Erik saw Elvis in concert many times throughout the 70`s. The first time was in New York at Madison Square Garden (1972). The following year, ('73) he got to meet his hero backstage at Nassau Coliseum, together with Pål Granlund, Per Granberg, Yngvar Holm, and Kari Lundstedt. In 1975 Erik meet Elvis in Vegas with Pål Ganlund. In 1976 Erik saw his hero many times. Both whilst On Tour and during his Vegas engagements.