With George Noory
Live Nightly 1am - 5am EST / 10pm - 2am PST
FAST BLAST »
Elvis: In Life & Death - Shows

Coast Insider

Live Show NOW PLAYING
Listen with Windows Player
High  Low
NOTE: We'll discontinue our Windows Media Audio in August 2015. Subscribers will still be able to listen to the show through our Coast Player in the link above.
Not a member? Become a Coast Insider and listen to the show 24/7
Advertisement

Coast Insider

Live Show NOW PLAYING
Listen with Windows Player
High  Low
NOTE: We'll discontinue our Windows Media Audio in August 2015. Subscribers will still be able to listen to the show through our Coast Player in the link above.
Not a member? Become a Coast Insider and listen to the show 24/7
Advertisement

Last Show Recap

Elvis: In Life & Death

In the first half of the program, former administrative law attorney at the Pentagon, Don Brown, discussed the mysterious helicopter crash which killed seventeen members of Navy SEAL Team Six.

In the latter half, founder and President of Ramtha's School of Enlightenment, JZ Knight, talked about her renewed interest in UFOs and their meanings, as well as insights from Ramtha, the entity whom she has channeled for decades.

Upcoming Shows

Fri 07-03  Tales of the Strange/ Open Lines Sat 07-04  Remote Viewing Feats Sun 07-05  End Time Prophecies/ Angel Encounters Mon 07-06  Cells & New Biology Tue 07-07  True Paranormal Encounters Wed 07-08  The Light Alliance Thu 07-09  Space News/ Cryptid Sightings Fri 07-10  Witchcraft & Steampunk/ Open Lines

CoastZone

Sign up for our free CoastZone e-newsletter to receive exclusive daily articles.

Elvis: In Life & Death

Show Archive
Date: Thursday - January 8, 2009
Host: George Noory
Guests: R. Gary Patterson, Cory Cooper, Patrick Lacy, Catherine Austin Fitts

On what would've been Elvis Presley's 74th birthday, author R. Gary Patterson was joined by two Elvis experts, Patrick Lacy (2nd hour) and Cory Cooper (3rd hour) for a conversation about everything Elvis, including stories about his upbringing, his music & career, and rumors that he faked his death. Lacy recounted the official details of Presley's death in 1977-- he was found in his bathroom by his fiance, and paramedics tried to revive him even though he was clearly dead. The cause of death was given as cardiac arrhythmia, though his autopsy was not made public.

All three guests concurred on their belief that Elvis did not fake his death. The scope of the sham and the efforts to keep it under wraps would've had to be massive, said Lacy, while Cooper doubted that Elvis had the motivation to fake his demise. A lot of the so-called evidence involving his faked death doesn't hold up, the guests agreed. The Elvis sightings since his death may be related to fans not willing to let go, Patterson surmised. The man in the noted 1978 poolhouse photo that's been said to be Presley, has hair and glasses that don't match Elvis, Lacy commented.

Presley's music had a huge impact on America, bringing the black sound onto many radio stations for the first time, said Patterson. It helped start racial equality in the U.S., Cooper added. Elvis was a very generous person, said to have given many of his Cadillacs away, and his favorite music was gospel. He didn't like to be alone and surrounded himself with friends and family at Graceland, Cooper detailed.

The Stimulus Plan

First hour guest, financial advisor Catherine Austin Fitts offered analysis on Obama's stimulus package. It's a "Christmas tree of ideas," some good, some that could turn into a boondoggle, she said. Part of the package shows a promising investment in human capital, but it's uncertain how it'll play out, she added.

Related Articles

The Elvis Files

A 1990 video documentary The Elvis Files explores the idea that Elvis Presley faked his death in 1977. One of the interviews is with Elvis' first-cousin, Gene Smith, who attended the funeral and said the body lying in state wasn't Elvis. View a clip posted on YouTube.

Bumper Music

Bumper music from Thursday January 08, 2009

Advertisement