Elvis Presley and Frank Sinatra sing together and their duet bewitched fans all over the world
The two of the most beloved and respected artists in music, Elvis Presley and Frank Sinatra, sang together and their legendary performance captivated fans around the globe.
This rare performance took place in 1960 when Presley agreed to appear with Sinatra on “The Frank Sinatra Show.”
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The superstars exchanged songs with Sinatra singing Presley's hit “Love Me Tender” and Presley taking on the popular tune “Witchcraft.”
In the video, the women in the crowd can be heard screaming with excitement especially when Presley started singing “those fingers in my hair…”
While performing, the veteran singers kept sending jokes and jabs to each other. At the end of the performance, Sinatra told Presley, “Man that’s pretty.”
Elvis with Nancy and Frank Sinatra on "Frank Sinatra's Welcome Home Party for Elvis Presley" variety show, 1960. pic.twitter.com/SudhdcWqGS— KiwiReport (@kiwireportfeed) September 15, 2018
In July 1959, it was announced that Presley would make an appearance on Sinatra’s variety TV show upon his release from the Army, according to Graceland.
Presley, who was one of the most celebrated and influential musicians of the 20th century, was released on March 5. He then returned home to Graceland three days later.
On March 21, the multi-awarded singer traveled to Miami and rehearsed for several days before the taping.
On March 26, Presley went to Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami, Florida, where Sinatra's show was filmed.
Before his duet with Sinatra, the King of Rock and Roll performed “Stuck on You” and “Fame and Fortune.”
Presley died on August 16, 1977, at the age of 42. He was discovered lifeless on his bathroom floor. Drug use was heavily implicated in his death.
To this day, he remains the best selling solo artist, with sales estimates ranging from 600 million to one billion in sales.
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) credits him with 146.5 million certified album sales in the U.S. as of this year.