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1955, Colonel Parker hired local photographer William V....

1955, Colonel Parker hired local photographer William V. ‘Red’ Robertson to shoot a series of photos of Elvis Presley performing at Fort Homer Hesterly Armory in Tampa, Florida. One shot, commonly referred to as the ‘Tonsil’ photo, in a cropped version would later be used as the cover of Elvis’ first Elvis Presley LP from RCA in 1956 and was used extensively in newspaper and print to promote future shows.

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