George Klein

George Klein first met Elvis Presley when the two attended Humes High School in Memphis. Over the years, George became one of Elvis’ closest friends. He was a part of many of the King’s important moments. George appeared in the 1957 film “Jailhouse Rock,” was a groomsman during Elvis’ wedding in 1967, and was a pallbearer at Elvis’ funeral in 1977. He also served as an advisor on many of Elvis’ projects, including the now classic recordings during the late 1960s at the California Recording Studios in Memphis. In fact, it was George who suggested that Elvis record the song “Suspicious Minds.”
 

Interview Date:
July 15, 2000
Date of Birth:
October 5, 1935
Job Title:
Advisor
Company:
Elvis Presley

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