Daily Elvis: March 25

Give us this day, March 25, our daily Elvis

March 25, 1918

Composer  Claude Debussy died of rectal cancer at age 55. (Clair de Lune, La Mer, Iberia, Jeux, Childrens Corner Suite)

1934

Johnny Burnette, brother of Dorsey and father of Rocky (“Tired Of Toein’ The Line” from 1980), was born in Memphis, Tennessee; drowned August 14, 1964 when his unlit fishing boat was struck by a cabin cruiser on Clear Lake, California, throwing Johnny overboard.

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

Aretha Franklin was born in Memphis, Tennessee.

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

Sir Elton John (Reginald Dwight) was born in Pinner, Middlesex, England.

Mulbery Alley

Memphis, Tennessee

1948-1953 – Humes High School

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

The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

March 25, 1954

RCA began manufacturing the first color television sets, with 12-inch screens and a retail price of $1,000.

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

“Blackboard Jungle,” starring Glenn Ford, Anne Francis, Louis Calhern, Richard Kiley, Margaret Hayes, Sidney Portier, and Vic Morrow, opened in U.S. and Canadian movie theaters. While it is a solid drama, the movie is mostly remembered for prominently featuring Bill Haley and His Comets’ recording of “Rock Around The Clock.” With its new soundtrack exposure, the single, which had been released a full year earlier to little fanfare, rocketed back onto the charts and straight to #1, kicking off the rock ‘n’ roll era in earnest.
Thought to be one of the earliest tickets with Elvis’ name
Elvis performed at the High School Auditorium, Dermott, Arkansas.
One former student recalled, Elvis came to Dermott AR, when I was in the eighth grade. It cost an unbelievable .50 to see him, usual price was a quarter. One performance Friday afternoon and one Friday night. Monday when everyone came back to school, they got their money back because the superintendent had talked with the SSA and told them that wasn’t the kind of entertainment his students were supposed to see.2

Scotty, Elvis, deejay Doug Ward, Bill and Trooper Kenneth McKee – 1955
Photo Lonnie Strange
Engagement – Tour Ref: 1955
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The Presleys  lived at  1414 Getwell Street rented from mid-1955 to May, 11 1956.

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

Alan Freed’s three-day Rock ‘n’ Roll Show in Hartford, Connecticut ended badly, as police arrested 11 teenagers and closed the theater.
Elvis flew from New York to Los Angeles for his Hollywood screen test and was picked up by the Colonel, Tom Diskin and Leonard Hirshan, who recalled Elvis getting out off the plane with a camera around his neck like any other tourist.
Elvis’ band drove back to Memphis stopping to visit Carl Perkins in the Hospital in Dover, Delaware, with a get-well message from Elvis.
The Presleys lived at  at  1414 Getwell Street  until May 11 1956 – Audobon Drive  March 1957
Elvis sent a telegram of explanation and apology to Private Nixon, with whom there was an incident 3 days before. Then there was a meeting between Elvis and Judge Boushe in chambers and the incident was settled without legal action.
Pfc. Hershel Nixon (left) and Elvis Presley shake hands to show that all is well after the incident.
Pfc. Hershel Nixon (left) and Elvis Presley shake hands to show that all is well after the incident.
Together with his parents, Elvis finalized their purchase of Graceland for $102,500 and within a few days Elvis hired a local interior decorator, George Golden.
The Presleys lived at Audobon Drive, Graceland purchased on March 19.

The Military Service Disruption

Buddy Holly appeared at The Gaumont Theatre in London, the final date on his only UK tour. Also on the bill was Gary Miller, The Tanner Sisters, Des O’Connor, The Montanas, Ronnie Keene & His Orchestra.

Colonel parker and Elvis Presley : Fort Chaffee : March 25, 1958.

Having been sworn in as Private 53310761 the previous day Elvis Presley received the regulation short back and sides haircut from army barber James Peterson. Presley would earn $78 per month as an army private.

At Fort Chaffee, Colonel Parker and Elvis having an army breakfast.

Elvis getting the traditional GI haircut by Army barber James Peterson before a crowd of reporters and photographers – .

Elvis’ dangerous sideburns removed, and his long wild hair trimmed and tamed.

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March 25, 1959

Bobby Darin released the single “Dream Lover”.

At Bell Sound Studio in New York City, Lloyd Price, backed by the Ray Charles Singers, recorded “Personality.”

