“He was making a stage come back in Las Vegas, but was nervous about whether audiences would accept him.”
The comeback special already scheduled, Jones said Presley was nonetheless apprehensive about how his return would go down with fans.
“The music scene had moved into groups by then, and I was one of the very few solo singers performing in Vegas, so he wanted to see how I went down,” he said. “Elvis watching me? I couldn’t believe it.
“Luckily, I didn’t know in advance which show he would he attending; otherwise I’m sure I would’ve been terrified,” Jones admitted.