Daily Elvis July 7

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Tupelo, Mississippi


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

July 7, 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 7, 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


July 1953,

Aat M. B. Parker Company, Elvis had a temporary job as an assembler. He worked there until the job ran out at the end of the month, making 90-cents an hour or $36.00 a week.

572 Poplar Avenue
185 Winchester Street, a two- bedroom apartment (number 328)

July 7, 1953

The Eddy Arnold Show,” a live 15-minute summer replacement for “The Dinah Shore Show,” began on NBC-TV. The program aired on Tuesday and Thursday nights.

April 20, 1954 – mid October 1954

Elvis worked at Crown Electric for $1.00 an hour. He delivered supplies to the job sites and hoped to train to be an electrician. He stayed at Crown until mid-Oct

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 7, 1954

Two versions of “Sh-Boom” hit the US Top 10. The original version by a Black group called The Chords was at #9 and the cover version by a White group from Canada called The Crew Cuts was at #5.

Elvis Scotty and Bill were back in Sun Studio trying to cut a second song to complete a single with “That’s Allright Mama”.

Sun Studio – Memphis, Tennessee
F2WB 8041-NA

July 7, 1955

Elvis purchased his second Pink Cadillac, a new 1955 Cadillac Fleetwood Series 60 in blue with black roof, to replace the Cadillac that was burned. He had the car repainted by a neighbor who designed a pink color for Elvis and named the color ‘Elvis Rose’. This is the one that he gave to his mother, probably the most famous car in the world. Gladys Presley would always proudly point to it as ‘her’ car.

Elvis Presley's Famous Pink Cadillac : 1955 Fleetwood Series 60 : Elvis Photos : : 'For Elvis Fans Only' Official Elvis Presley Fan Club

Elvis Presley’s Famous Pink Cadillac : 1955 Fleetwood Series 60 …

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

July 7, 1956

In San Jose, California, 12 people were injured when a riot broke out at a Fats Domino concert.

At the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Johnny Cash made his Grand Ole Opry debut performing three songs, including “I Walk The Line.” Backstage, he met his future wife, June Carter, for the first time.

Elvis drove down to Tupelo for the day.

July 7, 1957

Elvis was introduced to Anita Wood by George Klein.

Romance: Anita Wood

The Military Service Disruption

July 7, 1958

Ricky Nelson‘s “Poor Little Fool” enters the US charts, where it will eventually reach number one. The record holds the distinction of being the first number-one song on Billboard‘s newly created Hot 100 chart, replacing the magazine’s Jockeys and Top 100 charts.

Military service  Fort Hood in Texas.

July 7, 1959

Military Service: Hotel Grunwald in Bad Nauheim, Germany

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

July 7, 1960

Elvis bought a water-skiing boat. He continued to rent the Rainbow Rollerdrome and the Memphian Theater almost every day.


July 7, 1961

Follow That Dream 

July 7, 1962

July 7, 1963

July 7, 1964

Girl Happy

July 7,1965

July 7, 1966

Marty Lacker, Elvis and ? at Rocca Place

Double Trouble

July 7, 1967

The Monkees opened a national tour with Jimi Hendrix as the opening act, who would be replaced as unsuitable for minors.


July 7, 1968

July 7, 1969

Elvis continued to work on material for Vegas with Charlie Hodge.

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

July 7, 1970

July 7, 1971

July 7, 1972

July 7, 1973

Driving into Graceland with Linda Thompson on a golf cart on July 7, 1973

Romances: Linda Thompson

July 7, 1974

RCA releases Elvis Recorded Live on Stage in Memphis – his fifth live album in less than five years and the last to be issued in his lifetime. topped Billboards Country chart and reached the top 40 of the Top LPs & Tape listings (now known as the Billboard 200).   Although the live album was not a major commercial success, it did produce the singer’s third and final Grammy Award winner, “How Great Thou Art”, which won for best inspirational performance.

Recorded Live on Stage in Memphis was the first RCA Elvis release to not have Elvis on the cover.

In 2004, FTD Records re-released Elvis Recorded Live on Stage in Memphis containing the entire concert, which had included performances of songs such as “Suspicious Minds” and “Polk Salad Annie” that had been omitted from the 1974 LP to avoid repetition with Presley’s previous live albums. On March 17, 2014, close to the 40th anniversary of the concert, Sony/RCA Legacy re-released the album as a two-CD set.

Elvis Presley’s 1974 Memphis Concert Remembered With 2 CD Set

Elvis remained in Memphis for the rest of the month,

July 7, 1975

July 7, 1976

Elvis left in the early hours of the morning for Los Angeles, then flew on to Palm Springs.

The FBI Files on Elvis Presley – Google Books Result

July 7, 1977

Elvis upstairs at Graceland to the balance of the month

The Wake and Aftermath


1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism


2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley


Lisa Marie Presley’s album “To Whom It May Concern” was certified Gold.


Live Earth took place. The 24-hour, 7-continent series of concerts featured more than 100 music artists.

2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough


Priscilla Presley recalls one of her favorite moments with Elvis


Reference Sites:






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

The Elvis Presley Record Research Database



Elvis History Blog



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