Daily Elvis: June 2

Give us this day, June 2, our daily Elvis

1896

Guglielmo Marconi was granted a patent for his electro-magnetic wave communication system, later to be called radio.

Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1940

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

June 2, 1938

Vernon in prison

1940-41
Reese Street, where the Presleys stayed with Vester and Clettes Presley and their daughter Patsy,

1942
Kelly Street, a rented, small apartment.

May 15 – June 20, 1942

Mississippi Gulf Coast and then they all returned to Tupelo, homesick for family and friends.

June 2, 1945
Berry Street -“Doll” Smith lived here with the Presleys and then Minnie Mae Presley moved in.

1946
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
1010 North Green Street, in the Shakerag section of Tupelo.

Memphis, Tennessee

1949-1953

Humes High School, Memphis, Tennessee

June 2, 1949

572 Poplar Avenue
185 Winchester Street, a two- bedroom apartment (number 328)

June 2, 1953

Elvis Presley graduated from L.C. Humes High School in Memphis, TN. He was the first Presley and the first Smith member to do so.

April 20, 1954 – mid October 1954

Elvis delivered supplies to job sites for  Crown Electric for $1.00 an hour.

June 2, 1954

U.S. Senator Joseph McCarthy made the unsubstantiated charge that there were communists working in the Central Intelligence Agency and at American atomic weapons plants.

end of 1954 to mid-1955
2414 Lamar Avenue, rented

mid-1955 to May, 11 1956
1414 Getwell Street

The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

June 2, 1955

Elvis performed at the Municipal Auditorium, Amarillo, Texas

Engagement – Tour Ref: 1955
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Show type: Pics: Ads:
  June 2, 1955 City Auditorium Amarillo Texas

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

June 2, 1956

A sleepy Jazz tune called “Moonglow” by Morris Stoloff And The Columbia Pictures Orchestra pushed Elvis Presley’s “Heartbreak Hotel” out of the top spot on the Cashbox Best Sellers List.

Elvis and Gene Smith flew to Oakland, California, where they arrived at 4.00 a.m. and met with the band who drove the whole way.

June 2, 1957

Johnnie Ray was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Yes Tonight Josephine’, the US singers third and final UK No.1. Ray became deaf in his right ear at age 13 after an accident during a Boy Scout “blanket toss,” a variation of the trampoline. (Ray later performed wearing a hearing aid).

Jailhouse Rock  Elvis filmed the scene in the prison coal yard.

Jailhouse Rock JUNE 2 1957

Journalist June Callwood Wrote About Elvis Presley in Canada in 1957

The Military Service Disruption

June 2, 1958

Alan Freed kicks off his new Rock ‘n’ Roll radio show on WABC in New York, which will run from 7:15 PM to 11:00 PM, Monday through Friday.

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Military service –  On Leave At Graceland May 31 to June 13 – photos of Elvis in the Graceland driveway.

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Elvis in his driveway becomes a photo for the “A Date with Elvis” LP.

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Fans greet Elvis at the Graceland Gates.

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The Memphis Press covered the homecoming.

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June 2, 1959
Military Service in Germany /  Goethestr.14 in Bad Nauheim, Germany

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

June 2, 1960

Bobby Darin performed for the first time at New York’s famed Copacabana night club. His shows on June 15 and 16 were recorded, edited and released in the album “Darin At The Copa.”

G.I. Blues

June 2, 1961

“Gidget Goes Hawaiian,” starring James Darren, Deborah Walley, Michael Callan, Carl Reiner, and Peggy Cass, opened in U.S. and Canadian movie theaters.

June 2, 1962

Ray Charles started a five week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with the Don Gibson penned country ballad ‘I Can’t Stop Loving You’, also No.1 in the UK.

Girls! Girls! Girls!

June 2, 1963

June 2, 1964

 

June 2, 1965

Frankie and Johnny

June 2, 1966

Frank Sinatra was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Strangers In The Night’, the singers second UK No.1.

June 2, 1967

David Bowie released his first album, which contained the single, “Love You ‘Til Tuesday”. Although the LP got positive reviews, neither it or the single sold well.

 

June 2, 1968

Elvis and Priscilla returned from Hawaii to Los Angeles.

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On a plane from Hawaii to LA on June 2, 1968

Elvis still nervous of flying, distracts himself by greeting passengers.

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June 2, 1969

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

June 2, 1970

June 2, 1971

June 2, 1972

Dion And The Belmonts reunited for a concert at Madison Square Garden in New York. The performance was recorded and released as a live album the following year. They had parted company a dozen years earlier after which Dion had a successful solo career, while The Belmonts managed to chart only a couple of times.

June 2, 1973

Paul McCartney had both the No.1 positions on the US charts when ‘Red Rose Speedway’, went to the top of the album chart and ‘My Love’, started a four week run as the No.1 single.

Elvis Presley’s live version of “Steamroller Blues” hit #17 in the U.S.

June 2, 1974

June 2, 1975

Elvis performed at the Municipal Auditorium, Mobile, Alabama, at 4.30 and 8.30 p.m.

