Daily Elvis: March 29

Give us this day, March 29,  our daily Elvis

Tupelo, Mississippi



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

, 1938

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


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

Reese Street, where the Presleys stayed with Vester and Clettes Presley and their daughter Patsy,

Kelly Street, a rented, small apartment.



August 8, 1945 to July 18, 1946
Berry Street -“Doll” Smith lived here with the Presleys and then Minnie Mae Presley moved in.

Commerce Street, a rental

510 1/2 Maple Street, South Tupelo -the Presleys lived with Glady’s cousin Frank Richards and his wife, Leona.


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 29, 1954

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

Elvis performed at the High School, Tocopola, Mississippi.
March 29, 1955 Toccopola, Mississippi.
The Colonel voices his concern to Bob Neal once again about Sun Records. It is very difficult, he says, to interest promoters outside of the small range of Sun’s distribution in the young singer. He asks Neal to find out from Sam Phillips where the records are selling so that he can seek out promoters in those areas.
Engagement – Tour Ref: 1955
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Info March 29 1955 Toccopola High School Toccopola MS (8:00 PM)

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

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

March 29, 1956
The Presleys lived at  at  1414 Getwell Street  until May 11 1956 – Audobon Drive  March 1957
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Elvis Presley headlined with Rex Marlowe, Patti Kelly, Jimmy James, Frank Connors,
Frankie Trent, The Jordanaires and Benny Rader on the bill.

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Elvis performed at the Kiel Auditorium, St. Louis, Missouri.

Elvis with fans in St. Louis – March 29, 1957
Once again Elvis wore the gold suit, Elvis considered the suit clownish. The Colonel had asked Elvis not to drop on his knees anymore because the gold was flaking off. So most of the rest of the tour Elvis wore black pants – the Toronto, ON Canada show would be the last in the full Gold Suit.

Elvis onstage at Kiel Auditorium – Mar. 29, 1957
Engagement – Tour Ref: 1957
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Info March 29 1957 Kiel Auditorium St Louis MO (8:00 PM) 10819 Midwest Tour Yes

The Presleys lived at Audobon Drive, Graceland purchased on March 19.

The Military Service Disruption

March 29, 1958

Connie Francis enjoys her first chart success as “Who’s Sorry Now?” reached Billboard’s #4 spot. Over the next ten years she will place 55 more songs on the Billboard hit parade.

Elvis Presley’s “Don’t” hit #2 in the U.K.

Military service – Fort Hood Training

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March 29, 1959

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

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

Leaving Miami Florida  behind by bus, Elvis and the group went back to Memphis.

March 29, 1961

Blue Hawaii 

March 29, 1962

Gene Chandler received a gold record for “Duke of Earl.”

Girls! Girls! Girls! 

March 29, 1963

March 29, 1964


March 29, 1965

Harum Scarum 

March 29, 1966

The Rolling Stones played a concert at L’Olympia Bruno Coquatrix, Paris, France. About 85 people were arrested for rioting after the show.

At the RCA Victor Studios in Hollywood, Jimmie Rodgers recorded “It’s Over.”


March 29, 1967

Working at Abbey Road studios The Beatles finished recording ‘Good Morning Good Morning’. They then started work on a new song ‘With a Little Help From My Friends’, (originally titled ‘Bad Finger Boogie’), recording 10 takes of the rhythm track, then Ringo overdub a double-tracked lead vocal.

The first nationwide strike in the 30-year history of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) began. During the 13-day work stoppage, many familiar faces were absent from the TV screen, including that of Walter Cronkite of CBS News whose temporary replacement was Arnold Zenker, formerly a radio announcer in Wilmington, Delaware.


March 29, 1968

Live a Little, Love a Little 

March 29, 1969

Change of Habit 

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

March 29. 1970

Broadcast live from U.S. Veteran’s Administration hospitals caring for Vietnam wounded, “The Ed Sullivan Show” on CBS-TV featured performances by Bobbie Gentry, Gladys Knight & the Pips, Buck Owens, and David Frye.

Elvis spent Easter time traveling back and forth between Los Angeles, Palm Springs and Las Vegas, never staying at each location more than a couple of days. Elvis and Priscilla bought a house at 845 Chino Canyon in Palm Springs just a few days later.


Easter at Graceland – Elvis hides eggs for Lisa Marie then wins the egg contest by finding his in the fridge.

