Hold the King's hand and hear what he has to say to you.
Ever since his first hip swinging appearance on The Milton Berle Show in 1956, music changed forever. Under the guidance of ‘Colonel’ Tom Parker, Presley scored 23 US #1 songs in his lifetime became the biggest star that rock and roll has ever seen.
- 1935: Born in Tupelo, Mississippi
- 1953: Cuts his first record, My Happiness at Sun Records in Memphis
- 1954: That’s All Right airs on WHBQ-AM radio in Memphis
Debuts at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville
- 1955: Enlists ‘Colonel’ Tom Parker as his manager
- 1956: Heartbreak Hotel becomes #1 in the US
Causes controversy and hysteria performing Hound Dog on The Milton Berle Show
Releases Blue Suede Shoes
- 1957: Buys Graceland
Releases All Shook Up and Jailhouse Rock
Too Much becomes #1 in the UK
- 1960: Releases Are You Lonesome Tonight?
- 1976: Moody Blue becomes his 23rd US #1
- 1977: Dies in Graceland