Our Daily Elvis for September 9, 2018

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Daily Elvis: September 9

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Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1948

Memphis, Tennessee

1949 – 1977

 

The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

September 9, 1954

Elvis made his appearance Katz Drug Store Lamar-Airways Shopping Center, Memphis; performing

Thats All Right
Blue Moon Of Kentucky

There was the opening of a new shopping center and Elvis caused a huge crowd of teenagers. George Klein, Elvis’ former classmate at Humes High School was present too.

Johnny Cash was in the audience and after the show met Elvis for the first time.

Opal Walker was a young girl from Memphis at the time who was at the show that night and took 3 photos that have since been reprinted in countless books and articles. They are the only known photos of the appearance there though none show the actual performance and the official first Elvis fan photos.

Katz Drugstore Launches Hillbilly Cat: Ironic or Iconic?

September 9, 1955

The J.P. Seeburg Corporation introduces its new Dual Music System Jukebox, the first ever equipped to hold a hundred singles and two song per side Extended Play discs.

Elvis performed at the McComb High School Auditorium, McComb, Mississippi.

The other acts were Johnny Cash, Bud Dickerman, Eddie Bond, Floyd Cramer, and Jimmy Day

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

September 9, 1956

The Johnny Burnette Trio appear on Ted Mack’s Amateur Hour TV show. With Johnny on lead vocals and guitar, his brother Dorsey on stand-up bass and Paul Burlison on lead guitar, they won three weeks in a row, earning them a string of tour dates. It would take Johnny four more years to reach the US charts with “Dreamin” and “You’re Sixteen”.

Elvis performed at the Ed Sullivan Show, CBS Studios, Los Angeles, for the very first time. Since Sullivan himself had had a car accident in August, Elvis was hosted by Charles Laughton in New York City. More than 80 % of the national viewers watched Elvis’ live performance of Don’t Be Cruel, Love Me Tender, Ready Teddy and Hound Dog.

There were also well organized letter writing campaigns and petitions against Presley, but it was later brought to light that many of the signatures were fictitious or of deceased people.

Elvis Presley : First Appearance : The Ed Sullivan Show

Love me Tender would get a million orders for a song not even recorded, causing “The Reno Brothers” movie to be renamed for the song.

September 9, 1956: Elvis stuns TV viewers with his first appearance …

Elvis Presley | First Appearance | The Ed Sullivan Show | September 9 …

Elvis Presley on TV: 10 Unforgettable Broadcasts – Rolling Stone

September 9, 1957

U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed into law the first civil rights bill to pass Congress since Reconstruction.

A 16 year old Canadian lad named Paul Anka had the number one song in America with “Diana”.

Jerry Lee Lewis‘ “Whole Lot Of Shakin’ Going On” peaks at #3 on the Billboard Top 100. The record would not only top the R&B and Country charts, but it would go on to be ranked #61 on Rolling Stone magazine’s Greatest Songs Of All Time and in 2005 be added to the National Recording Registry at the Library of Congress. That’s not bad for a song that Jerry Lee, along with drummer J.M. Van Eaton and guitarist Roland Janes, had recorded in just one take because Sun Records’ producer Jack Clement didn’t have enough tape left for any other attempts.

Elvis and Anita Wood took a train to Memphis.

Romance: Anita Wood

The Military Service Disruption

 

September 9, 1958

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 9, 1959

Military Service in Germany

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

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

September 9, 1960

Elvis rented a house at 525 Perugia Way in Bel Air, Beverly Hills. The owner of the house was Ali Kahn, and Elvis rented it for $1,400 per month. This was all due to several incidents at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. Elvis stayed here off and on for the next 5 years.

Flaming Star 

September 9, 1961

September 9, 1962

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

September 9, 1963

The Beatles were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘She Loves You.’ ‘Please Please Me’ was at No.1 on the UK album chart. ‘She Loves You’ became The Beatles’ best-selling single in the United Kingdom, and was the best selling single in Britain in 1963.

Viva Las Vegas

Romances: Ann-Margaret

September 9, 1964

September 9, 1965

The Rolling Stones were at No.1 in the UK with ‘(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction’ , giving the band their 4th UK No.1 single.

US newspaper The Hollywood reporter ran the following advertisement; ‘Madness folk & roll musicians, singers wanted for acting roles in new TV show. Parts for 4 insane boys. The Monkees were born. 437 people applied for the job.

Paradise, Hawaiian Style

September 9, 1966

September 9, 1967

Sam And Dave‘s classic, “Soul Man” is released in the US, where it will rise to #4 by the end of November. The song would be given the 1968 Grammy Award for Best Rhythm & Blues Group Performance, Vocal or Instrumental.

September 9, 1968

Working at Abbey Road studios on The White Album, The Beatles recorded ‘Helter Skelter’. John Lennon played bass and honked on a saxophone, roadie Mal Evans tried his best at playing trumpet. Paul McCartney recorded his lead vocal and George Harrison ran about the studio holding a flaming ashtray above his head.

Elvis spent most of September in Palm Springs.

September 9, 1969

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

September 9, 1970

Getting off his chartered jet in Phoenix, AZ on September 9, 1970

Elvis flew to Phoenix for a 6 city tour arranged by the Colonel and the tour started in the Coliseum, Phoenix, Arizona.

Elvis Presley : Phoenix, AZ : September 9, 1970

MGM filmed parts of this performance for Elvis That’s the Way It Is

Elvis Presley : Phoenix, AZ : September 9, 1970

Elvis Presley : Phoenix, AZ : September 9, 1970 : Elvis Photos

On Tour 70 #1 – www.elvisandhismusic.com

Four-Page Agreement Concerning Elvis Presley’s September 9, 1970

September 9, 1971

John Lennon’s “Imagine” LP is released. It would reach #1 on both sides of the Atlantic. In 2003, Rolling Stone magazine named “Imagine” as #76 on its list of The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.

Elvis travelled to Los Angeles.

September 9, 1974

Elvis and Sheila Ryan spent 5 days in Palm Springs together before Elvis had to leave for Memphis.

