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Elvis Presley

(1935—1977) American rock-and-roll and pop singer

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Elvis (Elvis Presley album)

Elvis (Elvis Presley album)  

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While Private Elvis Presley was gaining his stripes in Germany, RCA was desperate for new material. They kept the pot boiling by taking his first UK album, Rock ‘n’ Roll ...
Something For Everybody (Elvis Presley album)

Something For Everybody (Elvis Presley album)  

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This was the third album Elvis recorded after he got out of the Army, and although he could still rock (though not with the wild abandon of the Sun-era recordings) ...
A Date With Elvis (Elvis Presley album)

A Date With Elvis (Elvis Presley album)  

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In 1959, Elvis was in the middle of his two-year military stint. RCA Records, with no fresh material to offer Presley’s public, cleaned out its vaults to come up with ...
Aloha From Hawaii Via Satellite (Elvis Presley album)

Aloha From Hawaii Via Satellite (Elvis Presley album)  

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Throughout the late 60s and early 70s, Elvis Presley and his manager Colonel Tom Parker staged a series of media events designed to keep Elvis in the spotlight. The NBC ...
Back In Memphis (Elvis Presley album)

Back In Memphis (Elvis Presley album)  

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One month after Elvis’ 1968 ‘Comeback Special’ aired on national television, Presley set out to revive a once-brilliant music career that had been reduced to life support by numerous interchangeable ...
Blue Hawaii (Elvis Presley album)

Blue Hawaii (Elvis Presley album)  

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Elvis’ theatrical oeuvre found him portraying singing busboys, singing prizefighters, even a singing doctor in love with a nun, all of which makes his role as the heir to a ...
Elvis '56 (Elvis Presley album)

Elvis '56 (Elvis Presley album)  

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1956 was the year that altered American pop music forever. With the exception of Bill Haley’s 1955 hit ‘Rock Around The Clock’, the American pop charts of the early 50s ...
Elvis As Recorded At Madison Square Garden (Elvis Presley album)

Elvis As Recorded At Madison Square Garden (Elvis Presley album)  

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In June 1972, Elvis Presley returned to New York City for his first performances there since his final appearance on Ed Sullivan’s Talk Of The Town more than 15 years ...
Elvis Is Back! (Elvis Presley album)

Elvis Is Back! (Elvis Presley album)  

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Recorded immediately after completing his spell in the USA Army, Elvis Is Back provides a massive sigh of relief and a restatement of talent. Elvis takes these blues songs and ...
Elvis Presley (Elvis Presley album)

Elvis Presley (Elvis Presley album)  

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Although five tracks remained from the Sun cellar this is usually known as Elvis Presley’s first RCA album, and what a lucky company they were, probably unaware that they had ...
From Elvis In Memphis (Elvis Presley album)

From Elvis In Memphis (Elvis Presley album)  

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Years trapped making facile films and equally poor soundtrack albums dented Elvis Presley’s popularity without tarnishing the myth. Convincing material would rekindle his reputation. From Elvis In ...
G.I. Blues (Elvis Presley album)

G.I. Blues (Elvis Presley album)  

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G.I. Blues, Presley’s first movie following his return from military service was, like most of his 60s movies, a light romantic comedy with plenty of musical numbers. As the decade ...
King Creole (Elvis Presley album)

King Creole (Elvis Presley album)  

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Elvis Presley’s fourth movie, King Creole, was by most critics’ assessments his best. A good script, a strong supporting cast and an outstanding soundtrack contributed to provide Elvis with his ...
Loving You (Elvis Presley album)

Loving You (Elvis Presley album)  

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Elvis Presley’s first film, Love Me Tender, included music as an afterthought, but music was the priority in his next, Loving You. Four of the seven songs were hits, while ...
Sun Collection (Elvis Presley album)

Sun Collection (Elvis Presley album)  

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Elvis Presley’s pivotal recordings for the Sun Records label almost venture beyond the realms of description. They not only define rockabilly’s blend of country and R&B, but expose a singer ...
All Time Greatest Hits (Elvis Presley album)

All Time Greatest Hits (Elvis Presley album)  

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A suitable replacement for the often cited Worldwide Greatest Hits package that takes advantage of the benefits of CD. The chronological listing is highly useful, especially for those who, like ...
King Of Rock 'N' Roll: The Complete 50's Masters (Elvis Presley album)

King Of Rock 'N' Roll: The Complete 50's Masters (Elvis Presley album)  

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Anyone who doubts the genius of Elvis Presley should listen all the way through this five-disc set before passing final judgment on the King of Rock And Roll. Of the139 ...

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