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Come what may, Barbie’s standing by Elvis


Come what may, Barbie’s standing by Elvis

Toymaker Mattel is celebrating the music legend, who died on August 16 1977, with a new doll

Alicia Powell

Barbie is celebrating “King of Rock and Roll” Elvis Presley with a collectible doll.

The female doll made by Mattel is dressed in Presley’s “American Eagle” jumpsuit, which features colourful rhinestones, a cape and red scarf. Presley wore the jumpsuit during numerous concert appearances.

Elvis’ first RCA single, Heartbreak Hotel, was released in 1956 and became his first single to sell more than a million copies, followed by his first album, Elvis Presley, which went to No 1 on Billboard’s pop album chart...

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