Daily Elvis: February 17

Give us this day, February 17, our daily Elvis

1935-1948

Tupelo, Mississippi

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1949-1953

Humes High School, Memphis, Tennessee

February 17, 1954

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Little Richard sent his first audition tape to Specialty Records.
Elvis performed at City Auditorium, San Angelo, Texas at 7.30 and 9.30 p.m.
Engagement – Tour Ref: 1955
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Show type: Pics: Ads:
Info February 17 1955 City Auditorium San Angelo TX (7:30 PM) Hank Snow All-Star Jamboree
Info February 17 1955 City Auditorium San Angelo TX (9:30 PM) Hank Snow All-Star Jamboree
Elvis and the band left Winston – Salem at 5.50 a.m. on a flight to New York City.

February 17, 1957

Loving You  

February 17, 1958

The Monotones’ classic rocker “Book of Love” released

Little Richard’s “Good Golly Miss Molly” charted, reaching #10 pop and #4 R&B. It was Richard’s fourteenth and last R&B Top 10 smash.

Chuck Berry’s “Sweet Little 16” charted on its way to #2 pop

King Creole 

February 17, 1959
Elvis did Military Service in Germany

February 17, 1960

The Everly Brothers signed with Warner Bros. Records in a 10-year contract worth $1 million.

It was still the Singles Era, and albums were mostly collections. In 1956, Elvis was the first artist to release 2 LPs placed at #1 back to back. The US “Elvis” was released in UK in 1957 as “Elvis Presley No. 2″

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“Elvis”, his second LP issued in 1956, spending four weeks at #1 on the Billboard Top Pop Albums was certified Gold on February 17, 1960, and later Platinum on August 10, 2011, by the Recording Industry Association of America
Meanwhile, Elvis did Military Service in Germany

February 17, 1961

February 17, 1962

The Platters charted with “It’s Magic,” reaching only #91 pop, while becoming their last of thirty-five hits on the Top 100 while with Mercury Records. At the same time, the group toured Poland, becoming the first American vocal group to perform behind the Iron Curtain without a government subsidy. Nate Nelson, former lead of the Flamingos, also joined the group, who stated they would not perform in Atlanta, GA, until audiences became desegregated.

February 17, 1963

Fun in Acapulco

February 17, 1964

February 17, 1965

February 17, 1966

Nancy Sinatra was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘These Boots Are Made For Walking’,

Spinout production: Elvis was at Radio Recorders, and continued soundtrack recording from 7.00 p.m. to midnight again.
Radio Recorders Studio B – Hollywood, California
Never Say Yes TPA3 5308-SP
Spinout TPA3 5311-05
All That I Am ////////-05
Adam And Evil TPA3 5306-20
I’ll Be Back TPA3 5313-01

At the conclusion of recording Elvis decided, impulsively, to take the Greyhound bus for a trial spin to Las Vegas for the weekend.

Elvis continued to buy pickup trucks for the guys, his relatives and everyone who worked on the Circle G property.
Today’s purchases included 1 Chevy custom El Camino, 2 Dodges and 5 Fords, as well as 2 more house trailers.
February 17, 1968
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Elvis gave Priscilla’s brother, Donald a Mustang for his graduation gift
(shown here handing Him the keys)
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Johnny Cash and Bob Dylan had a recording session in Nashville, TN. “Girl from the North Country” was the only duet released from the session.
Elvis reported back to American at 8.00 p.m. and worked until 4.00 a.m. Some real beauties were delivered here: True Love Travels On A Gravel Road and Stranger In My Own Home Town.
Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows.
Date: 17 Feb 1970
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Int. Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Opening Theme
All Shook Up
I Got A Woman
Long Tall Sally
Dont Cry Daddy
Hound Dog
Love Me Tender
Kentucky Rain
Let It Be Me
I Cant Stop Loving You
Walk A Mile In My Shoes
– segued medley with –
In The Ghetto
Sweet Caroline
Polk Salad Annie
Band Introductions
Elvis Introduces Steve Allen
Suspicious Minds
Cant Help Falling In Love
Closing Vamp
Recordings:

RCA continued to record selectively at both evening shows.

Date: 17 Feb 1970
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Int. Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Opening Theme
All Shook Up
I Got A Woman
C C Rider
Long Tall Sally
Dont Cry Daddy
Hound Dog
Love Me Tender
( above song includes 1 false start )
Kentucky Rain
Let It Be Me
I Cant Stop Loving you
Walk A Mile In My Shoes
– segued medley with –
In The Ghetto
Sweet Caroline
Polk Salad Annie
Band Introductions
Elvis Introduces Mac Davis Manie Van Doren
& Sonny Bono
Suspicious Minds
Cant Help Falling In Love
Closing Vamp
Recordings:
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 17 1970 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200 Yes
Info February 17 1970 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200

February 17, 1971

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows; Priscilla and Lisa Marie were introduced during the Dinner show.

