After graduating from Humes high school--Memphis, Tennessee--in 1953, Elvis worked a variety of jobs while perusing his musical dream. After about a year, Elvis cut his first demo record with Sun Studio ("Elvis Presley" Sun). It wasn't long before Sam Phillips, the record label owner, offered Elvis a deal. The young performer began touring and recording, trying to catch his first big break. He released his first single, "That's All Right", at the end of 1954 ("Elvis Presley Biography").