Our Daily Elvis for September 9, 2018

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Daily Elvis: September 9

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Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1948

Memphis, Tennessee

1949 – 1977

 

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.

Katz Drugstore Launches Hillbilly Cat: Ironic or Iconic?

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

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.

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

Elvis Presley | First Appearance | The Ed Sullivan Show | September 9 …

Elvis Presley on TV: 10 Unforgettable Broadcasts – Rolling Stone

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.

Romance: Anita Wood

The Military Service Disruption

 

September 9, 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 9, 1959

Military Service in Germany

Feb 3 1959 – March 1960: 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

Romances: Ann-Margaret

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.

US newspaper The Hollywood reporter ran the following advertisement; ‘Madness folk & roll musicians, singers wanted for acting roles in new TV show. Parts for 4 insane boys. The Monkees were born. 437 people applied for the job.

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

Working at Abbey Road studios on The White Album, The Beatles recorded ‘Helter Skelter’. John Lennon played bass and honked on a saxophone, roadie Mal Evans tried his best at playing trumpet. Paul McCartney recorded his lead vocal and George Harrison ran about the studio holding a flaming ashtray above his head.

Elvis spent most of September in Palm Springs.

September 9, 1969

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

September 9, 1970

Getting off his chartered jet in Phoenix, AZ on 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 for Elvis That’s the Way It Is

Elvis Presley : Phoenix, AZ : September 9, 1970

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

On Tour 70 #1 – www.elvisandhismusic.com

Four-Page Agreement Concerning Elvis Presley’s September 9, 1970

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, 1974

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

 

The Wake and Aftermath

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley

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)

Stay Away, Joe – Wikipedia

Burgess Meredith – Phoenix – The Elvis Forum

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.

2011 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

 

2013

September 9, 1954 Elvis Presley Had A Surprise Audience Member …

2014

Elvis Presley on the Ed Sullivan Show: 58 Years Ago | Time

2015

59 years since Elvis Presley makes his ‘Sullivan Show’ debut – NY

2017

Elvis Gyrates on The Ed Sullivan Show in 1956 – ThoughtCo

 

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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

http://www.elvisinfonet.com/

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Elvis History Blog

 

 

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Our Daily Elvis for July 7, 2018

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Daily Elvis July 7

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The Updated for 2018 are:

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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

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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.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 29

Give us this day, September 29, our daily Elvis

Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1948

1935-1940

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

, 1938

Vernon Presley 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

The Presley family moved to the Mississippi Gulf Coast, May 15 to June 20, Returning to Tupelo.

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

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

memphis after sept 48

Memphis, Tennessee

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

September 1952

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

1953

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 29, 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 29, 1955

Elvis performed at the Aubrey Arkansas, High School with the Louvin Brothers.

Engagement – Tour Ref: 1955  
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Show type: Pics: Ads:
  September 29 1955 High School
Aubrey Arkansas
       

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

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

September 29, 1956

The Lennon Sisters, accompanied by The Lawrence Welk Orchestra, enter the Billboard Top 40 with their version of “Tonight You Belong To Me”, which will peak at #15. Their record was in direct competition with a version by Patience & Prudence who took the song to #4 simultaneously.

Bill Haley equals Ruby Murray’s record set in 1955 by having five songs in the UK Top 30 – “See You Later, Alligator” (#19), “Razzle Dazzle” (#17), “Rock Around The Clock” (#13), “The Saints Rock ‘n’ Roll” (#11) and “Rockin’ Through The Rye” (#4).

RCA Victor, by this day, had received 856,327 advance orders for “Love Me Tender” by Elvis Presley.

Elvis and Nick Adams returned to the Memphis Fairgrounds for the Mid-South Fair

Elvis went on stage for a quick bow with Irish tenor Dennis Day.

Elvis Presley at the Mid-South Fair – Memphis September 29, 1956

Elvis Presley | September 26, 1956 | Tupelo, MS. Mississippi-Alabama …

 

Elvis Receives His First Badge From Sergeant Fred Woodard of The Memphis Police

Bromance: Nick Adams

The Presleys lived at Audobon Drive

September 29, 1957

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

Elvis Presley’s soundtrack album “Loving You” hit #1 in the U.S. It spent ten weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Top Pop Albums chart. It was certified Gold on April 9, 1968 by the Recording Industry Association of America.

The Presleys lived at  Graceland

The Military Service Disruption

September 29, 1958

The Big Bopper‘s “Chantilly Lace” enters the US Pop chart, where it will top out at #6. It will be the third most-played song on American radio this year. Chantilly lace is actually a handmade bobbin lace named after the city of Chantilly, France, even though most of the lace bearing this name was actually made in Bayeux, France and Geraardsbergen, now in Belgium.

USS Randall on the Atlantic Ocean – Bunkmate: Charlie Hodge until Oct 1 In Germany

September 29, 1959

Cliff Richard becomes the first UK artist to have a Rock ‘n’ Roll hit in the US when “Living Doll” makes the Billboard chart, where it will peak at #30.

Following a bit of a dry spell after their #4 hit “Tears On My Pillow” a year earlier, Little Anthony And The Imperials record “Shimmy Shimmy Koko Bop”, which will reach #24 in the US early next year.

Military Service in Germany

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

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

September 29, 1960

Ricky Valance was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Tell Laura I Love Her’, making him the first Welsh singer to top the charts, and a One-hit Wonder.

Elvis had a luncheon interview at the set of Flaming Star with Vernon Scott. Together with some other friends from Memphis, Gary Pepper, 27 at the time, in a wheelchair from MS and who was president of the Memphis Elvis Tankers Fan Club.

September 29, 1961

Robert Shelton, wrote a glowing review of Bob Dylan’s support slot at Gerde’s Folk City in the New York Times, calling him ‘One of the most distinctive stylists to play Manhattan in months’. On the same day Bob Dylan plays harmonica on three tracks of his friend Caroline Hester’s first album. Producer John Hammond is so impressed that he signs Dylan to a contract and arranges for a solo recording session in October.

September 29, 1962

It Happened at the World’s Fair  

Romances: Ann-Margaret

September 29, 1963

The Rolling Stones began their first tour of the United Kingdom, where they played 32 dates, opening for acts like The Everly Brothers, Bo Diddley and Little Richard.

