Our Daily Elvis for April 23, 2018

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Daily Elvis: April 23

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April 23, 1616

Poet/playwright William Shakespeare died at the age of 52. (Hamlet, Macbeth, Othello, King Lear, Much Ado About Nothing, Merchant of Venice, Twelfth Night, As You Like It, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Romeo and Juliet, The Taming of the Shrew, The Comedy of Errors, Richard III, All’s Well That Ends Well)

Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1948

1943

At the Apollo Theater in Harlem, the Earl “Fatha” Hines Band began a series of engagements featuring then-unknowns Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, and Sarah Vaughan.

Memphis, Tennessee

1949 – 1977

1949

  “Trouble Blues” by Charles Brown charted on its way to #1 R&B for an amazing fifteen weeks. It became the fifth biggest R&B hit of all time.

April 17, 1952 to May 28, 1952

Elvis worked as an user at Loew’s State Theatre

The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

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

 

Al Hibbler charted with the inspirational recording, “Unchained Melody” from the motion picture Unchained. The record reached #1 R&B and #3 pop and was the definitive version of this oft-recorded song until the Righteous Brothers’ blue-eyed soul version in 1965.
Print Ad for Elvis Presley's Louisiana Hayride Performance April 23, 1955

Elvis performed “Blue Moon Of Kentucky” and “Thats All Right” at the Louisiana Hayride, from Heart O’ Texas Coliseum (Hayride Remote), Waco, Texas. as one of the opening acts with Johnny Walker, Jimmy Newman, J.E & Maxine Brown for Slim Whitman and Jim Reeves

Print Ad for Elvis Presley’s Louisiana Hayride Performance

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

Elvis Presley (with Scotty Moore and Bill Black),  made his Las Vegas debut, opening for the Freddie Martin Orchestra and comedian Shecky Greene at the New Frontier Hotel.
Although he had become a teen sensation by this time, Elvis was not the typical Vegas Strip entertainer of the period and the audience reception was cool-to-indifferent. The contract was torn up after one week of what was supposed to be a two-week engagement. The experience was not a total loss, however. While there, Presley witnessed Freddie Bell and the Bellboys doing a raucous version of Big Mama Thornton’s blues hit “Hound Dog,” and he soon worked that song into his live act.  Presley wouldn’t play Las Vegas again for almost 13 years. 

The Military Service Disruption

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

1960

The Nerk Twins appeared at The Fox And Hounds in Caversham, Berkshire, England. The Nerk Twins being John Lennon and Paul McCartney who were staying at Paul’s aunt’s pub.

After eight weeks as the best selling song in America, “Theme From A Summer Place” by Percy Faith And His Orchestra is finally replaced on the Cashbox chart by Elvis Presley’s “Stuck On You”.

 

1963

Jan & Dean recorded “Surf City,” co-written by Brian Wilson and Jan Berry, with the Beach Boys providing background vocals. The instrumentation was by members of the famed group of Los Angeles studio musicians known as the “Wrecking Crew.” This became the first surf song single to reach #1 on the Billboard Hot 100.

1964

The Beatles were filmed running around Thornbury Playing Fields in Middlesex, England, for their first movie, “A Hard Day’s Night.” The footage was combined with an earlier sequence shot at London’s Gatwick Airport and became the famous “Can’t Buy Me Love” scene. John Lennon was attending a luncheon to honor manager Brian Epstein at the time and not present for the film shoot. A body double was used.

1965

The Rolling Stones began their third North American tour with a show at the Maurice Richard Arena in Montréal, their first live performance in Canada. Over the following three nights, they did concerts in Ottawa, Toronto, and London, Ontario.

Harum Scarum Post Production

Elvis Presley’s single “Please Don’t Stop Loving Me” hit #45 in the U.S.
From LA, Elvis arrived at Graceland at 9.00 p.m. and was welcomed by about 50 fans at the gates.

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

Norman Greenbaum’s single “Spirit In The Sky” was certified Gold.
Elvis arrived in Palm Springs where he remained until April 28.
The Rolling Stones released their 16th studio album, Sticky Fingers. The album cover art, complete with working zipper, was done by Andy Warhol.
Elvis bought a Sony tape recorder, some speakers and a bass guitar at Bel Air Camera and Hi Fi.
Elvis Presley : 1174 Hillcrest, Beverly Hills, California : from the book The Elvis Files Vol. 6.
Elvis Presley : 1174 Hillcrest, Beverly Hills, California : April 23, 1971, from the book The Elvis Files Vol. 6.

1972

Elvis on Tour

The Memphis Mafia and Elvis leave the Hotel for the arena.
Elvis leaving his hotel in april 23 1973 for his Anaheim concert. We can see Joe at right on the picture.
Elvis performed at the Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, California.
The Rolling Stones album “Black and Blue” was released.
Ramones released their eponymous debut album. The front cover depicts the band members standing in a line leaning against a brick wall, taken by Roberta Bayley. The cover was ranked No.58 on Rolling Stone’s list of 100 Greatest Album Covers.

The Wake and Aftermath

1978

Sex Pistols bassist Sid Vicious filmed his version of ‘My Way’ for the Sex Pistols film ‘The Great Rock n Roll Swindle.’

1981

Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash and Carl Perkins gave a performance in Stuttgart, West Germany that was recorded and released as the album “The Survivors.”

1983 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley

1985

The “We Are The World” album was released. In addition to the title track, the album included nine previously unreleased songs by donating artists, including Prince, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, and Tina Turner, among others.

