Elvis Presley – Are You Lonesome Tonight? Piano Sheet Music 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 commonly known by the single name Elvis . He is often referred to as “The King of Rock and Roll” or simply “The King”. Elvis achieved international fame and recognition through his first single, “(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear” (1957)—a US Top 5 hit and the top selling single of the 1950s. He was regarded as one of the most significant cultural icons of 20th century popular culture, and he is still widely acknowledged as one of the most influential musicians of 20th century, among other things influencing Elvis Costello, Elton John and David Bowie. Elvis Presley was born on January 8, 1935 in Tupelo, Mississippi to Elvis Aaron Presley (1918 – 1979) and Gladys Love Smith (1909 – 1958). Elvis moved to Memphis with his parents in 1948. Elvis Presley began his career as a singer on radio in Memphis Tennessee . Elvis also performed and had a stint as a Hollywood actor before taking up music full time. Elvis Presley became the most marketable star of the rock n’ roll era before Elvis, more than any other artist, appeared to embody the spirit of youth in the 20th century Elvis Presley is one of the best-selling music artists of all time, having sold more than one billion records worldwide. Elvis had 33 platinum albums, 51 gold albums and 77 gospel albums. Elvis Presley charted 114 singles, 84 tracks or long plays (LP) and 23 EP on Billboard . Elvis Presley had a film Elvis Presley : Elvis Aaron Presley was born on January 8, 1935. Elvis’ twin brother died at birth. Elvis grew up with 9 siblings and had 4 half-sisters and 2 half-brothers from his father’s extra-marital affairs. At 13 Elvis became the frontman of a blues band ‘Red Devil’.
George Gershwin – I Got Plenty O Nuttin Piano Sheet Music George Gershwin’s “I Got Plenty o’ Nuttin’” was featured in Porgy and Bess, a George and Ira Gershwin musical which debuted on Broadway in 1935. The song is sung by the protagonist of George and Ira Gershwin’s opera, Porgy. The song is significant because