Elvis Presley
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1935-01-08
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Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley Biography (Wikipedia)

Elvis Aaron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977) was an American singer and actor. Regarded as one of the most significant cultural icons of the 20th century, he is often referred to as the "King of Rock and Roll" or simply "the King".

Presley was born in Tupelo, Mississippi, and relocated to Memphis, Tennessee, with his family when he was 13 years old. His music career began there in 1954, recording at Sun Records with producer Sam Phillips, who wanted to bring the sound of African-American music to a wider audience. Accompanied by guitarist Scotty Moore and bassist Bill Black, Presley was a pioneer of rockabilly, an uptempo, backbeat-driven fusion of country music and rhythm and blues. In 1955, drummer D. J. Fontana joined to complete the lineup of Presley's classic quartet and RCA Victor acquired his contract in a deal arranged by Colonel Tom Parker, who would manage him for more than two decades. Presley's first RCA single, "Heartbreak Hotel", was released in January 1956 and became a number one hit in the United States. With a series of successful network television appearances and chart-topping records, he became the leading figure of the newly popular sound of rock and roll. His energized interpretations of songs and sexually provocative performance style, combined with a singularly potent mix of influences across color lines during a transformative era in race relations, made him enormously popular—and controversial.

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Suspicious Minds
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Suspicious Minds
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I Just Can't Help Believin'
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I Just Can't Help Believin'
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In The Ghetto
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In The Ghetto
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Return To Sender
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Return To Sender
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Separate Ways
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Separate Ways
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All Shook Up
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All Shook Up
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A Little Less Conversation
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A Little Less Conversation
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The Wonder Of You
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The Wonder Of You
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All Shook Up
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All Shook Up
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Always On My Mind
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Always On My Mind
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Are You Lonesome Tonight?
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Are You Lonesome Tonight?
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Hound Dog
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Hound Dog
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It's Now Or Never
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It's Now Or Never
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A Little Bit Of Green
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A Little Bit Of Green
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His Latest Flame (Marie's The Name)
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His Latest Flame (Marie's The Name)
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Love Me Tender
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Love Me Tender
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(Marie's the Name) His Latest Flame
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(Marie's the Name) His Latest Flame
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If I Can Dream
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If I Can Dream
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Viva Las Vegas
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Viva Las Vegas
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Burning Love
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Burning Love
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Promised Land
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Promised Land
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(You're the) Devil In Disguise
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(You're the) Devil In Disguise
Elvis vs. Jxl & Elvis Presley
A Little Less Conversation
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A Little Less Conversation

A Little Less Conversation

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Elvis vs. Jxl
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Heartbreak Hotel
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Heartbreak Hotel
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Love Letters [Take 8]
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Love Letters [Take 8]
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Way Down
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Way Down
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(You're So Square) Baby I Don't Care
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(You're So Square) Baby I Don't Care
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Blue Moon
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Blue Moon
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Tiger Man
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Tiger Man
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Can't Help Falling in Love
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Can't Help Falling in Love
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Don't Be Cruel
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Don't Be Cruel
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A Little Less Conversation
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A Little Less Conversation
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That's All Right
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That's All Right
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