By: Brandon Harden
Why Was Elvis Presley Named
"The King of Rock 'N' Roll"?
Carmen Gillepsie said that:
1. Born on January 8, 1935, in Tupelo, Mississippi.
2. He served in the army for 2 years
3.1969 Elvis became a Las Vegas headliner.
1. He starred in 33 successful films
2. By 1956 he was an international sensation
3. He began his career with Sun Records labels in Memphis
1. His first guitar was a gift from his mother on his 11th birthday
2. His first demo was in 1953
3. Gospel music was an important influence for him
Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame said that:
1. He went to a Pentecostal Church
2. He occupied himself with movie making
3. One of his biggest hits was "Jail House Rock"