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A Calendar of events
Elvis Presley is well-known as the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll. This Elvis Presley
Biography 101 article will cover the basics of his incredible life. Throughout
the years on the stage, he produced 12 famous albums and left remarkable
history in the world of rock and roll.
From a country-side boy, he became the idol of uncountable young girls
during his time. He died at the age of 42 but his legend lives on for his
millions of fans worldwide.
The King of Rock ‘n’ Roll was born on the 8th of January, 1935 to the Presley
family in Tupelo, Mississippi.
Due to poverty, Elvis Aaron Presley moved to Memphis
with his parents at the age of 13.
There, he graduated from the local Humes High School
and he later found his first job as an usher at a theatre.
Elvis discovered his interest and talent in music when his parents bought him
his first guitar. His uncle and pastor gave him basic lessons on guitar and he
developed a passion in blues.
Earlier, he attended church sessions and they taught him how to sing. One
day, he went to a record shop to record a birthday present for Gladys, his
His talents caught the eye of Sam Philips, the owner of Sun Records and he
then signed a three-year contract with the company.
Within the first week, they sold 7000 copies of Elvis’ first record, “That’s
Alright Mama” and from there onwards, he began his journey as a rock star
and appeared frequently on stages. In 1955, Colonel Parker bought his
contract from Sun Records for 35 thousand dollars.
His schoolmates had said that he looked weird in his flashy eye-catching
outfits and long hair, always standing out of the crowd, just like what he
became later; the King