Rolling Stone Magazine maintains a brief but comprehensive biography of Elvis on its website. The biography covers both Presley's early life and his later career, including the influences that drove him into rock and roll.
Rolling Stone's biography charts the influence of Elvis's Christian upbringing on his music while also delving into his deep involvement with the African-American gospel and blues music scenes. It deals heavily with his rise to fame and with the problems it caused in his personal and professional lives.
Rolling Stone's biography goes on to discuss the details of Elvis's famous death. It shows a complex portrait of a troubled man who changed the face of American music and pop culture.