Our Daily Elvis for July 13, 2018

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July 13, 1924

“Hillbilly singer” Vernon Dalhart recorded “The Wreck Of The Old 97.” It was the first Southern song to become a national success in the U.S., eventually selling more than 7 million copies.

 

Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1948

Memphis, Tennessee

1949 – 1977

 

The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

 

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

1956

Elvis remained in Biloxi for most of July. Vernon and Gladys arrived in Biloxi too to visit their son.

Romance: June Juanico

The Presleys lived at Audobon Drive

July 13, 1957

Anita Wood had dinner at Graceland with Elvis and his parents.

Romance: Anita Wood

The Military Service Disruption

 

July 13, 1958

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

The Presleys live in  a rented house off base with his parents, his grandmother Minnie, cousins Gene and Junior Smith, and friend Lamar Fike.

July 13, 1959

The movie “Hound-Dog Man,” starring Fabian, Stuart Whitman, Carol Lynley, Arthur O’Connell, and Dodie Stevens, began production.

Paul Anka‘s “Lonely Boy” was the number one song on the Billboard Hot 100. Paul would also sing the song in the movie Girls Town, in which he starred with Mamie Van Doren and Mel Torme.

Military Service in Germany

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

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

July 13, 1961

Follow That Dream 

July 13, 1963

The Rolling Stones played their first ever gig outside London when they appeared at The Alcove Club, Middlesbrough, Yorkshire supporting The Hollies.

Viva Las Vegas

July 13, 1964

The Animals went to No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘The House Of The Rising Sun.’ Recorded in one take, this was the first UK No.1 to have a playing time of more than four minutes.

Girl Happy 

July 13, 1966

Double Trouble

July 13, 1967

Pink Floyd made their second appearance on BBC Top Of The Pops to promote their new single ‘See Emily Play’ which was hosted by Pete Murray. The single went on to peak at No.6 on the UK chart.

Speedway

July 13, 1968

Black Sabbath played their first gig at a small backstreet Blues club in Birmingham, England. The group would develop into one of the biggest Heavy Metal bands of the 1970’s with such albums as “Paranoid”, “Masters of Reality” and “Sabbath, Bloody Sabbath”.

Steppenwolf‘s “Born To Be Wild” is released in the US, where it will reach #2. A line from the song which includes the words “heavy metal thunder” is often credited with popularizing a new term for loud, guitar dominated music.

July 13, 1969

Over 100 US radio stations banned The Beatles new single ‘The Balled Of John and Yoko’ due to the line ‘Christ, you know it ain’t easy’, calling it offensive.

Charro!

 

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

July 13, 1972

Elvis was back in Los Angeles where he remained until the 20th.

July 13, 1974

During a North American tour The Rolling Stones played the first of two nights at the Cobo Hall, Detroit, Michigan. The Doors, Aerosmith, Jimi Hendrix, The Who, Bruce Springsteen and KISS have all appeared here.

Elton John started a two-week run at No.1 on the UK album chart with his eighth studio release, ‘Caribou’, and his third No.1 album. The album contained the singles, ‘Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me’, and ‘The Bitch Is Back’.

George McCrae started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Rock Your Baby’, his only US No.1, also No.1 in the UK. Regarded by some as the first Disco No.1. It was a New York City club hit first, becoming one of the fewer than forty all-time singles to have sold ten million copies or more worldwide.

Eric Clapton‘s version of Bob Marley’s “I Shot The Sheriff” is released in America where it will become his only US #1. Clapton would later say “I tried to ask him (Marley) what the song was all about, but couldn’t understand much of his reply. I was just relieved that he liked what we had done.

Elvis remained in Memphis for the rest of the month,

July 13, 1975

Elvis performed at the International Convention Center, Niagara Falls, New York at 2.30 and 8.30 p.m.

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July 13, 1975. (8:30 pm) Niagara Falls, NY. – Elvis Presley In Concert

July 13, 1976

Elvis Presley has his father Vernon fire three of his security crew, Sonny West, Red West and Dave Hebler.  Sonny West and his cousin Red had been with Elvis since 1960. Hebler had been his self-defense instructor and personal bodyguard for four years.  

July 13, 1977

Elvis gave a Triumph sports car to Ginger.

Romances: Ginger Alden

The Wake and Aftermath

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley

1999

Paul McCartney displayed 73 paintings at the Kunstforum Lyz gallery in the German town of Siegen. McCartney had been painting for the past 16 years (since he turned 40).

The Elvis Presley album “Artist of the Century” was released.

Elvis Presley – Artist Of The Century 1999 set question

Elvis Presley CD : Artist Of The Century (3-CD Slipcase) EU – Bear

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2010

Tom Jones received an apology from Island Records after a company executive’s e-mail branded his comeback album Praise & Blame a “sick joke.” However, the e-mail leak prompted some members of the UK press to suggest that it was actually a clever marketing stunt in the build-up to the July 26 release.

2015

Rapper 50 Cent filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. A report in the Wall Street Journal said the businessman and actor had assets and debts in the range of $10m to $50m (£6.5m- £32m). The news came out just days after a jury ruled that he must pay $5m to a woman suing over a sex tape case.

Clark County medical examiners issued a statement that said they had found no evidence to prove allegations by two of B.B. King’s adult children that the Blues legend had been poisoned, hastening their father’s death last May.

2018

Jul 13, 2018 – Jul 22, 2018 – Viva Surfers Paradise – Events – Graceland

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2011 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

 

HIGHLIGHT FOR 2018

July 13, 1956

“Hound Dog” b/w “Don’t Be Cruel.” released – it was the first single that the A and B sides races each other up the chart.

Within a few weeks “Hound Dog” had risen to #2 on the Pop charts with sales of over one million.Soon after it was overtaken by “Don’t Be Cruel” which took #1 on all three main charts; Pop, Country, and R ‘n’ B.

Don’t Be Cruel” is a song recorded by Elvis Presley and written by Otis Blackwell and Elvis Presley in 1956. By the end of 1956 it had sold in excess of four million copies.[1][3] Billboard ranked it as the No. 2 song for 1956.