 

The Wake and Aftermath

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley

1997

Actor Burgess Meredith died of Alzheimer’s disease at 89. (Stay Away Joe, Batman, Gloria, Search, Mr. Novak, Rocky movies, The Day of the Locust, Clash of the Titans, Foul Play, Grumpy Old Men, Grumpier Old Men, The Cardinal, Magic, The Sentinel, In Harm’s Way, Stay Away Joe, Hurry Sundown, Advise & Consent, There Was a Crooked Man, The Hindenburg, Madame X, Mackenna’s Gold)

Stay Away, Joe – Wikipedia

Burgess Meredith – Phoenix – The Elvis Forum

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2003

The CD single for Elvis Presley’s “Rubberneckin’” was released. The disc also contained two remixes by Paul Oakenfold.

2011 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

 

2013

September 9, 1954 Elvis Presley Had A Surprise Audience Member …

2014

Elvis Presley on the Ed Sullivan Show: 58 Years Ago | Time

2015

59 years since Elvis Presley makes his ‘Sullivan Show’ debut – NY

2017

Elvis Gyrates on The Ed Sullivan Show in 1956 – ThoughtCo

 

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Our Daily Elvis for September 5, 2018

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Daily Elvis: September 5

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Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1948

Memphis, Tennessee

1949 – 1977

 

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

Elvis spent most of September in Palm Springs.

September 5, 1969

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

 

The Wake and Aftermath

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2011 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

 

Highlight for 2018

 

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The Elvis Presley Record Research Database

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Elvis History Blog

 

 

Our Daily Elvis for September 4, 2018

Give Us This Day, Our Daily Elvis

Daily Elvis: September 4

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Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1948

1948
1010 North Green Street, in the Shakerag section of Tupelo.

Elvis filled in the blank lines of his parent’s marriage certificate with his own name and that of “Magdline” Morgan, a girl he knew from church. He wrote in September 11th as the date of their marriage. This all was a big surprise, 50 years later, to Magdalene, when she heard about it. She commended: ” It was just a very sweet relationship. At that time, if you just held hands, it was very serious. And we did hold hands a lot”.

Memphis, Tennessee

1949 – 1977

1951

At the Capitol Recording Studio in Hollywood, Nat “King” Cole recorded “Walkin’ My Baby Back Home.”

September 4, 1952

The singing group the Pips was formed at a birthday party for Gladys Knight’s brother, Merald “Bubba” Knight. Following their first big hit “Every Beat Of My Heart,” which peaked at #6 in 1961, they renamed themselves Gladys Knight & The Pips.

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

The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

1954

Elvis played the Eagles Nest in Memphis

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

1955

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

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

September 4, 1956

The music for Elvis’ new movie, Love Me Tender, was recorded at the 20th Century Fox soundstage.

The Presleys lived at Audobon Drive

September 4, 1957

The Buddy Deane Bandstand debuts on WJZ-TV in Baltimore. The two hour Rock ‘n’ Roll show gave viewers a chance to call in and talk to celebrity performers, which tied up lines so badly the phone company was forced to ask Deane to desist.

In the segregated U.S. state of Arkansas, Governor Orval Faubus called out the National Guard to stop nine black students from entering previously all-white Central High School in Little Rock. The students were later allowed to enter after the intervention of President Dwight Eisenhower.

The Presleys lived at Audobon Drive

The Military Service Disruption

 

September 4, 1958

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 4, 1959

Following the stabbing deaths of two teenagers by a 17 year old and other similar incidents of violence in New York City, WCBS radio in the Big Apple bans all versions of “Mack the Knife”.

Dick Clark’s traveling show opens at the Michigan State Fair. The line-up includes Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello, Duane Eddy, The Coasters, LaVern Baker and Jan And Dean.

Military Service in Germany

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

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

September 4, 1960

Flaming Star 

September 4, 1961

Sitting at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 was The Highwaymen’s “Michael” (row the boat ashore). The traditional song can be traced back to the 19th century when it was sung by slaves who lived on islands off the coast of Georgia.

September 4, 1962

John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr begin recording together for the first time at EMI’s St. John Studio. They laid down six songs including “Love Me Do” and “P.S. I Love You”, which will ultimately become their first single. Producer George Martin had originally wanted to release the Mitch Murray composition, “How Do You Do It”, but the band’s lack of enthusiasm was clear in the recording and the song remained unreleased until it appeared on “Anthology 1” in 1995.

It Happened at the World’s Fair  Production: September 4-13 in Seattle, Washington, during that year’s world fair.

Elvis arrived in Seattle for location shooting for It Happened At The World’s Fair. He checked into a suite on the 14th floor at the Doric New Washington Hotel. He was accompanied by Gene And Billy Smith, Alan Fortas, Red West, Ray Sitton and Joe Esposito. Two friends from Memphis, Richard Davis and Jimmy Kingsley, were hired as extra security, but at the end of their stay they were regular members of the group.

September 4, 1963

Viva Las Vegas

The rehearsals and filming for the dance in Viva Las Vegas began today and lasted 2 days. The setting was a nightclub in Vegas and first Elvis and Ann-Margret danced to a version of The Climb but then Elvis got up stage bursting out into What’d I Say?

Romances: Ann-Margaret

September 4, 1964

Elvis Presley’s single “Such a night” hit #13 in the U.K.

September 4, 1965

Paradise, Hawaiian Style

September 4, 1966

September 4, 1967

September 4, 1968

The Bee Gees had their second UK No.1 single with ‘I’ve Gotta Get A Message To You’. The song is about a man who, awaiting his execution in the electric chair, begs the prison chaplain to pass a final message on to his wife.

At Twickenham Film Studios, the Beatles recorded promotional videos for “Hey Jude” and “Revolution.” To get around the current British Musicians Union ban on lip-sync performances, the vocals were recorded live over pre-recorded instrumental tracks. On “Hey Jude,” the band was accompanied by a 36-piece orchestra and 300 assorted extras who joined in to sing the chorus.

Elvis spent most of September in Palm Springs.

September 4, 1969

The film ‘Easy Rider’ starring Jack Nicholson Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper opened at The Classic in London England. The movie’s soundtrack featured The Band, The Jimi Hendrix Experience and Steppenwolf.

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

September 4, 1970

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

September 4, 1971

Paul McCartney scores his second solo, number one hit in the US with “Uncle Albert / Admiral Halsey”.

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

September 4, 1972

John Lennon and Yoko Ono appear on Jerry Lewis’ Muscular Dystrophy Telethon.

Elvis was present at a press conference with both the Colonel as well as the RCA president.

Aloha Press Conference: September 4, 1972 – Elvis Presley Photos

 

 

Aloha From Hawaii Press Conference : September 4

There was the announcement of the Aloha from Hawaii show, January 14th, the next year. Elvis left all the official business to the Colonel and the only thing he said was: It’s my favorite part of the business, a live concert.

