In your opinion what was the most influential Rock Album?
The King's first album was also the first example of how to cash in on a teenage craze. With Presleymania at full tilt, RCA simultaneously released a single, a four-track EP and an album, all with the same cover of Elvis in full, demented cry. They got their first million dollar album, the fans got a mix of rock-outs like 'Blue Suede Shoes', lascivious R&B and syrupy ballads
Without this ... no King, no rock and roll madness, no Beatles first album, no pop sex symbols. (Source The Observe, Culture Club)