It was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2002. In 2004, it was listed #197 in Rolling Stone’s list of 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. The song is currently ranked as the 173rd greatest song of all time, as well as the sixth best song of 1956, by Acclaimed Music

Between them, both songs remained at #1 on the Pop chart for a run of 11 weeks tying it with the 1950 Anton Karas hit “The Third Man Theme” and the 1951/1952 Johnnie Ray hit “Cry” for the longest stay at number one by a single record from late 1950 onward until 1992’s smash “End of the Road” by Boyz II Men.

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Our Daily Elvis for July 10, 2018

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Daily Elvis: July 10

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July 10, 1900

“His Master’s Voice” was registered with the U.S. Patent Office. The logo of the Victor Recording Company (later RCA Victor) shows the dog Nipper cocking his ear to the horn of a gramophone.

Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1948

Memphis, Tennessee

1949 – 1977

1950

The US music show Your Hit Parade premiered on NBC-TV. The program, which featured vocalists covering the top hits of the week, had been on radio since 1935. It moved to CBS in 1958 but was canceled the following year, unable to cope with the rising popularity of Rock ‘n’ Roll.

The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

July 10, 1954

New York radio station WINS announced the hiring of pioneer Rock disc jockey Alan Freed to be the host of their Rock ‘n’ Roll Party. As he did on his earlier Moondog’s Rock ‘n’ Roll House Party Show on WJW in Cleveland, Freed programmed records by Black R&B artists that many White teenagers had never heard before. Freed is often credited with popularizing the term “Rock and Roll”, although the phrase was first used in 1942 by Billboard magazine columnist Maurie Orodenker to describe upbeat recordings.

July 10, 1955

The Presleys  lived at  1414 Getwell Street rented from mid-1955 to May, 11 195

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

July 10, 1956

Elvis and June drove to New Orleans with the rest of the gang to spend the day.

Romance: June Juanico

July 10, 1957

Elvis took his parents and Anita Wood to a private midnight screening of Loving You.

Romance: Anita Wood

The Military Service Disruption

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

July 10, 1960

Elvis went water-skiing at McKellar Lake.

July 10, 1961

Bobby Lewis started a seven week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Tossin’ and Turnin’, the longest running No.1 single of 1961, spending seven weeks at the top of the chart.

Follow That Dream 

July 10, 1962

Elvis arrive at Graceland by car.

July 10, 1963

Soundtrack recording for Viva Las Vegas continued from 7.00 p.m. to 3.30 a.m.

July 10, 1964

200,000 Liverpudlians took to the streets to celebrate The Beatles return to Liverpool for the northern premiere of the group’s first film ‘A Hard Day’s Night.’ The group were honored in a public ceremony in front of Liverpool Town Hall and as The Beatles stood on a balcony looking at the large crowd gathered below, John Lennon gave a few Nazi “Sieg Heil” salutes. Not everyone appreciated his sense of humor.

Girl Happy 

July 10, 1965

The Rolling Stones started a four week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction’, the group’s first chart-topper there. In the UK, the song was initially played only on pirate radio stations because its lyrics were considered too sexually suggestive.

July 10, 1966

Johnny Tilotson, The Jive Five, The Tymes, The Shangra-Las and local band The Castiles (with Bruce Springsteen on vocals) all appeared at the Surf ‘n See Club in Seabright New Jersey.

Double Trouble

July 10, 1967

Kenny Rogers and several other members of the New Christy Minstrels quit to form the First Edition. The new group received their first national exposure on the Smothers Brothers TV show and went on to have such hits as “Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condition Was In)” in 1968, “Ruby, Don’t Take Your Love to Town” in 1969 and 1971’s “Something’s Burning” as well as hosting their own weekly TV show.

Speedway

In his car on July 10, 1967

July 10, 1968

July 10, 1969

The funeral of Rolling Stone Brian Jones took place in his home town at Hatherley Road Parish Church, Cheltenham. Canon Hugh Evan Hopkins read Jones’ own epitaph, ‘Please don’t judge me too harshly’. Bill Wyman, Keith Richards and Charlie Watts from The Stones attended the funeral.

Charro!

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

 

July 10, 1972

Harry Nilsson’s eighth album, Son of Schmilsson was released. It featured George Harrison under the name George Harrysong and Ringo Starr, listed as Richie Snare, on some of the tracks. Peter Frampton also played guitar on most of the album.

Elvis in Palm Springs

July 10, 1973

July 10, 1974

David Bowie played the first of five dates at The Tower Theatre in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, the recordings of which made up the David Live album released later that year. The album catches Bowie in transition from the Ziggy Stardust/Aladdin Sane glam-rock era of his career to the ‘plastic soul’ of Young Americans.

Elvis remained in Memphis for the rest of the month.

At the Memphis Southmen’s football season opener on July 10, 1974

July 10, 1975

Elvis performed at the Cleveland Coliseum, Richfield, Ohio.

 

both photos by Len Leech

 

The Wake and Aftermath

1983 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley

2001

The Elvis Presley  “Blue Suede Shoes Collection” was released.

 

Live in Las Vegas (Elvis Presley album) – Wikipedia released

 

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2008

The drum skin used on the cover of The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper album sold for £541,250 ($1m) at Christie’s Memorabilia auction in London. Other items sold included John Lennon’s lyrics for ‘Give Peace a Chance’ which sold for £421,250 ($832,257) and a pair of tinted prescription sunglasses belonging to Lennon, which he wore for the cover of the single ‘Mind Games’, sold for £39,650 ($79,000). A rare 1/4 inch reel to-reel master tape recording of the Jimi Hendrix Experience performing at the Woburn Music Festival in 1968 went for £48,050 ($95,000), a Marshall amplifier used by Hendrix in concert fetched £25,000 ($50,000).

Gypsy Roma Traveller

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2011 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

2016

Cliff Richard instructed lawyers to make formal legal complaints to South Yorkshire Police and the BBC over their handling of a police raid on his home in 2014. Police investigating historical sex allegations launched an investigation in 2014, which was filmed by the BBC.

2017

Brewdog loses legal battle with Elvis Presley estate

 

2018

What Elvis Presley’s Meteoric Rise And Eventual Fall Reveal About …

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July 10, 1971

Three Dog Night‘s “Liar” is released. It would become their sixth Billboard Top Ten song, topping out at #7.

