Daily Elvis: June 10

Give us this day, June 10, our daily Elvis

Tennessee officials approved state public school use of a new biology text book that denied the theory of evolution.

Tupelo, Mississippi


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

June 10, 1938

Vernon in prison

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

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 10, 1945
Berry Street -“Doll” Smith lived here with the Presleys and then Minnie Mae Presley moved in.

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


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.”

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 10, 1955

Elvis performed at the American Legion Hall, Breckenridge, Texas. The other acts were Onie Wheeler
Fonda Wallace, Dee-Don & Dean Beard, Ben & Denna Hall, Weldon Myrick

Scotty, Bill and Elvis in Breckenridge, TX American Legion Hall

Elvis on stage june 10, 1955 in Breckenridge   ( Texas

Thats All Right
I Dont Care If The Sun Dont Shine
Tweedle Dee
Blue Moon Of Kentucky

Engagement – Tour Ref: 1955
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Info June 10 1955 American Legion Hall Breckenridge TX (8:00 PM) Yes

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

June 10, 1956

Pat Boone was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘I’ll Be Home.’ Boone scored over 30 UK Top 40 hit singles during the 50’s and early 60’s and was the second biggest charting artist behind only Elvis Presley.

In Shreveport, Louisiana, KJOE deejay Vern Steirman convinced his station manager to fly the station’s single engine airplane over the city the afternoon of June 10 so that Stierman could drop 50 Presley dog tags from the air. According to Billoard’s June Bundy, it was a merchandising gimmick to promote the release of the new Three-teens record, “Dear 53310761” (Elvis’s army serial number). People finding the tags were directed to take them to Stan’s Record Shop, where they would receive free copies of the new Elvis tribute record.


Pima County Sheriff’s deputies escort Elvis Presley to his car after a press conference at the Tucson Rodeo Grounds in June 1956.

Elvis in Tucson in june 10  1956 with fans.



Elvis performed at the Rodeo Grounds, Tucson, Arizona


Engagement – Tour Ref: 1956
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Info June 10 1956 Rodeo Grounds Tucson AZ (8:30 PM) 2000 Yes

June 10, 1957

The Bobbettes’ immortal “Mr. Lee” (#6) was released today along with such doo-wop standards as “Happy Happy Birthday Baby” by the Tune Weavers and “Desiree” by the Charts.

Jailhouse Rock

The Military Service Disruption


RCA released “Hard Headed Woman” a single from the King Creole Soundtrack in both 78 RPM and 45 RPM formats. In 1958 it went to No. 1 on the Billboard charts and went to number two for two weeks on the R&B chart. It became the first rock and roll single to earn the RIAA designation of Gold Record.

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

In Nashville, Elvis was very enthusiastic about the musicians. He recorded 5 up tempo songs between 7.00 p.m. and 5.00 a.m.

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Elvis wore his uniform in the studio.

Elvis , Nashville recording session in june 10 1958.elvis recording sessions - Google Search

RCA Studio B – Nashville, Tennessee
I Need Your Love Tonight J2WB 3253-18
A Big Hunk O’ Love J2WB 3254-SP
Ain’t That Loving You Baby J2WB 3255-04
Ain’t That Loving You Baby (fast version) PPA5 2672-SP
(Now And Then There’s) A Fool Such As I J2WB 3256-09
J2WB 3257-24


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

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

June 10, 1960

G.I. Blues

June 10, 1961

Screen: Presley Is a Problem Again:He Stars in ‘Wild in the Country,’ by Odets Joined by Misses Weld, Perkins and Lange  By BOSLEY CROWTHER  Published: June 10, 1961; New York Times

Presley Is a Problem Again: NYT movie review

June 10, 1962

Girls! Girls! Girls! Post Production

June 10, 1963

June 10, 1964

The first edition of the official The Rolling Stones book was issued, priced at one and six, (the publication ran for 30 issues). Also on this day, at producers Phil Spector’s suggestion, The Stones recorded ‘It’s All Over Now’, ‘I Can’t Be Satisfied’ and ‘Time Is On My Side’ at Chess studios in Chicago. During the day, the Stones got to meet, Muddy Waters, Willie Dixon, Buddy Guy and Chuck Berry.

On their first world tour The Beatles took a flight from Hong Kong to Australia making an unscheduled fuel stop in Darwin, where over 400 fans greet their aircraft. The Beatles then fly on to Sydney, where they arrive in the middle of a heavy downpour. The group were required to appear in an open-top truck in the pouring rain to wave at the 1,000’s of fans greeting them at the airport.

