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  Elvis Presley: The Early Years
Elvis spent more weeks at the top of the charts than any other artist.
Elvis is second only to the Beatles in total of #1 hits.
Elvis joined Sun Records and what would come to be called Sun's "Million Dollar Quartet" - the foursome of Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash and Presley.
www.fiftiesweb.com /elvis.htm   (1087 words)

  Elvis Plesley actores y actrices y Curiosidades de Cine
Elvis estuvo de acuerdo en ponerse totalmente en manos del "Coronel", durante el resto de su carrera, Parker se hizo cargo absolutamente de administrar la carrera de Elvis Presley.
Elvis por su parte era diferente, aquel muchachito sin vicios y dedicado al extremo a su madre, quien siempre le pedía se mantuviera alejado de las drogas, del vino y de las mujeres, había cambiado...
* Elvis básicamente estaba haciendo una película, luego grababa un disco, luego hacía otra película.
www.angelfire.com /ok2/chatroom/elvis.html   (2984 words)

  VH1.com : Elvis Presley : Biography - Urge Music Downloads
Elvis was certainly the first, however, to assertively fuse country and blues music into the style known as rockabilly.
Claiming that Elvis made blues acceptable for the white market is not the whole picture; the singles usually teamed blues covers with country and pop ones, all made into rock & roll (at this point a term that barely existed) with the pulsing beat, slap-back echo, and Elvis' soaring, frenetic vocals.
The 1968 album Elvis in Memphis was the first LP in nearly a decade in which Presley seemed cognizant of current trends, as he updated his sounds with contemporary compositions and touches of soul to create some reasonably gutsy late-'60s pop/rock.
www.vh1.com /artists/az/presley_elvis/bio.jhtml   (2335 words)

 Elvis Presley Biography. Comprehensive history of Elvis Presley's dynamic life. Elvis Biography
Elvis Aaron Presley, in the humblest of circumstances, was born to Vernon and Gladys Presley in a two-room house in Tupelo, Mississippi on
Elvis Presley’s musical influences were the pop and country music of the time, the gospel music he heard in church and at the all-night gospel sings he frequently attended, and the fl RandB he absorbed on historic Beale Street as a Memphis teenager.
When Elvis made his third Sullivan appearance in January of 1957, Ed Sullivan surprised Elvis by telling him on camera that his show had never had a better experience with a name act, and said 'I wanted to say to Elvis and the country that this is a real decent, fine boy'.
www.elvis.com.au /presley/biography/elvis_presley_biography.shtml   (2556 words)

 Elvis Presley - hotshotdigital.com
Elvis recorded five singles at Sun, and before long he had become the teen idol of the century, playing concerts for rioting hordes of screaming teenage girls.
Elvis was known for his explosive stage presence and his controversially suggestive hip movements.
Many Elvis historians have speculated that there was an ulterior motive for this peacetime draft, one theory being that it was a conservative political move to protect the country from the corrupting influence of his music.
www.hotshotdigital.com /WellAlwaysRemember/ElvisPresley.html   (552 words)

 VEGAS.com Wedding Guide: Elvis Weddings
Elvis himself chose to tie the knot with Priscilla here in Vegas in 1967 during an eight-minute ceremony at the original Aladdin.
Elvis impersonators at the wedding chapels vary in their approach.
Elvis will sing three songs and you'll receive a satin scarf as a souvenir -- just like the ones Elvis was famous for handing out at his concerts.
www.vegas.com /weddings/themedweddings/elvis.html   (367 words)

 Elvis Presley
Elvis Presley was the first real rock and roll star.
A white southerner who singing blues laced with country and country tinged with gospel, Presley brought together music from both sides of the color line.
On September 13 Elvis enrolls at L.C. Humes High School.
www.history-of-rock.com /elvis_presley.htm   (578 words)

 Graceland: Elvis Lives
The 29th anniversary of Elvis' death neared, and his fans had gathered to pay their respects at the annual vigil.
Elvis Aron Presley was born in 1935 in a two-room shotgun shack in Tupelo, Miss., about 100 miles southeast of Memphis.
Elvis' dad, Vernon, drifted from job to job and spent some time in jail.
www.startribune.com /10108/story/753861.html   (801 words)

 Amazon.com: Elvis Presley: Music: Elvis Presley   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Elvis envisioned himself as a Pop ballad singer (a la Dean Martin) but this was the new style and sound that Sam Phillips, who originally produced and recorded fl R&B talent at Sun Records, convinced him would make him stand out and be noticed.
This, now, is the point where Elvis and his new sound is moving from being a regional phenomenon (via the regional Sun singles recordings, live stage performances and local radio play) to a becoming a national sensation (via a big-time record label, along with its publicity machine, and national television appearances).
Elvis came to form in a truly unique period in American music history and his style and tastes were formulated from many musical sources available to him in the early- to mid-1950s Memphis, Tennessee region: Gospel, fl Rhythm & Blues/Rock'n'Roll, Pop, Country and Hillbilly (from which he helped develop Rockabilly).
www.amazon.com /Elvis-Presley/dp/B00000IZ6H   (1697 words)