The soundtrack recording for Kissin Cousins began. They started at 7.00 p.m. till 3.30 a.m. Elvis did not record his part because he had a cold. He did came over though to meet the director, Gene Nelson, who also played congas with the band.

RCA Studio B – Nashville, Tennessee
Pappy, Won’t You Please Come Home   ////////-06
There’s Gold In The Mountains (track)   ////////-03
One Boy, Two Little Girls (track)   ////////-05
Once Is Enough (track)   ////////-03
Tender Feeling (track)   ////////-02
Kissin’ Cousins (No. 2) (track)   ////////-02

September 29, 1964

September 29, 1965

Paradise, Hawaiian Style

September 29, 1966

Elvis had an appointment at the studio to get his hair cut. Instead of that, he had his hair cut at home and arrived to late for his “Easy Come, Easy Go” recording session. By midnight he had completed several movie songs.

Paramount Studio Recording Stage – Hollywood, California
She’s A Machine (movie version)   ////////-13
She’s A Machine (record version) WPA1 8027-15
She’s A Machine (dubdown to track)   ////////-13
The Love Machine (record version) UPA3 3806-12
The Love Machine (movie version)   ////////-14
Yoga Is As Yoga Does UPA3 3807-12
You Gotta Stop (track)   ////////-05
Leave My Woman Alone (track) WPA3 1039-05

September 29, 1967

Working at Abbey Road in London, The Beatles mixed the new John Lennon song ‘I Am the Walrus’, which included the sound of a radio being tuned through numerous stations, coming to rest on a BBC production of William Shakespeare’s “King Lear”. Lennon composed the song by combining three songs he had been working on. When he learned that a teacher at his old primary school was having his students analyse Beatles’ lyrics, he added a verse of nonsense words.

Tennesee Governor Buford Elington declared “Elvis Presley Day.”

September 29, 1968

September 29, 1969

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

September 29, 1970

September 29, 1971

On the last night of their first ever Japanese tour Led Zeppelin appeared at Osaka Festival Hall. Near the end of the set the group played a medley of songs during an extended version of ‘Whole Lotta Love’, including ‘Let That Boy Boogie’, ‘I Gotta Know’, ‘Twist and Shout’, ‘Fortune Teller’, ‘Good Times Bad Times’ and ‘You Shook Me’.

Elvis left LA for Palm Springs

September 29, 1972

September 29, 1973

September 29, 1974

Elvis performed at the Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan at 2.30 p.m. but due to illness Elvis only performed there for 30 minutes.

Date: 29 Sep 1974
Time: 2.30pm
Venue: Detroit, MI.
Olympia Stadium
Tickets: 17,105
Costume: Chinese Dragon suit
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
CC. Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love me
Blue Suede Shoes
It’s Midnight
Big Boss Man
Fever
If You Love Me, Let Me Know
Love Me Tender
Hound Dog
[band introductions]
When Its My Time ( featuring Voice )
Why Me Lord Guitar Solo ( featuring James Burton )
Drum Solo ( featuring Ronnie Tutt )
Bass Solo ( featuring Duke Bardwell )
Alright Okay You Win ( featuring Glen D Hardin )
Orchestra Solo ( featuring Joe Guercio Orchestra )
Killing Me Softly  ( featuring Voice )

Lawdy Miss Clawdy
Teddy Bear
Don’t Be Cruel
Heartbreak Hotel
Why Me Lord?
Let Me Be There
Hawaiian Wedding Song
Johnny Be Goode
Steamroller Blues
Funny How Time Slips Away
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

September 29, 1974. Detroit, MI. – Elvis Presley In Concert

Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 14 – September 27th – October 9th 1974  
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info September 29 1974 Olympia Stadium Detroit MI (2:30 pm) 17105 Chinese Dragon Original belt Purple Suit Yes Yes

September 29, 1975

Through George Klein Elvis got the message singer Jackie Wilson suffered a stroke. Immediately Elvis sent a check to pay for the hospital expenses and medical bills.

September 29, 1976

Enjoying his own birthday celebrations singer Jerry Lee Lewis accidentally shot his bass player Norman Owens in the chest. Lewis had been blasting holes in an office door. Owens survived but sued his boss.

The Wake and Aftermath

1979

The Police had their first UK No.1 single with ‘Message In A Bottle’ the group’s third Top 20 hit. The song was released as the first single from Reggatta de Blanc and also topped the charts in Ireland and reached No.5 in Australia. Despite its popularity in the UK, the single only reached No.74 in the United States.

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley

1984

Prince and the Revolution started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Let’s Go Crazy’, his second US No.1, and a No.7 hit in the UK. It was the opening track on both the album and the film Purple Rain.

1987

Pink Floyd’s thirteenth studio album A Momentary Lapse Of Reason was on the UK chart. The shoot for the album cover involved dragging 800 hospital beds onto Saunton Sands in Devon, but rain interrupted the session and they had to repeat the exercise two weeks later. A hang glider can be seen in the sky, a possible reference to the track ‘Learning to Fly’. Photographer Robert Dowling won a gold award at the Association of Photographers’ Awards for the image, which took about two weeks to create.

1989

While travelling on his motorbike from Los Angeles, Bruce Springsteen called in at Matt’s Saloon in Prescott, Arizona and jammed with the house band. Bruce played a bunch of rock and roll classics, including Elvis Presley’s ‘Don’t Be Cruel,’ and Chuck Berry’s ‘Sweet Little Sixteen’ and ‘Route 66.’ Bruce also donated $100,000 to a barmaid’s hospital bill.

1990

Rick Nelson‘s sons Gunnar and Matthew have a number one hit on Billboard’s Hot 100 with “Love and Affection”, becoming the third generation of Nelsons to accomplish that feat. Their Grandfather, Ozzie Nelson, led his orchestra to the top of the chart in 1932 with “And Then Some” and Rick topped all others in 1958 with “Poor Little Fool” and in 1961 with “Travelin’ Man”.

 

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2007

US rapper 50 Cent was beaten by rival rap star Kanye West in the stand-off to claim the best-selling album in the US. West’s Graduation shifted 957,000 copies in its first week of sales while 50 Cent’s album, Curtis, only sold 691,000. Before the albums went on sale 50 Cent vowed he would retire from making solo albums if he was outsold by West. 50 Cent axed his forthcoming European tour and a performance at London Mobo Awards the Vodafone Live Music Awards in London, as well as at an MTV show in Germany.

