Daily Elvis: November 29

Give us this day, November 29, our daily Elvis

Tupelo, Mississippi



306 Old Satillo Road, Elvis’ birthplace, is now 306 Elvis Presley Drive.

, 1938

Vernon in prison


Reese Street, where the Presleys stayed with Vester and Clettes Presley and their daughter Patsy,

Kelly Street, a rented, small apartment.



, 1945
Berry Street -“Doll” Smith lived here with the Presleys and then Minnie Mae Presley moved in.

Commerce Street, a rental

510 1/2 Maple Street, South Tupelo -the Presleys lived with Glady’s cousin Frank Richards and his wife, Leona.


Mulbery Alley


Memphis, Tennessee


Elvis attended Humes High School, Memphis, Tennessee

Sept. 12, 1948-Sept. 20, 1949

572 Poplar Avenue

Sept 2o 1949 to January 7, 1950
185 Winchester Street, a two- bedroom apartment (number 328)

January 7, 1950 to April 1953
398 Cypress Street

September 21, 1953 to March 19, 1954

Elvis worked at Precision Tool company, operating a drill press for $1.55 a hour.

end of 1954 to mid-1955
2414 Lamar Avenue, rented

rented from mid-1955 to May, 11 1956.

1414 Getwell Street


The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

November 29, 1954

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

Elvis performed at the Mosque Theater, Richmond, Virginia, Philip Morris Employees Night.

Scotty Moore site  

Richmond, VA, Philip Morris Employees Night at Mosque Theater ??

Engagement – Tour Ref: 1955
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Show type: Pics: Ads:
Info November 29 1955 The Mosque Theater Richmond VA

November 29, 1956

Audobon Drive (May 11 1956 to March 1957)

November 29, 1957

The Military Service Disruption

November 29, 1958

Elvis Presley’s single “I Got Stung” hit #8 in the U.S.

Military Service in Germany

October 1958 to February 2, 1959: Hotel Grunwald in Bad Nauheim, Germany

November 29, 1959

At the 1959 Grammy Awards, held just six months after a similar award show, Bobby Darin wins Record of the Year for “Mack the Knife” as well as the Best New Artist of the Year. Song of the Year is awarded to Jimmy Driftwood, writer of Johnny Horton’s hit, “The Battle Of New Orleans”.

Military Service in Germany

Feb 3 – March 1960: Goethestr.14 in Bad Nauheim, Germany

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

November 29, 1960

Wild in the Country Nov 6, 1960 – January 1961; released: June 15, 1961

November 29, 1961

In New York City, members of the Grand Ole Opry played a concert at Carnegie Hall for the benefit of the Musicians’ Aid Society. Performers included Patsy Cline, Marty Robbins, Jim Reeves, Bill Monroe, Faron Young, Minnie Pearl, Grandpa Jones, and The Jordanaires.

Kid Galahad  October 23, 1961 until December 20, 1961

November 29, 1962

Elvis returns to Memphis and is greeted with bad news: his first nationwide tour in three years has fallen through, the result of an inability for the Colonel and RCA to come to terms on the details. He has a month off.
November 29, 1963
The Beatles‘ fifth British single, “I Want to Hold Your Hand” is released. Advance orders exceed 700,000 and within three days the record will have sold one million copies, making it their second million seller. It was released in the US on December 26th and spent seven weeks at #1.
November 29, 1964
Elvis bought a Greyhound bus. This was a retired D’Elegance coach and Elvis planned to refurbish it to use it to drive to and from California.
Image result for Elvis Presley, greyhound bus
Just outside of Little Rock, Elvis heard George Klein play Tom Jones’ Green Green Grass Of Home on his radio show. Elvis kept calling George over and over again to hear the song again. This was much to annoyance of Red West, because he brought the song to Elvis’ attention the year before and had been told it was too country for Elvis.
At home, at Graceland, Elvis’ bedroom was redecorated, mostly into red and black. This would stay the almost the same until Elvis’ death.
November 29, 1967

November 29 1968

John Lennon and Yoko Ono released their new album “Unfinished Music No.1: Two Virgins” with a cover showing the two of them in full-frontal nudity. They took the photo themselves using a time-delay camera while staying at Ringo Starr’s basement apartment at Montagu Square. The album was distributed by Tetragrammaton Records in the U.S., after Capitol Records refused to handle it because of the cover photo. Record stores eventually carried the album in a brown paper wrapper.

The Trouble with Girls: Production, Elvis with a Fan at Hillcrest Drive.

November 29, 1968 1174 Hillcrest Drive, Los... - Elvis never left

November 29, 1969

The Beatles went to No.1 on the US singles chart with their twenty-sixth release in the United States.’Come Together / Something’, which became the group’s 18th US No.1. Lennon was inspired by Timothy Leary’s campaign for governor of California titled “Come together, join the party” against Ronald Reagan giving him the idea for the track. ‘Something’ was the first Beatles song written by George Harrison to appear as an A-side.

Richard Nader’s second Rock ‘n’ Roll Revival concert at madison Square Garden in New York featured Jackie Wilson, Gary “U.S.” Bonds, and a slew of other rock ‘n’ roll stars from the ’50s and ’60s

B.B. King performed at the Boston garden in Boston, MA, as the opening act for the Rolling Stones on their current U.S. tour.

Bob Dylan was pictured on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine.

