Elvis Presley

& The Jordanaires

Teen Beat

Years active 1953-1977

always klick on pic.s

Elvis Presley 1960

Tupelo, Mississippi, U.S.A

Born Jan. 8, 1935; Died Aug. 16, 1977 (aged 42), Memphis, Tennessee


Discography / Info Elvis Presley

Elvis Aaron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977) was an American singer 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".

Presley was born in Tupelo, Mississippi, and relocated to Memphis, Tennessee, with his family when he was 13 years old. His music career began there in 1954, recording at Sun Records with producer Sam Phillips, who wanted to bring the sound of African-American music to a wider audience. Accompanied by guitarist Scotty Moore and bassist Bill Black, Presley was a pioneer of rockabilly, an uptempo, backbeat-driven fusion of country music and rhythm and blues. In 1955, drummer D. J. Fontana joined to complete the lineup of Presley's classic quartet and RCA Victor acquired his contract in a deal arranged by Colonel Tom Parker, who would manage him for more than two decades. Presley's first RCA single, "Heartbreak Hotel", was released in January 1956 and became a number one hit in the United States. With a series of successful network television appearances and chart-topping records, he became the leading figure of the newly popular sound of rock and roll.  Read full text here >>> Elvis Presley

This release, Original release RCA VICTOR 47-7810 (US) [11/1960] (mono)

(Stereo release, RCA VICTOR 61-7810 (US) [11/1960])

Are you lonesome tonight?   b/w   I gotta know

Are you lonesome tonight? - 1960

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