Elvis Presley at Easter : March 29, 1970


Elvis Presley at Easter | March 29, 1970 – Elvis Presley Music

A Los Angeles jury recommended the death penalty for Charles Manson and three female followers for the 1969 Tate-La Bianca murders. Their death sentences were later commuted to life in prison. On April 11, 2012, Manson was denied parole for the 12th time and it was determined that he would not be reconsidered for parole for another 15 years, at which time Manson would be 92 years old.
1971 Elvis Presley Signed Martial Arts Card with Fingerprints
Elvis contacted the karate instructor Kang Rhee, whom Ed Parker had recommended. Elvis visited Master Rhee’s studio and the 2 of them immediately hit it off and Elvis received his fourth-degree black belt on this date.
Robert Plant and Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin traveled to India to record “Friends” and “Four Sticks” with a local symphony orchestra. While the experiment was not a success, the duo returned two decades later to record those songs and many others for their “Unledded” special on MTV.
The last night of recording began with yet another melancholy declaration “Always On My Mind”. The session was concluded at 1.00 a.m. with a total of 7 masters achieved over the 3 nights.
March 29, 1973
Dr. Hook And The Medicine Show got their picture on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine after their hit, “The Cover of Rolling Stone” reached number 6 on the US singles chart. According to members of the group, they really did buy five copies for their mothers, just like the song said.
March 29, 1974
Eight Ohio National Guardsmen were indicted on charges stemming from the shooting deaths of four Kent State University students on May 4, 1970. Charges against the guardsmen were later dismissed on the basis that the prosecution’s case was too weak to warrant a trial.
Seven and a half weeks after flying past Venus, NASA’s robotic probe Mariner 10 became the first spaceprobe to fly by the planet Mercury. Mariner 10 looped around the sun and flew past Mercury twice more, on September 21, 1974 and March 16, 1975, before losing its maneuvering gas and transmitting ability.
March 29, 1975
Led Zeppelin saw all six of their albums in the US Top 100 chart in the same week, alongside their latest album Physical Graffiti at No.1. Physical Graffiti has now been certified 16 times Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for US sales in excess of 16 million copies.
Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Shows
Date: 28 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
Love Me
If You Love Me
And I Love You So
Big Boss Man
It’s Midnight
Promised Land
Band Introductions / What’d I Say (James Burton) / Drum Solo (Ronnie Tutt) / Bass Solo (Duke Bardwell) / Piano Solo (Glen D. Hardin) / Electric Piano and Clavinet solo (David Briggs) / School Day (Orchestra)
My Boy
I’ll Remember You
Heartbreak Hotel
Hound Dog
Can’t Help Falling In Love

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Date: 29 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
Love Me
If You Love Me
And I Love You So
Big Boss Man
It’s Midnight
Burning Love
Band Introductions / What’d I Say (James Burton) / Drum Solo (Ronnie Tutt) / Bass Solo (Duke Bardwell) / Piano Solo (Glen D. Hardin) / Electric Piano and Clavinet solo (David Briggs) / School Day (Orchestra) / Introduction of Billy Swan – I Can Help (one-liner)
My Boy
My Heavenly Father [K. Westmoreland]
I’ll Remember You
Let Me Be There
The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
Tiger Man
Can’t Help Falling In Love

Engagement – Tour Ref: Las Vegas Season 12 – Las Vegas March 18th – April 1st 1975
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Info March 29 1975 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200 Navy Blue Two-Piece with Red Armadillo None Yes Yes
Info March 29 1975 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200 White Two-piece suit with blue shoulder ornaments None White Suit Yes Yes
March 29, 1976
Elvis performed at the Rapides Parish Coliseum, Alexandria, Louisiana.
Date: 29 Mar 1977
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Alexandria, LA.
Rapidas Parish Coliseum.
Tickets: 15,000
Costume: Mexican Sundial Suit
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
If You Love Me
You Gave Me A Mountain
Jailhouse Rock
O Solo Mio (sung by Sherrill Nielsen) It’s Now Or Never by Elvis
Little Sister
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
Blue Suede Shoes
Band Introductions / Early Morning Rain / What’d I Say / Johnny B. Goode – Ronnie Tutt drum solo – Jerry Scheff bass solo – Tony Brown piano solo – Bobby Ogdin electric / piano solo – School Days /
Why Me Lord?
Bosom of Abraham/You Better Run

How Great Thou Art
Hound Dog
Can’t Help Falling In Love

CONCERT DATE: March 28 1977 (8:30 pm). Austin TX. The King Still Reigns
by Paul Beutel, Austin American-Statesman

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Elvis in Austin: The King Still Reigns, March 29, 1977

Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 29 – March 23rd – April 3rd 1977
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Info March 29 1977 Rapidas Parish Coliseum Alexandria LA (8:30 pm) 15000 Mexican Sundial Original belt Blue Suit Yes Yes

The Wake and Aftermath


After fourteen years of marriage, Tina Turner‘s divorce from her husband Ike became final.

