He did much to establish early rock and roll music, bringing black blues singing into the white, teenage mainstream.
Teenage girls became hysterical over his blatantly sexual gyrations, particularly the one that got him nicknamed "Elvis the Pelvis" (TV cameras were not permitted to film below his waist).
Elvis made a comeback in the 1970s with live concert appearances starting in early 1970 in Las Vegas with over 57 sold-out shows.
We've fished through hundreds-thousands-of tracks to cherry pick the perfect playlists. Cash always understood that no matter where he roamed as a musician, the music's center must hold, its time-tested canon must be the foundation upon which the music would evolve.
Careful in selecting country material, Cash made sure its spirit resonated within him and advanced a message consistent with his own values and reflected a reverence for country music history.
After graduating from Humes High School in Memphis, Elvis took odd jobs working as a movie theater usher and a truck driver for Crown Electric Company.
He began singing locally as "The Hillbilly Cat", then signed with a local recording company, then in 1955 with RCA.
Originally released in 1963, it contains holiday classics as well as four compositions by Cash himself. Youll no doubt enjoy the sound of the beautifully remastered songs on this CD (as opposed to MP3's that contain less information, which translate into compromised sound).
A must-have for all Johnny Cash fans during the holiday season. But we think the thing you'll appreciate most about this Playlist is that even though you didn't make it, you might wish you did.
He recorded songs in the rock and roll genre, with tracks like "Jailhouse Rock" and "Hound Dog" later embodying the style.
Presley had a versatile voice and had unusually wide success encompassing other genres, including gospel, blues, ballads and pop.
Sadly, his marriage ended in divorce, and the stress of constantly traveling as well as his increasing weight gain and dependence upon stimulants and depressants took their toll.