Slideshow: Remembering Elvis

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Elvis in Augusta -- 1956
Mercia Carr, from left, Elvis Presley, Margie Walker at Augusta's Bell Auditorium in 1956. Chronicle photo by Robert Symms
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Elvis in Augusta -- 1956
Elvis slips into the Bell Auditorum during his Augusta performance. Chronicle photo by Robert Symms.
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Elvis in Augusta in 1956
Elvis Presley performs at the Bell Auditorium in this photo taken by Robert Symms.
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Elvis being Elvis in the 1950s
The fans go wild as the young star almost dances out of his blue suede shoes
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Elvis -- Ed Sullivan Show
Elvis Presley performs on the 'Ed Sullivan Show' in this Sept. 9, 1956, file photo, which was his first of several appearances on the CBS show. Elvis fans from around the world are in Memphis this week for the annual remembrance of his death in 1977, and many still remember the year Elvis lit up American televisions. (AP Photo/Museum of Television & Radio/FILE)
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Elvis in Jacksonville -- 1956
Elvis Presley Poster from 1956 performance at the Florida Theatre. (Florida Times-Union photo)
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Elvis in Jacksonville -- 1956
Elvis Presley performs at one of his two concerts at the Florida Theatre on August 10 & 11, 1956. Photo by Jay Leviton/Special to the Florida Times-Union
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Elvis in Jacksonville -- 1956
Elvis Presley performs at one of his two concerts at the Florida Theatre on August 10 & 11, 1956. Photo by Jay Leviton/Special to the Florida Times-Union
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Elvis -- 1957
Elvis Presley poses in this handout 1957 file photo provided by MGM. (AP Photo/MGM, FILE)
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Elvis -- Jailhouse rockin' in 1957
A photo from the 1957 film 'Jailhouse Rock' in which Elvis Presley plays a convict who becomes a rock star. Presley remains a cultural icon in 2002, 25 years after his death. (AP Photo)
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Elvis in the Army -- 1958
Elvis Presley, right, 23-year-old rock 'n' roll sensation, indicates that he had no sleep the night before reporting with other inductees at his local Memphis draft board March 24, 1958. At left foreground is inductee Farley Guy, a school friend of Presley's, and at center is inductee Nathaniel Wigginson. (AP Photo)
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Elvis in the Army -=- 1959
A young Private Elvis Presley is shown at an upright piano in the recreation hall, Headquarters Company, Third Armored Division, in Friedberg, West Germany in the Spring of 1959. A white Knabe grand piano once owned by Presley sold at an auction in Memphis this week. The piano, given by his wife, Priscilla Presley to Elvis, went for $685,000 to Michael Muzio, chairman of Blue Moon group.(AP Photo)
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Elvis Presley is shown in an undated photo. Elvis Presley Enterprises has licensed a company to replace George Washington on some of Tennessee's 2002 quarters with a color illustration of the King of Rock 'n' Roll. The coins, souvenirs honoring Presley on the 25th anniversary of his death, went into production this month through the International Collector's Society. The process fuses a color portrait of Elvis over Washington's face. (AP Photo, File)
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Elvis -- 1970
Elvis Presley is shown in this 1970 photo, dateline unknown. (AP Photo/Permission by Elvis Presley Enterprises)
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Elvis in the 1970s
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Elvis -- 1973
Elvis Presley sings during a 1973 concert. (AP Photo)
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Elvis remembered -- 2012
Priscilla Presley, left, Elvis Presley's ex-wife, and Lisa Marie Presley, right, Elvis Presley's and Priscilla Presley's daughter, speak to fans gathered at a candlelight vigil at Graceland, Elvis Presley's Memphis, Tenn. home, on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012. Fans from around the world are at Graceland to commemorate the 35th anniversary of Elvis Presley's death. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
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Elvis remembered -- 2012
A memorial to Elvis Presley is displayed outside Graceland, Presley's Memphis, Tenn. home, on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012. Fans from around the world are at Graceland to commemorate the 35th anniversary of Presley's death. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

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Elvis Presley, the "King of Rock and Roll," died 35 years ago this week, but is hardly forgotten. The popular entertainer, who put on concerts in Augusta early in his career, still has legions of  fans.  Many of them will enjoy these images from his career.

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