Daily Elvis: January 31

Give us this day, January 31, our daily Elvis

1935-1948

Tupelo, Mississippi

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1949-1953

Humes High School, Memphis, Tennessee

Elvis called Dixie, who he met the night before, and they went to the movies.

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January 31, 1955

Engagement – Tour Ref: 1955
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Show type: Pics: Ads:
Info January 31 1955 Bethel Springs High School Bethel Springs TN
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Again Elvis was in the RCA studio in New York and he began the session at noon and ended it at 3.00 p.m. He recorded only 2 songs and was interviewed by Fred Danzig, a young reporter from New York.
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January 31, 1957

Decca Records announced that Bill Haley And His Comets‘ “Rock Around The Clock” had sold over a million copies in the UK, mostly on 10 inch 78’s.

Loving You  Production

January 31, 1958

Little Richard officially announced that he had retired at the peak of his career to become an Evangelist. His conversion would last all of four years.

King Creole Production

January 31, 1959 –
“I Got Stung/One Night” hit #1 in the U.K. where it remained for 3 weeks.
Elvis meanwhile: Military Service

January 31, 1960

Military Service

January 31, 1961

At 24 years old, Bobby Darin becomes the youngest performer at that time to headline a TV special as Bobby Darin & Friends airs on NBC.

January 31, 1962

January 31, 1963

The Beach Boys record “Surfin’ USA”, which will climb to number three in the US by mid-April. Although it was credited as being composed by Brian Wilson, the tune was a note-for-note cover of Chuck Berry’s “Sweet Little Sixteen”. Following a lawsuit, Berry was granted writing credit and royalties from the record.

Fun in Acapulco

January 31, 1964

January 31, 1965

January 31, 1966

Today there was another addition to the stables. A registered horse named Pokey Dunit
January 31, 1968
January 31, 1969
January 31, 1970
The Jackson 5’s “I Want You Back” debut Motown single reached #1 pop and would reach #1 R&B for four weeks. The song was originally conceived for Gladys Knight & the Pips.
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 31 1970 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200
Info January 31 1970 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200
January 31, 1971
Bobby Darin walks off the Jackie Gleason Show set when he is not allowed to sing “Long Line Rider”, a song about the poor treatment of prisoners in America.
Elvis Presley does the Dinner and Midnight Shows
Date: 31 Jan 1971
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Int. Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Unknown
Recordings: 0
Date: 31 Jan 1971
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Int. Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Unknown
Recordings: 0
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 31 1971 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200
Info January 31 1971 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200
January 31, 1972
Elvis did The Dinner and Midnight 2 Show Routine at the Las Vegas Hilton.
Date: 31 Jan 1972
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas, NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Unknown
Recordings: 0
Date: 31 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 31 1972 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200
Info January 31 1972 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200
January 31, 1973
These shows were cancelled due to Elvis suffering from ‘extreme fatigue’
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 31 1973 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV CANCELLED
Info January 31 1973 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV CANCELLED
January 31, 1974
Elvis did Dinner and Midnight shows in Vegas, with both shows recorded by the Soundboard
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Date: 31 Jan 1974
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Peacock Jumpsuit
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
Tryin’ To Get To You
You’ve Lost That Loving Feeling
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
Why Me Lord
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:

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Date: 31 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
Tryin’ To Get To You
You’ve Lost That Loving Feeling
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
Blueberry Hill
I Can’t Stop Loving You
Help Me
An American Trilogy
Let Me Be There
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

 

 

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 31 1974 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200 Yes Yes
Info January 31 1974 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200 Yes
January 31, 1975
January 31, 1976
ABBA knocked Queen from the UK No.1 position on the UK singles chart with ‘Mamma Mia.’ Queen’s single ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ had enjoyed a nine week run at the top of the charts, by coincidence, Queen’s single contains the famous “mamma mia, mamma mia, mamma mia let me go” line.
January 31, 1977
1987
New Edition charted with “Tears On My Pillow,” reaching #41 R&B and featuring Little Anthony, who with the Imperials sang the original legendary hit almost thirty years earlier in 1958
Paul Simon‘s “Graceland” went to number 1 on the UK album chart. The LP would stay on the list for 101 weeks.
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1993
Michael Jackson performed at Superbowl XXVII’s halftime show at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, CA.
1997
David Bowie released part of his holdings in intellectual property for sale on the stock market, becoming the first Rock star to offer Wall Street stock options on his career.
1999
Stevie Wonder performed at Superbowl XXVII’s halftime show in Miami, FL.
2005
“Love, Elvis” cd released it reached #8 in the UK and achieved Gold sales.
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2010

2013

Elvis tours without Elvis.

reference sites:
http://www.elvisnews.com

http://www.scottymoore.net/tourdates50s.html

http://www.elvis-in-concert.com/

http://www.elvisconcerts.com

http:www.keithflynn.com/recording-sessions/

http://www.elvisrecordings.com/  Master and Sessions

The Elvis Presley Record Research Database

http://www.elvisinfonet.com/

http://www.elvis.com.au/

www.elvishistoryblog.com/

 
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