This historic image of a young Elvis Presley and B.B. King was photographed by Ernest Withers in 1957 in Memphis at the Goodwill Review. These two youngsters would go on to change the face of music and popular culture worldwide through separate musical genres in the 20th century.

On September 8th, 2004, the world renowned photographer Ernest Withers sat down at Ericson Group’s headquarters in Memphis, Tennessee, to sign a limited edition of his famous photo, “The Two Kings”.

 

On May 1st, 2010, the great blues artist B.B. King signed a few prints of his famous Ernest Withers photo with Elvis Presley, ‘The Two Kings’ backstage at a show in Choctaw, Mississippi.  A number of them are also signed by both King and Withers.

 

All signed photo prints come with a Certificate of Authenticity.

All signed and numbered (1 through 500) photos come with a Certificate of Authenticity. In 2007, Ernest Withers died before being able to sign the rest of the prints.
On May 1st, 2010, the great blues artist B.B. King signed a few prints of his famous photo with Elvis Presley, ‘The Two Kings’. This photo shows Chief Beasley Denson of the Mississippi Choctaw Tribe presenting King with a print signed by the late photographer, Ernest Withers.

All signed and numbered photos come with a Certificate of Authenticity. In 2007, Ernest Withers died before being able to sign the rest of the prints. In 2010 the legendary B.B. King signed a limited number of prints. 

September 8th, 2004
September 8th, 2004

World renowned photographer Ernest Withers at Ericson Group’s headquarters in Memphis, Tennessee, to sign a limited edition of his famous photo, “The Two Kings”.

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Withers at Ericson Group
Withers at Ericson Group

Ericson Group is a marketing, consulting and entertainment agency in the heart of downtown Memphis, TN.

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B.B. King
B.B. King

Signing Photo

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The Two Kings Info Sheet
The Two Kings Info Sheet

Each print comes with a copy of our custom designed info sheet with information about the photograph.

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From his studio on Beale Street
From his studio on Beale Street

Withers photographed many of the most notable figured in Memphis entertainment.

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Ernest C. Withers
Ernest C. Withers

1922-2007

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Chief Beasley Denson of the Mississippi Choctaw Tribe presenting B.B. King with a "The Two Kings" print signed by the late photographer, Ernest Withers.