Why Elvis Presley was censored on The Ed Sullivan Show

Elvis Presley appeared for the first time on The Ed Sullivan Show on September 9, 1956. His three appearances on the show would cement his popularity as The King of Rock and Roll and make him a household name. However, this didn’t happen overnight. It took awhile for Presley to be invited to appear on… Read More Why Elvis Presley was censored on The Ed Sullivan Show

When Elvis Presley Dared To Sing Gospel on The Ed Sullivan Show

It is evident from Elvis Presley’s actions on and off stage that his first love was gospel music. In March 1960, Elvis was asked what his favorite style of music was and he responded “spiritual music… I know practically every religious song that’s ever been written.” By the end of 1956, Elvis had just finished… Read More When Elvis Presley Dared To Sing Gospel on The Ed Sullivan Show