September 4, 1973

Just been fired by Elvis the other night, the Colonel and Elvis kept their argument going. Elvis however was a little stressed who to turn to for a manager. The Colonel however, carried on as usual.

In the meantime Elvis had flown in a gospel quartet from Nashville, with Donnie Sumner and Sherrill Nielsen. The idea to presented them to Tom Jones, but it didn’t work out with Tom Jones. Elvis, however, liked their singing and he hired them for $100,000 a year as his personal backup group. He called them Voice.

September 4, 1974

Elvis attends the Vikki Carr opening night at the Tropicana with Sheila Ryan.

September 4, 1976

“You Should Be Dancing” becomes The Bee Gees third US number one single. It was this song that launched the trio into Disco stardom and is the first chart-topper in which Barry Gibb used his now familiar falsetto.

Fleetwood Mac went to No.1 on the US album chart with their self-titled album after being on the charts for over a year. The album went on to sell over 5 million copies in the US and was the first of three No.1 albums for the group.

The Sex Pistols made their television debut when they appeared on the Manchester based Granada TV program ‘So It Goes’.

Elvis heading to perform his matinee show in Lakeland, FL on September 4, 1976

Elvis performed at the Civic Center, Lakeland, Florida, at 2.30 and 8.30 p.m.

The Wake and Aftermath

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1982

The album “Romantic Elvis/Rockin’ Elvis” hit #62 in the U.S.

1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2003

Nearly 26 years after the death of Elvis Presley, BMG / RCA, unearthed a never-before-heard song called “I’m A Roustabout”. The song was originally commissioned and written for the film Roustabout (1964) by long-time Presley collaborators Winfield Scott and Otis Blackwell, but was never used. Instead, a completely different song written by the team Giant / Baum / Kaye was recorded for the film and eventually became the title song for both the movie and the album. Winfield Scott found the original acetate in the basement of his New Jersey home and BMG / RCA added the track to the album “Elvis, 2nd to None”.

2011 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

2016

September 4, 2016…Queen guitarist/astrophysicist Brian May announced that an asteroid orbiting Mars and Jupiter had been named for Freddie Mercury on what would have been the late singer’s 70th birthday.

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2018

Adam Lambert And Queen Perform Live Cover Of Elvis Presley Classic

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Elvis Presley | full Official Chart History | Official Charts Company

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Give us this day, September 3, our daily Elvis for 2018

Give Us This Day, Our Daily Elvis

Daily Elvis: September 3

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Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1948

Memphis, Tennessee

1949 – 1977

 

The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

September 3, 1955

Billboard magazine reports that independent record manufacturers are continuing to expand at an unprecedented rate. They took in $20 million last year.

Band leader Mitch Miller had the number one tune on the Billboard pop chart with “The Yellow Rose Of Texas”, a song that was written in 1853. Although he was a powerful A&R man and a brilliant producer, Miller made no secret of the fact that he hated Rock ‘n’ Roll.

Bill Haley And His Comets turn down a $2,000 offer for a 15 date tour of Australia because of their fear of flying. Bill Haley files a law suit against Dave Miller of Essex Records. Haley asks the court to ban Miller from issuing recordings that Haley made while under an Essex contract. The suit describes the recordings as “of inferior quality to said plaintiffs current releases.”

Elvis performed three shows over 2 venues: first at the Big “D” Jamboree, Dallas, TX Sportatorium  and later that night at the RoundUp Club, Dallas.

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

September 3, 1956

Love Me Tender  : For the 3rd day Elvis went to the Radio Recorders studio on Santa Monica Boulevard, to finish the session. He worked from 2.00 to 8.30 p.m.

Elvis Presley | September 1-3, 1956 Recording Sessions

Elvis Presley : September 1-3, 1956 Recording Sessions | Elvis Photos

14,600 Fans Squeal, Jump As Elvis Shakes, Gyrates”
The Oregonian (September 3, 1957) (Concert Review)

“Presley Fans Demented” by John Kirkwood
Vancouver Sun (September 3, 1957) (Article 1) (Article 2)

“Haircut Doesn’t Faze Elvis, As Long As It Grows Back”
Vancouver Sun (September 3, 1957) (Article)

The Presleys lived at Audobon Drive

September 3, 1957

Elvis went from Portland to Los Angeles by train, where he checked into the Beverly Wilshire Hotel.

The Presleys lived at Graceland

The Military Service Disruption

 

September 3, 1958

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 3, 1959

The Browns, a trio consisting of siblings Maxine, Bonnie and Jim Ed, break into the Billboard Top 40 with their rendition of a Country flavored tune called “The Three Bells”. The record would go on to top the Hot 100, the Country chart, and somewhat surprisingly, the Billboard R&B chart.

MusicWorld: The Browns

“A Big Hunk Of Love” becomes Elvis Presley‘s fourteenth straight Gold record. Recorded in Nashville while he was still in the Army, it was the first of Presley’s hits that did not include guitarist Scotty Moore and bassist Bill Black.

Military Service in Germany

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

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

September 3, 1960

Elvis bought a black Rolls Royce Silver Cloud II.

Flaming Star 

September 3, 1962

After playing a lunchtime show at The Cavern Club in Liverpool, The Beatles played the first of three Monday night gigs at The Queen’s Hall, Widnes, Cheshire. Also on the bill, Billy Kramer and the Coasters, Rory Storm and the Hurricanes and Sonny Kaye and the Reds. Tickets cost 3/6.

It Happened at the World’s Fair  

September 3, 1963

The Beatles appeared at The Cavern Club in Liverpool for the very last time. They had performed 274 concerts at the dingy, basement club since their debut there 2 1/2 years earlier. Their first gig paid them 5 Pounds ($14) and their last brought in 300 Pounds ($840).

The Beach Boys release “Surfer Girl”, which would climb to #7 in the US by September. It was the first song Brian Wilson ever wrote and the first one he produced. Its flip-side, “Little Deuce Coupe”, proved to be The Beach Boys’ most successful B-side, reaching #15 in America and becoming a hot rod classic.

Viva Las Vegas

Romances: Ann-Margaret

September 3, 1965

A Rolling Stones gig in Dublin, Ireland ended in a riot after 30 fans jumped onto the stage. Jagger was knocked to the floor as the rest of the band fled the stage.

Paradise, Hawaiian Style

September 3, 1966

Donovan went to No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Sunshine Superman’, a No.2 hit in the UK. The track featured then Yardbird and future Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page.

