Essays Tagged: "Elvis"

This essay descibes the amazing life of Satchmo, Louis Armstrong, the famous jazz musician. Satchmo, as the king of jazz, profoundly plays a major influence on jazz music.

most influential musicians in the 20th century, one musician seems to glorify over the others. Not Elvis, John Coltraine, or even Michael Jackson. Yet, Louis Armstrong who blasted the music of swing ...

(8 pages) 275 1 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Comparison of the Beatles "A hard days night" to Elvis's "Jailhouse Rock".

the Yardbirds to name a few. The Beatles began a phenomenon within their marketing appeal. In 1960, Elvis came back to his fans and appeared in a show with Frank Sinatra. After that, and after recordi ... er that, and after recording some remarkable songs like "It's Now or Never" and "Fame and Fortune", Elvis started to make movies and more movies. During his "Hollywood Era", few were the times he went ...

(6 pages) 73 0 2.7 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

A History of the Beatles.

The Beatles placed the emphasis on a group, rather than a single individual, like Frank Sinatra or Elvis. They also set an example for all rock n roll bands to follow with their strong sense of self- ...

(10 pages) 133 0 4.2 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

JFK as an icon.

e iconic figure, there are certain names that immediately spring to mind, John Lennon, Che Guevara, Elvis to name but a few, although the figure who seems to have had the biggest impact, especially in ...

(14 pages) 174 1 4.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Elvis.

d Roll records. Seeing this many R & B artists modified their songs to suit Rock and Roll. Then Elvis came along! That changed a lot.Elvis has meant many things to many people all over the world. ... one from Rock'n'Roll to Hollywood Heartthrob, back to Las Vegas megastar. But if you look carefully Elvis was nothing than a mere boy raised in the south that was taught to love his mama and Jesus. Th ...

(2 pages) 34 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Elvis Presley : The Cultural Icon

More than two decades after his death, Elvis Presley presence in our society is still felt as much as he is still alive. Even on the 25th a ... presence in our society is still felt as much as he is still alive. Even on the 25th anniversary of Elvis death, millions of people worldwide still pay tribute to their beloved "King of Rock and Roll" ... ll pay tribute to their beloved "King of Rock and Roll". Known to the world only by his first name, Elvis is one of the most important figures in American twentieth century popular music. He almost si ...

(6 pages) 126 1 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

My Date From Hell: London.

hem. I found it quite extraordinary, but what the hell, if she's pretty enough she can tell me that Elvis shot Kennedy. Together we got on board the ferry and found a place to stretch out. She kept as ...

(5 pages) 26 0 4.3 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Is It Really There? (Schizophrenia essay)

r example, people with this disorder tend to believe that they are someone else in disguise such as Elvis or Jesus. Another type of delusion is the delusion of grandeur, which is when an individual be ...

(2 pages) 44 0 3.8 Nov/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

American Mockery or American Love? An Analysis of Allen Ginsberg's "America"

movement, the Cold War between the US and the Soviet Union, and the emergence of Rock 'n Roll with Elvis. These events impacted American culture and society and gave way to new ideas and innovations ...

(5 pages) 30 0 3.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Elvis Prestley

Elvis Presly was born in 1935 in Tupelo, Mississippi. In Pentecostal churches during his youth, Elvi ... ery successful. Ha also found thrill in other things besides music. He liked acting. From 1956-1958 Elvis starred in four motion pictures. All of his movies had soundtracks, which featured him. The so ... ; (1956) "Jailhouse rock," (1957) "Loving you," (1957) and "King Creole." Elvis also found a love for his country during his lifetime. Yet he was most famous for his singing ...

(1 pages) 3 0 0.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Elvis Presly

Elvis Aron Presley was born in Tupelo, Mississippi, on January 8, 1935. He was born in his parents' ... rother known as Jesse Garon, who was stillborn. On that happy, yet sad night, Gladys Presley said, "Elvis will always miss his twin. He'll be like the missing piece in a jigsaw puzzle". Although the s ... ll be like the missing piece in a jigsaw puzzle". Although the spirit of his twin brother lingered, Elvis grew up an only child in a poor family. Elvis eventually had his middle name legally changed t ...

