Our Daily Elvis for September 11, 2018

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Daily Elvis: September 11

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Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1948

Memphis, Tennessee

1949 – 1977

 

The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

September 11, 1954

Elvis performed at the Eagle’s Nest, Memphis. (not listed on Scotty Moore’s site)

September 11, 1955

Elvis joined the Hank Snow Jamboree for 2 days, and performed at the Municipal Auditorium, Norfolk, Virginia at 3.00 and 8.00 p.m. The other acts were Hank Snow, His Rainbow Ranch Boys and The Louvin Brothers along with Cowboy Copas.

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

September 11, 1956

Police are called to break up a crowd of rowdy teenagers following the showing of the film Rock Around The Clock at the Trocadero Cinema in London, England. The following day, The Times prints a reader’s letter that says in part: “The hypnotic rhythm and the wild gestures have a maddening effect on a rhythm loving age group and the result of its impact is the relaxing of all self control.” The film is quickly banned in several English cities.

Love Me Tender  

September 11, 1957

Jerry Lee Lewis hits the number three position on the US record charts with “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On”. The song had already been released by a handful of artists and Jerry Lee had been using it in his live act for several months.

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

Elvis went home by train, but in Houston he got out and drove the rest to Memphis. He arrived home at 10.00 p.m.

The Military Service Disruption

 

September 11, 1958

At Atlantic Records studios in New York City, LaVern Baker recorded “I Cried A Tear,” featuring saxophonist King Curtis.

At Bell Sound Studio in New York City, Lloyd Price, backed by the Ray Charles Singers, recorded “Stagger Lee.”

At the Capitol Tower Studios in Los Angeles, Frank Sinatra recorded “Mr. Success,” “Sleep Warm” and “Where Or When.”

Poet Robert Service, “Bard of the Klondike,”  (The Shooting of Dan McGrew) died at 84.

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

The Presleys live in  a rented house off base.

September 11, 1959

The U.S. Congress passed legislation authorizing the creation of food stamps.

Military Service in Germany.

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

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

September 11, 1960

Nancy Sinatra married American teen idol Tommy Sands in Las Vegas. The pair would split in 1965.

Flaming Star 

September 11, 1961

At the Cosimo Recording Studio in New Orleans, Fats Domino recorded “What A Party.”

September 11, 1962

The Beatles return to Abbey Road Studios where they record “P.S., I Love You”. Producer George Martin is concerned with Ringo Starr’s ability and hires session drummer Andy White to re-record “Love Me Do”, on which Ringo played maracas and tambourine. The single that was released on October 5th featured a version of ‘Love Me Do’ with Ringo on drums, but the album ‘Please Please Me’ included a version with Andy White on drums. It remained a sore spot with Ringo for many years.

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

September 11, 1963

An unauthorized two-disc set of Bob Dylan songs, called “The Great White Wonder” first appears in a Los Angeles record store. It’s believed to be the first commercial release of a bootleg album.

Elvis completed his part for Viva Las Vegas and returned to Memphis.

Romances: Ann-Margaret

September 11, 1964

The London Evening News reported that a 16 year-old Eltham Collage boy, introduced as Laurie Yarham, was everyone’s idea of a winner in a Mick Jagger look-a-like competition. Laurie looked like Mick Jagger and seemed to know his every action and the audience at Greenwich Town Hall were delighted, until the winner turned out to be Mick’s younger brother Chris Jagger.

September 11, 1965

The Beatles started a nine-week run at No.1 on the US album chart with ‘Help!’, the group’s sixth US chart topper.

Paradise, Hawaiian Style

September 11, 1966

The Beatles receive a Gold record for the single, “Yellow Submarine”.

September 11, 1967

The Beatles‘ “All You Need Is Love” is certified as a million-seller. The boys also begin filming the movie, Magical Mystery Tour. The idea was to cruise the English countryside in a bus “just to see what would happen.” Unfortunately, nothing did and the film was a disaster, receiving scathing reviews and condemned as The Beatles’ first failure. The Evening News TV critic may have summed it up best when he wrote “There was precious little magic and the only mystery was how the BBC came to buy it.”

At the recording session Elvis took over the piano part in You’ll Never Walk Alone. They worked from 6.00 p.m. till 3.30 a.m.

September 11, 1968

“Variety” announced that the bordello scene from the 1968 TV Special “Elvis” had been cut. It was cited that the scene had passed NBC censors but the sponsor singer had requested that it be removed.

Elvis spent most of September in Palm Springs.

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

September 11, 1970

Donny Osmond‘s version of “Go Away Little Girl” hits number one in the US. The song was also a chart topper for Steve Lawrence in 1963 and reached #12 for The Happenings in 1966.

The Jackson 5 Saturday morning cartoon show debuts on ABC-TV. The show features the voices of the five brothers.

Jimi Hendrix gives his final interview in his suite at the Cumberland Hotel in London, where he talked with Keith Altham, a journalist for the British weekly music newspaper Record Mirror. During their dialogue the guitarist confirmed that his bassist, Billy Cox, was leaving the band due to exhaustion, a condition that Hendrix himself was suffering.

Elvis performed at the Olympia Arena, Detroit, Michigan.

Elvis Presley | Olympia Arena, Detroit, Michigan | September 11, 1970

The whole gang had their own things to attend:

Charlie Hodge remained stage manager and general assistant to Elvis, providing him with water and scarves.
Lamar Fike was taking care of the lighting. Sonny West responsible for the security and Richard Davis controlled the wardrobe. Dr. Nichopoulos was tour doctor and Joe Esposito remained in overall command. The Colonel always arrived before Elvis in each city.

Signing autographs in Detroit on September 11, 1970

September 11, 1971

The animated Jackson Five series premiered on ABC-TV in the US.

Donny Osmond started a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Go Away Little Girl’. The singers only US solo chart topper. The song had also been a No.1 for Steve Lawrence in 1963.

The Elvis Presley boxed compilation “World Wide Gold Award Hits, Vol. 2” hit #120 in the U.S.

a 4 LP set, which included a poster of elvis and a swatch of cloth from his personal clothing and movie costumes he’d kept.

September 11, 1972

September 11, 1973

Elvis stayed in Las Vegas. While working out karate with Kang Rhee, Elvis ruined some hotel furniture and even broke his finger on his left hand. During this stay there, Elvis held rehearsals with Voice, a group he’d put together to give to Tom Jones and ended up using himself.

September 11, 1974

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

September 11, 1975

Janis Ian is awarded her first Gold record for the album “Between The Lines”. The LP contains her biographical single “At Seventeen”, which was still climbing the charts and will peak in the US at number three.

September 11, 1976

Back in Memphis after his tour, Elvis was seen riding his motorcycle. By now there were rumors that Red and Sonny West and Dave Hebler were writing a book about their lives with Elvis.

