Our Daily Elvis for August 4, 2018

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Daily Elvis August 4

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The Updated for 2018 are:

  1. Added the Elvis Era Headers to the original post,
  2. Our Daily Elvis, along with:
  3. the following updates to the original Daily Elvis Post:

1901

Born on this day, Louis Armstrong, singer, bandleader, trumpet. Had many hits including the 1964 US No.1 ‘Hello Dolly!’, 1968 UK No.1 ‘What A Wonderful World’ plus ‘When The Saints Go Marching In’, ‘Ain’t Misbehavin’, and ‘We Have All the Time in the World.’ Died 6th July 1971.

1927

At the Taylor Christian Hat Factory in Bristol, Tennessee, Jimmie Rodgers, later revered as “The Father of Country Music,” made his first recordings, “The Soldier’s Sweetheart” and “Sleep, Baby, Sleep.” Three days earlier, the Carter Family – Sara, Alvin Pleasant ‘A.P.,’ and Maybelle – made their first recordings, “Bury Me Under The Weeping Willow,” “Little Log Cabin By The Sea,” “The Poor Orphan Child,” and “The Storms Are On The Ocean,” at the same location.

 

Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1948

Memphis, Tennessee

1949 – 1977

August 1952

Elvis worked at the Upholsterers Specialties Company.

The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

August 4, 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 4, 1955

Elvis performed at the Municipal (Muny) Hall Auditorium , Camden, Arkansas at 7.00 and 9.30 p.m.

Other acts were Webb Pierce, consistently voted the nations’ number one star of Country music, Red Sovine, a Decca Record artist, formerly of KWKH in Shreveport, Bud Deckleman, MGM recording star, Charlie Feathers also of SUN Records, and Miss Wanda Jackson Oklahoma City’s contribution to Folk Music.

Scotty Moore – Municipal (Muny) Hall – Camden, AR

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

August 4, 1956

The Platters score their second Billboard #1 with their version of “My Prayer”. The song was originally a French tune written in 1926 by Georges Boulanger called “Avant de Mourir” that had English lyrics added in 1939. Both Glenn Miller and The Ink Spots had hits with it that year.

 

Car shopping for a Lincoln in Miami on August 4, 1956

 

 

Elvis performed at the The Olympia Theater , Miami at 1.30, 3.30, 7.00 and 9.00 p.m.



Press Scimitar photo courtesy Brian Petersen‘s “The Atomic Powered Singer”

The other acts were Frank Connors, Phil Maraquin, Nancy Ford, The Jordanaires, and The Headliners


Scotty and Elvis onstage at the Olympia – Aug 4, 1956


Elvis onstage at the Olympia – Aug 4, 1956

Elvis Presley Concert Setlist at Olympia Theater, Miami on August 4 

Let´s Keep the 50´s Spirit Alive!: August 4, 1956 – Elvis Presley

The Presleys lived at Audobon Drive

August 4, 1957

The Everly Brothers make their second appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show and perform their upcoming release, “Wake Up Little Susie”, a song which would be banned from some radio stations because it was about two teenagers who accidentally fell asleep together. The Everly Brothers also sang “Bye Bye Love” during their second appearance on CBS-TV’s “The Ed Sullivan Show,” guest-hosted by Dan Dailey. Frankie Lymon, the Kirby Stone Four and Jay Lawrence also performed on the program.

The Presleys lived at  Graceland,

The Military Service Disruption

 

August 4, 1958

Billboard magazine changed the name of its weekly music chart from the Top 100 to the Hot 100. Their first number one was “Poor Little Fool” by Ricky Nelson, his sixth hit record in the US.

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 with his parents, his grandmother Minnie, cousins Gene and Junior Smith, and friend Lamar Fike.

August 4, 1959

Military Service in Germany

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

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

August 4, 1960

Flaming Star  Elvis was fitted with contact lenses to change his blue eyes to brown for his role as Pacer Burton for his role in Flaming Star. In the end he kept his own blue eyes; being Elvis doing a movie, rather than an actor as a film character. 

Elvis Presley – Flaming Star wardrobe test – August 10, 1960

August 4, 1961

Follow That Dream 

August 4, 1962

The Rolling Stones played the first of 22 weekly shows at Ealing Jazz Club in Ealing, London. They were known as The Rollin’ Stones during this period.

August 4, 1963

UK music weekly The NME reported that The Beatles could score their first US hit with ‘From Me To You’ as the single was ‘bubbling under’ on the charts at No.116.

The Beatles appeared at the Queen’s Theatre in Blackpool. So many fans crowded around the theatre, blocking every entrance, that The Beatles had to go through a construction area, up and across some scaffolding to the roof of the theatre, from where they were lowered through a trap door.

Viva Las Vegas

August 4, 1964

Girl Happy 

August 4, 1965

Elvis worked from 7.00 to 10.30 p.m. and completed the soundtrack of Paradise, Hawaiian Style 

Paradise, Hawaiian Style | Elvis Presley Official Web Site

August 4, 1966

John Lennon’s comment that The Beatles were “more popular than Jesus Christ” was re-printed in an American teen magazine called Datebook and was widely reported in North America. The statement, made to London Evening Standard journalist Maureen Cleave several months earlier, caused a public outcry in the US and led to mass destruction of Beatle records. Thirty five radio stations banned all Beatles songs and even the Ku Klux Klan made threats against the group. What Lennon actually said was “Christianity will go. It will go. It will vanish and shrink. I needn’t argue about that, I’m right and I will be proved right. We’re more popular than Jesus Christ now; I don’t know which will go first, rock ‘n roll or Christianity. Jesus was all right, but his disciples were thick and ordinary. It’s them twisting it that ruins it for me.”

A ban on the broadcast of Beatles records in South Africa and on some U.S. radio stations went into effect in response to John Lennon saying the band was more popular than Jesus. The South African Broadcasting Corporation’s ban on Beatles records lasted for five years, until after the group had disbanded, but continued in subsequent years on John Lennon’s solo recordings.

Double Trouble

August 4, 1967

A female Monkees fan stowed away on the bands plane between shows in Minneapolis and St Louis. The girl’s father threatened to bring charges for transporting a minor across state lines.

Pink Floyd released their debut album The Piper At the Gates of Dawn on which most songs were penned by Syd Barrett. In subsequent years, the record has been recognised as one of the seminal psychedelic rock albums of the 1960s. When reviewed, by the two main UK music papers in the UK, Record Mirror and NME both gave the album four stars out of five. The album which was recorded at Abbey Road studios, London during the same time that The Beatles were recording Sgt. Pepper peaked at No.6 on the UK album chart and failed to chart in the US.

Speedway

August 4, 1968

The second day of the two day Newport Pop Festival took place in Costa Mesa, California with Blue Cheer, Eric Burdon & The Animals, Grateful Dead, Illinois Speed Press, Iron Butterfly, Jefferson Airplane, Quicksilver Messenger Service and The Byrds. Over 100,000 fans attended the festival.

Charro!

August 4, 1969

Lot Detail – 1969 Elvis Presley Handwritten Signed Letter to Gary Pepper

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

August 4, 1970

The rehearsals for the filming of That’s The Way It Is started today and went on the following three days, with the singers scheduled at 1.00 p.m. and the entire group at 7.00 p.m.

August 4, 1972

 Elvis performed at the Showroom, Las Vegas Hilton, Las Vegas, which was the opening night of this engagement.

August 4, 1976

Elvis performed at the Cumberland County Memorial Auditorium, Fayetteville, North Carolina.

August 4, 1977

Elvis What Happened? Was published.

Elvis upstairs at Graceland to the balance of the month

The Wake and Aftermath

1979

The film “Rock & Roll High School” starring the Ramones premiered in New York, NY.

1980

After a five year hiatus, John Lennon and Yoko Ono begin recording their album “Double Fantasy” at New York’s Hit Factory Studio. The LP would go to number one in the US after its release in November, less than a month before Lennon was gunned down outside his New York apartment. “Double Fantasy” received the 1981 Grammy Award for Album of the Ye

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley

1984

Prince started a 24 week run at the top of the US album charts with ‘Purple Rain’. His sixth studio album which features the hits ‘When Doves Cry’ and ‘Let’s Go Crazy’, as well as the title track has sold over 20 million copies worldwide, becoming the seventh best-selling soundtrack album of all time.

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2011 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

2018

It’s now or never: Elvis back for one night only

The Guardian– Now, 50 years on, Elvis Presley’s famed 1968 TV concert is getting a big-screen reboot, showing at 250 cinemas throughout Britain next week.

 

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Reference Sites:

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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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Daily Elvis: September 11

Give us this day,  September 11, our daily Elvis

Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1948

1935-1940

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

September 11, 1938

Vernon in prison

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

1942
Kelly Street, a rented, small apartment.

September 11, 1945
Berry Street -“Doll” Smith lived here with the Presleys and then Minnie Mae Presley moved in.

1946
Commerce Street, a rental

510 1/2 Maple Street, South Tupelo -the Presleys lived with Glady’s cousin Frank Richards and his wife, Leona.

1947

Mulbery Alley

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

Memphis, Tennessee

1949-1953

Sept. 12, 1948 – Sept. 20, 1949

Humes High School, Memphis, Tennessee

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.

572 Poplar Avenue

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

April 20, 1954 – mid October 1954

Elvis worked at Crown Electric for $1.00 an hour. He delivered supplies to the job sites and hoped to train to be an electrician. He stayed at Crown until mid-Oct

end of 1954 to mid-1955
2414 Lamar Avenue, rented

rented from mid-1955 to May, 11 1956.

1414 Getwell Street

Audobon Drive

The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

September 11, 1954

Elvis performed at the Eagle’s Nest, Memphis. (not listed on Scotty Moore’s site)

Engagement – Tour Ref: 1954
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Show type: Pics: Ads:
Info September 11 1954 Eagles Nest Memphis TN (9:00 PM)

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
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Show type: Pics: Ads:
Info September 11 1955 Municipal Auditorium Norfolk VA (3:00 PM) Hank Snow All-Star Jamboree Yes
Info September 11 1955 Municipal Auditorium Norfolk VA (8:00 PM) Hank Snow All-Star Jamboree Yes

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  

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 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  Fort Hood in Texas. Elvis was assigned to the 3rd Armored Division in Germany.

 

September 11, 1959

The U.S. Congress passed legislation authorizing the creation of food stamps.

Military Service in Germany, 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.

Flaming Star 

September 11, 1961

At the Cosimo Recording Studio in New Orleans, Fats Domino recorded “What A Party.”

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.

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

September 11, 1965

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”.

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.”

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.

RCA Studio B – Nashville, Tennessee
Hi-Heel Sneakers UPA4 2770-07
You Don’t Know Me (remake) UPA4 2771-01
We Call On Him UPA4 2772-09
You’ll Never Walk Alone UPA4 2773-SP
Singing Tree (remake) ////////-05
Singing Tree (harmony vocal overdub) UPA4 2774-NA

September 11, 1968

“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.

Elvis performed at the Olympia Arena, Detroit, Michigan.

Date: 11 Sep 1970
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Detroit, MI.
Olympia
Tickets: 16,000
Costume: White Chain Suit
Track list: Opening Theme
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 You

Detroit City (just an excerpt )
Heartbreak Hotel
Blue Suede Shoes/Whole Lotta Shakin Goin On/All Shook Up/Blue Suede Shoes
Hound Dog
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Suspicious Minds
Funny How Time Slips Away
Can’t Help Falling In Love

Recordings:

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.

Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 2 – September 9th – September 14th 1970
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info September 11 1970 Olympia Stadium Detroit MI (8:30 pm) 16000 Chain Red Macrame belt Black Suit Yes Yes

September 11, 1971

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

September 11, 1976

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

1977

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.

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1987

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.

1993

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.

1996

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.

2000

The Elvis Presley movie “Viva Las Vegas” was released on DVD.

2001

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.

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2006

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

2011

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.

2015

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.

Reference Sites:

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

http://www.elvisinfonet.com/

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

Elvis History Blog

 

Daily Elvis: August 25

Give us this day,  August 25, our daily Elvis

Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1948

1935-1940

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

August 25, 1938

Vernon in prison

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

1942
Kelly Street, a rented, small apartment.

August 25, 1945
Berry Street -“Doll” Smith lived here with the Presleys and then Minnie Mae Presley moved in.

1946
Commerce Street, a rental
510 1/2 Maple Street, South Tupelo -the Presleys lived with Glady’s cousin Frank Richards and his wife, Leona.

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

Memphis, Tennessee

1949-1953

Sept. 12, 1948 – Sept. 20, 1949

Humes High School, Memphis, Tennessee

August 1952

Elvis worked at the Upholsterers Specialties Company.

572 Poplar Avenue

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

April 20, 1954 – mid October 1954

Elvis worked at Crown Electric for $1.00 an hour. He delivered supplies to the job sites and hoped to train to be an electrician. He stayed at Crown until mid-Oct

end of 1954 to mid-1955
2414 Lamar Avenue, rented

rented from mid-1955 to May, 11 1956.

1414 Getwell Street

Audobon Drive

The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

August 25, 1954

August 25, 1955

Elvis performed “I Forgot To Remember To Forget” at the Sportcenter, Austin, Texas.


Scotty, DJ, Elvis and Bill at the Sportcenter – Aug. 25, 1955

The other acts were Johnny Horton, Betty Amos, David Houston, Dalton & Lulu Jo, Sonny Crammer, Ray Gallman, Tillman Franks and Willie Birdbrain

Engagement – Tour Ref: 1955
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Show type: Pics: Ads:
Info August 25 1955 The Sportscenter Austin TX (8:00 PM) Louisiana Hayride Tour Yes

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

August 25, 1956

Alfred Kinsey, (Biologist/entomologist/sexologist/author (Sexual Behavior in the Human Male, Sexual Behavior in the Human Female) founder of the Institute for Sex Research at Indiana University (later renamed the Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction), died of a heart ailment and pneumonia at 62.

Love Me Tender  

August 25, 1957

Canadian singer, songwriter Paul Anka was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Diana’ . His only UK No.1 as an artist, Anka was the first teenage solo act to reach No.1.

The Military Service Disruption

August 25, 1958

Military service  Fort Hood in Texas.

August 25, 1959

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

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

August 25, 1960

The Shadows were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Apache’. The first of five UK No.1’s for Cliff Richard’s backing group.

 

Elvis was photographed by Don Cravens at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel for Life magazine.

Flaming Star 

August 25, 1961

Follow That Dream 

August 25, 1962

August 25, 1963

Viva Las Vegas

August 25, 1964

August 25, 1965

After opening in London on July 29 and premiering in New York City on August 11, the Beatles’ second feature film, “Help!,” finally opened in wide release in movie theaters across North America.

“Wild on the Beach,” starring Frankie Randall, Sherry Jackson, Gayle Caldwell, Jackie Miller and Cindy Malone, with performances by Sonny & Cher, Sandy Nelson, and the Astronauts, opened in U.S. and Canadian movie theaters.

Paradise, Hawaiian Style

August 25, 1966

Double Trouble

August 25, 1967

August 25, 1968

Charro!

August 25, 1969

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

Date: 25 August 1969
Time: 8.15pm
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Int. Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Opening Theme
Blue Suede Shoes
I Got A Woman
All Shook Up
Love Me Tender
Jailhouse Rock/Don’t Be Cruel
Heartbreak Hotel
Hound Dog
Memories
Mystery Train/Tiger Man
Baby What You Want Me To Do
Runaway
Funny How Times Slips Away
Are You Lonesome Tonight?
Yesterday/Hey Jude
[band introductions]
In The Ghetto
Suspicious Minds
What’d I Say
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings: 0

 

Date: 25 August 1969
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Int. Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Opening Theme
Blue Suede Shoes
I Got A Woman
All Shook Up
Love Me Tender
Jailhouse Rock/Don’t Be Cruel
Heartbreak Hotel
Hound Dog
I Can’t Stop Loving You
My Babe
Mystery Train/Tiger Man
Baby What You Want Me To Do
Runaway
Are You Lonesome Tonight?
Words
Yesterday
Hey Jude
[band introductions]
Elvis introduces Nancy Sinatra, Mac Davis, Buddy Hackett, Thomas Jones and Shelley Fabares
In The Ghetto
Suspicious Minds
What I’d Say
Polk Salad Annie
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

Official Release

Review : Elvis : Hot August Night : August 25, 1969 : Midnight Show

Engagement – Tour Ref: Las Vegas Season 1 – Las Vegas July 31st – August 28th 1969
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info August 25 1969 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200
Info August 25 1969 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200 Yes Yes

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

August 25, 1970

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

Date: 25 August 1970
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Int. Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Unknown
Recordings:

 

Date: 25 August 1970
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Int. Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Unknown
Recordings: 0

 

Engagement – Tour Ref: Las Vegas Season 3 – Las Vegas August 10th – September 8th 1970
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info August 25 1970 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200
Info August 25 1970 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200

August 25, 1971

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

Date: 25 August 1971
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
That’s All Right
Proud Mary
Love Me Tender
Sweet Caroline Polk Salad Annie
Johnny B. Goode
Love Me
Blue Suede Shoes/Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On
Heartbreak Hotel
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
Hound Dog
Suspicious Minds
[band introductions]
Elvis introduces Brenda Lee
I’m Leavin
Lawdy Miss Clawdy
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings: 0

 

Date: 25 August 1971
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
That’s All Right
Proud Mary
Love Me Tender
Sweet Caroline
Polk Salad Annie
Johnny B. Goode
Love Me
Blue Suede Shoes/Whole Lotta Shakin
Heartbreak Hotel
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
Hound Dog
Suspicious Minds
I’m Leavin
Lawdy Miss Clawdy
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings: That’s All Right

 

Engagement – Tour Ref: Las Vegas Season 5 – Las Vegas August 9th – September 6th 1971
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info August 25 1971 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200 Black Cisco Kid Jumpsuit with Green Shoulders Gold Attendance belt Yes Yes
Info August 25 1971 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200 Black Cisco Kid Jumpsuit with Red Shoulders Gold Attendance belt

August 25, 1972

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

Date: 25 August 1972
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Las Vegas, NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
Johnny B. Goode
Proud Mary
Until It’s Time For You To Go
You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me
You Gave Me A Mountain
You’ve Lost That Lovin Feeling
Polk Salad Annie
What Now My Love
Fever
Love Me
Blue Suede Shoes
Heartbreak Hotel
All Shook Up
Little Sister/Get Back
Love Me Tender
Walk That Lonesome Road [JD Sumner & The Stamps]
Suspicious Minds
[band introductions]
My Way
A Big Hunk O’ Love
An American Trilogy
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

 

Date: 25 August 1972
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas, NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: 2001 Theme
C C Rider
Johnny B Goode
Until Its Time For You To Go
You Dont Have To Say You Love Me
You Gave Me A Mountain
Youve Lost That Loving Feeling
What Now My Love
Fever
Little Sister
– segued medley with –
Get Back
Hound Dog
Ill Remember You
Walk That Lonesome Road
( featuring JD Sumner And The Stamps Quartet )
For The Good Times
A Big Hunk Of Love
I Cant Stop Loving You
Mystery Train
– segued medley with –
Tiger Man
Cant Help Falling In Love
Closing Vamp
Recordings:

 

Engagement – Tour Ref: Las Vegas Season 7 – Las Vegas August 4th – September 4th 1972
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info August 25 1972 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200 Yes Yes
Info August 25 1972 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200 Yes

August 25, 1973

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

Date: 25 August 1973
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas, NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
Steamroller Blues
You Gave Me A Mountain
Blue Suede Shoes
Long Tall Sally/Whole Lotta Shakin’/Mama Don’t Dance/Flip, Flop And Fly/Jailhouse Rock
Hound Dog
Love Me Tender
Fever
What Now My Love
Suspicious Minds
My Boy
I Can’t Stop Loving You
An American Trilogy
Release Me
It’s A Matter Of Time
Elvis introduces Dee and Vernon Presley
The The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:  

 

Engagement – Tour Ref: Las Vegas Season 9 – Las Vegas August 6th – September 3rd 1973
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info August 25 1973 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200 White Spanish Flower Original belt
Info August 25 1973 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200 White Jumpsuit with blue inserts Yes Yes

August 25, 1974

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

Date: 24 August 1974
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
If You Love Me
It’s Midnight
Big Boss Man
Fever
Love Me Tender
All Shook Up
The Wonder Of You
Happy Birthday
I’m Leavin’
Softly, As I Leave You
Hound Dog
You Gave Me A Mountain
Polk Salad Annie
[band introductions]
If You Talk In Your Sleep
Why Me Lord
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
Hawaiian Wedding Song
O Sole Mio/It’s Now Or Never
Let Me Be There (with reprise)
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

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.

