Give us this day, September 22, our daily Elvis
306 Old Satillo Road, Elvis’ birthplace, is now 306 Elvis Presley Drive.
Vernon Presley in prison ( May 25 1938 to February 6 1939)
Reese Street, where the Presleys stayed with Vester and Clettes Presley and their daughter Patsy,
Kelly Street, a rented, small apartment.
The Presley family moved to the Mississippi Gulf Coast, May 15 to June 20, Returning to Tupelo.
August 8, 1945 to July 18, 1946
Berry Street -“Doll” Smith lived here with the Presleys and then Minnie Mae Presley moved in.
Commerce Street, a rental
510 1/2 Maple Street, South Tupelo -the Presleys lived with Glady’s cousin Frank Richards and his wife, Leona.
1010 North Green Street, in the Shakerag section of Tupelo.
memphis after sept 48
1948-1953 – Humes High School
Sept. 12, 1948-Sept. 20, 1949
572 Poplar Avenue
Sept 20 1949 to January 7, 1950
185 Winchester Street, a two- bedroom apartment (number 328)
January 7, 1950 to April 1953
398 Cypress Street
Elvis worked for MARL Metal Products, a furniture manufacturer – He worked the 3:00 PM – 11:00 PM shift as an assembler.
398 Cypress Street (rented from January 7 to April 1953
572 Poplar Avenue
185 Winchester Street, a two- bedroom apartment (number 328)
The Sun Records Rockabilly Era
September 22, 1954
At Decca’s Pythian Temple studio in New York City, Bill Haley And His Comets recorded his “Rock-A-Beatin’ Boogie.”
Elvis worked at Crown Electric, until mid-October 1954
The Presleys lived at 2414 Lamar Avenue, rented til the end of 1954 to mid-1955
September 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
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The Presleys lived at 1414 Getwell Street rented from mid-1955 to May, 11 1956.
The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer
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.”
The Presleys lived at Audobon Drive
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 Presleys lived at Graceland
The Military Service Disruption
September 22, 1958
“To Know Him Is To Love Him” by The Teddy Bears enters the Billboard Hot 100 at #88. Lead singer Annette Kleinbard was backed by Phil Spector on guitar, Marshall Leib on bass and last minute addition Sandy Nelson on drums. Although the recording session lasted only 20 minutes and cost just $75, the single would reach #1 in early December and sell over 1.4 million copies.
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.
He walked up the gangplank of the USS Randall 8 times, carrying his duffel bag, so the press could all get a good shot.
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.
September 22, 1959
Military Service in Germany, Goethestr.14 in Bad Nauheim, Germany
The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment
September 22, 1960
September 22, 1961
September 22, 1962
The Springfields (Dusty Springfield her brother Tom and their friend, Tim Field) had ‘Silver Threads and Golden Needles’, enter the US Top 20 and became the first British vocal group to chart that high in America.
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.
September 22, 1963
September 22, 1964
Herman’s Hermits were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with the Carole King & Gerry Goffin song ‘I’m Into Something Good’, the group’s only UK No.1.
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
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
A new weekly TV show ‘The Music Scene’ aired on ABC in the US for the first time. Stevie Wonder, Crosby Stills Nash & Young, Tom Jones, Cass Elliot, James Brown, Janis Joplin and Sly and the Family Stone were all booked to appear on the show.
The Band released their self-titled album, which peaked at No.9 on the US chart, and included the tracks; ‘Rag Mama Rag’, ‘Up on Cripple Creek’ and ‘The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down’. In 2009, the album was preserved into the National Recording Registry because the album was ‘culturally, historically, or aesthetically important, and reflects life in the United States.’
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.
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|RCA Studio B – Nashville, Tennessee (overdub session)|
September 22, 1971
September 22, 1972
David Bowie kicked of the North American leg of his Ziggy Stardust world tour at the Music Hall in Cleveland, Ohio.
September 22, 1973
The Rolling Stones scored their eighth UK No.1 album when ‘Goats Head Soup’ started a two-week run at the top of the charts. Also a US No.1.
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.
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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
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
1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley
The first Farm Aid benefit concert was held before a crowd of 80,000 people at the Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Illinois. Organized by Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp and Neil Young, the event had been spurred on by Bob Dylan’s comments at Live Aid earlier in that year that he hoped some of the money would help American farmers. The star studded line-up of country stars included: Alabama, Hoyt Axton, Glen Campbell, Johnny Cash, Charlie Daniels Band, John Denver, Bob Dylan, John Fogerty, Vince Gill, Merle Haggard, Emmylou Harris, Waylon Jennings, George Jones, Kris Kristofferson, Loretta Lynn, Roger Miller, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Willie Nelson, Charley Pride, Bonnie Raitt, Kenny Rogers.
Garth Brooks album ‘No Fences’ entered the US album chart. It went on to become the biggest selling country album of all time and sold over 13m copies in the first five years of release.
Bryan Adams made chart history when ‘(Everything I Do), I Do It For You’, had its twelfth consecutive week as the UK No.1 single.
Bruce Springsteen plays an electric set for MTV’s Unplugged show. The episode is renamed, MTV Plugged.
Rolling Stone puts a comedian on the cover
‘A Tribute to Heroes’ was aired commercial-free on most of the major US TV networks. The live program was organised to raise money following the terrorist attacks on the Pentagon and New York’s World Trade Center. Neil Young, Tom Petty, Paul Simon, Billy Joel, U2, Limp Bizkit, Bruce Springsteen and Pearl Jam all performed. Manning the telephones to take pledges were celebrities including Jack Nicholson, Jim Carrey, Whoopi Goldberg, Goldie Hawn, Robin Williams, Meg Ryan, Cuba Gooding Jr., Kurt Russell, Adam Sandler and many more.
2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley
2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough
Research conducted by car maker SEAT found that Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ was the song most likely to be found on British iPods, with more than 40% of owners having the hit on their players. The Beatles had four songs in the list, a feat also matched by Coldplay. Other favourites included U2, The Killers and Rihanna.
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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