Elvis Presley citáty
Datum narození: 8. leden 1935
Datum úmrtí: 16. srpen 1977
Elvis Aaron Presley, známý také jako „Král Rock 'n' Rollu“ nebo zkráceně jako „Král (The King)“, byl americký zpěvák a herec. Dokázal skloubit inspiraci z černošského spirituálu, blues a country a stal se nejvýznamnější postavou amerického rock and rollu. Během své více než dvacet let trvající kariéry překonal mnoho rekordů prodeje desek a návštěvnosti koncertů.
Citáty Elvis Presley
Originál: (en) Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
Zdroj: [100 Favorite Bible Verses, Nelson, Thomas, 2011, Nashville, Tennessee, Thomas Nelson, 978-1-4041-9001-6, 85]
Zdroj: [Kohut, Joe, Kohut, John J., Rockecy aneb Kniha rockových citátů, Ladislav Šenkyřík, Volvox Globator, Praha, 1996, 1, 153, 13, 80-7207-016-9]
„I'm never going to sing another song I don't believe in. I'm never going to make another picture I don't believe in.“
After hearing Walter Earl Brown's If I Can Dream, the song inspired on Martin Luther King Jr. that would close Elvis' comeback show in 1968, and the phrase was remarked to its producer, Steve Binder. http://elvis-tkc.com/forum2/lofiversion/index.php/t15948.html
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Varianta: Animals don't hate, and we're supposed to be better than them.
Varianta: Values are like fingerprints. Nobody's are the same, but you leave 'em all over everything you do
Another handwriten message on Elvis' King James -Bible http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2188891/Elvis-bible-containing-handwritten-notes-star-expected-fetch-thousands-auction.html
Varianta: Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't going away.
„Sweetheart we're alone
And you are mine.
Let's make this night a night to remember.
Don't make our love a cold dying ember,
For with the dawn, you'll be gone.“
You'll Be Gone, written by Elvis Presley, Red West and Charlie Hodge (1961)
„The first time that I appeared on stage, it scared me to death. I really didn't know what all the yelling was about.“
Interview (March/April 1972), as quoted in The Leading Men of MGM (2006) by Jane Ellen Wayne, p. 406
Kontext: The first time that I appeared on stage, it scared me to death. I really didn't know what all the yelling was about. I didn't realize that my body was moving. It's a natural thing to me. So to the manager backstage I said, "What'd I do? What'd I do?" And he said, "Whatever it is, go back and do it again."
„It just happened. I like to sing, and well, I just started singing and folks just started listening.“
Pop Chronicles, Show 7 - The All American Boy: Enter Elvis and the rock-a-billies. Part 1 http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc19754/m1/; C. Robert Jennings, " Elvis Lives! http://pqasb.pqarchiver.com/latimes/doc/155809300.html?FMT=ABS&FMTS=ABS:AI&type=historic&date=Feb+18%2C+1968&author=Jennings%2C+C+Robert&pub=Los+Angeles+Times+%281923-Current+File%29&edition=&startpage=M28&desc=ELVIS+LIVES%21", 1968-Feb-18, L.A. Times Magazine, p. M28.
Kontext: It just happened. I like to sing, and well, I just started singing and folks just started listening. I can't tell folks that I worked and learned and studied, and overcame disappointments, because I didn't.