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1. Guralnick, Peter. (1994). Last Train to Memphis: The rise of Elvis Presley. New York,
New York: Little Brown and Company.

The author, Peter Guralnick, stated that he has greatly benefited from Elvis Presley’s music and life lessons. After the demise of Elvis Presley, Peter had a strong passion to revive the life of Elvis from the good moment to bad. He documented and interviewed hundreds of firsthand people who were able to encounter various event with Elvis Presley. It took him several years to gather reliable information before actually writing and publishing this book. This shows that Peter Guralnick took his time writing this novel and tried his upmost best to gather trustworthy sources. He dedicated this book for those people who enjoy listening to Elvis’s song and want to know a deeper insight of various events that took place in his life. In chapter 11.2, the author talks about Elvis Presley’s first time performing the song, “Heartbreak Hotel” to an audience at the Stage Show. Since it was his first time
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Both individuals tried their best to get more recognized by the public while finding ways to bring each other down. George Bush even at times would jump into the heated conflict and make sarcastic remarks such as "I guess you'd say his plan really is Elvis Economics" and "Elvis the Pelvis" (page 50). This would cause more conflicts and arguments to occur between Bill Clinton and Elvis Presley. The author of this book has written many books which has undergone several stages of peer-reviewed editing, ensuring that the information in the novel is accurate and reliable for public knowledge.

5. Marsh, Dave. (2016). Elvis Presley: An American Singer and Actor. In Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved from

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