He attended the Assembly of God with his parents; gospel music became an important influence on him. He received his first guitar as a gift on his eleventh birthday instead of a bicycle because his parents could not afford to buy one. Elvis’ first taste of musical success was when he won the talent show at his high school, Humes High School, in Memphis. In 1953, he graduated and became the first in his immediate family to earn a high school diploma. After graduating, he worked as a mechanist, but soon he would get his big break in the music industry and acting business.
No matter who you are or where you are, you will always be listening to music regardless if you’d want to or not. Though you may have different taste in music, you will always listen to some genres that you do not like. Some people will try to find themselves in other music and be inspired by the same subject. But someone had to be the first to get the idea of music and other just came along and changed it to their prospective along the journey of hundreds of musicians that made it and tons more than didn’t make it, they still pursued it because it was what they enjoyed and what they found to be what is most important to them. Rapping has come a very long way from people doing it how they would back in the day and how there is a complete
Some of the most major accomplishments he had earned were he had earned 14 Grammy nominations, and NARAS gave Elvis the Lifetime Achievement Award (Torr,2001). Also in 1956 after 25 weeks Elvis had 5 number one hits and 12 top 40 hits which, put him at the top of the charts (Chris,1999). Another thing that happened in 1956 Elvis had had his first RCA recording “Heartbreaking Hotel” which reached top in blues, rhythm, and country (2018). In 1957 Presley’s “Jailhouse Rock,” “Teddy Bear” and “All Shook Up” were big hits which made Elvis the idol for many teens (2018). Also many years after his death, Elvis was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (Plasketes,1991).
No wonder Paul liked music. His father played in a band which was known as Jim Mac's Jazz Band. His dad played piano in the band (Edgers & Tugeau, 2006). If Paul had never seen Little Richard sing he would have never become such a great singer. His singing skills would come in handy when he met the others in the
Since the late 1980’s the music industry has seen a development in the phenomena of pop vocal all male groups referred to as ‘boy bands’. These so-called boy bands have proven to be quite the craze for young teenage girls who invest their time creating loyal followings (fan bases) for them by promoting their albums, making signs and waiting in lines for hours just to see them in concert. Each generation has their fair share of successful boy bands. For me, it was *Nsync and for my sister ,it’s One Direction. There hasn’t been a single car journey that passes by without listening to both bands followed by the both of us arguing about which one is better.
Marley had a love for Ray Charles, Elvis Presley, Fats Domino and The Drifters, music drifting over from the United States. Marley and childhood friend Livingston devoted most of their time to music under the teaching of Joe Riggss. Later on, Bob met Leslie King who had him record a couple singles, the first was "Judge Not". His solo career did not take off right away, so him and two of his friends created a band. Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, and Neville Livingston formed the "Wailing Wailers".
But thank God, George found a friend in the presence of Andrew Ridgeley, a carefree and happy go lucky guy that in the later years becomes his partner in the famous Boy Band called Wham! The two meet during George’s elementary days. George’s parent doesn’t like him for their son because of his attitude but eventually accept the fact that George chooses his own friend and so they let him befriend with Andrew. From the beginning both of them share the same thing and that is their passion for music and so the two
The year is 2012. Korean pop star PSY’s song “Gangnam Style” has topped the music charts of more than 30 countries across the seven continents. World leaders like Barack Obama have attempted the horseriding dance of the ubiquitous hit. It has become the most-watched music video of its time, hitting over one billion views on Youtube within a few months. Yet, the song is almost sung entirely in the Korean language.
Kurt Donald Cobain was an American singer-songwriter who rocked the music world with his band Nirvana. He is known to have displayed artistic traits since early childhood but being a victim of parent’s separation, he had a troubled youth. Finding solace in music, he started with playing the guitar and slowly and steadily went deeper into the world of music. Albums such as Bleach, Nevermind, in Utero were some of his very popular ones. Nirvana signing with the Grefen Records came as a major accomplishment in his career.
Atif Aslam is a pop/rock/Sufi Pakistani singer, songwriter, guitarist, film actor and model. He has recorded several songs which was hits. He has an amazing vocal belting techniques. He gave numbers of chart topping songs to the industry. His most of the hit albums song have been written by himself so he proved himself as a good lyricist as well.