Elvis Presley — Fan Survey Results
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Elvis Presley Biography fan`s survey results:
1. How and when did you first hear about Elvis Presley?
: when i was just
a couple of days old my dad started playing elvis songs around me and now
i have grown to love Elvis very much
2. What was it that got you hooked on Elvis?
: His music, the way he
showed his feeligs in songs
3. If Elvis were alive, what would you like to say to him or ask him?
"My Message to Elvis": i love you soooooo much and could i please
spend a day with you.
4. WHICH is your favourite Elvis Presley song or movie?
: my favourite
song is Burning love and my favourite movie is 'it happened at the worlds
5. WHY is it your favourite?
: well i have loved the song buring love
since i was little so its stayed my number one song
6. Who do you think Elvis loved most in his life, his greatest love?
his mother cause when she died he was so lost and confused.
7. Where were you and what were you doing when you heard that Elvis had
: well i wasnt allive when elvis past away because im only 16 but i
remember my dad telling me when i was about 4
8. Why do you think Elvis still attracts new fans every year,
even long after his death?
: hmmm dont really know he's just a wonderful
singer that will allways touch peopls hearts.
9. Do you collect Elvis music or memorabilia?
: Yes, Music, Movies, Posters,
Figurines, Personal items, Souveneir items, other
10. How would you rate our Elvis Presley Biography site?
: Very Good
11. Do you have any suggestions on how we can improve this site for
: no, cause i think you have done a brillant job!
Wow, a young fan, it`s fantastic to hear from you and you`re an Aussie, too. Thank you for your comments on our survey. Elvis touched many with his music, looks, generosity, talent and personality. He loved his fans. Elvis has left us all with warm caring sincere memories; his lyrics were with deep meaning. Elvis Presley is an inspiration to us all, long live our legend.
Elvis Presley — Musical milestones
During his lifetime, Elvis Presley:
Recorded 104 singles that hit the Top 40 of the Billboard pop chart.
Had 18 number 1 Billboard hits, including four singles in 1956 that occupied the top of the charts for a cumulative total of 25 weeks.
The total (18) is surpassed only by The Beatles, who had 20 number 1 hits.
Had 38 Top 10 Billboard hits. This total is currently unchallenged; the closest competitor, Madonna, has 35. (The Beatles had 34 Top 10 hits during their career.)
Until the record was broken by Boyz II Men's "End of the Road" in November 1992, Elvis Presley's double-side "Don't Be Cruel/Hound Dog" was the undisputed champion of singles in terms of weeks spent at number one. The record spent 11 weeks at the top starting on August 18, 1956.
These are other records set by Presley's recordings:
From March 1956 to November 1959, every week there was at least one Elvis song on the singles chart.
From 1956 to 1962 Elvis set the record with 24 consecutive top 5 hit singles (singles listed with B-side songs and original U.S.A. release dates):
"Heartbreak Hotel" / "I Was the One" — released 1/27/56
"I Want You, I Need You, I Love You" / "My Baby Left Me" — 5/4/56
"Don't Be Cruel" / "Hound Dog" — 7/13/56
"Love Me Tender" / "Any Way You Want Me" — 9/28/56
"Too Much" / "Playing For Keeps" — 1/4/57
"All Shook Up" / "That's When Your Heartaches Begin" — 3/22/57
"Teddy Bear" / "Loving You" — 6/11/57
"Jailhouse Rock" / "Treat Me Nice" — 9/24/57
"Don't" / "I Beg Of You" — 1/7/58
Elvis also charted 9 consecutive #1 singles:
"Wear My Ring Around Your Neck" / "Doncha' Think It's Time" — 4/1/58 (the first single to debut on the chart in the top 10)
"Hard Headed Woman" / "Don't Ask Me Why" — 6/10/58
"One Night" / "I Got Stung" — 10/21/58
"A Fool Such As I" / "I Need Your Love Tonight" — 3/10/59
"A Big Hunk O' Love" / "My Wish Came True" — 6/23/59
"Stuck On You" / "Fame And Fortune" — 3/23/60
"It's Now Or Never" / "A Mess Of Blues" — 7/5/60
"Are You Lonesome Tonight" / "I Gotta Know" — 11/1/60
"Surrender" / "Lonely Man" — 2/7/61
"I Feel So Bad" / "Wild In The Country" — 5/2/61
"His Latest Flame" / "Little Sister" — 8/8/61
"Can't Help Falling In Love" / "Rock-A-Hula Baby" — 11/22/61
"Good Luck Charm" / "Anything That's Part Of You" — 2/27/62
"She's Not You" / "Just Tell Her Jim Said Hello" — 7/14/62
"Return To Sender" / "Where Do You Come From" — 10/2/62
All the above 24 singles also sold over 1 million copies each as well. That is another record yet to be broken.
Since 1962, the closest anyone has come to matching this was Madonna in the late 1980s and early 1990s, with 19 consecutive top 5 hits.
Also, on the official United Kingdom Top 40 chart, "One Night With You" reached number one in the week of Sunday, January 16, 2005, 27 years after Presley's death.
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