miércoles, 16 de febrero de 2011

Elvis In San Francisco, CA, October 1957!

 

Elvis In San Francisco, CA, October 1957!

 


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The colour photographs above are from October 26th 1957 press conference in the civic centre,San Francisco.This included the presentation of a record award,and was intended to promote the movie 'Jailhouse Rock'.The colour photo below,which must be just before the 3.00pm matinee or the 8.00pm evening performance on that same date.The room appears to be the same for both sets of photo's,just different suits for each performance.
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Elvis with juggling comedian and emcee to the first part of the show Howard Hardin. .
 
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October 29, 1957 -
 
Songs performed on the 28th( and probably the 29th )were*
"Heartbreak Hotel" (Opening Number)
'Don't Be Cruel"
'All Shook Up'
"Teddy Bear'
'Jailhouse Rock'
'Treat Me Nice'
"Blueberry Hill"
'Hound Dog' (Closing Number/Nipper Dog routine)

The usual amount of songs on this tour was normally between 14 and 18 (40-50mins), and other songs on the set list could well have been from the following:**
"Blue Suede Shoes"
"Tutti Frutti"
"Trying To Get To You"
"Old Shep"
"When Your Blue Moon Turns To Gold"
"Rip It Up"
"So Glad You're Mine"
"I Want You,I Need You, I Love You" ,
"That's All Right",
"Too Much",
"Shake Rattle And Roll"
"Reddy Teddy",
"Loving You"
"I Was The One"
"I Got A Women"
"That's When Your Heartaches Begin"
"Love Me"
"Mean Woman Blues"
"Fool's Hall Of Fame",
These are known to be part of the earlier August/September 57 Tour, take your pick.

Among the audience that night were Hal Wallis, the actor Alan Ladd, the actor Walter Slezak and Ricky Nelson.Also in attendance was a young Malcom Leo, the writer/producer/director of the Warner Bros feature documentary, THIS IS ELVIS. He attended both shows of the Elvis Presley Concerts at The Pan Pacific Auditorium. "Seeing Elvis live in '57 changed my life and attitude about everything."..
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29th October 1957 , Pan Pacific Auditorium.


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Interior of the Pan Pacific Auditorium,
7600 Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles , Fairfax district.
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Elvis Backstage talking to Cliff Gleaves,with Tom Diskin standing to Elvis' left,and Bitsy Mott to his right*.Comedian and Emcee Howard Hardin is standing on the right of frame in between Gordon Stoker(Top right) Neil Matthews (bottom right) from The Jordanaires .
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All Shook Up" Gordon Stoker (left) Scotty Moore (guitar) Elvis, D.J. Fontana on drums with Bill Black on Bass guitar.
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Image Image ImageImageThe  above 4 photos are real photographs from the San Francisco evening show