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6 edition of People Who Made History - Elvis Presley found in the catalog.

People Who Made History - Elvis Presley

by James D. Torr

  • 192 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Greenhaven Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Musicians, singers, composers,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • USA,
  • Composers & Musicians - Rock,
  • Language, Literature And Biography,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Music,
  • 1935-1977,
  • Biography,
  • Presley, Elvis,,
  • Rock music,
  • Rock musicians,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatBoard book
    Number of Pages207
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10604178M
    ISBN 100737706430
    ISBN 109780737706437

      Elvis Aaron Presley was an American singer, musician, and actor. Regarded as one of the most significant cultural icons of the 20th century, he is often referred to as "the King of Rock and Roll", or simply, "the King". Born in Tupelo, Mississippi, Presley and his family moved to Memphis, Tennessee, when he was 13 years old. Many African-Americans have strong opinions about Elvis Presley, an American icon and the man many credit for bringing black music to a wider audience during his early career.

    Most people, however, first read the book after Elvis had died. The volume’s format jumps back-and-forth between Elvis’s productive years of the s and his bizarre lifestyle of the s. Presley is portrayed as a respectful and normal young man in one chapter to heighten the contrast with the next chapter’s view of his odd behavior in.   Elvis Presley (AP) Elvis wasn't the first to steal black music: 10 white artists who "borrowed" from R&B before The King "Night Train, "Hound Dog," "Be Bop Boogie"-- country music has long.

      How Nixon Tricked Elvis into Thinking the President Had Made Him a Federal Agent During Famous White House Visit Clint Hill shares a behind-the-scenes look at Elvis Presley's visit with Richard Nixon. Unfortunately, many of the books about Elvis in recent years mix half-truths and bias to distort his real legacy. At one end of the spectrum are the Elvis detractors, best typified by Albert Goldman's spurious biography, Elvis, published in Much more numerous, but just as untrustworthy, are books written by the Elvis myth-makers.


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