Daily Elvis: March 16

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1935-1948

Tupelo, Mississippi

Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1948

1935-1940

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

, 1938

Vernon Presley awaiting prison  ( May 25 1938 to February 6 1939)

,1939

Vernon Presley  in prison ( May 25 1938 to February 6 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

March 16, 2950

At RCA Victor Studio 2 in New York City, Perry Como and the Fontane Sisters recorded “Hoop-Dee-Doo.”

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

March 16, 1951

At Castle Studio in Nashville, Hank Williams recorded four of his compositions, including “Hey, Good Lookin'” and “I Can’t Help It (If I’m Still In Love With You).”

The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

March 16, 1954

Elvis worked at Precision Tool company, operating a drill press for $1.55 a hour from September 21, 1953 to March 19, 1954

The Presleys lived at 2414 Lamar Avenue, rented end of 1954 to mid-1955

Roy Hamilton released “Unchained Melody,” one of four versions of the song to reach the Top 40 that year. The others were by Les Baxter (#1), Al Hibbler (#3), and June Valli (#29). Hamilton’s rendition peaked at #6.
Engagement – Tour Ref: 1955
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Show type: Pics: Ads:
  Ruffin Theater, Covington, Tennessee.

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

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

Elvis and the band flew to New York City from Atlanta, arriving at 4.03 p.m.

The Presleys lived at  at  1414 Getwell Street  until May 11 1956 – Audobon Drive  March 1957
Elvis received a telephone call from his parents; they announced that they had found the ideal home; it was called Graceland…..

The Presleys lived at  Audobon Drive until March 1957, moving into Graceland

March 16, 1958

At the RCA Studios in New York City, Pat Boone recorded “Sugar Moon.”

The Presleys lived at  Graceland

The Military Service Disruption

1959

Doo-wop group The Platters scored their only UK No.1 hit with ‘Smoke Gets In Your Eyes’ (also a US No.1 hit). The song was a show tune written by American composer Jerome Kern and lyricist Otto Harbach for their 1933 musical Roberta. Paul Whiteman had the first hit recording of the song in 1934.

Military Service in Germany

Feb 3 1959 – March 1960: Goethestr.14 in Bad Nauheim, Germany

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

March 16, 1960

March 16, 1961

The number one song in the US was Surrender by Elvis Presley

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1962

Image result for elvis presley can't help falling in love

In UK Can’t Help Falling In Love / Rock-A-Hula Baby by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 and in Canada #3 GOOD LUCK CHARM Elvis Presley

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1963

The Peter, Paul & Mary single, “Puff The Magic Dragon,” debuted on the Billboard Hot 100. It was banned by several radio stations whose management thought the song was about the joys of smoking marijuana. The group has always denied the allegation.

Elvis Presley’s “One Broken Heart For Sale” hit #11 in the U.S.

Fun in Acapulco post production

1964

The Beatles set a new record for advance sales in the U.S. with 2,100,000 copies of their latest single ‘Can’t Buy Me Love.’ When pressed by American journalists in 1966 to reveal the song’s “true” meaning, Paul McCartney stated “I think you can put any interpretation you want on anything, but when someone suggests that ‘Can’t Buy Me Love’ is about a prostitute, I draw the line.”

Alan Freed was charged with tax evasion in a grand jury indictment stemming from the earlier payola investigation that ruined the career of the ex-disc jockey.

Roustabout 

1965

The Rolling Stones were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘The Last Time’, the bands third UK No.1 and first No.1 for songwriters Mick Jagger and Keith Richards.

Harum Scarum 

1966

Spinout 

1967

Clambake Pre-production

1968

The posthumously released Otis Redding single ‘(Sittin’ On) The Dock Of The Bay’started a five week run at No.1 on the US chart, (a No.3 hit the UK). Otis was killed in a plane crash on 10th December 1967 three days after recording the song. ‘Sittin’ On The Dock Of The Bay’, became the first posthumous No.1 single in US chart history and sold over four million copies worldwide.

Live a Little, Love a Little 

1969

The Ed Sullivan Show.” Ed Ames, Chet Atkins, Floyd Cramer, Boots Randolph and Scoey Mitchell performed while Janis Joplin sang “Maybe” and “Raise Your Hand”

Change of Habit 

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

March 16, 1970

At Columbia Recording Studio B in Nashville, Ray Price recorded the Kris Kristofferson composition, “For The Good Times.”

