Daily Elvis: September 5

Give us this day,  September 5, our daily Elvis

1735 – Composer Johann Christian Bach was born.

Tupelo, Mississippi



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

, 1938

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


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

Kelly Street, a rented, small apartment.


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


August 8, 1945 to July 18, 1946
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

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

September 1952

Elvis worked for MARL Metal Products, a furniture manufacturer – He worked the 3:00 PM – 11:00 PM shift as an assembler.


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

September 5, 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

September 5, 1955

Elvis performed at the St. Francis County Fair and Livestock Show Jamboree, Smith Stadium, Forrest City, Arkansas. Elvis was the main act on a 5-day tour with Johnny Cash, Bud Deckelman, Floyd Cramer and Eddie Bond. Back in 1954 Elvis auditioned once for Eddie Bond without success. Gladys Presley was sitting behind the trailer on which Elvis performed.

Engagement – Tour Ref: 1955
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Show type: Pics: Ads:
Info September 5 1955 Smith Stadium Forrest City AR (8:00 PM) 3000 Five-Day Tour

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

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

September 5, 1956

There was a recording session in the 20th Century Fox soundstage for the film Love Me Tender. Elvis continued to work on the vocals for a new song, Let Me, and another verse for the song Poor Boy.

20th Century Fox Stage 1 – Hollywood, California
Poor Boy (partial verse – vocal overdub) ////////-06
Poor Boy (composite) G2WB 7259-SP
Let Me (vocal overdub) G2WB 7261-SP

The Presleys lived at Audobon Drive

September 5, 1957

Jack Kerouac’s “On the Road” was first published.

Elvis made a start with his Christmas album which Steve Sholes wanted for some time now. This all took place at Radio Recorders and he also recorded 3 songs for single release. Including Treat Me Nice. The regular Hollywood musicians were joined by Millie Kirkham and the Jordanaires from 12.00 to 8.00 p.m.

Radio Recorders Studio 1 – Hollywood, California
Treat Me Nice H2PB 5523-15
My Wish Came True (tryout) H2PB 5524-NA
Blue Christmas H2PB 5525-03

The Presleys lived at  Graceland

The Military Service Disruption

September 5, 1958

In Charlotte, North Carolina, the “The Betty Freezor Show” on WBTV-TV became the first color videotaped program ever broadcast.

Military service at Fort Hood in Texas., for Advanced Tank Training as part of the Second Armored Division. He was stationed there for six months.

The Presleys live in  a rented house off base.

September 5, 1959

“Bad Boys” by the Miracles was the first single on Barry Gordy’s newly-formed Motown Records.

Military Service in Germany

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

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

September 5, 1960

Annette Funicello’s “Pineapple Princess” entered the Billboard Pop chart, where it will reach #11.

Flaming Star 

September 5, 1961

Bob Dylan performed at the Gaslight Cafe in New York City.

September 5, 1962

It Happened at the World’s Fair  Production: September 4-13 in Seattle

The principal photography began at the Monorail terminal of the Seattle World’s Fair. A very young Kurt Russel was part of the scene. He had to kick Elvis in the shin.

September 5, 1963

The Rolling Stones kicked off their fourth UK tour at The Astoria London. A 32-date package tour with Mike Berry and the Innocents The Mojos and Simon Scott and the Leroy’s.

Viva Las Vegas

Romances: Ann-Margaret

September 5, 1964

“And I Love Her” by The Beatles peaks at #12 on the US singles chart while “If I Fell” stalled at #53.

The Animals started a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘House Of The Rising Sun’. When first released the record company printed the time of the song on the record as three minutes feeling that the real time of four minutes was too long for radio airplay. To promote the group in the US, disc jockeys were sent boxes of animal crackers wrapped with special promotional material. The band would continue to turn out hits like “We Gotta Get Out of This Place”, “It’s My Life”, “Don’t Bring Me Down”, “Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood”, “Monterey” and “San Franciscan Nights” before splitting up at the end of the decade.

September 5, 1965

Sonny & Cher made their first live UK appearance when they appeared at the 100 Club in London.

The Rolling Stones recorded their eighth single ‘Get Off Of My Cloud’ at RCA studios in Hollywood. The song peaked at No.1 in the US and the UK.

