Elvis Presley Persuasive Speech

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“The king of rock ‘n’ roll”. Who do you think of when you hear that saying? I think of Elvis Presley because he was truly the king of rock ‘n’ roll. Elvis Presley came from so little and became so known. He was a hard worker and a great role model. He is known for countless things. Elvis is known for his amazing movies, his catchy songs and many more accomplishments he had in his lifetime. Elvis Aaron Presley was born on January 8, 1935. Elvis was supposed to be a twin but, Jesse Garon was stillborn. Due to one of the first traumatic events, Elvis got his middle name, Aaron which he later changed to Aron to represent his brother’s loss. Elvis grew up in Tupelo, Mississippi. He had a very normal early life until he was introduced to music.…show more content…
So due to that he abused drugs. On August 16, 1977 Elvis was found unconscious on the bathroom floor. The doctors filed a biopsy that stated he had a large amount of drugs in his blood system. He had overdosed on prescription drugs. The biopsy also stated that he had a heartattack. Elvis had an over-the-top funeral. Everyone was there to mourn his death. There was an estimated guess of 80,000 people there. Everyone was trying to get a last glimpse of the king of rock ‘n’ roll. After the funeral there were two young girls dead due to trampling to get that last glimpse. Even though Elvis’s death was one of the most memorable deaths in history today, he is still considered the king of rock ‘n’ roll. Elvis merchandise is still sold worldwide, as well as his many CD's. I think that we should still recognize Elvis as the king of rock ‘n’ roll. I admire him for multiple reasons. He came from so little and became so known. He also served for this county when his career was at his highest. Elvis was a huge American icon. Elvis introduced rock 'n' roll music to his time period, so if he didn't become as known as he was we wouldn't have some of the musical names we have

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