Legal name: Elvis Aaron Presley

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Elvis Aaron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977) 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".

Presley was born in Tupelo, Mississippi, and relocated to Memphis, Tennessee, with his family when he was 13 years old. His music career began there in 1954, recording at Sun Records with producer Sam Phillips, who wanted to bring the sound of African American music to a wider audience. Accompanied by guitarist Scotty Moore and bassist Bill Black, Presley was a pioneer of rockabilly, an uptempo, backbeat-driven fusion of country music and rhythm and blues. In 1955, drummer D. J. Fontana joined to complete the lineup of Presley's classic quartet and RCA Victor acquired his contract in a deal arranged by Colonel Tom Parker, who would manage the singer for more than two decades. Presley's first RCA single, "Heartbreak Hotel", was released in January 1956 and became a number one hit in the United States. With a series of successful network television appearances and chart-topping records, he became the leading figure of the newly popular sound of rock and roll. His energized interpretations of songs and sexually provocative performance style, combined with a singularly potent mix of influences across color lines during a transformative era in race relations, made him enormously popular—and controversial.

In November 1956, Presley made his film debut in Love Me Tender. Drafted into military service in 1958, Presley relaunched his recording career two years later with some of his most commercially successful work. He held few concerts however, and guided by Parker, proceeded to devote much of the 1960s to making Hollywood movies and soundtrack albums, most of them critically derided. In 1968, following a seven-year break from live performances, he returned to the stage in the acclaimed television comeback special Elvis, which led to an extended Las Vegas concert residency and a string of highly profitable tours. In 1973, Presley gave the first concert by a solo artist to be broadcast around the world, Aloha from Hawaii. Years of prescription drug abuse severely compromised his health, and he died suddenly in 1977 at his Graceland estate at the age of 42.

Presley is one of the most celebrated and influential musicians of the 20th century. Commercially successful in many genres, including pop, country, blues, and gospel, he is the best-selling solo artist in the history of recorded music. He won three competitive Grammys, received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award at age 36, and has been inducted into multiple music halls of fame.

