UNDATED PHOTO: (FILE PHOTO) Elvis Presley poses for a portrait circa 1955. August 16, 2002 marks the 25th anniversary of Presley's death. Elvis died August 16, 1977 in Memphis, Tennessee. (Photo by Getty Images)

No Tattoo Month series of blog posts would be complete without awesome ink depicting the King. Right? Right. And that’s exactly why we’re showcasing these Elvis-inspired ink spots.

Got To Pray Just To Make It Today: No freaking way were we going to pass up blinged-out prayin’ Elvis hands – not in a million years. The rings! The watch! The rhinestones. We bet the big guy’s listening, too.

I found some old tattoo pics. I did this maybe 2004 #elvis #elvistattoo #tattoo

152 Likes, 9 Comments - George Keeler (@keelertattoo) on Instagram: "I found some old tattoo pics. I did this maybe 2004 #elvis #elvistattoo #tattoo"

Hey, Girl: Elvis was too cool to ever use that line, of course, but we’re sure at least a few millennials are reading. All EP had to do was drop this look, ladies. Props on the recreation.

Uh, Wha? We’re not too sure about this, which is why we’re posting it. This is what not to do with a face as pretty as the King’s. Capisce?

#spoldhouse #nettootribes #chimello #tattoo #blackingraytattoo #elviscaveira #elvistattoo

55 Likes, 2 Comments - Chimello Neto (@chimello.neto) on Instagram: "#spoldhouse #nettootribes #chimello #tattoo #blackingraytattoo #elviscaveira #elvistattoo"

Blue Skies Smiling At Me…And Rockstars, Cartoons And Smoking Camels: Look, there’s a lot going on here. We get it. But think about the time…the talent…the alcohol that must’ve been involved! This dude should walk around shirtless.

Baby Elvis: Some folks like young Elvis and some folks like old Elvis. Still others like little Elvis. Cute little bugger, don’t you think?

Portrait of little Elvis. #tattoolove #tattoo #portraittattoo #blackandgray #worldfamousink #elvistattoo #tattooartist #Kortrijk #tattooshop #revolutionneedles

36 Likes, 1 Comments - Verhaeghe Tom (@tat2_tom) on Instagram: "Portrait of little Elvis. #tattoolove #tattoo #portraittattoo #blackandgray #worldfamousink..."

Comeback Elvis: There aren’t many moments in music more important than Elvis’ 1969 comeback TV special and we’re all in for memorializing it. Rock on.


Teddy McDonald is a fun-lovin’ country music fan man living in Nashville, Tennessee.

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