Elvis Presley was a legend in rock and roll in life. He still is the king of rock and roll even in death. He was born on January 8 1935 in Mississippi in 1948 his family moved to Memphis Tennessee, where he graduated high school from Humes High School. He was attracted to music at a young age and began his music career in 1954 with Sun Records label in Memphis. In late 1955 his recording contract was bought by RCA Victor.
"Numerous singers, guitarists and pianists have achieved popularity since the first decade of rock'n roll, but only one has become immortal: Elvis Presley." (Bangs 1)
Elvis Aaron Presley, in the humblest of circumstances, was born to Vernon and Gladys Presley in a two-room house in Tupelo, Mississippi on January 8, 1935. His twin brother, Jessie Garon, was stillborn, leaving Elvis to grow up as an only child. He and his parents moved to Memphis, Tennessee in 1948, and Elvis graduated from Humes High School there in 1953.
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.”
“Before me there was nothing. Without me there would be No Rick N Roll. Without rock and me were would we be.” On January 8, 1935 in Tupelo, Mississippi the King of Rock’ N’ Roll was born. Elvis Aaron Presley, the King of Rock’ N ‘Roll, was born to Vernon and Gladys Presley. Elvis had a twin brother that died at birth leaving elvis as the only child. I will talk about the life of the King, Elvis Presley in this essay [http://elvisfanclubindia.tripod.com/id8.htm].
Some people may call him “The King”, Elvis Presley is a well-known musician who stepped out of the norm and created a different kind of music. Presley combined pop, country, gospel, and black R&B to create his musical style. Presley caught everyone’s attention with his dance moves and musical talent. Elvis Presley led the way for many musicians, and has impacted the lives of many people.
The public made Elvis Presley larger than life, better known than Jimi Hendrix, John Lennon and in some cases God Himself.
Elvis Aaron Presley was born on January 8, 1935, in Tupelo, Mississippi, in a two room house that was built by his dad, Vernon. Elvis loved his parents dearly and had a very close relationship with his mom, Gladys. He also had a profound faith in God. The family had little money, but Elvis’s parents did their best to provide for him. His childhood, the height of his fame, and the unfortunate circumstances surrounding his death made him the icon of the 1950’s that he is today.
One of them was the cause of his death. One reported: “fourteen drugs in Elvis' system, ten in significant quantity.” There are numerous opinions on whether Presley was on drugs or not. Many claim that based on his mental condition, he must have been overtaking some kind of drugs or medicine. It doesn’t make sense that a person who is mentally unhealthy can be called the greatest star in American music culture. When a human abuses any kind of drugs, it impacts their target system. This is the part that normally responds to survival instincts and if it is affected the body will try to set in a motion to repeat the behavior of taking drugs. When drugs are abused for a long period of time, it will affect the brain’s ability to make decisions, memorizing and learning. After returning from military service, Presley had a hard time getting famous again with his music (graceland.com). Out of 11 records, there was only four that were in the top 50 rank and the highest was 28th place (graceland.com). In this time of the period, he might have abused drugs to be mentally satisfied and forget things. His abuse of drugs didn’t stop and even lead him to death. Due to such reasons, many might think that Elvis Presley doesn’t deserve the fame that he gets right now because he is an example where one ruins their life with drugs and he doesn’t deserve to be called the greatest star of American music
Elvis Presley was born on January 8, 1935, in Tupelo, Mississippi. When he was thirteen, his family moved to Memphis, Tennessee. Bluesmen often performed in the black section of town, which was where Presley would spend his time in. As a boy, he grew up listening to blues, gospel, pop, and country. He eventually became one of the most iconic and influential people in the twentieth century. His interracial style of music and hip-shaking performances on stage created a wider fan base for the genre of rock and roll. The passion that he expressed with both his voice and body modeled music into what it is today. During his life, teens were ecstatic about him to the point where fans would tear at his clothes as he performed on stage. However, parents thought he was too sexual and not good for children. Today, having sold over one billion records all over the world, he is