 Elvis STojko Page
Elvis Stojko had another magical night after skating his long program to the music from Merlin and winning his 5th Canadian National title.
Elvis may not have succeeded in bringing home the gold from Helsinki but he did succeed in his battle against a severe groin injury.
In the news: Elvis broke his collarbone after slamming into the boards when he caught an edge during practice.
members.tripod.com /Carol_Skirvin/stojko/estojko.html   (322 words)

He was essentially a stage manager, and though Elvis's customary introduction ("the guy who gives me water and my scarves") may have had a belittling edge to it, that kind of biling masked Charlie's important role in other aspects of the show.
For those closest to Elvis, that first night's performance was almost as much a revelation as it was to the audience.
Elvis was never anything less than fully engaged, the music remained for the most part crisp and taut----it was simply that the atmosphere became more genial, as was only natural for an entertainer who was beginning to feel more and more at home.
www.anelvisfan2001.com /AreYouLonesomeTonight.html   (616 words)

 Elvis® Pinball Machines from Stern® Pinball, Inc.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The ELVIS® pinball machine is a celebration of the music, the life, and the legendary legacy of The King of Rock n' Roll®;.
Elvis collectors, pinball collectors, and operators alike will have to have this pinball.
In addition to the mechanical Elvis, the mechanical-action toys on the pinball include: a jailhouse (Jailhouse Rock); a Hound Dog that the player sends up a pole when hit; a five bank of drop target; and a Heartbreak Hotel with an opening front door on a clear Lexan second-level playfield.
www.sternpinball.com /elvis.shtml   (580 words)

 Amazon.com: ELV1S 30 #1 Hits: Music: Elvis Presley   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The purity of Elvis' voice and clarity of the music is evident from the first song, "Heartbreak Hotel," which was released in 1956.
Elvis' last U.S. No. 1 was 1969's "Suspicious Minds." But "The Wonder of You" (1970), "Burning Love" (1972) and "Way Down" all hit the top spot in the U.K. In fact, "Way Down" (1976) spent five weeks at No. 1.
The first disc includes all the songs that were included on "From Elvis In Memphis", and in the same great sequence...but when you get to disc 2, the remainder of the Memphis recordings have alternate takes mixed in, instead of at the end where they should be.
www.amazon.com /ELV1S-30-Hits-Elvis-Presley/dp/B00006AG5N   (1736 words)

 NME.COM - News - Elvis impersonators under threat   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Elvis Presley impersonators are under threat of being put of business.
America's estimated 30,000 Elvis impressionists could be forced to give up work after a New York businessman bought the rights to the legend's name and likeness.
However, speaking to the New York Times, Sillerman has revealed plans to open an interactive Elvis exhibit and an Elvis-themed cabaret show on the Las Vegas Strip, which could mean the end of the line for impressionists.
www.nme.com /news/elvis-presley/22830   (268 words)

 Upstairs at Graceland pictures, Elvis' bedroom, Elvis' bathroom
Actor Nicholas Cage, a lifelong Elvis fanatic, managed the impossible by using the unique approach of marrying Lisa Marie Presley, Elvis' daughter.
His secret visit took place during the week of the 25th Anniversary of Elvis' death, at which time it is said he sat on the King's "throne", assumed the prone posture in which Elvis died, laid on the singer's bed and tried on a leather jacket.
Elvis' bedroom and bathroom are still to this day exactly, precisely the way he last saw them.
www.linkydinky.com /graceland   (1040 words)

 Elvis - Bill Lorge, oka: William "Elvis" Lorge - Wisconsin US Senate Candidate Republican   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Elvis was at the height of his fame when the Kennedy clan was in the White House, and a few times he talked about seeing if his popularity could win him the Presidency, but those thoughts did not last long as Elvis really was not politically involved enough to take the next step.
He toned it down a bit, but continued to sign autographs with the Elvis name in it, if requested, continued to comb his hair like Elvis, and even though Bill was not seen anywhere performing Elvis songs, he did have lots of fun with the Elvis thing while finishing his State Legislative career.
Bill Lorge, affectionately nicknamed "Young Elvis" by the State Capitol Press Corps, worked with hundreds of local grassroots Elvis Fan Clubs, music clubs, Stamp Collectors along with local and National media sources to successfully get the US Post Office to issue what became the most popular postage stamp in US History.
hometown.aol.com /lorge2000/elvis/index.htm   (4609 words)

