Elvis: A Celebration

Elvis: A Celebration

by Mike Evans

Hardcover(1 AMER ED)

$50.00

Overview

The ultimate celebration of the King of Rock 'n' Roll as seen from the archives of the Elvis Presley Estate at Graceland published on the 25th Anniversary of his death. Compiled and written with the full authorization and assistance of the Elvis Presley Estate, and using exclusive material from the official archive at Graceland, Elvis: A Celebration is the ultimate tribute to the King of Rock 'n' Roll on the 25th anniversary of his death. This pictorial record of Elvis's life features over 600 photographs and illustrations, from his early days in Tupelo and Memphis, his rise to superstardom, his career in movies, his television and Vegas performances, and his posthumous ascent to the top rank of the pop-culture pantheon. Loaded with news photographs, memorabilia, and movie stills-many never before published-this is the one book that Elvis fans should not be without!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780789489029
Publisher: DK Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 07/12/2002
Edition description: 1 AMER ED
Pages: 608
Product dimensions: 8.90(w) x 11.28(h) x 2.06(d)

About the Author

Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. conducts the business and manages the assets of the Elvis Presley Trust and estate at Graceland. Mike Evans has been writing about popular music since the 1970s, when he was a regular contributor to the UK's top music weekly newspaper, Melody Maker. He is the author of the much-acclaimed The Art of the Beatles, and since the early 1990s has worked in publishing, where he has commissioned and edited over 60 titles on rock 'n' roll, jazz, and popular culture. Mike lives and works in London, England.

Table of Contents

Introduction6
1Prologue [1935-1955]10
2Elvis, Scotty & Bill [1954-1955]40
3Shake, Rattle & Roll [1956-1957]70
4All Shook Up [1957-1958]154
5Serving Uncle Sam [1958-1961]234
6Hollywood Calls [1960-1969]316
7Intermission [1964-1976]382
8TV & Vegas [1968-1969]422
9Showtime [1970-1977]480
10Epilogue570
Appendices592

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