Daily Elvis: June 7

Give us this day, June 7, our daily Elvis

Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1940

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

 

June 7, 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.

August 8, 1945 (July 18, 1946)
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

Sept. 12, 1948 – Sept. 20, 1949

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

June 3, 1951 to July 1, 1951

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

June 7, 1954

With Big Joe Turner’s “Shake, Rattle and Roll” riding high on the Billboard R&B chart, Bill Haley And His Comets enter Decca Records’ New York studio to record the same number.

Haley’s version will enter the Pop chart next August for an amazing 27 week run and rise to #7, becoming the first Rock ‘n’ Roll tune to sell a million copies.

April 20, 1954 – mid October 1954

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

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 7, 1955

Lura May Mitchell’s watermelon party in Hope, AR


Elvis and Jim Ed Brown at Lura May Mitchell’s watermelon party in Hope, AR

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Ferlin Huskey, Martha Carson, The Carlisles, J.E. & Maxine Brown, Onie Wheeler and Elvis with Scotty and Bill played the Fair Park Coliseum at Hope AR.

 

Engagement – Tour Ref: 1955
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Show type: Pics: Ads:
Info June 7 1955 Fair Park Coliseum Hope AR Bob Neals Tour Of West Texas

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

June 7, 1956

With Opening Acts, Flaim Sextet, Phil Maraquin, Frank Connors, Jackie Little and The Jordanaires; Elvis performed at the Municipal Auditorium, Long Beach California.


Elvis with fans called backstage at Long Beach Municipal Auditorium


Scotty and Elvis onstage at Long Beach Municipal Auditorium

Hound Dog
Blue Suede Shoes
Heartbreak Hotel
Long Tall Sally
Thats All Right
I Want You I Need You I Love You
I Got A Woman


SPECIAL POLICE OFFICERS head off rush of bobbysoxers toward stage in Municipal Auditorium where Elvis appeared Thursday night. The screaming audience threatened several times to surge the stage where the husky 21-year-old from Mississippi was shouting such rock and roll numbers as “Heartbreak Hotel” and “Blue Suede Shoes.”

Independent Staff Photo courtesy Long Beach Public Library

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Long Beach Municipal Auditorium : June 7, 1956

Engagement – Tour Ref: 1956
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Show type: Pics: Ads:
Info June 7 1956 Municipal Auditorium Long Beach CA (7:30 PM) 4000 Yes

June 7, 1957

Jailhouse Rock

The Military Service Disruption

1958

Military service  Fort Hood in Texas.  On Leave at Graceland May 31 to June 13

1959
February 3, 1959 to March 2, 1960

General Hospital in Frankfurt with tonsillitis and a high fever. June 2 to june 8

Military Service in Germany /  Goethestr.14 in Bad Nauheim, Germany

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

June 7, 1960

G.I. Blues

Hal Wallis, Dean Martin, Shirley Maclaine and Elvis cut a birthday cake for Deano.

Dean Martin and Shirley MacLaine with Elvis at a birthday party for Dean on June 7, 1960

June 7, 1961

June 7, 1962

Girls! Girls! Girls!

June 7, 1963

June 7, 1964

June 7, 1965

The U.SThe USA Supreme Court handed down a decision that legalized the use of contraception by married couples.

Frankie Frankie and Johnny

June 7, 1966

Sony Corporation unveiled its new consumer home videotape recorder. Able to play only black & white video, the unit sold for $995.

June 7, 1967

For Ann-Margret’s opening in Vegas, Elvis sent a guitar-shaped flower arrangement, something he would do for every one of her Vegas openings until her August 15, 1977, the day before he died.

Romances: Ann-Margaret

June 7, 1968

June 7, 1969

Johnny Cash debuted his own network show on CBS-TV.

The Who’s fourth album, ‘Tommy’ album entered the UK chart, peaking at No.2. One of two full-scale rock operas from The Who (the other being the 1973 ‘Quadrophenia’). The double album tell’s a loose story about a “deaf, dumb and blind boy” who becomes the leader of a messianic movement, Tommy was the first musical work to be billed overtly as a rock opera.

Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

June 7, 1970

RCA Studio B – Nashville, Tennessee
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June 7, 1971

June 7, 1972

After playing off-Broadway for four months, the original production of “Grease,” starring Adrienne Barbeau, Carol Demas, and Barry Bostwick, opened at New York’s Broadhurst Theatre. The musical changed theaters twice more during its 8-year run as it racked up a total of 3,388 performances.