The “Love Letters From Elvis”album was critically panned upon release, and failed to crack the top 20 of the Billboard album charts but int he USA did reach  hit #33 on the pop and  #12 on the US Top Country Albums chart while cracking the top 10 at #7 on the UK best-selling albums chart.

Three songs from this album were released on singles. The single “Life / Only Believe” was released in March 1971 and reached only #53 on the US Billboard Singles chart. It was Elvis’s lowest chart position for a single since “Almost in Love” had reached #95 in late 1968. “Heart Of Rome” was placed on the B-side of the non-album track “I’m Leavin’” released as a single in August 1971 it reached #23 in the UK and #83 in Australia.

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The Elvis Presley Record Research Database

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Our Daily Elvis for July 8, 2018

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Daily Elvis July 8

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Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1948

Memphis, Tennessee

1949 – 1977

July 1953,

Aat M. B. Parker Company, Elvis had a temporary job as an assembler. He worked there until the job ran out at the end of the month, making 90-cents an hour or $36.00 a week.

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

The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

July 8, 1954

Dewey Philips played the acetate which Sam brought him earlier and he got lots of requests to play the song over and over again. However, Elvis didn’t hear that, because he was at the movies, too nervous to stay in the house. When his parents received a call from Dewey, they went to the cinema and sent Elvis to the studio where he had a conversation with Dewey, not knowing he was already on the air. The first question asked was about the high school Elvis went to, so everyone would know what color he was.

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

1957

Elvis went on his first date with Anita Wood, but all the boys went along.

Romance: Anita Wood

The Presleys lived at  Graceland

The Military Service Disruption

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

July 8, 1960

Elvis Presley and several friends took a spin around McKellar Lake in his new boat, along with a reporter.

Elvis crashed his new boat into the dock.

Whee! A Ride (and Crash) With Elvis | July 8, 1960 – Elvis Presley Music

July 8, 1961

Follow That Dream 

 

July 8, 1964

Girl Happy 

July 8, 1965

The Dave Clark Five had their movie, Catch Us If You Can, premiere in London. The film was renamed to Having a Wild Weekend for its US release. Songs featured by the group in the movie included ‘Catch Us If You Can,’ ‘Having a Wild Weekend’ and ‘I Can’t Stand It.’

July 8, 1966

The Beatles released the ‘Nowhere Man’ 4-track EP in the UK, which included: ‘Drive My Car’, ‘Michelle’ and ‘You Won’t See Me’. All four tracks were taken from The Beatles sixth UK studio album, Rubber Soul.

 

Elvis in LA

Double Trouble

July 8, 1967

The Monkees began a 29-date tour with The Jimi Hendrix Experience as support act. Hendrix was dropped after six shows after being told his act was not suitable for their teenybopper audience.

Speedway

July 8, 1968

Elvis reported to National General for preproduction of Charro.

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

July 8, 1970

The Everly Brothers Show, started an eleven-week prime time slot on ABC- TV in the US. It began as a summer replacement in 1970 for The Johnny Cash Show.

July 8, 1972

Donny Osmond was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with his version of the Paul Anka song ‘Puppy Love.’ The first of three solo No.1’s for Donny.

Colonel Parker announced that there would be a worldwide satellite broadcast of an Elvis Presley concert from Hawaii in October or November.

Elvis flew to Los Angeles then on to Palm Springs for a few days.

July 8, 1973

Led Zeppelin’s fifth album Houses Of The Holy was on both the US and UK album charts. The album spent a total of 39 weeks on the US chart. The cover art for Houses Of The Holy was inspired by the ending of Arthur C. Clarke’s novel Childhood’s End. It is a collage of several photographs which were taken at the Giant’s Causeway, Northern Ireland, by Aubrey Powell of Hipgnosis.

July 8, 1974

Elvis remained in Memphis for the rest of the month,

July 8, 1975

Elvis flew to Oklahoma City to begin his 3rd tour of the year. He performed at the Myriad Convention Center Arena, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

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July 8, 1977

Elvis upstairs at Graceland to the balance of the month

 

The Wake and Aftermath

1983 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley

1995

TLC started a seven week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Waterfalls’, the group’s second US No.1, a No.4 hit in the UK.

1997

The 1962 Elvis Presley movie “Kid Galahad” was released on VHS. The DVD version was released on December 6, 2005.

 

 

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2003

One of Elvis Presley’s teeth went up for auction on eBay. The tooth was owned by the King’s former fiancee, Linda Thompson, until it went to the Elvis Presley Museum which later sold the tooth. The current owner said he’d been contacted by a European company that wanted to extract DNA from the tooth, but he refused. The opening bid on the tooth, a lock of hair from his Army induction haircut and a Gold record for “Love Me Tender” was $100,000.

2011 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

 

Daily Highlight for 2018

July 8, 1957

“Teddy Bear” became Elvis Presley‘s eighth US number one hit in the past fifteen months. The song was a U.S. No. 1 hit for during the summer of 1957, staying at No. 1 for seven weeks, the third of the four Presley had that year. “(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear” would also hit No. 1 on the R&B Best Sellers List, becoming his fourth No. 1 on that chart. The song also reached No. 1 on the country charts for a single week.

“(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear” … A Chartbuster for Elvis Presley in 1957

July 8, 1958

Hank Ballard records a self-penned tune called “The Twist” at Vee-Jay Records’ studios in Gary, Indiana. A re-recorded version released by King Records would make a modest splash on the R&B charts in 1959, but it would take Chubby Checker to make a giant hit out of it in 1960.

The first Gold record album presented by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) was awarded to the soundtrack LP, ‘Oklahoma’. The honor signified that the album had reached one million dollars in sales. The first Gold single issued by the RIAA was ‘Catch a Falling Star’ by Perry Como in March of 1958. A Gold single represented sales of one million records.

2002

Michael Jackson spoke out against the music industry’s treatment of artists, alleging that the business was rife with racism. Speaking at a civil rights meeting in New York, Jackson claimed there was a ‘conspiracy’ among record companies, especially towards black artists. A spokesman for Jackson’s record label said the remarks were ‘ludicrous, spiteful and hurtful.’

