How Did Presley Influence The World

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The history of the twentieth century would not be complete without mentioning the impeccable influence of one of the best and biggest singers of all time. But before he started making his indelible mark in the sands of time, he started out from very humble beginnings, under the care of his loving, working class parents. Elvis Aaron Presley was born January 8, 1935, in Tupelo, Mississippi to Gladys and Vernon Presley. Although, Presley was supposed to be a twin, his supposed twin brother, Jesse Garon, sometimes spelled Jessie was stillborn. Elvis Aaron Presley was an incredible American Singer, Musician and Actor with inspirational quotes such as this “Fingerprints are like values; you leave them all over everything you do.” Elvis Aaron Presley was raised by his mother Gladys, to have a strong faith in God. And while he was still very young, Presley, attended the Assembly of God Church with his parents, where gospel music became an enormous influence on him. His musical talents and instrumental prowess soon began to impress his parents, peers and even his teachers at Humes High School in Memphis, that he earned his first guitar at the early age of ten. After graduating in 1953, …show more content…

He continued recording music and acting. His films like Blue Hawaii (1961), Girls! Girls! Girls! (1962) and Viva Las Vegas (1964) was an amazing success. He got married to Priscilla in 1967 and their Daughter Lisa Marie was born the following year. Presley suffered many criticisms and difficulties, like his divorce with Priscilla, along with many other personal problems; including a growing addiction to prescription drugs; the once-thin rock star was battling a weight problem, and his destructive lifestyle came to the surface that fall, when he was hospitalized almost unexpectedly for drug-related health

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