Our Daily Elvis for July 7, 2018

Give Us This Day, Our Daily Elvis

Daily Elvis July 7

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The Updated for 2018 are:

  1. Added the Elvis Era Headers to the post, and
  2. the following updates to the original Daily Elvis Post:

Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1948

Memphis, Tennessee

1949 – 1977

June 3, 1951 to July 1, 1951

Elvis was employed as a machinist by “Precision Tool Co.”

April 17, 1952 to May 28, 1952

Elvis worked as an user at Loew’s State Theatre

July 7, 1953

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

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

The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

july 7 1954

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

Sun Studio – Memphis, Tennessee
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Elvis worked at Crown Electric,  until mid-October 1954

The Presleys lived at 2414 Lamar Avenue, rented til the end of 1954 to mid-1955

July 7, 1955

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

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

July 7, 1956

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

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

Elvis drove down to Tupelo for the day.

The Presleys lived at Audobon Drive

July 7, 1957

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

Elvis was introduced to Anita Wood by George Klein.

Romance: Anita Wood

The Presleys lived at  Graceland

The Military Service Disruption

July 7, 1958

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

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

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

July 7, 1959

Military Service in Germany

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

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

July 7, 1960

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

 

July 7, 1961

Follow That Dream 

July 7, 1962

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

July 7, 1963

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

July 7, 1964

Girl Happy

July 7,1965

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

July 7, 1966

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

Marty Lacker, Elvis and ? at Rocca Place

Double Trouble

July 7, 1967

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

Speedway

July 7, 1969

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

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

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

July 7, 1973

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

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

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

July 7, 1974

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

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

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

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

Elvis remained in Memphis for the rest of the month,

July 7, 1976

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

The FBI Files on Elvis Presley – Google Books Result

July 7, 1977

Elvis upstairs at Graceland to the balance of the month

The Wake and Aftermath

1980

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

1983 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley

1984

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

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

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

1989

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

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2003

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

2007

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

2009

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

2011 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

2015

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

2017

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

Priscilla Presley recalls one of her favorite moments with Elvis

2018

Elvis Presley movies | Jersey Retro

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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:

http://www.elvisnews.com

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

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

http://www.elvisconcerts.com

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

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

The Elvis Presley Record Research Database

Elvis Presley | full Official Chart History | Official Charts Company

http://www.elvisinfonet.com/

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

Elvis History Blog

 

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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.

September 29, 1938

Vernon in prison

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

1942
Kelly Street, a rented, small apartment.

September 29, 1945
Berry Street -“Doll” Smith lived here with the Presleys and then Minnie Mae Presley moved in.

1946
Commerce Street, a rental

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

1947

Mulbery Alley

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

Memphis, Tennessee

1949-1953

Sept. 12, 1948 – Sept. 20, 1949

Humes High School, Memphis, Tennessee

September 1952

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

572 Poplar Avenue

185 Winchester Street, a two- bedroom apartment (number 328)

September 21, 1953 to March 19, 1954

Elvis worked at Precision Tool company, operating a drill press for $1.55 a hour.

April 20, 1954 – mid October 1954

Elvis worked at Crown Electric for $1.00 an hour. He delivered supplies to the job sites and hoped to train to be an electrician. He stayed at Crown until mid-Oct

end of 1954 to mid-1955
2414 Lamar Avenue, rented

rented from mid-1955 to May, 11 1956.

1414 Getwell Street

Audobon Drive

The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

September 29, 1954

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 RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

September 29, 1956

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).

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

Bromance: Nick Adams

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 Military Service Disruption

September 29, 1958

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.

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

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

September 29, 1960

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

September 29, 1962

It Happened at the World’s Fair  

September 29, 1963

In London England, UK, the Rolling Stones began their first tour as a supporting act for the Everly Brothers, Little Richard, and Bo Diddley.

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

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

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:

 

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

 

The Wake and Aftermath

1977

 

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

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

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.

 

 

Reference Sites:

http://www.elvisnews.com

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

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

http://www.elvisconcerts.com

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

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

The Elvis Presley Record Research Database

http://www.elvisinfonet.com/

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

Elvis History Blog

 

Daily Elvis: September 9

Give us this day, September 9, our daily Elvis

Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1948

1935-1940

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

September 9, 1938

Vernon in prison

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

1942
Kelly Street, a rented, small apartment.

September 9, 1945
Berry Street -“Doll” Smith lived here with the Presleys and then Minnie Mae Presley moved in.

1946
Commerce Street, a rental

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

1947

Mulbery Alley

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

Memphis, Tennessee

1949-1953

Sept. 12, 1948 – Sept. 20, 1949

Humes High School, Memphis, Tennessee

September 1952

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

572 Poplar Avenue

185 Winchester Street, a two- bedroom apartment (number 328)

April 20, 1954 – mid October 1954

Elvis worked at Crown Electric for $1.00 an hour. He delivered supplies to the job sites and hoped to train to be an electrician. He stayed at Crown until mid-Oct

end of 1954 to mid-1955
2414 Lamar Avenue, rented

rented from mid-1955 to May, 11 1956.

1414 Getwell Street

Audobon Drive

The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

September 9, 1954

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

Thats All Right
Blue Moon Of Kentucky

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

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

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

Engagement – Tour Ref: 1954
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Show type: Pics: Ads:
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.

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

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

September 9, 1957

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

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

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

Elvis and Anita Wood took a train to Memphis.

The Military Service Disruption

September 9, 1958

Military service  Fort Hood in Texas.

September 9, 1959

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

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

September 9, 1960

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

Flaming Star 

September 9, 1961

September 9, 1962

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

September 9, 1963

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

Viva Las Vegas

September 9, 1964

September 9, 1965

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

Paradise, Hawaiian Style

September 9, 1966

September 9, 1967

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

September 9, 1968

Elvis spent most of September in Palm Springs.

September 9, 1969

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

September 9, 1970

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

Elvis Presley : Phoenix, AZ : September 9, 1970

MGM filmed parts of this performance.

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

Elvis Presley : Phoenix, AZ : September 9, 1970

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

Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 2 – September 9th – September 14th 1970
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

1996

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

1997

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

1998

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

 

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2003

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

2005

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

2009

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

2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

 

 

 

Reference Sites:

http://www.elvisnews.com

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

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

http://www.elvisconcerts.com

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

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

The Elvis Presley Record Research Database

http://www.elvisinfonet.com/

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

Elvis History Blog

 

Daily Elvis: August 8

Give us this day, August 8, our daily Elvis

Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1940

 

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

August 8, 1938

Vernon in prison

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

1942
Kelly Street, a rented, small apartment.

August 8, 1945
Berry Street -“Doll” Smith lived here with the Presleys and then Minnie Mae Presley moved in.

1946
Commerce Street, a rental
510 1/2 Maple Street, South Tupelo -the Presleys lived with Glady’s cousin Frank Richards and his wife, Leona.

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

Memphis, Tennessee

1949-1953

Sept. 12, 1948 – Sept. 20, 1949

Humes High School, Memphis, Tennessee

August 1952

Elvis worked at an upholstery company

572 Poplar Avenue
185 Winchester Street, a two- bedroom apartment (number 328)

 

April 20, 1954 – mid October 1954

Elvis worked at Crown Electric for $1.00 an hour. He delivered supplies to the job sites and hoped to train to be an electrician. He stayed at Crown until mid-Oct

end of 1954 to mid-1955
2414 Lamar Avenue, rented

rented from mid-1955 to May, 11 1956.

1414 Getwell Street

Audobon Drive

The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

 

August 8, 1954

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

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 Military Service Disruption

August 8, 1958

All through the summer Gladys had been feeling ill and Elvis finally insisted the she would do something about it. He put his parents on a train to Memphis so that his mother could see her personal physician.

Military service  Fort Hood in Texas.

August 8, 1959

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

Military Service in Germany 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

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[5] — 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

Viva Las Vegas

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.’

