Elvis for Dummies

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Elvis for Dummies

Susan Doll, "Elvis for Dummies"
English | 2009 | ISBN: 0470472022 | 392 pages | True PDF | 7.1 MB

The ultimate introduction to the life and works of the King

Want to understand Elvis Presley? This friendly guide covers all phases of Elvis's career, from his musical influences as a teenager in Memphis and his first recordings to his days at Graceland and the mystery surrounding his death. You'll discover little-known details about his life, appreciate his contributions to music and film, and understand why his work still resonates with so many people today.

Explore Elvis's musical roots — see how Elvis's childhood and his Southern background influenced the development of his sound
Trace the beginnings of his storied career — be there as Elvis makes his first recordings for Sun Records

Relive the magic — experience the frenzy and excitement that surrounded Elvis's entrance to the national music scene

Take a fresh look at Elvis's films — understand the misconceptions surrounding Elvis's Hollywood career

Watch as Elvis reinvents himself — witness his comeback to live performances, culminating with an historic act in Las Vegas

Open the book and find:

The significance of the major events in Elvis's career
Meanings behind Elvis's music

The controversy over his musical performing style

Career highlights that no other performer has accomplished

A typical Elvis concert — what it was like and what it meant

Details on Elvis's television appearances

The many ways fans keep Elvis's memory alive

An appendix of the important people in Elvis's life