Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                              March 1, 1956 (Thursday)

Elvis appeared in Memphis Traffic Court as a witness to the garage incident a few days earlier. The woman who drove the other car was charged with reckless driving.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                     March 2, 1956 (Friday)

Elvis was stopped for speeding on Riverside Drive in Memphis.

Later, between 5:00 pm and 6:00 pm, he signed autographs at the newly opened Bob Neal record shop. (photos)

The Colonel informed his attorney that Bob Neal has no longer any business association with Elvis, and the recent unpleasantness with Hank Snow has been resolved.

This came as a big surprise to Hank Snow.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                               March 3, 1956 (Saturday)

Before flying to Shreveport with his cousin Gene Smith, Elvis wrote a cheque for $500 towards the purchase of a house located at 1034 Audubon Drive, east of downtown Memphis.

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 - Drums:

D.J. Fontana.

Songs performed: "Baby, Let's Play House", "Heartbreak Hotel" and "Tutti Frutti".

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (singles)

Best Sellers in Stores:

"Lisbon Antigua" by Nelson Riddle.

Most Played In Jukeboxes:

"The Rock and Roll Waltz" by Kay Starr.

Most Played By Jockeys: 

"Lisbon Antigua" by Nelson Riddle.

BILLBOARD C&W CHART  (singles)

Best Sellers in Stores:

"I Forgot To Remember To Forget" by Elvis Presley.

"Heartbreak Hotel" by Elvis Presley. #9

Most Played In Jukeboxes:

"I Forgot To Remember To Forget" by Elvis Presley.

Most Played By Jockeys:

"Why Baby Why" by Red Sovine & Webb Pierce.

"I Forgot To Remember To Forget" by Elvis Presley. #4

"Heartbreak Hotel" by Elvis Presley. #7

BILLBOARD R&B CHART  (singles)

Best Sellers in Stores:

"The Great Pretender" by the Platters.   

Most Played In Jukeboxes:

"The Great Pretender" by the Platters.    

Most Played By Jockeys:

"The Great Pretender" by the Platters. 

BILLBOARD POP CHART

Honor Roll of Hits: 

"The Rock and Roll Waltz" by Kay Starr.

The Top 100: 

"The Rock and Roll Waltz" by Kay Starr.

"Heartbreak Hotel" by Elvis Presley. #68

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (LP)

No LP Chart

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (EP)

No EP Chart

"Heartbreak Hotel" became the first Presley song to enter the national chart. It entered the "Top 100" at #68. (photo)

Billboard also reported under the headline: A WINNAH! "Presley Hot As $1 Pistol On Victor".

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                  March 4, 1956 (Sunday)

Elvis and Gene Smith flew home to Memphis.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                 March 5, 1956 (Monday)

Elvis and Gene flew to Nashville, and returned to Memphis later in the evening.

This may have been to sort out the contract between Elvis and the Colonel, with both Bob Neal and Hank Snow conveniently and officially out of the picture.

The Presley's paid a $250.00 deposit towards the purchase of their new home at Audubon Drive from the Welsh Plywood Corporation for $29,500. (photo)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                               March 6, 1956 (Tuesday)

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                        March 7, 1956 (Wednesday)

RCA's Bill Bullock wrote to the Colonel and expressed concern that sales were slowing down in some parts of the country. He wanted Parker to take Elvis off the country and western circuit and book him on pop shows in the north and on the west coast.

William Morris forwarded the script of a movie titled "The Rainmaker" starring Burt Lancaster and Katharine Hepburn. It was to be used for Elvis' upcoming screen test. The Agency also mentioned the possibility of a 15 minute radio series for Elvis. The Colonel gave Elvis the script and told him "The script is not to be shared with anyone".

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                             March 8, 1956 (Thursday)

Elvis received another speeding ticket in Memphis.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                     March 9, 1956 (Friday)

Elvis spent $103 at Lansky Brothers clothing store.

Later in the evening he appeared with Sy Rose's band in the Chicksaw Ballroom of the Hotel Chisca at a "Red Hot and Blue" dance session hosted by Dewey Phillips. (photo)

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                            March 10, 1956 (Saturday)

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 - Drums:

D.J. Fontana.

Songs performed: "Heartbreak Hotel","Tutti Frutti" and "Baby, Let's Play House".

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (singles)

Best Sellers in Stores:

"Lisbon Antigua" by Nelson Riddle.

"Heartbreak Hotel" by Elvis Presley. #19

Most Played In Jukeboxes:

"The Rock and Roll Waltz" by Kay Starr.

