October 17th, 2014 by Cee Harmon and tagged christian music channel, Elvis Presley, gospel music, Gospel Music Hall of Fame, Graceland, Grammy Award, Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, Recording Industry Association of America
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Elvis Presley was one of the most popular singers, musicians, and actors of the 20th century. People often referred to him as “the King of Rock and Roll”, or “the King”. According to the Elvis Encyclopedia, the total number of his original master recordings has been estimated as being more than 665.
Elvis Presley has been successful in many music genres, including rock and roll, pop, blues and gospel. With estimated record unit sales of more then 1,000,000,000 (one billion) units worldwide, he is the best-selling solo artist in the history of recorded music.
Since the beginning of his career, Elvis has been nominated for (14) Grammy Awards; received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award; had 150 different albums and singles certified gold, platinum or multi-platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA); starred in 31 feature films as an actor; and inducted into multiple music halls of fame, including the Gospel Music Hall of Fame in 2001.
Elvis’ legacy of generosity and giving continues on through the Elvis Presley Charitable Foundation. His Graceland Mansion continues to attract over 600,000 visitors per year, making it one of the most visited homes in the United States.
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Amazing Grace by Elvis Presley was recorded 0n March 15, 1971. The song was first released on “He Touched Me” on April 3, 1972. Words & Music: Arranged by Elvis Presley.
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From the moment that he first shook up the world in the mid 1950s, Elvis Presley has been one of the most vivid and enduring myths of American culture. Last Train to Memphis: The Rise of Elvis Presley is the first biography to go past that myth and present an Elvis beyond the legend.
Based on hundreds of interviews and nearly a decade of research, it traces the evolution not just of the man but of the music and of the culture he left utterly transformed, creating a completely fresh portrait of Elvis and his world. Drawing frequently on Elvis’ own words and on the recollections of those closest to him, the book offers an emotional, complex portrait of young Elvis Presley with a depth and dimension that for the first time allow his extraordinary accomplishments to ring true.