Daily Elvis: September 22

Give us this day, September 22,  our daily Elvis

Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1948

1935-1940

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

September 22, 1938

Vernon in prison

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

1942
Kelly Street, a rented, small apartment.

September 22, 1945
Berry Street -“Doll” Smith lived here with the Presleys and then Minnie Mae Presley moved in.

1946
Commerce Street, a rental

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

1947

Mulbery Alley

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

Memphis, Tennessee

1949-1953

Sept. 12, 1948 – Sept. 20, 1949

Humes High School, Memphis, Tennessee

September 1952

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

572 Poplar Avenue

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

September 21, 1953 to March 19, 1954

Elvis worked at Precision Tool company, operating a drill press for $1.55 a hour.

April 20, 1954 – mid October 1954

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

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

rented from mid-1955 to May, 11 1956.

1414 Getwell Street

Audobon Drive

The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

September 22, 1954

At Decca’s Pythian Temple studio in New York City, Bill Haley And His Comets recorded his “Rock-A-Beatin’ Boogie.”

September 22, 1955

Elvis performed at the Civic Auditorium, Kingsport, Tennessee, which was the last show of a tour.

Elvis sang: Rock Around The Clock, Mystery Train, Milkcow Blues Boogie, and I Love You Because

The Opening Acts were The Louvin Brothers, Cowboy Copas, The Alabama Sanddusters, and Charlie & Ira

Engagement – Tour Ref: 1955
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Show type: Pics: Ads:
Info September 22 1955 Civic Auditorium Kingsport TN (8:00 PM) 270 Hank Snow All-Star Jamboree Yes

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

September 22, 1956

Billboard magazine prints an article which says, “With new experiences to their credit, such as calling in riot squads, and with scars such as damaged seats, some arena and stadium officials have turned their thumbs down to Rock and Roll.”

September 22, 1957

Alan Freed’s “The Biggest Show of Stars for 1957” concert tour played the Municipal Auditorium in Atlanta. Performers included Chuck Berry, Buddy Holly and the Crickets, Fats Domino, the Everly Brothers, Frankie Lymon, Paul Anka, Clyde McPhatter, Buddy Knox, LaVern Baker, the Drifters, Eddie Cochran, the Bobettes, Johnnie & Joe, Jimmy Bowen, and the Spaniels.

The Military Service Disruption

September 22, 1958

The troop train arrived at the Brooklyn Army Terminal at 9.00 a.m. Elvis held a press conference and once again expressed his hope that the fans won’t forget him.

September 22, 1958 , Elvis Preley Sails Brooklyn Army …

 

He walked up the gangplank of the USS Randall 8 times, carrying his duffel bag, so the press could all get a good shot.

 

(Mandatory credit: Alfred Wertheimer/Getty Images) At the New York Port of Embarkation’s Brooklyn Army Terminal (BAT), American musician (and actor) Elvis Presley (1935 – 1977) (right) looks back as he boards the USS Randall via the gangplank and prepares to ship out, New York, New York, September 22, 1958. (Photo by Alfred Wertheimer/Getty Images)

 

Elvis Sails: Brooklyn Army Terminal September 22, 1958

He then joins the rest of the 3rd Armored Division on the USS General Randall for a voyage to the seaport town of Bremerhaven, Germany. During the ocean crossing Privates Elvis Presley and Charlie Hodge bunked together.

Elvisverse: Elvis and Charlie Hodge

September 22, 1959

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

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

September 22, 1960

Flaming Star 

September 22, 1961

September 22, 1962

Elvis was at Radio Recorders from 11.30 a.m. to 11.00 p.m. to complete soundtrack recording for It Happened At The World’s Fair. Don Robertson, songwriter, was invited to play at the session, either piano or organ.

Radio Recorders Studio B – Hollywood, California
I’m Falling In Love Tonight PPA3 2719-08
They Remind Me Too Much Of You PPA3 2725-09
Cotton Candy Land PPA3 2720-05
A World Of Our Own PPA3 2721-01
How Would You Like To Be PPA3 2722-06
One Broken Heart For Sale (movie version) WPA5 2512-01
One Broken Heart For Sale (record version) PPA3 2724-05
Beyond The Bend PPA3 2723-04
Take Me To The Fair (No. 2) (record version) PPA3 2718-08

 

September 22, 1963

September 22, 1964

Elvis wasn’t well and Dr. Charles Clarke came out to Graceland and submitted a bill of $10 for a house call.

September 22, 1965

Paradise, Hawaiian Style

September 22, 1966

September 22, 1967

A cartoon image of The Beatles wearing colorful outfits appears on the cover of Time magazine, along with the line “The Beatles / Their New Incarnation.”

September 22, 1968

Elvis spent most of September in Palm Springs.

September 22, 1969

Elvis flew back home to Memphis arriving very early in the morning. He remained in Memphis until 5 October, except for some brief trips to Nashville and Dallas.

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

September 22, 1970

A day late and in a terrible mood Elvis arrived at the RCA studio in Nashville at 7.00 p.m. The entire evening Elvis tried to speed up things and in 6 hours time they recorded both sides of a single.  They also completed the 2 songs left to complete the country album. Due to absence James Burton was replaced by Eddie Hinton on lead guitar.

RCA Studio B – Nashville, Tennessee
Snowbird ZPA4 1797-06
Where Did They Go, Lord ZPA4 1798-06
Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On ZPA4 1799-02
Rags To Riches ZPA4 1800-SP
RCA Studio B – Nashville, Tennessee (overdub session)
ZPA4 1798

 

September 22, 1971

September 22, 1972

September 22, 1973

RCA wanted Elvis to complete at least 4 vocals for tracks Felton Jarvis had already recorded. So with the approval of the Colonel, there was a mobile recording truck sent to Elvis’ home in Palm Springs. Elvis however was busy with his new group Voice. After spending a lot of time with Voice for their demos, Elvis finally completed the overdubbing of one of his own songs at 3.00 a.m.

Elvis Presley’s Residence – Palm Springs, California
Sweet Angeline (vocal overdub) CPA5 4772-NA

September 22, 1974

September 22, 1975

September 22, 1976

Elvis in Palm Springs, not to return to Memphis before the 26th.

 

The Wake and Aftermath

1977

1980

John Lennon signs with Geffen Records after David Geffen promises to release his next album without even hearing any of the songs.

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

 

1992

Bruce Springsteen plays an electric set for MTV’s Unplugged show. The episode is renamed, MTV Plugged.

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

 

2015

Three members of the classic lineup of The Bay City Rollers, Les McKeown, Stuart Wood and Alan Longmuir, revealed that they were reforming the band. Drummer Derek Longmuir, who was sentenced to 300 hours of community service after admitting to possessing child pornography in 2000, was not invited back.

A US District Judge ruled that the original copyright to “Happy Birthday” was invalid and the song would now be entirely in the public domain. The copyright was obtained by the Clayton F. Summy Co. from the song’s writers, sisters Mildred and Patty Hill and bought for $15 million in 1988 by Warner / Chappell Music Inc.

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Produced by Elvis Presley: The Lesser Known Side of Elvis

Reference Sites:

http://www.elvisnews.com

http://www.scottymoore.net/tourdates50s.html

http://www.elvis-in-concert.com/

http://www.elvisconcerts.com

http:www.keithflynn.com/recording-sessions/

http://www.elvisrecordings.com/  Master and Sessions

The Elvis Presley Record Research Database

http://www.elvisinfonet.com/

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

Elvis History Blog

 

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Daily Elvis: September 5

Give us this day,  September 5, our daily Elvis

Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1948

1935-1940

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

September 5, 1938

Vernon in prison

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

1942
Kelly Street, a rented, small apartment.

September 5, 1945
Berry Street -“Doll” Smith lived here with the Presleys and then Minnie Mae Presley moved in.

1946
Commerce Street, a rental

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

1947

Mulbery Alley

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

Memphis, Tennessee

1949-1953

Sept. 12, 1948 – Sept. 20, 1949

Humes High School, Memphis, Tennessee

September 1952

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

572 Poplar Avenue

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

April 20, 1954 – mid October 1954

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

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

rented from mid-1955 to May, 11 1956.

1414 Getwell Street

Audobon Drive

The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

September 5, 1954

September 5, 1955

Elvis performed at the St. Francis County Fair and Livestock Show Jamboree, Smith Stadium, Forrest City, Arkansas. Elvis was the main act on a 5-day tour with Johnny Cash, Bud Deckelman, Floyd Cramer and Eddie Bond. Back in 1954 Elvis auditioned once for Eddie Bond without success. Gladys Presley was sitting behind the trailer on which Elvis performed.

Engagement – Tour Ref: 1955
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Show type: Pics: Ads:
Info September 5 1955 Smith Stadium Forrest City AR (8:00 PM) 3000 Five-Day Tour

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

September 5, 1956

There was a recording session in the 20th Century Fox soundstage for the film Love Me Tender. Elvis continued to work on the vocals for a new song, Let Me, and another verse for the song Poor Boy.

20th Century Fox Stage 1 – Hollywood, California
Poor Boy (partial verse – vocal overdub) ////////-06
Poor Boy (composite) G2WB 7259-SP
Let Me (vocal overdub) G2WB 7261-SP

September 5, 1957

Jack Kerouac‘s “On the Road” was first published.

