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A Very Brief Biography of Elvis Aaron Presley

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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, Presley decided to get his hands on some paying jobs. He worked a number of jobs while pursuing his musical dream. He recorded his first demo record at what later became known as Sun Studio that same year, his persistence paid off when, Sam Phillips, the record label owner, decided to take him under his wing. Presley soon began touring and recording, trying to catch his first big break. Then, his First Single called "That's All Right" was recorded in 1954.

In 1955, Presley began to develop a huge following with fans being drawn to his unusual musical...

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...covered that his death was directly related to his incessant prescription drug use. Elvis Presley was buried on the Graceland property, near the grave sites of his beloved mother, Gladys, his father, Vernon, and grandmother Minnie Mae Hood Presley. Throughout his amazing career, Elvis, proved his musical dexterity. He popularized rock 'n' roll music in America. He won three Grammy Awards for his gospel recordings. He had a total of eighteen Number one hit singles, including "Don't Be Cruel," "Good Luck Charm" and "Suspicious Minds," as well as countless gold and platinum albums. He also happened to be one of the first performers inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986. Then, in 1998, Presley was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. Three years later, he was graciously inducted into the Gospel Music Association's Gospel Music Hall of Fame too.
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