The Wake and Aftermath

1977

David Bowie and Bing Crosby filmed a duet version of “Peace On Earth/Little Drummer Boy” for what turned out to be Crosby’s last television Christmas special. The recording of the song first appeared on Crosby’s “Merrie Olde Christmas” album. Released as a single, it has become a perennial holiday favorite.

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1982

John “Cougar” Mellencamp became the only male artist to have two singles in the US Top Ten as well as the No.1 album. ‘Jack and Diane’ was No.4, while ‘Hurts So Good’ was at No.8. His album ‘American Fool’ was at No.1 for the first of nine weeks.

“Valley Girl” by Frank Zappa and his 14-year old daughter Moon Unit, peaks at #32 on the US singles chart. Moon Unit supplied much of the content, speaking typical “Valley Girl” phrases.

1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley

1987

Canadian born actor Lorne Green, whose spoken word recording of “Ringo” went to #1 on Billboard’s Hot 100 in 1964, passed away at the age of 72.

Level 42’s ‘It’s Over’, became the first CD video single to go on sale in the UK. It contained twenty minutes of music and five minutes of video (which remained unseen until CDV players went on sale).

Elton John’s “Greatest Hits Volume 3” was released.

1988

Michael Jackson appeared at Aintree Racecourse in Liverpool, England on his Bad World Tour. Over 3,000 fans were treated by the St. John Ambulance service for passing out, hysteria and being crushed amongst the crowd of 125,000 fans, the largest concert of the 123-date world tour.

1993

Mariah Carey started a eight week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Dreamlover’. Also on the same day her fourth album ‘Music Box’ went to No.1 in the UK.

1996

David Bowie’s single “Telling Lies” was released exclusively on the Internet, the first time a new single by a major artist was released exclusively online.

2000

The Elvis Presley movie “Viva Las Vegas” was released on DVD.

2001

9/11

Walking to work in New York (as an comic book illustrator) Gerard Way witnessed the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Centre. The day’s events inspired him to start a band, which became My Chemical Romance with Way becoming their lead singer.

Olivia Newton-John released the compilation album “Magic: The Very Best Of Olivia Newton-John.”

The Elvis Presley CD compilation album “The 50 Greatest Love Songs” was released.

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2011 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

2011

The Beatles album “1” re-appeared in the UK Top Ten chart when it rose to #6 on the strength of sales of over 23,000 copies. Overall, “1” has sold 30 million physical copies since its 2000 release, according to EMI, and is the bestselling album in the world over the past decade.

87-year-old Doris Day became the oldest female artist ever to hit the U.K. Top Ten with an album of newly-released material when “My Heart” debuted at #9.

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Our Daily Elvis for September 8 ,2018

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Daily Elvis: September 8

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Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1948

Memphis, Tennessee

1949 – 1977

September 1952

After Atlantic Records bought Ray Charles’ contract from Swingtime, Charles recorded his first session for Atlantic, cutting four songs. Over the next seven years, he would record such classics as ‘Mess Around,’ ‘I Got a Woman,’ ‘Hallelujah, I Love Her So’ and ‘What’d I Say.’

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

The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

September 8, 1954

Radio personality Alan Freed begins broadcasting on New York’s WINS. Although the phrase “rock and roll” had been around since the 1940s, Freed is generally given credit for making it popular.

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There was a opening of a new shopping center in Memphis. In the advertisement of the opening was the announcement: “by the newest Memphis hit in the recording business Elvis Presley”. This took place in front of Katz Drug Store the following night between 9.00 and 10.00 a.m.

Elvis worked at Crown Electric,  until mid-October 1954

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

September 8, 1955

Elvis performed at the City Auditorium, Clarksdale, Mississippi; with Johnny Cash
Bud Dickerman, Eddie Bond, Floyd Cramer, Jimmy Day

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

September 8, 1956

Eddie Cochran signs with Liberty Records where he will have three US Top 40 hits, “Sittin’ In The Balcony” (#18), “Summertime Blues” (#8) and “C’mon Everybody” (#35).

Elvis Presley’s ” I Want You, I Need You, I Love You” hit #14 in the U.K.

The Presleys lived at Audobon Drive

Love Me Tender  

September 8, 1957

Reet Petite’ by Jackie Wilson was released for the first time, it became a UK No. 1, 29 years later. During a 1975 benefit concert, Wilson collapsed on-stage from a heart attack and subsequently fell into a coma that persisted for nearly nine years until his death in 1984.

Elvis and Anita Wood had breakfast at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel and after that they visited Radio Recorders to listen to the songs Elvis had been recording over the last few days. Later they watched 4 movies at the theaters around town, while talking about screening Jailhouse Rock the next day.

Romance: Anita Wood

The Presleys lived at  Graceland

The Military Service Disruption

 

September 8, 1958

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

The Presleys live in  a rented house off base.

September 8, 1959

Military Service in Germany, Hotel Grunwald in Bad Nauheim, Germany

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

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

September 8, 1960

Flaming Star 

September 8, 1961

September 8, 1962

Dickey Lee cracks the Billboard Top 40 for the first time with a song called “Patches”. Despite being banned by some U.S. radio stations for its teen suicide theme, the record would climb to #6 on the Hot 100 and enjoy an eleven week stay.

Elvis Presley’s single “She’s Not You” hit #5 in the U.S.

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

September 8, 1963

Viva Las Vegas

Romances: Ann-Margaret

September 8, 1964

September 8, 1965

An ad in the show business trade paper Variety announced open tryouts for anyone wishing to be a member of the new group being formed for a TV series called “The Monkees.”

Paradise, Hawaiian Style

September 8, 1966

September 8, 1967

September 8, 1968

The Beatles performed ‘Hey Jude’ on the UK television show ‘Frost On Sunday’ in front of an invited audience. The song was the first single from The Beatles’ record label Apple Records and at over seven minutes in length, ‘Hey Jude’ was, at the time, the longest single ever to top the British charts. It also spent nine weeks as No.1 in the United States—the longest run at the top of the American charts for a Beatles’ single.

Led Zeppelin appeared at Raventlow Parken, Nykobing, Falster, Denmark supported by The Beatnicks and The Ladybirds, (who were a all girl topless go-go dancing outfit). This was the group’s third ever live gig

Elvis spent most of September in Palm Springs.

September 8, 1969

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

September 8, 1970

Elvis did a 3 am extra show at the end of his Vegas Engagement of Dinner and Midnight Shows.

September 8, 1971

Elvis bought a custom-made Stutz Blackhawk. His first was badly damaged in an accident earlier that year and would not be repaired for almost 3 years.

September 8, 1972

September 8, 1973

Marvin Gaye Gaye started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Let’s Get It On’, his second US No.1, only reached No.31 in the UK.

Elvis and Linda attended a Tom Jones performance and Elvis even appeared on stage at Caesar’s Place.

Romances: Linda Thompson

September 8, 1976

Elvis performed at the Convention Center, Pine Bluff, Arkansas.

