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It’s been reported the total approximation of the Stone King Elvis Presley web worth reaches 300 million bucks. Additionally, it has been understood that despite his passing, he’s still getting vast amounts to his nett worth year after year. Along with being among the leading influences to the stone landscape, he was likewise involved into playing, a resource which additionally helped to collect Elvis Presley web worth. Elvis continued to be an important star on the market of audio throughout all 1900s and is nonetheless considered the King of Stone music.

Elvis Presley Net Worth $300 Million

Elvis was born in Mississippi but when he was 13 years old, he along with his family moved to reside to Tn. It was in Tn, when Elvis started to become involved into music. The one that helped him a lot in the starting had been Sam Phillips, who was the possessor of Sunshine Records.

Starting his musical career in age 21, Elvis is definitely driven by his goals to introduce the sound of african american music into a wider audience. He began with Sunshine Records but later on, he signed with RCA Victor. His first single under R.C.A. titled Heartbreak Hotel promptly became a # 1 hit. He 1956, he debuted in to picture when he appeared on Adore Me Tender.

Elvis released his first solitary “Heartbreak Hotel” in 1956. The tune became a massive international strike and got tremendous success in the Unites States. Additionally, it begun to roll up the entire quantity of Elvis Presley web worth.

A great deal of chart topping singles adopted jointly with his appearances on television and this led him to be nick-named the King of Stone. His performances were totally energized and occasionally even sexually provocative, which likewise made him perhaps not only well-known, but occasionally even contentious.

In 1956, precisely the same year as his first single was launched, in addition, he appeared in a primary picture that has been called “Love Me Tender”. Yet, two years after he needed to quit his music career due to his participation into war machine. A couple of years afterwards, a few of his productions were introduced, like motion pictures and soundtrack albums.

Conscripted into military unit in 1958, Presley relaunched his recording career two years after with a number of his most commercially productive work. Yet he staged few concerts, and directed by Parker, continued to allocate a lot of the 60’s to making Hollywood films and soundtrack albums, the majority of them critically derided In 1968, after seven years from the phase, he came back to live-performance in a notable comeback television special that generated a sequence of lucrative tours and also a lengthy Vegas concert residency. In 1973 Presley staged the first concert air worldwide via satellite, Aloha from Hawaii, seen by roughly 1.5 billion audience.

In 1958, he was drafted into military unit but returned to continue a fruitful career on songs two years after. From then on, Presley loved the limelight of succeeding as he introduced a few records and performed in severals phase concerts.

Yet, he had a seven-year break from performing live and when he returned in 1968 to the community scene, he also became a television star of the present called “Elvis”. The show impersonated his Las Vegas concert residency was nicely as numerous rewarding and successful tours.

In 1973, his first international concert was aired via satellite. The concert was called “Aloha from Hawaii” and it had been viewed by huge numbers of individuals all around the globe. Therefore, concerts and touring introduced an enormous monetary success to the total sum of Elvis Presley web worth. His accomplishments into music business have been recognized along with his name’s inducting in to many halls of fame.

Produced in Tupelo, Mississippi, Presley moved to Memphis, Tn, together with his household in age 13. He started his career there in 1954, operating with Sunshine Records owner Sam Phillips, who desired to create the sound of African-American music into a wider audience. Followed by guitarist Scotty Moore and bassist Bill Black, Presley was the main popularizer of rockabilly, an up-tempo, backbeat-driven fusion of country and r & b. RCA Victor got his contract in a deal organized by Colonel Tom Parker, who manage the vocalist for more than two decades. Presley’s first RCA single, “Heart-Break Hotel”, launched in January 1956, was a 1st hit. He became the major figure of the recently popular sound of rock music having a number of network television appearances and chart-topping records. His energized presentations of tunes, many from African-American sources, and his uninhibited performance fashion made him immensely popular-and contentious. In November 1956, he produced his movie debut in Love Me Tender.

With his really versatile voice, Presley has encompassed several musical genres including pop gospels, blues, ballads, and region. He became an inductee to a number of music halls of popularity including the 1986 Stone Hall of Fame, the 1998 Country-Music Hall of Fame, 2001 Gospel Songs Hall of Fame and 2007 Rockabilly Hall of Fame. Additionally, at age 3-6, he won the Grammy Life time Achievement Award. Hailed as the the best selling solo artist in the annals of well-known music, Elvis has won three Grammy Awards from 14 nominations.


