Elvis Presley Lookalikes Remember Rock n' Roll Legend in Sydney

Published January 12th, 2019 - 09:23 GMT

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Hundreds of fans hit trians to an outback festival celebrating their rock 'n' roll idol Elvis Presley who died in the 1970s. His spirit is still alive and well at Sydney's main station Thursday.

People dressed in colourful sequined jumpsuits, blue suede shoes and having used copious amounts of hairspray, lookalikes sang and danced to hits belted out by tribute artists.

 
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Elvis fans arrive at Central station before boarding a train to The Parkes Elvis Festival, in Sydney on January 10, 2019. The Parkes Elvis Festival is an annual event celebrating the music and life of Elvis Presley in the New South Wales town of Parkes.
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Image 1 of 9:  1 / 9Elvis fans arrive at Central station before boarding a train to The Parkes Elvis Festival, in Sydney on January 10, 2019. The Parkes Elvis Festival is an annual event celebrating the music and life of Elvis Presley in the New South Wales town of Parkes. PETER PARKS / AFP

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Elvis fans arrive at Central station before boarding a train to The Parkes Elvis Festival, in Sydney on January 10, 2019. The Parkes Elvis Festival is an annual event celebrating the music and life of Elvis Presley in the New South Wales town of Parkes.
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Image 2 of 9:  2 / 9Elvis fans arrive at Central station before boarding a train to The Parkes Elvis Festival, in Sydney on January 10, 2019. The Parkes Elvis Festival is an annual event celebrating the music and life of Elvis Presley in the New South Wales town of Parkes. PETER PARKS / AFP

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An Elvis fan walks through a train after leaving Central station to head to The Parkes Elvis Festival, in Sydney on January 10, 2019.
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Image 3 of 9:  3 / 9An Elvis fan walks through a train after leaving Central station to head to The Parkes Elvis Festival, in Sydney on January 10, 2019. SAEED KHAN / AFP

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An Elvis fan uses the train window as a mirror at Central station before boarding a train to The Parkes Elvis Festival, in Sydney on January 10, 2019. 
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Image 4 of 9:  4 / 9An Elvis fan uses the train window as a mirror at Central station before boarding a train to The Parkes Elvis Festival, in Sydney on January 10, 2019. PETER PARKS / AFP

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Elvis fans dance to Elvis songs at Central station before boarding a train to to The Parkes Elvis Festival, in Sydney on January 10, 2019. 
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Image 5 of 9:  5 / 9Elvis fans dance to Elvis songs at Central station before boarding a train to to The Parkes Elvis Festival, in Sydney on January 10, 2019. PETER PARKS / AFP

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Elvis fans arrive at Central station before boarding a train to The Parkes Elvis Festival, in Sydney on January 10, 2019. The Parkes Elvis Festival is an annual event celebrating the music and life of Elvis Presley in the New South Wales town of Parkes.
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Image 6 of 9:  6 / 9Elvis fans arrive at Central station before boarding a train to The Parkes Elvis Festival, in Sydney on January 10, 2019. The Parkes Elvis Festival is an annual event celebrating the music and life of Elvis Presley in the New South Wales town of Parkes. PETER PARKS / AFP

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An Elvis fan sits on a train after leaving Central station to head to The Parkes Elvis Festival, in Sydney on January 10, 2019. The Parkes Elvis Festival is an annual event celebrating the music and life of Elvis Presley in the New South Wales town of Parkes.
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Image 7 of 9:  7 / 9An Elvis fan sits on a train after leaving Central station to head to The Parkes Elvis Festival, in Sydney on January 10, 2019. The Parkes Elvis Festival is an annual event celebrating the music and life of Elvis Presley in the New South Wales town of Parkes. PETER PARKS / AFP

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The Parkes Elvis Festival is an annual event celebrating the music and life of Elvis Presley in the New South Wales town of Parkes.
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Elvis fans sit on a train after leaving Central station to head to The Parkes Elvis Festival, in Sydney on January 10, 2019. The Parkes Elvis Festival is an annual event celebrating the music and life of Elvis Presley in the New South Wales town of Parkes.
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Image 9 of 9:  9 / 9Elvis fans sit on a train after leaving Central station to head to The Parkes Elvis Festival, in Sydney on January 10, 2019. The Parkes Elvis Festival is an annual event celebrating the music and life of Elvis Presley in the New South Wales town of Parkes. PETER PARKS / AFP

