Daily Elvis: January 29

Give us this day, January 29, our daily Elvis

Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1948

1935-1940

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

January 29, 1937

In New York, Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra recorded “Song of India” and “Marie,” featuring Jack Leonard’s vocal on “Marie” and Bunny Berigan’s trumpet on both tunes.

, 1938

Vernon Presley  spent six months in custody awaiting trial Jan 4 – (minus 6 months until)

.in prison ( May 25 1938 to February 6 1939)

,1939

1940-41
Reese Street, where the Presleys stayed with Vester and Clettes Presley and their daughter Patsy,

1942
Kelly Street, a rented, small apartment.

1943

1944

August 8, 1945 to July 18, 1946
Berry Street -“Doll” Smith lived here with the Presleys and then Minnie Mae Presley moved in.

1946
Commerce Street, a rental

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

1947

Mulbery Alley

 

Memphis, Tennessee

1948-1953

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

 

1952

One of the best-known artist/songwriters of his day, bluesman Wille Dixon (“Spoonful,” “Little Red Rooster”) died of a heart attack in Burbank, CA, and was buried in the Burr Oak Cemetery in Alsip, Illinois.

The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

January 29, 1954

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

Billboard reviewed “Milkcow Blues Boogie” / “You’re a Heartbreaker” (Sun #215)

“‘Milkcow Blues Boogie’ … Presley continues to impress with each release as one of the slickest talents to come up in the country field in a long, long time. Item here is based on some of the best folk blues. The guy sells all the way. ‘You’re a Heartbreaker’ … Here Presley tackles the rhythmic material for a slick country-style reading. What with the good backing this one should get action, too.”

Elvis performed at the Louisiana Hayride, Shreveport.
Image result for elvis presley january 29, 1955
Engagement – Tour Ref: 1955
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Show type: Pics: Ads:
Info January 29 1955 Municipal Auditorium Shreveport LA (8:00 PM) Louisiana Hayride

The Presleys  lived at  1414 Getwell Street rented from mid-1955 to May, 11 1956.

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

January 29, 1956

The Presleys lived at  Audobon Drive May 11 1956 to March 1957.

January 29, 1957

Loving You  

The Presleys lived at Graceland

January 29, 1958

Eddie Cochran was the guest performer on ABC-TV’s “American Bandstand.”

King Creole 

The Military Service Disruption

January 29, 1959

At the Cosimo Recording Studio in New Orleans, Fats Domino recorded “I’m Ready.”

Military Service in Germany

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

January 29, 1960

Military Service in Germany

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

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

January 29, 1961

Warner Bros. Records signed folksingers Peter, Paul & Mary.
From Las Vegas Elvis traveled to Lake Tahoe where he stayed one night at Del Webb’s Sahara Tahoe, before returning to Los Angeles.

January 29, 1963

Fun in Acapulco

January 29, 1964

The Beatles spent the day at Pathe Marconi Studios in Paris, France, The Beatles’ only studio recording session for EMI held outside the UK. They recorded new vocals for ‘She Loves You’, ‘I Want to Hold Your Hand’ and ‘Can’t Buy Me Love’, after EMI’s West German branch persuaded Brian Epstein that they would be unable to sell large quantities of records in Germany unless they were recorded in the German language. A translator coached John, Paul, and George, although their familiarity with the German language from their Hamburg days made things much easier, recording “Komm Gib Mir Diene Hand” and “Sie Leibt Dich”

Stanley Kubrick’s “Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb,” starring Peter Sellers, George C. Scott, Sterling Hayden, Keenan Wynn, and Slim Pickens, opened in U.S. and Canadian movie theaters.

January 29, 1965

The British press is informed that P.J. Proby has been fired from a tour of England for splitting his pants onstage. Mary Whitehouse, a self-appointed guardian of British morals, spread the word that Proby’s actions were “indecent, vulgar, poisoning the minds of our teenagers.” In fact, Proby’s pants had split at the knee, and he later claimed the whole incident was an excuse to fire him and make way for Tom Jones, whose manager, Gordon Mills, had paid promoters to get rid of him.

January 29, 1966

Elvis Presley’s “Tell Me Why” reached #33 in the U.S.

January 29, 1967

In San Francisco, the Grateful Dead, Big Brother and the Holding Company featuring Janis Joplin, Moby Grape, Timothy Leary and poet Allen Ginsburg participated in the Mantra-Rock Dance concert, later called “the ultimate high,” at the Avalon Ballroom.

