There will never be anyone quite like Elvis. His talent and charisma are timeless. Today we’ve got for you a stunning video from a 1962 musical comedy “Girls! Girls! Girls!” The King of Rock & Roll is at his best. Gee, was he gorgeous! This footage is so crisp, you get a feeling that you’re sitting right there. Watching Elvis perform “Return To Sender,” I fell in love with him twice more. I feel like I was born in the wrong era. Please, enjoy and SHARE this treasure!
Elvis recorded more than 600 songs (without including unfinished ones), he also starred in a total of 31 movies in his career. Presley purchased his first guitar when he was just 11 years old. He wanted a rifle, but his mother convinced him to get a guitar instead. At age 12, Elvis was offered a chance to sing live at a local radio, but he was too shy back than to accept the offer. At 18, Mr. Presley recorded his first song, it was a gift for his mama. His breakthrough hit was Heartbreak Hotel, released in 1956. This song was inspired by a story about a local suicide.
When performing on TV in 1956, host Milton Berle advised Elvis to perform without his guitar. Presley’s moving hips caused a major outrage across the U.S. Within days he was nicknamed Elvis the Pelvis.
A Florida judge called Elvis “a savage” that same year. He believed his music and dancing were “undermining the youth.” Elvis was subsequently forbidden from shaking his body during performances, so he waggled his finger instead.
Presley loved a good laugh. He would frequently change lyrics during concerts to amuse himself. While performing “Are You Lonesome Tonight?” in Las Vegas in 1969, instead of “Do you gaze at your doorstep and picture me there?”, he sang “Do you look at your bald head and wish you had hair?”
In 1956, he began his film career with a western “Love Me Tender”. His second film, “Loving You”, featured his parents as audience members. After his mother’s death in 1957, he never watched the movie again.