Military Service in Germany

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

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

March 25, 1960

At the Opera House in Chicago, Jazzman Horace Silver and Art Blakely performed along with Ray Charles and Dinah Washington.

Down the road, the Spaniels, Harvey (of the Moonglows), Etta James, Jerry Butler, Big Maybelle, and Wade Lemons were bringing down the house at the Regal Theater.

Ray Charles updates Hoagy Carmichael’s “Georgia On My Mind”, a song that first became a #10 hit for Frankie Trumbauer in 1931. Charles’ version will become his fifth Billboard Pop chart hit and his first #1 next November.

Roy Orbison recorded “Only The Lonely” at RCA Victor Studios in Nashville, Tennessee.

Elvis Presley - 'The Frank Sinatra Timex Special' - March 1960

Elvis was in Miami Florida doing Frank Sinatra Show Rehearsals

Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley Rehearsals for 'The Frank Sinatra Timex Special' - March 1960

Frank Sinatra was not a fan of rock n roll, but he and Elvis became pals.

Elvis Presley performed his last live show for the next eight years in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The show raised $62,000 for the U.S.S. Arizona memorial fund. Elvis would make movies for the next eight years, with his next live performance on July 31, 1969.

Elvis and fans at LA airport prior to departing for Honolulu
Elvis flew to Honolulu, where he arrived at 12.15 p.m. with country comedian Minnie Pearl. After watching the way which Elvis was mobbed, she told him: “those women could kill you”, but Elvis assured her: ” they’re not going to hurt me”.

Elvis arrives in Honolulu to headline a show with Phil Ingall Orchestra
Sterling Mossman, Floyd Crammer, Boots Randolph, The Jordanaires and
Minnie Pearl.

Al Dvorin, the Colonel and Elvis at the press conference
Later at 3.30 there was a press conference in the Carousel Room at the Hawaiian Village Hotel.
Ticket prices for Elvis’ performance ranged from $3 to $10 a seat, with 100 ringside seats reserved for people who donated $100. Elvis and Colonel Parker bought 50 of these special seats and donated them to patients from Tripler Hospital in Hawaii. Elvis’ benefit raised more than $52,000 for the memorial fund.

Minnie Pearl performs on stage at Bloch Arena

Elvis onstage at Bloch Arena
Elvis performed at the Bloch Arena, Honolulu, and the show raised over $62,000 toward a memorial building for the USS Arizona sailors.

Boots Randolph and Elvis at Bloch Arena

Elvis and the Jordanaires onstage at Bloch Arena performing
Heartbreak Hotel
All Shook Up
A Fool Such As I
I Got A Woman
Love Me
Band Introductions
Such A Night
Reconsider Baby
I Need You Love Tonight
Thats All Right
Dont Be Cruel
One Night
Are You Lonesome Tonight ?
Its Now Or Never
Swing Down Sweet Chariot

Roch Around the Bloch – FTD/Sony Release

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Such a Night by Memphis Recording Service

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Elvis Presley appears in concert at a benefit for the U.S.S. Arizona memorial in Hawaii. Following his 17 song set, the King would not play another live date for the next eight years.

Engagement – Tour Ref: 1961
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March 25, 1962

March 25, 1963

Johnny Cash records one of his biggest Pop hits, “Ring Of Fire”, which will climb to #17 on the Hot 100 and #1 on the Billboard Country Chart. The song was written by June Carter and Merle Kilgore and was originally recorded by June’s sister, Anita Carter. When her version failed to become a hit, Johnny added the mariachi-style horns and changed a few of the words. Four years later, Johnny and June were married.

The Beach Boys released their second album, “Surfin’ U.S.A.”

March 25, 1964

The Beatles made their debut on UK TV show Top Of The Pops singing ‘Can’t Buy Me Love’ and ‘You Can’t Do That.’ The show had been recorded on March 19th.

In Chicago, Chuck Berry recorded his composition “No Particular Place To Go,” which used the same melody as his 1957 hit “School Day. ”

Frankie Avalon starred in the movie Muscle Beach Party, which opened in theaters.

Roustabout 

March 25, 1965

The Yardbirds release “For Your Love”, which will reach #3 in the UK and #6 in the US. Organist Brian Auger was hired to play keyboards on the track, but when he arrived at the recording studio there was no organ, or even a piano there. All that could be found was a two-tiered harpsichord on which Auger improvised the now familiar intro. After the session he wondered, “Who in their right mind is going to buy a Pop single with harpsichord on it?”

