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Elvis Presley was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame as a performer in 1986.

Elvis Presley

Black and white promotional photo of Elvis Presley. He is looking off-camera, wearing a dark short-sleeved collared shirt and holding a guitar.Elvis Presley is, quite simply, the King of Rock & Roll.

In 1954, the performer kicked off a musical revolution by modernizing traditional genres such as blues, country and bluegrass for contemporary (and more youthful) audiences. Throw in a charismatic stage presence with then-scandalous hip-swings and body contortions, and it's easy to see why Presley set the charts (and hearts ablaze). More at






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