“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

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:

 

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:

 

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

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

The Wake and Aftermath

 

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

 

 

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

 

 

 

Reference Sites:

http://www.elvisnews.com

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

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

http://www.elvisconcerts.com

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

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

The Elvis Presley Record Research Database

http://www.elvisinfonet.com/

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

Elvis History Blog

 

Daily Elvis 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
F2WB 8041-NA

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.

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’.

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

Elvis Presley movies | Jersey Retro

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

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

http://www.elvisconcerts.com

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

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

The Elvis Presley Record Research Database

Elvis Presley | full Official Chart History | Official Charts Company

http://www.elvisinfonet.com/

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

Elvis History Blog

 

Daily Elvis: 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
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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
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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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Reference Sites:

Elvis Celebrate 4th of July | Elvis Presley News Elvis News

What Elvis Presley Was Doing on the Fourth of July – Elvis History Blog

http://www.elvisnews.com

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

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

http://www.elvisconcerts.com

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

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

The Elvis Presley Record Research Database

Elvis Presley | full Official Chart History | Official Charts Company

http://www.elvisinfonet.com/

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

Elvis History Blog

 

Daily Elvis: June 15

Give us this day, June 15, our daily Elvis

June 15, 1911

The Computing-Tabulating-Recording Co. was incorporated in New York state. The firm was later renamed International Business Machines (IBM) Corp.

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

1953

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

June 15, 1955

Elvis performed at the Belden High School Gym, Belden, Mississippi. In order to avoid being mobbed, Elvis had to crawl through a back window. He ripped the seat of his pants, which he had to held together during his performance with a safety pin.

Other acts were Onie Wheeler, The Miller Sisters, The Simmons Brothers, Bob Ritter

 

Engagement – Tour Ref: 1955
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Info June 15 1955 High School Gym Belden MS (8:00 PM)

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

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

June 15, 1956

At Audobon Drive with June

Romance: June Juanico

The Presleys lived at Audobon Drive

June 15, 1957

After UK radio stations started playing copies of Elvis Presley’s “All Shook Up” which were intended for US servicemen, the tune debuts at #24, a week before its official release date.

Jailhouse Rock post production

The Presleys lived at Audobon Drive, Graceland purchased on March 19.

The Military Service Disruption

1958

The first teenage all-music TV show Oh Boy!, was broadcast for the first time in the UK. Each week Oh Boy! featured resident artists plus a selection of special guests. The residents included Cuddly Dudley, who sang on 21 shows, Cliff Richard (20 shows), The Drifters (Later to become The Shadows) (17 shows) and Marty Wilde (17 shows). Guests included Billy Fury, Tony Sheridan, Shirley Bassey and Lonnie Donegan; with occasional US stars, such as The Inkspots, Conway Twitty and Brenda Lee.

The Platters sang “Twilight Time” during their only appearance on CBS-TV’s  “The Ed Sullivan Show.” Benny Goodman, William Holden and the London Philharmonic also performed on the program

Military service  Fort Hood in Texas – Advance Tank Training

1959

“Hushabye” by the New York quintet, The Mystics, enters the Top 40 of the Billboard Pop Chart. The song will eventually reach #20 during a nine week run, and be used by Alan Freed as the closing theme to his televised Saturday night Big Beat Show. The following year, the group would record several more tunes using Paul Simon (aka Jerry Landis), and later Jay Traynor on lead vocals, but never recaptured the magic of “Hushabye”.

After a press conference in Munich, Germany, Elvis traveled to Paris with Lamar Fike, Rex Mansfield and Charlie Hodge in a private train car.

Bromance: Rex Mansfield

my other blog:

Elvisverse: Elvis and Charlie Hodge

Elvisverse: Elvis and Lamar Fike

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

June 15, 1960

G.I. Blues

June 15, 1961

Wild in the Country opened in theatres in the USA and Canada.

