martes, 27 de octubre de 2009

ON THIS DAY IN ELVIS HISTORY October 23

October 23,1954
The Billboard announced that Elvis Presley, together with Scotty and Bill made an appearance at the Texas Bill Strength's Nitery in Atlanta. However, no proof of this has been found, so maybe it all took place in Memphis. Strength, a new DJ, had just started performing and booking gigs.
October 23, 1955
At the Missouri Theater, St. Louis Elvis was scheduled at 2.00, 5.00 and 8.00 p.m. Elvis was supposed to open the show, but he was late.
Like he stated himself he was searching for his wallet. He was not allowed to perform and must pay $125.
October 23, 1956
Elvis got a visit from Nick Adams.
October 23, 1958
Elvis attended a Bill Haley performance in Frankfurt and visited Haley backstage, where he also met Little Gerhard, a rock 'n' roll star from Sweden.
October 23, 1961
Elvis started with Kid Galahad. At United Artists he met producer David Weisbart and director Phil Karlson. First appointments were to be made with wardrobe and makeup, then, after a medical exam for the insurance, Elvis started with workouts with champion Mushy Calahan for his role in the movie Kid Galahad, co-starring Charles Bronson
October 23, 1964
Elvis had his way; Vernon moved from the house on Hermitage to a new home, just behind Graceland.
October 23, 1965
Elvis got a speeding ticket near Graceland around 4.00 a.m. while returning home from the Memphian.
October 23, 1968
Elvis worked at United Artists Recorders with Billy Strange on the soundtrack for A Trouble With Girls from 7.00 p.m. till 3.15 a.m. Later Felton Jarvis would overdub and remix the tracks in Nashville.
October 23, 1972
Elvis bought a gentleman's diamond and ruby ring from Lowell Hays for the amount of $3,456.
October 23, 1976
Elvis performed at the Coliseum, Richfield, Ohio.
Date: 23 Oct 1976
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Richfield, OH.
Cleveland Coliseum
Tickets: 20,000
Costume: King Of Spades (white) 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
Jailhouse Rock
All Shook Up
Teddy Bear/Don't Be Cruel
Little Darling [intro]
Fever
America
Polk Salad Annie
[band introductions]
Early Morning Rain
What'd I Say
Johnny B. Goode
Love Letters
School Days
Hurt
Hound Dog
Heartbreak Hotel
How Great Thou Art
Mystery Train/Tiger Man

Can't Help Falling In Love

Recordings: Fairy Tales
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