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TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Rookie2002performer: "Run On" / writer: "Run On"
Elvis Presley: His Early Performances2002Video documentary performer: "Flip, Flop and Fly", "Baby Let's Play House", "Tutti Frutti", "Money Honey", "Heartbreak Hotel", "Blue Suede Shoes", "Hound Dog", "I Want You, I Need You, I Love You", "Don't Be Cruel", "Love Me Tender", "Love Me", "Too Much", "When My Blue Moon Turns To Gold Again", "Peace in the Valley" / writer: "Heartbreak Hotel", "Don't Be Cruel", "Love Me Tender"
Black Hawk Down2001performer: "Suspicious Minds", "You're the Devil in Disguise"
Formula 512001writer: "Don't Be Cruel To a Heart That's True" - as Presley
Ocean's Eleven2001performer: "A Little Less Conversation"
Shot in the Heart2001TV Movie performer: "Old Shep"
Elvis: The Missing Years2001Video documentary performer: "Maybellene", "That's Alright Mama", "Blue Moon of Kentucky"
An American Rhapsody2001performer: "All Shook Up" 1957 / writer: "All Shook Up" 1957
Ed2001TV Series performer - 1 episode
Gaudi Afternoon2001writer: "Love Me Tender"
The Lone Gunmen2001TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Classic Albums: Elvis Presley2001Video documentary performer: "Blue Suede Shoes", "That's All Right", "Baby Let's Play House", "Tutti Frutti", "Heartbreak Hotel", "Money Honey", "I Was The One", "Shake Rattle And Roll", "Mystery Train" / writer: "Heartbreak Hotel"
Zimmer frei!2001TV Series writer - 1 episode
3000 Miles to Graceland2001performer: "Trouble", "Such a Night", "My Way"
Blow Dry2001performer: "I Just Can't Help Believing"
Super Bowl XXXV2001TV Movie performer: "A Little Less Conversation"
Cast Away2000performer: "Heartbreak Hotel", "All Shook Up", "Blue Christmas", "Return to Sender" / writer: "Heartbreak Hotel", "All Shook Up", "Return to Sender"
Coyote Ugly2000performer: "Can't Help Falling in Love"
He Touched Me: The Gospel Music of Elvis Presley2000Video documentary "Swing Down Sweet Chariot" / performer: "Peace in the Valley", "How Great Thou Art", "Swing Down Sweet Chariot", "Where Could I Go", "I, John", "He Touched Me"
Hollywood Rocks the Movies: The Early Years (1955-1970)2000TV Movie documentary performer: "Heartbreak Hotel", "Blue Suede Shoes", "Let Me", "Love Me Tender", "Teddy Bear", "Jailhouse Rock", "King Creole", "G.I. Blues", "Rock-a-Hula Baby", "C'mon Everybody", "That's All Right" / writer: "Heartbreak Hotel", "Let Me", "Love Me Tender"
Daydream Believers: The Monkees' Story2000TV Movie writer: "Love Me Tender" - uncredited
Sorted2000performer: "Don't Be Cruel" / writer: "Don't Be Cruel"
Sam Phillips: The Man Who Invented Rock'n'Roll2000TV Movie documentary performer: "That's All Right Mama"
Frequency2000performer: "Suspicious Minds"
Mamy Blue1999performer: "Heartbreak Hotel"
Jeff Buckley: Remembered1999TV Movie documentary performer: "Mystery Train"
Liberty Heights1999performer: "Blue Moon"
Fanny and Elvis1999performer: "The Wonder of You" / writer: "Love Me Tender"
Diamonds1999performer: "Are You Lonesome Tonight?"
Love Stinks1999performer: "Can't Help Falling in Love", "C'Mon Everybody", "The Wonder of You", "Loving You", " You're the Devil in Disguise"
Friends1999TV Series performer - 2 episodes
October Sky1999performer: "Jailhouse Rock"
The Simpsons1999TV Series performer - 1 episode
Wear2015writer: "Love Me Tender" post-production
I'll Be Home for Christmas1998performer: "Here Comes Santa Claus"
Coronation Street2015TV Series performer - 1 episode
Practical Magic1998performer: "Always On My Mind"
Britain's Got More Talent2015TV Series performer - 1 episode
Little Voice1998performer: "The Wonder of You" 1959
Britain's Got Talent2015TV Series performer - 1 episode
Pleasantville1998performer: " Let Me Be YourTeddy Bear"
Mike & Mike2015TV Series performer - 1 episode
Clay Pigeons1998performer: "I Got Stung", "It's Now or Never"
WPC 56TV Series performer - 2 episodes, 2013 - 2015 writer - 1 episode, 2013
Finding Graceland1998performer: "Rip It Up", "One Night", "Long Black Limousine", "If I Can Dream"
Todd's Pop Song Reviews2014-2015TV Series performer - 2 episodes
The Odd Couple II1998performer: "Little Sister"
Waterloo Road2014TV Series performer - 1 episode
Ally McBeal1998TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Missing2014TV Mini-Series writer - 1 episode
Renford Rejects1998TV Series performer - 1 episode
Tidsrejsen2014TV Series performer - 1 episode
Die Mädchenfalle - Der Tod kommt online1998TV Movie performer: "Don't Be Cruel" - uncredited / writer: "Don't Be Cruel" - uncredited
Autopsy: The Last Hours Of2014TV Series performer - 1 episode
TohuwabohuTV Series performer - 10 episodes, 1992 - 1998 writer - 1 episode, 1998
Strictly Come DancingTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2014 writer - 1 episode, 2014
Gypsy Magic1997performer: "It's Now or Never"
Dancing with the StarsTV Series 5 episodes, 2007 - 2014 performer - 2 episodes, 2008 - 2009 writer - 1 episode, 2008
A Life Less Ordinary1997performer: "ALWAYS ON MY MIND"
Wild2014performer: "How's the World Treating You" / writer: "Don't Be Cruel"
Men in Black1997performer: "The Promised Land"
So You Think You Can DanceTV Series performer - 8 episodes, 2005 - 2014 writer - 1 episode, 2012
Bring Me the Head of Mavis Davis1997performer: "The Wonder Of You"
Gent de paraulaTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2014 writer - 1 episode, 2014
Fully Booked1997TV Series performer - 1 episode
Somewhere Over the Rainbow2014TV Movie documentary performer: "Love Me Tender" - uncredited / writer: "Love Me Tender" - uncredited
The Shining1997TV Mini-Series writer: "Heartbreak Hotel"
Guapas2014TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Inventing the Abbotts1997writer: "Heartbreak Hotel"
Godzilla2014performer: "You're The Devil in Disguise"
Fools Rush In1997performer: "Jailhouse Rock", "It's Now Or Never", "Can't Help Falling In Love"
Tu cara me suena - Argentina2014TV Series writer - 1 episode
Elvis: The Great Performances, Vol. 3 - From the Waist Up1997Video documentary performer: "Baby, Let's Play House", "Peace in the Valley"
Krueger: The Slasher from Elm Street2014Short performer: "It Feels So Right"
Elvis: The Complete Story1996Video documentary performer: "Love Me Tender", "Loving You", "Jailhouse Rock", "King Creole", "G.I. Blues" / writer: "Love Me Tender"
One Hit Wonderland2013-2014TV Series performer - 2 episodes
My Fellow Americans1996performer: "Treat Me Nice"
Alpha and Omega 3: The Great Wolf Games2014Video performer: "A Little Less Conversation"
Jerry Maguire1996performer: "Pocketful of Rainbows"
Super League Show2014TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Last of the High Kings1996performer: "Blue Suede shoes"
Eiszauber 2014: Die Magie des Eises2014TV Movie performer: "Suspicious Minds", "Way Down" - uncredited
Was It Something I Said?1996Short performer: "Can't Help Falling in Love"
Devil's Due2014writer: "Love Me Tender"
The Long Kiss Goodnight1996performer: "Santa Claus Is Back In Town"
Rugby League World Cup2013TV Series performer - 3 episodes
Devil's Island1996writer: "All Shook Up"
Danny Boy: The Ballad That Bewitched the World2013TV Movie documentary performer: "Danny Boy" - uncredited
El gusto es nuestro1996TV Movie writer: "Estremécete"
Parenthood2013TV Series performer - 1 episode
Ik ben je moeder niet1996TV Series performer - 1 episode
Masters of Sex2013TV Series performer - 1 episode
Sgt. Bilko1996performer: "Viva Las Vegas"
Secret Voices of Hollywood2013TV Movie documentary writer: "Swing Down, Sweet Chariot" from The Trouble with Girls
El secdleto de la tlompeta1995Short performer: "It's Now or Never", "You Look Like an Angel", "Return to Sender"
Some Jerk with a Camera2013TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
The Beatles Anthology1995TV Mini-Series documentary performer: "That's All Right, Mama", "Hound Dog"
Mano mielas pipiru krastas2013performer: "Baby I Don't Care You're So Square"
Naomi & Wynonna: Love Can Build a Bridge1995TV Movie writer: "DON'T BE CRUEL"
Warehouse 132013TV Series performer - 1 episode
Boys on the Side1995performer: "Jailhouse Rock"
Vegas2012-2013TV Series performer - 4 episodes
Mistah1994performer: "Always on my Mind", "Suspicion", "It's Now Or Never", "Jailhouse Rock"
Mad Men2013TV Series performer - 1 episode
Speechless1994performer: "All Shook Up" / writer: "All Shook Up"
The Voice UKTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2013 writer - 1 episode, 2013
Miracle on 34th Street1994performer: "Santa Claus Is Back in Town"
Call the Midwife2013TV Series performer - 1 episode
Takin' Over the Asylum1994TV Series performer - 1 episode
Austropop-Legenden2012TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Baseball1994TV Mini-Series documentary performer - 1 episode
De wereld draait door2012TV Series performer - 1 episode
Mystery Science Theater 30001994TV Series writer - 1 episode
Rage2002-2012TV Series performer - 3 episodes
The Client1994writer: "Heartbreak Hotel"
Timeshift2012TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
Forrest Gump1994performer: "Hound Dog" 1952
Tu cara me suena2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Critic1994TV Series writer - 1 episode
Atop the Fourth Wall2010-2012TV Series performer - 2 episodes
That's Entertainment! III1994Documentary performer: "Jailhouse Rock" 1957 - uncredited
Duets2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
Florida Lady1994TV Series performer - 2 episodes
God Is the Bigger Elvis2012Documentary short performer: "Young Dreams"
Backbeat1994writer: "Love Me Tender"
No me la puc treure del capTV Series performer - 4 episodes, 2011 - 2012 writer - 2 episodes, 2012
Bluesland: A Portrait in American Music1993Documentary performer: "That's All Right"
Hawaii Five-02011-2012TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Elvis in Hollywood1993Documentary performer: "Love Me Tender", "Loving You", "Jailhouse Rock", "King Creole", "G.I. Blues" / writer: "Love Me Tender"
Beatrix, Oranje onder Vuur2012TV Mini-Series performer - 1 episode
Look Who's Talking Now1993performer: "Hound Dog"
Marlon Brando tuli Suomeen2011TV Movie documentary performer: "That's All Right Mama"
Beavis and Butt-Head1993TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Nation's Favourite Bee Gees Song2011TV Movie documentary performer: "Words"
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman1993TV Series performer - 1 episode
Forsthaus Falkenau2011TV Series performer - 1 episode
True Romance1993writer: "Heartbreak Hotel"
Love in Space2011writer: "Love Me Tender"
The Thing Called Love1993performer: "CAN'T HELP FALLING IN LOVE", "MAKE THE WORLD GO AWAY"
When Rock Goes Acoustic2011TV Movie documentary performer: "Blue Suede Shoes", "Heartbreak Hotel" - uncredited
Dave1993performer: "Don't" 1958
So You Think You Can Dance Canada2011TV Series performer - 1 episode
RoboCop 31993performer: "Blue Christmas"
EastEnders2010-2011TV Series performer - 2 episodes
The Dark Half1993performer: "Are You Lonesome To-night?"
American IdolTV Series performer - 3 episodes, 2007 - 2011 writer - 1 episode, 2007
Lipstick on Your CollarTV Mini-Series writer - 2 episodes, 1993 performer - 1 episode, 1993
Rock & Chips2011TV Series performer - 1 episode
Homicide: Life on the Street1993TV Series writer - 1 episode
Runnin' Rebels of UNLV2011TV Movie documentary performer: "Viva Las Vegas"
Melrose PlaceTV Series performer - 1 episode, 1993 writer - 1 episode, 1993
Harry's Law2011TV Series performer - 1 episode
That Night1992performer: "LITTLE SISTER"
Tosh.02011TV Series performer - 1 episode
Designing Women1992TV Series 1 episode
The Bachelor2011TV Series performer - 1 episode
Damned in the U.S.A.1992Documentary performer: "Heartbreak Hotel" - uncredited / writer: "Heartbreak Hotel" - uncredited
No Strings Attached2011/Iperformer: "BOSSA NOVA BABY"
Elvis: The Lost Performances1992Video performer: "The Wonder Of You", "Heartbreak Hotel", "Hound Dog", "Don't Be Cruel", "Don't Cry Daddy", "Make The World Go Away", "I Was The One", "Baby Let's Play House", "Money Honey", "All Shook Up", "Teddy Bear/Don't Be Cruel medley", "Are You Lonesome Tonight?", "I Can't Stop Loving You", "How Great Thou Art", "Release Me" / writer: "Heartbreak Hotel", "Don't Be Cruel", "All Shook Up", "Teddy Bear/Don't Be Cruel medley"
Elvis XXX: A Porn Parody2011Video performer: "Come on, everybody" - uncredited
Manitbois1992TV Series performer - 1 episode
Memphis Rising: Elvis Returns2011performer: "Burning Love", "Suspicious Minds", "A Little Less Conversation"
Honeymoon in Vegas1992performer: "SURRENDER", "JAILHOUSE ROCK", "THAT'S ALL RIGHT", "CAN'T HELP FALLING IN LOVE", "IT'S NOW OR NEVER" / writer: "HEARTBREAK HOTEL", "LOVE ME TENDER", "ALL SHOOK UP"
The Roaring 20s: Mick Jagger's Glory Years2011Video documentary performer: "Blue Suede Shoes"
MGM: When the Lion Roars1992TV Mini-Series documentary performer - 1 episode
Megamind2010performer: "A Little Less Conversation Junkie XL Remix"
A Bit of Fry and Laurie1992TV Series writer - 1 episode
20 to 1TV Series documentary performer - 6 episodes, 2006 - 2010 writer - 2 episodes, 2006
Canary Brothers of Tondo1992performer: "Hound Dog"
Love Ranch2010performer: "Treat Me Nice", "All Shook Up", "One Night" / writer: "All Shook Up"
Reasonable Doubts1991TV Series performer - 1 episode
Another Year2010writer: "All Shook Up"
Late for Dinner1991performer: "Burning Love"
Formula 1: BBC Sport2010TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Until the End of the World1991performer: "Summer Kisses, Winter Tears"
La vida empieza hoy2010writer: "Estremécete"
The Man in the Moon1991performer: "Loving You", "That's Alright"
Dancing on Ice2010TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Jerry Lee Lewis: The Story of Rock & Roll1991Video documentary writer: "Don't Be Cruel"
Kick-Ass2010performer: "The Battle Hymn of the Republic"
Elvis in the Movies1990Documentary performer: "Love Me Tender" / writer: "Love Me Tender"
If I Can Dream2010TV Series performer - 1 episode
Look Who's Talking Too1990performer: "All Shook Up", "Are You Lonesome Tonight" / writer: "All Shook Up"
Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief2010performer: "A LITTLE LESS CONVERSATION JXL RADIO EDIT REMIX"
The Wonder Years1990TV Series performer - 1 episode
Hi havia una vegada el disc de La Marató2009TV Movie documentary writer: "Estima'm tendrament"
Book of Love1990performer: "Why Do Fools Fall in Love"
Por Toda Minha Vida2009TV Series performer - 1 episode
Die Hard 21990writer: "LOVE ME TENDER"
Willkommen Österreich2008-2009TV Series performer - 3 episodes
The 44th Annual Tony Awards1990TV Special performer: "Can't Help Falling in Love"
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia2009TV Series performer - 1 episode
Wild at Heart1990writer: "Love Me Tender"
All You Need Is Love2009TV Movie performer: "Fever" - uncredited
Joe Versus the Volcano1990performer: "Blue Moon"
Nowhere Boy2009performer: "Shake Rattle & Roll" / writer: "Love Me Tender"
Night Court1990TV Series performer - 1 episode
Elvis: Love Me Tender - The Love Songs2009Video documentary performer: "Love Me Tender", "I Can't Stop Loving You", "The Wonder of You", "I Just Can't Help Believin'", "Always On My Mind", "What Now My Love", "Can't Help Falling In Love", "There Goes My Everything", "It's Now Or Never", "Are You Lonesome Tonight", "As Long As I Have You", "You Don't Know Me", "Loving You", "Unchained Melody", "I'll Remember You", "For The Good Times", "And I Love You So", "You Don't Have To Say You Love Me", "Just Pretend", "Love Me", "Until It's Time F
Elvis: The Great Performances, Vol. 2 - The Man and the Music1990Video documentary performer: "Trouble", "Return to Sender", "Treat Me Nice", "Shake, Rattle and Roll"
America's Got Talent2009TV Series performer - 1 episode
Elvis: The Great Performances - Center Stage, Volume One1990Video performer: "My Happiness", "Ready Teddy", "Unchained Melody", "Blue Suede Shoes"
Ruma Suomi2009TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
She-Devil1989performer: "You're the Devil In Disguise"
Powder Blue2009writer: "Heartbreak Hotel"
Quantum LeapTV Series performer - 2 episodes, 1989 writer - 1 episode, 1989
Ghosts of Girlfriends Past2009performer: "Burning Love"
Catch Me If You Can1989performer: "Hard Headed Woman"
He's Just Not That Into You2009performer: "I Got A Woman"
Heart of Dixie1989performer: "Blue Suede Shoes", "I Want You, I Need You, I Love You"
Banda sonoraTV Series performer - 4 episodes, 2007 - 2009 writer - 1 episode, 2008
Great Balls of Fire!1989performer: "Teddy Bear"
Late Night with Conan O'Brien2008TV Series performer - 1 episode
Gorod Zero1989performer: "Jailhouse Rock"
Cadillac Records2008performer: "My Babe"
Mystery Train1989performer: "Mystery Train", "Blue Moon"
Killshot2008performer: "It Hurts Me", "Doin' The Best I Can", "Suspicion"
The Tall Guy1989writer: "Heartbreak Hotel" - as E. Presley
Private Practice2008TV Series performer - 1 episode
Steven Banks: Home Entertainment Center1989TV Movie writer: "My Way"
Três Irmãs2008TV Series writer: "Love Me Tender"
Heartbreak Hotel1988performer: "American Trilogy", "Baby, Let's Play House", "Burning Love", "Good Rockin' Tonight", "Heartbreak Hotel", "His Latest Flame", "If I Can Dream", "Love Me", "Mystery Train", "One Night", "Power Of My Love", "Ready Teddy" / writer: "Heartbreak Hotel"
The Express2008performer: "Mess Of Blues"
Hot to Trot1988writer: "Heartbreak Hotel"
Last Man Hanging2008TV Movie "Its Now Or Never"
Cocktail1988writer: "All Shook Up"
Sons of Anarchy2008TV Series performer - 1 episode
French and Saunders1988TV Series performer - 1 episode
60/902008TV Series performer - 1 episode
Adventures Beyond Belief1987TV Series writer: "Love Me Tender"
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull2008performer: "Hound Dog"
My Best Friend's Birthday1987performer: "Are You Lonesome Tonight?"
My Name Is Earl2008TV Series performer - 1 episode
Overboard1987performer: "Can't Help Falling in Love" - uncredited
It Takes Two2007-2008TV Series writer - 2 episodes
The Charmings1987TV Series writer - 1 episode
Flunked2008Documentary performer: "A Little Less Conversation"
Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam1987TV Movie documentary performer: "BLUE CHRISTMAS"
PunklandiaTV Series documentary performer - 1 episode, 2008 writer - 1 episode, 2008
Lethal Weapon1987performer: "I'll Be Home For Christmas" - uncredited
Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical Treasure2008TV Movie documentary performer: "Little Egypt" - uncredited
Tin Men1987performer: "His Latest Flame"
Elvis: A Generous Heart2007Video documentary performer: "Love Me Tender" / writer: "Love Me Tender"
Elvis '561987TV Movie documentary performer: "My Way", "Baby What You Want Me To Do", "Blue Suede Shoes", "Good Rockin' Tonight", "Heartbreak Hotel", "Shake Rattle and Roll", "Baby Let's Play House", "Tutti Frutti", "My Baby Left Me", "Blue Moon"
Elvis: #1 Hit Performances2007Video performer: "Heartbreak Hotel", "Don't Be Cruel", "Hound Dog", "Love Me Tender", "All Shook Up", "Teddy Bear", "Jailhouse Rock", "Stuck On You", "Blue Suede Shoes", "I Want You, I Need You, I Love You", "Love Me", "Too Much", "Treat Me Nice", "Trouble", "Wooden Heart", "Can't Help Falling In Love", "Rock-a-Hula Baby", "Return To Sender", "Bossa Nova Baby", "That's All Right Mama", "One Night", "Are You Lonesome Tonight?", "If I Can Dream", "In the Ghetto", "Suspicious Minds", "Don't Cry Dad
Macken1986TV Series music - 1 episode
P22007performer: "Blue Christmas"
DTV Valentine1986TV Movie performer: "Let Me Be Your Teddy Bear"
Fred Claus2007performer: "Santa Claus Is Back in Town", "Rubberneckin' Paul Oakenfold Remix"
Elvis Gratton: Le king des kings1985writer: "Love Me Tender"
Cold Case2007TV Series performer - 1 episode
The A-Team1985TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Game Plan2007performer: "Jailhouse Rock", "Burning Love", "Rubberneckin'"
Kivisydän1985TV Series performer - 1 episode
Elvis: Viva Las Vegas2007TV Movie documentary writer: "Love Me Tender"
Static1985performer: "Blue Christmas", "Silent Night"
Amazing Journey: The Story of The Who2007Documentary arranger: "C.C. Rider"
Desert Hearts1985performer: "BLUE MOON", "WHEN MY BLUE MOON TURNS TO GOLD"
The Oprah Winfrey Show2007TV Series performer - 1 episode
Volunteers1985writer: "Heartbreak Hotel"
The Brave One2007performer: "You Don't Know Me"
Elvis: One Night with You1985TV Special short performer: "One Night with You"
Good Morning AmericaTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2007 writer - 1 episode, 2007
Porky's 3: Revenge1985writer: "Love Me Tender"
Kymmenen uutisetTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2007 writer - 1 episode, 2007
Miami Vice1985TV Series performer - 1 episode
Kingdom: Elvis in Vegas2007Video documentary short performer: "C'mon Everbody", "Viva Las Vegas"
Blue Money1985TV Movie writer: "Heartbreak Hotel", "Love Me Tender"
The Scene That Stole Jailhouse Rock2007Video short performer: "Jailhouse Rock"
Heaven Help Us1985performer: "Blue Suede Shoes", "Hawaiian Wedding Song"
Unfinished Sky2007writer: "Heartbreak Hotel"
Mischief1985performer: "Don't Be Cruel" / writer: "Don't Be Cruel"
American MastersTV Series documentary 1 episode, 2007 performer - 1 episode, 2001
Elvis: Memories1985Video documentary performer: "Memories"
Big Love2007TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Arena1984TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
Orange Playlist2007TV Series performer - 1 episode
DTV: Pop & Rock1984Video performer: "Stuck On You", "Hound Dog"
Crazy Love2007/IDocumentary performer: "Burning Love"
This Is Spinal Tap1984writer: "Heartbreak Hotel"
California Dreamin'2007writer: "Love Me Tender"
Elvis Presley's Graceland1984Video documentary performer: "If I Can Dream"
The Sopranos2007TV Series performer - 1 episode
Cool Cats: 25 Years of Rock 'n' Roll Style1983Video documentary performer: "Ready Teddy" - uncredited
ER2006-2007TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Dolly in Concert1983TV Special documentary writer: "All Shook Up"
Lucky You2007writer: "All Shook Up"
The Outsiders1983performer: "Mystery Train"
Next2007performer: "A Little Less Conversation" JXL Remix
De weg1983TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Angry Video Game Nerd2007TV Series performer - 1 episode
Diner1982performer: "Don't Be Cruel" / writer: "Don't Be Cruel"
Elvis Lives: The 25th Anniversary Concert, 'Live' from Memphis2007Video performer: "See See Rider", "Burning Love", "Welcome To My World", "I Can't Stop Loving You", "Steamroller Blues", "An American Trilogy", "My Way", "Suspicious Minds", "In the Ghetto", "Can't Help Falling In Love"
Hot Bubblegum1981performer: "Don't Be Cruel", "All Shook Up", "Love Me Tender", "Fools Rush In" / writer: "Don't Be Cruel", "All Shook Up", "Love Me Tender"
Elvis - Up Close and Personal2007Video documentary performer: "Blue Suede Shoes", "Heartbreak Hotel", "Hound Dog", "Tutti Frutti", "Shake, Rattle And Roll", "Baby Let's Play House", "Ready Teddy", "Don't Be Cruel", "Love Me Tender", "Peace In The Valley", "Too Much", "When My Blue Moon Turns To Gold Again" / writer: "Heartbreak Hotel", "Don't Be Cruel", "Love Me Tender"
This Is Elvis1981"Heartbreak Hotel", "Love Me Tender", "Don't Be Cruel" / performer: "His Latest Flame", "Moody Blue", "That's All Right Momma", "Shake, Rattle & Roll", "Heartbreak Hotel", "I Was The One", "Hound Dog", "My Baby Left Me", "Love Me Tender", "Merry Christmas, Baby", "Mean Woman Blues", "Trouble", "Ready Teddy", "Don't Be Cruel", "Teddy Bear", "King Creole", "As Long As I Have You", "Jailhouse Rock", "G.I. Blues", "Frankfurt Special", "Stuck On You", "Blue Hawaii", "Rock-A-Hula Baby", "Too Much Monk
Hounddog2007performer: "Hound Dog", "There Will Be Peace in the Valley for Me", "Heartbreak Hotel", "Love Me Tender" / writer: "Heartbreak Hotel", "Love Me Tender"
Derrick1981TV Series performer - 1 episode
Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten2007Documentary performer: "Crawfish"
Keiner hat das Pferd geküsst1980writer: "Love Me Tender"
Jukebox Rock 'n' Roll Vol. 12007Video performer: "Heartbreak Hotel", "Blue Suede Shoes", "Don't Be Cruel", "Too Much" / writer: "Heartbreak Hotel", "Don't Be Cruel"
Kottan ermitteltTV Series performer - 2 episodes, 1978 - 1979 writer - 1 episode, 1980
Las Vegas2005-2006TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Touched by Love1980writer: "Love Me Tender", "Don't Be Cruel"
Bad Faith2006performer: "Suspicious minds"
Out of the Blue1980performer: "Heartbreak Hotel", "Teddy Bear"
La imagen de tu vida2006TV Series performer - 1 episode
Top of the PopsTV Series performer - 13 episodes, 1966 - 1979 writer - 1 episode, 1978
Elvis: The Ed Sullivan Shows2006Video documentary performer: "Don't Be Cruel", "Love Me Tender", "Hound Dog", "Peace In the Valley", "Ready Teddy", "Heartbreak Hotel" / writer: "Don't Be Cruel", "Love Me Tender", "Heartbreak Hotel"
WKRP in Cincinnati1979TV Series performer - 1 episode
Linksmos pedutes2006writer: "Heartbreak Hotel"
Things We Did Last Summer1978TV Movie performer: "The Wonder of You"
Elvis Presley: Love Me Tender2006Video performer: "Burning Love", "I Got A Woman", "That's All Right Mama", "Something", "Hound Dog", "Baby What You Want Me To Do", "You Gave Me a Mountain", "Heartbreak Hotel", "Blue Suede Shoes", "Steamroller Blues", "Love Me Tender", "Lawdy Miss Clawdy", "My Way", "I Can't Stop Loving You", "Are You Lonesome Tonight?", "Love Me", "Just Pretend", "When My Blue Moon Turns To Gold Again / Blue Christmas", "Johnny B. Goode", "The Wonder Of You", "Trying To Get To You", "It's Over", "In The Ghetto
FM1978writer: "Love Me Tender"
Bones2006TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Story of Elvis Presley1977Documentary performer: "Blue Suede Shoes", "Heartbreak Hotel", "Let Me", "We're Gonna Move", "Love Me Tender", "Poor Boy", "Loving You", "Fame and Fortune", "Stuck On You", "Witchcraft", "G.I. Blues", "Frankfurt Special", "Hound Dog", "All Shook Up" / writer: "Heartbreak Hotel", "Let Me", "We're Gonna Move", "Love Me Tender", "Poor Boy"
Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash: The Road Show2006Video documentary performer: "Money Honey", "Too Much", "I Want You, I Need You, I Love You", "Heartbreak Hotel", "Peace In The Valley", "Shake Rattle 'N' Roll" / writer: "Heartbreak Hotel"
Happy Days1974-1977TV Series writer - 3 episodes
Rikospoliisi ei laula2006TV Series performer - 1 episode
Elvis in Concert1977TV Special documentary Mama, Let Me Know", performer: "See See Rider", "That's All Right", "Are You Lonesome Tonight", "Teddy Bear", "Don't Be Cruel", "You Gave Me a Mountain", "Jailhouse Rock", "How Great Thou Art", "I Really Don't Want to Know", "Hurt", "Hound Dog", "My Way", "Can't Help Falling In Love", "I Got a Woman", "If You Love Me / writer: "Don't Be Cruel"
Jackass Number Two2006Documentary performer: "A Little Less Conversation"
Unfinished Business1977as Presley, "Estremécete"
Today's Country Music2006Video performer: "Love Me Tender" / writer: "Love Me Tender"
Teenage Cover Girls1976performer: "Treat Me Nice", "Too Much" - uncredited
Emily Cries2006Short performer: "I Really Don't Want to Know"
Rhoda1975TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
Wild West Comedy Show: 30 Days & 30 Nights - Hollywood to the Heartland2006Documentary performer: "Too Much", "Viva Las Vegas", "Burning Love"
The Ernie Sigley Show1974-1975TV Series writer - 3 episodes
Aloha from Sweden2006Video performer: "C.C. Rider", "Burning Love", "Something", "You Gave Me A Mountain", "Steamroller Blues", "My Way", "Love Me", "It's Over", "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry", "What Now My Love", "Fever", "Johnny B. Goode", "Amazing Grace", "Bridge Over Troubled Water", "Sweet Inspiration", "Welcome To My World", "Suspicious Minds", "You've Lost That Loving Feeling", "Early Morning Rain", "Just Pretend", "Never Been to Spain", "I'll Remember You", "Spanish Eyes", "Can't Help Falling In Love", "I Can
Klimbim1975TV Series performer - 1 episode
Torvill & Dean's Dancing on Ice2006TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Fox and His Friends1975performer: "One Night"
Leroy & Stitch2006Video arranger: "Aloha Oe" / performer: "Aloha Oe", "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry", "Jailhouse Rock" / writer: "Don't Be Cruel"
World on a Wire1973TV Movie performer: "Trouble"
KupetzkyTV Series performer - 12 episodes, 2006 writer - 1 episode, 2006
Elvis: Aloha from Hawaii1973TV Special documentary performer: "C.C. Rider", "Burning Love", "Something", "You Gave Me A Mountain", "Early Morning Rain", "Steamroller Blues", "My Way", "Love Me", "Johnny B. Goode", "It's Over", "Blue Suede Shoes", "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry", "I Can't Stop Loving You", "Hound Dog", "Blue Hawaii", "What Now My Love", "Fever", "Welcome To My World", "Suspicious Minds", "I'll Remember You", "Hawaiian Wedding Song", "Long Tall Sally", "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On", "Ku'u Ipo", "An American T
Elvis: Broadcasting Live2006Video performer: "Baby Let's Play House", "Tutti Frutti", "Money Honey", "Heartbreak Hotel", "Blue Suede Shoes", "Hound Dog", "I Want You, I Need You, I Love You", "Don't Be Cruel", "Love Me", "Too Much", "When My Blue Moon Turns Gold Again", "Peace In The Valley" / writer: "Don't Be Cruel"
Elvis: Aloha from Hawaii - Rehearsal Concert1973TV Movie performer: "C.C. Rider", "My Way", "Big Hunk Of Love", "An American Trilogy", "Ku'u Ipo", "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On", "Long Tall Sally", "Hawaiian Wedding Song", "I'll Remember You", "Suspicious Minds", "Welcome To My World", "Fever", "What Now My Love", "Blue Hawaii", "Hound Dog", "I Can't Stop Loving You", "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry", "Blue Suede Shoes", "Can't Help Falling in Love", "It's Over", "Love Me", "Steamroller Blues", "Something", "Early Morning Rain"
How I Met Your Mother2006TV Series writer - 1 episode
Cocksucker Blues1972Documentary writer: "Love Me Tender" - uncredited
Alien Autopsy2006writer: "Heartbreak Hotel"
Elvis on Tour1972Documentary arranger: "See See Rider" / performer: "See See Rider", "Polk Salad Annie", "Separate Ways", "Proud Mary", "Never Been To Spain", "Burning Love", "Don't Be Cruel", "Ready Teddy", "That's All Right", "Lead Me, Guide Me", "Bosom Of Abraham", "Love Me Tender", "Until It's Time For You To Go", "Suspicious Minds", "I John", "Bridge Over Troubled Water", "Funny How Time Slips Away", "An American Trilogy", "Mystery Train", "I Got a Woman", "A Big Hunk O' Love", "You Gave Me A Mountain", "La
Heartbreak Hotel2006writer: "Heartbreak Hotel"
Little Sisters1972performer: "Love Me Tender" - uncredited
A Tribute to the King2005Video documentary writer: "Heartbreak Hotel", "Don't Be Cruel", "All Shook Up"
Beware of a Holy Whore1971performer: "Santa Lucia"
Little Manhattan2005performer: "Only The Strong Survive"
Rio das Mortes1971TV Movie performer: "Jailhouse Rock"
Romance & Cigarettes2005performer: "Trouble"
Elvis: That's the Way It Is1970Documentary performer: "One Night with You", "Sweet Caroline", "Mystery Train", "Tiger Man", "The Next Step Is Love", "Polk Salad Annie", "Cryin' Time", "Little Sister", "What'd I Say?", "How the Web Was Woven", "Stranger in the Crowd", "I Just Can't Help Believing", "You Don't Have To Say You Love Me", "Bridge Over Troubled Water", "You've Lost That Loving Feeling", "Mary In the Morning", "I've Lost You", "Patch It Up", "Love Me Tender", "Heartbreak Hotel", "Blue Suede Shoes", "All Shook Up", "
William Eggleston in the Real World2005Documentary performer: "Love Me Tender" / writer: "Love Me Tender"
Multiple Maniacs1970performer: "Just Because", "Jailhouse Rock"
Lilo & Stitch 2: Stitch Has a Glitch2005Video performer: "I Need Your Love Tonight", "Rubberneckin", "A Little Less Conversation JXL Radio Edit Remix"
Change of Habit1969performer: "Change of Habit", "Rubberneckin'" uncredited, "Have a Happy" uncredited, "Let Us Pray"
The Skeleton Key2005performer: "If I Can Dream"
The Trouble with Girls1969performer: "Almost", "Clean Up Your Own Back Yard", "Swing Down Sweet Chariot", "Violet Flower of NYU", "Signs of the Zodiac" - uncredited
Entourage2005TV Series 1 episode
Mondo Trasho1969performer: "Rip It Up", "I Got Stung", "Trouble" / writer: "I Want You, I Need You, I Love You"
Rebels on the Run: The Rise and Fall of UNLV Basketball2005TV Movie documentary performer: "Viva Las Vegas"
Charro!1969performer: "Charro!"
C.R.A.Z.Y.2005performer: "Santa Claus Is Back in Town"
The Movie Orgy1968Documentary performer: "Hound Dog"
Elvis by the Presleys2005TV Movie documentary performer: "Can't Help Falling in Love", "Fever", "Merry Christmas, Baby", "Trying to Get to You", "Hawaii Wedding Song", "It's Now or Never", "Love Me Tender", "Like A Baby", "C'Mon Everbody", "Early Morning Rain", "I'll Be Home For Christmas", "Blue Christmas", "In the Ghetto", "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'", "Jailhouse Rock", "Old MacDonald", "Peace In the Valley", "If I Can Dream", "Blue Suede Shoes", "Suspicious Minds", "Love Me", "The King of the Whole Wide World",
Elvis1968TV Movie performer: "A Little Less Conversation", "All Shook Up", "Are You Lonesome Tonight?", "Baby, What You Want Me to Do", "Big Boss Man", "Blue Suede Shoes", "Can't Help Falling In Love", "Don't Be Cruel", "Guitar Man", "Heartbreak Hotel", "Hound Dog", "If I Can Dream", "It Hurts Me", "Jailhouse Rock", "Lawdy, Miss Clawdy", "Let Yourself Go", "Little Egypt", "Love Me Tender", "MacArthur Park", "Memories", "Nothingville", "One Night", "Santa Claus Is Back In Town", "Saved", "Tiger Man", "Som
Elvis: Golden Greats2005Video performer: "Burning Love", "Hound Dog", "Love Me Tender", "Peace In The Valley", "Suspicious Minds", "Fever" / writer: "Love Me Tender"
Live a Little, Love a Little1968performer: "Wonderful World", "Edge of Reality", "A Little Less Conversation", "Almost in Love" - uncredited
Elvis2005TV Movie performer: "Don't Be Cruel", "Love Me Tender", "Too Much", "All Shook Up", "One Night", "Are You Lonesome Tonight?", "Surrender", "Return to Sender" / writer: "Don't Be Cruel", "Love Me Tender", "All Shook Up"
Speedway1968performer: "Speedway", "Let Yourself Go", "Your Time Hasn't Come Yet, Baby", "He's Your Uncle, Not Your Dad", "Who Are You, Who Am I", "There Ain't Nothing Like a Song", "Five Sleepy Heads", "Western Union", "Mine", "Goin' Home", "Suppose" - uncredited
Madman Muntz: American Maverick2005Documentary performer: "Blue Suede Shoes"
Stay Away, Joe1968performer: "Stay Away, Joe", "Lovely Mamie" uncredited, "Dominic" uncredited, "All I Needed Was the Rain" uncredited, "Stay Away" uncredited
Elvis: The Ultimate Live Collection2005Video performer: "Hound Dog", "Don't Be Cruel", "Ready Teddy", "Too Much", "When My Blue Moon Turns To Gold Again", "Peace In The Valley", "Shake, Rattle and Roll", "Baby Let's Play House", "Tutti Frutti", "Money Honey" / writer: "Don't Be Cruel"
Clambake1967performer: "Clambake", "Who Needs Money?", "A House That Has Everything", "Confidence", "You Don't Know Me", "Hey, Hey, Hey", "The Girl I Never Loved", "How Can You Lose What You Never Had"
Smallville2002-2005TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Double Trouble1967performer: "Double Trouble", "Baby, If You Give Me All Your Love", "Could I Fall In Love", "Long Legged Girl With The Short Dress On", "City by Night", "Old MacDonald", "I Love Only One Girl", "There's So Much World To See", "It Won't Be Long" - uncredited
Elvis: The Last 24 Hours2005TV Movie performer: "Suspicion", "Don't", "Too Much", "The Girl Of My Best Friend", "Paralyzed", "Love Letters", "Fame and Fortune", "American Trilogy" / writer: "Paralyzed"
Easy Come, Easy Go1967performer: "Easy Come, Easy Go", "The Love Machine", "Yoga Is As Yoga Does", "You Gotta Stop", "Sing You Children", "I'll Take Love", "She's a Machine", "Leave My Woman Alone"
Elvis: The Memphis Flash2005Video documentary performer: "That's All Right Mama", "Blue Moon Of Kentucky", "I Don't Care If The Sun Don't Shine", "Good Rockin' Tonight", "Milkcow Blues Boogie", "You're A Heartbreaker", "Blue Moon", "Shake Rattle and Roll"
Bandstand1966TV Series writer - 1 episode
Hinter Gittern - Der Frauenknast2002-2004TV Series performer - 4 episodes
Spinout1966performer: "Spinout", "Stop Look And Listen", "Adam And Evil", "All That I Am", "Never Say Yes", "Am I Ready", "Beach Shack", "Smorgasbord", "I'll Be Back" - uncredited
The Five People You Meet in Heaven2004TV Movie performer: "Pocketful of Rainbows"
Paradise, Hawaiian Style1966performer: "Paradise, Hawaiian Style", "Scratch My Back Then I'll Scratch Yours", "Stop Where You Are", "This Is My Heaven", "House of Sand", "Queen Wahine's Papaya", "Datin'", "Drums of the Islands", "A Dog's Life", "Sand Castles"
Christmas with the Kranks2004performer: "Blue Christmas" 1948
Frankie and Johnny1966performer: "Come Along", "Petunia the Gardener's Daughter", "Chesay", "What Every Woman Lives For", "Frankie and Johnny", "Look Out Broadway", "Beginner's Luck", "Down By the Riverside / When the Saints Go Marching In", "Shout It Out", "Hard Luck", "Please Don't Stop Loving Me", "Everybody Come Aboard" - uncredited
Blackpool2004TV Series performer - 1 episode
Harum Scarum1965performer: "HARUM SCARUM", "GOLDEN COINS", "SHAKE THAT TAMBOURINE", "ANIMAL INSTINCT", "WISDOM OF THE AGES", "HEY LITTLE GIRL", "SO CLOSE, YET SO FAR FROM PARADISE", "MY DEAREST SERENADE" - uncredited
Elvis Presley: From the Beginning to the End2004Video documentary performer: "Love Me Tender" / writer: "Love Me Tender"
The Lawrence Welk Show1965TV Series writer - 1 episode
Shark Tale2004performer: "A Little Less Conversation Junkie XL Remix"
Shindig!1965TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Nyrölä 32004TV Movie performer: "Love Me Tender"
Tickle Me1965performer: "It's a Long Lonely Highway", "It Feels So Right", "Such An Easy Question", "Dirty Dirty Feeling", "Put the Blame on Me", "I'm Yours", "Night Rider", "I Feel That I've Known You Forever", "Slowly But Surely"
Elvis Has Left the Building2004performer: "Hound Dog", "Heartbreak Hotel", "Hard Headed Woman", "Return to Sender", "Love Me Tender", "I Got Stung", "Follow That Dream" / writer: "Heartbreak Hotel", "Love Me Tender"
Girl Happy1965performer: "Do The Clam", "Girl Happy", "Cross My Heart and Hope to Die", "Do Not Disturb", "Spring Fever", "Wolf Call", "Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce", "Puppet On a String", "I've Got to Find My Baby", "The Meanest Girl in Town", "Startin' Tonight" - uncredited
...And They Lived Happily Ever After2004performer: "Can't Help Falling in Love"
Scorpio Rising1964Short performer: " You're The Devil in Disguise" - uncredited
The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement2004writer: "Love Me Tender"
Roustabout1964performer: "Roustabout", "Poison Ivy League", "One Track Heart", "Wheels On My Heels", "It's a Wonderful World", "It's Carnival Time", "Carny Town", "Hard Knocks", "There's a Brand New Day On the Horizon", "Big Love, Big Heartache", "Little Egypt"
Karaoke Revolution Volume 22004Video Game "Heartbreak Hotel"
The Age of Violence1964writer: "El Hotel de los Corazones Rotos Heartbreak Hotel"
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Songs: America's Greatest Music in the Movies2004TV Movie documentary performer: "Jailhouse Rock"
Viva Las Vegas1964performer: "The Yellow Rose of Texas/The Eyes of Texas", "The Lady Loves Me", "What'd I Say", "Viva Las Vegas", "I Need Somebody to Lean On", "Come On, Everybody", "Today, Tomorrow and Forever", "Santa Lucia", "If You Think I Don't Need You", "Do The Vega", "Night Life", "You're The Boss" - uncredited
Road Trip2004TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
Kissin' Cousins1964performer: "Kissin' Cousins", "Smokey Mountain Boy", "There's Gold in the Mountains", "One Boy, Two Little Girls", "Catchin' On Fast", "Tender Feeling", "Barefoot Ballad", "Once Is Enough", "Kissin' Cousins No.2", "Anyone Could Fall In Love With You", "Echoes of Love", " It's a Long Lonely Highway - uncredited
New York Minute2004/Iperformer: "Rubberneckin' Paul Oakenfold Remix - Radio Edit"
Juke Box Jury1963TV Series performer - 1 episode
Monica la mitraille2004writer: "Love me tender"
Fun in Acapulco1963performer: "Fun In Acapulco", "Vino, Dinero Y Amor", "I Think I'm Gonna Like It Here", "Mexico", "El Toro", "Marguerita", "The Bullfighter Was A Lady", "There's No Room To Rhumba In A Sports Car", "Bossa Nova Baby", "You Can't Say No In Acapulco", "Guadalajara"
Elvis: The Birth of Rock n' Roll2004Video documentary performer: "That's All Right Mama"
It Happened at the World's Fair1963performer: "Beyond the Bend", "Relax", "Take Me to the Fair", "They Remind Me Too Much of You", "One Broken Heart for Sale", "I'm Falling In Love Tonight", "Cotton Candy Land", "A World of Our Own", "How Would You Like to Be", "Happy Ending" - uncredited
Elvis: 50 Years in Show Business2004Video documentary performer: "Hound Dog"
Girls! Girls! Girls!1962performer: "Girls! Girls! Girls!", "I Don't Wanna Be Tied", "We'll Be Together", "A Boy Like Me, A Girl Like You", "Earth Boy", "Return To Sender", "Because Of Love", "Thanks To The Rolling Sea", "Song Of The Shrimp", "The Walls Have Ears", "We're Coming In Loaded", "Dainty Little Moonbeams", "I Don't Want To", "Where Do You Come From"
Big Fish2003performer: "All Shook Up" / writer: "All Shook Up"
Kid Galahad1962performer: "King of the Whole Wide World", "This Is Living", "Riding the Rainbow", "Home Is Where the Heart Is", "I Got Lucky", "A Whistling Tune"
Ein himmlischer Freund2003TV Movie performer: "Santa Bring My Baby Back To Me"
Follow That Dream1962performer: "What a Wonderful Life", "I'm Not the Marrying Kind", "Sound Advice", "Follow That Dream", "Angel"
CMT Crossroads2003TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis1962TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
Looney Tunes: Back in Action2003performer: "Viva Las Vegas"
Blue Hawaii1961performer: "Blue Hawaii", "Almost Always True", "Aloha Oe", "No More", "Can't Help Falling In Love", "Rock-a-Hula Baby", "Moonlight Swim", "Ku-u-i-Po", "Ito Eats", "Slicin' Sand", "Hawaiian Sunset", "Beach Boy Blues", "Island Of Love Kauai", "Hawaiian Wedding Song"
Elvis Presley: The Back Story, Vol. 12003Video documentary performer: "Maybelline", "Blue Moon of Kentucky", "That's Alright Mama"
Wild in the Country1961performer: "Wild in the Country", "I Slipped, I Stumbled, I Fell" uncredited, "In My Way" uncredited, "Husky Dusky Day" uncredited, "Lonely Man" uncredited, "Surrender" uncredited
Two and a Half Men2003TV Series writer - 1 episode
Flaming Star1960performer: "A Cane And A High Starched Collar", "Flaming Star"
The Blues2003TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
G.I. Blues1960performer: "What's She Really Like", "G.I. Blues", "Doin' The Best I Can", "Blue Suede Shoes", "Frankfort Special", "Shoppin' Around", "Tonight Is So Right For Love", "Wooden Heart", "Pocketful Of Rainbows", "Big Boots", "Didja Ever"
Intolerable Cruelty2003performer: "Suspicious Minds" 1968
Frank Sinatra's Welcome Home Party for Elvis Presley1960TV Special performer: "It's Nice to Go Trav'ling" uncredited, "Fame and Fortune", "Stuck on You", "Witchcraft" / writer: "Love Me Tender"
Stitch! The Movie2003Video performer: "Slicin' Sand"
King Creole1958performer: "Crawfish", "Steadfast, Loyal And True", "Lover Doll", "Trouble", "Dixieland Rock", "Young Dreams", "New Orleans", "Hard Headed Woman", "King Creole", "Don't Ask Me Why", "As Long As I Have You"
The Night We Called It a Day2003performer: "Tutti Frutti"
You Bet Your Life1957TV Series writer - 1 episode
Ed Sullivan's Rock 'n' Roll Classics, Vol. 4: Elvis & Other Rock Greats2003Video performer: "Don't Be Cruel", "Ready Teddy", "Hound Dog", "Too Much", "When My Blue Moon Turns to Told Again", "Peace in the Valley" / writer: "Don't Be Cruel"
The Lux Show1957TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Duo2003TV Series performer - 1 episode
Jailhouse Rock1957"Jailhouse Rock", uncredited / performer: "Young And Beautiful", "I Want To Be Free", "Don't Leave Me Now", "Treat Me Nice", "Jailhouse Rock", " You're So Square Baby I Don't Care" - uncredited
Barend en Van Dorp2003TV Series performer - 1 episode
Loving You1957performer: "Got A Lot O' Livin' To Do", " Let's Have A Party", "Let Me Be Your Teddy Bear", "Hot Dog", "Lonesome Cowboy", "Mean Woman Blues", "Loving You"
Bruce Almighty2003performer: "Where Could I Go", "A Little Less Conversation"
Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall1957TV Series writer - 1 episode
Everybody Loves Raymond2003TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Nat King Cole Show1956-1957TV Series writer - 2 episodes
The In-Laws2003/Iperformer: "It's Now or Never"
The Ed Sullivan ShowTV Series performer - 3 episodes, 1956 - 1957 writer - 3 episodes, 1956 - 1957
The Milton Berle Show: The Lost Elvis2003Video performer: "Shake, Rattle and Roll", "Heartbreak Hotel", "Blue Suede Shoes" / writer: "Heartbreak Hotel"
The Jack Benny Program1956TV Series performer - 1 episode
Estradilla: Agents & Elvis2003TV Movie writer: "All Shook Up", "Don't Be Cruel", "Heartbreak Hotel", "Love Me Tender"
Love Me Tender1956performer: "Love Me Tender", "Let Me", "Poor Boy", "We're Gonna Move" / writer: "Love Me Tender", "Let Me", "Poor Boy", "We're Gonna Move"
Sinatra: The Classic Duets2002TV Movie documentary performer: "Love Me Tender", "Witchcraft" - uncredited / writer: "Love Me Tender" - uncredited
The Steve Allen Plymouth Show1956TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Sun Days with Elvis2002Video documentary performer: "That's Allright"
Your Hit Parade1956TV Series writer - 2 episodes
7th Heaven2002TV Series writer - 1 episode
Texaco Star TheatreTV Series performer - 1 episode, 1956 writer - 1 episode, 1956
Rumble2002performer: "Blue Moon"
Stage Show1956TV Series performer - 4 episodes
Crossing JordanTV Series performer - 3 episodes, 2001 - 2002 writer - 1 episode, 2002
The Pied Piper of Cleveland: A Day in the Life of a Famous Disc Jockey1955Documentary performer: "That's All Right, Mama", "Mystery Train", "Good Rockin' Tonight"
Elvis: Rare Moments with the King2002Video documentary performer: "I Want You I Need You I Love You", "Hound Dog"
Fassbinder in Hollywood2002Documentary performer: "Jailhouse Rock"
Lilo & Stitch2002performer: "Suspicious Minds", "Stuck on You", "Hound Dog", "Heartbreak Hotel", "You're the Devil in Disguise", "Blue Hawaii" / writer: "Heartbreak Hotel"
Die Frauenversteher - Männer unter sich2002TV Movie performer: "It's Now or Never"
The Definitive Elvis: Elvis and Priscilla2002Video documentary performer: "Today, Tomorrow and Forever", "Blue Suede Shoes", "Viva Las Vegas", "Double Trouble"
The Definitive Elvis: Elvis and the Colonel2002Video documentary performer: "CC Rider"
The Definitive Elvis: The Army Years2002Video documentary performer: "G.I. Blues", "Heartbreak Hotel" / writer: "Heartbreak Hotel"
The Definitive Elvis: The Hollywood Years - Part I: 1956-19612002Video documentary performer: "Money Honey", "Blue Suede Shoes", "Poor Boy", "Love Me Tender", "We're Gonna Move", "Teddy Bear', "Jailhouse Rock", "King Creole", "Wild in the Country", "G.I. Blues" / writer: "Poor Boy", "Love Me Tender", "We're Gonna Move"
The Definitive Elvis: The Hollywood Years - Part II: 1962-19692002Video documentary performer: "C'mon Everybody", "Beach Shack", "Follow That Dream", "Girls! Girls! Girls!", "Return to Sender", "Marguerita", "Bossa Nova Baby", "Viva Las Vegas", "Kissin' Cousins", "Spring Fever"
The Definitive Elvis: The Memphis Years2002Video documentary short performer: "My Happiness", "I Was the One", "Hound Dog"
The Definitive Elvis: The Television Years2002Video documentary performer: "Baby Let's Play House", "Ready Teddy", "Hound Dog", "Love Me Tender", "Heartbreak Hotel", "Stuck on You" / writer: "Love Me Tender", "Heartbreak Hotel"