2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

2010

On Jerry Lee Lewis‘ 75th birthday, his 40th album, “Mean Old Man”, peaks at #72 on the Billboard 200 album chart. The LP consists of duets with some of music’s greatest stars, such as Mick Jagger, Rod Wood, Tim McGraw, Eric Clapton, Merle Haggard, Ringo Starr, John Fogerty, and Willie Nelson. His previous album, “Last Man Standing”, went to #26 in 2006.

2011

Steve Martin shared the International Bluegrass Music Association’s Entertainer of the Year award with his fellow members of The Steep Canyon Rangers. The band’s LP “Rare Bird Alert” topped Billboard’s Blue Grass chart earlier this year and reached #43 on the Billboard 200. Martin reached #17 on the Billboard Pop chart in 1978 with “King Tut”.

2012

The UK press reported that there really was a girl who works down the chip shop and swears she’s Elvis’ daughter, after Lisa Marie Presley was spotted serving up deep-fried treats on a mobile motor called Mr Chippy. The 44-year-old, offspring of Elvis and actress Priscilla, donned an apron and cooked battered cod for the locals. Kim Scales, who owned the business, said: “Lisa Marie likes to see how we live and experience British life. We were laughing because the customers didn’t know who she was. She really enjoyed it.” The singer, had moved to the quaint village of Rotherfield, East Sussex, two years ago from Los Angeles.

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Elvis’ daughter Lisa Marie working in a chip shop – Mirror Online

2015

The original contract signed by The Beatles and manager Brian Epstein sold at Sotheby’s for £365,000, ($548.000). The 1962 document was said to be one of the most important contracts in popular music, marking the beginning of the band’s journey to international fame.

2018


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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.

, 1938

Vernon Presley 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

The Presley family moved to the Mississippi Gulf Coast, May 15 to June 20, Returning to Tupelo.

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

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

September 1952

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

1953

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 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.

They did so on a makeshift stage built on a flatbed truck in the center’s expansive, unprecedentedly large parking lot. Still relatively unknown outside of Memphis the Memphis Press-Scimitar again misspelled Elvis’ name, this time with two S’s in Presley. Elvis’ appearance at Katz drugstore drew a a huge crowd of teenagers and is MCed by Elvis’ former Humes classmate George Klein.

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.

For Elvis CD Collectors • Opal Walker

Johnny Cash & Elvis Presley

Johnny Cash, just recently out of the Air Force, married and relocated to Memphis, was also in the audience that night. In an autobiography he wrote, ‘the first time I saw Elvis, singing from a flatbed truck at a Katz drugstore opening on Lamar Avenue, two or three hundred people, mostly teenage girls, had come out to see him. With just one single to his credit, he sang those two songs over and over.

That’s the first time I met him. Vivian and I went up to him after the show, and he invited us to his next date at the Eagle’s Nest’. Read more from Johnny Cash.

Katz Drugstore Launches Hillbilly Cat: Ironic or Iconic?

John Evans who at seven years old would listen to Dewey Phillips.

When they heard that Elvis would be at the shopping center they went to watch. His brother held him up so he could see and he remembers them dressed as real weird country musicians with Elvis wearing pink and gray. He said, ‘they had a big string bass and the guy would twirl it around. There was only one amp and it was sitting on a chair with a little guy playing a big guitar’. John would later achieve fame playing guitar and keyboards on the first Memphis pop record to go to No. 1: The Box Tops’ ‘The Letter’.

Elvis, Scotty & Bill | Katz drugstore | Lamar-airways Shopping Center …

ELVIS PRESLEY, SCOTTY MOORE AND BILL BLACK SIGNED …

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
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Show type: Pics: Ads:
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.

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

Elvis Presley | First Appearance | The Ed Sullivan Show | September 9 …

Elvis Presley on TV: 10 Unforgettable Broadcasts – Rolling Stone

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.

Romance: Anita Wood

The Military Service Disruption

September 9, 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 9, 1959

Military Service in Germany

Feb 3 1959 – March 1960: 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

Romances: Ann-Margaret

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.

US newspaper The Hollywood reporter ran the following advertisement; ‘Madness folk & roll musicians, singers wanted for acting roles in new TV show. Parts for 4 insane boys. The Monkees were born. 437 people applied for the job.

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

Working at Abbey Road studios on The White Album, The Beatles recorded ‘Helter Skelter’. John Lennon played bass and honked on a saxophone, roadie Mal Evans tried his best at playing trumpet. Paul McCartney recorded his lead vocal and George Harrison ran about the studio holding a flaming ashtray above his head.

Elvis spent most of September in Palm Springs.

September 9, 1969

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

September 9, 1970

Getting off his chartered jet in Phoenix, AZ on 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 for Elvis That’s the Way It Is

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

On Tour 70 #1 – www.elvisandhismusic.com

Four-Page Agreement Concerning Elvis Presley’s September 9, 1970

Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 2 – September 9th – September 14th 1970
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
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

1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley

1989

New Kids On The Block scored their second US No.1 single with ‘Hangin’ Tough’, a No.1 in the UK in 1990. The group also went to No.1 on the US album chart on this day with ‘Hangin Tough’.

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

Liverpool City Council confirmed it was to demolish Ringo Starr’s birthplace because it had “no historical significance.” The house in Dingle, was one of 460 properties to be demolished for a regeneration project. The council said Madryn Street had no significance because Ringo had spent only three months of his life there.

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

2010

Singer Al Jarreau laughed off reports of his death after he suffered a heart arrhythmia on July 26. “There’s a tabloid thing that happens for people who are…big celebrities, and I got some of that so I figured, ‘Yeah, maybe I have arrived.”

2013

September 9, 1954 Elvis Presley Had A Surprise Audience Member …

2014

Elvis Presley on the Ed Sullivan Show: 58 Years Ago | Time

2015

59 years since Elvis Presley makes his ‘Sullivan Show’ debut – NY

2017

Elvis Gyrates on The Ed Sullivan Show in 1956 – ThoughtCo

2018

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Daily Elvis: August 8

Give us this day, August 8, our daily Elvis

Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1948

1935-1940

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

, 1938

Vernon Presley 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

The Presley family moved to the Mississippi Gulf Coast, May 15 to June 20, Returning to Tupelo.

