Give us this day, January 22, our daily Elvis
January 22, 1889
The Columbia Phonograph Company, the name derived from its District of Columbia headquarters, began selling Edison phonograph cylinders and players in Washington, Maryland and Delaware.
306 Old Satillo Road, Elvis’ birthplace, is now 306 Elvis Presley Drive.
Vernon Presley spent six months in custody awaiting trial Jan 4 – (minus 6 months until)
.in prison ( May 25 1938 to February 6 1939)
Reese Street, where the Presleys stayed with Vester and Clettes Presley and their daughter Patsy,
Kelly Street, a rented, small apartment.
August 8, 1945 to July 18, 1946
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.
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
The Sun Records Rockabilly Era
September 21, 1953 to March 19, 1954
Elvis worked at Precision Tool company, operating a drill press for $1.55 a hour.
The Presleys lived at 2414 Lamar Avenue, rented end of 1954 to mid-1955
Scotty, Sonny Trammel, Elvis and Bill at the Louisiana Hayride – Jan. 22, 1955
Photo © Nick Gulli courtesy JohnGriswold.com
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The Presleys lived at 1414 Getwell Street rented from mid-1955 to May, 11 1956.
The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer
The Presleys lived at Graceland
King Creole Production
The Military Service Disruption
Alone with an acoustic guitar and tape recorder in his New York City apartment Buddy Holly made his last recordings, including ‘Peggy Sue Got Married’, ‘Crying, Waiting, Hoping’, ‘That’s What They Say’, ‘What To Do’, ‘Learning The Game’ and ‘That Makes It Tough’. The recordings would be overdubbed posthumously and later released by Coral Records.
Military Service in Germany
October 1958 to February 2, 1959: Hotel Grunwald in Bad Nauheim, Germany
January 22, 1960
Keen records hitmaker Sam Cooke signed with RCA Records, on his 26th birthday. He would continue to have hits with RCA until his controversial death in 1964.
Military Service in Germany
Feb 3 – March 1960: Goethestr.14 in Bad Nauheim, Germany
The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment
January 22, 1961
January 22, 1962
Gene Chandler performed “Duke Of Earl” on American Bandstand. The single only charted two days earlier on the R&B lists and Chandler’s appearance lip-synching the group record (actually the Dukays) kicked the sales into overdrive, eventually reaching #1 pop and R&B.
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The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade
January 22, 1975
The Wake and Aftermath
1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism
Tommy Tucker, who wrote “Hi Heel Sneakers” and many other R&B hits, is overcome by carbon tetrachloride fumes and dies while finishing floors in his home. He was 48 years old
1983 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley
Michael Jackson charted with “Billie Jean,” reaching #1 pop for seven weeks and #1 R&B for nine weeks. It would become Michael’s biggest solo hit of a career forty-six pop charters through 2001. Only when it reached #1 would MTV (who had an anti-Black video policy at the time) air the video——and then only under enormous pressure from CBS Records.
Barry Manilow sang the U.S. national anthem at Super Bowl XVIII. Manilow came out as gay in 2017.
L.L. Cool J’s album “Mama Said Knock You Out” was certified platinum by the RIAA.
Twenty-three years after it was released in North America, the album “Elvis’ Gold Records” was made available in China, on cassette only.
The number 1 song on Billboard’s Hot 100 was “All For Love” by Bryan Adams, Sting and Rod Stewart. The tune was the first number one for Sting since 1983’s “Every Breath You Take” by The Police and the first for Stewart since “Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?” from 1978. The track was written for the movie The Three Musketeers.
Snoop Doggy Dogg filed a $10 million suit in Los Angeles Superior Court against Gelfand, Rennert & Feldman, its parent Coopers & Lybrand and former Gelfand accountant Steven Cantrock. The suit charged that they had mismanaged Snoop Doggy Dogg’s money.
2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley
One of the biggest charity concerts since Live Aid raised £1.25 million ($2 million) for victims of the tsunami disaster in Asia. The concert held at The Millennium Stadium, Cardiff featured Eric Clapton, Manic Street Preachers, Keane, Charlotte Church, Snow Patrol, Embrace, Feeder, Craig David and Liberty X, who appeared before 60,000 fans at the sold-out concert.
Lisa Marie Presley married her fourth husband, guitarist and musical director Michael Lockwood. They have two children together. She has two other children from her first marriage.
poster showing U.S. singing stars Elvis Presley (L) and Frank Sinatra at the 41st MIDEM music market in Cannes, south-eastern France, January 22, 2007
2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough
Adele broke an American chart record that has stood for years after being set by The Beatles and Pink Floyd. The singers second album 21 clocked up 16 weeks at No.1 on the US chart matching the success of the Titanic original soundtrack. ’21’, released last January had now beaten The Beatles’ Sgt Pepper’s and Pink Floyd’s The Wall which had previously held the accolade with runs of 15 weeks at No.1.
Elvis Presley fans keep memory of The King alive from when he landed at Prestwick 57 years ago. It was on March 2, 1960 that a dazed-looking 25-year-old Elvis Presley dropped into Prestwick Airport on his way home from military service in Germany.
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