Als Elvis am 16.Jan.1971 den Jaycees Award erhielt ,
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I read comicbooks and I was the hero of the comicbook
I saw movies and I was the hero of the movie
So every dream that I ever dreamed has come true
These gentleman here
(gestured to the other winners)
These are the type of people who care
You realise, they might be building the Kingdom of Heaven right here.
It`s not too far-fetched to believe that....
I'd like to say that..uh...
I learned very early in life that,
Without a song, the day would never end,
Without a song, a man ain't got a friend
Without a song, the road would never bend
Without a song.
So I'll keep singing the song.