Elvis filled in the blank lines of his parent’s marriage certificate with his own name and that of “Magdline” Morgan, a girl he knew from church. He wrote in September 11th as the date of their marriage.
This all was a big surprise, 50 years later, to Magdalene, when she heard about it. She commended: ” It was just a very sweet relationship. At that time, if you just held hands, it was very serious. And we did hold hands a lot”.
Magdalene Morgan died in February, 2012.
1940s Tupelo school grounds “Elvis likes you” was the playground taunt to make girls cry.
Bill E. Burke was a Memphis Reporter who covered Elvis’ early career – his slim volumes and columns have yet to be collected in a proper hard cover must own.
He watched Elvis change from the…
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