Elvis made a start with his Christmas album which Steve Sholes wanted for some time now. This all took place at Radio Recorders and he also recorded 3 songs for single release. Including Treal Me Nice. The regular Hollywood musicians were joined by Millie Kirkham and the Jordanaires from 12.00 to 8.00 p.m.

Radio Recorders Studio 1 – Hollywood, California
Treat Me Nice H2PB 5523-15
My Wish Came True (tryout) H2PB 5524-NA
Blue Christmas H2PB 5525-03

The Military Service Disruption

September 5, 1958

In Charlotte, North Carolina, the “The Betty Freezor Show” on WBTV-TV became the first color videotaped program ever broadcast.

Military service  Fort Hood in Texas.

September 5, 1959

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

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

September 5, 1960

Flaming Star 

September 5, 1961

September 5, 1962

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

The principal photography began at the Monorail terminal of the Seattle World’s Fair. A very young Kurt Russel was part of the scene. He had to kick Elvis in the shin.

September 5, 1963

Viva Las Vegas

September 5, 1964

September 5, 1965

Paradise, Hawaiian Style  – August – Sept 30

September 5, 1966

September 5, 1967

September 5, 1968

Elvis spent most of September in Palm Springs.

September 5, 1969

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

September 5, 1970

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

Date: 05 Sep 1970
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Int. Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Unknown
Recordings: 0

That’s the Way It Is Production: Footage of an Elvis Appreciation Society convention in Luxembourg was shot on September 5, 1970. Radio Luxembourg DJs Tony Prince and Peter Aldersley are on hand to lead the festivities. A tandem bicycle owned by Elvis is raffled off to a lucky fan in the audience. Additionally, various musicians are seen performing their own versions of Elvis’ songs.

Date: 05 Sep 1970
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Int. Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Opening Theme
That’s All Right
I Got A Woman/Amen
I Walk The Line
Love Me Tender
I’ve Lost You
I Just Can’t Help Believin’
You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’
Polk Salad Annie
[band introductions]
Johnny B. Goode
The Wonder Of You
Heartbreak Hotel
All Shook Up
Blue Suede Shoes
Hound Dog
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

After all the troubles and threats, Elvis tried to reassemble the whole gang. So he has made up gold ID bracelets for all the guys with their nickname on the back. The costs were $1,486.50 and the jewelry was bought from Sol Schwartz and Lee Ableser in Beverly Hills.

The Midnight Hour – Elvis Presley In Concert

Engagement – Tour Ref: Las Vegas Season 3 – Las Vegas August 10th – September 8th 1970
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info September 5 1970 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200
Info September 5 1970 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200 Yes Yes

September 5, 1971

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

Date: 05 Sep 1971
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Black Cisco Kid suit
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
That’s All Right
Proud Mary
I Got A Woman/Amen
Sweet Caroline
Polk Salad Annie
Johnny B. Goode
It’s Impossible
Love Me
Blue Suede Shoes/Whole Lotta Shakin’
Heartbreak Hotel
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
Hound Dog
Love Me Tender
Suspicious Minds
[band introductions]
I’m Leavin’
Lawdy Miss Clawdy
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

 

Date: 05 Sep 1971
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Black Cisco Kid
Track list: Unknown
Recordings: 0

 

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

September 5, 1972

September 5, 1973

September 5, 1974

September 5, 1975

Earlier this week Elvis was hospitalised. Not only for fatigue, but more important, according to Dr. Nick, for his depressed state of mind, his intestinal and bowel problems, his liver and a high cholesterol count. A couple of nurses agreed to give Elvis around the clock care. For this special care Elvis had a Pontiac delivered at the hospital for Mrs. Cocke’s special attention.

September 5, 1976

During Jerry Lewis‘ annual Muscular Dystrophy Labor Day Telethon, Frank Sinatra announced that he’d brought a friend along, and produced Dean Martin, Lewis’ former comedy partner, who had not spoken to him since the team’s split two decades earlier. The studio audience erupted in laughter when Lewis greeted Martin with, “So, you working?”

Elvis performed at the Mississippi State Fair Civic Center, Jackson, Mississippi.

Date: 05 Sep 1976
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Jackson, MS.
State Fair Coliseum
Tickets: 12,000
Costume: Bicentennial 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
And I Love You So
Jailhouse Rock
Help Me
All Shook Up
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
America
Polk Salad Annie

Band Introductions
Early Morning Rain
( featuring John Wilkinson )
Whatd 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 )
Electric Piano Solo
( featuring David Briggs )
Love Letters
School Day
 

Hound Dog
Funny How Time Slips Away
Mystery Train/Tiger Man
Why Me, Lord
Can’t Help Falling In Love

Recordings:

September 5, 1976 (8:30 pm). Jackson, MS. – Elvis Presley In Concert

September 5, 1976 – Warning: Keep out, no trespassing at the palatial …

Sep 5, 1976 – Fred Stoll has seen fans of Elvis Presley arrive in crates and disguised as maintenance people. Stoll is a fan of Presley; but being a guard at Graceland…

Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 24 – August 27th – September 8th 1976
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info September 5 1976 State Fair Coliseum Jackson MS (8:30 pm) 12000 Blue Egyptian Bird Original belt White Suit Yes Yes

 

The Wake and Aftermath

1977

1980

A statue of Buddy Holly was unveiled in his hometown of Lubbock, Texas.

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1987

The US Rock ‘n’ Roll TV show American Bandstand was officially cancelled after 30 years on ABC-TV.

1992

The Elvis Presley five-CD boxed set “The King Of Rock’n’Roll – The Complete 50’s Masters” hit #159 in the U.S.

1996

Capitol Records released The Beatles Anthology video set. Over ten hours of material made up the set.

2001

“Junichiro Koizumi Presents – My Favorite Elvis Songs” was released exclusively in Japan. The collection of Elvis Presley songs were picked by Japan’s prime minister.

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2006

The Elvis Presley two CD and one DVD set “Essential” was released in Australia.

2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

 

 

 

Reference Sites:

http://www.elvisnews.com

http://www.scottymoore.net/tourdates50s.html

http://www.elvis-in-concert.com/

http://www.elvisconcerts.com

http:www.keithflynn.com/recording-sessions/

http://www.elvisrecordings.com/  Master and Sessions

The Elvis Presley Record Research Database

http://www.elvisinfonet.com/

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

Elvis History Blog

 

Daily Elvis: September 3

Give us this day, September 3, our daily Elvis

Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1948

1935-1940

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

September 3, 1938

Vernon in prison

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

1942
Kelly Street, a rented, small apartment.

September 3, 1945
Berry Street -“Doll” Smith lived here with the Presleys and then Minnie Mae Presley moved in.

1946
Commerce Street, a rental

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

1947

Mulbery Alley

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

Memphis, Tennessee

1949-1953

Sept. 12, 1948 – Sept. 20, 1949

Humes High School, Memphis, Tennessee

September 1952

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

572 Poplar Avenue

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

April 20, 1954 – mid October 1954

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

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

rented from mid-1955 to May, 11 1956.

1414 Getwell Street

Audobon Drive

The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

September 3, 1954

September 3, 1955

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

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

Bill Haley And His Comets turn down a $2,000 offer for a 15 date tour of Australia because of their fear of flying.

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

Engagement – Tour Ref: 1955
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Show type: Pics: Ads:
Info September 3 1955 Sportatorium Dallas TX The Big D Jamboree Yes
Info September 3 1955 Sportatorium Dallas TX The Big D Jamboree Yes
Info September 3 1955 Round Up Club Dallas TX (0.00 AM) The Big D Jamboree

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

September 3, 1956

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

Radio Recorders Studio 1 – Hollywood, California
Ready Teddy G2WB 4930-12
First In Line G2WB 4931-27
Rip It Up G2WB 4932-19

September 3, 1957

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

The Military Service Disruption

September 3, 1958

Military service  Fort Hood in Texas.

September 3, 1959

Military Service in GermanyGoethestr.14 in Bad Nauheim, Germany

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

September 3, 1960

Elvis bought a black Rolls Royce Silver Cloud II.

Flaming Star 

September 3, 1961

September 3, 1962

It Happened at the World’s Fair  

September 3, 1963

Viva Las Vegas

September 3, 1964

September 3, 1965

Paradise, Hawaiian Style

September 3, 1966

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

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

September 3, 1967

September 3, 1968

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

Elvis spent most of September in Palm Springs.

September 3, 1969

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

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

September 3, 1970

England’s Dave Clark Five, who scored a dozen hits during the British Invasion of the mid-1960s, announce that they are disbanding.