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Frankie and Johnny1966Johnny
Harum Scarum1965Johnny Tyronne
Tickle Me1965Lonnie Beale / Panhandle Kid
Girl Happy1965Rusty Wells
Roustabout1964Charlie Rogers
Viva Las Vegas1964Lucky Jackson
Kissin' Cousins1964Josh Morgan / Jodie Tatum
Fun in Acapulco1963Mike Windgren
It Happened at the World's Fair1963Mike Edwards
Girls! Girls! Girls!1962Ross Carpenter
Kid Galahad1962Walter Gulick
Follow That Dream1962Toby Kwimper
Blue Hawaii1961Chad Gates
Wild in the Country1961Glenn Tyler
Flaming Star1960Pacer Burton
G.I. Blues1960Tulsa McLean
King Creole1958Danny Fisher
Jailhouse Rock1957Vince Everett
Loving You1957Deke Rivers
Love Me Tender1956Clint Reno
Change of Habit1969Dr. John Carpenter
The Trouble with Girls1969Walter Hale
Charro!1969Jess Wade
Live a Little, Love a Little1968Greg Nolan
Speedway1968Steve Grayson
Stay Away, Joe1968Joe Lightcloud
Clambake1967Scott Hayward / 'Tom Wilson'
Double Trouble1967Guy Lambert
Easy Come, Easy Go1967Ted Jackson
Spinout1966Mike McCoy
Paradise, Hawaiian Style1966Rick Richards

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Julestjerner2012TV Series composer - 1 episode
Spise med Price2010TV Series documentary music - 1 episode
Kupetzky2006TV Series music performed by - 1 episode
Blue Suede Shoes: Ballet Rocks!1997TV Movie musician: offscreen singer: voice
Santa Lucia1986TV Movie playback singer
Rocker1972TV Movie music - as Elvis

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Elvis: Aloha from Hawaii1973TV Special documentary executive producer
Elvis: Aloha from Hawaii - Rehearsal Concert1973TV Movie executive producer

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
New Gladiators2002Documentary idea

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Small Town Gay Bar2006Documentary thanks
Elvis Gratton: Le king des kings1985thanks
Touched by Love1980this film is dedicated to: for his compassion and ability to spread joy
Elvis in Concert1977TV Special documentary thanks - as Elvis

