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Elvis Presley Has Always Been The King Of Rock

It was January 8, 1935 when history was made in Tupelo, Mississippi. That is the King's birthday. Elvis would grow up to define rock and roll and transform into one of the most top selling American singers in record history. Elvis was dubbed the "King of Rock and Roll" and it was a title that was well earned.

Sam Phillips, founder of Sun Records, engaged a 19 year-old Elvis to sing on his first record.

In the early 50's, Sam Phillips was struggling to make the recordings of urban singers more accessible to a white audience. Enter Elvis who full of pompadour and bluster. With back up delivered by guitarist Scotty Moore and bass player Bill Black, Elvis was one of the original popular musicians to perfect rockabilly. Rockabilly was all about an unabashed high tempo and fusion of country music with rhythm and blues. It was a big hit right out of the gate.

A one-of-a-kind Elvis Presley vinyl big hit was close to never seeing the light of day. While on a break, Elvis started to goof around with the song "That's Alright Mama". Everybody jumped in on the action. Thanks to a dutiful engineer the song was recorded and became one of the instant Elvis vintage vinyl records. The first few Sun Records sung by Elvis have become the best find for many collectors.

The Elvis/Sun Records relationship didn't last long. It was just a matter of time before Elvis's manager Colonel Tom Parker made the call that Elvis should transfer to RCA. After he started to work at the famed industry giant, Elvis would stick around for the next two decades recording vinyl records for the music industry giant. "Heartbreak Hotel" was the first RCA top seller, put out in 1956. 1956 was also the year Elvis had another big record and a number one film, both named Love Me Tender.

Thanks to his swinging hips, parents were up in arms, but the teenage girls were in bliss. Actually one of the reasons his fame grew was the fact that he was drafted into the armed forces in 1958. The Colonel realized that Elvis going into the military was incredible publicity. Elvis' manager pledged there would be plenty of songs to buy. After leaving the army, Elvis' stardom rose again.

Elvis remained a well-loved singer until he died in 1973 at just 42 years old.

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