Author of “Elvis Decoded – A Fan’s Guide to Deciphering the Myths and Misinformation”

In addition to his never-ending Elvis research, Patrick Lacy has consulted for VH-1 and The Family Channel on two Elvis-related programs (“Rock and Roll Record Breakers” and “The Presleys”), assisted on various Elvis-related projects over the years, appeared on TV and radio and in print interviews, written for the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry, and (no longer) volunteers as an Elvis expert at Currently he is working on further Elvis research.

Elvis Decoded: A Brief Introduction

Author Patrick Lacy has written a book that is long overdue: a detailed, in-depth examination of the facts and figures that permeate the many Elvis books, websites, articles, and public boards. He sorts through all the information and puts things in proper perspective.

Elvis Decoded also covers scores of other questions and topics that have been largely ignored or mishandled over the past 31 years. The author offers a unique perspective on the toughest questions and the most complicated issues in the Elvis Universe, and explains how things got so confusing.

Elvis Decoded – A Fan’s Guide to Deciphering the Myths and Misinformation is presented in a Q&A format, and offers an examination and comparison of the numerous Elvis source materials.

Some of the topics covered in Elvis Decoded are:

-The cause of death
-The events at Graceland on August 16, 1977
-The “alive” conspiracy rumors, claims, and theories
-The Elvis-related scams and schemes
-The cemetery break-in
-Elvis’s drug use and health issues
-Elvis’s last will and testament

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