Date: 17 Feb 1971
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Int. Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: I Got A Woman
By The Time I Get To Phoenix
( above song is just an excerpt )
Sweet Caroline
Cant Help Falling In Love
Elvis introduces Colonel & Mrs Beaulieu &
Priscilla & Lisa Marie Presley
Little Sister
** Taken From Review. Is Incomplete
Recordings: 0
Date: 17 Feb 1971
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Int. Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Also Sparch Zarathustra
That’s All Right
I Got A Woman
Jailhouse Rock
Love Me
Mystery Train/Tiger Man
Polk Salad Annie
Sweet Caroline
You’ve Lost That Lovin Feeling
Something
[band introductions]
Johnny B Goode
How Great Thou Art
Don’t Be Cruel
Heartbreak Hotel
Blue Suede Shoes
Little Sister/Get Back
It’s Now Or Never
Hound Dog
The Impossible Dream
Recordings:
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 17 1971 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200
Info February 17 1971 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200
February 17, 1972
Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows.
Date: 17 Feb 1972
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Las Vegas, NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: White two-piece plain suit
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
Proud Mary
Never Been To Spain
You Gave Me A Mountain
Until It’s Time For You To Go
Polk Salad Annie
Love Me
Little Sister – Get Back
All Shook Up
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
Hound Dog
Big Hunk Of Love
It’s Over
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Suspicious Minds
[band introductions]
An American Trilogy
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:
Date: 17 Feb 1972
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas, NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: 2001 Theme
C C Rider
Proud Mary
Never Been To Spain
You Gave Me A Mountain
Until Its Time For You To Go
Polk Salad Annie
Love Me
All Shook Up
Teddy Bear
– segued medley with –
Dont Be Cruel
Hound Dog
A Big Hunk Of Love
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Suspicious Minds
Band Introductions
Elvis introduces Johnny Tillotson
An American Trilogy
Cant Help Falling In Love
Closing Vamp
Recordings:
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 17 1972 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200
Info February 17 1972 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200 Yes
February 17, 1973
 Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows.
Date: 17 Feb 1973
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Las Vegas, NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: 2001 Theme
C C Rider
I Got A Woman
– segued medley with –
Amen
Love Me Tender
( above song includes 1 false start )
You Dont Have To Say You Love Me
Steamroller Blues
You Gave Me A Mountain
Fever
Love Me
Blue Suede Shoes
Johhny B Goode
Hound Dog
What Now My Love
Suspicious Minds
Band Introductions
I Cant Stop Loving You
An American Trilogy
Cant Help Falling In Love
Closing Vamp
Recordings:
Date: 17 Feb 1973
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas, NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: 2001 Theme
C C Rider
I Got A Woman
– segued medley with –
Amen
Love Me Tender
( above song includes 1 false start )
You Dont Have To Say You Love Me
Steamroller Blues
You Gave Me A Mountain
Fever
Love Me
Blue Suede Shoes
Johhny B Goode
( above song includes 1 false start )
Hound Dog
What Now My Love
Suspicious Minds
Band Introductions
I Cant Stop Loving You
An American Trilogy
Cant Help Falling In Love
Closing Vamp
Recordings:
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 February 17 1973 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200 Thunderbird Original belt Yes
Info February 17 1973 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200 Yes Yes
February 17, 1974
February 17, 1975
February 17, 1976
Elvis performed on tour at the Civic Center,Savannah, Georgia.
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Date: 17 Feb 1977
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Savannah, GA. Civic Center
Tickets: 8,052
Costume: Mexican Sundial Suit
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
Fairytale
Jailhouse Rock
You Gave Me A Mountain
O Sole Mio/It’s Now Or Never
Little Sister
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
Tryin’ To Get To You
My Way
Polk Salad Annie
[Band introductions]
Early Morning Rain
What’d I Say
Johnny B. Goode
Love Letters
School Days
Hurt
Hound Dog
Unchained Melody
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:
Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 28 – February 12th – February 21st 1977
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info February 17 1977 Civic Center Savannah GA (8:30 pm) 8052 Mexican Sundial Original belt Red Suit Yes Yes
1979
The Clash opened its first U.S. tour at The Palladium in New York City.
1980
Muddy Waters won his sixth Grammy in nine years; all were in the same category: Best Ethnic & Traditional Recording.
1990
Queen Latifah made her chart debut with “Ladies First,” reaching #64 R&B. Through 1998, she would manage to hit the chart fifteen times, though she was spending more time acting in films than recording.
2003
The man behind the Backstreet Boys and *NSYNC was being investigated over complaints that aspiring stars paid $1,500 (£882) to feature on his website. Lou Pearlman was accused by Florida authorities of getting young actors and models to pay upfront to appear on his Trans Continental company’s website by saying he would also help them to find work.
2017
Elvis’s twin granddaughters, eight, ‘taken into care after Lisa Marie Presley found indecent photos of children on their dad’s computer, court papers claim’ The Sun ·
5 Things You Didn’t Know About Elvis Presley’s Roots: Rolling Stone

The Greatest Elvis Presley Covers Of All Time : Hit The Floor Magazine

 

 

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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