Elvis Presley Movie Star

As a teenager, Elvis worked as an usher in a movie theatre, dreaming of being the hero on screen.

He dreamed of being the movie hero and being in movies, and as with making a genre of music his own, so too, did he have his own Star Vehicle Presley Formula Flick.

It was in that theatre Elvis sat while Dewey Phillips played the one sided singed “That’s All Right Mama” for the first time on air. He got so many calls to re-play that song, that he called the boarding house where the Presleys lived and a neighbour got the phone and got Gladys, who then ran out of the house, with Vernon to get their boy down to the radio station to do his first on air interview, over before he realized it was going on. Elvis Presley had a stutter that got incorporated into his singing.

Elvis Presley’ first being in a movie was a short concert film as an opening act with Pat Boone headlining in the Bill Randle Cleveland Disc Jockey Radio Personality – it was likely broadcast on regional television, screened once at a local high school and the film has disappeared into a private European collector’s hand at the last rumour.

Elvis Presley’s short film:

The Pied Piper of Cleveland: A Day in the Life of a Famous Disc Jockey (Documentary) (performer: “That’s All Right, Mama”, “Mystery Train”, “Good Rockin’ Tonight”)

 

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ElvisWorld: Making a Movie Short – Pied Piper of Cleveland Oct 20

 

Then after screen testing, Elvis  was in his first movie in a supporting role. Not in Rainmaker with Katherine Hepburn and Burt Lancaster – Hollywood A Listers – but in a second Reno Brothers movie telling in a minor role made larger by Elvis playing it.

1956

Love Me Tender

Production: August 22 and September 21, 1956;premiere Nov 15 national release nov 21

Director: Robert D. Webb

Writers: Robert Buckner (screenplay), Maurice Geraghty (story)

Production Co: Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation

After that, the movies were crafted around him, Loving You and Jailhouse Rock being good boy/bad boy versions of the same story.

One in Color, softer story with a freedom of speech motif; the other Black/White

seedier, steamier and both of these full of Elvis Presley’s actual band

but also his cousins and Memphis Mafia Pals.

1957

Loving You  

Production: January 21, – March 8; national release July 9, 1957

Director: Hal Kanter

Writers: Herbert Baker (screenplay), Hal Kanter (screenplay)

Stars: Elvis Presley, Lizabeth Scott, Wendell Corey |

Production Co:Hal Wallis Productions / Paramount Pictures

Jailhouse Rock 

Production: May 13 to June 17 Released 8 November 1957 (USA)

Director: Richard Thorpe

Writers: Guy Trosper (screenplay), Nedrick Young (story) (as Ned Young)

Production Co:Avon Productions (II) / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)

 

1958

King Creole 

Production January 20 to March 10, 1958; released 2 July 1958 (USA)

Director: Michael Curtiz

Writers: Herbert Baker (screenplay), Michael V. Gazzo (screenplay) |

Harold Robbins (novel)

Elvis Presley does his best James Dean.

1960

Hal Wallis filmed second unit scenery in Germany before Elvis was even mustered out.

GI Blues would be Elvis’ first pairing with foreign celebrity in a musical romantic comedy, objective matrimony.

G.I. Blues 

April 21- June 29th  released: November 23, 1960

Director: Norman Taurog

Elvis Presley does his best Brando since King Creole.

Flaming Star 

Production: August 1 -October 7 released: 20 December 1960

August 28, 1960

Principal photography for Follow That Dream was completed.

Director: Don Siegel

Writers: Clair Huffaker (screenplay/novel), Nunnally Johnson (screenplay)

Stars: Elvis Presley, Barbara Eden, Steve Forrest

The original “Black Star” is the same recording as “Flaming Star”, just the word differs.

1961

Wild in the Country

release date 15 June 1961 (USA)

Director: Philip Dunne

Writers: Clifford Odets (screenplay), J.R. Salamanca (novel)

Blue Hawaii 

Production Hawaii March 27 -April 17th. LA until May 23rd.

released 22 November 1961 (USA)

Director: Norman Taurog

Writers: Allan Weiss (story), Hal Kanter

Follow That Dream 

Production: July 5 – August released 11 April 1962 (USA)

Principal photography for Follow That Dream was completed.

Also Known As: Here Come the Kwimpers

Director: Gordon Douglas

Writers: Charles Lederer (screenplay), Richard Powell (novel)

1962

Kid Galahad

remake of

Director: Phil Karlson

Writers: William Fay (screenplay), Francis Wallace (story)

Stars: Elvis Presley, Gig Young, Lola Albright |

Production: Mirisch Corporation /United Artists

Release Date: 29 August 1962

Girls! Girls! Girls! 

March 26 prep, hawaii April 9-26, May 1-June 8 LA

Director: Norman Taurog

Writers: Allan Weiss (story/screenplay) , Edward Anhalt (screenplay)

Stars: Elvis Presley, Stella Stevens, Jeremy Slate

Production Co: Hal Wallis Productions/ Paramount Pictures

It Happened at the World’s Fair 

Production: August 28 , September 4-13 in Seattle,  to Nov 9

Release Date:3 April 1963

Director: Norman Taurog

1963

Fun in Acapulco

Production January 25 – March 2x ; released November 27 1963

 

Viva Las Vegas July 15 – September 11,

At this juncture, A Presley Picture was a subgenre of it’s own.

1964

Roustabout Feb 26 – opened Nov 11

Girl Happy June 22 – August 12

Tickle Me oct 12 – nov 24

1965

Harum Scarum March 15 – April 19

Frankie and Johnny May 11 – June 24

Paradise, Hawaiian Style  – August – Sept 30

1966

Spinout Feb 11 – April 8

Double Trouble July 11- August 30

1967

Clambake March 20 – April 27

Speedway June 19 to August 21

Stay Away, Joe October 9 to Nov 27

1968

Live a Little Love a Little March 13

The Trouble with Girls (And How to Get into It): Production: Oct – Dec 18

September 3, 1969: premiered in the U.S.

 

Charro! July – August

Elvis completed looping and was released from

 

1969

Change of Habit March and April – released Nov 10

 

His last films were about him: documentaries of concert tours.

1970

Elvis: That’s the Way It Is

1972

Elvis on Tour

 

1980

This is Elvis

 

Elvis Presley tv movies, mini-series and tv-series:

 

Dick Clark’s Elvis with Kurt Russel

 

Elvis Presley: TV Star

TV Series: Good Rocking Tonight

TV Show: Sun Records

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Daily Elvis: July 2

Give us this day, July 2, 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

July 2, 1954

The funeral for the two Blackwood Brothers was held at Ellis Auditorium, and Elvis ,along with Dixie Locke and his parents were in the crowd.

Romances: Dixie Locke

July 2, 1955

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

Engagement – Tour Ref: 1955
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Show type: Pics: Ads:
Info July 2 1955 Municipal Auditorium Shreveport LA (8:00 PM) Louisiana Hayride

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

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

July 2, 1956

Ed Sullivan called Elvis Presley’s manager to book Elvis for his show.

Elvis reported to the RCA studio at 2.00 p.m. This was the first time that Elvis took over full leadership of a session and he insisted on completing each song to his own satisfaction. Elvis Presley was an uncredited session producer – This was the first time The Jordanaires worked with Presley.

Elvis Presley and The Jordanaires - RCA Sudio 1 - July 2, 1956

For Hound Dog, Take 31 being the version they released. The single sold over 10 million copies globally, became his best-selling song and topped the pop chart for 11 weeks, a record that stood for 36 years.
RCA Studios – New York
Hound Dog G2WB 5935-31
Don’t Be Cruel G2WB 5936-28
Any Way You Want Me (That’s How I Will Be) G2WB 5937-12

Elvis Presley : RCA Studio One, Memphis, Tennessee : July 2, 1956

Elvis Presley : RCA Studio One, Memphis, Tennessee : July 2, 1956

On This Day: July 2, 1956 – Elvis Presley Recorded “Don’t Be Cruel”

The Presleys lived at Audobon Drive

July 2, 1957

The Presleys lived at  Graceland,

The Military Service Disruption

July 2, 1958

Elvis Presley’s fourth feature film, “King Creole,” co-starring Carolyn Jones, Walter Matthau, Dolores Hart, Dean Jagger, and Vic Morrow, opened in U.S. and Canadian movie theaters.

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.

July 2, 1959
Military Service in Germany /  Goethestr.14 in Bad Nauheim, Germany

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

July 2, 1960

July 2, 1961

July 2, 1961 – PRESLEY’S PROBLEM: | Chicago Tribune Archive

Elvis traveled to Nashville to record six songs for the soundtrack of Follow That Dream. After the session Elvis checked into the Anchor Hotel in Nashville before returning home to Memphis.

RCA Studio B – Nashville, Tennessee
Angel M2WW
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Angel (vocal overdub) ////////-NM
Follow That Dream M2WW 0874-06
What A Wonderful Life M2WW 0875-07
I’m Not The Marrying Kind M2WW 0876-08
A Whistling Tune M2WW 0877-04
A Whistling Tune (overdub) ////////-NA
Sound Advice M2WW 0878-06

July 2, 1962

July 2, 1963

July 2, 1964

At RCA Studio B in Nashville, Jim Reeves had his last session for RCA, recording “Missing You” and “Is It Really Over?” He was killed in the crash of a private airplane 29 days later.

