Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                    June 1, 1954 (Tuesday)

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                            June 2, 1954 (Wednesday)

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                  June 3, 1954 (Thursday)

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                        June 4, 1954 (Friday)

Elvis went to the Tennessee Employment Security Office again.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                  June 5, 1954 (Saturday)

DEMO SESSION:

The Memphis Recording Service, 706 Union Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee.

(Possible demo session at The Memphis Recording Service?) - (see June 9, 1954)

Engineer: Sam C. Phillips.

Assistant: Marion Keisker.

Musicians: Guitar & Vocals: Elvis Presley.

 

It is unknown as to whether this session took place at all. If it did, it has been suggested that Casual Love Affair" (Careless Love)? may have been recorded.

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (singles)

Best Sellers in Stores:

"Little Things Mean A Lot" by Kitty Kallen. 

Most Played In Jukeboxes:

"Wanted" by Perry Como. 

Most Played By Jockeys: 

"Wanted" by Perry Como.

BILLBOARD C&W CHART  (singles)

Best Sellers in Stores:

"Slowly" by Webb Pierce.

Most Played In Jukeboxes:

"Slowly" by Webb Pierce.

Most Played By Jockeys:

"Slowly" by Webb Pierce.

BILLBOARD R&B CHART  (singles)

Best Sellers in Stores:

"Work With Me Annie" by the Midnighters. 

Most Played In Jukeboxes:

"You'll Never Walk Alone" by Roy Hamilton. 

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (LP)

"The Glenn Miller Story" (Soundtrack).

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (EP)

"The Glenn Miller Story" (Soundtrack).

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Honor Roll of Hits: 

"Wanted" by Perry Como.  

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                     June 6, 1954 (Sunday)

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                     June 7, 1954 (Monday)

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                     June 8, 1954 (Tuesday)

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                             June 9, 1954 (Wednesday)

Receipt from the Memphis Recording Service for demo session that took place earlier in the week? It suggest Elvis recorded two songs. (or it could be a fake!)

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                June 10, 1954 (Thursday)

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                       June 11, 1954 (Friday)

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                June 12, 1954 (Saturday)

No information.

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (singles)

Best Sellers in Stores:

"Little Things Mean A Lot" by Kitty Kallen. 

Most Played In Jukeboxes:

"Wanted" by Perry Como. 

Most Played By Jockeys: 

"Little Things Mean A Lot" by Kitty Kallen. 

BILLBOARD C&W CHART  (singles)

Best Sellers in Stores:

"Slowly" by Webb Pierce.

Most Played In Jukeboxes:

"Slowly" by Webb Pierce.

Most Played By Jockeys:

"Oh, Baby Mine" by Johnnie & Jack.

BILLBOARD R&B CHART  (singles)

Best Sellers in Stores:

"Work With Me Annie" by the Midnighters. 

Most Played In Jukeboxes:

"Shake, Rattle and Roll" by Joe Turner. 

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (LP)

"Music For Lovers Only" by Jackie Gleason.

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (EP)

"The Glenn Miller Story" (Soundtrack).

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Honor Roll of Hits: 

"Little Things Mean A Lot" by Kitty Kallen.  

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                    June 13, 1954 (Sunday)

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                   June 14, 1954 (Monday)

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                  June 15, 1954 (Tuesday)

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                          June 16, 1954 (Wednesday)

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                June 17, 1954 (Thursday)

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                       June 18, 1954 (Friday)

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                June 19, 1954 (Saturday)

No information.

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (singles)

Best Sellers in Stores:

"Little Things Mean A Lot" by Kitty Kallen. 

Most Played In Jukeboxes:

"Wanted" by Perry Como. 

Most Played By Jockeys: 

"Little Things Mean A Lot" by Kitty Kallen. 

BILLBOARD C&W CHART  (singles)

Best Sellers in Stores:

"I Don't Hurt Anymore" by Hank Snow.

Most Played In Jukeboxes:

"Slowly" by Webb Pierce.

Most Played By Jockeys:

"Oh, Baby Mine" by Johnnie & Jack.

BILLBOARD R&B CHART  (singles)

Best Sellers in Stores:

"Work With Me Annie" by the Midnighters. 

Most Played In Jukeboxes:

"Shake, Rattle and Roll" by Joe Turner. 

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (LP)

"The Glenn Miller Story" (Soundtrack).

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (EP)

"The Glenn Miller Story" (Soundtrack).

BILLBOARD POP CHART

Honor Roll of Hits: 

"Little Things Mean A Lot" by Kitty Kallen.  

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                    June 20, 1954 (Sunday)

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                   June 21, 1954 (Monday)

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                  June 22, 1954 (Tuesday)

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                          June 23, 1954 (Wednesday)

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                June 24, 1954 (Thursday)

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                       June 25, 1954 (Friday)

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                June 26, 1954 (Saturday)

TRYOUT SESSION:

The Memphis Recording Service, 706 Union Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee.

Engineer: Sam C. Phillips.

Assistant: Marion Keisker.

Musicians: Guitar & Vocals: Elvis Presley.

Sam Phillips had acquired a new song called "Without You" that he wanted to record and his assistant Marion Keisker, suggested that he should "contact the kid with sideburns and give him a chance".

Elvis arrived at the studio before Marion could hang up the phone. After many attempts, Elvis failed to record a satisfactory take of the song.

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (singles)

Best Sellers in Stores:

"Little Things Mean A Lot" by Kitty Kallen. 

Most Played In Jukeboxes:

"Little Things Mean A Lot" by Kitty Kallen. 

Most Played By Jockeys: 

"Little Things Mean A Lot" by Kitty Kallen.

BILLBOARD C&W CHART  (singles)

Best Sellers in Stores:

"I Don't Hurt Anymore" by Hank Snow.

Most Played In Jukeboxes:

"Slowly" by Webb Pierce.

Most Played By Jockeys:

"I Don't Hurt Anymore" by Hank Snow.

BILLBOARD R&B CHART  (singles)

Best Sellers in Stores:

"Work With Me Annie" by the Midnighters. 

Most Played In Jukeboxes:

"Shake, Rattle and Roll" by Joe Turner. 

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (LP)

"The Glenn Miller Story" (Soundtrack).

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (EP)

"The Glenn Miller Story" (Soundtrack).

BILLBOARD POP CHART

Honor Roll of Hits: 

"Little Things Mean A Lot" by Kitty Kallen.  

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                    June 27, 1954 (Sunday)

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                   June 28, 1954 (Monday)

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                  June 29, 1954 (Tuesday)

Elvis went to the Tennessee Employment Security Office once again looking for work.

Two members of the 'Blackwood Brothers', (photo) R.W. Blackwood and bass singer Bill Lyles were killed in a plane crash in Alabama. Johnny Ogburn, a friend of the group was also killed.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                          June 30, 1954 (Wednesday)

No information.