January 29, 1968

January 29, 1969

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

January 29, 1970

RCA releases The single My Little Friend/Kentucky Rain

In the USA, the Single reached #3 on Adult Contemporary, #16 on the Hot 100 and #31 on the Country Chart.

In Canada, #1 Country, #4 Adult Contemporary, and #10 on the singles chart. It reached #21 in the UK

Kentucky Rain single.jpg

Kentucky Rain – Wikipedia

While Elvis does the Dinner and Midnight Shows in Vegas:

Date: 29 Jan 1970
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Int. Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Unknown
Recordings: 0

 

Date: 29 Jan 1970
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Int. Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Unknown
Recordings: 0

 

Engagement – Tour Ref: Las Vegas Season 2 – Las Vegas January 26th – February 23rd 1970
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info January 29 1970 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200
Info January 29 1970 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200

January 29, 1971

Dinner and Midnight shows

Date: 29 Jan 1971
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Int. Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
That’s All Right
I Got A Woman
Love Me Tender
You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me
Sweet Caroline
You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’
Polk Salad Annie
[band introductions]
Johnny Be Goode
Something
Heartbreak Hotel
Blue Suede Shoes
Teddy Bear
Hound Dog
Snowbird
The Impossible Dream
Recordings: 0

 

Date: 29 Jan 1971
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Int. Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Porthole suit
Track list: Also Sparch Zarathustra
That’s All Right
Love Me Tender
You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me
You’ve Lost Loving Feeling
Polk Salad Salad
[band introductions]
Johnny B. Goode
Something
Heartbreak Hotel
Teddy Bear
Hound Dog
Snowbird
The Impossible Dream
Recordings:

Elvis : Snowbird Revisited CD : January 29, 1971 Dinner show

Engagement – Tour Ref: Las Vegas Season 4 – Las Vegas January 26th – February 23rd 1971
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info January 29 1971 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200 Wing Yes Yes
Info January 29 1971 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200

 

January 29, 1972

The triple album The Concert For Bangladesh went to No.1 on the UK album chart. Organised by George Harrison to raise funds for the people caught up in the war and famine from the area. The set featured; Bob Dylan, Ringo Starr, Billy Preston, Eric Clapton, Ravi Shankar and members from Badfinger.

Dinner and Midnight shows at the Hilton.

Date: 29 Jan 1972
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Las Vegas, NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Unknown
Recordings: 0

 

Date: 29 Jan 1972
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas, NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Unknown
Recordings: 0

 

 

Engagement – Tour Ref: Las Vegas Season 6 – Las Vegas January 26th – February 23rd 1972
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info January 29 1972 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200
Info January 29 1972 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200 Yes

January 29, 1973

Dinner and Midnight shows

Date: 29 Jan 1973
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Las Vegas, NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Inca
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman
Until It’s Time For You To Go
Sweet Caroline
Steamroller Blues
You Gave Me A Mountain
Fever
Love Me

Blue Suede Shoes
Love Me Tender
Johnny B. Goode
Hound Dog
What Now My Love
Suspicious Minds
[band introductions]
I Can’t Stop Loving You
An American Trilogy
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings: Don’t Think Twice

Reviews – Elvis Presley In Concert – Dinner Show review

Date: 29 Jan 1973
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas, NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Unknown
Recordings: 0

With Memphis boxer Joey Hadley, Las Vegas Hilton, January 29-31, 1973

Engagement – Tour Ref: Las Vegas Season 8 – Las Vegas January 26th – February 23rd 1973
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info January 29 1973 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200
Info January 29 1973 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200

 

 

January 29, 1974

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Shows

Date: 29 Jan 1974
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
That’s All Right
Tryin’ To Get To You
You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’
Sweet Caroline
Love Me Tender
Long Tall Sally/Whole Lotta Shakin’ On/Mama Don’t Dance/Flip, Flop And Fly/Jailhouse Rock/Hound Dog
Fever
Polk Salad Annie
Killing Me Softly [by Voice]
Spanish Eyes
Suspicious Minds
[band introductions]
I Can’t Stop Loving You
Help Me
An American Trilogy
Let Me Be There
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings: Image result for Elvis Presley january 29, 1974

 

Date: 29 Jan 1974
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
My Baby Left Me
Tryin’ To Get To You
You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’
Love Me Tender
Long Tall Sally/Whole Lotta Shakin’ On/Mama Don’t Dance/Flip, Flop And Fly/Jailhouse Rock/Hound Dog
Fever
Polk Salad Annie
Spanish Eyes
Suspicious Minds
[band introductions]
I Can’t Stop Loving You
Help Me
An American Trilogy
Let Me Be There
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings: 0

 

