Give us this day, November 24, our daily Elvis
Humes High School, Memphis, Tennessee
November 24, 1954
Performance at Texarkana, AR Municipal Auditorium
|Info||November 24 1954||Municipal Auditorium||Texarkana AR|
November 24, 1955
November 24, 1956
Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers’ “Baby Baby/I’m Not a Juvenile Delinquent,” from the film Rock, Rock, Rock, was released. A hit in England (#12), it bombed in America.
LaVern Baker’s “Jim Dandy” was released. It soared to #1 R&B and #17 pop.
The Dell-Vikings recorded nine a capppella songs, including “Come Go With Me.” After insrumentation was added, “Come” went on to be the first Top 10 pop hit by a racially mixed rock ‘n’ roll vocal group.
Elvis performed at Troy, OH Hobart Arena (1 matinee and 1 evening)
DJ, Elvis and Bill (believed to be Hobart Arena, Troy, OH – Nov. 24, 1956)
Photo courtesy FECC/hilton22000
Elvis onstage (believed to be Hobart Arena, Troy, OH – Nov. 24, 1956)
Photo from “Elvis Presley: The Intimate Story” courtesy Ger Rijff
|Info||November 24 1956||Hobart Arena||Troy OH||(3:00 PM)|
|Info||November 24 1956||Hobart Arena||Troy OH||(8:00 PM)|
November 24, 1958
The Kingston Trio became the very first group to ever have an album reach the top of the US chart. Before them, only solo artists had hit number one. They would go on to record a total of fourteen Top Ten albums and an additional five would enter the Top 25.
Elvis in Military Service in Germany
November 24, 1959
Military Service in Germany
November 24, 1960
November 24, 1961
November 24, 1962
November 24, 1963
November 24, 1968
Diana Ross and The Supremes were at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Love Child’, their 11th No.1 in the US. The song is also notable for knocking off and keeping The Beatles massive ‘Hey Jude’ off the top spot in the US.
The Trouble with Girls
November 24, 1970
November 24, 1976
Elvis performed at the Centennial Coliseum, Reno, Nevada. Here he began his 8th tour of 1976. Linda accompanied him, although Elvis already had met Ginger Alden.
|Date:||24 Nov 1976|
Reno Centennial Coliseum
|Costume:||Indian feather (white) suit|
|Track list:||Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
You Gave Me A Mountain
All Shook Up
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
And I Love You So
Funny How Times Slip Away
That’s All Right
Can’t Help Falling In Love
|Info||November 24 1976||Reno Centennial Coliseum||Reno NV||(8:30 pm)||7200||Chief||Second belt||White Suit||Yes||Yes|
A pair of Pop music divas, Donna Summer and Barbra Streisand combined their voices to produce the top tune in the US, “No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)”. It’s Summer’s third number one single and Streisand’s fourth. The record made #3 in the UK.
Rock pioneer Big Joe Turner died of kidney failure at the age of 74. Turner was one of the first artists to ever play Rock and Roll when he recorded “Shake, Rattle and Roll” in 1954, although Bill Haley And His Comets had a bigger hit with their cover version. Turner also recorded “Sweet Sixteen” before B.B. King, and wrote “Honey Hush”, later copied by Jerry Lee Lewis and Paul McCartney. Turner earned his nickname from his 6’2″, 300 lbs stature.
Freddie Mercury died of complications from aids at his home in London’s Holland park aged 45, just one day after he publicly admitted he was HIV positive. Mercury was openly bisexual and enjoyed a colourful rock star lifestyle. During his career with Queen he scored over 40 Top 40 UK singles including the worldwide No.1 ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’.
KISS drummer Eric Carr died of a cerebral hemorrhage while hospitalized for cancer. He was 41.
Cyndi Lauper marries actor David Thornton, with Little Richard providing the wedding music.
The inaugural MTV European Music Awards are hosted by Tom Jones in Berlin, Germany. Canada’s Bryan Adams is named Best Male Artist, Mariah Cary is Best Female Artist and Aerosmith are named Best Rock Band.
“Christmas Peace” released – a Christmas compilation disc that #30 in the USA, #175 in Canada and #41 in the UK. Still it went BPI: Platinum
The Rolling Stones began cashing in on British singing sensation Susan Boyle’s rendition of their hit “Wild Horses” by re-issuing their original version which was first released 40 years ago this month.
Bob Dylan performed for an audience of one, superfan Fredrik Wikingsson, at Philadelphia’s Academy of Music. The concert was part of film series Experiment Ensam, which chronicles individuals as they experience special events they would normally share with large groups, alone.
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