 

Date: 24 August 1974
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
If You Love Me
It’s Midnight
Big Boss Man
Fever
Love Me Tender
All Shook Up
The Wonder Of You
I’m Leavin’
Softly, As I Leave You
Hound Dog
You Gave Me A Mountain
Polk Salad Annie
If You Talk In Your Sleep
Why Me Lord
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
Hawaiian Wedding Song
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Let Me Be There (with reprise)
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

 

Engagement – Tour Ref: Las Vegas Season 11 – Las Vegas August 19th – September 2nd 1974
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info August 25 1974 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200 Emperor Beige Leather Two-piece Yes
Info August 25 1974 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200 Mermaid Beige Leather Two-Piece Yes

August 25, 1975

August 25, 1976

 

The Wake and Aftermath

1977

1979

25 years after his first UK #1 single, Cliff Richard had his 10th chart topper with “We Don’t Talk Anymore”.

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1986

Paul Simon released the single “Graceland,” with backup vocals by the Everly Brothers. It was the title track of his album of the same title that was released two weeks earlier.

2001

R&B singer Aaliyah (Dana Haughton) and eight other people died when their small aircraft, which was overloaded by 700 pounds, crashed then exploded shortly after takeoff on a flight from the Bahamas to Florida. Aaliyah was 22.

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

 

 

 

Reference Sites:

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

http://www.elvisinfonet.com/

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

Elvis History Blog

 

Daily Elvis: August 18

Give us this day,  August 18, our daily Elvis

Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1948

1935-1940

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

August 18, 1938

Vernon in prison

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

1942
Kelly Street, a rented, small apartment.

August 18, 1945
Berry Street -“Doll” Smith lived here with the Presleys and then Minnie Mae Presley moved in.

1946
Commerce Street, a rental
510 1/2 Maple Street, South Tupelo -the Presleys lived with Glady’s cousin Frank Richards and his wife, Leona.

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

Memphis, Tennessee

1949-1953

Sept. 12, 1948 – Sept. 20, 1949

Humes High School, Memphis, Tennessee

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.

Elvis worked at the Upholsterers Specialties Company.

572 Poplar Avenue

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

April 20, 1954 – mid October 1954

Elvis worked at Crown Electric for $1.00 an hour. He delivered supplies to the job sites and hoped to train to be an electrician. He stayed at Crown until mid-Oct

end of 1954 to mid-1955
2414 Lamar Avenue, rented

rented from mid-1955 to May, 11 1956.

1414 Getwell Street

Audobon Drive

The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

August 18, 1954

Engagement – Tour Ref: 1954
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Show type: Pics: Ads:
Info August 18 1954 Bellevue Park Memphis TN

August 18, 1955

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

August 18, 1957

The Military Service Disruption

August 18, 1958

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

After a two hour rehearsal, Ringo Starr plays on stage with The Beatles for the first time at Hulme Hall in Port Sunlight, Birkenhead.

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.

Viva Las Vegas

August 18, 1964

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.”

  

 

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”.

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

Date: 18 August 1969
Time: 8.15pm
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Int. Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Black karate suit
Track list: Opening Theme
Blue Suede Shoes
I Got A Woman
All Shook Up
Love Me Tender
Jailhouse Rock/Don’t Be Cruel
Heartbreak Hotel
Hound Dog
Memories
Mystery Train/Tiger Man
Monologue (Life Story)
Baby What You Want Me To Do
Runaway
Funny How Time Slips Away
Are You Lonesome Tonight?
Yesterday/Hey Jude
[band introductions]
In The Ghetto
Suspicious Minds
What’d I Say
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

https://i2.wp.com/www.elvisconcerts.com/pictures/s6908xx38.jpg

Date: 18 August 1969
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Int. Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Black karate suit
Track list: Opening Theme
Blue Suede Shoes
I Got A Woman
All Shook Up
Love Me Tender
Jailhouse Rock/Don’t Be Cruel
Heartbreak Hotel
Hound Dog
Memories
Mystery Train/Tiger Man
Blue Hawaii
Baby What You Want Me To Do
Runaway
Are You Lonesome Tonight?
Yesterday/Hey Jude
[band introductions]
In The Ghetto
Suspicious Minds
What’d I Say
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings: 0

Elvis Presley : August 18, 1969 : Live In Las Vegas

Engagement – Tour Ref: Las Vegas Season 1 – Las Vegas July 31st – August 28th 1969
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info August 18 1969 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200 Black Herringbone suit with Red pleats Red/black Macrame belt Yes
Info August 18 1969 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200 Black Herringbone suit with Blue pleats Black Macrame belt White Suit Yes

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

Date: 18 August 1970
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Int. Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Unknown
Recordings: 0

 

Date: 18 August 1970
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Int. Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Opening Theme
Tiger Man
I Got A Woman/Amen
You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me
You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’
Polk Salad Annie
[band introductions]
The Wonder Of You
Heartbreak Hotel
One Night
Blue Suede Shoes
Along Came Jones
Hound Dog
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Suspicious Minds
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

 

Engagement – Tour Ref: Las Vegas Season 3 – Las Vegas August 10th – September 8th 1970
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info August 18 1970 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200
Info August 18 1970 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200 Chain White Macrame belt White Suit

August 18, 1971

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

Date: 18 August 1971
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
That’s All Right
Proud Mary
Love Me Tender
Sweet Caroline
Polk Salad Annie
Johnny B. Goode
It’s Impossible
Love Me
Blue Suede Shoes
Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On/Blue Suede Shoes
Heartbreak Hotel
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
Hound Dog
Suspicious Minds
[band introductions]
I’m Leavin’
Lawdy, Miss Clawdy
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

 

Date: 18 August 1971
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
That’s All Right
Proud Mary
Love Me Tender
Sweet Caroline
Polk Salad Annie
Johnny B. Goode
The Impossible Dream
Love Me
Blue Suede Shoes
Heartbreak Hotel
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
Hound Dog
Suspicious Minds
[band introductions]
I’m Leavin’
Lawdy Miss Clawdy
Can’t Help Falling In Love
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 August 18 1971 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200 Knot Purple Macrame belt Yes
Info August 18 1971 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200 White Tassel Original belt Black Suit

August 18, 1972

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

Date: 18 August 1972
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Las Vegas, NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: White 2 piece suit
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
Johnny B. Goode
Until It’s Time For You To Go
You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me
You’ve Lost That Lovin Feeling
Polk Salad Annie
What Now My Love
Fever
Love Me
Blue Suede Shoes
One Night
All Shook Up
Little Sister/Get Back
Heartbreak Hotel
Hound Dog
Love Me Tender
Suspicious Minds
[band introductions]
Ave Maria/My Way
I’ll Remember You
A Big Hunk O’ Love
How Great Thou Art
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

 

Date: 18 August 1972
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas, NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
Johnny B. Goode
Never Been To Spain
Until It’s Time For You To Go
You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me
You Gave Me A Mountain
You’ve Lost That Loving Feeling
Polk Salad Annie
What Now My Love
Fever
Love Me
Blue Suede Shoes
Heartbreak Hotel
All Shook up
Hound Dog
I’ll Remember You
Suspicious Minds
[band introductions]
My Way
A Big Hunk O’ Love
An American Trilogy
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

 

Engagement – Tour Ref: Las Vegas Season 7 – Las Vegas August 4th – September 4th 1972
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info August 18 1972 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200 White Two-Piece suit with Red Pockets Russian Eagle belt Black Suit Yes
Info August 18 1972 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200 Yes

August 18, 1973

The album “Elvis” hit #52 in the U.S.

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

Date: 18 August 1973
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Las Vegas, NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
You Gave Me A Mountain
Trouble
Blue Suede Shoes
Long Tall Sally/Mama Don’t Dance/Flip, Flop And Fly/Jailhouse Rock
Hound Dog
Love Me Tender
Fever
What Now My Love
Suspicious Minds
My Boy
I Can’t Stop Loving You
An American Trilogy
Mystery Train/Tiger Man
Help Me Make It Throught The Night
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

 

Date: 18 August 1973
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas, NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
Steamroller Blues
You Gave Me A Mountain
Trouble
Blue Suede Shoes
Long Tall Sally/Mama Don’t Dance/Flip, Flop And Fly/Jailhouse Rock
Love Me Tender
Hound Dog
Fever
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Suspicious Minds
[band introductions]
My Boy
Release Me
An American Trilogy
Mystery Train/Tiger Man
How Great Thou Art
Help Me Make It Through The Night
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

 

Engagement – Tour Ref: Las Vegas Season 9 – Las Vegas August 6th – September 3rd 1973
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info August 18 1973 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200 Yes
Info August 18 1973 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200 Yes

August 18, 1974

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!

Date: 18 August 1975
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Las Vegas, NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 1,600
Costume: Dark Blue Gypsy
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
If You Love Me
Blue Suede Shoes
Suspicious Minds
My Boy
Heartbreak Hotel
Polk Salad Annie
[band introductions]
Johnny B. Goode
School Days
T-R-O-U-B-L-E
The Wonder Of You
Why Me Lord
How Great Thou Art
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

 

Engagement – Tour Ref: Las Vegas Season 13 – Las Vegas August 18th – August 20th 1975
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info August 18 1975 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Opening 2200 Totem Pole Red Armadillo belt Purple Suit Yes Yes Yes

August 18, 1976

August 18, 1977

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.

