Elvis Express: fans rock n’ roll their way to outback festival

Elvis Presley may have "left the building" four decades ago, but his spirit was alive and well at Sydney's main station Thursday, as hundreds of fans boarded trains to an outback festival celebrating their idol. Dressed in colourful sequined jumpsuits, blue suede shoes and having used copious amounts of hairspray, lookalikes sang and danced to hits belted out by tribute artists. The party atmosphere was a fitting tribute to the cultural and musical legacy of "The King", whose appeal has spanned decades and generations, and reached far beyond his American roots. The revellers at Central station were boarding the "Elvis Express" and "Blue Suede Express", two trains put on to take them to the small outback town of Parkes, 300 kilometres (190 miles) west of Sydney. "He was just a gorgeous guy and I just

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