Category: the King


Elvis Presley photographed by Alfred Wertheimer

recording at RCA Studio 1 in New York on July 2, 1956. During this session, he recorded “Hound Dog” and “Don’t Be Cruel.”


Elvis Presley in Germany as an American G.I. while serving in the U.S. forces in 1958.


Elvis Presley performing on his NBC TV special “Singer Presents…Elvis” – Aired: December 3, 1968

Elvis Presley on the set of “Jailhouse Rock” (1957)   

Elvis Presley Comeback Special at NBC Studios in Burbank, CA – Aired: December 3, 1968 

Ginger Alden photographed by Anwar Hussein, April 1978.

Ginger Alden was

Elvis Presley’s fiancee at the time of his death and the last person to see him alive.

Elvis Presley in Germany as an American G.I. while serving in the U.S.forces, 1958.

Elvis Presley and Judy Tyler publicity photos for ‘Jailhouse Rock’ (1957) 

In December 1957, the Memphis Draft Board announced that Elvis Presley

would soon receive his draft notice.


told reporters that his service was “a duty I’ve got to fill and I’m going to do it.”

Elvis Presley was on active duty from March 1958 – March 1960,

and he spent another four years in the reserves.

Despite being offered the chance to enlist in Special Services to entertain the troops and live in priority housing, he decided to serve as a regular soldier. 

Elvis Presley and Ann-Margret publicity photos for ‘Viva Las Vegas’ (1964)