Daily Elvis: October 30

Give Us This Day, October 30, Our Daily Elvis

1935-1948

Tupelo, Mississippi

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1949-1953

Humes High School, Memphis, Tennessee

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Elvis, Scotty and Bill played Eagle’s Nest in Memphis, a nightclub over the changing room at the Clearpool complex along with Tiny Dixon Band, Chuck Reed, Hugh Jeffries
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Engagement – Tour Ref: 1954
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Elvis returned to his new home on Getwell.
At Sun, Elvis with Scotty, Bill and DJ – had to record the B-side for Trying To Get To You. But after several attempts at When It Rains It Really Pours they broke up; probably because Elvis’ contract was about to be sold. RCA would release “When it Rains” as an album track on the mid-1960s Elvis For Everyone
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Elvis and his friends returned to Memphis by train after staying in New York City.
October 30, 1957
October 30,1958
Elvis in Germany for Military Service
October 30, 1959
Military Service in Germany
Elvis Presley attends RCA studios in Nashville where he records fourteen Gospel songs for his upcoming LP “His Hand In Mine”. The album will reach #14 on the Billboard Hot 200 chart and be certified Platinum in 1992.
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After Elvis travelled to Nashville by bus he joined all the regular Nashville musicians and backup singers.
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They worked with intense concentration and Elvis completed not only his album His Hand In Mine, but also single version of Surrender.
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However Elvis was not satisfied with Crying In The Chapel, so this song was not released for another 5 years. In it’s year of release, it was the number #1 song in the UK in 1964, beating The Beatles in their home turf, even as they were replacing Elvis on the charts in his.

October 30, 1961

October 30, 1962

October 30, 1963

October 30, 1964

Roy Orbison is awarded his ninth Gold record for “Oh! Pretty Woman”, which topped the charts in ten countries, including the US, Canada and the UK, selling over seven million copies worldwide.

October 30, 1965

October 30, 1966
Easy Come, Easy Go Production

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October 30, 1968

Trouble With Girls – Film Production

The movie is set prior to the 1920s, Elvis plays with the prop Tommy Submarine Gun, the fave of Chicago gangsters to spray their rivals and bystanders in the streets, and was not at all in the movie.

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Elvis flew to Las Vegas. He was spotted by a gossip columnist Rona Barrett at the blackjack tables with a woman on each arm. Rona wrote in her column: ” everybody is commenting on how good Elvis Presley looks these days while he’s having fun at the International”.  Elvis answer in response was: “That’s what a bad marriage does for you.”
 October 30, 1970
October 30, 1971
John Lennon had the number one album in both Great Britain and The United States with “Imagine”. It would be John’s only solo LP to sell a million copies and his most popular album until “Double Fantasy”, which went to number one shortly after his assassination on December 8, 1980.
October 30, 1972
Elton John gives a command performance for Queen Elizabeth II, making him the first Rock ‘n’ Roller to be asked to appear in a royal variety performance since the Beatles did it in November 1963.
October 30, 1973
October 30, 1974
October 30, 1975
This was the second night the musicians were together in the Jungle Room for a RCA recording session. They recorded a couple of instrumental tracks while waiting for Elvis to appear. Finally Elvis did, but only for a short time while there was a delivery of a shipment of Harley – Davidsons. Elvis insisted to take them for trial runs up and down the driveway and to Linda’s home, just around the corner.
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After that Elvis appeared again in the Jungle Room, but now he had a Thompson submachine with him to play with. Finally, it was almost morning, he apologized to the group admitting he was not in the good mood to record anything. So the session was called off.
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Elvis arranged for all the musicians a ride home, even went so far to give J.D. Sumner his white limousine to ride back to Nashville in style.
The Jungle Room, Graceland – Memphis, Tennessee
There’s A Fire Down Below (track) FWA5 1051-14
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1978

Just in time for Halloween, Kiss was featured in an animated cartoon called “Kiss Meets the Phantom of the Park”, on NBC-TV.

1995

David Bowie, Tom Donahue, Gladys Knight And The Pips, The Velvet Underground, Jefferson Airplane, Little Willie John, Pink Floyd, Pete Seeger, and The Shirelles are inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame.

2007

Robert Goulet, who reached the Billboard Top 20 in 1964 with a song called “My Love, Forgive Me”, died while awaiting a lung transplant after being diagnosed with a rare form of pulmonary fibrosis. He was 73 and never got away from being the guy who was on tv when Elvis shot it. 

2013

Yoko Ono told The Associated Press that she was “very thankful” to Paul McCartney for telling Rolling Stone magazine that he had moved past his grudge against her. “I never felt too bad about Paul. He was my husband’s partner and they did a great job and all that. They seemed to have a lot of fun, and I respected that.”

2015

If I Can Dream is a compilation album by American singer Elvis Presley (1935–77). It was released on October 30, 2015 by RCA Records and Legacy Recordings; The album debuted at number one in the United Kingdom, giving Elvis a record-equalling 12th UK number one. As of September 2016, the album had sold 1.6 million copies worldwide.[3

If I Can Dream debuted at number 3 on the New Zealand Albums Chart and entered at number 1 in both the Scottish and Australian album charts

In the United States, the album debuted and peaked at number 21 on the Billboard 200 after having entered the Billboard Classical Chart at number 17 the previous week.[7] Due to the inclusion of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, this marked the first time a Presley record had entered that chart. It then jumped from #17 to #1 in its second week and held that position in its third week, while then successively remaining inside the top 15 positions for the next forty eight weeks. As of September 2016, the album had sold nearly 100,000 copies in the United States

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2016

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