Daily Elvis April 14

Give us this day, our daily Elvis


Tupelo, Mississippi



Humes High School, Memphis, Tennessee



Fats Domino released “Ain’t It A Shame.” While that is the original title, the song is more often called “Ain’t That A Shame,” the title Pat Boone used for his cover version.
Elvis left Breckenridge in the morning behind the wheel of his Cadillac. Elvis performed later that day at Owl Park, Gainesville, Texas, where he still was largely unknown and only drew a handful of people along with Frank Starr, The Rock-Away Boys, Onie Wheeler
Engagement – Tour Ref: 1955
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Info April 14 1955 Owl Park Gainesville TX (8:00 PM)
The Ampex Corporation of Redwood City, California demonstrated the first videotape recorder. Invented by Ray Dolby, Charles Ginsberg and Charles Anderson, it recorded both images and sound
Elvis , Nashville recording session in april 14 1956.
Maybe due to the flight problems of the other day or just because Elvis was tired, the session at RCA’s Nashville studio didn’t went very well. Just one song was recorded in 3 hours: ” I Want You, I Need You, I Love You”.

Singer Elvis Presley, looking tired and somewhat dejected, leaning over railing in recording studio during break from cutting new record. (Photo by Don Cravens/The LIFE Images Collection/Getty Images)

Singer Elvis Presley (2R) in recording studio. (Photo by Don Cravens/The LIFE Images Collection/Getty Images)

Elvis , Nashville recording session in april 14 1956.
While Elvis was in the studio he was presented with a gold record for “Heartbreak Hotel”.

Elvis with his 1st Gold Record – Apr. 14, 1956
Rock and roll singer Elvis Presley mugs for the camera before boarding a plane headed to Memphis, Tennesee on April 14, 1956 in Nashville, Tennessee.

After the session Elvis and the band took a flight back to Memphis where in the evening Elvis stopped by Dewey Philips’ radio show at the Hotel Chisca.
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Military service

In Germany, Elvis was drafted for another public relations oriented event when he was sent to Steinfurth as part of a work detail to help erect a memorial statue for veterans of WW I.
Elvis bought a Welchsler stereo and some records in Bad Neuheim.


The original Broadway production of the musical “Bye Bye Birdie,” starring Chita Rivera, Dick Van Dyke, Dick Gautier, Paul Lynde, Kay Medford, and Michael J. Pollard, opened at New York’s Martin Beck Theater for 607 performances.



Blue Hawaii 

At RCA’s Music Center of the World studios in Hollywood,Sam Cooke recorded “Cupid.”


Girls! Girls! Girls! 


In Surrey, England, the Beatles stopped by the Crawdaddy Club to see a new, unsigned band called the Rolling Stones.




The Elvis Presley movie “Girl Happy” opened in the U.S.

Harum Scarum 


Spinout post production



The Bee Gees released their first single, “New York Mining Disaster 1941,” with a promotional slogan from their record label heralding them as “The most significant talent since the Beatles.”

Elvis and Priscilla spent Easter in Palm Springs at their new rental house on Camino del Norte.

Live a Little, Love a Little 


The “33 1/3 Revolutions Per Monkee” TV special, starring The Monkees, aired on NBC.

With Charlie Hodge in LA on April 14, 1969

With Charlie Hodge in LA, talking to a fan during Change of Habit production.

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“coming soon” and “ask for” release variations.

“In the Ghetto” … The Song That Made Elvis Presley Relevant Again

In the Ghetto/Any Day Now released:  The song was Presley’s first Top 10 hit in the US in four years, peaking at number 3, and his first UK Top 10 hit in three years, peaking at No. 2. It hit No. 1 on Cashbox. It was a number-one hit in West Germany, Ireland, Norway, Australia and New Zealand.

After Elvis Presley, the song has been performed by many other artists. Among them were, most notably, Sammy Davis Jr., Marilyn Manson, Susan Cadogan, Candi Staton, Dolly Parton, Bobby Blue Bland, Bobbie Gentry, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Ian Stuart Donaldson, The Cranberries, Merle Haggard, Leatherface, Three Six Mafia, DNX vs. The Voice, Natalie Merchant, Bad Lieutenant, Fair Warning, Beats International, Eleanor Shanley, Chris Clark and Hecchi & Kethmer.

