Essays Tagged: "Elvis Presley"

Drug Testing in Schools

juana and cocaine can become addictive and worse of all fatal. famouspeople such as Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley, River Phoenix, and Kurt Cobain,have all died from drug overdoses. None of which would ...

(2 pages) 152 0 4.1 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Beatles and rock music

ce of the centerpiece of a largely rebellious group of young people. Before the era of the Beatles, Elvis Presley first took Rock 'n' Roll to the public. Elvis blended the black and white music influe ... music influence to create this style of Rock 'n' Roll. He commanded a large group of faithful fans. Elvis was the only singer who was able to rival the Beatles. Even so, the Beatles admired his music ...

(3 pages) 105 0 4.1 Feb/1997

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

A brief history of led zeppeln, and it's musical impact

ed Zeppelin, The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, The Rolling Stones, The Yardbirds, Janis Joplin, Bob Dylan, Elvis Presley, Queen, Aerosmith, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, The Eagles.... All were from this ...

(5 pages) 65 0 3.9 Oct/1996

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

TITLE- KING CREOLE Essay looks at the way that music was used in the popular Elvis film 'King Creole', and how popular music guides the film helping to define the characters within the story.

"KING CREOLE"King Creole is shot in black and white. Elvis' character Danny Fisher, is a singer with a knack for getting into trouble. After being thrown ... dark past.Caine's article, "Calculated Violence and Viciousness": The British Critical Reaction to Elvis Presley's King Creole, discusses the levels of violence and illegal activity that occur in Kin ... nd illegal activity that occur in King Creole. It was speculated that rock 'n' roll, and therefore, Elvis, would encourage the youth of Britain to engage in delinquent behaviour."The critical elite be ...

(3 pages) 44 0 3.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

This essay exaplins how and why elvis influenced American Music.

ke a broken washing machine" Zella recalls. She is describing her first encounter with the music of Elvis Presley, America's most celebrated icon.Americans, for the most part, seldom agree on matters ... of the arts. Nevertheless, if asked to name the King of rock and roll, they will chant, in unison, "Elvis Presley!" While most will assign Presley as the father of rock, in actuality, they are terribl ...

(4 pages) 184 1 4.0 Dec/2002

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

Rock & Roll: Its effects on our culture

ve a difference in opinion on who really started the Rock movement. Some say that it was absolutely Elvis Presley. While other historians say that the Beatles truly started the revolution. When I thin ... started the revolution. When I think of the beginning of Rock and Roll the following names come up: Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry, and Bill Haley. Yes, it is true that Chuck Berry seems to be the most we ...

(7 pages) 169 0 4.4 Feb/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

"The King"

Description:This paper is about Elvis Aaron Presley. It includes his childhood of poverty. It also includes his twin brother, his dr ... it burns out quickly- but not before lighting up everything around it." (Greenwood and Tracy 310). Elvis Presley died at a young age, but not before he was successful in what he worked for in life. A ... not before he was successful in what he worked for in life. All his life, he worked to be accepted. Elvis became known for what he was good at. Elvis Presley struggled through hardships of being a shy ...

(7 pages) 54 0 4.3 Mar/2003

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

Elvis Presley.

Elvis Presley was the first real rock and roll star. A white southerner who singing blues laced with ... on Tool Company and the Presleys moved into a small apartment at 572 Poplar Avenue. On September 13 Elvis enrolls at L.C. Humes High School.The day after graduation he took a job at Parker Machinists ... teachers, clergymen, and even other entertainers who his style was to suggestive. He was nicknamed "Elvis the Pelvis" by one writer. On January 6, he made the last of his three appearances on the Ed S ...

(5 pages) 98 2 4.2 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Tute Presentation on 70s and 80s Rock Music - Fleetwood Mac, Genesis and Led Zeppelin.

rtists such as Chuck Berry and Little Richard paved the way for ?white rock music? and the likes of Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis and Roy Orbison. This group of artists became the first generation or ...

(3 pages) 63 2 3.2 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Elvis presey.

