Fading glory: Demand for Elvis impersonators isn’t what it used to be.

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Tyler James – Elvis impersonator.

Bookings for Elvis impersonators is down significantly — about 21 percent — from 2011. Google Trends shows United States-based Web searches for “Elvis impersonator” peaked in August 2007, and the low was in April 2012


In short…as Elvis’ fan base ages and die off, the young kids coming up are not that attached to the idol.

From 180: The circular fisheye at large! artists’ book by Daniel D. Teoli Jr.