martes, 10 de noviembre de 2009

ON THIS DAY IN ELVIS HISTORY October 29

October 29, 1954
Elvis, Scotty and Bill played The Eagle's Nest in Memphis, a nightclub over the changing room at the Clearpool complex.

Oscar Davis, who was working at that time as the advance man for Colonel Parker, was attending the show.
October 29, 1955
Elvis performed at the Louisiana Hayride, Municipal Auditorium, Shreveport, while the Colonel drove to Memphis to talk with Sam Philips about an agreement.
The price for purchasing Elvis' contract is set on $35.000, against a non-refundable deposit of $5.000 which the Colonel had to put down.
October 29, 1956
There was filmed a new ending for Love Me Tender at the Junco Studio. The new scene had a ghostly image hovering over the mourners walking away from the grave. It almost seemed Elvis' hair was dyed black in this scene. While during the rest of the film his hair had its natural color.
October 29, 1957
Elvis performed at the Pan Pacific Auditorium, Los Angeles. His show was filmed by the police, just to make sure it passed scrutiny.
After the show Elvis met Ricky Nelson.
October 29, 1958
For the second time Elvis attended a Bill Haley concert in Stuttgart.
October 29, 1959
Elvis was discharged form the hospital and told to remain at home for 3 more days.
October 29, 1960
Freddy Bienstock arrived at Graceland to go over the songs for the next recording session in Nashville with Elvis.
October 29, 1968
The principal photography on The Trouble With Girls began.
October 29, 1971
Elvis is back in Los Angeles, after a stay in Palm Springs.
October 29, 1976
There was set up a studio in the "Jungle Room" to make a start with the first night recording session, running from 9.00 p.m. to 8.00 a.m. There were 3 songs recorded, including Way Down. Once again Elvis spent a lot of time in his bedroom, where he invited some of the singers and musicians. He even gave away some old clothes.