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Ndnsoldierboy 06-05-2019 04:41 PM

King of Rock n Roll Anything.
 
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This day in history, June 5, 1956, Elvis Presley appears on the Milton Berle Show.

Elvis rocks the “The Milton Berle Show


By the end of 1955, Elvis Presley had nearly 18 months of nonstop touring behind him and two dozen singles already under his belt, though his only hits were on the Country and Western charts. He was a hardworking and hard-to-categorize up-and-comer, but the next six months would make him a superstar. It was his debut single on RCA/Victor, his new label, which propelled Elvis to the top of the pop charts. But if “Heartbreak Hotel” is what made him the king of the radio and record stores during the spring of 1956, it was television that truly made him the King of Rock and Roll. And if any one moment might be called his coronation, it was his appearance on The Milton Berle Show on this day in 1956, when he set his guitar aside and put every part of his being into a blistering, scandalous performance of “Hound Dog.”


This was not Presley’s first television appearance, nor even his first appearance on Milton Berle. Between January and March 1956, Elvis made six appearances on Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey’s Stage Show, and on April 3, he appeared for the first time with Uncle Miltie. But every one of those appearances featured Elvis either in close-up singing a slow ballad, or full body but with his movements somewhat restricted by the acoustic guitar he was playing. It was on his second Milton Berle Show appearance that he put the guitar aside and America witnessed, for the very first time, the 21-year-old Elvis Presley from head to toe, gyrating his soon-to-be-famous (or infamous) pelvis.


Reaction to Elvis’ performance in the mainstream media was almost uniformly negative. “Mr. Presley has no discernible singing ability….For the ear, he is an unutterable bore,” wrote critic Jack Gould in the next day’s New York Times. “His one specialty is an accented movement of the body that heretofore has been primarily identified with the repertoire of the blonde bombshells of the burlesque runway. The gyration never had anything to do with the world of popular music and still doesn’t.” In the New York Daily News, Ben Gross described Presley’s performance as “tinged with the kind of animalism that should be confined to dives and bordellos,” while the New York Journal-American‘s Jack O’Brien said that Elvis “makes up for vocal shortcomings with the weirdest and plainly suggestive animation short of an aborigine’s mating dance.” Meanwhile, the Catholic weekly America got right to the point in its headline: “Beware of Elvis Presley.”


Article from the History Channel.

Broken Arrow 06-06-2019 02:42 AM

music anything

Ndnsoldierboy 06-06-2019 03:10 PM

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A panoramic shot of a lake on my Rez anything.

Broken Arrow 06-06-2019 03:25 PM

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View of my bollard on my house drive after being hit. The driver of the car fled.

I am not allowed to sent greetings in pursue by my friends Smith & Wessen or Sharps or Winchester or Hawken.

anything

Ndnsoldierboy 06-10-2019 03:17 PM

anything.

Broken Arrow 06-10-2019 03:49 PM

:embaresse anything

Ndnsoldierboy 06-13-2019 03:21 PM

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‘Tis, what she proclaimed anything.

Broken Arrow 06-14-2019 03:08 AM

medieval times anything

Ndnsoldierboy 06-27-2019 06:37 PM

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A child’s first shank anything.

Ndnsoldierboy 07-04-2019 06:37 AM

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I want to believe anything.

Ndnsoldierboy 07-06-2019 08:07 PM

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Ban straws. California did. And now they got people doing drugs on the street and pooping on the streets as well.

Ndnsoldierboy 07-28-2019 05:26 PM

Sunday afternoon anything.
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cris_neva 08-09-2019 05:16 PM

Hey everyone! :yippee:

Spiritflight 08-10-2019 07:29 AM

It's the second time in a week that in different parts of town in supermarkets a person standing close to me said something and I thought they spoke to me, so I asked as they mumbled and I didn't understand but then each person (both aroungd 50 or 60) started insulting me for being friendly asking. But this kind of behavior is "normal" in the town I live. Generally people are aggressiv and rude anything. Best is not to speak to any german in public except maybe 80 or 90 year old.

Broken Arrow 08-12-2019 03:41 PM

Anything back here.

Ndnsoldierboy 08-12-2019 08:28 PM

Been to lots of funerals and memorials this year. Only to three powwows so far. Tough year for my Tribe and Family.

Ndn anything.

Broken Arrow 08-13-2019 03:17 AM

Shooting as much as possible in competition.

Looking for distraction anything.

Ndnsoldierboy 09-10-2019 08:52 PM

Anything.

Broken Arrow 09-11-2019 10:28 AM

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Ndnsoldierboy 10-28-2019 06:48 PM

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