Themes with Elvis Presley

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Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Heartbreak Hotel is released Performer Heartbreak Hotel
Hound Dog is released Performer Hound Dog
1935/01/08 Elvis Presley is born in Tupelo, Mississippi Born Elvis Presley Birthplace Tupelo Elvis Presley's Birthday
1953/08/00 Elvis rents a few minutes of studio time at Sun Records to record a two-sided: My Happiness and That's When Your Heartaches Begin. After the recording, Phillips asked Keisker to note down the young man's name, she also wrote: Good ballad singer. Hold. Singer Sun Record Company, Memphis Recording Service Memphis, TN Birth of Rock and Roll
1954/07/05 All of a sudden, Elvis just starts singing this song, jumping around and acting the fool, and then Bill Black picks up his bass, and he starts acting the fool, too, and Scotty Moore starts playing with them. Sam records Elvis singing "That's All Right". Performer Sun Record Company, Memphis Recording Service Memphis, TN Birth of Rock and Roll
1954/10/02 Elvis Presley is fired after one performance at the Grand Ole Opry Performer Ryman Auditorium Nashville
1955/05/10 Arriving in a pink-and-white, Cadillac Elvis Presley sings a bill headlined by country singer Hank Snow at the old Southeastern Livestock Pavilion located on Old Jacksonville Rd, east of Hw 441 and north of Hwy 27. Performer Ocala Florida
1955/07/28 Elvis performs in Jacksonville at the Gator Stadium Baseball Park with Andy Griffith and The Louvin Brothers, July 28 and 29. At some point, female fans rise-up and relieve Elvis of most of his clothing. Performer Jacksonville Florida Elvis In Jacksonville, Florida
1956/00/00 "Elvis Presley" album is released Performer Elvis Presley
1956/02/21 Arriving in a pink convertible Cadillac, top down, Elvis Presley, Scotty Moore and Bill Black have breakfast in the Waffle Shop at 660 S Washington Blvd. Elvis says: Ma'am, your skirt should be shorter because your gams are too pretty. Visitor Sarasota Florida
1956/02/21 One day only, Elvis headlines four shows at the Florida Theater performing his top two hits "I Forgot to Remember to Forget" and "Mystery Train". Performer Edwards Theatre Sarasota
1956/02/22 Presley, Scotty Moore and Bill Black have breakfast in the Waffle Shop at 660 S Washington Blvd. Elvis orders 3 eggs, 3 strips of bacon, pan-fried taters, 2 slices of toast and 3 glasses of milk and gives Edith a huge tip, 50-cents. Visitor Sarasota Florida
1956/03/20 Elvis Presley buys a home for himself and his parents, stays 13 months Home Elvis Presley House Memphis, TN
1956/08/10 After Elvis arrives in Jacksonville, scheduled to play 6 shows over a 2 day period at the Florida Theater. Juvenile Court Judge Marion Gooding meets him with unsigned warrants prepared to charge the singer with impairing the morals of minors. Performer Jacksonville Florida Elvis In Jacksonville, Florida
1956/08/10 Elvis performs at the Florida Theatre. Judge Gooding warns Elvis in chambers after the first show to tone down his act. Keeping his feet on the floor, Elvis curls his lip and wiggles his little finger instead of his hips, but still drives the fans wild. Performer Florida Theater Jacksonville Elvis In Jacksonville, Florida
1956/12/04 After a chance meeting, Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Johnny Cash have an impromptu jam session at Sun Studio. Singer Sun Record Company, Memphis Recording Service Memphis, TN
1957/00/00 During the filming of King Creole, Elvis Presley and his entourage occupy the entire top floor of the Roosevelt. To escape the fans below, Elvis would climb through the window of an adjoining building, cross the roof and enter the hotel via a fire escape. Guest The Roosevelt New Orleans New Orleans
1957/03/17 Elvis Presley buys Graceland Home Graceland Memphis, TN
1957/11/08 Jailhouse Rock premieres at Loews State Theater in Memphis, Tennessee (razed) Performer, Actor Jailhouse Rock
1960/00/00 "Elvis is Back!" album is released Performer Elvis is Back!
1961/03/25 Elvis Presley gives a benefit concert at the Pearl Harbor Navy Yard Bloch Arena to raise money for the USS Arizona Memorial Performer Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Hawaii
1961/03/25 Elvis Presley gives a benefit concert at the Pearl Harbor Navy Yard Bloch Arena to raise money for the USS Arizona Memorial Performer USS ARIZONA Memorial World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument - Hawaii
1961/07/00 In "Follow That Dream", Elvis Presley ends up filming in the Old Citrus County Courthouse. Actor Follow That Dream Citrus County Courthouse, Old Inverness