Weekend Magazine published: Elvis Presley 1964 Interview”My Fast Life”

Elvis reported to Radio Recorders at 7.00 p.m. to begin with the soundtrack recordings for Girl Happy. He worked until 3.00 a.m.

Radio Recorders Studio B – Hollywood, California
Puppet On A String SPA3 2010-11
The Meanest Girl In Town SPA3 2008-13
Girl Happy ////////-13
Girl Happy (insert #1 – ending) ////////-04
Girl Happy (insert #2 – intro) ////////-NA

June 10, 1965

Frankie and Johnny

Elvis on the set of his movie Frankie & Johnny in june 10 1965 .


Elvis on the set of his movie Frankie & Johnny in june 10 1965 giving an interview.Elvis on the set of his movie Frankie & Johnny in june 10 1965 giving an interview.

Elvis makes a donation to the Old Actor’s Fund, which Frank Sinatra and Barbara Stanwick accept


June 10, 1966

The Beatles release the single, “Rain”, their first song to use the reversed-tape effect that would later stir up the Paul McCartney death hoax.

The Monkees first recording sessions took place. These sessions featured members of the Wrecking Crew, a group of studio musicians in Los Angeles but proved to be unsuccessful.

The Elvis Presley single “Long Legged Girl” peaked at #63 in the U.S after 6 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100.

RCA released the soundtrack album “Paradise, Hawaiian Style.”

Although Elvis was back in Nashville to record again, he stayed in his hotel with a bad cold and sent Red West to take his place.

RCA Studio B – Nashville, Tennessee
Indescribably Blue (track) ////////-NA
I’ll Remember You (track) ////////-NA
If Every Day Was Like Christmas (track) ////////-NA

June 10, 1967

The Beatles‘ “Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band” started a 23 week run at #1 on the UK album chart. The LP also topped the Billboard Hot 200 chart for 15 weeks, won the Grammy Award for Album of the Year and would eventually sell over 30 million copies world wide. Ringo Starr would later comment: “a bunch of songs and you stick two bits of ‘Pepper’ on it and it’s a concept album. It worked because we said it worked.”

After selling over 356,000 copies in the first three weeks after its release, “A Whiter Shade Of Pale” by Procol Harum tops the UK chart. The song would peak at #5 in the US near the end of July. In 2004, the United Kingdom performing rights group Phonographic Performance Limited recognized it as the most-played record by British broadcasting of the past 70 years. The same year, Rolling Stone placed “A Whiter Shade of Pale” at #57 on its list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

With Elvis behind the wheel of the Greyhound, the entourage including the wives, left for California.

June 10, 1968

Elvis continued with the rehearsals at Binder-Howe Productions office throughout the week and the weekend.

June 10, 1969

Elvis, Charlie, Gee Gee and Lamar flew from Memphis to Las Vegas to view the construction of the new showroom. Elvis continued on to Los Angeles for wardrobe fittings for opening night in Vegas.

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

June 10, 1970

June 10, 1971

A Jethro Tull concert in Denver is disrupted by police who fire tear gas to quiet the 10,000 plus crowd. The band plays on, even though keyboardist John Evans can’t see his piano through the gas.

Back in the studio for a final recording Elvis performed “My Way” and “I’ll Be home On Christmas Day”, but at 4.30 Elvis ran out of the studio in frustration due to the inattention of the backup singers.

RCA Studio B – Nashville, Tennessee
My Way APA4 1296-03
I’ll Be Home On Christmas Day (remake) APA4 1297-NA

June 10, 1972

Chuck Berry’s album The London Chuck Berry Sessions charted on its way to #8 pop, the most successful album of his career. One side of the recording consisted of sides cut in a London studio with the Faces,  while the other side was a live and unauthorized (by Berry) recording with the Average White Band at the Lanchester Arts Festival in Coventry, England.

The album “Elvis Now” hit #12 in the U.K. Unlike Elvis’ other albums Elvis Now encompasses a variety of genres, including country, gospel, soul and pop. The album was certified Gold on March 27, 1992, by the RIAA and reissued by FTD in 2010 as an extended 2 cd set.

The Elvis Presley album “Rock And Roll” hit #34 in the U.K. The album was the reissue of “Rock ‘N’ Roll No. 1.”

Elvis performed at Madison Square Garden, New York at 2.30 and 8.30 p.m. where RCA recorded both shows.


