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Elvis sings to a hound dog

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(Photo By AFP/AFP/Getty Images)

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It was on this date in 1956 that Elvis Presley appeared on “The Steve Allen Show.” 

He performed a couple of songs including “Hound dog,” which he sang to a bassett hound.   The King was forbidden dance on the show.  Teens protested the next day in front of NBC’s studios, saying they wanted the “real Elvis.”  Click MORE to see the video.

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