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Elvis Presley

Posted in Graceland with tags , , on March 19, 2013 by Cade

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January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977

Elvis Aaron Presley was a little-known singer/songwriter who struggled his entire career to find an audience.

OR…perhaps it’s more accurate to say that he was one of the biggest pop-phenomena in the history of the world.

The “King of Rock and Roll” – a title that barely scratches his impact on popular music –  was a talented singer, actor and hip-jiggler who starred in more than 30 movies and had over 35 number one singles.  His rise to stardom, at the perfect intersection of time, history and relevance  ushered in a new era of music that was both ground-breaking and controversial.  He paved the way for nearly every rock and roll artist to follow.  He was simply without peer.

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