On Elvis' eleventh birthday, his parents bought him a guitar. With the help of his uncle Johnny (Smith) and pastor Frank Smith of the Assembly of God Church, which the Presleys were now attending, he learned some basic cords.Elvis' musical influences were the pop and country music of the time, the gospel music he heard in church and at the all-night gospel sings he frequently attended, and the black R&B he absorbed on historic Beal Street as a Memphis teenager. Elvis had a song for #1 for 6 months was jailhouse rock in the 1950’s.1956, there is only two years until he is drafted into the US army.On Elvis 11 birthday he a guitar.guitar. That's when he basically got to know music.And that's were he is a super rock star.
heart stopped ?
August 16 1977 he past he was only 42 years old The cause of death was covered up by his family; but, it is suspected that it was from an overdose of prescription drugs that caused his heart to stop .Elvis Aaron Presley was an American singer and actor. Regarded as one of the most significant cultural icons of the 20th century, he is often referred to as "the King of Rock and Roll", or simply, "the King".