The song was recorded as a duet in 2007 by Lisa Marie Presley as a duet with her father to raise money for the Presley Foundation.

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The Chino Canyon estate was purchased by Elvis and Priscilla Presley on April 14, 1970. They put $20,000 as a down payment and financed $85,000 for a total purchase price of $105,000. When Elvis bought the house, it was 3500 square feet. After Elvis and Priscilla got divorced in 1973, Elvis expanded the house with an additional 2000 square feet for a party room, a new bedroom with two bathrooms, and a sauna.


Elvis performed at the Coliseum, Greensboro, North Carolin; This show was filmed and recorded for Elvis on Tour 

Before his show in Greensboro, NC on April 14, 1972

Burning Love is performed live for the first time as a show highlight.


Date: 14 Apr 1972
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Greensboro, NC.
Greensboro Coliseum
Tickets: 16,300
Costume: Blue Owl 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
All Shook Up
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
Hound Dog
Heartbreak Hotel
A Big Hunk O’ Love
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Suspicious Minds
Love Me Tender
[band introductions]
For The Good Times
An American Trilogy
Burning Love
Release Me
Funny How Time Slips Away
Can’t Help Falling In Love


Backstage before his show in Greensboro, NC on April 14, 1972

Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 5 – April 5th – April 19th 1972
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Info April 14 1972 Greensboro Coliseum Greensboro NC (8:30 pm) 16300 Royal Blue Fireworks Owl belt Yes Yes




Quadrofonic Sound Studio – Nashville, Tennessee (Overdub Session)
Fairytale (Overdub) EPA3 1594-NA
Green, Green Grass Of Home (Overdub) EPA3 1595-NA
And I Love You So (Overdub) EPA3 1597-NA
Woman Without Love (Overdub) EPA3 1600-NA
Bringin’ It Back (Overdub) EPA3 1602-NA
Pieces Of My Life (Overdub) EPA3 1603-NA




A New Jersey State assemblyman introduced a resolution to make Bruce Springsteen’s “Born to Run” the official state song. It was instead cited by legislators as the state’s “rock anthem.”

ABC aired Olivia Newton John‘s TV special “Olivia’s Hollywood Nights,” with guest performers Elton John, the Carpenters, andAndy Gibb.



TV Show: Sun Records broadcsts season one recap episode.

The 9:01: ‘Sun Records’ season finale recap
The 9:01: ‘Sun Records’ season finale recap
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‘I miss his laughter’: Elvis Presley’s ex-wife Priscilla reflects on the …

Daily MailApr 14, 2017
And Elvis Presley’s ex-wife Priscilla Presley has opened up about how she still misses the rock and roll star, who she was married to for six …


‘Elvis Las Vegas ’74’ 2 CD Set from FTD : FTD News : Elvis Presley. : ‘For Elvis Fans Only’ Official Elvis Presley Fan Club
'Elvis Las Vegas '74' 2 CD Set from FTD : FTD News : Elvis Presley. : 'For Elvis Fans Only' Official Elvis Presley Fan Club
this is really tempting, it includes the rare 1967 radio christmas special

which Co Parker had clearly planned for Elvis to do as the 1968 tv special


‘Elvis: His Songs Of Praise Vol. 2’ Hardcover Book + CD : FTD News : Elvis Presley. : ‘For Elvis Fans Only’ Official Elvis Presley Fan Club
'Elvis: His Songs Of Praise Vol. 2' Hardcover Book + CD : FTD News : Elvis Presley. : 'For Elvis Fans Only' Official Elvis Presley Fan Club

Elvis Presley Would Not Have Friended You

Vanity Fair5 hours ago
Contrary to what you’re thinking right now—“Elvis Presley would be on Facebook if he were around today”—Elvis Presley would not be on …
Priscilla Presley on a life lived in Elvis’s shadow
Highly CitedNEWS.com.au15 hours ago


reference sites:





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

The Elvis Presley Record Research Database




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