Elvis Presley: Jungle Room recording sessions SECRETS revealed in Graceland ...

ELVIS PRESLEY recorded albums in the Jungle Room at Graceland and now the Director of Archives has shared some fascinating secrets on the sessions in a new video.

PUBLISHED: 13:10, Thu, May 7, 2020 | UPDATED: 13:25, Thu, May 7, 2020

The Jungle Room has to be the most famous room at Elvis Presley’s Graceland. And during the lockdown, while the Memphis Mansion is temporarily closed, the Director of Archives has given fans a tour via Instagram Live. During the video, Angie Marchese shared some fascinating secrets on the King’s recording sessions at home from around 17 minutes in.

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The Graceland archivist said: “Probably one of the most unique things about the room is that if you look up there’s carpeting on the ceiling.

“That was a decorator’s trend in the seventies and it really made this room great for recording.

“And that’s the reason Elvis chose this room to record two albums.”

The King recorded Elvis Presley Boulevard, Memphis Tennessee and six songs from his last album Moody Blue in The Jungle Room.

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Elvis Presley: Jungle Room SECRETS revealed in new Graceland video

Angie revealed: “When the recording sessions would happen, RCA would park their vans behind the windows, [and brought] the equipment inside.

Here in the room TCB band members like James Burton would wait for Elvis.

The King would head downstairs to The Jungle Room to start recording sessions around

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