Presentation by: Sérgio Leal
Elvis Aaron (or Aron) Presley
(January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977)
was one of the most popular American
singers of the 20th century.
A cultural icon, he is widely known
by the single name Elvis.
He is often referred to as the
"King of Rock and Roll"
or simply "the King".
Birth name Elvis Aaron Presley
January 8, 1935(1935-01-08)
August 16, 1977 (aged 42)
roll, pop, rockabilly, country, blues
, gospel, R&B
Occupations Musician, actor
Instruments Vocals, guitar, piano
Years active 1954–1977
Labels Sun, RCA Victor
The Blue Moon Boys, The
Elvis Presley was born on January 8, 1935,
in Tupelo, Mississippi.
In November 1948
the family moved
He began his career there in 1954 when Sun Records
owner Sam Phillips, eager to bring the sound of African
American music to a wider audience.
Presley's first RCA single, "Heartbreak Hotel", released
in January 1956, was a number one hit. He became the
leading figure of the newly popular sound of rock and
roll with a series of network television appearances and
chart-topping records. In November 1956, he made his
film debut in Love Me Tender.
Love me tender
Love me sweet
never let me go.
You have made my life
and I love you so.
Love me tender,
love me true,
all my dreams fulfilled.
For my darlin' I love you,
and I always will.
Love me tender,
love me long,
take me to your heart.
For it's there that I belong,
and we'll never part.
Love me tender,
love me dear,
tell me you are mine.
I'll be yours through
all the years,
till the end of time.
When at last my dreams
Darling this I know,
Happiness will follow
Everywhere you go.
Presley is regarded as one of the most important
figures of 20th-century popular culture.
He had a versatile voice and unusually wide success
encompassing many genres, including country, pop
ballads, gospel, and blues.
He is the best-selling solo artist in the history of popular
music. Nominated for 14 competitive Grammys,
he won three, and received the Grammy Lifetime
Achievement Award at age 36.
He has been inducted into four music halls of fame.
Prescription drug abuse severely
his health, and he died suddenly in 1977
at the age of 42.
Hits and albums of Elvis
Girls! Girls! Girls!
second gospel album How Great Thou Art
album Elvis Sings the Wonderful World of
gospel album He Touched Me
Elvis:Aloha from Hawaii
How Great Thou Art
Stuck on You Fame and Fortune Are You
I Gotta Know It's Now or Never
Surrender Flaming Star I Feel So Bad (Marie's
the Name of) His Latest Flame Little Sister
(with His Latest Flame
ALBUMS Pot Luck Girls! Girls! Girls!
SINGLES Can't Help Falling in Love Good Luck
Charm Follow That Dream She's Not You
Return to Sender
The Wonder of You
You Don't Have to Say You Love Me
Don't Cry, Daddy
ALBUMS It Happened At The World's Fair
Elvis' Golden Records, Vol. 3 Fun in Acapulco
SINGLES One Broken Heart for Sale (You're
the) Devil in Disguise Bossa Nova Baby
Elvis Presley is the best selling solo
artist In U.S. History
Elvis is #2 for overall album sales (117.5 million)
Elvis has the most Multi-Plaintum albums (25)
Elvis has more Platinum albums than any other
Elvis has the most Plaintum singles (27)
Elvis has more Gold albums than any other artist
(97) Elvis has the most Gold singles (24)
No wonder they call him The King.
Do you want to answer the
questiones about Elvis Presley?
• How is Elvis Presley called?
• Where is he from?
• What kind of music did he do?
• Can you name some of his hits and albums?
• He is called "King of Rock and Roll"
or simply “the King”.
• Because he started this music and made it
• The USA, Memphis, Tennessee
• Rock and roll, pop, rockabilly, country, blues,
• An own input