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Elvis Aaron Presley, We Miss You2015Video shortHimself
America's Book of Secrets2012TV SeriesHimself
Elvis & June: A Love Story2002DocumentaryHimself
Elvis: One Night with You1985TV Special shortHimself (singer)
Hallo Elvis1985TV Movie documentaryHimself
Elvis 851984TV Movie documentaryHimself
Elvis in Concert1977TV Special documentaryHimself
All You Need Is Love1977TV Series documentaryHimself
Van Dyke and Company1976TV SeriesHimself
Elvis: Aloha from Hawaii1973TV Special documentaryHimself
Elvis: Aloha from Hawaii - Rehearsal Concert1973TV MovieHimself
Elvis on Tour1972DocumentaryHimself
Elvis: That's the Way It Is1970DocumentaryHimself
Elvis1968TV MovieHimself
Top of the Pops1966TV SeriesHimself
Frank Sinatra's Welcome Home Party for Elvis Presley1960TV SpecialHimself - Singer
The Frank Sinatra Show1960TV SeriesHimself
Bandstand1960TV SeriesHimself - Telephone Interview
New American Bandstand 19651959TV SeriesHimself
The Ed Sullivan Show1956-1957TV SeriesHimself
The Steve Allen Plymouth Show1956TV SeriesHimself
Texaco Star Theatre1956TV SeriesHimself - Singer
Stage Show1956TV SeriesHimself
Louisiana Hayride1955TV MovieHimself
The Pied Piper of Cleveland: A Day in the Life of a Famous Disc Jockey1955DocumentaryHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Elvis: The Complete Story1996Video documentaryHimself
James Dean: A Portrait1996TV Movie documentaryHimself (uncredited)
The Burger & the King: The Life & Cuisine of Elvis Presley1996TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Real Las Vegas1996TV Series documentaryHimself
The Last of the High Kings1996Himself (uncredited)
America's Music: The Roots of Country1996TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself (1996)
The History of Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 11995TV Movie documentaryHimself
The History of Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 21995TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Beatles Anthology1995TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Rock & Roll1995TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Elvis: Touch the Dream, a New Generation1995TV Movie documentaryHimself
100 Years at the Movies1994TV Short documentaryHimself
Why Elvis?1994DocumentaryHimself
Elvis: The Tribute1994TV Movie documentaryHimself
Forrest Gump1994Himself (uncredited)
That's Entertainment! III1994DocumentaryPerformer in Clip from 'Jailhouse Rock' (uncredited)
The Elvis I Knew1994Video documentaryHimself
Elvis in Hollywood1993DocumentaryHimself
La classe américaine1993TV MovieLe putain d'énergumène
America Comes to Graceland1993TV Special documentaryHimself
Arena1984-1993TV Series documentaryHimself
Fame in the Twentieth Century1993TV Series documentaryHimself (uncredited)
Death Scenes 21992Video documentaryHimself (uncredited)
EBN: Commercial Entertainment Product1992Video shortHimself (uncredited)
Elvis: The Lost Performances1992VideoHimself
Twist1992DocumentaryHimself
The Very Best of the Ed Sullivan Show 21991TV SpecialHimself
The Geraldo Rivera Show1991TV SeriesHimself
The Very Best of the Ed Sullivan Show1991TV Movie documentaryHimself
Golden Age of Rock'n'Roll1991TV Series documentary
Life with Elvis1991Video documentary shortHimself
Elvis in the Movies1990DocumentaryHimself
Sinatra 75: The Best Is Yet to Come1990TV Special documentaryHimself
When the Applause Died1990Video documentaryHimself
Elvis: The Great Performances, Vol. 2 - The Man and the Music1990Video documentaryHimself
Elvis: The Great Performances - Center Stage, Volume One1990VideoHimself
Frank Sinatra: The Voice of Our Time1990TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Elvis Files1990Video documentaryHimself
Rock 'n' Roll History Video: Fabulous Fifties1989Video short documentary
Heavy Petting1989DocumentaryHimself
Hollywood Sex Symbols1988Video documentary short
Rockfogyatkozás1988DocumentaryHimself
Rolling Stone Presents Twenty Years of Rock & Roll1987TV Movie documentaryHimself
Elvis '561987TV Movie documentary
Elvis: The Echo Will Never Die1986Video documentaryHimself
Elvis: Memories1985Video documentaryHimself
DTV: Pop & Rock1984VideoHimself
Elvis Presley's Graceland1984Video documentaryHimself
Mondo Elvis1984Documentary shortHimself
Rock and Roll: The Early Days1984Video documentaryHimself
A Good Turn Daily1983ShortHimself (uncredited)
Cool Cats: 25 Years of Rock 'n' Roll Style1983Video documentaryHimself
Hollywood's Private Home Movies1983TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Compleat Beatles1982Video documentaryHimself (in the US Army) (uncredited)
When the Music's Over1982TV Movie documentary
Years of Lightning1981TV Series documentaryHimself
This Is Elvis1981Himself (uncredited)
Elvis Presley - Die frühen Jahre1980TV Movie documentaryHimself
Provokation2015Documentary shortHimself
Nashville Remembers Elvis on His Birthday1980TV Movie documentaryHimself
Sinatra: All or Nothing at All2015TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Heroes of Rock and Roll1979TV Movie documentaryHimself
Inside Edition2014-2015TV Series documentaryHimself
Good Old Days Part II1978TV SpecialHimself
Shaun Micallef's Mad as Hell2015TV SeriesHimself
The 50th Annual Academy Awards1978TV SpecialHimself - Memorial Tribute
Welcome to the Basement2014TV SeriesLucky Jackson
The Story of Elvis Presley1977DocumentaryHimself
Autopsy: The Last Hours Of2014TV SeriesHimself
Mousiki vradya1976TV SeriesHimself
Geraldo at Large2014TV Series documentaryHimself
Klimbim1975TV SeriesHimself
Somewhere Over the Rainbow2014TV Movie documentaryHimself (uncredited)
Fred Astaire Salutes the Fox Musicals1974TV MovieHimself
Tu cara me suena - Argentina2013-2014TV SeriesHimself
Lionpower from MGM1967Short uncredited
The History of WWE: 50 Years of Sports Entertainment2013Video documentaryHimself
The Ed Sullivan Show1956-1963TV SeriesHimself / Singer / 1956 Appearance
Danny Boy: The Ballad That Bewitched the World2013TV Movie documentaryHimself
Hollywood: The Great Stars1963TV Movie documentaryHimself (uncredited)
The Nation's Favourite Elvis Song2013TV Movie documentaryHimself
Age tendre et tête de bois1963TV SeriesHimself
Soul Power!2013TV Series documentaryHimself
Climb Up the Wall1960Himself (uncredited)
Songs2012TV SeriesHimself
Elvis What If?2012DocumentaryHimself
Bettie Page Reveals All2012DocumentaryHimself
Wild thing, la folle histoire du rock2012TV Series documentaryHimself
Hank Cochran: Livin' for a Song2012DocumentaryHimself
Duke & The King2012DocumentaryHimself
God Is the Bigger Elvis2012Documentary shortHimself - also from films Loving You and King Creole
10 Things You Don't Know About2012TV Series documentaryHimself
No me la puc treure del cap2011-2012TV SeriesHimself
Elvis Found Alive2012DocumentaryHimself
Tony Curtis: Driven to Stardom2011DocumentaryHimself
The Joy of Country2011TV MovieHimself
Elvis: Summer of '562011DocumentaryHimself
Rock-Suomi2010TV Series documentaryHimself
Elvis in Las Vegas2010TV Movie documentaryHimself
Schola: Sakamoto Ryûichi ongaku no gakkô2010TV SeriesHimself
Entertainment Tonight2006-2010TV SeriesHimself
Por Toda Minha Vida2009TV SeriesHimself
Monty Python: Almost the Truth - Lawyers Cut2009TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Elvis: Love Me Tender - The Love Songs2009Video documentaryHimself
WWE: The Rise and Fall of WCW2009VideoHimself
Sex in '69: The Sexual Revolution in America2009Himself
20 to 12006-2009TV Series documentaryHimself / Clint Reno
The One Show2009TV SeriesHimself
The Doors: When You're Strange2009DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)
Banda sonora2007-2009TV SeriesHimself
Biography1998-2009TV Series documentaryHimself
Cadillac Records2008Himself (uncredited)
American King: The Elvis Files2008Video documentaryHimself
The Story of the Guitar2008TV Series documentaryHimself
Fit for a King2008Video documentaryHimself
Elvis: Return to Tupelo2008Video documentaryHimself
Religulous2008DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)
SexTV2008TV Series documentaryHimself
60/902008TV SeriesHimself
Waiting for Hockney2008DocumentaryHimself
The O'Reilly Factor2008TV SeriesHimself / Various Roles (segment "American Movie Icon")
The Sweet Lady with the Nasty Voice2008DocumentaryHimself
Pioneers of Television2008TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical Treasure2008TV Movie documentaryHimself
Elvis: A Generous Heart2007Video documentaryHimself
Elvis: #1 Hit Performances2007VideoHimself
Elvis: Memories of the King2007Video documentaryHimself
20 heures le journal2007TV SeriesHimself
Bruce on Vegas2007TV Movie documentaryHimself
Elvis: Viva Las Vegas2007TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Oprah Winfrey Show2005-2007TV SeriesHimself
Elvis-O-Rama2007TV Movie documentaryHimself
Good Morning America2007TV SeriesHimself
Kymmenen uutiset2007TV SeriesHimself
Mania2007TV SeriesHimself
Kingdom: Elvis in Vegas2007Video documentary shortHimself (uncredited)
The Scene That Stole Jailhouse Rock2007Video shortVince Everett (uncredited)
Elvis Presley: Hot Shots and Cool Clips Volume 32007Video documentaryHimself
American Idol2007TV SeriesHimself
Elvis Lives: The 25th Anniversary Concert, 'Live' from Memphis2007VideoHimself
Elvis Presley: Hot Shots and Cool Clips Volume 22007VideoHimself
Elvis - Up Close and Personal2007Video documentaryHimself
Jack Taylor of Beverly Hills2007DocumentaryHimself
Impact: Songs That Changed the World2007TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Jukebox Rock 'n' Roll Vol. 12007VideoHimself
There's Only One Elvis2007TV Movie documentaryHimself
Young Elvis in Colour2007TV Movie documentaryHimself
Elvis Presley: Paternity Suit2006Video documentaryHimself
La imagen de tu vida2006TV SeriesHimself
Caught on Celluloid: The First Moving Pictures of Elvis Presley2006Video shortHimself
Elvis: The Ed Sullivan Shows2006Video documentaryHimself
Mega Mindy2006TV SeriesHimself
Elvis Presley: Love Me Tender2006VideoHimself
Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash: The Road Show2006Video documentaryHimself
Video on Trial2006TV SeriesHimself
CMT: The Greatest - 40 Greatest Albums2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
Today's Country Music2006VideoHimself
I Love the '70s: Volume 22006TV SeriesHimself
CMT Greatest Moments: Dolly Parton2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
Elvis: Broadcasting Live2006VideoHimself
B InTune TV2006TV SeriesGuest star
Elvis Presley: Hot Shots and Cool Clips2006VideoHimself
Inside G.I. Blues2006Video shortHimself
A Tribute to the King2005Video documentaryHimself
The Shot That Shook the World2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
La tierra de las 1000 músicas2005TV Series documentaryHimself
The World's Most Photographed2005TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Getaway2005TV SeriesChad Gates
Elvis by the Presleys2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
Elvis: Golden Greats2005VideoHimself
Elvis: The Ultimate Live Collection2005VideoHimself
50 Hottest Vegas Moments2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
Elvis: Adrenaline '712005VideoHimself
Elvis: The Last 24 Hours2005TV MovieHimself
Elvis: The Memphis Flash2005Video documentaryHimself
SingStar Party2004Video GameHimself (as Elvis)
Broadway: The American Musical2004TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Elvis Presley: From the Beginning to the End2004Video documentaryHimself
Popular Music2004Himself (uncredited)
Back to the 1950s2004Video documentary
The Best Hit USA2004TV SeriesHimself
Elvis: The Birth of Rock n' Roll2004Video documentaryHimself
Elvis Presley: Golden Years2004Video documentaryHimself
200 Cadillacs2004Video documentaryHimself
Elvis: 50 Years in Show Business2004Video documentaryHimself
Elvis Presley and Hal Wallis2003TV Movie documentaryHimself
Elvis Presley: The Back Story, Vol. 12003Video documentaryHimself
Elvis Presley: The Back Story, Vol. 22003Video documentaryHimself
Strangers in the Night: The Bert Kaempfert Story2003TV Movie documentaryHimself
Elvis: The Beginning2003Video documentaryHimself
Hey DJ2003Himself
I Love the '70s2003TV Series documentaryHimself
King of Entertainment2003VideoHimself
Ed Sullivan's Rock 'n' Roll Classics, Vol. 4: Elvis & Other Rock Greats2003VideoHimself
The Greatest2001-2003TV Series documentaryHimself
101 Most Shocking Moments in Entertainment2003TV Movie documentaryHimself
Mayor of the Sunset Strip2003DocumentaryHimself
The Milton Berle Show: The Lost Elvis2003VideoHimself
The Definitive Elvis: 25th Anniversary2003Video documentaryHimself
E! True Hollywood Story2003TV Series documentaryHimself
Elvis Lives2003TV SpecialHimself
Great Performances2003TV SeriesHimself
Elvis, the Colonel & Me2003Video documentaryHimself
Elvis: Behind the Image - Volume 22003Video documentaryHimself
So Fresh 2003: Volume 22003VideoHimself
The King and Dick2003ShortHimself
Elvis: His Best Friend Remembers2002Video documentary
Sinatra: The Classic Duets2002TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Sun Days with Elvis2002Video documentaryHimself
Elvis: Rare Moments with the King2002Video documentaryHimself
Hollywood Rocks the Movies: The 1970s2002TV Movie documentaryHimself (uncredited)
Go' aften Danmark2002TV SeriesHimself
Elvis at the Movies2002Video documentaryHimself
Elvis: The Final Chapter2002Video documentaryHimself
Early Elvis: From Country Boy to King of Rock and Roll2002Video documentaryHimself
Standing in the Shadows of Motown2002DocumentaryHimself
The Definitive Elvis: Elvis and Priscilla2002Video documentaryHimself
The Definitive Elvis: Elvis and the Colonel2002Video documentaryHimself
The Definitive Elvis: The Army Years2002Video documentaryHimself
The Definitive Elvis: The Hollywood Years - Part I: 1956-19612002Video documentaryHimself
The Definitive Elvis: The Hollywood Years - Part II: 1962-19692002Video documentaryHimself
The Definitive Elvis: The Memphis Years2002Video documentary shortHimself
The Definitive Elvis: The Television Years2002Video documentary
Intimate Portrait2002TV Series documentaryHimself
Elvis: Behind the Image2002Video documentaryHimself
Elvis Presley: His Early Performances2002Video documentaryHimself
Blues Odyssey2001TV Movie documentaryHimself
Schlock! The Secret History of American Movies2001DocumentaryHimself
The Nightclub Years2001TV Special documentaryHimself
American Masters2001TV Series documentaryHimself
Bad Hair Days2001TV Movie documentaryHimself
Elvis: The Missing Years2001Video documentaryHimself
Drive-in Movie Memories2001DocumentaryHimself
TV to Die For: The Best Music Show in the World2001TV MovieHimself
Top of the Pops1977-2001TV SeriesHimself
Cleopatra: The Film That Changed Hollywood2001TV Movie documentaryHimself
Walk on By: The Story of Popular Song2001TV Series documentaryHimself
Classic Albums: Elvis Presley2001Video documentaryHimself
Elvis: Adrenaline '702001VideoHimself
Jackie Bouvier Kennedy Onassis2000TV MovieHimself (uncredited)
Hendrix2000TV MovieHimself (in barbershop) (uncredited)
He Touched Me: The Gospel Music of Elvis Presley2000Video documentaryHimself
Hollywood Rocks the Movies: The Early Years (1955-1970)2000TV Movie documentaryHimself (uncredited)
Sam Phillips: The Man Who Invented Rock'n'Roll2000TV Movie documentaryHimself
It's Only Rock 'n' Roll2000TV Movie documentaryHimself
Legenden2000TV Series documentaryHimself
ABC 2000: The Millennium1999TV Movie documentary
CNN NewsStand1999TV SeriesHimself
Biography of the Millennium: 100 People - 1000 Years1999TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself - #57
Pop 2000: 50 Jahre Popmusik und Jugendkultur in Deutschland1999TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Summer of Sam1999Himself (uncredited)
Life1999/IHimself
Century of Country1999TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Hollywood Rocks 'N' Rolls in the 50's1999Video documentaryHimself
Ed Sullivan's VH1 Rock and Roll Classics1999TV SeriesHimself
The Century: America's Time1999TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Famous Families1998TV Series documentaryHimself
A Really Big Show: Ed Sullivan's 50th Anniversary1998TV SpecialHimself
Cold War1998TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Mystic Origins of the Martial Arts1998Video documentaryHimself
Remembering Elvis1998VideoHimself
The Fifties1997TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself (uncredited)
Modern Marvels1997TV Series documentaryHimself
Elvis: His Life and Times1997TV SpecialHimself
Elvis: From the Waist Up1997TV MovieHimself
Long Live the King: Country Salutes Elvis1997TV MovieHimself
20th Century-Fox: The First 50 Years1997TV Movie documentaryActor 'Love Me Tender' (uncredited)
Elvis: Death of a Legend1997Video documentaryHimself
Elvis: The Great Performances, Vol. 3 - From the Waist Up1997Video documentaryHimself

Won awards

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1966Sour AppleGolden Apple AwardsLeast Cooperative Actor
1966Golden LaurelLaurel AwardsMusical Performance, MaleTickle Me (1965)
1960Sour AppleGolden Apple AwardsLeast Cooperative Actor

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1985ACECableACE AwardsPerformance in a Music SpecialElvis: One Night with You (1985)
1966Golden LaurelLaurel AwardsMale Star11th place.
1964Golden LaurelLaurel AwardsTop Male Star12th place.
1963Golden LaurelLaurel AwardsTop Male Star10th place.
1962GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Soundtrack Album or Recording of Original Cast from Motion Picture or TelevisionBlue Hawaii (1961)
1961GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Soundtrack Album or Recording of Original Cast from a Motion Picture or TVG.I. Blues (1960)

2nd place awards

2nd place awards

2nd place awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1963Golden LaurelLaurel AwardsTop Male Musical PerformanceGirls! Girls! Girls! (1962)

3rd place awards

3rd place awards

3rd place awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1965Golden LaurelLaurel AwardsMusical Performance, MaleViva Las Vegas (1964)

TitleSalary
Elvis: Aloha from Hawaii (1973)$450,000
Elvis: That's the Way It Is (1970)$500,000 + 60% of profits
The Trouble with Girls (1969)$850,000 + 50% of the profits
Charro! (1969)$850,000 + 50% of profits
Live a Little, Love a Little (1968)$850,000 + 50% of the profits
Speedway (1968)$850,000 + 50% of the profits
Paradise, Hawaiian Style (1966)$225,000 + 50% of profits
Harum Scarum (1965)$1,000,000
Tickle Me (1965)$600,000 plus $150,000 in expenses and 50% of the profits
Tickle Me (1965)$750,000
Girl Happy (1965)$500,000 + 50% of profits
Viva Las Vegas (1964)$500,000 + 50% of profits
Fun in Acapulco (1963)$500,000 + 50% of profits
It Happened at the World's Fair (1963)$500,000 + 50% of profits
It Happened at the World's Fair (1963)$400,000 + $75,000 for expenses, $25,000 musical expenses and 50% of the profits after the first $500,000 recouped
Kid Galahad (1962)$1,000,000
Follow That Dream (1962)$1,000,000
Blue Hawaii (1961)$175,000
G.I. Blues (1960)$175,000 + % of gross
Frank Sinatra's Welcome Home Party for Elvis Presley (1960)$125,000
King Creole (1958)$250,000 +50% of profits
Jailhouse Rock (1957)$250,000
Loving You (1957)$150,000
Love Me Tender (1956)$100,000
Elvis: Aloha from Hawaii (1973)$450,000
Elvis: That's the Way It Is (1970)$500,000 + 60% of profits
Charro! (1969)$850,000 + 50% of profits
Paradise, Hawaiian Style (1966)$225,000 + 50% of profits
Harum Scarum (1965)$1,000,000
Tickle Me (1965)$750,000
Girl Happy (1965)$500,000 + 50% of profits
Viva Las Vegas (1964)$500,000 + 50% of profits
Fun in Acapulco (1963)$500,000 + 50% of profits
It Happened at the World's Fair (1963)$500,000 + 50% of profits
Kid Galahad (1962)$1,000,000
Follow That Dream (1962)$1,000,000
Blue Hawaii (1961)$175,000
G.I. Blues (1960)$175,000 + % of gross
Frank Sinatra's Welcome Home Party for Elvis Presley (1960)$125,000
King Creole (1958)$250,000 +50% of profits
Jailhouse Rock (1957)$250,000
Loving You (1957)$150,000
Love Me Tender (1956)$100,000