Girl Happy

July 2, 1965

July 2, 1966

David Bowie and The Lower Third appeared at The Lion Hotel in Warrington, England, (they were paid £30 for the gig). Also appearing was The Powerhouse which featured Eric Clapton, Jack Bruce, Steve Winwood and Paul Jones.

Frank Sinatra’s version of “Strangers In The Night” from from the film ‘A Man Could Get Killed’; displaced The Beatles’ “Paperback Writer” at the top of the Billboard Hot 100. It was also a UK #1. Sinatra’s recording would win him a Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance and Record of the Year, despite the fact that Frank often said he didn’t really like the song.

Double Trouble pre-production

July 2, 1967

Speedway

July 2, 1968

Elvis spent a week resting in Palm Springs.

July 2, 1969

US consumer advocate Ralph Nader issued a warning that loud Rock music threatened to produce a nation of hearing-impaired people.

Working on tracks for the Abbey Road album, Paul McCartney recorded ‘Her Majesty’. Then Paul, George, and Ringo record 15 takes of ‘Golden Slumbers/Carry That Weight’. John Lennon was absent, in hospital in Golspie, Scotland, following a car accident the previous day.

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

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

July 2, 1970

July 2, 1971

Queen appeared at Surrey College, England. This was the group’s first gig with the line-up of Freddie Mercury, Brian May, Roger Taylor and John Deacon.

July 2, 1972

July 2, 1973

Elvis performed at the Myriad Center Arena, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Date: 02 Jul 1973
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Oklahoma City, OK.
Myriad Center Arena
Tickets: 15,400
Costume: White Aloha Eagle
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/Mama Don’t Dancece/Flip, Flop And Fly/Shake Rattle & Roll/Jailhouse Rock
I’m Leaving
How Great Thou Art
Hound Dog
Fever
Something
Faded Love
What Now My Love
Suspicious Minds
I’ll Remember You
I Can’t Stop Loving You
An American Trilogy
A Big Hunk O’ Love
Love Me Tender
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings: 0

Reviews – Elvis Presley In Concert

July 2, 1973 (8:30 pm). Oklahoma City, OK. – 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 July 2 1973 Myriad Center Arena Oklahoma City OK (8:30 pm) 15400 1973 American Eagle Second belt White Suit Yes

July 2, 1974

Elvis performed at the Salt Palace, Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Date: 02 Jul 1974
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Salt Lake City, UT.
Salt Palace
Tickets: 13,000
Costume: Inca Gold Leaf 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
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Let Me Be There
Funny How Times Slip Away
Big Boss Man
Steamroller Blues
Help Me Make It Through The Night
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings: 0

 

July 2, 1974 (8:30 pm) Salt Lake City, UT. – Elvis Presley In Concert

On Tour June 15 – July 2, 1974 Elvis Presley In Concert

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 July 2 1974 Salt Palace Salt Lake City UT (8:30 pm) 13000 Blue Swirl Original belt White suit Yes Yes

July 2, 1975

July 2, 1976

Brian Wilson appears onstage with The Beach Boys for the first time in twelve years, in Anaheim, California. He’s mostly motionless at his piano, but he does sing the lead vocal on “In My Room”.

Billboard’s top tune was “Gonna Fly Now”, the theme from the Sylvester Stallone film Rocky, while Cashbox listed “Undercover Angel” by Alan O’Day as the best selling record in America.

Leaving his hotel in Shreveport on his way to Baton Rouge on July 2, 1976

Elvis Presley | Leaving his hotel, on his way to Baton Rouge

Elvis performed at the Louisiana State University Assembly Center, Baton Rouge.

Date: 03 Jul 1976
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Fort Worth, TX.
Tarrant County Convention
Tickets: 14,000
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
All Shook Up
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
And I Love You So
Jailhouse Rock
Fever
America
Polk Salad Annie
[band introductions]
Hurt
Funny How Times Slip Away
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

July 2, 1976. (8:30 pm) Baton Rouge, LA. – Elvis Presley In Concert

Elvis Show Proves Rock’n’Roll’s King Still Tops; “Hawking” Detracts By Tom Aswell Baton Rouge State-Times

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 July 2 1976 Louisiana State University Baton Rouge LA (8:30 pm) 16000 Blue Egyptian Bird Original belt Red Suit Yes Yes

July 2, 1977

Elvis at Graceland, and mostly upstairs at Graceland – for the balance of the month.

The Wake and Aftermath

1979

Sony introduced the Walkman, the first portable audio cassette player. Over the next 30 years they sold over 385 million Walkmans in cassette, CD, mini-disc and digital file versions, and were the market leaders until the arrival of Apple’s iPod and other new digital devices.

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley

1988

Tracy Chapman started a three-week run at No.1 on the UK album chart with her self-titled debut LP. Helped by her performance at the ‘Nelson Mandela’s 70th Birthday Tribute Concert’ at Wembley Stadium, also No.1 in the US.
Michael Jackson became the first artist to have five number one singles from one album when ‘Dirty Diana’ went to the top of the US charts. The other four chart-toppers from the LP ‘Bad’ were the title track, ‘I Just Can’t Stop Loving You’, ‘The Way You Make Me Feel’ and ‘Man in the Mirror’.

1990

Representatives of the Italian Catholic Church announce they’ll attempt to put a stop to Madonna’s concerts in Rome because of her alleged inappropriate use of crucifixes and sacred symbols. And They Did. 

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2001

Yoko Ono was on hand as Liverpool renamed its airport after John Lennon. Yoko said John would have been very proud. “Thank you very, very much for remembering John and for loving John.”

2004

Elvis Radio debuted from a specially designed studio in the plaza of Graceland. The satellite radio station features a continuous variety of Elvis Presley music.

2005

The world’s biggest music stars united in concerts around the world to put pressure on political leaders ahead of the G8 summit to tackle poverty in Africa. Concerts in 10 cities, including London, Philadelphia, Paris, Berlin, Johannesburg, Rome and Moscow played to hundreds of thousands of people. A TV audience of several hundred million watched the gigs.
2007
Lyricist Hy Zaret, who wrote the words for the song ‘Unchained Melody’ died at his home in Westport, Connecticut, aged 99. The song (which does not feature the word “unchained”), has been recorded over 300 times. Zaret co-wrote the song with film composer Alex North for the 1955 prison film Unchained. The Righteous Brothers’ 1965 version was produced by Phil Spector.

2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

2015

Buddy Holly‘s widow, Maria Elena Holly, announced that she had entrusted the publishing rights to her late husband’s influential catalog to the artist’s performance rights group, BMG. The company was now authorized to administer royalties worldwide of nearly all of Holly’s recordings.

Songwriter Roy C. Bennett, who collaborated with writing partner Sid Tepper on more than 300 published songs, including nearly 50 of them for Elvis Presley movies, died at the age of 97, three months after Tepper’s death. (Red Roses For A Blue Lady, Kiss Of Fire, The Naughty Lady Of Shady Lane, G.I. Blues, Puppet On A String, The Young Ones, New Orleans, Suzy Snowflake, Nuttin’ For Christmas, The Lady Loves Me)

Roy C. Bennett – Wikipedia

Roy C. Bennett dies at 96; co-creator of movie songs for Elvis Presley

Songwriter Sid Tepper Remembers writing for the King | Elvis Articles

Roy C. Bennett dead: He wrote songs for Elvis, the Beatles, Sinatra …

Roy C. Bennett, Elvis Presley Songwriter, Dead at 97 | Billboard

The U.S. Postal Service previewed the Music Icons: Elvis Presley Commemorative Forever stamp. It was also announced that debut of an exclusive music CD titled “ELVIS FOREVER” on August 12.

2017

Outbreak hotel! Legionnaires’ disease strikes guests at Elvis

2018

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Daily Elvis: July 1

Give us this day, July 1, 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.”

July 1, 1953

Elvis went to the Tennessee Employment Security office once again.

April 20, 1954 – mid October 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

July 1, 1955

Elvis performed at the Plaquemine Casino Club, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Engagement – Tour Ref: 1955
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Show type: Pics: Ads:
Info July 1 1955 Plaquemine Casino Club Baton Rouge LA (8:30 PM) Yes

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

July 1, 1956

Brenda Lee signed her first recording contract at the age of 11 after five years of singing professionally. Little Miss Dynamite, as she was called, would go on to have a total of 29 US Top 40 singles in the 1960s, including “Sweet Nothin’s” (#4) “I’m Sorry” (#1), “Dum Dum” (#4) “Fool #1” (#3), “Break It To Me Gently” (#4) and “All Alone Am I” (#3).

Elvis performed at the Steve Allen Show, The Hudson Theatre, New York City at 8.00 p.m.

THE STEVE ALLEN SHOW — Aired July 1, 1956 — Episode 2 — Pictured: Elvis Presley sings “I Want You, I Need You, I Love You” — Photo by: NBCU Photo Bank

THE STEVE ALLEN SHOW — Aired July 1, 1956 — Episode 2 — Pictured: (l-r) Andy Griffith, Imogene Coca, and Elvis Presley perform a parody of Country & Western television shows (Photo by NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)

On July 3rd, the Times would report the actual ratings:

N.B.C.-TV’s Steve Allen toppled C.B.S.-TV’s Ed Sullivan in the hotly contested 8 to 9 P. M. time period last Sunday. Mr. Allen, who featured Elvis Presley, singer, scored a Trendex rating of 20.2 as against Mr. Sullivan’s 14.8. The former attracted 55.3 per cent of the viewing audience and the latter drew 39.7 per cent. It was N.B.C.’s best showing since May 30, 1954. During the 1955-1956 season, N.B.C. surpassed Mr. Sullivan only three times.10

Elvis Presley : Hudson Theater in New York City for the Steve Allen

The show managed to beat out Sullivan’s in spite of the number of high profile guests that appeared that night which included John Huston, Jose Ferrer, Orson Welles, Lauren Bacall, Edward G. Robinson, Vincent Price, Burl Ives and even Gregory Peck reenacting scenes from his upcoming film “Moby Dick.”

The King earned $5,000 for the performance and headed for the studio the next day to record the song for a single release. US TV critic John Crosby panned Elvis’ performance, calling him an ‘unspeakable, untalented and vulgar young entertainer.’

Following the Steve Allen show – Elvis returned to the Warwick Hotel where he appeared on the only national talk show interview of his life – Hy Gardner Calling.

Steve Allen would maintain that Elvis was in on the joke being made of him, and Elvis never got over it – even referring to it in 1969 Vegas concert return. That North vs South divide of America.

July 1, 1956 – Elvis Presley Music

When a Basset Hound humiliated Elvis Presley on live TV – Mashable

The Presleys lived at Audobon Drive

July 1, 1957

The headlines of Billboard magazine say, “Good music may be making a comeback on the bestseller charts…but rock & roll discs continue to dominate the pop market.”

The Presleys lived at  Graceland

The Military Service Disruption

July 1, 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.

July 1, 1959
Military Service in Germany /  Goethestr.14 in Bad Nauheim, Germany

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

July 1, 1960

July 1, 1961

The Elvis Presley single “I Feel So Bad’s” reached #26 in the U.S. and would peak at No.5 on the US Billboard Hot 100  and No.15 on Billboard’s Top 20 R&B Singles chart. In the UK, it was released on a double A-side single in the UK (c/w “Wild in the Country“), reached No.4 on the UK singles chart, also in 1961.

Red West and Pat Boyd’s wedding day.

Anita Wood and Elvis arriving late to Red West’ wedding

Red West married Pat Boyd; who worked in the Graceland Office Secretary Pool.

Romance: Anita Wood

Elvis Presley | Red West’s Wedding to Elvis’ Secretary Pat Boyd

July 1, 1962

Gene Vincent was the featured act at The Cavern Club in Liverpool, along with an up and coming local group called The Beatles.

After checking out of the Sahara Elvis and Priscilla returned to Los Angeles, where Priscilla took a flight back to Germany, while Elvis drove home to Memphis.

Romances: Priscilla

July 1, 1963

The Beatles recorded their next single ‘She Loves You’ / ‘I’ll Get You’, at EMI Studios, London, completing the two songs in less than four hours. Released in August this year, ‘She Loves You’ went on to become The Beatles’ first million-selling single.

July 1, 1964

Girl Happy

July 1, 1965

July 1, 1966

Double Trouble Pre-production rehearsal week

July 1, 1967

The Beatles started a 15 week run at No.1 on the US album chart with Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, the group’s 10th US No.1 album. Recorded over a 129-day period beginning in December 1966, the album widely regarded as one of the greatest of all time, includes songs such as ‘Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds’ and ‘A Day in the Life’.
Jefferson Airplane‘s psychedelic masterpiece “White Rabbit” entered the Billboard chart, where it eventually reached #8. The song became one of the first records to sneak drug references past radio censors. It uses imagery found in Lewis Carroll’s 1865 book Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and its 1871 sequel Through the Looking-Glass, such as changing size after taking pills.

With Speedway in production, Elvis and Vernon traveled to Las Vegas to see Ann-Margret’s show.

Romances: Ann-Margaret

July 1, 1968

Elvis spent a week resting in Palm Springs.

July 1, 1969

Sam Phillips sells the legendary Sun Records Studio in Memphis to Shelby Singleton. Sun, more than other record company, was responsible for the emergence of White Rock ‘n’ Roll in the mid-1950’s. Shelby Singleton faked a Jerry Lee Lewis and Elvis duet LP with Jimmy Ellis, who would perform as Orion on the Sun Records Label.

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

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

July 1, 1970

US disc jockey Casey Kasem broadcasts his first American Top 40 radio show, where he counts down the hits from the Billboard Hot 100. Replays of those shows are still in syndication.

July 1, 1971

With longtime Tupelo friend Janelle McComb at Graceland on July 1, 1971, December 1971 and December 1972

July 1, 1972

Neil Diamond went to No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Song Sung Blue’, his second US No.1. A No.14 hit in the UK. “Song Sung Blue” was nominated for two Grammy Awards in 1973, Record of the Year and Song of the Year, but lost both to Roberta Flack’s rendition of “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face”.

Elvis Presley’s “An American Trilogy” hit #8 in the U.K.  The original Mickey Newbury version reached No. 26 in 1972, and No. 9 on Billboard’s Easy Listening chart. Elvis Presley’s version reached No. 66, and peaked at No. 31 on the Easy Listening chart. It is a medley of three 19th century songs:

July 1, 1973

Enroute to his evening show at the Municipal Auditorium in Nashville on July 1, 1973

Elvis performed at the Municipal Auditorium, Nashville, Tennessee at 3.00 and 8.30 p.m.

Date: 01 Jul 1973
Time: 3pm
Venue: Nashville, TN.
Municipal Auditorium
Tickets: 9,202
Costume: White Snowflake 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
I’m Leavin
How Great Thou Art
Hound Dog
Fever
Something
Faded Love
What Now My Love
Suspicious Minds
[band introductions]
I’ll Remember You
I Can’t Stop Loving You
An American Trilogy
Big Hunk Of Love
A Big Hunk O’ Love
Love Me Tender
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

July 1, 1973 (2:30 pm). Nashville, TN – Elvis Presley In Concert

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Date: 01 Jul 1973
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Nashville, TN.
Municipal Auditorium
Tickets: 10,000
Costume: White Nashville 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/ Mama Don’t Dancece/Flip, Flop And Fly/Shake Rattle & Roll/Jailhouse Rock
I’m Leaving
How Great Thou Art
Hound Dog
Fever
Something
Faded Love
What Now My Love
Suspicious Minds
I’ll Remember You
I Can’t Stop Loving You
An American Trilogy
A Big Hunk O’ Love
Love Me Tender
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings: 0

Elvis Presley | Municipal Auditorium, Nashville, Tennessee |

Elvis, Lisa Marie and Linda Thompson in Atlanta,

See Elvis Presley Pictures In Nashville Tennessee on July 1, 1973

Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 10 – June 20th – July 3rd 1973
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Info July 1 1973 Municipal Auditorium Nashville TN (3:00 pm) 9202 1973 Snowflake Original belt Light Blue Suit Yes Yes
Info July 1 1973 Municipal Auditorium Nashville TN (8:30 pm) 10000 Blue Rain Original belt Purple Suit Yes

July 1, 1974

Backstage in Omaha on July 1, 1974

Elvis performed at the Auditorium Arena, Omaha.

Date: 01 Jul 1974
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Omaha, NE.
Omaha Civic Auditorium
Tickets: 10,440
Costume: American Eagle
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
You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Big Boss Man
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

Elvis Wows Omaha By Kathy Moore Lincoln Nebraska Journal 

This concert would be officially released on the Follow That Dream Collector label as a cd with a book about Elvis stagewear.

Review : Fashion For A King & July 1, 1974 : Omaha … – Elvis Australia

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 July 1 1974 Omaha Civic Auditorium Omaha NE (8:30 pm) 10440 Egyptian Original belt Light Blue Suit Yes Yes Yes

July 1, 1975

July 1, 1976

Departing the Lisa Marie with Linda Thompson in Shreveport on July 1, 1976

Elvis is reading The Omen, a popular horror novel from the 1970s.

Elvis performed at the Hirsch Coliseum, Shreveport, Louisiana.

Date: 01 Jul 1976
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Shreveport, LA.
Hirsch Coliseum
Tickets: 11,000
Costume: Bicentennial (white) Suit
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
If You Love Me (Let Me Know)
You Gave Me A Mountain
All Shook Up
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
And I Love You So
Jailhouse Rock
Fever
America The Beautiful
Polk Salad Annie
[band introductions]
Early Morning Rain
What’d I Say?
Love Letters
School Days
Hurt (plus reprise)
Hound Dog
Funny How Time Slips Away
Happy Birthday [member of audience]
It’s Now Or Never
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

Elvis Proves He’s Still “The King” in Shreveport. by Mark Melson The Shreveport Times

Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 22 – June 25th – July 5th 1976
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Info July 1 1976 Hirsch Coliseum Shreveport LA (8:30 pm) 11000 White Egyptian Bird Egyptian suit belt White Suit Yes Yes Yes

July 1, 1977

Elvis at Graceland, and mostly upstairs at Graceland – for the balance of the month.

The Wake and Aftermath

1979

The Walkman, the world’s first portable cassette player, was introduced by Sony.

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley

1995

Disc Jockey Wolfman Jack, who appeared in the movie American Graffiti, died of a heart attack at the age of 57 at his home in Belvidere, North Carolina. He had risen to fame in the mid-1960s and was immortalized in 1974 by The Guess Who‘s “Clap For The Wolfman”, on which his raspy voice is heard in the background.
1999
American singer Guy Mitchell, (born Albert George Cernik) died aged 72 at Desert Springs Hospital in Las Vegas. He had the 1957 UK & US No.1 single You Got Me Singing The Blues” in 1956 and “Heartaches By The Number” in 1959 plus over 10 other UK Top 40 singles. Mitchell also appeared as George Romack in the 1961 NBC western detective series Whispering Smith.

Guy Mitchell Was Second Only To Elvis In 1956 – Michigan Rock

Heartaches by the Number – Wikipedia

Guy Mitchell Page in Fuller Up, The Dead Musician Directory

2000

Kylie Minogue was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Spinning Around’, the singers fifth No.1 was co-written by Paula Abdul, (it was originally intended for Abdul’s “comeback” album). ‘Spinning Around’ gave Minogue the honor of being one of three artists (the others being Madonna and U2) to have a No.1 in the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s.

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2003

The boxed set “Elvis – Close Up” was released. The set included 89 previously unreleased tracks.

Review – Close Up 4 CD Box Set :  Elvis Australia

2004

The Elvis Presley album “Polk Salad Annie, Las Vegas – 1970” was released.

Polk Salad Annie - Las Vegas, Feb.1970

The July 4th issue of TV Guide hit newsstands. Four commemorative covers were released on the same day. Each cover included a mini-CD that featured a never-before-released live version of “That’s All Right.” Each CD was also enhanced with CD-rom content, including Elvis trivia, downloadable Elvis screensavers, and an actual audio recording of an interview TV Guide conducted with Elvis in 1956.

2005

American R&B and soul singer-songwriter, record producer Luther Vandross died at the age of 54 at the JFK Medical Centre in New Jersey, two years after suffering a major stroke. His ‘Never Too Much’, was a No.1 R&B hit, worked with Diana Ross, Carly Simon, Chaka Khan, Donna Summer, Barbra Streisand, Mariah Carey and David Bowie. Vandross had won four Grammys for his final album ‘Dance With My Father.’

Elvis Presley Enterprises (EPE) announced that it had signed with eFashion Solutions, LLC, to manage the global web-retailing for licensed and trademarked Elvis products.

2008

Beatles interview from April 30, 1964, in which John Lennon and Paul McCartney discussed how they met and the way they composed songs together, was broadcast by the BBC after it was discovered in a film can in a damp garage in south London.

Gypsy Roma Traveller

Elvis: in the ghetto, but not a Gypsy | Education | spiked

Gypsies and Travellers – The Truth – Canterbury City Council

2009

Sir Cliff Richard was ordered to demolish a £30,000 conservatory at his home in Surrey after the local council ruled that the conservatory should never have been built. The planning committee said the building contravened policy on green belt areas because it added more than 30% extra floor space.

The Elvis Effect: The week after Michael Jackson’s death, he dominated the Top Ten of Billboard’s album chart. Leading the pack was “Number Ones”, followed by “The Essential Michael Jackson” at #2, “Thriller” was #3 and “Off The Wall” was #4. The Jackson 5’s “Ultimate Collection” held the #5 spot, “Bad” was #6, “Dangerous” was #7, “Greatest Hits – HIStory – Vol. 1” came in at #8 and Michael’s “Ultimate Collection” occupied the #9 position. Collectively, Jackson’s solo albums sold 415,000 copies for the week, 58% of which were digital downloads. The week before his death, his titles sold a combined 10,000 units.

2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

2012

Barry Gibb of The Bee Gees revealed on his Twitter page that he planned to continue performing as a solo artist, singing his group’s hits as a tribute to his late brothers, Maurice and Robin.

2015

Bruce Springsteen made a surprise appearance at Brian Wilson’s show in Holmdel, New Jersey where he joined the Beach Boys legend on “Barbara Ann” and “Surfin’ USA”.

Graceland Too: The Legacy of Elvis’ Number One Fan

2018

Lana Del Rey Shares Revived ‘Elvis‘ Demo for New ‘King …

Watch: The world’s biggest Elvis Presley impersonator 

 

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Elvis History Blog

 

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
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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
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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
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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

Daily Elvis: June 27

Give us this day, June 27, 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

1949

Gene Autry recorded “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.” The record sold 2.5 million copies the first year and eventually sold a total of 9 million.

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 27, 1954

Sam Phillips paired Elvis Presley with guitarist Scotty Moore and bassist Bill Black from The Starlight Wranglers Country Act.

Guitarist Scotty Moore invites Elvis to his apartment to work on some tunes. Elvis showed up in a hot pink suit – and the meeting did not impress Scotty’s wife or Bill Black. Moore tells Sam Phillips that Elvis has potential.

Scotty Moore The Guitarist Who Changed The World

June 27, 1955

Elvis performed at the Airmen’s Club, Keesler Air Force Base, outside Biloxi. A local girl, June Juanico attended the show. Elvis picked June out of the crowd and spent the rest of the evening with her.

 

Engagement – Tour Ref: 1955
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Info June 27 1955 Airmans Club Biloxi MS (6:00 PM) Marty Robbins Tour

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

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

June 27, 1956

Elvis arrives at the Bell Auditorium with Cousin Smith – Personal Valet.

Elvis performed at the Bell Auditorium, Augusta, Georgia with opening acts: Flaim Sextet, Phil Maraquin, Frank Connors, George & Betty Johnstone, Doris & Lou Storm  and The Jordanaires

Heartbreak Hotel
I Was The One
I Want You I Need You I Love You
Baby Lets Play House
Long Tall Sally
I Got A Woman
Blue Suede Shoes
Hound Dog

Elvis Defends Low-Down Style,” Charlotte Observer, June 271956

Elvis Presley, Reluctant Rebel: His Life and Our Times

Last Train to Memphis: The Rise of Elvis Presley – Google Books Result

Elvis Presley at 21: ‘I get lonesome sometimes’ – Telegraph

Engagement – Tour Ref: 1956
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Info June 27 1956 Bell Memorial Auditorium Augusta GA (8:30 PM) 6000 Yes

The Presleys lived at Audobon Drive

June 27, 1957

The Presleys lived at  Graceland

The Military Service Disruption

June 27, 1958

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

June 27, 1959

In order to be able to stay in Paris as long as possible, Elvis hired a limousine to get him back to the barracks.

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

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

June 27, 1960

After twelve previous Top 40 records, “Everybody’s Somebody’s Fool” becomes Connie Francis‘ first US number one hit. In the UK, it reached #5. She would later reveal that she recorded the song in just two takes.

Colonel Parker backs Elvis up on his dissatisfaction with “It’s Now Or Never,” demanding that it be remixed by RCA yet again.

G.I. Blues

June 27, 1961

June 27, 1962

Priscilla  visits from Germany for 2 weeks (June 17 – 28 ).

June 27, 1963

June 27, 1964

Peter And Gordon‘s “World Without Love” reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Paul McCartney wrote the song, but it was not credited to him on the disc, to see if a McCartney tune would be successful even if no one knew he had written it. At the time he composed “World Without Love”, McCartney was courting Jane Asher, the sister of the duo’s Peter Asher. Peter Asher went on to become James Taylor and Linda Ronstadt’s manager.

The Drifters’ last Top 10 hit, “Under the Boardwalk” enters the Hot 100, where it will peak at #4.

Jan And Dean‘s “The Little Old Lady From Pasadena” was released. It will climb to #3 in the US by August.

Girl Happy

June 27, 1965

In a rare setback, The Beatles perform two shows in Rome which were both sparsely attended. An Italian newspaper commented that they were “no more than four ugly faces, four heads of long hair, four sublime idiots, four barefoot bums.”

“Tickle Me” opened in London.

Frankie and Johnny post-production

June 27, 1966

The Mothers of Invention released their debut studio album Freak Out! on Verve Records. Often cited as one of rock music’s first concept albums, the album is a satirical expression of frontman Frank Zappa’s perception of American pop culture and the nascent freak scene of Los Angeles. It was also one of the earliest double albums in rock music.

Elvis reported to MGM for a music meeting and wardrobe fittings for Double Trouble, which was for the time being called You’re Killing Me.

Double Trouble : MGM 1967 | Elvis’ Movies

June 27, 1967

Speedway

June 27, 1968

The 1968 Christmas TV special:  Elvis (NBC TV Special) – Wikipedia

At 9.00 a.m. Elvis rehearsed the gospel medley with The Blossoms and other dance performers.

