collapses while sitting on his toilet in Graceland
, Memphis, Tennessee, USA, after ingesting a cocktail of drugs including Morphine, Demerol, Chloropheniramine, Placidyl, Valium, Codeine, Ethinamate, Quaaludes and an unidentified barbiturate. He dies later in the day
at the Baptist Memorial Hospital.
His death will inspire numerous songs including Elvis Ain't Dead
by Scouting For Girls
, Elvis Is Dead by Peter And The Test Tube Babies, Elvis Is Dead by Living Colour
, Dead Elvis by The Doug Anthony All Stars, Dead Elvis by Michael Daugherty and The Day Elvis Died by Boxcar Willie.