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

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

August 1952

Elvis worked at the Upholsterers Specialties Company.

1953

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

August 8, 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

August 8, 1955

Elvis performed at the Mayfair Building, Tyler, Texas, which was the beginning of a weeklong tour with Jim Ed and Maxine Brown.

Drummer D.J. Fontana, who had performed occasionally with Elvis Presley, became a regular member of his backup band.

Engagement – Tour Ref: 1955
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Info August 8 1955 Mayfair Building Tyler TX (8:00 PM) Tom Perryman Tour Yes

MusicWorld: The Browns

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

August 8, 1956

Elvis performed at the Municipal Auditorium , Orlando Florida at 8.00 and 10.15 p.m.

https://i2.wp.com/elvisconcerts.com/newspapers/19560808-1956080902.jpg

Other acts were Frank Connors, Phil Maraquin, Nancy Ford, The Jordanaires and The Headliners

Engagement – Tour Ref: 1956
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Info August 8 1956 Municipal Auditorium Orlando FL (8:00 PM) Florida Tour Yes
Info August 8 1956 Municipal Auditorium Orlando FL (10:15 PM) Florida Tour Yes

The Presleys lived at Audobon Drive

August 8, 1957

Elvis took Venetia Stevenson, an actress, Lamar Fike, George Klein, and some others to the Memphis Fairgrounds and then to a private midnight showing of Loving You at the Strand.

Lamar Fike, Cliff Cleaves, Venetia Stevenson, Elvis, George Klein and ?

Elvis Presley and Venetia Stevenson: Graceland – August 8, 1957

The Presleys lived at  Graceland

The Military Service Disruption

August 8, 1958

All through the summer Gladys had been feeling ill and Elvis finally relented/insisted that something be done about it. He put his parents on a train to Memphis so that his mother could see her personal physician. Gladys was an alcoholic and deeply depressed about Elvis’s celebrity and military careers; she was not doing well in the Texas climate, or coping with the rags to riches social stratosphere; the measure of her son’s love, he had done it all for her.

Elvis would have to threaten to go AWOL to gain the leave that would have been granted to any regular solider to follow his parents back to Memphis.

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.

August 8, 1959

Elvis Presley’s single “A Big Hunk O’ Love” hit #4 in the U.K.

Military Service in Germany

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

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

August 8, 1960

Johnny Kidd And The Pirates topped the UK chart with “Shakin’ All Over”. The song was ignored across the pond until recorded by The Guess Who, who took it to #22 in America and #1 in their home country of Canada in 1965.

16 year old Bryan Hyland‘s novelty tune, “Itsy Bitsy, Teenie Weenie, Yellow Polka Dot Bikini” topped the Billboard Hot 100 and the Cash Box Best Sellers list. Songwriter Paul Vance said he got the inspiration for the song when he saw his two year old daughter at the beach in a tiny little swimsuit. The record reached #8 in the UK.

England’s Decca Records scrapped 25,000 copies of Ray Peterson’s “Tell Laura I Lover Her” because they felt the song, which recounts the last thoughts of a teenager dying from a car accident, was “too tasteless and vulgar.” A rival record company felt differently and recorded a cover version by a singer named Ricky Valance, which went to number one on the British chart. In the US, Peterson’s version reached number seven on the Billboard Pop chart.

Flaming Star  Elvis recorded four songs at Radio Recorders for Flaming Star between 8.00 p.m. and 4.00 a.m. Elvis was embarrassed by the material.

Radio Recorders Studio B – Hollywood, California
WPA5 2502-14
Black Star (insert #1) ////////-05
Black Star (composite) ////////-SP
WPA5 2510-06
Summer Kisses, Winter Tears M2PB 1986-20
Britches (track) ////////-01
Britches (vocal overdub) ////////-07
Britches (vocal overdub – insert) ////////-01
Britches (composite) SPA3 6744-SP
A Cane And A High Starched Collar ////////-06
A Cane And A High Starched Collar (insert) ////////-06
A Cane And A High Starched Collar (composite) SPA3 6743-SP
Summer Kisses, Winter Tears (movie version – track) ////////-01
Summer Kisses, Winter Tears (movie version – vocal overdub) ////////-01

August 8, 1961

Britain’s Lonnie Donegan has his biggest hit in the US when the novelty tune “Does You’re Chewing Gum Lose Its Flavour On The Bedpost Overnight” reaches number 5.

Elvis Presley released the single “(Marie’s The Name) His Latest Flame” b/w “Little Sister.” The relatively intense tune, featuring a Bo Diddley beat, performed well on both pop and easy listening stations, reaching No. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100, and No. 2 on the Easy Listening chart, based (at the time) on the Top 100. However, the single’s Hot 100 chart run was atypical of a Top Ten hit. In the autumn of 1961 it shot from 22 to 4, then dropped to 10, then 26, all within the space of four weeks. The single (a double A-side with “Little Sister“, as in the States) spent four weeks at No. 1 in the UK Singles Chart — one of Presley’s nine UK chart-toppers between 1960 and 1962.

Elvis - Little Sister.jpg

Follow That Dream 

August 8, 1962

August 8, 1963

The Searchers were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Sweets For My Sweet’, the group’s first of three UK No.1’s. The song was written by Doc Pomus and Mort Shuman and was originally recorded by The Drifters.

The Beatles arrived in Guernsey in The Channel Islands, where they played two shows at Candie Gardens. They arrived in a 12-seater plane after making the 30 mile trip from Jersey, (their equipment was sent over by ferry). The Beatles would receive the sum of £1000 (approx.$1,600) for the two shows.

Viva Las Vegas

Romances: Ann-Margaret

August 8, 1964

A single by The Young World Singers called “Ringo For President” was released in the US. Ringo Starr comments: ‘I don’t believe I will have the time.’ Such was The Beatles drummer appeal that fans launched a “Ringo for President” campaign in the midst of the Johnson/Goldwater race. A well-organized contingent – most of whose members were below the voting age of 21 – banded together to enter the drummer as a third-party write-in candidate for Commander in Chief.

“House of the Rising Sun” by The Animals is released in America. Although the band would put 14 songs in the Top 40, this will be their only US number one. It was reported that the song was recorded in just one take and the band was actually in the studio for less than ten minutes.

