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Elvis Presley

One of the greatest song artists in history
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Adam Sceranka

on 7 September 2012

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Transcript of Elvis Presley

Birth/Early Years "The King of Rock and Roll" Elvis Presley Born January 8th, in the middle
of the Great Depression Young Elvis Elvis had a very small family. He was one of a twin, who died approximately 30 minutes after birth. Elvis grew up to be an only child 1935: Elvis was born in Tupelo, Mississippi Son of Vernon and Gladys Presley When Elvis was only 13, his family moved to Memphis,
Tennessee Teenage years Enrolled at Humes High School Got First gutar on 11th birthday as a gift,
even though he wanted a bike Career Signed first recording company at Sun Studio First song was That's All Right Knew his dream was to be a song artist when he won the talent show at school Elvis served few years in the war during his time Elvis, around 1953 He played the guitar nonstop since he got it as a gift, which was a huge step in his career Last song was He'll Have to Go Wrote a total of 988 songs (And only 711 songs saw the light of day, or were produced) Elvis recorded not only studio albums, but live albums and soundtracks,
and released compilation albums:

Studio 23
Live 7
Compilation 11
Soundtracks 19 Later years Sam Phillips, Sun Studio's owner, helped Elvis and inspired him to further his career Elvis's mother died near the start of his career, in 1958 Family Life Married Priscilla Presley in Las Vegas on March 1, 1967 Their daughter, Lisa Marie Presley, was born in February 1, 1968 Elvis's father was shot and killed on April 1, 1974 Elvis and Priscilla divorced on July 26, 1972 Elvis died on August 16, 1977... ...And he is still known today as "The King of Rock and Roll." Elvis Presley: January 8 1935-
August 16, 1977
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