 Elvis (2005) (TV)
More than 300 Elvis fans auditioned for the role of Elvis Presley, they were all turned away and Rhys Myers hired, even though he wasn't one of the 300 lining up for audition more
Anachronisms: When Elvis and girlfriend Dixie are leaving the Assembly of God Church (mid-1950s), they walk down the street, and a satellite dish is clearly visible on the house across the street.
Elvis is portrayed as a real human being with all the trials, tribulations, and temptations we all face.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0437714   (413 words)

 Tupelo Elvis Festival - Tupelo Mississippi, Elvis Presley®
The 10th Annual Elvis Presley Festival, held in the birthplace of the King of Rock and Roll ®;, will celebrate the musical heritage of the town that shaped the early years of our nation’s leading cultural icon.
Showcasing the music that inspired Elvis (country, gospel and blues) and musicians still inspired by Elvis today.
You’ll hear a unique variety of current hit music mixed with an Elvis flair as performers pay tribute by singing their favorite Elvis songs.
www.tupeloelvisfestival.com   (172 words)

 Debian -- elvis   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Elvis is a clone of vi/ex, the standard UNIX editor.
Elvis adds support for multiple files, multiple windows, a variety of display modes (including syntax highlighting, man, tex, html and hex), an optional X11 user interface, on-line help, folding, spell checking, new options, auto commands, regions, enhanced tags, printing, aliases and an improved :map command.
Like vi/ex, Elvis stores most of the text in a temporary file, instead of RAM.
packages.debian.org /unstable/editors/elvis.html   (220 words)

The majority of ELVIS postage stamps are commemorative of his anniversaries, and almost without exception are highly colourful and attractive.
Many are artist portraits depicting Elvis in the different stages of his life and on complete stamp sheets this is particularly effective - from the youthful performer of the 1950's, through his film career and fl leather-clad 'comeback' in 1968 to the more mature but equally dynamic concert artiste in the 1970's.
ELVIS LIVES IN EVIL LEVIS - a celebration of Elvis in the 50's where it all began.
ourworld.compuserve.com /homepages/joTCBuk   (1017 words)

Although other entertainers, such as Bill Haley, Chuck Berry, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins, all had important pioneering influences on early rock music, it was Elvis who had the ability, magnetism, popularity, and lasting power to ensure that rock and roll would always be an important part of the pop music landscape.
During his childhood, Elvis was greatly influenced by gospel music and by rhythm and blues.
Each year millions of dollars' of Elvis products continue to sell and hundreds of thousands of his fans visit his former home Graceland.
www.valdosta.edu /~dlscott/elvis/elvis.html   (419 words)

 The King Lives On!
Elvis Presley Continentals of Florida began in 1978 when a handful of Elvis Presley fans got together with the intentions of combating the negative publicity that emerged after Elvis died.
A place where all Elvis fans should feel free to visit and learn and see all there is about the King.
I am a huge Elvis fan and was a member of his first fan club in 1955.
www.shucks.net /shucks/HOMEPAGE/elvis.htm   (428 words)

 A Elvis Chapel 1-702-383-5909 Call 7 days a week!
At "A Elvis Chapel" we are dedicated to providing our couples with the most Fun and Exciting Elvis Wedding or Renewal possible.
Through our personalized service and extra attention to details, we aim to create a romantic and ideal atmosphere for your special day.
All tips are included in the package price, except Elvis' tip.
www.elvischapel.com   (230 words)

CBS is proud to present ELVIS, the new fact-based drama about the life of Elvis Presley, one of the greatest entertainers who ever lived.
With the full cooperation and participation of the Elvis Presley Estate, his electrifying yet tumultuous story, from his humble beginnings to his meteoric rise to fame, will be told.
Jonathan Rhys Meyers stars as Elvis Presley, Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner Camryn Manheim stars as Gladys Presley, Golden Globe Award winner Randy Quaid stars as "Colonel" Tom Parker and Rose McGowan stars as Ann-Margret.
www.cbs.com /specials/elvis   (191 words)

 Elvis Presley - Official web site for Elvis Presley
Press Pass’ latest Elvis trading card release, Elvis: The Music, offers collectors and Elvis fans an unprecedented chance to own their very own piece of Rock ‘n Roll history.
The Elvis Birthday Celebration 2008 is January 5- 8.
If you are interested in booking one of the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest contestants, please e-mail jarred.arfa@ckx.com or call (212) 407-9172 for more information.
www.elvis.com   (328 words)

 The (unofficial) Elvis Home Page
The Elvis Home Page, as it once was, is unavailable due to legal problems.
The representatives of Elvis Presley Enterprises let it be known that the distribution of images and sounds copyrighted by Elvis Presley Enterprises is illegal.
Graceland, Elvis, and Elvis Presley are trademarks of Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. (note that this has always been here).
www.ibiblio.org /elvis/elvishom.html   (328 words)

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