The Other Sides Of Elvis: What You Never Knew About The King Of Rock

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1. Merely Average?

Not everyone recognized the king of rock’s talent right away. In school, Elvis Presley’s music teacher told him he was merely average. Presley was something of a loner, and his classmates often teased him for playing “hillbilly music.”

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That might be why – although Presley was known to be an eccentric, supremely confident performer later in life – he was shy to perform publicly as a kid. You wouldn’t know it by his antics later in life, though, on and off the stage. Read on to learn about the not-as-shy Elvis.

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