martes, 10 de noviembre de 2009

ON THIS DAY IN ELVIS HISTORY October 24

October 24, 1955
Together with local rockabilly Sonny Burgess, who would start for Sun the next year, Elvis performed at the Silver Moon Club, Newport, Arkansas.
At the same time Colonel Parker had sent a telegram to Sam Philips to tell him he's got all authorization from Gladys and Vernon to negotiate for Elvis in order to buy his contract from Sun.
October 24, 1956
Elvis had to leave for New York, but before that he, his parents and Juan Juanico attended a special screening of a rough cut of Love Me Tender. Except for Elvis everyone was enthusiastic. Elvis however was not satisfied by his acting.
October 24, 1959
Elvis was again hospitalised in the 97th General Hospital in Frankfort for tonsillitis.
October 24, 1961
Elvis had to attend a music meeting after which he was introduced to some fighters, to choose someone as his double in Kid Galahad.
October 24, 1976
Elvis performed at the Roberts Stadium, Evansville, Indiana.
Date: 24 Oct 1976
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Evansville, IN.
Roberts Municipal
Tickets: 13,500
Costume: Indian feather (white) suit
Track list:

Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
Fairytale
You Gave Me A Mountain
Jailhouse Rock
It's Now Or Never
My Way
Blue Christmas
That's All Right
Are You Lonesome Tonight?
Softly As I Leave You
Hound Dog
Help Me
America
[band introductions]
Early Morning Rain
What'd I Say
Johnny B. Goode
Love Letters
School Days
Hawaiian Wedding Song

Can't Help Falling In Love