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

Date: 03 Sep 1970
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Int. Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Unknown
Recordings: 0

 

Date: 03 Sep 1970
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Int. Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Unknown
Recordings: 0

 

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

September 3, 1971

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

Date: 03 Sep 1971
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Unknown
Recordings:

 

Date: 03 Sep 1971
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
That’s All Right
I Got A Woman/Amen
Proud Mary
Sweet Caroline
Polk Salad Annie/I John
Johnny B. Goode
It’s Impossible
Love Me
Blue Suede Shoes/Whole Lotta Shakin’
Heartbreak Hotel
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
Hound Dog
Love Me Tender
[band introductions]
His Latest Flame
Little Sister/Get Back
Jailhouse Rock
Wooden Heart
One Night
I’m Leavin’
Lawdy Miss Clawdy
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings: His Latest Flame

 

Engagement – Tour Ref: Las Vegas Season 5 – Las Vegas August 9th – September 6th 1971
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info September 3 1971 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200 Turquoise Concho Original belt
Info September 3 1971 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200 Black Cisco Kid Jumpsuit with Red Shoulders Original belt Yes Yes

September 3, 1972

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

Date: 03 Sep 1972
Time: 3:00 am
Venue: Las Vegas, NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Unknown
Recordings: 0

 

Date: 03 Sep 1972
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Las Vegas, NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Unknown
Recordings: 0

 

Date: 03 Sep 1972
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas, NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
Johnny B. Goode
Until It’s Time For You To Go
You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me
Polk Salad Annie
What Now My Love
Fever
Love Me
Blue Suede Shoes
Heartbreak Hotel
All Shook Up
Love Me Tender
Hound Dog
Walk That Lonesome Road [J.D Sumner & The Stamps]
I’ll Remember You
Suspicious Minds
[band introductions]
My Way
A Big Hunk O’ Love
You Gave Me A Mountain
Mystery Train/Tiger Man
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings: King Of The Neon Jungle

 

Engagement – Tour Ref: Las Vegas Season 7 – Las Vegas August 4th – September 4th 1972
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info September 3 1972 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Night (3.00am) 2200 Lucky Blue Macrame belt Black suit Yes Yes
Info September 3 1972 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200 Yes
Info September 3 1972 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200 Eyelet Russian Eagle belt Yes Yes

September 3, 1973

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

  

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

Date: 03 Sep 1973
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Las Vegas, NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: White Spanish Flower suit
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
Steamroller Blues
You Gave Me A Mountain
Trouble
Long Tall Sally/Mama Don’t Dancece/Flip, Flop And Fly/Jailhouse Rock
Hound Dog
Love Me Tender
Fever
Suspicious Minds
My Boy
I Can’t Stop Loving You
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
The The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

 

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

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

Date: 03 Sep 1973
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas, NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: White Memphis suit
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
Steamroller Blues
You Gave Me A Mountain
Trouble
Long Tall Sally/Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On/Mama Don’t Dancece/Flip, Flop And Fly/Jailhouse Rock
Hound Dog
Love Me Tender
Fever
What Now My Love
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Suspicious Minds
[band introductions]
My Boy
I Can’t Stop Loving You
An American Trilogy
A Big Hunk O’ Love
The The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
Mystery Train/Tiger Man
How Great Thou Art
Help Me Make It Through The Night
Softly, As I Leave You
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

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

 

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

September 3, 1974

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

September 3, 1975

September 3, 1976

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

Date: 03 Sep 1976
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: St. Petersburg, FL.
Bay Front Center
Tickets: 7,500
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
And I Love You So
Jailhouse Rock
Help Me
All Shook Up
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
America
Polk Salad Annie
[band introductions]
Early Morning Rain
What’d I Say
Johnny B. Goode
Love Letters
School Days
Hurt
Hound Dog
Funny How Time Slips Away
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings: 0

 

Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 24 – August 27th – September 8th 1976
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info September 3 1976 Bay Front Center St Petersburg FL (8:30 pm) 8000 White Egyptian Bird Egyptian suit belt White Suit Yes Yes Yes

 

The Wake and Aftermath

1977

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

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

Just weeks after his death, record buyers in Great Britain were scooping up Elvis Presley discs. The king had the number one album, “Moody Blue” and the number one single, “Way Down”, as well as 26 other albums and 8 more singles in the Top 100.

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

 

 

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2003

The British Phonographic Industry announced that The Beatles’ “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” would finally be certified Platinum in the United Kingdom. Although the album has sold over five million copies in Great Britain since it was issued in 1967, the Platinum designation has only been around since 1994 and requires sales of 300,000.

2004

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

2009

Friends and family of Michael Jackson paid their last respects to the singer at a funeral held at Glendale’s Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Los Angeles. Dame Elizabeth Taylor, Quincy Jones, Macaulay Culkin, Berry Gordy and Lisa Marie Presley were among the 200 invited guests. The singer’s family arrived in a motorcade of 31 vehicles, Jackson’s brothers – Randy, Jackie, Tito, Jermaine and Marlon – acted as pallbearers carrying Jackson’s gold-plated coffin.

2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

2012

Internal emails sent by the promoters of Michael Jackson’s planned 2009 comeback concerts saw them voice concerns over his stability and health. In one email, sent the day the singer appeared in London to announce his This Is It shows, he was described as “an emotionally paralysed mess”. The singer had locked him-self in his room and was said to be drunk and despondent.

 

 

Reference Sites:

http://www.elvisnews.com

http://www.scottymoore.net/tourdates50s.html

http://www.elvis-in-concert.com/

http://www.elvisconcerts.com

http:www.keithflynn.com/recording-sessions/

http://www.elvisrecordings.com/  Master and Sessions

The Elvis Presley Record Research Database

http://www.elvisinfonet.com/

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

Elvis History Blog

 

Daily Elvis: September 2

Give us this day,  September 2, our daily Elvis

Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1948

1935-1940

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

September 2, 1938

Vernon in prison

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

1942
Kelly Street, a rented, small apartment.

September 2, 1945
Berry Street -“Doll” Smith lived here with the Presleys and then Minnie Mae Presley moved in.

1946
Commerce Street, a rental

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

1947

Mulbery Alley

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

Memphis, Tennessee

1949-1953

Sept. 12, 1948 – Sept. 20, 1949

Humes High School, Memphis, Tennessee

September 1952

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

572 Poplar Avenue

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

April 20, 1954 – mid October 1954

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

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

rented from mid-1955 to May, 11 1956.

1414 Getwell Street

Audobon Drive

The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

September 2, 1954

September 2, 1955

Due to a car accident Elvis was late for his performance at Arkansas Municipal Auditorium, Texarkana, Arkansas. It was Scotty Moore who drove the Cadillac Fleetwood into an oncoming vehicle, while he was passing a truck. The costs of the repair were $1,000. The local high school student Carl Nelson entertained the audience until Elvis showed up.

Engagement – Tour Ref: 1955
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Show type: Pics: Ads:
Info September 2 1955 Arkansas Municipal Auditorium Texarkana AR (9:00 PM) The Big D Jamboree Yes

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

September 2, 1956

Love Me Tender  Again Elvis went to the studio, Radio Recorders on Santa Monica Boulevard, Hollywood and continued the recording session from 1.00 to 11.30 p.m.

Radio Recorders Studio 1 – Hollywood, California
Paralyzed ////////-12
When My Blue Moon Turns To Gold Again G2WB 4925-10
Long Tall Sally G2WB 4926-04
Old Shep G2WB 4927-01
Paralyzed (insert) ////////-05
Paralyzed (composite) G2WB 4922-SP
Too Much G2WB 4928-12
Too Much (insert) ////////-02
Too Much (composite) G2WB 4928-SP
Anyplace Is Paradise G2WB 4929-22

September 2, 1957

The Elvis Presley EP “Loving You Vol II” hit #18 in the U.S.

The Elvis Presley soundtrack EP “Love Me Tender” hit #22 in the U.S.

Gene Smith, Elvis and Bitsy Mott

Elvis performed at the Multnomah Stadium, Portland, Oregon. In an interview before the show Elvis told the reporters: ” There’s nothing more important than love and marriage. I do think that marriage would hurt my career now, though.”


Elvis actually performed 40 minutes, however there were nearly riots and the police had to act on the crowd.

 

Engagement – Tour Ref: 1957
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Show type: Pics: Ads:
Info September 2 1957 Multnomah Stadium Portland OR (8:30 PM) 14600 Pacific Northwest Tour Yes

 

The Military Service Disruption

September 2, 1958

Military service  Fort Hood in Texas.

September 2, 1959

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

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

September 2, 1960

Flaming Star 

September 2, 1961

September 2, 1962

It Happened at the World’s Fair  

September 2, 1963

Viva Las Vegas

September 2, 1964

The Rolling Stones recorded their version of the Willie Dixon song ‘Little Red Rooster’ at Regent Sound Studios in London, England.

On tour in the USA The Beatles appeared at The Convention Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Days before the concert, Philadelphia had experienced race-riots, The Beatles, who were Civil Rights supporters, were shocked to see that their audience of 13,000 was completely white.

September 2, 1965

Paradise, Hawaiian Style

September 2, 1966

Elvis finished his work on Double Trouble.

September 2, 1967

Elvis Presley’s album “Double Trouble” hit #34 in the U.K. The LP had a “suitable for framing” Photo of Elvis.

September 2, 1968

Elvis spent most of this month in Palm Springs.

