Give us this day, November 19, our daily Elvis
Humes High School, Memphis, Tennessee
November 19, 1954
Sammy Davis Jr. was involved in a car accident in which he lost his left eye. Sammy had released a number of singles which were mostly ignored until he signed with Decca Records in 1955, where he scored hits with “Something’s Gotta Give”, “Love Me or Leave Me” and “That Old Black Magic”.
Elvis performed at Lake Cliff Club concert
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November 19, 1955
Carl Perkins recorded ‘Blue Suede Shoes’ at Sun Studios in Memphis. The rock ‘n’ roll classic became a US No.2 & UK No.10 hit for Perkins in 1956, and has been covered by many acts including Elvis Presley and John Lennon. ”
Gladewater High School Gymnasium from Gladewater TX; performing “I Forgot To Remember To Forget”
“Baby Lets Play House” “Thats All Right” and covering “Rock Around The Clock”
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November 19, 1956
Kay Wheeler with Elvis’ 1957 FLH in Nov. 19, 1956 and Elvis with George Klein on it at Audubon Drive Photos
November 19, 1957
Chicago radio station WCFL is picketed by the local chapter of the Elvis Presley fan club when it refuses to play Presley’s records. Despite the protest, the station did not change its policy.
November 19, 1958
Military Service in Germany
November 19, 1959
An RCA executive caused a stir when he told members of the press that when Elvis returns to civilian life, people will notice a great change in his style of music. Colonel Tom Parker quickly issued a statement to fans, telling them that won’t be the case.
Military Service in Germany
November 19, 1961
Kid Galahad Production
November 19, 1962
November 19, 1963
November 19, 1964
The Supremes became the first all-girl group to reach #1 in Britain when “Baby Love” hit the coveted top spot.
November 19, 1965
November 19, 1966
The Supremes enjoy their eighth US number one hit with “You Keep Me Hangin’ On”. It made #8 in the UK.
Easy Come, Easy Go Production was over, but Hal Wallis was on a Power Trip and not releasing Elvis until Nov 22
November 19, 1968
Diana Ross, onstage with The Supremes at the Royal Command Variety Performance in London, interrupts the show with a plea for interracial understanding. The audience, which includes members of the royal family, applauds for two minutes.
The Trouble with Girls Production
November 19, 1970
November 19, 1971
B.B. King began a European tour in London on his twenty-fifth anniversary in the music business.
November 19, 1972
November 19, 1973
November 19, 1974
November 19, 1975
Badfinger’s Tom Evens hung himself at 36; just as band mate Pete Ham had done to get the band out of a contract, Paul McCartney had chosen Evens to sing lead on the band’s 1970, #7 hit, “Come And Get It”.
Janet Jackson’s Rhythm Nation 1814 album was certified six times platinum (six million copies) by the RIAA.
A 60 track album called “Beatles Anthology I” is released in the US and sets a first-day sales record of 450,000 units.
Little Milton, Bobby “Blue” Bland, Johnny “Guitar” Watson, and Clarence Carter appeared at the Grand Olympic Auditorium in Los Angeles on the last night of their Heavyweights of Blues caravan tour.
Natalie Cole sang “They Can’t Take That Away from Me” at Frank Sinatra’s eigthtieth birthday party at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. If that didn’t do it for Ol’ Blues, Little Richard’s rendition of “Old Black Magic” surely did.
Barry Manilow placed his 50th song on Billboard’s Adult Contemporary chart when “Santa Claus Is Coming to Town” debuted at #22. He became just the fifth artist to accomplish that feat in the AC chart’s 51-year history.
At that time, Elton John led with 68, followed by Barbra Streisand (64), Neil Diamond (58) and Elvis Presley (53).
And also, Elvis was only “adult contemporary” in the 1970s.
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