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Elvis Aaron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977) was an American singer and actor. Regarded as one of the most significant cultural icons of the 20th century, he is often referred to as the "King of Rock and Roll" or simply "the King".
Presley was born in Tupelo, Mississippi, and relocated to Memphis, Tennessee, with his family when he was 13 years old. His music career began there in 1954, recording at Sun Records with producer Sam Phillips, who wanted to bring the sound of African American music to a wider audience. Accompanied by guitarist Scotty Moore and bassist Bill Black, Presley was a pioneer of rockabilly, an uptempo, backbeat-driven fusion of country music and rhythm and blues. In 1955, drummer D. J. Fontana joined to complete the lineup of Presley's classic quartet and RCA Victor acquired his contract in a deal arranged by Colonel Tom Parker, who would manage the singer for more than two decades. Presley's first RCA single, "Heartbreak Hotel", was released in January 1956 and became a number one hit in the United States. With a series of successful network television appearances and chart-topping records, he became the leading figure of the newly popular sound of rock and roll. His energized interpretations of songs and sexually provocative performance style, combined with a singularly potent mix of influences across color lines during a transformative era in race relations, made him enormously popular—and controversial.
In November 1956, Presley made his film debut in Love Me Tender. Drafted into military service in 1958, Presley relaunched his recording career two years later with some of his most commercially successful work. He held few concerts however, and guided by Parker, proceeded to devote much of the 1960s to making Hollywood movies and soundtrack albums, most of them critically derided. In 1968, following a seven-year break from live performances, he returned to the stage in the acclaimed television comeback special Elvis, which led to an extended Las Vegas concert residency and a string of highly profitable tours. In 1973, Presley gave the first concert by a solo artist to be broadcast around the world, Aloha from Hawaii. Years of prescription drug abuse severely compromised his health, and he died suddenly in 1977 at his Graceland estate at the age of 42.
Presley is one of the most celebrated and influential musicians of the 20th century. Commercially successful in many genres, including pop, country, blues, and gospel, he is the best-selling solo artist in the history of recorded music. He won three competitive Grammys, received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award at age 36, and has been inducted into multiple music halls of fame.

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The Fool lyrics
2010

The Fool

True Love lyrics
2008

True Love

Good Luck Charm lyrics
2005

Good Luck Charm Single

It's Now or Never lyrics
2005

It's Now or Never Single

Don't Be Cruel lyrics
1992

Don't Be Cruel EP

Unchained Melody lyrics
1978

Unchained Melody Single

Way Down lyrics
1977

Way Down Single

Moody Blue lyrics
1976

Moody Blue Single

Today lyrics
1975

Today

Good Times lyrics
1974

Good Times

Elvis lyrics
1973

Elvis

Always on My Mind lyrics
1972

Always on My Mind Single

Spinout lyrics
1966

Spinout

Kiss Me Quick lyrics
1963

Kiss Me Quick Single

Pot Luck lyrics
1962

Pot Luck

G.I. Blues lyrics
1960

G.I. Blues

1959

A Big Hunk o’ Love Single

1957

Don't / I Beg of You Single

Jailhouse Rock lyrics
1957

Jailhouse Rock EP

Strictly Elvis lyrics
1957

Strictly Elvis EP

1956

Elvis, Volume 1 EP

The Real Elvis lyrics
1956

The Real Elvis EP

Heartbreak Hotel lyrics
1956

Heartbreak Hotel Single

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