September 2, 1969

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

September 2, 1970

Elvis performed Dinner and Midnight Shows

Engagement – Tour Ref: Las Vegas Season 3 – Las Vegas August 10th – September 8th 1970
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info September 2 1970 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200
Info September 2 1970 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200

September 2, 1971

Elvis performed Dinner and Midnight Shows

Engagement – Tour Ref: Las Vegas Season 5 – Las Vegas August 9th – September 6th 1971
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info September 2 1971 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200 Black Cisco Kid Jumpsuit with Light Blue Shoulders Gold Attendance belt Yes
Info September 2 1971 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200 Turquoise Concho Original belt

September 2, 1972

Elvis performed Dinner and Midnight Shows

Engagement – Tour Ref: Las Vegas Season 7 – Las Vegas August 4th – September 4th 1972
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info September 2 1972 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200 Wheat White Fireworks suit belt Light Blue Suit Yes Yes Yes
Info September 2 1972 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200 Eyelet Russian Eagle belt Blue Suit Yes Yes

September 2, 1973

Elvis appeared “by popular demand” in a special 3.00 a.m. show for Labor Day His honorarium was $27,000 in addition to the regular Dinner and Midnight Shows

Engagement – Tour Ref: Las Vegas Season 9 – Las Vegas August 6th – September 3rd 1973
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info September 2 1973 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Night (3.00am) 2200 Blue Starburst Original belt Light Blue Suit Yes Yes
Info September 2 1973 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200 White Spanish Flower Original belt Yes Yes
Info September 2 1973 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200 Aqua Blue Vine Original belt Yes Yes

September 2, 1974

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows.

On his final night in Las Vegas Elvis got himself into a long and embarrassing monologue about several personal subjects. Including his relationship with Priscilla, who was in the audience with Lisa-Marie.

 

Engagement – Tour Ref: Las Vegas Season 11 – Las Vegas August 19th – September 2nd 1974
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info September 2 1974 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200 Chinese Dragon Original belt Yes Yes
Info September 2 1974 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Closing (12.00am) 2200 Mad Tiger Original belt Black Suit Yes Yes

September 2, 1975

September 2, 1976

Elvis performed on tour at the Curtis Hixon Hall, Tampa, Florida.

Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 24 – August 27th – September 8th 1976
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info September 2 1976 Curtis Hixon Hall Tampa FL (8:30 pm) 7500 Blue Egyptian Bird Original belt Red Suit Yes Yes

The Wake and Aftermath

1977

1978

Teddy Pendergrass, the former lead singer of Harold Melvin And The Blue Notes, promotes his latest album “Life Is A Song Worth Singing” by performing a concert for women only. The gimmick is so successful, further shows of similar nature play to sold out audiences.

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1988

The Human Rights Now! world tour kicked off at Wembley Stadium London with Sting, Bruce Springsteen, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman and Youssu n’Dour. Taking in five continents and claiming to be the most ambitious rock tour in history.

1995

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame opened in Cleveland, Ohio, with Bob Dylan, Chuck Berry, Aretha Franklin, Al Green, Booker T and the MGs, Little Richard, The Allman Brothers, Boz Scaggs, James Brown and Martha Reeves making contributions.

Michael Jackson went to No.1 on the US singles chart with a song written by R. Kelly ‘You Are Not Alone’. It holds a Guinness World Record as the first song in the 37 year history of the Billboard Hot 100 to debut at No.1.
because the Charts that Elvis was first one were no longer counted.

2000

Madonna was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Music’, her 10th UK No.1 single, from her album of the same title.

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2005

Mariah Carey became only the fifth act ever to hold the top two positions in the US singles chart. The singer’s ‘We Belong Together’ notched a 10th consecutive week at No.1 on the Billboard chart while ‘Shake It Off’ jumped two places to second place. The feat put Carey in a select group of acts to hold the top two with Nelly, OutKast, The Bee Gees and The Beatles. ‘We Belong Together’ was Carey’s 16th number one, giving her the third highest number of chart-toppers in the US behind the Beatles and Elvis Presley.

2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

 

2013

Sir Elton John won the first ever Brits Icon award, in a gala concert which marked his stage return after surgery for appendicitis. Elton was presented with the prize by his friend, singer Rod Stewart, who described him as “the second-best rock singer ever”. The Icon prize had been created by the BPI, the music industry’s trade body, which also runs the Brit Awards.

 

Reference Sites:

http://www.elvisnews.com

http://www.scottymoore.net/tourdates50s.html

http://www.elvis-in-concert.com/

http://www.elvisconcerts.com

http:www.keithflynn.com/recording-sessions/

http://www.elvisrecordings.com/  Master and Sessions

The Elvis Presley Record Research Database

http://www.elvisinfonet.com/

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

Elvis History Blog

 

Daily Elvis: September 1

Give us this day,  September 1, our daily Elvis

September 1, 1887

Emile Berliner filed for a patent for the lateral-cut, flat-disk gramophone he invented, a device better known as a record player. It was Thomas Edison who later made the idea work.

Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1948

1935-1940

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

September 1, 1938

Vernon in prison

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

1942
Kelly Street, a rented, small apartment.

September 1, 1945
Berry Street -“Doll” Smith lived here with the Presleys and then Minnie Mae Presley moved in.

1946
Commerce Street, a rental

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

1947

Mulbery Alley

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

Memphis, Tennessee

1949-1953

Sept. 12, 1948 – Sept. 20, 1949

Humes High School, Memphis, Tennessee

September 1952

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

572 Poplar Avenue

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

April 20, 1954 – mid October 1954

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

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

rented from mid-1955 to May, 11 1956.

1414 Getwell Street

Audobon Drive

The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

September 1, 1953

The popular Lubbock, Texas duo of Buddy Holly and Bob Montgomery audition for radio station KDAV’s Sunday Party. They will earn a time slot on Sunday afternoon that becomes known as The Bob and Buddy Show.

September 1, 1954

September 1, 1955

Alan Freed‘s First Anniversary Rock ‘n Roll Party kicks off at the Paramount Theater in Brooklyn, New York. Among those appearing on the bill are Chuck Berry, Tony Bennett, The Nutmegs, The Rhythmettes, The Cardinals and The Four Voices.

In the South, with other Acts, Mrs Jimmy Rogers, Jim Reeves, Al Terry, Jack Cardwell, Jimmy Swan, Ernie Chaffin, Ann Raye, Ray Parker and Hillbilly Evans; Elvis performed at the Pontchartrain Beach Amusement Park, New Orleans.

Engagement – Tour Ref: 1955
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Show type: Pics: Ads:
Info September 1 1955 Pontchairtrain Beach New Orleans LA (9:30 PM) 2000 The Big D Jamboree Yes

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

September 1, 1956

19 year old Jerry Lee Lewis arrives at Sun Records hoping for an audition, only to find that owner Sam Phillips is on vacation in Florida. Producer and engineer Jack Clement has Jerry Lee record some demos that Phillips will hear when he gets back and Lewis will begin recording as a solo artist and session musician in early December.

Elvis went to Radio Recorders. This was a studio on Santa Monica Boulevard. Elvis felt comfortable right from the start and with the engineer, Thorne Nogar. They worked from 1.00 to 8.00 p.m. and recorded material for Elvis’ second album as well as his new single. Because there was not a piano player present either Elvis or Gordon Stoker did the piano parts.

Radio Recorders Studio 1 – Hollywood, California
Playing For Keeps G2WB 4920-SP
Love Me G2WB 4921-09
Paralyzed ////////-03
I Need You So ////////-NA
How Do You Think I Feel G2WB 4923-07
How’s The World Treating You G2WB 4924-07

Love Me Tender  

September 1, 1957

The Biggest Show Of Stars package tour kicked off at Brooklyn Paramount featuring: Buddy Holly & The Crickets, The Drifters, The Everly Brothers and Frankie Lymon. On some dates artists were unable to play because of segregation laws.

Meanwhile, with supporting acts: Howard Hardin, The Burns Twins & Evelyn, Joe Termini, Wells & The Four Fays, Paul Desmond and the The Jordanaires, who also join Elvis on stage: Elvis did 2 concerts at different venues.

Elvis performed at the Lincoln Bowl, Tacoma, Washington at 2.00 p.m.

Dont Be Cruel
I Want You I Need You I Love You
Blueberry Hill
Heartbreak Hotel
Thats All Right
Too Much
Ready Teddy
Hound Dog

Elvis then performed med at 10.00 p.m. at the Sick’s Stadium, Seattle, Washington. Elvis gave a 30 minute show in front of 15,000 fans. In addition to his own hits he sung Fool’s Hall Of Fame, which was a new Sun release by Rudi Richardson. Elvis told the crowd this would be his new single, but in fact he never recorded it.

Jimi Hendrix went to see Elvis Presley perform at Sicks Stadium.

Engagement – Tour Ref: 1957
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Show type: Pics: Ads:
Info September 1 1957 Lincoln bowl Tacoma WA (2:00 PM) under 6.000 Pacific Northwest Tour Yes
Info September 1 1957 Sicks Seattle Stadium Seattle WA (8:30 PM) 1600 Pacific Northwest Tour Yes

The Military Service Disruption

September 1, 1958

Military service  Fort Hood in Texas.

September 1, 1959

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

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

September 1,1960

Flaming Star 

September 1, 1961

September 1, 1962

Elvis Presley’s single “Just Tell Her Jim Said Hello” hit #55 in the U.S.

It Happened at the World’s Fair  

September 1, 1963

Viva Las Vegas

September 1, 1964

September 1, 1965

Paradise, Hawaiian Style

September 1, 1966

September 1, 1967

The Fastest Guitar Alive,” starring Roy Orbison in his only lead acting role in a feature film, with Sammy Jackson, Maggie Pierce, and Joan Freeman, opened in U.S. and Canadian movie theaters.

Following the death of their manager, Brian Epstein, The Beatles meet at Paul’s house in St. John’s Wood to discuss their future. Paul told the others about his idea for a movie that they would make themselves based on their song, “Magical Mystery Tour”. They later tell the press that they will handle their own affairs from now on.