The Jackson 5 released the single “Never Can Say Goodbye.”
Winners at this years Grammy Awards included, Simon and Garfunkel who won Record of the year, Song of the year and Album of the year for Bridge Over Troubled Water. The Carpenters won Best new act and Best vocal performance.
Dr. Nick flew in from Memphis with Dr. Meyer, an ophthalmologist, who treated Elvis at his hotel before admitting him to Nashville’s Baptist Hospital, where a diagnosis of iritis and secondary glaucoma was confirmed. Elvis was visited by Barbara Leigh and Tennessee governor Winfield Dunn.
At the studio Felton Jarvis resumed work, overdubbing background vocal in anticipation of Elvis’ return.
March 16, 1972
In London, Neil Diamond performed at the Royal Albert Hall.
March 16, 1973
The new Opryland Auditorium in Nashville was dedicated by U.S. President Richard Nixon, who also took to the piano to play “Happy Birthday,” “My Wild Irish Rose,” and “God Bless America.”
Elvis plays Memphis for the first time since 1961 and does four shows in two days to meet the demand for tickets. So the Colonel added a fifth one, which were the perfect occasion for a live homecoming album and so the perfect way to avoid having to coax Elvis back into the studio. Elvis seemed both happy and mildly amused to be there and he declared: “Hello Memphis. It’s good to be home”.
Elvis performed at the Mid-South Coliseum, Memphis, Tennessee at 2.30 and 8.30 p.m.
Before his Memphis concert on March 16, 1974
Hello Memphis: the 2:30 show
Instead of “Elvis has left the building” these shows ended with “Elvis as left for Graceland”
Elvis Presley Live On Stage in Memphis March 16, 1974
Date: 16 Mar 1974
Time: 2.30pm
Venue: Memphis, TN.
Midsouth Coliseum
Tickets: 12,300
Costume: Sunlight suit
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
Tryin’ To Get To You
All Shook Up
Steamroller Blues
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
Love Me Tender
Johnny B. Goode
Hound Dog
Fever
Polk Salad Annie
Why Me Lord
Suspicious Minds
[band introductions]
I Can’t Stop Loving You
Help Me
An American Trilogy
Let Me Be There
Funny How Time Slips Away
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings: Hello Memphis

24,600 Fans Respond To Gyrating Elvis
By Lewis Nolan & Michael Clark, The Commercial Appeal
March 17, 1974
Concert Date: March 16, 1974 Memphis, TN. Midsouth Coliseum

Elvis Presley Live On Stage in Memphis March 16, 1974

Date: 16 Mar 1974
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Memphis, TN.
Midsouth Coliseum
Tickets: 12,300
Costume: Memphis suit
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
Tryin’ To Get To You
All Shook Up
Steamroller Blues
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
Love Me Tender
Johnny B. Goode
Hound Dog
Neartbreak Hotel / Fever
Polk Salad Annie
Why Me Lord
Suspicious Minds
[band introductions]
I Can’t Stop Loving You
Help Me
An American Trilogy
Let Me Be There
Funny How Time Slips Away
That’s All Right
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings: 0

Another live album results from the excitement in Memphis, Elvis Recorded Live On Stage in Memphis, recorded at one of the shows. Included is a live performance of How Great Thou Art that will go on to win Elvis his third Grammy award.

Memphis Heat CD : March 16, 1974 : Elvis Presley Bootleg’s : : ‘For …

Jun 4, 2011 – Coming soon from the Touchdown label is Memphis Heat a previously unreleased audience recording of the evening show from March 16, …
Memphis Heat CD : March 16, 1974
Tracklisting: Recorded Live In Memphis : March 16, 1974 – Evening Show [01] Also Sprach Zarathustra (1.16) [02] See See Rider (2.17) [03] I Got A Woman (3.48) [04] Love Me (1.32) [05] Trying To Get To You (2.06) [06] All Shook Up (0.59) [07] Steamroller Blues (2.52) [08] Teddy Bear/ Don’t Be Cruel (1.50) [09] Love Me Tender (1.38) [10] Johnny B. Goode (1.33) [11] Hound Dog (1.10) [12] Fever (2.57) [13] Polk Salad Annie (3.42) [14] Why Me Lord (3.41) [15] Suspicious Minds (3.37) [16] Band Introductions (2.08) [17] I Can’t Stop Loving You (2.16) [18] Help Me (2.39) [19] American Trilogy (3.53) [20] Let Me Be There (with reprise) (3.50) [21] Funny How Time Slips Away (3.10) [22] Can’t Help Falling In Love (1.39) [23] Closing Vamp (0.49)