Joe Esposito and Elvis backstage before the June 10, 1972 matinee show in New York City

Elvis Presley  - Afternoon Show @ New York's Madison Square Garden  - June 10, 1972


Date: 10 Jun 1972
Time: 2.30pm
Venue: New York City, NY.
Madison Square Garden
Tickets: 20,000
Costume: Grass suit
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
That’s All Right
Proud Mary
Never Been To Spain
You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me
Until It’s Time For You To Go
You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’
Polk Salad Annie
Love Me
All Shook Up
Heartbreak Hotel
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
Love Me Tender
Blue Suede Shoes
Reconsider Baby
Hound Dog
I’ll Remember You
Suspicious Minds
[band introductions]
For The Good Times
An American Trilogy
Funny How Time Slips Away
I Can’t Stop Loving You
Can’t Help Falling In Love

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Joe Esposito, Elvis, Red West, Vernon Presley and Jerry Schilling arriving for the matinee

In the back of his limo outside Madison Square Garden in New York City on June 10, 1972

This concert was later released as Elvis an Afternoon in the Garden



Elvis at Madison Square Garden’ Forty years on! – EIN spotlight.

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June 10, 1972 | Led Zeppelin – Official Website

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Date: 10 Jun 1972
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: New York City, NY.
Madison Square Garden
Tickets: 20,000
Costume: Porthole suit
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
That’s All Right
Proud Mary
Never Been To Spain
You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me
You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’
Polk Salad Annie
Love Me
All Shook Up
Heartbreak Hotel
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
Love Me Tender
The Impossible Dream
[band introductions]
Hound Dog
Suspicious Minds
For The Good Times
An American Trilogy
Funny How Time Slips Away Away
I Can’t Stop Loving You
Can’t Help Falling In Love


This concert was released as Elvis as recorded at Madison Square Garden

The Elvis Madison Square Garden shows were not professionally filmed, but the audio and some film was released as the “Elvis A Prince from anther Planet” 2 cds of the concerts and 1 dvd with the press conference and concert footage.

next Follow that Dream release is a book:



Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 6 – June 9th – June 20th 1972
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Info June 10 1972 Madison Square Garden New York NY (2:30 pm) 20000 Wheat White Fireworks suit belt Black Suit Yes Yes
Info June 10 1972 Madison Square Garden New York NY (8:30 pm) 20000 Eyelet Lion Head belt Blue Suit Yes Yes

June 10, 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 10, 1974

The Who begin a four day stay at Madison Square Garden to which tickets had sold out in 60 hours, a full two months before the concerts.

June 10, 1975

Elvis performed at the Mid-South Coliseum, Memphis, Tennessee.

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Backstage in Memphis on June 10, 1975

Date: 10 Jun 1975
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Memphis TN.
Mid-South Coliseum
Tickets: 12,367
Costume: Indian feather (white) 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
Polk Salad Annie
[band introductions]
Johnny B. Goode
School Days
Why Me Lord
How Great Thou Art
Let Me Be There
Funny How Time Slips Away
Little Darlin’
American Trilogy
Mystery Train/Tiger Man
Can’t Help Falling In Love
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 10 1975 Mid-South Coliseum Memphis TN (8:30 pm) 12367 Chief Original belt Light Blue Suit Yes Yes Yes

June 10, 1976

Paul McCartney and Wings set a record for an indoor concert crowd when 67,053 fans gathered to see them at the Kingdome in Seattle. It was also the venue’s first rock concert.

June 10, 1977

The Wake and Aftermath


George Benson’s remake of the Drifters’ 1963 hit, “On Broadway,” leveled off at #7 on the pop charts. Ironically, the Drifters’ version fifteen years earlier also reached #7, but on the R&B charts.

Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta teamed up to take “You’re The One That I Want” to the top of the Billboard chart. In the UK, the record would be number one for nine weeks.

The Elvis Presley compilation album “He Walks Beside Me” hit #113 in the U.S.

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism


The James Brown—Living in America live pay-per-view TV special aired. The show featured Bell Biv Devoe, Hammer, En Vogue, and C&C Music Factory, among others.

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley


Ray Charles passed away at the age of 73. During his 45 year career, Ray appeared on the US Pop charts 77 times, with 33 of those songs making the Top 40. He became the first artist to have an album on Billboard’s Hot 200 for six decades in a row.

2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

reference sites:

Elvis in June … Important June dates during Elvis Presley’s life






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

The Elvis Presley Record Research Database



Elvis History Blog


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