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Vintage TV Art - The Elvis Presley '68 Comeback Special

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The Elvis Presley ’68 Comeback Special  

NBC edited this Elvis special from four days of performances, with the goal of propping up a flagging career for the King of Rock and Roll. The Beatles and the British Invasion, along with poor film and song choices had made young people consider Elvis “Uncool.” Filmed in the round with an intimate audience and members of his early band including Scotty Moore, the special was a foreshadow of the “Unplugged” concept used today to emphasize casual, stripped down performances with a small audience. This was Elvis’ first return to television in seven years, the first since the Frank Sinatra “Welcome Home Elvis” Special, also chronicled in this collection. The Comeback Special was a bonanza all around, reinvigorating Elvis’ career and garnering 42 percent of the audience at 9 pm that night, making it the number one show for the season.

 18"x12"

Vintage TV Art preserves and distributes the library of authentic, historic, one-of-a-kind television-advertising art created by Robert M. Thompson during the period 1959-1984. This work is available to fans, art buyers, art collectors and interior design professionals. This is an exclusive online gallery offering gallery-quality reproductions at varying price points depending on value, cultural importance and subject matter interest.

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