A number of outstanding artists got here collectively to pay their respects at Lisa Marie Presley’s funeral. Lisa Marie, the one baby of rock pioneer Elvis Presley, died at 54 after suffering from cardiac arrest. The singer had adopted in her father’s footsteps, making chart-topping hits of her personal. She additionally had two high-profile marriages to Nicholas Cage and pop icon Michael Jackson. So it’s no shock a few of the greatest artists in music got here to pay tribute to the late star.
Weapons N’ Roses’ frontman Axl Rose, Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan, and Alanis Morissette had been among the many artists to pay musical tributes to Lisa Marie Presley on the Graceland public memorial service Sunday, Rolling Stone reports.
Corgan was the primary performer on the memorial service, delivering an acoustic rendition of the Smashing Pumpkins’ ballad “To Sheila.”
Later, Rose would carry out a heartfelt solo rendition of Weapons N’ Roses’ “November Rain.”
“I by no means in 1,000,000 years imagined being right here, singing beneath these circumstances,” Rose mentioned earlier than his efficiency. “I do know Lisa beloved her household very a lot and was fiercely protecting of her father and his legacy.”
Towards the tip of the service, following a speech from Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York, Morissette, accompanied by a pianist, carried out her music “Relaxation.”
Elvis’affiliate Jerry Schilling, her mom, Priscilla Presley, and Riley Keough, Lisa Marie’s daughter, had been additionally in attendance. Riley penned a notice to her mom that her husband, Ben Smith-Petersen, learn aloud.