Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley

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by Wilborn Hampton
     
 

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For fans of the king, the newest installment to the Up Close biography series!

Elvis Presley made a sound so different it ushered in a new kind of music: rock and roll. He was able to combine gospel, honky-tonk, country and rhythm and blues to create a unique sound that crossed racial and cultural divides. Though he was incredibly popular, at heart, Elvis was a

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For fans of the king, the newest installment to the Up Close biography series!

Elvis Presley made a sound so different it ushered in a new kind of music: rock and roll. He was able to combine gospel, honky-tonk, country and rhythm and blues to create a unique sound that crossed racial and cultural divides. Though he was incredibly popular, at heart, Elvis was a shy and polite man, and the demands of fame began to take a toll. While his dependence on prescription drugs cut short his life, Elvis’s influence on music and popular culture endures to this day.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440639128
Publisher:
Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date:
07/03/2008
Series:
Penguin Up Close Series
Sold by:
Penguin Group
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
231,019
File size:
4 MB
Age Range:
12 - 17 Years

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