On this day in 1957, Elvis Presley made a down payment on the property known as Graceland. Here’s Paul Simon’s great song mythically commemorating the place, performed in Central Park.
Ed Kilgore, a Monthly contributing editor, is a columnist for the Daily Intelligencer, New York magazine’s politics blog, and the managing editor for the Democratic Strategist.
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