Elvis Armydays

Elvis Armydays

Elvis having breakfast at Fort Chaffee - Arkansas, March 25th 1958

 Elvis having breakfast at “Fort Chaffee” – Arkansas, March 25th 1958

Elvis having breakfast at Fort Chaffee - Arkansas, March 25th 1958 2

Thanks to Stefaan Demarest


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    Elvis Haircut

    Elvis Haircut 

    1958, Elvis Presley's March 25, 1958 G.I. haircut

    1958, ELVIS PRESLEY having been sworn in the previous day received the regulation short back and sides haircut from army barber James Peterson. The Chaffee Barbershop Museum in Arkansas hosts an annual celebration of Elvis Presley’s March 25, 1958 G.I. haircut.

    Source: Legacy Recordings


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      Elvis Soldier

      Elvis Soldier

      1958, ELVIS PRESLEY and twelve other recruits were taken by bus to Kennedy Veterans Memorial Hospital

      1958, ELVIS PRESLEY reported to the Memphis draft board at 6.35am. From there Elvis and twelve other recruits were taken by bus to Kennedy Veterans Memorial Hospital where the singer was assigned army serial number 53310761.

      Source: Legacy Recordings


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        Elvis and Carolyn Jones

        Elvis and Carolyn Jones

        Elvis and Carolyn Jones

        Elvis and Carolyn Jones in the movie King Creole 1958.

        Thanks to Faustino Gonzalez


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          Elvis in Germany 1958

          Elvis History 1958

          Elvis with his BMW at The Ray Barracks in Friedberg - Germany, 1958

          Posing with his BMW at “The Ray Barracks” in Friedberg – Germany, 1958

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            Elvis Armydays

            Elvis in Army

            Elvis first armydays at Fort Dix, March 1958Elvis first armydays at “Fort Dix”, March 1958 .Thanks to Stefaan Demarest


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              Jailhouse Rock 1958

              Jailhouse Rock 1958

              1958, ELVIS PRESLEY reached No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Jailhouse Rock'.

              1958, ELVIS PRESLEY reached No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Jailhouse Rock’. It became the first single to enter the chart at No.1 and was Presley’s second UK No.1. It went on to sell over 4 million copies in the US.

              Source: Legacy Recordings


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                Elvis at Graceland

                Elvis at Graceland 

                In front of Graceland, 1958...

                In front of Graceland, 1958… 

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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 History 1958

                    Elvis History 1958

                    2nd October 1958 RAY BARRACKS, FRIEDBERG Germany (During Press Conference)

                    2nd October 1958 RAY BARRACKS, FRIEDBERG Germany (During Press Conference)

                    Source: Elvis Presley – Life Thru A Lens


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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 on This Day 6

                        Elvis on This Day 6

                        The Farewell Kiss

                        On September 19th, 1958 Elvis leaves Fort Hood on a troop train bound for the Brooklyn Army Terminal in New York. A lot of the young soldiers family, relatives and friends showed up on the platform to wave their loved ones good bye. Elvis surely got his share of farewell kisses. More Elvis Day By Day here: http://www.elvisandhismusic.com/91479920

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                        Source: ELVIS and his MUSIC


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                          Elvis on This Day 5

                          Elvis on This Day 5

                          The Farewell Party

                          On This Day September 18th, 1958;
                          On September 19th the troop train bound for the Brooklyn Army Terminal in New York was scheduled for departure. Elvis spent his last night before leaving in Killeen together with his father Vernon, Anita Wood, Edie Fadal, Lamar Fike, Gene and Junior Smith and Red West. There were also some fan club presidents present. THE FAREWELL PARTY.
                          More Elvis Day By Dayhttp://www.elvisandhismusic.com/91479920

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                          Source: ELVIS and his MUSIC


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                            Elvis History 1958

                            Elvis History 1958

                            Foto: 23rd March 1958 -GRACELAND!<br /> Last night together, before Elvis left for Army Training

                            23rd March 1958 -GRACELAND! 

                            Last night together, before Elvis left for Army Training

                            Foto: 23rd March 1958 -GRACELAND!<br /> Last night together, before Elvis left for Army Training

                            Source: Elvis Presley – Life Thru A Lens


                             

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                              Elvis History 1958

                              Elvis History 1958

                              22nd March 1958 – Fountainbleau Hotel MIAMI Florida

                              Elvis Presley : Miami : Hotelroom: March 22, 1960

                              Elvis is in Miami for the taping of the Frank Sinatra TV Special. Above a rare photo of Elvis in his hotel in Miami, while getting out of an elevator. From March 22nd until the 29th 1960 Elvis stayed at the penthouse of Miami’s Fountainebleau Hotel with Joe Esposito, Lamar Fike, Gene Smith and Cliff Gleaves. The reason why he was staying there, was the taping for the ‘Frank Sinatra Timex Show.’ During the first week, Elvis attends the rehearsels and the next weekend, on Saturday the 26th, the show’ is taped. The ‘Frank Sinatra Timex Show’/’Welcome Home, Elvis’ will air on May 12th 1960. In this special show, Elvis sings along with the opening number ‘It’s Nice to Go Traveling’, he also brings two songs from his new single; ‘Fame and Fortune’ & ‘Stuck on You’. Further on in the show we can enjoy a duet by Elvis and Frank of ‘Witchcraft’ and ‘Love Me Tender’. He will leave the hotel on March 29th. Colonel Parker is concerned about the mounting expenses and hires a bus to carry the group back to Memphis.

                              Source: Elvis Presley – Life Thru A Lens


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                                Elvis Presley and Sophia Loren

                                 Elvis Presley and Sophia Loren

                                Elvis Presley and Sophia Loren Meet on the King Creole Set, in 1958

                                Sophia Loren and Elvis met each other once – in February of 1958 - at Paramount Studios while Elvis was filming King Creole. Sophia flipped over Elvis ! Sophia Loren met Elvis Presley at the Paramount Studios cafeteria while he is filming ‘King Creole’, in February 1958. Still photographer Bob Willoughby happened to be there and took these memorable shots of Sophia and the King. According to Bob Willoughby, Loren spotted 23-yr-old Presley eating lunch in the Paramount commissary and decided to go over & introduce herself. Which is to say, she promptly sat in his lap, gave him a kiss, & began mussing his carefully sculpted pompadour. He didn’t mind.

                                ‘I bet you wish they would stop screaming’ said the beautiful Italian actress.

                                Elvis & Sofia Booklet

                                Elvis & Sofia Booklet

                                Never’ answered Elvis. ‘And I’ll tell you why; they cover up my mistakes. Lots of times when I start reaching for a high note I know I’m not going to make it so I just make some crazy movement and the kids scream and no one knows the difference’. He also makes the movements when the music moves him. ‘You know’ he mused, ‘the hardest thing in the World is to be yourself. Everytime I’m myself I get criticised for it’. At this Sophia comforted him: ‘Elvis I think you are a very nice boy’ ‘Thanks a lot!’ answered Elvis. ‘You know thats the worst thing you can say about me’. The King of Rock n Roll is one of Miss Loren most devoted fans. He turned to one reporter: ‘You know, I’ve seen every picture she’s ever made. She’s only seen one of mine’.He’d like to team up with the Italian actress when he finishes his two years in the Army. His boss, Hal Wallis even has the script.

                                When Sophia Loren plopped herself down in Elvis Presley’s lap at a Hollywood lunch and tousled his famous pompadour. ‘He was very self-conscious, but when one of the most beautiful women in the world musses your hair, there’s not a lot you can do’, Mr. Willoughby told the London newspaper ‘The People’ in 1994.

                                 

                                Elvis Presley Photos

                                Source: Elvis Australia


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                                  Elvis History 1958

                                  Elvis History 1958

                                  Elvis Sails: Brooklyn army Terminal September 22, 1958

                                  The King of Rock and Roll joined the U.S. Army in March of 1958 at the height of his popularity.

                                  After completing his training, Elvis joined the 3rd Armored Division in Friedberg, Germany on October 1 and put in two years of service. He made it a point to decline any sort of special treatment during his time in the Army. In 1960, The King was given his Sergeant stripes and was honorably discharged soon after.

                                  Source: Elvis Army Enlistment - ChaCha

                                  Elvis Sails: Brooklyn army Terminal September 22, 1958

                                  Alfred Wertheimer: Elvis held forth with a half-hour press conference. 

                                  Elvis Australia : The Official Elvis Presley Fan Club : www.elvis.com.au

                                  See more: Elvis Sails Source: Elvis Australia


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                                    Elvis History

                                    Elvis History

                                    1958 - Elvis Presley recorded the song “King Creole.” The single was released in July 1958. 

                                    1986 - Elvis Presley was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Julian and Sean Lennon were his presenters.

                                    Source: The Wonder of You


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                                      Elvis History 1958

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                                      Elvis Presley in Frankfurt, Germany on December 26, 1958

                                      Source: elvispresleymusic.com.au via Marilena on Pinterest


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