sábado, 13 de agosto de 2011

July 31,THIS DAY IN ELVIS HISTORY

July 31, 1954
Elvis performed at the Bon Air, Memphis.
July 31, 1955
Elvis performed at the Fort Homer Hesterly Armory, Tampa, Florida at 2.15 and 8.15 p.m.
July 31, 1956
Elvis made a phone call to DJ Dewey Phillips and told him that making movies was hard work.
July 31, 1969
After the final full-dress rehearsal Elvis performed at the Showroom, International Hotel, Las Vegas. Although the Sweets opened the show at 8.15 p.m. Elvis did not step up stage until 10.15 p.m. due to a panic attack of stage fright.
July 31, 1970
Elvis flew to Las Vegas on a chartered jet.
July 31, 1972
There were rehearsals at the Las Vegas Hilton with the backup singers at 2.00 p.m. and the whole show, including Elvis at 7.00 p.m.
July 31, 1973
Elvis began at 9.00 p.m. with a three days rehearsal for Vegas at the RCA studio on Sunset.
July 31, 1976
Elvis performed at the Hampton Coliseum, Hampton Roads, Virginia.
Date:31 Jul 1969
Time:10.15pm
Venue:Las Vegas NV.
Int. Hotel
Tickets:2,200
Costume:Black jumpsuit [Herringbone] suit
Track list:

Opening Theme
Blue Suede Shoes
I Got A Woman
All Shook Up
Love Me Tender
Jailhouse Rock/Don't Be Cruel
Heartbreak Hotel
Hound Dog
Memories
Mystery Train/Tiger Man
Baby What You Want Me To Do
Are You Lonesome Tonight?
Yesterday
Hey Jude
[band introductions]
In The Ghetto
Runaway
Suspicious Minds
What'd I Say
Can't Help Falling In Love

Recordings:

Opening Night

Photos:

Comments:After the concert Elvis held a press conference in the Hotel's convention hall.
Date:31 Jul 1976
Time:8.30pm
Venue:Hampton, VA.
Hampton Coliseum
Tickets:11,000
Costume:Bicentennial 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
All Shook Up
Teddy Bear/Don't Be Cruel
And I Love You So
Jailhouse Rock
Fever
America
Polk Salad Annie
[band introductions]
Early Morning Rain
What'd I Say
Johnny B. Goode
Love Letters
School Days
Hurt
Blue Suede Shoes
How Great Thou Art
Funny How Time Slips Away
Can't Help Falling In Love

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