Elvis Presley Live On Stage in Memphis March 16, 1974

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Mar 16, 1974 – March 16-20, 1974 – Elvis plays Memphis for the first time since 1961 and does four ….Elvis live at Del Webb’s Sahara Tahoe : 1971-1976

Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 11 – March 1st – March 20th 1974
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info March 16 1974 Midsouth Coliseum Memphis TN (2:30 pm) 12300 1973 American Eagle Second belt Yellow Suit Yes Yes Yes
Info March 16 1974 Midsouth Coliseum Memphis TN (8:30 pm) 12300 1973 Arabian Original belt Blue Suit Yes Yes Yes
This day was the first of a 3 day rehearsals period beginning each day at noon at Showroom, Hilton Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada. Like always Elvis tried a lot of songs which were never performed on stage.
T-R-O-U-B-L-E
Tomorrow Night
Wear My Ring Around Your Neck
And I Love You So
Fairytale
I Can Help
Shake A Hand
Bringin’ It Back
Little Darlin’
Pieces Of My Life
You Can Have Her
Suzie Q
You’re The Reason I’m Living
 March 16, 1976
March 16, 1977
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The Wake and Aftermath

1979

Paul McCartney’s concert film “Wings Over the World” aired on CBS-TV. In 2013, it was released on DVD as part of the deluxe edition of the “Wings Over America” album.

1983 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1983

Radio-TV show host  Arthur Godfrey died of emphysema at the age of 79. (Arthur Godfrey And His Friends, Arthur Godfrey Time, Talent Scouts)

1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley

1995

Mississippi became the last U.S. state to formally ratify the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, which abolished slavery, 130 years after the Amendment was officially ratified.

1999

The Eagles’ “Greatest Hits 1971-1975” album was the first recipient of the RIAA’s Diamond Award certification, signifying ten million records sold.

2004 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2005

Singer Billy Joel checked into the Betty Ford Center, where he spent 30 days for the treatment of alcohol-related problems.

2009

The Weinstein Co. acquired the rights to produce “Nowhere Boy,” the story of John Lennon’s tumultuous childhood. The script focused on the battle between Lennon’s aunt Mimi and his mother Julia for custody and the affections of the young musician as well as his friendship with Paul McCartney.

2010

ABBA were inducted into the US Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, along with Genesis and The Hollies. Abba’s Benny Andersson and Anni-Frid Lyngstad accepted their trophies, in New York.

2011 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

2015

Sam Smith stopped Madonna from topping the UK album chart, denying her the 12th No.1 of her career. Madonna’s latest album, Rebel Heart, had been in pole position throughout the week, but Smith’s In The Lonely Hour sneaked ahead at the last minute, beating Madonna by 12,000 sales. In The Lonely Hour had now spent six separate spells at No.1 – a record for a male solo artist.
Songwriter/Nashville Songwriters Hall of Famer Don Robertson died at the age of 92.  (I Really Don’t Want To Know, Please Help Me I’m Falling, Ringo, Born To Be With You, I Love You More And More Every Day, Not One Minute More, Hummingbird)/pianist (The Happy Whistler)
2016
Singer/bandleader/actor Frank Sinatra, Jr. died of cardiac arrest at 72. (Hollywood Homicide, A Man Called Adam, Everything or Nothing)
2017
Sun Records episode 4 “Never Better” airs on CMT.
4 Never Better Sam’s worsening anxiety attacks lead to a radical new medical procedure. Elvis tries to win Trixie back. Overseas, Johnny Cash makes a decision that will affect his girlfriend back home. 16 March, 2017
2018

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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

Elvis Presley | full Official Chart History | Official Charts Company

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