Elvis Presley - In
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1) Elvis was born on
January 8, 1935.
Mississippi town was he born in?
school, Presley was teased by his fellow classmates; they threw
"things at him, rotten fruit and stuff and because he was
a trait of the young Elvis.
was a mamma's boy.
At age ten, he made his first public performance in a singing contest at
the Mississippi-Alabama Fair and Dairy Show.
Dressed as a cowboy, the young Presley had to stand on a chair to
reach the microphone and sang. He
won second prize.
Foley's "Old Shep"
Freely's "Hang Ten"
Didley's "Bo Didley"
4) In November 1948,
the Presley's moved.
did they move to?
young Presley also listened a lot to local radio; his first musical hero
was family friend, a hillbilly singer with a radio show on Tupelo's
WELO. Presley performed
occasionally on his Saturday morning show, Singin' and Pickin'
Who was this
major influence of the move to Memphis was the strong tradition of blues
and soul music. He went to
blues as well as and hillbilly venues.
Many of his recordings were inspired by black Memphis composers
and recording artists.
was NOT one of these artists?
After making two acetate records at Sun Studios, Elvis made a demo for
Sam Phillips, found of the studio.
They made a record: 'That's All Right"/"Blue Moon of
What was the
date the song was released?
On July 30, 1954 Elvis, Winfield "Scotty" Moore and Bill Black made
their first appearance at the Overton Park Shell, with Slim Whitman
artists were billed as what?
Blue Moon Boys
debuted at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville on October 2, 1954.
Hank Snow introduced Presley on stage.
Afterwards, the singer was allegedly told: "Boy, you'd better
keep driving that truck."
song did he sing?
Moon of Kentucky"
10) In August 1955,
Elvis was signed to a one-year contract with �Hank Snow
Attractions�, a company owned by Hank Snow and another person.
Who was this other person?