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Elvis Presley
January 8, 1935 - August 16, 1977
Nationality: American
Category: Musician
Subcategory: American Musician

I never expected to be anybody important.


I'll stay in Memphis.


More than anything else, I want the folks back at home to think right of me.


I did the Ed Sullivan show four times. I did the Steve Allen show. I did the Jackie Gleason show.


When I got outta High School I was driving a truck. I was just a poor boy from Memphis, Memphis.


I've tried to lead a straight, clean life, not set any kind of a bad example.


I was an overnight sensation.


I like entertaining people. I really miss it.


Ambition is a dream with a V8 engine.


I'm so nervous. I've always been nervous, ever since I was a kid.


I'm trying to keep a level head. You have to be careful out in the world. It's so easy to get turned.


Those people in New York are not gonna change me none.


There are too many people that depend on me. I'm too obligated. I'm in too far to get out.


Later on they send me to Hollywood. To make movies. It was all new to me. I was only 21 years old.


I think I have something tonight that's not quite correct for evening wear. Blue suede shoes.


The colored folks been singing it and playing it just like I'm doin' now, man, for more years than I know. I got it from them.


I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.


Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man; but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.


I was training to be an electrician. I suppose I got wired the wrong way round somewhere along the line.


I'm not trying to be sexy. It's just my way of expressing myself when I move around.


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