An Evening with Elvis Presley (TV Radio Mirror, April 1957)

Thu Nov 01, 2012 1:52 am

From the April 1957 issue of TV Radio Mirror magazine.

An Evening with Elvis
By George Klein
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Re: An Evening with Elvis Presley (TV Radio Mirror, April 19

Thu Nov 01, 2012 1:53 am

And the last page...
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Re: An Evening with Elvis Presley (TV Radio Mirror, April 19

Thu Nov 01, 2012 5:29 pm

Thanks SO much for this article. It was a thrill to read what Geoarge Klein had to say about Elvis back when it all happened.

Sincerely
Brian
www.brian56.dk

Re: An Evening with Elvis Presley (TV Radio Mirror, April 19

Thu Nov 01, 2012 11:45 pm

Thank you very much, wonderful article!! (do you have some bigger scans, please? You know me...)

The Elvis' visit at WMC radio station was in September 56, and George visit at Audubon house was in October 1956, after 19 oct, when "Elvis", his second album, was out. The dates are right? I don't know the exact dates, i'm sorry.
George said in his book that the photo below was taken when he visited Elvis, in October 56, but this photo is from Loving You set, February 1957, maibe late march 57.
Anyway, i MUST read George's book, i just read some parts and it's a very good book.
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Re: An Evening with Elvis Presley (TV Radio Mirror, April 19

Fri Nov 02, 2012 5:07 am

The fool wrote:From the April 1957 issue of TV Radio Mirror magazine.

An Evening with Elvis
By George Klein

Another fascinating upload! Thank you.

This appears to have been written circa December 1956, just before Elvis set out for Ed Sullivan in January 1957, and Hollywood the following month. So the stories about Elvis in high school and the summer after graduation are fresh, no more than three and a half years earlier. And most of what George recalls fits in well with the known record, too. Too bad there are no hidden "nuggets" of information, although I'll revisit the article tonight to make sure.

Re: An Evening with Elvis Presley (TV Radio Mirror, April 19

Fri Nov 02, 2012 5:12 am

hilton22000 wrote:George said in his book that the photo below was taken when he visited Elvis, in October 56, but this photo is from Loving You set, February 1957, maybe late march 57.

George is mistaken in his book.

All of these photos were taken in Memphis in late March 1957, just before Klein was invited to come along with Presley on his March-April 1957 tour. George was between radio jobs then, and gladly signed on. It may have been when George accompanied Elvis to Hollywood at the end of April 1957, for the filming of MGM's "Jailhouse Rock," that he got a nose job, courtesy of his Memphis chum.


Friend George Klein with Elvis, Memphis - late March 1957

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Re: An Evening with Elvis Presley (TV Radio Mirror, April 19

Fri Nov 02, 2012 8:47 am

Thank you SO much! You have so much glorious material, and it's so wonderful of you to take the time to scan it and share it! (It's not that easy, really - it's work, so it's very much appreciated!)

And this was an absolute gem! All sorts of things tied together. About June arriving with Gladys and Vernon, just as she recalled, and DJ's drums in Kansas City (which was laughed about on the '68 Special), and a guard AND a cop at the house after the gas station incident, because Gladys wanted additional security (and Elvis was stuck in the house - by Gladys, according to June). And so much else! And this is better than a recent book, because it's much closer to when the things actually happened.

Gosh, thank you!

rjm ::rocks

Re: An Evening with Elvis Presley (TV Radio Mirror, April 19

Sat Nov 03, 2012 12:24 am

rjm wrote:Thank you SO much! You have so much glorious material, and it's so wonderful of you to take the time to scan it and share it! (It's not that easy, really - it's work, so it's very much appreciated!)

Gosh, thank you!

rjm ::rocks


+ 1

Ed

Re: An Evening with Elvis Presley (TV Radio Mirror, April 19

Sat Nov 10, 2012 12:23 am

Hello, is Sebastiano writing. How are you?
Beautifu article. Do you have bigger scans... I have an hard time reading via video.
Thanks again.

Sebastiano

Re: An Evening with Elvis Presley (TV Radio Mirror, April 19

Sat Nov 10, 2012 12:51 am

When you click once and it gets full page, click again to zoom in

Re: An Evening with Elvis Presley (TV Radio Mirror, April 19

Sat Nov 10, 2012 12:53 am

Sebastiano wrote:Hello, is Sebastiano writing. How are you?
Beautifu article. Do you have bigger scans... I have an hard time reading via video.
Thanks again.

Sebastiano

Hi, Sebastiano! You must be yet in another exotic location, reading this with your mobile phone? You always find the time to thank me via private messages. Thanks, I really appreciate that. So, just for you, here are bigger scans of this article. I hope you can read these.
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Re: An Evening with Elvis Presley (TV Radio Mirror, April 19

Sat Nov 10, 2012 12:59 am

Francesc wrote:When you click once and it gets full page, click again to zoom in

Thanks, Francesc. But I think Sebastiano is trying to read this in some other way. Mobile phone? I don´t know, I only use my phone for calls and text messages. I´m stupid. :wink: (No, I really am.)

Re: An Evening with Elvis Presley (TV Radio Mirror, April 19

Sat Nov 10, 2012 1:09 am

For Sebastiano:

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This is long, but worth it!!! (It's history, this video!)

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rjm (That was SO kind, to reupload for him! I can't believe it . . . some of the people here are just angels, real good friends. :D )
P.S. -- I think of the Note II, as the "Enhanced for FECC Mobile Device." That's it.

Re: An Evening with Elvis Presley (TV Radio Mirror, April 19

Sat Nov 10, 2012 1:26 am

rjm wrote:
(That was SO kind, to reupload for him! I can't believe it . . . some of the people here are just angels, real good friends. :D )

Thank you, rjm! You really are one of the nicest persons on this board.

Re: An Evening with Elvis Presley (TV Radio Mirror, April 19

Sat Nov 10, 2012 10:17 am

The fool wrote:
rjm wrote:
(That was SO kind, to reupload for him! I can't believe it . . . some of the people here are just angels, real good friends. :D )

Thank you, rjm! You really are one of the nicest persons on this board.


:oops:

:D

rjm (Thank you!!!)

Re: An Evening with Elvis Presley (TV Radio Mirror, April 19

Sun Nov 11, 2012 12:20 am

The fool wrote:
Francesc wrote:When you click once and it gets full page, click again to zoom in

Thanks, Francesc. But I think Sebastiano is trying to read this in some other way. Mobile phone?

My suspicion is he wants them as large as possible so he may publish them elsewhere.