Priscilla added: “It was his favourite time of year. He was like a kid. He loved to pick out gifts. He would tell the jeweller to bring over pieces. He loved giving…”
She received a diamond ring that year, which would be followed by a spectacular engagement ring in 1966.
Every year the house would fill with family and friends, as well as the ever-present inner-circle of the Memphis Mafia.
The formal dining table would seat 12, there would be more people eating in the kitchen and platters of food and drink would constantly be brought out.
Priscilla confirms that, as always, neither she nor Elvis ever prepared any of the meals.
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