Daily Elvis: August 21

Give us this day, August 21, our daily Elvis

1923

In Kalamazoo, Michigan, an ordinance was passed forbidding dancers from gazing into the eyes of their partner.

Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1948

1935-1940

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

, 1938

Vernon Presley in prison  ( May 25 1938 to February 6 1939)

,1939

1940-41
Reese Street, where the Presleys stayed with Vester and Clettes Presley and their daughter Patsy,

1942
Kelly Street, a rented, small apartment.

1943

The Presley family moved to the Mississippi Gulf Coast, May 15 to June 20, Returning to Tupelo.

1944

August 8, 1945 to July 18, 1946
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.

1947

Mulbery Alley

Memphis, Tennessee

1948-1953 – Humes High School

Sept. 12, 1948-Sept. 20, 1949

572 Poplar Avenue

Sept 20 1949 to January 7, 1950
185 Winchester Street, a two- bedroom apartment (number 328)

January 7, 1950 to April 1953
398 Cypress Street

August 1952

Elvis worked at the Upholsterers Specialties Company.

1953

398 Cypress Street (rented from January 7 to April 1953

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

The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

August 21, 1954

Elvis worked at Crown Electric,  until mid-October 1954

The Presleys lived at 2414 Lamar Avenue, rented til the end of 1954 to mid-1955

August 21, 1955

The Presleys  lived at  1414 Getwell Street rented from mid-1955 to May, 11 1956.

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

August 21, 1956

Comics Bill Buchanan and Dickie Goodman have the number three song in America with a novelty tune called “Flying Saucer”. The premise of the record was two radio news reporters who ask questions which are then humorously answered with snippets from mid-’50s hits. Buchanan and Goodman were sued by 17 different record companies for copyright infringement, but all were dismissed by a ruling that said the parodies did not infringe on the sales of the original records.

The Presleys lived at Audobon Drive

August 21, 1957

Elvis bought two stone lions and had them installed on either side of the steps leading up to Graceland.

The Military Service Disruption

August 21, 1958

Ricky Nelson recorded “Lonesome Town” at Master Recorders in Hollywood, California.

Military Leave in Memphis

August 21, 1959

Military Service in Germany

Feb 3 1959 – March 1960: Goethestr.14 in Bad Nauheim, Germany

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

August 21, 1960

Flaming Star 

August 21, 1961

Tamla Records released the Marvelettes first single, ‘Please Mr. Postman’. The song went on to sell over a million copies and become the group’s biggest hit, reaching the top of both the Billboard Pop and R&B charts. The song is notable as the first Motown song to reach the No.1 position on the Billboard Hot 100 pop singles chart.

Patsy Cline recorded the classic Willie Nelson song, ‘Crazy’. Cline was still on crutches after going through a car windshield in a head-on collision two months earlier and had difficulty reaching the high notes of the song at first due to her broken ribs. ‘Crazy’ spent 21 weeks on the chart and eventually became one of her signature tunes.

Bobby Lewis made it seven weeks in a row at #1 with “Tossin’ And Turnin'”.

Elvis Presley started a three-week run at No.1 on the US album chart with ‘Something For Everybody’ his sixth US No.1 album.

Follow That Dream 

August 21, 1962

Gary Pepper and Elvis | August 21st 1962, taken after private movie evening,screened by Mr Paul Shafer, Malco theatre, Memphis.

August 21, 1963

Viva Las Vegas

Romances: Ann-Margaret

August 21, 1964

August 21, 1965

Barry McGuire‘s “Eve Of Destruction” and The Lovin’ Spoonful‘s “Do You Believe In Magic” are released in America. The former would top the chart on September 25th and the latter would peak at #9 in mid-October.

The Rolling Stones album, “Out of Our Heads” is number one on the US album chart on the strength of “Satisfaction”, “Play With Fire” and “The Last Time”.

Gary Lewis & the Playboys had the #1 Easy Listening song for a third week with “Save Your Heart For Me”.

