"Calling Elvis" is a song written by Mark Knopfler and performed by Dire Straits. It first appeared on the final studio album by the band, On Every Street (1991), and was released as the first single from that album, peaking at number 21 in the United Kingdom. It also appears on the 1993 live album On The Night.
The music video was directed by Gerry Anderson of Thunderbirds fame and includes several members of the band represented in marionette form.
The song is about an Elvis fan who believes Elvis Presley still to be alive.