Wednesday, August 16 marks the 40th anniversary of Elvis Presley's death. What do you remember most about his life and music?

Elvis Presley died August 16, 1977 at the age of 42. Often referred to as the "King of Rock and Roll" or simply "The King," Presley transformed popular music and culture. Did you ever see him perform in person? What memories do you have of Presley, and do you remember where you were when you heard the news of his passing? We'd like to hear from our readers.