Liberace first appeared on the TV soap opera “Another World”. He also was a guest VJ on MTV later in the afternoon.

The Coca-Cola Company announced that it was changing its 99-year-old secret formula. New Coke was not a hit with consumers, and the company resumed selling the original version.

1987

Roy Orbison celebrated his 51st birthday by re-recording some of his biggest hits. Included were “Oh Pretty Woman”, “Crying”, “Only the Lonely”, “Dream Baby”, “Running Scared” and many others. These newer recordings are nowhere near the quality of the originals, so if you’re in the market, make sure you buy the original hits, available from Sony Music and specialty labels like Rhino.

1988

Roy Orbison celebrated his 52nd birthday at a Bruce Springsteen concert, during which the audience sang “Happy Birthday” to him.

Whitney Houston topped the pop charts with “Where Do Broken Hearts Go” while setting a record for most consecutive #1 singles. It was her seventh, beating out both the Bee Gees and the Beatles, who each had six in a row.

Houston record was partly because Elvis Presley’s run of #1 from 1956 through 1957 were no longer counted.

1995

Little Richard performed at the opening of Dolly Parton’s Dollywood Amusement Park in Pigeon Falls, TN.

The Sunday Times of London reported that Peter Hodgson of Liverpool had found a 1959 tape in his attic containing some of the Beatles’ earliest recordings. The 16-song tape included “Hello Little Girl,” a Lennon-McCartney composition the Beatles never recorded commercially, and Ray Charles’ “Hallelujah, I Love Her So.” The tape was made on a reel-to-reel recorder that Paul McCartney had borrowed from Hodgson’s father.

1998

James Earl Ray died of liver failure at age 70 while serving a life sentence in prison for the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Ray confessed to the crime, but later recanted insisting he had been framed.

2004 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2008

Amy Winehouse went out on a drink and drug-fuelled spree and hit and head-butted two men. After drinking all day, Amy visited the Good Mixer pub in Camden, London with Babyshambles guitarist Mik Whitnall. Inside she allegedly punched Mustapha el Mounmi in the face after he refused to give way to her at the pool table. The singer then left to visit Bar Tok in the early hours and once at the bar shouted “I am a legend get these people out. I want to take drugs.” After leaving the bar a good Samaritan tried to get her a cab, but she reportedly thought he was trying to molest her and allegedly head-butted him in the face.

2013

Glen Campbell‘s publicist told members of the press that his client is no longer capable of performing on stage due to advancing Alzheimer’s disease. Sandy Brokaw went on to say that the 77-year-old Campbell planned on recording one final album called “See You There”, which would feature new renditions of old songs.

2011 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

2015

London England’s Sunday Times named Sir Paul McCartney as the wealthiest UK musician with assets of an estimated at over 730 million pounds. He was followed by Andrew Lloyd-Webber at 650 million, the band U2 with 431 million, Elton John with 270 million and Mick Jagger with 225 million pounds.

In Brooklyn, New York, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band played the first of two nights of  The River Tour at the Barclays Center. The second night was on April 25.

Entertainment History: On April 23rd, 1956, Elvis Presley made his Las Vegas Debut

40 years ago today: The “King” makes final visit to Toledo

Photos: Priscilla Presley to open Elvis attraction, show April 23

2017

Neil Diamond continued the North American leg of his 50-Year Anniversary World Tour with a concert at Amalie Arena in Tampa.

On This Date: April 23, 1956, Elvis Presley’s Historical first 

Daily Highlight for 2018

Country Music Memories: Elvis Presley Bombs in Las Vegas Debut

1956 New Frontier Hotel – elvis presley museum

Elvis: Articles from the Las Vegas Sun | Vegas.com

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Our Daily Elvis for April 10, 2018

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Daily Elvis: April 10

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1916 – Vernon Elvis Presley was born  to Jessie D. McClowell Presley and Minnie Mae Hood

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April 10, 1931

Poet/writer (The Prophet) Kahlil Gibran died of cirrhosis of the liver and tuberculosis at the age of 48.

Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1948

Memphis, Tennessee

1949 – 1977

April 10, 1955

Dr. Jonas Salk successfully tested his polio vaccine.

The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

Nat King Cole is attacked by a group of five racial segregationists while singing onstage at the Municipal Hall in Birmingham, Alabama. The attackers were quickly arrested by police and Cole would return later that night for a second show.
at the Fair Park Coliseum, Lubbock, Texas: Elvis headlined with opening and supporting acts Faron Young, Wanda Jackson, Jimmy & Johnny, The Country Deputies, and Buddy Holly & The Two Tunes.

The Military Service Disruption

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

1963

Elvis Presley’s movie “It Happened at the World’s Fair” opened in the U.S. The movie had premiered in Los Angeles on April 3.

The also released soundtrack album, released in Mono and Stereo, reached  #4.

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The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

Elvis performed at the Coliseum, Richmond, Virginia and this show was filmed and recorded for Elvis on Tour 

Date: 10 Apr 1972
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Richmond, VA.
Richmond Coliseum
Tickets: 11,500
Costume: Red Burning Love suit
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
Proud Mary
Never Been To Spain
You Gave Me A Mountain
Until It’s Time For You To Go
Polk Salad Annie
Love Me
All Shook Up
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
Heartbreak Hotel
Hound Dog
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Love Me Tender
It’s Over / Suspicious Minds
[band introductions]
For The Good Times
I Can’t Stop Loving You
An American Trilogy
Lawdy Miss Clawdy
Funny How Time Slips Away Away
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

1976

Peter Frampton went to No.1 on the US album chart with ‘Frampton Comes Alive’, one of the biggest selling ‘live’ albums in rock history. It was the best-selling album of 1976, selling over 6 million copies in the US. Frampton Comes Alive! was voted “Album of the year” in the 1976 Rolling Stone readers poll. It stayed on the chart for 97 weeks.

