Daily Elvis: June 21

Give us this day, June 21, our daily Elvis

Tupelo, Mississippi


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

June 21, 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.

June 21, 1942

Presleys returned to Tupelo, homesick for family and friends.

June 21, 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 21, 1955




Johnny Cash released his first Sun Records single, “Cry! Cry! Cry!” b/w “Hey Porter.”

Elvis performed at the City Auditorium , Beaumont, Texas, at 2.30, 7.00 and 9.00 p.m. All 2,400 seats were filled for all shows.

Elvis Presley and The Big Bopper : Elvis Articles

Engagement – Tour Ref: 1955
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Show type: Pics: Ads:
Info June 21 1955 City Auditorium Beaumont TX (2:30 PM) 2400 Marty Robbins Tour Yes
Info June 21 1955 City Auditorium Beaumont TX (7:00 PM) 2400 Marty Robbins Tour Yes
Info June 21 1955 City Auditorium Beaumont TX (9:00 PM) 2400 Marty Robbins Tour Yes

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

June 21, 1956

Elvis Presley and Col. Tom Parker signed with the William Morris Agency and set into motion the series of events that caused the creation of Elvis Presley as an American icon.

Music Memorabilia:Documents, Elvis Presley Signed William Morris Agency Motion Picture Contract(1956). ... (Total: 2 Items)

Accompanied by his cousins Gene and Junior Smith, Elvis went to Atlanta in his new Cadillac.

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 21, 1956

June 21, 1957

The Military Service Disruption

June 21, 1958

Military service  Fort Hood in Texas.

June 21, 1959
Elvis in Paris with Lamar Fike, Rex Mansfield and Charlie Hodge until the 25th


The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

June 21, 1960

King Bumiphol and Queen Sirikit of Thailand visited the set of the Elvis Presley movie “G.I. Blues.”

The King and Queen of Thailand meet Elvis Presley, the King of Rock

The King, The Queen & King and Juliet Prowse.

Elvis Presley Interviewed on the Set of G.I. Blues in 1960

June 21, 1961

June 12, 1962

Priscilla  visits from Germany for 2 weeks (June 17 – 28 ).

June 21, 1963

June 21, 1964

B.B. King performed at Chicago’s Regal Theater. The live recording of that concert became the classic Live at the Regal album the following year.

June 21, 1965

Frankie and Johnny

June 21, 1966

June 21, 1967

Elvis completed Speedway soundtrack recording and was visited by Vernon and Dee and the three Stanley boys and they all met Nelson Rockefeller, New York’ governor, while he was at the MGM studio between 7.00 and 11.00 p.m.

MGM Sound Stage – Hollywood, California
Let Yourself Go WPA1 1029-SP
He’s Your Uncle Not Your Dad WPA1 1030-07

Lot Detail – File Copy of June 21, 1967 Letter from Colonel Parker


June 21, 1968

Elvis Presleys Gold Cadilac Tour : June 21, 1968 : The Elvis Files

Steve Binder, director of Elvis Presley’s upcoming NBC-TV special, asked musical director Bones Howe to write a more relevant, “socially conscious” song for Elvis’ big closing number, to replace the tentatively scheduled “I’ll Be Home For Christmas.” That afternoon, Howe wrote “If I Can Dream,” and after hearing it a few times, Elvis agreed to use it.

Prerecording at Western Recorders continued for three more days, with Elvis coming in at 2.00 p.m. each afternoon.

June 21, 1968 – Elvis Presley Music

Western Recorders Studio 1 – Hollywood, California
Guitar Man (part 2 – slow) (“Escape” section 1 remake) ////////-07
It Hurts Me (part 2) (“After Karate” section 1) ////////-11
It Hurts Me (composite) WPA1 8113-SP
Guitar Man (part 3) / Little Egypt (“After Karate” section 2) WPA1 8047 / 8048-10
Trouble / Guitar Man (part 4) (“After Karate” section 3) WPA1 8030 / 8047-03
Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child / Where Could I Go But To The Lord /
///// Up Above My Head (intro) (“Gospel” section 1) WPA1 8039-07
Up Above My Head / I Found That Light / Saved (intro) (“Gospel” section 2) ////////-11

June 21, 1969

Elvis returned to Memphis – greeting fans at the Gate.

JUNE 21 1969 AT GL

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

June 21, 1970

June 21, 1971

June 21, 1972

After a great tour Elvis flew home to Memphis where he resumed watching movies again at the Memphian.

June 21, 1973

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that states could ban materials judged to be obscene based on local standards.