Paradise, Hawaiian Style  – August – Sept 30

September 5, 1966

After having his Beatle haircut chopped off and donning his once hated wire framed glasses, John Lennon started work on his role as Private Gripweed in the film ‘How I Won The War’. The black comedy directed by Richard Lester, was filmed in Spain in Almería Province and saw Lennon, taking a long-overdue break from The Beatles after nearly four years of constant touring.

September 5, 1967

September 5, 1968

On their first ever visit to the UK The Doors appeared on Top Of The Pops performing ‘Hello I Love You’ live on the TV show.

Eric Clapton recorded the guitar solo for the Beatles’ song “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” at the Abbey Road Studios in London.

Tiny Tim, whose real name was Herbert Khaury, sues Bouguet Records for $1 million in damages when the record label releases some of his early recordings without permission.

Elvis spent most of September in Palm Springs.

September 5, 1969

James Brown announced his retirement following a live performance at the Mid-Southern Coliseum in Memphis, Tennessee.

The Rolling Stones held on to #1 for a third week with “Honky Tonk Women”.  Johnny Cash couldn’t get past them with “A Boy Named Sue”.  The Archies remained poised to move with “Sugar, Sugar” and CCR was up well with “Green River”.  The rest of an excellent Top 10:  The Youngbloods with “Get Together”, Jackie DeShannon’s “Put A Little Love In Your Heart”, Bob Dylan and “Lay Lady Lay”, Three Dog Night was up from 13-8 with “Easy To Be Hard”, Neil Diamond slipped with “Sweet Caroline” and Tom Jones had song #10–“I’ll Never Fall In Love Again”.

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

September 5, 1970

Janis Joplin started recording sessions recording a version of the Kris Kristofferson and Fred Foster song ‘Me and Bobby McGee’. Joplin, (who was a lover and a friend of Kristofferson’s from the beginning of her career to her death), topped the US singles chart with the song in 1971 after her death, making the song the second posthumous No.1 single in US chart history after ‘(Sittin’ On) The Dock of the Bay’ by Otis Redding.

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

Date: 05 Sep 1970
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Int. Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Unknown
Recordings: 0

That’s the Way It Is Production: Footage of an Elvis Appreciation Society convention in Luxembourg was shot on September 5, 1970. Radio Luxembourg DJs Tony Prince and Peter Aldersley are on hand to lead the festivities. A tandem bicycle owned by Elvis is raffled off to a lucky fan in the audience. Additionally, various musicians are seen performing their own versions of Elvis’ songs.

Date: 05 Sep 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/Amen
I Walk The Line
Love Me Tender
I’ve Lost You
I Just Can’t Help Believin’
You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’
Polk Salad Annie
[band introductions]
Johnny B. Goode
The Wonder Of You
Heartbreak Hotel
All Shook Up
Blue Suede Shoes
Hound Dog
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Can’t Help Falling In Love

After all the troubles and threats, Elvis tried to reassemble the whole gang. So he has made up gold ID bracelets for all the guys with their nickname on the back. The costs were $1,486.50 and the jewelry was bought from Sol Schwartz and Lee Ableser in Beverly Hills.

The Midnight Hour – Elvis Presley In Concert

Las Vegas, August 10 – September 7, 1970 – Elvis Presley In Concert

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 September 5 1970 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200
Info September 5 1970 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200 Yes Yes

September 5, 1971

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

Date: 05 Sep 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
It’s Impossible
Love Me
Blue Suede Shoes/Whole Lotta Shakin’
Heartbreak Hotel
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
Hound Dog
Love Me Tender
Suspicious Minds
[band introductions]
I’m Leavin’
Lawdy Miss Clawdy
Can’t Help Falling In Love

Date: 05 Sep 1971
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Black Cisco Kid
Track list: Unknown
Recordings: 0
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 September 5 1971 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200 Black Cisco Kid Jumpsuit with Light Blue Shoulders Original belt White Suit Yes Yes Yes
Info September 5 1971 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200

September 5, 1972

September 5, 1973

September 5, 1974

September 5, 1975

The Carpenters hit #1 on the Easy Listening chart with their remake of the great Neil Sedaka song “Solitaire”.

Glen Campbell had the top song on this date with “Rhinestone Cowboy”.  Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds were still hanging around at #2 with “Fallin’ In Love”.  K.C. and the Sunshine Band’s former #1 “Get Down Tonight” was at #3 with Janis Ian moving up three with “At Seventeen”.  The rest of the Top 10:  James Taylor’s “How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)”, the Bee Gees with their former #1 “Jive Talkin'”, David Bowie with his biggest career hit “Fame” at #7, the Isley Brothers and “Fight The Power”, Barry Manilow’s adaptation of Frederic Chopin (“Could It Be Magic”) moved into the Top 10 and the former #1 from the Eagles–“One of These Nights” was #10.

