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Lisa Marie Presley Gets Standing Ovation at Grand Ole Opry

August 22, 2012



A large crowd gave Lisa Marie Presley a standing ovation after her Grand Ole Opry debut performance on August 21, 2012.

After celebrating her father's legacy during Elvis Week, Lisa Marie made her way to the Music City with stops including a luncheon in her honor and her singing debut on the biggest Nashville stage.

According to Billboard magazine,"She admitted to some nerves, before cracking a joke that she hoped there wasn't a truck outside to take her away - a reference to then - Opry manager Jim Denny telling her father he needed to go back to driving a truck following his only appearance on the show in 1954."

Elvis' former guitarist James Burton and gospel legend Joe Moscheo were in attendance as Lisa Marie sang tunes from her new album, "Storm and Grace." The new album has received great reviews with Rolling Stone calling it "the album she was born to make." The blend of bluesy rythms and country tones was produced by 12-time Grammy winner T-Bone Burnett and can be purchase on iTunes and Amazon.com.  

"It's been so warm and incredible coming here. I feel really at ease," Presley told Billboard Magazine about her trip to Nashville. "To be in a place that appreciates singer-songwriters is an incredible experience."

Read Billboard's entire article on Lisa Marie's Grand Ole Opry performance at www.billboard.com. Also, click here to check out recently added photos of Lisa Marie's trip to Memphis for Elvis Week.