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Elvis Presley - what they bought him Over the next years...

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Steven Dooley MUS 128 501 September 21, 2009 Elvis Presley Elvis Presley was born January 8, 1935 in Tupelo, Mississippi . Presley had an identical twin brother, Jesse Garon Presley, who was stillborn . Presley’s first performance was October 3, 1945 at the Mississippi-Alabama Fair and Dairy Show . The song he sang was Red Foley 's " Old Sheep ” and came in fifth, winning $5 and a free ticket to all the rides at the fair . For his eleventh birthday, Presley only wanted a rifle . His parent’s, however, could only afford a guitar, so that is
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Unformatted text preview: what they bought him . Over the next years, Presley’s uncle started giving him the basic guitar lessons . All through his career Presley set record for television ratings, concert attendance, and record sales . Presley didn’t like to wear jeans as an adult because his parents made him wear them during his childhood . Even since his death, Presley is one of the most recognized faces on the earth ....
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