What do you appreciate most about Elvis?

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#1 Mar 10, 2013
Just wondering what people love most about Elivs. His voice, looks, movies or something else?

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#2 Mar 10, 2013
Elvis, LOL! Sorry about that folks!
Lee

Burbank, CA

#3 Mar 10, 2013
Apart from his physical superiority, I think it was the great emotional depth in his ballads.

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#4 Mar 11, 2013
Phyical superiority? Not sure what you mean. But anyway, I love his sense of humour. The ballads are wonderful, but sometimes it's fun to see him shred an R & B.
Jim

Sicklerville, NJ

#5 Mar 11, 2013
Lee wrote:
Apart from his physical superiority, I think it was the great emotional depth in his ballads.
"[G]reat emotional depth in his ballads"?!

Since: Jul 08

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#6 Mar 11, 2013
Lee wrote:
Apart from his physical superiority, I think it was the great emotional depth in his ballads.
I love the way Lee attempts to be intellectually superior but ends up looking like an idiot....and lacking in any depth whatsoever. Get a life Lee, you need a man in your life....A real live man, not one you dream about....
Lee

Burbank, CA

#7 Mar 12, 2013
dolbyscat wrote:
<quoted text>I love the way Lee attempts to be intellectually superior but ends up looking like an idiot....and lacking in any depth whatsoever. Get a life Lee, you need a man in your life....A real live man, not one you dream about....
I am not laboring under any delusion that I am "intellectually superior". In fact, since I started spending more time on the internet, as opposed to reading, I am aware that my spelling has suffered greatly. I used to have a well developed vocabulary, but on the internet, I am always too impatient to look anything up.

I am not "looking like an idiot" just because I insist on certain things, which is for people to assume Elvis innocent instead of just believing whatever the latest trash book says about him....which is what I am most often criticized for.

As for depth, you would have no idea what it even is...much less be in a position to criticize.

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#8 Mar 12, 2013
Soooo, we sort of know what Lee thinks. What about everyone else? What about favorite concert footage, favorite clothes, or whatever you love most about Elvis. I love footage of him in rehearsals when he and the band are acting silly and some of the footage where he's singing gospel with JD Sumner and Charlie Hodge.
Big E

Chattanooga, TN

#9 Mar 17, 2013
He was a down home person from the USA. A poor boy that made it big time world wide and didn't have to travel all around the world selling himself. Done it all from the USA. Maybe except 3 shows in Canada back in the 50's. His looks, his voice range and could sing anything. Not many singers can do that. A gift that God give to him, and he use it. Did he use it in the way God wanted him to. Maybe some of it singing gospel music. But am not the judge and don't want to be. The 50's 60's and etc... are all gone now and a lot of the older people that like Elvis are dying out. What a singer.

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#10 Mar 18, 2013
Big E wrote:
He was a down home person from the USA. A poor boy that made it big time world wide and didn't have to travel all around the world selling himself. Done it all from the USA. Maybe except 3 shows in Canada back in the 50's. His looks, his voice range and could sing anything. Not many singers can do that. A gift that God give to him, and he use it. Did he use it in the way God wanted him to. Maybe some of it singing gospel music. But am not the judge and don't want to be. The 50's 60's and etc... are all gone now and a lot of the older people that like Elvis are dying out. What a singer.
Thanks, Big E. I loved his gospel songs. The man could have been an opera singer if he'd wanted to. He had such range and his love of music just comes through. I think that he was underappreciated also, in that he was his own producer. He was always the best judge of his music and would never settle for second best in the studio.
neoplast

Ville Platte, LA

#11 Mar 19, 2013
Lee wrote:
Apart from his physical superiority, I think it was the great emotional depth in his ballads.
what about his ass? do u think it looks good in those jumpsuits? that what i like best about him. that and he can sing like nobody else. the emotional depth of your crazy head is setting u apart from the rest of us. ballads are not what he is known for. he smoked cigars did u know that? or will u say it ain't so? he wasn't a big drinker tho. drugs? u got it right! he wasn't a junkie as we might see a junkie on the street. but he got hooked on prescriptions. his hair is great, even now. his eyes were so sexy.
MJS

Oakdale, NY

#12 Mar 24, 2013
I grew up as a kid (born 1969) in the 1970s watching Elvis movies on tv, usually on a lazy weekend afternoon. My parents had just broken up, my mother got custody of us kid who horribly abused us kids. It was a living hell, and I turned towards watching tv for solace and comfort. Elvis' movies, voice, and songs, was just the right thing to soothe my soul and put some much needed joy into my otherwise joyless life. Thank you, Elvis.
Lee

Burbank, CA

#13 Mar 24, 2013
MJS wrote:
I grew up as a kid (born 1969) in the 1970s watching Elvis movies on tv, usually on a lazy weekend afternoon. My parents had just broken up, my mother got custody of us kid who horribly abused us kids. It was a living hell, and I turned towards watching tv for solace and comfort. Elvis' movies, voice, and songs, was just the right thing to soothe my soul and put some much needed joy into my otherwise joyless life. Thank you, Elvis.
God Bless You.

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#14 Mar 25, 2013
Lee wrote:
<quoted text>God Bless You.
I didn't think you believed in God.
Lee

Burbank, CA

#15 Mar 25, 2013
2kingsdaughter wrote:
<quoted text>I didn't think you believed in God.
I'm agnostic. But "God Bless You" is just a figure of speech.
Carly

Taradale, New Zealand

#16 Mar 25, 2013
MJS wrote:
I grew up as a kid (born 1969) in the 1970s watching Elvis movies on tv, usually on a lazy weekend afternoon. My parents had just broken up, my mother got custody of us kid who horribly abused us kids. It was a living hell, and I turned towards watching tv for solace and comfort. Elvis' movies, voice, and songs, was just the right thing to soothe my soul and put some much needed joy into my otherwise joyless life. Thank you, Elvis.
Hi MJS

I think I know exactly how you feel - at times its almost as though Elvis is singing just to you - the ability he had to project that incredible voice. I too have found comfort and peace from his music - and I continue to do so.
Best
Carron
Anabelle

Peru

#17 Mar 28, 2013
Es difícil decir klo que mas me gusta de Elvis es la esencia pura del rock es tremenda mente guapo es divertido nostálgico de Elvis me gusta todo.
Judy

Peru

#18 Jun 8, 2013
todo su físico era perfectoo... sobre todo su voz!!

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