2015

A statue of Bill Cosby was removed from Disney’s Hollywood Studios theme park in Florida in the wake of revelations the comedian admitted in court he gave a woman drugs before sex. Along with having hit TV shows, Cosby also reached #4 on the Billboard Hot 100 in September, 1967 with “Little Old Man (Uptight-Everything’s Alright)”.

2016

Canadian rapper and singer Drake was at No.1 on the US chart with his fourth studio album Views. With Views, Drake also joined Adele, Michael Bublé and Taylor Swift as the only artists in the 2010s decade to have an album remain at No.1 on the Billboard 200 for six consecutive weeks.

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

The Elvis Presley Record Research Database

Elvis Presley | full Official Chart History | Official Charts Company

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

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Our Daily Elvis for July 7, 2018

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Daily Elvis July 7

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Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1948

Memphis, Tennessee

1949 – 1977

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

July 7, 1953

“The Eddy Arnold Show,” a live 15-minute summer replacement for “The Dinah Shore Show,” began on NBC-TV. The program aired on Tuesday and Thursday nights.

Elvis had a temporary job as an assembler At M. B. Parker Company for the month of July, making 90-cents an hour or $36.00 a week.

The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

july 7 1954

Elvis Scotty and Bill were back in Sun Studio trying to cut a second song to complete a single with “That’s Allright Mama”.

Sun Studio – Memphis, Tennessee
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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

July 7, 1955

Elvis purchased his second Pink Cadillac, a new 1955 Cadillac Fleetwood Series 60 in blue with black roof, to replace the Cadillac that was burned. He had the car repainted by a neighbor who designed a pink color for Elvis and named the color ‘Elvis Rose’. This is the one that he gave to his mother, probably the most famous car in the world. Gladys Presley would always proudly point to it as ‘her’ car.

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

July 7, 1956

In San Jose, California, 12 people were injured when a riot broke out at a Fats Domino concert.

At the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Johnny Cash made his Grand Ole Opry debut performing three songs, including “I Walk The Line.” Backstage, he met his future wife, June Carter, for the first time.

Elvis drove down to Tupelo for the day.

The Presleys lived at Audobon Drive

July 7, 1957

Elvis Presley scored his first UK No.1 with ‘All Shook Up’, (his tenth UK single release). It stayed at No.1 for seven weeks.

Elvis was introduced to Anita Wood by George Klein.

Romance: Anita Wood

The Presleys lived at  Graceland

The Military Service Disruption

July 7, 1958

Ricky Nelson‘s “Poor Little Fool” enters the US charts, where it will eventually reach number one. The record holds the distinction of being the first number-one song on Billboard‘s newly created Hot 100 chart, replacing the magazine’s Jockeys and Top 100 charts.

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

The Presleys live in  a rented house off base with his parents, his grandmother Minnie, cousins Gene and Junior Smith, and friend Lamar Fike.

July 7, 1959

Military Service in Germany

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

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

July 7, 1960

Elvis bought a water-skiing boat. He continued to rent the Rainbow Rollerdrome and the Memphian Theater almost every day.

 

July 7, 1961

Follow That Dream 

July 7, 1962

The Beatles played at Hulme Hall, Port Sunlight, in Birkenhead. The show was a dance for the local golf club, the capacity of the hall was 450, but 500 people squeezed in to hear and see The Beatles.

July 7, 1963

The Rolling Stones made their UK TV debut when they appeared on ‘Thank Your Lucky Stars.’ Also appearing on the show was, Mickie Most, The Cadets, Helen Shapiro and Gordon Mills. The group made a total of 13 appearances on the show between 1963 and 1966.

July 7, 1964

Girl Happy

July 7,1965

Sonny And Cher perform their new single “I Got You Babe” on US TV’s Rock and Roll show, Shindig.

July 7, 1966

The Kinks were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Sunny Afternoon’, the group’s third and last UK No.1.

Marty Lacker, Elvis and ? at Rocca Place

Double Trouble

July 7, 1967

The Monkees opened a national tour with Jimi Hendrix as the opening act, who would be replaced as unsuitable for minors.

Speedway

July 7, 1969

George Harrison recorded his new song ‘Here Comes the Sun’ with just two other Beatles, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr at Abbey Road in London. John Lennon was absent recovering from a car crash in Scotland.

Elvis continued to work on material for Vegas with Charlie Hodge.

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

July 7, 1973

Paul McCartney releases “Live and Let Die”, the theme from the James Bond movie of the same name. It will reach #2 in the US and #9 in the UK.

Billy Preston started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Will It Go Round In Circles’, his first of two US chart toppers.

Driving into Graceland with Linda Thompson on a golf cart on July 7, 1973

July 7, 1974

RCA releases Elvis Recorded Live on Stage in Memphis – his fifth live album in less than five years and the last to be issued in his lifetime. topped Billboards Country chart and reached the top 40 of the Top LPs & Tape listings (now known as the Billboard 200).   Although the live album was not a major commercial success, it did produce the singer’s third and final Grammy Award winner, “How Great Thou Art”, which won for best inspirational performance.

Recorded Live on Stage in Memphis was the first RCA Elvis release to not have Elvis on the cover.

In 2004, FTD Records re-released Elvis Recorded Live on Stage in Memphis containing the entire concert, which had included performances of songs such as “Suspicious Minds” and “Polk Salad Annie” that had been omitted from the 1974 LP to avoid repetition with Presley’s previous live albums. On March 17, 2014, close to the 40th anniversary of the concert, Sony/RCA Legacy re-released the album as a two-CD set.

Elvis Presley’s 1974 Memphis Concert Remembered With 2 CD Set

Elvis remained in Memphis for the rest of the month,

July 7, 1976

Elvis left in the early hours of the morning for Los Angeles, then flew on to Palm Springs.

The FBI Files on Elvis Presley – Google Books Result

July 7, 1977

Elvis upstairs at Graceland to the balance of the month

The Wake and Aftermath

1980

Led Zeppelin played their last-ever concert with drummer John Bonham when they appeared at Eissporthalle, West Berlin at the end of a European tour. The set included: ‘Black Dog’, ‘The Rain Song’, ‘Hot Dog’, ‘All My Love’, ‘Trampled Under Foot’, ‘Since I’ve Been Loving You’, ‘Kashmir’, ‘Stairway To Heaven’ and ‘Rock And Roll’. They finished the show with a 17-minute version of ‘Whole Lotta Love’.