The Wake and Aftermath

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley

1994

Michael Jackson and Lisa Marie Presley opened the 11th annual MTV Video Music Awards.

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2003

In a show beamed live to 21 movie theaters across Europe, David Bowie performed the first interactive concert that allowed audience members at the various locations to talk to him and make song requests.

RCA/BMG announced the finalized track listing for “Elvis 2nd To None.” The compilation disc was scheduled for release on October 7, 2003.

2011 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

2011

Jury selection began for the involuntary manslaughter trial of Michael Jackson’s doctor, Conrad Murray. Prospective jurors were asked to fill out a 30-page questionnaire to determine their level of knowledge of the case and any strong views about Jackson or Murray.

2012

In a private ceremony at the Élysée Palace in Paris, French president Francois Hollande presented Paul McCartney with France’s highest public decoration, the Legion of Honour, in appreciation for the former Beatle’s contribution to music.

At an auction in England, a winning bidder who did not wish to be identified purchased a bible that once belonged to Elvis Presley for £59,000 (approximately $94,000 US), more than double the sale price that was expected. The bible was given to Elvis in 1957 by an aunt and uncle on his first Christmas at Graceland. He used it throughout the rest of his life, and wrote down his thoughts and annotations on its pages.

2014

Cher was forced to postpone the second leg of her Dressed to Kill tour due to an acute viral infection.

2018

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The return of Elvis Presley

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Our Daily Elvis for September 6, 2018

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Daily Elvis: September 6

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Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1948

Memphis, Tennessee

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1949 – 1977

1953

Guy Mitchell was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Look At That Girl’ his second No.1 this year. As an international recording star of the 1950s he sold over six million singles.

The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

1955

Elvis and the Blue Moon Boys, just got back to Memphis, then travelled 80 miles to Bono to perform at the High School Gym, Bono, Arkansas with other acts Johnny Cash, Bud Dickerman, Eddie Bond, Floyd Cramer and Jimmy Day. The attendance was so great that the floor gave away in the middle of the show. Luckily there were no injury’s.

Elvis also got himself a new 1954 Cadillac Eldorado which he was showing off to Jimmy Day and others.

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

September 6, 1956

Love Me Tender  

The Presleys lived at A

September 6, 1957

Elvis went to Radio Recorders again at noon, where he worked on Christmas songs for his new album and the single “Don’t”

The Military Service Disruption

 

September 6, 1958

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

The Presleys live in  a rented house off base.

September 6, 1959

Mattel Toy Corporation sold the first Barbie Doll.

Military Service in Germany

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

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

September 6, 1960

Flaming Star 

September 6, 1962

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

The World’s Fair amusement ride area, called the Gayway, was closed to the public so that the MGM crew could film there. Once word spread that morning that Elvis would be filming in the area, hundreds of Presley fans and curiosity seekers gathered on the outskirts of the Gayway.

Vicky Tiu – IMDb

Century 21: Seattle’s September Days with Elvis Presley, 1962

September 6, 1963

Cilla Black signed a management contract with Beatles manager Brian Epstein. Cilla changed her name to Black, (it was white), after a misprint in the music paper ‘Mersey Beat’.

Jerry Lee Lewis signed with the Smash label as his contract with Sun Records expired.

Viva Las Vegas

Romances: Ann-Margaret

September 6, 1964

Beatles Press Conference: Detroit 9/6/1964 – Beatles Interviews

September 6, 1965

Paradise, Hawaiian Style

September 6, 1966

September 6, 1967

Engelbert Humperdinck was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘The Last Waltz’, the singers second UK No.1.

September 6, 1968

Eric Clapton became the first non-Beatle to appear on one of their recordings when he overdubbed his guitar solo for “While My Guitar Gently Weeps.” George Harrison later said Clapton’s presence had a positive effect on the band: “It made them all try a bit harder; they were all on their best behaviour.”

Elvis spent most of September in Palm Springs.

September 6, 1969
In one of the era’s early rock ‘n’ roll revival concerts, Little Richard and Jerry Lee Lewis played Cobo Hall in Detroit.

After a show in the Memphis Mid-Southern Coliseum, James Brown announces his retirement from live performing, effective July 4, 1970. The Godfather of Soul says he’s tired. At the same time, he’s fighting a paternity suit filed by a one-time president of the local James Brown fan club.

Bob Dylan‘s “Lay Lady Lay” peaks at #7 on the Billboard singles chart. Departing from his usual high pitched, nasal style, Dylan’s low-key vocal also pushed the song to #5 in the UK.

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

September 6, 1970

Jimi Hendrix made his final live appearance when he appeared at the Isle Of Fehmarn in Germany. The guitarist died 12 days later on 18th Sept 1970 after choking on his own vomit.

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight and 3 am Vegas Shows

September 6, 1971

This was the last day of Elvis’ Las Vegas engagement. For the first time Elvis closed the show with a cape.

September 6, 1974

Elvis bought his 3rd Stutz Blackhawk. This 1973 model is now present in the car museum at Graceland.

September 6, 1976

On his way to perform the matinee concert in Huntsville, AL September 6, 1976

Elvis performed at the Von Braun Civic Center, Huntsville, Alabama, at 2.30 and 8.30 p.m.

© Keith Alverson    AND  © George Hill

Newspaper Articles > 1976 > September 6 1976 (2:30 pm).

Elvis’ Waist Thicker, But Fans Still Loyal, by Winford Turner, Huntsville News

Official Follow That Dream Release of concerts:

‘Elvis in Alabama: Last Double date: Sept 6 1976’ – FTD CD. EIN in …

The Wake and Aftermath

1977

the national enquirer published the coffin photo

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley

1985

‘Desperately Seeking Susan’ went on general release in the UK, the movie featured Madonna and Rosanna Arquette. The filmmakers had initially wanted Diane Keaton and Goldie Hawn to play the roles of Roberta and Susan, but the director decided to cast newcomers Rosanna Arquette and Madonna instead.

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2011 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

2016

Barbra Streisand extended her US chart record after she scored her 11th US No.1 album with her Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway. The star had already notched up more chart toppers than any other female artist, and now extends her lead over Madonna, who has eight. She also overtook Elvis Presley, who has 10, to tie with Bruce Springsteen.

 

2018

 

Living like The King on wheels: Elvis Presley’s mobile home sells for …

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A two-bedroom mobile home that was owned by Elvis and Priscilla Presley in the late 1960’s has sold at auction for a reported US$67,650 …

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Our Daily Elvis for September 4, 2018

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Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1948

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

Elvis filled in the blank lines of his parent’s marriage certificate with his own name and that of “Magdline” Morgan, a girl he knew from church. He wrote in September 11th as the date of their marriage. This all was a big surprise, 50 years later, to Magdalene, when she heard about it. She commended: ” It was just a very sweet relationship. At that time, if you just held hands, it was very serious. And we did hold hands a lot”.

