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Musician unveils Elvis painting before TV show launch

It was a sold out crowd at the Elvis Presley Birthplace Saturday evening for a concert and a special reveal of Elvis' artwork.

Posted: Feb. 17, 2018 9:04 PM
Updated: Feb. 17, 2018 9:06 PM

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - It was a sold out crowd at the Elvis Presley Birthplace Saturday evening for a concert and a special reveal of  artwork.

Musician and Artist Ronnie McDowell unveiled an original painting of Elvis getting his first guitar at the Tupelo Hardware Store.

It's called "The Magic Moment."

This kicks off the pilot for a new TV show. 

An episode was filmed at the Tupelo store. 

McDowell even tracked down Elvis' guitar to show to the audience Saturday.

He says no one had ever painted something like this before and he is glad to host this event at Elvis' birthplace.

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