The standard perspective of Elvis historians through the years has been that Colonel Parker and RCA foisted the then little known Presley on the unsuspecting Dorsey brothers, who continue to offer the big band swing sound of past. Somebody [Steve Yates, a country music agent] turned me on to an act handled by Tom Parker. What kind of name is that? He was thrilled to death.
I booked Elvis for the following Saturday. I bought him for four shows for a total of five thousand dollars. All photos on this page unless otherwise indicated are the property of the designated persons or company, any unauthorized use or reproduction is prohibited. Home History Discography Scrapbook Guitars etc The Studios The Venues. The final telecast, September 18, , came only two months before the death of Tommy Dorsey. Brother Jimmy lost his life in June of the following year.
Famed jazz saxaphonist Charlie Parker died in while watching the show on television. Elvis Presley made his network television debut on Stage Show. Notify me of new posts via email. Skip to content. Share this: Twitter Facebook.
Like this: Like Loading You can also find out what else Elvis was up to in and in all the years of his life. February 17 : Elvis is awarded his first gold album for the LP Elvis.
February 23 : After a performance in Jacksonville, FL, Elvis collapses from exhaustion and is rushed to a nearby hospital.
March 15 : Elvis renegotiates his contract with Colonel Tom Parker, which now gives Parker one-quarter of the singer's earnings. March 24 : Presley visits friend and fellow Sun labelmate Carl Perkins in a Dover, DE hospital, where he is recovering from a near-fatal car crash.
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