The last Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet TV show , with son Rick Nelson, airs on ABC.

Elvis Presley’s album “Paradise Hawaiian Style” hit #7 in the U.K.

September 3, 1968

After a two week absence, Ringo Starr rejoins The Beatles. He had quit the band when he found out that Paul McCartney had been erasing his drum tracks for “The White Album” and replacing them with his own. Upon Ringo’s return to the studio, he found his drum kit covered with flowers to welcome him back.

The Doors scored their second Billboard number one single with “Hello, I Love You”, a #15 hit in the UK.

Elvis spent most of September in Palm Springs.

September 3, 1969

The Elvis Presley film “The Trouble With Girls (And How To Get Into It)” premiered in the U.S.

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

September 3, 1970

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

September 3, 1971

Paul McCartney announced the formation of his new band, Wings with his wife Linda on keyboards, drummer Denny Seiwell and guitarist Denny Laine.

Ringo Starr receives a Gold record for “It Don’t Come Easy”, which went to #4 in both the US and the UK. Ringo was given full writer’s credit even though it was later revealed that George Harrison not only helped him, but may have written the bulk of the song.

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

September 3, 1972

Elvis did a 3 am show along with the Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

September 3, 1973

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

  

Elvis with Sten Berglind, a reporter from a Swedish newspaper and Todd Slaughter on September 3, 1973 in Las Vegas

With fans in Las Vegas on September 3, 1973

This was a very memorial day for Elvis and the group. Elvis concluded the engagement by arriving on stage for his final show on Lamar’s back with a toy monkey attached to his neck.

Then he joked around with the crowd, tossing back and forth on a bed (provided by Sonny on stage), while singing What Now My Love. He even mentioned that he was treated poorly by the Hotel. At the end of the show he tried to make up for this by stating: ” I know we kid a lot and have fun and everything, but we really love to sing, play music and entertain people. As long as I can do that, I’ll be a happy old sonofabitch.”

The Colonel was not pleased at all, by Elvis’ behaviour and they even got into a public shouting in the dressing room with a lot of members of the group present at that time. Later that night Elvis fired the Colonel, but the Colonel had already quitted himself. He wanted all the money Elvis owed him and then he moved to his suite to draw up the bill.

Elvis Presley | Las Vegas Hilton | September 3, 1973

Closing Night: Las Vegas September 3, 1973 – Elvis Presley |

Closing Night – CD review – Elvis Information Network

Elvis and Shiela Ryan head out for the show above, with below, Elvis Presley and Stephanie Spruill in a rare photo opportunity, back stage at Ceasers Palace after one of her many successful performances

The Colonel was not pleased at all, by Elvis’ behaviour and they even got into a public shouting in the dressing room with a lot of members of the group present at that time. Later that night Elvis fired the Colonel, but the Colonel had already quitted himself. He wanted all the money Elvis owed him and then he moved to his suite to draw up the bill.

Elvis Presley | Las Vegas Hilton | September 3, 1973

Closing Night: Las Vegas September 3, 1973 – Elvis Presley |

Closing Night – CD review – Elvis Information Network

Elvis and Shiela Ryan head out for the show above, with below, Elvis Presley and Stephanie Spruill in a rare photo opportunity, back stage at Ceasers Palace after one of her many successful performances

September 3, 1974

Elvis went to a Tom Jones’ show at Caesars Palace, accompanied by Sheila.

Backstage in Las Vegas on September 3/4, 1974

September 3, 1975

An all-star jam session took place at a party in Los Angeles for actor Peter Sellers’ 50th Birthday. The line-up for the group who named themselves the Trading Faces: Bill Wyman on bass, Ronnie Wood, Jesse Ed Davis, and Danny Kortchmar on guitars, Keith Moon organ and drums, Joe Cocker, vocals, Nigel Olsson, drums and David Bowie and Bobby Keys on sax.

September 3, 1976

Elvis performed on tour at the Bayfront Center, St. Petersburg, Florida.

September 3, 1976 (8:30 pm). St. Petersburg, FL

King Elvis: His Legion Of Fans Showed Their Colors At The Bayfront Concert  by Steve Gunn The Evening Independent

Lot Detail – 1976 Elvis Presley Concert Tour Vendor Settlement Sheet

The Wake and Aftermath

1977

Elvis Presley’s single “Way Down” hit #1 in the U.K.

The album “The Elvis Presley Sun Collection” hit #16 in the U.K.

The month after his death, Elvis Presley had 27 albums and 9 singles in the Top 100 charts in the UK. ‘Moody Blue’ was the No.1 album while ‘Way Down’ was No.1 on the singles chart, (putting him equal with The Beatles each amassing 17 No.1 hits).

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley

1992

The Beach Boys released their 27th studio LP, “Summer in Paradise”. It did not sell very well, partially because it was overshadowed by a Beach Boys box set issued the following week. The band did not record another album of original material until “That’s Why God Made the Radio” in 2012.

1993

Motown Records was sold to the Dutch recording and entertainment company Polygram for $325 million. That was more than five times the $61 million Motown founder Berry Gordy got for the company when he sold it to an investment group in 1988.

1999

The largest music bootleg bust in US history was made. It was estimated that this one operation alone was responsible for $100 million in lost revenues. Recording equipment valued at $250,000 was confiscated, as were almost 1 million CDs and tapes.

2002

The Rolling Stones 40th anniversary Licks tour kicked off at the Fleet Centre Boston. Tickets for the best seats cost $224. The world tour would see the band playing to over 2.5m fans over 100 shows.

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2004

Sir Cliff Richard stunned the music industry by ending his contract with EMI records and signing with Eminem’s label Universal Music. Cliff had sold over 250 million records with EMI during his 46 year career.

2011 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

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The Elvis Presley Record Research Database

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Our Daily Elvis for August 30, 2018

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Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1948

Memphis, Tennessee

1949 – 1977

August 30, 1949

Hank Williams went into Herzog Studio in Cincinnati to record ‘I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry’. Williams wrote the song originally intending that the words be spoken, rather than sung. The song about loneliness was largely inspired by his troubled relationship with wife Audrey Sheppard.

