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Elvis Presley

Singer, Actor (8-Jan-1935 — 16-Aug-1977)


David Bret. Elvis: The Hollywood Years. London: Robson Books. 2004.

Ken Burke; Dan Griffin. The Blue Moon Boys: The Story of Elvis Presley's Band. Chicago Review Press. 2006. 279pp.

Roy Carr; Mick Farren. Elvis Presley: An Illustrated Record. New York, NY: Harmony Books. 1982. 192pp.

Jim Curtin; Renata Ginter. Elvis: The Early Years: A 2001 Fact Odyssey. Nashville, TN: Celebrity Books. 1999. 293pp.

Albert Harry Goldman. Elvis. New York: McGraw-Hill. 1984. 598pp.

Peter Guralnick. Last Train to Memphis: The Rise of Elvis Presley. Boston, MA: Little Brown & Co. 1994.

Pamela C. Keogh. Elvis Presley: The Man, The Life, The Style. New York: Simon & Schuster. 2004.

Pamela Clarke Keogh. Elvis Presley: The Man. The Life. The Legend. London: Simon & Schuster. 2004. 263pp.

Marty Lacker; Patsy Lacker; Leslie S. Smith. Elvis: Portrait of a Friend. Memphis, TN: Wimmer Brothers Books. 1979. 317pp.

Alanna Nash; with Billy Smith; Marty Lacker; Lamar Fike. Elvis Aaron Presley: Revelations from the Memphis Mafia. New York: Harper Collins. 1995. 792pp.

Jerry Osborne. Elvis: Word for Word. New York City: Harmony Books. 2000. 340pp.

Edmund K. Parker. Inside Elvis. Orange, CA: Rampart House. 1978. 197pp.

Peter Whitmer, PhD. The Inner Elvis: A Psychological Biography of Elvis Aaron Presley. New York: Hyperion. 1996.

Gilbert B. Rodman. Elvis After Elvis: The Posthumous Career of a Living Legend. Routledge. 1996. 231pp.

Billy Stanley; George Erikson. Elvis, My Brother. New York: St. Martin's Press. 1989. 296pp. By the stepson of Vernon Presley, who later became Elvis's personal assistant.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  7. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.905)

  8. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.615)

  9. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.572)

  10. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1189)

  11. Webster's American Biographies (p.844)

  12. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.1135)

  13. Cassell Companion to Cinema (p.443)

  14. Quinlan's Illustrated Registry of Film Stars (p.376)

  15. The Encyclopedia of Film (p.433)

  16. The Encyclopedia of Hollywood (p.323)

  17. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (p.698)

  18. Encylopedia of Pop, Rock, and Soul (pp.533-37)

  19. Portable Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians (pp.188-90)

  20. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (p.789)

  21. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.586)

  22. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.405)

  23. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.4, pp.105-08)

  24. The Encyclopedia of Country Music (p.420)

  25. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.328)

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