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09/09/1956 Elvis Presley appears on The Ed Sullivan Show for the first time

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Elvis Presley - Hound Dog (1956) HD 0815007

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ELVIS PRESLEY "Don't Be Cruel" on The Ed Sullivan Show

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ELVIS PRESLEY "Love Me Tender" on The Ed Sullivan Show

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ELVIS PRESLEY "Hound Dog" on The Ed Sullivan Show

Presley made his first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show, even though Sullivan had previously vowed never to allow Presley on the show. Elvis mythology states that Sullivan censored Presley by only shooting him from the waist up.