 

The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

August 30, 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 30, 1955

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

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

August 30, 1956

Love Me Tender  

The Presleys lived at Audobon Drive

August 30, 1957

after a press conference, Elvis performed at the Memorial Stadium, Spokane, Washington.

opening acts:

Howard Hardin
The Burns Twins & Evelyn
Joe Termini
Wells & The Four Fays
Paul Desmond
The Jordanaires

Elvis entered the stadium in a Cadillac through lines of police guards. He performed 18 songs:

Tutti Frutti
Dont Be Cruel
I Got A Woman
Heartbreak Hotel
Tryin To Get To You
Old Shep
Blue Suede Shoes
Im Counting On You
Blueberry Hill
Teddy Bear
Loving You
I Love You Because
Rip It Up
When My Blue Moon Turns To Gold Again
I Was The One

Scotty Moore – Memorial Stadium Spokane, Washington

The Spokane Daily Chronicle (August 26, 1957) (Newspaper Ad)

The Spokane Daily Chronicle (August 27, 1957) (Newspaper Ad)

The Spokane Daily Chronicle (August 28, 1957) (Pre-Concert Article)

The Spokane Daily Chronicle (August 29, 1957) (Newspaper Ad)

The Spokesman Review (August 30, 1957) (Newspaper Ad)

“Presley Whips 12,000 Into Near-Hysteria”
The Spokesman Review (August 31, 1957) (Concert Review)

“Same Old Thing – Elvis Presley Wows ‘Em” by Jim Spoerhase
Spokane Daily Chronicle (August 31, 1957) (Concert Review)

The Military Service Disruption

 

August 30, 1958

‘New’ Elvis Presley very much like the old in King Creole – archive, 1958

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.

August 30, 1959

Bobby Darin‘s “Mack the Knife” debuts on Billboard’s Pop chart. The song, taken from a 1928 German play called Three Penny Opera, will be Darin’s biggest hit, reaching number one and winning a Grammy Award for Record of the Year.

Military Service in Germany

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

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

August 30, 1960

Flaming Star 

August 30, 1961

Follow That Dream 

August 30, 1962

Soundtrack recording began at 7.00 p.m. at Radio Recorders but was canceled after only a few hours when it became evident that due to a cold Elvis was having difficulty singing.

Radio Recorders Studio B – Hollywood, California
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It Happened at the World’s Fair  

Take Me To The Fair – Elvis Presley Recording Sessions

Day by Day: What did Elvis Presley do on August 30, 1962

August 30, 1963

Viva Las Vegas

Romances: Ann-Margaret

August 30, 1964

August 30, 1965

Paradise, Hawaiian Style

August 30, 1966

Elvis completed principal photography on Double Trouble.

August 30, 1967

 

August 30, 1968

American band the Byrds released their sixth album Sweetheart of the Rodeo. The album has proved to be a landmark for the entire nascent 1970s Los Angeles country rock movement and was also influential on the outlaw country and new traditionalist movements, as well as the so-called alternative country genre of the 1990s and 2000s.

Charro!

August 30, 1969

Two weeks after the Woodstock festival, the second Isle Of Wight festival took place. Over 150,000 turned up over the two days to see Bob Dylan, The Band, Blodwyn Pig, Blonde On Blonde, Bonzo Dog Dooh Dah Band, Edgar Broughton Band, Joe Cocker, Aynsley Dunbar, Family, Fat Mattress, Julie Felix, Free, Gypsy, Richie Havens, The Moody Blues, The Nice, Tom Paxton, Pentangle, The Pretty Things, Third Ear Band and The Who. Tickets 25 shillings, ($3.00). Celebrities who attended include Keith Richards, Charlie Watts, John & Yoko, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, Jane Fonder, Liz Taylor and Richard Burton.

The three day Texas Pop Festival took place featuring Janis Joplin, Led Zeppelin, Sam & Dave, Santana, Johnny Winter, Grand Funk Railroad, Delaney & Bonnie, Nazz, Spirit, B.B. King, Canned Heat and Chicago. Over 120,000 fans attended the festival.

One Hit Wonders Zager and Evans started a three week run at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘In The Year 2525.’ The song which was written by Rick Evens in 1964, also spent six weeks at No.1 on the US chart.

The Elvis Presley album “From Elvis In Memphis” hit #1 in the U.K.

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

August 30, 1970

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows / That’s the Way It Is Production

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

August 30, 1971

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

August 30, 1972

John Lennon and Yoko Ono played Madison Square Gardens to raise money for the One to One charity. Stevie Wonder, Sha Na Na and Roberta Flack also appeared at the event. Lennon personally bought $60,000 worth of tickets which were given to volunteer fund-raisers. Several of the performances were later included on Lennon’s, Live in New York City album

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

August 30, 1972

John Lennon and Yoko Ono played Madison Square Gardens to raise money for the One to One charity. Stevie Wonder, Sha Na Na and Roberta Flack also appeared at the event. Lennon personally bought $60,000 worth of tickets which were given to volunteer fund-raisers. Several of the performances were later included on Lennon’s, Live in New York City album

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

August 30, 1973

The Doors officially disband, two years after Jim Morrison’s death. Over the years, keyboardist Ray Manzarek and guitarist Robbie Kreiger attempted several reunions.

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

Backstage with Delores and Alan Bigelow before his dinner show in Las Vegas on August 30, 1973

August 30, 1974

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

August 30, 1975

Rod Stewart had his fifth UK No.1 album when ‘Atlantic Crossing’ started a five-week run at the top of the charts. The title indicated Stewart’s new artistic direction, and on his departure to escape the 83 per cent top rate of income tax introduced by British Labour Prime Minister Harold Wilson for the jet-set lifestyle in Los Angeles.

While in the hospital Elvis received get-well calls from both President Nixon and Frank Sinatra.

August 30, 1976

Elvis performed at the University of Alabama Memorial Coliseum, Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

The Wake and Aftermath

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2011 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

2011

Alleging that Elvis Presley “was unjustly exploited during his lifetime by his record company,” his estate announced a multimillion dollar lawsuit against Arista Music, formerly RCA Records, demanding proper payment over new media income such as ringtones, downloads and entertainment apps. On June 1st, 2017, the court ruled in Arista’s favor saying that Presley had sold the rights to his songs to his music label RCA Records, now Arista Music and part of Sony, for 5.4 million US dollars in 1973 and had been sufficiently and fully compensated.

2016

The 2017 edition of Guinness World Records said that Ringo Starr’s copy of The Beatles’ White Album was officially the most expensive LP ever sold at auction. Guinness confirmed that a December 2015 sale at Julien’s Auction House set a new high for album prices when the first-edition copy with the catalog number 0000001, which was kept in a vault in perfect condition by Starr for more than 35 years, sold for $790,000.

