Elvis Presley

The King of Rock n' Roll

Rock n' Roll Legend

Elvis Presley was the biggest in the business when it came to music. He was a musical sensation everyone has enjoyed. With well over 200 songs Elvis shaped our country. His movies collected millions of dollars. Elvis is a legend!

Similarities of Rock n' Roll from the 1940s/1950s and Rock Music Today

There are many similarities between today's popular music and the 1940s/1950s. One of which is what people sing about. Lots of rock bands today sing about love, like Aerosmith, and Fall Out Boy. So did Elvis, the Beach Boys, The Bee Gees, Cameo. That is how music now, and music in the 1940s and 1950s are the same!

Differences of Rock n' Roll from the 1940s/1950s and Rock Music Today

There are also many differences between music in the 1940s and 1950s. For example; in the 1940s and 1950s their were a lot bands using classic instruments like the guitar, saxophone, other instruments like that. Now there is more bands using computer soundtracks, and non-instrumental sounds. That's one way music has changed.