NBC Studio 4 – Burbank, California
Calliope Carnival / Big Boss Man (“Amusement Pier” part 1 – playback) ////////-10
It Hurts Me (“Amusement Pier” part 2 – vocal overdub) ////////-10
It Hurts Me (“Amusement Pier” part 2 pickups – playback) ////////-06
? (“Amusement Pier” part 3 – playback) ////////-08
It Hurts Me (“Amusement Pier” part 4 – playback) ////////-03
Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child / Where Could I Go But To The Lord
///// Up Above My Head – intro (“Gospel” part 1 – playback) ////////-06
Up Above My Head / I Found That Light / Saved (intro) (“Gospel” part 2 – playback) ////////-06
I Found That Light / Saved (part 1) (“Gospel” part 2 pickups – playback) ////////-04
Preach For The Sky / Saved (part 2) (“Gospel” part 3 pickups – playback) ////////-05
Let Yourself Go (“Guitar Man Let Yourself Go” part 1 – playback) ////////-06
Let Yourself Go (“Guitar Man Let Yourself Go” part 3 – playback) ////////-07
Let Yourself Go (“Guitar Man Let Yourself Go” inserts “grapes” – playback) ////////-02
Let Yourself Go (Guitar Man Let Yourself Go” inserts “palms Together” – playback) ////////-01
Let Yourself Go (“Guitar Man Let Yourself Go” inserts “leaning” – playback) ////////-01
Let Yourself Go (“Guitar Man Let Yourself Go” inserts “kissing” – playback) ////////-01
Let Yourself Go (“Guitar Man Let Yourself Go” part 2 “chairs” – playback) ////////-03
Let Yourself Go (“Guitar Man Let Yourself Go” part 2 “dancing” – playback) ////////-04
Let Yourself Go (“Guitar Man Let Yourself Go” part 2 “lounging” – playback) ////////-01

Then, at Burbank California NBC Color City Studio 4 (6 & 8 PM) Elvis performed in front of invited audiences for two “sit down” concerts – the forerunner of the much later MTV Unplugged format.

On stage were Elvis with his 1960 J200, and entourage members Charlie Hodge with his Gibson L4 and Alan Fortas with a classical guitar prop used in the special and/or a case both of which he basically just kept on his lap. DJ played percussion on an empty guitar case and Scotty Moore was the only one onstage with an electric guitar, his 1963 Super 400.

Elvis infamously took Scotty Moore’s guitar and stood up, pouting over no strap, which Charlie Hodge sang the line “no strap today” and Elvis carried on.


Lance LeGault, Elvis, Charlie Hodge, Scotty, Alan Fortas and DJ on stage in Studio 4 – June 27, 1968

Singer Presents…ELVIS – Wikipedia

Elvis Presley tapes his famous TV “comeback special” – Jun 27, 1968

Sessions: June 27, 1968

Original Ticket from Elvis Presley’s NBC “’68 Comeback Special,”

NBC plans Elvis Presley all-star tribute to celebrate his 1968 TV special

June 27, 1969

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

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

June 27, 1970

The 3-day Bath Festival of Blues and Progressive Music in Bath, England took place. The line-up included, Santana, The Flock, Led Zeppelin (headlining act), Hot Tuna, Country Joe McDonald, Colosseum, Jefferson Airplane (set aborted), The Byrds (acoustic set), Dr. John, Frank Zappa & the Mothers of Invention, Canned Heat, It’s a Beautiful Day, Steppenwolf, Johnny Winter, John Mayall with Peter Green, Pink Floyd, (who premiered their new suite, “Atom Heart Mother”, which at that time was announced as the “Amazing Pudding”), Pentangle, Fairport Convention, and Keef Hartley.

A band called Smile changes it’s name to Queen featuring Freddie Mercury (possibly still known as Freddie Bulsara) on vocals, guitarist Brian May, drummer Roger Taylor and Mike Grose on bass played their first gig at Truro City Hall, Cornwall, England. They were billed as Smile, Brian and Roger’s previous band, for whom the booking had been made originally. Original material at this time included an early version of ‘Stone Cold Crazy’.

The Trans-Continental Pop Festival (better known as the The Festival Express)set off. The tour was unique in that rather than flying to each city, most of the acts travelled on a chartered CN train. The Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin, The Band, The Flying Burrito Brothers and Buddy Guy Blues Band all travelled together on the train playing shows in Toronto, Winnipeg, Saskatoon and Calgary.

The Jackson Five started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘The Love You Save’, the group’s third No.1 of the year, it made No.7 in the UK.

Elvis Presley’s single “The Wonder Of You” hit #9 in the U.S. In the United States, both songs charted at #9 together in the spring of 1970 also reached number 37 on the US Country Singles chart, and number one on the easy listening chart. “The Wonder of You” was one of his most successful records in the UK ever, topping the UK Singles Chart for six weeks in the summer of that year. It also stayed at number one in the Irish Charts for three weeks that same year. This was the 59th Top 40 hit of his career.

Under the alias of John Carpenter, Elvis flew home to Memphis from Dallas.

June 27, 1971

June 27, 1972

June 27, 1973

Elvis performed at the Cincinnati Gardens, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Elvis in concert in Cincinnati , june 27 1973.

Date: 27 Jun 1973
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Cinncinnati, OH
Cinncinnati Gardens
Tickets: 13,060
Costume: White Aloha Eagle
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
Heartbreak Hotel
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
A Big Hunk O’ Love
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings: 0

Elvis Presley : Cinncinnati, OH. : June 27, 1973

Elvis Presley : Cinncinnati, OH. : June 27, 1973 | Elvis Photos

Ecstatic Elvis Fans Pay Homage At Gardens by Jim Knippenberg Cincinnati Enquirer

Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 10 – June 20th – July 3rd 1973
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Info June 27 1973 Cincinnati Gardens Cincinnati OH (8:30 pm) 13060 1973 American Eagle Second belt Yellow Suit Yes Yes

June 27, 1974

Elvis performed at the Indiana University Assembly Hall, Bloomington, Indiana.

Date: 27 Jun 1974
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Bloomington, IN.
University of Indiana
Tickets: 16,000
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
I Can’t Stop Loving You
Funny How Time Slips Away
Big Boss Man
That’s All Right
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
Steamroller Blues
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

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June 27, 1974 (8:30 pm) Bloomington, IN. – Elvis Presley In Concert

June 27, 1974 (8:30 pm) Bloomington, IN. – Elvis Presley In Concert

Elvis Rekindles That Old “Magic” at IU Concert by Ric Manning Bloomington Herald-Times

Archives Photograph Collection – “Elvis Presley at I.U.”

Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 13 – June 15th – July 2nd 1974
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Info June 27 1974 University of Indiana Bloomington IN (8:30 pm) 16000 Blue Swirl Original belt White Suit Yes Yes

June 27, 1975

June 27, 1976

Elvis performed at the Capital Center Arena, Landover, Maryland at 2.30 and 8.30 p.m. where he was visited backstage by Elton John.

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Date: 27 Jun 1976
Time: 2.30pm
Venue: Largo, MD.
Landover Capital Center
Tickets: 20,000
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
Love Me Tender
Jailhouse Rock
Fever
America
Blue Suede Shoes
[band Intrductions]
Early Morning Rain
What’d I Say
Johnny B. Goode
Love Letters
Hurt
Hound Dog
Funny How Times Slip Away
Mystery Train/Tiger Man
Polk Salad Annie
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

une 27, 1976 (2:30 pm). Largo, MD. – Elvis Presley In Concert

© Phil Gelormine

Date: 27 Jun 1976
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Largo, MD.
Landover Capital Center
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
All Shook Up
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
And I Love You So
America
Jailhouse Rock
Fever
[band introductions]
Early Morning Rain
What’d I Say
Johnny B. Goode
Love Letters
Hurt
Hound Dog
Funny How Times Slip Away
Mystery Train/Tiger Man
Polk Salad Annie
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

June 27, 1976. Largo, MD. Elvis’ Popularity Grows By Leaps and Pounds; by Charlie McCollum
The Washington Star

Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 22 – June 25th – July 5th 1976
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Info June 27 1976 Landover Capital Center Largo MD (2:30 pm) 20000 Blue Egyptian Bird Original belt Light Blue Suit Yes Yes
Info June 27 1976 Landover Capital Center Largo MD (8:30 pm) 20000 White Egyptian Bird Egyptian suit belt Black Suit Yes Yes

June 27, 1977

Elvis at Graceland, Memphis Tennessee

1979

Vernon Presley, 63, Dies, Executor of Elvis’ Estate – The Washington 

The Wake and Aftermath

1980

Led Zeppelin appeared at Messehalle, Nuremberg, Germany during their last ever tour. After the group had played just three songs, drummer John Bonhamcollapsed on stage, causing the remainder of the show to be cancelled.

1981

Michael Jackson had his first solo UK No.1 with ‘One Day In Your Life’ a song recorded by Jackson for his 1975 album, Forever, Michael.

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley

1987

Whitney Houston’s “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” hit #1, while her album Whitney became the first album by a female singer to debut on Billboard’s chart at #1. she also became the first woman to top the singles chart with four consecutive releases when ‘I Wanna Dance With Somebody’ hit No.1.

1988

MCA Records buys the legendary Motown Records for $61 million.

1989

The Who perform the Rock opera “Tommy” in its entirety for the first time in seventeen years at New York’s Radio City Music Hall. The show raised money for a children’s charity as well as the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame.

Tom Jones is awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame.