Memphis, Tennessee

1949 – 1977

1951

At the Capitol Recording Studio in Hollywood, Nat “King” Cole recorded “Walkin’ My Baby Back Home.”

September 4, 1952

The singing group the Pips was formed at a birthday party for Gladys Knight’s brother, Merald “Bubba” Knight. Following their first big hit “Every Beat Of My Heart,” which peaked at #6 in 1961, they renamed themselves Gladys Knight & The Pips.

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

The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

1954

Elvis played the Eagles Nest in Memphis

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

1955

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

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

September 4, 1956

The music for Elvis’ new movie, Love Me Tender, was recorded at the 20th Century Fox soundstage.

The Presleys lived at Audobon Drive

September 4, 1957

The Buddy Deane Bandstand debuts on WJZ-TV in Baltimore. The two hour Rock ‘n’ Roll show gave viewers a chance to call in and talk to celebrity performers, which tied up lines so badly the phone company was forced to ask Deane to desist.

In the segregated U.S. state of Arkansas, Governor Orval Faubus called out the National Guard to stop nine black students from entering previously all-white Central High School in Little Rock. The students were later allowed to enter after the intervention of President Dwight Eisenhower.

The Presleys lived at Audobon Drive

The Military Service Disruption

 

September 4, 1958

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

The Presleys live in  a rented house off base.

September 4, 1959

Following the stabbing deaths of two teenagers by a 17 year old and other similar incidents of violence in New York City, WCBS radio in the Big Apple bans all versions of “Mack the Knife”.

Dick Clark’s traveling show opens at the Michigan State Fair. The line-up includes Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello, Duane Eddy, The Coasters, LaVern Baker and Jan And Dean.

Military Service in Germany

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

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

September 4, 1960

Flaming Star 

September 4, 1961

Sitting at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 was The Highwaymen’s “Michael” (row the boat ashore). The traditional song can be traced back to the 19th century when it was sung by slaves who lived on islands off the coast of Georgia.

September 4, 1962

John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr begin recording together for the first time at EMI’s St. John Studio. They laid down six songs including “Love Me Do” and “P.S. I Love You”, which will ultimately become their first single. Producer George Martin had originally wanted to release the Mitch Murray composition, “How Do You Do It”, but the band’s lack of enthusiasm was clear in the recording and the song remained unreleased until it appeared on “Anthology 1” in 1995.

It Happened at the World’s Fair  Production: September 4-13 in Seattle, Washington, during that year’s world fair.

Elvis arrived in Seattle for location shooting for It Happened At The World’s Fair. He checked into a suite on the 14th floor at the Doric New Washington Hotel. He was accompanied by Gene And Billy Smith, Alan Fortas, Red West, Ray Sitton and Joe Esposito. Two friends from Memphis, Richard Davis and Jimmy Kingsley, were hired as extra security, but at the end of their stay they were regular members of the group.

September 4, 1963

Viva Las Vegas

The rehearsals and filming for the dance in Viva Las Vegas began today and lasted 2 days. The setting was a nightclub in Vegas and first Elvis and Ann-Margret danced to a version of The Climb but then Elvis got up stage bursting out into What’d I Say?

Romances: Ann-Margaret

September 4, 1964

Elvis Presley’s single “Such a night” hit #13 in the U.K.

September 4, 1965

Paradise, Hawaiian Style

September 4, 1966

September 4, 1967

September 4, 1968

The Bee Gees had their second UK No.1 single with ‘I’ve Gotta Get A Message To You’. The song is about a man who, awaiting his execution in the electric chair, begs the prison chaplain to pass a final message on to his wife.

At Twickenham Film Studios, the Beatles recorded promotional videos for “Hey Jude” and “Revolution.” To get around the current British Musicians Union ban on lip-sync performances, the vocals were recorded live over pre-recorded instrumental tracks. On “Hey Jude,” the band was accompanied by a 36-piece orchestra and 300 assorted extras who joined in to sing the chorus.

Elvis spent most of September in Palm Springs.

September 4, 1969

The film ‘Easy Rider’ starring Jack Nicholson Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper opened at The Classic in London England. The movie’s soundtrack featured The Band, The Jimi Hendrix Experience and Steppenwolf.

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

September 4, 1970

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

September 4, 1971

Paul McCartney scores his second solo, number one hit in the US with “Uncle Albert / Admiral Halsey”.

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

September 4, 1972

John Lennon and Yoko Ono appear on Jerry Lewis’ Muscular Dystrophy Telethon.

Elvis was present at a press conference with both the Colonel as well as the RCA president.

Aloha Press Conference: September 4, 1972 – Elvis Presley Photos

 

 

Aloha From Hawaii Press Conference : September 4

There was the announcement of the Aloha from Hawaii show, January 14th, the next year. Elvis left all the official business to the Colonel and the only thing he said was: It’s my favorite part of the business, a live concert.

September 4, 1973

Just been fired by Elvis the other night, the Colonel and Elvis kept their argument going. Elvis however was a little stressed who to turn to for a manager. The Colonel however, carried on as usual.

In the meantime Elvis had flown in a gospel quartet from Nashville, with Donnie Sumner and Sherrill Nielsen. The idea to presented them to Tom Jones, but it didn’t work out with Tom Jones. Elvis, however, liked their singing and he hired them for $100,000 a year as his personal backup group. He called them Voice.

September 4, 1974

Elvis attends the Vikki Carr opening night at the Tropicana with Sheila Ryan.

September 4, 1976

“You Should Be Dancing” becomes The Bee Gees third US number one single. It was this song that launched the trio into Disco stardom and is the first chart-topper in which Barry Gibb used his now familiar falsetto.

Fleetwood Mac went to No.1 on the US album chart with their self-titled album after being on the charts for over a year. The album went on to sell over 5 million copies in the US and was the first of three No.1 albums for the group.

The Sex Pistols made their television debut when they appeared on the Manchester based Granada TV program ‘So It Goes’.

Elvis heading to perform his matinee show in Lakeland, FL on September 4, 1976

Elvis performed at the Civic Center, Lakeland, Florida, at 2.30 and 8.30 p.m.

The Wake and Aftermath

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1982

The album “Romantic Elvis/Rockin’ Elvis” hit #62 in the U.S.

1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2003

Nearly 26 years after the death of Elvis Presley, BMG / RCA, unearthed a never-before-heard song called “I’m A Roustabout”. The song was originally commissioned and written for the film Roustabout (1964) by long-time Presley collaborators Winfield Scott and Otis Blackwell, but was never used. Instead, a completely different song written by the team Giant / Baum / Kaye was recorded for the film and eventually became the title song for both the movie and the album. Winfield Scott found the original acetate in the basement of his New Jersey home and BMG / RCA added the track to the album “Elvis, 2nd to None”.

2011 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

2016

September 4, 2016…Queen guitarist/astrophysicist Brian May announced that an asteroid orbiting Mars and Jupiter had been named for Freddie Mercury on what would have been the late singer’s 70th birthday.

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Give us this day, September 3, our daily Elvis for 2018

Give Us This Day, Our Daily Elvis

Daily Elvis: September 3

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Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1948

Memphis, Tennessee

1949 – 1977

 

The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

September 3, 1955

Billboard magazine reports that independent record manufacturers are continuing to expand at an unprecedented rate. They took in $20 million last year.

Band leader Mitch Miller had the number one tune on the Billboard pop chart with “The Yellow Rose Of Texas”, a song that was written in 1853. Although he was a powerful A&R man and a brilliant producer, Miller made no secret of the fact that he hated Rock ‘n’ Roll.

Bill Haley And His Comets turn down a $2,000 offer for a 15 date tour of Australia because of their fear of flying. Bill Haley files a law suit against Dave Miller of Essex Records. Haley asks the court to ban Miller from issuing recordings that Haley made while under an Essex contract. The suit describes the recordings as “of inferior quality to said plaintiffs current releases.”

Elvis performed three shows over 2 venues: first at the Big “D” Jamboree, Dallas, TX Sportatorium  and later that night at the RoundUp Club, Dallas.

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

September 3, 1956

Love Me Tender  : For the 3rd day Elvis went to the Radio Recorders studio on Santa Monica Boulevard, to finish the session. He worked from 2.00 to 8.30 p.m.

Elvis Presley | September 1-3, 1956 Recording Sessions

Elvis Presley : September 1-3, 1956 Recording Sessions | Elvis Photos

14,600 Fans Squeal, Jump As Elvis Shakes, Gyrates”
The Oregonian (September 3, 1957) (Concert Review)

“Presley Fans Demented” by John Kirkwood
Vancouver Sun (September 3, 1957) (Article 1) (Article 2)

“Haircut Doesn’t Faze Elvis, As Long As It Grows Back”
Vancouver Sun (September 3, 1957) (Article)

The Presleys lived at Audobon Drive

September 3, 1957

Elvis went from Portland to Los Angeles by train, where he checked into the Beverly Wilshire Hotel.

The Presleys lived at Graceland

The Military Service Disruption

 

September 3, 1958

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

The Presleys live in  a rented house off base.

September 3, 1959

The Browns, a trio consisting of siblings Maxine, Bonnie and Jim Ed, break into the Billboard Top 40 with their rendition of a Country flavored tune called “The Three Bells”. The record would go on to top the Hot 100, the Country chart, and somewhat surprisingly, the Billboard R&B chart.

MusicWorld: The Browns

“A Big Hunk Of Love” becomes Elvis Presley‘s fourteenth straight Gold record. Recorded in Nashville while he was still in the Army, it was the first of Presley’s hits that did not include guitarist Scotty Moore and bassist Bill Black.

Military Service in Germany

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

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

September 3, 1960

Elvis bought a black Rolls Royce Silver Cloud II.

Flaming Star 

September 3, 1962

After playing a lunchtime show at The Cavern Club in Liverpool, The Beatles played the first of three Monday night gigs at The Queen’s Hall, Widnes, Cheshire. Also on the bill, Billy Kramer and the Coasters, Rory Storm and the Hurricanes and Sonny Kaye and the Reds. Tickets cost 3/6.

It Happened at the World’s Fair  

September 3, 1963

The Beatles appeared at The Cavern Club in Liverpool for the very last time. They had performed 274 concerts at the dingy, basement club since their debut there 2 1/2 years earlier. Their first gig paid them 5 Pounds ($14) and their last brought in 300 Pounds ($840).

The Beach Boys release “Surfer Girl”, which would climb to #7 in the US by September. It was the first song Brian Wilson ever wrote and the first one he produced. Its flip-side, “Little Deuce Coupe”, proved to be The Beach Boys’ most successful B-side, reaching #15 in America and becoming a hot rod classic.

Viva Las Vegas

Romances: Ann-Margaret

September 3, 1965

A Rolling Stones gig in Dublin, Ireland ended in a riot after 30 fans jumped onto the stage. Jagger was knocked to the floor as the rest of the band fled the stage.

Paradise, Hawaiian Style

September 3, 1966

Donovan went to No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Sunshine Superman’, a No.2 hit in the UK. The track featured then Yardbird and future Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page.

The last Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet TV show , with son Rick Nelson, airs on ABC.

Elvis Presley’s album “Paradise Hawaiian Style” hit #7 in the U.K.

September 3, 1968

After a two week absence, Ringo Starr rejoins The Beatles. He had quit the band when he found out that Paul McCartney had been erasing his drum tracks for “The White Album” and replacing them with his own. Upon Ringo’s return to the studio, he found his drum kit covered with flowers to welcome him back.

The Doors scored their second Billboard number one single with “Hello, I Love You”, a #15 hit in the UK.

Elvis spent most of September in Palm Springs.

September 3, 1969

The Elvis Presley film “The Trouble With Girls (And How To Get Into It)” premiered in the U.S.

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

September 3, 1970

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

September 3, 1971

Paul McCartney announced the formation of his new band, Wings with his wife Linda on keyboards, drummer Denny Seiwell and guitarist Denny Laine.

Ringo Starr receives a Gold record for “It Don’t Come Easy”, which went to #4 in both the US and the UK. Ringo was given full writer’s credit even though it was later revealed that George Harrison not only helped him, but may have written the bulk of the song.

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

September 3, 1972

Elvis did a 3 am show along with the Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

September 3, 1973

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

  

Elvis with Sten Berglind, a reporter from a Swedish newspaper and Todd Slaughter on September 3, 1973 in Las Vegas

With fans in Las Vegas on September 3, 1973

This was a very memorial day for Elvis and the group. Elvis concluded the engagement by arriving on stage for his final show on Lamar’s back with a toy monkey attached to his neck.

Then he joked around with the crowd, tossing back and forth on a bed (provided by Sonny on stage), while singing What Now My Love. He even mentioned that he was treated poorly by the Hotel. At the end of the show he tried to make up for this by stating: ” I know we kid a lot and have fun and everything, but we really love to sing, play music and entertain people. As long as I can do that, I’ll be a happy old sonofabitch.”

The Colonel was not pleased at all, by Elvis’ behaviour and they even got into a public shouting in the dressing room with a lot of members of the group present at that time. Later that night Elvis fired the Colonel, but the Colonel had already quitted himself. He wanted all the money Elvis owed him and then he moved to his suite to draw up the bill.

Elvis Presley | Las Vegas Hilton | September 3, 1973

Closing Night: Las Vegas September 3, 1973 – Elvis Presley |

Closing Night – CD review – Elvis Information Network

Elvis and Shiela Ryan head out for the show above, with below, Elvis Presley and Stephanie Spruill in a rare photo opportunity, back stage at Ceasers Palace after one of her many successful performances

The Colonel was not pleased at all, by Elvis’ behaviour and they even got into a public shouting in the dressing room with a lot of members of the group present at that time. Later that night Elvis fired the Colonel, but the Colonel had already quitted himself. He wanted all the money Elvis owed him and then he moved to his suite to draw up the bill.