2018

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Elvis, Whitney, Prince, Biggie and, now, Aretha: The funerals and public memorials of music royalty have been as varied as the work they created, from small family affairs to days of tributes as huge in death as they lived their lives.

One Aretha Franklin fan said it best as she made her way to the front of a Detroit museum Tuesday to pay her respects.

“I know people are sad, but it’s just celebrating — people dancing and singing her music,” said Chicagoan Tammy Gibson, who arrived at 5:30 a.m. “I saw the gold-plated casket — it dawned on me: She’s gone, but her legacy and her music will live on forever.”

The Days the Music Died: Looking Back at the Funerals of Elvis Presley, Michael Jackson & More Pop Royalty

The Days the Music Died: Looking Back at the Funerals of Elvis Presley, Michael Jackson & More Pop Royalty
Raise that corner of your lip and quiff your hair, for Elvis Presley’s BMW 507 has left the building – and is headed straight for the Goodwood Revival, September 7-9.

 

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Our Daily Elvis for August 27, 2018

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Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1948

Memphis, Tennessee

1949 – 1977

 

The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

August 27, 1954
Elvis performed at the Eagle’s Nest, Memphis along with another act: Tiny Dixon Band

Thats All Right
Blue Moon Of Kentucky

Elvis, Scotty and Bill became a regular attraction with solid weekend bookings for the next three months.

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

August 27, 1955

Elvis performed at the Louisiana Hayride, Municipal Auditorium, Shreveport.

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

August 27, 1956

Love Me Tender  

The Presleys lived at Audobon Drive

Original Life Magazine from August 1956, 27 – Old Life Magazines

August 27, 1957

Elvis left by train for the West Coast at 11.00 p.m.

The Presleys lived at  Graceland

The Military Service Disruption

 

August 27, 1958

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.

August 27, 1959

Military Service in Germany

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

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

August 27, 1960

A Rock ‘n’ Roll oddity took place at the top of the UK chart when “Please Don’t Tease” by Cliff Richard And The Shadows was replaced by “Apache”, an instrumental credited to just The Shadows. Interestingly, Cliff Richard actually appears on the recording, playing a Chinese drum at the beginning and end of the track.

The series “Louisiana Hayride,” known as “The Cradle of the Stars,” presented its last performance on radio station KWKH in Shreveport, Louisiana after almost 12½ years on the air.

Flaming Star 

August 27, 1961

Follow That Dream 

August 27, 1962

August 27, 1963

Viva Las Vegas

Romances: Ann-Margaret

August 27, 1964

August 27, 1965

On the last day of a five-day break from their North American tour, The Beatles attended a recording session for The Byrds.

Elvis was visited by the Beatles from 10.00 p.m. at his Perugia Way home until the early hours of the next day.

The Beatles arrived, they stared at Elvis, then, they all jammed on Chuck Berry.

Col Parker and Brian Epstein also had a meeting around the pool table.

Despite the best planning of Parker, a fan at the gate got photos.

Upon leaving the house, John Lennon told Jerry Schilling to make sure Elvis knew that “if it hadn’t been for him, the Beatles would be nothing.”

The next night, some of the Memphis Mafia when to hang out with The Beatles.

The Beatles meet Elvis Presley – The Beatles Bible

August 27th 1965 – Elvis & The Beatles meet – Elvis Presley Fans of Nashville

 

August 27, 1966

The Beach Boys ‘God Only Knows’ peaked at No.2 on the UK singles chart. The song broke new ground in many ways. It was one of the first commercial songs to use the word ‘God’ in its title and Brian Wilson used many unorthodox instruments, including the French horns that are heard in the song’s famous introduction.

Double Trouble

August 27, 1967

The Beatles’ manager Brian Epstein was found dead of an apparent drug overdose at his home in Belgravia, London, just a few weeks shy of his 33rd birthday. A coroner’s inquest concluded that Epstein died from an overdose of the sleeping pill Carbitrol. The Fab Four were in Bangor, North Wales at the time, attending a conference by the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. The death is ruled accidental and the Maharishi tells the Beatles that Epstein’s death, being in the realm of the physical world, is “not important.” The group would later renounce their association with the Maharishi and Epstein is remembered as being the man who took The Beatles from being a rough looking club act to the most successful band in the world. He also managed several other artists including Gerry & The Pacemakers, Billy J. Kramer and the Dakotas, Cilla Black and The Remo Four. The first contract between The Beatles and Epstein was auctioned in London in 2008, and was sold for £240,000.

Elvis continued to spend time at the Circle G Ranch but instead of horseback riding he had found a new hobby: target shooting.

August 27, 1968

Elvis threw a buffet dinner for cast and crew of Charro! at 6.00 p.m. at the Goldwyn Studios. Then he went to Las Vegas for a brief stay at the Aladdin Hotel.

 

August 27, 1969

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

August 27, 1970

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

August 27, 1971

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

August 27, 1972

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

August 27, 1973

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

August 27, 1974

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows:

August 27, 1974 DS. Las Vegas, NV. – Elvis Presley In Concert

After the August 24th midnight show Elvis had painted the decorative angels on the showroom wall black, and about this he told the audience in the following shows, pointing out his handiwork.

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August 27, 1976

Elvis performed on tour at the Convention Center Arena, San Antonio, Teas, which is the beginning of his sixth tour.

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The Wake and Aftermath

1977

Ten Elvis Presley albums re-charted.

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley

1987

Four days before its official release date, Michael Jackson’s new album, “Bad” is previewed by an L.A. radio station. Advance orders have already topped 2.2 million.

1988

George Michael had his fourth consecutive number one single from the album “Faith”, when “Monkey” climbed to the top of the Billboard Pop chart. It was his eighth US chart topper of the 1980s, a record bested only by Michael Jackson.

1992

John Lennon’s handwritten lyrics to The Beatles song ‘A Day In The Life’ from Sgt. Pepper sold in an auction at Sotheby’s London for $100,000 (£56,600). The lyrics were put up for sale again in March 2006 by Bonhams in New York. Sealed bids were opened on 7 March 2006 and offers started at about $2 million. The lyric sheet was auctioned again by Sotheby’s in June 2010 when it was purchased by an anonymous American buyer who paid $1,200,000 (£810,000).

1994

Boyz II Men started a 14 week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘I’ll Make Love To You’, a No.5 hit in the UK. The record- breaking 14 week stay came to an end when they knocked themselves from the top with ‘On Bended Knee’.