The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. arrived with 25,000 marchers at the Alabama capitol in Montgomery, after completing a four-day, 50-mile march from Selma.

Harum Scarum 

March 25, 1966

At a photo session at Bob Whitaker’s studio in London, The Beatles posed in white coats using sides of meat with mutilated and butchered dolls for the cover of their next American album, ‘Yesterday and Today’. After advance copies were sent to disc jockeys and record reviewers, negative reaction to the cover photo was so strong Capitol recalled 750,000 copies from distributors to replace the cover. The total cost to Capitol to replace the cover and promotional materials was $250,000, wiping out their initial profit.

In New York City, Buck Owens and the Buckaroos played a sold-out show at Carnegie Hall.

Spinout 

March 25, 1967

The Rolling Stones kicked off a three-week European tour in Orebro, Sweden. Arriving in Copenhagen for the tour the group were delayed after customs officers search all their luggage for drugs.

The Who and Cream began their first American tour at RKO 58th Street Theatre in New York City, a show put together by disc jockey Murray the “K”.

 Aretha Franklin took over at #1 on the R&B chart with “I Never Loved a Man (The Way I Love You)”.

The Turtles started a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Happy Together’. The song was written by Garry Bonner and Alan Gordon, former members of a band known as The Magicians. The song had been rejected a dozen times before it was offered to the Turtles, and the demo acetate was worn out.

The Doors debut album, featuring “Light My Fire” enters the Billboard Hot 200. The LP had been released during the first week of January and would end up leading the chart for three weeks and topping the Cashbox Best Sellers for a week.

The Monkees were in the midst of one of the most phenomenal Album chart achievements–their second album, More of the Monkees was #1 for the seventh week, on the heels of a 13-week run at #1 for their self-titled debut.

The Turtles moved to #1 with one of The Top 100 Songs of the Rock Era*–“Happy Together”.  The Mamas & the Papas were at 2 with “Dedicated To The One I Love”, the Beatles’ previous #1 “Penny Lane” was now third and Herman’s Hermits had another big hit with “There’s A Kind Of Hush”.  The rest of the Top 10:  Johnny Rivers with “Baby, I Need Your Lovin'”, Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels with “Sock It To Me-Baby!”, Buffalo Springfield moved from 12-7 with “For What It’s Worth”, Ed Ames and “My Cup Runneth Over”, the Supremes were down with “Love Is Here and Now You’re Gone” and the Rolling Stones tumbled with “Ruby Tuesday”.

Clambake 

The Doors debut album, featuring “Light My Fire”, enters the Billboard Hot 200. The LP had been released during the first week of January and would end up leading the chart for three weeks and topping the Cashbox Best Sellers for a week.

March 25, 1968

The Monkees 58th and final TV episode (directed by group member Micky Dolenz) was broadcast, ending a two year run. The Fabricated Four would soon start to dissolve as Peter Tork left the group later that year, leaving just Mike Nesmith, Micky Dolenz and Davy Jones on the cover of the group’s next album, “Instant Replay”.

Live a Little Love a Little 

March 25, 1969

John Lennon and Yoko Ono begin their seven day “bed-in” to promote world peace at the Hilton Hotel in Amsterdam.

32-year-old Roy Orbison marries his second wife, 19-year-old Barbara Jakobs, in Hendersonville, Tennessee. Barbara would go on to manage Roy’s career and following his death in 1988, took charge of his business affairs. Sadly, she would die from pancreatic cancer at the age of 61 on December 6, 2011, 23 years to the day after her husband’s death.

Elvis in RCA Studio A in Nashville

RCA Studio A – Nashville, Tennessee (Overdub Session)
Do You Know Who I Am? (Overdub) XPA5 1270-NA
True Love Travels On A Gravel Road (Overdub) XPA5 1265-NA
The Fair’s Moving On (Overdub) XPA5 1276-NA
Who Am I? (Overdub) XPA5 1278-NA
If I’m A Fool (For Loving You) (Overdub) XPA5 1275-NA
It Keeps Right On A-Hurtin’ (Overdub) XPA5 1273-NA
RCA Studio A – Nashville, Tennessee (Overdub Session)
My Little Friend (Overdub) XPA5 1153-NA
Gentle On My Mind (Overdub) XPA5 1155-NA
Power Of My Love (Overdub) XPA5 1268-NA
Kentucky Rain (Overdub) XPA5 1271-NA
Any Day Now (Overdub) XPA5 1274-NA
Only The Strong Survive (Overdub) XPA5 1272-NA