Sonny & Cher once again had the #1 song with “I Got You Babe”.  Gary Lewis & the Playboys stepped up to 2 with “Save Your Heart For Me” while the Beatles jumped from 14 to 3 with “Help!”.  The Beach Boys were right behind at #4 with “California Girls” while “Unchained Melody” was #5 for the Righteous Brothers.  The rest of the Top 10:  the former #1 “Satisfaction” from the Rolling Stones, the Four Tops at 7 with “It’s The Same Old Song”, Patty Duke had song #8–“Don’t Just Stand There”, Herman’s Hermits fell with “I’m Henry VIII, I Am” and Billy Joe Royal had #10 with “Down In The Boondocks”.

Paradise, Hawaiian Style

August 21, 1966

On their last ever US tour The Beatles performed in two cities due to a cancellation due to rain the previous day. First they performed at Crosley Field in Cincinnati, Ohio. Then they flew to St. Louis, Missouri, for a concert at Busch Stadium, where they performed under a tarpaulin due to heavy rain. It was this gig that convinced Paul McCartney that The Beatles should stop performing live.

Double Trouble

1967

Sam & Dave released the single “Soul Man”.

Bob Dylan renewed his recording contract with Columbia Records

The Doors started recording their second album at Sunset Sound Studios, Hollywood, California.

In the morning Elvis completed looping on Speedway and after lunch he had makeup tests for his next picture, Stay Away, Joe.

Speedway

Stay Away Joe

August 21, 1968

Tommy James and The Shondells returned to the UK No.1 position for the second time with the single ‘Mony Mony’. In a peculiar twist, in 1987 Billy Idol’s version of the song replaced another Tommy James hit at No.1 on the Billboard Hot 100 — ‘I Think We’re Alone Now’, covered by Tiffany.

Charro!

August 21, 1969

Led Zeppelin was in concert at the Carousel Theatre in Framingham, Massachusetts.

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

Date: 21 August 1969
Time: 8.15pm
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Int. Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Opening Theme
Blue Suede Shoes
I Got A Woman
Love Me Tender
Jailhouse Rock/Don’t Be Cruel
Heartbreak Hotel
Hound Dog
I Can’t Stop Loving You
My Babe
Mystery Train/Tiger Man
Baby What You Want Me To Do
Runaway
Are You Lonesome Tonight?
Yesterday/Hey Jude
[band introductions]
In The Ghetto
Suspicious Minds
What’d I Say
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings: 0

Roaming the halls in Las Vegas on August 21, 1969

Date: 21 August 1969
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Int. Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Opening Theme
All Shook Up
I Got A Woman
Love Me Tender
Jailhouse Rock/Don’t Be Cruel
Heartbreak Hotel
Hound Dog
Memories
Mystery Train/Tiger Man
Baby What You Want Me To Do
Runaway
Surrender/Are You Lonesome Tonight?
Words
Yesterday
Hey Jude
[band introductions]
Elvis introduces Shelly Fabares after introducing the band.
In The Ghetto
Suspicious Minds
What I’d Say
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings: 0

Sony Release of the midnight concert

Elvis Presley : August 21, 1969 : Live In Las Vegas

CD ||| Elvis Presley | August 21, 1969 | Live In Las Vegas

Engagement – Tour Ref: Las Vegas Season 1 – Las Vegas July 31st – August 28th 1969
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info August 21 1969 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200 White Herringbone White Macrame belt
Info August 21 1969 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200 Black Herringbone suit with Red pleats Red/black Macrame belt Yes

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

August 21, 1970

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

The Dinner Las Vegas show as attended by Elvis’ Grandma Minnie Mae Presley and Aunt Delta Biggs.

