their favorite celebrities must still be alive.

Elvis' last girlfriend, beauty queen Ginger Alden, was the person who discovered his lifeless body on the bathroom floor at Graceland - an undignified end for a superstar.

Photos, flowers and teddy bears decorated the candlelight vigil outside the iconic Memphis mansion of the so-called "King of Rock and Roll" while his top-charting songs filled the evening air. He was 42 years old.

And Beatles star John Lennon said: "Before Elvis there was nothing".

"The audience loved it and they've booked us all again for next year".

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