1983 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley

1984

“Relax” by Frankie Goes To Hollywood becomes the biggest selling single of all time in Great Britain, replacing Paul McCartney’s “Mull Of Kintyre” for that honor.

Bruce Springsteen went to No.1 on the US album chart with ‘Born In The USA’. The album went on to spend a total of 139 weeks on the US chart. It eventually reached a 15 Times Platinum certification on April 19, 1995 and has sold over 30 million copies worldwide.  Its also one of three albums (Michael Jackson’s Thriller and Janet Jackson’s Rhythm Nation 1814) to produce seven Top-ten US singles.

Prince started a five week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘When Doves Cry’, his first US No.1 which went on to sell over 2 million copies, it made No. 4 in the UK.

1989

It was announced that for the first time compact discs were out selling vinyl albums. The dominance of CDs virtually wiped out the 45 RPM single format, as nothing ended up replacing them. The 3 1/2 inch CD single would die out after record companies refused to offer them at a reasonable price.

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2003

Lisa Marie Presley’s album “To Whom It May Concern” was certified Gold.

2007

Live Earth took place. The 24-hour, 7-continent series of concerts featured more than 100 music artists.  The concerts were organised by former US Vice-President Al Gore, as part of his campaign to “heal the planet”. Rock stars from around the world performed to hundreds of thousands of fans to highlight climate change. Concerts were held in Washington, Rio de Janeiro, Johannesburg, London, Hamburg, Tokyo, Shanghai and Sydney. Madonna brought London’s Live Earth concert to a close, playing a song she had written for the event. Other major acts who appeared included; Snow Patrol, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Genesis, The Beastie Boys, James Blunt, The Foo Fighters, Duran Duran, UB40, Snoop Dogg, Enrique Iglesias, Crowded House & Joss Stone. with The Police closing the days events in New Jersey.

2009

Michael Jackson’s family and fans said farewell to the pop superstar at an over hyped and under attended memorial service. The singer’s coffin was placed in front of the stage during the event at the Staples Center in Los Angeles after an earlier private funeral. Stevie Wonder, Lionel Richie and Mariah Carey paid tribute before the family joined a sombre finale on stage. Motown boss Berry Gordy, who signed the Jackson Five, ended his tribute with the words: “Michael, thank you for the joy, thank you for the love. You will live in my heart forever.”included Duran Duran, Jamelia, Robert Plant and UB40.

2011 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

2015

Climate scientists from five leading universities found that 163 of Bob Dylan’s 542 songs reference the climate – almost a third – making him the musician most likely to mention the weather in his lyrics. The Beatles came in at number two, mentioning the weather in 48 of the 308 songs they wrote.

2017

The Official Charts Company overhauled the way it compiles the UK Top 40 in an effort to stop A-list artists elbowing newer acts out of the way. The move was prompted by Ed Sheeran, whose new album ÷ [Divide] proved so popular that it propelled 16 tracks into the top 20 in March.

Priscilla Presley recalls one of her favorite moments with Elvis

2018

Elvis Presley movies | Jersey Retro

Was Elvis Presley Racist? Eugene Jarecki Talks to Chuck D About His …

TheWrap– Public Enemy’s Chuck D made Elvis Presley persona non grata for many hip-hop fans when he famously rapped in “Fight the Power”: “Elvis …

Daily Highlight for 2018

July 7, 1954

Two versions of “Sh-Boom” hit the US Top 10. The original version by a Black group called The Chords was at #9 and the cover version by a White group from Canada called The Crew Cuts was at #5.

 

Reference Sites:

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

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

http://www.elvisconcerts.com

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

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

The Elvis Presley Record Research Database

Elvis Presley | full Official Chart History | Official Charts Company

http://www.elvisinfonet.com/

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

Elvis History Blog

 

Daily Elvis: September 18

Give us this day, September 18, our daily Elvis

Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1948

1935-1940

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

September 18, 1938

Vernon in prison

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

1942
Kelly Street, a rented, small apartment.

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

1946
Commerce Street, a rental

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

September 18, 1947

For the first of two nights in New York City, Ernest Tubb with “his entire Grand Ole Opry show from Nashville, Tenn.” and Minnie Pearl performed for sold-out audiences in the first country music shows ever presented at Carnegie Hall.

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 18, 1954

Elvis performed at the Eagle’s Nest, Memphis. The other act was Tiny Dixon Band

Engagement – Tour Ref: 1954
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Info September 18 1954 Eagles Nest Memphis TN (9:00 PM)

September 18, 1955

The Sunday night program on CBS-TV that had been called “The Toast of the Town” since 1948 was formally renamed “The Ed Sullivan Show.”

Elvis performed at the WRVA Theater , Richmond, Virginia at 2.30 and 8.30 p.m.

Also on the bill: The Louvin Brothers and Cowboy Copas

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Engagement – Tour Ref: 1955
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Info September 18 1955 WRVA Richmond Theater Richmond VA (2:30 PM) Hank Snow All-Star Jamboree Yes
Info September 18 1955 WRVA Richmond Theater Richmond VA (8:30 PM) Hank Snow All-Star Jamboree Yes

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

September 18, 1956

A fight broke out during a Fats Domino concert at the Naval base in Newport, Rhode Island, where several are injured and arrested. Rock and Roll music would be banned at the club for a month.

Love Me Tender  

September 18, 1957

A record hop style show called The Big Record premieres on CBS-TV. Hostess Patti Page welcomed her guests, Sal Mineo, Billy Ward And The Dominos and Tony Bennett.

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

Vernon Presley sent Scotty and Bill their final payment. Their resignation was accepted as of September 21.

Hank Garland, a 26 guitar player, who had been working in Nashville signed on as Elvis’ new guitar player

The Military Service Disruption

September 18, 1958

Military service  Fort Hood in Texas. Elvis spent his last night in Killeen with Vernon, Anita Wood, Edie Fadal, Lamar Fike, Gene and Junior Smith and Red West. There were also some fan club presidents present. It was an emotional night.

September 18, 1959

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

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

September 18, 1960

Teen idol Frankie Avalon turned 21 and became legally eligible to claim the more than $600,000 he earned while underage.

