Elvis

9 April 1997, Songwriter Mae Boren Axton died aged 82 after drowning in her bath at her home in Hendersonville, Tennessee after an apparent heart attack. Known as the ‘Queen Mother of Nashville’ she wrote over 200 songs including a co-writing credit on the Elvis Presley hit ‘Heartbreak Hotel’. She was the mother of country […]

3 April 1956, Elvis Presley appeared on ABC-TV’s ‘The Milton Berle Show’ live from the flight deck of the USS Hancock in San Diego, California. He performed ‘Heartbreak Hotel’ ‘Shake Rattle And Roll’ and ‘Blue Suede Shoes.’ It was estimated that one out of every four Americans saw the show. https://youtu.be/J3sUgxx4Jvw Elvis Presley – Blue […]

27 March 1972, Elvis Presley recorded what would be his last major hit, ‘Burning Love,’ which became a No.2 hit on the US chart. Written by Dennis Linde and originally recorded by country soul artist Arthur Alexander, who included it on his 1972 self-titled album. It was soon covered and brought to fame by Elvis, […]

24th March 1958, At 6.35am, Elvis Presley reported to the Memphis draft board. 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. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/liner-notes/elvis-joins-the-army/ Elvis Presley Joins The Army, 1958 | This Day In Music Read the full article at […]

20 March 1960, Elvis Presley started his first recordings since being discharged from the US Army. A 12 hour session in a Nashville recording studio produced his next No.1 single, ‘Stuck On You’. Scotty Moore and Bill Black, who had quit Presley’s touring band in 1957, were in the studio with him for the last […]

ICE NINE KILLS Covers ELVIS PRESLEY’s ‘Can’t Help Falling In Love’ ICE NINE KILLS Covers ELVIS PRESLEY’s ‘Can’t Help Falling In Love’ Read the full article at Blabbermouth! https://www.facebook.com/233748106643860/posts/4199212876764010

24 Jan 1958, Elvis Presley was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Jailhouse Rock’. It became the first ever 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. https://youtu.be/HZJTgYzf9FE Elvis Presley – Jailhouse Rock (COLOR and ORIGINAL […]

13 Jan 2005, A report showed that more songs had been written about Elvis Presley than any other artist. It listed over 220 songs including: ‘Graceland’ by Paul Simon, ‘A Room At The Heartbreak Hotel’ by U2, ‘Calling Elvis’, Dire Straits, ‘Happy Birthday Elvis’, Loudon Wainwright III, ‘There’s A Guy Works Down The Chip Shop […]

JAILHOUSE ROCK (1957) – Elvis Presley – Classic Movie Musical Numbers Read the full article at The Day InMusic!: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10164401518580167

8 Jan 1935, born on this day, Elvis Aaron Presley, the King of rock ‘n’ roll. He had his first No.1 in 1956 with the US No.1 & UK No.2 single ‘Heartbreak Hotel’. His first UK No.1 single was in 1957, with ‘All Shook Up’. Presley went on to have over 100 US & UK […]


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