Date: 21 August 1970
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Int. Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Opening Theme
That’s All Right
I Got A Woman/Ave Maria
Tiger Man
Love Me Tender
I Just Can’t Help Believin’
Sweet Caroline
You’ve Lost That Lovin Feeling
Polk Salad Annie
[band introductions]
Elvis introduces his Grandmother, Minnie Presley and Neil Diamond during this show.
Johnny B.Goode
Holy Holy
The Wonder Of You
Heartbreak Hotel
One Night
All Shook Up
Blue Suede Shoes
Hound Dog
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Suspicious Minds
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:
Date: 21 August 1970
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Int. Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Opening Theme
That’s All Right
I Got A Woman/Ave Maria
Tiger Man
Love Me Tender
I’ve Lost You
Cryin’ Time
I Just Can’t Help Believin’
You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’
Polk Salad Annie
band introductions
Elvis introduced actor Henry Silva, comedian Jack E. Leonard and comedian Rusty Warren (the latter was not present) after introducing the band.
Johnny Be Goode
The Wonder Of You
Heartbreak Hotel
One Night
All Shook Up
Blue Suede Shoes/Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On/Blue Suede Shoes
Hound Dog
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Suspicious Minds
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

Engagement – Tour Ref: Las Vegas Season 3 – Las Vegas August 10th – September 8th 1970
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info August 21 1970 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200 Yes Yes
Info August 21 1970 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200 Yes Yes

August 21, 1971

Paul & Linda McCartney moved from 65 to 21 with “Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey”.

Arthur Brown’s Kingdom Come, Hawkwind, Duster Bennett, Brewers Droop, Indian Summer, Graphite, (and second from the bottom on the bill) Queen all appeared at the Tregye Festival Truro, Cornwall, England.

Olivia Newton-John had the top Adult Contemporary song for the third week with the Bob Dylan song “If Not For You”.

Marvin Gaye grabbed the #1 R&B hit for a second week with “Mercy Mercy Me” (The Ecology)”.

The Bee Gees had their biggest hit to date as “How Can You Mend A Broken Heart” remained #1 for a third week.  “Mr. Big Stuff” from Jean Knight was #2 and John Denver was still at #3 after 18 weeks with “Take Me Home, Country Roads”.  Marvin Gaye’s “Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)” was catching fire, moving from 9 to 4 while James Taylor remained at 5 with “You’ve Got A Friend”.  CCR was up from 15-6 with their ninth Top 10–“Sweet Hitch-Hiker”.  The rest of the Top 10:  Chicago’s double-sided “Beginnings”/”Colour My World” was at 7, the Five Man Electrical Band was at 8 with “Signs”, Tommy James and “Draggin’ The Line” and “Liar” gave Three Dog Night their sixth Top 10 song.

Tapestry by Carole King was the top album for the 10th week in a row.

Elvis Presley’s reissued single of “Heartbreak Hotel” hit #10 in the U.K.

Elvis Presley’s single “I’m Leavin'” hit #36 in the U.S.

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

Date: 21 August 1971
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Black Cisco Kid suit
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
That’s All Right
Proud Mary
I Got A Woman/Amen
Sweet Caroline
Polk Salad Annie
Johnny B. Goode
The Impossible Dream
Love Me
Blue Suede Shoes
Heartbreak Hotel
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
Hound Dog
Love Me Tender
I’m Leavin’
Suspicious Minds
[band introductions]
Lawdy Miss Clawdy
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:
Date: 21 August 1971
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Black Cisco Kid suit
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
That’s All Right
Proud Mary
I Got A Woman/Amen
Polk Salad Annie
Johnny B. Goode
Love Me
Blue Suede Shoes/Whole Lotta Shakin’
Heartbreak Hotel
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
Hound Dog
It’s Impossible
Love Me Tender
Little Sister/Get Back
Mystery Train/Tiger Man
[band introductions]
I’m Leavin / Suspicious Minds
Lawdy Miss Clawdy
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:
Engagement – Tour Ref: Las Vegas Season 5 – Las Vegas August 9th – September 6th 1971
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info August 21 1971 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200 Yes
Info August 21 1971 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200 Turquoise Concho Original belt Yes