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2011 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

2012

Just as his new album, “The Singer” was being released, Art Garfunkel announced that he had regained his voice after being sidelined since 2010 with vocal paresis. The condition had caused the cancelation of a planned Simon And Garfunkel North American tour and although no further reunion talks were scheduled, Garfunkel said he was still open to the idea.

2013

Miley Cyrus’s risque performance at the MTV VMAs drew complaints from a parenting pressure group in the US. The Parents Television Council (PTC) issued a complaint against the channel over the 20-year-old’s routine, which saw her dance suggestively in a nude bikini with singer Robin Thicke. It argued the show should not have been rated as suitable for 14 year olds, adding: “Heads should roll at MTV.”

Madonna was named the world’s top-earning celebrity over the past year. The 55-year-old made an estimated $125m (£80m) thanks to her MDNA tour, clothing and fragrance lines, according to Forbes. The magazine said it was the most money Madonna had made in a single year since it began tracking earnings in 1999.

2015

With only 15.66 million digital songs sold in the US during the previous week, the music industry saw its lowest weekly sales since December 2007 when just 15.64 million units were sold. Live music was another matter, as ticket sales for concerts across America were up 5.6% in the first eight months of the year.

 

2018

Elvis and Priscilla mobile home sells, also other things, eh
Priscilla and Elvis Presley’s Mobile Home and Michael Jackson’s Glove Score Big at GWS Auctions’ Legends: Iconic Film and Music Memorabilia Auction | Times Square Chronicles
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Our Daily Elvis or August 18, 2018

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1949 – 1977

August 18. 1952

Just days after being fired from the Grand Ole Opry because of his drinking, and at the exact time he would have been singing at the Ryman Auditorium if he hadn’t been dismissed, country music singer Hank Williams was arrested in Alexander City, Alabama for being drunk and disorderly.

The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

August 18, 1954

Elvis Scotty and Bill played Bellevue Park in Memphis.

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

August 18, 1955

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

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

August 18, 1956

“Don’t Be Cruel/Hound Dog” hit the number one spot on the pop music charts and stayed for eleven weeks.

Elvis was photographed at the Knickerbocker Hotel, where he was staying.

 

after pictures in the room, it was up to the roof

Elvis Presley at the Knickerbocker Hotel, Hollywood | August 18, 1956

The Presleys lived at Audobon Drive

August 18, 1957

The Presleys lived at  Graceland

 

The Military Service Disruption

 

August 18, 1958

Italy’s leading male vocalist, Domenico Modugno, hit the top of the Billboard Hot 100 with “Volare” (Nel Blu Dipinto di Blu). The song would become the year’s best selling record and win three Grammy Awards.

Military Leave: Elvis leave was extended for five more days.

Texas DJ Eddie Fadal was in Memphis with Elvis and the Memphis Police Force took Elvis on a helicopter ride over the city to distract and cheer him up.

   

Memphis Highway Patrol brought their new helicopter to Graceland and took Elvis on a flight over the city.

Relatives: Gladys Love Smith

Relatives: Vernon Elvis Presley

Romance: Anita Wood

August 18, 1959

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

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

August 18, 1960

In Dallas, TX, Elvis Presley’s film “G.I. Blues” had a sneak preview.

Flaming Star

August 18, 1961

An estimated 1500 people gathered for the first Mariposa Folk Festival, a two-day event at Oval Park in Orillia, Ontario. Ian & Sylvia, the Travellers and Al Cherny performed.

Follow That Dream 

August 18, 1962

Ringo Starr made his debut with The Beatles at the horticultural society Dance, Birkenhead, England, having had a two-hour rehearsal in preparation. This was the first appearance of The Beatles as the world would come to know them: John, Paul, George, and Ringo.

August 18, 1963

After two decades of working together, country music singers Ira Lonnie Loudermilk and his brother Charlie Elzer Loudermilk, known professionally as the Louvin Brothers, performed as a duo for the last time before starting solo careers. Ira was killed in a 1965 car accident. Charlie died of pancreatic cancer in 2011.

21-year-old Wayne Newton sees his rendition of “Danke Schoen” peak at #13 on the Hot 100. The song was originally intended for Bobby Darin as a follow-up to his hit single “Mack the Knife”, but after seeing Newton perform at the Copacabana, Darin decided to let him record the song.

“I Who Have Nothing” by Ben E. King tops out at #29, becoming his fifth solo effort to reach the Billboard Top 40 since he left The Drifters in May, 1960. Other notable versions of the song became hits for Terry Knight And The Pack (#46 in 1966), Liquid Smoke (#82 in 1970 ), Sylvester (#40 in 1979) and Tom Jones (#14 in 1970).

Viva Las Vegas

Romances

The Beatles fly across the Atlantic to begin their first full concert tour of the US, with the debut show slated for the following day at The Cow Palace in San Francisco. Opening acts included The Righteous Brothers, The Exciters, Jackie DeShannon and Bill Black’s Combo. Over 9,000 frenzied fans met The Beatles as they arrived in San Francisco, to begin an American tour. The Beatles were driven into a protective fence enclosure so that photographers could take pictures. As the 9,000 fans pressed against the fencing, it gave way, with The Beatles managing to get out split-seconds before it came crashing down.

August 18, 1965

Paradise, Hawaiian Style: KPOI-Hawaii disc jockey Tom Moffat arranged for Peter Noone of Herman’s Hermits to interview Elvis Presley live from his bungalow in Honolulu during the filming of “Paradise, Hawaiian Style.” At one point, Noone asked, “Who’s your favorite group?” Laughing, Elvis replied, “The Boston Pops.”

Peter Noone (Herman’s Hermits) interviewed Elvis Presley for the “New Musical Express.”

Peter Noone Visits Elvis Presley on the set of Paradise Hawaiian Style

  

Elvis Presley 1965 Hawaii Interview – Elvis Information Network

Elvis attended a windup party at the Polynesian Culture Center before he returned to the mainland the following day.

 

August 18, 1966

Double Trouble

August 18, 1967

Principal photography for Speedway was completed.

August 18, 1968

Charro!

August 18, 1969

The Woodstock festival closes after morning performances by The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Sha Na Na and finally, at 9 AM, Jimi Hendrix, who performs his rendition of “The Star Spangled Banner”.

