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Elvis Aron Presley At the time no one realized that The world of music and entertainment would forever change It was noon on January 8 1935 when Gladys Smith Presley a poor Mississippi God-fearing sewing machine operator and wife of farm hand Vernon Elvis Presley gave birth to twin sons Elvis Aron and Jesse Garon Presley Buried in an unmarked Priceville Mississippi grave Jesse Garon died within six hours of birth Jesses twin Elvis Aron was to become the most influential force in the history of popular music and a melding force between cultures As the worlds most endearing and successful entertainer of his age Elvis sold over three hundred million records and created thirty-three films Today Elvis is known world wide as The King of Rock n Roll The dirt-poor with his polite and well-mannered ways patterned his famous wiggle and early singing style form the gospel revival preachers he grew up with at the familys First Assembly of God Church We were broke man broke and we left Tupelo overnight Elvis said a quote which typifies his early life following his parents from job to job In 1939 the total combined Presley salary was 35 a week when young Elvis was enrolled in LC Humes High School in Memphis Tennessee After graduation from Humes High School in 1953 while driving a truck for an electric company Elvis passed a sign that would lead him to fame The sign read Memphis Recording Service-Make your own recordsFour dollars for two songs This is where Sam Phillips of Sun Records found his man In August 1954 WHBQ radio in Memphis released the birth of a Rock n Roll legend with Thats All Right Mama After an unsuccessful Grand Ol Opry stint 1955 brought Good Rockin Tonite and Milk Cow Blues Boogie The flamboyant personal managerpromoter Colonel Tom Parker who was managing the big talents of the day like Eddie Arnold and Hank Snow started quietly helping
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