Cultural Depictions Of Elvis Presley
Elvis Presley has inspired artistic and cultural works since he first entered the national consciousness. From that point interest in his personal and public life has never stopped. With his death in 1977, such interest increased even further. Some scholars have even studied many aspects of his profound cultural influence. * Billboard historian Joel Whitburn declared Presley the "#1 act of the Rock era", beating out The Beatles, based upon his dominance of Billboard's list of top 100 singles artists since 1955. The following lists cover various media which include items of historic interest, enduring works of high art, and recent representations in popular culture. The entries represent portrayals which most Americans have a reasonable chance of encountering, rather than a complete catalog; lesser-known works are not included.
For purposes of classification, popular culture music is a separate section from operas and oratorios. Television covers live action series, TV movies, miniseries, and North American animation but not Japanese anime, which appears with manga and graphic novels.
Other articles related to "cultural, cultural depictions of elvis presley, elvis, elvis presley":
... The relatively small court and low-bouncing ball makes scoring points easier than in its American cousin, racquetball, as the ball may be played to all four corners of the court ... Since every ball must strike the front wall above the tin (unlike racquetball), the ball cannot be easily "killed" ...
... Iran's Cultural Heritage Organization lists 211 sites of historical and cultural significance in Kordestan province ... For more info, see the provincial Cultural Heritage Organization website linked at the bottom of this page ...
... a film where the script calls for them to act in a non-Elvis, or science fiction role, but nevertheless purposely imitating Elvis' style of singing, Elvis himself ... Actors in movies where the plot calls for them to specifically wear Elvis-impersonator apparel, or disguise themselves as an Elvis impersonator, e.g ... or fictionalized entertainer other than Elvis Presley who impersonate him as part of a stage act within the movie's plot itself, e.g ...
... The Puffin Foundation and its Puffin Cultural Forum have been leading supporters and producers of art in Teaneck, sponsoring plays and art exhibitions at it ... The now-defunct Teaneck Cultural Arts Coalition had organized many community-wide cultural events, including an annual First Night community celebration of the arts held for several years through New Year's 2005 ... Mark's Church in Teaneck and at the Hackensack Cultural Arts Center, across the river in Hackensack, New Jersey ...
... As cultural scientist Roland Benedikter poses in his book on Sustainable Democratization of Iraq and in a series of essays, one main cause of the ongoing problems of ...
Famous quotes containing the words presley, elvis, depictions and/or cultural:
“I wish not to be given a title or an appointed position. I can and will do more good if I were made a Federal Agent at Large, and I will help best by doing it my way through my communications with people of all ages. First and Foremost I am an entertainer but all I need is the Federal Credentials.”
—Elvis Presley (19351977)
“Commercial to the core, Elvis was the kind of singer dear to the heart of the music business. For him to sing a song was to sell a song. His G clef was a dollar sign.”
—Albert Goldman (b. 1927)
“Surely, of all creatures we eat, we are most brutal to snails. Helix optera is dug out of the earth where he has been peacefully enjoying his summer sleep, cracked like an egg, and eaten raw, presumably alive. Or boiled in oil. Or roasted in the hot ashes of a wood fire.... If God is a snail, Boschs depictions of Hell are going to look like a vicarage tea-party.”
—Angela Carter (19401992)
“To recover the fatherhood idea, we must fashion a new cultural story of fatherhood. The moral of todays story is that fatherhood is superfluous. The moral of the new story must be that fatherhood is essential.”
—David Blankenhorn (20th century)