Elvis Presley





Elvis Presley

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born
in Tupelo, Mississippi, The United States
January 08, 1935

died
August 16, 1977

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Elvis Aaron Presley was an American singer, musician and actor. He is a cultural icon, often known as "The King of Rock 'n' Roll", or simply "The King".

Presley began his career as one of the first performers of rockabilly, an uptempo fusion of country and rhythm and blues with a strong back beat. His novel versions of existing songs, mixing "black" and "white" sounds, made him popular—and controversial—as did his uninhibited stage and television performances. He recorded songs in the rock and roll genre, with tracks like "Hound Dog" and "Jailhouse Rock" later embodying the style. Presley had a versatile voice and had unusually wide success encompassing other genres, including gospel, blues, ballads and pop. To date, he is the only performer...more


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Elvis Presley's Love Me Tender
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Elvis
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Lilo and Stitch Song Book
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Elvis Presley - The 50 Grea...
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He Touched Me: The Gospel M...
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King of Rock 'n' Roll: The ...
3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1992
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Elvis Presley's The First Noel
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“When things go wrong, don't go with them.”
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