September 1, 1968

September 1, 1969

Elvis was back in Los Angeles. But for the first time in 10 years, he got nothing to do, nothing planned until January 1970. Feeling restless Elvis travelled a lot between his houses and went on several vacations.

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

September 1, 1970

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

Date: 01 Sep 1970
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Int. Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Opening Theme
That’s All Right
I Got A Woman/Amen
Folsum Prison Blues
Love Me Tender
San Antonio Rose
I’ve Lost You
I Just Can’t Help Believin’
You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’
Polk Salad Annie
[band introductions]
Johnny Be Goode
The Wonder Of You
Hearbreak Hotel
One Night
All Shook Up
Blue Suede Shoes/Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On
Blue Suede Shoes
Hound Dog
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings: 0

 

Date: 01 Sep 1970
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Int. Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Opening Theme
That’s All Right
I Got A Woman/Ave. Maria
Tiger Man
Love Me Tender
I’ve Lost You
I Just Can’t Help Believing
Polk Salad Annie
Sweet Inspiration
[band introductions]
Johnny B. Goode
The Wonder Of You
Heartbreak Hotel
Memphis Tennessee
One Night
Blue Suede Shoes
Hound Dog
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings: 0

 

Engagement – Tour Ref: Las Vegas Season 3 – Las Vegas August 10th – September 8th 1970
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info September 1 1970 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200
Info September 1 1970 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200 Yes

September 1, 1971

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

Date: 01 Sep 1971
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Unknown
Recordings: 0

 

Date: 01 Sep 1971
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Unknown
Recordings: 0

 

Engagement – Tour Ref: Las Vegas Season 5 – Las Vegas August 9th – September 6th 1971
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info September 1 1971 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200 Black Cisco Kid Jumpsuit with Light Blue Shoulders Gold Attendance belt
Info September 1 1971 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200 Turquoise Concho Original belt

September 1, 1972

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

Date: 01 Sep 1972
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Las Vegas, NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
Johnny Be Goode
Until It’s Time For You To Go
You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me
You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’
Polk Salad Annie
What Now My Love
Fever
Love Me
Blue Suede Shoes
Heartbreak Hotel
All Shook Up
Love Me Tender
Hound Dog
I’ll Remember You
Walk That Lonesome Road [JD Sumner & The Stamps]
Suspicious Minds
[band introductions]
For The Good Times
A Big Hunk O’ Love
You Gave Me A Mountain
Mystery Train/Tiger Man
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings: 0

 

Date: 01 Sep 1972
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas, NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See
Rider
Johnny B. Goode
Until It’s Time For You To Go
You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me
You’ve Lost That Lovin Feelin’
Polk Salad Annie
What
Now My Love
Fever
Gualahara
Love Me
Blue Suede Shoes
Heartbreak Hotel
Love Me Tender
Hound Dog
I’ll Remember You
I Walk That Lonesome Road (By The Stamps)
Suspicious Minds
[band introductions]
My Way
A Big Hunk O’Love
You Gave Me A Mountain
Mystery Train/Tiger Man
Can´t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

 

Engagement – Tour Ref: Las Vegas Season 7 – Las Vegas August 4th – September 4th 1972
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info September 1 1972 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200 Blue Nail White Fireworks suit belt Yes
Info September 1 1972 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200 Yes Yes

September 1, 1973

Paul and Linda McCartney, along with Denny Laine begin recording tracks for Wings’ upcoming album “Band On The Run” at EMI studios in Lagos, Scotland.

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

Date: 01 Sep 1973
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Las Vegas, NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: White Brown Flower suit
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
Trouble
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
Steamroller Blues
You Gave Me A Mountain
Trouble
Long Tall Sally/Whole Lotta Shakin/Mama Don’t Dance/Flip, Flop And Fly/Hound Dog
Love Me Tender
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Suspicious Minds
[band introductions]
Elvis introduces Vernon Presley
I Can’t Stop Loving You
An American Trilogy
The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
How Great Thou Art
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings: 0

 

Date: 01 Sep 1973
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas, NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Black Spanish Flower suit
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
Steamroller Blues
You Gave Me A Mountain
Trouble
Blue Suede Shoes
Long Tall Sally/Mama Don’t Dance/Flip, Flop And Fly/Jailhouse Rock
Love Me Tender
Hound Dog
Fever
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Suspicious Minds
[band introductions]
Release Me
An American Trilogy
The The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
How Great Thou Art
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings: 0

 

Engagement – Tour Ref: Las Vegas Season 9 – Las Vegas August 6th – September 3rd 1973
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info September 1 1973 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200 Aqua Blue Vine Original belt White Suit Yes Yes Yes
Info September 1 1973 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200 Lava Original belt Yes Yes Yes

September 1, 1974

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

Date: 01 Sep 1974
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Blue Swirl suit
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
If You Love Me
It’s Midnight
Big Boss Man
Fever
I’m Leavin’
Softly, As I Leave You
Hound Dog
Polk Salad Annie
If You Talk In Your Sleep
Help Me
Why Me Lord
Let Me Be There
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Hawaiian Wedding Song
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:  

 

Date: 01 Sep 1974
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Spanish Flower suit (black)
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Until It’s Time For You To Go
If You Love Me
It’s Midnight
Big Boss Man
Fever
I’m Leavin’
Softly, As I Leave You
An American Trilogy
O Sole Mio/It’s Now Or Never
If You Talk In Your Sleep
Why Me Lord
Let Me Be There
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Hawaiian Wedding Song
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings: 0

 

Engagement – Tour Ref: Las Vegas Season 11 – Las Vegas August 19th – September 2nd 1974
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info September 1 1974 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200 Mad Tiger Original belt Light Blue Suit Yes Yes Yes
Info September 1 1974 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200 Black Spanish Flower with red stones Original belt White Suit Yes Yes Yes

September 1, 1975

September 1, 1976

Wish You Were here was close to spending one year on the UK chart. Pink Floyd’s ninth studio had been premiered at Knebworth in July 1975, and was released in September that year. It was an instant success, with record company EMI unable to press enough copies to satisfy demand.

Elvis performed on tour at the Coliseum, Jacksonville, Florida.

Date: 01 Sep 1976
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Jacksonville, FL.
Coliseum
Tickets: 9,500
Costume: Bicentennial (white) Suit
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
Fairytale
You Gave Me A Mountain
All Shook Up
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
And I Love You So
Jailhouse Rock
Fever
America
[band introductions]
Early Morning Rain
What’d I Say
Johnny B. Goode
Love Letters
School Days
Hurt
Hound Dog
Danny Boy [S. Nielsen]
Walk With Me [S. Nielsen]
That’s All Right
Blue Christmas
How Great Thou Art
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings: 0

 

Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 24 – August 27th – September 8th 1976
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info September 1 1976 Coliseum Jacksonville FL (8:30 pm) 9500 Blue Egyptian Bird Original belt Light Blue Suit Yes

The Wake and Aftermath

1977

Despite being embroiled in bitter feuds between themselves, The Beach Boys played a free concert in New York’s Central Park to an estimated crowd of over 150,000.

1978

A 10-day Elvis Presley convention began at the Las Vegas Hilton Hotel.

1979

The album “Our Memories Of Elvis Volume 2” hit #157 in the U.S.

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1990

The Elvis Presley album “The Great Performances” hit #62 in the U.K.

 

1995

In Cleveland, opening ceremonies for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum began with a seven-hour concert by dozens of performers.

2000

The Spice Girls had five places in a list of the UK Top 20 earning celebrity directors. Monsta Productions (Emma), Moody Productions, (Posh), Red Girl Productions, (Mel C), Moneyspider Productions, (Mel B) and Geri Productions with £6m each.

 

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2003

The Elvis Presley album “White Christmas” was released. The album contained 25 Christmas songs.

2005

77 year old Fats Domino was rescued from the flooding in New Orleans caused by Hurricane Katrina. He had earlier told his agent that he planned to remain in his home despite the order to evacuate.

2008

Jerry Reed, whose hits included “Amos Moses” (#8 in 1971) and “When You’re Hot, You’re Hot” (#9 in 1971), died of complications from emphysema at the age of 71. He is also remembered for his 1977 co-starring role in Smokey And The Bandit with Burt Reynolds, Jackie Gleason and Sally Field, in which his song “East Bound and Down” was featured. Reed had played session musician for Elvis, who recorded several of Reed’s songs. 

2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

 

2013

Classic Beatles albums finally went platinum after the British Phonographic Industry (BPI) changed its sales award rules. Gold or platinum status has become synonymous with record success but the system has only been in place since 1973. This made Sgt. Pepper’s a triple-platinum album, having sold more than 900,000 copies since 1994. In total, the album is estimated to have sold 5.1 million units in the UK since its 1967 release. The albums Revolver, Help, Rubber Soul, Revolver and The White Album also now had platinum status.

 

Reference Sites:

http://www.elvisnews.com

http://www.scottymoore.net/tourdates50s.html

http://www.elvis-in-concert.com/

http://www.elvisconcerts.com

http:www.keithflynn.com/recording-sessions/

http://www.elvisrecordings.com/  Master and Sessions

The Elvis Presley Record Research Database

http://www.elvisinfonet.com/

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

Elvis History Blog

 

Daily Elvis: May 3

Give us this day, May 3, our daily Elvis

1935-1948

Tupelo, Mississippi

1937

Author Margaret Mitchell won a Pulitzer Prize for her novel, “Gone With The Wind.”

