Daily Elvis: November 26

Give us this day, November 26, our daily Elvis


Tupelo, Missippi



Humes High School, Memphis, Tennessee


By popular demand Elvis performed again at the Palladium Club, Houston.

Western Union Telegram to Vernon Presley from Houston – Nov. 26, 1954

He even sent a telegram to his parents: ” Hi Babies, Here’s the money to pay the bills, Don’t tell no one how much I sent I will send more next week. There is a card in the mail. Love Elvis. “
Engagement – Tour Ref: 1954
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Info November 26 1954 Paladium Club Houston TX
Bill Haley‘s “Rock Around The Clock” reaches #1 in the UK and is considered to be the first Rock and Roll record to accomplish that feat.
“Sixteen Tons” by Tennessee Ernie Ford tops the Billboard chart, becoming the fastest selling single in recording industry history up to that time.
Elvis performed at the Louisiana Hayride, Municipal Auditorium, Shreveport.

Scotty, Elvis and Bill at the Louisiana Hayride – fall 1955?
Photo courtesy Ger J. Rijff
Engagement – Tour Ref: 1955
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Info November 26 1955 Municipal Auditorium Shreveport LA (8:00 PM) Louisiana Hayride
Big band leader and trombone soloist Tommy Dorsey died.
Elvis paid a visit to his Grandfather Jessie D Presley with wife Vera, at 4008 Beaver St (photo below) and he didn’t arrive empty handed. Elvis brought with him what is reportedly the very first car he ever gave away, a brand new 1957 Ford Fairlane with a new TV set in the trunk and handed over $100 to Vera Presley (nee Leftwich) his step Grandmother.
Then Elvis drove back to Memphis, visiting the Colonel on the way.

November 26, 1958

Johnny Cash made his debut on the US country chart when ‘Cry! Cry! Cry!’ made it to number 14. His next seven singles would all make the country top 10, with ‘I Walk the Line’ and ‘There You Go’ both hitting number 1.

military service in Germany

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November 26, 1959
Military Service

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Elvis flew to Las Vegas for the weekend with Charlie Hodge, Joe Esposito, Red West and Alan Fortas.

Wild in the Country Film Production

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November 26, 1961

Kid Galahad Film Production

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November 26, 1962

November 26, 1963

November 26, 1964

November 26, 1965

November 26, 1966

November 26, 1967

The promotional film of The Beatles ‘Hello, Goodbye’ was aired on The Ed Sullivan show in the US. It was never shown at the time in the UK due to a musician’s union ban on miming.

Nov 26, 1968

Goldwyn Studios – Hollywood, California

Charro (Track Repairs & Orchestral Overdub) WPA1 8091

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November 26, 1969

November 26, 1970

Elvis returned to Palm Springs, after his week in Los Angeles, and stayed there until December 3.
November 26, 1972
Here you can see a check Elvis wrote in 1972 to the Sugar Ray Youth Fund on November26, 1972.
November 26, 1973
November 26, 1974
November 26, 1975
Elvis performed at the Memorial Coliseum, Portland, Oregon.
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Date: 26 Nov 1976
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Portland, OR.
Memorial Coliseum
Tickets: 11,000
Costume: Inca Gold Leaf (white) suit
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
If You Love Me
You Gave Me A Mountain
Jailhouse Rock
All Shook Up
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
It’s Now Or Never
And I Love You So
[band introductions]
Early Morning Rain
What’d I Say
Johnny B. Goode
Love Letters
School Days
Hound Dog
Funny How Time Slips Away
Hawaiian Wedding Song
Blue Christmas
That’s All Right
Can’t Help Falling In Love

Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 26 – November 24th – November 30th 1976
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Info November 26 1976 Memorial Coliseum Portland OR (8:30 pm) 11000 Egyptian Indian Head belt Red Suit Yes Yes Yes
The film “Rockshow” premiered in New York City. The concert film was by Paul McCartney and Wings during their 1976 North American tour.
Russian cosmonauts aboard Soyuz 7 took into space a cassette copy (minus the cassette box for weight reasons) of the latest Pink Floyd album Delicate Sound Of Thunder and played it in orbit, making Pink Floyd the first rock band to be played in space. David Gilmour and Nick Mason both attended the launch of the spacecraft.
The inaugural Billboard Music Awards are held in Santa Monica, California, with Janet Jackson walking away with most of the hardware. She wins awards in eight categories, including Top Pop Album, Top R&B Album and Top R&B Artist.
The Beatles went to No.1 on the US album chart with ‘Beatles 1.’ The album features virtually every number-one single released from 1962 to 1970. Issued on the 30th anniversary of the band’s break-up, it was their first compilation available on one CD.
Citing “irreconcilable differences”, actor Nicolas Cage files for divorce from Lisa Marie Presley. The petition was granted on May 27, 2004, nearly a year and a half later, ending a marriage that lasted less than four months.
Punk memorabilia said to be worth £5m ($6m) was set on fire in the middle of the River Thames in London, England. Joe Corre, the son of Sex Pistols manager Malcolm McLaren and fashion designer Dame Vivienne Westwood, burnt the items on the 40th anniversary of the Sex Pistols debut single. The 48-year-old told the crowd that “punk was never meant to be nostalgic”.

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