Elvis Presley

The "Honky Tonk Angel"

The Start of the King

Elvis Presley was born January 8, 1935 in Tupelo, Mississippi. Sadly his twin brother Jessie Garon was stillborn, leaving Elvis to grow up as an only child. In 1948 Elvis and his parents moved to Memphis, Tennessee. When Elvis turned 18 he graduated from Hume High School. Then, one year later Elvis started his singing career.

The up coming Rock Star

When Elvis turned 20 (1956) he had his first debuted it was called "Love Me Tender". Two years later he was drafted into the military. After his two years in the U.S. Army he went back to recording and went to Hollywood to become an actor.

The End of Elvis Presley

In August 16, 1977 Elvis Presley died of a heart problem that was do to a drug addiction. He was only 42 and one of the greatest rock and roll artists the "King" he was a legend and in my book legends never die. Now at Graceland Mansion all of Elvis' most memorable items are there. R.I.P. Elvis Presley.