Author Archives: Larry Geller

About Larry Geller

Before becoming Elvis Presley's personal hairstylist, spiritual mentor and confidant in 1964, I worked with the famed Jay Sebring in the very first men's hair styling salon. Our clientele read like a Hollywood Who's Who: Frank Sinatra, Paul Newman, Marlon Brando, Steve McQueen, Peter Sellers, Rock Hudson and many more. The last time I did Elvis' hair was for his funeral in August of 1977.

Elvis and The Beatles

Elvis and The Beatles Elvis Presley was emotionally never far from the two-room shotgun house in East Tupelo where he was born and raised.  Artistically, it served as the very cradle, crucible and inspiration for the most successful singer and … Continue reading

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Elvis Presley’s Spiritual Quest

At the core of Elvis’ being was his lifelong search for meaning and purpose. Elvis was a deeply spiritual and sensitive man who gathered wisdom from the great masters and metaphysical teachings of the world. Continue reading

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Elvis Remembers His Mother’s Death

One afternoon upstairs in Elvis’ bedroom at Graceland, he and I were talking about his mother’s passing in 1958. It was the most turbulent, disoriented and confusing time in his life: drafted into the Army, leaving the career that had … Continue reading

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Elvis Presley’s Health, His Struggles, His Dreams

As we grow older it’s only human to look back and evaluate one’s life.  In retrospect, is the world a better place for my being here?  Over the years I have repeatedly asked myself: did I contribute enough?  What more … Continue reading

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