The Wake and Aftermath

1982

“Ebony and Ivory”, a duet by Stevie Wonder and Paul McCartney, debuts on the US charts at #29. It will eventually reach number one in both the US and UK, becoming Wonder’s first British chart topper. The song listed at #59 on Billboard’s Greatest Songs of all time, but in October 2007 it was named “the worst duet in history” by BBC 6 Music listeners and these days gets little airplay on either side of the Atlantic.

The Laughing Version of “Are You Lonesome Tonight” hit #25 in the U.K. The song was recorded on July 31st, 1969.

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1983 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley

2001

Bruce Springsteen won a court battle to keep the rights to his early songs. Ronald Winter of Masquerade Music had released the album ‘Before The Fame’ was found to be in breach of copyright. Springsteen was awarded more than £2m damages.

2004 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2007

Johnny Cash’s last residence, a 14,000-square-foot house in Hendersonville, Tennessee, was destroyed by a construction fire. Home to Johnny and June Carter Cash for 35 years, it had been purchased after Cash’s death by Barry Gibb of the Bee Gees and was undergoing renovation

2011 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

2018

Unsuspicious Minds

Slate Magazine– Elvis Presley is likely the single most complicated figure in all of American popular culture.

SOFA Entertainment Announce High Definition DVD Releases For …

SOFA Entertainment/UMe Announce New And Digitally Upgraded …

On May 25, SOFA Entertainment/UMe will release three DVD collections honoring Elvis Presley’s legacy on “The Ed Sullivan Show” and beyond its stage: The 3 Complete Ed Sullivan Shows Starring Elvis Presley (2DVD), which includes all three entire episodes featuring Elvis; JUST ELVIS: All His Ed Sullivan Show Performances (1DVD), featuring just his iconic performances, including his infamous 1957 performance filmed from the waist up; and Elvis: The Great Performances (2DVD), which collects three previously released documentaries featuring appearances on “The Ed Sullivan Show” and dozens of other great Elvis TV and film performances into one DVD collection: Center StageThe Man And The Music, and From The Waist Up.

TV This Week: ‘Howards End’; ‘Killing Eve’; ‘Deadliest Catch’; ‘Elvis …

THE KINGSPIRACY 

Do clues shown in Elvis Presley: The Searcher prove the King’s ‘accidental’ death was really suicide?

‘NO TRUTH’: Elvis Presley’s ex-fiancee blasts Priscilla over suicide …

 

 Thom Zimny Reminds Us of Elvis, The Man Behind the …

Daily Highlight for 2018

April 10, 1955

Elvis’ 4th Sun Records single on 45 and 78: Sun 217: Baby Let’s Play House/I’m Left, You’re Right, She’s Gone released. The A Side was Elvis’ first national chart at #5 on the Billboard Country singles in July 1955.

“Baby Let’s Play House” is a song written by Arthur Gunter and recorded by him in 1954 on the Excello Records label, and covered by Elvis Presley the following year on Sun Records.

At Sun, Elvis tried two versions of “I’m Left, You’re Right, She’s Gone”. The slow version would be released on the Elvis A Golden Celebration box set in 1986.

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

The Elvis Presley Record Research Database

Elvis Presley | full Official Chart History | Official Charts Company

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Elvis History Blog

 

Our Daily Elvis for March 22, 2018

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Daily Elvis: March 22

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Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1948

Memphis, Tennessee

1949 – 1977

 

The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

March 22, 1955

23 year old Johnny Cash lays down his first tracks at Sam Phillips’ Memphis Recording Studio. With Luther Perkins on guitar and Marshall Grant on bass, Johnny sang five Country / Gospel numbers, of which “Mr. Porter” was the only useable cut. Phillips tells Johnny to come back when he’s written a hit.

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

Carl Perkins was seriously injured when their driver fell asleep at the wheel on Route 13 between Dover and Woodside, Delaware. , causing the car to hit the back of a truck before plunging into water. The truck driver was killed, and Carl was seriously injured, although back on the road in about a month. His brother Jay Perkins suffered a fractured neck; never fully recovered and was later diagnosed with a brain tumor, from which he died in 1958.  The accident derailed Perkins’ career, almost for good, as he was forced to spend months in the hospital nursing a fractured neck, broken collarbone, and a severe concussion, while Elvis Presley had a bigger hit with Carl’s song “Blue Suede Shoes.”
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The Military Service Disruption

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

Elvis checked into the penthouse of Miami’s Fontainebleau Hotel with Joe, Lamar, Gene and Cliff. The rest of the week he rehearsed for the Frank Sinatra show.

Elvis Presley : Miami : Hotelroom : March 22, 1960

Elvis in march 22 1960 at the Fountainbleau Hotel in Miami.

Elvis Presley‘s 23rd film, “Easy Come, Easy Go,” co-starring Dodie Marshall, Pat Priest, Elsa Lanchester, and Pat Harrington, Jr., opened in U.S. and Canadian movie theaters; and doesn’t do well
Principal photography for Clambake began. Elvis was restored both to health and to his old Hollywood state of mind.

