Elvis Aaron Presleya (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977) was one of the most popular American singers of the 20th century. A cultural icon, he is widely known by the single name Elvis. He is often referred to as the "King of Rock and Roll" or simply "the King". Born in Tupelo, Mississippi, Presley moved to Memphis, Tennessee, with his family at the age of 13. He began his career there in 1954, working with Sun Records owner Sam Phillips, who wanted to bring the sound of African American music to a wider audience.
Liz Winquest May 27, 2011 3rd hour Elvis Presley’s Rise to Fame This project gave me the opportunity to research the rise to fame of the legend of rock and roll, Elvis Presley. Elvis Presley has always captured my attention with his music, his handsome looks, and his famous dancing. Before this project I knew a lot on Elvis Presley but after this project I learned so much more about his journey and how he became the legend he is today. When Elvis Presley was born on January 8th, 1955 he suffered the loss of his twin brother at birth. Elvis would live his life feeling guilty for the loss of his brother and some of his music reflected that.
This allows them to freely enjoy themselves and release any rage one has been holding back. Sheen's personal life has made headlines, including reports about alcohol and drug abuse and marital problems, as well as allegations of domestic violence. According to the tabloids, Sheen also has a split personality. We imagine that he is a round the clock partier, his drug
This celebration was to say that the genre was introduced to the world through Elvis Presley. Third Question What was his influence on other artists? “Elvis was a revolutionist in the music world, his ballistic dance moves shocked and delighted audiences, “Elvis the Pelvis,” who earned his nickname for the sexy dance moves he did onstage, was blamed for single-handedly releasing the pent-up sexual frustrations of 1950s youth. Also, he helped to break down racial barriers by popularizing R & B and gospel music. Elvis always publicly acknowledged his debt to ‘black’ R & B and gospel musicians.” – Rock N Roll Hall of Famers Elvis influenced many of artists.
Pipher argues that the wrath and destruction of the societal hurricane has always been focused on girls rather than boys, as girls experience the “short end of the stick” in terms of the sexual double standard. In the beginning of each school year at my high school, rumors would swirl about the new kid who just joined our class. Some of the rumors were positive and some of them were negative, but most of the rumors were about their sexual history. When the rumors were negative, it was always about a female student. I saw girls ridiculed and disrespected by our peers.
"He was a remarkable host and businessman and left a rich legacy to television audiences around the world. We will all miss him." Clark was a successful businessman who created Dick Clark Productions. His company created the New Year's Eve special, game shows such as $25,000 Pyramid and TV's Bloopers and Practical Jokes, which he hosted with his friend Ed McMahon, as well as music specials such as the American Music Awards. previous1 of 7next Pioneering music television host Dick Clark, who hosted American Bandstand in the ‘50s and ‘60s and decades of televised New Year's Eve celebrations, died of a heart attack at the age of 82 on April 18, 2012.
Sustained by the decade’s prosperity, young people threw wild parties, drank illegal liquor, and danced new, sexually suggestive steps at jazz clubs. A strong fear of death, which was something real and unpredictable, prompted attitudes of impatience and carelessness. This was true for women and men. One of the symbols of this revolution was the flapper, a term that describes a "new breed" of young Western women who flaunted their disdain for what was then considered acceptable behavior. Flappers were looked down on for wearing excessive makeup, drinking, treating sex in a casual manner, smoking, driving automobiles and otherwise flouting social and sexual norms.
Rock ‘n Roll music became very popular with the teens of the 50’s, because it went against the conformist views. Many parents disliked this type of music, they though it to be evil. Elvis was the most famous man in the world and sold more than half a billion records. He was a terrific guy and a caring person, everyone loved him. Elvis Aaron Presley was born on January 8, 1935, in Tupelo, Mississippi (Guralnick C2).
Due to the influences of the media teens believe it is ok to have lots of sex without taking proper precautions. There are many teens who do not even know the dangers that sex brings. Unprotected sex can lead to unplanned pregnancies, STD’s and HIV. While all of these effects of unprotected sex are bad, HIV is one that is increasing the most each day. HIV is a disease that is sweeping the nation due to multiple partners and unprotected sex.
Elvis Presley was the first widely known rock-and-roll singer star – and was named the King of Rock and Roll. He rose from poverty to fame in the mid 1950s, attracting large audiences in concerts and especially teenage girls everywhere he went. Elvis was young and attractive, had great voice, and his sound and style was something totally unique. Elvis' musical style was a combination of black Rhythm & Blues, country, blues, pop music of the day, and gospel. His stage performance was a novelty thing in the 1950s, with lots of swiweling dance movements that some parents and church people considered vulgar and a dangerous influence to their teenagers.