The Iconic Life Of Elvis

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Elvis Aaron Presley was born in Tupelo, Mississippi. When he was 13, his family moved to Memphis, Tennessee. His career in the music world began in 1954, when he recorded the first "new kind of music" which was dubbed "rockabilly". Rockabilly was a mix of country music and rhythm and blues.

Presley's first RCA single was "Heartbreak Hotel", and it was released in 1956. The hit topped the US charts quite quickly. Elvis became the leading man of rock and roll. He became popular and controversial at the same time.

Elvis Presley debuted in the 1950’s and changed the world of music forever. He garnered the title King of Rock “n” Roll with ease That said, we will show a side of Elvis not seen by many.

Read on to find out how the schoolyard loner became the king of cool: