Give us this day, September 11, our daily Elvis
306 Old Satillo Road, Elvis’ birthplace, is now 306 Elvis Presley Drive.
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.
Ernest Tubb recorded “It Just Doesn’t Matter Now” and “Love Turns to Hate.”
Commerce Street, a rental
510 1/2 Maple Street, South Tupelo -the Presleys lived with Glady’s cousin Frank Richards and his wife, Leona.
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 11, 1952
At Atlantic Records on West 56th St in New York, Ahmet Ertegun begins recording his newest signing, 21 year old Ray Charles, whose contract had been purchased from the Swingtime label for $2,500 last June.
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 11, 1954
Elvis performed at the Eagle’s Nest, Memphis. (not listed on Scotty Moore’s site)
|Engagement – Tour Ref: 1954
||September 11 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 11, 1955
Elvis joined the Hank Snow Jamboree for 2 days, and performed at the Municipal Auditorium, Norfolk, Virginia at 3.00 and 8.00 p.m. The other acts were Hank Snow, His Rainbow Ranch Boys and The Louvin Brothers along with Cowboy Copas.
|Engagement – Tour Ref: 1955
||September 11 1955
||Hank Snow All-Star Jamboree
||September 11 1955
||Hank Snow All-Star Jamboree
The Presleys lived at 1414 Getwell Street rented from mid-1955 to May, 11 1956.
The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer
September 11, 1956
Police are called to break up a crowd of rowdy teenagers following the showing of the film Rock Around The Clock at the Trocadero Cinema in London, England. The following day, The Times prints a reader’s letter that says in part: “The hypnotic rhythm and the wild gestures have a maddening effect on a rhythm loving age group and the result of its impact is the relaxing of all self control.” The film is quickly banned in several English cities.
Love Me Tender
The Presleys lived at Audobon Drive
September 11, 1957
Jerry Lee Lewis hits the number three position on the US record charts with “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On”. The song had already been released by a handful of artists and Jerry Lee had been using it in his live act for several months.
In Cincinnati, Alan Freed’s “The Biggest Show of Stars For 1957” concert tour played the Cincinnati Gardens. Performers included Fats Domino, Buddy Holly and the Crickets, Chuck Berry, Paul Anka, Frankie Lymon, Clyde McPhatter, the Everly Brothers, LaVern Baker, the Drifters, Eddie Cochran, the Bobettes, Buddy Knox, Johnnie & Joe, the Spaniels, and Jimmy Bowen.
Elvis went home by train, but in Houston he got out and drove the rest to Memphis. He arrived home at 10.00 p.m.
The Presleys lived at Graceland
The Military Service Disruption
September 11, 1958
At Atlantic Records studios in New York City, LaVern Baker recorded “I Cried A Tear,” featuring saxophonist King Curtis.
At Bell Sound Studio in New York City, Lloyd Price, backed by the Ray Charles Singers, recorded “Stagger Lee.”
At the Capitol Tower Studios in Los Angeles, Frank Sinatra recorded “Mr. Success,” “Sleep Warm” and “Where Or When.”
Poet Robert Service, “Bard of the Klondike,” (The Shooting of Dan McGrew) died at 84.
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 11, 1959
The U.S. Congress passed legislation authorizing the creation of food stamps.
Military Service in Germany.
Feb 3 1959 – March 1960: Goethestr.14 in Bad Nauheim, Germany
The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment
September 11, 1960
Nancy Sinatra married American teen idol Tommy Sands in Las Vegas. The pair would split in 1965.
September 11, 1961
At the Cosimo Recording Studio in New Orleans, Fats Domino recorded “What A Party.”
Three new songs debuted in the Top 10–“Does Your Chewing Gum Lose It’s Flavor (On the Bedpost Over Night)” by Lonnie Donegan, Barry Mann moved from 14-8 with “Who Put the Bomp (In the Bomp, Bomp, Bomp)” and Elvis Presley climbed in with “Little Sister”.