1992

Michael Jackson played the first night on his Dangerous World tour at the Olympic Stadium in Munich, Germany.  At the end of the show, Jackson wore a helmet and a fake rocket pack on his back and appeared to fly off stage.The tour consisted of 69 concerts to approximately 3.9 million fans across three continents. All profits made from the tour were donated to various charities including the Heal the World Foundation, Jackson’s main reason for conducting the tour.

1998

Anne Murray, Gordon Lightfoot and Bryan Adams each officially received a granite star on Canada’s Walk of Fame, on King Street in Toronto. They were the first three pop artists to be honoured into the newly recognized group of Canadian stars.
1999
Brian O’Hara, singer and guitarist with The Fourmost hung himself aged 56. The Liverpool group who were managed by Brian Epstein had the 1964 UK No.6 single ‘A Little Loving’.
2002
One day before the scheduled first show of The Who’s 2002 US tour, bass player John Entwistle, died aged 57 in his hotel room at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Entwistle had gone to bed that night with a stripper, who woke at 10am to find Entwistle cold and unresponsive. The Las Vegas medical examiner determined that death was due to a heart attack induced by an undetermined amount of cocaine.

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2004

Beastie Boys were at No.1 on the US album chart with ‘To The 5 Boroughs’ the rappers fourth US No.1.

2006

Michael Jackson announced that he was moving to Europe to re-ignite a musical career stalled by his sex abuse trial.

2008

Kings of Leon, The Fratellis, Editors, The Gossip, The Feeling, KT Tunstall, Kate Nash, Jay Z, Amy Winehouse, The Raconteurs, James Blunt, Crowded House, Seasick Steve, Martha Wainwright, The Verve, Leonard Cohen, The Ting Tings, Goldfrapp, Neil Diamond, Pete Doherty, Scouting for Girls, Mark Ronson, Duffy, The Zutons, Groove Armada and John Mayer all appeared at this years 3 day UK Glastonbury Festival.

2009

Black Eyed Peas went to No.1 on the US album charts with ‘The E.N.D.’ the group’s fifth studio album. The album’s lead single, ‘Boom Boom Pow’ topped the Billboard Hot 100 for 12 consecutive weeks, the second single, ‘I Gotta Feeling’ replaced ‘Boom’ and spent 14 weeks at No.1. giving the group 26 consecutive weeks at the top of the charts.

2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

2011

Despite protests from local residents, a larger-than-life statue of Chuck Berry was approved by University City Council. The initial objections stemmed from the singer’s time behind bars for his 1962 conviction for illegally transporting a teenager across state lines.

2012

The chief medical officer of Russia said that The Beatles were to blame for the country’s drug problem. Yevgeny Bryun, the nation’s medical chief, said that the country’s youth first got introduced to the idea of drug-taking when The Beatles traveled to India to “expand their minds”. Bryun added that it was after this news entered public consciousness that people in Russia realised you could make money from the sale of drugs. When business then realised it was possible to make money from this, goods associated with pleasure, that was when the growth in the demand for drugs started.”
2013
2014
Bobby Womack, Soul singer and studio musician, died at the age of 70. He topped the Billboard R&B chart in 1974 with “Lookin’ For A Love”, placed it and three other tunes on the Pop chart Top 40 and played guitar on several of Aretha Franklin’s albums and also played on Elvis Presley’s Suspicious Minds.

2017

Col Tom Parker Bio-Pic Announced Spencer Proffer, Steve Binder, and Joe Berlinger are developing a feature film about Elvis Presley’s manger Colonel Tom Parker. Production is slated for early 2018. The screenplay will be based on Alanna Nash’s book, “The Colonel: The Extraordinary Story of Colonel Tom Parker and Elvis Presley,” published by Simon & Schuster and one of four Presley books she authored.

2018
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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

1948

Columbia Records launched a new vinyl disc that played at thirty-three and one third RPM in New York City, sparking a music-industry standard so strong that the digital age has yet to kill it.

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

The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

June 21, 1955

 

 

 

Johnny Cash released his first Sun Records single, “Cry! Cry! Cry!” b/w “Hey Porter.”

Elvis performed at the City Auditorium , Beaumont, Texas, at 2.30, 7.00 and 9.00 p.m. All 2,400 seats were filled for all shows.

Elvis Presley and The Big Bopper : Elvis Articles

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Engagement – Tour Ref: 1955
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Info June 21 1955 City Auditorium Beaumont TX (2:30 PM) 2400 Marty Robbins Tour Yes
Info June 21 1955 City Auditorium Beaumont TX (7:00 PM) 2400 Marty Robbins Tour Yes
Info June 21 1955 City Auditorium Beaumont TX (9:00 PM) 2400 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 21, 1956

Elvis Presley and Col. Tom Parker signed with the William Morris Agency and set into motion the series of events that caused the creation of Elvis Presley as an American icon.

Music Memorabilia:Documents, Elvis Presley Signed William Morris Agency Motion Picture Contract(1956). ... (Total: 2 Items)

Accompanied by his cousins Gene and Junior Smith, Elvis went to Atlanta in his new Cadillac.

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 21, 1956

The Presleys lived at Audobon Drive

June 21, 1957

The Presleys lived at Audobon Drive, Graceland purchased on March 19.

The Military Service Disruption

June 21, 1958

Bobby Darin‘s “Splish Splash” enters the US record charts, where it would reach #3. Bobby would later say that the song only took him about ten minutes to write.

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

June 21, 1959
Elvis in Paris with Lamar Fike, Rex Mansfield and Charlie Hodge until the 25th

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

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

June 21, 1960

King Bumiphol and Queen Sirikit of Thailand visited the set of the Elvis Presley movie “G.I. Blues.”

The King and Queen of Thailand meet Elvis Presley, the King of Rock

The King, The Queen & King and Juliet Prowse.

Elvis Presley Interviewed on the Set of G.I. Blues in 1960

June 21, 1961

June 12, 1962

Priscilla  visits from Germany for 2 weeks (June 17 – 28 ).

June 21, 1963

The Rolling Stones played at Ricky Tick Club, Star and Garter Hotel, Windsor, Berks. The influential 1960s rhythm & blues club in Windsor, Berkshire, was the host to many important acts such as The Stones, The Who, Jimi Hendrix, Pink Floyd and Cream.

June 21, 1964

B.B. King performed at Chicago’s Regal Theater. The live recording of that concert became the classic Live at the Regal album the following year.

June 21, 1965

Frankie and Johnny

June 21, 1966

After a North American tour The Rolling Stones sued 14 hotels over a booking ban in New York, claiming that the ban was violating civil rights laws.

Working at Abbey Road studios in London, The Beatles recorded from start to finish, a new John Lennon song ‘She Said She Said’. The song was reportedly based on a bizarre conversation that Lennon had with Peter Fonda while John and George Harrison were tripping on LSD.

Tom Jones needed 14 stitches in his forehead after his Jaguar was involved in a car crash in Marble Arch, London.

 

June 21, 1967

Elvis completed Speedway soundtrack recording and was visited by Vernon and Dee and the three Stanley boys and they all met Nelson Rockefeller, New York’ governor, while he was at the MGM studio between 7.00 and 11.00 p.m.

MGM Sound Stage – Hollywood, California
Let Yourself Go WPA1 1029-SP
He’s Your Uncle Not Your Dad WPA1 1030-07

Lot Detail – File Copy of June 21, 1967 Letter from Colonel Parker

 

June 21, 1968

Elvis Presleys Gold Cadilac Tour : June 21, 1968 : The Elvis Files

Steve Binder, director of Elvis Presley’s upcoming NBC-TV special, asked musical director Bones Howe to write a more relevant, “socially conscious” song for Elvis’ big closing number, to replace the tentatively scheduled “I’ll Be Home For Christmas.” That afternoon, Howe wrote “If I Can Dream,” and after hearing it a few times, Elvis agreed to use it.

Prerecording at Western Recorders continued for three more days, with Elvis coming in at 2.00 p.m. each afternoon.

June 21, 1968 – Elvis Presley Music

Western Recorders Studio 1 – Hollywood, California
Guitar Man (part 2 – slow) (“Escape” section 1 remake) ////////-07
It Hurts Me (part 2) (“After Karate” section 1) ////////-11
It Hurts Me (composite) WPA1 8113-SP
Guitar Man (part 3) / Little Egypt (“After Karate” section 2) WPA1 8047 / 8048-10
Trouble / Guitar Man (part 4) (“After Karate” section 3) WPA1 8030 / 8047-03
Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child / Where Could I Go But To The Lord /
///// Up Above My Head (intro) (“Gospel” section 1) WPA1 8039-07
Up Above My Head / I Found That Light / Saved (intro) (“Gospel” section 2) ////////-11

June 21, 1969

Elvis returned to Memphis – greeting fans at the Gate.

JUNE 21 1969 AT GL

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

June 21, 1970

Pete Townshend of The Who caused a stir at Memphis International Airport. He was overheard saying “Tommy” seems to be ‘going down a bomb’, meaning the group’s song “Tommy” was a hit. Officials however, only heard the term ‘bomb’ and police and FBI reacted.

June 21, 1971

June 21, 1972

After a great tour Elvis flew home to Memphis where he resumed watching movies again at the Memphian.

June 21, 1973

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that states could ban materials judged to be obscene based on local standards.