David Bowie kicked off his Low / Heroes 77-date World Tour at San Diego Sports Arena in San Diego, California.


The Spinners reached #2 pop and #6 R&B with the medley “Working My Way Back to You/Forgive Me Girl,” the first time a medley of a hit and an original song had reached the Top 5. “Working” was originally a hit for the Four Seasons in 1966.

Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of The Moon album spent its 303rd week on the US album chart, beating the record set by Carole King’s 1971 No.1 album Tapestry. The album remained in the US Billboard charts for 741 discontinuous weeks from 1973 to 1988, longer than any other album in chart history. After moving to the Billboard Top Pop Catalog Chart, the album notched up a further 759 weeks, and had reached a total of over 1,500 weeks on the combined charts by May 2006.


Shakin’ Stevens was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with his version of the Rosemary Clooney hit ‘This Ole House’, the Welsh singers first of four UK No.1’s.


Stevie Wonder and Paul McCartney released their duet single “Ebony and Ivory.”

Pianist/composer/arranger/orchestra leader  Ray Bloch died at age 79. (Stop The Music, Jackie Gleason, Steve Allen, Kate Smith and Ed Sullivan shows)

1983 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley


Beatles records officially went on sale in Russia. Before that, only tapes were available on the black market, but most Soviet music lovers could not afford them. There was little information about The Beatles in the USSR and official Soviet publications about the band were mainly critical and condemnatory.


Madonna debuted on Broadway in “Speed The Plow.”


Roy Orbison’s last lifetime album “Mystery Girl” was certified Platinum.


Two former members of the 1950’s group, The Teddy Bears filed suit in Los Angeles, California, against producer Phil Spector and several labels. Carol Connors and Marshall Lieb alleged they had not received royalties from re-issues of their 1958 No.1 hit ‘To Know Him Is To Love Him’.


Shania Twain began her first headlining tour in her Canadian homeland in Sudbury, Ontario.


The David Bowie Internet Radio Network broadcast its first show for Rolling Stone Radio. The show was Bowie’s favourite songs with Bowie introducing each track.


‘N Sync’s album “No Strings Attached” set a new all-time record for first-week sales with 2.4 million copies.


Brian Wilson was honored in a three hour tribute at New York’s Radio City Music Hall. Guest performances included Billy Joel singing “Don’t Worry Baby”, while Paul Simon sang an acoustic version of “Surfer Girl”. Wilson – Phillips made a rare appearance, as did The Go-Gos and the trio of Carly Simon, David Crosby and Jimmy Webb. Also singing Beach Boy songs were Ann and Nancy Wilson, Elton John and Aimee Mann. Brian Wilson himself joined the fun when he took the stage for the final three songs, “Barbara Ann”, “Surfin’ U.S.A.” and “Fun, Fun, Fun”.

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley


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The Vermont Teddy Bear Company released a limited edition Elvis Bear 2. The bears were to be offered from March 29-April 24, 2004, at more than 750 Kroger stores free of charge with a minimum purchase.

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Tom Jones was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace for his services to music.


U2 singer Bono accepted an honorary knighthood at a ceremony in Dublin. Fellow band members The Edge and Adam Clayton joined the frontman’s wife and four children at the British ambassador David Reddaway’s official residence. The rock star and campaigner, 46, was not entitled to be called “Sir” because he is not a British citizen. The U2 singer’s new title is Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (KBE).

‘Umbrella’, by Rihanna featuring Jay-Z was released in the US. The track went on to reach No.1 in various countries, including the US. A No.1 in the UK for 10 consecutive weeks making it the longest running No.1 single since Wet Wet Wet’s ‘Love Is All Around’ in 1994, and the longest running No.1 by a female artist since Whitney Houston’s ‘I Will Always Love You.’


Guitar Hero: Metallica” was released.


A copy of the 1938 edition of Action Comics No. 1, widely considered the Holy Grail of comic books, sold at auction for a record $1.5 million. The issue features the debut of Superman.

2011 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough


A website that illegally sold Beatles songs online for 25 cents each agreed to pay record companies almost $1m (£625,000) to settle a legal case. BlueBeat.com, based in the US, streamed and sold music by The Beatles, Coldplay and others until it was sued in 2009. In the few days before it was forced to shut down, it had distributed more than 67,000 Beatles tracks.


57 years later, former St. Louis woman recalls ‘polite’ Elvis


After a three month delay, George Michael of Wham! was finally laid to rest in a small, private ceremony, attended only by friends and family. Michael died of natural causes at his home in Goring-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, on Christmas Day, 2016.

Elvis in Austin: The King Still Reigns, March 29, 1977 – – Long Center



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