He had a twin brother named Jessie but he was stillborn leaving Presley as a only child (Elvis.com). His parents were Veron and Glady Presley (Gentry p.25). When he was three years old his dad went to jail putting them in hard times (Gentry p.28). On Saturdays Presley would sing on the radio station WELO'S called ''The Saturday Jamboree'' (Grentry p.35). He enjoyed singing to his friends (Gentry p.36).
Elvis’s parents Gladys and Vernon thought that Elvis was a miracle baby. The Presley’s were a very poor family, they moved a few times they ended up moving to Memphis Tennessee in 1948. When Elvis was ten he originally wanted a bike but instead he got a guitar because that’s what his parents could afford. That’s how Elvis began his hobby of being a musician. Elvis attended a talent show and performed and was surprisingly good
Bruce was born 1949 in Freehold, New Jersey. He was the first child and only son of Adele and Douglas Springsteen. Springsteen's childhood was "oppressive," and that "his relationship with his father was very fragile. In addition, Springsteen hated school, and often endured the wrath of the nuns who were his grade school teachers. Music was an escape for Bruce, and he was inspired to pursue a career in music after seeing Elvis and the Beatles on The Ed Sullivan Show.
He later was kicked at the age of seventeen out of the choir because he’s amazing voice had matured and he could no longer sing the higher notes. He tried everything he could to make a living after this event from composing to free-lance musician. At age twenty-nine Haydn entered the Eszterhaza family (a wealthy aristocrat family). The Eszterhaza family employed Haydn to be their personal composer and write them pieces when they pleased. Haydn spent almost thirty years there.
Soon after he died at the age of eighty-three leaving children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren and they have all heard and remember his midnight ride. He did not leave any wives because they both had died years ago which made all depressed in his olden days. Also he had eight with one and eight with the other but with the first one only 5 survived and the second only six survived. Even though many that fought are not alive now, their memories still live on. The colonies soon became America and what it is today because of all the historical events in the past due to Paul Revere and many others and all the wars and battles we won throughout the years, good thing we got rid of those British
Stevie Ray Vaughan, born October 3rd of 1954 in Dallas Texas, coming into a family, his mother Martha Vaughan and father Jim Vaughan, and having a 3 year older brother, Jimmie Vaughan, also becoming extremely famous and talented with Stevie. Stevie had always loved the guitar, in an interview he said that he always wanted to play the drums but he didn’t have any drums, so he decided to play the saxophone. But could only get a few squeaks. His older brother Jimmie Vaughan could play the guitar, so Stevie decided that he would play the guitar too, he taught himself how to play the blues style of music, and did not learn how to read sheet music. Stevie would sneak into Jimmies room when he wasn’t there and play his guitars and read his books
Kayna Sollars Stallings English2 May 2, 2013 Rough Draft You may have heard of an American legend widely known as the “King” of Rock ‘n Roll, Elvis Presley. Elvis Aaron Presley was born in Tupelo, Mississippi January 8, 1935. He was born to a poor family following the stillborn birth of his twin brother Jesse Garon Presley. Elvis’s family went to the Assembly of God Church and sang in the choir. When he was ten years old Elvis sang in front of several hundred people at the annual Mississippi-Alabama Fair and Dairy Show and won a prize for singing Old Shep for a contest sponsored by a local radio- station.
Alexie wrote this story with the purpose of telling the reader that at the end of the day a friend will always be a friend no matter what. He set out to accomplish his purpose by putting Victor in a tough spot and needing help. Victor’s dad passed away in Phoenix, where he lived; Victor lived somewhere north of Nevada. He didn’t have any money to fly down to Phoenix to get his dads ashes or belongings and he went in search of a loan. He ran into Thomas who was an old friend, but they hadn’t spoke since they got in a fist fight back in school.
While growing up and through his adult life Elvis was close to his mother, Gladys. His first musical inspiration was from church, he loved gospel music. He received his first guitar for his twelfth birthday, his uncles and pastor from his church taught him to play over the next year. Elvis Presley’s success started
John Denver .Henry John Deutschendorf Jr (John Denver), singer, guitarist, songwriter: born Roswell, New Mexico 31 December 1943; married first 1967 Ann Martell (one adopted son, one adopted daughter; marriage dissolved 1983), second Cassandra Delaney (one daughter); died Monterey Bay, California 12 October 1997. It is surprising to discover that John Denver only had one UK Top 30 hit, "Annie's Song". Despite numerous tours and television appearances, the British public ignored all his other US No 1s - "Sunshine on My Shoulders", "Back Home Again", "Thank God I'm a Country Boy", "Calypso" and "I'm Sorry". In the same way that the British public never latched on to surf records, maybe his Johnny-One-Note theme of the Rocky Mountains was too