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.
CMT’s ‘Sun Records’ takes the history of rock ’n’ roll on an entertaining ride
LA Times Entertainme, 2017-02-22 21:05:00
"Sun Records," an entertaining, eight-part miniseries premiering Thursday on CMT, is liberally based on the jukebox musical "Million Dollar Quartet,” about the day in 1956 when Elvis Presley dropped by Sam Phillips' Memphis Recording Service in the middle of a Carl Perkins recording session (with...
Variety, 2017-02-20 18:00:25
“Sun Records” is based, loosely, on the musical “Million Dollar Quartet,” which tells the story of the real-life, mostly impromptu jam session between Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins at a Memphis joint named Sun Records. That little record label was owned by a small-time producer ...
Priscilla Presley Confirms She’s Caring For Lisa Marie Presley’s Twin Daughters Amid Custody Battle & Abuse Allegations
Perez Hilton Gossip, 2017-02-20 14:54:06
Priscilla Presley is stepping in amid daughter Lisa Marie Presley's dramatic custody battle with ex-husband Michael Lockwood. On Sunday, Elvis Presley's ex-wife took to Facebook to clear the air while the guitarist is being investigated for alleged child abuse, confirming the former couple's twins Finley and Harper are in her ...