Elvis Presley’s seriously underrated rhythm guitar chops

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Elvis Presley, a 26-year-old prince from another planet, picks a gut-bucket tune with his refurbished J-200 Gibson acoustic guitar after a recording session at Nashville’s RCA Studio B circa March 1961. Image Credit: Elvis Presley Enterprises
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Elvis Presley pleases his longtime fans by sitting down mid-show to deliver such early classics as “Mystery Train” and “Are You Lonesome Tonight?” on his 1964 Gretsch Country Gentleman electric guitar at the Las Vegas International Hotel, August 1969. Image Credit: FECC Elvis-Collectors Forum
Incredibly raw and just a tad erotic: Click to watch Elvis Presley slay the crowd with “One Night” on June 27, 1968 during the iconic “‘68 Comeback Special.” Presley leads the song on an electric 1963 Gibson Super 400 CES guitar borrowed from Scotty Moore. Video Credit: Sony Music Entertainment

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