Daily Elvis: February 7

Give us this day, February 7, our daily Elvis

1935-1948

Tupelo, Mississippi

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1949-1953

Humes High School, Memphis, Tennessee

1953

Lloyd Price charted with “Ain’t It a Shame” reaching #4 R&B, his fourth Top 5 hit in a row. Two years later, Fats Domino would take the tune to the Top 10 on the pop charts.

February 7, 1954

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Elvis performed at the Ripley High School Gym, Ripley, Mississippi.
Engagement – Tour Ref: 1955
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Show type: Pics: Ads:
Info February 7 1955 High School Auditorium Ripley MS (8:00 PM) Yes
Elvis performed 4 shows at the Center Theater, High Point, North Carolina at 2.30, 4.30, 7.00 and 9.00 p.m.
Engagement – Tour Ref: 1956
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Show type: Pics: Ads:
Info February 7 1956 Center High Point NC (2:30 PM) East Coast Tour
Info February 7 1956 Center High Point NC (4:30 PM) East Coast Tour
Info February 7 1956 Center High Point NC (7:00 PM) East Coast Tour
Info February 7 1956 Center High Point NC (9:00 PM) East Coast Tour

 

February 7, 1957

Loving You  

February 7, 1958

King Creole 

 

Buddy Holly was buried in Lubbock, Texas. His tombstone reads “Holley”, the correct spelling of his given surname and includes pictures of a guitar.
Military Service Elvis attended the Holiday on Ice Show in Frankfurt. He had become friendly with a number of the skaters and paid them a visit backstage.
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February 7, 1960

Military Service

February 7, 1961

February 7, 1962

February 7, 1963

The first Beatles single ‘Please Please Me’ was released in the US on the Vee Jay label. Capitol Records, EMI’s United States label, were offered the right to release the single in the US, but turned it down. Dick Biondi, a disc jockey on WLS in Chicago and a friend of Vee-Jay executive Ewart Abner, played the song on the radio from February 1963, thus becoming the first DJ to play a Beatles record in the United States.

Fun in Acapulco

February 7, 1964

Pan Am flight 101 was greeted by over 5,000 Beatles fans as it arrived at New York’s JFK airport, bringing The Beatles to the US for the first time and causing riotous scenes as they touched down.

Ben E. King performed on Ready, Steady, Go!, the British TV equivalent of American Bandstand.

February 7, 1965

February 7, 1966

February 7, 1967

February 7, 1968

February 7, 1969

“This Is Tom Jones” premiered on ABC-TV.

John Lennon and Yoko Ono were featured on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine, on sale for 35 Cents, (2/6). John was named as Rolling Stone’s Man Of The Year.

February 7, 1970

Dinner and Midnight International Hotel Vegas Shows.

Date: 07 Feb 1970
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Int. Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: 0
Recordings: 0

 

Date: 07 Feb 1970
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Int. Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: 0
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 February 7 1970 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200
Info February 7 1970 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200

February 7, 1971

Dinner and Midnight International Hotel Vegas Shows.

Date: 07 Feb 1971
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Int. Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Unknown
Recordings: 0

Date: 07 Feb 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 February 7 1971 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200
Info February 7 1971 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200

February 7, 1972

Dinner and Midnight Hotel Hilton Vegas Shows.

Date: 07 Feb 1972
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Las Vegas, NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Unknown
Recordings: 0
Date: 07 Feb 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 February 7 1972 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200
Info February 7 1972 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200

February 7, 1973

Dinner and Midnight Hotel Hilton Vegas Shows.

Date: 07 Feb 1973
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Las Vegas, NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Unknown
Recordings: 0

 

Date: 07 Feb 1973
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas, NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Unknown
Recordings: 0
ngagement – 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 February 7 1973 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200
Info February 7 1973 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV CANCELLED

February 7, 1974

Dinner and Midnight Hotel Hilton Vegas Shows.

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Felton Jarvis and Elvis Presley

Date: 07 Feb 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
Tryin’ To Get To You
Sweet Caroline
Love Me Tender
Johnny B. Goode
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:
Date: 07 Feb 1974
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Aloha Eagle
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
Tryin’ To Get To You
Sweet Caroline
Love Me Tender
Johnny B. Goode
Hound Dog
Fever
Polk Salad Annie
Spanish Eyes
Why Me Lord
Suspicious Minds
[band introductions]
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 February 7 1974 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200 Yes
Info February 7 1974 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200 1973 American Eagle Second belt Yes Yes

 

Paul Simon started a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ’50 Ways To Leave Your Lover’, the singers first solo US No.1.
James Burton, Glen D. Hardin and Jerry Scheff had to leave due to prior commitments. They were replaced by Nashville players Billy Sandford, Bobby Emmons and Norbert Putnam. The session began at midnight but they achieved little. A studio version of America The Beautiful and one master, Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain.

 

1979

The Clash kick off their first American tour at the Berkeley Community Theatre outside San Francisco.

1981

John Lennon was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Woman’, an ode to his wife Yoko Ono. It was Lennon’s third No.1 in seven weeks after his death on December 8, 1980.

1984

Michael Jackson was entered into the Guinness Book of World Records as the album Thriller passed 25 million copies sold.

1987

George Michael and Aretha Franklin were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)’. Written by Simon Climie it gave Aretha her first UK No.1 almost 20 years after her first hit.

1988

The TV mini-series “Elvis and Me” (based on Priscilla Presley’s book) began on ABC.

Elvis and Me (TV Movie 1988) – IMDb

 

1989

A Georgia State legislative representative introduced a bill to make Little Richard’s “Tutti Frutti” the state’s official rock song.

1999

Blondie went to No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Maria’, giving the group their 6th UK No.1 single, 20 years after their first. At the age of 54, lead singer Debbie Harry became the oldest female to make No.1.

2004

Queen’s single ‘We Will Rock You’ topped a poll of music fans to find the greatest rock anthem of all time. The 1977 song beat the band’s classic ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ into second place in a survey of 1,000 people carried out for the UCI cinema chain. The poll was carried out to mark the release of new Jack Black comedy ‘School of Rock.’

2005

Michael Jackson’s Thriller was named the top pop video in a poll of Channel 4 viewers in the UK. The 1983 video, which depicts the singer as a werewolf and a zombie, beat videos by Madonna and Robbie Williams. Animated videos for Peter Gabriel’s Sledgehammer and A-Ha’s Take On Me were in second and third place respectively. 4th was Queen with Bohemian Rhapsody, 5th, Madonna Like a Prayer, 6th, Robbie Williams, Rock DJ, 7th, Michael Jackson, Billie Jean, 8th, The Verve, Bittersweet Symphony, 9th, Madonna Vogue and 10th Nirvana, Smells Like Teen Spirit.

2008

Amy Winehouse was told she could not perform at this year’s Grammy awards ceremony because her US visa application has been rejected by the embassy in London. The singer was arrested for marijuana possession in Norway last year. Winehouse has been nominated for six Grammy awards ahead of the ceremony in Los Angeles on Sunday.

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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