March 22, 1969

Elvis Presley’s “If I Can Dream” hit #11 in the U.K.

Elvis with gate fans at 1174 Hillcrest Drive Beverly Hills

Holding up a fans baby sometime on March 22, 1969

Elvis Presley : March 22, 1969 : 1174 Hillcrest Drive Beverly Hills.

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

1976

Linda Thompson, Elvis and Joe Esposito  Leaving Cincinnati, OH after two shows there on March 21, 1976 and Elvis and group arriving in St Louis on March 22, 1976

Romances: Linda Thompson

Elvis Presley : Leaving Cincinnati, OH on March 22, 1976 …

The Wake and Aftermath

1978
“The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash,” a Beatles parody starring ex-Monty Python member Eric Idle, aired on NBC. It earned the lowest ratings of any show on U.S. prime time network TV that week.

1983 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley

2004 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2011 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

2018

Daily Highlight for 2018

RCA releases, or lets escape as Elvis joked about his records, All Shook Up
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http://www.elvisrecordings.com/  Master and Sessions

The Elvis Presley Record Research Database

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The Million Dollar Quartet Studio Jam

Following a 1956 vacation in Vegas, Elvis Presley walked into Sun Records on December 4 and interrupted a Carl Perkins recording session – leaving a legendary jam on tape and a myth in the making.

December 04, 1956

Elvis, with Vegas Showgirl Marilyn Evans, showed up at Sun Records where Carl Perkins and his band with Jerry Lee Lewis hired for the session was recording. Elvis’ drop by turned the session into The Legendary Jam Session. Sam Phillips called the press, leveraged the unexpected visit for publicity and called Johnny Cash, newly signed to the label for the photographs.

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The Perkins session that became known as The Million Dollar Quartet was recorded by Phillips. knowing it could never be released – already sold to RCA Presley was a national and breaking international star – while Perkins and Cash were on his label.

Jerry Lee Lewis was still trying to convince Phillips, and was there as a session musician.

Phillips recorded the mostly gospel, with Chuck Berry songs, and Elvis doing impersonations of Country Singers Bill Monroe and Hank Snow as well as impersonating Jackie Wilson who sang lead for Billy Ward and His Dominos, whom Elvis had just seen perform in Vegas.

Million Dollar Quartet – Dec. 4 1956 | Sun Record Company

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A copy of the tape was made for Elvis and it was located in the 1980s in his Graceland bedroom closet, along with a recording of the 1956 Tupelo Homecoming show and an interview with Elvis and both of his parents.

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The Million Dollar Quartet

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71-year-old former Elvis Presley girlfriend tracked down in Chicago

Most of the infamous jam is gospel music, which was changed for the Broadway Play. Also, Elvis plays piano for most of the recordings and while Johnny Cash is in the photos, he’s not evident on any of the tape. Elvis’ Vegas Showgirl Date – Marilyn Evans is – she quips about “This Rover Boy Trio”

Marilyn Evans, the mystery girl Elvis brought to the Million Dollar Quartet

Romances: Marilyn Evans

The four ended up taping some songs together, but recordings from the impromptu session would not be pressed on to discs for another 25 years when they were released as “The Million Dollar Quartet”.

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Elvis Presley had a copy of the session tapes which RCA used, while the Sun Studio was later sold and their original tapes were used by the new owner. Who also had Jimmy Ellis sing “Elvis on Jerry Lee Lewis recordings.

The Million Dollar Quartet : December 4, 1956 | Elvis Articles |

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The Million Dollar Quartet – COMPLETE PHOTOGRAPHY

December 4, 1957

After hearing reports that many US radio stations had banned Elvis’ Christmas album because of their shock over “the Pelvis” singing religious songs, DJ Allen Brooks of CKWS in Kingston, Ontario, plays the entire album and invites listeners to call in their opinion. Of eight hundred callers, only 56 disapprove of Presley’s sacred music.

Elvis Presley invented Christian Rock

1977

 

 

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Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1948

1935-1940

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

September 12, 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 12, 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

Sept. 12, 1948

Elvis Presley, at the age of 13, moved with his parents from Tupelo, Mississippi to Memphis, Tennessee.

1949-1953

Sept. 12, 1948 – Sept. 20, 1949

Elvis Presley, at the age of 13, moved with his parents from Tupelo, Mississippi to Memphis, Tennessee.

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 12, 1954

The first ‘teen idol’, Frank Sinatra was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Three Coins In The Fountain,’ the singer’s first UK No.1. The song was The Academy Award winning Best Original Song of 1954.

September 12, 1955

Elvis performed at the City Auditorium, Norfolk, Virginia.

The bill was: Hank Snow and His Rainbow Ranch Boys, Elvis and opening: The Louvin Brothers and Cowboy Copas

Engagement – Tour Ref: 1955
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The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

September 12, 1956

There was an announcement by the police chief of San Diego; if Elvis ever returned to his city and performed in the way he did in the spring, Elvis will be jailed for disorderly conduct.

Love Me Tender  

September 12, 1957

Guest performers on ABC-TV’s “American Bandstand” were Nick Noble and the Tune Weavers promoting, respectively, their new releases “Moonlight Swim” and “Happy Happy Birthday Baby.”

Elvis Presley : September 12, 1957 : Little Shamrock Cafe, Cleveland.
Elvis Presley : September 12, 1957 : Little Shamrock Cafe, Cleveland.

The Day Elvis Presley came to Cleveland : September 12, 1957

Elvis called Scotty to talk about his resignation and Bill’s. Elvis asked what he had to do to get them both back. Since Scotty had a lot of debts, he asked for a $50 per week raise and an amount of $10,000 at once.

The Military Service Disruption

September 12, 1958

Military service  Fort Hood in Texas.

September 12, 1959

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

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

September 12, 1960

Elvis and Juliet Prowse, costar in G.I. Blues, attended a special screening of the movie. Hal Wallis’ assistant called it “a howling success”.

 

Elvis Presley and Juliet Prowse : September 12, 1960

September 12, 1961

Wild in the Country

September 12, 1962

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

September 12, 1963

The Beatles were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘She Loves You’, the group’s second No.1. It became the biggest seller of the year and the biggest selling Beatles single in the UK.

September 12, 1964

The Supremes, Marvin Gaye, the Shangri-La’s, Dusty Springfield, the Ronettes, Millie Small, the Temptations, the Miracles, and Little Anthony and the Imperials shared the stage at the Fox Theatre in Brooklyn, New York.

September 12, 1965

In segments taped August 14, 1965, The Beatles performed “I Feel Fine,” “I’m Down,” “Help!,” “Yesterday,” “Act Naturally,” and “Ticket To Ride” on CBS-TV’s “The Ed Sullivan Show.”

Paradise, Hawaiian Style

September 12, 1966

The Monkees television show premieres on NBC. Producers Bert Schneider and Bob Rafelson decided to emulate the zany, madcap humor of the Beatles’ A Hard Day’s Night for the small screen. When they placed an ad in Variety for four Folk and Rock musicians to appear in a TV series, over 400 applied for the job, including Stephen Stills, John Sebastian, Harry Nilsson and Danny Hutton (later of Three Dog Night), but as it turned out, only one of the four winners, guitarist and songwriter Michael Nesmith, actually saw the ad.

Micky Dolenz (who would play drums), Davy Jones (who would sing), and Peter Tork (bass) found out about the opportunity from other sources. Nesmith and Tork had experience in the Folk scene; Dolenz and Jones were primarily actors, although Nesmith and Jones had already made some obscure solo recordings. Some have claimed that Charles Manson also applied, but he was in prison at the time and would not be paroled until March 21, 1967.

The series ran for a total of 58 episodes.

“The Roger Miller Show” debuted on ABC-TV. The series lasted for 16 episodes.

September 12, 1967

Filming continued for The Beatles Magical Mystery Tour. The bus headed for Widecombe on the Moor, where a local fair was being held but the bus driver (Alf Manders) took a shortcut to bypass heavy traffic and ended up stuck on a bridge, the coach ended up having to drive in reverse for a half-mile before it could turn around. They then head for Plymouth, followed by a 20-car convoy of journalists and photographers.

September 12, 1968

Elvis spent most of September in Palm Springs.

September 12, 1969

Elvis returned from Las Vegas to Los Angeles, before he went to Palm Springs for a week.

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

September 12, 1970

Creedence Clearwater Revival scored their first UK No.1 album with Cosmo’s Factory. It enjoyed a nine-week run at No.1 in the US where it sold over three million copies.

Elvis performed at the Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami Beach, Florida, at 3.00 and 8.30 p.m.

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Date: 12 Sep 1970
Time: 3.00pm
Venue: Miami, FL.
Convention Center
Tickets: 16,000
Costume: White Fringe Suit
Track list: Opening Theme
That’s All Right
I Got A Woman/Amen
I Walk The Line
Love Me Tender
I’ve Lost You
You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin
Polk Salad Annie
[band introductions]
Johnny B. Goode
The Wonder Of You
Heartbreak Hotel
Blue Suede Shoes
Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On
Blue Suede Shoes
Don’t Be Cruel
Hound Dog
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Suspicious Minds
Funny How Time Slips Away
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings: 0

 

Date: 12 Sep 1970
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Miami, FL.
Convention Center
Tickets: 16,000
Costume: White Chain Suit
Track list: Opening Theme
That’s All Right
I Got A Woman/Amen
I Walk The Line
Love Me Tender
I’ve Lost You
You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’
Polk Salad Annie
[band introductions]
Johnny B. Goode
The Wonder Of You
Heartbreak Hotel
Blue Suede Shoes
Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On
All Shook Up
Blue Suede Shoes
Don’t Be Cruel
Blue Suede Shoes
Hound Dog
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Suspicious Minds
Funny How Time Slips Away
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

 

Elvis Presley: Convention Centre, Miami, Florida – September 12, 1970

Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 2 – September 9th – September 14th 1970
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info September 12 1970 Convention Center Miami FL (3:00 pm) 12000 Fringe Blue Macrame belt White Suit Yes
Info September 12 1970 Convention Center Miami FL (8:30 pm) 12000 Chain Brown Macrame belt Black Suit Yes Yes Yes

September 12, 1971

September 12, 1972

Gary Glitter’s instrumental, “Rock and Roll Part 2” reached its peak at number seven on the Billboard Pop chart. The song was a standard at sporting events for years until he was arrested on child pornography charges in England in 1997. Many pro sports organizations quit playing the song after a technician fixing Glitter’s computer found indecent images of young children on his hard drive. Glitter, whose real name is Paul Gadd, was discovered living in Cambodia in April, 2002, and was deported to Thailand. He was released from a Vietnamese prison where he served a three year sentence for committing “obscene acts with children” involving girls aged 10 and 11, and returned to England in August, 2008. On June 5th, 2014, Glitter was charged with eight counts of sexual offences committed against two girls aged 12 and 14 between 1977 and 1980. He would be convicted of those charges on February 5th, 2015 and sentenced to 16 years in prison.

September 12, 1973

September 12, 1974

Elvis and Sheila Ryan spent 5 days (Sept 9 – 13) in Palm Springs together before Elvis had to leave for Memphis.

September 12, 1975

September 12, 1976

 

The Wake and Aftermath

1977

The Elvis Presley single “Way Down” was certified gold by the RIAA.

1980

In Kansas City, Queen performed at Kemper Arena.

1987

Michael Jackson‘s “Bad” debuts at #1 on the UK album chart just as he kicks off his first solo world tour in Yokohama, Japan. The sixteen month concert series, which includes an entourage of 250 people, will play before a total audience of 4.4 million and take in over $125 million.

1997

Founder of the Polar Music record label, songwriter, producer and Abba’s manager Stig Anderson died of a heart attack. Anderson co-wrote some of ABBA’s biggest hits, such as ‘Waterloo’, ‘Mamma Mia’, ‘S.O.S’, ‘Fernando’, ‘Dancing Queen’, ‘Knowing Me, Knowing You’ and ‘The Name of the Game.’ His funeral was broadcast live on Swedish television an honour otherwise only reserved for distinguished statesmen or royalty.

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

2000

The Elvis Presley boxed set “Peace in the Valley – The Complete Gospel Recordings” was released on LP as a limited release and then generally as CD set. It was all the gospel, but not Christmas recordings, which would be the actually complete set. Elvis’ christmas catalog is re-issued annually with track lists blurring his original 1950s with the later 1970s seasonal recordings of the gospel genre of music.

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2003

Johnny Cash, “The Man in Black” who became a towering figure in American music with such hits as “Folsom Prison Blues”, “I Walk the Line”, and “A Boy Named Sue”, died at the age of 71. During his career, Cash won 11 Grammys, most recently in 2003, when “Give My Love To Rose” earned him honors as Best Male Country Vocal Performance. He also notched fourteen number 1 Country music hits. He was elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1980 and inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1992. Two of his most popular albums were recorded live at Folsom Prison in 1968 and at San Quentin in 1969. Many people wrongly thought he had served prison time himself. He never did, although he did spend the odd night in jail during his youth and battled addictions to pills on and off throughout his life.

Lisa Marie Presley performed on “The Ellen Degeneres Show.”

2007

Led Zeppelin announced that they would reform for one night only at London’s 18,000-capacity O2 arena. The event was a tribute to Atlantic Records co-founder and chairman Ahmet Ertegun, who died December 14th, 2006, at the age of 83.

2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

2011

The European Union Council voted to extend the copyright on sound recordings from 50 to 70 years.

 

2012

Michael Jackson‘s former concert promoter, AEG Live, withdrew a $17.5m (10.9m Pound) insurance claim with Lloyd’s of London over the singer’s cancelled comeback gigs because it had been reimbursed by the singer’s estate.

 

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 5

Give us this day,  August 5, our daily Elvis

Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1940

 

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

August 5, 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 5, 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 the Upholsterers Specialties Company.

572 Poplar Avenue

August 6, 1953

Elvis interviewed for a job at Sears Roebuck but was not hired.

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 5, 1954

August 5, 1955

Elvis Presley performed at the eighth annual Country Music Jamboree at the Overton Park Shell, Memphis. .The show also included Webb Pierce, Sonny James, Johnny Cash, Wanda Jackson and some 22 other country music and comedy performers. They drew a crowd of over 4000.


Elvis backstage at Overton Park Shell Aug 5, 1955
Photo by Robert Dye


Elvis backstage at Overton Park Shell Aug 5, 1955
Photo by Robert Dy

Engagement – Tour Ref: 1955
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Show type: Pics: Ads:
Info August 5 1955 Overton Park Shell Memphis TN (8:00 PM) 4000 The Bob Neal Jamboree

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

August 5, 1956

Doris Day was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Whatever Will Be Will Be’, the singer actress’ second UK No.1 single. The Oscar-winning song was featured in Alfred Hitchcock’s 1956 film, The Man Who Knew Too Much, with Doris Day and James Stewart in the lead roles.

Elvis did two shows Tampa, FL Fort Homer Hesterly Armory 


Elvis heading for the stage at the Armory – Aug. 5, 1956
Photo courtesy Ger Rijff’


Bill and Elvis onstage at the Armory – Aug. 5, 1956
Photo © Bob Moreland courtesy Ger Rijff’s “The Cool King”


Elvis, Scotty and DJ onstage at the Armory – Aug. 5, 1956
Photo courtesy web (credit unknown)

Elvis, Scotty and DJ onstage at the Armory – Aug. 5, 1956
Photo © Bob Moreland


Elvis onstage at the Armory – Aug. 5, 1956
Photo © Bob Moreland


Elvis onstage at the Armory – Aug. 5, 1956
Photo © Bob Moreland


Elvis signs an autograph for a fan outside the south side entrance Aug. 5, 1956
Photo by Bob Moreland © St. Petersburg Times

Elvis Presley August 5, 1955 – Memphis. Overton Park Shell

Elvis Presley : August 5, 1956 : Tampa Florida


Engagement – Tour Ref: 1956
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Show type: Pics: Ads:
Info August 5 1956 Fort Homer Hesterly Armory Tampa FL (3:30 PM) Florida Tour Yes
Info August 5 1956 Fort Homer Hesterly Armory Tampa FL (8:15 PM) Florida Tour Yes

August 5, 1957

The Military Service Disruption

August 5, 1958

Military service  Fort Hood in Texas.

