Tom Jones vs Elvis Presley

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Welsh singer
The King of Rock and Roll, Singer Actor
$250 Million
Net worth 2018
Singers
Industry
Singers
Residence
Tupelo
British
Country
United States
07/06/1940
BirthDay
08/01/1935
Died On
August 16, 1977
1.77 m
Height
Education
Humes High School (1953)
NET WORTH STATISTIC
TIMELINE
2012

In 2012, he was invited to judge the immensely popular reality singing competition, ‘The Voice UK’ along with other judges including, Jessie J, will

2010

He released another album ‘Praise & Blame’ to rave reviews in 2010

2008

In 2008, he released ‘24 Hours’, from which the single, ‘If He Should Ever Leave You’ was a huge hit

2007

In 2007, he was invited to perform at the ‘Concert for Diana’ organized at the Wembley Stadium, along with several world famous artists

2000

In 2000, he was invited by President Bill Clinton on New Year's Eve to perform in Washington D

1993

In 1993, he signed a contract with the ‘Interscope Records’ and released the album, ‘The Lead And How To Swing It’ from which the single, ‘If I Only Knew’ became a huge hit

1989

In 1989, after a long legal battle it was confirmed that he is the father of a son born to model Katherine Berkery, with whom he had a brief affair

1987

Though he failed to make a mark with his singles during the early 80s, he hit the singles chart with another single ‘A Boy From Nowhere’, released in 1987

1971

In 1971, ‘She's a Lady’, another single by the artist, which catapulted his fame to great heights

1968

By 1968, he had released a number of hit songs and in 1969 began his own TV show, ‘This Is Tom Jones’, which ran till 1971

1966

In 1966, he sang ‘Green, Green Grass of Home’ a song originally by Johnny Darrell

1965

The song could not make an impact, but its follow-up, 'It's Not Unusual', released in 1965, went on to become a great success

1964

His first single ‘Chills and Fever’ was released in 1964

1963

In 1963, he joined the band ‘Tommy Scott and the Senators’ which became extremely popular with the local crowd

1960

This famous Welsh singer, who became popular from the mid-1960s, has insured his chest hair for $7 million!

1957

Jones married Linda Trenchard in 1957 and they have a son Mark Woodward, who was born the same year

1977

On the morning of August 16, 1977, Elvis was found on the floor of his bathroom at Graceland

1970

He met the then president Richard Nixon, on December 21, 1970

1968

On December 3, 1968, he returned to the stage in the acclaimed televised comeback special Elvis

1967

On May 1, 1967, Elvis Presley married Priscilla Beaulie at the Aladdin Hotel in Las Vegas

1960

On March 2,1960, he was discharged from the army with the rank of sergeant and he returned to the United States

1957

On December 20,1957, Presley received a draft notice

1956

In March 1956, he appeared for an audition for the movie ‘Love me Tender’ with the Paramount Movie Studios

1955

The deal was struck on November 21, 1955 and Elvis’s Sun contract was sold for a price of $40,000

1954

Backed with guitarist Scotty Moore and bassist Bill Black, Presley played publicly at the Bon Air Club on 17th July,1954

1953

In June 1953, when he graduated from high school, Presley had already chosen music as his career

1945

His first public performance was on October 3, 1945 at the Mississippi-Alabama Fair and Dairy Show where he sang ‘Old Shep’

1940

Younger brother of Mississippi Slim (a singer who had a radio show on Tupelo's WELO during the later 1940s) was a classmate of Presley and often took him to the station

1935

Elvis Presley was born in the family of Vernon Elvis Presley and Gladys Love, on January 8, 1935, at Tupelo, Mississippi