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Re: April 1956 show

Thu Apr 21, 2011 11:26 pm

JamesVRoy wrote:
bripet56 wrote:And Oklahoma City (April 19) can be ruled out as this photo shows.
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We can probably still rule it out but not because of this photo. This is not the stage they played in that Auditorium, though it is in the building see http://www.elvis-collectors.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=60350


Cool James, I love your websites with different venues. Keep up the magnificent work.

Sincerely
Brian
www.brian56.dk

Re: April 1956 show

Fri Oct 26, 2012 1:41 am

For what it's worth, I just stumbled across a 2002 auction of Presley memorabilia that seems to imply both of these are from Oklahoma on April 19, 1956. Note they get the show date wrong in their lot description:


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Oklahoma concert photo:


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Elvis Presley And Others
A concert ticket The Elvis Presley Show, Oklahoma Municipal Auditorium, Thursday, April 15th, 1956, 7.30pm, the reverse signed in blue ballpoint pen by Elvis Presley and Scotty Moore and in black ballpoint pen by Bill Black -- 2x4½in. (5x11.4cm.), in common mount with a corresponding printer's typescript invoice on Times Journal Publishing Co. headed stationery, dated April 19, 1956 for tickets printed for the second performance of the evening of April 15th at 9.30pm, a corresponding black and white photograph of Presley performing on stage (printed recently) -- 5½x5¾in. (14x14.5cm.); and a typescript letter, signed, on Thomas A. Parker headed stationery, 29th December, 1955, from Colonel Tom Parker to a Mrs Craven regarding ....your request for a date on a show in March..., signed in black ballpoint pen Tom, 1p., overall measurements -- 16x20in. (40.6x50.8cm.)

30 April 2002
http://www.christies.com/lotfinder/lot/elvis-presley-and-others-3902528-details.aspx

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Re: April 1956 show

Fri Oct 26, 2012 1:52 pm

Thanks Doc for your input in this topic. I´m still struggling with those two photos.
I don´t know where they got the info from but the photo definitely doesn´t belong to Oklahoma City, April 19, 1956. And not from April 15, 1956 either (being San Antonio).
Elvis wore his new yellow jacket with black lapels and none of the two photos from this venue show Elvis wearing his new jacket.

Well, we´ll nail this one some day.

Sincerely
Brian
www.brian56.dk

Re: April 1956 show

Fri Oct 26, 2012 5:55 pm

Wonderful Topic! I love it very much! thank you friends!!! ::rocks