Elvis Presley Is The King of Rock. He changed the way people listend to music, back in the 50's (left picture) and after a stint in the army, he made movies in the 60's fans loved, critics hated. Made a come back as The King via his 1968 Comeback Special. Went on tour after the movies. He passed away Auh 16th 1977
Elvis in the Army - Sigrid Schultz -(right in the photo) met Elvis when her father took her to Bad Nauheim. She found her hero in a relaxed mood while off duty. Elvis – Private Presley 53 310 761 – was stationed at nearby Friedberg having been drafted into the US Army in March 1958 and flown to Germany that October.
Back in the U.S.A. Some 200 fans waited at Union Station to welcome Elvis home from his stint in the U.S. Army on March 7, 1960. He was wearing a non-issue dress blue Army uniform made in Germany. Elvis was discharged with the rank of sergeant, but the tailor had mistakenly given him the stripes of staff sergeant. The formal white shirt was a gift from Frank Sinatra delivered by his daughter, Nancy, on Elvis' first day back in the States.
Producer Hal Wallis, used some details from Elvis’ personal life to flesh out his character, Tulsa MacLean, in GI Blues. .. he t had used a similar strategy in Elvis’ pre-Army features, Loving You & King Creole. The intent was to attract Elvis’ legion of fans who were already familiar with Elvis’ life. In G.I. Blues, Tulsa is an entertainer soon to be released from the Army, is stationed in Germany and is a member of a tank division, just as Elvis had been.