August 5, 1959

Dick Clark called Elvis Presley and conducted a phone interview in which he informed Presley that his new single had just gone gold.

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

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

August 5, 1960

Flaming Star 

August 5, 1961

Follow That Dream 

August 5, 1962

August 5, 1963

Viva Las Vegas

August 5, 1964

Girl Happy 

August 5, 1965

The Beatles were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Help!’ The group’s eighth consecutive UK No.1 single. John Lennon later stated he wrote the lyrics of the song to express his stress after the Beatles’ quick rise to success. “I was fat and depressed and I was crying out for ‘Help’.”

Jan Berry of Jan And Dean is accidentally knocked off of a camera car and breaks his leg on the first day of shooting the film Easy Come, Easy Go. 17 others are also hurt, causing Paramount to cancel the movie entirely.

Elvis flew to Hawaii for location shooting with his gang and his father and stepmother.

Paradise, Hawaiian Style

August 5, 1966

The Beatles Revolver was released in the UK. 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’.

Double Trouble

August 5, 1967

Speedway

August 5, 1968

Charro!

August 5, 1969

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

Date: 05 August 1969
Time: 8.15pm
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Int. Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Opening Theme
Blue Suede Shoes
I Got A Woman
All Shook Up
Love Me Tender
Jailhouse Rock/Don’t Be Cruel
Heartbreak Hotel
Hound Dog
I Can’t Stop Loving You
Memories
Mystery Train/Tiger Man
[band introductions]
In The Ghetto
Suspicious Minds
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings: 0

 

Date: 05 August 1969
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Int. Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Opening Theme
Blue Suede Shoes
I Got A Woman
All Shook Up
Polk Salad Annie
Love Me Tender
Jailhouse Rock/Don’t Be Cruel
Heartbreak Hotel
Hound Dog
Memories
Mystery Train/Tiger Man
Baby What You Want Me To Do
Runaway
Are You Lonesome Tonight?
Yesterday/Hey Jude
[band introductions]
Elvis introduces Darlene Love and Bill Medley after introducing the band.
In The Ghetto
Can’t Help Falling In Love

 

Elvis Presley – August 5, 1969 – Midnight Show – International Hotel

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 5 1969 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200
Info August 5 1969 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200 Yes

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

August 5, 1970

That’s the Way It Is Production

August 5, 1971

August 5, 1972

A Rock and Roll revival concert is held at Wembley Stadium near London, featuring Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley, Little Richard, Billy Fury, Bill Haley, and Jerry Lee Lewis. The crowd is made up of mostly greasers, Teddy Boys and trouble makers who disrupt the show and at one point, boo Little Richard off the stage.

Wayne Newton achieves his biggest hit when the million selling “Daddy Don’t You Walk So Fast” leads the Cashbox chart. It would top out at #5 on the Billboard Hot 100, marking the only time he cracked the Top Ten. “Danke Schoen” went to #13 in 1963 and “Red Roses For A Blue Lady” stalled at #23 in 1965.

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

Date: 05 August 1972
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Las Vegas, NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: White two piece suit
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
Proud Mary
Never Been To Spain
You Lost That Loving Feeling
Polk Salad Annie
What Now My Love
Fever
Love Me
Big Hunk Of Love
Wonder Of You
Hound Dog
Blue Suede Shoes
My Way
Suspicious Minds
An American Trilogy
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings: 0
Date: 05 August 1972
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas, NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: White two piece suit
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
A Big Hunk O’ Love
Never Been To Spain
You Lost That Loving Feeling
Love Me Tender
Mystery Train/Tiger Man
What Now My Love
Little Sister/Get Back
Blue Suede Shoes
The Wonder Of You
One Night
You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me
My Way
[band introductions]
My Babe
An An American Trilogy
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 5 1972 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200 Light Blue Spanish Flower Original belt Yes
Info August 5 1972 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200 White Two-Piece suit with Aqua Pockets Double Lion Head belt Yes Yes

August 5, 1973

August 5, 1974

Elvis responded to a request for donations to help Ivory Joe Hunter, singer and songwriter, who was hospitalized with cancer.

Elvis remained in Memphis for the rest of the month,

August 5, 1975

Sonny West, Linda Thompson and Elvis

August 5, 1976

NBC-TV aired “The Beach Boys: It’s O.K.,” a 15th anniversary special for the group, with guest appearances by John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd. The program included interview segments, comedy sketches, and concert footage from Brian Wilson’s 1976 return to the concert stage.

Elvis performed at the Cumberland County Memorial Auditorium, Fayetteville, North Carolina.

