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DescriptionElvis Presley WSM Grand Ole Opry City Auditorium Concert Poster (1955). Extremely Rare. Boxing style window card printed in red and blue on card stock for an "All Star Jamboree In Person" in Raleigh, NC, on Thu. May 19. The poster lists the headline acts in order, from the top: "Hank Snow / with the Rainbow Ranch Boys / Faron Young / The Wilburn Brothers / Martha Carson / and her Country Gentlemen / Special added attractions / Slim Whitman and the Star Dusters / Onie Wheeler • Elvis Presley / with Bill & Scotty / Davis Sisters • Jimmie Rodgers Snow". The show time and venue details are printed along the bottom of the poster, along with ticket sellers "Thiems Record Shop (Ambassador Theatre Bldg.) Radio Station WMSN". Printed by Hatch Show Print, Nashville. Measures 13.75" x 21.75". In Very Good Plus condition with two heavy creases from the poster having been quarter-folded, as stored by the printer. Some corner wear, particularly to upper left. Some minor bleeding of printer's ink in places, general toning.
This is the only known example of this poster.
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