1939

“Beer Barrel Polka” was recorded by The Andrews Sisters.

Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1948

1935-1940

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

, 1938

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

,1939

Vernon Presley  in prison ( May 25 1938 to February 6 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

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

May 3, 1948

The United States Supreme Court handed down a ruling stating that covenants prohibiting the sale of real estate to blacks and other minorities were legally unenforceable.

Sept. 12, 1948-Sept. 20, 1949

572 Poplar Avenue

Sept 2o 1949 to January 7, 1950
185 Winchester Street, a two- bedroom apartment (number 328)

January 7, 1950 to April 1953
398 Cypress Street

 

1950

Muddy Waters, recently signed to Chess Records of Chicago, had his first single for them, the venerable “Rolling Stone.” Though it did not chart, the recording became well known among musicians and made its way across the Atlantic to the blues-hungry British rock ‘n’ rollers of the ’60s.

1952

Kitty Wells recorded ‘It Wasn’t God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels’ – as an answer song to Hank Thompson’s ‘The Wild Side of Life’. It became the first No.1 Billboard country hit for a solo female artist. In the 1970’s Elvis expanded on these songs with “There’s a Honky Tonk Angel(Who’ll Take Me Back In)” 1988 saw Nashville Producer Own Bradley’s final session with Canada’s k.d. lang’s Shadowland LP, which included Kitty Wells, Loretta Lynn and Brenda Lee with k.d. doing “Honky Tonk Angels Medley”

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

The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

 

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

May 3, 1955

The Hank Snow Jamboree reunited in Mobile, Alabama, where Elvis and Faron Young, Onie Wheeler, and The Wilburn Brothers participated in radio interviews.

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

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

May 3, 1956

“Heartbreak Hotel” is #1 on Billboard’s Pop Chart, The single topped Billboards Top 100 chart for seven weeks and Cashboxs pop singles chart for six weeks; No. 1 on the Country and Western chart for seventeen weeks and reached No. 3 three on the R&B chart, “Heartbreak Hotel” achieved unheard feats as it reached the top 5 of Country and Western, pop, and Rhythm ‘n’ Blues charts simultaneously

Presley’s first million-seller, and one of the best-selling singles of 1956, eventually be certified double platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America

In 1995 “Heartbreak Hotel” was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame, and in 2004 Rolling Stone magazine named it one of the “500 Greatest Songs of All Time“. That year it was also included in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame‘s “500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll”.

Elvis and Tom Diskin pose for pictures that will see print later that year in Elvis Hero Or Heel magazine.

Engagement – Tour Ref: 1956
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Info May 3 1956 New Frontier Hotel Las Vegas NV (8:00 PM) The Atomic Powered Singer
Info May 3 1956 New Frontier Hotel Las Vegas NV (12:00 AM) The Atomic Powered Singer

The Presleys lived at  at  1414 Getwell Street  until May 11 1956 – Audobon Drive  March 1957

May 3, 1957

Elvis Presley Jailhouse Rock Sessions –  George Klein, Elvis, D. J. Fontana, Scotty Moore, Gordon Stoker and Neal Matthews

Soundtrack recording continued at Radio Recorders from 9.00 a.m. to 6.25 p.m. This time is was Bill Black’s turn to walk out. He was unable to mange the introduction to “Baby, I Don’t Care” on his new Fender electric bass, so Elvis picked up the instrument and played the part himself.

The song was written by Buddy Holly and Elvis recorded it first for the Jailhouse Rock movie. Holly would record and release it before the movie was release or RCA did a soundtrack EP or soundtrack single.

Radio Recorders Studio 1 – Hollywood, California
Treat Me Nice (Second Movie Version) ////////-13
Treat Me Nice (Movie Version – RCA Composite / Alternate Master) H2WB 6778-SP
Treat Me Nice (Movie Version – MGM Composite) ////////-SP
I Want To Be Free (Prison TV Version) ////////-13
I Want To Be Free (Prison TV Version – Composite) WPA5 2508-SP
I Want To Be Free (Record Version) ////////-11
I Want To Be Free (Pickup First Ending) ////////-02
I Want To Be Free (Pickup Second Ending) ////////-05
I Want To Be Free (Record Version – Composite) H2WB 6781-SP
(You’re So Square) Baby I Don’t Care (Rhythm Track) H2WB 6782-16
(You’re So Square) Baby I Don’t Care (First Vocal Overdub) HRA1 8683-01
Don’t Leave Me Now (First Version – Piano Version) WPA5 2600-02
Don’t Leave Me Now (Second Version – Hit Record Version) HRA1 8684-21

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

The Military Service Disruption

May 3, 1958

At the Boston Arena, one of the first major rock ‘n’ roll concert riots broke out during Alan Freed’s “Big Beat Spring 1958” stage show after local police threatened to shut down the event because of dancing. Freed told the crowd, “The police don’t want you to have fun.” He was arrested for inciting a riot.

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

May 3, 1959

Mexicans riot at a movie theatre playing “King Creole”

Why Mexicans hated Elvis! – Elvis Information Network

A false racist quote that continues to be attributed to Elvis inspired the protest.

Elvis was called a homosexual in the Mexican mainstream press and called out for his colorful clothes.

Elvis Movie Causes Mexican Riot

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

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishmen

May 3, 1960

G.I. Blues Production

May 3, 1961

Blue Hawaii production

May 3, 1962

Girls! Girls! Girls! production

May 3, 1963

The Drifters, Sam Cooke, Dionne Warwick, the Crystals, Jerry Butler, Little Esther, Dee Clark, and Solomon Burke performed at Pittsburgh’s Syria Mosque.

May 3, 1964

Gerry & the Pacemakers made their U.S. TV debut on the “Ed Sullivan Show.” They performed “Don’t Let the Sun Catch You Crying.” Stevie Wonder sang “Fingertips,” and Burt Lancaster, Patti Page,Louis Gossett and Bill Dana also appeared on the program.

Media reports “Elvis Presley’s latest “Kissin Cousins” brought in $1,750,000 at the box office.

May 3, 1965

The Beatles were kept busy filming scenes for their forthcoming film Help! on Salisbury Plain with the British Army’s Third Tank Division.

Harum Scarum post production

May 3, 1966

The Temptations released the single “Ain’t Too Proud To Beg.”

May 3, 1967

Carl Wilson (Beach Boys) went to court on draft evasion charges.

Elvis and Priscilla, with most of the Memphis Mafia, honeymoon in Palm Springs.

May 3, 1968

The Beach Boys opened their US tour on which the co-headliner was Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. The second half of the concert which featured the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, lectured the audience on “spiritual regeneration.” The reaction was so negative, more than half of the remaining tour dates were cancelled.

The Jimi Hendrix Experience recorded ‘Voodoo Chile.’ It was featured on the ‘Electric Ladyland’ double album and became a UK No.1 single on 21st November 1970 two months after the guitarist’s death. Hendrix’s solo on the track was named the 11th greatest solo of all-time in Guitar World’s 100 Greatest Guitar Solos.

Live a Little, Love a Little 

May 3, 1969

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police arrest Jimi Hendrix at Toronto’s International Airport for possession of narcotics. He was released on $10,000 bail until his acquittal the following December.

Elvis weekended in Palm Springs

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

May 3, 1970

May 3, 1971

Four days of demonstrations by anti-war protesters began in Washington, DC.

U.S. National Public Radio began operations, with 112 station affiliates, mostly at colleges and universities.

New York City’s Philharmonic Hall at Lincoln Center announced that it would begin presenting rock, pop and jazz concerts as well as classical.

Led Zeppelin kicked off a European tour at K.B. Hallen, Copenhagen, Denmark in front of 4,000 fans. The set list included the only known performance of ‘Four Sticks’ and the debut live performance of ‘Misty Mountain Hop’.

Elvis was seen as an outpatient at the Palm Springs hospital.

May 3, 1972

Guitarist Les Harvey of the Scottish / English soul band Stone the Crows, was electrocuted by a shorted microphone wire during a concert attended by 12-thousand people in Swansea, Wales. He died in a local hospital three hours later.

May 3, 1973

The New York Times revealed that the mother’s face pictured on packages of Ivory Soap was that of porn actress Marilyn Chambers.

May 3, 1974

May 3, 1975

The English Glam-Rock band Mud attain their third and final UK number one with a cover of Buddy Holly’s 1957 hit, “Oh Boy”.

The Bay City Rollers started a three-week run at No.1 on the UK chart with their second album ‘Once Upon A Star.’

Leaving his hotel in Monroe May 3, 1975
Arriving in his limo in Monroe, LA on May 3, 1975

Elvis performed 2 concerts on tour at the Civic Center, Monroe, Louisiana at 2.30 and 8.30 p.m.