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

New York radio station WNBC banned the song “One Toke Over the Line” by Brewer and Shipley because of its alleged drug references. Other stations around the country follow suit, but the record still makes it to Billboard’s #10.
Jackie DeShannon, Waylon Jennings and Michael Parkswere the guest performers on Johnny Cash’s ABC-TV show.
Elvis arrived home in Memphis for a couple of days.
March 25, 1971
Tom Jones’ single “She’s A Lady” was certified Gold.
New York radio station WNBC banned the song “One Toke Over the Line” by Brewer and Shipley because of its alleged drug references. Other stations around the country follow suit, but the record still makes it to Billboard’s #10.
March 25, 1972
America started a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with their debut hit ‘Horse With No Name’, it made No.3 in the UK. The group scored eight other US top 40 hits during the 70’s.
Roberta Flack started a five-week run at the top of the Billboard album chart with “First Take”, an LP that Atlantic Records would claim took just ten hours to record.
B.J. Thomas topped the Adult chart with “Rock And Roll Lullabye”.
The self-titled America album took over at #1 from Harvest by Neil Young.  Bread’s Baby I’m-A Want You was next with Nilsson Schmilsson from Nilsson and Paul Simon’s self-titled release trailing.  The rest of the Top 10:  Fragile from Yes, Don McLean’s American Pie at #7, Stanley, Idaho’s Carole King with Music, the Rolling Stones edged up with their compilation Hot Rocks 1964-1971 and Al Green edged in with Let’s Stay Together.
March 25, 1973
March 25, 1974
The Carpenters released the single “I Won’t Last A Day Without You”.
March 25, 1975
Linda Ronstadt released her remake of the Everly Brothers hit “When Will I Be Loved”.
The Jimi Hendrix live album “Band of Gypsys” was released.
Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows.
Date: 25 Mar 1975
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Las Vegas, NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 1,600
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
If You Love Me Let Me Know
And I Love You So
Big Boss Man
It’s Midnight / Promised Land
Fairytale
Band : What’d I Say – School Days – Drum solo – Bass solo – Piano solo – Keyboard solo – School Days
My Boy
I’ll Remember You
Let Me Be There
Heartbreak Hotel
Hound Dog
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

Date: 25 Mar 1975
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas, NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 1,600
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
I Can Help
Love Me
If You Love Me
And I Love You So
Big Boss Man
It’s Midnight
Promised Land
Fairytale
[band introductions]
School Days
My Boy
I’ll Remember You
Let Me Be There
Why Me Lord
My Heavenly Father [K. Westmoreland]
Hound Dog
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

 

Engagement – Tour Ref: Las Vegas Season 12 – Las Vegas March 18th – April 1st 1975
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March 25, 1976
Jackson Browne’s wife, Phyllis Major committed suicide. Much of the music on Browne’s album, “The Pretender” displays the sense of despair at her death. The recording became the first of Browne’s LP’s to sell a million copies.
The first single by Elvis Costello, “Less Than Zero,” was released.
After a decade of having only local success in the Michigan area, 33 year old Bob Seger gets his big break. His 7th album, “Night Moves” goes Platinum on the strength of three Top Forty hits: “Night Moves”, “Mainstreet” and “Rock and Roll Never Forgets”.
Elvis performed at the University of Oklahoma Lloyd Noble Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Date: 25 Mar 1977
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Norman, OK.
Univ. Of Oklahoma.
Tickets: 11,415
Costume: White King of Spaces Suit
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Funny How Time Slips Away
If You Love Me
You Gave Me A Mountain
Love Me
Jailhouse Rock
O Sole Mio/It’s Now Or Never
Little Sister
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
My Way
Fever
[band introductions]
Early Morning Rain
What’d I Say
Johnny B. Goode
School Days
Hurt
Hound Dog
Can’t Help Falling In Love

Elvis “The King” Presley Delights Audience in Lloyd Noble Arena
by Pat Upton  The Daily Oklahoman March 26, 1977

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Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 29 – March 23rd – April 3rd 1977
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The Wake and Aftermath

1978

During a wave of nostalgia and oldies revival, Buddy Holly And The Crickets topped the UK album chart with “20 Golden Greats”.

