Give us this day, January 3, our daily Elvis
306 Old Satillo Road, Elvis’ birthplace, is now 306 Elvis Presley Drive.
Vernon in prison ( May 25 1938 to February 6 1939)
Reese Street, where the Presleys stayed with Vester and Clettes Presley and their daughter Patsy,
Kelly Street, a rented, small apartment.
August 8, 1945 to July 18, 1946
Berry Street -“Doll” Smith lived here with the Presleys and then Minnie Mae Presley moved in.
Commerce Street, a rental
510 1/2 Maple Street, South Tupelo -the Presleys lived with Glady’s cousin Frank Richards and his wife, Leona.
Sept. 12, 1948-Sept. 20, 1949
572 Poplar Avenue
Sept 2o 1949 to January 7, 1950
185 Winchester Street, a two- bedroom apartment (number 328)
January 7, 1950 to April 1953
398 Cypress Street
January 3, 1953
Vernon and Gladys Presley paid $50 for a 1942 Lincoln Zephyr Coupe as a present for their son Elvis’ eighteenth birthday.
Elvis worked at Precision Tool company, operating a drill press for $1.55 a hour from September 21, 1953 to March 19, 1954
The Sun Records Rockabilly Era
January 3, 1954
The Presleys lived at 2414 Lamar Avenue, rented end of 1954 to mid-1955
January 3, 1955
The Presleys 1414 Getwell Street rented from mid-1955 to May, 11 1956.
The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer
The Presleys lived at Audobon Drive May 11 1956 to March 1957.
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January 3, 1957
Fats Domino records “I’m Walkin'”, a song he wrote after his car broke down and a fan shouted “Hey, look at Fats Domino, he’s walking!”. The record won’t be released for over a year, but would go on to reach #4 on the US Pop chart and #1 on the R&B chart in April of 1958.
The Presleys lived at Graceland
January 3, 1958
The Military Service Disruption
January 3, 1959
Phil Spector’s “The Teddy Bears” one hit wonder band appear on NBC’s Kraft Music Hall where they Billboard #1 hit, “To Know Him Is To Love Him”.
“I would give my neck to be back home. I am homesick all the time … I’m happy to do my part in the Army, but you’ll never know how much I want to get back home … back to the entertainment business one way or another the rest of my life … whether playing or as a stagehand. You will never know how wonderful old Memphis is until you’ve been away for a while.” — during a telephone interview while in Germany, January 3, 1959
Military Service in Germany
October 1958 to February 2, 1959: Hotel Grunwald in Bad Nauheim, Germany
January 3, 1960
Military Service in Germany
Feb 3 – March 1960: Goethestr.14 in Bad Nauheim, Germany
The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment
January 3, 1961
Wild in the Country Production
January 3, 1963
After placing thirty songs on the Billboard chart with Imperial Records, Rick Nelson signs a one million dollar, twenty year contract with Decca, where he will achieve six more Top 40 hits.
Billed as The “Love Me Do” Boys, The Beatles kick off a five day tour of Scotland at the Two Red Shoes Ballroom, Elgin.
Cliff Richard was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘The Next Time / Bachelor Boy,’ both songs were from the film Summer Holiday. His sixth UK No.1.
The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade
The Wake and Aftermath
American rhythm and blues singer Amos Milburn died aged 52. Famous for his drinking songs including, ‘Let Me Go Home, Whiskey’ and ‘One Scotch, One Bourbon, One Beer.’
1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism
1983 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley
Aretha Franklin became the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
The Arsenio Hall Show debuted on Fox TV with Luther Vandross singing the 1975 Major Harris hit, “Love Won’t Let Me Wait.”
Queen Latifah, Naughty By Nature, MC Lyte, Public Enemy, and the Geto Boys performed at Madison Square Garden in New York for what was billed as the World’s Greatest Rap Show Ever.
B.B. King’s latest album, featuring thirteen duets with artists such as the Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton, Heavy D, Bonnie Raitt, Wille Nelson, and Van Morrison, reached #73 pop today.
The “American Originals Part IV” exhibition at the National Archives Rotunda closed to the public. One of the letters featured was from Elvis Presley to U.S. President Nixon. It read, “Dear Mr. President, First I would like to introduce myself. I am Elvis Presley and admire you and have great respect for your office. I talked to Vice President Agnew in Palm Springs 3 weeks ago and expressed my concern for our country. . . Sir I can and will be of any service that I can to help the country out. . . .I can and will do more good if I were made a Federal agent at large. . . Respectfully Elvis Presley P.S. I believe that you Sir were one of the top ten outstanding men of America.”
2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley
Great Britain’s commercial radio show Hit 40 UK announced that it will no longer use CD sales for its official figures. The networked Top 40 chart program, which broadcasts across 130 stations, will base its weekly charts solely on digital downloads.
2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough
Gloria Estefan became the first female artist in the history of the Billboard Latin singles chart to enter at number one when “Hotel Nacional” debuted at the top.
Follow That Dream released the Elvis Country Legacy Edition, it combined the original “Elvis Country” and “Love Letters from Elvis” LPs with additional tracks.
Phil Everly, one half of the Everly Brothers, died of complications from lung disease aged 74, in California. In their heyday between 1957 and 1962, the Everly Brothers had 19 Top 40 hits, including ‘Bye Bye Love’, ‘Wake Up Little Susie’ and ‘All I Have to Do Is Dream’ and influenced acts such as The Beatles and The Beach Boys.
Vinyl sales topped three million last year, the highest UK total in 25 years. More than 3.2 million records were sold in 2016, a rise of 53% on the previous year, according to the BPI, which represents the music industry. David Bowie’sBlackstar was the most popular album on vinyl, selling more than double the number of copies of 2015’s biggest-seller, Adele’s 25.
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