Elvis Presley’s contributions to music and pop culture have influenced musicians for decades. His life and legacy have been the source of inspiration for more songs than can be listed here. In fact, there have been so many songs either about Presley or that simply mention him, that it is unlikely there will ever be a complete list. Of course, Wikipedia has made a significant dent in compiling one.
The cover of Elvis’ 1956 self-titled debut album has also had its share of influence in pop culture. Starting with The Clash’s London Calling in 1979, the album’s design and typography have been imitated and parodied so many times, it’s hard to keep up with, but at least one website is trying.
In memory of Elvis, here is a playlist simply titled, Ten Songs About Elvis:
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