The soundtrack to the Elvis Presley movie “Kissin’ Cousins” hit #5 in the U.K.

Girl Happy

August 8, 1965

Paradise, Hawaiian Style

August 8, 1966

In response to John Lennon’s remark about The Beatles being bigger than Jesus, The South African Broadcasting Corporation banned all Beatles records. Also on this day The Beatles LP Revolver was released in the US, the bands seventh album featured: ‘Taxman’, ‘Eleanor Rigby’, ‘I’m Only Sleeping’, ‘Here, There and Everywhere’, ‘She Said She Said’, ‘And Your Bird Can Sing’ and ‘Tomorrow Never Knows’. It spent 77 weeks on the Billboard chart peaking at No.1.

Double Trouble

August 8, 1967

Speedway

August 8, 1968

Charro!

August 8, 1969

While a policeman held up traffic, the cover photo for The Beatles‘ “Abbey Road” album is taken, showing the Fab Four striding across a zebra crossing outside Abbey Road studios in London. Six shots were captured by photographer Iain Macmillan, and the session was completed in less than ten minutes. For photo buffs, Macmillan used a Hasselblad camera with a 50mm wide-angle lens, aperture f22, at 1/500 of a second.

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

Date: 08 August 1969
Time: 8.15pm
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Int. Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Unknown
Recordings: 0

 

Date: 08 August 1969
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Int. Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Unknown
Recordings: 0

 

Engagement – Tour Ref: Las Vegas Season 1 – Las Vegas July 31st – August 28th 1969
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info August 8 1969 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200
Info August 8 1969 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

August 8, 1970

Canadian immigration officials turn back thousands of American fans on their way to the Strawberry Fields Rock Festival in Mosport, Ontario, on the grounds that they “failed to produce adequate monies to support themselves.” 8,000 Americans made it there.

Janis Joplin bought a headstone at the Mont Lawn Cemetery in Philadelphia for the grave of her greatest influence, Bessie Smith. Smith died in 1937 after being refused admission to a whites only hospital.

That’s the Way It Is Production

August 8, 1971

August 8, 1972

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

Date: 08 August 1972
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Las Vegas, NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Unknown
Recordings: Hot Vegas Night

 

Date: 08 August 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 Loving Feeling
Polk Salad Annie
What Now My Love
Fever
Love Me
Blue Suede Shoes
One Night
Little Sister/Get Back
Heartbreak Hotel
Hound Dog
Love Me Tender
Suspicious Minds
[band introductions]
My Way
A Big Hunk O’ Love
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

Heart And Soul – Elvis Presley CD Info **RCA – BMG – FTD …

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 August 8 1972 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200 White Two-Piece suit with Green Pockets Double Lion Head belt
Info August 8 1972 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200 Yes Yes

August 8, 1973

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

Date: 08 August 1973
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Las Vegas, NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
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 Dancece/Flip, Flop And Fly/Jailhouse Rock
Love Me Tender
Hound Dog
Fever
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
What Now My Love
Suspicious Minds
[band introductions]
My Boy
I Can’t Stop Loving You
An American Trilogy
How Great Thou Art
Release Me
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings: Heat Of The Desert

 

 

Date: 08 August 1973
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas, NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
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 Dancece/Flip, Flop And Fly/Jailhouse Rock
Love Me Tender
Hound Dog
Fever
What Now My Love
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Suspicious Minds
Band introductions and Elvis introduces UNKNOWN & Japanese Fans
My Boy
I Can’t Stop Loving You
An American Trilogy
A Big Hunk O’ Love
Release Me
Make The World Go Away
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

Make the World Go Away – Elvis Presley CD Info **RCA – BMG – FTD

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 August 8 1973 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200 White Jumpsuit Yes Yes
Info August 8 1973 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200 White Jumpsuit Yes Yes

August 8, 1974

Elvis remained in Memphis for the rest of the month,

August 8, 1975

August 8, 1976

August 8, 1977

liberty land

Elvis rented Libertyland in the early morning hours as a special treat for Lisa Marie and a host of friends.

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Elvis leaves Graceland with Ginger Alden and Lisa Marie on her lap. Clearly. this was before seat belts were totally legally mandatory.

The Wake and Aftermath

1980

The Greater London Council banned The Plasmatics from blowing a car up on stage during their UK live debut at London’s Hammersmith Odeon

1981

MTV broadcast its first stereo concert with REO Speedwagon who performed in Denver, Colorado, having just released the album Hi Infidelity and the hit singles, ‘Keep On Loving You,’ ‘Take It On the Run’ and ‘Don’t Let Him Go.’

Joey Scarbury led the Cashbox Best Sellers chart with “Theme From The Greatest American Hero”. Although follow-up hits eluded him, he would go on to find songwriting success in 1990 when he co-wrote The Oak Ridge Boys’ #1 Country hit, “No Matter How High”.

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1987

U2 scored their second US No.1 single from their Joshua Tree album with ‘I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For’. The song received two nominations for the 30th Grammy Awards in 1988, for Record of the Year and Song of the Year.

1992

Madonna went to No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘This Used To Be My Playground’. A No.3 hit in the UK, the track was taken from the film ‘A League Of Their Own.’

A riot broke out during a Guns N’ Roses and Metallica gig at Montreal stadium when Metallica’s show was cut short after singer James Hetfield was injured by pyrotechnics. Guns N’ Roses took the stage but frontman Axl Rose claimed that his throat hurt, causing the band to leave the stage early. The cancellation led to a riot by the audience who overturned cars, smashed windows, looted local stores and set fires.

1996

KISS appeared at the Riverfront Coliseum in Cincinnati, Ohio on their 192 date Alive World Tour. During this show a fan threw his fake leg on stage, which all the members signed and handed back to him.

1998

The Spice Girls had the UK No.1 single with ‘Viva Forever’, their 7th UK chart topper. Brandy and Monica were at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘The Boy Is Mine’.

2002

The UK’s biggest undertakers Co-Op funeral services reported that bereaved families preferred pop songs to hymns at funerals. Top of the list was ‘Wind Beneath My Wings’ by Bette Midler. Other songs included ‘Angels’ by Robbie Williams and ‘My Heart Will Go On’ by Celine Dion. They also reported some unusual choices including ‘Another One Bites The Dust’ by Queen and ‘Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go’ by Wham!

