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Elvis Presley’s actual blue suede shoes fetch six figures at auction

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actual hound dog on early television.Presley bought the famous footwear soon after the release of his cover of “Blue Suede Shoes,” which was originally by Carl Perkins.It reached #4 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1956.

The catchy tune was even designated as on of the 500 songs that helped shape Rock music my the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

Eventually, the singer, who was known for his many flamboyant possessions — like his pink Cadillac and collection of flashy jumpsuits — gave the size 10.5 shoes to his long-time friend Alan Fortas the night before his US army induction at his Memphis home, ‘Graceland’.A letter from Fortas to the auction house says, “Elvis had an all night party at Graceland.

Afterwards we went to the Rainbow roller rink. When we all got home Elvis called some of us upstairs and was giving away some of his clothes he didn’t think he would be wearing or wanted when he came back from the army.

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