Billy continued: “My dad hung up and said, ‘Elvis wants to introduce me to his baby, do you want to go with me?’ I said: ‘Of course’. So we came here… Elvis came down the steps with Lisa in his arms. He said: ‘Mr Blackwood, this is my girl Lisa Marie. Lisa, this is Mr. Blackwood, one of my heroes. I stood there stunned and paralyzed, saying nothing, absorbing the moment.
“Several years earlier, my dad had received a call. Gladys had passed away. Elvis asked that the Blackwood Brothers sing at his funeral, and they were honored to do so. My dad sang at Elvis’s funeral, too.”
Fighting back tears, she added: “So this is kind of full circle. We are so honored to be here and to be a part of Lisa’s celebration today.”
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