Bill Kenny, lead singer of The Ink Spots died. Had the UK No.10 single ‘Melody Of Love.’ ‘The Gypsy’ was their biggest chart success, staying at the No.1 position on the US chart for 13 weeks.

“Night Fever” by the Bee Gees was #1 for a second week, the eighth straight week that a song written by the group had been #1.  “Stayin’ Alive” from the Bee Gees was #2 with “Emotion”, another song they wrote and sang on, third.  Eric Clapton (“Lay Down Sally”) and Barry Manilow (“Can’t Smile Without You”) were the only ones that broke up the monopoly as yet another song in which the Bee Gees played a crucial role on, brother Andy Gibb’s “(Love Is) Thicker Than Water”, was #6.  The rest of the Top 10:  “I Go Crazy” by Paul Davis, in the Top 10 after 31 weeks, Dan Hill with “Sometimes When We Touch”, Yvonne Elliman moved up from 14-9 with another Bee Gees composition, “If I Can’t Have You” and Jay Ferguson edged in with “Thunder Island”.

The album that took over from Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours, the Soundtrack to “Saturday Night Fever”, was #1 for a 10th week.  Billy Joel’s The Stranger was second for the fifth week but quite a distance behind.  Slowhand from Eric Clapton took third followed by the excellent albums from Jackson Browne (Running On Empty) and Steely Dan (Aja).  The rest of the Top 10:  Even Now from Barry Manilow, George Benson remained in the #7 position with Weekend In L.A.Queen with News of the WorldStyx was stuck at 9 with The Grand Illusion and Kansas joined in with Point of Know Return.

1981

Eddie Rabbitt’s single “Drivin’ My Life Away” was certified Gold.

1983 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1983

Motown Records celebrates its 25 anniversary with a concert in Pasadena, featuring The Supremes, Stevie Wonder, The Temptations, The Four Tops, Martha Reeves, Jr. Walker, The Commodores, Marvin Gaye, Smokey Robinson and The Jackson 5. The Jackson 5 reunited, including Jermaine and Michael, for the anniversary show 25 Years of Motown at Los Angeles’s Civic Center. A brief Supremes reunion and a Jackson 5 performance seemed to top off the night, but when the show was broadcast on May 16, 1983, Michael Jackson’s solo performance of his new single “Billie Jean” and his “moonwalk” stole the show.

1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley

1985

‘Til Tuesday released the single “Voices Carry”.

At the 57th annual Academy Awards, Prince wins the Best Original Song Score Oscar for “Purple Rain” and Stevie Wonder is awarded Best Original Song for “I Just Called To Say I Love You”.

1989

Madonna was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Like A Prayer’, the singers sixth UK No.1, also No.1 in the US. The song was accompanied by a highly controversial music video, which in 2005 was voted the “Most Groundbreaking Music Video of All Time” by viewers of MTV.

Gloria Estefan had the #1 album in the U.K. with Anything for You.

Madonna’s “Like A Prayer” was the #1 song in the U.K.

Roy Orbison landed one last #1 on the Adult Contemporary chart with “You Got It”.

Mike + the Mechanics had the new #1 song with “The Living Years”, but the Bangles were a factor with “Eternal Flame”.  Other noteworthy songs:  “The Look” from Roxette moved from 8 to 4, Rod Stewart had #5 with “My Heart Can’t Tell You No”, Debbie Gibson’s former #1 “Lost In Your Eyes” fell to #6, the Fine Young Cannibals jumped from 14 to 7 with “She Drives Me Crazy” and Chicago had their 20th career Top 10 and 45th hit with “You’re Not Alone”.

In Wentzville, Missouri, Chuck Berry’s recording studio was destroyed by a fire, taking with it 13 of his unreleased songs.

1990

Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee is arrested for allegedly exposing his buttocks during a concert in Augusta, Georgia.

1995

“Love Can Build A Bridge”, the Comic Relief charity record from Cher, Eric Clapton, Chrissie Hynde and Neneh Cherry, was the #1 song in the U.K.

For the fifth straight week, Madonna wouldn’t let go of #1 with “Take A Bow”.  “Candy Rain” from Soul for Real was second, followed by two TLC songs, “Creep” and “Red Light Special”.  “Run Away” by Real McCoy was the only new Top 10 song, taking just three weeks to get there.

1997

“An Afternoon in the Garden” is released, the afternoon recording from his June 10, 1972 concert.

This release reached #85 on the USA charts. it achieved Gold status.