Engagement – Tour Ref: Las Vegas Season 10 – Las Vegas January 26th – February 9th 1974
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info January 29 1974 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200 Yes
Info January 29 1974 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200
Elvis was admitted to Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis. After Linda woke up finding Elvis struggling for breath Dr. Nick had him admitted. Officially they said Elvis had to undergo tests for a “liver problem” but in fact it was an attempt to get Elvis’ use of prescription medication under control. Linda stayed with him in the hospital and they watched the newborns in the nursery on a closed-circuit television system.
 January 29, 1976
January 29, 1977
Natalie Cole charted with “I’ve Got Love On My Mind,” reaching #5 pop and #1 R&B for five weeks. It would be her biggest hit of a career eighteen pop hits and thirty-one R&B winners through 1997. The record was also her fourth #1 of her first five chart singles.
16-year-old Brenda Spencer killed two people and wounded nine others when she fired from her house across the street onto the entrance of San Diego’s Grover Cleveland Elementary School. Spencer fired the shot’s from a .22-caliber rifle her father had given her for Christmas. When asked why she did it, she answered ‘I don’t like Mondays.’ The Boomtown Rats went on to write and recorded a song based on the event.

The Wake and Aftermath

1978
Elvis Presley newspaper insert.
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1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1983 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley

1983
Men At Work top the UK and US singles charts with “Down Under” and the UK and US album charts with “Business As Usual”. This feat had not been accomplished since Rod Stewart did it in 1971.
1989
At Joe Robbie Stadium in Miami, Florida, Billy Joel sang the U.S. national anthem and the halftime entertainment was provided by Elvis Presto in “Be Bop Bamboozled in 3D” at Super Bowl XXIII. The San Francisco 49ers defeated the Cincinnati Bengals, 20-16.
1992
American blues singer and guitarist Willie Dixon died of heart failure. He wrote the classic songs ‘You Shook Me’, ‘I Can’t Quit You Baby’, ‘Hoochie Coochie Man’, ‘I Just Want to Make Love to You’ and ‘Little Red Rooster’. Dixon was a major influence on The Rolling Stones, Cream, The Yardbirds and Led Zeppelin.
1996
Country music singer Garth Brooks refused to accept his American Music Award for Favorite Overall Artist, saying that Hootie and the Blowfish had done more for music that year than he did.
1999

Stripper/burlesque performer/actress  Lili St. Cyr died at the age of 80. (The Naked and the Dead, Runaway Girl, Son of Sinbad)

2001
A New York based data company issued a chart listing sales of posthumous albums. The idea came about after radio stations wanted to distinguish between proper recordings when the artists were alive and CD’s released after they died. Mike Shalett founder of SoundScan said there was only one problem. What to call the chart. The Top 5 chart had The Doors at No.5, Eva Cassidy at 4, Jimi Hendrix at 3, Bob Marley at 2 and 2Pac at No.1.

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2009
Former American Idol winner Kelly Clarkson made the largest ever leap to number one in US chart history, rising 96 places. Her single, My Life Would Suck Without You, rose from 97 to the top of the Billboard chart after selling 280,000 downloads in its first week of release. A clip from the video for the single was premiered in the commercial break of that week’s episode of American Idol.

2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

2010

Posthumously Roy Orbison was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame.

2013

The Official UK Album Chart saw its lowest sales in nearly 17 years as Ed Sheeran returned to the top spot. The singer’s debut record, +, went back to No.1 for the first time since September with sales of just 20,607. This was the lowest total since September 1995 when the Levellers’ Zeitgeist was top with 13,885 sales.
2014, More than 100,000 people signed a petition to deport Canadian citizen Justin Bieber out of America. The campaign followed his arrest earlier this month for drunk driving and driving without a valid license. According to US Government protocol, once a petition has over 100,000 signatures, it must be reviewed by White House staff, who will have to respond to it.
2015, Taylor Swift was seeking to trademark phrases including “this sick beat” and “we never go out of style”, in the United States. If granted, the trademark would stop others from using her lyrics on items such as t-shirts, stickers and bags. Other phrases she wants to protect included “nice to meet you, where you been” and “party like it’s 1989”.
2016, Three weeks after his death, David Bowie lodged 12 albums in the UK top 40, equalling a record set by Elvis Presley in 1977. His last album Blackstar, spent a third week at No.1 with Best of Bowie, Hunky Dory and Ziggy Stardust all in the Top 10. Bowie’s other albums in the top 40 include: Nothing Has Changed (5), Heroes (28), Diamond Dogs (30), Station to Station (32) and Scary Monsters (36).
2018

 

 
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