Today Elvis Presley the pop singer and actor died 45 years ago

Elvis Presley died due to heart failure

On Tuesday, people remember Elvis Presley, in his 45 anniversary at his death. Even after forty-five years he is still, has a status of a King and he is a one of extraordinary talent of American pop culture.

He was born on Jan 8 1935, he graduated from Humes High School in 1953, and his father was a laborer until his son gained fame and fortune. He was born to Vernon his father and Gladys Presley his mother, he lived in Tupelo US, and he grew up as only child, his twin brother was stillborn. He completed high school from Humes, when his family moved Memphis in 1948.

On his 11th birthday he got first guitar in Tupelo, his musical supremacy was pop and country music of the time, he also used to hear gospel music which was played in the church, Elvis was in love with R&B music played on the historic Beale Street.

Elvis started his career in 1954, he recorded his first five singles with the Sun Records label in Memphis. In November 1955, Sam Phillips sold Elvis’ contract to RCA Victor for $35,000, plus $5,000 in back royalties he owed Elvis. It was the largest amount paid for a single performer up to that time. In 1956 he released his hit songs, songs are Rip It Up , “Love Me”, “When My Blue Moon Turns to Gold Again” , “Long Tall Sally”

He won Grammy award three times, for the duration of his life he produced 150 albums, these albums sold billion records worldwide. The star is remembered as The Kind of Rock and Roll, he also got 14 Grammy nominations.

A man of many talents

In his complete career he was not only a musician, he also performed in 33 film, he made television appearances, he was a brilliant performer and actor.

From 1958 to 1960 he was entertaining the military, during that time he was a regular soldier, before joining he was given the option to join special branch.

The star died at the age of 42, he died due to heart failure, when he pass away in his home in Memphis at Graceland. He breathe his last on 16, 1977, he was magnificent artist and pop singer, he is regarded as one eminent personality of twentieth-century.

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