Give us this day, October 15 , our daily Elvis
306 Old Satillo Road, Elvis’ birthplace, is now 306 Elvis Presley Drive.
October 15, 1938
Vernon in prison
Reese Street, where the Presleys stayed with Vester and Clettes Presley and their daughter Patsy,
Kelly Street, a rented, small apartment.
October 15, 1945
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.
October 15, 1949
The Housing Authority’s newspaper, The Memphis Appeal, listed the Presley family as one of the seventeen families who had moved into the courts recently.
Sept. 12, 1948 – Sept. 20, 1949
Humes High School, Memphis, Tennessee
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
The Sun Records Rockabilly Era
October 15, 1954
Elvis, Scotty and Bill played Eagle’s Nest in Memphis, a nightclub over the changing room at the Clearpool complex. Also on the bill: Tiny Dixon Band and The Eagles
After the show the 3 went to Shreveport, with Sam Philips. Sam had arranged a try-out on the Louisiana Hayride. After a seven-hour drive, they checked in their hotel, the Captain Shreve Hotel.
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October 15, 1955
A Canadian quartet called The Four Lads‘ have the fourth best selling single in America with “Moments To Remember”. Originally offered to Perry Como but turned down by his management, the song would stay on the Billboard Top 40 for an amazing twenty-five weeks and sell over four million copies.
Elvis performed at the Fair Park Coliseum, Lubbock, Texas,
with other acts: Jimmy Newman, Johnny Cash, Floyd Cramer, Jimmy Day, Wanda Jackson, Porter Wagoner, Bobby Lord, Buddy & Bob
with Larry Welborn
Nashville talent scout Eddie Crandall was in audience and arranged for Holly to audition and record demos for the Decca US label.
and later that evening at the Cotton Club, Lubbock.
Kenneth Don Shinn (bouncer), Ralph Lowe Jr., Scotty and Elvis onstage at the Cotton Club – Oct. 15, 1955
|Info||October 15 1955||Fair Park Coliseum||Lubbock TX||(8:00 PM)||The Elvis Presley Show||Yes|
|Info||October 15 1955||Cotton Club||Lubbock TX||The Elvis Presley Show|
The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer
October 15, 1956
Elvis and Gene Smith travelled back from San Antonio to Memphis by plane.
October 15, 1957
Scotty Moore and Bill Black played Texas State Fair, Dallas, TX (4 shows daily from October 5 to 20)
The Military Service Disruption
October 15, 1958
Military Service in Germany
October 1958 to February 2, 1959: Hotel Grunwald in Bad Nauheim, Germany
October 15, 1959
Military Service in Germany
Feb 3 – March 1960: Goethestr.14 in Bad Nauheim, Germany
The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment
October 15, 1960
October 15, 1961
After several weeks in Las Vegas, Elvis returned to Memphis before travelling to Nashville to record 5 songs at RCA’s Studio B between 6.00 p.m. and 4.00 a.m. The injured guitarist Hank Garland was replaced by Jerry Kennedy.
|RCA Studio B – Nashville, Tennessee|
|For The Millionth And The Last Time||M2WW|
|Good Luck Charm||M2WW||1003-04|
|Anything That’s Part Of You||M2WW||1004-10|
|I Met Her Today||M2WW|
October 15, 1962
October 15, 1963
October 15, 1964
October 15, 1965
October 15, 1966
October 15, 1967
Elvis in Arizona for Stay Away, Joe
October 15, 1968
Elvis worked at the Samuel Goldwyn Studios soundstage at 2 songs for his movie Charro from 7.00 p.m. till midnight.
|Goldwyn Studios – Hollywood, California|
|Let’s Forget About The Stars (track)||////////-02|
October 15, 1969
The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade
October 15, 1970
Elvis was in Memphis. He went shopping and bought a shoulder holster. A couple of days before he was given an official badge which permitted him to carry a pistol.
In the evening he attended The Gospel Quartet Convention at Ellis Auditorium where he was introduced to the audience by James Blackwood, leader of the Blackwood Brothers.
October 15, 1971
October 15, 1972
From October 8 to the end of the month, Elvis watched almost every night movies at the Memphian or the Crosstown.
October 15, 1973
The US Supreme Court decides by a 7-2 vote to refuse to review a 1971 Federal Communications directive that broadcasters, in effect, censor songs with drug-oriented lyrics. The two dissenting votes are cast by Justices William J. Brennan and William O. Douglas, who say, “The government cannot, consistent with the First Amendment, require a broadcaster to censor its music.”
After a short period of feeling well, Elvis, again having breathing problems, forced Dr. Nichopoulos to admit Elvis as his patient to Memphis Baptist Memorial Hospital. Elvis got through a great amount of tests to determine the cause of his condition. Heart failure was ruled out and Dr. Nichopoulos deflected that it could have something to do with Elvis’ “acupuncture” (Demerol injections) treatments in California. Elvis had to remain in the hospital for 2 weeks and Linda stayed on his side the whole time.
October 15, 1974
With Sheila Ryan Elvis travelled to Las Vegas, to put himself under the care of Dr. Elias Ghanem. This doctor had taken care of Elvis during engagements since 1972.
October 15, 1975
October 15, 1976
Elvis performed at the Chicago Stadium, Chicago.
|Date:||15 Oct 1976|
|Costume:||Inca Gold Leaf (white) suit|
|Track list:||Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
If You Love Me
You Gave Me A Mountain
All Shook Up
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
And I Love You So
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
Hurt (with reprise)
It’s Now Or Never
Can’t Help Falling In Love
FTD Concert release:
|Info||October 15 1976||Chicago Stadium||Chicago IL||(8:30 pm)||19000||Chief||Second belt||White Suit||Yes||Yes|
The Wake and Aftermath
1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism
The Elvis Presley collector’s edition album “If Every Day Was Like Christmas” was released.
Paul and Linda McCartney are the guest voices on Fox-TV’s The Simpsons in an episode called “Lisa the Vegetarian”. Macca’s stipulation for appearing was that Lisa’s decision to become a vegetarian would be a permanent character change, to which producer David Mirkin agreed.
Michael Jackson played the last date on the HIStory Tour at King’s Park Rugby Stadium, Durban, South Africa. During the tour, Jackson performed 82 concerts in 58 cities to over 4.5 million fans, visiting 5 continents and 35 countries.
2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley
2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough
U2 frontman Bono said he was sorry after their latest album was automatically added to the libraries of all iTunes users around the world, saying the move was a “drop of megalomania, a touch of generosity”. iTunes users complained that the 11-track Songs of Innocence had been added to their music library without permission and that it was not clear how to delete it.
Broadway Elvis Play cancelled:
‘Elvis tried to mould me into the perfect woman’ – Priscilla Interview
http://www.elvisrecordings.com/ Master and Sessions