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Inducted 1986

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Inducted 1986

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  1. Elvis Presley (1935-1977) • b.1935, Tupelo, MS, moved to Memphis in 1948 • influenced by blues, gospel, pop and country • emulated R&B singers & fashion • recorded series of popular singles at Sun in 1954-55; contract sold to RCA in 1955 • came to represent the sexuality and excitement of rock and roll • tremendous vocal range and power Inducted 1986

  2. 12 Bar Blues You ain’tnothin’ but a hound dogCryin’ all the time. You ain’tnothin’ but a hound dogCryin’ all the time. Well, you ain’t never caught a rabbitAnd you ain’t no friend of mine. A A B

  3. 12 Bar Blues I: CM I 1 2 3 4 I 1 2 3 4 I 1 2 3 4 I 1 2 3 4 I IV: FMI: CMI 1 2 3 4 I 1 2 3 4 I 1 2 3 4 I 1 2 3 4 I V: GMI: CM I 1 2 3 4 I 1 2 3 4 I 1 2 3 4 I 1 2 3 4 I A A B

  4. “Hound Dog” Written by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller (Inducted 1987) 1st Recorded: Willie Mae “Big Mama” Thornton August 1952 Recorded by Elvis Presley July 1956

  5. Key Moments on Television The Dorsey Brothers January 28, 1956 1st National TV appearance The Ed Sullivan Show January 6, 1957 Censored from waist-up The Steve Allen Show July 1, 1956 Tuxedo with actual hound dog The Milton Berle Show June 5, 1956 Hips cause controversy