..1943, From the age of eight, Elvis would spend many Saturday afternoons at the Tupelo Courthouse from where WELO broadcast it's Saturday Jamboree, an amateur program which started at 1pm and went till 4.30pm. It had live audiences composed of up to a hundred and fifty people. Anyone could sing or play on the program and Elvis did many times. 'Old Shep' being just one of the many songs he sung. - See more at…

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Elvis Presley was simply "The King." As John Lennon explained things, "Before Elvis, there was nothing." Well, there were white singers like Pat Boone doing pallid covers of black singers ... and it did seem like T. S. Eliot's wasteland. But the King shook things up, and the rest, as they say, is history.

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Jessie D. McDowell (J.D.) Presley : Elvis Presleys Grandfather : Elvis Presley Biography : Elvis Australia Official Elvis Presley Fan Club :

Jessie D. McDowell (J.D.) Presley : Elvis Presleys Grandfather : Elvis Presley Biography : Elvis Australia Official Elvis Presley Fan Club :

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"Elvis Aaron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977) was one of the most popular American singers of the 20th century. A cultural icon, he is widely known by the single name Elvis. He is often referred to as the "King of Rock and Roll" or simply "the King"

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81 Years Ago Today, Elvis Presley Was Born. Do YOU Remember These Iconic Moments?

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