domingo, 21 de agosto de 2011

August 19, ON THIS DAY IN ELVIS HISTORY


August 19, ON THIS DAY IN ELVIS HISTORY

August 19, 1954
Elvis recorded several takes of Blue Moon at the Sun studio, which would be remain unreleased
August 19, 1957
Elvis's single "Loving You" hit #28 in the U.S.
August 19, 1967
The soundtrack to the Elvis movie "Double Trouble" hit #47 in the U.S.
August 19, 1972
The Elvis album "He Touched Me" hit #38 in the U.K.
August 19, 1973
During a demonstration of karate in his suite after the show, Elvis accidentally broke the ankle of on of his guests, Beverly Albrecq.
August 19, 1974
Elvis performed at the Showroom, Las Vegas Hilton, Las Vegas. This opening night had a entire new program and the packed Showroom gave his several standing ovations.

Date:
19 August 1974
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Peacock suit
Track list:
Also Sprach Zarathustra
Big Boss Man
Proud Mary
Down In The Alley
Good Time Charlie's Got The Blues
Never Been To Spain
It's Midnight
If You Talk In Your Sleep
I'm Leavin'
Let Me Be There
Softly, As I Leave You
If You Love Me Let Me Know
Love Me Tender
Polk Salad Annie
[band introductions]
Promised Land
Introduction Of Telly Savalas
My Baby Left Me
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Fever
Hound Dog
Can't Help Falling In Love
Recordings:
From Sunset Boulevard To Paradise Road
Down In The Alley
If You Talk In Your Sleep
Photos:
August 19, 1975
Elvis continued the routine that he began in North Carolina with a request box, which Charlie Hodge taking the request in a bucket and then doing his best to fulfill them.
Date: 19 August 1975
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas, NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 1,600
Costume: Penguin suit
Track list:
Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
Blue Suede Shoes
Young And Beautiful
Are You Lonesome Tonight?
If You Love Me
Softly, As I Leave You
It's Now Or Never
Polk Salad Annie
[band introductions]
Johnny B. Goode
Hail Hail Rock'n'Roll
T-R-O-U-B-L-E
Why Me Lord
Love Me Tender
All Shook Up
Love Me
Hound Dog
My Boy
Can't Help Falling In Love
Recordings: 0
Photos:

August 19, 1977
Brokenhearted and distraught fans continue to linger at Forrest Lawn Masauleum and around Graceland.
August 19, 1978
The album "Elvis - NBC TV Special" hit #50 in the U.K.

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