#Fact
1His all-time favorite horror movie was Black Christmas (1974). He made it a tradition to watch the film every Christmas and to this day his family honors his memory by watching the film every Christmas.
2Had a twin brother, Jesse Caron, who died in infancy.
3Childhood friend of Wink Martindale.
4Mentioned in Holiday for Lovers (1959).
5Pictured on a USA 'forever' commemorative postage stamp in the Music Icons series, issued 12 August 2015. Price on day of issue was 49¢.
6Was one of the many dozen of celebrities like John Agar, John Russell and Sabu who visited renowned animal trainer and Hollywood animal behaviorist Ralph Helfer's Africa U.S.A. Exotic Animal Ranch in Soledad Canyon, California on weekends to play with the animals and pitch in with the chores. Elvis' favorite animal was a chimp named Coffee, who once belonged to Mae West.
7In early March of 1960, Elvis was on his way back to America from military duty in Germany. The plane Elvis was boarding on made a brief stop in the town of Prestwick, Scotland, where he was greeted and embraced by hundreds of British fans. This would be his first and only visit in the United Kingdom.
8Although Bob Dylan enormously admired him, Elvis was disparaging of Dylan, especially in terms of his singing voice. Once he was said to privately quip, "My mouth's so dry, feels like Bob Dylan slept in it". Later, however, he recorded a cover of Dylan's song, "Tomorrow is a Long Time". Elvis reportedly disliked much of the 1960s popular music, including The Beatles, because he associated it with the "drug culture", although he did freely cover songs by many such bands.
9His 1972 live album recorded at Madison Square Garden featured many celebrities in the audience, including George Harrison, Art Garfunkel, David Bowie, all the members of Ten Years After and Led Zeppelin, Paul Simon and Bob Dylan. It was reported that John Lennon was secretly in the audience, but Lennon insisted in a 1975 interview that he had never seen Elvis live. Bruce Springsteen was in the audience, having signed with Columbia Records about a month prior. The album was also the inspiration for a young Eddie Murphy, who would play it loud and lip-sync to it in front of the mirror. Murphy has gone on to say that it was Elvis who inspired him to become an entertainer.
10He was discharged from the army on March 24, 1960. Eight days later, on April 1, he began filming G.I. Blues (1960).
11His 1st big performance was at the Oventon Park Shell in Memphis in 1954.
12"I'll Be Home For Christmas", was the original closing number for Elvis' special, Elvis (1968). On previous occasions he headlined Christmas specials that were aired on radio stations throughout the Southern US. Producer Steve Binder and Elvis decided that a song that reflected the turbulence of the 1960s, and at the same time gave a plea for hope and understanding, would be more appropriate than a Christmas ballad to end the show. Earl Brown, the show's Musical Director, was asked by Binder to go home and write such a song. He did just that and composed, on short notice, "If I Can Dream", with its reference to Martin Luther King's 1963 "I Have A Dream" speech, given in Washington, DC. Brown's newly composed song contained the lyrics, "If I can dream of a better land, where all my brothers walk hand in hand". With minimal rehearsing and no demo to work with, Elvis' spontaneous live performance of the new closing song was released as his next million-selling single, peaking at #13 on the US pop charts. The success of "If I Can Dream" led the way for Elvis to record other songs with social issues, such as "In the Ghetto", "Clean Up Your Own Backyard" and "Don't Cry Daddy".
13During the rehearsal for his 1968 TV Special Elvis (1968), he reportedly gave an impromptu performance of "MacArthur Park,, a big hit of the day for Richard Harris. Unfortunately, that performance was not recorded.
14Many rock singers mimicked Elvis' singing style, early in their careers, before adopting their own style for which they are most remembered. The most successful, in that area, was Conway Twitty with his (1958-61) hit recordings of "It's Only Make Believe", "The Story Of My Love" and "Lonely Blue Boy", originally recorded by Elvis as "Danny" for King Creole (1958) but later cut from the film. Twitty later crossed over to the country field. Charlie Rich's initial hit, "Lonely Weekend" (1960), followed the same pattern, long before he was known as country music's "Silver Fox". One of Johnny Rivers' first recordings, "You're The One" (1958), and a 1956 recording of "That'll Be The Day" by Buddy Holly--not the 1957 million selling version that is most played--sounded like Elvis behind the mike. There were also "one-hit wonders" like Ral Donner, the narrative voice of Elvis in This Is Elvis (1981), who had a million seller with "You Don't Know What You Got Until You Lose It" (1961). Of course, there's Terry Stafford's successful 1964 cover of Elvis' recording of "Suspicion".
15Of Terry Stafford's 1964 cover of Elvis' recording of "Suspicion", a back-up group was added to sing the word "suspicion". This addition proved successful for Stafford, though many listeners still think they are listening to Elvis. Stafford's version of the song received considerable airplay and rose to #3 on the US pop charts.
16Curiously, cut from the 2009 issue of his critically acclaimed film King Creole (1958) was his performance of "Hard Headed Woman" a #1 hit for Elvis at the time of the film's release. A rare occurrence, possibly, the only time in film history that an essential musical number has been cut from a film, over a half-century after the film's release. Added in its place in 2009 is the then previously unseen stripper's sequence with the song "Banana". In 1958 the "Banana" scene, complete with female stripper, with its obvious phallic reference, would have been "too much" for the censors and mainstream America.
17One set of genealogical research states that Elvis' surname leads back to Irish ancestors, who hailed from the village of Hacketstown in County Carlow. William Presley was forced to leave Ireland for America after a local dispute over land. He later moved to Carolina, where he had a son called Dunnan, and then moved on to Tennessee. Dunnan's granddaughter Rosella was born in 1863 and, though she never married, she had several children including one called Jessie. He named his son Vernon Elvis, and Vernon Presley later named his son Elvis Aaron Presley, the man who went on to become The King.
18Prior to marrying Priscilla Presley, Elvis proposed marriage to legendary cult actress Tura Satana, who turned him down. It is believed that Priscilla copied her hairstyle after that.
19(June 5 1956) It was after his appearance on Texaco Star Theatre: Episode #8.13 (1956) that Presley inadvertently earned the nickname "Elvis the Pelvis". While performing his classic "Hound Dog", Presley switched tempo in the middle of the song and began gyrating his hips suggestively. The performance caused such a furore that Berle received a reported 30,000 letters decrying his decision to allow such lewd behavior on national television. During the show Presley was backed by Scotty Moore (guitar) Bill Black (bass) and D.J. Fontana (drums).
20During rehearsal for his June 5, 1956, appearance on Texaco Star Theatre (1948), Berle reportedly said to Elvis. "Let's see what you can do without the guitar". What resulted was a captivating extended televised performance by Elvis of the not yet recorded "Hound Dog"; enjoyable to his fans, though shocking to others including the news media, it was a song that he had been performing, up to that point, with guitar in hand. By the time of his second appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show (1948), later in 1956, Elvis sang without his guitar, with The Jordanaires as his back-up vocal group and his back-up combo. For the most part this format would be followed for all of Elvis' stage performances for the remainder of his career. In 1969, when he returned to Las Vegas, a full orchestra was added.
21Reportedly, in 1969 he received a death threat, just prior to his opening in Las Vegas. Though he had FBI agents providing security for him, for added protection he carried a Derringer pistol on stage, in his shoe.
22In the 1981 documentary This Is Elvis (1981), in then previously unseen footage, Elvis sang "Always On My Mind", a #16 hit from 1972, written for him by Mark James. Just months later, in 1981, Willie Nelson covered the song and it became a Grammy winner and one of Nelson's all-time signature hits. As the song was not written specifically for the film, it could not qualify for an Academy Award nomination. The Academy Award winning song for 1981 was "The Theme from "Arthur".
23During the days following Elvis' death, Philadelphia Phillies' pitcher Tug McGraw (father of Tim McGraw), with guitar in hand, played a medley of Elvis' songs on the team bus.
24Stage: "All Shook Up", a show based on his work, debuted on Broadway in 2004.
25In the mid-'70s he was approached to help finance a karate movie called "New Gladiators" in which he would narrate and make a cameo appearance at the climax. The film was never completed in his lifetime.
26The media coverage of his death overshadowed that of the 86-year-old comedian and film star Groucho Marx, which occurred three days later.
27An earlier take of Elvis' 1956 hit "I Want You, I Need You,I Love You" is titled "I Need You, I Want You, I Love You". This earlier version of the song appeared on some copies of his debut album titled "Elvis" and was later issued in a 1977 compilation package..
28While Elvis appeared on NBC's The Steve Allen Plymouth Show (1956), on Sunday, July 1, 1956. Ehis manager Colonel Tom Parker was contacted by Ed Sullivan about Elvis' appearing on his weekly CBS variety show, The Ed Sullivan Show (1948), on CBS. Elvis was signed for a then staggering $50,000 for three appearances. This was quite an accomplishment--or lack of foresight--as Sullivan and Allen were broadcast in the same Sunday-evening time slot and had an ongoing "ratings war" against each other. Even more amazing was that Elvis' prestigious record label, RCA Victor , was a subsidiary of the corporation that owned NBC. The NBC logo at that time was the famous RCA Color (TV)Peacock. Elvis already had sold at least 5 million records for RCA-NBC with several hit 45-RPM and 78-RPM records. He also had a best selling LP. Allen would later state that his reason for "giving away" Elvis was that he ran strictly a comedy show. Ironically. the following summer Allen hosted Jerry Lee Lewis twice. After this, Sullivan was not as interested in biding for Jerry Lee Lewis as he was for Elvis. Jerry Lee did not appear on The Sullivan Show until 1969.
29He and Andy Griffith debuted together, but at different times, on Steve Allen's weekly program The Steve Allen Plymouth Show (1956), on July 1, 1956. It was Steve Allen's second show and Elvis' appearance skyrocketed it in popularity.
30On his first appearance on Stage Show (1954) on Jan. 28, 1956, he sang a medley of "Shake Rattle and Roll" / "Flip Flop and Fly" and later performed "I Got A Woman". That breakthrough performance of "I Got A Woman", to a startled 1956 audience, had not been seen for years, but as of 2010 it is available on YouTube.
31After not having a Top 20 hit single since 1966, Elvis' Nov. 68 "comeback" TV Special spawned the now standard "If I Can Dream", (#13 US Pop). This was followed in 1969 by "Memories" (#35 US Pop), which was also performed on the Special, "In The Ghetto" (#3 US Pop), "Suspicious Minds" (#1 US Pop), and "Don't Cry Daddy" (#6 US Pop).
32His last film, Change of Habit (1969), had him as a doctor in an urban clinic, reflecting his attempt to be "relevant" to the social activism of the youth of the '60s. Additionally, this film dealt with what was then considered to be medical treatment of an "autistic" child, a topic almost unheard of in 1969.
33Was a huge fan of professional wrestling.
34Elvis owned one of the world's first mobile phones. He had to have one after seeing Sean Connery use a car phone in the James Bond movie From Russia with Love (1963). Elvis's phone was contained in a suitcase-size carrying case with his name in black letters on a gold label on the front. He would use it to talk from his limousine.
35Reports of the last words spoken by Elvis vary. He ended his last press conference with the words: "I hope I haven't bored you." Other reports say his last words were: "Okay, I won't" (The last words spoken to Ginger Alden, his girlfriend at the time of his death, who told him on the way to the bathroom not to "fall asleep in there.").
36His death on August 16, 1977, was 29 years after baseball athlete and first home-run king, Babe Ruth's death, August 16, 1948 and 21 years after actor, Bela Lugosi, August 16, 1956.
37He asked his father Vernon Presley to pick TV evangelist Rex Humbard to officiate at his funeral.
38According to Tommy Steele, Presley did visit London once in 1958. However, this has not been substantiated.
39Bought former US President Franklin D. Roosevelt's yacht "Potomac" for $55,000 in January 1964.
40Former wife Priscilla Presley opened up their home Graceland to the public on June 7, 1982. Elvis' Aunt Delta remained living on the estate until her death in 1993.
41Both his father Vernon Presley and grandmother Minnie Mae outlived him. Vernon died in 1979 at age 63 and Minnie Mae died in 1980 at age 90.
42During the 1970s he had 28 singles reach the top 40 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Posthumously, he had a #1 single on the Hot 100 in 2002 with the remix of "A Little Less Conversation".
43Owned a collection of Andy Kaufman tapes.
44He is not related to Reg Presley (b: Reginald Maurice Ball), the lead singer of the popular British rock band The Troggs, which had 2 million sellers of their own, "Wild Thing" (1966) and "Love Is All Around" (1968).
45During his 21-year association with RCA Records (1956-1977), the only year he failed to have a single in the Billboard Top Pop 20 was 1967.
46Grandfather of Riley Keough (b. May 29, 1989), Benjamin Keough (b. October 21, 1992) and fraternal twins Harper Vivienne Ann & Finley Aaron Love Lockwood (b. Wednesday, October 7, 2008).
47Many Elvis fans and historians agree that his 1969 recording sessions at American International Studios in Memphis which produced 34 songs of varying musical genres, from Pop to Country to Rhytmm and Blues, standards and new, was among his greatest work.
48His live performance of "My Way" done early in his 1977 tour and featured on his October 1977 TV special was a million-selling single following his death.
49His funeral procession on August 18, 1977, consisted of 49 cars led by 11 white Cadillacs (Cadillac models were his personal favorite cars).
50He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6777 Hollywood Boulevard for Recording in Hollywood, California.
51In 1955 he appeared in a rock documentary, The Pied Piper of Cleveland: A Day in the Life of a Famous Disc Jockey (1955), about Cleveland DJ Bill Randle, filmed in various locations in the Cleveland, Ohio, area (mainly Brooklyn High School). The film headlined many top acts of the day including Bill Haley and the Comets, Pat Boone, The Four Lads and others. This film has yet to be released. It is still reportedly the property of Polygram International and in the Universal vault.
52He unsuccessfully auditioned for CBS' Talent Scouts (1948) nine months before his successful debut on Stage Show (1954). The trip to NYC for the audition was not a complete loss for Elvis. That same day he went uptown to see Bo Diddley who was appearing at The Apollo.The next day Elvis and his combo were back on the road playing at a High School in none other than Marianna, Arkansas.
53In 1953 while working as an usher in a local Memphis movie theater he sang, by request, "That's Amore" on stage.
54According to Elvis and his manager Tom Parker, Elvis' return to TV in 1968 was in part due to NBC (Universal Pictures) agreeing to finance the remaining movies he was scheduled to make.
55The last song he sang was "Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain", at home, and playing the piano, to family and friends, Monday evening, August 15th, 1977.
56Elvis' original combo (Elvis, Scotty Moore and Bill Black) were nicknamed and known as "The Blue Moon Boys featuring that Hillbilly Cat" after their popular rendition of Bill Monroe's "Blue Moon Of Kentucky". Moore acted as Elvis' first manager. Black in the late '40s was a member of Gene Krupa's band and later had a successful recording career with Bill Black's Combo.
57Voted the third greatest singer of the rock era in a Rolling Stone magazine poll in 2008.
58Elvis was a good friend of Johnny Cash, going back to their Sun Records' days recordings, after being discovered by Sam Phillips.
59While he never joined any political party, his political views were somewhat mixed. During the early 1960s he was an outspoken admirer of liberal President John F. Kennedy. He later confessed to "weeping openly" at the news of Kennedy's death. Later in life, however, he made a more conservative move on the political spectrum. He began singing the praises of President Richard Nixon, and his right-wing streak culminated in a visit to the White House in December 1970. During the visit, Presley was photographed giving the President a handgun, which was (for security reasons) presented but not given. Presley spoke of his admiration for Nixon, revealed his disgust at the hippie counterculture, spoke disparagingly of The Beatles (he said that having earned their money in America, they had then left for England to promote "anti-American" feelings), fervently expressed his patriotism, offered to infiltrate and go undercover in left-wing hippie groups, asked to be appointed a federal narcotics agent, and even hugged the president twice. Nixon, for his part, was not sure if Presley was serious or not, but granted his request and made him an honorary federal agent. Nixon said he was equally parts bewildered and amused by the encounter, thanked Presley for his support, and the picture of the duo has become one of the most famous photos taken in the White House. On Presley's death in 1977, the former president asked Americans to lower their flags all over the country as a mark of respect.
60Was the first entertainer to introduce karate in an American motion picture (Flaming Star (1960)).
61On seeing Elvis in rehearsal for Stage Show (1954) Jackie Gleason--the show's producer--described Elvis as "Marlon Brando with a guitar".
62Was a fan of actors Peter Sellers and Tony Curtis.
63He was mentioned in Walter Kirn's novel, "Thumbsucker".
64His favorite actors were James Dean, John Wayne, Clint Eastwood, Steve McQueen and Marlon Brando. Brando personally strongly disliked Presley.
65He is credited as a co-writer of "(I'll) You'll Be Gone" (1965). This was the B side of the hit from his film Girl Happy (1965), "Do The Clam". It is found in his five-CD box set of '60s recordings. Elvis composed the lyrics and brought the song to a recording session. He is also listed in the writer's credits to "Heartbreak Hotel".
66Robbie Williams dedicated his song "Advertising Space" to him.
67Investor CKX paid $100 million for an 85% interest in Presley's income in February 2005.
68In Alexandria, Louisiana, early in 1977 a local journalist complained that the singer was on stage for less than an hour and "was impossible to understand." In Baton Rouge, Presley didn't go on stage at all. He was unable to get out of his hotel bed and the rest of the tour was canceled.
69He was planning his first ever European tour in 1978.
70His records have spent 2,574 weeks in both the UK singles and album charts, were and still are way ahead of his closest competitors Cliff Richard (1,982), Queen (1,755), The Beatles (1,749) and Madonna (1,660).
71His records have spent a total of 79 weeks at the top peak, of number one position in the United States, alone.
72In July of 2005, Presley was named one of the top 100 "Greatest Americans," following a vote organized by Discovery Channel. In the vote, Presley ranked ahead of all entertainers and in 8th place behind Presidents Ronald Reagan, Abraham Lincoln, George Washington, Bill Clinton, and George W. Bush, plus Martin Luther King and Benjamin Franklin.
73In 1962 he ceased almost completely to record non-soundtrack songs until his 1969 album "From Elvis in Memphis".
74Between 1957 and 1969, he performed only two concerts and made just two television appearances.
75As a young man, Elvis idolized a gospel group called The Statesmen. According to Elvis' backup singer and lifelong friend Joe Moscheo, Elvis' leg-twitching dance moves were inspired by The Statesmen's bass singer, "Big Chief" Wetherington, who was famous for his leg twitching.
76Ranked #8 on VH1's 100 Greatest Artists of Rock & Roll.
77Ranked #2 on VH1's 100 Sexiest Artists.
78After his concert in Hawaii in 1961, Presley concentrated on making movies and did not perform before a live audience again for seven years until his 1968 TV special and subsequent return to Las Vegas in 1969.
79In 2007 the National Rifle Association (NRA) released an Elvis Presley Tribute Revolver, officially authorized by his estate.
80Turned down leading role in The Fastest Guitar Alive (1967), which went to his friend Roy Orbison.
81He did an early '60s concert in Hawaii, and donated the proceeds to help build the USS Arizona memorial.
82The very last song he sang in public was "Can't Help Falling In Love", at The Market Square Arena in Indianapolis, Indiana, on Sunday, June 26, 1977.
83Has been portrayed by Val Kilmer, Harvey Keitel, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Kurt Russell, Don Johnson, Bruce Campbell, David Keith, Rob Youngblood, Peter Dobson and Scott Bakula.
84Was voted best singer of all time by Q Magazine.
85Met President Lyndon Johnson at the White House in 1965.
86In 1970 he wrote to J. Edgar Hoover requesting to join the FBI at the height of its campaign against political protests in the United States.
87His parents Vernon Presley and Gladys Presley were unemployed during the Great Depression of the 1930s and lived on welfare and then on Social Security after it was created during the administration of US President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
88On Thursday, November 11th, 2004, he was inducted into the UK Music Hall of Fame for his outstanding contribution to British music and integral part of British music culture.
89He was discovered by Sun Records owner Sam Phillips.
90Has sold 1.8 billion records worldwide, more than any other artist or music group.
91With a lot of entertainers making a living mimicking Elvis, Jimmy Buffett wrote a song called "Elvis Imitators" making mention of a few of Elvis' films, song titles, and mannerisms.
92It was estimated that he earned earned $4.5 billion in his lifetime.
93In 1973, he was the biggest taxpayer in the United States of America.
94He is credited as a co-writer of "(I'll) You'll Be Gone" (1965). This was the B side of the hit from his film Girl Happy (1965), "Do The Clam". It is found in his five-CD box set of '60s recordings. Elvis composed the lyrics and brought the song to a recording session.
95He was considered for Ricky Nelson's role in Rio Bravo (1959) starring John Wayne and Dean Martin. However, by the time filming began in May 1958 Presley was stationed with the US army in Germany.
96Named the highest earning deceased celebrity for the sixth consecutive year in 2006 by Forbes.com.
97His home Graceland in Memphis is the second most popular private tourist attraction in the United States after the White House, and is estimated to bring in $150 million to the city itself each year.
98His autopsy detected fourteen different drugs in his bloodstream, ten in significant quantity.
99He was offered a role in the animation film, Gay Purr-ee (1962), but disliked the roles of off-screen voice acting.
100He was seriously considered for the role of the Texas Ranger in True Grit (1969) starring John Wayne. Unfortunately, Tom Parker's demand that Presley receive top billing could not be met, so the part went to Glen Campbell instead.
101Newspaper reports indicated that Sammy Davis Jr., Farrah Fawcett, Burt Reynolds and John Wayne were supposed to attend Presley's funeral, but they did not turn up. Ann-Margret, James Brown and George Hamilton were the only celebrities in attendance.
102Along with Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash and Carl Perkins, Elvis was a member of the celebrated "Million Dollar Quartet", so named because they were money-makers for Sam Phillips' Sun Records label.
103He was portrayed by Peter Dobson in Forrest Gump (1994).
104Once claimed Robert Mitchum was the inspiration for his famous hairstyle. Presley met Mitchum to discuss the possibility of starring together in Thunder Road (1958), but unfortunately Tom Parker's demands for Presley's salary could not be met.
105Is the subject of the song "Elvis Ate America" on the album Passengers Original Soundtrack 1.
106He was an avid collector of guns and badges.
107One of his biggest hit songs, "Are You Lonesome Tonight?", was written in 1926 by Lou Handman and Roy Turk and first recorded by Lou's sister Edith Handman with Lou at the piano. Vaughn Deleath and The Colonial Club Orchestra released a version of the song in 1927 that became a hit. 'The Carter Family' recorded a bluegrass version with additional verses in 1936. The first charted version was by Blue Barron in 1950 (#16 US Pop), which introduced the spoken portion, modeled after Jacques' "All The World's A Stage" speech in William Shakespeare's "As You Like It". Al Jolson recorded that version several weeks later. Additionaly, it was singer Jaye P. Morgan's 1959 (#65 US Pop) version of the song, as well as Blue Barron's earlier 1950 version, that Elvis heard while in Germany that influenced him to record the song shortly after his discharge from the army. Elvis' 1960 version of "Are You Lonesome Tonight" is closest to the 1950 Blue Barron recording.
108Elvis dreamed of playing Don Vito Corleone in The Godfather (1972), but when he asked to audition for the part he was turned down.
109Barbra Streisand originally wanted Elvis to play the role of John Norman Howard in A Star Is Born (1976), but the studio couldn't meet Tom Parker's demands ($1 million plus equal billing with Streisand).
110In 1977 alone his personal physician, Dr. 'George Constantine Nichopoulos' (usually referred to as "Dr. Nick"), had prescribed at-least 10,000 hits of amphetamines, barbiturates, narcotics, tranquilizers, sleeping pills, laxatives, and hormones for Presley. His medical license was eventually revoked for prescribing such huge amounts of drugs.
111Elvis topped the Forbes Magazine list of deceased highest earners for the fourth consecutive year, with earnings of $45 million in 2004.
112His song "Heartbreak Hotel" is based on a note left by a man who committed suicide in a Florida hotel suite. When Elvis first performed the song on Stage Show (1954) in 1956, he sang the words "They're so lonely they pray to die". This was changed in later performances from "pray to die" to "they could die" so as not to offend the religious establishment with a reference for a prayer for death.
113Is portrayed by Michael St. Gerard in Great Balls of Fire! (1989)
114Prior to being signed by RCA in November 1955, Elvis was known as "The Hillbilly Cat" in his hometown of Memphis, Tennessee.
115Of his many numerous impersonators, his personal favorite was Andy Kaufman.
116Is portrayed by Val Kilmer in True Romance (1993). Like Presley, Kilmer is also said to have possible Cherokee heritage.
117In the month following his final concert, at Indianapolis, Indiana on Sunday, June 26th, 1977, he was reported to have gained an extra 50 pounds, in weight.
118Most of the films he starred in were not critically acclaimed - although he received good reviews for Flaming Star (1960) and King Creole (1958) - but only Wild in the Country (1961) failed to get its money back.
119Nephew of Vester Presley.
120He was portrayed by Jason Alan Smith in Crazy (2008).
121Was director Robert Wise's original choice to play Tony in West Side Story (1961).
122He worked with legendary guitar player Hank Garland from 1957 to 1961.
123He had two full face-lifts and rhinoplasty during the mid-1970s. On one of these visits to hospital he was accompanied by Linda Thompson.
124None of his 33 films, 31 features and two musical documentaries - were ever nominated for an Academy Award. Of his 31 feature films only one, Wild in the Country (1961), lost money.
125He was a born again Christian who loved to sing gospel music.
126At the time of his death in 1977, he was the second best-selling recording artist of all time, second only to longtime successful crooner, Bing Crosby.
127Had glaucoma in the 1970s.
128Spoofed in Eminem's music video "Without Me".
129His tombstone gives his name as "Elvis Aaron Presley", whereas he was in fact named "Elvis Aron Presley". Although this fueled conspiracy theories that he had faked his death, it is generally believed he changed his middle name so it would be the same as Biblical person, Aaron, (brother of Moses).
130Is mentioned in Shania Twain's song "That Don't Impress Me Much"
131Suffered from chronic insomnia.
132When he was an infant a tornado struck his hometown of Tupelo, Mississippi. He and his family survived uninjured, but 233 people in the city were killed and hundreds were injured.
133Lived with Linda Thompson for four and a half years years, from 1972 to 1976. She was a former "Miss Tennessee," actress and songwriter. Other than Priscilla Presley, Thompson was the most significant romantic relationship that Elvis ever had.
134According to a show on the A&E Biography channel, he once attended a concert for singer Connie Francis and had to leave for emotional reasons once he heard her sing the old Italian song "Mama", as his mother, Gladys Presley had recently died.
135He was voted the 3rd Greatest Rock 'n' Roll Artist of all time by Rolling Stone magazine.
136Held a single day's attendance record for his March 1974 shows at the Houston Astrodome--89,000 fans for two shows.
137Held the world indoor attendance record for a concert. At the Pontiac Silverdome in Detroit on December 31, 1975, 62,500 fans attended. The show also set a record for the biggest box-office take for a single show: $850,000.
138He was the #1 touring act in America for 1977; the year he died. This, despite the fact that he was well below par and only toured until July, is quite an achievement.
139Shown on a 5.50 kr postage stamp issued by Sweden in 2004.
140One set of genealogical research states that his surname was Anglicized from the German Pressler during the Civil War, and that his ancestor was Johann Valentin Pressler, who emigrated to North America in 1710. Pressler first settled in New York, but later moved to the South. Jaime Pressly is also descended from him. Elvis also had English, Scottish, distant French, Dutch, Danish, and possible, but unverified, Native American ancestry (through his descent from Morning White Dove, who was Elvis's great-great-great-grandmother twice over).
141Once an opera singer attended one of his 1950s concerts and met him backstage. The singer told Elvis that he sang like a hillbilly and needed singing lessons. Elvis replied, "Thanks for the advice, but how many of the thousands of people out there tonight came to hear you sing?".
142Was a huge fan of the television shows The Jeffersons (1975), Good Times (1974), Happy Days (1974) and Flip (1970).
143He was a fervent admirer of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King and had hoped to meet him in 1966, but the meeting never occurred. Many observers believed that was because his manager, Tom Parker, didn't want to alienate Elvis' fans in the South, many of whom saw King as an "outside agitator" because of his civil-rights work among Southern blacks.
