Give us this day, May 12, our daily Elvis
306 Old Satillo Road, Elvis’ birthplace, is now 306 Elvis Presley Drive.
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.
Known as Lady Day, Billie Holliday charted R&B (#5) with “Lover Man (Oh, Where Can You Be?)” It was her first and only R&B Hit but her last of thirty-nine pop hits that started in 1935.
Commerce Street, a rental
510 1/2 Maple Street, South Tupelo -the Presleys lived with Glady’s cousin Frank Richards and his wife, Leona.
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)
May 12, 1950
After 34 years, the American Bowling Congress abolished its white males-only membership restriction.
January 7, 1950 to April 1953
398 Cypress Street
The number one record on America’s R&B chart was a song called “Rocket 88” by Jackie Brenston And His Delta Cats – whe were actually Ike Turner And His Kings of Rhythm. “Rocket 88” is a first rock record contender, the the strings/horns are not guitars/drums.
une 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
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
The Sun Records Rockabilly Era
May 12, 1955
“Hank Snow’s All Star Jamboree” was booked to play, featuring country acts Faron Young, the Wilburn Brothers and Mother Maybelle Carter and the Carter sisters. Other artists appearing on the Jamboree were Jimmy Rodgers Snow (Hank’s son), Slim Whitman, The Davis sisters, Martha Carson and Elvis, Scotty and Bill who had only recently began touring with them.
Elvis flew to Minneapolis. He and the band didn’t stay at the same hotel.
Jacksonville, FL Jacksonville Baseball Park (renamed Wolfson Park)
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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
May 12, 1956
Elvis Presley’s single “Heartbreak Hotel” hit #15 in the U.K.
Elvis Presley released “I Want You, I Need You, I Love You.” The more than 300,000 pre-orders for the single constituted the greatest number in RCA Victor’s history, reaching No. 3 on the Billboard Top 100 popular music singles chart, and scoring No. 1 on the country music chart.
The Presleys lived at Audobon Drive
May 12, 1957
Jailhouse Rock pre-production
Elvis had a date with Anne Neyland, who had a minor part in the Jailhouse Rock Film Co-star Judy Tyler was married, so the Publicity Showmance fell to Starlette Neyland
The Presleys lived at Audobon Drive, Graceland purchased on March 19.
The Military Service Disruption
May 12, 1958
The Everly Brothers started a four-week run at No.1 in the US with ‘All I Have To Do Is Dream’.
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
May 12, 1959
Feb 3 1959 – March 1960: Goethestr.14 in Bad Nauheim, Germany
The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment
May 12, 1960
Frank Sinatra’s Welcome Home Party For Elvis Presley is broadcast on ABC-TV.
For a fee of $125,000, Elvis sang “Stuck On You” and “Fame And Fortune” his now released current single – of which these performances were recorded prior to the single.
Elvis then did a duet with Sinatra, with Elvis singing “Witchcraft” and Sinatra “Love Me Tender”.
The show had an opening group song, then everyone had an act and then Elvis and Frank sang.
Nancy Sinatra, Peter Lawford and Sammy Davis Jr also performed
Ratings for the show were through the roof at 41.5 percent but Billboard magazine later said “Although Elvis became a Sargeant in the Army, as a singer, he never left the awkward squad.” The show marked Presley’s last TV appearance for eight years.
Elvis attended a kenpo karate demonstration at the Beverly Hills Hotel, where he also met the instructor, Ed Parker.
May 12, 1961
The Beatles in Hamburg, West Germany, signed a recording contract with producer Bert Kaempfert. That evening they played at The Top Ten Club, Reeperbahn, Hamburg.
May 12, 1962
The Temptations charted for the first time with “Dream Come True,” reaching #22 R&B, though it was the flip, “Isn’t She Pretty,” that was the portent of things to come from this Hall of Fame quintet.
Billboard magazine reported that the previous year’s most-played jukebox record was “Big Bad John” by Jimmy Dean, followed by Chubby Checker’s “The Twist.”
May 12, 1963
Ray Charles & the Raelettes began their first British tour in London’s Finbury Astoria.
Bob Dylan walked out of rehearsals for the US TV Ed Sullivan show after being told he couldn’t perform his song Talking John Birch Paranoid Blues due to it mocking the US military and segregation. CBS officials asked Dylan to substitute it for another song, but the singer reportedly said: ‘No, this is what I want to do. If I can’t play my song, I’d rather not appear on the show’.
May 12, 1964
The Beach Boys started a four week run at No.1 on the US album chart with ‘Beach Boys Concert’, the group’s first US No.1.
6th annual Grammy Awards are announced. Henry Mancini’s “The Days of Wine and Roses” is Record and Song of the Year. The Album of the Year is “The Barbra Streisand Album” and Best Rock and Roll Recording goes to Nino Tempo and April Stevens for “Deep Purple”.
May 12, 1965
The Rolling Stones recorded ‘(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction’ at RCA Hollywood studios. Keith Richards had come up with the guitar riff in the middle of the night a week earlier. It gave the band their first number 1 single in the US.
Wilson Pickett recored the soul classic ‘In the Midnight Hour’ with studio musicians Steve Cropper and Al Jackson of the Stax Records house band, including bassist Donald “Duck” Dunn. The song was composed by Pickett and Steve Cropper at the historic Lorraine Motel in Memphis where Martin Luther King, Jr. would later be assassinated in April 1968.
Elvis went to Radio Recorders for the soundtrack sessions of Frankie and Johnny. He was there from 7.00 p.m. to 4.00 a.m. However, Elvis was not in the right mood to record so only instrumental tracks were cut.
|Radio Recorders Studio B – Hollywood, California|
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|Beginners Luck (Track)||////////-05|
|Down By The Riverside / When The Saints Go Marchin’ In (Track)||////////-07|
May 12, 1966
May 12, 1967
May 12, 1968
May 12, 1969
The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade
May 12, 1970
May 12, 1971
Jerry Lee Lewis was granted a divorce from his cousin Myra.
Elvis revisits Sri Daya Mata’s Self Realization Fellowship Center in Los Angeles for the first time since 1965, with chauffeur Sir Gerald.
May 12, 1972
Paul McCartney and Wings released the single “Mary Had a Little Lamb.”
May 12, 1973
Led Zeppelin started a three-week run at No.1 on the US album chart with their fifth album Houses Of The Holy. The group’s third US No.1 album went on to spend 39 weeks on the US chart. Houses Of The Holy has now been certified 11 times Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for US sales in excess of 11 million copies.
Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Tahoe Shows
|Date:||12 May 1973|
Sahara Tahoe Hotel
|Date:||12 May 1973|
Sahara Tahoe Hotel
|Info||May 12 1973||Sahara Hotel||Lake Tahoe NV||Dinner (10.00pm)|
|Info||May 12 1973||Sahara Hotel||Lake Tahoe NV||Midnight (12.00am)|
May 12, 1974
Elvis performed at the Selland Arena, Fresno, California at 3.00 p.m.
|Date:||12 May 1974|
|Costume:||Blue Rainbow suit|
|Track list:||2001 Theme
C C Rider
The Wonder Of You
An American Trilogy
Big Boss Man
Funny How Time Slips Away
Taken From Review. Is Incomplete
|Info||May 12 1974||Selland Arena||Fresno CA||(3:00 pm)||7500||Blue Swirl||Blue Starburst suit belt||White Suit||Yes|
May 12, 1975
May 12, 1976
The Wake and Aftermath
1983 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism
1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley
2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley
2011 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough
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