(4 pages) 622 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Near Death Experiences

report seeing different images of people and talking to an individual who has varied from Jesus to Elvis and even Santa Claus. Out-of-body experiences are common too during NDE's, in some cultures. ... were still alive, Nintendo or cartoon characters instead of deceased relatives. Adults say they saw Elvis or Groacho Marx. (Rivenburg 166-167)        Some have reported having NDE's wh ...

(6 pages) 413 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Near Death Experinces

report seeing different images of people and talking to an individual who has varied from Jesus to Elvis and even Santa Claus. Out-of-body experiences are common too during NDE's, in some cultures. ... were still alive, Nintendo or cartoon characters instead of deceased relatives. Adults say they saw Elvis or Groacho Marx. (Rivenburg 166-167)        Some have reported having NDE's wh ...

(6 pages) 16 0 5.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Untitled

e been to the state of California and had the opportunity to visit one of the most popular singers, Elvis Parsley's house; I have never seen so many people just waiting to go in; I have also went to W ...

(2 pages) 3 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley Elvis Presley started his career at a very early age. Elvis was one of many ro ... career at a very early age. Elvis was one of many rock and roll singers who loved their music, but Elvis was different than most singers. He thought about his fans as much as he thought of himself. T ... about and satisfying his fans year after year allowed him to be known as the king of rock and roll. Elvis Presley was a rock and roll singer that no one could ever forget because he was generous, lovi ...

(4 pages) 16 0 4.3 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Graceland Review

view Content: 1. This play takes place in the 1970's, just three days before the opening of Elvis's home (Graceland) to the public. Bev Davies, a huge Elvis fan, set up camp in front of Elvis' ... Lacey Benedetti played Rootie Malert. Bev Davies had brown hair, but wore a blonde wig. She wore an Elvis T-shirt and a pair of bellbottoms. Bev was a kind, outgoing and caring person. This is seen th ...

(2 pages) 942 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Elvis Aron Presley

Elvis Aron Presley Elvis Presley has had over149 songs to appear on Billboard's Hot 100 Pop ... a: 114 in the top forty, forty in the top ten, and eighteen managed to capture the number one spot. Elvis had over ninety charted albums, nine of them also reaching number one (Overview 1). Elvis Pres ... Elton John have tried to fill his shoes, but have found it almost impossible to be as respected as Elvis was. This proves that he's not only the King of Rock and Roll, but the king of all kinds of mu ...

(10 pages) 13 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Elvis Presley

Elvis Aron Presley Elvis Presley has had over149 songs to appear on Billboard's Hot 100 Pop ... a: 114 in the top forty, forty in the top ten, and eighteen managed to capture the number one spot. Elvis had over ninety charted albums, nine of them also reaching number one (Overview 1). Elvis Pres ... Elton John have tried to fill his shoes, but have found it almost impossible to be as respected as Elvis was. This proves that he's not only the King of Rock and Roll, but the king of all kinds of mu ...

(10 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Elvis Presley : The King of Rock and Roll

Elvis Presley was born on January 8, 1935. At birth he had a twin who unfortunately was a stillborn ... Presley was born on January 8, 1935. At birth he had a twin who unfortunately was a stillborn baby. Elvis always said that he could talk to his twin brother. Elvis grew up being very poor and his pare ... eing very poor and his parents were always trying to get by, doing anything they can to make money. Elvis' dad was always jumping from job to job. The house that Elvis grew up in was called "The Shotg ...

(2 pages) 13 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The Elvis Tribute

p, all he wanted now was a spot to settle down for the rest of his life.The description read: “Elvis is a wonderful 14 year old grandpa who just needs someone to share their love with him and car ... rescue him from death row! He is so lovely!”There and then, I felt drawn to this grandpa named Elvis and grew eager to liberate him from his misery. Not to mention my description matched the ad p ...

(7 pages) 10 0 3.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing