Elvis Presley 1957

Elvis Presley 1957

1957 ELVIS PRESLEY completes filming of his latest movie, King Creole, before reporting for duty

1957: The Memphis Draft Board notifies ELVIS PRESLEY they are allowing him a deferment to complete filming of his latest movie, King Creole, before reporting for duty.

 


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    G.I. Blues 1960

    G.I. Blues 1960

    1960, Elvis Presley began a ten-week stay at No.1 on the US album chart with 'G.I. Blues'

    1960, Elvis Presley began a ten-week stay at No.1 on the US album chart with ‘G.I. Blues,’ his fifth US No.1 album. This album was basically the soundtrack to Elvis’s movie of the same name.

    Source: Legacy Recordings


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      Are You Lonesome Tonight 1960

      Are You Lonesome Tonight 1960

      1960, ELVIS PRESLEY begins a six week stay at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Are You Lonesome To-night'

      1960, ELVIS PRESLEY begins a six week stay at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Are You Lonesome To-night’, his third US No.1 of the year.

      Source: Legacy Recordings


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        Elvis and RCA Records

        Elvis and RCA Records

        1955 Elvis signs his first contract with RCA Records

        1955, After Colonel Parker negotiates the sale of ELVIS PRESLEY‘s Sun contract to RCA, which includes his five Sun singles and his unreleased Sun material, Elvis signs his first contract with RCA Records. The price is an unprecedented $40,000, with a $5,000 bonus for Elvis.

        Source: Legacy Recordings


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          Love Me Tender 1956

          Love Me Tender 1956

          1956, ELVIS PRESLEY makes his acting debut with Love Me Tender

          1956, ELVIS PRESLEY makes his acting debut when “Love Me Tender” premieres in New York City at the Paramount.

          Source: Legacy Recordings


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            Roustabout 1964

            Roustabout 1964

            1964, ELVIS PRESLEY's 16th movie, Roustabout is released by Paramount

            1964, ELVIS PRESLEY‘s 16th movie, Roustabout is released by Paramount.

            Source: Legacy Recordings


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              Elvis and Bill Haley

              Elvis and Bill Haley

              1958, ELVIS PRESLEY takes in a Bill Haley show in Stuttgart

              1958, For the second time in a week while stationed in Germany with the US Army, Private First Class ELVIS PRESLEY takes in aBill Haley show in Stuttgart.

              Source: Legacy Recordings


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                Elvis Presley Jailhouse Rock

                Elvis Presley Jailhouse Rock

                1957 Elvis Presley's Jailhous Rock goes to No.1

                1957: ELVIS PRESLEY‘s “Jailhouse Rock” goes to No.1 on the U.S. singles chart.

                 

                Source: Legacy Recordings


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                  Love Me Tender 1956

                  Love Me Tender 1956

                  1956, Love Me Tender

                  Love Me Tender 1956

                  1956, After test audiences gave a negative reaction to ELVIS PRESLEY dying at the end of the film Love Me Tender, he was called back to re-shoot the scene. In the new ending, the King lived. However, the movie company decided to use a compromised ending instead where Elvis’s character still dies, but is seen in a superimposed ghostly close-up singing the title track.

                  Source: Legacy Recordings


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                    The Press Interviews Elvis

                    The Press Interviews Elvis

                    The Press Interviews Elvis

                    1958, ELVIS PRESLEY gave one last press conference at the Military Ocean Terminal in Brooklyn before joining the rest of the 3rd Armored Division on the USS General Randall for a voyage to Bremerhaven, Germany.

                     

                    Source: Legacy Recordings


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                      Elvis Presley Don’t Be Cruel

                       Elvis Presley Don’t Be Cruel 

                      Elvis Presley 1956 Don't Be Cruel

                      1956, ELVIS PRESLEY began a five-week stay at No.1 on the US charts with ‘Don’t Be Cruel’. ‘Don’t Be Cruel’ went on to become Elvis’s biggest selling single recorded in 1956, with sales of over six million by 1961

                       

                      Source: Legacy Recordings


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                        Elvis Presley Viva Las Vegas

                        Elvis Presley Viva Las Vegas

                        Elvis Presley 1963 Viva Las Vegas

                        1963: Elvis Presley finishes work on his 15th film, Viva Las Vegas.

                        Source: Legacy Recordings


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                          Elvis Presley Don’t Be Cruel

                          Elvis Presley Don’t Be Cruel

                          ELVIS PRESLEY "Don't Be Cruel" on The Ed Sullivan Show - YouTube

                          ELVIS PRESLEY “Don’t Be Cruel” on The Ed Sullivan Show

                          1956, Elvis Presley made his first appearance on “The Ed Sullivan Show.” Elvis performedDon’t Be Cruel”, “Love Me Tender” and “Ready Teddy” and then ended with a portion of “Hound Dog.”

                          Elvis Presley performed “Don’t Be Cruel” on “The Ed Sullivan Show” on January 6th, 1957. This was Elvis’ third and final appearance on “The Ed Sullivan Show”.

                          Source: Legacy Recordings


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                            The official Elvis Presley Fan Club in Uk

                            The official Elvis Presley Fan Club in the Uk

                            1957, The official Elvis Presley Fan Club was launched in the UK

                            1957, The official Elvis Presley Fan Club was launched in the UK.‪ #‎Elvis‬ ‪#‎fanclub‬ ‪#‎UK

                            Source: Legacy Recordings


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                              Elvis Presley Devil in Disguise

                              Elvis Devil In Disguise

                              1963, Elvis Presley was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with '(You're The) Devil In Disguise'

                              1963, Elvis Presley was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘(You’re The) Devil In Disguise’, his 14th UK No.1.

                              Source: Legacy Recordings


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                                Elvis Presley That’s All Right

                                Elvis Presley That’s All Right 

                                That's All Right Elvis Presley

                                1954, Sun Records released the first Elvis Presley single, ‘That’s All Right’, a cover of Arthur Crudup‘s 1946 tune ‘That’s All Right, Mama’. “That’s All Right” sold around 20,000 copies, not enough to chart nationally, but the single reached number four on the local Memphis charts. ‪#‎elvispresley‬

                                Source: Legacy Recordings


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                                  Elvis History 1957

                                   Elvis History 1957

                                  1957, Elvis Presley gets his first UK No.1 with ‘All Shook Up’, (his tenth UK single release), where it stayed at No.1 for seven weeks.‪#‎Elvis‬ ‪#‎AllShookUp‬ ‪#‎UK‬

                                  Source: Legacy Recordings


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                                    Elvis History 1961

                                    Elvis History 1961

                                    1961: Elvis Presley arrives in Crystal River, FL, in order to begin location filming on his next movie, tentatively titled Pioneer Go Home and eventually released as his ninth picture, Follow That Dream”. ‎#Elvis ‎#FollowThatDream ‎#film

                                    Source: Legacy Recordings


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                                      Elvis History 1956

                                       Elvis History 1956

                                      1956, Elvis Presley performed ‘Hound Dog’, to a live Hound Dog when he appeared on NBC – TV’s ‘The Steve Allen Show.’ TV critic John Crosby panned Elvis’ performance, calling him an ‘unspeakable, untalented and vulgar young entertainer’. 

                                      ‎#Elvis‎#HoundDog ‎#TheSteveAllenShow http://youtu.be/YcwKuXX4_LI?t=5s

                                      Source: Legacy Recordings


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