Elvis Aaron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977) was one of the most popular American singers of the 20th century. A cultural icon, he is widely known by the single name Elvis. He is often referred to as the “King of Rock and Roll” or simply “the King”.
Presley is regarded as one of the most important figures of 20th-century popular culture. He had a versatile voice and unusually wide success encompassing many genres, including country, pop ballads, gospel, and blues. He is the best-selling solo artist in the history of popular music. Nominated for 14 competitive Grammy Awards, he won three. He also received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award at age 36 and has been inducted into four music halls of fame.
Elvis' guitar donor says he is rightful owner
Yahoo Entertainment, 2014-07-31 22:14:05
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A man who donated to a South Dakota museum a slightly damaged acoustic guitar played by Elvis Presley that is at the center of a custody battle insisted Thursday he had the right to give it away because he owned it.
The most memorable style icons
MSNBC Entertainment, 2014-07-29 14:55:00
Elvis Presley said we could do what we want, but lay off of his blue suede shoes. That won't be a problem at the first-ever Graceland-hosted auction of King memorabilia next month. The lyrical footwear is not on sale — but fans shouldn't despair.
Rare images of the King
MSNBC Entertainment, 2014-07-25 12:31:07
Elvis Presley's Martin D-28 guitar, 1976 Cadillac Seville and a personal copy of the original script for his first movie "Love Me Tender" are among a slew of items up for auction at the first "Auction at Graceland." Bidders will be able to participate online and at Presley's famed Memphis ...