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Lisa Marie Presley duets with dad Elvis in new video

Published on Oct 16, 2012 6:14 AM
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Lisa Marie Presley, daughter of rock 'n' roll icon Elvis Presley, mingles with fans and signs autographs outside her father's Graceland mansion in Memphis, Tennessee on August 17, 2012, a day after the 35th anniversary of his death. -- PHOTO: AFP

(REUTERS) - When Lisa Marie Presley said she was done fighting her legacy as the only child of rock 'n' roll king Elvis, she apparently meant it. Presley's new video, I Love You Because, is an emotional duet with her late father.

Due to premiere on Thursday on country music TV channel CMT and CMT.com, the video was recorded in August for the 35th anniversary of Elvis Presley's death.

It was only intended to be viewed by the 25,000 fans at the special anniversary concert in Memphis on Aug 16, but the response from fans convinced her to let the video play far and wide, CMT said in a press statement on Monday.

Lisa Marie's latest album, Storm and Grace, released in May, saw her embracing her Americana roots while her lyrics address her efforts to find her place in the world as the King's only daughter.

 
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