Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Louisiana Hayride Placard for a March 19, 1955 Show. Elvis made his debut on the Louisiana Hayride in October 1954, shortly after his first and only appearance at the more staid and traditional Grand Ole Opry. The Hayride was more accepting and suitable for the young rocker, and Elvis quickly became one of its regulars -- and a rising star. His television debut, a local broadcast of the Hayride, was just a few weeks before the March 19, 1955 show that has Elvis listed after Flatt & Scruggs, Little Jimmie [sic] Dickens, and Archie Campbell, all established Country acts. This 14" x 19" poster, straight from the owner of the Hayride (Dave Kent), is in remarkable condition, an artifact from Elvis' early performing years and a reminder that his rise to unprecedented celebrity had modest beginnings.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    August, 2010
    14th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 10
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 2,877

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2019 November 17 Musical Instruments Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    Just got the Stallone catalog and it is stunning! The best ever.
    Greg S.,
    Los Angeles, CA
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2019 March 16 - 17 Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Signature Auction - Dallas
    2019 March 16 - 17 Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $1,068,678