Click on the appropriate button above to view that year's section. ...

THE NEWEST ADDITION TO THE ELVIS ERA: The Time Capsule - April, 1959

"THE ELVIS ERA" begins with an "Overview" of the era -- identifying the top records and artists and comparing the years. The next section is devoted to the life and records of the era's namesake. Then, there are "Time Capsules" highlighting the music and events of particular months within the era.

The heart of the site is the sections on each year. Each section is divided into the following topics:

  • Introduction
  • The Year
  • Music
  • Song Lists
  • Rankings
  • Featured Artists
  • Spotlight Songs
  • Labels
  • Perspectives
  • My CD
  • Awards
  • Lyrics
  • Trivia
  • Dance Songs
  • Romance Songs
  • Jukebox
  • Site Search
Within each topic there are buttons that can take you to the same topic in the other years.
To view a more detailed description of the topics, click on the "Site Map" button to the right. To view a home page for each topic, click on the appropriate button to the right.
Click on the appropriate button below to view an introduction to that topic.
 
 
To search a database of the Billboard top twenty songs for any week during The Elvis Era go to the "Site Search" section.
 
TOPICS FOR EACH YEAR:
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  • 1957introslide
  • 1958introslide
  • 1959introslide
  • 1960introslide
  • 1961introslide
  • 1962introslide
  • 1963introslide
If you are new to the "Elvis Era" it is recommended that you go to the "Site Map" first to familiarize yourself with all the features of the site.