[…] Elvis Presley’s first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show the previous September was a ratings smash, making a return visit all but inevitable. Where previously he had performed from Hollywood, this time the King dropped by CBS-TV’s New York City studio (later The Ed Sullivan Theater) to strut his legendary stuff during performances of “Hound Dog,” “Love Me Tender,” and “Don’t Be Cruel.” The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer’s second appearance was his also first on-air meeting with the iconic TV host, who had been convalescing in the hospital during the September episode. -A.D. […]