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2005

Two of the jurors who voted to acquit Michael Jackson of child molestation and other charges said on NBC’s Today show that they now regret their decisions.

2006

Janet Jackson appeared on the cover of Vibe magazine wearing nothing but a skimpy bikini bottom and a necklace made of large shells. The 40-year-old singer had recently lost about 60 pounds.

2007

The US National Musical Publishers’ Association joined other businesses in seeking to sue YouTube claiming songwriters were not being properly compensated when their music appeared on the site. The legal action had been combined with those of several other companies, including Viacom and Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures and Comedy Central.

2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

2010

John Lennon’s killer, Mark David Chapman, had his parole hearing delayed until early September so that officials could gather additional information. The 55-year-old Chapman became eligible for parole in 2000 after serving 20 years, but had been denied his freedom five times.

Ted Kowalski, a member of the Canadian quartet The Diamonds, died of heart disease at the age of 79. The vocal group had a string of hits in the late 1950s including “Little Darlin'”, “Silhouettes” and “The Stroll”.

2012

The members of Motley Crue and KISS announced that they would donate $100,000 to support those affected by the Aurora, Colorado movie theater shootings where 12 people were killed and 58 were injured. The musicians hoped that their gesture will encourage others to give.

2016

The judge overseeing Led Zeppelin’s ‘Stairway To Heaven’ trial ruled against the band and their publishing company’s attempts to recoup nearly $800,000 in legal fees. While a federal jury determined that Led Zeppelin were not guilty of plagiarizing Spirit’s ‘Taurus’ in a copyright infringement trial, judge R. Gary Klausner ruled that, since the lawsuit itself was not frivolous and meritless, the estate of Spirit guitarist Randy (California) Wolfe and their attorney Francis Malofiy were not obligated to repay the defendants’ legal fees.

2017

American singer, guitarist, songwriter, television host, and actor Glen Campbell died in Nashville, Tennessee at the age of 81. He became a patient at an Alzheimer’s long-term care and treatment facility in 2014. Campbell released more than 70 studio albums and sold 45 million records worldwide. His hits include: ‘By the Time I Get to Phoenix’, ‘Wichita Lineman’, ‘Galveston’ and ‘Rhinestone Cowboy’. His guitar playing can be heard on ‘Strangers in the Night’ by Frank Sinatra, ‘You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’‘ by The Righteous Brothers and ‘I’m a Believer’ by The Monkees.

 

2018

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Daily Elvis July 7

Give us this day, July 7 , our daily Elvis

Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1948

1935-1940

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

, 1938

Vernon Presley 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

The Presley family moved to the Mississippi Gulf Coast, May 15 to June 20, Returning to Tupelo.

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

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

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.

398 Cypress Street (rented from January 7 to April 1953

 

The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

 

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.

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.

Elvis Presley's Famous Pink Cadillac : 1955 Fleetwood Series 60 : Elvis Photos : : 'For Elvis Fans Only' Official Elvis Presley Fan Club

Elvis Presley’s Famous Pink Cadillac : 1955 Fleetwood Series 60 …

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

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, 1968

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, 1970

July 7, 1971

26-year-old pop star Bjorn Ulvaeus and 21-year-old Agnetha Faltskog married in Verum, Sweden. 3000 ABBA fans arrived and in the chaos a police horse stepped on the brides foot, causing her slight injury. They would divorce in 1979.

July 7, 1972

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

Romances: Linda Thompson

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, 1975

July 7, 1976

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

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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’.

1982 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.

1999

It was reported that to attract young people to their mobile vans UK ice cream sellers would start to play pop hits as music instead of the traditional chimes. Spice Girls and Oasis hits would be the first to be played

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2003

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

2006

Syd Barrett died from complications arising from diabetes aged 60. The singer, songwriter, guitarist was one of the founding members of Pink Floyd, active as a rock musician for only about seven years before he went into seclusion. He joined Pink Floyd in 1965 but left three years later after one album. Barrett released two solo albums before going into self-imposed seclusion lasting more than thirty years, with his mental deterioration blamed on drugs.

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.

Ozzy Osbourne became the first artist to be honoured on Birmingham’s own Hollywood-style Walk of Fame. The singer, from Aston, told more than 1,000 fans on Broad Street that the brass paving star meant more to him that than any Hollywood accolade. Organisers named other local pop stars who could be joining Ozzy for the walk

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.

2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

2010

Paul McCartney joined Ringo Starr onstage at a concert at New York’s Radio City Music Hall to help celebrate the former Beatle drummer’s 70th birthday. With Ringo’s All Starr Band joined by Yoko Ono, Joe Walsh, Angus Young and Steven Van Zandt, Paul belted out “Birthday” and Ringo delivered “With A Little Help From My Friends”.

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

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Daily Elvis: July 4

Give us this day, July 4, our daily Elvis

Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1948

1935-1940

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

, 1938

Vernon Presley 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

The Presley family moved to the Mississippi Gulf Coast, May 15 to June 20, Returning to Tupelo.

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

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

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 1953,

At 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.

398 Cypress Street (rented from January 7 to April 1953

, 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

The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

July 4, 1954

Elvis went to Scotty’s house and run through nearly every song he knew. Bill Black showed up too, but neither of them were impressed by Elvis. However, Scotty agreed to Sam Philips that it would be worth another try in the studio with Elvis.

July 4, 1955

Sun Records had released Elvis’s first four single records, with a fifth due out in August.

It was a hectic Independence Day for Elvis. He made personal appearances this day in three separate Texas communities—De Leon, Stephenville, and Brownwood. They were among about 200 live shows he had performed with Scotty and Bill in the year since they first met.

Stephenville, TX City Recreation Hall (10:00am)

DeLeon, TX Hodges Park (afternoon)

Brownwood, TX Soldier’s & Sailor’s Memorial Hall (8pm)

Engagement – Tour Ref: 1955
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Show type: Pics: Ads:
Info July 4 1955 Stephenville Recreation Hall Stephenville TX (10:00 AM) Gospel All-Day Picnic Yes
Info July 4 1955 Hodges Park DeLeon TX Gospel All-Day Picnic Yes
Info July 4 1955 Memorial Hall Brownwood TX (8:00 PM) Yes

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

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

July 4, 1956

Elvis arrived with the train in Memphis and walked home to Audubon Drive.

