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Sir Cliff Richard's flattery from Elvis Presley despite major rivalry

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10/29/2020 10:12:00 PM

Sir CliffRichard's flattery from ElvisPresley despite major rivalry

SIR CLIFF RICHARD confessed that a flattering comment from Elvis Presley soothed their rivalry of more than a decade, a new book has claimed.

TrendingSir Cliffclaimed that if he had “never heard or seen Elvis” he would likely have “remained plain old Harry Webb” – the star’s real name.He explained that the Blue Suede Shoes crooner’s image and music made him realise how he could make it in rock and roll. 

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The star, who is worth more than £84million, admitted that Elvis was the person he wanted to perform with “more than anybody else in the history of music”.He lamented that the star was “no longer with us” and asked his wife Priscilla if she would grant him permission to cover one of the late singer’s songs. 

Sir Cliff claimed that while she was willing, Sony Music owned the rights to all of his recordings and would “never let me do it”.Cliff Richard: Summer Holiday singer revealed touching Elvis Presley tribute(Image: GETTY)Cliff Richard news: British star rose to fame with The Shadows and then went solo

(Image: GETTY)Priscilla explained that her late husband would have supported her decision “because Elvis knew all about his competition” – a comment that shocked the British singer.Sir Cliff, who was in disbelief that the star was aware of him, was told: “Elvis kept an eye on his main rivals, all over the world. He certainly knew all about you!”

While he exclaimed, “Wow, what a thought”, the singer admitted to having witnessed the division between supporters.He recalled: “When I was starting out, in the early days of rock and roll, I used to visit schools. “The kids always told me they were split in half – half of them liked Elvis, the other half liked me. 

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