News & Views Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Elvis-75 Wednesday, October 06, 2010

Elvis Presley would have turned 75 on January 8th, 2010. To recognize this occasion,  a new piano/vocal/guitar collection has been released entitled Elvis 75- Good Rockin’ Tonight. He was known as “the King of Rock and Roll” yet he had humble beginnings. He was born in Mississippi and lived in a two-room house growing up. He failed music in school and was known as a “loner” to his classmates but yet this man originated the “rockabilly” style that so many came to love. Rockabilly is an uptempo, backbeat-driven fusion of country and rhythm that in the 1950′s became an entirely new music genre which led to “rock and roll.”  Elvis Presley is considered the best-selling solo artist of all time. With accolades like that, one might expect to see Elvis Presley music featured on the hit television show “Glee” in the future. Let’s wait and see….

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