Daily Elvis: June 26

Give us this day, June 26, our daily Elvis

1909

Andreas Cornelis van Kuijkwas born in Holland, in America, he became Col Tom Parker.

Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1940

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

June 26, 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.

June 26, 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.”

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 26, 1954

Sam Phillips asked Marion Keisker to call Presley to try out the song Without You, but he failed to come up with a successful version of the song. . An enthusiastic Elvis rushed right over. “I was there by the time she hung up the phone,” he later joked.

June 26, 1955

Decca Records announces that Bill Haley And His Comets have sold more than 3 million units in thirteen months. Both “Rock Around The Clock” and “Shake Rattle and Roll” sold a million copies, while “Dim, Dim the Lights” and “Mambo Rock” sold about 500,000.

Elvis performed at the Slavonian Lodge , Biloxi, Mississippi, where he, Scotty and Bill opened the new club with air-condition to a sellout crowd.

June Juanico – Elvis Presley News Elvis News

Elvis Presley saw June in the audience.

Romance: June Juanico

Engagement – Tour Ref: 1955
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Show type: Pics: Ads:
Info June 26 1955 Slavonian Lodge Biloxi MS (8:00 PM) Marty Robbins Tour Yes

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

June 26, 1956

In an article in LOOK magazine entitled, The Great Rock ‘n’ Roll Controversy, Swing Band leader Benny Goodman makes this comment about Rock ‘n’ Roll; “I guess it’s okay, man. At least it has a beat.”

Elvis performed at the Charlotte Coliseum, North Carolina with opening acts: Flaim Sextet, Phil Maraquin, Frank Connors, George & Betty Johnstone, Doris & Lou Storm, The Jordanaires


Heartbreak Hotel
Long Tall Sally
I Was The One
Baby Lets Play House
Blue Suede Shoes
I Want You I Need You I Love You
Hound Dog


Elvis onstage at the Charlotte Coliseum

Elvis at the Coliseum, 1956 | Charlotte Observer

Young Elvis at the Charlotte Coliseum, June 26, 1956.

Engagement – Tour Ref: 1956
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Show type: Pics: Ads:
Info June 26 1956 Coliseum Charlotte NC (8:30 PM) 7000 Yes

June 26, 1957

A very impatient Elvis got off the train in Lafayette, rented a car and drove the rest of the way to Memphis. This would be his first night in his new home: Graceland.

The Military Service Disruption

June 26, 1958

Military service  Fort Hood in Texas.

June 26, 1959

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

 

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

June 26, 1960

G.I. Blues

June 26, 1961

At RCA Studio B in Nashville, Roy Orbison recorded “Crying.” Five of the musicians who played on the Elvis session on the same day and in the same studio also played on the Roy Orbison session.

RCA Studio B – Nashville, Tennessee
Kiss Me Quick M2WW
That’s Someone You Never Forget M2WW
I’m Yours M2WW
I’m Yours (work part 1 – ending)
I’m Yours (composite – single version) M2WW 0859-SP
I’m Yours (vocal overdub – album version) M2WW 0859-SP
(Marie’s The Name) His Latest Flame M2WW 0860-08
Little Sister M2WW 0861-04

June 26, 1962

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

June 26, 1963

June 26, 1964

The Beatles released the album, “A Hard Day’s Night” in North America.

Girl Happy set – Parker’s birthday

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June 26, 1965

Frankie and Johnny post-production

Elvis gave the Colonel an electric golf cart for his birthday.

Col Parker and 1st wife Marie with Elvis

June 26, 1966

Elvis flew back to Los Angeles with Red West, Jerry Schilling, Marty Lacker and Charlie Hodge, because his bus needed a new engine. The others had left a few days earlier, driving Elvis’ new black Cadillac Eldorado convertible and several other cars plus a trailer full of motorcycles.

June 26, 1967

Speedway Production

Elvis in his car – fan shot candids

 

United Recorders – Hollywood, California
There Ain’t Nothing Like A Song (Nancy Sinatra – vocal overdub) WPA1 1022-08
Your Groovy Self (Nancy Sinatra) WPA1 1038-13

June 26, 1968

There was a rehearsal of the entire Burbank show between 10.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m.

On the set Elvis sung a birthday song for the Colonel on the melody of “It Hurts Me”.

Burbank ’68 : Elvis Presley FTD CD – The Official Elvis Presley Shop

Photos : Colonel Tom Parker’s Birthday on the Set of the ’68 Special

June 26, 1969

 

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

June 26, 1970

June 26, 1971

WNEW-FM in New York City became the first radio station to play Don McLean’s “American Pie,” aired in its 8-minute, 36-second entirety.

