TV Debut: Elvis

The big upcoming technology at that time was Television and most of the ‘rock’ songs were sung by black artists, who were not TV friendly.

Elvis Presley, as foreseen by Sam Phillips, was made for the TV era, and loved to perform. His TV moment came in 1956 when he performed ‘Hound Dog’ on the Milton Berle Show and was watched by forty million people. The rest is History!

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