Elvis Aaron Presley (1935-1977), rock-n-roll singer and movie actor, was not investigated by the FBI. His name, though, appears in many different FBI files. Presley was the target of many extortion attempts investigated by the FBI. Reactions to his music and stage presentation led concerned citizens to write the FBI suggesting that it investigate Presley; the FBI did not. And there is correspondence regarding Presley’s interest in meeting Director J. Edgar Hoover. The documents in this release span the years 1956 to 1980.