Elvis Presley’s “Wild in the Country” Turns 55 | Official Graceland Blog

June 15, 1962

June 15, 1963

21 year old Kyu Sakamoto became the first Japanese artist to hit the top of the US singles chart with a song called “Sukiyaki”. It was also a #6 hit in the UK. (and was also a No.10 UK single for Kenny Ball in the same year) The original title of the song was “Ue O Muite Aruko”, which translates “I Look Up When I Walk”. Sakamoto was killed on August 12th, 1985 when JAL Flight 123, a Boeing 747, crashed and burned on a thickly wooded mountain about 60 miles northwest of Tokyo. He was 43.

Jan And Dean‘s “Surf City” is released. The song featured Brian Wilson on backing vocals and would prove to be the duo’s only US number 1 record.

Elvis and The Col sent Frank Sinatra a telegram: “Dear Frank, Happy Father’s Day, enough said? Elvis and The Colonel.”

Elvis – Word for Word: What He Said, Exactly As He Said It

June 15, 1964

Ringo Starr re-joins The Beatles in Melbourne, Australia after being released from a London hospital where he was treated for tonsillitis and pharyngitis. In his absence, drummer Jimmie Nicol, formerly of Georgie Fame And The Blue Flames, filled in admirably.

Peter & Gordon arrived in the U.S. to perform in New York at the World’s Fair.

Elvis returned to Radio Recorders from 2.00 to 6.00 p.m. to complete vocal tracks for Girl Happy. It would take another 8 months before he went in a recording studio again.

Radio Recorders Studio B – Hollywood, California
Wolf Call (vocal overdub) ////////-05
Wolf Call (chorus vocal overdub – edit) SPA3 2005-04
Do The Clam (vocal overdub) ////////-02
Do The Clam (chorus vocal overdub) SPA3 2009-10
Fort Lauderdale Chamber Of Commerce (vocal overdub – edit) SPA3 2003-02
Startin’ Tonight (vocal overdub – edit) SPA3 2004-04
I’ve Got To Find My Baby (vocal overdub – edit) SPA3 2011-01
Girl Happy (end title) ////////-SP
Girl Happy (original composite) ////////-SP
Girl Happy (composite – sped up) SPA3 2001-SP

June 15, 1965

Jody Miller‘s Country crossover tune “Queen Of The House” enters the Billboard Top 40 on its way to #12. It was an answer song to Roger Miller’s “King Of The Road” and many American DJ’s played the two records back-to-back. Although the pair shared the same last name, they are not related.

In New York, Bob Dylan began a two-day recording session that produced his classic “Like A Rolling Stone.” The fourth of 15 takes on the second day was the version released as the single.

The EP “Tickle Me” shipped and peaked at #70 on the Hot 100.

Frankie and Johnny

June 15, 1966

The Beatles L.P., “Yesterday and Today” is released by Capitol with the controversial “butcher” cover, with the Beatles smiling amongst a group of decapitated baby dolls. The original photo became a huge publicity problem for Capitol and was quickly replaced by a more conventional jacket.

Yesterday and Today – Wikipedia

Inside Beatles’ Bloody, Banned ‘Butcher’ Cover – Rolling Stone

“Paradise Hawaiian Style,” co-starring Suzanna Leigh and James Shigeta, opened in U.S. and Canadian movie theaters.

Elvis sent a letter to Felton Jarvis, thanking him and the Studio Personnel.

Elvis – Word for Word: What He Said, Exactly As He Said It

June 15, 1967

Five teenagers from Mansfield, Ohio, called The Music Explosion found themselves with a monster hit on their hands when “Little Bit O’ Soul” peaked at #2 on the Hot 100. The group would be awarded a Gold Record for their efforts, but although they would release more material, none of their follow-ups reached any higher than #63. Drummer Bob Avery would later go on to the band Crazy Elephant, who reached #12 on both sides of the Atlantic with “Gimme Gimme Good Lovin'”.

New York Times Movie Review – – ‘Easy Come, Easy Go’ With Presley in Neighborhood Houses

June 15, 1968

June 15, 1969

During a short 5 date UK tour Led Zeppelin appeared at The Free Trade Hall, Manchester, England supported by Blodwyn Pig and The Liverpool Scene. The flyer for the tour stated: ‘Come & take off, levitate with the Led Zeppelin album’.

