Daily Elvis April 13

Give us this day, our daily Elvis


Tupelo, Mississippi



Humes High School, Memphis, Tennessee


Elvis worked as an usher at the Loew’s State Theater,



Elvis performed “Tweedle Dee” , “Thats All Right” , “I Dont Care If The Sun Dont Shine” and “Blue Moon Of Kentucky” at the High School, Breckenridge, Texas.
Other acts included: Onie Wheeler, Fonda Wallace, Dee Don, Ben & Deana Hill, Weldon Myrick and Dean Beard
Engagement – Tour Ref: 1955
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Show type: Pics: Ads:
Info April 13 1955 High School Auditorium Breckenridge TX (8:00 PM) Yes
Chuck Berry records “Roll Over Beethoven,” “Too Much Monkey Business,” “Brown Eyed Handsome Man,” and “Havana Moon” at Chicago’s Chess Studios. Clyde McPhatter of the Drifters receives his discharge from the U.S. Armed Forces.
Elvis performed at the Municipal Auditorium, Amarillo, Texas at 7.00 and 9.00 p.m.
Elvis in Amarillo ( Texas ) in april 13 1956,here with a fans.
Wanda Jackson and Elvis in Amarillo – Apr. 13, 1956
Also on the bill were Faron Young, Jimmy & Johnny, Wanda Jackson, and The Country Deputies

Scotty, DJ, Elvis and Bill Onstage Amarillo April 13, 1956

This marked the beginning of a 2 day break, so with a chartered flight Elvis and the band took of to Nashville for a last minute recording session. The flight was plagued with problems and nearly crashed.

Elvis onstage at Amarillo Municipal Auditorium – Apr. 13, 1956

Photo by A. Y. Owen courtesy Time Life Pictures
After arriving in Nashville Elvis declared: “Man, I don’t know if I’ll ever fly again”. Gladys of course didn’t want Elvis to fly again, but in the 1970s, Elvis owned several airplanes.
Engagement – Tour Ref: 1956
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Show type: Pics: Ads:
Info April 13 1956 Municipal Auditorium Amarillo TX (7:00 PM) Yes
Info April 13 1956 Municipal Auditorium Amarillo TX (9:00 PM) Yes


Elvis Presley’s “All Shook Up” reaches #1 on the US Pop Singles chart and remains there for eight weeks.

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The single topped the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 on April 13, 1957, staying there for eight weeks.[1] It also topped the Billboard R&B chart for four weeks, becoming Presley’s second single to do so, and peaked at No. 3 on the country chart.[1] It is certified 2X Platinum by the RIAA.

It was ranked #352 on Rolling Stones list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.


Elvis Presley was the first contributor to a new Memphis fundraiser called “Coffee Day For Crippled Children.”


Military service

Military Service






Girls! Girls! Girls! 

The Beatles kicked off a 48 night booking at The Star Club in Hamburg, Germany. During their stay they will record two tracks with Tony Sheridan, “Sweet Georgia Brown” and “Swanee River”, but whether these were the versions of Sheridan’s songs that were eventually released is uncertain.


“Surfin’ USA” by the Beach Boys was released in the US, where it will become the group’s second Billboard chart-maker, reaching #3. The song was a note-for-note copy of Chuck Berry‘s “Sweet Little Sixteen” with new lyrics. After Berry sued, he was granted royalties and all further issues of the song gave him writing credit.

At the Northwestern, Inc. recording studio in Portland, Oregon, the Kingsmen recorded “Louie Louie.”



April 13, 1965

Harum Scarum Production

April 13, 1965 Elvis Presley Signed Agreement Letter Concerning Production and Soundtrack Start Dates for <em>Frankie & Johnny</em>

At the Grammys, the Beatles won Best New Artist and Best Performance by a Vocal Group for “A Hard Day’s Night.”


Spinout Post-production

April 13, 1967


Police used tear gas and batons to control several thousand teenagers who turned out to see the Rolling Stones at the Palace of Culture in Warsaw, Poland, the Stones’ first concert behind the Iron Curtain.


Elvis–April-13-1968-Candid-colour-Los-Angeles-from-... - Elvis never left

Live a Little, Love a Little 


Change of Habit 


Elvis bought some martial arts supplies, such as 2 black karate ghis, sweatband, headbands, a rubber knife and skin toughener.
Priscilla, at Elvis’ urging, begins to take karate classes with Mike Stone.
Elvis performed at the Coliseum, Charlotte, North Carolina. Elvis on Tour 
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Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 5 – April 5th – April 19th 1972
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info April 13 1972 Charlotte Coliseum Charlotte NC (8:30 pm) 12000 White Fireworks Original belt Light Blue Suit Yes





Elvis flew to Las Vegas with Alicia Kerwin and Billy and Jo Smith. Later they went on to Palm Springs, where Elvis bought Alicia a car. Then Elvis experienced trouble breathing again and Dr. Ghanem flew in from Las Vegas to attend to Elvis.
After 3,883 performances in various theaters, the original seven-year Broadway run of the ’50s-spoofing musical Grease comes to an end.
According to a chart compiled for the UK’s BBC Radio 2, Procol Harum’s “A Whiter Shade Of Pale” was the most played song in public places in the past 75 years. Rounding out the top ten were: #2 – “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen, #3 – “All I Have To Do Is Dream” by The Everly Brothers, #4 – “Love Is All Around” by Wet Wet Wet, #5 – (“Everything I Do) I Do It For You” by Bryan Adams, #6 – “Angels” by Robbie Williams, #7 – “All Shook Up” by Elvis Presley, #8 – “Dancing Queen” by ABBA, #9 – “Magic Moments” by Perry Como and #10 – “White Christmas” by Bing Crosby.
Sun Records tv – finale airs
8 Finishing School Col. Parker presses to take over Elvis’s career but Sam is reluctant to let go. Jerry Lee’s philandering finally catches up with him. Johnny starts his own band. 13 Apr. 2017
'Presley, Perkins, Lewis and Cash' brings icons' music to Paramount

Paramount to host national rockabilly tour of “Presley, Perkins, Lewis …

Huntington Herald DispatchApr 11, 2017
“Presley, Perkins, Lewis & Cash,” is a national rock tour coming to the Paramount Arts Center in Ashland, Ky., on Thursday, April 13. … Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley as this tour – in …

Story image for elvis presley from Financial Times

O sole mio: from Neapolitan ballad to football chant, via Elvis

Financial TimesApr 10, 2017
Elvis Presley loved Martin’s record. He taped his own version in 1959 while stationed in Germany with the US Army, a performance that went …

Story image for elvis presley from Loudwire

Trivium’s Matt Heafy Covers Elvis Presley

LoudwireApr 12, 2017
It’s been an eclectic selection of songs that Heafy has chosen, with the latest being his take on the oft-covered Elvis Presley classic, “Can’t Help …


2017 and Elvis Presley is on tv and in community theatres, off broadway.

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http://www.elvisrecordings.com/  Master and Sessions





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