August 21, 1972

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

Date: 21 August 1972
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Las Vegas, NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See
Rider
Proud Mary
Never Been To Spain
You Gave Me A Mountain
Until It’s Time For You To Go
Polk Salad Annie
Love Me
All Shook Up
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
Hound Dog
A Big Hunk O’Love
Help Me Make It Through The Night
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Suspicious Minds
[band introductions]
An American Trilogy
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:
Date: 21 August 1972
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas, NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
Johnny B. Goode
Proud Mary
Until It’s Time For You To Go
You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me
You’ve Lost That Lovin Feeling
Polk Salad Annie
What Now My Love
Fever
Love Me
Heartbreak Hotel
All Shook Up
Little Sister/Get Back
Hound Dog
I’ll Remember You
Suspicious Minds
[band introductions]
My Way
A Big Hunk O’ Love
Love Me Tender
Mystery Train/Tiger Man
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:
Engagement – Tour Ref: Las Vegas Season 7 – Las Vegas August 4th – September 4th 1972
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info August 21 1972 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200 Two- Piece suit White belt
Info August 21 1972 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200 Yes

August 21, 1973

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

Date: 21 August 1973
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Las Vegas, NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
Steamroller Blues
You Gave Me A Mountain
Trouble
Blue Suede Shoes
Long Tall Sally/Mama Don’t Dance/Flip, Flop And Fly/Jailhouse Rock/Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin On
Love Me Tender
Hound Dog
Fever
What Now My Love
Suspicious Minds
[band introductions]
I Can’t Stop Loving You
An American Trilogy
A Big Hunk O’ Love
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:
Date: 21 August 1973
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas, NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
You Gave Me A Mountain
Blue Suede Shoes
Long Tall Sally/Mama Don’t Dance/Flip, Flop And Fly/Jailhouse Rock
Hound Dog
Love Me Tender
Fever
What Now My Love
Suspicious Minds
My Boy
Release Me
An American Trilogy
A Big Hunk O’ Love
Help Me Make It Through The Night
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings: 0
Engagement – Tour Ref: Las Vegas Season 9 – Las Vegas August 6th – September 3rd 1973
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info August 21 1973 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200 Black Spanish Flower with blue green stones
Info August 21 1973 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200 White Jumpsuit with blue inserts

August 21, 1974

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

Date: 21 August 1974
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Folsom Prison Blues (excerpt)
Love Me
If You Love Me
It’s Midnight
Big Boss Man
Fever
Love Me Tender
All Shook Up
I’m Leavin’
Softly, As I Leave You
Hound Dog
You Gave Me A Mountain
Polk Salad Annie
If You Talk In Your Sleep
Why Me Lord
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Let Me Be There
Hawaiian Wedding Song (2 false starts)
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:
Date: 21 August 1974
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
If You Love Me
It’s Midnight
Big Boss Man
Fever
Love Me Tender
All Shook Up
I’m Leavin’
Softly, As I Leave You
Hound Dog
You Gave Me A Mountain
Polk Salad Annie
[band introductions]
If You Talk In Your Sleep
Why Me Lord
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
Hawaiian Wedding Song
The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
Let Me Be There
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

Follow That Dream release: Nevada Nights

‘Nevada Nights’ FTD CD review – Elvis Information Network

Review : Nevada Nights FTD 2 CD Concert Set : August 19 & 21, 1974

Jerry Schilling placing a necklace around Elvis’ neck on August 21, 1974

Engagement – Tour Ref: Las Vegas Season 11 – Las Vegas August 19th – September 2nd 1974
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info August 21 1974 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200 Pharao Original belt Yes
Info August 21 1974 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200 Plain Beige Leather Two-piece Yes Yes Yes

August 21, 1975

The Eagles were in concert at the Paramount Northwest in Seattle, Washington.

Elvis cancelled the remainder of the 36 Vegas shows, and left the Hilton at 6.00 a.m. accompanied by Dr. Nick. They flew to Memphis, where Elvis was admitted to the Baptist Memorial Hospital, from exhaustion.

August 21, 1976

The Rolling Stones, 10CC, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Todd Rundgren’s Utopia and Hot Tuna all appeared at The Knebworth Festival, Hertfordshire, England, tickets £4.50.

It was announced by RCA Victor records that the sales of Elvis Presley records passed the 400 million mark.