In Minnesota, the Doors appeared at the Minneapolis Convention Center.

“Hee Haw” with Roy Clark and Buck Owens began its 25-season run on TV, first as a summer replacement for “The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour” on CBS. Elvis’ girlfriend Linda Thompson became part of the cast before Elvis died, he didn’t live to see her on it. Vernon Presley made an appearance – Hee Haw and other southern culture programs was cancelled in the Silverman Sweep of tv, before the three networks had speciality networks to compete with; all of which was rendered meaningless with the eventual merger of tv and internet.

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

June 15, 1970

June 15, 1971

June 15, 1972

Elvis performed at the Milwaukee Auditorium Arena, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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June 15, 1972 (8:30 pm) Milwaukee, WI – Elvis Presley In Concert

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Date: 15 Jun 1972
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Milwaukee, WI.
Milwaukee Auditorium
Tickets: 11,600
Costume: Lightblue Nail Studded suit
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
That’s All Right
Proud Mary
Never Been To Spain
Until It’s Time For You To Go
You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me
You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’
Polk Salad Annie
Love Me
All Shook Up
Heartbreak Hotel
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
Love Me Tender
I’ll Remember You
Hound Dog
Suspicious Minds
[band introductions]
For The Good Times
An American Trilogy
Funny How Time Slips Away Away
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

Drums, Lights, Shrieks – Elvis! by Joel McNally Milwaukee Journal

On the hotel parking ramp in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on June 15, 1972

> On Tour 72 #5 – www.elvisandhismusic.com

Elvis Presley left the building in Milwaukee in 1972, 1974, 1977 – Home

Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 6 – June 9th – June 20th 1972
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Info June 15 1972 Auditorium Arena Milwaukee WI (8:30 pm) 11600 Blue Nail Original belt Yes Yes

June 15, 1973

On NBC-TV’s “The Midnight Special,” Jim Croce welcomed guest performers Little Anthony And The Imperials, Wishbone Ash, Barbara Fairchild, Savoy Brown, Shawn Phillips, and Bobby Womack.

Elvis attended screenings at either the Memphian or the Crosstown almost every night of the month until he had to go on tour again on the twentieth.

June 15, 1974

ABBA’s second album (but first UK release), ‘Waterloo’ entered the UK chart for the first time peaking at No.28. The album’s title track won ABBA the 1974 Eurovision Song Contest.

Paul McCartney and Wings announced the addition of Geoff Britton to the group, replacing Denny Seiwell.

John Denver released the single “Back Home Again.”

Elvis Presley began a 18-date tour at the Tarrant County Convention Center in Fort Worth, TX.

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Elvis performed at the Tarrant County Convention Center, Fort Worth, Texas, at 3.00 and 8.30 p.m.

 

Elvis Kicked Off a Tour in Ft. Worth on This Date in 1974 – K-101.7

Date: 15 Jun 1974
Time: 3.00pm
Venue: Fort Worth, TX.
Tarrant County Center
Tickets: 14,000
Costume: Peacock suit
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
Tryin’ To Get To You
All Shook Up
Love Me Tender
Hound Dog
Fever
Polk Salad Annie
Why Me Lord
Suspicious Minds
[band introductions]
I Can’t Stop Loving You
Help Me

An American Trilogy
Let Me Be There
Funny How Time SLips Away
Bog Boss Man
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

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June 15, 1974 (3:00 pm). Fort Worth, TX. – Elvis Presley In Concert

Reviews – Elvis Presley In Concert

Date: 15 Jun 1974
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Fort Worth, TX.
Tarrant County Center
Tickets: 14,000
Costume: Blue Rainbow suit
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
Trying To Get To You
All Shook Up
Love Me Tender
Hound Dog
Fever
Polk Salad Annie
Why Me Lord
Suspicious Minds
[band introductions]
I Can’t Stop Loving You
Heartbreak Hotel
Help Me
An American Trilogy
Let Me Be There
Funny How Time Slips Away
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings: 0

