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Entertainment Elvis Presley: The Whitney Houston hit Linda Thompson wrote expressing her love for Elvis

04:10  28 july  2021
04:10  28 july  2021 Source:   express.co.uk

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Memoir: Linda Thompson has written a tell-all about her life and loves including romance with Elvis Presley and marriage to Bruce, now Caitlyn, Jenner as well as her years with David Foster. The cover for the book, that's being published by HarperCollins on August 23, features photos of all three of her Thompson goes on to talk about her relationship and marriage to Foster with whom she co- wrote Whitney Houston 's I Have Nothing. The book also includes stories about her childhood in Tennessee, her modeling career and her acting work. 'My time on this planet has presented me with extraordinary

Linda Thompson revealed in her new memoir that Elvis Presley respected her virginity until she was ready to consummate their relationship. She also revealed that Presley was self-conscious about his 'skinny little chicken neck' and that inspired his trademark high collars. The King also had a midlife crisis at age 40 and got a facelift. 'There has been speculation through the years that Elvis has his eyes done or some other mystery procedure, but that mini facelift was the extent of his plastic surgery,' Thompson wrote .

Aside from dating Elvis Presley for four years and marrying Bruce Jenner before transitioning to Caitlyn, Linda Thompson also wed musician David Foster for a time. The couple famously wrote some hit songs from No Explanation in Pretty Woman to Whitney Houston's I Have Nothing in 1992's The Bodyguard. Well, it turns out this Oscar-nominated hit saw its lyrics inspired by Linda's incredible love for Elvis.

Linda Thompson has said in previous interviews how passionate her relationship with Elvis Presley was, while they dated from 1972-76.

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" Love Me Tender" is a 1956 ballad song recorded by Elvis Presley and published by Elvis Presley Music from the 20th Century Fox film of the same name. The words are credited to Ken Darby under the pseudonym "Vera Matson", the name of his wife, and Elvis Presley .

that she wrote her signature song "Jolene" on the same day that she wrote "I Will Always Love You."[14][15]. Several times (long before Whitney Houston recorded the song), Dolly Parton suggested to singer Patti LaBelle that she record "I Will Always When the 1974 recording of the song reached number one on the country charts, Elvis Presley indicated that he wanted to cover the song. Parton was interested until Presley 's manager, Colonel Tom Parker, told her that it was standard procedure for the songwriter to sign over half of the publishing rights to any song Elvis recorded.[18] Parton refused.

And recently she reposted an Instagram story from the elvis_and_linda_gram page. They quoted her: "I never knew love like I've know it with you."

While the fan page added: "Linda wrote the song I Have Nothing sung by Whitney Houston. Linda said many of the lyrics were inspired by her love for Elvis."

Here are some of the intensely romantic lyrics Linda wrote for I Have Nothing, which can be listened to on Amazon Music here:

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Share my life, take me for what I am

'Cause I'll never change all my colours for you

Take my love, I'll never ask for too much

Just all that you are and everything that you do

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Linda Thompson on Her Romance With Elvis Presley : It 'Made Him F… Before Linda Thompson tied the knot with Caitlyn Jenner in 1980, the author and songwriter had already experienced a whirlwind romance with another world famous celebrity -- Elvis Presley . Now, Thompson is opening up about her nearly five-year relationship with The King. "I was still a virgin when I met him," Thompson tells ET's Nancy O'Dell during an intimate sit-down to discuss her new memoir, A Little Thing Called Life: On Loving Elvis Presley , Bruce Jenner, and Songs in Between.

Elvis Presley : The women who shared his life and love . Express Pictures looks back on their iconic relationship and marriage that captured the attention of the world. THE GIRLFRIEND. Actress Linda Thompson , now 67, fell for Elvis in 1972 when he and Priscilla were separated and she attended a private Elvis had a four years relationship with Linda Thompson but she left because of infidelities.

I don't really need to look very much further

I don't wanna have to go where you don't follow

I won't hold it back again, this passion inside

Can't run from myself

There's nowhere to hide

Don't make me close one more door

I don't wanna hurt anymore

Stay in my arms if you dare

Or must I imagine you there

Don't walk away from me...

I have nothing, nothing, nothing

If I don't have you, you, you, you, you

linda's instagram story © LINDA THOMPSON linda's instagram story

A few years ago, Linda released her memoir A Little Thing Called Life: On Loving Elvis Presley, Bruce Jenner, and Songs In Between.

In an interview promoting the book, the 71-year-old said: "He was such a remarkable human being and I tried to write the book with kindness and tolerance and understanding.

"And also just a bit of knowledge that you can only garner through life experience. I had to live my life and carve out my own career.

"I didn't want to be one of those people that just jumped on the bandwagon and wrote a book and made a profit at his expense and to capitalise on that relationship. I was very guarded about that."

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Linda Thompson broke up with Elvis Presley just eight months before his shocking death. In her memoir, Thompson describes Presley ’s change from “the greatest sex symbol in the world” when they first began dating in “He absolutely adored his little girl,” Thompson writes . See Glam Photos of Jennifer Lopez, Whitney Houston , Sharon Stone and More (and Hear the Stories Behind Them).

Elvis wrote to Wood frequently while in Germany, by her account, and called, asking her to wait for him. After he returned, though, she overheard Presley telling his father that he was torn between her and Priscilla, and decided to end their relationship. With Foster, the sometime actress forged a career as lyricist, co- writing tunes for latter-day hitmakers such as Whitney Houston (I Have Nothing), Celine Dion and Josh Groban. Ginger Alden. The last woman linked romantically with Elvis — and the last to see him alive — was another Memphis girl, who bore a striking resemblance to Priscilla Presley .

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Linda added: "I wanted to carve out my own position in life, write my own songs, carve out my own career, have my kids and my family and then write about my life and where he fit into it, which is, of course, the greatest love imaginable."

Speaking at this year's Elvis Festival in Tupelo, Mississippi where The King was born, she said: "I think first of all he would be proud of me.

"And how I have tried two conduct my life in a way that has always respected him and his memory.

"That's first and foremost to me. I'm a fan as much as anybody else is a fan of Elvis Presley. Also, he was the love of my life. I adored him."

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