September 11, 1962
The Beatles return to Abbey Road Studios where they record “P.S., I Love You”. Producer George Martin is concerned with Ringo Starr’s ability and hires session drummer Andy White to re-record “Love Me Do”, on which Ringo played maracas and tambourine. The single that was released on October 5th featured a version of ‘Love Me Do’ with Ringo on drums, but the album ‘Please Please Me’ included a version with Andy White on drums. It remained a sore spot with Ringo for many years. The Beatles also came up with a new arrangement of “Please Please Me” with White on drums, that was rediscovered in 1994 and released on the album Anthology I.
Neil Sedaka married his wife Leba.
It Happened at the World’s Fair Production: September 4-13 in Seattle
September 11, 1963
An unauthorized two-disc set of Bob Dylan songs, called “The Great White Wonder” first appears in a Los Angeles record store. It’s believed to be the first commercial release of a bootleg album.
Elvis completed his part for Viva Las Vegas and returned to Memphis.
September 11, 1964
The London Evening News reported that a 16 year-old Eltham Collage boy, introduced as Laurie Yarham, was everyone’s idea of a winner in a Mick Jagger look-a-like competition. Laurie looked like Mick Jagger and seemed to know his every action and the audience at Greenwich Town Hall were delighted, until the winner turned out to be Mick’s younger brother Chris Jagger.
The Beatles performed in the Gator Bowl in Jacksonville, Florida.
George Harrison formed Mornyork Ltd. as his own song publishing company. The name was later changed to Harrisongs, Ltd.
September 11, 1965
The Rolling Stones hit #1 in the U.K. with “Satisfaction”.
The Beatles registered what still is the eighth biggest leap to #1 in the Rock Era on the Album chart–Help! moved from 61 to 1 on this date. Sonny & Cher moved up with Look at Us, the Rolling Stones fell with Out of Our Heads and the Soundtrack to “The Sound of Music” was fourth. The rest of the Top 10: Summer Days (And Summer Nights!!) by the Beach Boys, Herman’s Hermits on Tour, The Soundtrack to “Mary Poppins” came in #7, Beatles VI was #8, Sinatra ’65, and Bob Dylan brought up the rear with Bringing It All Back Home.
The Beatles started a nine-week run at No.1 on the US album chart with ‘Help!’, the group’s sixth US chart topper.
Paradise, Hawaiian Style
September 11, 1966
The Beatles receive a Gold record for the single, “Yellow Submarine”.
The Rolling Stones performed “Paint It, Black” on The Ed Sullivan Show.
September 11, 1967
The Beatles‘ “All You Need Is Love” is certified as a million-seller. The boys also begin filming the movie, Magical Mystery Tour. The idea was to cruise the English countryside in a bus “just to see what would happen.” Unfortunately, nothing did and the film was a disaster, receiving scathing reviews and condemned as The Beatles’ first failure. The Evening News TV critic may have summed it up best when he wrote “There was precious little magic and the only mystery was how the BBC came to buy it.”
The Jimi Hendrix Experience performed at the Gröna Lund in Stockholm, Sweden.
Frank Sinatra was denied credit by new owner Howard Hughes at the Sands Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada, and lost two teeth in the ensuing fight
At the recording session Elvis took over the piano part in You’ll Never Walk Alone. They worked from 6.00 p.m. till 3.30 a.m.
September 11, 1968
The Beatles recorded 34 takes of “Glass Onion” for The White Album. The 33rd was considered the best, and overdubs began the next day.
“Variety” announced that the bordello scene from the 1968 TV Special “Elvis” had been cut. It was cited that the scene had passed NBC censors but the sponsor singer had requested that it be removed.
Elvis spent most of September in Palm Springs.
September 11, 1969
The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade
September 11, 1970
Donny Osmond‘s version of “Go Away Little Girl” hits number one in the US. The song was also a chart topper for Steve Lawrence in 1963 and reached #12 for The Happenings in 1966.
The Jackson 5 Saturday morning cartoon show debuts on ABC-TV. The show features the voices of the five brothers.