The Wake and Aftermath

1977

1978

1980

Linda Ronstadt debuted on Broadway in the production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s, The Pirates of Penzance.

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1982

Survivor had the top song for a fifth week with “Eye Of The Tiger”.  John Cougar (Mellencamp) had to settle for #2 for three weeks with “Hurts So Good”.  The Steve Miller Band (“Abracadabra”) and Fleetwood Mac (“Hold Me”) remained at 3 and 4, respectively.  The rest of the Top 10:  Chicago with “Hard To Say I’m Sorry”, Air Supply at #6 with “Even the Nights Are Better”, REO Speedwagon’s “Keep The Fire Burnin'”, the Go-Go’s moved up one with “Vacation”, Crosby, Stills & Nash had song #9–“Wasted On The Way” and Paul McCartney slid into the Top 10 with “Take It Away”.

Fleetwood Mac’s Mirage held down the #1 spot on the Album chart, ahead of Eye of the Tiger from Survivor.  Asia stayed at 3 and John Cougar (Mellencamp) was at 4 with American Fool.  The rest of the Top 10:  Pictures At Eleven from Robert Plant, the Steve Miller Band was at 6 with Abracadabra,Good Trouble was the new release from REO Speedwagon at #7, Crosby, Stills & Nash remained at 8 with Daylight Again, the Go-Go’s moved from 42 to 9 withVacation and Genesis reached the Top 10 with Three Sides Live.

Chicago moved into the #1 position on the Adult Contemporary chart with “Hard To Say I’m Sorry”.

1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley

1984

Tina Turner‘s comeback album, “Private Dancer” is certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America, and the single from it, “What’s Love Got To Do With It” is certified Gold. The album peaked at #3 on the Billboard Hot 200 chart and the single reached #1 on the US singles chart as well as reaching #5 in the UK and the Top Ten in several other European countries

1987

The movie “Dirty Dancing” was released in the U.S.

The Soundtrack to “Dirty Dancing” was released.

1990

B.B. King received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

1993

The Soundtrack to the great movie Sleepless In Seattle was #1 on the Album chart with Black Sunday from Cypress Hill in the runner-up position. Janet by Janet Jackson was third, U2’s Zooropa came in #4 and Core from Stone Temple Pilots was fifth.  UB40 owned #6 with Promises and Lies“The Bodyguard” Soundtrack was #7, Rod Stewart had the #8 album withUnplugged…And Seated, Aerosmith’s Get a Grip came in #9 and Blind Melon had a Top 10 album with their self-titled release.

1994

Interrupting her concert at the Arrowhead Pond in Anaheim, California, Whitney Houston asks that the spotlight be turned on Justin and Sydney Simpson, whose father O.J. Simpson is currently on trial for murdering their mother, Nicole.

While still on probation for a 1992 DUI, John Denver is again charged with drunk driving after crashing his Porsche into a tree in Aspen, Colorado. A trial would result in a hung jury and a second trial would still be pending at the time of his death on October 12th, 1997.

Bob Dylan performed in Columbus, Ohio at the Ohio State Fair.

1995

R.E.M. sued Hershey Foods, claiming the company exploited its name when it ran a “Kit Kat – R.E.M. Concert” sweepstakes in Hershey candy bars. The suit was eventually dropped.

1996

Rick James was released from Folsom Prison after spending two years in jail for assault.

1997

At a press conference in the San Francisco Hard Rock Cafe, Carlos Santana unveiled a limited-edition t-shirt bearing his artwork. He autographed 500 of the shirts for distribution to foreign and domestic markets.

Oasis’ third album ‘Be Here Now’, became one of the fastest selling albums ever, shifting over 350,000 units on the first day of release. The cover image for Be Here Now was shot at Stocks House in Hertfordshire, the former home of Victor Lownes, the head of the Playboy Clubs in the UK.

2000

Survivor filed a lawsuit against TVT Records after they released a soundtrack to the TV show ‘Survivor.’ Survivor guitarist Frankie Sullivan said, ‘It’s unfortunate that after 23 years of building, promoting, and protecting the name of our band, someone can suddenly come along and release a recording that uses our name and takes away everything we have worked for.’

