The anniversary of Elvis Presley s untimely death on August 16, 1977, brings back memories of his first appearance in Fort Worth. Elvis performed in two concerts at the North Side Coliseum on Friday, April 20, 1956. The Star-Telegram reported an animalistic roar split the coliseum as Presley sauntered on stage , guitar around his neck. Shrieks rose as Elvis closed his eyes, began his sensual gyrations, and pitched his first number, Let s Play House. An estimated 7,000 ecstatic fans attended the two shows. These two Dallas high school coeds, Georgiana Blaylock and Dolores Orms, etched Elvis name on their forearms.
The anniversary of Elvis Presley s untimely death on August 16, 1977, brings back memories of his first appearance in Fort Worth. Elvis performed in two concerts at the North Side Coliseum on Friday, April 20, 1956. The Star-Telegram reported an animalistic roar split the coliseum as Presley sauntered on stage , guitar around his neck. Shrieks rose as Elvis closed his eyes, began his sensual gyrations, and pitched his first number, Let s Play House. An estimated 7,000 ecstatic fans attended the two shows. These two Dallas high school coeds, Georgiana Blaylock and Dolores Orms, etched Elvis name on their forearms. Fort Worth Star-Telegram Collection
The anniversary of Elvis Presley s untimely death on August 16, 1977, brings back memories of his first appearance in Fort Worth. Elvis performed in two concerts at the North Side Coliseum on Friday, April 20, 1956. The Star-Telegram reported an animalistic roar split the coliseum as Presley sauntered on stage , guitar around his neck. Shrieks rose as Elvis closed his eyes, began his sensual gyrations, and pitched his first number, Let s Play House. An estimated 7,000 ecstatic fans attended the two shows. These two Dallas high school coeds, Georgiana Blaylock and Dolores Orms, etched Elvis name on their forearms. Fort Worth Star-Telegram Collection

Back in the day, Elvis rocked and rolled DFW

March 02, 2016 02:49 PM