Mick Jagger was accidentally shot in the hand during filming of Ned Kelly in Australia. The film was dogged by problems: Jagger’s girlfriend of the time, Marianne Faithfull, had gone to Australia to play the lead female role (Ned’s sister, Maggie), but the Jagger-Faithfull relationship was breaking up, and she took an overdose of sleeping tablets soon after arrival in Sydney resulting in being hospitalised in a coma, and pulling out of the film.

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

August 18, 1970

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows /That’s the Way It Is Production

August 18, 1971

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

August 18, 1972

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

August 18, 1973

According to Cashbox Magazine, Wings had the best selling single in the US with “Live And Let Die”. Produced by George Martin, the Grammy nominated song was written specifically for the James Bond film of the same name.

The album “Elvis” hit #52 in the U.S.

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

August 18, 1975

Elvis performed at the Showroom, Las Vegas Hilton, Las Vegas.

After singing Polk Salad Annie, Elvis sat at the foot of Ronnie Tutt’s drums, when a female fan came onto the stage and gave a ‘panting’ Elvis ‘mouth-to-mouth resuscitation!

The Wake and Aftermath

August 18, 1977

The Police made their live debut as a three-piece band when they played at Rebecca’s Birmingham, England. The Police became globally popular in the late 1970s and are generally regarded as one of the first New Wave groups to achieve mainstream success, playing a style of rock that was influenced by punk, reggae, and jazz.

Two Missouri girls were killed and a third was critically injured when a car being driven by drunk 18-year-old Memphis teen,  Treatise Wheeler, with three teen girls in the car, swerved into a crowd of over 2,000 mourners standing in front of Graceland’s music gate at about 4am.

Dragged and killed were Alice Marie Hovatar, Juanita Joanne Johnson while Tammy Baiter was seriously injured.

The driver was charged with drunk driving, leaving the scene of an accident and two counts of second degree murder.

More than 75-thousand mourners surrounded the estate for the funeral service of Elvis Presley at his Graceland estate in Memphis, Tennessee. Florists in the surrounding States were press for flower orders.

All city buildings in Memphis immediately lowered their flags to half-staff. 300 National Guard troops to the area to maintain order

An estimated 30,000 fans were able to pass by Elvis coffin during a Memphis Heat Wave.

The Funeral service was held in Graceland’s living room, and lasted from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Wooddale Church of Christ pastor C.W. Bradley led the sermon, which also featured a testimonial from comedian Jackie Kahane, who often opened Elvis’ shows. Other Elvis tour vets -—J.D. Sumner and the Stamps, the Statesmen, and Kathy Westmoreland — performed some of Elvis’ favorite hymns including “Heavenly Father.”

John Wayne, Caroline Kennedy, Burt Reynolds, James Brown, and George Hamilton.

Kennedy showed up, not on behalf of her family, as Vernon Presley thought, but for Rolling Stone Magazine.

Col Parker had a fight with Vernon over bootleg products and signing a new contract to protect Elvis; Parker wore overly casual clothes, and had declined being a pall bearer.

Then, the motorcade.

An estimated 80,000 people came to watch the funeral procession, lining the street and bearing handmade signs expressing their sorrow for the loss of The King.

To Forest Hills: Presley was entombed in a white marble mausoleum at Forest Hill Cemetery in Memphis near the grave of his mother, Gladys, but would be re-buried at Graceland the following November at his father’s request, and the City of Memphis re-zoned Graceland for a family graveyard.

Elvis’ burial began with a white hearse followed by seventeen white limousines in a long procession down Elvis Presley Boulevard, ending at Forest Hill Cemetery.

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The 900-pound copper coffin was carried by pallbearers Jerry Schilling, Joe Esposito, George Klein, Lamar Fike, Billy Smith, Charlie Hodges, Gene Smith, and Dr. George Nichopoulous.

In the mausoleum, a small service was held, then the paying of respects from family and friends. Elvis’ father Vernon was the last to leave, kissing the coffin and repeating “Daddy will be with you soon.” Elvis was interred at 4:30 p.m. CST.

Priscilla and Lisa Marie

 

 

Romances: Priscilla

Vernon with Sandi Miller, and Joe Esposito.

 

Romances: Linda Thompson

 

Ann Margret with her husband Roger Smith

Romances: Ann-Margaret

Romances: Ginger Alden

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SNL’s Bill Murray was there.

Celebrities at Elvis Funeral – Elvis Presley News Elvis News

Photos| Elvis Presley August 16-19, 1977 – Elvis Presley Music

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1982

The City of Liverpool named four streets after The Beatles, John Lennon Drive, Paul McCartney Way, George Harrison Close and Ringo Starr Drive.

1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley

2002

The night Elvis played Sioux City | Lifestyles | siouxcityjournal.com

2006

US film-maker Adam Muskiewicz set up elviswanted.com as part of a documentary exploring the myth that the singer was still alive and offered a $3m (£1.59m) reward for anybody who found Elvis Presley alive. The film was due for release in August 2007, to coincide with the 30th anniversary of Presley’s death.

2007

It was announced the Lisa Marie Presley had founded a new organization called Presley Charitable Foundation. It was created to help people in need. The first Presley Place was in New Orleans, LA.

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2011 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

2012

Scott McKenzie, who sang the US #4 hit “San Francisco”, the unofficial anthem for “the summer of love” in 1967, died of the nervous system disorder Guillain-Barre Syndrome at the age of 73.

Death of Elvis Presley – Today in history – August 18 – Pictures – CBS

2014

Ed Sheeran’s album X notched up eight weeks at No.1 on the UK chart, becoming the joint longest chart-topper by a male solo artist. The last man to achieve the feat was James Blunt for his 2005 collection Back to Bedlam.

2017

ELVIS WEEK 2017 – DAY 6– EIN exclusive report: ‘C’mon Everybody’ and watch out Memphis because Sanja Meegin, EIN’s roving reporter, is back in the Promised Land once again to give us all the inside scoops on Elvis Week 2017.

Yesterday Sanja spent the whole evening at the Candlelit Vigil and Meditation Gardens on a emotional summer’s night. It was all the more emotional with Lisa Marie plus her children and Priscilla being there to say a special Thank You to all the fans.

EIN is the only website with these exclusive Sanja Meegin Elvis Week 2017 reports, click here & don’t miss her great photos

 

(Elvis Week 2017, Source:ElvisInformationNetwork)

2018

Aug 09, 2018 – Aug 18, 2018 – Elvis Week 2018 – Events – Graceland

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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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