15 Biggest Musical Comebacks
OK, maybe 16: Kylie, Johnny Cash, Justin Timberlake, Cher, Green Day, Cee Lo, more
The comeback by which all other comebacks are judged. After threatening to become a walking punchline after the Beatles eclipsed his success and his movies were laughable, Presley wowed everyone with his 1968 NBC television special that focused on his still-amazing voice and his first live performances (aired later for the special) since 1961. Clad in black leather and prowling around the stage like a caged panther in the special’s most memorable segment, a charismatic Presley came roaring back leaving no doubt that the King was still in the building.