Question by  sudhabalakrishnan (35)

When did Elvis Presley begin his career?

He's been dead all of my life, but he's still a star.


Answer by  jwalk (389)

Elvis Presley's career began in 1954 in Memphis Tennessee, with Sun Records. His first RCA single, "Heartbreak Hotel', and his first movie, "Love Me Tender", were both released in 1956.


Answer by  nuttree (1596)

Presley's career started in 1954, when he walked into Sun Studios in Memphis to record some songs. Sam Phillips, Sun owner, recognized his talent and signed him to a contract.


Answer by  amtcura66 (1340)

He began his career when he became famous. Some may argue that he didn't but if he didn't then it wasn't really a career if no one knew of him.


Answer by  tbird (732)

Elvis was one of the originators of rockabilly in 1954. He was 19 years old and this was the true start of his everlasting career.


Answer by  eilrol (1431)

He was known as the "hillbilly cat" & signed to a local record company. In 1955 his career began with RCA and this is when Elvis became Elvis!


Answer by  ralphralpho (79)

He began his career there in 1954 when Sun Records owner Sam Phillips, eager to bring the sound of African American music to a wider audience, saw in Presley the means to realize his ambition.

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