Red Octopus completed an amazing comeback for Jefferson Starship, rising to the #1 album.  Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy by Elton John fell to 2 while Janis Ian enjoyed the biggest album of her career with Between the Lines.  The Eagles held steady at #4 with One of These Nights.
1978:  Tom Wilson, producer of the Bob Dylan album Highway 61 Revisted, died of a heart attack at the age of 47 in Los Angeles.
1980:  Diana Ross remained at #1 for a fourth week on the R&B chart with “Upside Down”.

Earlier this week Elvis was hospitalised. Not only for fatigue, but more important, according to Dr. Nick, for his depressed state of mind, his intestinal and bowel problems, his liver and a high cholesterol count. A couple of nurses agreed to give Elvis around the clock care. For this special care Elvis had a Pontiac delivered at the hospital for Mrs. Cocke’s special attention.

September 5, 1976

During Jerry Lewis’ annual Muscular Dystrophy Labor Day Telethon, Frank Sinatra announced that he’d brought a friend along, and produced Dean Martin, Lewis’ former comedy partner, who had not spoken to him since the team’s split two decades earlier. The studio audience erupted in laughter when Lewis greeted Martin with, “So, you working?”

Elvis performed at the Mississippi State Fair Civic Center, Jackson, Mississippi.

Date: 05 Sep 1976
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Jackson, MS.
State Fair Coliseum
Tickets: 12,000
Costume: Bicentennial 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
And I Love You So
Jailhouse Rock
Help Me
All Shook Up
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
Polk Salad Annie

Band Introductions
Early Morning Rain
( featuring John Wilkinson )
Whatd I Say
( featuring James Burton )
Johnny B Goode
( featuring James Burton )
Drum Solo
( featuring Ronnie Tutt )
Bass Solo
( featuring Jerry Scheff )
Piano Solo
( featuring Tony Brown )
Electric Piano Solo
( featuring David Briggs )
Love Letters
School Day

Hound Dog
Funny How Time Slips Away
Mystery Train/Tiger Man
Why Me, Lord
Can’t Help Falling In Love


September 5, 1976 (8:30 pm). Jackson, MS. – Elvis Presley In Concert

September 5, 1976 – Warning: Keep out, no trespassing at the palatial …

Sep 5, 1976 – Fred Stoll has seen fans of Elvis Presley arrive in crates and disguised as maintenance people. Stoll is a fan of Presley; but being a guard at Graceland…

September 5, 1976 (8:30 pm). Jackson, MS. – Elvis Presley In Concert

Elvis Presley’s Post-Midnight Arrival In Seattle Draws Throngs Of Fans .

‘ELVIS – Spirit Of Jackson, MS’- FTD CD. EIN in-depth review

Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 24 – August 27th – September 8th 1976
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info September 5 1976 State Fair Coliseum Jackson MS (8:30 pm) 12000 Blue Egyptian Bird Original belt White Suit Yes Yes

The Wake and Aftermath



A statue of Buddy Holly was unveiled in his hometown of Lubbock, Texas.

The 24th hit from Diana Ross became her fifth solo #1–“Upside Down”.


Soft Cell were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with their version of ‘Tainted Love.’ The song had been a hit for Gloria Jones in 1964.

Stevie Nicks went to No.1 on the US album with Bella Donna, featuring the tracks ‘Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around’ (the Tom Petty duet), ‘Leather and Lace’ (with Don Henley), ‘Edge of Seventeen’ and ‘After the Glitter Fades.’

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism


Cyndi Lauper released the single “Girls Just Want To Have Fun”, although it wouldn’t become a hit until months later.

1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley


Dire Straits’ “Money For Nothing” won the MTV award for Best Video.


The US Rock ‘n’ Roll TV show American Bandstand was officially cancelled after 30 years on ABC-TV.


Paul Anka was naturalized as a U.S. citizen.


Eagles‘ drummer Don Henley was a bright spot at the MTV Video Music Awards when he performed his solo hit “The Heart Of The Matter”. The rest of the show was mostly Rap and Metal.


