The Rough Guide to Elvis 2 (Rough Guide Sports/Pop Culture)
Paul SimpsonISBN: 1843534177;
Book Description"Simpson's guide makes admirable strides in rescuing Elvis's legacy from the culture industry's facile biographical whitewashings...witty, evocative descriptions of the top 50 recordings impel you to revisit these old hits, the generouslyannotated, comprehensive movie listings should prompt you to avoid Cinema Elvis whenever possible." -PopMatters.com The 70th anniversary edition of the Rough Guide to Elvis by Paul Simpson (Rough Guides, April 2005) rescues the king from the distanceof history and sheds light on one of the most famous and misunderstood figures of the twentieth century. Written for both old and new fans alike, The Rough Guide to Elvis examines Presley?s life and the events that shaped it, his music, the people who influenced him, and his mysterious after-life. This updated anniversary edition includes new Elvis releases from the past two years and recent findings about his manager, Colonel Thomas Parker and mother, Gladys.
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