Elvis Presley was known as “The King” of rock’n’roll. He was born in Mississippi in 1935. His first song Elvis recorded in 1954. He sold millions of records, served in the army moved to Hollywood and appeared in 33 films. He had his first hit, “Heartbreak Hotel” in 1956. Elvis brought together the musical sounds of the blacks in America and of the country people. His song started a new period in American music. He was the most popular performer of his days. At the news of his death in 1977, thousands of people gathered out side his home in Memphis. He was only 42 years old. Elvis became one of the richest in history.