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2005

Robert Moog, inventor of the synthesiser died aged 71, four months after being diagnosed with brain cancer. Dr Moog built his first electronic instrument, a theremin – aged 14 and made the MiniMoog, “the first compact, easy-to-use synthesiser” in 1970. He won the Polar prize, Sweden’s “music Nobel prize”, in 2001. Wendy Carlos’ 1968 Grammy award-winning album, Switched-On Bach, brought Dr Moog to prominence.

The Rolling Stones kicked off yet another world tour at Fenway park in Boston, Massachusetts.

2006

– German prosecutors announced that they had decided against opening an investigation into Madonna after she performed a controversial mock crucifixion scene at a concert on August 20.

2008

Paedophile and ex-pop star Gary Glitter returned to Thailand after being refused entry to Hong Kong. Chinese authorities informed the UK Foreign Office they had barred Glitter from entry. He was earlier deported from Vietnam after spending almost three years in jail for sexually abusing two girls. He flew to Hong Kong from Bangkok after refusing to fly to the UK, and had made a plea for medical treatment after saying he was suffering a heart attack.

Drummer Buddy Harman died of congestive heart failure, aged 79. Worked with Elvis Presley (‘Little Sister’), Patsy Cline (‘Crazy’), Roy Orbison (‘Pretty Woman’), Johnny Cash (‘Ring Of Fire’), Tammy Wynette (‘Stand By Your Man’). Harman was the first house drummer for The Grand Ole Opry and can be heard on over 18,000 recordings.

2009

Johnny Carter, member of both the Flamingos (“I Only Have Eyes for You”) and the Dells (“Stay In My Corner” from 1968) died of lung cancer in Harvey, Illinois at the age of 75.

2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

2012

Lisa Marie Presley made her Grand Ole Opry debut where she wowed the sold-out audience by performing three songs from her current album, “Storm & Grace”.

2013

Legendary concert promoter Sid Bernstein, best known for booking The Beatles at Carnegie Hall and later Shea Stadium, died at the age of 95. Bernstein changed the American music scene in the 1960s by bringing The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Herman’s Hermits, The Moody Blues, and The Kinks to America. He was the first impresario to organise rock concerts at sports stadiums.

2014

Sir Paul McCartney topped a list of the richest bassists in the world with estimated wealth of $1.2 billion according to the website http://www.therichest.com. Coming in at No.2 were Sting and Gene Simmons, both with a net worth of $300 million, followed by Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters, U2’s Adam Clayton and Flea from the Red Hot Chili Peppers.

2016

The Tragically Hip drew a sell-out crowd to the show in Kingston, Ontario, as their dying singer Gord Downie bid Canada farewell. The show was broadcast live across Canada and was shown at hundreds of public screenings across the country in bars and outdoor venues.

2017

A solar eclipse across the US prompted music buyers to mark the occasion by buying eclipse-themed music in big numbers. Bonny Tyler’s “Total Eclipse Of The Heart” sold 18,000 downloads, up from its usual 200 per day, while Pink Floyd’s “The Dark Side Of The Moon” sold 1,000 copies as opposed to its usual 200 a day according to Nielsen Music.

2018

Photographer Larry Philpot filed a lawsuit in California federal court against Lynyrd Skynyrd for using his copyrighted image of Jerry Lee Lewis without permission. Philpot said the group stripped the image of its copyright information and displayed it at the first 22 performances of their farewell tour.

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RCMP officers have confirmed that a Canadian man has died after being attacked by a grizzly bear in a remote area of the Northwest Territories last week. According to an eye-witness, the 44-year-old man was awoken by the bear in the middle of the night and dragged away from his tent into the darkness. The man’s body was found by RCMP officers the next day.

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Daily Elvis: August 22

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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

Elvis Presley | full Official Chart History | Official Charts Company

http://www.elvisinfonet.com/

http://www.elvis.com.au/

Elvis History Blog

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