144In 1975 he purchased a poor black East Memphis woman an electric wheelchair and picked her up and personally sat her in it. The woman's teenage daughter told Elvis she liked his car. He gave it to her and even gave her boyfriend a job.
145Helped to support an All-Negro Day at the Memphis Zoo in 1956.
146He used to play touch football at Whitehaven High School during the '60s and early '70s with kids around the neighborhood.
147Loved football and often had three TVs set up at Graceland to watch all of the games in progress at the same time.
148He was on the school boxing team while attending Humes High School in Memphis, TN.
149He is mentioned in the song "Three Minute Boy" by Marillion (from their 1998 album, "Radiation").
150He tried to get a print of Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) to show his daughter, Lisa Marie Presley, his last full day of life, on Monday, August 15th, 1977.
151Last film he saw at a cinema theatre was The Spy Who Loved Me (1977).
152Elia Kazan had expressed interest several times in casting Elvis in his films, Elvis' manager Tom Parker refused to allow it.
153His mansion, Graceland, is the second most-visited place in United States of America. The first is the White House.
154His favorite class in high school was wood shop.
155His two favorite books were "The Holy Bible" and "The Impersonal Life".
156His favorite actors were Marlon Brando and James Dean. In a 1956 interview he said that he considered Dean an acting genius.
157Once gave a robe to Muhammad Ali. On the back of the robe was stitched "The Peoples Champion", which was Presley's nickname for Ali.
158Once sent $1,000,000 to Buford Pusser, the crimefighting Tennessee sheriff who was the subject of the 1973 film Walking Tall (1973).
159After production of his 1968 NBC television special he told producer Steve Binder he would never make another movie or song he didn't believe in.
160He temporarily passed out from exhaustion, after recording "If I Can Dream".
161His favorite sports were raquetball and football.
162Recorded 33 takes of "Hound Dog".
163Son of Vernon Presley and Gladys Presley.
164He only performed two concerts outside of the United States of America. Both of them were in Canada. Therefore, all of his concerts were in North America.
165More people watched Elvis: Aloha from Hawaii (1973) (live via satellite TV broadcast), the first of its' kind, than that watched astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin as they landed and then walked on the moon on July 20, 1969. Interestingly,the US audience didn't view this concert event live. This concert. was seen by much of the world on January 14, 1973. The US audience had to wait almost 3 months, as it was telecast for the first time in the US on April 14, 1973. Several songs, recorded by Elvis, in a studio while he was in Hawaii, were added. The concert was preceded, on NBC, by an Ann Margaret Special.
166On Monday, December 21, 1970, he paid a visit to President Richard Nixon at the White House in Washington, D.C. The meeting was initiated by Presley, who wrote Nixon a six-page letter requesting a visit with the President and suggesting that he be made a "Federal Agent-at-Large" in the Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs.
167He was drafted into the US Army in 1958, stationed in West Germany and discharged in 1960, achieving the rank of Private First Class. His being the army was a public relations headache, according to army documents released by the Pentagon on Thursday, June 9, 2005. "Elvis Presley will not be released in a manner different from any other inductee serving overseas," the Army's adjutant general wrote to citizens who complained following reports that the rock icon would get an early "good behavior" discharge. When he entered the army at Memphis, Tennessee, on March 24, 1958, there was a public outcry from his fans, and protests flowed to Washington, including a hand-written plea released by the National Archives and Records Administration. "Dear Mamie," one correspondent wrote to then First Lady Mamie Eisenhower. "Will you please, please be so sweet and kind as to ask Ike [President Dwight D. Eisenhower] to please bring Elvis Presley back to us from the Army? We need him in our entertainment world to make us all laugh." A 1959 Army memo set out the Presley problem: "When Private First Class Presley was first inducted, there was considerable adverse public reaction . . . alleging that he would receive preferential treatment in the Army. This impression has been largely replaced by a public impression of a good soldier serving his military obligation . . . Many teenagers who look up to and emulate Private First Class Presley will . . . follow his example in the performance of their military service".
168He named his four personal favorite films as: Rebel Without a Cause (1955), A Streetcar Named Desire (1951), Dirty Harry (1971) and Bullitt (1968).
169In 1973 he met with Led Zeppelin members Robert Plant and John Paul Jones in Los Angeles. An idol to the members of Led Zeppelin, Elvis wanted to meet "who was outselling him" at concerts (Zeppelin was in the midst of a record-breaking tour that year). A meeting was arranged with Plant and Jones. Plant was so awestruck at meeting his idol in person that he could barely speak to him. Jones, nearly as awestruck as Plant, made small talk with the "King," and mentioned what a beautiful watch Elvis wore. Elvis, always the generous one, instantly traded his $5,000 gold and diamond watch for Jones' $10 Mickey Mouse watch. This broke the ice with all of them, and they became fast friends. Throughout the early 1970s members of Led Zeppelin even attended a few of Elvis' concerts, and were granted the privilege of sitting in the front row by the King himself.
170Hal B. Wallis, producer of eight of his films, wanted to make a western with Elvis and John Wayne, but it never came about.
171He was temporarily a Shelby County (Tennessee) deputy sheriff.
172He was a distant cousin of former US President Jimmy Carter. Carter was in office from January 1977 to January 1981. When Elvis died on Tuesday, August 16, 1977, Carter said the next day, "Elvis Presley's death deprived our country of a part of itself. He was unique and irreplaceable".
173During his third and final appearance on Ed Sullivan's The Ed Sullivan Show (1948) weekly program, on Sunday, January 6, 1957, he strongly angered Sullivan by singing the gospel song "Peace In The Valley" on his show, after Sullivan asked him not to.
174He said that his favorite of all his films was King Creole (1958). He also said that the film of his that he disliked the most was s Clambake (1967).
175He was allegedly offered roles in The Rainmaker (1956), The Defiant Ones (1958), Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958), West Side Story (1961), Sweet Bird of Youth (1962), The Fastest Guitar Alive (1967), Midnight Cowboy (1969), True Grit (1969), Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971), A Star Is Born (1976) and Grease (1978).
176Elvis was descended from a woman named Morning White Dove (she was his maternal great-great-great-grandmother two times over). Morning White Dove is believed by some to have been a Cherokee Native American, although it is not clear if documentary evidence exists that she was a Native American. Elvis's character in G.I. Blues (1960) has a Cherokee background.
177The Beatles were admirers of his work and, although John Lennon said they enjoyed his company very much, Elvis himself, ironically, thought that they were a bad influence on America's youth.
178A remix of his song "A Little Less Conversation" was featured on the soundtrack to the film Ocean's Eleven (2001) and became a Billboard #1 hit single, over 20 years after his death.
179His 29¢ commemorative postage stamp issued in 1993, sold more copies than any other postage stamp in U.S. Postal Service history.
180He is responsible for the best selling single of the 1950s ("Hound Dog/Don't Be Cruel", 1956) and that of the 1960s ("It's Now Or Never", 1960).
181His 1960 single "It's Now Or Never" is one of the best selling singles of all time--if not the all-time best selling single--with sales estimated to have been between 25 and 30 million copies.
182When Ed Sullivan finally allowed him to appear on The Ed Sullivan Show (1948), he was filmed from the waist upwards only once, on his third and final appearance on Sunday, January 6th, 1957.
183Made the first ever musical video of all time: Jailhouse Rock (1957).
184Inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame (sponsored by the Gospel Music Association) in 2001.
185Was always known to be generous to a fault with family, friends and even total strangers. Anyone who admired any posession of his, from one of his many Cadillacs to any bit of bric-a-brac in his home, often found themselves the new owners of that posession.
186The lightest Elvis ever weighed, as an adult, was 170 pounds in 1960, following his discharge from the U.S. Army. The heaviest was at the time of his death, which was 260 pounds. He gained 90 pounds, in his final 17 years of life.
187In 2002, a re-mixed version of one his more obscure recordings, "A Little Less Conversation", became a dance club hit, and topped the charts in the United Kingdom.
188Pictured on a 29¢ US commemorative postage stamp issued on Friday, January 8th, 1993, 58 years after his birthdate. This was the inaugural issue in the Legends of American Music series.
189His personal entourage were known as the "Memphis Mafia", and were given matching rings by Elvis. The diamond and gold rings sported a thunderbolt and the letters "TCB" (reportedly standing for "Take Care of Business"). Elvis was buried wearing one of the rings.
190Hysteria over "Elvis sightings" after his death were lampooned in the Mojo Nixon song "Elvis Is Everywhere" and "Elvis Is Dead" by Living Colour.
191In Sam Lovullo's book "Life in the Kornfield", which recalled his years as producer of 1969's country music TV series Hee Haw (1969), he remarked that Elvis was a big fan of the show and had always wanted to perform on it. However, according to Lovullo, Elvis remarked they'd have to tape his spots in the middle of the night, knowing that if manager Tom Parker had found out, he'd never clear his appearance. Several months after Elvis' death, his father, Vernon Presley, appeared on "Hee Haw" and spoke about how the world would always love him and remember his music.
192His 1977 country hit, "Way Down," was the #1 song on Billboard magazine's country singles chart the week of Elvis' death. Nine other songs would go to #1 on Billboard's country charts between 1956 and 1981: "I Forgot to Remember to Forget," "Heartbreak Hotel," "I Want You, I Need You, I Love You," and the two-sided #1 hit "Hound Dog/Don't Be Cruel" (all 1956); "All Shook Up," "(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear" and "Jailhouse Rock" (all 1957); "Moody Blue" (1977); and "Guitar Man" (1981, a remixed version released more than three years after his death). Most of his 1950s #1 country hits were also #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 as well.
193Inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1998.
194"Heartbreak Hotel", which spent 17 weeks at #1 on Billboard's country chart (and 10 weeks on Billboard's Hot 100) was the #1 country song of 1956.
195Elvis did not like confrontation. He wanted to fire his manager, Tom Parker, many times. He would tell his friends "Tell Parker, he's fired." His friends would go tell him, then Parker would say "Tell Elvis to tell me personally". Elvis never did.
196Died with about $5 million in his bank account.
197One of only a handful of artists inducted into both The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame and The Country Music Hall of Fame. Others include Johnny Cash and Hank Williams.
198After seeing him in concert, Liberace suggested adding flashy costumes into his act. Elvis took the advice, and became famous for his gold lame jackets and jeweled white jumpsuits. He later reserved a seat for Liberace at a majority of his concerts, as his way of saying thanks.
199Honorary Member of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity.
200Was one of the first people in the U.S. to own a "Betamax" system VCR
201He was a 1953 graduate of Humes High School, in Memphis, Tennessee.
202His mother, Gladys Presley, gave him his first guitar in 1947, when he was 12 years old, as a birthday present.
203Was one of the performers featured on a set of stamps of rock and blues legends issued by the U.S. Postal Service in June 1993.
204From the time they met up until his death, Elvis always sent a roomful of flowers to Ann-Margret whenever she opened up a show in Las Vegas.
205The book he was reading at the time of his death was "The Scientific Search for the Face of Jesus" by Frank O. Adams, (Psychical Aid Foundation, USA, 1972).
206Elvis' body was placed in a family crypt in Memphis on Thursday, August 18th, 1977. Eleven days later, Monday, August 29, 1977, however, an attempt was made to steal his body but the plan failed and three men were charged with trespassing and released on bond. Because of this incident, Vernon Presley, received approval from the Memphis Adjustment Board to allow re-interment of the bodies of Elvis and his mother, Gladys Presley to the Meditation Garden behind Graceland, which took place, on Sunday, October 2nd, 1977.
207In April of 1955 Elvis auditioned for a spot on Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts (1948) and was turned down.
208In September 1955, "Country Song Roundup" magazine was the first to feature an article on Elvis, calling him a "folk music fireball".
209His television debut was on the regionally telecast Louisiana Hayride (1955), Saturday, March 5th, 1955 in Shreveport, Louisiana.
210He bought Graceland mansion on Tuesday, March 19, 1957, from Mrs. Ruth Brown Moore for $102,500. The mansion, built of tan Tennessee limestone, consists of 23 rooms and 13.7 surrounding acres. The Music Gates were installed in April of 1957. The name "Graceland" came with the mansion, from the days when it was originally used as a church.
211When The Beatles came to America in 1965 there was only one person they wanted to meet: Elvis. On Friday, August 27, 1965, they got their wish and, according to John Lennon, spent an entirely enjoyable evening at the Presley home in Bel Air, California, talking, singing and laughing with each other.
212Had 18 Billboard #1 songs, the first being "Heartbreak Hotel" in March of 1956. His 18th and final #1, "Suspicious Minds", was released in September 1969.
213Is a direct descendant of Abraham Lincoln's great-great grandfather, Isaiah Harrison.
214His autopsy detected ten different drugs in his bloodstream.
215Interred at Graceland Estate, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
216Father of Lisa Marie Presley (birthdate, Thursday, February 1st, 1968).
217Has more multiplatinum album sales than any other performer, with twelve albums selling over 2 million copies.
218Owned a pet chimpanzee called "Scatter".
219Was originally considered for the Kris Kristofferson role in A Star Is Born (1976), but Elvis turned it down because his manager, Tom Parker refused him permission to act in a movie where he wouldn't have top billing. Also, he didn't like the fact that the producer, Jon Peters, was completely unknown.
220His hair color was blonde until his early teens. As he got older his hair became darker. By the time he had his hair cut for the army at age 22 its natural color was dark chestnut (according to Charlie Hodge, who served with him in the army).
221Won three Grammy Awards, all for his Gospel music.
222Earned a black belt in karate, in 1960.
223The home address of Vernon Presley and Gladys Presley, as they became parents, on Tuesday, January 8th, 1935, was 306 Old Saltillo Road, East Tupelo, Mississippi. Zip codes were not created, until the 1960's decade. His twin brother, Jesse Garon Presley, died at birth. Elvis was successfully delivered, approximately 35 minutes later.
224Childhood friend of Wink Martindale.
225Mentioned in Holiday for Lovers (1959).
226Was one of the many dozen of celebrities like John Agar, John Russell and Sabu who visited renowned animal trainer and Hollywood animal behaviorist Ralph Helfer's Africa U.S.A. Exotic Animal Ranch in Soledad Canyon, California on weekends to play with the animals and pitch in with the chores. Elvis' favorite animal was a chimp named Coffee, who once belonged to Mae West.
227In early March of 1960, Elvis was on his way back to America from military duty in Germany. The plane Elvis was boarding on made a brief stop in the town of Prestwick, Scotland, where he was greeted and embraced by hundreds of British fans. This would be his first and only visit in the United Kingdom.
228Although Bob Dylan enormously admired him, Elvis was disparaging of Dylan, especially in terms of his singing voice. Once he was said to privately quip, "My mouth's so dry, feels like Bob Dylan slept in it". Later, however, he recorded a cover of Dylan's song, "Tomorrow is a Long Time". Elvis reportedly disliked much of the 1960s popular music, including The Beatles, because he associated it with the "drug culture", although he did freely cover songs by many such bands.
229His 1972 live album recorded at Madison Square Garden featured many celebrities in the audience, including George Harrison, Art Garfunkel, David Bowie, all the members of Ten Years After and Led Zeppelin, Paul Simon and Bob Dylan. It was reported that John Lennon was secretly in the audience, but Lennon insisted in a 1975 interview that he had never seen Elvis live. Bruce Springsteen was in the audience, having signed with Columbia Records about a month prior. The album was also the inspiration for a young Eddie Murphy, who would play it loud and lip-sync to it in front of the mirror. Murphy has gone on to say that it was Elvis who inspired him to become an entertainer.
230He was discharged from the army on March 24, 1960. Eight days later, on April 1, he began filming G.I. Blues (1960).
231His 1st big performance was at the Oventon Park Shell in Memphis in 1954.
232"I'll Be Home For Christmas", was the original closing number for Elvis' special, Elvis (1968). On previous occasions he headlined Christmas specials that were aired on radio stations throughout the Southern US. Producer Steve Binder and Elvis decided that a song that reflected the turbulence of the 1960s, and at the same time gave a plea for hope and understanding, would be more appropriate than a Christmas ballad to end the show. Earl Brown, the show's Musical Director, was asked by Binder to go home and write such a song. He did just that and composed, on short notice, "If I Can Dream", with its reference to Martin Luther King's 1963 "I Have A Dream" speech, given in Washington, DC. Brown's newly composed song contained the lyrics, "If I can dream of a better land, where all my brothers walk hand in hand". With minimal rehearsing and no demo to work with, Elvis' spontaneous live performance of the new closing song was released as his next million-selling single, peaking at #13 on the US pop charts. The success of "If I Can Dream" led the way for Elvis to record other songs with social issues, such as "In the Ghetto", "Clean Up Your Own Backyard" and "Don't Cry Daddy".
233During the rehearsal for his 1968 TV Special Elvis (1968), he reportedly gave an impromptu performance of "MacArthur Park,, a big hit of the day for Richard Harris. Unfortunately, that performance was not recorded.
234Many rock singers mimicked Elvis' singing style, early in their careers, before adopting their own style for which they are most remembered. The most successful, in that area, was Conway Twitty with his (1958-61) hit recordings of "It's Only Make Believe", "The Story Of My Love" and "Lonely Blue Boy", originally recorded by Elvis as "Danny" for King Creole (1958) but later cut from the film. Twitty later crossed over to the country field. Charlie Rich's initial hit, "Lonely Weekend" (1960), followed the same pattern, long before he was known as country music's "Silver Fox". One of Johnny Rivers' first recordings, "You're The One" (1958), and a 1956 recording of "That'll Be The Day" by Buddy Holly--not the 1957 million selling version that is most played--sounded like Elvis behind the mike. There were also "one-hit wonders" like Ral Donner, the narrative voice of Elvis in This Is Elvis (1981), who had a million seller with "You Don't Know What You Got Until You Lose It" (1961). Of course, there's Terry Stafford's successful 1964 cover of Elvis' recording of "Suspicion".
235Of Terry Stafford's 1964 cover of Elvis' recording of "Suspicion", a back-up group was added to sing the word "suspicion". This addition proved successful for Stafford, though many listeners still think they are listening to Elvis. Stafford's version of the song received considerable airplay and rose to #3 on the US pop charts.
236Curiously, cut from the 2009 issue of his critically acclaimed film King Creole (1958) was his performance of "Hard Headed Woman" a #1 hit for Elvis at the time of the film's release. A rare occurrence, possibly, the only time in film history that an essential musical number has been cut from a film, over a half-century after the film's release. Added in its place in 2009 is the then previously unseen stripper's sequence with the song "Banana". In 1958 the "Banana" scene, complete with female stripper, with its obvious phallic reference, would have been "too much" for the censors and mainstream America.
237One set of genealogical research states that Elvis' surname leads back to Irish ancestors, who hailed from the village of Hacketstown in County Carlow. William Presley was forced to leave Ireland for America after a local dispute over land. He later moved to Carolina, where he had a son called Dunnan, and then moved on to Tennessee. Dunnan's granddaughter Rosella was born in 1863 and, though she never married, she had several children including one called Jessie. He named his son Vernon Elvis, and Vernon Presley later named his son Elvis Aaron Presley, the man who went on to become The King.
238Prior to marrying Priscilla Presley, Elvis proposed marriage to legendary cult actress Tura Satana, who turned him down. It is believed that Priscilla copied her hairstyle after that.
239(June 5 1956) It was after his appearance on Texaco Star Theatre: Episode #8.13 (1956) that Presley inadvertently earned the nickname "Elvis the Pelvis". While performing his classic "Hound Dog", Presley switched tempo in the middle of the song and began gyrating his hips suggestively. The performance caused such a furore that Berle received a reported 30,000 letters decrying his decision to allow such lewd behavior on national television. During the show Presley was backed by Scotty Moore (guitar) Bill Black (bass) and D.J. Fontana (drums).
240During rehearsal for his June 5, 1956, appearance on Texaco Star Theatre (1948), Berle reportedly said to Elvis. "Let's see what you can do without the guitar". What resulted was a captivating extended televised performance by Elvis of the not yet recorded "Hound Dog"; enjoyable to his fans, though shocking to others including the news media, it was a song that he had been performing, up to that point, with guitar in hand. By the time of his second appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show (1948), later in 1956, Elvis sang without his guitar, with The Jordanaires as his back-up vocal group and his back-up combo. For the most part this format would be followed for all of Elvis' stage performances for the remainder of his career. In 1969, when he returned to Las Vegas, a full orchestra was added.
241Reportedly, in 1969 he received a death threat, just prior to his opening in Las Vegas. Though he had FBI agents providing security for him, for added protection he carried a Derringer pistol on stage, in his shoe.
242In the 1981 documentary This Is Elvis (1981), in then previously unseen footage, Elvis sang "Always On My Mind", a #16 hit from 1972, written for him by Mark James. Just months later, in 1981, Willie Nelson covered the song and it became a Grammy winner and one of Nelson's all-time signature hits. As the song was not written specifically for the film, it could not qualify for an Academy Award nomination. The Academy Award winning song for 1981 was "The Theme from "Arthur".
243During the days following Elvis' death, Philadelphia Phillies' pitcher Tug McGraw (father of Tim McGraw), with guitar in hand, played a medley of Elvis' songs on the team bus.
244Stage: "All Shook Up", a show based on his work, debuted on Broadway in 2004.
245In the mid-'70s he was approached to help finance a karate movie called "New Gladiators" in which he would narrate and make a cameo appearance at the climax. The film was never completed in his lifetime.
246The media coverage of his death overshadowed that of the 86-year-old comedian and film star Groucho Marx, which occurred three days later.
247An earlier take of Elvis' 1956 hit "I Want You, I Need You,I Love You" is titled "I Need You, I Want You, I Love You". This earlier version of the song appeared on some copies of his debut album titled "Elvis" and was later issued in a 1977 compilation package..
248While Elvis appeared on NBC's The Steve Allen Plymouth Show (1956), on Sunday, July 1, 1956. Ehis manager Colonel Tom Parker was contacted by Ed Sullivan about Elvis' appearing on his weekly CBS variety show, The Ed Sullivan Show (1948), on CBS. Elvis was signed for a then staggering $50,000 for three appearances. This was quite an accomplishment--or lack of foresight--as Sullivan and Allen were broadcast in the same Sunday-evening time slot and had an ongoing "ratings war" against each other. Even more amazing was that Elvis' prestigious record label, RCA Victor , was a subsidiary of the corporation that owned NBC. The NBC logo at that time was the famous RCA Color (TV)Peacock. Elvis already had sold at least 5 million records for RCA-NBC with several hit 45-RPM and 78-RPM records. He also had a best selling LP. Allen would later state that his reason for "giving away" Elvis was that he ran strictly a comedy show. Ironically. the following summer Allen hosted Jerry Lee Lewis twice. After this, Sullivan was not as interested in biding for Jerry Lee Lewis as he was for Elvis. Jerry Lee did not appear on The Sullivan Show until 1969.
249He and Andy Griffith debuted together, but at different times, on Steve Allen's weekly program The Steve Allen Plymouth Show (1956), on July 1, 1956. It was Steve Allen's second show and Elvis' appearance skyrocketed it in popularity.
250On his first appearance on Stage Show (1954) on Jan. 28, 1956, he sang a medley of "Shake Rattle and Roll" / "Flip Flop and Fly" and later performed "I Got A Woman". That breakthrough performance of "I Got A Woman", to a startled 1956 audience, had not been seen for years, but as of 2010 it is available on YouTube.
251After not having a Top 20 hit single since 1966, Elvis' Nov. 68 "comeback" TV Special spawned the now standard "If I Can Dream", (#13 US Pop). This was followed in 1969 by "Memories" (#35 US Pop), which was also performed on the Special, "In The Ghetto" (#3 US Pop), "Suspicious Minds" (#1 US Pop), and "Don't Cry Daddy" (#6 US Pop).
252His last film, Change of Habit (1969), had him as a doctor in an urban clinic, reflecting his attempt to be "relevant" to the social activism of the youth of the '60s. Additionally, this film dealt with what was then considered to be medical treatment of an "autistic" child, a topic almost unheard of in 1969.
253Was a huge fan of professional wrestling.
254Elvis owned one of the world's first mobile phones. He had to have one after seeing Sean Connery use a car phone in the James Bond movie From Russia with Love (1963). Elvis's phone was contained in a suitcase-size carrying case with his name in black letters on a gold label on the front. He would use it to talk from his limousine.
255Reports of the last words spoken by Elvis vary. He ended his last press conference with the words: "I hope I haven't bored you." Other reports say his last words were: "Okay, I won't" (The last words spoken to Ginger Alden, his girlfriend at the time of his death, who told him on the way to the bathroom not to "fall asleep in there.").
256His death on August 16, 1977, was 29 years after baseball athlete and first home-run king, Babe Ruth's death, August 16, 1948 and 21 years after actor, Bela Lugosi, August 16, 1956.
257He asked his father Vernon Presley to pick TV evangelist Rex Humbard to officiate at his funeral.
258According to Tommy Steele, Presley did visit London once in 1958. However, this has not been substantiated.
259Bought former US President Franklin D. Roosevelt's yacht "Potomac" for $55,000 in January 1964.
260Former wife Priscilla Presley opened up their home Graceland to the public on June 7, 1982. Elvis' Aunt Delta remained living on the estate until her death in 1993.
261Both his father Vernon Presley and grandmother Minnie Mae outlived him. Vernon died in 1979 at age 63 and Minnie Mae died in 1980 at age 90.
262During the 1970s he had 28 singles reach the top 40 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Posthumously, he had a #1 single on the Hot 100 in 2002 with the remix of "A Little Less Conversation".
263Owned a collection of Andy Kaufman tapes.
264He is not related to Reg Presley (b: Reginald Maurice Ball), the lead singer of the popular British rock band The Troggs, which had 2 million sellers of their own, "Wild Thing" (1966) and "Love Is All Around" (1968).
265During his 21-year association with RCA Recorfds (1956-1977), the only year he failed to have a single in the Billboard Top Pop 20 was 1967.
266Grandfather of Riley Keough (b. May 29, 1989), Benjamin Keough (b. October 21, 1992) and fraternal twins Harper Vivienne Ann & Finley Aaron Love Lockwood (b. Wednesday, October 7, 2008).
267Many Elvis fans and historians agree that his 1969 recording sessions at American International Studios in Memphis which produced 34 songs of varying musical genres, from Pop to Country to Rhytmm and Blues, standards and new, was among his greatest work.
268His live performance of "My Way" done early in his 1977 tour and featured on his October 1977 TV special was a million-selling single following his death.
269His funeral procession on August 18, 1977, consisted of 49 cars led by 11 white Cadillacs (Cadillac models were his personal favorite cars).
270He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6777 Hollywood Boulevard for Recording in Hollywood, California.
271In 1955 he appeared in a rock documentary, The Pied Piper of Cleveland: A Day in the Life of a Famous Disc Jockey (1955), about Cleveland DJ Bill Randle, filmed in various locations in the Cleveland, Ohio, area (mainly Brooklyn High School). The film headlined many top acts of the day including Bill Haley and the Comets, Pat Boone, The Four Lads and others. This film has yet to be released. It is still reportedly the property of Polygram International and in the Universal vault.
272He unsuccessfully auditioned for CBS' Talent Scouts (1948) nine months before his successful debut on Stage Show (1954). The trip to NYC for the audition was not a complete loss for Elvis. That same day he went uptown to see Bo Diddley who was appearing at The Apollo.The next day Elvis and his combo were back on the road playing at a High School in none other than Marianna, Arkansas.
273In 1953 while working as an usher in a local Memphis movie theater he sang, by request, "That's Amore" on stage.
274According to Elvis and his manager Tom Parker, Elvis' return to TV in 1968 was in part due to NBC (Universal Pictures) agreeing to finance the remaining movies he was scheduled to make.