Elvis Presley | Las Vegas Hilton | September 3, 1973

Closing Night: Las Vegas September 3, 1973 – Elvis Presley |

Closing Night – CD review – Elvis Information Network

Elvis and Shiela Ryan head out for the show above, with below, Elvis Presley and Stephanie Spruill in a rare photo opportunity, back stage at Ceasers Palace after one of her many successful performances

September 3, 1974

Elvis went to a Tom Jones’ show at Caesars Palace, accompanied by Sheila.

Backstage in Las Vegas on September 3/4, 1974

September 3, 1975

An all-star jam session took place at a party in Los Angeles for actor Peter Sellers’ 50th Birthday. The line-up for the group who named themselves the Trading Faces: Bill Wyman on bass, Ronnie Wood, Jesse Ed Davis, and Danny Kortchmar on guitars, Keith Moon organ and drums, Joe Cocker, vocals, Nigel Olsson, drums and David Bowie and Bobby Keys on sax.

September 3, 1976

Elvis performed on tour at the Bayfront Center, St. Petersburg, Florida.

September 3, 1976 (8:30 pm). St. Petersburg, FL

King Elvis: His Legion Of Fans Showed Their Colors At The Bayfront Concert  by Steve Gunn The Evening Independent

Lot Detail – 1976 Elvis Presley Concert Tour Vendor Settlement Sheet

The Wake and Aftermath

1977

Elvis Presley’s single “Way Down” hit #1 in the U.K.

The album “The Elvis Presley Sun Collection” hit #16 in the U.K.

The month after his death, Elvis Presley had 27 albums and 9 singles in the Top 100 charts in the UK. ‘Moody Blue’ was the No.1 album while ‘Way Down’ was No.1 on the singles chart, (putting him equal with The Beatles each amassing 17 No.1 hits).

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley

1992

The Beach Boys released their 27th studio LP, “Summer in Paradise”. It did not sell very well, partially because it was overshadowed by a Beach Boys box set issued the following week. The band did not record another album of original material until “That’s Why God Made the Radio” in 2012.

1993

Motown Records was sold to the Dutch recording and entertainment company Polygram for $325 million. That was more than five times the $61 million Motown founder Berry Gordy got for the company when he sold it to an investment group in 1988.

1999

The largest music bootleg bust in US history was made. It was estimated that this one operation alone was responsible for $100 million in lost revenues. Recording equipment valued at $250,000 was confiscated, as were almost 1 million CDs and tapes.

2002

The Rolling Stones 40th anniversary Licks tour kicked off at the Fleet Centre Boston. Tickets for the best seats cost $224. The world tour would see the band playing to over 2.5m fans over 100 shows.

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2004

Sir Cliff Richard stunned the music industry by ending his contract with EMI records and signing with Eminem’s label Universal Music. Cliff had sold over 250 million records with EMI during his 46 year career.

2011 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

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

The Elvis Presley Record Research Database

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Our Daily Elvis for September 2, 2018

Give Us This Day, Our Daily Elvis

Daily Elvis: September 2

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Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1948

Memphis, Tennessee

1949 – 1977

 

The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

September 2, 1954

Elvis worked at Crown Electric, until mid-October 1954

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

September 2, 1955

Due to a car accident Elvis was late for his performance at Arkansas Municipal Auditorium, Texarkana, Arkansas. It was Scotty Moore who drove the Cadillac Fleetwood into an oncoming vehicle, while he was passing a truck. The costs of the repair were $1,000. The local high school student Carl Nelson entertained the audience until Elvis showed up.

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

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

September 2, 1956

Love Me Tender  Again Elvis went to the studio, Radio Recorders on Santa Monica Boulevard, Hollywood and continued the recording session from 1.00 to 11.30 p.m.

 

September 2, 1957

The Elvis Presley EP “Loving You Vol II” hit #18 in the U.S.

The Elvis Presley soundtrack EP “Love Me Tender” hit #22 in the U.S.

Gene Smith, Elvis and Bitsy Mott

Elvis performed at the Multnomah Stadium, Portland, Oregon. In an interview before the show Elvis told the reporters: ” There’s nothing more important than love and marriage. I do think that marriage would hurt my career now, though.”


with opening acts, Howard Hardin
The Burns Twins & Evelyn
Joe Termini
Wells & The Four Fays
Paul Desmond
The Jordanaires
Jodi Gray

Elvis actually performed 40 minutes, however there were nearly riots and the police had to act on the crowd.

Elvis Presley | Multnomah Civic Stadium Portland, OR | September 2 …

The Military Service Disruption

 

September 2, 1958

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

The Presleys live in  a rented house off base.

September 2, 1959

Military Service in Germany

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

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

September 2, 1960

Flaming Star 

September 2, 1961

Joe Dowell’s version of Elvis’ “Wooden Heart” hit the U.S. charts.

September 2, 1962

It Happened at the World’s Fair  

September 2, 1963

Viva Las Vegas

Romances: Ann-Margaret

September 2, 1964

The Rolling Stones recorded their version of the Willie Dixon song ‘Little Red Rooster’ at Regent Sound Studios in London, England.

On tour in the USA The Beatles appeared at The Convention Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Days before the concert, Philadelphia had experienced race-riots, The Beat

les, who were Civil Rights supporters, were shocked to see that their audience of 13,000 was completely white.

September 2, 1965

The Beatles release “Yesterday”, on which only Paul is actually playing. More than 2,500 cover versions of the song exist, making it one of the most recorded songs in history.

The Beatles receive a Gold record for John Lennon’s biographical composition, “Help!”, which was still rising up the charts.

The Doors recorded their first demos at World Pacific Jazz Studios in Los Angeles, California, where they cut six Jim Morrison songs.

Paradise, Hawaiian Style

September 2, 1966

Elvis finished his work on Double Trouble.

September 2, 1967

Elvis Presley’s album “Double Trouble” hit #34 in the U.K. The LP had a “suitable for framing” Photo of Elvis.

September 2, 1968

The Doors are forced to perform as a trio at a concert in Amsterdam after lead singer Jim Morrison collapses while dancing during the Jefferson Airplane’s performance.

Elvis spent most of this month in Palm Springs.

September 2, 1969

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

September 2, 1970

Elvis performed Dinner and Midnight Shows

Las Vegas, August 10 – September 7, 1970 – Elvis Presley In Concert

September 2, 1971

The Grateful Dead‘s second ‘live’ LP is given the unimaginative title of “Grateful Dead”, but Rolling Stone magazine reports that leader Jerry Garcia originally wanted to call it “Starfuck”. It would become the band’s first Top 25 album. The Grateful Dead track down Lenny Hart, the group’s ex-manager, and have him arrested for embezzling $70,000 from the group.

