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Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley

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  1. Elvis Presley Early Years Career Final Years Legacy • Quotes • Questions • Key Terms • Contribution Colin Lee Mr. Hentz Honors American Studies December 23, 2011

  2. Early Years • Born in Tupelo, Mississippi • Moved to Memphis • Humes High School

  3. Career In 50’s • Sunset Records • DJ Dewey Philips – That’s all right • Winfield Moore – guitar • Bill Black – bass guitar • Milton Berle Show • Steve Allen Show • Ed Sullivan Show

  4. Final Years • Addicted to pain meds • University of Maryland • Died August 19, 1977 • Graceland • Heart Attack or Overdose?

  5. Legacy • Combined Country and R & B • King of Rock and Roll • Hall and Fame – 1986

  6. Quotes • “Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't goin' away.” • “When things go wrong don't go with them” • “Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.”

  7. Questions Where was Elvis Presley Born? Mississippi Tennessee Kentucky Georgia Louisiana

  8. Questions What Elvis’s first song played on the radio? • Hound Dog • All Shook up • Love Me tender • That’s All Right • Too Much

  9. Questions What Show did Elvis first appear on? • Ed Sullivan Show • Milton Berle Show • Steve Allen Show • Jay Leno Show • Perry Como Show

  10. Questions Elvis Presley is the King of… • Pop • England • Italy • France • Rock and Roll

  11. Questions What is the Graceland? • Presley’s dog • An Album • Elvis’s home town • Elvis’s House • Elvis’s daughters name

  12. Contribution Economic – exploded music industry Social – Most famous musician of the 50’s Technology – Television Cultural – Music, life style, clothing