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Princeton's WordNet

  1. acid, back breaker, battery-acid, dose, dot, Elvis, loony toons, Lucy in the sky with diamonds, pane, superman, window pane, Zennoun

    street name for lysergic acid diethylamide

Wiktionary

  1. Elvisnoun

    An impersonator of Elvis Presley.

  2. Elvisnoun

    Elvis Presley (1935-1977), a popular American rock-and-roll singer.

  3. Elvisnoun

    A male given name, possibly derived from the surname Elwes.

  4. Elvisnoun

    Elvis Presley, a popular American rock-and-roll singer.

Wikipedia

  1. Elvis

    Elvis Aaron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977), often referred to mononymously as Elvis, was an American singer and actor. Dubbed the "King of Rock and Roll", he is regarded as one of the most significant cultural figures of the 20th century. His energized interpretations of songs and sexually provocative performance style, combined with a singularly potent mix of influences across color lines during a transformative era in race relations, led him to both great success and initial controversy. Presley was born in Tupelo, Mississippi, and relocated to Memphis, Tennessee, with his family when he was 13 years old. His music career began there in 1954, recording at Sun Records with producer Sam Phillips, who wanted to bring the sound of African-American music to a wider audience. Presley, on rhythm acoustic guitar, and accompanied by lead guitarist Scotty Moore and bassist Bill Black, was a pioneer of rockabilly, an uptempo, backbeat-driven fusion of country music and rhythm and blues. In 1955, drummer D. J. Fontana joined to complete the lineup of Presley's classic quartet and RCA Victor acquired his contract in a deal arranged by Colonel Tom Parker, who would manage him for more than two decades. Presley's first RCA Victor single, "Heartbreak Hotel", was released in January 1956 and became a number-one hit in the United States. Within a year, RCA would sell ten million Presley singles. With a series of successful network television appearances and chart-topping records, Presley became the leading figure of the newly popular sound of rock and roll; though his performative style and promotion of the then-marginalized sound of African Americans led to him being widely considered a threat to the moral well-being of the White American youth.In November 1956, Presley made his film debut in Love Me Tender. Drafted into military service in 1958, Presley relaunched his recording career two years later with some of his most commercially successful work. He held few concerts, however, and guided by Parker, proceeded to devote much of the 1960s to making Hollywood films and soundtrack albums, most of them critically derided. Some of his most famous films included Jailhouse Rock (1957), Blue Hawaii (1961), and Viva Las Vegas (1964). In 1968, following a seven-year break from live performances, he returned to the stage in the acclaimed television comeback special Elvis, which led to an extended Las Vegas concert residency and a string of highly profitable tours. In 1973, Presley gave the first concert by a solo artist to be broadcast around the world, Aloha from Hawaii. Years of prescription drug abuse and unhealthy eating habits severely compromised his health, and he died suddenly in 1977 at his Graceland estate at the age of 42. Having sold over 500 million records worldwide, Presley is recognized as the best-selling solo music artist of all time by Guinness World Records. He was commercially successful in many genres, including pop, country, rhythm & blues, adult contemporary, and gospel. Presley won three Grammy Awards, received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award at age 36, and has been inducted into multiple music halls of fame. He holds several records, including the most RIAA-certified gold and platinum albums, the most albums charted on the Billboard 200, the most number-one albums by a solo artist on the UK Albums Chart, and the most number-one singles by any act on the UK Singles Chart. In 2018, Presley was posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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  1. elvis

    Elvis is most commonly associated with Elvis Presley, an American singer and actor who is considered one of the most significant cultural icons of the 20th century. He is often referred to as the "King of Rock and Roll" or simply "The King". He is renowned for his contributions to the music industry and his influence on the development of pop culture.

Wikidata

  1. Elvis

    Elvis is the second studio album by Elvis Presley, released on RCA Victor in mono, LPM 1382, in October 1956. Recording sessions took place on September 1, September 2, and September 3 at Radio Recorders in Hollywood, with one track left over from the sessions for Presley's debut album at RCA recording studios on January 30 in New York. It spent four weeks at #1 on the Billboard Top Pop Albums chart that year, making Presley the first recording artist to have both albums go straight to number one in the same year. It was certified Gold on February 17, 1960, and Platinum on August 10, 2011 by the Recording Industry Association of America.

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    Song lyrics by elvis -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by elvis on the Lyrics.com website.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. ELVIS

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Elvis is ranked #60045 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Elvis surname appeared 336 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Elvis.

    69% or 232 total occurrences were White.
    19.6% or 66 total occurrences were Black.
    7.1% or 24 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2% or 7 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. evils

  2. Levis

  3. Levi's

  4. lives

  5. slive

  6. veils

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Elvis in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Elvis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Elvis in a Sentence

  1. Des Barres:

    I could have met Elvis and spent time with him, i declined that because I had gotten engaged to Michael [ Des Barres ], Des Barres I married. I thought I shouldn't get caught up with Elvis.

  2. Linda Thompson:

    I absolutely adored him, and I still feel a connection to his soul because he was such a good human being and a charismatic figure. I got to know him very intimately as a human being, not just Elvis Presley the icon. I still feel that and there’s a raw spot in my heart when I see him or hear him sing. I have to stop what I’m doing and just remember the great love that we shared. That doesn’t go away. That stays in the heart forever.

  3. Bryce Maine:

    I picked out some of the songs she liked from back in the day – a lot of Elvis.

  4. Corrinne Minard:

    Cheerio and Elvis were loving and playful together, cheerio would even be quite flirtatious at times, like any cat. Cheerio has been here since she was pretty young, so shes always been used to our dogs.

  5. Tom Jones:

    She said, ‘I can’t believe that Elvis would be in the bathroom with you at the same time – he never was with me!’ i said, ‘Well, he was with me, Priscilla. He was. I was naked, and he was half-naked’ – because he had gone to the toilet and had to get his leather pants up. They were North Beach leather, which were hard to get up.

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