Elvis: His Best Friend Remembers DVD | Joe Esposito (Elvis Presley)

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Joe Esposito's 'Elvis: His Best Friend Remembers' DVD. Joe shares his most intimate memories and incredible stories of life with Elvis.

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In 1958, Elvis Presley met Joe Esposito in Germany during his tour of duty for the U.S. Army. Elvis and Joe became close friends, and for the next 19 years, Joe was Elvis' right hand man, his most trusted confidante, and in charge of running the day-to-day life of the world's biggest superstar.

From Army buddy to bookkeeper; best friend to best man at Elvis' wedding; road manager for thousands of live performances; they were together for 26 of Elvis' 31 feature films. Ultimately pallbearer at Elvis' funeral - "Diamond Joe" Esposito, as Elvis affectionately called him, was the highest ranking member of Elvis' inner circle. A true insider who was there for it all - and what a wild and wonderful ride it was!

For the first time ever, "Diamond Joe" shares his most intimate memories and incredible stories of life with the King of Rock and Roll. Offering an exclusive insider's glimpse of the real Elvis Presley, on stage and off, including hundreds of rare personal photos, newsreels, film clips, interviews, home movies and much more - including Joe's account of exactly what happened on the tragic day of Elvis' death. Hosted and narrated by "Diamond Joe" himself -.. his best friend remembers.

Special Features: 42 MINS OF EXTRA FOOTAGE

The bonus chapters include a poignant look at the reaction to Elvis' death, the annual Candlelight Vigil in Memphis and Elvis buys a Chimp! The section on Elvis impersonators didn't impress while the 'world's biggest Elvis fan', Paul B. Macleod, is just passable. A chapter on the 'world's nuttiest Elvis fan' has to be seen to be believed. A surprise, quality offering worthy of a place in any fan's collection.