Daily Elvis: July 16

Give us this day,  July 16, our daily Elvis


His Master’s Voice, the logo of the Victor Recording Company and later RCA Victor, was registered with the US Patent Office. The logo shows the dog, Nipper, looking into the horn of a gramophone.

Tupelo, Mississippi



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

July 16, 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 16, 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


Sept. 12, 1948 – Sept. 20, 1949

Humes High School, Memphis, Tennessee


Blues singer Memphis Slim entered the R&B charts with “Blue and Lonesome,” peaking at #2. It was the third of Slim’s seven hits, starting in 1948 with his biggest record, “Messin’ Around” (#1 R&B).

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)

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 16, 1954

July 16, 1955

Elvis Presley’s “Baby Let’s Play House” entered the Cash Box Country and Western chart at #15. It was Presley’s debut on the national charts. The song had been written and recorded a year earlier by Arthur Gunter, but Presley’s version used some altered lyrics and a different arrangement.

Elvis performed “I’m Left You’re Right She’s Gone” at the Louisiana Hayride, Municipal Auditorium, Shreveport.
Engagement – Tour Ref: 1955
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Show type: Pics: Ads:
Info July 16 1955 Municipal Auditorium Shreveport LA (8:00 PM) Louisiana Hayride

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

July 16, 1956

Elvis and June showed Elvis ‘ parents New Orleans, after which Vernon and Gladys returned to Memphis.

Romance: June Juanico

July 16, 1957

The Military Service Disruption

July 16, 1958

Military service  Fort Hood in Texas.

July 16, 1959

The Coasters record “Poison Ivy” at the Atlantic studios in New York. The song would become their sixth consecutive Billboard Top Ten hit. A later biography of the song’s writers, Jerry Lieber and Mike Stoller, claims that the lyrics are actually referring to sexually-transmitted disease and not to the poisonous, itch-causing plant.

Military Service in Germany; Goethestr.14 in Bad Nauheim, Germany

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

July 16, 1960


July 16, 1961

Follow That Dream 

July 16, 1962

July 16, 1963

Viva Las Vegas

July 16, 1964

Girl Happy 

July 16, 1965

July 16, 1966

Double Trouble

July 16, 1967

During the filming of Speedway he spent most weekends either in Las Vegas or Palm Springs; Elvis was in Las Vegas once again for the weekend.

July 16, 1968

July 16, 1969


The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

July 16, 1970

Rehearing and filming for TTWII continued at MGM.

July 16, 1971

July 16, 1972

Elvis was back in Los Angeles where he remained until the 20th.

July 16, 1973

July 16, 1974

Elvis remained in Memphis for the rest of the month,

July 16, 1975

Elvis performed at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum, New Haven, Connecticut.


Date: 16 Jul 1975
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: New Haven, CT.
Veterans Mem Coliseum
Tickets: 11,000
Costume: Dark Blue suit
Track list: 2001 Theme
C C Rider
I Got A Woman – segued medley with – Amen
If You Love Me
** Taken From Review. May Be Incomplete
Recordings: 0


Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 17 – July 8th – July 24th 1975
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info July 16 1975 Veterans Memorial Coliseum New Haven CT (8:30 pm) 10800 Totem Pole Red Armadillo belt Red Suit Yes

July 16, 1976

Elvis in Vegas, under Dr. Ghanem’s “care” – 14 to 21st an induced coma at the doctor’s house for weight loss.

July 16, 1977

Shaun Cassidy’s remake of The Crystals’ 1963 hit “Da Doo Ron Ron” topped the Billboard Hot 100. Shaun would say that he first heard the song when he was in kindergarten and that it was the first record he ever owned.

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

2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough


Queen’s 1975 classic Bohemian Rhapsody was voted as the UK.’s “Favorite No. 1 Single,” narrowly beating out Michael Jackson’s ‘Billie Jean’ for the top spot. The poll conducted by the Official Charts Company had The Beatles ‘Hey Jude’ at No.5, with Adele’s hit ‘Someone Like You’ at No.3.

American country music singer Kitty Wells died in Madison, Tennessee, from complications of a stroke. She was 92. Her 1952 hit ‘It Wasn’t God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels’, made her the first female country singer to top the US country charts, and turned her into the first female country star. Her Top 10 hits continued until the mid-1960s, inspiring a long list of female country singers who came to prominence in the 1960s.


Bonnie Brown, of the Country / Folk trio The Browns, died of lung cancer at the age of 77. The trio, which included her brother Jim and sister Maxine, reached the Billboard Hot 100 with the chart topping “The Three Bells” in 1959 and again in 1960 with “Scarlet Ribbons” and “The Old Lamplighter”.

MusicWorld: The Browns


Reference Sites:






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

The Elvis Presley Record Research Database



Elvis History Blog



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