- Added the Elvis Era Headers to the original post,
- Our Daily Elvis, along with:
- the following updates to the original Daily Elvis Post:
1949 – 1977
The Sun Records Rockabilly Era
September 2, 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
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.
The Presleys lived at 1414 Getwell Street rented from mid-1955 to May, 11 1956.
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.
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.”
with opening acts, Howard Hardin
The Burns Twins & Evelyn
Wells & The Four Fays
Elvis actually performed 40 minutes, however there were nearly riots and the police had to act on the crowd.
The Military Service Disruption
September 2, 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.
September 2, 1959
Military Service in Germany
Feb 3 1959 – March 1960: Goethestr.14 in Bad Nauheim, Germany
The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment
September 2, 1960
September 2, 1961
Joe Dowell’s version of Elvis’ “Wooden Heart” hit the U.S. charts.
September 2, 1962
September 2, 1963
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 Beat
les, who were Civil Rights supporters, were shocked to see that their audience of 13,000 was completely white.
September 2, 1965
The Beatles release “Yesterday”, on which only Paul is actually playing. More than 2,500 cover versions of the song exist, making it one of the most recorded songs in history.
The Beatles receive a Gold record for John Lennon’s biographical composition, “Help!”, which was still rising up the charts.
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
The Doors are forced to perform as a trio at a concert in Amsterdam after lead singer Jim Morrison collapses while dancing during the Jefferson Airplane’s performance.
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
September 2, 1971
The Grateful Dead‘s second ‘live’ LP is given the unimaginative title of “Grateful Dead”, but Rolling Stone magazine reports that leader Jerry Garcia originally wanted to call it “Starfuck”. It would become the band’s first Top 25 album. The Grateful Dead track down Lenny Hart, the group’s ex-manager, and have him arrested for embezzling $70,000 from the group.
Elvis performed Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows
September 2, 1972
The Erie Canal Soda Pop Festival was held over three days on Bull Island, near Griffin, Indiana. The Promoters expected over 50,000 music fans, and over 200,000 attended the festival. Many bands pulled out as the festival drifted steadily into anarchy. Bands that did appear included Flash Cadillac & the Continental Kids, Black Oak Arkansas, Cheech and Chong, Foghat, Albert King, Brownsville Station, Canned heat, Flash, Ravi Shankar, Rory Gallagher, Lee Michaels and Frosty, The Eagles, The Amboy Dukes, and Gentle Giant. Three concert goers drowned in the Wabash River and as the festival ended, the remnants of the crowd burned down the music stand.
Elvis performed Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows
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 Vegas Shows
September 2, 1974
Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas 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.
September 2, 1976
Elvis performed on tour at the Curtis Hixon Hall, Tampa, Florida.
The Wake and Aftermath
1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism
1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley
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.
Paula Abdul had the number one song in the US with “Cold Hearted”. In the UK however, the record stalled at #46.
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.
|because the Charts that Elvis was first on were/are no longer counted: 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.|
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; making her the first female to top the UK album chart ten times.
American saxophonist Jay Migliori died of cancer aged 70. As a session musician he recorded with The Beach Boys, Frank Sinatra and Frank Zappa and was the founding member of Supersax, a tribute band to Charlie Parker.
2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley
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.
Kanye West criticised President Bush’s response to Hurricane Katrina during a televised benefit concert in New York. The show, which was raising funds for relief efforts, featured Leonardo DiCaprio, Richard Gere, Glenn Close, Harry Connick Jr and Wynton Marsalis. Appearing alongside comedian Mike Myers for a 90-second segment West told the audience: “George Bush doesn’t care about black people.” The comment went out live on the US east coast, but was cut from a taped version seen on the west coast.
2011 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough
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.
The Eagles Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975 returned to the US album chart thanks to a 99-cent sale price in the Google Play store. The album, released in 1976, was already the largest selling compilation album in history with worldwide sales of over 42 million copies.
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