Daily Elvis: November 17

Give us this day, November 17, our daily Elvis


Tupelo, Missippi




#1 R&B Song 1951:  “Fool, Fool, Fool,” the Clovers – a song Elvis covered in his early shows and even did a radio acetate of on January 6, 1955.

Humes High School, Memphis, Tennessee

The Presleys received an eviction notice from the Memphis Housing Authority, ordering them to vacate because their income is too high for housing assistance.


Elvis performed at the Memphis, TN Eagle’s Nest  An influential DJ showed up at the club and was so impressed by Elvis that he booked him for a show the next week.

The Other acts were

Tiny Dixon Band
Jimmy & Johnny
Hugh Jeffries
Engagement – Tour Ref: 1954
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Show type: Pics: Ads:
Info November 17 1954 Eagles Nest Memphis TN Yes
Elvis performed at the Arkansas Municipal Auditorium, Texarkana, Arkansas at 7.00 and 9.15 p.m.

Scotty, Elvis, DJ and Bill onstage at the Municipal Auditorium in Texarkana – Nov. 17, 1955
The other acts were Hank Thompson, The Brazos Valley Boys, Charlene Arthur and Johnny Cash

scotty Moore

Texarkana, AR Arkansas Municipal Auditorium (2 shows)

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Texarkana, AR  Hut Club (11:00pm)

Johnny Cash was very surprised to witness Elvis washing his car by hand to remove all the mud and rain after the long drive.

Engagement – Tour Ref: 1955
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Show type: Pics: Ads:
Info November 17 1955 Arkansas Municipal Auditorium Texarkana AR (7:00 PM) The Western-Swing Jamboree Yes
Info November 17 1955 Arkansas Municipal Auditorium Texarkana AR (9:15 PM) The Western-Swing Jamboree Yes

November 17, 1956

vegas vacation

November 17, 1957

Harry Belafonte was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Mary’s Boy Child,’ the first single to sell over 1 million copies in the UK. It stayed at No.1 for seven weeks making it this years Christmas No.1. The first Christmas song to hit No.1 in two different versions – the other was Boney M’s version in 1978.

November 17, 1958

Jackie Wilson’s supreme classic, “Lonely Teardrops,” charted R&B reaching #1 for seven weeks and #7 pop.

The Kingston Trio led the US hit parade with a century-old folk song called “Tom Dooley”. Although this popular group would place nine more songs in the US Top 40, this would be their only number one.

Military Service

November 17, 1959
Military Service

November 17, 1960

Wild in the Country 

November 17, 1961

Kid Galahad

November 17, 1962

November 17, 1963

John Weightman the Headmaster of a Surrey Grammar School, banned all pupils from having Beatle haircuts saying, “this ridiculous style brings out the worst in boys physically. It makes them look like morons.”

November 17, 1964

Tickle Me

November 17, 1965

November 17, 1966

MGM Sound Stage – Hollywood, California

There Is So Much World To See (Overdub) UPA3 3941

November 17, 1967

November 17, 1968

Big Brother and the Holding Company featuring Janis Joplin play the Rindge Arena in Braintree.

The Trouble with Girls production 

November 17, 1968 – Elvis Presley Back Doing His Thing | Chicago …

November 17, 1969
Elton John’s live LP is recorded as it’s broadcast over WABC-FM from A&R Recording Studios in New York, marking one of the first times that a live rock concert is released as a recording.
While Elvis was in Denver he talked for quite some time with the off-duty policemen, who were assigned to protect him. He showed them his collection of police badges and he was disappointed when they could only come up with an honorary badge. He even made plans to come back to Denver to collect a real badge. He also invited the Denver policemen to come to see him the next time he would play Las Vegas.
Elvis performed at the Coliseum, Denver, Colorado.
Felton Jarvis, Ronnie Tutt, Elvis and Dick Grob – then Elvis on Stage!
Date: 16 Nov 1970
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Denver, CO.
Denver Coliseum
Tickets: Unknown
Costume: White suit
Track list:
Recordings: 0
Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 3 – November 10th – November 17th 1970
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info November 17 1970 Denver Coliseum Denver CO (8:30 pm) 12000 Fringe Green Macrame belt Black suit Yes
Elvis flew back home to Memphis and took in several movies at the Crosstown.
Elvis performed at the Honolulu International Center, Honolulu, Hawaii. Originally this (or the next night) show was planned to be the worldwide satellite broadcast.


Date: 17 Nov 1972
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Honolulu, HA.
The H.I.C. Arena
Tickets: 8,400
Costume: White Stone Eagle suit
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Until It’s Time For You To Go
You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me
Polk Salad Annie
Love Me
All Shook Up
Heartbreak Hotel
Blue Suede Shoes
One Night
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
Love Me Tender
Little Sister/Get Back
Hound Dog
I’ll Remember You
How Great Thou Art
Suspicious Minds
For The Good Times
Burning Love
What Now My Love
Blue Hawaii
Hawaiian Wedding Song
You Gave A Mountain
A Big Hunk O’ Love
Can’t Help Falling In Love


Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 7 – November 8th – November 18th 1972
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info November 17 1972 The H.I.C. Arena Honolulu HI (8:30 pm) 8400 Thunderbird Jack Lord belt White Suit Yes Yes


November 17, 1973

November 17, 1974

ABBA kick off their first European tour in Copenhagen, playing outside of Sweden for the first time.

November 17, 1975

November 17, 1976


The Spice Girls were at No.1 on the UK album chart with their debut release ‘Spice Girls.’ Five singles were released from the album: ‘Wannabe’, ‘Say You’ll Be There’, ‘2 Become 1’, ‘Who Do You Think You Are’ and ‘Mama’. The first single, ‘Wannabe’, went to No.1 in 31 countries, and the next two singles, ‘Say You’ll Be There’ and ‘2 Become 1’, the top of the charts in 53 countries.


BMG released  Peace in the Valley: The Complete Gospel Recordings




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