Daily Elvis April 30

Give us this day, April 30, our daily Elvis


In Hollywood, actors Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks became the first celebrities to leave their footprints in cement at Grauman’s Chinese Theater.

Hollywood: Mary Pickford

Grauman’s Chinese Theatre – Wikipedia

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)


Jimmy Dorsey & His Orchestra recorded his theme song, “Contrasts.”

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


At Decca Studios, Charlie Parker made his first commercial recording with the Jay McShann group. The songs were “Hootie Blues” and “Swingmatism.”

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.


Arthur Godfrey began a 27-year run with his CBS Radio morning show “Arthur Godfrey Time.” Elvis Presley would not pass the audition for the program.

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

June 3, 1951 to July 1, 1951

Elvis was employed as a machinist by “Precision Tool Co.”

April 17, 1952 to May 28, 1952

Elvis worked as an user at Loew’s State Theatre


Frank Sinatra began working with a new arranger named Nelson Riddle.

The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

April 30, 1954

Elvis worked at Crown Electric,  until mid-October 1954

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

April 30, 1955

Elvis performed “Tweedle Dee” at the Louisiana Hayride, from the Gladewater High School Gymnasium (Louisiana Hayride Remote Broadcast)

Mail order coupon for advance tickets in Gladewater Daily Mirror
Elvis on stage in Gladewater ( Texas ) in april 30, 1955
Elvis at the Gladewater H.S. Gymnasium with Bill Black, Royce Hanson Jr. – Elvis had impersonators before He was “Elvis”

April 30, 1955 – Elvis Presley Music

Engagement – Tour Ref: 1955
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Info April 30 1955 High School Gym Gladewater TX (8:00 PM) 3000 Louisiana Hayride Remote Broadcast Yes

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

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

April 30, 1956

New Frontier Hotel: the two week gig is about to become 1 week.

Engagement – Tour Ref: 1956
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Info April 30 1956 New Frontier Hotel Las Vegas NV (8:00 PM) The Atomic Powered Singer
Info April 30 1956 New Frontier Hotel Las Vegas NV (12:00 AM) The Atomic Powered Singer

The Presleys lived at  at  1414 Getwell Street  until May 11 1956 – Audobon Drive  March 1957

April 30, 1957

The live cross-country concert tour “Biggest Show of Stars for ’57” made a stop at War Memorial Auditorium in Rochester, New York for a show featuring Fats Domino, Chuck Berry, LaVern Baker, Bill Doggett, Clyde McPhatter, the Five Keys, Ann Cole, the Moonglows, the Five Satins, and Charlie Brown.

Elvis Presley recorded the soundtrack for "Jailhouse Rock" at Radio Recorders in Hollywood on April 30 and May 3, with an additional session at the MGM Soundstage on May 9. During post-production, the songs were dubbed into the films scenes, in which Presley mimed the lyrics.Image result for Elvis Presley April 30, 1957

Elvis worked on Jailhouse Rock soundtrack recordings at Radio Recorders from 10.00 a.m. to 6.10 p.m.

It was at this sessions that Elvis first met with Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller .

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Radio Recorders Studio 1 – Hollywood, California
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Jailhouse Rock (Pickup to instrumental, chorus and on) ////////-02
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Treat Me Nice (First Movie Version) HRA1 8681-19
Young And Beautiful (Record Version) H2WB 6777-22
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Young And Beautiful (Solo / Prison TV Version) WPA5 2507-03
Young And Beautiful (Florita Club Version) HRA1 8682-07

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In the Jailhouse Rock movie, Mike Stoller had a small role as a piano player, joining Scotty Moore, Bill Black and DJ Fontana playing the session musicians for “Vince Everett”.

Jailhouse Rock (EP) – Wikipedia

‘Jailhouse Rock’ later went on to top the Cashbox Best Sellers list, the Billboard Pop music chart, the R&B chart and even the Country And Western chart in the USA and was the first song to debut at No.1 in Great Britain.

