Elvis Presley through the years

Elvis Presley's abrupt death on Aug. 16, 1977,
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Elvis Presley's abrupt death on Aug. 16, 1977, at just 42 years old, shocked his legions of fans. His singing, sex appeal and on-stage charisma mesmerized a generation. (Credit: BPI DIGITAL PHOTO / STF / RCA MUSIC)

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Elvis Presley's abrupt death on Aug. 16, 1977, shocked legions of fans still mesmerized today by his singing, sex appeal and on-stage charisma. Here are photos of the iconic singer through the years.

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