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Elvis An Illustrated History Sandra Forty

Elvis An Illustrated History

Sandra Forty

Published June 1st 2013
ISBN : 9781844062737
Hardcover
256 pages
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Elvis: An Illustrated History covers the early years, Elviss early career, his military service, and his coronation as the King of rock and roll. The book goes on to describe his reign as an international celebrity, his relationships andMoreElvis: An Illustrated History covers the early years, Elviss early career, his military service, and his coronation as the King of rock and roll. The book goes on to describe his reign as an international celebrity, his relationships and heartbreaks, and his decline and death. Also included is a complete discography.Influenced by country, gospel, and rhythm and bluesâ??particularly, the black music of Memphis and the Mississippi deltaâ?? Elvis Presley blended these diverse sounds into a unique, modern style that appealed to a new generation the world over. He died early, leaving a legacy from his 23- year career that remains unparalleled.He is the top-selling solo artist of all time with over 600 million records. Twenty albums reached #1 on the charts and thirty-three singles climbed to the #1 spot. To date, 90 albums have gone gold, 52 platinum, and 25 multi-platinum.