Flaming Star 

September 18, 1961

September 18, 1962

It Happened at the World’s Fair

September 18, 1963

September 18, 1964

The Addams Family,” starring Carolyn Jones, John Astin, Ted Cassidy, and Jackie Coogan, began its two-year run on ABC-TV.

September 18, 1965

Paradise, Hawaiian Style

1966

September 18, 1967

September 18, 1968

Elvis spent most of September in Palm Springs.

September 18, 1969

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

September 18, 1970

27 year old Rock legend Jimi Hendrix died in Kensington, London, England. He was in an ambulance after taking too many sleeping pills when he choked to death on his own vomit and was pronounced D.O.A. at the hospital. His death was ruled an accident, but in 1993 an investigation was re-opened by Scotland Yard. When no new evidence was unearthed, the matter was dropped.

September 18, 1971

Bobby Sherman‘s TV sitcom Getting’ Together premieres on ABC. It would be cancelled after just 14 episodes.

September 18, 1972

September 18, 1973

Elvis visited an ophthalmologist in Palm Springs.

September 18, 1974

John Lennon appears as a guest D.J. on New York radio station WNEW-FM.

September 18, 1975

September 18, 1976

 

The Wake and Aftermath

1977

 

 1978

WKRP in Cincinnati,” starring Gary Sandy, Howard Hesseman, Gordon Jump, Loni Anderson, Tim Reid, Jan Smithers, Richard Sanders, and Frank Bonner, started a four-season run on CBS-TV.

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1983

KISS appeared without their ‘make-up’ for the first time during an interview on MTV promoting the release of their newest album, Lick It Up.

1993

Garth Brooks went to No.1 on the US album chart with ‘In Pieces’. The album spent 25 weeks on the chart and sold over 6m copies. The album peaked at No.2 on the UK chart.

1996

At Sotheby’s in London, Julian Lennon successfully bids just over $39,000 for the recording notes for a song that Paul McCartney wrote for him, “Hey Jude”. At the same event, John Lennon’s scribbled lyrics to “Being For The Benefit Of Mr. Kite” sold for $103,500.

1999

Carl Perkins Day is celebrated in the state of Tennessee.

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2005

The TV mini-series “Elvis” received nominations in six categories for the 57th Annual Emmy Awards. The categories included Outstanding Casting For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special, Outstanding Lead Actor (Jonathan Rhys Meyers), Outstanding Supporting Actor (Randy Quaid), and Outstanding Supporting Actress (Camryn Manheim).

2006

Sir Cliff Richard unveiled a plaque to mark a tiny basement said to be the birthplace of British rock and roll, fifty years after the “2 i’s” coffee bar opened in London’s Old Compton Street. The Tornados, Tommy Steele, The Shadows and Adam Faith were among stars who started out at the club.

2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

2012

Using a survey of more than 160,000 readers, British music magazine NME named John Lennon as Rock’s ultimate icon. Former Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher placed second, followed by David Bowie, Arctic Monkeys star Alex Turner and late Nirvana icon Kurt Cobain.

 

 

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 9

Give us this day, September 9, our daily Elvis

Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1948

1935-1940

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

September 9, 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 9, 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 9, 1954

Elvis made his appearance Katz Drug Store Lamar-Airways Shopping Center, Memphis; performing

Thats All Right
Blue Moon Of Kentucky

There was the opening of a new shopping center and Elvis caused a huge crowd of teenagers. George Klein, Elvis’ former classmate at Humes High School was present too.

Johnny Cash was in the audience and after the show met Elvis for the first time.

Opal Walker was a young girl from Memphis at the time who was at the show that night and took 3 photos that have since been reprinted in countless books and articles. They are the only known photos of the appearance there though none show the actual performance and the official first Elvis fan photos.

Engagement – Tour Ref: 1954
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Info September 9 1954 Lamar-Airways Shopping Center Memphis TN (9:00 PM) approx 300 Katz Drugstore Opening Yes

September 9, 1955

The J.P. Seeburg Corporation introduces its new Dual Music System Jukebox, the first ever equipped to hold a hundred singles and two song per side Extended Play discs.

Elvis performed at the McComb High School Auditorium, McComb, Mississippi.

The other acts were Johnny Cash, Bud Dickerman, Eddie Bond, Floyd Cramer, and Jimmy Day

Engagement – Tour Ref: 1955
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Info September 9 1955 High School Auditorium McComb MS (8:00 PM) Five-Day Tour Yes

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

September 9, 1956

The Johnny Burnette Trio appear on Ted Mack’s Amateur Hour TV show. With Johnny on lead vocals and guitar, his brother Dorsey on stand-up bass and Paul Burlison on lead guitar, they won three weeks in a row, earning them a string of tour dates. It would take Johnny four more years to reach the US charts with “Dreamin” and “You’re Sixteen”.

Elvis performed at the Ed Sullivan Show, CBS Studios, Los Angeles, for the very first time. Since Sullivan himself had had a car accident in August, Elvis was hosted by Charles Laughton in New York City. More than 80 % of the national viewers watched Elvis’ live performance of Don’t Be Cruel, Love Me Tender, Ready Teddy and Hound Dog.

There were also well organized letter writing campaigns and petitions against Presley, but it was later brought to light that many of the signatures were fictitious or of deceased people.

Elvis Presley : First Appearance : The Ed Sullivan Show

Love me Tender would get a million orders for a song not even recorded, causing “The Reno Brothers” movie to be renamed for the song.

59 years since Elvis Presley makes his ‘Sullivan Show’ debut – NY (2015 article)

September 9, 1956: Elvis stuns TV viewers with his first appearance …

September 9, 1957

U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed into law the first civil rights bill to pass Congress since Reconstruction.

A 16 year old Canadian lad named Paul Anka had the number one song in America with “Diana”.

Jerry Lee Lewis‘ “Whole Lot Of Shakin’ Going On” peaks at #3 on the Billboard Top 100. The record would not only top the R&B and Country charts, but it would go on to be ranked #61 on Rolling Stone magazine’s Greatest Songs Of All Time and in 2005 be added to the National Recording Registry at the Library of Congress. That’s not bad for a song that Jerry Lee, along with drummer J.M. Van Eaton and guitarist Roland Janes, had recorded in just one take because Sun Records’ producer Jack Clement didn’t have enough tape left for any other attempts.

