This celebrity goo was created by player Russ Wilhelm.
Scott Hardie provided the gooed image, category, and difficulty, made minor changes to the clue provided by Russ, and wrote the explanation.

publication date: Tuesday, September 18, 2007 (part of Round XXXI)

category: Fads

clue: This goo's claim to fame resulted from notifying the local populace that "The King" would not be returning any time soon.

explanation: Dvorin's voice was captured on many Elvis Presley concert recordings announcing, "Ladies and gentlemen, Elvis has left the building." more…

solved by: Steve West, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Joanna Woods, Mike Rothstein, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, David Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Tony Peters, Walter Chesser, Michael Paul Cote, Shawn Brandt, Greg Bair, and Jason Evans

trivia: There were four incorrect guesses for Horace Lee Hogan, the very first person to say the famous phrase. Dvorin is widely associated with it, having spoken it on most of Presley's concert recordings for decades and appearing at Presley conventions as its speaker. The photograph is of Dvorin.

Russ Wilhelm's This goo represented "Elvis has left the building" in Russ Wilhelm's "Who Said That?" Week.



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