Speed way to silliness

I wasn’t going to blog this, but the response on facebook makes me want to share today’s Daily Elvis Cultural Connections

give us this day, June 19 our daily Elvis

1955
Elvis performed at the Magnolia Gardens, Houston, Texas.

1957
Elvis received lead sheets and demos for 2 new songs from Mike Stoller.

1962
Instead of staying with the Barrises, as promissed to Priscilla’s parents, Pris moved into the Bellagio Road house one day before Elvis decided to show her Las Vegas. With the entourage they traveled in the motor home, and stayed at the Sahara for the next 12 days.

1967
Elvis reported to MGM for preproduction of Speedway, beginning with a 10.00 a.m. music meeting and a 2.00 p.m. wardrobe fitting and Elvis presented his costar Nancy Sinatra with a car.

1972
Elvis performed at the Henry Levitt Arena, Wichita, Kansas.

1973
Late at night Elvis had minor surgery on his foot in Memphis.

1974
Elvis performed at the Civic Center Auditorium, Amarillo, Texas.

1977
Elvis performed at the Civic Auditorium Arena, Omaha, Nebraska where the show was filmed to the CBS TV special what later was called Elvis In Concert.

 

speedway

 

This is my favorite Elvis movie song. I was about this age when I saw this movie, so this is the only screen character in an Elvis movie that I related to. I was so jealous of that little girl. It’s funny to me now.

 

Nancy met Elvis when he landed in New Jersey back from Germany

Nancy met Elvis when he landed in New Jersey back from Germany

 

Frank Sinatra not getting it his way - propping up his career to Welcome Elvis Home. GI Blues put Elvis in Franks way too.

Frank Sinatra not getting it his way – propping up his career to Welcome Elvis Home.
GI Blues put Elvis in Franks way too.

 

Elvis and Nancy in Speedway. Nancy threw Priscilla's Baby Shower while she and Elvis romanced

Elvis and Nancy in Speedway.
Nancy threw Priscilla’s Baby Shower while she and Elvis romanced

 

 

Playing nice in Vegas - and finally friends

Playing nice in Vegas – and finally friends

 

Elvis welcome home with Tina Louise

Elvis welcome home with Tina Louise

 

Wonder Which Elvis Would have Preferred – Mary Ann or Ginger…..

 

mary ann or ginger

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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