Elvis Presley

  • Bith of "the king"

    Bith of "the king"
    He was born in Tupelo, Mississippi
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    Elvis Presley

  • His own style

    His own style
    1950s was Elvis Presley, a popular U.S. singer who inspired a new, militantly youth-oriented style of music, this is when he started his own style and folled his heart.
  • starting Career

    starting Career
    September 1954 is generally credited as the next watershed in the evolution of American popular music
  • Publishers

    1955 Snow’s manager, Colonel Tom Parker, took on a new protégé, Elvis Presley and orchestrated a buyout of his contract with the Memphis-based label Sun Records by securing substantial payments not only from Presley’s new label
  • Five hit songs

    Five hit songs
    He had five songs reach the number-one spot on the popular-music sales charts in 1956 alone: “Heartbreak Hotel”; “I Want You, I Need You, I Love You”; “Don’t Be Cruel”; “Hound Dog”; and “Love Me Tender.”
  • Jailhouse Rock

    Jailhouse Rock
    American rock-and-roll film, released in 1957, that starred Elvis Presley in his third screen role. Widely considered his best film,
  • Army

    serving in the United States Army in1958 to 1960
  • Move to Vegas

    Move to Vegas
    he moved to Vegas with a hit show
  • Marriage

    Elvis married twenty-one year old Priscilla Beaulieu on May 1, 1967
  • Death

    heart failure, a likely result of Presley's chronic overuse of prescription barbiturates. Presley is buried at his mansion, Graceland, which is a major tourist site in Memphis.