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29 Beautifully Vintage Pictures From Elvis Presley's Life

To mark the 40th anniversary of the Elvis Presley's death in 1977, here's a look back at the incredible life led by the king of rock ’n’ roll.

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Elvis joins his guitar player Scotty Moore (left) and bass player Bill Black on a weekly broadcast of Louisiana Hayride at the Shreveport Auditorium, just three months after Elvis left home for the first time on Oct. 16, 1954.


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Left: A hysterical teen is removed to a first aid station at an Elvis concert at the Chicago Amphitheater in1957. Right: Concertgoers scream during an Elvis concert on April 1, 1956.

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Crowds of people line the streets in Memphis as police officers on motorcycles escort the white hearse containing the body of Elvis to his funeral on Aug. 18, 1977.

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