275The last song he sang was "Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain", at home, and playing the piano, to family and friends, Monday evening, August 15th, 1977.
276Elvis' original combo (Elvis, Scotty Moore and Bill Black) were nicknamed and known as "The Blue Moon Boys featuring that Hillbilly Cat" after their popular rendition of Bill Monroe's "Blue Moon Of Kentucky". Moore acted as Elvis' first manager. Black in the late '40s was a member of Gene Krupa's band and later had a successful recording career with Bill Black's Combo.
277Voted the third greatest singer of the rock era in a Rolling Stone magazine poll in 2008.
278Elvis was a good friend of Johnny Cash, going back to their Sun Records' days recordings, after being discovered by Sam Phillips.
279While he never joined any political party, his political views were somewhat mixed. During the early 1960s he was an outspoken admirer of liberal President John F. Kennedy. He later confessed to "weeping openly" at the news of Kennedy's death. Later in life, however, he made a more conservative move on the political spectrum. He began singing the praises of President Richard Nixon, and his right-wing streak culminated in a visit to the White House in December 1970. During the visit, Presley was photographed giving the President a handgun, which was (for security reasons) presented but not given. Presley spoke of his admiration for Nixon, revealed his disgust at the hippie counterculture, spoke disparagingly of The Beatles (he said that having earned their money in America, they had then left for England to promote "anti-American" feelings), fervently expressed his patriotism, offered to infiltrate and go undercover in left-wing hippie groups, asked to be appointed a federal narcotics agent, and even hugged the president twice. Nixon, for his part, was not sure if Presley was serious or not, but granted his request and made him an honorary federal agent. Nixon said he was equally parts bewildered and amused by the encounter, thanked Presley for his support, and the picture of the duo has become one of the most famous photos taken in the White House. On Presley's death in 1977, the former president asked Americans to lower their flags all over the country as a mark of respect.
280Was the first entertainer to introduce karate in an American motion picture (Flaming Star (1960)).
281On seeing Elvis in rehearsal for Stage Show (1954) Jackie Gleason--the show's producer--described Elvis as "Marlon Brando with a guitar".
282Was a fan of actors Peter Sellers and Tony Curtis.
283He was mentioned in Walter Kirn's novel, "Thumbsucker".
284His favorite actors were James Dean, John Wayne, Clint Eastwood, Steve McQueen and Marlon Brando. Brando personally strongly disliked Presley.
285He is credited as a co-writer of "(I'll) You'll Be Gone" (1965). This was the B side of the hit from his film Girl Happy (1965), "Do The Clam". It is found in his five-CD box set of '60s recordings. Elvis composed the lyrics and brought the song to a recording session. He is also listed in the writer's credits to "Heartbreak Hotel".
286Robbie Williams dedicated his song "Advertising Space" to him.
287Investor CKX paid $100 million for an 85% interest in Presley's income in February 2005.
288In Alexandria, Louisiana, early in 1977 a local journalist complained that the singer was on stage for less than an hour and "was impossible to understand." In Baton Rouge, Presley didn't go on stage at all. He was unable to get out of his hotel bed and the rest of the tour was canceled.
289He was planning his first ever European tour in 1978.
290His records have spent 2,574 weeks in both the UK singles and album charts, were and still are way ahead of his closest competitors Cliff Richard (1,982), Queen (1,755), The Beatles (1,749) and Madonna (1,660).
291His records have spent a total of 79 weeks at the top peak, of number one position in the United States, alone.
292In July of 2005, Presley was named one of the top 100 "Greatest Americans," following a vote organized by Discovery Channel. In the vote, Presley ranked ahead of all entertainers and in 8th place behind Presidents Ronald Reagan, Abraham Lincoln, George Washington, Bill Clinton, and George W. Bush, plus Martin Luther King and Benjamin Franklin.
293In 1962 he ceased almost completely to record non-soundtrack songs until his 1969 album "From Elvis in Memphis".
294Between 1957 and 1969, he performed only two concerts and made just two television appearances.
295As a young man, Elvis idolized a gospel group called The Statesmen. According to Elvis' backup singer and lifelong friend Joe Moscheo, Elvis' leg-twitching dance moves were inspired by The Statesmen's bass singer, "Big Chief" Wetherington, who was famous for his leg twitching.
296Ranked #8 on VH1's 100 Greatest Artists of Rock & Roll.
297Ranked #2 on VH1's 100 Sexiest Artists.
298After his concert in Hawaii in 1961, Presley concentrated on making movies and did not perform before a live audience again for seven years until his 1968 TV special and subsequent return to Las Vegas in 1969.
299In 2007 the National Rifle Association (NRA) released an Elvis Presley Tribute Revolver, officially authorized by his estate.
300Turned down leading role in The Fastest Guitar Alive (1967), which went to his friend Roy Orbison.
301He did an early '60s concert in Hawaii, and donated the proceeds to help build the USS Arizona memorial.
302The very last song he sang in public was "Can't Help Falling In Love", at The Market Square Arena in Indianapolis, Indiana, on Sunday, June 26, 1977.
303Has been portrayed by Val Kilmer, Harvey Keitel, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Kurt Russell, Don Johnson, Bruce Campbell, David Keith, Rob Youngblood, Peter Dobson and Scott Bakula.
304Was voted best singer of all time by Q Magazine.
305Met President Lyndon Johnson at the White House in 1965.
306In 1970 he wrote to J. Edgar Hoover requesting to join the FBI at the height of its campaign against political protests in the United States.
307His parents Vernon Presley and Gladys Presley were unemployed during the Great Depression of the 1930s and lived on welfare and then on Social Security after it was created during the administration of US President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
308On Thursday, November 11th, 2004, he was inducted into the UK Music Hall of Fame for his outstanding contribution to British music and integral part of British music culture.
309He was discovered by Sun Records owner Sam Phillips.
310Has sold 1.8 billion records worldwide, more than any other artist or music group.
311With a lot of entertainers making a living mimicking Elvis, Jimmy Buffett wrote a song called "Elvis Imitators" making mention of a few of Elvis' films, song titles, and mannerisms.
312It was estimated that he earned earned $4.5 billion in his lifetime.
313In 1973, he was the biggest taxpayer in the United States of America.
314He is credited as a co-writer of "(I'll) You'll Be Gone" (1965). This was the B side of the hit from his film Girl Happy (1965), "Do The Clam". It is found in his five-CD box set of '60s recordings. Elvis composed the lyrics and brought the song to a recording session.
315He was considered for Ricky Nelson's role in Rio Bravo (1959) starring John Wayne and Dean Martin. However, by the time filming began in May 1958 Presley was stationed with the US army in Germany.
316Named the highest earning deceased celebrity for the sixth consecutive year in 2006 by Forbes.com.
317His home Graceland in Memphis is the second most popular private tourist attraction in the United States after the White House, and is estimated to bring in $150 million to the city itself each year.
318His autopsy detected fourteen different drugs in his bloodstream, ten in significant quantity.
319He was offered a role in the animation film, Gay Purr-ee (1962), but disliked the roles of off-screen voice acting.
320He was seriously considered for the role of the Texas Ranger in True Grit (1969) starring John Wayne. Unfortunately, Tom Parker's demand that Presley receive top billing could not be met, so the part went to Glen Campbell instead.
321Newspaper reports indicated that Sammy Davis Jr., Farrah Fawcett, Burt Reynolds and John Wayne were supposed to attend Presley's funeral, but they did not turn up. Ann-Margret, James Brown and George Hamilton were the only celebrities in attendance.
322Along with Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash and Carl Perkins, Elvis was a member of the celebrated "Million Dollar Quartet", so named because they were money-makers for Sam Phillips' Sun Records label.
323He was portrayed by Peter Dobson in Forrest Gump (1994).
324Once claimed Robert Mitchum was the inspiration for his famous hairstyle. Presley met Mitchum to discuss the possibility of starring together in Thunder Road (1958), but unfortunately Tom Parker's demands for Presley's salary could not be met.
325Is the subject of the song "Elvis Ate America" on the album Passengers Original Soundtrack 1.
326He was an avid collector of guns and badges.
327One of his biggest hit songs, "Are You Lonesome Tonight?", was written in 1926 by Lou Handman and Roy Turk and first recorded by Lou's sister Edith Handman with Lou at the piano. Vaughn Deleath and The Colonial Club Orchestra released a version of the song in 1927 that became a hit. 'The Carter Family' recorded a bluegrass version with additional verses in 1936. The first charted version was by Blue Barron in 1950 (#16 US Pop), which introduced the spoken portion, modeled after Jacques' "All The World's A Stage" speech in William Shakespeare's "As You Like It". Al Jolson recorded that version several weeks later. Additionaly, it was singer Jaye P. Morgan's 1959 (#65 US Pop) version of the song, as well as Blue Barron's earlier 1950 version, that Elvis heard while in Germany that influenced him to record the song shortly after his discharge from the army. Elvis' 1960 version of "Are You Lonesome Tonight" is closest to the 1950 Blue Barron recording.
328Elvis dreamed of playing Don Vito Corleone in The Godfather (1972), but when he asked to audition for the part he was turned down.
329Barbra Streisand originally wanted Elvis to play the role of John Norman Howard in A Star Is Born (1976), but the studio couldn't meet Tom Parker's demands ($1 million plus equal billing with Streisand).
330In 1977 alone his personal physician, Dr. 'George Constantine Nichopoulos' (usually referred to as "Dr. Nick"), had prescribed at-least 10,000 hits of amphetamines, barbiturates, narcotics, tranquilizers, sleeping pills, laxatives, and hormones for Presley. His medical license was eventually revoked for prescribing such huge amounts of drugs.
331Elvis topped the Forbes Magazine list of deceased highest earners for the fourth consecutive year, with earnings of $45 million in 2004.
332His song "Heartbreak Hotel" is based on a note left by a man who committed suicide in a Florida hotel suite. When Elvis first performed the song on Stage Show (1954) in 1956, he sang the words "They're so lonely they pray to die". This was changed in later performances from "pray to die" to "they could die" so as not to offend the religious establishment with a reference for a prayer for death.
333Is portrayed by Michael St. Gerard in Great Balls of Fire! (1989)
334Prior to being signed by RCA in November 1955, Elvis was known as "The Hillbilly Cat" in his hometown of Memphis, Tennessee.
335Of his many numerous impersonators, his personal favorite was Andy Kaufman.
336Is portrayed by Val Kilmer in True Romance (1993). Like Presley, Kilmer is also said to have possible Cherokee heritage.
337In the month following his final concert, at Indianapolis, Indiana on Sunday, June 26th, 1977, he was reported to have gained an extra 50 pounds, in weight.
338Most of the films he starred in were not critically acclaimed - although he received good reviews for Flaming Star (1960) and King Creole (1958) - but only Wild in the Country (1961) failed to get its money back.
339Nephew of Vester Presley.
340He was portrayed by Jason Alan Smith in Crazy (2008).
341Was director Robert Wise's original choice to play Tony in West Side Story (1961).
342He worked with legendary guitar player Hank Garland from 1957 to 1961.
343He had two full face-lifts and rhinoplasty during the mid-1970s. On one of these visits to hospital he was accompanied by Linda Thompson.
344None of his 33 films, 31 features and two musical documentaries - were ever nominated for an Academy Award. Of his 31 feature films only one, Wild in the Country (1961), lost money.
345He was a born again Christian who loved to sing gospel music.
346At the time of his death in 1977, he was the second best-selling recording artist of all time, second only to longtime successful crooner, Bing Crosby.
347Had glaucoma in the 1970s.
348Spoofed in Eminem's music video "Without Me".
349His tombstone gives his name as "Elvis Aaron Presley", whereas he was in fact named "Elvis Aron Presley". Although this fueled conspiracy theories that he had faked his death, it is generally believed he changed his middle name so it would be the same as Biblical person, Aaron, (brother of Moses).
350Is mentioned in Shania Twain's song "That Don't Impress Me Much"
351Suffered from chronic insomnia.
352When he was an infant a tornado struck his hometown of Tupelo, Mississippi. He and his family survived uninjured, but 233 people in the city were killed and hundreds were injured.
353Lived with Linda Thompson for four and a half years years, from 1972 to 1976. She was a former "Miss Tennessee," actress and songwriter. Other than Priscilla Presley, Thompson was the most significant romantic relationship that Elvis ever had.
354According to a show on the A&E Biography channel, he once attended a concert for singer Connie Francis and had to leave for emotional reasons once he heard her sing the old Italian song "Mama", as his mother, Gladys Presley had recently died.
355He was voted the 3rd Greatest Rock 'n' Roll Artist of all time by Rolling Stone magazine.
356Held a single day's attendance record for his March 1974 shows at the Houston Astrodome--89,000 fans for two shows.
357Held the world indoor attendance record for a concert. At the Pontiac Silverdome in Detroit on December 31, 1975, 62,500 fans attended. The show also set a record for the biggest box-office take for a single show: $850,000.
358He was the #1 touring act in America for 1977; the year he died. This, despite the fact that he was well below par and only toured until July, is quite an achievement.
359Shown on a 5.50 kr postage stamp issued by Sweden in 2004.
360One set of genealogical research states that his surname was Anglicized from the German Pressler during the Civil War, and that his ancestor was Johann Valentin Pressler, who emigrated to North America in 1710. Pressler first settled in New York, but later moved to the South. Jaime Pressly is also descended from him. Elvis also had English, Scottish, distant French, Dutch, Danish, and possible, but unverified, Native American ancestry (through his descent from Morning White Dove, who was Elvis's great-great-great-grandmother twice over).
361Once an opera singer attended one of his 1950s concerts and met him backstage. The singer told Elvis that he sang like a hillbilly and needed singing lessons. Elvis replied, "Thanks for the advice, but how many of the thousands of people out there tonight came to hear you sing?".
362Was a huge fan of the television shows The Jeffersons (1975), Good Times (1974), Happy Days (1974) and Flip (1970).
363He was a fervent admirer of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King and had hoped to meet him in 1966, but the meeting never occurred. Many observers believed that was because his manager, Tom Parker, didn't want to alienate Elvis' fans in the South, many of whom saw King as an "outside agitator" because of his civil-rights work among Southern blacks.
364In 1975 he purchased a poor black East Memphis woman an electric wheelchair and picked her up and personally sat her in it. The woman's teenage daughter told Elvis she liked his car. He gave it to her and even gave her boyfriend a job.
365Helped to support an All-Negro Day at the Memphis Zoo in 1956.
366He used to play touch football at Whitehaven High School during the '60s and early '70s with kids around the neighborhood.
367Loved football and often had three TVs set up at Graceland to watch all of the games in progress at the same time.
368He was on the school boxing team while attending Humes High School in Memphis, TN.
369He is mentioned in the song "Three Minute Boy" by Marillion (from their 1998 album, "Radiation").
370He tried to get a print of Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) to show his daughter, Lisa Marie Presley, his last full day of life, on Monday, August 15th, 1977.
371Last film he saw at a cinema theatre was The Spy Who Loved Me (1977).
372Elia Kazan had expressed interest several times in casting Elvis in his films, Elvis' manager Tom Parker refused to allow it.
373His mansion, Graceland, is the second most-visited place in United States of America. The first is the White House.
374His favorite class in high school was wood shop.
375His two favorite books were "The Holy Bible" and "The Impersonal Life".
376His favorite actors were Marlon Brando and James Dean. In a 1956 interview he said that he considered Dean an acting genius.
377Once gave a robe to Muhammad Ali. On the back of the robe was stitched "The Peoples Champion", which was Presley's nickname for Ali.
378Once sent $1,000,000 to Buford Pusser, the crimefighting Tennessee sheriff who was the subject of the 1973 film Walking Tall (1973).
379After production of his 1968 NBC television special he told producer Steve Binder he would never make another movie or song he didn't believe in.
380He temporarily passed out from exhaustion, after recording "If I Can Dream".
381His favorite sports were raquetball and football.
382Recorded 33 takes of "Hound Dog".
383Son of Vernon Presley and Gladys Presley.
384He only performed two concerts outside of the United States of America. Both of them were in Canada. Therefore, all of his concerts were in North America.
385More people watched Elvis: Aloha from Hawaii (1973) (live via satellite TV broadcast), the first of its' kind, than that watched astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin as they landed and then walked on the moon on July 20, 1969. Interestingly,the US audience didn't view this concert event live. This concert. was seen by much of the world on January 14, 1973. The US audience had to wait almost 3 months, as it was telecast for the first time in the US on April 14, 1973. Several songs, recorded by Elvis, in a studio while he was in Hawaii, were added. The concert was preceded, on NBC, by an Ann Margaret Special.
386On Monday, December 21, 1970, he paid a visit to President Richard Nixon at the White House in Washington, D.C. The meeting was initiated by Presley, who wrote Nixon a six-page letter requesting a visit with the President and suggesting that he be made a "Federal Agent-at-Large" in the Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs.
387He was drafted into the US Army in 1958, stationed in West Germany and discharged in 1960, achieving the rank of Private First Class. His being the army was a public relations headache, according to army documents released by the Pentagon on Thursday, June 9, 2005. "Elvis Presley will not be released in a manner different from any other inductee serving overseas," the Army's adjutant general wrote to citizens who complained following reports that the rock icon would get an early "good behavior" discharge. When he entered the army at Memphis, Tennessee, on March 24, 1958, there was a public outcry from his fans, and protests flowed to Washington, including a hand-written plea released by the National Archives and Records Administration. "Dear Mamie," one correspondent wrote to then First Lady Mamie Eisenhower. "Will you please, please be so sweet and kind as to ask Ike [President Dwight D. Eisenhower] to please bring Elvis Presley back to us from the Army? We need him in our entertainment world to make us all laugh." A 1959 Army memo set out the Presley problem: "When Private First Class Presley was first inducted, there was considerable adverse public reaction . . . alleging that he would receive preferential treatment in the Army. This impression has been largely replaced by a public impression of a good soldier serving his military obligation . . . Many teenagers who look up to and emulate Private First Class Presley will . . . follow his example in the performance of their military service".
388He named his four personal favorite films as: Rebel Without a Cause (1955), A Streetcar Named Desire (1951), Dirty Harry (1971) and Bullitt (1968).
389In 1973 he met with Led Zeppelin members Robert Plant and John Paul Jones in Los Angeles. An idol to the members of Led Zeppelin, Elvis wanted to meet "who was outselling him" at concerts (Zeppelin was in the midst of a record-breaking tour that year). A meeting was arranged with Plant and Jones. Plant was so awestruck at meeting his idol in person that he could barely speak to him. Jones, nearly as awestruck as Plant, made small talk with the "King," and mentioned what a beautiful watch Elvis wore. Elvis, always the generous one, instantly traded his $5,000 gold and diamond watch for Jones' $10 Mickey Mouse watch. This broke the ice with all of them, and they became fast friends. Throughout the early 1970s members of Led Zeppelin even attended a few of Elvis' concerts, and were granted the privilege of sitting in the front row by the King himself.
390Hal B. Wallis, producer of eight of his films, wanted to make a western with Elvis and John Wayne, but it never came about.
391He was temporarily a Shelby County (Tennessee) deputy sheriff.
392He was a distant cousin of former US President Jimmy Carter. Carter was in office from January 1977 to January 1981. When Elvis died on Tuesday, August 16, 1977, Carter said the next day, "Elvis Presley's death deprived our country of a part of itself. He was unique and irreplaceable".
393During his third and final appearance on Ed Sullivan's The Ed Sullivan Show (1948) weekly program, on Sunday, January 6, 1957, he strongly angered Sullivan by singing the gospel song "Peace In The Valley" on his show, after Sullivan asked him not to.
394He said that his favorite of all his films was King Creole (1958). He also said that the film of his that he disliked the most was s Clambake (1967).
395He was allegedly offered roles in The Rainmaker (1956), The Defiant Ones (1958), Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958), West Side Story (1961), Sweet Bird of Youth (1962), The Fastest Guitar Alive (1967), Midnight Cowboy (1969), True Grit (1969), Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971), A Star Is Born (1976) and Grease (1978).
396Elvis was descended from a woman named Morning White Dove (she was his maternal great-great-great-grandmother two times over). Morning White Dove is believed by some to have been a Cherokee Native American, although it is not clear if documentary evidence exists that she was a Native American. Elvis's character in G.I. Blues (1960) has a Cherokee background.
397The Beatles were admirers of his work and, although John Lennon said they enjoyed his company very much, Elvis himself, ironically, thought that they were a bad influence on America's youth.
398A remix of his song "A Little Less Conversation" was featured on the soundtrack to the film Ocean's Eleven (2001) and became a Billboard #1 hit single, over 20 years after his death.
399His 29¢ commemorative postage stamp issued in 1993, sold more copies than any other postage stamp in U.S. Postal Service history.
400He is responsible for the best selling single of the 1950s ("Hound Dog/Don't Be Cruel", 1956) and that of the 1960s ("It's Now Or Never", 1960).
401His 1960 single "It's Now Or Never" is one of the best selling singles of all time--if not the all-time best selling single--with sales estimated to have been between 25 and 30 million copies.
402When Ed Sullivan finally allowed him to appear on The Ed Sullivan Show (1948), he was filmed from the waist upwards only once, on his third and final appearance on Sunday, January 6th, 1957.
403Made the first ever musical video of all time: Jailhouse Rock (1957).
404Inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame (sponsored by the Gospel Music Association) in 2001.
405Was always known to be generous to a fault with family, friends and even total strangers. Anyone who admired any posession of his, from one of his many Cadillacs to any bit of bric-a-brac in his home, often found themselves the new owners of that posession.
406The lightest Elvis ever weighed, as an adult, was 170 pounds in 1960, following his discharge from the U.S. Army. The heaviest was at the time of his death, which was 260 pounds. He gained 90 pounds, in his final 17 years of life.
407In 2002, a re-mixed version of one his more obscure recordings, "A Little Less Conversation", became a dance club hit, and topped the charts in the United Kingdom.
408Pictured on a 29¢ US commemorative postage stamp issued on Friday, January 8th, 1993, 58 years after his birthdate. This was the inaugural issue in the Legends of American Music series.
409His personal entourage were known as the "Memphis Mafia", and were given matching rings by Elvis. The diamond and gold rings sported a thunderbolt and the letters "TCB" (reportedly standing for "Take Care of Business"). Elvis was buried wearing one of the rings.
410Hysteria over "Elvis sightings" after his death were lampooned in the Mojo Nixon song "Elvis Is Everywhere" and "Elvis Is Dead" by Living Colour.
411In Sam Lovullo's book "Life in the Kornfield", which recalled his years as producer of 1969's country music TV series Hee Haw (1969), he remarked that Elvis was a big fan of the show and had always wanted to perform on it. However, according to Lovullo, Elvis remarked they'd have to tape his spots in the middle of the night, knowing that if manager Tom Parker had found out, he'd never clear his appearance. Several months after Elvis' death, his father, Vernon Presley, appeared on "Hee Haw" and spoke about how the world would always love him and remember his music.
412His 1977 country hit, "Way Down," was the #1 song on Billboard magazine's country singles chart the week of Elvis' death. Nine other songs would go to #1 on Billboard's country charts between 1956 and 1981: "I Forgot to Remember to Forget," "Heartbreak Hotel," "I Want You, I Need You, I Love You," and the two-sided #1 hit "Hound Dog/Don't Be Cruel" (all 1956); "All Shook Up," "(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear" and "Jailhouse Rock" (all 1957); "Moody Blue" (1977); and "Guitar Man" (1981, a remixed version released more than three years after his death). Most of his 1950s #1 country hits were also #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 as well.
413Inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1998.
414"Heartbreak Hotel", which spent 17 weeks at #1 on Billboard's country chart (and 10 weeks on Billboard's Hot 100) was the #1 country song of 1956.
415Elvis did not like confrontation. He wanted to fire his manager, Tom Parker, many times. He would tell his friends "Tell Parker, he's fired." His friends would go tell him, then Parker would say "Tell Elvis to tell me personally". Elvis never did.
416Died with about $5 million in his bank account.
417One of only a handful of artists inducted into both The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame and The Country Music Hall of Fame. Others include Johnny Cash and Hank Williams.
418After seeing him in concert, Liberace suggested adding flashy costumes into his act. Elvis took the advice, and became famous for his gold lame jackets and jeweled white jumpsuits. He later reserved a seat for Liberace at a majority of his concerts, as his way of saying thanks.
419Honorary Member of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity.
420Was one of the first people in the U.S. to own a "Betamax" system VCR
421He was a 1953 graduate of Humes High School, in Memphis, Tennessee.
422His mother, Gladys Presley, gave him his first guitar in 1947, when he was 12 years old, as a birthday present.
423Was one of the performers featured on a set of stamps of rock and blues legends issued by the U.S. Postal Service in June 1993.
424From the time they met up until his death, Elvis always sent a roomful of flowers to Ann-Margret whenever she opened up a show in Las Vegas.
425The book he was reading at the time of his death was "The Scientific Search for the Face of Jesus" by Frank O. Adams, (Psychical Aid Foundation, USA, 1972).
426Elvis' body was placed in a family crypt in Memphis on Thursday, August 18th, 1977. Eleven days later, Monday, August 29, 1977, however, an attempt was made to steal his body but the plan failed and three men were charged with trespassing and released on bond. Because of this incident, Vernon Presley, received approval from the Memphis Adjustment Board to allow re-interment of the bodies of Elvis and his mother, Gladys Presley to the Meditation Garden behind Graceland, which took place, on Sunday, October 2nd, 1977.
427In April of 1955 Elvis auditioned for a spot on Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts (1948) and was turned down.
428In September 1955, "Country Song Roundup" magazine was the first to feature an article on Elvis, calling him a "folk music fireball".
429His television debut was on the regionally telecast Louisiana Hayride (1955), Saturday, March 5th, 1955 in Shreveport, Louisiana.
430He bought Graceland mansion on Tuesday, March 19, 1957, from Mrs. Ruth Brown Moore for $102,500. The mansion, built of tan Tennessee limestone, consists of 23 rooms and 13.7 surrounding acres. The Music Gates were installed in April of 1957. The name "Graceland" came with the mansion, from the days when it was originally used as a church.
431When The Beatles came to America in 1965 there was only one person they wanted to meet: Elvis. On Friday, August 27, 1965, they got their wish and, according to John Lennon, spent an entirely enjoyable evening at the Presley home in Bel Air, California, talking, singing and laughing with each other.
432Had 18 Billboard #1 songs, the first being "Heartbreak Hotel" in March of 1956. His 18th and final #1, "Suspicious Minds", was released in September 1969.
433Is a direct descendant of Abraham Lincoln's great-great grandfather, Isaiah Harrison.
434His autopsy detected ten different drugs in his bloodstream.
435Interred at Graceland Estate, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
436Father of Lisa Marie Presley (birthdate, Thursday, February 1st, 1968).
437Has more multiplatinum album sales than any other performer, with twelve albums selling over 2 million copies.
438Owned a pet chimpanzee called "Scatter".
439Was originally considered for the Kris Kristofferson role in A Star Is Born (1976), but Elvis turned it down because his manager, Tom Parker refused him permission to act in a movie where he wouldn't have top billing. Also, he didn't like the fact that the producer, Jon Peters, was completely unknown.
440His hair color was blonde until his early teens. As he got older his hair became darker. By the time he had his hair cut for the army at age 22 its natural color was dark chestnut (according to Charlie Hodge, who served with him in the army).
441Won three Grammy Awards, all for his Gospel music.
442Earned a black belt in karate, in 1960.
443The home address of Vernon Presley and Gladys Presley, as they became parents, on Tuesday, January 8th, 1935, was 306 Old Saltillo Road, East Tupelo, Mississippi. Zip codes were not created, until the 1960's decade. His twin brother, Jesse Garon Presley, died at birth. Elvis was successfully delivered, approximately 35 minutes later.

