Give Us This Day, Our Daily Elvis
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The Updated for 2018 are:
- Added the Elvis Era Headers to the post, and
- the following updates to the original Daily Elvis Post:
1949 – 1977
Billboard magazine changed the name of its country music hit parade from Hillbilly Music Chart to Country & Western.
The Sun Records Rockabilly Era
June 25, 1955
Elvis performed at the Louisiana Hayride Municipal Auditorium, Shreveport.
Billboard reviewed “Baby, Lets Play House” (Sun 217) in its “Best Buys” column.
“In the past few weeks, various Southern territories have been seeing nice action with this disk. After a strong kick-off in the Memphis area, it has begun to sell well in Houston, Dallas, New Orleans, and Nashville and is moving out now in Richmond, St. Louis and the Carolinas. Flip is ‘I’m Left, You’re Right, She’s Gone.’”
The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer
June 25, 1956
Elvis performed at the Sports Arena, Savannah, Georgia at 7.00 and 9.30 p.m.
Elvis told local reporters: “I can’t believe that music could cause anybody to do anything wrong. And what I’m doing is nothing but music.”
June 25, 1957
Egyptian government officials announced that rock ‘n’ roll music could no longer be played in public, calling it an “imperialist plot” and a prime example of “Western degeneracy.”
Elvis Presley returned to Memphis after finishing his duties with the film “Jailhouse Rock.” The Presleys lived at Audobon Drive, Graceland purchased on March 19.
The Military Service Disruption
June 25, 1958
Elvis Presley’s parents celebrated their 25th anniversary.
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 25, 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
Elvis drove to Las Vegas for the weekend where he attended some shows.
June 25, 1961
Elvis arrived at RCA’s Studio B in Nashville to cut new singles material. However, the session starts, with three songs that would end up on his Pot Luck album in 1962. The sessions lasted till early morning hours.
June 25, 1962
Priscilla visits from Germany for 2 weeks (June 17 – 28 ).
June 25, 1964
June 25, 1965
At RCA Studio B in Nashville, Eddy Arnold recorded “Make The World Go Away.” The session was filmed and shown on ABC-TV’s “The Jimmy Dean Show.”
Frankie and Johnny post-production
June 25, 1966
June 25, 1967
June 25, 1968
Elvis rehearsed from 10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. for the informal part of the show.
Afterwards he spent some time with the dancers and the Blossoms practicing the gospel medley. From 3.00 to 5.00 p.m. the Guitar Man segment was rehearsed by the entire crew.
At 6.15 p.m. there was a press conference.
June 25, 1969
The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade
June 25, 1970
Elvis flew to Dallas, where he stayed again at the Royal Coach Motor Hotel.
June 25, 1973
Elvis performed at the Civic Center Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
June 25, 1974
Elvis performed at the St. John Arena, Columbus, Ohio.
June 25, 1976
Elvis performed at the Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, New York.
It was on this following day, June 25, 1976, that SMITH learned BASZNER, on behalf of World Aircraft Exchange, would handle the supervising of the upgrading
June 25, 1977
Marvin Gaye‘s 49th Billboard Top 40 single for Tamla / Motown Records, “Got To Give It Up”, reached number one. Marvin would later sign with Columbia, but had only one more Pop chart entry during his lifetime, “Sexual Healing”, #3 in 1982.
Elvis performed at the Riverfront Coliseum, Cincinnati, Ohio.
When the air-conditioning in his hotel broke down Elvis left to look for a new hotel.
Leaving his hotel in Cincinnati, OH on June 25, 1977
Elvis talking to his father from the stage in Cincinnati, OH June 25, 1977
In his limo with Ginger Alden and Joe Esposito after his concert in Cincinnati, OH on June 25, 1977
The Wake and Aftermath
1983 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism
1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley
2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley
A Sgt. Pepper souvenir poster bearing the signatures of all four Beatles sold for $52,500 (31,720 pounds) at a Pop memorabilia auction in New York City.
Farrah Fawcett, the first person to sell a million posters, died at 52 and became the celebrity face of anal cancer.
Michael Jackson died at the age of 50, by doctor assisted suicide. The eighth child of the Jackson family, he debuted with his brothers as a member of The Jackson 5 in 1964. Jackson is credited for transforming the music video into an art form and a promotional tool, four of his solo albums are among the world’s best-selling records: Off the Wall (1979), Bad (1987), Dangerous (1991) and HIStory (1995), while his 1982 Thriller is the world’s best-selling record of all time with sales of over 50 million.
2011 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough
The Yellow Cloud guitar owned by Prince was sold by Heritage Auctions in Beverly Hills, California, to Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay. A lock of David Bowie’s hair also sold for $18,750.
A shirt spattered with the blood of John Lennon was sold by Heritage Auctions for $40,819. The white button down shirt was worn by concierge Jay Hastings when he came to Lennon’s aid after the former Beatle was shot in front of The Dakota apartment building in New York on December 8th, 1980.
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Daily Highlight for 2018
The Ocean’s 11 Movie Remix of Elvis Presley’s “A Little Less Conversation” was released.
In 2002, the TV special version of “A Little Less Conversation” remixed by Junkie XL was used for Nike‘s 2002 FIFA World Cup advertising campaign, titled “Secret Tournament“. A single, credited to “Elvis vs. JXL”, was issued and went on to become a Number 1 hit in over 20 countries – but in the United States, the song peaked at number 50 on the Billboard Hot 100 pop singles chart, the first Hot 100 hit for Presley since 1981, and extending his list of charted singles into the 21st century.
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