Elvis Presley Research Paper Outline

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Rock Stars Elvis Presley * Elvis Presley’s genres are rock and roll, pop, rockabilly, country, blues, gospel and R&B * Elvis wasn’t just a musician he was also an actor * He was born on January 6 1935 and died at age 42 in August 16 1977 * Has in identical twin brother named Jesse Garon Presley * On his supposed first performance he got overwhelmed by stage fright and didn’t go * On March 24 1958 Elvis was inducted to the US army * One of his famous songs is “Jailhouse Rock” * Was one of the most famous rock stars of the 20th century * Referred to as the ‘King of Rock’ * Was one of the most important figures of the 20th century The Bee Gees * Was originally made up of three brothers Barry,…show more content…
*  In September 2010, PRC for Music released a list of the "Top Ten Songs That Make Men Cry" based on a survey they conducted. Bruce's "Streets of Philadelphia" was Number 8. *  On January 22 2010, Bruce performed on the Hope For Haiti Now telethon to help raise money for earthquake relief. He sang "We Shall…show more content…
* He has achieved 14 UK number 1 singles * His 1958 single Move It was considered the first authentic English rock music John Lennon said that before Cliff and the Shadows British music wasn’t worth listening to * As he converted to Christianity his songs turned softer more like pop and sometimes gospel * He is the biggest selling artist in the UK Switchfoot * Formed in 1996 * On 2002 Switchfoot’s music was featured in the movie “A Walk to Remember” * The original members for the band was Jon Foreman, Tim Foreman and Chad Butler * From the exposure that came from the movie “A Walk to Remember” they attracted a lot of attention from multiple record labels * Signed a contract with the major record label Columbia Records * Their album “The Beautiful Letdown” was certified as a double-platinum which sold over 2.6 million copies * On August 10 2007 Jon Foreman announced that the band has severed all ties with Columbia Records * They made a song called “This is Home” and was put as part of the soundtrack of Narnia: Prince Caspian * Made an album “Hello Hurricane” and licensed it at Atlantic Records * The album “Hello Hurricane” was nominated and got a Grammy award on February 11 2011 Led

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