Elvis performed Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

September 2, 1972

The Erie Canal Soda Pop Festival was held over three days on Bull Island, near Griffin, Indiana. The Promoters expected over 50,000 music fans, and over 200,000 attended the festival. Many bands pulled out as the festival drifted steadily into anarchy. Bands that did appear included Flash Cadillac & the Continental Kids, Black Oak Arkansas, Cheech and Chong, Foghat, Albert King, Brownsville Station, Canned heat, Flash, Ravi Shankar, Rory Gallagher, Lee Michaels and Frosty, The Eagles, The Amboy Dukes, and Gentle Giant. Three concert goers drowned in the Wabash River and as the festival ended, the remnants of the crowd burned down the music stand.

Elvis performed Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

September 2, 1973

Elvis appeared “by popular demand” in a special 3.00 a.m. show for Labor Day His honorarium was $27,000 in addition to the regular Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

In Las Vegas, prior to the 3 a.m. show on the morning of September 2, 1973

Lot Detail – Elvis Presley September 2, 1973 3:00 AM Las Vegas Show

September 2, 1974

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Vegas Shows.

On his final night in Las Vegas Elvis got himself into a long and embarrassing monologue about several personal subjects. Including his relationship with Priscilla, who was in the audience with Lisa-Marie.

For Elvis CD Collectors • September 2nd 1974 Dinner Show

September 2, 1976

Elvis performed on tour at the Curtis Hixon Hall, Tampa, Florida.

September 2, 1976 (8:30 pm). Tampa, FL. – Elvis Presley In Concert

Elvis: Still a Heavy on the Superstar Scale by Frank Ross St. Petersburg Times

Lot Detail – 1976 Elvis Presley Concert Tour Vendor Settlement Sheet

The Wake and Aftermath

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley

1988

The Human Rights Now! world tour kicked off at Wembley Stadium London with Sting, Bruce Springsteen, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman and Youssu n’Dour. Taking in five continents and claiming to be the most ambitious rock tour in history.

1989

Paula Abdul had the number one song in the US with “Cold Hearted”. In the UK however, the record stalled at #46.

1995

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame opened in Cleveland, Ohio, with Bob Dylan, Chuck Berry, Aretha Franklin, Al Green, Booker T and the MGs, Little Richard, The Allman Brothers, Boz Scaggs, James Brown and Martha Reeves making contributions.

because the Charts that Elvis was first on were/are no longer counted: Michael Jackson went to No.1 on the US singles chart with a song written by R. Kelly ‘You Are Not Alone’. It holds a Guinness World Record as the first song in the 37 year history of the Billboard Hot 100 to debut at No.1.

2000

Madonna was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Music’, her 10th UK No.1 single, from her album of the same title; making her the first female to top the UK album chart ten times.

2001

American saxophonist Jay Migliori died of cancer aged 70. As a session musician he recorded with The Beach Boys, Frank Sinatra and Frank Zappa and was the founding member of Supersax, a tribute band to Charlie Parker.

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2005

Mariah Carey became only the fifth act ever to hold the top two positions in the US singles chart. The singer’s ‘We Belong Together’ notched a 10th consecutive week at No.1 on the Billboard chart while ‘Shake It Off’ jumped two places to second place. The feat put Carey in a select group of acts to hold the top two with Nelly, OutKast, The Bee Gees and The Beatles. ‘We Belong Together’ was Carey’s 16th number one, giving her the third highest number of chart-toppers in the US behind the Beatles and Elvis Presley.

Kanye West criticised President Bush’s response to Hurricane Katrina during a televised benefit concert in New York. The show, which was raising funds for relief efforts, featured Leonardo DiCaprio, Richard Gere, Glenn Close, Harry Connick Jr and Wynton Marsalis. Appearing alongside comedian Mike Myers for a 90-second segment West told the audience: “George Bush doesn’t care about black people.” The comment went out live on the US east coast, but was cut from a taped version seen on the west coast.

2011 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

2013

Sir Elton John won the first ever Brits Icon award, in a gala concert which marked his stage return after surgery for appendicitis. Elton was presented with the prize by his friend, singer Rod Stewart, who described him as “the second-best rock singer ever”. The Icon prize had been created by the BPI, the music industry’s trade body, which also runs the Brit Awards.

2016

The Eagles Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975 returned to the US album chart thanks to a 99-cent sale price in the Google Play store. The album, released in 1976, was already the largest selling compilation album in history with worldwide sales of over 42 million copies.

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

The Elvis Presley Record Research Database

Elvis Presley | full Official Chart History | Official Charts Company

http://www.elvisinfonet.com/

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Our Daily Elvis for September 1, 2018

Give Us This Day, Our Daily Elvis

Daily Elvis: September 1

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September 1, 1887

Emile Berliner filed for a patent for the lateral-cut, flat-disk gramophone he invented, a device better known as a record player. It was Thomas Edison who later made the idea work.

Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1948

Memphis, Tennessee

1949 – 1977

 

The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

S

eptember 1, 1953

The popular Lubbock, Texas duo of Buddy Holly and Bob Montgomery audition for radio station KDAV’s Sunday Party. They will earn a time slot on Sunday afternoon that becomes known as The Bob and Buddy Show.

September 1, 1954

Elvis worked at Crown Electric,  until mid-October 1954

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

September 1, 1955

Alan Freed‘s First Anniversary Rock ‘n Roll Party kicks off at the Paramount Theater in Brooklyn, New York. Among those appearing on the bill are Chuck Berry, Tony Bennett, The Nutmegs, The Rhythmettes, The Cardinals and The Four Voices.

In the South, with other Acts, Mrs Jimmy Rogers, Jim Reeves, Al Terry, Jack Cardwell, Jimmy Swan, Ernie Chaffin, Ann Raye, Ray Parker and Hillbilly Evans; Elvis performed at the Pontchartrain Beach Amusement Park, New Orleans.

Elvis and the Blue Moon Boys played New Orleans.

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

September 1, 1956

19 year old Jerry Lee Lewis arrives at Sun Records hoping for an audition, only to find that owner Sam Phillips is on vacation in Florida. Producer and engineer Jack Clement has Jerry Lee record some demos that Phillips will hear when he gets back and Lewis will begin recording as a solo artist and session musician in early December.

Elvis Presley’s single “Hound Dog” hit #2 in the U.S.

Elvis went to Radio Recorders. This was a studio on Santa Monica Boulevard. Elvis felt comfortable right from the start and with the engineer, Thorne Nogar. They worked from 1.00 to 8.00 p.m. and recorded material for Elvis’ second album as well as his new single. Because there was not a piano player present either Elvis or Gordon Stoker did the piano parts.

Love Me Tender

Elvis Presley | September 1-3, 1956 Recording Sessions

The Presleys lived at Audobon Drive

September 1, 1957

The Biggest Show Of Stars package tour kicked off at Brooklyn Paramount featuring: Buddy Holly & The Crickets, The Drifters, The Everly Brothers and Frankie Lymon. On some dates artists were unable to play because of segregation laws.

