Presley in a publicity photograph for the 1957 film Jailhouse Rock
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.
Fire damage to Elvis Presley's former Memphis home put at $100K
USA Today Music, 2017-04-23 22:25:06
Elvis Presley bought the Memphis house in 1956 and lived there a little over a year.
At Elvis Presley’s Memphis, you can snap a selfie with the pink Cadillac and eat like the King
LA Times Entertainme, 2017-04-23 13:30:00
I paced around Elvis Presley’s pink Cadillac, imagining him behind the wheel. It felt as though he was here almost, as though I could nearly glimpse the King of Rock ’n’ Roll. This was the experience for much of the four hours I spent in March ambling around Elvis Presley’s ...
Elvis Presley’s former Memphis home damaged by fire
USA Today Music, 2017-04-22 21:21:18
Presley purchased the home in 1956. He lived there for just over a year, during which he skyrocketed to fame, appearing on The Ed Sullivan Show and recording "Hound Dog" and "Don’t Be Cruel."