Earliest footage of Buddy Holly & Elvis Presley with Carl Perkins & a young Johnny Cash

This colour clip was shot silent in 1955 in Oklahoma City while Holly and Elvis Presley were working the two bottom slots on a country package tour headlined by Hank Snow — and apparently represents not only the earliest film footage of Holly but that of Elvis as well (he’s dressed in a neon-bright green shirt and he’s already a physically commanding figure).

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…and for an added bonus, a cool photo of Elvis Presley – that’s Buddy Holly on the far right.