Date: 05 August 1976
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Fayetteville, NC.
Cumberland County Memoria
Tickets: 7,000
Costume: Bicentennial Suit
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
If You Love Me
You Gave Me A Mountain
Help Me
All Shook Up
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
And I Love You So
Jailhouse Rock
America
Polk Salad Annie
[band introductions]
Early Morning Rain
What’d I Say
Johnny B. Goode
Love Letters
School Days
Hurt
Hound Dog
Funny How Time Slips Away
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings: 0

 

Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 23 – July 23rd – August 5th 1976
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info August 5 1976 Cumberland County Memorial Fayetteville NC (8:30 pm) 7000 Blue Egyptian Bird Original belt Light Blue Suit Yes Yes

August 5, 1977

Elvis upstairs at Graceland to the balance of the month

The Wake and Aftermath

 

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

 

 

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2005

A report by 560 UK undertakers revealed that bereaved families preferred Pop songs to Hymns at funerals. “Wind Beneath My Wings” by Bette Midler was the most requested song, along with Robbie Williams “Angels”, Whitney Houston’s “I Will Always Love You” and Elton John’s “Candle In The Wind”. Among the most unusual songs played was Queen’s “Another One Bites The Dust”.

2007

Beatles fans feared the misuse of the Fab Four’s music had hit rock bottom following the decision to license ‘All You Need Is Love’ for use in a nappy advert. Procter & Gamble had purchased the rights to use the song from Sony/ATV Music Publishing, which now owned Northern Songs, the Beatles’ catalogue. The ad featured a baby jumping on a teddy bear in a disposable nappy which offered ‘ultimate leak protection.’

2009

Plans for a free show to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the legendary Woodstock music festival were cancelled by Michael Lang, one of the original promoters. Lang told Rolling Stone magazine that the reason for the cancellation was “Money. No sponsors.”

2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

2010

August 5, 2010…Near Copiapó, in northern Chile, a cave-in at the troubled 121-year-old San José copper and gold mine trapped 33 miners 2300 feet underground. After 69 days, all 33 men were brought safely to the surface, almost all in good medical condition with no long-term physical effects, on October 13, 2010. One lead the group in Elvis singalongs and later they were all invited to Graceland.

Rescued Chilean miner, a serious Elvis fan, tours Graceland

Prince Albert of Monaco visited Graceland.

 2016

RCA / Legacy released an Elvis Presley anthology called “Way Down in the Jungle Room”, a two-disc box-set featuring songs he recorded at his home studio during the final 18 months of his life

 

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

 

TV Show: Sun Records

Sun Records is the second tv show focussed on Elvis Presley.

It ran for a single season, like Good Rocking Tonight/Elvis did in the 1990s

Unlike that show, it departed from history and reality, undermining the social message.

Episode Title Plot Air Date
1 706 Union Sam Phillips moves his family to Memphis to open a recording studio in hopes of finding new talent as a young Elvis and Johnny Cash try and find their place in the world. 23 Feb. 2017
2 Outta the Groove Sam records B.B. King, but his new label struggles. Elvis is inspired by African-American music, but is chastised by his family and girlfriend for crossing racial lines. We meet cousins Jerry Lee Lewis and Jimmy Swaggart. 2 March, 2017
3 Record Man Blues Sam can’t find the follow-up hit to Ike Turner’s “Rocket 88.” Colonel Tom Parker’s conniving ways are exposed. Jerry Lee Lewis and Jimmy Swaggart have their eye on the same girl.
9 Mar. 2017
4 Never Better Sam’s worsening anxiety attacks lead to a radical new medical procedure. Elvis tries to win Trixie back. Overseas, Johnny Cash makes a decision that will affect his girlfriend back home. 16 March, 2017
5 Rising Sun Sam finds another hit with Johnny Bragg and The Prisonaires. Becky makes a surprising announcement. Elvis enlists Sam to help him record a song for his mother. Johnny takes his relationship with Vivian to the next phase. 23 Mar. 2017
6 Who They Were Meant to Be Sam and Marion take Elvis on the road to promote “Blue Moon,”. Colonel Tom Parker pays a heavy price for his gambling, while Jerry Lee tries to stay on the straight and narrow in his new married life. 30 Mar. 2017
7 No Favors Here Elvis gets his first taste of fame. Col. Parker scams his way out of his debts and sets his sights on Elvis. Johnny returns from oversea to start his life with his wife, Vivian. 6 Apr. 2016
8 Finishing School Col. Parker presses to take over Elvis’s career but Sam is reluctant to let go. Jerry Lee’s philandering finally catches up with him. Johnny starts his own band. 13 Apr. 2017

 

Chad Michael Murray Chad Michael Murray
 Sam Phillips (8 episodes, 2016-2017)
Margaret Anne Florence Margaret Anne Florence
 Marion Keisker (8 episodes, 2016-2017)
Keir O'Donnell Keir O’Donnell
 Dewey Philips / … (8 episodes, 2016-2017)
Drake Milligan Drake Milligan
 Elvis Presley (8 episodes, 2016-2017)
Kevin Fonteyne Kevin Fonteyne
 Johnny Cash (8 episodes, 2016-2017)
Christian Lees Christian Lees
 Jerry Lee Lewis (8 episodes, 2016-2017)
Billy Gardell Billy Gardell
 Colonel Tom Parker (8 episodes, 2016-2017)
Ann Mahoney Ann Mahoney
 Gladys Presley (7 episodes, 2016-2017)
Joe Chrest Joe Chrest
 Vernon Presley (7 episodes, 2016-2017)

 

related

Sun Records (TV Series 2017– ) – IMDb

‘Sun Records’ Review: Chad Michael Murray Stars in CMT Show

‘Sun Records’ Off To Strong Ratings Start On CMT

Will ‘Sun Records’ Return For Season 2?

 

related on this blog

TV Series: Good Rocking Tonight