1950s Elvis Presley

The King of ROCK'N'ROLL
By Cody Hutcheson








Elvis's early life
  • born on January 8 1935
  • born in tupelo mississipi parents were Vernon(dad) and Gladys(mom)
  • his dad was sent to jail when he was three
  • when he was ten he won second prize in a singing contest
  • in 1948 he moved to memphis

Mid life
During the kings early career he played in a western skit this was his first time ever on tv,This was in 1956.When he stared with music he sang gosple and blues.Elvis was drafted into the army on March 24 1958 for world war two. He was in for 2 years then in March of 1960 he was discharged. After he got home he started playing in all kinds of movies and goes back to preforming on stage, His main audience during this time were teenagers. He traveled all over durning the time period that he toured. He toured in over 74 cites.

End of the kings life
By the end of the kings career he had lots of friends in rock'n'roll. He had also toured in many high schools and other places like that but he aso played on the grand ole opry a lot.By far the thing he did that he was most proud of was that he was abole to become a drug and narcotic agent. Elvis Presley died August 16 1977 of drug overdoseing.
Elvis's nicknames



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