Editors Note: AliveTampaBay looks back to an earlier article first published on Aug. 5, 2016.
By Jessica Wheeler, AliveTampaBay Columnist
In the mid-1950s, Elvis Presley couldn’t help falling in love with Tampa.
Sixty years ago today, Elvis performed at the Fort Homer W. Hesterly Armory, one of four concerts in Tampa in 1955-56. The Aug. 5, 1956, show came on the heels of his appearance on The Steve Allen Show, where he performed “Hound Dog.”