Image result for Elvis Presley funeral, George Hamilton

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

Image result for Elvis Presley funeral, George Hamilton

SNL’s Bill Murray was there.

Celebrities at Elvis Funeral – Elvis Presley News Elvis News

 

The Wake and Aftermath

 

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.

2002

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

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

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.

2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

2010

French beauty brand Etat Libre D’Orange announced that they have teamed up with legendary bad boy rockers The Sex Pistols to bottle the scent of the Punk era by launching the band’s first fragrance. Company executives said “To wear this scent, you must resist tradition, fight conformity, and disregard aromatic conventions.”

 

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)

Reference Sites:

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

http://www.elvisinfonet.com/

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

Elvis History Blog

 

Daily Elvis: August 10

Give us this day,  August 10, our daily Elvis

Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1948

1935-1940

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

, 1938

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

,1939

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

1942
Kelly Street, a rented, small apartment.

1943

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

1944

August 8, 1945 to July 18, 1946
Berry Street -“Doll” Smith lived here with the Presleys and then Minnie Mae Presley moved in.

1946
Commerce Street, a rental

510 1/2 Maple Street, South Tupelo -the Presleys lived with Glady’s cousin Frank Richards and his wife, Leona.

1947

Mulbery Alley

Memphis, Tennessee

1948-1953 – Humes High School

Sept. 12, 1948-Sept. 20, 1949

572 Poplar Avenue

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

January 7, 1950 to April 1953
398 Cypress Street

August 1952

Elvis worked at the Upholsterers Specialties Company.

1953

398 Cypress Street (rented from January 7 to April 1953

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

The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

August 10, 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 10, 1955

Two weeks after it cracked the Billboard R&B Top Ten, Chuck Berry‘s “Maybellene” enters the Pop chart at #23. It will peak at #5 and is now considered one of the pioneering Rock ‘n’ Roll singles..

on Tour with The Browns, Elvis performed at the Baseball Park, Gladewater, Texas.

Engagement – Tour Ref: 1955
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Info August 10 1955 Baseball Park Gladewater TX (8:00 PM) approx 20 Tom Perryman Tour

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

August 10, 1956

Elvis performed at the Florida Theater, Jacksonville, Florida at 3.30, 7.00 and 9.00 p.m. After the first show Elvis was warned by judge Marion Gooding to tone down his act, which Elvis would only wiggle his pinkie finger as the judge did on that stage and in the 1968 TV special.

opening acts:

Frank Connors
Phil Maraquin
Nancy Ford
The Jordanaires
The Headliners

Giving the trumpet a try August 10, 1956

Jimmy Velvet pretends to be Elvis with Elvis watching his guitar.

Elvis Presley | Jacksonville, FL. Florida Theater (3 shows per day

Memories Of Elvis’ Scandalous First Coast Show | Elvis Articles

Florida Frontiers “Elvis Presley in Florida, August 1956” | Florida …

Engagement – Tour Ref: 1956
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Info August 10 1956 Florida Theater Jacksonville FL (3:30 PM) 2200 Florida Tour
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August 10, 1957

The Military Service Disruption

August 10, 1958

Military service  Emergency Leave: Elvis in Memphis, Gladys in Hospital

Elvis Presley | August, 1958 – Methodist Hospital – Elvis Presley Music

August 10, 1959

Fats Domino‘s “I Want to Walk You Home” enters the US record charts, where it will eventually reach the Top Ten. Although Fats would have 18 singles that were million sellers, he never had a number one record.

Four members of The Platters were arrested after a gig in Cincinnati after being found with four 19 year old women, (3 of them white), in various stages of undress. The scandal resulted in radio stations across the US removing Platters records from their playlists.

Five weeks after it entered the Billboard Hot 100, Elvis Presley’s “A Big Hunk Of Love” reached number one.

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

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

August 10, 1960

Flaming Star: wardrobe test photos

August 10, 1961

Helen Shapiro was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘You Don’t Know’. Aged 14, Shapiro became the youngest act ever to score a UK No.1.

Follow That Dream 

August 10, 1962

August 10, 1963

The 100th edition of ‘Thank Your Lucky Stars’ was aired on UK TV, with Cliff Richard, The Shadows, The Searchers, Brian Poole and the Tremeloes, Billy J. Kramer and the Dakotas and Alma Cogan.

13 year-old Little Stevie Wonder started a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Fingertips part II’, making him the youngest singer to top the charts.

Comedian Allan Sherman releases “Hello Muddah, Hello Fadda”, a comedy bit set to the music from Ponchielli’s “Dance Of The Hearts” that first appeared on his album “My Son the Nut”. Sherman wrote the song about his son’s real life experience at a summer camp called Camp Champlain, at which he wanted desperately to come home and then later pleaded to go back to. The record would climb to number two on Billboard’s Hot 100

The Browns joined the Grand Ole Opry.

MusicWorld: The Browns

The Elvis Presley single “(You’re The) Devil in Disguise” peaked at number three in the US on the Billboard singles chart on August 10, 1963 and number nine on the Billboard Rhythm and Blues singles chart, becoming his last top ten single on the Rhythm and Blues charts. The song also topped Japan’s Utamatic record chart in the fall of 1963.

Chart (1963) Peak
position
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia) 1
Canada (CHUM Chart) 1
Finland (Finnish Singles Chart) 1
French Singles (SNICP) 1
Germany (Official German Charts) 2
Ireland (IRMA) 1
Netherlands (Single Top 100) 1
New Zealand Singles (NZFPI) 3
Norway (VG-lista) 1
UK Singles (Official Charts Company) 1
US Billboard Hot 100 3
US Hot R&B Sides 9

the 2005 re-release, re-chart

Chart (2005) Peak
position
Europe (European Hot 100 Singles)[16] 11
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[17] 23
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[18] 58

Viva Las Vegas

Romances: Ann-Margaret

1964

The Beatles had four singles re-released in the US: ‘Do You Want To Know A Secret’, ‘Please, Please Me’, ‘Love Me Do’ and ‘Twist And Shout.’

Mick Jagger was fined £32 in Liverpool for driving without insurance and breaking the speed limit. His solicitor explained that Jagger was on ‘an errand of mercy’, driving to see two fans injured in a car crash.

Girl Happy 

August 10, 1965

Paradise, Hawaiian Style

August 10, 1966

Double Trouble

August 10, 1967

Speedway

August 10, 1968

Tom Jones went to No.1 on the UK album chart with ‘Delilah’.

The Bubblegum Music craze was in full gear when a group from Linden, New Jersey, who went by the unusual name of The 1910 Fruitgum Co. entered the Billboard Top 40 with their second hit, “123 Red Light”. The record would climb to number five during its thirteen week stay and be certified as a million seller in September

Charro!

August 10, 1969

One day after the killing of actress Sharon Tate and four others, Leno and Rosemary LaBianca were murdered by members of the Charles Manson cult.

During a North American tour, Led Zeppelin appeared at the San Diego Sports Arena. Jethro Tull were the support act.

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

Date: 10 August 1969
Time: 8.15pm
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Int. Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Unknown
Recordings: 0

 

Date: 10 August 1969
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Int. Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Unknown
Recordings: 0

review / aricle : Chicargo Times : August 10, 1969 – Elvis Presley Music

Engagement – Tour Ref: Las Vegas Season 1 – Las Vegas July 31st – August 28th 1969
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The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

August 10, 1970

Simon and Garfunkels album Bridge Over Troubled Water was at No.1 on the UK album chart, The Beatles were at No.2 with ‘Let It Be’ and Bob Dylan was at No.3 with ‘Self Portrait.’

Jim Morrison’s trial for allegedly exposing himself onstage in Miami begins. He would be found guilty and Judge Goodman would sentence Jim to six months of hard labor and a $500 fine for public exposure and sixty days of hard labor for profanity. His lawyer filed an immediate appeal and Jim was freed on the $50,000 bond. Morrison would die in Paris, France on July 3, 1971 before his legal problems could be resolved. In December, 2010, the Florida Clemency Board would grant a full pardon.

Elvis Presley : Las Vegas : August 10, 1970

That’s the Way It Is Production: Elvis performed at the Showroom, International Hotel, Las Vegas.

This was the opening night of the engagement which was opened with a dinner show, the rest of the 4 week engagement would be the Dinner/Midnight routine.

Date: 10 August 1970
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Int. Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Fringe suit
Track list: Opening Theme
That’s All Right
Mystery Train/Tiger Man
I Can’t Stop Loving You
Love Me Tender
The Next Step Is Love
Words
I Just Can’t Help Believing
Something
Sweet Caroline
You’ve Lost That Loving Feeling
Polk Salad Annie
[band introductions]
I’ve Lost You
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Patch It Up
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

After party: Elvis with Clyde McPhatter of The Drifters

Backstage in Las Vegas with Sammy Davis Jr. after his opening night show on August 10, 1970

August 10, 1970 Opening Show – Elvis Presley In Concert

Elvis Presley | Las Vegas | August 10, 1970

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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
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August 10, 1971

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

Date: 10 August 1971
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
That’s All Right
Proud Mary
Jailhouse Rock
You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me
You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’
Polk Salad Annie/Aloha Eo/Polk Salad Annie/Amen/Polk Salad Annie
It’s Over
Love Me
Blue Suede Shoes/Whole Lotta Shakin/Blue Suede Shoes
Heartbreak Hotel
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
Love Me Tender
Hound Dog
Suspicious Minds
[band introductions]
Kaw Liga
I’m Leavin
Lawdy Miss Clawdy
Brige Over Troubled Water
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

 

Date: 10 August 1971
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
That’s All Right
Proud Mary
Jailhouse Rock/Amen
Love Me Tender
You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me
You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’
Polk Salad Annie
Johnny B. Goode
It’s Over
Love Me
Blue Suede Shoes
Whole Lotta Shakin
Blue Suede Shoes
Heartbreak Hotel
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
Hound Dog
Suspicious Minds
[band introductions]
I’m Leavin
Lawdy Miss Clawdy
Brige Over Troubled Water
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

 

Engagement – Tour Ref: Las Vegas Season 5 – Las Vegas August 9th – September 6th 1971
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Info August 10 1971 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200 Black Cisco Kid Two-Piece with Light Blue Shoulders Gold Attendance belt Black Suit Yes Yes
Info August 10 1971 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200 Turquoise Concho Original belt Yes

August 10, 1972

During their Wings Over Europe Tour, Paul and Linda McCartney were arrested in Sweden for possession of drugs. McCartney joked the arrest would “make good publicity” for the tour.

