Daily Elvis: July 3

Give us this day, July 3,  our daily Elvis

Tupelo, Mississippi


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


July 3, 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.

July 3, 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)

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

rented from mid-1955 to May, 11 1956.

1414 Getwell Street

Audobon Drive

The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

July 3, 1954

Dixie left for a vacation in Florida with her family.

Later that day after supper, Scotty Moore tried to reach Elvis by phone. Although Elvis was at the movies, his mother fetched him and when Elvis called back, Scotty explained that he has gotten Elvis name from Sam Philips and that he was wondering if Elvis would be interested in an audition.

July 3, 1955

Elvis performed at the Hoedown Club, Corpus Christi, Texas from 4.00 to 8.00 p.m.

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Engagement – Tour Ref: 1955
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Show type: Pics: Ads:
Info July 3 1955 Hoedown Club Corpus Christi TX (4:00 PM) Yes

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer


July 3, 1956

On his way to Memphis after an appearance on “The Steve Allen Show,” Elvis Presley met Gene Vincent at Pennsylvania Station in New York and congratulated him on his success with “Be-Bop-A-Lula.”

Given that Alfred Wertheimer was photographing Elvis- it is strange that there are no photos of this meeting.

Elvis at 21: July 3, 1956: Train

There are many images of Elvis on the train, sleeping or clowning around – doing impersonations of Col Parker.

On The Train to, Memphis, Tennessee : July 3, 1956

Then, he got off the train and look his last walk alone to his home.

July 3, 1957

Actress Judy Tyler, (Jailhouse Rock, Bop Girl Goes Calypso) , who played Princess Summerfall Winterspring for several years in the early 1950s on TV’s “Howdy Doody” show and shortly after completeing Jailhouse Rock, died in a car accident at the age of 24.

The Military Service Disruption

July 3, 1958

Military service  Fort Hood in Texas.

July 3, 1959
Military Service in Germany /  Goethestr.14 in Bad Nauheim, Germany

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

July 3, 1960

Vernon Presley married his second wife, Davada “Dee” Stanley. They divorced in 1977.

Elvis did not attend the ceremony.

July 3, 1961

July 3, 1962

July 3, 1963

July 3, 1964

Girl Happy

July 3, 1965

July 3, 1966

Double Trouble pre-production

July 3, 1967


July 3, 1968

Elvis spent a week resting in Palm Springs. July 1 – 7

July 3, 1969

Elvis at Graceland – meeting with fans at the Gate.

Elvis with Donna Lewis at Graceland.

She has published her diaries in three volumns:”Hurry Home Elvis” Volume I deals with 1962-1966, Volume II with 1967-1968 and Volume III is about 1969-1977. Donna’s diaries offer a day-by-day account of Elvis’ semi-public comings and goings.

Superfans: The Lewis Family

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

July 3, 1970

July 3, 1971

Elvis and his gang went to the Memphian.

July 3, 1972

In 1972, blues singer and guitarist Mississippi Fred McDowell died in Memphis, Tenn., of cancer at age 68. He did not make his first recordings until 1959 when he was 55 years old, but he became one of the best known of all country blues singers during the 1960s. Singer and guitarist Bonnie Raitt was responsible for bringing McDowell to the attention of rock fans, including him on her tours and recording his songs. McDowell’s best known composition is “You Got to Move,” recorded by “The Rolling Stones” on their “Sticky Fingers” album. McDowell’s own LP, “I Do Not Play No Rock and Roll,” was nominated for two Grammy Awards in 1970.

July 3, 1973

Elvis performed at the Omni, Atlanta, Georgia.

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Vernon, Linda and Lisa : July 3, 1973 at the Atlanta show

Date: 03 Jul 1973
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Atlanta, GA.
Omni Coliseum
Tickets: 17,143
Costume: White Today suit
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Help Me Make It Through The Night
Steamroller Blues
You Gave Me A Mountain
Love Me
Blue Suede Shoes
Long Tall Sally/Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On/Mama Don’t Dancece/Flip, Flop And Fly/Shake Rattle & Roll/Jailhouse Rock
My Way
How Great Thou Art
Hound Dog
All Shook Up
Memphis Tennessee
What Now My Love
Suspicious Minds
I’ll Remember You
I Can’t Stop Loving You
Release Me
An American Trilogy
A Big Hunk O’ Love
Can’t Help Falling In Love

Elvis Presley : Atlanta : July 3, 1973

Elvis leaving the building:

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 July 3 1973 Omni Coliseum Atlanta GA (8:30 pm) 17143 Pharao Fire suit belt Yellow Suit Yes Yes Yes

July 3, 1974

July 3, 1975

July 3, 1976

Elvis performed at the Tarrant County Convention center, Fort Worth, Texas.

Elvis and James Burton by © George Hill

Date: 03 Jul 1976
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Fort Worth, TX.
Tarrant County Convention
Tickets: 14,000
Costume: Bicentennial (blue) 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
Polk Salad Annie
[band introductions]
Funny How Times Slip Away
Can’t Help Falling In Love

This concert was released as “Elvis Rocking Across Texas”

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 July 3 1976 Tarrant County Convention Center Fort Worth TX (2:30 pm) 14000 White Egyptian Bird Egyptian suit belt Light Blue Suit Yes Yes Yes


July 3, 1977

Elvis at Graceland, and mostly upstairs at Graceland – for the balance of the month.

The Wake and Aftermath


The United States Supreme Court ruled, 5-4, that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) had the right to reprimand New York radio station WBAI for broadcasting George Carlin’s “Seven Dirty Words.”

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley


Boots Randolph, the saxophone player best known for the 1963 hit “Yakety Sax”, died from a cerebral hemorrhage at the age of 80. Boots played on “Elvis is Back” and performed in concert with Elvis for his only 1960s concerts. 

2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough


The first inductions were held into the new American Pop Music Hall of Fame. The inductees were: The Beatles, The Beach Boys, Johnny Cash, Ray Charles, Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Neil Diamond, Stevie Wonder, Bobby Vinton, Bobby Darin, Johnny Mathis, Brenda Lee and Perry Como.

reference sites:





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

The Elvis Presley Record Research Database



Elvis History Blog


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