Jimi Hendrix gives his final interview in his suite at the Cumberland Hotel in London, where he talked with Keith Altham, a journalist for the British weekly music newspaper Record Mirror. During their dialogue the guitarist confirmed that his bassist, Billy Cox, was leaving the band due to exhaustion, a condition that Hendrix himself was suffering.
Elvis performed at the Olympia Arena, Detroit, Michigan.
||11 Sep 1970
||White Chain Suit
That’s All Right
I Got A Woman – Amen
I Walk The Line just an excerpt
Love Me Tender
I’ve Lost You
You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’
Polk Salad Annie/Release Me/Polk Salad Annie
band introductions: Johnny B. Goode featuring James Burton
The Wonder Of YouDetroit City (just an excerpt )
Blue Suede Shoes/Whole Lotta Shakin Goin On/All Shook Up/Blue Suede Shoes
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Funny How Time Slips Away
Can’t Help Falling In Love
The whole gang had their own things to attend:
Charlie Hodge remained stage manager and general assistant to Elvis, providing him with water and scarves.
Lamar Fike was taking care of the lighting. Sonny West responsible for the security and Richard Davis controlled the wardrobe. Dr. Nichopoulos was tour doctor and Joe Esposito remained in overall command. The Colonel always arrived before Elvis in each city.
Signing autographs in Detroit on September 11, 1970
Screaming Fans Tell Elvis They’re Still His By A.L. McClain Detroit News
Elvis Rocks And 17,000 Roar By Tom DeLisle Detroit News
|Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 2 – September 9th – September 14th 1970
||September 11 1970
||Red Macrame belt
September 11, 1971
The animated Jackson Five series premiered on ABC-TV in the US.
Joan Baez had the #1 Easy Listening song again with “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down”.
Aretha Franklin held on to #1 on the R&B chart for the third week with her great song “Spanish Harlem”.
Donny Osmond started a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Go Away Little Girl’. The singers only US solo chart topper. The song had also been a No.1 for Steve Lawrence in 1963.
The Elvis Presley boxed compilation “World Wide Gold Award Hits, Vol. 2” hit #120 in the U.S.
a 4 LP set, which included a poster of elvis and a swatch of cloth from his personal clothing and movie costumes he’d kept.
September 11, 1972
September 11, 1973
Elvis stayed in Las Vegas. While working out karate with Kang Rhee, Elvis ruined some hotel furniture and even broke his finger on his left hand. During this stay there, Elvis held rehearsals with Voice, a group he’d put together to give to Tom Jones and ended up using himself.
September 11, 1974
Elvis and Sheila Ryan spent 5 days (Sept 9 – 13) in Palm Springs together before Elvis had to leave for Memphis.
September 11, 1975
Janis Ian is awarded her first Gold record for the album “Between The Lines”. The LP contains her biographical single “At Seventeen”, which was still climbing the charts and will peak in the US at number three.
Aerosmith‘s self-titled debut album was certified gold.
September 11, 1976
Elton John & Kiki Dee’s multi-format smash “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart” was #1 on the Adult Contemporary chart.
Peter Frampton hopped up to #1 for the third time on the Album chart with Frampton Comes Alive!, sending the self-titled Fleetwood Mac to #2. Jefferson Starship was at 3 with Spitfire and George Benson remained at 4 with Breezin’. The rest of the Top 10: Silk Degrees from Boz Scaggs, Linda Ronstadt jumped from 18 to 6 with Hasten Down the Wind, Lou Rawls came in at #7 with All Things in Time, the self-titled Wild Cherry was #8, Chicago X, and Spirit from John Denver.
Back in Memphis after his tour, Elvis was seen riding his motorcycle. By now there were rumors that Red and Sonny West and Dave Hebler were writing a book about their lives with Elvis.
The Wake and Aftermath
David Bowie and Bing Crosby filmed a duet version of “Peace On Earth/Little Drummer Boy” for what turned out to be Crosby’s last television Christmas special. The recording of the song first appeared on Crosby’s “Merrie Olde Christmas” album. Released as a single, it has become a perennial holiday favorite. David Bowie and Bing Crosby recorded a duet version of “The Little Drummer Boy.” The song appeared on Crosby’s “Merrie Olde Christmas” LP.
