Hi, thanks for visiting to take a look at Elvis Presley album covers. Elvis had an amazing amount of albums over his career and I have had to make a few collages of some of his album covers.
Elvis Presley is often referred to as the “King of Rock and Roll” and is one of the most iconic and influential musicians of the 20th century. Born in Tupelo, Mississippi in 1935, Presley grew up in a working-class family and was exposed to music from an early age. His mother, a devout Christian, often took him to church where he would sing in the choir.
Presley’s musical career began in 1954 when he signed with Sun Records, a small independent record label in Memphis, Tennessee. It was here that he recorded his first single, “That’s All Right”, which became a regional hit and helped establish him as a rising star in the music industry. Over the next few years, Presley recorded a string of hits, including “Hound Dog”, “Jailhouse Rock”, and “Heartbreak Hotel”, which cemented his place as one of the most popular and influential musicians of his time.
One of the key elements of Presley’s success was his unique blend of musical styles. He combined the raw energy of rhythm and blues with the melody and structure of country music, creating a sound that was entirely his own. His performances were equally distinctive, with his signature hip gyrations and on-stage charisma captivating audiences around the world.
Presley’s impact on popular culture cannot be overstated. His music and style influenced countless artists who followed in his footsteps, including The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, and Bruce Springsteen. He was also a trailblazer in terms of breaking down racial barriers in music. In the 1950s, rock and roll was still largely viewed as a “black” music genre, but Presley’s success helped to bring it to a wider, more mainstream audience.
Despite his massive success, Presley’s personal life was not without its challenges. He struggled with drug addiction and health problems throughout much of his career, and his relationships with women were often the subject of tabloid speculation. He died in 1977 at the age of 42, leaving behind a legacy that continues to influence and inspire musicians and fans alike.
In recent years, Presley’s music has seen a resurgence in popularity. The release of several box sets and reissues has introduced his music to a new generation of listeners, and his image and style continue to be celebrated in popular culture. In 2019, a new documentary film about his life, “The King”, was released to critical acclaim, further cementing his place as a cultural icon.
In conclusion, Elvis Presley was an incredibly talented and influential musician whose impact on popular culture is still felt today. He was a trailblazer who helped break down racial barriers in music and his unique blend of musical styles and on-stage charisma continue to inspire and captivate audiences around the world. While his personal life may have been tumultuous, his music and legacy live on, ensuring that he will always be remembered as the “King of Rock and Roll”.
Here we have a look at some of Elvis’s albums.
- Elvis Presley (1956)
- Elvis (1956)
- Elvis’ Christmas Album (1957)
- Elvis Is Back! (1960)
- His Hand in Mine (1960)
- Something for Everybody (1961)
- Pot Luck (1962)
- Elvis for Everyone! (1965)
- How Great Thou Art (1967)
- From Elvis in Memphis (1969)
- From Memphis to Vegas / From Vegas to Memphis (1969)
- That’s the Way It Is (1970)
- Elvis Country (I’m 10,000 Years Old) (1971)
- Love Letters from Elvis (1971)
- Elvis sings The Wonderful World of Christmas (1971)
- Elvis Now (1972)
- He Touched Me (1972)
- Elvis (1973) (The “Fool” Album)
- Raised on Rock / For Ol’ Times Sake (1973)
- Good Times (1974)
- Promised Land (1975)
- Today (1975)
- From Elvis Presley Boulevard, Memphis, Tennessee (1976)
- Moody Blue (1977)
Soundtrack albums (original material)
- Loving You (1957)
- King Creole (1958)
- G.I. Blues (1960)
- Blue Hawaii (1961)
- Girls! Girls! Girls! (1962)
- It Happened at the World’s Fair (1963)
- Fun in Acapulco (1963)
- Kissin’ Cousins (1964)
- Roustabout (1964)
- Girl Happy (1965)
- Harum Scarum (1965)
- Frankie and Johnny (1966)
- Paradise, Hawaiian Style (1966)
- Spinout (1966)
- Double Trouble (1967)
- Clambake (1967)
- Speedway (1968)
Elvis Presley also had various greatest hits album over the years before and after his death. Below I have added the track listing of one of those. Elvis 30 #1 Hits expanded edition which has over 60 songs on 2 cds.
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1 Heartbreak Hotel
2 Don’t Be Cruel
3 Hound Dog
4 Love Me Tender
5 Too Much
6 All Shook Up
7 (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear
8 Jailhouse Rock
9 Don’t – Elvis Presley & The Jordanaires
10 Hard Headed Woman
11 One Night
12 (Now and Then There’s) A Fool Such as I
13 A Big Hunk O’ Love
14 Stuck On You
15 It’s Now or Never
16 Are You Lonesome Tonight?
17 Wooden Heart
19 (Marie’s The Name) His Latest Flame
20 Can’t Help Falling In Love
21 Good Luck Charm
22 She’s Not You
23 Return to Sender
24 (You’re The) Devil in Disguise
25 Crying In the Chapel
26 In the Ghetto
27 Suspicious Minds
28 The Wonder of You
29 Burning Love
30 Way Down
31 A Little Less Conversation – Elvis Presley vs. JXL
1 That’s All Right
2 I Forgot To Remember To Forget
3 Blue Suede Shoes
4 I Want You, I Need You, I Love You
5 Love Me
6 Mean Woman Blues
7 Loving You
8 Treat Me Nice
9 Wear My Ring Around Your Neck – Elvis Presley & The Jordanaires
10 King Creole – Elvis Presley & The Jordanaires
12 I Got Stung – Elvis Presley & The Jordanaires
13 I Need Your Love Tonight – Elvis Presley & The Jordanaires
14 A Mess Of Blues – Elvis Presley & The Jordanaires
15 I Feel So Bad
16 Little Sister
17 Rock-A-Hula Baby – Elvis Presley & The Jordanaires
18 Bossa Nova Baby
19 Viva Las Vegas
20 If I Can Dream
22 Don’t Cry Daddy
23 Kentucky Rain
24 You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me
25 An American Trilogy
26 Always on My Mind
27 Promised Land
28 Moody Blue
29 I’m A Roustabout – Elvis Presley & The Jordanaires
I hope you enjoyed this look at Elvis Presley album covers. Leave a comment below and let me know your favourite Elvis album.
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