Who Was Elvis Presley?

Who Was Elvis Presley?

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Penguin Putnam
Put on your blue suede shoes and get ready for another addition to the Who Was…? series! The King could not have come from humbler origins: Born in Tupelo, Mississippi, during the Depression, he grew up with the blues music of the rural South, the gospel music of local churches, and the country-western classics. But he forged a sound all his own—and a look that was all his own, too. With curled lip, swiveling hips, and greased pompadour, Elvis changed popular music forever, ushering in the age of rock and roll. Geoff Edgers’s fascinating biography of this icon of American pop culture includes black and- white illustrations on nearly every spread.

Baker & Taylor
Profiles the "King of Rock 'n Roll," focusing on how he got his start in singing and how his style influenced later musicians.

Baker
& Taylor

A fascinating biography of an icon of American pop culture shows how his musical style was developed in his humble Mississippi roots and how he ushered in the age of rock and roll by changing popular music forever. Original.

Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Grosset & Dunlap, 2007
ISBN: 9780448446424
0448446421
9781435254992
Branch Call Number: jB Presley, Elvis EDG
Characteristics: 105 p. : ill. ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: O'Brien, John 1953-

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