Jailhouse Rock – Elvis Presley Recording Sessions

April 30, 1957 : Bill for Stone Wall Built at Graceland – Elvis Presley Music

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

The Military Service Disruption

April 30, 1958

UK Rock ‘n’ Roller Tommy Steele was knocked unconscious when fans rushed the stage during the opening night of his British tour. As a result of various injuries, Steele was forced to cancel a week’s worth of shows.

Military service at Fort Hood in Texas., for basic training as part of the Second Armored Division. He was stationed there for six months.

The Presleys lived at  Graceland

April 30, 1959

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

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

April 30, 1960

At the  Cosimo Recording Studio in New Orleans, Fats Domino recorded “Walking To New Orleans.”

The Everly Brothers started a seven week run at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Cathy’s Clown’, giving Warner Bros a No.1 with their first release.

Elvis Presley’s single “Stuck On You” hit #1 in the U.S. It was his first single to be released in stereo.

G.I. Blues 

April 30, 1961

April 30, 1962

Ray Charles released the single “I Can’t Stop Loving You”.

Girls! Girls! Girls! 

April 30, 1963

April 30, 1964

During a UK tour The Beatles played two shows at The Odeon Cinema in Glasgow. They were also interviewed by BBC Scotland and STV for the evening news programs.

The Beatles receive $140,000 for the rights to having their pictures included in packages of bubble gum in the USA.

For the first time, Elvis had his hair done by Larry Geller, not just a hair guy Geller became spiritual guide.

At the time, Geller worked for the salon owned by Jay Sebring, one of the victims in the Manson Family murders at the Polanski/Tate home.  Geller would later publish books on hair, and several on Elvis.

The Federal Communications Commission ruled that, henceforth, all U.S. television receivers must be equipped to receive both VHF and UHF channels.

April 30, 1965

Bob Dylan began a UK tour backed by the Band. The concerts were filmed for the documentary “Don’t Look Back.”

The Yardbirds and Kinks performed two shows at the Adelphi Cinema in Slough, England.

Herman’s Hermits began their first U.S. tour, with the Zombies as their opening act.

The Rolling Stones topped the U.K. Album chart with Aftermath.

Harum Scarum Post-production

April 30, 1966

The Rolling Stones fourth album ‘Aftermath’ went to No.1 on the UK chart, the group’s third UK No.1 album. The album is considered an artistic breakthrough for the band and is the first to consist entirely of Jagger–Richards compositions, while Brian Jones played a variety of instruments not usually associated with their music, including sitar, Appalachian dulcimer, marimbas and Japanese koto.

The Platters’ “I Love You 1,000 Times” charted, reaching #6 R&B and #31 pop, their first hit in four years.

Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass remained at #1 on the Album chart for a third week with their new release Going Places.  Whipped Cream & Other Delights from the group was heading back up after 51 weeks of release.

Elvis Presley’s single “Frankie And Johnny” hit #25 in the U.S.

The Young Rascals enjoy the first of 14 Billboard Top 40 hits when “Good Lovin” reached #1. Another version of the same song by The Olympics had stalled at #81 the previous year.

The Young Rascals made the final leap to #1 with “Good Lovin'”.  “(You’re My) Soul And Inspiration” from the Righteous Brothers was #2, while the Mamas and the Papas climbed from 10-3 with “Monday, Monday”.  The Beach Boys reached #4 with “Sloop John B”, ahead of “Secret Agent Man” from Johnny Rivers.  The rest of the Top 10:  Boise, Idaho’s Paul Revere & the Raiders with “Kicks”, the Outsiders had a great song with “Time Won’t Let Me”, Cher tumbled with “Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)”, the Lovin’ Spoonful turned and headed downward with “Daydream” and Herman’s Hermits landed at #10 after just four weeks with “Leaning On The Lamp Post”.

April 30, 1967

Paul Revere and the Raiders performed “Good Thing,” “Kicks,” “Ups And Downs,” and “Him Or Me-What’s It Gonna Be?” on CBS-TV’s “The Ed Sullivan Show.” Jack Benny, Melina Mercouri, Edward Villella, Patricia McBride and Jim Henson’s Muppets also appeared on the program

Elvis’ last night as a single man.

