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McCartney leaves pick on first visit to Graceland

The Associated Press, Monday, May 27, 2013, 3:25pm (PDT)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Paul McCartney made his first visit to the one-time home of the King of Rock 'N' Roll and left a gift behind.

According to the official Twitter account of the former Beatle, McCartney dropped a personal guitar pick on Elvis Presley's grave and said it was "so Elvis can play in heaven."

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The lifelong Elvis fan toured Graceland, the Memphis mansion, on Sunday.

He was in Memphis to play a show on the North American leg of his "Out There" tour.

The show at FedExForum marked McCartney's first visit to the city in two decades.

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