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When America Was Rocked

Posted in music by adeli on September 9, 2008

Elvis Presley first appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show on this day – September 9 – in 1956. The video below is part of The History Channel’s When America Was Rocked special. The Jordanaires, Elvis’ backup singers, are interviewed about working with him. They had a working relationship with Elvis for almost 15 years.

10 Days: When America Was Rocked
10 Days: When America Was Rocked

And here’s an article about Elvis’ early TV appearances.
Elvis Gyrates on Ed Sullivan’s Show