June 7, 1973

Elvis attended screenings at either the Memphian or the Crosstown almost every night of the month until he had to go on tour again on the twentieth.

June 7, 1974

June 7, 1975

17-year-old Tanya Tucker‘s #1 Country hit, “Lizzie And The Rainman” peaks at #37 on the Billboard Hot 100. Despite having 40 Top Ten records on the Billboard Country Chart, ten of which reached #1, this would mark the only time Tucker cracked the Pop Chart Top 40.

Before his evening show in Shreveport, LA on June 7, 1975

Elvis performed at the Hirsch Coliseum, Shreveport, Louisiana at 2.30 and 8.30 p.m.

Before and after his afternoon show in in Shreveport, LA on June 7, 1975

Photo by Christopher Brown

June 7, 1975. (2:30 pm) Shreveport, LA. – Elvis Presley In Concert

Date: 07 Jun 1975
Time: 2.30pm
Venue: Shreveport, LA.
Hirsch Coliseum
Tickets: 11,000
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
Why Me Lord
How Great Thou Art
Funny How Times Slip Away
Little Darlin’
Mystery Train/Tiger Man
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

June 7, 1975. (8:30 pm) Shreveport, LA. – Elvis Presley In Concert

Date: 07 Jun 1975
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Shreveport, LA.
Hirsch Coliseum
Tickets: 11,000
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
Burning Love
[band introductions]
Johnny B. Goode
School Days
T-R-O-U-B-L-E
Why Me Lord
How Great Thou Art
Let Me Be There
American Trilogy
Funny How Times Slip Away
Little Darlin’
Mystery Train/Tiger Man
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings: 0
Photos: 0

Follow that Dream release

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 7 1975 Hirsch Coliseum Shreveport LA (2:30 pm) 11000 Silver Phoenix Original belt White Suit Yes Yes Yes
Info June 7 1975 Hirsch Coliseum Shreveport LA (8:30 pm) 11000 Chief Original belt Dark Blue Suit Yes Yes

June 7, 1976

Capitol Records re-issues some of The Beatles‘ hits in a package called, “Rock ‘N’ Roll Music”. Even though Ringo Starr speaks out against it, the album would reach #2 in the US.

Elvis returned to Memphis in the early afternoon and for the next few weeks remained mostly in his room.

June 7, 1977

The Wake and Aftermath

1979

The US Internal Revenue Service charges Chuck Berry with three counts of tax evasion. Just hours later, he performs for President Carter on the front lawn of the White House. Berry later pled guilty and was ordered to perform a series of benefit shows after serving four months in prison.

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

June 7, 1982

Elvis Presley‘s Graceland mansion in Memphis, TN, opened as a tourist attraction.

Elvis’ Aunt Delta, still living at Graceland, just the ribbon.

Elvis Presley’s Graceland Estate Opened to Public on This Day in ’82

1993

Seven years after the city won the right to host the building; the ground breaking ceremony for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland –  Guests stood on a guitar shaped stage at the construction site on the shore of Lake Erie. On the shore of Lake Erie in Cleveland,  among those were among those present:  Chuck Berry, Sam Phillips, Ruth Brown, Carl Gardner, Pete Townshend, Sam Moore and Billy Joel

Prince changed his name to an unpronounceable symbol (The Artist).  (from the name “The Artist formerly Known as Prince)

1997

The Elvis Presley compilation album “Always On My Mind – Ultimate Love Songs” hit #5 in the U.K.

2000

The “Prince: A Celebration” party began at Paisley Park Studios. The weeklong event was in celebration of The Artist reclaiming his name “Prince” after a 7-year battle with Warner Brothers.

2002

Virgin Records announced they had dropped Victoria Beckham after her debut solo album, which cost more than $5 million to make, sold only 50,000 copies.

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2007

Taylor Swift’s debut album was certified Platinum.

2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

2014

In Arlington, TX, about 105,000 people attended George Strait‘s final concert at AT&T stadium. The show set a record for the largest crowd for an indoor concert in North American history.

2017

Sony announced re-issued of the Follow that Dream “Boy From Tupelo”

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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