Elvis and Priscilla showing their matching Horseshoe Engagement Rings - April 30, 1967

April 30, 1968

“The Cilla Black Show” debuted on the BBC, making Cilla the first Englishwoman with her own TV show. It featured her biggest hit “Step Inside Love,” written by Paul McCartney, as its theme song.

Live a Little, Love a Little 

April 30, 1969

The 5th Dimension’s “Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In” was certified Gold.

At EMI’s Abbey Road Studios in London, George Harrison overdubbed a new guitar solo on the master take from the January 31 Beatles recording session for the song “Let It Be.” He overdubbed another solo on January 4, 1970. The first overdub was used for the original single release, the second overdub solo was used for the original album release.

The Righteous Brothers, Waylon Jennings, and Liza Minnelli were the guests on “The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour” on CBS-TV.

Change of Habit 

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

April 30, 1970

Twiggs Lyndon, the road manager for the Allman Brothers Band, was arrested for murder after he stabbed a club manager during an argument over a contract. At the ensuing trial, Lyndon’s lawyers argued that he had been temporarily insane at the time of the incident and that touring with the Allman Brothers would drive anyone insane. Lyndon was acquitted.

April 30, 1971

Elvis flew to Palm Springs for the weekend

April 30, 1972

April 30, 1973

Paul McCartney & Wings released the album “Red Rose Speedway” in the U.S.

Elvis performed at the Denver Coliseum, Denver, Colorado

CONCERT DATE: April 30 1973 (8:00 pm). Denver CO.

Elvis Proves He’s Still The King  by Clark Seacrest – The Denver Post

Date: 30 Apr 1973
Time: 8pm
Venue: Denver, CO.
Denver Coliseum
Tickets: 13,000
Costume: White Aloha Eagle
Track list:
  1. Love Me 3:03
  2. If You Love Me (Let Me Know) 2:55
  3. Love Me Tender 2:40
  4. All Shook Up 1:05
  5. Teddy Bear / Don’t Be Cruel 2:06
  6. I’ll Remember You 2:41
  7. Help Me 2:41
  8. How Great Thou Art 3:09
  9. Introductions 6:59
  10. My Boy 3:46
  11. T-R-O-U-B-L-E 3:56
  12. It’s Now Or Never 2:41
  13. Let Me Be There 3:26
  14. An American Trilogy 4:04
  15. Burning Love 4:21
  16. Funny How Time Slips Away 3:17
  17. That’s All Right 2:28
  18. Can’t Help Falling In Love 1:39
  19. Closing Theme 1:29


Recordings: 0

After the show Elvis left the building for the Sahara Tahoe Hotel.

2017 The Follow That Dream Elvis Collector label released this concert as disc 1 of Elvis in Atlanta

'Elvis In Atlanta' 2 CD soundboard from FTD.

April 30, 1973 (8:00 pm). Denver, CO. – Elvis Presley In Concert

Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 9 – April 22nd – April 30th 1973
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Info April 30 1973 Denver Coliseum Denver CO (8:00 pm) 13000 1973 American Eagle Second belt Yellow Suit Yes

April 30, 1974

April 30, 1975

Elvis performed at the Omni. Atlanta, Georgia.

Date: 30 Apr 1975
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Atlanta, GA.
Tickets: 17,228
Costume: White 2-piece suit
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
If You Love Me
Love Me Tender
All Shook Up
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
I’ll Remember You
Help Me
How Great Thou Art
[band introductions]
My Boy
It’s Now Or Never
Let Me Be There
American Trilogy
Burning Love
Funny How Times Slip Away
That’s All Right
Can’t Help Falling In Love

Elvis Presley : 'The Omni' Atlanta GA: April 30, 1975

Elvis in his limo on his way to perform in Atlanta, GA on April 30, 1975

Atlanta April 30, 1975 CD plus a bonus DVD

Elvis Presley | ‘The Omni’ Atlanta GA| April 30, 1975

Newspaper Articles > 1975 > April 30, 1975 Atlanta, GA.

Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 15 – April 24th – May 7th 1975
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Info April 30 1975 Omni Coliseum Atlanta GA (8:30 pm) 17228 White Two-piece suit with blue shoulder ornaments None Black Suit Yes Yes Yes

April 30, 1976

The Who‘s drummer Keith Moon paid nine cab drivers to block-off both ends of a New York street so he could throw the contents of his hotel room out of the window.

Elvis performed at the High Sierra Theater, Sahara Tahoe, Stateline, Nevada. This was the opening night of the Tahoe engagement and Elvis was not well at all.

Elvis Presley at Lake Tahoe 1971-1976 – Elvis History Blog

Date: 30 Apr 1976
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Stateline, NV.
Sahara Tahoe Hotel
Tickets: Unknown
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
If You Love Me
You Gave Me A Mountain
All Shook Up
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
Tryin’ To Get To You
Polk Salad Annie
[band introductions]
America The Beautiful
Hurt / Burning Love
How Great Thou Art
Funny How Time Slips Away
Hound Dog
Can’t Help Falling In Love

April 30 – May 9, 1976. Lake Tahoe, NV.

On the Scene  by Perry Phillips  Oakland Tribune Tuesday, March 9, 1976

Date: 30 Apr 1976
Time: Midnight
Venue: Stateline, NV.
Sahara Tahoe Hotel
Tickets: Unknown
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
If You Love Me Let Me Know
You Gave Me A Mountain
All Shook Up
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
Trying To Get To You
Steamroller Blues
My Way
[band introductions]
Early Morning Rain
Hail Hail Rock ‘n’ Roll
Hound Dog
Jailhouse Rock
An American Trilogy
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings: Another Night In Tahoe

Engagement – Tour Ref: Lake Tahoe Season 5 – Lake Tahoe April 30th – May 9th 1976
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Info April 30 1976 Sahara Hotel Lake Tahoe NV Opening (8.15pm) White Egyptian Bird Original belt Yes Yes
Info April 30 1976 Sahara Hotel Lake Tahoe NV Midnight (12.00am) Yes Yes

April 30, 1977

Glen Campbell went to No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Southern Nights’, his second US No.1.

In Pontiac, Michigan, Led Zeppelin played a show to an audience of 77,229. The event set a new record for attendance at a single-act concert, The Who held the previous record at the same venue with 75,962 people. Paul McCartney would break it.

Marvin Gaye moved to #1 on the R&B chart with “Got to Give It Up” (Pt. 1)”.

Glen Campbell scored his second career #1 with “Southern Nights”, somehow holding off “Hotel California” by the Eagles.  Previous chart-topper “Don’t Leave Me This Way” from Thelma Houston was third, but Leo Sayer was making his move (9-4) with “When I Need You”.  The rest of the Top 10:  One of Natalie Cole’s biggest hits, “I’ve Got Love On My Mind”, David Soul with “Don’t Give Up On Us”, the Atlanta Rhythm Section jammed with “So In To You”, Jennifer Warnes moved up to #8 with “Right Time Of The Night”, Stevie Wonder climbed from 19 to 9 with “Sir Duke” and William Bell made the mistake of “Tryin’ To Love Two”.

The Eagles had overtaken Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours for the #1 album, something very few albums in the Rock Era could have pulled off, and now Hotel California achieved its third week at #1.

Elvis performed at the Civic Center, St. Paul, Minnesota.

Date: 30 Apr 1977
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: St. Paul, MN.
Civic Center.
Tickets: 17,000
Costume: Mexican Sundial Suit
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Rip It Up [excerpt]
Love Me
If You Love Me
You Gave Me A Mountain
Jailhouse Rock
O Sole Mio/It’s Now Or Never

My Way
Hound Dog
My Heavenly Father [K. Westmoreland]
Polk Salad Annie
[band introductions]
Early Morning Rain
Delta Lady (James Burton Guitar Solo]
The Wonder Of You
Blue Suede Shoes
Hawaiian Wedding Song

Can’t Help Falling In Love

April 30, 1977. – Elvis Presley In Concert

 Newspaper Articles > 1977 > April 30 1977 (8:30 pm).

Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 30 – April 21st – May 3rd 1977
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Info April 30 1977 Civic Center St Paul MN (8:30 pm) 17000 Mexican Sundial Original belt Dark Blue Suit Yes Yes Yes

The Wake and Aftermath


The Clash played in a Rock Against Racism rally at Victoria’s Club in London.


The film ‘McVicar’ with Roger Daltrey from The Who in the title role premiered in London, England. John McVicar was a 1960s armed robber turned writer who Scotland Yard publicly announced to be Public Enemy Number One and “wanted dead or alive”.

1983 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism


Muddy Waters (McKinley Morganfield), the crown prince of Chicago blues, died of a heart attack at his Chicago home while sleeping. The man who started out driving a truck for a Venetian-blind company had driven blues to a new level of acceptance with his resonant, deep voice and biting electric guitar style. Muddy was sixty-eight.

The original 1960s line-up of the group Manfred Mann reunited to celebrate the 25th anniversary of London’s Marquee Club.

Toto took a turn at #1 on the Adult Contemporary chart with “I Won’t Hold You Back”.

Michael Jackson started a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Beat It’, his fifth solo US No.1. The third single from the singer’s Thriller album featured Eddie Van Halen on the song’s distinctive overdriven guitar solo, but Halen was prevented by his record label from appearing in the music video.

Michael Jackson, with help from the great guitarist Eddie Van Halen, had the new #1–“Beat It”.  Dexys Midnight Runners fell after one week at the top with “Come On Eileen”.  The Greg Kihn Band scored their biggest career hit with “Jeopardy”, Styx bowed out with “Mr. Roboto” and After the Fire moved “Der Kommissar” to #5.  The rest of the Top 10:  David Bowie with “Let’s Dance”, Michael Jackson’s former #1 “Billie Jean”, Thomas Dolby had “She Blinded Me With Science”, Men At Work were back with “Overkill” and Prince reached the Top 10 with “Little Red Corvette”.

1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley


Madonna’s “La Isla Bonita” became her 11th consecutive Top Five single.

The Beatles’ “Help!”, “Rubber Soul” and “Revolver” were released finally on compact disc.


Al B. Sure!  had the new #1 on the R&B chart with “Nite and Day”.

Erasure had the number one album in the U.K. with The Innocents.

Canadian 20 year old Celine Dion helps Switzerland win its first ever Eurovision Song Contest with her rendition of “Ne Partez Pas Sans Moi”.

Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side of the Moon” fell out of the Billboard 200 chart for the first time in 725 weeks.


Nirvana signed a recording contract with Geffen’s DGC label for $290,000.


Madonna’s bustier was stolen from Fredrick’s Of Hollywood. A $1,000 reward was offered for its return.


Elton John’s single “Simple Life” entered Billboard‘s Top 40, breaking Elvis Presley’s longstanding record with 24 consecutive years of Top 40 hits.


James Brown performed “Get on Up” with Jeffrey Osborne, Jim Belushi, Dan Ackroyd, Bruce Springsteen, and Magic Johnson, among others, at the inaugural night of the House of Blues, Los Angeles.


An estimated 42 million viewers were tuned in as ABC-TV aired the “coming out” episode of the sitcom “Ellen,” in which the title character, played by Ellen DeGeneres, admitted she was a lesbian.


The Oak Ridge Boys performed in Washington, DC, at the 50th anniversary ceremony of the American Red Cross’ blood services.


The three former members of Spandau Ballet lost a court case against band songwriter Gary Kemp. They had claimed they were owed £1 million in lost royalties. The Judge said he had become a fan of the bands during the case.

All five members of Aerosmith visit shooting victim Lance Kirklin in a Colorado hospital before their show in Denver that evening. The band dedicates “Living On The Edge” to the student, who was one of 28 wounded and 13 killed by two deranged classmates at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado on April 20th.

