Elvis Presley Performs ”My Way” Live in Honolulu, 1973
Just went and saw the premiere of the new Elvis movie last night. I’ve listened to Elvis since I was a kid. I’m only 25. But my grandma on my mom raised me on Elvis. My wife never understood why he was my favorite artist. But after seeing that movie last night, she completely understands. He wasn’t just a good singer, he was an amazing individual.
Elvis Presley performed “My Way” live in Honolulu, Hawaii in 1973 as part of his famous “Aloha from Hawaii” concert. The song was originally written by Paul Anka and made famous by Frank Sinatra, and Elvis’s version has become a beloved classic in its own right.
Elvis’s performance of “My Way” is notable for his passionate and emotional delivery. He begins the song in a low, quiet voice before building to a powerful crescendo in the final verses. His performance is accompanied by a full orchestra and choir, which adds to the grandeur and dramatic effect of the song.
The lyrics of “My Way” speak of a life lived on one’s own terms, with no regrets for the choices made along the way. The song’s message of self-determination and personal freedom resonated with Elvis and his fans, and his live performances of the song have become legendary among his devoted followers.
Elvis’s performance of “My Way” in Honolulu was broadcast live via satellite to millions of viewers around the world, making it one of the most widely viewed and iconic moments in his career. Today, the performance remains a beloved tribute to Elvis’s unique talent and charisma as a performer, and a testament to the enduring power of his music.