Elvis Presley : On The Train to, Memphis, Tennessee : July 3/4, 1956

With his girlfriend Barbara Hearn present, he played for them the acetate of “Don’t Be Cruel,” which he had recorded at RCA’s New York studios two days before.

Elvis spent the holiday with his family at the Audubon Drive home he had purchased.

Romances: Barbara Hearn

Elvis at 21: July 4, 1956: pool – Rolling Stone

 

In the evening he did a show in Russwood Park, Memphis.


Elvis onstage at Russwood  – July 4, 1956
Photo by Bob Williams © The Commercial Appeal

Vernon and Gladys with Minnie Mae and Barbara Hearn enjoy the show.

Elvis Presley | Russwood Park, Memphis, Tennessee | July 4, 1956

Elvis Presley performs live at concert at Russwood Park …

Lot Detail – Russwood Park, July 4, 1956 Elvis Presley Concert Ticket 

4 July 1956: 24 Hours With Elvis On The Brink Of Megastardom 

Backstage with the Young King – Garden & Gun

Engagement – Tour Ref: 1956
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Show type: Pics: Ads:
Info July 4 1956 Russwood Park Memphis TN (8:00 PM) 14000 Charity Show

The Presleys lived at Audobon Drive

July 4, 1957

After hearing of the death of Judy Tyler, costar in Jailhouse Rock, Elvis showed up at George Klein’s house early in the morning.

The Presleys lived at  Graceland

The Military Service Disruption

July 4, 1958

The Everly Brothers held the UK No.1 position with ‘All I Have To Do Is Dream.’ The Duo’s first No.1 single was recorded in just two takes and features Chet Atkins on guitar. The song was written by the husband and wife songwriting team Felice and Boudleaux Bryant.

Buddy Holly And The Crickets set out on a Summer Dance Party tour in Angola, Indiana, with Holly at the wheel of his brand new Lincoln Continental.

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 4, 1959

Bobby Darin‘s multi-million selling hit, “Dream Lover” tops the UK chart. The track, which would reach #2 in the US, includes Neil Sedaka on piano.

Military Service in Germany

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

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

July 4, 1960

On his first Independence Day since his army discharge, Elvis visits his mother’s grave in Memphis. Having mixed feelings about his father’s marriage to Dee Stanley, Elvis did not attend the ceremony the day before. In an interview two days later, he said, “I only had one mother and that’s it. There’ll never be another. As long as she understands that, we won’t have any trouble.”

July 4, 1961

July 4, 1962

July 4, 1963

July 4, 1964

The Beach Boys started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘I Get Around’, the group’s first No.1, which was a No.7 hit in the UK. It is noteworthy for its back-to-front structure—it starts with a chorus and has two short verses. The B-side of the single was “Don’t Worry Baby”, which itself charted at number 24 in America. Although all of the Beach Boys either played or sang on the record, noted session man Hal Blaine was brought in to play drums.

The Rolling Stones are this week’s panelists on the UK music show Juke Box Jury, where they determine that most of the new records played are “misses” and not “hits.” Their boisterous behavior and crude language cause a stir among many viewers.

The soundtrack “Viva Las Vegas” hit #92 in the U.S.

Girl Happy 

July 4, 1965

July 4, 1966

The Beatles played two shows at Rizal Memorial Football Stadium, Manila, in the Philippines to over 80,000 fans. The Beatles failed to appear at a palace reception hosted by President Marcos’ family. The Philippine media misrepresent this as a deliberate snub while the Beatles claim they had not known. so when Brian Epstein tries to make a televised statement, his comments are disrupted by static. After paying taxes on their gate receipts, the band leaves the country, vowing never to return. The next day, as The Beatles make their way to the airport they were greeted by angry mobs, the Philippine government had retaliated by refusing police protection for The Beatles.

Double Trouble pre-production

July 4, 1967

Speedway June 19 to August 21

July 4, 1968

Elvis’s 1964 Rolls Royce is auctioned off to benefit a children’s charity, SHARE.

July 4, 1969

Janis Joplin, Led Zeppelin, Johnny Winter, Delaney and Bonnie, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Canned Heat, Joe Cocker, Blood Sweat & Tears, Chuck Berry, Spirit, Chicago and Paul Butterfield all appeared at the two-day Atlanta Pop Festival, Byron, Georgia.

“In the Ghetto” was at #7 in Billboard’s current Hot 100 list.

A nervous and excited Elvis prepares to leave Memphis for Los Angeles to begin rehearsals for his return to live performances at the end of the month at the International Hotel in Las Vegas.

Signing autographs at Graceland sometime between June 22nd and July 4th 1969

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

July 4, 1970

The 3-day Atlanta Pop Festival opens at Middle Georgia Raceway in Byron, Georgia in front of a crowd of 200,000. Jimi Hendrix played his feedback filled version of “The Star Spangled Banner”. Two days later, Georgia Governor Lester Maddox says he will seek legislation to ban all Rock festivals in the state.

July 4, 1971

After the annual evening fireworks display/war at Graceland, Elvis and the guys spend the rest of the night at the Crosstown theater watching two films—Willard and an Italian horror film, The Cat o’ Nine Tails.

July 4, 1972

July 4, 1973

Elvis returns to Memphis from Atlanta after completing a 10-day tour. He looks forward to Lisa Marie’s summer visit and plans are made for him to stay in town for a recording session at Stax, a studio renowned for its rhythm and blues recordings.

Driving around Memphis on his Harley Davidson on July 4, 1972

July 4, 1974

Despite the fact that they have the No.4 song in the US with ‘Rikki Don’t Lose That Number’ and a current Platinum album with Pretzel Logic, Steely Dan’s Walter Becker and Donald Fagan play their final gig together in Santa Monica, California. They would not tour again for the next eighteen years.

Back home in Memphis after an eighteen-day tour, Elvis opens the new Tennessee Karate Institute with an hour-and-a-half long karate demonstration featuring the King and karate master Ed Parker. Portions of this demonstration will later be included in the documentary “This Is Elvis”.

Giving a karate demonstration with Ed Parker in Memphis on July 4, 1974

Elvis Presley giving a Karate demonstration in Memphis : July 4, 1974

Candid Central 1974 – For Elvis CD Collectors

July 4, 1975

Waiting at traffic lights in Memphis on July 4, 1975

July 4, 1976

The Clash made their live debut supporting the Sex Pistols at the Black Swan, Sheffield, England.