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1999

73-year-old Country music singer Ray Price was arrested in his Texas home for possession of marijuana. He was fined $200 after pleading no contest to the charges. According to Price in a 2008 interview, old friend Willie Nelson – no stranger to marijuana arrests – phoned and told him he’d just earned $5 million in free publicity with the drug bust.

2000

*NSYNC set a new world record after selling a million tickets in one day for the group’s forthcoming tour, netting them over £25 million ($42.5 million).

Former Bay City Rollers‘ drummer Derek Longmuir was sentenced to 300 hours of community service after admitting to possessing child pornography. Despite his guilty plea, he maintained that the offending materials did not belong to him. He was subsequently fired from his job as a nurse at the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, but later reinstated.

2001

Shaggy had the #1 song with “Angel”.

Bob Dylan wins the Best Original Song Oscar for “Things Have Changed” from the movie Wonder Boys.

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2003 –

Lisa Marie Presley’s single “Lights Out / Savior” was released. It was from the album “To Whom It May Concern.

2006

Country music singer/songwriter (I’ve Got A Tiger By The Tail, Under Your Spell Again, Act Naturally, Together Again, Crying Time, Loves Gonna Live Here, Waitin’ In Your Welfare Line)/TV co-host (Hee Haw)/radio station owner (KNIX AM & FM-Phoenix, KUZZ-FM-Bakersfield, California)/Country Music Hall of Famer Buck Owens died following a heart attack at 76.

2009

Dan Seals, of the 1970s duo England Dan And John Ford Coley, died of cancer at the age of 61. After scoring several Billboard Pop chart hits, including “I’d Really Love To See You Tonight”, “Nights are Forever” and “Love Is The Answer”, Seals went on to have a solid career in Country music during the 1980s and early ’90s.

2010

The manager of pop star Justin Bieber was arrested after police claimed he failed to warn fans on Twitter about overcrowding at a shopping centre event. Police said they asked Scott Braun to tell fans through Twitter that Bieber would not be appearing because of fears over safety after hundreds turned up – resulting in five people being taken to hospital with minor injuries. Police said Mr Braun refused to send the message until 90 minutes later. He pleaded not guilty to charges including reckless endangerment related to November’s event in Roosevelt Field Mall in a New York suburb.

2011 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

2011

Elvis Presley’s 1961 benefit concert remembered

2012

Soul legend Bobby Womack was diagnosed with colon cancer. Womack canceled a live appearance in Houston, Texas earlier in the month after he experienced severe shortness of breath. He would pass away on June 27, 2014 at the age of 70.

2013

Dionne Warwick‘s attorney confirmed that the singer had filed for bankruptcy over a tax debt dating back almost 20 years. In 2012 she appeared on a list of the top 500 people owing the most in unpaid taxes in the state of California. Her legal team insisted that Ms. Warwick was the “innocent victim of terrible mismanagement.”

2015

Ringo Starr told Rolling Stone magazine that The Beatles would have gotten back together at some point if John Lennon and George Harrison had lived. “We still had the songs and we still could play. We could have put it together… Of course, it’s ended now. John and George are gone.”

Boy George was the guest judge on TV’s American Idol where he joined the remaining eleven contestants in singing his 1983, #1 hit, “Karma Chameleon”.

It was announced that Zayn Malik was leaving One Direction and that the group would continue as a four-piece.

2016

The Rolling Stones made history with a free two-hour concert in Cuba, becoming the first international rock band to play in that country. Rock music had been banned on state-run radio and TV ever since the Cuban Revolution in the late 1950s. Several hundred thousand people filled the decrepit Ciudad Deportiva sports complex located on the way to the Havana airport to hear the band play their biggest songs.

2017

9 Facts on Elvis Presley’s Graceland

2018
Elvis in the Army: Sixty Years After ‘Black Monday,’ Presley’s Friends …

Priscilla Presley: ‘Elvis was very respectful to me’

2020

Several songs from the Classic Rock era were added to the National Recording Registry by the United States Library Of Congress. Included were “YMCA” by Village People, “Wichita Lineman” by Glen Campbell, Whitney Houston’s rendition of Dolly Parton’s “I Will Always Love You”, “Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh” by comedian Allan Sherman, and Eddy Arnold’s “Make the World Go Away”.

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Express.co.ukMar. 24, 2020
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Elvis Presley | full Official Chart History | Official Charts Company

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