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.
SD museum adds Elvis' guitar to vast collection
Yahoo Entertainment, 2013-04-25 16:15:27
VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — A 16th-century Amati violoncello displayed in the National Music Museum has long been nicknamed "The King," but the ghost of a legendary rock 'n' roller has arrived in South Dakota to reclaim his regal moniker.
Guest Playlist | Hayley Williams: Hayley Williams of Paramore on Her New Album
NY Times Music, 2013-04-12 16:30:07
Hayley Williams of the group Paramore says her influences include Debbie Harry of Blondie and Elvis Presley.
Gordon Stoker, member of Jordanaires, dies at 88
CBS Entertainment Ne, 2013-03-28 00:52:47
Stoker was a member of The Jordanaires vocal group that backed Elvis Presley