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The Return of the King: Elvis and the Making Of The '68 Comeback Special

Harvey Kubernik, Rock's Backpages, August 2008

When Elvis Presley donned a black leather suit and stepped in front of NBC's cameras for his 1968 TV special, he changed the historical perception of his legend forever. In this excerpt from the extensive liner notes to the new Complete '68 Comeback Special box set, author and music historian Harvey Kubernik explains how it all came together.

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