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

Date: 10 August 1972
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Las Vegas, NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Proud Mary
Until It’s Time For You To Go
You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’
Polk Salad Annie
What Now My Love
You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me
Love Me
Blue Suede Shoes
One Night
Little Sister/Get Back
Heartbreak Hotel
All Shook Up
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
Hound Dog
For The Good Times
Suspicious Minds
[band introductions]
Elvis introduces Mike Stone,  Charlie Pride
excerpt of Kaw Liga
My Way
American Trilogy
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

 

Date: 10 August 1972
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas, NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Proud Mary
Until It’s Time For You To Go
You’ve Lost That Loving Feeling
Polk Salad Annie
What Now My Love
You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me
Love Me
Blue Suede Shoes
One Night
Little Sister/Get Back
Heartbreak Hotel
All Shook Up
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
Hound Dog
For The Good Times
Suspicious Minds
[band introductions]
My Way
American Trilogy
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

 

Engagement – Tour Ref: Las Vegas Season 7 – Las Vegas August 4th – September 4th 1972
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Info August 10 1972 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200
Info August 10 1972 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200 Yes Yes

August 10, 1973

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

Date: 10 August 1973
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Las Vegas, NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
Steamroller Blues
You Gave Me A Mountain
Trouble
Blue Suede Shoes
Long Tall Sally/Mama Don’t Dance/Flip, Flop And Fly/Jailhouse Rock
Love Me Tender
Hound Dog
Fever
What Now My Love
Suspicious Minds
[band introductions]
My Boy
I Can’t Stop Loving You
An American Trilogy
Mystery Train/Tiger Man
Release Me
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

 

Date: 10 August 1973
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas, NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
Steamroller Blues
You Gave Me A Mountain
Trouble
Blue Suede Shoes
Long Tall Sally/Mama Don’t Dancece/Flip, Flop And Fly/Jailhouse Rock
Love Me Tender
Hound Dog
Fever
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Suspicious Minds
[band introductions]
My Boy
I Can’t Stop Loving You
An American Trilogy
Release Me
Mystery Train/Tiger Man
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

 

Engagement – Tour Ref: Las Vegas Season 9 – Las Vegas August 6th – September 3rd 1973
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August 10, 1974

Roberta Flack scored her third US number one hit with “Feel Like Makin’ Love”. It was a song that she was forced to mix herself after her producer quit in the middle of her fifth album. In a vague reference to her first effort, she took producer’s credit on the LP as Rubina Flake.

US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 10th August, 1974 – Weekly Top 40

Elvis traded his Baldwin for the Story and Clark piano which is presently still at Graceland.

August 10, 1975

Palm Springs where they remained for three days. (10, 11 and 12th)

August 10, 1976

Elton John played the first of seven sold out shows at Madison Square Garden in New York. The concerts generated 1.25 million dollars, breaking the record for ticket revenue set by The Rolling Stones in 1975. Elton was promoting his current single, “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart”, with Kiki Dee, as well as the live album, “Here and There”.

August 10, 1977

Elvis screened a number of films at the General Cinemas in Whitehaven, including The Spy Who Loved Me.

The Wake and Aftermath

 

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley

1985

Canadian singer, guitarist Bryan Adams scored his first US No.1 album with ‘Reckless.’

Simon Le Bon from Duran Duran was air lifted to safety when his boat ‘Drum’ overturned while racing off the English coast. Le Bon was trapped under the hull with five other crew members for twenty minutes, until being rescued by the Royal Navy.

‘Money for Nothing’ by Dire Straits peaked at No.4 on the UK singles chart. Notable for its groundbreaking music video and a cameo appearance by Sting singing the song’s falsetto introduction and backing chorus, “I want my MTV” who also co-wrote the song with Mark Knopfler. The video was also the first to be aired on MTV Europe when the network started on 1 August 1987.

1991

After placing 20 songs on the Billboard Top 40 between 1967 and 1973, The 5th Dimension received a star on The Hollywood Walk Of Fame.

2002

Lisa Marie Presley and Nicolas Cage were married in Hawaii.

Nicolas Cage and Lisa Marie Presley – Top 10 Short-Lived Celebrity

Ann Beaulieu, Riley, Joseph Beaulieu, Lisa Marie and Priscilla at Lisa’s wedding

Lisa Marie Presley and Nicolas Cage reportedly marry

Elvis’ daughter, Lisa Marie Presley, married actor Nicolas Cage at a resort in Hawaii. She was previously wed to Scientology member and musician Danny Keough and later Michael Jackson. Cage would file for divorce after just 108 days of marriage, on November 25th, 2002 and the union was officially dissolved on May 26, 2004. The divorce proceeding lasted longer than the marriage.

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2005

James Blunt was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘You’re Beautiful’, Mariah Carey had the US No.1 with ‘We Belong Together’ and Axel F was at No.1 on the Australian singles chart with ‘Crazy Frog.’

2008

American singer-songwriter Katy Perry went to No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘I Kissed A Girl’. The track was a worldwide hit topping the charts in over than 20 countries

US singer-songwriter Isaac Hayes died at his home in Memphis, Tennessee, at the age of 65. Police were called to his home after his wife found him unconscious. He was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead. Hayes won an Oscar for the 1971 hit Theme From Shaft as was also known as the voice of Chef from the hit cartoon show, South Park. He was married four times and had 12 children.

Justin Timberlake, Isaac Hayes To Join In Elvis Celebration – MTV

ElvisNews.com: Isaac Hayes Died – People

Elvis, Isaac, B.B. and Otis were members here – USA Today

Elvis and Isaac: The Memphis Music Legacy | National Portrait Gallery

2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

2011

The Monkees canceled their nine remaining tour dates, citing “business issues” as the cause. Three of the original band members, Micky Dolenz, Davy Jones and Peter Tork, went back on the road earlier in the year after a decade apart.

2012

71-year-old Neil Diamond received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

2013

American singer Eydie Gorme remembered for her 1963, No.7 Billboard hit, ‘Blame It On The Bossa Nova’, died at the age of 84. She also reached the Hot 100 six other times between 1956 and 1964 and earned numerous awards, including a Grammy and an Emmy.

2015

Columbia House, the mail order music club that originally offered customers eight albums for a dollar, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection after almost 20 years of falling sales. Established in 1955 by the Columbia Records division of CBS, the record and DVD retailer saw their sales eroded, first by Napster, then i-tunes, Amazon and Netflix. The company was acquired by long-time competitor BMG in 2005 and shut down mail order operations in 2009.

2016

Ed Sheeran was being sued in America over claims that his track ‘Thinking Out Loud’ rips off a Marvin Gaye song. The family of the man who co-wrote ‘Let’s Get It On’ says it copies key parts of the track. Ed Townsend’s relatives were asking for a jury to decide if they’re owed damages.

2017

Elvis Presley: What America Has Learned 40 Years After Death | Time

Elvis visits Baltimore for the last time – Baltimore Sun

2018

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

Sony release Elvis – Where No One Stands Alone
Elvis Presley: The Searcher’ DVD: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment have now officially announced that they will release the three-hour HBO documentary ‘Elvis Presley: The Searcher’ on DVD October 16.

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Lisa Marie Presley to participate in Elvis Week celebrations

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — An exhibit centered on the career of Lisa Marie Presley, and a launch party marking the release of an album of gospel …

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Hear Elvis, Lisa Marie Presley Duet on Revamped Gospel Song

Rolling StoneAug. 8, 2018
Elvis Presley duets with his daughter, Lisa Marie Presley, on a newly revamped version of “Where No One Stands Alone,” the title track from the …

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Elvis Presley’s former Bel Air mansion is fit for the king

Today.comAug. 9, 2018
Elvis Presley‘s former Bel Air mansion is on the market, and it’s no jailhouse! The six bedroom, seven bathroom Regency-style home sits on …

Lisa Marie Presley On Her Battle With Addiction

Singer Lisa Marie Presley, daughter of the late Elvis Presley, tells the “Today” show about her struggle with drug addiction and shares how she’s doing now.

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Daily Elvis: June 30

Give us this day, June 30, our daily Elvis

Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1948

1935-1940

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

, 1938

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

,1939

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

1942
Kelly Street, a rented, small apartment.

1943

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

1944

August 8, 1945 to July 18, 1946
Berry Street -“Doll” Smith lived here with the Presleys and then Minnie Mae Presley moved in.

1946
Commerce Street, a rental

510 1/2 Maple Street, South Tupelo -the Presleys lived with Glady’s cousin Frank Richards and his wife, Leona.

1947

Mulbery Alley

Memphis, Tennessee

1948-1953 – Humes High School

Sept. 12, 1948-Sept. 20, 1949

572 Poplar Avenue

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

January 7, 1950 to April 1953
398 Cypress Street

June 3, 1951 to July 1, 1951

Elvis was employed as a machinist by “Precision Tool Co.”

April 17, 1952 to May 28, 1952

Elvis worked as an user at Loew’s State Theatre

1953

398 Cypress Street (rented from January 7 to April 1953

, 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

The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

June 30, 1955

Elvis performed at the Curtis Gordon’s Radio Ranch Club, Mobile, Alabama along with regular act The Radio Ranch Boys

Engagement – Tour Ref: 1955
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The Presleys  lived at  1414 Getwell Street rented from mid-1955 to May, 11 1956.

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

June 30, 1956

Police are called to deal with a series of fights that broke out at the Asbury Park Convention Hall in New Jersey during a show by Bill Haley And His Comets. City council will later vote to ban all Rock ‘n’ Roll concerts.

Elvis performed at the Mosque Theater, Richmond, Virginia at 5.00 and 8.00 p.m.

