Talk:Elvis Presley

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Infobox instrument, again (2)[edit]

In my recent edit, I was fixing the parameter by adding flatlist and removing caps, not adding content. I did wonder about "piano" and searched the talk pages, and found the section Elvis and Piano - again, which seemed to conclude that piano was OK to stay. I didn't see Infobox instrument, again, and never thought that "guitar" shouldn't go in the infobox. Template:Infobox musical artist#instrument does not use the term "primary instrument" (or "secondary instruments"). It says: "Instruments listed in the infobox should be limited to only those that the artist is primarily known for using." In the early years, he was definitely known for playing guitar, as shown in the article body. Emphasis should be put on "known for using" – and of course, it needs to be backed up by RS in the main body, as the infobox is supposed to be a summary of the article. It's not just some insignificant instrument, like something that he (or any artist) would just play a few times in his career. --Musdan77 (talk) 02:54, 6 October 2017 (UTC)

New evidence on Elvis death[edit]

I found an interesting article in the London Evening standard newspaper about the death of elvis Presley on august 16th this year the 40th anniversary, apparently a few years ago some new evidence came out about his death. I quote some of it , despite contrary belief that Presley, passed of a heart attack brought on by a accidental overdose of prescription drugs , apparent declassified files under covered in 2013 that were made public in March 2014 reveal the death of the late singer was a homicide drug overdose most likely by FBI undercover agents the secret files had asserted ELVIS PRESLEY was rubbed out by the FBI to prevent him from testifying in a big Mob trial, in the 1980's allegations came out Elvis had been part of one of the largest FBI investigations of the 1970s, code-named Fountain Pen “Apparently, he had been the innocent victim in a Mafia fraud case involving millions of dollars.*“Scores of federal agents worldwide had investigated it and Elvis was due to give evidence. Is okay to mention this in the questions over cause of death section. (Amy foster (talk) 00:00, 12 October 2017 (UTC)

I don't think the story has enough legitimacy to tell our readers about it. Not many sources mention it, almost no reliable ones, and the sources that do talk about it give conflicting information. One retired FBI blog says that Elvis was unaware of the FBI investigation, and would not have been called as a witness, even though one of his airplanes was involved in the fraud (a small jet airplane with custom red velvet interior that he might never have flown in.) So with not very many high quality sources and with contradictory information, it seems to me not important enough to try and patch together the two or more versions of this FBI case which may not have had any impact on Elvis, or may have killed him. Binksternet (talk) 01:41, 12 October 2017 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 16 October 2017[edit]

Elvis played Guitar and Piano according to live performances and records Supreme0123 (talk) 06:03, 16 October 2017 (UTC)

Not done: it's not clear what changes you want to be made. Please mention the specific changes in a "change X to Y" format. SparklingPessimist Scream at me! 06:26, 16 October 2017 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 18 October 2017[edit]

"Presley" is misspelled in "Final year and death" section towards the end Ha729 (talk) 01:36, 18 October 2017 (UTC)

Done JTP (talkcontribs) 02:15, 18 October 2017 (UTC)