sábado, 19 de abril de 2014

List of songs performed by Elvis on television in 1956 and 1957


List of songs performed by Elvis on television in 1956 and 1957:

Stage Show (CBS TV, hosted by two Big Band musicians: Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey) 

Six appearances:

  •  January 28 - Tommy Dorsey introduced Cleveland disc jockey Bill Randle, who spoke about Elvis on his first national US TV appearance - Songs: "Shake, Rattle and Roll / Flip Flop and Fly" and "I Got A Woman"
  • February 4 - Songs: "Baby, Let's Play House" and "Tutti Frutti"
  •  February 11 - Songs: "Blue Suede Shoes" and "Heartbreak Hotel"
  •  February 18 - Songs: "Tutti Frutti" and "I Was the One"
  •  March 17 - Songs: "Blue Suede Shoes" and "Heartbreak Hotel"
  •  March 24 - Songs: "Money Honey" and "Heartbreak Hotel"  

The Milton Berle Show (NBC TV)

Two appearances:   

  •  April 3 - Songs: "Heartbreak Hotel" and "Blue Suede Shoes"
  •  June 6 - Songs: "Hound Dog" and "I Want You, I Need You, I Love You"

The Steve Allen Show (NBC TV)

One appearance:   

July 1 - Songs: "I Want You, I Need You, I Love You" and "Hound Dog"

The Toast of the Town (or The Ed Sullivan Show) (CBS TV)

Three appearances in 1956-1957: 

  •  September 9, 1956 - actor Charles Laughton not Ed Sullivan in New York introduced Elvis from Hollywood - Songs: "Don't Be Cruel"; "Love Me Tender"; "Ready Teddy"; "Hound Dog"
  •  October 28, 1956 - Ed Sullivan introduced Elvis - Songs: "Don't Be Cruel"; "Love Me Tender"; "Love Me"; "Hound Dog"
  • January 6, 1957 - Ed Sullivan introduced Elvis - Songs: "Hound Dog"/"Love Me Tender"/Heatbreak Hotel" (Medley); "Don't Be Cruel"; "Too Much"; "When My Blue Moon Turns To Gold Again"; "Peace in the Valley"

    Greil Marcus writes that...

    "almost everyone says 'and then we saw him on Ed Sullivan.' NOBODY ever says they saw him on the Dorsey show, Milton Berle, or Steve Allen."

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