Date: 03 May 1975
Time: 2.30pm
Venue: Monroe, LA.
Civic Center
Tickets: 8,000
Costume: Blue 2-piece suit
Track list: 2001 Theme
C C Rider
I Got A Woman
– segued medley with –
Amen
Love Me
If You Love Me
Love Me Tender
All Shook Up
Teddy Bear- segued medley with -Dont Be Cruel
Help Me
How Great Thou Art
Burning Love
Band Introductions
Johnny B Goode featuring James Burton
Drum Solo featuring Ronnie Tutt
Bass Solo featuring Jerry Scheff
Piano Solo featuring Glen D Hardin
Electric Piano Solo – David Briggs
School Day
My Boy
T-R-O-U-B-L-E (includes 1 false start )
Alfie (is just an excerpt )
Ill Remember You
The Wonder Of You
Let Me Be There
( followed by a reprise of above song )
An American Trilogy
Help Me Make It Through The Night
Funny How Time Slips Away
Cant Help Falling In Love
Closing Vamp
Recordings: 0

Date: 03 May 1975
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Monroe, LA.
Civic Center
Tickets: 8,000
Costume: White 2-piece suit
Track list: 2001 Theme
C C Rider
I Got A Woman
– segued medley with –
Amen
I Walk The Line
( above song is just an excerpt )
Love Me
If You Love Me
Love Me Tender
All Shook Up
Teddy Bear
– segued medley with –
Dont Be Cruel
The Wonder Of You
Help Me
Burning Love
Band Introductions
Whatd I Say
( featuring James Burton )
Drum Solo
( featuring Ronnie Tutt )
Bass Solo
( featuring Jerry Scheff )
Piano Solo
( featuring Glen D Hardin )
Electric Piano Solo
( featuring David Briggs )
School Day
Johnny B Goode
Steamroller Blues
Help Me Make It Through The Night
T-R-O-U-B-L-E
Ill Remember You
Let Me Be There
( followed by a reprise of above song )
An American Trilogy
Funny How Time Slips Away
Cant Help Falling In Love
Closing Vamp
Recordings:
Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 15 – April 24th – May 7th 1975
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info May 3 1975 Civic Center Monroe LA (2:30 pm) 8000 Navy Blue Two-Piece with Red Armadillo None Light Blue suit Yes Yes
Info May 3 1975 Civic Center Monroe LA (8:30 pm) 8000 Navy Blue Two-Piece with Blue Armadillo None White Suit Yes Yes Yes

May 3, 1976

Paul McCartney makes his first concert appearance in America in almost ten years as Wings commence their Wings over America tour in Fort Worth, Texas.

David Bowie played the first of six sold out nights at Wembley, his first UK gig in three years.

Elvis played Lake Tahoe

Date: 03 May 1976
Time: 10pm
Venue: Stateline, NV.
Sahara Tahoe Hotel
Tickets: Unknown
Costume: Aztec suit
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
Happy Birthday To You
If You Love Me
You Gave Me A Mountain
All Shook Up
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
I’ll Remember You
An American Trilogy
Steamroller Blues
[band introductions]
What’d I Say
Love Letters
Hurt
Hound Dog
Softly As I Leave You
Why Me Lord
Sweet Sweet Spirit [J.D. Sumner & The Stamps]
Can’t help falling in love
Recordings:

Engagement – Tour Ref: Lake Tahoe Season 5 – Lake Tahoe April 30th – May 9th 1976
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info May 3 1976 Sahara Hotel Lake Tahoe NV Dinner (10.00pm) White Egyptian Bird Original belt Black Suit Yes

May 3, 1977

Elvis performed at the Saginaw Center, Saginaw, Michigan and after this show Elvis flew home to Memphis.

Date: 03 May 1977
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Saginaw, MI.
Saginaw Center.
Tickets: 7,197
Costume: Mexican Sundial Suit
Track list: That’s All Right
Trouble [excerpt]
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
Happy Birthday, Linda
Big Boss Man [intro only]
Hound Dog
Trying To Get To You
Jailhouse Rock
My Way
Little Sister
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
Help Me
O Sole Mio/It’s Now Or Never
Love Me Tender
Why Me Lord
Polk Salad Annie
[band introductions]
Early Morning Rain
What’d I Say
Johnny B. Goode
School Days
Danny Boy [S.Nielsen]
Walk With Me [S.Nielsen]
Mystery Train/Tiger Man

Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

 

Elvis Returns to Saginaw…And Second Appearance Is an Improvement by Anthony A. Rocha

Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 30 – April 21st – May 3rd 1977
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info May 3 1977 Saginaw Center Saginaw MI (8:30 pm) 7197 1974 Arabian Original belt White Suit Yes Yes Yes

The Wake and Aftermath

1978

FM, a film about the struggles of a radio station, debuts in Los Angeles. The soundtrack features Steely Dan, Steve Miller, The Eagles, Neil Young, Billy Joel and Warren Zevon. More people would buy the soundtrack than bothered to see the film.

1983 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley

1986

Dollywood (Dolly Parton’s theme park) opened in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.

1989

Actress/night club entertainer Christine Jorgensen, the first widely-known person to have sex reassignment surgery (in her case, male to female), died of lung and bladder cancer at 62.

1992

George Murphy, who served as U.S. Senator from California (1965-1971) after retiring from show business, died at the age of 89. Dancer/actor (This Is the Army, Battleground, For Me and My Gal, Broadway Rhythm, Rise and Shine, Little Miss Broadway, Jealousy, Broadway Melody of 1938, Broadway Melody of 1940, Little Nellie Kelly, Bataan)

Letter To President Nixon – The Presley Assignment

Elvis’s Own Personal Drug War | Mises Wire

Elvis Presley: The Man Who Flimflammed President Nixon

1996

In Paris, Tina Turner officially began her 255-date Wildest Dreams World Tour with a concert at the Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy. Her opening act was the Accelerators, led by actor Bruce Willis.

1997

The Notorious B.I.G. started a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with his posthumous hit ‘Hypnotize’, a No.10 hit in the UK, the rapper was gunned down and killed on March 9th, 1997.

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2006

Bob Dylan hosted his first show on XM Satellite Radio, playing favorite tracks by Prince, Wilco, Blur, Billy Bragg, Blur, and LL Cool J, among others.

2009

Bob Dylan went to No.1 on the UK album chart with ‘Together Through Life’ his seventh UK No.1 album. It was the singer, songwriter’s 33rd studio album, he last topped the UK chart with ‘New Morning’ in 1970. His first No.1 in 1964, was ‘The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan’. Dylan now held the record, (previously held by Tom Jones), for the longest gap between solo number one albums.

2011 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

2011

Donny and Marie Osmond released a self-titled CD, their first studio album in 30 years.

2017

The Eagles were suing a hotel in Mexico that calls itself the Hotel California, after the band’s hit song and album. The rock band claim the 11-room hotel, in Todos Santos, “actively encourages” guests to believe it is associated with them in order to sell merchandise. They claim the hotel plays Eagles songs in the lobby and sells t-shirts describing the venue as “legendary”.

2018

Bruce Campbell has also retired from playing Elvis Presley

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Reference Sites:

http://www.elvisnews.com

http://www.scottymoore.net/tourdates50s.html

http://www.elvis-in-concert.com/

http://www.elvisconcerts.com

http:www.keithflynn.com/recording-sessions/

http://www.elvisrecordings.com/  Master and Sessions

The Elvis Presley Record Research Database

Elvis Presley | full Official Chart History | Official Charts Company

http://www.elvisinfonet.com/

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

Elvis History Blog

 

Daily Elvis: January 19

Give us this day, January 19, our daily Elvis

Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1948

1935-1940

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

, 1938

Vernon Presley  spent six months in custody awaiting trial Jan 4 – (minus 6 months until)

.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

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

Sept. 12, 1948-Sept. 20, 1949

572 Poplar Avenue

Sept 2o 1949 to January 7, 1950
185 Winchester Street, a two- bedroom apartment (number 328)

 

 

Ratings revealed that 71.7% of all American televisions were tuned to the CBS sitcom “I Love Lucy,” as the character Lucy Ricardo gave birth to a baby boy on the program.
Marty Robbins made his Grand Ole Opry debut.
Elvis registered for the selective service.

January 7, 1950 to April 1953
398 Cypress Street

The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

January 19, 1954

September 21, 1953 to March 19, 1954

Elvis worked at Precision Tool company, operating a drill press for $1.55 a hour.

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

The anthology series “The Millionaire,” starring Marvin Miller as Michael Anthony and Paul Frees providing the voice of John Beresford Tipton, began a five-year run on CBS-TV.
Elvis performed at the Community Center, Sheffield, Alabama.
Elvis, Scotty and Bill recorded Shake Rattle and Roll as a radio station acetate:
Engagement – Tour Ref: 1955
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Show type: Pics: Ads:
Info January 19 1955 Community Center Sheffield AL (8:00 PM) Bob Neal Tour #1 Yes
WJOI Radio – Florence, Alabama (radio station demo recording)
Shake, Rattle And Roll HRA1 8699-NA

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

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

Elvis performed at the Memorial Auditorium, Wichita Falls, Texas at 7.00 and 9.00 p.m.

