Cultural impact of Elvis Presley

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Since the beginning of his career, Elvis Presley has had an extensive cultural impact.wikipedia
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Elvis Presley

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Since the beginning of his career, Elvis Presley has had an extensive cultural impact.
Regarded as 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".

Rolling Stone

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According to Rolling Stone, "it was Elvis who made rock 'n' roll the international language of pop."

Pop music

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According to Rolling Stone, "it was Elvis who made rock 'n' roll the international language of pop."

African Americans

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His music was heavily influenced by African-American blues, Christian gospel, and Southern country.

Blues

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His music was heavily influenced by African-American blues, Christian gospel, and Southern country.

Christian

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His music was heavily influenced by African-American blues, Christian gospel, and Southern country.

Gospel

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His music was heavily influenced by African-American blues, Christian gospel, and Southern country.

Country music

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His music was heavily influenced by African-American blues, Christian gospel, and Southern country.

Q (magazine)

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In a list of the greatest English language singers, as compiled by Q magazine, Presley was ranked first, and second in the list of greatest singers of 20th century by BBC Radio.

BBC Radio

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In a list of the greatest English language singers, as compiled by Q magazine, Presley was ranked first, and second in the list of greatest singers of 20th century by BBC Radio.

Adolescence

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He gave teens music to grow up with and listen to, as most singers in his time created music geared for adults.

Rockabilly

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Presley sang both hard driving rockabilly, rock and roll dance songs and ballads, laying a commercial foundation upon which other rock musicians would build their careers.

Rock and roll

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According to Rolling Stone, "it was Elvis who made rock 'n' roll the international language of pop." Presley sang both hard driving rockabilly, rock and roll dance songs and ballads, laying a commercial foundation upon which other rock musicians would build their careers.

Ballad

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Presley sang both hard driving rockabilly, rock and roll dance songs and ballads, laying a commercial foundation upon which other rock musicians would build their careers.

Rock music

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Presley sang both hard driving rockabilly, rock and roll dance songs and ballads, laying a commercial foundation upon which other rock musicians would build their careers.

Big Joe Turner

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African-American performers such as Big Joe Turner, Wynonie Harris and Fats Domino came to national prominence after Presley's acceptance among mass audiences of White American adults.

Wynonie Harris

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African-American performers such as Big Joe Turner, Wynonie Harris and Fats Domino came to national prominence after Presley's acceptance among mass audiences of White American adults.

Fats Domino

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African-American performers such as Big Joe Turner, Wynonie Harris and Fats Domino came to national prominence after Presley's acceptance among mass audiences of White American adults.

White Americans

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African-American performers such as Big Joe Turner, Wynonie Harris and Fats Domino came to national prominence after Presley's acceptance among mass audiences of White American adults.

Jerry Lee Lewis

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Singers like Jerry Lee Lewis, the Everly Brothers, Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley, Little Richard, Buddy Holly, Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison and others immediately followed in his wake.

The Everly Brothers

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Singers like Jerry Lee Lewis, the Everly Brothers, Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley, Little Richard, Buddy Holly, Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison and others immediately followed in his wake.

Chuck Berry

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Singers like Jerry Lee Lewis, the Everly Brothers, Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley, Little Richard, Buddy Holly, Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison and others immediately followed in his wake.

Bo Diddley

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Singers like Jerry Lee Lewis, the Everly Brothers, Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley, Little Richard, Buddy Holly, Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison and others immediately followed in his wake.

Little Richard

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Singers like Jerry Lee Lewis, the Everly Brothers, Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley, Little Richard, Buddy Holly, Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison and others immediately followed in his wake.