Love Letters From Elvis (chart debut June 26, 1971, peak position # 33, 15 weeks on the chart)

June 26, 1972

June 26, 1973

Elvis performed at the Civic Center Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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© Steve Toli

Date: 26 Jun 1973
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Pittsburgh, PA.
Civic Center Arena
Tickets: 14,296
Costume: White Today suit
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me Tender
Steamroller Blues
You Gave Me A Mountain
Love Me
Blue Suede Shoes
Heartbreak Hotel
Long Tall Sally/Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On
I’m Leavin’
How Great Thou Art
Hound Dog
Fever
What Now My Love
Suspicious Minds
[band introductions]
I’ll Remember You
I Can’t Stop Loving You
An American Trilogy
Help Me Make It Through The Night
A Big Hunk O’ Love
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

June 26, 1973 (8:30 pm). Pittsburgh, PA. – Elvis Presley In Concert

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 26 1973 Civic Center Arena Pittsburgh PA (8:30 pm) 14296 Pharao Nail Studded suit belt White Suit Yes Yes

June 26, 1974

Elvis performed at the Fair and Expo Center’s Freedom Hall, Louisville, Kentucky.

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© George Hill

Date: 26 Jun 1974
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Louisville, KY.
Fair & Expo C-Hall
Tickets: 20,000
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
Fever
Polk Salad Annie
Why Me, Lord
Suspicious Minds
[band introductions]
I Can’t Stop Loving You
Help Me
An American Trilogy
Let Me Be There
Funny How Time Slips Away
Big Boss Man
Steamroller Blues
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

June 26, 1974 (8:30 pm). Louisville, KY. – Elvis Presley In Concert

Reviews – Elvis Presley In Concert

June 25 1974 – Elvis Presley In …

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 26 1974 Fair & Expo C-Hall Louisville KY (8:30 pm) 20000 Peacock Original belt Light Blue Suit Yes Yes

June 26, 1975

June 26, 1976

Elvis performed at the Civic Center, Providence, Rhode Island at 2.30 and 8.30 p.m.

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© Cathi Avenell

Date: 26 Jun 1976
Time: 2.30pm
Venue: Providence, RI.
Civic Center
Tickets: 13,500
Costume: Bicentennial (white) Suit
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
If You Love Me
You Gave Me A Mountain
All Shook Up
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
And I Love You So
America
Jailhouse Rock
Fever
Polk Salad Annie
[band Intrductions]
Early Morning Rain
What’d I Say
Johnny B. Goode
Hurt
It’s Now Or Never
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

Date: 26 Jun 1976
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Providence, RI.
Civic Center
Tickets: 13,500
Costume: Bicentennial (white) Suit
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
If You Love Me
You Gave Me A Mountain
All Shook Up
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
And I Love You So
Jailhouse Rock
Fever
Polk Salad Annie
[band Intrductions]
Early Morning Rain
What’d I Say
Johnny B. Goode
Hurt
Hound Dog
Funny How Times Slip Away
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:  

June 26, 1976 (2:30 pm). Providence, RI. – Elvis Presley In Concert

June 26, 1976. (8:30 pm). Providence, RI. – Elvis Presley In Concert

 

 

Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 22 – June 25th – July 5th 1976
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info June 26 1976 Civic Center Providence RI (2:30 pm) 13500 Blue Egyptian Bird Original belt White Suit Yes Yes Yes
Info June 26 1976 Civic Center Providence RI (8:30 pm) 13500 Blue Egyptian Bird Original belt Red Suit Yes Yes

June 26, 1977

Elvis performed at the Market Square Arena, Indianapolis, Indiana.

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© Bob Heis

Date: 26 Jun 1977
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Indianapolis, IN.
Market Square Arena.
Tickets: 18,000
Costume: Mexican Sundial Suite
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
Fairytale
You Gave Me A Mountain
Jailhouse Rock
It’s Now Or Never
Little Sister
TeddyBear/Don’t Be Cruel
Please Release Me
I Can’t Stop Loving You
Bridge Over Troubled Water
[band introductions]
Early Morning Rain
What’d I Say
Johnny B. Goode
I Really Don’t Want To Know
Hurt
Hound dog
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Closing vamp
Recordings:
Image result for elvis final curtain

 

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© Tom Loomis

Many of the band members became ill after the show and were hospitalised overnight. This would be Elvis’ last ever concert; after a very good show Elvis and Ginger returned to Memphis

June 26, 1977 : 8.30pm Market Square … – Elvis Australia

The King’s Final Bow: Elvis’s Last Concert in Indianapolis

June 26, 1977 : 8.30pm Market … – Elvis Presley Music

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 26 1977 Market Square Arena Indianapolis IN (8:30 pm) 18000 Mexican Sundial Original belt Black Suit Yes Yes Yes

The Wake and Aftermath

1979

Vernon Presley, Elvis’ father, died.

 

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2007

The 21-song Elvis Presley collection “That’s Alright” was released.

2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

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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