John Lennon

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Elvis performed at the Omni, Atlanta, Georgia.

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Date: 21 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
Love Me Tender
You Gave A Mountain
Steamroller Blues
You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me
Love Me
Blue Suede Shoes
Heartbreak Hotel
How Great Thou Art
Johnny B. Goode
Hound Dog
Fever
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:

Boarding and departing his chartered jet on June 21, 1973

Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 10 – June 20th – July 3rd 1973
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June 21, 1974

Elvis performed at the Convention Center Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio.

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June 21, 1974, Elvis Presley in Cleveland

June 21, 1974. Cleveland, OH. – Elvis Presley In Concert

Date: 21 Jun 1974
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Cleveland, OH.
Convention Center
Tickets: 10,000
Costume: Peacock 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
You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me
Suspicious Minds
I Can’t Stop Loving You
Help Me
An American Trilogy
Brigde Over Troubled Water
Let Me Be There
Funny How Time Slips Away
Big Boss Man
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings: 0

Follow That Dream Release: Elvis Presley Sold Out!

Boarding and departing his chartered jet on June 21, 1973

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June 21, 1974. Cleveland, OH. – Elvis Presley In Concert

Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 13 – June 15th – July 2nd 1974
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June 21, 1975

Captain and Tennille started a four week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with the Neil Sedaka song ‘Love Will Keep Us Together’. The duo of husband and wife “Captain” Daryl Dragon and Cathryn Antoinette “Toni” Tennille had worked as backup musicians for Elton John and Neil Sedaka.

Elton John makes a surprise appearance at a concert at the Oakland Coliseum featuring The Eagles and The Doobie Brothers and sings with both groups.

June 21, 1976

June 21, 1977

Leaving Lincoln, NE enroute to Rapid City, SD on June 21, 1977

Before the concert: Monique Brave gave Elvis a ‘Medallion of Life’ on behalf of the Sioux Nation.

Elvis performed at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center, Rapid City, South Dakota, which was the second show filmed for the CBS TV special.

Date: 21 Jun 1977
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Rapid City, SD.
Mount Rushmore.
Tickets: 10,000
Costume: Mexican Sundial Suit
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
That’s All Right
Are You Lonesome Tonight?
Love Me
If You Love Me
You Gave Me A Mountain
Jailhouse Rock
O Sole Mio
It’s Now Or Never
Trying To Get To You
Hawaiian Wedding Song
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
My Way
[band introductions]
Early Morning Rain
What’d I Say
Johnny B. Goode
I Really Don’t Want To Know
Hurt
Unchained Melody
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

Newspaper Articles > 1977 > June 21, 1977. Rapid City, SD.

Portions of this this concert were released on Elvis in Concert

June 21, 1977. Rapid City, SD.

Memories of The King resonate 30 years after opening … – Elvis Australia

Leaving Lincoln, NE enroute to Rapid City, SD on June 21, 1977

IN HISTORY: Elvis Presley Performed In Rapid City, June 21, 1977

Rapid City still feeling the affects of Elvis Presley’s passing 40 years ago

For Elvis CD Collectors • Question to Rapid City, June 21, 1977

Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 32 – June 17th – June 26th 1977
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The Wake and Aftermath

1980

German orchestra leader and songwriter Bert Kaempfert died aged 56. Both Frank Sinatra (Strangers In The Night) and Elvis Presley (Wooden Heart) covered his songs. Kaempfert released over 50 albums. In 1961, he hired The Beatles to back Tony Sheridan on recording sessions for Polydor, (these were the Beatles’ first commercial recordings). – See more at: http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/#sthash.50vrohHH.dpuf

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley

1986

Genesis scored their fourth UK No.1 album with their 13th studio album ‘Invisible Touch’. It remained in the charts for 96 weeks, making it the most commercially successful album of their career, eventually selling over 15 million copies worldwide and produced five US Top 5 singles, including the title track.

1992

The Orb released ‘Blue Room’ the single had a duration of 39 minutes and 58 seconds, two seconds shorter than the maximum permitted for a single under UK chart rules. The single peaked at No.8.

1994

George Michael lost his lawsuit against Sony Records. Michael claimed that his 15-year contract with Sony was unfair because the company could refuse to release albums it thought wouldn’t be commercially successful. Michael vowed he would never record for Sony again. He re-signed with the company in 2003.

2001

John Lee Hooker, American blues singer and guitarist died in his sleep aged 83. Had hits with ‘Boom Boom’, ‘Dimples’ and ‘I’m In The Mood’. His songs have been covered by many artists including Cream, AC/DC, ZZ Top, Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, Van Morrison, The Yardbirds, The Doors and The White Stripes. He appeared and sang in the 1980 movie The Blues Brothers.

John Lee Hooker talks about Elvis Presley and sings his song ‘Tupelo

For Elvis CD Collectors • John Lee Hooker – Elvis

For Elvis CD Collectors • John Lee Hooker remembers Elvis.

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2004

An exclusive One Night Only screening of a specially created 100-minute edition of the digitally re-mastered “Elvis: ’68 Comeback Special” took place at 42 Regal Theaters across the U.S.

Regal Kansas City Stadium 18 Movie Theatre

Elvis to Rock the Big Screen in Special One Night Only Presentation

2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

2010

Billboard magazine estimated that Michael Jackson‘s album catalog had generated about $383 million in sales and that MJ Inc. had earned at least $1 billion in revenue in the year following his death.

2011

People magazine reported that 75-year-old Glen Campbell had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. “I still love making music,” said Campbell. “And I still love performing for my fans. I’d like to thank them for sticking with me through thick and thin.”

2015

Apple Music reversed its payment policy, a day after Taylor Swift said she was refusing to allow the company to stream her latest album 1989. In an open letter to Apple, Swift said she was withholding the record as she was unhappy with the three-month free trial offered to subscribers, saying “We don’t ask you for free iPhones. Please don’t ask us to provide you with our music for no compensation.” Apple now said it would pay artists for music streamed during trial periods.

James Taylor enjoyed his first number one album on the Billboard Hot 200 when “Before This World” sold 97,000 units during its debut week. In the forty-five years since “Sweet Baby James” was released in 1970, Taylor had achieved eleven Top Ten albums.

2016

Roger Friedman, owner of the entertainment industry news and film review website Showbiz 411, announced that Led Zeppelin refused a $14 million offer to perform at the 2016 Desert Trip Festival in Indio, California. Those who had already signed on included The Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, The Who and Neil Young.

Trumpeter Wayne Jackson, who formed the Memphis Horns duo with saxophonist Andrew Love, died of congestive heart failure at the age of 74. Jackson and Love played together on 52 No.1 songs, supporting the likes of Elvis Presley, Neil Diamond, Otis Redding, Al Green, Aretha Franklin, Peter Gabriel and the Doobie Brothers.

Interview with Wayne Jackson | Elvis Articles – Elvis Australia

Wayne Jackson – Interview – Elvis Information Network

ElvisNews.com: Remembering Wayne Jackson – People

Wayne Jackson, Memphis Horns Legend, Dead at 74 – Rolling Stone

2018

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Daily Elvis: June 18

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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

1948

Columbia Records started the first mass production of the 33-RPM long player. The new format could contain a maximum of 23 minutes of music per side versus the three minutes that could be squeezed on to a 78 RPM disc.

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 18, 1955

Jimmy Young was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with his version of ‘Unchained Melody’, (a theme for the obscure prison film Unchained and a hit for the Righteous Brothers in 1965, and an Elvis 70s concert showstopper).

Elvis performed at the Big D Jamboree, Sportatorium, Dallas, Texas


Scotty Elvis and Bill at the Sportatorium

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 18, 1956

At Audobon Drive with June

Romance: June Juanico

The Presleys lived at Audobon Drive

June 18, 1957

Jailhouse Rock Post-production

Presley Fans Keep Studio From Chopping Sideburns By ALINE MOSBY United Press Staff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD (UP) —

Elvis Presley was All Shook Up with gratitude today. Durned if fans didn’t keep MGM Studio from chopping off his famous sideburns and bangs. MGM figured on giving Elvis a crewcut and shaving off those side whiskers because he plays a convict in “Jailhouse Rock”, the third movie on the agenda of the Presley . steamroller through Hollywood. But this caused the biggest crisis in the movie business since Lassie was exposed as a she: Four thousand post cards and letters from Presley fans poured into MGM, begging that the studio let their hero act with his original hair hanging around his sensual- looking face. His Trademark A Fortville, Ind., mother wrote “We love him at our house. Elvis has had more criticism than anyone but his loyal fans stand by.”

The Presleys lived at Audobon Drive, Graceland purchased on March 19.

The Military Service Disruption

June 18, 1958

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

June 18, 1959
Elvis in Paris with Lamar, Rex and Charlie Hodge.

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

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

June 18, 1960

G.I. Blues

June 18, 1961

June 18, 1962

Priscilla  visits from Germany for 2 weeks.

June 18, 1963

Paul McCartney celebrates his 21st birthday at the home of his Aunt Ginny (referred to as Aunty Gin in “Let ‘Em In”), along with various friends, relatives and the other Beatles.

 

Elvis Presley’s single “(You’re The) Devil In Disguise” / “Please Don’t Drag That String Around” released.