51 year old Darrell Sweet, drummer of the Scottish Rock group Nazareth, suffered a fatal heart attack just as the band was embarking on the second leg of a US tour. The band had arrived at the Amphitheater in New Albany, Indiana, when Sweet began feeling ill and within minutes went into cardiac arrest. He was rushed to the New Albany Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Nazareth is best remembered for their 1976 hit “Love Hurts”, which was first recorded by The Everly Brothers in 1960.


The Who’s Roger Daltrey guest-starred as a music teacher on Fox-TV’s “That 70’s Show.”

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley


Madonna was #1 on the Album chart with American Life.


In Los Angeles, CA, Courtney Love (Hole) entered a plea of “not guilty” for two charges of felony drug possession.

Michael Jackson was arraigned in a Santa Maria, California courtroom after  New child abuse charges were made against Michael Jackson including a count of conspiracy, covering allegations of child abduction, extortion and false imprisonment. a grand jury determined that there was sufficient evidence to send him to trial. The jury handed down a ten-count indictment, including four counts of committing lewd acts upon a minor: A new court date of May 28th 2004 was set.

At his Los Angeles recording studio, Ray Charles made his last public appearance, attending a ceremony honoring the studio as a national historic landmark. He died of liver disease six weeks later.


Coldplay, Weezer, the Chemical Brothers and Snow Patrol starred on the first day of the Coachella Festival in California.

Cher played the final night of her three-year long Farewell tour at the Hollywood Bowl.

The Dave Matthews Band agreed to pay $200,000 (£105,000) after their tour bus dumped human waste on a boatload of tourists in Chicago in August 2004. Bus driver Stefan Wohl who was alone on board the bus at the time the sewage was dumped was fined $10,000 (£5,200), the band had already donated $100,000 (£54,252) to two group’s that protect the Chicago River and its surrounding area. The Dave Matthews Band offered their “deepest apologies” to more than 100 boat passengers who were on an architectural tour.


Zola Taylor, who broke gender barriers as the first female member of the 1950s R&B group The Platters, singing on their hit “The Great Pretender”, died from complications of pneumonia. She was 69.


Gail Renard, who was given the hand written lyrics to ‘Give Peace A Chance’ by John Lennon in 1969, announced plans to sell the lyric sheet at a Christie’s auction. At the time, Lennon told Renard to hang on to the piece of paper, saying “It will be worth something someday.” The piece of music history was expected to fetch around $400,000, but when it was actually sold in July of this year, it went for $790,000 (£400,000).

2011 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough


Buffy Sainte-Marie received the Governor General’s Performing Arts Award at Rideau Hall in Ottawa, Canada.


Television producer Bob Finkel died at age 94; his tv specials featuring Elvis Presley, Bing Crosby, John Denver, and series starring Andy Williams, Jerry Lewis, Phyllis Diller/ as director of The Bob Newhart Show, Barney Miller.


Ozzy Osbourne‘s wife, Sharon, was subpoenaed to testify for the prosecution in the Michael Jackson wrongful death trial. She reportedly had evidence to support Katherine Jackson’s claim that promoters were negligent in ignoring life-threatening health concerns while organizing Michael’s This Is It comeback concerts.


John Fogerty paid a visit to The Late Show With David Letterman during a week-long farewell to the legendary host who was set to retire on May 20th. Fogerty performed a medley of his CCR hits, including “Travelin’ Band”, “Proud Mary” and “Fortunate Son”.

Ben E King, (Benjmin Earl Nelson), soul and R&B singer with The Drifters, died at the Hackensack University Medical Center at the age of 76. The Driffters had the 1960 US No.1 & UK No.2 single ‘Save The Last Dance For Me’, and King scored the the 1987 UK No.1 solo single ‘Stand By Me’, (first released in 1961).


In Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland, a life-sized bronze statue of Bon Scott (AC/DC) was unveiled in Bellies Brae Car Park during the 10th anniversary of the Bonfest music festival.


Neil Diamond continued the North American leg of his 50-Year Anniversary World Tour with a concert at Philips Arena in Atlanta.

‘Hons’ and Elvis bring Baltimore to Savage Mill fundraiser April 30


Elvis Presley fans expected to flock to Norman


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