The editors of Blender magazine have just picked their list of the 50 Dumbest Rock-Star Extravagances and Presley tops the list for the time in February, 1976, when he spent $3,387.28 to fly himself and two Colorado policemen from Memphis, Tennessee, to a Denver restaurant to order a sandwich.
But what a sandwich. Its fittingly called the Fools Gold and features a hollowed loaf of bread filled with peanut butter, jelly and a pound a bacon. Although the sandwich was designed to feed eight, the King finished one unaided.
Blender editor Clark Collis admits other rock stars have wasted more money, like when Michael Jackson paid Marlon Brando $1 million to show up at a concert but says Presley takes the cake or sandwich because its so ludicrous. He could have just paid a chef to make it.
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