This once again shows the extreme popularity Elvis had at the time. Eventually this became a punchline and a catchphrase.
"Colonel Tom" Parker, Elvis Presley's manager was quite a peculiar character. He was Dutch-born and emigrated to the United States at the age of 18. He jumped the ship to avoid control and never held a passport. After becoming Elvis Presley's manager, he never worked abroad America and didn't allow Elvis to do so either. … Continue reading Elvis Presley’s manager never allowed him to perform outside North America