Elvis Presley

01.05
2011

Elvis Aaron Presley nace en Tupelo (Estados Unidos) el 8 de Enero de 1935.

Conocido con el sobrenombre de Rey del Rock, fue un artista que se convirtió en el icono de la música popular del siglo XX.

Durante su carrera, protagonizó 31 películas, muchas de las cuales estuvieron consagradas a sus canciones. Grabó un total de 150 álbumes y obtuvo 14 nominaciones a los Grammy de la academia nacional de las artes y de las ciencias.

Murió en Memphis, el 16 de Agosto de 1977, a la edad de 42 años.

Aún hoy la figura de Elvis sigue siendo una fuente de negocios interminable y actualmente ha superado la cifra de los 1.000 millones de discos vendidos.

Discografía en estudio y en directo:

  • Elvis Presley. 1956
  • Elvis. 1956
  • Loving You. 1957
  • Elvis’ Christmas Album. 1957
  • King Creole. 1958
  • Elvis Is Back!. 1960
  • G.I. Blues. 1960
  • His Hand in Mine. 1960
  • Something for Everybody. 1961
  • Blue Hawaii. 1961
  • Pot Luck. 1962
  • Girls! Girls! Girls!. 1962
  • It Happened at the World’s Fair. 1963
  • Fun in Acapulco. 1963
  • Kissin’ Cousins. 1964
  • Roustabout. 1964
  • Girl Happy. 1965
  • Harum Scarum. 1965
  • Frankie and Johnny. 1966
  • Paradise, Hawaiian Style . 1966
  • Spinout. 1966
  • How Great Thou Art. 1967
  • Double Trouble. 1967
  • Clambake. 1967
  • Speedway. 1968
  • Elvis (NBC-TV Special). 1968
  • Elvis Sings Flaming Star. 1969
  • From Elvis in Memphis. 1969
  • From Memphis To Vegas/From Vegas To Memphis. 1969
  • Let’s Be Friends. 1970
  • On Stage: February 1970. 1970
  • Elvis’ Christmas Album. 1970
  • That’s the Way It Is. 1970
  • Elvis Country (I’m 10,000 Years Old). 1971
  • Love Letters from Elvis. 1971
  • Elvis Sings The Wonderful World of Christmas. 1971
  • Elvis Now. 1972
  • He Touched Me. 1972
  • Elvis: As Recorded At Madison Square Garden. 1972
  • Aloha From Hawaii. 1973
  • Almost in Love. 1974
  • Elvis. 1973
  • Raised on Rock/For Ol’ Times Sake. 1973
  • Good Times. 1974
  • Elvis: As Recorded Live On Stage In Memphis. 1974
  • Having Fun With Elvis On Stage. 1974
  • Promised Land. 1975
  • Today. 1975
  • Elvis: A Legendary Performer Volume 2. 1976
  • His Hand in Mine. 1976
  • From Elvis Presley Boulevard, Memphis, Tennessee. 1976
  • Moody Blue. 1977
  • Elvis in Concert. 1977

Recopilaciones:

  • Elvis’ Golden Records. 1958
  • For LP Fans Only. 1959
  • A Date With Elvis. 1959
  • Elvis’ Gold Records. 1959
  • Elvis’ Golden Records Volume 3. 1963
  • Elvis for Everyone. 1965
  • Elvis’ Gold Records Volume 4. 1968
  • Worldwide 50 Gold Award Hits Vol. 1. 1970
  • Almost in Love. 1970
  • You’ll Never Walk Alone. 1971
  • C’mon Everybody. 1971
  • The Other Sides – Elvis Worldwide Gold Award Hits Vol. 2. 1971
  • I Got Lucky. 1971
  • Elvis Sings Hits from His Movies. 1972
  • Burning Love and Hits From His Movies. 1972
  • Separate Ways. 1973
  • Almost in Love. 1974
  • Elvis: A Legendary Performer Volume 1. 1974
  • Pure Gold. 1975
  • Double Dynamite. 1975
  • The Sun Sessions. 1976
  • Frankie and Johnny. 1976
  • Welcome to My World. 1977

Recopilaciones póstumas:

  • The Complete Sun Sessions. 1987
  • The Lost Album. 1991
  • The King of Rock ‘n’ Roll: The Complete 50′s Masters. 1992
  • From Nashville to Memphis: The Essential 60′s Masters. 1993
  • Amazing Grace: His Greatest Sacred Performances. 1994
  • Command Performances: The Essential 60′s Masters II. 1995
  • Walk A Mile In My Shoes: The Essential 70′s Masters. 1995
  • Elvis 56, 1996
  • Platinum: A Life in Music. 1997
  • An Afternoon in the Garden. 1997
  • Tiger Man. 1998
  • Memories: The ’68 Comeback Special. 1998
  • Sunris. 1999
  • Artist of the Century. 1999
  • Suspicious Minds. 1999.
  • Tomorrow Is A Long Time. 1999
  • Burning Love. 1999
  • Peace in the Valley: The Complete Gospel Recordings. 2000
  • That’s The Way It Is. 2000
  • White Christmas. 2000
  • Live In Las Vega. 2001
  • Country Side of Elvis. 2001
  • Today Tomorrow and Forever. 2002
  • Elvis: 30 #1 Hits. 2002
  • Elvis vs JXL. 2002
  • Elvis: Close Up. 2003
  • 2nd to Non. 2003
  • Elvis at Sun. 2004
  • Elvis by the Presleys. 2005
  • History. 2005
  • The Complete Million Dollar Quartet. 2006
  • The Essential Elvis Presley. 2007
  • Viva Elvis. 2010

Página web oficicial: http://www.elvis.com

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