Elvis performed at the Mabee center, Oral Roberts University, Tulsa. Oklahoma at 2.30 p.m.

© George Hill

Date: 04 Jul 1976
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Tulsa, OK.
Oral Roberts University Mabee Center
Tickets: 14,974
Costume: Bicentennial (blue) Suit
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
Fairytale
You Gave Me A Mountain
America
All Shook Up
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
And I Love You So
Jailhouse Rock
Fever
An American Trilogy
[band introductions]
Hurt
Help Me
Hound Dog
Funny How Time Slips Away
How Great Thou Art
Little Darlin’
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

Elvis Presley | Tulsa, OK | July 4, 1976

Elvis: ‘Bicentennial Show’ Tulsa, Oklahoma July 4 … – Elvis Presley FTD

Elvis: ‘Bicentennial Show’ Tulsa, Oklahoma July 4, 1976 CD from FTD …

Elvis Presley : Tulsa, OK : July 4, 1976 | Elvis Photos – Elvis Australia

 Newspaper Articles > 1976 > July 4, 1976. (2:30 pm) Tulsa, OK.

Tulsa July 1976 – For Elvis CD Collectors

Throwback Tulsa: Elvis reigned over Tulsa’s Bicentennial in ’76 …

Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 22 – June 25th – July 5th 1976
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Info July 4 1976 Oral Roberts University Mabee Tulsa OK (2:30 pm) 11974 Blue Egyptian Bird Original belt Red Suit Yes Yes Yes

July 4, 1977

Elvis spends the final Independence Day of his life in seclusion upstairs at Graceland. Charlie Hodge, Billy Smith, and his wife Jo are regular visitors, and girlfriend Ginger Alden comes and goes. Otherwise, Elvis sees few others until Lisa Marie is due to arrive for a two-week visit at the end of the month.

The Wake and Aftermath

1980

The Beach Boys perform at a free Fourth of July concert for 500,000 people in Washington, D.C.

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1983

Wayne Newton replaced The Beach Boys at the White House Fourth of July party after US Interior Secretary James Watt deemed the band “unsuitable” for the occasion because they attracted the wrong element. First Lady Nancy Reagan felt differently, and hired the group to play a private performance at the executive mansion.

1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley

1984

The Beach Boys are joined by Ringo Starr on drums, John Lodge and Justin Hayward of The Moody Blues on guitars as well as Cory Wells, Chuck Negron and Danny Hutton of Three Dog Night during an Independence Day concert in Washington D.C. The all star ensemble rocked their way through “Back In The U.S.S.R.”, “Good Vibrations”, “Help Me Rhonda” and “Fun Fun Fun”. Wolfman Jack was the emcee for the event that also included America, Hank Williams Jr., La Toya Jackson The O’Jays and Julio Iglesias.

1985

The Beach Boys played to an afternoon crowd of over one million people in Philadelphia, where they were joined on stage by Mr. T, who sat in on drums. Later the same evening they performed for over 750,000 people on the Mall in Washington, D.C.

1986

The second Farm Aid benefit concert took place at Manor Downs Racetrack, Manor, Texas. Held to raise money for family farmers in the US, the concerts were organized by Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp and Neil Young. Artists who appeared included: Alabama, The Beach Boys, Bob Dylan, Steve Earle, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Emmylou Harris, Jason & the Scorchers, Waylon Jennings, George Jones, Bon Jovi, John Mellencamp, Tom Petty, Vince Neil and Willie Nelson.

2001

All 80,000 tickets to Madonna’s concerts at London’s Earl’s Court arena sell out in just four hours.

2002

George Michael took part in a live phone interview on US news channel CNN, defending his new single ‘Shoot The Dog’. Americans were upset by the controversial video, which had President Bush in bed with Tony Blair.

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2003

American record producer and singer-songwriter and five-time Grammy Award-winner Barry White died from Kidney failure aged 58. Produced hits for girl group Love Unlimited and other chart hits include 1974 hit ‘You’re The First, The Last, My Everything’, 1974 US No.1 ‘Can’t Get Enough Of Your Love, Babe’. Bubblegum act The Banana Splits recorded his songs and he arranged the 1963 hit ‘Harlem Shuffle’ for Bob & Earl.

Barry White – Wikipedia

Obituary: Barry White | Global | The Guardian

Barry White cover of Elvis Presley’s ‘In the Ghetto’ | WhoSampled

2005

U2 won their court fight for the return of items of memorabilia, including a Stetson hat which they accused a former stylist of stealing. Judge Matthew Deery at Dublin’s Circuit Court ordered Lola Cashman to return the items, which also include earrings, within seven days. Ms Cashman, had worked as U2’s stylist during the 1980s and wrote an unauthorised book called ‘Inside the Zoo’. Judge Deery said he found Ms Cashman’s version of how she had been given the items at the end of a US tour doubtful, particularly her description of Bono running around in his underpants backstage.

2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

2010

George Michael was arrested after he crashed his car into the front of a Snappy Snaps store in Hampstead, North London. The singer was returning home from a Gay Pride parade when the incident was spotted on CCTV. He was arrested on suspicion of being unfit to drive and charged with possession of cannabis and with driving while unfit through drink or drugs.

2012

Bonhams of London announced that Freddie Mercury’s black and white harlequin stage costume had sold for £22,500 at their Entertainment Memorabilia sale. The harlequin costume was one of Freddie’s most recognisable stage designs, which he wore at a number of high-profile concerts in the 1970s. Also a pair of Freddie’s ballet pumps exceeded the pre-sale estimate of £1,500 – 2,000, selling for £4,000 to an overseas internet bidder. Freddie had worn the white leather ballet shoes during Queen’s legendary Hyde Park performance in 1976.

2013

Barry Manilow sang “Let Freedom Ring” and Neil Diamond belted out “Sweet Caroline” in celebration of The Fourth Of July at the National Mall in Washington D.C.

After years of feuding over the right to use the name The Doors, guitarist Robby Krieger and drummer John Densmore announced that they would come together one last time to honor keyboardist Ray Manzarek, who died from cancer in May at the age of 74. Speaking about the lawsuits that flowed between the two, Krieger said, “It was a very stupid idea. We had the worst lawyers.”

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