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What can you learn from Source A about Elvis Presley's impact on popular music in USA? Elvis Presley can be called the undisputed King of Rock 'n' Roll. Source A highlights Presley's success and impact on popular music in U.S.A. in 1950's. We can learn from Source A that Elvis Presley had a meteoric rise. As Elvis was born on 8th January 1935 in Tupelo, Mississippi he grew up surrounded by Gospel music of the Pentecostal Church. In 1948, Elvis moved to Memphis. In 1953, Sam Philips owner / producer of Sun Records was impressed with Elvis's voice and signed him up. ...read more.


Elvis style of singing was a huge success with teenagers. His style of dancing and singing appealed to teenagers, who were a new generation of U.S.A., who listened to records and watched films. The teenagers of U.S.A. were a population of 13 million. They were liberal and modern and ready to spend $7 billion in 1956 on films, clothes and records. In U.S.A. of that time, teenagers opinions were shaped by films such as 'Rebel without a Cause', starring James Dean. The teenagers of U.S.A. were attracted to music and 2000 Radio stations played popular Elvis music, resulting in sale of 90 million records in 1957. ...read more.


We can also see that Elvis Presley became successful very quickly. As soon as his first record was released, a year later, he became one of the top 25 best sellers. He quickly became popular as they played him straight away on the Radios. At that time there was over 2000 Radio stations, which encouraged people to buy his records. For example Presley has six hit singles in the company's hit list of top 25 best sellers. The coupling of 'Heartbreak Hotel' an 'I was the One', is the label's number two bestseller. Elvis Presley song 'That's Alright Mama', was a big hit in the South, where thee was a segregation going on. To which, Sam Philips, owner of Sun Records commented that he had found 'a white man who could sing like a Black man'. ...read more.

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