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 in the USA.  when the song was debuted to a British audience on the BBC television show Juke Box Jury, the celebrity guest John Lennon voted the song “a miss” stating on the new song that Elvis Presley was “like Bing Crosby now”. The song went on to reach number 1 in the UK for a single week.The song also topped Japan’s Utamatic record chart in the fall of 1963.

Chart (1963) Peak
position
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia)[4] 1
Canada (CHUM Chart)[5] 1
Finland (Finnish Singles Chart) 1
French Singles (SNICP)[6] 1
Germany (Official German Charts)[7] 2
Ireland (IRMA)[8] 1
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[9] 1
New Zealand Singles (NZFPI)[5] 3
Norway (VG-lista)[10] 1
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[11] 1
US Billboard Hot 100[13] 3
US Hot R&B Sides[14] 9

“Please Don’t Drag that String Around, did not chart; and “Devil in Disguise” re-charted in 2005, but did not break the Top 10.

 

Elvis in Memphis , june 18 1963.Elvis in Memphis , june 18 1963.

Elvis with fans at The Memphian Movie theatre

June 18, 1964

Touring Australia The Beatles played at Sydney Stadium in Sydney. This was Paul McCartney 22nd birthday and after the show his guests included 17 girls who were winners of the Daily Mirrors ‘Why I would like to be a guest at a Beatles birthday party’ competition.

 

Presley’s return to the charts: For the First Time in the three years since The Beatles rocketed to fame and fortune, the English hit parade has been topped by that figure out of the past, Elvis Presley. His “Crying in the Chapel” displaced Briton Sandie Shaw’s “long Live Love”, according to a recent weekly report, at the top of the pile.

The best The Beatles could do was take 24th place, with “Ticket to Ride”. The Beatles recent appearance on the queen’s birthday honors list, creating them members of the Order of the British Empire, cannot be expected to do much for their dwindled popularity. One teen-age girl, for example, said of The Beatles favor at the royal hand, “They’ve become respectable, and I don’t want anything to more to do with them.”

All along, of course, we knew that even The Beatles would have their day and be replaced. But we did not expect to see so ancient a figure as Elvis Presley rise to occupy the Beatles’ vacated throne – and in the Beatles home country! Isn’t anything certain any more, even the fickleness of addicts to popular records?

June 18, 1965

The final cut of Harum Scarum is screened for studio executives, and the Colonel, aghast, declares “It would take a fifty-fifth cousin to P.T. Barnum to sell this picture… The best thing to do is to book it fast, get the money, then try again.”

Frankie and Johnny

Elvis’ father’s day telegram to Frank Sinatra

June 18, 1966

Frank Sinatra’s “Strangers In The Night” overtook The Rolling Stones‘ “Paint It Black” as the best selling single in the US.

June 18, 1967

1968

Elvis in rehearsals at Binder-Howe Productions office.

June 18, 1969

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

June 18, 1970

1971

June 18, 1972

“Live at Madison Square Garden” is released days after the concerts.  It was certified Gold on August 4, 1972, Platinum on May 20, 1988, 2x Platinum on March 27, 1992 and 3x Platinum on July 15, 1999 by the RIAA.[6] Along with Aloha from Hawaii: Via Satellite it ranked as the top 1970’s RCA live album by Elvis Presley.

As Recorded at Madison Square Garden – Wikipedia

Elvis performed at the Tarrant County Convention Center, Fort Worth, Texas.

Date: 18 Jun 1972
Time: 2.30pm
Venue: Fort Worth, TX.
Tarrant Count Center
Tickets: 14,122
Costume: White Adonis suit
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
That’s All Right
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me Tender
You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me
You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’
Polk Salad Annie
Love Me
All Shook Up
Heartbreak Hotel
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
One Night
It’s Now Or Never / Hound Dog
Suspicious Minds
[band introductions]
I Can’t Stop Loving You
For The Good Times
How Great Thou Art
A Big Hunk O’ Love
An American Trilogy
Funny How Time Slips Away Away
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:
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Yea, yea, They Still Scream For Elvis by Jack Gordon Fort Worth Press

Elvis Presley | Fort Worth, Texas| June 18, 1972

Leaving the Chicago Midway Airport on Fathers Day, June 18, 1972 after three concerts in two days

On Tour 72 #5 – www.elvisandhismusic.com

Mary Kathleen Selph was killed in an auto accident on July 18, 1972 at the age of 20.

Woman With Elvis No Longer A Mystery | Elvis News – Elvis Presley

Elvis Romances: Mary Kathleen Selph

Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 6 – June 9th – June 20th 1972
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June 18, 1973

Elvis attended screenings at either the Memphian or the Crosstown almost every night of the month until he had to go on tour again on the twentieth.

June 18, 1974

Elvis performed at the Louisiana State University Assembly Center, Raton Rouge, Louisiana.

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Date: 18 Jun 1974
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Baton Rouge, LA.
Louisiana State University
Tickets: 15,000
Costume: Blue Rainbow suit
Track list: Unknown
Recordings: 0

June 18, 1974 (8:30 pm). Baton Rouge, LA. – Elvis Presley In Concert

Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 13 – June 15th – July 2nd 1974
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June 18, 1975

Elvis Presley in Mid-South Hospital in Memphis, supposedly to have “an extensive eye examination, actually underwent a face-lift.

June 18, 1976

ABBA gave a special live performance in Stockholm for Sweden’s King Carl XVI Gustaf and Silvia Sommerlath on the eve of their wedding.

June 18, 1977

The Beatles’ “Live At The Hollywood Bowl”, recorded in August, 1964 and August, 1965, rose to the top of the UK album chart. Across the pond, it would climb to #2 on the Billboard Hot 200.

Sex Pistol Johnny Rotten was slashed on his face and hands by knife-wielding youths on a London street. They objected to the Pistols’ anti-monarchist song “God Save the Queen”. The next day, another member of the Pistols, Paul Cook, was beaten by a gang armed with iron pipes.

 

Elvis performed at the Kemper Arena, Kansas City, Missouri. He seemed tired but announced to the crowd: ” In spite of what you may hear or you may read, we’re here, and we’re healthy and we’re doing what we enjoy doing.”

Date: 18 Jun 1977
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Kansas City, MO.
Kemper Arena
Tickets: 17,000
Costume: King Of Spades (white) Suit
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
That’s All Right
Are You Lonesome Tonight?
Big Boss Man
Love Me
Jailhouse Rock
O Sole Mio (by Sherrill Nielsen) – segued medley with – Its Now Or Never
Little Sister
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
My Way
band introductions
   Early Morning Rain/ featuring John Wilkinson     What’d I Say/featuring James Burton
Johnny B. Goode /featuring James Burton
Drum Solo featuring Ronnie Tutt , Bass Solo featuring Jerry Scheff  Piano Solo featuring Tony Brown
I Really Don’t Want To Know  Electric Organ Solo/  featuring Bobby Ogdin
School Days
I Really Don’t Want To Know
Hurt
Hound Dog
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

June 18, 1977. (8:30 pm) Kansas City, MO. – Elvis Presley In Concert

Music in Mid-America by Shifra Stein Kansas City Times

“It isn’t a pretty sight to behold a crumbling phenomenon. Urged on and on around the country by fans who rely on his past glories to fuel their image of him, Elvis is like a bull in the ring. He belongs to the crowd – and they refuse to let him go.”

KC Recalls: Elvis Presley at Kemper Arena | The Daily Record

“Photoplay” magazine awarded Elvis Presley with its Gold Medal Award For Favorite Variety Star and Favorite Rock Music Star.

On Tour 77 #29 – www.elvisandhismusic.com

Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 32 – June 17th – June 26th 1977
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The Wake and Aftermath

1978

“Almost Summer”, from the movie of the same name, peaks at #28 on the Hot 100. The song was recorded by a band called Celebration featuring Mike Love and was co-written by Love along with fellow Beach Boys members Brian Wilson and Al Jardine.

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1983

Swiss band Yello released the first three- dimensional picture disc, complete with 3-D glasses.

1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley

1990

Geraldo show  Did Elvis Presley fake his death?

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2003

Pop Idol creator Simon Fuller became the first British music manager since The Beatles Brian Epstein to hold the top three positions in the US singles chart. Fuller, who steered the Spice Girls and S Club 7 to success, was in charge of bestselling artists Clay Aiken and Ruben Studdard, together with the American Idol 2 Final 10. During 2003 Fuller sold more than ten million records around the world and has had 96 No.1 singles and 79 top-placed albums in both the US and UK during his career. He was named in the latest Sunday Times Rich List as the 359th wealthiest person in the UK with assets of £90 million ($153 million).

2004

Ray Charles’ funeral was held at the First AME Church in Los Angeles. Stevie Wonder, Glen Campbell, B.B. King, Wynton Marsalis, and Willie Nelson performed during the service. Non-performing mourners included Clint Eastwood, Berry Gordy, Jr., and Little Richard.

2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

2010

John Lennon’s handwritten lyrics to The Beatles song ‘A Day In The Life’ sold for $1.2m (£810,000) at an auction at Sotheby’s in New York. The double-sided sheet of paper with notes written in felt marker and blue ink also contained some corrections and other notes penned in red ink.

2011 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

2018

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