Fort Worth Texas : June 15, 1974 : Evening Show

June 15, 1974 (8:30 pm) Fort Worth, TX. – Elvis Presley In Concert

Fort Worth Texas, June 15, 1974 Soundboard CD : Elvis Presley …

After his show in Fort Worth, TX on June 15, 1974

Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 13 – June 15th – July 2nd 1974
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Info June 15 1974 Tarrant County Convention Center Fort Worth TX (3:00 pm) 14000 Peacock Original belt Yes Yes
Info June 15 1974 Tarrant County Convention Center Fort Worth TX (8:30 pm) 14000 Blue Swirl Original belt Light Blue Suit Yes

June 15, 1975

Elvis was admitted to the Mid-South Hospital for 2 days for what the press reported as ‘an extensive eye examination’ but what is in fact cosmetic surgery around his eyes. Both Dr. Nick and the plastic surgeon try to talk him out of it, but Elvis insisted – he had convinced George Klein to do it ahead of himself.

June 15, 1976

June 15, 1977

The Sex Pistols held a party on a boat as it sailed down The River Thames in London. The Pistols performed ‘Anarchy In The UK’ outside The Houses Of Parliament resulting in members from the party being arrested when the boat docked later that day.

In Los Angeles, Dolly Parton began recording “Here You Come Again.” The track was completed two days later.

The Wake and Aftermath

1979

On NBC-TV’s “The Midnight Special,” Bob Welch welcomed Olivia Newton-John, Foxy, Fast Fontaine, and Thelma Houston.

The Who’s documentary “The Kids Are Alright” had its North American premiere in New York.

 

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley

1985

Dire Straits started a nine-week run at No.1 on the US album chart with, ‘Brothers In Arms’. The album is the seventh best-selling album in UK chart history and won two Grammy Awards at the 28th Grammy Awards, and also won Best British Album at the 1987 Brit Awards.

A song called “You’ll Never Walk Alone”, which went to #1 in England for Gerry And The Pacemakers in 1963, topped the UK chart again as performed by The Crowd, featuring Gerry Marsden, Paul McCartney and Rolf Harris, among others. It was originally a show tune from the 1945 Rodgers And Hammerstein musical, Carousel and has since been adopted by football clubs around the world, and is often performed by a massed chorus of supporters on match day.

1989

Nirvana’s debut album ‘Bleach’ was released in the US. The title for the album came from a poster ‘Bleach Your Works’ urging drug users to bleach their needles. Kurt Cobain claimed that most of the lyrics on the album were written the night before recording while he was feeling “pissed off”, and that he did not regard them highly.

Actor Victor French (Highway to Heaven, Carter Country, Little House on the Prairie, Get Smart, An Officer and a Gentleman, The Magnificent Seven, Rio Lobo, Charro!, The Quick and the Dead, Chato’s Land)/television director (Highway to Heaven, Little House on the Prairie, Gunsmoke) died of lung cancer at 54.

Victor French – IMDb

VICTOR FRENCH, 54, CO-STAR OF ‘HIGHWAY TO HEAVEN,’ DIES 

Victor French – Phoenix – The Elvis Forum

Charro! – Wikipedia

Charro! … A Review of Elvis Presley’s Twenty-ninth Movie

1990

The Rolling Stones song, “Paint It Black”, hit number 1 in the Netherlands for the second time, twenty-four years after it first topped their chart. The song was included on the Stones’ “Singles Collection” box set the previous year.

“Dick Tracy,” starring Warren Beatty, Madonna, and Al Pacino, opened in U.S. and Canadian movie theaters.

1993

Ray Charles made music history when his album “My World” showed up on Billboard’s Hot 200, marking the sixth decade he had a charted LP.

“Paul McCartney Live In The New World,” his first live televised concert, aired in the U.S. on Fox-TV.

1994

The television special “The Lion King: A Musical Journey With Elton John” was shown on ABC the same day that Disney’s 32ndanimated feature film “The Lion King” opened in select U.S. cities.