Bernie Taupin made his television acting debut on ABC’s “The Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew meet Dracula.” He played the character Circus. Taupin was known for being Elton John’s lyricist.
1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism
John “Cougar” Mellencamp became the only male artist to have two singles in the US Top Ten as well as the No.1 album. ‘Jack and Diane’ was No.4, while ‘Hurts So Good’ was at No.8. His album ‘American Fool’ was at No.1 for the first of nine weeks.
Elton John rose to #1 on the AC chart with “Blue Eyes”.
After some lean years following the death of lead guitarist Terry Kath, Chicago was back on top of the Billboard singles chart with “Hard To Say I’m Sorry”. It was their first Top 50 hit since “No Tell Lover” in 1978. The song reached #4 in the UK.
“Valley Girl” by Frank Zappa and his 14-year old daughter Moon Unit, peaks at #32 on the US singles chart. Moon Unit supplied much of the content, speaking typical “Valley Girl” phrases.
American Fool from John Cougar (Mellencamp) took its place as the #1 album, sending Mirage by Fleetwood Mac downward. Eye of the Tiger by Survivor was third, followed by Abracadabra from the Steve Miller Band and Pictures at Eleven by Robert Plant. The rest of the Top 10: Asia, REO Speedwagon’s Good Trouble, Daylight Again, the new Crosby, Stills & Nash album, Vacation from the Go-Go’s and Chicago 16 reached the Top 10.
1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley
Bruce Springsteen broke the attendance record at Philadelphia’s Spectrum. 16,800 fans attended the first of six sold-out shows.
Canadian born actor Lorne Green, whose spoken word recording of “Ringo” went to #1 on Billboard’s Hot 100 in 1964, passed away at the age of 72.
Level 42’s ‘It’s Over’, became the first CD video single to go on sale in the UK. It contained twenty minutes of music and five minutes of video (which remained unseen until CDV players went on sale).
Elton John’s “Greatest Hits Volume 3” was released.
Prince’s recording studio Paisley Park officially opened in Chanhassen, Minnesota at the intersection of Highway 5 and Audubon Road. It was a 10-million dollar, 65,000 square foot facility with two 48-track studios, a 24-track studio, a 12,000-foot soundstage, a rehearsal and dance hall, video editing suites, and dozens of offices. It is no longer active, but in its prime, artists from around the world recorded at Paisley Park, including Jermaine Jackson and Patti LaBelle.
Michael Jackson appeared at Aintree Racecourse in Liverpool, England on his Bad World Tour. Over 3,000 fans were treated by the St. John Ambulance service for passing out, hysteria and being crushed amongst the crowd of 125,000 fans, the largest concert of the 123-date world tour.
George Michael released his second solo album, the incredible Listen Without Prejudice.
Eric Clapton‘s “Unplugged” LP enters the Billboard chart. The record would go on to win the Grammy for Album of the Year, with sales reaching over 7 million.
Mariah Carey started a eight week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Dreamlover’. Also on the same day her fourth album ‘Music Box’ went to No.1 in the UK. Mariah Carey reached #1 for the seventh time in just nine releases with “Dreamlover”, knocking out UB40, which had been there for seven weeks with their remake of the Elvis Presley classic “Can’t Help Falling In Love”. Billy Joel posted yet another Top 10 song with his 39th hit “River Of Dreams”
Janet Jackson’s “Runaway” made history by becoming the first single by a woman to make its debut in the top 10 of Billboard‘s Hot 100.
David Bowie’s single “Telling Lies” was released exclusively on the Internet, the first time a new single by a major artist was released exclusively online.
Michael Hutchence of INXS pled guilty to hitting a photographer and was fined $600. The picture was of Hutchence and Bob Geldof’s estranged wife outside a hotel where they had spent the night.