1961/07/06 Beginning July 6th and finishing in August, Elvis Presley films "Follow That Dream". Shot mostly in Yankeetown on Pumpkin Island near the bridge over Bird Creek, the 'Follow That Dream Parkway' in Inglis commemorates the movie. Actor Follow That Dream Levy County
1961/07/22 Presley draws a big crowd in Ocala. Tom Petty watches as the crew spend hours filming a scene of Elvis getting out of a car and entering a bank at 203 E Silver Springs Blvd. Every time Elvis appears, the crowd breaks through the barricades and rushes in. Actor Follow That Dream Ocala Historic Commercial District Ocala
1961/08/00 Elvis Presley, co-star Ann Helm and the movie crew stay at the 'Port Paradise Hotel' in Crystal River, Florida during the filming of "Follow That Dream", July and August. Guest Follow That Dream Crystal River Florida
1961/08/00 Elvis eats lunch with the movie crew at the Marion Hotel. Elvis orders steaks for the four cops who were standing guard and a grilled cheese sandwich for himself. Life Follow That Dream Marion Hotel Ocala
1964/02/09 With 45.3 percent of US households with televisions watching (23,240,000 homes), Ed Sullivan opens his show with a congratulatory telegram to The Beatles from Elvis and his manager, Colonel Tom Parker. Fan Ed Sullivan Theater New York City Beatlemania Arrives in the US
1966/05/26 Elvis Presley records "Tomorrow Is a Long Time" for his album How Great Thou Art. The song originally appeared as a bonus track on the album Spinout. Dylan once said that Presley's cover of the song was "the one recording I treasure the most." Performer Tomorrow Is a Long Time
1969/04/00 Elvis releases "In the Ghetto" as a 45 rpm single. It was record January 1969 at American Sound Studio, 827 Thomas St, Memphis, Tennessee (razed). Performer In the Ghetto Memphis, TN Tennessee
1969/06/00 Elvis releases his 15th studio album, "From Elvis in Memphis". It was recorded at American Sound Studio at 827 Thomas St, Memphis, Tennessee (razed), in January and February 1969. Performer From Elvis in Memphis Memphis, TN Tennessee
1969/08/26 Elvis releases "Suspicious Minds" as a 45 rpm single. It was record 23 January 1969 at American Sound Studio, 827 Thomas St, Memphis, Tennessee (razed). Performer Suspicious Minds Memphis, TN Tennessee
1972/03/29 Elvis Presley records his version of "Always on My Mind" at RCA Studios at 6363 Sunset Blvd, Hollywood, CA, a few weeks after his February separation from wife Priscilla. Performer Always on My Mind Hollywood, CA
1974/03/20 Elvis Presley performs at the Mid-South Coliseum, Memphis, March 13th and 20th. The March 20 concert was released as "Recorded Live On Stage In Memphis". Performer Mid-South Coliseum Memphis, TN
1976/07/05 Elvis Presley performs at the Mid-South Coliseum, Memphis, US. Performer Mid-South Coliseum Memphis, TN
1977/08/16 Elvis Presley is found unresponsive at Graceland, pronounced dead later that night at Baptist Memorial Hospital Died Graceland Memphis, TN
1997/08/16 Elvis Presley Enterprises presents, "Elvis In Concert 1997", featuring Elvis' pre-recorded voice backed by the TCB Band, The Stamps Quartet, The Imperials, The Sweet Inspirations and Millie Kirkham. Performer Mid-South Coliseum Memphis, TN
2002/05/01 A Little Less Conversation JXL is released and becomes a world wide hit Performer A Little Less Conversation JXL

12 Creative Works by Elvis Presley »

Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Heartbreak Hotel Performer Song
  • 1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die
Hound Dog Performer Song
  • 1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die
Elvis Presley Performer Album 1956/00/00
  • 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die
Jailhouse Rock Performer, Actor Film 1957/11/08
  • US National Film Registry
Elvis is Back! Performer Album 1960/00/00
  • 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die
Follow That Dream Actor Film 1961/07/22
Tomorrow Is a Long Time Performer Song 1966/05/26
  • 1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die
In the Ghetto Performer Song 1969/04/00
  • 1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die
From Elvis in Memphis Performer Album 1969/06/00
  • 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die
Suspicious Minds Performer Song 1969/08/26
  • 1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die
Always on My Mind Performer Song 1972/03/29
  • 1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die
A Little Less Conversation JXL Performer Song 2002/05/01
  • 1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die

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