Photo by George Hill

Date: 02 Jun 1975
Time: 4.30pm
Venue: Mobile, AL.
Municipal Auditorium
Tickets: 10,620
Costume: Silver Phoenix 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
Hound Dog
The Wonder Of You
Burning Love
[band introductions]
Johnny B. Goode
School Days
T-R-O-U-B-L-E
I’ll Remember You
Why Me Lord
Let Me Be There
American Trilogy
Funny How Time Slips Away
Little Darlin’
Mystery Train/Tiger Man
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

After this show, Elvis fought with Linda Thompson regarding the amount of his money she spent. They spoke of breaking up.

Iconic Elvis image would be used as a cover for “Elvis Presley Blvd”, recorded “live” at Graceland.

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Date: 02 Jun 1975
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Mobile, AL.
Municipal Auditorium
Tickets: 10,620
Costume: Indian feather 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
Hound Dog
The Wonder Of You
[band introductions]
School Days
T-R-O-U-B-L-E
I’ll Remember You
Let Me Be There
American Trilogy
Funny How Time Slips Away
Little Darlin’
Mystery Train/Tiger Man
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

Photo by George Hill

 

Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 16 – May 30th – June 10th 1975
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info June 2 1975 Municipal Auditorium Mobile AL (4:30 pm) 10620 Silver Phoenix Original belt Light Blue Suit Yes Yes Yes
Info June 2 1975 Municipal Auditorium Mobile AL (8:30 pm) 10620 Chief Original belt Red Suit Yes Yes

June 2, 1976

Wings set a new world record when they performed in front of 67,100 fans in Seattle, the largest attendance for an indoor crowd.

Elvis performed at the Civic Center Coliseum, El Paso, Texas.

Elvis and Guitarist James Burton – photo by Bud Sanders

Date: 02 Jun 1976
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: El Paso, TX.
Civic Center Grand Hall
Tickets: 9,000
Costume: Bicentennial (white) Suit
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
Help Me
Fever
Jailhouse Rock
And I Love You So
Polk Salad Annie
[band introductions]
Early Morning Rain
What’d I Say?
Love Letters
School Days
Hurt (plus reprise)
Hound Dog
Funny How Time Slips Away
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

Red West, Dave Hebler, Dick Grob and an exhausted Elvis leave the building Photo Copyright;Keith Alverson
Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 21 – May 27th – June 6th 1976
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info June 2 1976 Civic Center Coliseum El Paso TX (8:30 pm) 7050 Blue Egyptian Bird Original belt White Suit Yes Yes

June 2, 1977

Elvis performed at the Municipal Auditorium, Mobile, Alabama.

Date: 02 Jun 1977
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Mobile, AL.
Municipal Auditorium.
Tickets: 11,000
Costume: Mexican Sundial Suit
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
Fairy Tale
You Gave Me A Mountain
Jailhouse Rock
It’s Now Or Never
Help Me
American Trilogy
Polk Salad Annie
[band introductions]
Early Morning Rain
What’d I Say
Johnny B. Goode
School Days
I Really Don’t Want To Know
Hurt
Hound Dog
Unchained Melody
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

After the show,  Elvis returned to Memphis – Elvis Left the Building with Dr Nick and Ginger Alden.

In the back seat of his car in Mobile, AL on June 2, 1977

Romances: Ginger Alden

 

Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 31 – May 20th – June 2nd 1977
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info June 2 1977 Municipal Auditorium Mobile AL (8:30 pm) 11000 Mexican Sundial Original belt Light Blue Suit Yes Yes Yes

The Wake and Aftermath

1983

Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1992

Singer k.d. lang’s interview with the Advocate, a gay and lesbian publication, speaking frankly about being a lesbian and her unrequited love for a married woman, inspiring “Constant Craving” is published.

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2008

American guitarist and singer Bo Diddley, (Ellas Otha Bates) died of heart failure at his home in Archer, Florida aged 79. The legendary singer and performer, was known for his homemade square guitar and his ‘shave and a haircut, two bits’ rhythm, which influenced artists from Buddy Holly to Bruce Springsteen The Rolling Stones and U2.

2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

2015

A 26-year-old Cordova, Tennessee man was handed a two-year suspended sentence with probation after stealing a pair of Elton John’s sunglasses from the Memphis Rock and Roll Hall of Fame last May.

2016

The limited edition vinyl pressing of the David Bowie album ChangesOneBowie was at No.1 on the UK’s Official Vinyl Album Chart. Bowie had four other vinyl albums on the chart; Blackstar at No.14, Hunky Dory at No. 17, The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars at No. 18 and Nothing Has Changed – The Very Best of David Bowie at No.23. Sales of vinyl records were up 32% to $416 million, their highest level since 1988, according to the RIAA.

reference sites:
http://www.elvisnews.com

http://www.scottymoore.net/tourdates50s.html

http://www.elvis-in-concert.com/

http://www.elvisconcerts.com

http:www.keithflynn.com/recording-sessions/

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

The Elvis Presley Record Research Database

http://www.elvisinfonet.com/

http://www.elvis.com.au/

Elvis History Blog

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