John Lennon

Elvis Presley Arrives At The Hilton Inn – June 21, 1973 … – Getty Images

Elvis performed at the Omni, Atlanta, Georgia.


© Jack West

Newspaper Articles > 1973 > June 21, 1973 Atlanta, GA.

Date: 21 Jun 1973
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Atlanta, GA.
Omni Coliseum
Tickets: 17,143
Costume: White Sunlight suit
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me Tender
You Gave A Mountain
Steamroller Blues
You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me
Love Me
Blue Suede Shoes
Heartbreak Hotel
How Great Thou Art
Johnny B. Goode
Hound Dog
What Now My Love
Suspicious Minds
[band introductions]
I’ll Remember You
I Can’t Stop Loving You
An American Trilogy
A Big Hunk O’ Love
Can’t Help Falling In Love


Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 10 – June 20th – July 3rd 1973
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info June 21 1973 Omni Coliseum Atlanta GA (8:30 pm) 17143 Orange Sunburst Original belt Purple Suit Yes

June 21, 1974

Elvis performed at the Convention Center Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio.


above Photo by Len Leech

Reviews – Elvis Presley In Concert

June 21, 1974, Elvis Presley in Cleveland

June 21, 1974. Cleveland, OH. – Elvis Presley In Concert

Date: 21 Jun 1974
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Cleveland, OH.
Convention Center
Tickets: 10,000
Costume: Peacock suit
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
Trying To Get To You
All Shook Up
Love Me Tender
Hound Dog
Polk Salad Annie
Why Me, Lord
You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me
Suspicious Minds
I Can’t Stop Loving You
Help Me
An American Trilogy
Brigde Over Troubled Water
Let Me Be There
Funny How Time Slips Away
Big Boss Man
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings: 0

Follow That Dream Release: Elvis Presley Sold Out!

Boarding and departing his chartered jet on June 21, 1973


June 21, 1974. Cleveland, OH. – Elvis Presley In Concert

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 21 1974 Convention Center Cleveland OH (8:30 pm) 10000 Peacock Original belt White Suit Yes Yes

June 21, 1975

June 21, 1976

June 21, 1977

Leaving Lincoln, NE enroute to Rapid City, SD on June 21, 1977

Before the concert: Monique Brave gave Elvis a ‘Medallion of Life’ on behalf of the Sioux Nation.

Elvis performed at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center, Rapid City, South Dakota, which was the second show filmed for the CBS TV special.

Date: 21 Jun 1977
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Rapid City, SD.
Mount Rushmore.
Tickets: 10,000
Costume: Mexican Sundial Suit
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
That’s All Right
Are You Lonesome Tonight?
Love Me
If You Love Me
You Gave Me A Mountain
Jailhouse Rock
O Sole Mio
It’s Now Or Never
Trying To Get To You
Hawaiian Wedding Song
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
My Way
[band introductions]
Early Morning Rain
What’d I Say
Johnny B. Goode
I Really Don’t Want To Know
Unchained Melody
Can’t Help Falling In Love

Newspaper Articles > 1977 > June 21, 1977. Rapid City, SD.

Portions of this this concert were released on Elvis in Concert

June 21, 1977. Rapid City, SD.

Memories of The King resonate 30 years after opening … – Elvis Australia

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 21 1977 Rushmore Plaza Civic Center Rapid City SD (8:30 pm) 10000 Mexican Sundial Original belt White Suit Yes Yes Yes

The Wake and Aftermath


German orchestra leader and songwriter Bert Kaempfert died aged 56. Both Frank Sinatra (Strangers In The Night) and Elvis Presley (Wooden Heart) covered his songs. Kaempfert released over 50 albums. In 1961, he hired The Beatles to back Tony Sheridan on recording sessions for Polydor, (these were the Beatles’ first commercial recordings). – See more at: http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/#sthash.50vrohHH.dpuf

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley


An exclusive One Night Only screening of a specially created 100-minute edition of the digitally re-mastered “Elvis: ’68 Comeback Special” took place at 42 Regal Theaters across the U.S.

2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough


Billboard magazine estimated that Michael Jackson‘s album catalog had generated about $383 million in sales and that MJ Inc. had earned at least $1 billion in revenue in the year following his death.


People magazine reported that 75-year-old Glen Campbell had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. “I still love making music,” said Campbell. “And I still love performing for my fans. I’d like to thank them for sticking with me through thick and thin.”

reference sites:





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

The Elvis Presley Record Research Database



Elvis History Blog


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