Elvis on the backstage ramp at the Mosque:


Waiting in the wings of the Mosque stage


I Was The One
Blue Suede Shoes
Heartbreak Hotel
I Want You I Need You I Love You

Opening Acts on the tour Flaim Sextet, Phil Maraquin, Frank Connors, George & Betty Johnstone, Doris & Lou Storm and The Jordanaires

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Elvis Presley : Mosque Theater, Richmond, Va : June 30, 1956

DJ, Elvis and Bill onstage at the Mosque


Immediately after this show Elvis aboard the Railroad train again and returned to New York.

June 30, 1956: Elvis Presley in Richmond, Virginia: Moment By …

New York photographer Al Wertheimer, who had been hired by Ann Fulchino of RCA to shoot some promotional photos, would meet up with Elvis in Richmond for this final appearance at the Mosque then follow Elvis from there to New York and back to Memphis where he would take several thousand photographs, many of which are now world famous – especially this one: The Kiss


Sneaking a kiss from Bobbi Owens moments before going onstage – June 30, 1956
Photo © Alfred Wertheimer

The Elvis-Kiss Mystery-Solved! | Vanity Fair

Stealing a backstage kiss on June 30, 1956

Elvis’s mystery blonde in classic 1950s photograph The Kiss

Famous Tongue Kiss photo Elvis Mystery Girl | Elvis Presley News

Elvis at 21: June 30, 1956: EXCLUSIVE | Young Elvis Presley:

June 30, 1956: Elvis Presley in Richmond, Virginia

Engagement – Tour Ref: 1956
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Info June 30 1956 Shrine Mosque Theater Richmond VA (5:00 PM) Yes
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The Presleys lived at Audobon Drive

June 30, 1957

Buddy Holly records “Peggy Sue”, which will go on to reach #3 on the Billboard chart and #6 in the UK. In real life, she was Peggy Sue Gerron, the girlfriend of Crickets drummer Jerry Allison. The song was initially titled “Cindy Lou” after Buddy’s niece, but Allison convinced Buddy to change the title just before the recording session. Allison and Gerron were later married.

The Presleys lived at  Graceland,

The Military Service Disruption

June 30, 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.

June 30, 1959
Military Service in Germany /  Goethestr.14 in Bad Nauheim, Germany

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

June 30, 1960

The album “Elvis Is Back” hit #1 in the U.K. Elvis Is Back! topped the UK Albums Chart and reached number two in Billboard’s Top LP’s. In the USA, it was outsold by the GI Blues Soundtrack.

Initially, the release received mixed reviews, but over subsequent years its critical reception became progressively more positive. The album was certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of America in 1999.

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The album “Elvis’ Golden Records, Vol. 2” hit #4 in the U.K. while in the USA  it peaked at number 31 on the Billboard Top Pop Albums chart. It was certified by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for a Gold Record Award (based on $1,000,000 in wholesale sales) on November 1, 1966. It was certified for a Platinum Record Award for sales of one million copies in the US on March 27, 1992

Elvis' Gold Records, Vol. 2 original LP cover.jpg

 

Elvis arrived home at 3.00 p.m. and spent the evening at home with Vernon, Anita, Gene andLouise Smith.

Romance: Anita Wood

Elvis’ Smith Cousins

 

June 30, 1961

Elvis conduct business for Gladys Music, Inc., Employees Pension Trust Agreement.

Robert Edward Auctions | 1961 Elvis Presley Signed Gladys Music, Inc …

Elvis hosted a party for Red West, who was to be married the next day to Elvis’ secretary Pat Boyd.

Daily Elvis: June 30

June 30, 1962

Pat Boone‘s “Speedy Gonzales” enters the Billboard Hot 100 where it will reach #6. It was a song that Pat had to plead with his producer Randy Wood to let him record after he had first heard it in The Philippines. The tune would prove to be Boone’s last Top 40 entry after a run of 7 years and 37 other hit singles.

The Elvis Presley EP “Follow That Dream” hit #34 in the U.K.

June 30, 1963

June 30, 1964

Girl Happy

June 30,1965

A Promotional Pen for “Tickle Me”

June 30, 1966

The Beatles played the first of three concerts at the Nippon Budokan Hall, Japan. The concert was filmed with The Beatles wearing black suits. The following day’s first performance was also filmed; with The Beatles wearing white suits. There was a strict police presence with 3,000 police observing each concert played in front of 10,000 fans. Amateur recordings of the performance quickly became available as a bootleg album known as “Three Nights in Tokyo”.

Elvis overdubbed vocals for three songs from 7.00 p.m. till midnight on MGM’s recording stage.

MGM Sound Stage – Hollywood, California
Could I Fall In Love (harmony vocal overdub) (alternate master) ////////-01
Could I Fall In Love (harmony vocal overdub) UPA3 3936-05
City By Night (vocal overdub #1) (alternate master) ////////-10
Old MacDonald (vocal overdub) UPA3 3939-02

June 30, 1967

Speedway Production

Col Parker Article and Double Trouble Review:

Detroit Free Press from Detroit, Michigan on June 30, 1967

June 30, 1968

Another day was needed to complete the taping of the show. Once again Elvis performed “If I Can Dream”. The fifth take was used for the broadcast.

June 30, 1969

Signing autographs at Graceland sometime between June 22nd and July 4th 1969

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

June 30, 1970

Elvis returned to California.

Nashville, Tennessee (overdub session) – Elvis Presley Recording

June 30, 1971

Paul Revere And The Raiders receive a Gold record for their only US #1 hit, “Indian Reservation”. The song, written by John D. Loudermilk, had been a US #20 hit and had reached #3 in the UK for Don Fardon in 1968.

June 30, 1972

Woman With Elvis No Longer A Mystery : Elvis News : : 'For Elvis Fans Only' Official Elvis Presley Fan Club

Elvis Presley and Mary Kathleen Selph : June 30, 1972
Elvis Presley and Mary Kathleen Selph at the corner of South Parkway and Elvis Presley Blvd. in Memphis, Tennessee.
Mary was killed in an auto accident on 18 July 72 at the age of 20; her parents didn’t know until many years later that she’d ever met Elvis.

June 30, 1973

George Harrison’s “Give Me Love” knocks Paul McCartney’s “My Love” out of the number one spot on both the Billboard Pop chart and the Cash Box Best Sellers list. George’s song reached #8 in the UK.

Slade were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Skweeze Me Pleeze Me’, the group’s fifth UK No.1 and second single to enter the chart at No.1.

In Elvis’ hotel suite with Jeanne LeMay (Linda Thompson pal and Graceland secretary, before his June 30, 1973 afternoon Atlanta show

Elvis performed at the Omni, Atlanta at 3.00 and 8.30 p.m.

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Date: 30 Jun 1973
Time: 3pm
Venue: Atlanta, GA.
Omni Coliseum
Tickets: 17,143
Costume: Thunderbird suit
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Help Me Make It Through The Night
Steamroller Blues
You Gave Me A Mountain
Love Me
Blue Suede Shoes
Long Tall Sally/Mama Don’t Dancece/Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On
I’m Leavin’
How Great Thou Art
Hound Dog
Fever
Something
What Now My Love
Suspicious Minds
[band introductions]
I’ll Remember You
I Can’t Stop Loving You
An American Trilogy
A Big Hunk O’ Love
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:
Date: 30 Jun 1973
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Atlanta, GA.
Omni Coliseum
Tickets: 17,143
Costume: White Studded Nail Circle suit
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See Seee Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Help Me Make It Through The Night
Love Me Tender
Steamroller Blues
You Gave Me A Mountain
Love Me
Blue Suede Shoes
Long Tall Sally/Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On
I’m Leavin’
How Great Thou Art
Hound Dog
Fever
Something
What Now, My Love
Suspicious Minds
[band introductions]
I’ll Remember You
I Can’t Stop Loving You
An American Trilogy
A Big Hunk O’ Love
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

June 30, 1973 (8:30 pm). Atlanta, GA. – Elvis Presley In Concert

Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 10 – June 20th – July 3rd 1973
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info June 30 1973 Omni Coliseum Atlanta GA (3:00 pm) 17143 Thunderbird Original belt White Suit Yes Yes
Info June 30 1973 Omni Coliseum Atlanta GA (8:30 pm) 17143 Nail Studded Original belt Black Suit Yes Yes Yes

June 30, 1974

Elvis performed at the Auditorium Arena, Omaha Nebraska at 2.30 and 8.30 p.m.

Date: 30 Jun 1974
Time: 3.00pm
Venue: Omaha, NE.
Omaha Civic Auditorium
Tickets: 10,246
Costume: Blue Rainbow suit
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
Trying To Get To You
All Shook Up
Love Me Tender
Hound Dog
Fever
Polk Salad Annie
Why Me Lord
Suspicious Minds
[band introductions]
I Can’t Stop Loving You
Help Me
An American Trilogy
Let Me Be There
Funny How Times Slip Away
Big Boss Man
Steamroller Blues
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

June 30, 1974. (3:00 pm) Omaha, NE. – Elvis Presley In Concert

Elvis Wows Omaha By Kathy Moore Lincoln Nebraska Journal 

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Date: 30 Jun 1974
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Omaha, NE.
Omaha Civic Auditorium
Tickets: 10,311
Costume: Peacock suit
Track list: See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
Trying To Get To You
All Shook Up
Love Me Tender
Hound Dog
Fever
Polk Salad Annie
Why Me, Lord
Suspicious Minds
I Can’t Stop Loving You
Help Me
An American Trilogy
Let Me Be There
Funn How Times Slip Away
Big Boss Man
Steamroller Blues
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings: 0

June 30, 1974. (8:30 pm) Omaha, NE. – Elvis Presley In Concert

Presley in Nebraska – Nebraska State Historical Society

2018

Unreleased 1974 Elvis Presley Shows Set For May Release

Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 13 – June 15th – July 2nd 1974
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info June 30 1974 Omaha Civic Auditorium Omaha NE (3:00 pm) 10246 Blue Swirl Original belt White suit Yes Yes
Info June 30 1974 Omaha Civic Auditorium Omaha NE (8:30 pm) 10311 Peacock Original belt Purple Suit Yes

June 30, 1975

The Jackson Five announced that they were leaving Motown Records for Epic Records. The brothers were forced to change their name to The Jacksons since Motown owned the other name.

