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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                          April 1, 1955 (Friday)

LIVE PERFORMANCE(S) - Elvis Presley, Scotty Moore, Bill Black, Onie Wheeler

The Ector County Auditorium, Odessa, Texas. (8:15 pm)

Musicians: Rhythm Guitar & Vocals: Elvis Presley - Lead Guitar: Scotty Moore - Bass: Bill Black - Piano: Floyd Cramer.

 

Elvis, Scotty and Bill were joined on stage by Hayride pianist Floyd Cramer. 'Onnie' Wheeler also appeared.

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                   April 2, 1955 (Saturday)

LIVE PERFORMANCE(S) - Louisiana Hayride Remote Broadcast

The City Auditorium, 615 Louisiana, Houston, Texas. (8:00 pm)

Musicians: Rhythm Guitar & Vocals: Elvis Presley - Lead Guitar: Scotty Moore - Bass: Bill Black.

'ELVIS PRESLY'  appeared at the City Auditorium in Houston, Texas for a 'Louisiana Hayride' remote broadcast.

Songs: "Little Mama", "That's All Right", "You're A Heartbreaker" and "Shake, Rattle and Roll".

This performance ended the tour of Arkansas and Texas.

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BILLBOARD POP CHART  (singles)

Best Sellers in Stores:

"The Ballad of Davy Crockett" by Bill Hayes.

Most Played In Jukeboxes:

"Sincerely" by the McGuire Sisters.   

Most Played By Jockeys: 

"Sincerely" by the McGuire Sisters.    

BILLBOARD C&W CHART  (singles)

Best Sellers in Stores:

"In the Jailhouse Now" by Webb Pierce.

Most Played In Jukeboxes:

"In the Jailhouse Now" by Webb Pierce.

Most Played By Jockeys:

"In the Jailhouse Now" by Webb Pierce.

BILLBOARD R&B CHART  (singles)

Best Sellers in Stores:

"Pledging My Love" by Johnny Ace. 

Most Played In Jukeboxes:

"Pledging My Love" by Johnny Ace.   

Most Played By Jockeys:

"Pledging My Love" by Johnny Ace

BILLBOARD POP CHART

Honor Roll of Hits: 

"The Ballad of Davy Crockett" by Bill Hayes.  

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (LP)

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"Music, Martinis and Memories" by Jackie Gleason.

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (EP)

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"The Student Prince" by Mario Lanza.

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                      April 3, 1955 (Sunday)

Elvis was stopped by police at 4:45 pm for speeding (80mph) outside of Shreveport in his 1954 pink and white Cadillac. He posted a $25 bond and was notified to appear for arraignment on Tuesday, April 5 in Caddo Parish, Louisiana.

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                      April 4, 1955 (Monday)

LIVE PERFORMANCE(S)

The High School, Nettleton, Arkansas.

Musicians: Rhythm Guitar & Vocals: Elvis Presley - Lead Guitar: Scotty Moore - Bass: Bill Black.

Bob Neal informed Colonel Parker that he was unable to find out where Elvis records were selling.

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                     April 5, 1955 (Tuesday)

Elvis failed to appear in court and had to forfeit his bond

LIVE PERFORMANCE(S)

The High School Gymnasium, Charleston, Mississippi.

Musicians: Rhythm Guitar & Vocals: Elvis Presley - Lead Guitar: Scotty Moore - Bass: Bill Black.

Songs performed: "That's All Right", "Good Rockin' Tonight" and "Danny Boy".

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                             April 6, 1955 (Wednesday)

LIVE PERFORMANCE(S)

Sledge, Mississippi.

Musicians: Rhythm Guitar & Vocals: Elvis Presley - Lead Guitar: Scotty Moore - Bass: Bill Black.

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                   April 7, 1955 (Thursday)

LIVE PERFORMANCE(S)

Alcorn County Courthouse Assembly Hall, Corinth, Mississippi. (3:30 pm and 8:00 pm)

Musicians: Rhythm Guitar & Vocals: Elvis Presley - Lead Guitar: Scotty Moore - Bass: Bill Black.

Elvis, Scotty and Bill were due to play two shows at the Alcorn County Courthouse in Corinth, Mississippi.

The 3:30 pm show was cancelled, but the 8:00 pm show went ahead.

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LIVE PERFORMANCE(S) - Elvis Presley, Scotty Moore, Bill Black, Onie Wheeler, Bob Neal

The B&B Club, Glober, Mississippi.

Musicians: Rhythm Guitar & Vocals: Elvis Presley - Lead Guitar: Scotty Moore - Bass: Bill Black.

Onie Wheeler was billed as an extra attraction on this show.

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LIVE PERFORMANCE(S) - (Louisiana Hayride)

The Municipal Auditorium, 705 Grand Avenue, Shreveport, Louisiana. (8:00 pm - 11:30 pm)

Musicians: Rhythm Guitar & Vocals: Elvis Presley - Lead Guitar: Scotty Moore - Bass: Bill Black. - Steel Guitar:

James 'Sonny' Trammel - Piano: Leon Post.

Bill included: Johnny Horton, Jim Reeves and Hoot and Curley.

Songs performed: "That's All Right", "I Got A Woman" and "Blue Moon of Kentucky".

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BILLBOARD POP CHART  (singles)

Best Sellers in Stores:

"The Ballad of Davy Crockett" by Bill Hayes.

Most Played In Jukeboxes:

"Sincerely" by the McGuire Sisters.   

Most Played By Jockeys: 

"Sincerely" by the McGuire Sisters.    

BILLBOARD C&W CHART  (singles)

Best Sellers in Stores:

"In the Jailhouse Now" by Webb Pierce.

Most Played In Jukeboxes:

"In the Jailhouse Now" by Webb Pierce.

Most Played By Jockeys:

"In the Jailhouse Now" by Webb Pierce.

BILLBOARD R&B CHART  (singles)

Best Sellers in Stores:

"Pledging My Love" by Johnny Ace. 

Most Played In Jukeboxes:

"Pledging My Love" by Johnny Ace.   

Most Played By Jockeys:

"Wallflower" by Etta James

BILLBOARD POP CHART

Honor Roll of Hits: 

"The Ballad of Davy Crockett" by Bill Hayes.   

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (LP)

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"Music, Martinis and Memories" by Jackie Gleason.

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (EP)

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"The Student Prince" by Mario Lanza.

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                    April 10, 1954 (Sunday)