Elvis Is Back!





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Published on Mar 3, 2012

Elvis Is Back from the Army, in 1960. Part 1. Video by Mr.ElvisPresley12.


1. Elvis arrive at Fort Dix. 0.10
2. Elvis arrive by train to Memphis. 2:30
3.Press Conference at Graceland March 8th. 7:15


Elvis returns from the Army. He records the LP, Elvis Is Back and classic songs like 'Are You Lonesome Tonight' and 'It's Now or Never' followed by a TV Show with Frank Sinatra and a return to making movies starting with G.I. Blues. Elvis records his first gospel album, His Hand In Mine in October the same year. In 1961 Elvis stars in the Movie Blue Hawaii and records the classic songs, 'His Latest Flame', 'Little Sister' and 'Good Luck Charm', followed by 'Suspicion' and 'She's Not You' in '62. In '63 Priscilla Beaulieu moves to the USA to be with Elvis, Elvis meets Ann-Margret while his co-star in 'Viva Las Vegas'. In 1965 Elvis meets The Beatles. In '66 Elvis records his second gospel album, for which he recieves a Grammy award.

January 5, 1960 - Elvis is granted leave from January 5 to January 17, including permission to travel to Paris.
This will be his third and final visit to Paris.

January 8, Dick Clark interviews Elvis by phone on his twenty-fifth birthday for American Bandstand.

January 12, Elvis travels to Paris with Joe Esposito, Cliff Gleaves, Lamar Fike, and his karate instructor, Jurgen Seydel.
During the visit they attend five karate classes by Tetsuji Murakami, a Japanese teacher of the ahotokan technique.

January 20, Elvis is promoted to acting Sergeant three days after reporting back for active duty.

January 24, Elvis leaves for 'Operation Winter Shield' maneuvers in Grafenwöhr.

February 11, Elvis gets his full Sergeant stripes and throws a party to celebrate.

March 1, 1960, The Army holds a press conference just before Elvis' departure from Germany for Armed Forces Radio and Television, Elvis was asked about being in the field rather than entertaining in a service club.

March 3, Elvis arrives at McGuire Air Force Base near Fort Dix, New Jersey at 7.42am, in the midst of a snow storm.

March 6, 1960, in Washington, Elvis and his party board a second private railway car, this time on the 'Tennessean' which leaves for Memphis at 8.05 am.

March 7, 1960, The train arrives in Memphis at 7.45 am in the midst of another snow-storm. After greeting fans, Elvis rides out to Graceland, in his friend Police Captain Fred Woodward's squad car.

March 8, 1960, Elvis visits Forest Hill Cemetery to see for the first time the marker and stone angels on t his mother's grave. Elvis visits his mothers grave at Forest Hill Cemetery : March 8, 1960.

March 10, Elvis attends the Holiday on Ice Show at Ellis Auditorium and renewed several acquaintances he made the previous year when he saw the show in Frankfurt, Germany.
There are four different Holiday companies around the world, but five members of the troupe now in Memphis were in the company Elvis saw in Germany.

March 12 and 13, Elvis Presley is playing host to the Holiday on Ice company today at Graceland . Buses were to leave the Hotel Claridge at 2:30, carrying the entire company to Graceland to spend the afternoon.

March 19, Elvis rents the Rainbow Rollerdrome for an evening of roller-skating 'wars' with the guys.

March 20, At noon Elvis, his entourage, Scotty Moore and D.J. Fontana (But not Bill Black, who never plays with Elvis again) take a charted bus to Nashville for a session at RCA's Studio B, whose recoding facilities have been upgraded with a three track machine.


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