John Lee Hooker received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio unveiled the new Jimi Hendrix Surround Sound Theater and exhibit.
Boyz II Men appeared at Beacon Theater in New York City to raise nearly $60,000 to benefit the VH1 Save the Music foundation.
The Elvis Presley movie “Viva Las Vegas” was released on DVD.
Walking to work in New York (as an comic book illustrator) Gerard Way witnessed the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Centre. The day’s events inspired him to start a band, which became My Chemical Romance with Way becoming their lead singer.
Dream Theater released the album “Live Scenes From New York“. The original artwork was recalled the same day due to the artwork portraying the New York skyline and World Trade Center towers engulfed in flames. The album was re-released with different artwork.
Olivia Newton-John released the compilation album “Magic: The Very Best Of Olivia Newton-John.”
The Elvis Presley CD compilation album “The 50 Greatest Love Songs” was released.
James Brown‘s daughters filed a federal lawsuit against their Dad, claiming he withheld royalties for 25 songs that they helped him to write. Deanna Brown Thomas and Dr. Yamma Brown Luma said that a family feud has kept James from sharing royalties for songs that include “Get Up Offa That Thing”, a hit in 1976, when they were three and six years old. The lawsuit alleged that the singer has held a grudge against his daughters since at least 1998, when Deanna had her father committed to a psychiatric hospital to be treated for addiction to painkillers. After his release, Brown “vowed to the media that his daughters will never get a dime from him,” the lawsuit said. “James Brown has kept his word.
2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley
Tommy Chong, one-half of the comedy team of Cheech and Chong, was sentenced to nine months in federal prison and fined $20,000 for selling drug paraphernalia over the Internet. The 65 year-old Chong pled guilty to the charges last May. He remained free until April, 2004, when he went to jail. Cheech and Chong reached the Billboard Hot 100 with “Basketball Jones” (#15), “Sister Mary Elephant” (#24) and “Earache My Eye” (#9).
Fleetwood Mac, Cher, Bruce Springsteen and Steely Dan, all touring in the fall, did not schedule a show on this, the second anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City and the Pentagon in Washington, D.C.
A study from the University of Leicester found that more than a quarter of classical music fans had tried cannabis. Researchers were trying to find out what people’s taste in music revealed about their lifestyles. The UK study also revealed that blues buffs are the most likely to have received a driving penalty. Hip hop and dance music fans were more likely to have multiple sex partners and were among the biggest drug-takers surveyed. More than 2,500 people were interviewed for the study, which was published in the scientific journal Psychology of Music.
2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough
The Beatles album “1” re-appeared in the UK Top Ten chart when it rose to #6 on the strength of sales of over 23,000 copies. Overall, “1” has sold 30 million physical copies since its 2000 release, according to EMI, and is the bestselling album in the world over the past decade.
87-year-old Doris Day became the oldest female artist ever to hit the U.K. Top Ten with an album of newly-released material when “My Heart” debuted at #9.
Bob Crewe, a singer / songwriter / producer who penned a string of hits for The Four Seasons, including “Sherry”, “Big Girls Don’t Cry”, “Walk Like a Man” and “Rag Doll”, passed away at the age of 83. During his career he also produced dozens of hits for other artists including “Can’t Take My Eyes Of You” for Frankie Valli, “Devil With A Blue Dress On” for Mitch Ryder and “Lady Marmalade” for Labelle.
The Jackson 5’s 1970s hit, “ABC” topped the UK singles chart after it was mixed with a different beat by a British DJ. The original version had topped out at #8 in England.
Mark Ronson’s hit ‘Uptown Funk!’ became the fifth biggest-selling single in British chart history with over two million UK sales and overtaking Paul McCartney & Wings’ 1977 chart-topper ‘Mull Of Kintrye/Girls’ School’.
A 1963 demo tape made by David Bowie and one of his early bands, The Konrads, sold at a UK auction for nearly 40,000 Pounds. The 18-minute recording was owned by the band’s drummer David Hadfield, who had discovered it in an old bread basket in his loft.
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The Kings had entered the building.
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