Lisa Marie Presley

Lisa Marie Presley
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Lisa Marie Presley was born in Memphis, Tennessee, exactly nine months after her parents’ May 1, 1967, wedding. Until her parents’ divorce, she lived at Graceland, Elvis Presley’s Memphis estate. In her early twenties, she was managed by her father’s friend Jerry Schilling and recorded a demo in 1992. When Schilling told her he had negotiated a recording contract for her, she rejected it. In 1997, she recorded a duet of the song "Don’t Cry Daddy" with her father. It was never released for marketing, but the music video was shown at the 20th Anniversary Elvis concert in Memphis. In 1998, she signed a deal with Capitol Records. Her debut album was originally scheduled for release in 2000, though it took longer than expected for Lisa Marie Presley to write every song on the album. On April 8, 2003, Lisa Marie Presley released her debut album, To Whom It May Concern. It debuted at number five on the Billboard 200 albums chart and was certified gold in June 2003. She then released her sophomore album, Now What, on April 5, 2005. It debuted at #9 on the Billboard 200 albums chart. It was certified gold in November 2005. In August 2007, the single In the Ghetto was released. Elvis Presley originally released the single in 1969. In the new version, Lisa Marie "duets" with her father. The video that was simultaneously released with the single reached number one on the iTunes sales and number sixteen on Billboard’s Bubbling Under Hot 100 singles chart.

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