Stories Behind the Signatures: Elvis Presley

//Stories Behind the Signatures: Elvis Presley

 Elvis Presley’s Celebrity-Signed Custom Western Shirt

Ever wonder why Signatures Restaurant is called Signatures? Once inside the restaurant it does not take long to figure it out. The walls display memorabilia signed by the some of the greatest icons in pop culture. This collection will take you down memory lane, with many pieces that may surprise you. Come explore this collection and enjoy dinner surrounded by the limestone bluffs in Winona, MN.

Displayed near the Signatures Restaurant bar is Elvis Presley’s custom tailored western shirt, created by designer Nathan Turk. It was believed to have been created for Elvis to appear on an episode of The Steve Allen Show, during a sketch featuring Presley, Allen and Andy Griffin. It was later used as a promotion by RCA Records.

It was autographed by a number of stars between the 1958 and 1960. Among the signatures you will find are those of Presley, Allen, Griffin, Turk, Colonel Burr, Betty White, Susan Hayward, James Mason, Red Foley, Fess Parker, Phil Silvers, Cesar Romero, Roy Rogers, and Jack Webb.

This shirt was later awarded to a fan through a promotion in Hush Hush magazine, and later acquired by Signatures Restaurant. 

Come and see if you can identify all of the signatures this shirt holds!

January 3rd, 2019|News|