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Elvis Presley

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

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Presley, Elvis Aaron

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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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In 1953, he was signed to Sam Phillips' Sun Records in Memphis, Tennessee. In 1956, Presley took America ...

Presley, Elvis

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The Oxford Companion to United States History

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(1935–1977), singer, actor. ...

Elvis Aaron Presley was born in a two-room shack in Tupelo, Mississippi, in the depths

Presley, Elvis Aaron

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Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

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US pop singer. The first rock and roll star, he profoundly changed popular music with his fusion of country music and rhythm and blues....

Presley Elvis

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Encyclopedia of Popular Music (4 ed.)

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2009
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b. Elvis Aaron Presley, 8 January 1935, Tupelo, Mississippi, USA, d. 16 August 1977, Memphis, Tennessee, USA. The most celebrated ...

Presley Elvis (country career)

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Encyclopedia of Popular Music (4 ed.)

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One of Presley’s first nicknames was ‘The Hillbilly Cat’ and there was a strong country music component in much of ...

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