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Elvis (disambiguation)

Elvis Presley (1935–1977) was an American singer and actor.

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Elvis (text editor)

Elvis is a vi/ex clone, i.e. it resembles the Unix text editor "vi" very much but adds quite a few commands and features. Elvis is written by Steve Kirkendall and is distributed under the Clarified Artistic License which is used by Perl and is a GPL-compatible free software license.

Elvis is the version of vi that comes with Slackware, Frugalware, and KateOS.

Elvis (1968 TV program)

Elvis, starring Elvis Presley, is a United States television special that aired on December 3, 1968 on the NBC television network. The special is commonly referred to as the 68 Comeback Special, because of subsequent developments in Presley's career. It was directed by Steve Binder and produced by Binder and Bones Howe. Music from the special was released before the broadcast, on the album Elvis (NBC TV Special).

Presley's informal jamming in front of a small audience in the special is regarded as a forerunner of the " unplugged" concept, later popularized by MTV.

Elvis (1973 album)

Elvis is a 1973 album by Elvis Presley. It sold over 1 million copies worldwide despite being released soon after the much more successful Aloha from Hawaii album. It is sometimes called "The Fool" album after one of the songs included in it, to differentiate it from the 1956 album of the same title. "Fool" was issued as a single and reached number 15 in the UK, backed by a live version of "Steamroller Blues".

"Fool" and "Where Do I Go From Here" were recorded in March 1972. " It's Impossible" is a live recording from the Hilton Hotel in Las Vegas from February 1972. Tracks 3, 4, 6–10 were leftovers from the March and May 1971 recording sessions at RCA's Studio B in Nashville. Three songs feature Presley on piano: "It's Still Here", " I'll Take You Home Again, Kathleen" and "I Will Be True". These three selections were all released together for a second time as part of the 1980 boxed set, Elvis Aron Presley. The song "Fool" was also released in this collection. Four other songs in this album were also reissued in other albums: "It's Impossible" ( Pure Gold, 1975), "Padre" (He Walks Beside Me, 1978), "(That's What You Get) For Lovin' Me" (A Canadian Tribute, 1978) and "Don't Think Twice, It's All Right" (Our Memories Of Elvis Volume 2, 1979).

Elvis (1979 film)

Elvis is a 1979 American biographical television film directed by John Carpenter, and starring Kurt Russell as Elvis Presley, originally aired on ABC. It marks the last role on television for Russell, and the first collaboration between him and Carpenter. Kurt Russell's real-life wife and father, Season Hubley and Bing Russell, co-star as Presley's own wife and father.

After its success on television in the United States, Elvis was released theatrically throughout Europe. It was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture Made for Television, and for three Primetime Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie for Russell.

Elvis (1956 album)

Elvis is the second studio album by Elvis Presley, released on RCA Victor in mono, LPM 1382, in October 1956. Recording sessions took place on September 1, September 2, and September 3 at Radio Recorders in Hollywood, with one track left over from the sessions for Presley's debut album at the RCA Victor recording studios on January 30 in New York. It spent four weeks at #1 on the Billboard Top Pop Albums chart that year, making Presley the first recording artist to have both albums go straight to number one in the same year. It was certified Gold on February 17, 1960, and Platinum on August 10, 2011, by the Recording Industry Association of America.

Elvis (musical)

Elvis is a jukebox musical based upon the life of Elvis Presley, conceived and directed by Jack Good and Ray Cooney. It tells the story of Elvis Presley's life and career, from the beginning until his death. The original cast included Shakin' Stevens, who later became the top-selling UK singles artist of the 1980s and Tracey Ullman.

Elvis (song)

"Elvis" is a song recorded by Belgian R&B group Leki & The Sweet Mints for their album of the same name (2009). It was written by Deborah "SoShy" Epstein, Laurent Pronseur and Walter Turbitt and produced by King Of Sweden.

Elvis (1990 TV series)

Elvis (also known as Elvis – Good Rockin' Tonight) is an American TV series about the early life of Elvis Presley. The show aired ten episodes on ABC in 1990 before its cancellation due to low ratings. These ten episodes, along with three unaired episodes, were edited into a four-hour mini-series titled Elvis: The Early Years. The series starred Michael St. Gerard as Presley, Jesse Dabson, Blake Gibbons, Millie Perkins, and Billy "Green" Bush. Elvis voice-impersonator Ronnie McDowell provided the singing voice for St. Gerard on the series.

Elvis (comic strip)

Elvis is a Swedish comic strip created in 2000 by Tony Cronstam for the free daily newspaper Metro, as well as other more local newspapers.

Elvis Tonysson, the main character of the comic is a middle-aged man portrayed as a tortoise, who is according to Cronstam loosely based on himself, like most of the recurring characters are based on friends and family.

The main plot of the strip is according to Cronstam based on day-to-day annoyances encountered in real life. The plot of the strips published in the daily newspaper usually don't stretch over multiple strips, making the strip easy to understand even for non-daily readers, which is the case with most daily newspaper strips. There are also several comic books released, some of which feature a main plot.

Nowadays, Tony's wife Maria Cronstam is a main part in the development of the comic.

Elvis (miniseries)

Elvis is a 2005 biographical CBS mini-series written by Patrick Sheane Duncan and directed by James Steven Sadwith. It chronicles the rise of American music icon Elvis Presley from his high school years to his international superstardom.

The cast includes Irish actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers as Elvis, Rose McGowan as Ann-Margret, Randy Quaid as "Colonel" Tom Parker, Camryn Manheim as Gladys Presley, Robert Patrick as Vernon Presley, Tim Guinee as Sam Phillips, Jack Noseworthy as Steve Binder, Antonia Bernath as Priscilla Presley, Stuart Greer as Captain Beaulieu, Clay Steakley as Bill Black, Mark Adam as Scotty Moore, John Boyd West as Red West and Randy McDowell as Gene Smith.

Meyers won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film for his performance as Elvis Presley.

Elvis (name)

Elvis is a given name. It is an Anglicisation of the name of the Irish saint Ailbe of Emly. The earlier meaning of Ailbe is uncertain; it may have been understood in the Middle Ages to derive from Irish ail, 'rock', but this is unlikely to have been its historical meaning. In internet sources, the name is widely claimed to derive from Old EnglishEall-wīs, meaning "all-wise", but the development of w > v would be irregular and the name is not, in any case, attested in Anglo-Saxon sources; it is possible that this claim is inspired by the existence of the Old Norse mythological name Alvíss. Other alternative etymologies have been proposed for the name, including that it is derived from the surname Elwes, and that it is related to the name Alwyn.

Elvis (NBC TV Special)
This article is about the soundtrack for Elvis Presley's 1968 special for NBC. For the special itself, see Elvis (1968 TV program).

Elvis (NBC-TV Special) is the thirty-fourth album by Elvis Presley, released by RCA Records in mono, LPM 4088, in November 1968. Recording sessions took place in Burbank, California at Western Recorders on June 20, 21, 22 and 23, 1968, and at NBC Studios (Burbank) on June 27 and 29, 1968. It peaked at #8 on the Billboard 200. It was certified Gold on July 22, 1969 and Platinum on July 15, 1999 by the RIAA.