Most Played By Jockeys: 

"The Rock and Roll Waltz" by Kay Starr.

"Heartbreak Hotel" by Elvis Presley. #14

BILLBOARD C&W CHART  (singles)

Best Sellers in Stores:

"Why Baby Why" by Red Sovine & Webb Pierce.

"I Forgot To Remember To Forget" by Elvis Presley. #2

"Heartbreak Hotel" by Elvis Presley. #3

Most Played In Jukeboxes:

"I Forgot To Remember To Forget" by Elvis Presley.

Most Played By Jockeys:

"Why Baby Why" by Red Sovine & Webb Pierce.

"I Forgot To Remember To Forget" by Elvis Presley. #6

"Heartbreak Hotel" by Elvis Presley. #8

BILLBOARD R&B CHART  (singles)

Best Sellers in Stores:

"The Great Pretender" by the Platters.   

Most Played In Jukeboxes:

"The Great Pretender" by the Platters.    

Most Played By Jockeys:

"The Great Pretender" by the Platters. 

BILLBOARD POP CHART

Honor Roll of Hits: 

"The Rock and Roll Waltz" by Kay Starr.

"Heartbreak Hotel" by Elvis Presley. #22

The Top 100: 

"The Rock and Roll Waltz" by Kay Starr.

"Heartbreak Hotel" by Elvis Presley. #29

"I Was the One" by Elvis Presley. #85

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (LP)

No LP Chart

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (EP)

No EP Chart

"Heartbreak Hotel" became the first Presley single to appear in the "Pop"charts when it entered the "Popular Best Seller in Stores" chart at #19 and appeared on the "Honor Roll of Hits" chart at #22. It climbed to #29 on the "Top 100". "I Was The One" entered the "Top 100" at #85.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                              March 11, 1956 (Sunday)

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                             March 12, 1956 (Monday)

At 8.44 am, Vernon Elvis Presley, Gladys Love Presley and Elvis Aron Presley signed the papers that finalised the purchase of their new home at 1034 Audubon Drive (photo) for $29,500.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                            March 13, 1956 (Tuesday)

Elvis appeared at the Traffic Violation Bureau in Memphis to pay his speeding ticket from March 8th.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                     March 14, 1956 (Wednesday)

Start of East Coast tour. (March 14 - March 23).

LIVE PERFORMANCE(S) - Elvis Presley, The Blue Moon Boys, Rod Brasfield, Uncle Cyp, Mother Maybelle and the

Carter Sisters, The Jordanaires

The Fox Theatre, Atlanta, Georgia. (3 shows) (4:30 pm, 7:18 pm and 10:06 pm)

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

Fontana.

Elvis arrived at the Theatre for an 11:30 am dress rehearsal for shows that alternated between scheduled screenings of "The Square Jungle" starring Tony Curtis.

Colonel Parker complained to Harry Kalcheim that he can't consider dates in Brooklyn or Los Angeles because he can only free Elvis from his appearances on the "Louisiana Hayride" once every sixty days. Parker had been trying to get Elvis out of this contract which was made against his wishes. 

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                           March 15, 1956 (Thursday)

LIVE PERFORMANCE(S) - Elvis Presley, The Blue Moon Boys, Rod Brasfield, Uncle Cyp, Mother Maybelle and the

Carter Sisters, The Jordanaires

The Fox Theatre, Atlanta, Georgia. (3 shows) (4:30 pm, 7:18 pm and 10:06 pm)

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

Fontana.

Elvis was paid $1,831.54, which represented 50 percent of the net proceeds for this two day engagement.

RCA publicist, Anne Fulchino contacted photographer Alfred Wertheimer in Manhattan to see if he was available to become a "fly on the wall" for Elvis' appearance on this Saturday's "Stage Show".

 

His remit was to take pictures without  being too intrusive.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                 March 16, 1956 (Friday)

Elvis and the band flew to New York from Atlanta, they arrived at 4:03 pm.

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                            March 17, 1956 (Saturday)

TELEVISION APPEARANCE: "STAGE SHOW" (5th appearance)

CBS Studio 50, 1697 Broadway, Manhattan, New York City. (8:00 pm)

Rehearsals were held at the Nola Studios at 12:30 pm.

Musicians: Guitar & Vocals: Elvis Presley - Guitar: Scotty Moore - Bass: Bill Black - Drums: D.J. Fontana.