June 30, 1976

Police raided the home of Neil Diamond searching for drugs, they found less than one ounce of marijuana.

 

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Elvis performed at the Coliseum, Greensboro, North Carolina.

Date: 30 Jun 1976
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Greensboro, NC.
Coliseum
Tickets: 16,000
Costume: Bicentennial (white) 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
All Shook Up
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
And I Love You So
Blue Suede Shoes
Fever
America
[band introductions]
Early Morning Rain
What’d I Say
Johnny B. Goode
Love Letters
School Days
Love Me Tender
Hurt
Funny How Time Slips Away
Hound Dog
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

June 30, 1976 (8.30pm). Greensboro, NC. – Elvis Presley In Concert

June 30, 1976, Greensboro, NC.

With a few fans in Greensboro, NC on June 30, 1976
Driving to the show June 30, 1976

Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 22 – June 25th – July 5th 1976
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info June 30 1976 Coliseum. Greensboro NC (8:30 pm) 16000 Blue Egyptian Bird Original belt White Suit Yes Yes

June 30, 1977

Marvel Comics issues the first of two comic books based on the costumed characters of the group KISS. The popular rumor of the day was that red ink was mixed with small amounts of blood from each group member. This however, turned out to be a hoax.

Elvis at Graceland

The Wake and Aftermath

1978

United Artists released The Buzzcocks single ‘Love You More’, at 1 minute 29 seconds it was the second shortest single ever released. Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs 1960 hit ‘Stay’ was the shortest hit at one minute 28 seconds. 3-Minute Hero’s

1979

One of the first records to use a synthesized drum track, “Ring My Bell”, reaches number one in the US for Anita Ward. It also topped the charts in the UK.

Donna Summer held the number two and number three positions on the Billboard Hot 100 chart with “Hot Stuff” and “Bad Girls”. She was the first solo entertainer to hold two of the top three positions simultaneously.

1981

Forty-five year old Jerry Lee Lewis was rushed to a Memphis hospital, suffering from a hemorrhaging stomach ulcer. After two operations, he would slowly recover and was back in the studio recording an album for MCA Records four months later.

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1983

After a ten year split, The Everly Brothers announced that they would be reuniting. The pair had parted company after Phil smashed his guitar and walked off the stage during a 1973 performance.

1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley

1987

The “La Bamba” soundtrack album was released, with most tracks performed by Los Lobos

Lucy de Barbin claims her daughter Desiree is Elvis’ daughter and has a media feud with a woman calling herself Deborah Presley, another love child claimant

Syracuse Herald Journal, June 30, 1987 – NewspaperArchive

 

1989

Great Balls Of Fire!, a biographical film about the life of Jerry Lee Lewis, debuts in theatres across America. The movie would fizzle at the box office, but critics gave it mostly positive reviews. Jerry Lee was unhappy with the bumpkin-like portrayal of himself by actor Dennis Quaid and later said, “They really fouled it up, the way they did it.”

Police were called in to control over 4,000 Bobby Brown fans trying to see him at the HMV Record store in London’s Oxford Street, six fans were hospitalised and one had to be given the kiss of life.

1990

New Kids On The Block started a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Step By Step’. The group’s third US No.1, a No.2 hit in the UK. Their album ‘Step By Step’ also went to No.1 on the UK album chart today

2000

Eight men were trampled to death during Pearl Jam’s performance at The Roskilde festival, near Copenhagen. Police said the victims had all slipped or fallen in the mud in front of the stage.

2001

Beach Boys member Al Jardine went to court in a bid to sue his former band mates, claiming he had been frozen out of the Beach Boys. The $4 million (£2.35 million) suit was filed against Mike Love, Brian Wilson, the Carl Wilson Trust and Brother Records Incorporated in a New York Superior Court. In 1998 a US judge temporarily barred Jardine from performing under the name Beach Boys Family And Friends after representations from Mike Love and Brother Records. Jardine lost the case in 2003.

American guitarist and producer Chet Atkins died in Nashville aged 77. Recorded over 100 albums during his career, produced records for Perry Como, Elvis Presley, Don Gibson, Jim Reeves and Waylon Jennings. He was a major influence on George Harrison and Mark Knopfler.

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2006

With Priscilla and Lisa Marie Presley were the tour guides:

U.S. President George W. Bush took Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi on a private tour of Graceland.

GWB and LB. Tour of Graceland with the Prime Minister of Japan.

Bush, Japan’s PM Do Graceland – CBS News

** FILE ** President Bush smiles as Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi puts on a pair of Elvis-like sunglasses after being taken on a tour of Graceland, the Memphis, Tenn., home of Elvis Presley, by Bush in this June 30, 2006, file photo. Bush has since been scrutinized for stepping outside the boundaries of strict political protocol and taking Koizumi, a lifelong fan of the late rock and roll legend, to Graceland. (AP Photo/Rob Carr/File)

Bush Takes Koizumi for Tour of Graceland – Washington Post

In Memphis, Two Heads of Government Visit the Home of Rock ‘n’ Roll (NYT)

2008

On CBS-TV’s daytime drama “The Young and the Restless,” Little Richard made a cameo appearance, officiating at the wedding ceremony of two of the show’s characters.

2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

2014

Ed Sheeran’s second album X became the fastest-selling UK album of the year so far after selling 182,000 copies in its first week, 14,000 more than Coldplaymanaged with Ghost Stories which was released in May.

 

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Daily Elvis: June 29

Give us this day, June 29, our daily Elvis

Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1948

1935-1940

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

, 1938

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

,1939

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

1942
Kelly Street, a rented, small apartment.

1943

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

1944

August 8, 1945 to July 18, 1946
Berry Street -“Doll” Smith lived here with the Presleys and then Minnie Mae Presley moved in.

1946
Commerce Street, a rental

510 1/2 Maple Street, South Tupelo -the Presleys lived with Glady’s cousin Frank Richards and his wife, Leona.

1947

Mulbery Alley

Memphis, Tennessee

1948-1953 – Humes High School

Sept. 12, 1948-Sept. 20, 1949

572 Poplar Avenue

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

January 7, 1950 to April 1953
398 Cypress Street

June 3, 1951 to July 1, 1951

Elvis was employed as a machinist by “Precision Tool Co.”

April 17, 1952 to May 28, 1952

Elvis worked as an user at Loew’s State Theatre

1953

398 Cypress Street (rented from January 7 to April 1953

, 1954

Elvis worked at Precision Tool company, operating a drill press for $1.55 a hour from September 21, 1953 to March 19, 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

June 29, 1955

Elvis performed at Curtis Gordon’s Radio Ranch Club, Mobile, Alabama.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Engagement – Tour Ref: 1955
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Show type: Pics: Ads:
Info June 29 1955 Curtis Gordons Radio Ranch Mobile AL (8:30 PM) Marty Robbins Tour Yes

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

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

June 29, 1956

Marilyn Monroe married the last of her three husbands, playwright Arthur Miller. They divorced in 1961.

U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1956 into law, authorizing $25 billion for the construction of 41,000 miles of coast-to-coast Interstate freeways.

Elvis Presley’s taxes probably funded the highways, as much as needing to ship his product to market.

https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/interstate/thisday.cfm

June 29,1956: A Day In History - 55th Anniversary of the Interstate Highway System - 50th Anniversary - Interstate System - Highway History - Federal Highway Administration

Elvis and his party took a chartered plane to Charlotte, North Carolina, where they caught a Delta flight to New York City.

Elvis arrives for Steve Allen show rehearsals –
in the era of film photography, he was the most photographed person; because in the 1950s,
was the first time, professional equipment became a consumer product

In New York, Elvis was fitted for a tux for the the Steve Allen Show.

Then there was Steve Allen Show rehearsals. Skitch Henderson was NBC-TV’s musical conductor from 1951 to 1966, as well as The Steve Allen Show’s bandleader during its run on Sunday nights in 1956-60.

 

Elvis at 21: June 29, 1956: rehearsal hall

Elvis played piano – and Alfred Wertheimer had been hired by RCA to photograph Elvis.

After that Elvis took a train to Richmond.

Elvis — Alfred Wertheimer

The Charlotte Observer reported the following incident in its June 29, 1956, edition. It seems Elvis was sitting in his “baby blue” limousine after his Thursday night show in Charleston, South Carolina, when a girl reporter for The News and Courier approached his car to take a picture. Apparently, she was after a closeup. She was so close that Elvis was able to stick his head out and bite her hand.

Many girls probably would have enjoyed being bitten by Elvis. This reporter was not one of them. “Hey, you big bruiser, what’s the idea?” she asked him. “You trying to make like Marlon Brando or something.”

“I was only being friendly, like a little puppy dog,” Elvis responded.

The reporter told Elvis it was the first time anyone had ever bitten her as a sign of friendship. “Lady, if you want to get ahead, you gotta be different,” explained Elvis. It was a different era. No lawsuit was filed.

Important June dates during Elvis Presley’s life

 

June 29, 1957

Police in Iran close all dance halls and prosecute their owners after laws are passed that rule Rock and Roll dancing as “harmful to health.” The ban was not lifted until the 1990s.

At Norman Petty’s studio in Clovis, New Mexico, Buddy Holly and the Crickets began a three-day recording session that produced “Peggy Sue,” “Listen To Me,” “I’m Gonna Love You Too,” and “Oh Boy!”

The Presleys lived at  Graceland,

The Military Service Disruption

June 29, 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.

June 29, 1959

Dick Clark announces his first Caravan of Stars tour, which would feature The Skyliners, who were still riding high on their hit “Since I Don’t Have You”. Chubby Checker, Duane Eddy, Bobby Darin, Fabian, Buddy Holly, Annette Funicello and Bo Diddley also toured with the Caravan.

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

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

June 29, 1960

G.I. Blues: Elvis was released by the studio and flew to St. Louis with Gene Smith. There he rented a car and drove back to Memphis.

June 29, 1961

Del Shannon was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Runaway.’ His only UK No.1 and the first of 14 UK Top 40 hits.