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2010 Absolute Dance Mania Various Artists 1
2010 50 Jaar Radio Veronica: The 00’s Various Artists 5 1
2010 50 Jaar Radio Veronica: The 60’s Various Artists 1
2010 50 Jaar Radio Veronica: The 70’s Various Artists 1
2010 100 Car Classics Various Artists 1
2010 Let's Dance, Volume 3: Die Tanzhits zur Show Various Artists 1
2010 Melodies of Christmas: Men of Christmas Various Artists 1
2010 Essential: Summer Breeze Various Artists 1
2010 School Disco Anthems Various Artists 1
2010 101 Barbecue Songs Various Artists 1
2010 Good Rockin’ Tonight: Red Hot Rockabilly Various Artists 1
2010 The History of Rhythm and Blues, Volume 3: The Rock'n'roll Years 1952-1957 Various Artists 1
2010 100x Zomer 2010 Various Artists 1
2010 Dreamboats and Petticoats: Summer Holidays Various Artists 1
2010 Happy Days Various Artists 1
2010 It's Like That! Various Artists 1
2010 The Golden Hits Various Artists 1
2010 Pure… Movies Various Artists 1
2010 Santa Baby (60 Memorable Songs For Christmas) Various Artists 1
2010 Oktoberfest Rockparty: Wies'n Hits 2010 Various Artists 1
2010 101 Running Songs Lap 2 Various Artists 1
2010 Afscheid Various Artists 1
2010 60 Christmas Crackers Various Artists 1
2010 Pure… Country Various Artists 1
2010 Now That's What I Call Christmas! 4 Various Artists 1
2010 Monster Halloween Hits Various Artists 1
2010 Singing Songs of the Southlands Various Artists 1
2010 Promo Only: Country Radio, December 2010 Various Artists 1
2010 Rock‐A‐Billy, Rock and Roll & Hillbilly (red) Various Artists 1
2010 Tony Delroy's The Tracks of Your Life Various Artists 1
2010 Uncut - This is Radio Strummer Various Artists 1
2010 Dreamboats and Petticoats Four Various Artists 1
2010 Lemon Popsicle & Strawberry Milkshakes - Million Sellers Various Artists 1
2010 Sleigh Ride Side by Side Various Artists 1
2010 Now That's What I Call Music! 36 (USA) Various Artists 1
2010 101 Floorfillers Various Artists 1
2010 Kuschelrock: Christmas Various Artists 1
2010 Merry Xmas! Various Artists 5 1
2010 Die Hit-Giganten: Pop & Rock Hymnen Various Artists 1
2010 The Greatest Rock ’n’ Roll Collection Ever! Various Artists 1
2010 111 Rock 'n' Roll Superhits Various Artists 1
2010 Heidi: Sweet Christmas Various Artists 1
2010 "Please, Give Me Something" the Roots of The Stray Cats Various Artists 1
2010 100 Summer Hits of the Sixties Various Artists 1
2010 101 Sixties Party Hits Various Artists 1
2010 200 No.1 Hits Various Artists 1
2010 1000 Klassiekers: De Eindejaarstop Van Radio 2 Vol. 2 Various Artists 1
2010 Alle 40 Goed: Happy 60's Various Artists 1
2010 Alle 40 Goed: Wereldsterren Various Artists 1
2010 Back to the 70's Various Artists 1
2010 Buddy Holly and the Rock ’n’ Roll Giants Buddy Holly 1
2010 Dancing, Strolling, Rock 'n' Rolling Various Artists 1
2010 De mooiste openingsdansen, Volume 4 Various Artists 1
2010 De Topcollectie '60 Various Artists 1
2010 Die Hits im Tatort von 1990-1999 Various Artists 1
2010 Haynes Driving Anthems Various Artists 1
2010 Hitarchief Top 2000: Volume 2 Various Artists 1
2010 Joy to the World 3 Various Artists 1
2010 Jukebox Saturday Night Various Artists 1
2010 Lemon Popsicles and Strawberry Milkshakes: Christmas Various Artists 1
2010 O melhor dos anos 60 Various Artists 1
2010 Playlist: The Playlist Series Sampler, Volume 2 Various Artists 1
2010 Race for Life: The Official 2010 Soundtrack Various Artists 1
2010 Radio 1 Classics, Volume 1 Various Artists 1
2010 Real Raw Rockabilly Various Artists 2
2010 Red Hot Rockabilly Various Artists 1
2010 Rock Around The Clock - 30 Original Rock 'N' Roll Favourites Various Artists 1
2010 Rock’mantique Top 100, Vol. 3 Various Artists 1
2010 Rock’n’Roll Party Various Artists 1
2010 Rockabilly’s Gravest Hits Various Artists 1
2010 So Fresh Songs For Christmas 2010 Various Artists 1
2010 Songs 3 - Von Folk bis Hip Hop Various Artists 1
2010 Sweethearts & Stolen Kisses: Dream Lover Various Artists 1
2010 Terry Wogan The Collection Various Artists 1
2010 The Pop Years: The 70s Various Artists 1
2010 Treasury of Christmas Various Artists 1
2010 Uncut: Straight to You: The Gothic Country & Blues That Inspired Nick Cave Various Artists 1
2010 White Christmas - 50 Weihnachts-Klassiker Various Artists 1
2011 Neue Oldies braucht das Land, Vol. 1: Hits & Raritäten der 60er & 70er Various Artists 1
2011 De Skibox 12 Various Artists 1
2011 Die Ultimative Chartshow: Die Erfolgreichsten Evergreens Aller Zeiten Various Artists 1
2011 RTL Frühlings Hits 2011 Various Artists 1
2011 The Big Beat: The Dave Bartholomew Songbook Various Artists 1
2011 Las 50 grandes canciones de Universal 92.1 FM Stereo Various Artists 1
2011 Kuschelrock Always & Forever (Kate & William Hochzeitsedition) Various Artists 1
2011 Massive Hits! Seventies Various Artists 1
2011 Massive Hits! Sixties Various Artists 1
2011 Now That's What I Call a Wedding! Various Artists 1
2011 Rock-A-Billy, Rock and Roll & Hillbilly (blue) Various Artists 1
2011 Pure… 70s Dance Party Various Artists 1
2011 Pure… Summer Various Artists 1
2011 Pure… Crooners Various Artists 1
2011 The Cruisin’ Story 1955–1960 Various Artists 1
2011 The Perfect Blues Collection Various Artists 1
2011 100 tubes pour danser Various Artists 1
2011 The Grill Can't Help It Various Artists 1
2011 Acoustic Songbook Various Artists 1
2011 The Teen Years Various Artists 1
2011 CMAA Presents 101 Country Classics Various Artists 1
2011 Hitarchief Top 2000, Volume 3 Various Artists 1

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