Daily Elvis: June 17

Give us this day, June 17, our daily Elvis

1885

The dismantled Statue of Liberty arrived in New York City aboard the French ship Isere.

June 17, 1933

21-year-old Gladys Love Smith marries 17-year-old Vernon Elvis Presley.

Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1940

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

 

June 17, 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 17, 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

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.”

August 1952

Elvis was an assembler at Upholsterers Specialties Company.

 

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

The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

June 17, 1955

After a month of booking gigs in larger venues in Dallas and Houston, Colonel Tom Parker arranged a meeting with Elvis Presley’s manager, Bob Neal, resulting in an agreement that saw the Colonel handle Presley’s gigs and career strategy from now on.

Elvis performed at Roundup Hall, High School Gym, Stamford, Texas.

Engagement – Tour Ref: 1955
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Show type: Pics: Ads:
Info June 17 1955 Roundup Hall Stamford TX (9:00 PM) Yes

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

June 17, 1956

Audobon Drive with June

Romance: June Juanico

June 17, 1957

Billboard magazine discontinues the Most Played in Jukeboxes chart, as the popularity of jukeboxes was on the decline and radio stations were incorporating more and more Rock ‘n’ Roll into their play lists.

Elvis completed still photography by Virgil Apger for Jailhouse Rock.

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The Military Service Disruption

June 17, 1958

Military service  Fort Hood in Texas.

June 17, 1959
Elvis in Paris with Lamar, Rex and Charlie Hodge.

After a press conference Elvis was mobbed sitting at a sidewalk café.

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The Prince Of Paris (June 17, 1959) | Elvis – Echoes Of The Past

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

June 17, 1960

Elvis wrote to the U.S. Army and requested that he would be placed on standby rather than on active reserve, as his work required him to travel a lot.

G.I. Blues

June 17, 1961

June 17, 1962

After long negotiations between Elvis and Priscilla’s parents in which Elvis had convinced them to allow Priscilla to fly to Los Angeles, Priscilla finally arrived from Germany for a 2 week visit.

June 17, 1963

June 17, 1964

 

June 17, 1965

Frankie and Johnny

June 17, 1966

June 17, 1967

 

June 17, 1968

Elvis reported to rehearsals at the NBC studios in Burbank, California, at 1.00 p.m. for a meeting with Billy Goldenberg, Steven Binder’s musical arranger. From 3.00 to 5.00 p.m. there was a dance rehearsal with Jaime Rogers. Lance LeGault was present also, and helped Elvis with his dance sequences. This schedule was repeated the next two days.

 

June 17, 1969

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

June 17, 1970

June 17, 1971

June 17, 1972

Elvis performed at the Chicago Stadium, Chicago at 2.30 and 8.00 p.m.

Date: 17 Jun 1972
Time: 2.30pm
Venue: Chicago, IL.
Chicago Stadium
Tickets: 15,000
Costume: White two piece suit
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
That’s All Right
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me Tender
You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me
You’ve Lost That Loving Feelin’
Polk Salad Annie
Love Me
All Shook Up
Heartbreak Hotel
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
One Night
Reconsider Baby
It’s Now Or Never
Johnny B. Goode
I Can’t Stop Loving You
Hound Dog
Suspicious Minds
[band introductions]
My Babe
Something
Release Me
How Great Thou Art
Funny How Time Slips Away Away
An American Trilogy
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

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Date: 17 Jun 1972
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Chicago, IL.
Chicago Stadium
Tickets: 20,000
Costume: Lightblue Nail Studded suit
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
That’s All Right
Proud Mary
Never Been To Spain
Until It’s Time For You To Go
You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me
Polk Salad Annie
Love Me
All Shook Up
Heartbreak Hotel
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
Love Me Tender
Little Sister/Get Back
I’ll Remember You
Hound Dog
Suspicious Minds
[band introductions]
For The Good Times
A Big Hunk O’ Love
An American Trilogy
Funny How Time Slips Away Away
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings: 0

 

Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 6 – June 9th – June 20th 1972
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info June 17 1972 Chicago Stadium Chicago IL (2:30 pm) 15000 White Two-Piece suit with Black Pockets Gold Attendance belt Red Suit Yes Yes
Info June 17 1972 Chicago Stadium Chicago IL (8:30 pm) 20000 Blue Nail Original belt Dark Blue Suit Yes

June 17, 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 17, 1974

Elvis performed at the Louisiana State University Assembly Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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Date: 17 Jun 1974
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Baton Rouge, LA.
Louisiana State University
Tickets: 15,000
Costume: American Eagle
Track list: 2001 Theme
C C Rider
Hound Dog
Why Me Lord ?
Love Me Tender
I Cant Stop Loving You
Help Me
An American Trilogy
** Tracklist Is Incomplete. Taken From Review
Recordings: 0

 

Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 13 – June 15th – July 2nd 1974
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info June 17 1974 Louisiana State University Baton Rouge LA (8:30 pm) 15000 1974 American Eagle Original belt White Suit Yes

June 17, 1975

Elvis was release from the hospital.

June 17, 1976

June 17, 1977

Elvis performed at the Southwest Missouri State University Hammons Center, Springfield, Missouri. This was the first show of his final tour.

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Date: 17 Jun 1977
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Springfield, MO.
Southwest Mississippi University Hammons Centre
Tickets: 9,000
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
O Sole Mio/It’s Now Or Never
Big Boss Man
Heartbreak Hotel
Blue Suede Shoes
And I Love You So
My Way
[band introductions]
Early Morning Rain
What’d I Say
School Days
Hound Dog

Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings: 0

Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 32 – June 17th – June 26th 1977
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info June 17 1977 SW State University Springfield MO (8:30 pm) 9000 Mexican Sundial Original belt White Suit Yes

The Wake and Aftermath

 

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1992

The RIAA confirmed platinum sales of the album “Elvis Aron Presley” and two millions in sales for the album “World Wide 50 Gold Award Hits, Volume 1.”

2002

A remix of the Elvis Presley song “A Little Less Conversation” hit #1 in Britain.

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2003

The DVD “The Journey – Elvis Presley” was released.

2007

The Traveling Wilburys’ “Collection” rose to the top of the UK album chart. The Wilburys consisted of George Harrison, (Nelson Wilbury), Jeff Lynne, (Otis Wilbury), Roy Orbison, (Lefty Wilbury), Tom Petty, (Charlie T. Wilbury Jr.) and Bob Dylan, (Lucky Wilbury).

2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

2016

In an event which could only be described as “surprising,” 1980s Pop star Rick Astley scored his first U.K. #1 LP in 29 years with the album “50”. The effort marked Astley’s first studio album since 2005’s “Portrait”, which reached #26.

The Garth Brooks album “The Ultimate Hits” was certified Platinum.

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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