June 29, 1962

June 29, 1963

James Brown’s first album, Live at the Apollo, debuted on the pop charts, eventually rising to #2. Despite enormous chart success, he never had a #1 pop album of forty-nine albums hit the pop charts through 1988.  Live would remain his all-time biggest success and would be considered a milestone in the development of live albums for years to come.

Del Shannon‘s cover version of the Beatles’ “From Me To You” became the first song written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney to appear on the American charts, where it would stay for four weeks, reaching #77. The Beatles’ rendition climbed only to #116. The title of the song was inspired from a letters column called From You To Us that ran in the popular British music newspaper, The New Musical Express.

The U.S. Army grants Jimi Hendrix an honorable discharge on the basis of unsuitability. A month earlier his platoon sergeant filed a report that said: “He has no interest whatsoever in the Army…. It is my opinion that Private Hendrix will never come up to the standards required of a soldier. I feel that the military service will benefit if he is discharged as soon as possible.” Hendrix would later falsely claim that he had received a medical discharge after breaking his ankle during his 26th parachute jump.

Bye Bye Birdie Theatre Review:

Winnipeg Free Press Newspaper Archives, Jun 29, 1963, p. 11

June 29, 1964

Touring Australia The Beatles played two shows at the Festival Hall, Brisbane. Over 8,000 fans had waited until after midnight to greet the group as they landed at Brisbane Airport.

At Brian Epstein’s insistence, The Beatles reluctantly record German versions of “She Loves You” and “I Want To Hold Your Hand” in Rue de Seures, Paris, under the direction of George Martin.

Media Gossip on whether The Beatles movies make as much as Elvis’,  mentor/manager Col. Tom Parker replied “There’s no comparison because they have to split it four ways. Besides, they’d don’t eat as much as Elvis.”

Girl Happy

June 29, 1965

June 29, 1966

After a 7.00 p.m. cast insurance medical exam, Elvis resumed Double Trouble soundtrack recording at the MGM recording stage till 3.00 a.m. The change to the soundstage was because Elvis had been late to the recording studio.

MGM Sound Stage – Hollywood, California
Double Trouble ////////-04
Double Trouble (work part – ending) ////////-NA
Double Trouble (composite) UPA3 3934-SP
Baby, If You’ll Give Me All Of Your Love ////////-05
I Love Only One Girl UPA3 3940-02
It Won’t Be Long UPA3 3942-03
Old MacDonald (track) ////////-07
Long Legged Girl (With The Short Dress On) (remake) UPA3 3937-05

June 29, 1967

Speedway

June 29, 1968

1968 TV Special: Rehearsals started at 9.00 a.m. Then at 6.90 and 8.00 p.m.;

Elvis taped the two stand-up segments, this time not only in front of a live audience but with a full orchestra, conducted by Billy Goldenberg.

June 29, 1969

With fans at Graceland on Sunday June 29, 1969

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

June 29, 1970

There was a screening at the Memphian tonight and every night until Elvis returned to California.

June 29, 1971

The Memphis City Council voted to change the name of Highway 51 South to Elvis Presley Boulevard. The formal renaming ceremony occurred in January 1972.

June 29, 1972

June 29, 1973

Following an overdose the night before, Before the show – meeting Governor Carter & Wife.

Backstage with some fans at the Omni Coliseum in Atlanta, GA on June 29, 1973

 

Elvis performed at the Omni Atlanta, Georgia.

Photo by © Jack West

Date: 29 Jun 1973
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Atlanta, GA.
Omni Coliseum
Tickets: 17,143
Costume: White Sunlight suit
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Help Me Make It Through The Night
Steamroller Blues
You Gave Me A Mountain
Love Me
Blue Suede Shoes
Long Tall Sally/Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On
Jailhouse Rock
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
I’m Leavin’
How Great Thou Art
Hound Dog
Fever
Something
What Now My Love
Suspicious Minds
[band introductions]
I’ll Remember You
I Can’t Stop Loving You
An American Trilogy
A Big Hunk O’ Love
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

Elvis Presley : Atlanta : Omni Coliseum : June 29, 1973

June 29, 1973 (8:30 pm). Atlanta, GA. – Elvis Presley In Concert

Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 10 – June 20th – July 3rd 1973
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info June 29 1973 Omni Coliseum Atlanta GA (8:30 pm) 17143 Orange Sunburst Original belt Light Blue Suit Yes Yes Yes

June 29, 1974

Canada’s Gordon Lightfoot scores his first US number one single with “Sundown”. His best previous outing had been “If You Could Read My Mind” which reached number 5 in 1971.

Elvis performed at the Municipal Auditorium, Kansas City, Missouri at 2.30 and 8.30 p.m.

Date: 29 Jun 1974
Time: 3.00pm
Venue: Kansas City.
Municipal Auditorium
Tickets: 10,400
Costume: Inca Gold Leaf
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
Tryin’ To Get To You
All Shook Up
Steamroller Blues
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
Love Me Tender
Johnny B. Goode
Hound Dog
Neartbreak Hotel
Fever
Polk Salad Annie
Why Me Lord
Suspicious Minds
[band introductions]
I Can’t Stop Loving You
Help Me
An American Trilogy
Let Me Be There
Funny How Time Slips Away
That’s All Right
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings: 0

June 29, 1974. (3:00 pm) Kansas City, MO. – Elvis Presley In Concert

 

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Date: 29 Jun 1974
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Kansas City.
Municipal Auditorium
Tickets: 10,400
Costume: American Eagle
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
When My Blue Moon Turns Gold Again
Blue Christmas
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
Trying To Get To You
All Shook Up
Love Me Tender
Hound Dog
Fever
Polk Salad Annie
Why Me, Lord
Suspicious Minds
[band introductions]
I Can’t Stop Loving You
Help Me
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Let Me Be There
Johnny B. Goode
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

 

Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 13 – June 15th – July 2nd 1974
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info June 29 1974 Municipal Auditorium Kansas City MO (3:00 pm) 10400 Egyptian Original belt Yes
Info June 29 1974 Municipal Auditorium Kansas City MO (8:30 pm) 10400 1974 American Eagle Original belt Black suit Yes Yes

June 29, 1975

Elvis had surgery on his foot in Memphis.

June 29, 1976

Elvis arrives with Linda Thompson

At the Philadelphia Airport on June 29, 1976

Elvis performed at the Coliseum, Richmond, Virginia.

© Keith Alverson

Date: 29 Jun 1976
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Richmond, VA.
Coliseum
Tickets: 20,000
Costume: Bicentennial (blue) 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
Help Me
All Shook Up
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
Love Me Tender
America
Polk Salad Annie
[band introductions]
Early Morning Rain
What’d I Say
Johnny B. Goode
Love Letters
Hurt
Hound Dog
Funny How Times Slip Away
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

June 29, 1976. (8:30 pm) Richmond, VA. – Elvis Presley In Concert

 

After this show, Elvis boarded his plane to North Caroline for the following evening’s performance, but collapsed during the flight with apparent exhaustion.

Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 22 – June 25th – July 5th 1976
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info June 29 1976 Coliseum. Richmond VA (8:30 pm) 11900 White Egyptian Bird Egyptian suit belt Light Blue Suit Yes Yes

June 29, 1977

Elvis at Graceland

The Wake and Aftermath

1979

ETERNAL REVENUE : Elvis’ Millions Were Disappearing When

THREE DAYS AFTER HER former father-in-law, Vernon Presley, died in June of 1979, Priscilla Beaulieu Presley sat in a downtown Memphis office and tried to comprehend the sobering news she had just heard: Without drastic action, everything that Elvis Presley had left their daughter, Lisa Marie, could be lost. Even his beloved home, Graceland.

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley

1984

Bruce Springsteen kicked off the first leg of his Born in the USA Tour with a three night run at the Civic Center in St. Paul, Minnesota. Springsteen would play a total of 156 shows ending on October 2, 1985 in Los Angeles.

1985

David Bowie and Mick Jagger recorded a version of the Martha Reeves and the Vandellas 1964 hit ‘Dancing In The Street.’ for the forthcoming Live Aid fundraising event. The single went on to become a No.1 UK hit. The original plan was to perform a track together live, with Bowie performing at Wembley Stadium and Jagger at John F. Kennedy Stadium, until it was realized that the satellite link-up would cause a half-second delay that would make this impossible unless either Bowie or Jagger mimed their contribution, something neither artist was willing to do.
The Cooper-Hewitt Museum, a part of the Smithsonian Institute, auctions off John Lennon’s psychedelic-painted 1965 Rolls-Royce Phantom V at Sotheby’s in New York. The car, which Lennon donated to the museum in 1977, was sold to the Ripley’s Believe It Or Not museum for a then record price of $2,299,000. When John had the car painted from its original black in April, 1967, it drew some public outrage. An old woman in London’s downtown attacked the car using her umbrella and yelling: “You swine, you swine! How dare you do this to a Rolls-Royce!”

1991

Dionne Warwick, Chaka Khan, En Vogue, Levert, and Dianne Reeves, among others, performed on the Celebrate the Soul of American Music  TV show.

1998

George Harrison announces that he had been receiving radiation treatment for throat cancer caused by smoking. Harrison says he has been given a clean bill of health by saying, “I’m not going to die on you folks just yet.” That sad event would take place on November 29th, 2001.

1999

Michael Jackson suffered severe bruising after falling over 50 feet when a bridge collapsed during a concert at Munich’s Olympic stadium. Jacko was singing ‘Earth Song’ at the time of the accident.

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2003

Destiny’s Child singer Beyonce started a five week run at No.1 on the UK album chart with ‘Dangerously In Love’, also a US No.1.

2007

Canada Post issued the limited edition Anne Murray stamp. She was recognized along with three other iconic Canadian recording artists: Paul Anka, Gordon Lightfoot and Joni Mitchell.

2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

2016

Elvis Presley’s daughter Lisa Marie filed for divorce from her fourth husband, Michael Lockwood, just months after the couple celebrated their 10th wedding anniversary the previous January. Lisa Marie had previously been wed to Danny Keough from 1988 until 1994, Michael Jackson from 1994 to 1999 and to actor Nicolas Cage from 2002 to 2004.
2017