Meanwhile, with supporting acts: Howard Hardin, The Burns Twins & Evelyn, Joe Termini, Wells & The Four Fays, Paul Desmond and the The Jordanaires, who also join Elvis on stage: Elvis did 2 concerts at different venues.

Elvis performed at the Lincoln Bowl, Tacoma, Washington at 2.00 p.m.

Dont Be Cruel
I Want You I Need You I Love You
Blueberry Hill
Heartbreak Hotel
Thats All Right
Too Much
Ready Teddy
Hound Dog

Elvis then performed med at 10.00 p.m. at the Sick’s Stadium, Seattle, Washington. Elvis gave a 30 minute show in front of 15,000 fans. In addition to his own hits he sung Fool’s Hall Of Fame, which was a new Sun release by Rudi Richardson. Elvis told the crowd this would be his new single, but in fact he never recorded it.

Jimi Hendrix went to see Elvis Presley perform at Sicks Stadium.

Elvis Presley | Seattle, WA. Sick’s Stadium (eve) | September 1, 1957

Lot Detail – September 1, 1957 Elvis Presley Seattle, Washington

Elvis shakes up Seattle on September 1, 1957. – HistoryLink.org

The Military Service Disruption

 

September 1, 1958

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

The Presleys live in  a rented house off base.

September 1, 1959

Military Service in Germany

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

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

September 1,1960

Flaming Star 

September 1, 1961

September 1, 1962

Elvis Presley’s single “Just Tell Her Jim Said Hello” hit #55 in the U.S.

It Happened at the World’s Fair  

September 1, 1963

Viva Las Vegas

Romances: Ann-Margaret

September 1, 1964

September 1, 1965

James Brown and Booker T. & the MG’s appear on TV’s Shindig! The Godfather of Soul performed “Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag”

Paradise, Hawaiian Style

September 1, 1966

The Byrds played the first of an 11-night run at the Whisky-a-go-go, Hollywood, California. The Whisky a Go-Go opened in 1964 with a live band led by Johnny Rivers and a short-skirted female DJ spinning records between sets from a suspended cage. When the girl began to dance during River’s sets the audience thought it was part of the act – and the concept of Go-Go dancers in cages was born.

September 1, 1967

“The Fastest Guitar Alive,” starring Roy Orbison in his only lead acting role in a feature film, with Sammy Jackson, Maggie Pierce, and Joan Freeman, opened in U.S. and Canadian movie theaters.

Following the death of their manager, Brian Epstein, The Beatles meet at Paul’s house in St. John’s Wood to discuss their future. They decide to postpone their planned trip to India and to begin the already-delayed production of the Magical Mystery Tour movie. They have two songs already recorded for the movie, ‘Magical Mystery Tour’ and ‘Your Mother Should Know’.

September 1, 1968

September 1, 1969

Elvis was back in Los Angeles. But for the first time in 10 years, he got nothing to do, nothing planned until January 1970. Feeling restless Elvis travelled a lot between his houses and went on several vacations.

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

September 1, 1970

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

September 1, 1971

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

September 1, 1972

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

September 1, 1973

Paul and Linda McCartney, along with Denny Laine begin recording tracks for Wings’ upcoming album “Band On The Run” at EMI studios in Lagos, Scotland.

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

September 1, 1974

The Osmonds were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with the Johnny Bristol song ‘Love Me For A Reason’, the group’s only UK No.1. Also a UK No.2 hit for Boyzone in 1994.

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

September 1, 1976

Wish You Were here was close to spending one year on the UK chart. Pink Floyd’s ninth studio had been premiered at Knebworth in July 1975, and was released in September that year. It was an instant success, with record company EMI unable to press enough copies to satisfy demand.

Elvis performed on tour at the Coliseum, Jacksonville, Florida.

Presley’s In town To Rock Sell-Out Crowd Jacksonville Journal

Elvis Presley Lets ‘Em Know He’s Still The King by Frank Young The Florida Times-Union

Elvis Presley | Coliseum, Jacksonville, Fl | September 1, 1976

The Wake and Aftermath

1977

Despite being embroiled in bitter feuds between themselves, The Beach Boys played a free concert in New York’s Central Park to an estimated crowd of over 150,000.

Blondie featuring former Playboy Bunny Debra Harry, signed their first major record company contract with Chrysalis Records.

1978

A 10-day Elvis Presley convention began at the Las Vegas Hilton Hotel.

1979

U2 released their very first record, an EP titled ‘U2-3.’ With an initial run of 1,000 individually numbered copies the tracks were produced by the band with Chas de Whalley and was available only in Ireland.

The album “Our Memories Of Elvis Volume 2” hit #157 in the U.S.

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley

1990

The Elvis Presley album “The Great Performances” hit #62 in the U.K.

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2003

The Elvis Presley album “White Christmas” was released. The album contained 25 Christmas songs.

2005

77 year old Fats Domino was rescued from the flooding in New Orleans caused by Hurricane Katrina. He had earlier told his agent that he planned to remain in his home despite the order to evacuate.

2008

Jerry Reed, whose hits included “Amos Moses” (#8 in 1971) and “When You’re Hot, You’re Hot” (#9 in 1971), died of complications from emphysema at the age of 71. He is also remembered for his 1977 co-starring role in Smokey And The Bandit with Burt Reynolds, Jackie Gleason and Sally Field, in which his song “East Bound and Down” was featured. Reed had played session musician for Elvis, who recorded several of Reed’s songs. 

Jerry Reed 2006 Interview About Elvis & Guitar Man | BackinMemphis

Jerry Reed and The Importance of Elvis Presleys Guitar Man Sessions

Guitar Man | Elvis Presley Official Web Site Elvis The Music

This Day in Music Spotlight: Elvis Presley and Jerry ‘Guitar Man’ Reed

2011 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

2013

Classic Beatles albums finally went platinum after the British Phonographic Industry (BPI) changed its sales award rules. Gold or platinum status has become synonymous with record success but the system has only been in place since 1973. This made Sgt. Pepper’s a triple-platinum album, having sold more than 900,000 copies since 1994. In total, the album is estimated to have sold 5.1 million units in the UK since its 1967 release. The albums Revolver, Help, Rubber Soul, Revolver and The White Album also now had platinum status.

2016

A Blue Plaque marking the first home Freddie Mercury lived in when he arrived in England has been unveiled. The Queen frontman moved to the semi-detached home in Feltham, west London, after his family left Zanzibar in 1964 when Mercury was 17.

News reports began to surface that the Abby Road Studio’s console used to record early tracks by The Beatles was being put up for sale by Vintage King Audio. No price was mentioned for the unit, named REDD.37, which was supplanted by a newer model, REDD.51, in January, 1964.

2018

 

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