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Photos of Elvis in Black Tuxedo Now Added to Mobile Apps

November 18, 2013

In December of 1957, Elvis had just received his draft notice the day before he attended the "Grand Ole Opry" with Jordanaire Gordon Stoker. Prior to making his appearance, Elvis visited Colonel Tom Parker and gave him a red Isetta sports car as a Christmas gift. Stoker and Elvis hit the local clothing stores where Elvis purchased a black tuxedo. Elvis spent the night chatting with performers backstage, including Johnny Cash, and made a brief appearance on stage to wave to the audience. Elvis did not perform on this occasion. Elvis only performed on the "Grand Ole Opry" one time in October of 1954. The show did not go over particularly well, with one of the Opry officials reportedly suggesting that Elvis go back to driving a truck. Five photos of Elvis in his black tuxedo at the Grand Ole Opry in 1957 have been added to our Elvis Mobile 2.0 iPhone appElvis Mobile 2.0 Android app, and Elvis for iPad app.

Download the FREE Elvis Mobile apps to enjoy weekly Elvis photo updates, videos, Rubberneckin' podcasts and more. Plus, see what’s going on at Elvis’ home in Memphis, Tennessee with two live-cam shots of the Graceland mansion. Visit the Elvis Mobile page on iTunes to download the new iPhone and new iPad app for free!  Visit the Elvis Mobile page in Google Play to download the new Android app for free!