#Quote
1It's your baby, you rock it.
2The image is one thing and the human being is another. I try very hard to live up to an image, I'll put it that way.
3[When asked by a reporter in 1972 about his opinion of war protesters] Honey, I'd just as soon keep my own personal views about that to myself. I'm just an entertainer, and I'd rather not say.
4I can never forget the longing to be someone. I guess if you are poor you always think bigger and want more than those who have everything.
5Ambition is a dream with a V8 engine.
6Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
7Only thing worse than watching a bad movie is being in one.
8I knew by heart all the dialogue of James Dean's films; I could watch Rebel Without a Cause (1955) a hundred times over.
9Just because you look good, don't mean you feel good.
10I sure lost my musical direction in Hollywood. My songs were the same conveyor belt mass production, just like most of my movies were.
11Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't goin' away.
12[on Blue Hawaii (1961)] In the movie we did a song called the "Hawaiian Wedding Song". And it was so real that it took me ten years before I realized I wasn't married to the chick.
13Since I was two years old, all I knew was gospel music. That music became such a part of my life it was as natural as dancing. A way to escape from my problems, an my way of release.
14I am not the King. Jesus Christ is the King. I'm just an entertainer.
15I get tired of playing a guy who gets into a fight, then starts singing to the guy he's just beat up.
16[1956] The colored folks been singing it and playing it just like I'm doin' now, man, for more years than I know. They played it like that in their shanties and in their juke joints and nobody paid it no mind 'til I goosed it up. I got it from them. Down in Tupelo, Mississippi, I used to hear old Arthur Crudup bang his box the way I do now and I said if I ever got to a place I could feel all old Arthur felt, I'd be a music man like nobody ever saw.
17Roy Orbison is the greatest singer in the world.
18I wiggle my shoulders, I shake my legs, I walk up and down the stage, I hop around on one foot. But I never bump and grind. Why, that's vulgar. I'd never do anything vulgar before an audience. My mother would never allow it.
19I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
20Take care of the fans and they will sure as hell take care of you.
21The police filmed a show one time in Florida because of the PGA, YMCA, or somebody. They thought that I was . . . something. They said, "Man, he's got to be crazy". So they, the police, came out and filmed the show. I couldn't move. I had to stand still. The only thing I could move was my little finger like that. "You ain't nothing but a hound dog crying all the time", y'know, for the whole show.
22I want to entertain people. That's my whole life. To my last breath.
23[at a 1972 press conference in Madison Square Garden] Man, I was tame compared to what they do now, are you kidding? All that I ever did was just jiggle.
24I've never gotten over what they call stage fright. I go through it every show. I'm pretty concerned, I'm pretty much thinking about the show. I never get completely comfortable with it, and I don't let the people around me get comfortable with it, in that I remind them that it's a new crowd out there, it's a new audience, and they haven't seen us before. So it's got to be like the first time we go on.
25A live concert to me is exciting because of all the electricity that is generated in the crowd and on stage. It's my favorite part of the business - live concerts.
26The image is one thing and the human being is another, it's very hard to live up to an image.
27My daddy had seen a lot of people who played guitars and stuff and didn't work, so he said, "You should make up your mind either about being an electrician or playing a guitar, and I never saw a guitar player that was worth a damn".
28[on performing] It's like a surge of electricity going through you. It's almost like making love, but it's even stronger than that . . . sometimes I think my heart is going to explode.
29I just fell into it, really. My daddy and I were laughing about it the other day. He looked at me and said, "What happened, El? The last thing I remember is I was working in a can factory and you were driving a truck". We all feel the same way about it. Still, it just caught us up.
30There's been a big change in the music field in the last 10 or 12 years. I think everything has improved - the sounds have improved, the musicians have improved, the engineers have definitely improved. I like a lot of the new groups, y'know, The Beatles and The Byrds and the . . . whoever, but I really like a lot of the new music, but a lot of it is basically, our music is basically, rock 'n roll music is basically gospel or rhythm and blues. People have been adding to it, adding instruments to it, experimenting with it.
31[his acceptance speech from the 1970 Ten Outstanding Young Men of the Nation Awards] When I was a child, ladies and gentlemen, I was a dreamer. I read comic books, and I was the hero of the comic book. I saw movies, and I was the hero in the movie. So every dream I ever dreamed has come true a hundred times . . . I learned very early in life that "Without a song, the day would never end; without a song, a man ain't got a friend; without a song, the road would never bend - without a song". So I keep singing a song. Goodnight. Thank you.
32Some people tap their feet, some people snap their fingers, and some people sway back and forth. I just sorta do 'em all together, I guess.
33I don't like being called Elvis The Pelvis. That's gotta be one of the most childish expressions I've ever heard coming from an adult.
34[when asked what kind of music he sings] I sing all kinds.
35[when asked who he sounded like] I don't sound like nobody.
36It's your baby, you rock it.
37[How the Army and Lisa, being born, matured him] When I was a little boy, I was like most of them; I never dreamed of getting married or having children. Wehn I got into singing, I was sure I was as mature as a man could become. Then Uncle Sam took me. He matured me like nothing else did. The Army finally made me realize that there really was something else out there more important. I felt that way, that nothing else could mature me anymore. Then Lisa was born. For the first time, in my life, I had somebody to care for besides myself. I finally understood what it meant to be a father, meant to care for something that could not defend herself. It took mature up, for me, to another step. The two things that I can say will mature any man: Armed Forces and fatherhood, because a man is caring for somebody besides himself.
38[When asked by a reporter in 1972 about his opinion of war protesters] Honey, I'd just as soon keep my own personal views about that to myself. I'm just an entertainer, and I'd rather not say.
39I can never forget the longing to be someone. I guess if you are poor you always think bigger and want more than those who have everything.
40Ambition is a dream with a V8 engine.
41Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
42Only thing worse than watching a bad movie is being in one.
43I knew by heart all the dialogue of James Dean's films; I could watch Rebel Without a Cause (1955) a hundred times over.
44Just because you look good, don't mean you feel good.
45I sure lost my musical direction in Hollywood. My songs were the same conveyor belt mass production, just like most of my movies were.
46Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't goin' away.
47[on Blue Hawaii (1961)] In the movie we did a song called the "Hawaiian Wedding Song". And it was so real that it took me ten years before I realized I wasn't married to the chick.
48Since I was two years old, all I knew was gospel music. That music became such a part of my life it was as natural as dancing. A way to escape from my problems, an my way of release.
49I am not the King. Jesus Christ is the King. I'm just an entertainer.
50I get tired of playing a guy who gets into a fight, then starts singing to the guy he's just beat up.
51[1956] The colored folks been singing it and playing it just like I'm doin' now, man, for more years than I know. They played it like that in their shanties and in their juke joints and nobody paid it no mind 'til I goosed it up. I got it from them. Down in Tupelo, Mississippi, I used to hear old Arthur Crudup bang his box the way I do now and I said if I ever got to a place I could feel all old Arthur felt, I'd be a music man like nobody ever saw.
52Roy Orbison is the greatest singer in the world.
53I wiggle my shoulders, I shake my legs, I walk up and down the stage, I hop around on one foot. But I never bump and grind. Why, that's vulgar. I'd never do anything vulgar before an audience. My mother would never allow it.
54I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
55Take care of the fans and they will sure as hell take care of you.
56The police filmed a show one time in Florida because of the PGA, YMCA, or somebody. They thought that I was . . . something. They said, "Man, he's got to be crazy". So they, the police, came out and filmed the show. I couldn't move. I had to stand still. The only thing I could move was my little finger like that. "You ain't nothing but a hound dog crying all the time", y'know, for the whole show.
57I want to entertain people. That's my whole life. To my last breath.
58[at a 1972 press conference in Madison Square Garden] Man, I was tame compared to what they do now, are you kidding? All that I ever did was just jiggle.
59I've never gotten over what they call stage fright. I go through it every show. I'm pretty concerned, I'm pretty much thinking about the show. I never get completely comfortable with it, and I don't let the people around me get comfortable with it, in that I remind them that it's a new crowd out there, it's a new audience, and they haven't seen us before. So it's got to be like the first time we go on.
60A live concert to me is exciting because of all the electricity that is generated in the crowd and on stage. It's my favorite part of the business - live concerts.
61The image is one thing and the human being is another, it's very hard to live up to an image.
62My daddy had seen a lot of people who played guitars and stuff and didn't work, so he said, "You should make up your mind either about being an electrician or playing a guitar, and I never saw a guitar player that was worth a damn".
63[on performing] It's like a surge of electricity going through you. It's almost like making love, but it's even stronger than that . . . sometimes I think my heart is going to explode.
64I just fell into it, really. My daddy and I were laughing about it the other day. He looked at me and said, "What happened, El? The last thing I remember is I was working in a can factory and you were driving a truck". We all feel the same way about it. Still, it just caught us up.
65There's been a big change in the music field in the last 10 or 12 years. I think everything has improved - the sounds have improved, the musicians have improved, the engineers have definitely improved. I like a lot of the new groups, y'know, The Beatles and The Byrds and the . . . whoever, but I really like a lot of the new music, but a lot of it is basically, our music is basically, rock 'n roll music is basically gospel or rhythm and blues. People have been adding to it, adding instruments to it, experimenting with it.
66[his acceptance speech from the 1970 Ten Outstanding Young Men of the Nation Awards] When I was a child, ladies and gentlemen, I was a dreamer. I read comic books, and I was the hero of the comic book. I saw movies, and I was the hero in the movie. So every dream I ever dreamed has come true a hundred times . . . I learned very early in life that "Without a song, the day would never end; without a song, a man ain't got a friend; without a song, the road would never bend - without a song". So I keep singing a song. Goodnight. Thank you.
67Some people tap their feet, some people snap their fingers, and some people sway back and forth. I just sorta do 'em all together, I guess.
68I don't like being called Elvis The Pelvis. That's gotta be one of the most childish expressions I've ever heard coming from an adult.
69[when asked what kind of music he sings] I sing all kinds.
70[when asked who he sounded like] I don't sound like nobody.

#Trademark
1Known to friends and fans for his extremely kind-hearted and generous personality
2Black hair often greased back
3Deep husky voice with southern accent
4Two trademark phrases were "Thank ya!" and "Thank ya' very much!"
5Peanut butter and banana sandwiches (with bacon)
6Onstage karate moves
7White sequined jumpsuits with rhinestones
8Longer and slightly deeper sideburns
9His movements, with his pelvis, that gave him the nickname, "Elvis, the pelvis", which he strongly disliked
10The famous left-sided grin
11Known to friends and fans for his extremely kind-hearted and generous personality
12Black hair often greased back
13Deep husky voice with southern accent
14Two trademark phrases were "Thank ya!" and "Thank ya' very much!"
15Peanut butter and banana sandwiches (with bacon)
16Onstage karate moves
17White sequined jumpsuits with rhinestones
18Longer and slightly deeper sideburns
19His movements, with his pelvis, that gave him the nickname, "Elvis, the pelvis", which he strongly disliked
20The famous left-sided grin

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