Thursday, March 16, 2023

March 16 - From tupelo to Graceland

Robert Watkins published his 48-page paperback 'From tupelo to Graceland: life and legacy of Elvis Presley'. 

Synopsis: The music and persona of Elvis Presley, a cultural icon, have captivated audiences all over the world for decades. The King of Rock and Roll's life and work are examined in depth in this comprehensive biography.

The book follows Elvis' rise to fame as a teenage heartthrob in the 1950s, beginning with his humble beginnings in Tupelo, Mississippi. Readers will get a glimpse into the many facets of Elvis's career, from his ground-breaking appearances on The Ed Sullivan Show to his iconic roles in films such as Jailhouse Rock and Blue Hawaii.

The book, on the other hand, does not shy away from the darker aspects of Elvis's life, such as his battles with addiction and the negative effects that fame had on his mental health. A glimpse into Elvis' private life, including his relationships with his family, friends, and romantic partners, will also be provided to readers.

This biography gives a clear picture of the man behind the music by using archival research and interviews with people who knew Elvis best. This book is a must-read whether you are a fervent fan or just curious about one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century.

(Source: Amazon)