1996

US jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald died in Beverly Hills, California, aged 79. Already blinded by the effects of diabetes, Fitzgerald had both her legs amputated in 1993. Winner of 13 Grammy Awards, the 1956 ‘Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Cole Porter Songbook’ was the first of eight “Songbook” sets. Appeared in the TV commercial for Memorex, where she sang a note that shattered a glass while being recorded on a Memorex cassette tape. The tape was played back and the recording also broke the glass, asking “Is it live, or is it Memorex”

George Martin, the producer of most of the Beatles’ recordings, received a knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II.

2002

A rare autographed copy of The Beatles’ album Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band sold at auction for £34,000 ($57,800), more than five times the estimated price.

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2005

Coldplay went straight to No.1 on US album chart with their third album ‘X&Y’, having already entered at number one in the UK. The last time a British artist had a simultaneous US and UK number one was in November 2000 with ‘1’, a compilation of hits by The Beatles. The last studio album to reach number one on both sides of the Atlantic was Radiohead’s ‘Kid A’ in October 2000. ‘X&Y’ went on to top over 30 global charts.

A judge in Mississippi approved a divorce settlement between Jerry Lee Lewis and his sixth wife, Kerrie Lynn McCarver Lewis. She would receive $250,000 immediately and $30,000 a year for five years.

2008

Liverpool was voted England’s most musical city in a national campaign set up by the Arts Council. The home of The Beatles Frankie Goes To Hollywood, OMD and The Zutons took 49% of the vote in an online poll set up by the funding body. Sheffield – which brought the world the Arctic Monkeys and Pulp – came second, while Manchester with Oasis, Stone Roses and The Smiths came third.

2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

2010

A case against a man accused of threatening Elton John’s life was withdrawn just hours before his trial was due to begin. Neal Horsley had responded to Elton’s suggestion that Jesus Christ was gay in a Parade magazine interview by writing an angry online response entitled “Why Elton John Must Die”. After being held in an Atlanta, Georgia jail since last March, Fulton County Superior Court Judge Kimberly Esmond Adams dismissed the case against Horsley because his actions did not warrant criminal charges.

2011

Nearly 150 people, including nine police officers, were injured during a riot on the streets of Vancouver, British Columbia following the hometeam Canucks’ loss to the Boston Bruins in the seventh and deciding game of the Stanley Cup hockey finals. Damage was in the tens of millions of dollars.

2012

Nik Wallenda became the first person to make a successful high-wire walk directly over Niagara Falls.

2013

A 24-year-old woman died in hospital after falling at the Stone Roses concert in Glasgow. The woman was among 50,000 fans who attended a gig at Glasgow Green to hear the Manchester indie band. Police also Police made a total of 24 arrests during and after the concert for anti-social and drugs offences.

2014

82-year-old Casey Kasem, the host of US radio shows like American Top 40 and Casey’s Countdown for nearly 40 years, died after battling Parkinson’s disease and Lewy body dementia. He was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1981 and was inducted into the National Association of Broadcasters’ Hall of Fame in 1985.

Casey Kasem Obituary

Elvis: The Echo Will Never Die (Video 1986) – IMDb

Casey Kasem’s Rock and Roll Goldmine: Elvis: The Echo That Will

2016

Led Zeppelin’s guitarist Jimmy Page denied stealing the riff to ‘Stairway To Heaven’ when he took the stand at a copyright trial in the US. The band were accused of lifting the opening guitar line from ‘Taurus’, a 1968 track by the band Spirit. Page testified that he had never heard the song until people started posting comparisons online a few years ago. Page admitted to owning several Spirit albums, but only remembered buying two of them, neither of which contained Taurus. Under questioning, he conceded that he did own a copy of the band’s self-titled debut, on which the track appears, but could not recall how it came to be part of his collection.

2017

Neil Diamond continued the North American leg of his 50-Year Anniversary World Tour with the first of two concerts at Madison Square Garden in New York.

2018

Longtime Elvis Presley Drummer DJ Fontana Has Died

Billboard– Fontana, a member of the Rock Hall of Fame, was the last surviving member of Elvis‘ original core of musicians. He met Presley and the others …

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