Elvis and Anita Wood took a train to Memphis.

The Military Service Disruption

September 9, 1958

Military service  Fort Hood in Texas.

September 9, 1959

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

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

September 9, 1960

Elvis rented a house at 525 Perugia Way in Bel Air, Beverly Hills. The owner of the house was Ali Kahn, and Elvis rented it for $1,400 per month. This was all due to several incidents at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel.
Elvis stayed here off and on for the next 5 years.

Flaming Star 

September 9, 1961

September 9, 1962

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

September 9, 1963

The Beatles were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘She Loves You.’ ‘Please Please Me’ was at No.1 on the UK album chart. ‘She Loves You’ became The Beatles’ best-selling single in the United Kingdom, and was the best selling single in Britain in 1963.

Viva Las Vegas

September 9, 1964

September 9, 1965

The Rolling Stones were at No.1 in the UK with ‘(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction’ , giving the band their 4th UK No.1 single.

Paradise, Hawaiian Style

September 9, 1966

September 9, 1967

Sam And Dave‘s classic, “Soul Man” is released in the US, where it will rise to #4 by the end of November. The song would be given the 1968 Grammy Award for Best Rhythm & Blues Group Performance, Vocal or Instrumental.

September 9, 1968

Elvis spent most of September in Palm Springs.

September 9, 1969

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

September 9, 1970

Elvis flew to Phoenix for a 6 city tour arranged by the Colonel and the tour started in the Coliseum, Phoenix, Arizona.

Elvis Presley : Phoenix, AZ : September 9, 1970

MGM filmed parts of this performance.

Date: 09 Sep 1970
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Phoenix, AZ.
Veteran Memorial Coliseum
Tickets: 13,300
Costume: White Fringe Suit
Track list: Opening Theme
That’s All Right
I Got A Woman
By The Time I Get To Phoenix (excerpt)
Love Me Tender
I’ve Lost You
Sweet Caroline (excerpt)
You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’
Polk Salad Annie
[band introductions]
Johnny B. Goode
The Wonder Of You
In The Ghetto
Heartbreak Hotel
Blue Suede Shoes
Hound Dog
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Suspicious Minds
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

Elvis Presley : Phoenix, AZ : September 9, 1970

Elvis Presley : Phoenix, AZ : September 9, 1970 : Elvis Photos

Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 2 – September 9th – September 14th 1970
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Info September 9 1970 Veteran Memorial Coliseum Phoenix AZ (8:30 pm) 13300 Fringe Green Macrame belt Black Suit Yes Yes

September 9, 1971

John Lennon’s “Imagine” LP is released. It would reach #1 on both sides of the Atlantic. In 2003, Rolling Stone magazine named “Imagine” as #76 on its list of The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.

Elvis travelled to Los Angeles.

September 9, 1972

September 9, 1973

September 9, 1974

Elvis and Sheila Ryan spent 5 days in Palm Springs together before Elvis had to leave for Memphis.

September 9, 1975

September 9, 1976

 

The Wake and Aftermath

1977

David Bowie appeared on Marc Bolan’s ITV show, Marc, singing ‘Heroes’ as well as a duet with Bolan, ‘Standing Next To You’, which was prematurely terminated when Bolan fell from the stage, much to Bowie’s amusement. After the show the pair recorded demos together which were never finished because Bolan was killed in a car crash a week later.

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1996

Bluegrass singer/fiddler/mandolin player/composer/bandleader (Blue Moon Of Kentucky, Molly And Tenbrooks, Mule Skinner Blues, Uncle Pen) Bill Monroe died after a stroke at the age of 84.

1997

Actor Burgess Meredith died of Alzheimer’s disease at 89. (Stay Away Joe, Batman, Gloria, Search, Mr. Novak, Rocky movies, The Day of the Locust, Clash of the Titans, Foul Play, Grumpy Old Men, Grumpier Old Men, The Cardinal, Magic, The Sentinel, In Harm’s Way, Stay Away Joe, Hurry Sundown, Advise & Consent, There Was a Crooked Man, The Hindenburg, Madame X, Mackenna’s Gold)

1998

An episode of the American TV show Judge Judy airs in which Sex Pistol Johnny Rotten (nee Lydon) appears as the defendant in a case involving drummer Robbie Williams, who sues Rotten for wrongful termination from a recent tour. Williams had claimed that the Sex Pistols owed him $7,000. Rotten said Williams quit and was owed nothing. Judge Judy apparently found Rotten was most credible and ruled in his favor.

 

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2003

The CD single for Elvis Presley’s “Rubberneckin'” was released. The disc also contained two remixes by Paul Oakenfold.

2005

An international conference devoted to the life, work, and influence of Bruce Springsteen was held at Monmouth University, New Jersey. The festivities included various live acts, as well as keynote addresses by rock critics and figures from the music industry. More than 150 papers were presented to the course including Springsteen and American Folklore, Springsteen and Dylan’s American Dreamscapes, Springsteen’s Musical Legacy, Born to Run at 30-Years-Old, Springsteen and New Jersey and the Boss and the Bible.

2009

The music video game “The Beatles: Rock Band” was released.

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 8

Give us this day, September 8,  our daily Elvis

Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1948

1935-1940

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

September 8, 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 8, 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

After Atlantic Records bought Ray Charles’ contract from Swingtime, Charles recorded his first session for Atlantic, cutting four songs. Over the next seven years, he would record such classics as ‘Mess Around,’ ‘I Got a Woman,’ ‘Hallelujah, I Love Her So’ and ‘What’d I Say.’

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 8, 1954

Radio personality Alan Freed begins broadcasting on New York’s WINS. Although the phrase “rock and roll” had been around since the 1940s, Freed is generally given credit for making it popular.

There was a opening of a new shopping center in Memphis. In the advertisement of the opening was the announcement: “by the newest Memphis hit in the recording business Elvis Presley”. This took place in front of Katz Drug Store the following night between 9.00 and 10.00 a.m.

September 8, 1955

Elvis performed at the City Auditorium, Clarksdale, Mississippi.

The other acts were:

Johnny Cash
Bud Dickerman
Eddie Bond
Floyd Cramer
Jimmy Day
Engagement – Tour Ref: 1955
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Info September 8 1955 City Auditorium Clarksdale MS (8:00 PM) Five-Day Tour

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

September 8, 1956

Elvis Presley’s ” I Want You, I Need You, I Love You” hit #14 in the U.K.

