Biography : Elvis Presley


Elvis Aron Presley was born January 8, 1935 in Tupelo, Mississippi is a singer of 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 music producer and actor. Thanks to the songs that combined rhythm of rock 'n' roll with songs ballads, 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 the fans (mostly teenagers) in very large quantities. Style, nature, and how to become a symbol dressed for rock 'n' roll fans and much imitated. Even the 4000 British teen trendsetter ordain as king Elvis hairdo throughout the ages.

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

Year 1956 was the beginning of Elvis's career as a professional singer. January 27, Elvis released his first single, Heartbreak Hotel, under the label RCA Victor Records. 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 released. The film is reaping a lot of criticism, but got a very good sales figures. On the whole Elvis appeared in 31 films.

Proceeds from sales of Elvis's debut album exploded towards the end of the 1950s with hit-hits, including All Shook Up, (Let me be your) Teddy Bear and I Need Your Love Tonight. Nevertheless, many critics are not impressed. 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 the military duty with the U.S. Army. He officially entered the Army on March 24, 1958, then stationed in Germany, and removable assign with respect two years later.

Upon returning from military service, his musical career had faded due to "harassed" other profession as an actor and the loss of her role in selecting the type of song that he played. In addition, there was music revival of Britain / UK (British Invasion: The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, etc.).

Elvis did comeback, which successfully through television appearance on December 3, 1968 titled '68 Comeback Special. His musical career shining again after he got a chance in this event to play in the path of least she likes, rock 'n' roll.

The following year, Elvis started live performances, which were sold in various places, starting from Las Vegas and continues other states in the United States. Between 1969 and 1977, The King of Rock 'n' Roll appearing in 1,000 events sold out.

As a result of drug addiction-medicine doctors such as sleeping pills, 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 June 26, 1977.

On August 16, 1977, Elvis was found dead at his home in Graceland, Memphis of a heart attack. At that time he was 42 years old. cause of death is almost the same as Michael Jackson, who died of a heart attack.
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