Elvis Presley’s first Double LP “From Memphis to Vegas / From Vegas to Memphis” reaches the Billboard album chart where it will stay for the next 24 weeks, climbing as high as #12, certified Gold on December 13, 1969.

In1970, RCA reissued the set as individual albums identified by the subtitles that appeared on the original double LP, Elvis in Person at the International Hotel as LSP 4428, and Back in Memphis as LSP 4429.

From Memphas to Vegas.jpg From Vegas to Memphis.jpg

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

November 29, 1970

November 29, 1971

November 29, 1972

Pong, the first commercially successful video game, was released by Atari.

Elvis attended a show at the Memphian.
November 29, 1974
November 29, 1975
November 29, 1976
Lancaster local council cancelled the Sex Pistols gig at Lancaster Poly, England. The reason was given in a statement by the council saying: ‘We don’t want that sort of filth (The Sex Pistols) in the town limits.’
Elvis performed at the Cow Palace, San Francisco, California.
Ginger Alden arrived with the JetStar, which Elvis had sent for her, but she was confined to her room. Elvis had not yet persuaded Linda Thompson to leave. When she finally did leave, it would be the last time the two of them saw each other.
Date: 29 Nov 1976
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: San Francisco, CA.
Cow Palace
Tickets: 14,300
Costume: Rainbow (blue) 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
Blue Suede Shoes
It’s Now Or Never
All Shook Up
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
And I Love You So
Bridge Over Troubled Water
[band introductions]
Early Morning Rain
What’d I Say
Johnny B. Goode
Love Letters
School Days
Hound Dog
Funny How Time Slips Away
Blue Christmas
Mystery Train/Tiger Man
Hawaiian Wedding Song
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings: The Nation’s Only Atomic Powered Singer

This concert was officially released on the Follow That Dream collector label:

November 29, 1976 (8:30 pm). San Francisco, CA – Elvis Presley

Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 26 – November 24th – November 30th 1976
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info November 29 1976 Cow Palace San Francisco CA (8:30 pm) 14300 Blue Swirl White Two-Piece suit belt Red Suit Yes Yes

The Wake and Aftermath

November 29, 1977


The four original members of KISS perform for what they say will be the last time. They would reunite in 1996 for a tour in full makeup.


ABBA scored their ninth and last UK No.1 single with ‘Super Trouper’, the group’s 25th Top 40 hit in the UK. The name “Super Trouper” referred to the gigantic spotlights used in stadium concerts.

John and Yoko’s Double Fantasy album was released. Though initially poorly received, the album is notable for its association with Lennon’s murder three weeks after its release, whereupon it became a worldwide commercial success, and went on to win the 1981 Album of the Year at the 24th Annual Grammy Awards.


Actress Natalie Wood drowned at age 43. (West Side Story, Rebel Without a Cause, Splendor in the Grass, Brainstorm, Miracle on 34th Street, Gypsy, Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice, The Great Race, Sex and the Single Girl, Penelope, Inside Daisy Clover, The Candidate, Love with a Proper Stranger)

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism


“Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band Live / 1975-85” started a seven week run at #1 on the Billboard album chart.


U2’s first TV special, called “U2’s Zoo TV Outside Broadcast,” aired on Fox-TV.


Metallica released the box set “Binge & Purge.” It contained three CDs, three videos and a book.


American singer and ukulele player Tiny Tim (Herbert Khaury) died from a heart attack on stage while playing his hit ‘Tiptoe Through the Tulips’ at a club in Minneapolis.


Whitney Houston pulled out of a concert sponsored by the Moonies two hours before she was due on stage after finding out the event was a mass wedding for over 1,000 Moonie couple’s. The religious group said they had no intention of suing providing the singer returned the $1m fee she had received.


The Beatles’ guitarist George Harrison passed away at the age of 58, while resting at a friend’s home in Los Angeles. The news came as a shock to the world, despite Harrison’s much-chronicled cancer treatments. His last words were reported to have been, “Love one another.”

Following the breakup of The Beatles Harrison had a successful career as a solo artist and later as part of the Traveling Wilburys. The youngest member of The Beatles, (aged 16 when he joined), his compositions include ‘Taxman’, ‘Here Comes the Sun’, ‘Something’, and ‘While My Guitar Gently Weeps’. Harrison released the acclaimed triple album, All Things Must Pass, in 1970, from which came the worldwide No.1 single ‘My Sweet Lord.’

Speaking outside his home in St John’s Wood, north west London, Paul McCartney said: ‘I am devastated and very, very sad’.  Ringo Starr, speaking from Vancouver, Canada said: ‘We will miss George for his sense of love, his sense of music and his sense of laughter.’

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley


Pop Idol creator Simon Fuller dropped his £100m copyright case against the X Factor’s Simon Cowell after Fuller settled the case out of court in a deal which made him a joint partner in the X Factor show. Mr Fuller had claimed Mr Cowell’s ITV talent show X Factor copied his successful Pop Idol format, in a case taken to London’s High Court. As part of the settlement, Mr Cowell agreed to appear in at least five more series of American Idol.


Susan Boyle’s album became the best-selling debut in UK chart history when it went to No.1 on the UK chart. The 48 year-old runner-up in ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent, sold 410,000 copies of ‘I Dreamed a Dream’. Boyle also topped the US charts, setting a first-week sales record for a female debut album with 701,000 copies sold in its first week.

2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough



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