Label: RCA Victor - 88697915472,Sony Music - 88697915472 • Series: The Real.The Ultimate Collection • Format: 3x, CD Compilation, Remastered • Country: Europe • Genre: Rock, Folk, World, & Country • Style: Rock & Roll, Pop Rock, Gospel
Dixieland Rock 6. Don't Ask Me Why 7. Lover Doll 8. Crawfish 9. Young Dreams Steadfast, Loyal and True New Orleans Love Me Tender Anyway You Want Me Let Me Too Much. Tracks on Disc 6: 1. That's All Right 2. Lawdy Miss Clawdy 3. Mystery Train 4. Playing For Keeps W 5. Poor Boy 6. My Baby Left Me 7. I Was the One 8. Shake, Rattle and Roll 9.
All Shook Up That's When Your Heartaches Begin Jailhouse Rock Treat Me Nice. Tracks on Disc 7: 1. Blue Moon of Kentucky 2. Young and Beautiful 3. Milkcow Blues Boogie 5. Baby Let's Play House 6. Good Rockin' Tonight 7. Is It So Strange 8. We're Gonna Move 9. I Want To Be Free Don't I Beg Of You Doncha' Think It's Time. Tracks on Disc 8: 1. Make Me Know It 2. Fever 3. The Girl of My Best Friend 4. I Will Be Home Again 5. Dirty Dirty Feeling 6.
Thrill of Your Love 7. Soldier Boy 8. Such A Night 9. It Feels So Right Like A Baby Reconsider Baby One Night I Got Stung I Need Your Love Tonight. Tracks on Disc 9: 1. Tonight's All Right for Love 2. What's She Really Like 3. Frankfort Special 4. Wooden Heart 5. I'll Be Home For Christmas 5. Blue Christmas 6. Santa Bring My Baby Back 7. Oh Little Town Of Bethlehem 8. Silent Night 9. I Believe Take My Hand, Precious Lord Tracks on Disc 2: 1. His Hand In Mine 2.
In My Father's House 4. Milky White Way 5. Known Only To Him 6. Joshua Fit The Battle 8. Jesus Knows What I Need 9. Swing Down Sweet Chariot Mansion Over The Hilltop If We Never Meet Again He then spent 10 weeks in advanced tank training and chef duty in Fort Hood, Texas. Presley returned soon after to see his mother, Gladys, who was gravely ill. She died on August 14, He was stationed at Ray Barracks in Friedberg, Germany. And would listen to Italian Opera during his spare time songs like 'O Sole Mio' which would be a number 1 hit after he had finished his duty in the army.
Presley married Priscilla Beaulieu , who was ten years younger than Presley, on May 1, Presley met her while he was in the Army. Both of them wanted children. During the marriage, Elvis Presley had many affairs. Priscilla tried to repair the relationship but was largely unsuccessful. The marriage ended on October 9, , and affected Presley for the rest of his life; many of Presley's recordings later in his career were about lost, love.
Presley came from a Christian background; he had a superficially religious family and they attended First Assembly of God Church in East Tupelo, Mississippi, and the First Assembly of God in Memphis after the family moved. He was accompanied by several different gospel singers during his career including The Jordanaires, The Stamps, and the Imperials.
He recorded several gospel albums including You'll Never Walk Alone. After concerts, Presley would often perform gospel music all night with some of his band members and friends. It is unknown whether Presley was a devout Christian. People think all that fame got to Presley's head during his late thirty's. Elvis Presley died at the age of 42 in his home in Memphis on August 16, The cause of death was believed to be related to an overuse and overdose of prescription drugs, combined with poor eating habits.
He was scheduled to fly to Portland, Maine that night, do a show the next day, and finish his tour. During the early morning of the 16th, Presley was taking care of last minute details.
He went to his suite at AM and died of heart failure. Within hours, the news was being announced on the radio, and grief struck the nation. Callers would even ask jockeys to tell their stories about Presley.. Presley has had a great effect on music and has a satellite radio station dedicated to his works, his home is a historic landmark and attracts many visitors across the world, and many entertainers make a living impersonating him.
Presley also makes the most money of any deceased performer. Elvis Presley Enterprises EPE originally founded by former manager Neal in , created Graceland as a tourist attraction, secured copyrights for Presley's image and intellectual property. They have become the official organization to sell Presley merchandise.
EPE is responsible for all legally produced Presley merchandise such as music, movies, costumes, action figures, hot sauces, and any other piece of Presley memorabilia. Graceland is the former residence of Presley and is where he is buried, after being moved from Forest Hill Cemetery at Elvis Presley Blvd due to an unsuccessful break-in by grave-robbers. It is a large white-columned mansion located on Elvis Presley Boulevard in Memphis about nine miles away from Downtown Memphis and less than four miles north of the Mississippi border.
Graceland Mansion, his home while alive, and his burial place are designated as a National Historic Landmark. Graceland garners many tourists and is second only to the White House in a number of tourists visiting a private residence. Tourists are invited to see much of the house and the meditation garden where the family is buried, but the upstairs is reserved for Presley's family.
After Presley died, his father Vernon was responsible for the house. When he died in , Priscilla took over. Every year thousands of people flock to pay their respects to the man who reshaped our culture. Presley's legacy is such that many entertainers have made careers emulating him in voice, looks, or both.
They are called Elvis Tribute Artists, or informally as Elvis impersonators. Professional Elvis impersonators highlight in Las Vegas and other areas across the United States and around the world.
Elvis impersonators are in great demand due to the iconic status of Presley, and many of these tribute acts exist. The first recorded Elvis impersonator was Jim Smith in , shortly after Presley began to rise in popularity. Smith looked like and imitated Presley, but was just pretending since he could neither sing nor play the guitar. The first influential Elvis impersonator was Phil Ochs in Andy Kaufman was a significant Elvis impersonator in the mid's and Presley himself said Kaufman was his favorite.
While Presley was alive, impersonators largely competed in talent shows. It was after Presley's death the art grew into the industry it is today. With the launch of satellite radio, a channel dedicated entirely to the works of Elvis Presley was created. The hour station plays his studio recordings, live performances, lost and rare studio sessions and interviews with many of Presley's former friends, acquaintances, and band-mates. The station is located in Memphis across the Graceland estate.
The Elvis Quiz Show is periodically hosted on the network, where fans can answer questions about Presley and his work to earn prizes.
Elvis is Alive conspiracies Immediately after his death, people have speculated that Presley faked his death. National Enquirer published an article claiming the photo of Presley in his casket was actually taken of a double of his body.
A claim to justify this belief is that Presley faked his death being tired of fame. There have also been claims of people seeing Presley, but these were most likely Elvis impersonators. While these claims are pure speculation and do not have validity, they are prominent in American popular culture.
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