Eddie Cochran signs with Liberty Records where he will have three US Top 40 hits, “Sittin’ In The Balcony” (#18), “Summertime Blues” (#8) and “C’mon Everybody” (#35).

Love Me Tender  

September 8, 1957

Reet Petite’ by Jackie Wilson was released for the first time, it became a UK No. 1, 29 years later. During a 1975 benefit concert, Wilson collapsed on-stage from a heart attack and subsequently fell into a coma that persisted for nearly nine years until his death in 1984.

Elvis and Anita Wood had breakfast at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel and after that they visited Radio Recorders to listen to the songs Elvis had been recording over the last few days. Later they watched 4 movies at the theaters around town, while talking about screening Jailhouse Rock the next day.

Romance: Anita Wood

The Military Service Disruption

September 8, 1958

Military service  Fort Hood in Texas.

September 8, 1959

Military Service in Germany, Hotel Grunwald in Bad Nauheim, Germany

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

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

September 8, 1960

Flaming Star 

September 8, 1961

September 8, 1962

Elvis Presley’s single “She’s Not You” hit #5 in the U.S.

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

September 8, 1963

Viva Las Vegas

September 8, 1964

September 8, 1965

An ad in the show business trade paper Variety announced open tryouts for anyone wishing to be a member of the new group being formed for a TV series called “The Monkees.”

Paradise, Hawaiian Style

September 8, 1966

September 8, 1967

September 8, 1968

The Beatles performed ‘Hey Jude’ on the UK television show ‘Frost On Sunday’ in front of an invited audience. The song was the first single from The Beatles’ record label Apple Records and at over seven minutes in length, ‘Hey Jude’ was, at the time, the longest single ever to top the British charts. It also spent nine weeks as No.1 in the United States—the longest run at the top of the American charts for a Beatles’ single.

Elvis spent most of September in Palm Springs.

September 8, 1969

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

September 8, 1970

Elvis did a 3 am extra show at the end of his Vegas Engagement of Dinner and Midnight Shows.

Date: 08 Sep 1970
Time: 3 am
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Int. Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Opening Theme
Thats All Right
I Got A Woman
– segued medley with –
Amen
I Walk The Line
( above song is just an excerpt )
Love Me Tender
( above song includes 1 false start )
Ive Lost You
I Just Cant Help Believin
Youve Lost That Loving Feeling
Polk Salad Annie
Band Introductions
Elvis introduces Colonel Parker Vernon Presley
Priscilla Presley
Heartbreak Hotel
( above song includes 2 false starts )
Blue Suede Shoes
– segued medley with –
Whole Lotta Shakin Goin On
– segued medley with –
Blue Suede Shoes
Elvis introduces Bill Porter Felton Jarvis
Light Man
All Shook Up
( above song includes 2 false starts )
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Cant Help Falling In Love
( above song includes 1 false start )
Closing Vamp
Recordings:

 

Engagement – Tour Ref: Las Vegas Season 3 – Las Vegas August 10th – September 8th 1970
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info September 8 1970 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Closing (3.00am) 2200 Chain Red Macrame belt Black Suit Yes Yes Yes

September 8, 1971

Elvis bought a custom-made Stutz Blackhawk. His first was badly damaged in an accident earlier that year and would not be repaired for almost 3 years.

September 8, 1972

September 8, 1973

Elvis and Linda attended a Tom Jones performance and Elvis even appeared on stage at Caesar’s Place.

Romances: Linda Thompson

September 8, 1974

September 8, 1975

September 8, 1976

Elvis performed at the Convention Center, Pine Bluff, Arkansas.

 

Date: 08 Sep 1976
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Pine Bluff, AR.
Convention Center
Tickets: 7,500
Costume: Bicentennial (blue) Suit
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Fairytale
All Shook Up
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
And I Love You So
Jailhouse Rock
One Night
You Gave Me A Mountain
Fever
America
Polk Salad Annie
band introductions:
Early Morning Rain ( featuring John Wilkinson )
Whatd I Say ( featuring James Burton )
Johnny B Goode ( featuring James Burton )
Battle Of New Orleans ( featuring Jerry Scheff )
Love Letters, School Day

Hurt (with reprise)
Hound Dog
Funny How Time Slips Away
Help Me
That’s All Right
My Heavenly Father [K. Westmoreland]
Mystery Train/Tiger Man
Danny Boy [S. Nielsen]
Walk With Me [S. Nielsen]
Blue Suede Shoes
How Great Thou Art

Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

 

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 8 1976 Convention Center Pine Bluff AR (8:30 pm) 7500 Blue Egyptian Bird Original belt White Suit Yes Yes

The Wake and Aftermath

1977

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1988

Elton John holds an auction of his stage costumes in London, England and nets $6.2 million.

1994

Michael Jackson and Lisa Marie Presley opened the 11th annual MTV Video Music Awards.

 

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2003

RCA/BMG announced the finalized track listing for “Elvis 2nd To None.” The compilation disc was scheduled for release on October 7, 2003.

In a show beamed live to 21 movie theaters across Europe, David Bowie performed the first interactive concert that allowed audience members at the various locations to talk to him and make song requests.

2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

2011

Jury selection began for the involuntary manslaughter trial of Michael Jackson’s doctor, Conrad Murray. Prospective jurors were asked to fill out a 30-page questionnaire to determine their level of knowledge of the case and any strong views about Jackson or Murray.

2012

In a private ceremony at the Élysée Palace in Paris, French president Francois Hollande presented Paul McCartney with France’s highest public decoration, the Legion of Honour, in appreciation for the former Beatle’s contribution to music.

At an auction in England, a winning bidder who did not wish to be identified purchased a bible that once belonged to Elvis Presley for £59,000 (approximately $94,000 US), more than double the sale price that was expected. The bible was given to Elvis in 1957 by an aunt and uncle on his first Christmas at Graceland. He used it throughout the rest of his life, and wrote down his thoughts and annotations on its pages.

 

From my other blog:

Katz Drugstore Launches Hillbilly Cat: Ironic or Iconic? (Sept 8/9)

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