Elvis Presley — Fan Survey Results
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Elvis Presley Biography fan`s survey results:
From: United States
1. How and when did you first hear about Elvis Presley?
: On the Frank
Sinatra Special Wlecoming Elvis home from the army.
2. What was it that got you hooked on Elvis?
: He was well mannered, very
very handsome,and sung any song with soul.
3. If Elvis were alive, what would you like to say to him or ask him?
would say to him, "thank you for keeping it real". You are truly an
awesome man who has given so many people a direction and purpose in life.
4. WHICH is your favourite Elvis Presley song or movie?
: If I Can Dream
5. WHY is it your favourite?
: The title says it all. Peace, love and
understanding. No differences will be made, no mateter what creed or color. We all are one. Nough said.
6. Who do you think Elvis loved most in his life, his greatest love?
First of all his parents and his family. The love of God.
7. Where were you and what were you doing when you heard that Elvis had
: I was driving home from work in the rain. It seems Christ was
8. Why do you think Elvis still attracts new fans every year,
even long after his death?
: He was a compelling performer. No matter that
he made some bad films. The person he became after fame. The love and
compassion he gave to others. That God given voice. He is still giving.
9. Do you collect Elvis music or memorabilia?
: Yes, Music, Movies, Books,
Figurines, Souveneir items, other
11. How would you rate our Elvis Presley Biography site?
12. Do you have any suggestions on how we can improve this site for
: Provide links to true Elvis fans and friends. The
step-family of Elvis's are a sad, sad and bitter disapointment.
Thank you for your very interesting comments on our survey. Elvis blessed us all with the true depth of his soul and in return we can only honor and respect this wonderful man, it hardly seems enough. Elvis` voice is like a Golden sunray, he was just totally amazing!
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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