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Biography of Elvis Presley


Elvis Aron Presley was born January 8, 1935 in Tupelo, Mississippi is a rock 'n' roll legendary United States. Elvis was also known as "The King" and "The King of Rock 'n' Roll". In addition to singers, The King is a record producer and actor. Thanks to the songs that combined rhythm of rock 'n' roll with songs ballads, the world of rock 'n' roll to obtain a commercial foundation which can then be developed musicians rock 'n' roll successor.

In its heyday, Elvis concerts attended by fans (mostly teenagers) in a very large number. Style, nature, and became a symbol for the way dressed rock 'n' roll fans and much imitated. Even the 4000 British teenager consecrated as king Elvis hairstyle trendsetter throughout the ages.

Early introduction to the world of Elvis began recording in summer 1953. Elvis paid U.S. $ 3.98 to record two songs in the company of Sun Studios as a birthday gift for his mother. Sun founder Sam Phillips, attracted to his voice and called in June 1954 to fill positions that are vacant ballad singer.

1956 was Elvis's early career as a professional singer. January 27th Elvis released his first single Heartbreak Hotel, under the label RCA Victor Records. On March 23, RCA released Elvis's first album, titled: Elvis Presley. In the same year, 16 November, the first film Elvis, LOVE ME TENDER, was launched. The film has drawn a lot of criticism, but got a very good sales numbers. Overall Elvis appeared in 31 films.

Biography of Elvis Presley

Proceeds from sales of their debut album Elvis exploded late 1950s with the hit-hits, All Shook Up, among others, (Let me be your) Teddy Bear and I Need Your Love Tonight. However, many critics were unimpressed. In addition, the appearance of Elvis on stage a lot of criticism, because it is considered as pornography.

In December 1957, Elvis called to join military service with the U.S. Armed Forces. He officially entered the Armed Forces on March 24, 1958, then stationed in Germany, and with respect dilepastugaskan two years later.

Upon his return from military service, his music career had faded due to "disturb" the other profession as an actor and the loss of her role in choosing the type of songs that he played. In addition, there was a musical awakening Britain / UK (British Invasion; The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, etc.). Elvis made his comeback, success through a television appearance on December 3, 1968 entitled '68 Comeback Special. His musical career shining again after he got the chance to play in the event in a track he likes most, rock 'n' roll.

In the following year, Elvis start selling live performances at various places, starting from Las Vegas and continues other states in the United States. Between 1969 and 1977, The King of Rock 'n' Roll show in 1000 sold-out event.

As a result of addiction to drugs such as sleeping pills doctors, health and appearance has decreased by about the mid-1970s. The King appeared for the last time in a concert at Market Square Arena in Indianapolis, Indiana on June 26, 1977. On August 16, 1977, Elvis was found dead in his home in Graceland, Memphis due to a heart attack. At that time he was 42 years old. cause of death is similar to Michael Jackson who died of a heart attack.

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