Elvis: Inside Graceland’s flooding bed room not on tour ‘Girls have been introduced again right here’ | Music | Entertainment | EUROtoday

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Elvis Presley’s Graceland has been open for excursions so long as the King was alive; some 42 years.

Since 1982 the general public has been in a position to look inside well-known rooms throughout the Memphis mansion from the Jungle Room to the kitchen.

The upstairs could also be off-limits to today, but there are some floor ground and basement areas that followers don’t typically get to go to.

Nevertheless, Express.co.uk beforehand took half in a digital dwell tour of The King’s house, which entered a few of these unseen rooms.

One of those was the bed room within the basement, which frequently flooded and is positioned close to the TV and pool rooms.

Interestingly, this area hasn’t been preserved in the identical manner as different spots within the mansion. Graceland archivist Angie Marchese was our tour information and confirmed the dwell stream digicam inside. It seems this was a spot utilized by a few of Elvis’ closest Memphis Mafia members.

The Elvis Presley knowledgeable mentioned: “This is Jerry [Schilling]’s room. It was also used by Charlie Hodge when he lived here at Graceland. It has a full bath down here and this is where the guys stayed. For those of you who know Jerry Schilling, [he’s] talked about this room several times. He’s talked about the low ceilings [and] he’s talked about how it would flood because you’re down here in the basement.”

When this occurred, the Memphis Mafia member – who famously accompanied Elvis to fulfill President Richard Nixon – must step throughout a picket plank to get out and in of the room. Angie mentioned: “He’s also talked about bringing girls back here, every now and then.” Jerry’s bed room is now used as a cupboard space and primarily holds Graceland’s Christmas decorations.

The Elvis knowledgeable added: “It’s Christmas at Graceland here in Jerry’s room! This is the actual Christmas decor, this is what you’ll see lining the staircase.”

Angie identified the garland and poinsettias that line Graceland’s primary staircase as much as the mysterious off-limits upstairs. She mentioned how they’ve actual flowers on the backside of the steps however they use faux ones close to the highest because it will get actually sizzling up there.

The Graceland archivist additionally identified the Christmas current decorations that go beneath the bushes in the course of the festive season. She added: “On the Christmas trees we do use Elvis’ original ornaments and for the one in the dining room, we actually use Elvis’ original tinsel.”