Elvis PresleyElvis was born in a 2-room house in Tupelo, Mississippi, January 8, 1935.Elvis had a tw ... ssissippi, January 8, 1935.Elvis had a twin but he was stillborn and grew up as an only child. 1948 Elvis moved toMemphis Tennessee. They lived in public housing. Elvis got several jobs to help suppor ... Elvis got several jobs to help supporthis family. He graduated form Humes high school June 3rd 1953.Elvis frequently went to gospels, and from that he absorbed R&B into his music.1954 Elvis began ...

(2 pages) 59 0 3.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

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

Jimmy Page

tatt av å male og ble tidlig introdusert for kunsten. Men det var etter at han hadde oppdaget Elvis Presley og rock n roll at han begynte å interessere seg for musikk og ved alderen 12 fek ... Mountain Slide....TeknikkerPage sine teknikker er et veldig vidt begrep. Man finner noe mye preg av Elvis, Chuck Berry og diverse bluesgitarister men Page skapte en egen stil og utvidet ekstremt mye a ...

(4 pages) 45 0 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Pop Culture in "Where are you going? Where have you been?"

nt through many different changes with the introduction of a new style of music and movies, lead by Elvis Presley and his shocking dance moves. Sex appeal was becoming popular and pop culture was begi ... Where have you been?", written by Joyce Carol Oates, the author attempts to personify Bob Dylan and Elvis Presley as different characters in the story, Ellie and Arnold in particular. She does this to ...

(6 pages) 141 0 3.7 Mar/2004

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

History Day Project: The social impact of Rock and Roll Music

media, attitudes, lifestyles, and music, of course.The most praised rock star to date is obviously Elvis Presley. He burst into the music industry in 1954. He is now known as The King... and was in a ...

(5 pages) 105 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The King

influenced by James Brown, so everyone is influenced by someone(1). Take me for instance; The King (Elvis Presley) has influenced my musical life style. I didn't realize it at first, since nobody real ... nks about who influenced their life. I realized it when my English teacher assigned this assignment.Elvis Aaron Presley was born on January 8, 1935 Tupelo, Ms. He was born with a twin brother, Jessie ...

(4 pages) 35 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Andy Warhol - 20th Century Genius

ography and silk-screening techniques to capture portraits of everyday objects and celebrities like Elvis Presley, Elizabeth Taylor and Marilyn Monroe. When critics attacked his work as boring and uno ...

(5 pages) 202 2 3.5 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Catcher in the Rye by Salinger

es to obstruct change.It is unarguable to many that the title of the King of Music is still held by Elvis. Elvis Presley, the idol to millions of men, women and children alike, was also controversial ... eir children to listen to his music, but that did not stop any of them from listening to his music. Elvis Presley's music played a major role in the evolution of rock & roll. Similarly to music, l ...

(6 pages) 48 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

2004 USC Honors College Essay Choice 1: Values gained by continuing to differentiate "low" art from "high" art

ons have traditionally had very different views on "low" and "high" art. Music from artists such as Elvis Presley and the Beatles, now lauded by many, was at one time considered the lowest form of art ...

(2 pages) 20 0 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

La vie de Lisa Marie Presley

Lisa Marie Presley, l'enfant unique de Elvis et Priscilla Presley, est née le 1er février 1968, exactement 9 mois aprè ... rces et elle a departe a Nashville avec sa mere pour les suburbs de Los Angeles, mais elle visitait Elvis regulierement en Memphis. La musique etait une grande parti de sa vie, Elton John, David Cassi ... la distance entre elle et son pere etait difficule. A l'age de 9 ans, sur le 16 aout 1977 son pere, Elvis, est mort a cause d'un surdosage apparent de drogue. Durant les 10 prochaines annees qui a sui ...

(2 pages) 15 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Paul McCartney

e Beatles he played left handed bass guitar. His influences were little Richard, skiffle music, and Elvis Presley. Paul along with John Lennon wrote most of The Beatles songs such as "from me to you", ...

(1 pages) 13 0 3.0 Apr/2005

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