The Elvis Presley five-CD boxed set “The King Of Rock’n’Roll – The Complete 50’s Masters” hit #159 in the U.S.


Oasis appeared at The Hacienda in Manchester to celebrate the launch of their debut album Definitely Maybe. The album went on to become the fastest selling debut album of all time in the UK and marked the beginning of Oasis’ success in America, selling over one million copies there


Capitol Records released The Beatles Anthology video set. Over ten hours of material made up the set.


Elton John sang an updated version of “Candle In The Wind” at the funeral of England’s Princess Diana at Westminster Abbey in London.  The song, which was named “Candle In The Wind ’97”  would go on to become one of the top-selling singles of all-time.


Aerosmith scored their first US No.1 single with the Diane Warren written song ‘I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing’. The song which was featured in the 1998 film Armageddon gave the band their first No.1 single after 28 years together.


After spending 58 weeks on the UK album chart, Shania Twain went to No.1 with ‘Come On Over’. It became the best-selling country music album, and the second best-selling studio album by a female act. To date, the album has sold more than 40 million copies worldwide.


“Junichiro Koizumi Presents – My Favorite Elvis Songs” was released exclusively in Japan. The collection of Elvis Presley songs were picked by Japan’s prime minister.


Paul McCartney’s wife, Heather Mills, accepted 50,000 Pounds for libel damages over an article in The Sunday Mirror, which had suggested that Mills had acted dishonestly over cash collected for an earthquake appeal.

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley


Arctic Monkeys won this year’s UK Mercury Prize for their album ‘Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not.’ The Sheffield-based bands album became the fastest-selling debut in chart history after shifting more than 360,000 copies in its first week of release in Feb 2006.

The Elvis Presley two CD and one DVD set “Essential” was released in Australia.


A study of more than 36,000 people from around the world concluded that musical tastes and personality type were closely related. The research, which was carried out by Professor Adrian North of Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh in the UK suggested classical music fans were shy, while heavy metal fans were gentle and at ease with themselves. Fans of Indie music had low self-esteem and were not hard working, fans of Rap music had high self-esteem and were outgoing. Country & Western fans were hardworking and outgoing, Reggae fans were creative but not hardworking, and fans of chart pop had high self-esteem, were not creative, but where hardworking and outgoing.


Critics in Denmark panned a series of paintings by Bob Dylan which were on display at a museum in Copenhagen. One professor claimed “Bob Dylan paints like any other amateur. He is what we used to call a Sunday painter.”


Singer-songwriter Joe South, who had hits in the late 1960s and early ’70s, including ‘Games People Play,’ ‘Walk a Mile in My Shoes’ and ‘(I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden,’ died at home in Flowery Branch, Atlanta from a heart attack, aged 72. South also played on Bob Dylan’s Blonde on Blonde album.


Dennis Greene, an original member of Sha Na Na, passed away at the age of 66. Greene sang lead on “Tears On My Pillow” when the group appeared in the 1978 film Grease.


An asteroid was named after Freddie Mercury to mark what would have been the singer’s 70th birthday. The Queen frontman has had his name attached to Asteroid 17473, which was discovered in 1991 – the year he died. Queen guitarist Brian May told a gathering of 1,250 fans at Montreux Casino in Switzerland that the asteroid would now be known as Asteroid 17473 Freddiemercury.


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Elvis Presley: King of the Comeback

The IndependentSep. 4, 2018
In the same week in May 1967 that The Beatles released their ground-breaking album Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, a dismal Elvis …
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The return of Elvis Presley

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It is hard to overstate the seismic effect on popular culture Elvis Aaron Presley had in the mid-1950s. Born in 1935, the son of Vernon and …

Pro-life Presley, Elvis‘ cousin, hasn’t left building

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NETTLETON, Miss. — “When you got the last name Presley everybody’s gonna get the question, are you related to Elvis? People definitely …

WATCH: Kempton Park boy’s Elvis Presley moves has social media …

News24Sep. 3, 2018
He’s the spitting image of (a much younger) Elvis Presley. His hair’s gelled up high and he rocks a slick black denim jacket and dark jeans.

Elvis Presley’s 1976 Harley-Davidson Auctioned; Becomes Third Most-Expensive Motorcycle – DriveSpark News
Elvis Presley’s 1976 Harley-Davidson FLH 1200 Electra Glide has been auctioned for $800,000 (Rs 5.75 crore). The motorcycle was owned by the King of Rock & Roll for three months.


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