With great photographs and text showing the students and faculty, activities and sports, candids and graphics, pictures of school and surrounding. And including artistic teenager and graduating senior and future incendiary rocker Elvis Presley who appears in class and club pictures and inscribed and signed by his senior photo.
Also included is a 2-page letter from the original owner of this annual. Was born in Tupelo Mississippi. And relocated to Memphis, Tennessee, w. Ith his family when he was 13 years old. His music career began there in 1954, recording at Sun Records with producer Sam Phillips.
Presley, on rhythm acoustic guitar, and accompanied by lead guitarist Scotty Moore. Was a pioneer of rockabilly. Driven fusion of country and rhythm and blues.
Joined to complete the lineup of Presley's classic quartet. Presley's first RCA single, "Heartbreak Hotel, ".
Was released in January 1956 and became a number-one hit in the United States. With a series of successful network television appearances and chart-topping records, he became the leading figure of the newly popular sound of rock and roll. His energized interpretations of songs and sexually provocative performance style, combined with a singularly potent mix of influences across color lines during a transformative era in race relations.Made him enormously popularand controversial. Presley's rise to national attention in 1956 transformed the field of popular music and had a huge effect on the broader scope of popular culture.
As the catalyst for the cultural revolution that was rock and roll, he was central not only to defining it as a musical genre but in making it a touchstone of youth culture and rebellious attitude. With its racially mixed originsrepeatedly affirmed by Presleyrock and roll's occupation of a central position in mainstream American culture facilitated a new acceptance and appreciation of black culture.
In this regard, Little Richard said of Presley, He was an integrator. They wouldn't let black music through. He opened the door for black music. Agreed: He broke the ice for all of us. Presley also heralded the vastly expanded reach of celebrity in the era of mass communication: at the age of 21, within a year of his first appearance on American network television, he was one of the most famous people in the world.
In polls and surveys, he is recognized as one of the most important popular music artists and influential Americans. "Elvis Presley is the greatest cultural force in the twentieth century", said composer and conductor. He introduced the beat to everything and he changed everythingmusic, language, clothes. It's a whole new social revolutionthe sixties came from it. Nothing really affected me until Elvis.Described the sensation of first hearing Presley as like busting out of jail. Some of his other hits include: Hound Dog, Jailhouse Rock, All Shook Up, Love Me Tender, Hard Headed Woman, Don't Be Cruel, In the Ghetto, Suspicious Minds, You're the Devil in Disguise, and others. Very Good condition hardback issue with tight binding and text and clean pages, with no must or mildew or smoke effects or missing pieces, with mild shelf wear. Great early Elvis rarity giving a great look at the early life and times of arguably the most influential seminal rock and roller. Spanky's Archive, since 1986. Thank you for stopping by!
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