Elvis and Bill at Memorial Auditorium – Jan 19, 1956
Photo courtesy Stanley Oberst’s Elvis in Texas/Rockin Across Texas

Engagement – Tour Ref: 1956
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Show type: Pics: Ads:
Info January 19 1956 Memorial Auditorium Wichita Falls TX (7:00 PM) Hank Snow All-Star Jamboree Yes
Info January 19 1956 Memorial Auditorium Wichita Falls TX (9:00 PM) Hank Snow All-Star Jamboree Yes
The Presleys lived at  Audobon Drive May 11 1956 to March 1957.
Pat Boone sings at Dwight Eisenhower’s presidential inauguration ball.
Ernie Kovacs performed his entire 30-minute TV show without speaking a single word of dialogue.
After his single “I Walk the Line” had climbed the pop and country music charts, Johnny Cash made his network television debut on CBS’s “The Jackie Gleason Show.”
Elvis returned to Radio Recorders to work on material for RCA. He completed the gospel EP and 3 additional album tracks. Loving You  Pre-production, recording sessions
The Presleys lived at Graceland
On January 19, 1957, a statement was issued from Presley’s Graceland estate: “If you are good Presley fans, you’ll go home and ease your mother’s worries.”
Barbara and Patricia Grimes , the Chicago sisters who begged their mother to let them go on a short bus trip to see their idol in “Love Me Tender” – disappeared from the Brighton Park, Chicago, Illinois area on December 28, 1956 and were found dead on January 22, 1957.

January 19, 1958

The Everly Brothers played the Auditorium Theatre in Rochester, New York, with supporting acts Buddy Holly and the Crickets, Jimmie Rodgers, Paul Anka, Danny & The Juniors, Margie Rayburn, the Rays, the Royal Teens, the Tune Weavers, Eddie Cochran, the Shepherd Sisters, the Hollywood Flames, and the Mello-Kings.

King Creole Pre-production, 

The Platters reach the number one spot on the US Pop chart for the fourth time with “Smoke Gets In Your Eyes”, a ballad that was written by Otto Harbach and Jerome Kern in 1933. The record will top the UK chart next month.
According to the ratings, ABC’s “American Bandstand” was America’s most popular daytime television show.
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Vera and Elvis do a March of Dimes publicity shoot.
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Military Service: Elvis wrote a letter to the Colonel. He requested to arrange with RCA to put out a recorded message to his fans:
“I want to be able to thank them not only for buying my records and for their loyalty to me but also for the help they have given me in deciding the kind of songs to sing… I’m deeply grateful to them, and I want them to know it. When I’m out or the army recording again, I will always listen to their ideas, just as I did before, I just wanted to let my fans know how I feel. Sincerely, Elvis.”

Military Service in Germany

October 1958 to February 2, 1959: Hotel Grunwald in Bad Nauheim, Germany

January 19, 1960

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Military Service in Germany

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

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

January 19, 1961

Elvis Presley’s “Are You Lonesome Tonight” hit #1 in the U.S.

Wild in the Country 

January 19, 1962

January 19, 1963

The Beatles make their first ever TV appearance on the UK TV show Thank Your Lucky Stars, where they perform their current #45 hit, “Please Please Me”.

January 19, 1964

January 19, 1965

January 19, 1966

January 19, 1967

The Monkees were at No.1 on the UK singles with ‘I’m A Believer’, the group’s only UK No.1. The song composed by Neil Diamond had 1,051,280 advance orders, and went gold within two days of release. It is one of the fewer than forty all-time singles to have sold 10 million (or more) physical copies worldwide.

Lesley Gore appears as Catwoman’s sidekick, Pussycat, on ABC-TV’s Batman.

January 19, 1968

January 19, 1969

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American Sound – Memphis, Tennessee (Overdub Session)
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The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

The rehearsals at the International Hotel in Las Vegas began now and run through until the 23th. The Sweet Inspirations and the Imperials were scheduled at 2.00 p.m. each day and joined Elvis and the band at 7.00 p.m. every night.
January 19, 1971
Tracks from The Beatles The White Album (including ‘Helter Skelter), were played in the courtroom at the Sharon Tate murder trial to find out if any songs could have influenced Charles Manson and his followers to commit murder. Actress Sharon Tate who was married to film director Roman Polanski, was eight and a half months pregnant when she was murdered in her home, along with four others, by followers of Charles Manson.
During court proceedings held to dissolve The Beatles’ partnership, Ringo testifies under oath that “Paul behaved like a spoiled child.”
Elvis in rehearsals at RCA Studio, Hollywood, California
The rehearsals began at the Las Vegas Hilton. Like before, there were some new songs included in the early rehearsals, but they were dropped out again.
January 19, 1973
For $4 you could see Bruce Springsteen at Kent State University in Ohio as the opening act for Black Oak Arkansas.
In Miami, two concerts featuring Bob Dylan and the Band caused a nine-mile-long traffic jam. Many ticket holders got to see only half of the show.
Elvis paid $350 for a screening at MGM of The Exorcist.
January 19, 1975
January 19, 1976

January 19, 1976: RCA releases Elvis-A Legendary Performer.Image result for Elvis-A Legendary Performer vol 1

RCA releases Elvis: A Legendary Performer Volume 1 is a collection of unused songs, live performances and interviews by American singer and musician Elvis Presley issued in 1974 by RCA Records. It included an LP sized booklet of pictures, clippings and paperwork and an LP with 14 tracks, which twelve songs and two interviews with Presley. It was certified Gold on January 8, 1975 and Platinum and 2x Platinum on July 15, 1999 by the RIAA.
Ultimately, four volumes of Presley’s music were released over the next decade in the RCA A Legendary Performer series, the only artist besides Glenn Miller to have multiple volumes issued in that series. Elvis’ volume three would be the first RCA official PhotoDisc.
A Fan/Indie Label has greatly extended this series.
January 19, 1977

The Wake and Aftermath

1980
Michael Jackson earns his third, solo, number one hit with “Rock With You”. The song was written by Rod Temperton, who also wrote Jackson’s 1984 hit, “Thriller”.

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1983 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley

1993
An inaugural concert was held at the Capital Centre in Landover, Maryland to honor U.S. President-elect Bill Clinton. Aretha Franklin sang “I Have A Dream” and Fleetwood Mac reunited to perform “Don’t Stop,” which the Clinton campaign had used as a theme song. Barbra Streisand, Michael Jackson, Elton John, Kenny Rogers, Trisha Yearwood, Judy Collins, Chuck Berry, Michael Bolton, Little Richard, Bill Cosby, Chevy Chase, James Earl Jones and Jack Lemmon also appeared.
1994
Paul McCartney inducts John Lennon into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, saying “The thing you must remember is, that I’m the number one John Lennon fan. I love him to this day and I always did love him.”
1998
Rock ‘n’ Roll pioneer Carl Perkins died of stroke related causes at the age of 65. Carl wrote and recorded “Blue Suede Shoes” which went to number 2 for him in 1956, selling 2 million copies. The Elvis Presley version topped out at number 20 the same year. Alcoholism and a car accident kept Perkins from fulfilling his full potential, as he never reached the US Top 40 again. Eric Clapton, Carl Perkins, George Harrison, Ringo Starr and Dave Edmunds
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1999
Jean-Michel Jarre delivered a petition to the European Parliament signed by hundreds of leading European recording artists asking for better legal protection against music piracy on the internet.
2000
Tourism officials in Liverpool were prevented from erecting signs saying ‘Liverpool, the Birthplace Of The Beatles’, because the Highways Agency thought the signs would be a distraction to motorists.
2001
It was reported that Paul McCartney was set to become the world’s first pop star billionaire. McCartney was said to be worth £725 million ($1,233) and was expected to become a billionaire after huge sales from The Beatles compilation hits album.
2005
Country music stars Lee Greenwood, Sara Evans, Kenny Chesney, the Gatlins, Lyle Lovett, Clay Walker, and Asleep At The Wheel were among the performers at various Washington, DC events on the eve of U.S. President George W. Bush’s inauguration.
2007
Canadian singer songwriter and former Mamas and the Papas singer Denny Doherty died at the age of 66 at his home near Toronto, Canada after a short illness. The group scored the 1966 US No.1 & UK No.2 single ‘Monday Monday.’ Doherty started his musical career in 1956 with a band called the Hepsters and in 1963, established a friendship with Cass Elliot when she was with a band called The Big 3.

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2008
John Stewart, singer / songwriter who was a member of The Kingston Trio in the early ’60s, but more often remembered for writing The Monkees’ hit, “Daydream Believer”, died following a brain aneurism. Stewart also had a successful solo career which included four dozen albums and a Billboard #9 hit single with “Gold” in 1979.
2009
Aretha Franklin gave a rousing performance of Samuel F. Smith’s “My Country ‘Tis of Thee” in front of the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C., celebrating the inauguration of Barack Obama as the 44th president of the United States.

2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

2012

Rupert Murdoch’s British newspaper company agreed to pay nearly $1 million in damages to 36 phone-hacking victims, including actor Jude Law and former British Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott.

2013

In Scottsdale, Arizona, the original 19-foot-long black, bubble-topped car used in the 1960s “Batman” TV show sold at auction for $4.2 million. The identity of the winning bidder was not disclosed.

2014

Bruce Springsteen scored his 10th UK No.1 album with High Hopes, putting him ahead of the likes of Abba, David Bowie and Michael Jackson. The achievement puts him on level pegging with The Rolling Stones and U2, who also have 10 UK No.1’s. The Beatles lead the way, with 15, followed by Madonna on 12, while Elvis Presley and Robbie Williams both had 11 each.
2017

Civil Rights Lawsuit against Memphis Police and Elvis Presley

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The lawsuit specifically alleges Memphis Police and Elvis Presley Enterprises allowed white people into the public vigil and streets surrounding …

2018

Bids for paper cup allegedly used by Elvis Presley hit US$1K

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