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    In the July of 1954, the group appeared in Overton Park to perform at 8:00. The group started with the song ‘That’s Alright Mama’. The group also played ‘Blue Moon Kentucky’ and ‘I’ll Never Let You Go’. The next night, the group made another appearance at Bon Air Club and fans raved. The group then played in Memphis at Eagle's Nest, Kennedy Hospital, and Lamar-airways Shopping Center. Yet, the group added more songs to the playlist, such as ‘Satisfied’, ‘I Don’t Care if the Sun Don’t Shine’, and ‘Good Rockin’ Tonight’. The group continued to perform together and Presley singed a yearlong contract on Louisiana Hayride. By New Years, Elvis Presley had replaced manager Scotty Moore with Bob Neal. Over the next few days, Presley toured the west…

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    The Legendary Elvis Presley Throughout the years of rock there have been many major influences on the music genre, one of them being Elvis Presley. Elvis Presley is one of the most iconic figures of rock culture—from his signature hairstyle to his flashy costumes he is well known all over the world. Aside from making major physical contributions to the world his music contributions are still celebrated until this day. According to Ruhlmann, “Presley defined rock & roll in the 1950’s”.…

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    Elvis Presley Did you know that Elvis Presley’s famous black hair was dyed, and his natural hair color was brown (25 Fun Facts about Elvis Presley)? Elvis Presley grew up to become one of the biggest names in Rock and Roll. Elvis Presley became know as The King of Rock and Roll after he left the army in 1960 because he resumed his career with working his way back to the top of the charts (Elvis Presley Biography). This paper will cover Elvis Presley’s childhood, how music inspired his life…

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    Elvis Aaron Presley changed music forever, and his family helped him through it all. The life they had was rough, filled with poverty, hardship, and difficulty. Elvis was born a twin, however the twin was stillborn. This means that the baby was born dead. This left the family devastated and depressed even at the very beginning of Elvis’s life. Because they had such little money, the Presleys were forced to live in a small shotgun house in Tupelo, Mississippi. After moving several times and…

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    five years old, I watched Elvis Presley movies with my Mother and Aunt and, while I didn’t quite understand the storyline of the movies, I still enjoyed listening to his music in the movies. This motivated me to view other biographies and movies of Elvis. The biography that I am responding to is the biography of the King of Rock ‘N’ Roll, Elvis Presley. This biography was written by members of Elvis Australia, the official Elvis Presley Fan Club. It was written on January 1st, 2016, using…

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    1) Elvis Presley was born On January 8, 1935. 2) Elvis Presley was born at his guardians' two-room house. 3) About 35 minutes after his birth to the world his indistinguishable twin sibling was stillborn. 4) Next day his twin sibling was covered in an unmarked grave. 5) Elvis, talked about his twin for the duration of his life. 6) His dad, Vernon, worked a progression of odd occupations. 7) In 1948, the Presley’s moved from Tupelo to Memphis looking for better open doors. 8) In…

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    Music soothes the soul and can connect to people on a deeper level than almost anything else. However, prior to Elvis Presley and the1950s that was not the case, music was segregated and dull, Elvis changed this forever. Elvis and his music came at a time when the baby boomers were all teenagers and beginning to identify themselves and discover music. The civil rights movement was just about to begin, and the tension between whites and blacks was just beginning to decrease. The two races found…

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    Elvis Aaron Presley, the famous Rock "n" Roll singer, died yesterday August 16, 1977 in Memphis, Tennessee he was 42 years old. He was born on January 8, 1935 in Tupelo, Mississippi to parents Gladys and Vernon Presley. He had a twin brother Jesse Garon who died shortly after birth. He was raised in a poor, religious household where he grew very close to his mother. He started singing in the church choir at a young age. He received his first guitar at the age of twelve and taught…

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    An example of contemporary popular culture is Elvis Presley, also known as the King of Rock and Roll. He was an American singer, actor and was one of the most important culture icons in the 20th century. According to Rolling Stone “Elvis Presley was rock & roll’s first real star, not to mention one of the most important cultural forces in history, a hip-shaking symbol of liberation for the staid America of the 1950s.”(Elvis Presley Biography) He contributed 151 different albums and singles and…

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    In music article “Why Is Elvis Presley Still The King?” on April 4, 2009 Scott Simon, a host of Weekend Edition's occasional series "On the Couch," speaks with Adam Victor, author of The Elvis Encyclopedia (an A-to-Z guide to Presley's life), and Gordon Stoker, a singer in the superstar's backup band The Jordanaires, to discuss the legacy of the man still known as "The King." In the interview, there are also NPR's Sylvia Poggioli and Elvis’fans: Jerry Sailor of South Bend, and Tess Foley of New…

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