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Meet The Famous Rock And Roll Singer Who Inspired Michael Jackson!

It is no wonder that most famous singers are admired so much by their fans that it is not inaccurate to say that they were worshipped.This article introduces to you the world famous artist diehard fans of music were crazy about in the 20th century.Enjoy!

Elvis Presley was an American singer, musician and actor.He is often referred to as the "King of Rock and Roll." Elvis Presley is the greatest cultural force in the 20th century.He permanently changed the face of American popular culture.He introduced the beat to everything and he changed everything_ music, language and clothes.

Presley's earliest musical influence came from gospel.He was deeply influenced by African_American musical idioms.When he first sang for a radio station, many listeners assumed he was black.Presley is deeply respected by African_Americans for opening the door to black music at a time when racial injustice refused to let black music grow.

Elvis Presley

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, where he recorded at Sun Records with producer Sam Phillips, who wanted to bring the sound of African_American music to a wider audience.With a series of successful tv appearances and chart_topping records, he became the leading figure of rock and roll.

Elvis Presley is the best selling solo music artist of all time.He won 3 Grammy awards and has been inducted into multiple halls of fame.He holds several records; the most RIAA certified gold and platinum albums.His albums are the most charted on the Billboard 200.He holds the most number_one albums by a solo artist and the most number_one singles by any artist on the UK Albums Chart and the UK Singles Chart.

Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley's rise from poverty to significant fame seemed epitomize the American Dream.His physical attributes and sexual appeal were widely acknowledged.Men and women stopped to look at him.He was that good looking.He is worshipped as a god today because in addition to inventing rock and role, he was the greatest ballad singer this side of Frank Sinatra.The spiritual translucence and sexuality of his songs still activate the hormones of female human beings worldwide!

Elvis Presley

His name, image, and voice are recognized around the world.Unfortunately, years of prescription drug abuse severely deteriorated his health, and he died suddenly in 1977, although, there is a long_standing conspiracy theory among fans that he faked his death to have some peace! Since his death, there has been numerous alleged sightings of Presley!

Elvis Presley is a top_earning deceased celebrity.His only daughter was married to Michael Jackson.Michael Jackson was incredibly fascinated with Elvis Presley.Fans speculated that was the reason why MJ was attracted to Presley's daughter.If you look closely at MJ's dance steps and dressing, they closely resembled those of Elvis Presley!

MJ is often compared to Elvis

In 2012, a spider Paradonea presleyi was named after Elvis Presley to honour him.In 2018, US president Donald Trump awarded Presley the Presidential Medal of Freedom posthumously.

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