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Elvis fans arrive at Central station before boarding a train to The Parkes Elvis Festival, in Sydney on January 10, 2019. The Parkes Elvis Festival is an annual event celebrating the music and life of Elvis Presley in the New South Wales town of Parkes.
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Image 1 of 9Elvis fans arrive at Central station before boarding a train to The Parkes Elvis Festival, in Sydney on January 10, 2019. The Parkes Elvis Festival is an annual event celebrating the music and life of Elvis Presley in the New South Wales town of Parkes. PETER PARKS / AFP

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Elvis fans arrive at Central station before boarding a train to The Parkes Elvis Festival, in Sydney on January 10, 2019. The Parkes Elvis Festival is an annual event celebrating the music and life of Elvis Presley in the New South Wales town of Parkes.
PETER PARKS / AFP

Image 2 of 9Elvis fans arrive at Central station before boarding a train to The Parkes Elvis Festival, in Sydney on January 10, 2019. The Parkes Elvis Festival is an annual event celebrating the music and life of Elvis Presley in the New South Wales town of Parkes. PETER PARKS / AFP

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An Elvis fan walks through a train after leaving Central station to head to The Parkes Elvis Festival, in Sydney on January 10, 2019.
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Image 3 of 9An Elvis fan walks through a train after leaving Central station to head to The Parkes Elvis Festival, in Sydney on January 10, 2019. SAEED KHAN / AFP

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An Elvis fan uses the train window as a mirror at Central station before boarding a train to The Parkes Elvis Festival, in Sydney on January 10, 2019. 
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Image 4 of 9An Elvis fan uses the train window as a mirror at Central station before boarding a train to The Parkes Elvis Festival, in Sydney on January 10, 2019. PETER PARKS / AFP

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Elvis fans dance to Elvis songs at Central station before boarding a train to to The Parkes Elvis Festival, in Sydney on January 10, 2019. 
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Image 5 of 9Elvis fans dance to Elvis songs at Central station before boarding a train to to The Parkes Elvis Festival, in Sydney on January 10, 2019. PETER PARKS / AFP

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Elvis fans arrive at Central station before boarding a train to The Parkes Elvis Festival, in Sydney on January 10, 2019. The Parkes Elvis Festival is an annual event celebrating the music and life of Elvis Presley in the New South Wales town of Parkes.
PETER PARKS / AFP

Image 6 of 9Elvis fans arrive at Central station before boarding a train to The Parkes Elvis Festival, in Sydney on January 10, 2019. The Parkes Elvis Festival is an annual event celebrating the music and life of Elvis Presley in the New South Wales town of Parkes. PETER PARKS / AFP

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An Elvis fan sits on a train after leaving Central station to head to The Parkes Elvis Festival, in Sydney on January 10, 2019. The Parkes Elvis Festival is an annual event celebrating the music and life of Elvis Presley in the New South Wales town of Parkes.
PETER PARKS / AFP

Image 7 of 9An Elvis fan sits on a train after leaving Central station to head to The Parkes Elvis Festival, in Sydney on January 10, 2019. The Parkes Elvis Festival is an annual event celebrating the music and life of Elvis Presley in the New South Wales town of Parkes. PETER PARKS / AFP

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The Parkes Elvis Festival is an annual event celebrating the music and life of Elvis Presley in the New South Wales town of Parkes.
PETER PARKS / AFP

Image 8 of 9The Parkes Elvis Festival is an annual event celebrating the music and life of Elvis Presley in the New South Wales town of Parkes. PETER PARKS / AFP

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Elvis fans sit on a train after leaving Central station to head to The Parkes Elvis Festival, in Sydney on January 10, 2019. The Parkes Elvis Festival is an annual event celebrating the music and life of Elvis Presley in the New South Wales town of Parkes.
PETER PARKS / AFP

Image 9 of 9Elvis fans sit on a train after leaving Central station to head to The Parkes Elvis Festival, in Sydney on January 10, 2019. The Parkes Elvis Festival is an annual event celebrating the music and life of Elvis Presley in the New South Wales town of Parkes. PETER PARKS / AFP

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