Elvis went to the CBS studio at 4:00 pm. He made his fifth appearance on "Stage Show" opening with "Blue Suede

Shoes" (video) which was already in the charts and doing well by the songs creator, Carl Perkins. He followed with a

much more confident performance of "Heartbreak Hotel"(video)

 

Throughout the day photographer Alfred Wertheimer, who RCA had assigned to capture all various types of images of Elvis. Wertheimer reckoned he had over 400 taken before they parted company later that evening. 

"Blue Suede Shoes" (improved sound)

"Heartbreak Hotel" (improved sound)

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (singles)

Best Sellers in Stores:

"Lisbon Antigua" by Nelson Riddle.

"Heartbreak Hotel" by Elvis Presley. #15

Most Played In Jukeboxes:

"The Rock and Roll Waltz" by Kay Starr.

Most Played By Jockeys: 

"The Poor People of Paris" by Les Baxter.

"Heartbreak Hotel" by Elvis Presley. #12

BILLBOARD C&W CHART  (singles)

Best Sellers in Stores:

"Heartbreak Hotel" by Elvis Presley.

"I Forgot To Remember To Forget" by Elvis Presley. #2

Most Played In Jukeboxes:

"I Forgot To Remember To Forget" by Elvis Presley.

"Heartbreak Hotel" by Elvis Presley. #2

Most Played By Jockeys:

"I Don't Believe You've Met My Baby" by the Louvin Brothers.

"Heartbreak Hotel" by Elvis Presley. #3

"I Forgot To Remember To Forget" by Elvis Presley. #6

BILLBOARD R&B CHART  (singles)

Best Sellers in Stores:

"Why Do Fools Fall in Love" by the Teenagers.   

Most Played In Jukeboxes:

"The Great Pretender" by the Platters.    

Most Played By Jockeys:

"The Great Pretender" by the Platters. 

BILLBOARD POP CHART

Honor Roll of Hits: 

"The Poor People of Paris" by Les Baxter.

"Heartbreak Hotel" by Elvis Presley. #22

The Top 100: 

"The Rock and Roll Waltz" by Kay Starr.

"Heartbreak Hotel" by Elvis Presley. #23

"I Was the One" by Elvis Presley. #31

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (LP)

No LP Chart

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (EP)

No EP Chart

"I Forgot To Remember To Forget" was replaced at the #1 spot on the C&W Best Seller chart by "Heartbreak Hotel", but it stayed at #1 on the Jukebox chart and kept "Heartbreak Hotel" at #2. The Jockeys chart placed "Heartbreak Hotel" at #3, with "I Forgot To Remember To Forget" at #6.

 

On the Popular charts "Heartbreak Hotel" climbed to #15 on the "Best Seller in Stores" and came in at #12 on the Jockeys chart. 

The "Honor Roll of Hits" had "Heartbreak Hotel" moving up to #22 and it appeared at #23 on the "Top 100" with "I Was the One" not far behind at #31.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                              March 18, 1956 (Sunday)

Elvis and the band flew from New York City to Charleston, South Carolina. They arrived at 11:03 am.

LIVE PERFORMANCE(S)

The County Hall, Charleston, South Carolina. (2 shows) (3:30 pm and 8:15 pm)

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

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                              March 19, 1956 (Monday)

LIVE PERFORMANCE(S)

The Township Auditorium, Columbia, South Carolina.

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

After attending an interview last Saturday, Harry Kalcheim wrote to the Colonel cautioning him to ensure that Elvis takes his appointments with the press seriously, and learn how to duck questions in a graceful manner. He also advised Parker to encourage Elvis to open his next "Stage Show" appearance with "Blue Suede Shoes".

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                             March 20, 1956 (Tuesday)

LIVE PERFORMANCE(S)

The Bell Auditorium, Augusta, Georgia.

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

While Elvis was on tour, his parents moved into their new home at 1034 Audubon Drive in Memphis.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                      March 21, 1956 (Wednesday)

LIVE PERFORMANCE(S) - Elvis Presley, The Blue Moon Boys, Rod Brasfield, Mother Maybelle and the Carter Sisters, Hal and Ginger

The YMCA Gymnasium, Lexington, North Carolina. 

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

 

Elvis was sick with the flu and was attended by a physician before the show.

The Colonel reportedly turned down offers to play the northeast and Canada, impatiently explaining to harry Kalcheim that he wasn't

interested in putting Elvis Presley onto anyone else's show.

Carl Perkins and his band were injured in an automobile accident on their way to perform "Blue Suede Shoes" on the "Perry Como

show" in New York. The Colonel wired flowers in Elvis' name to the hospital in Delaware where they were being cared for.

The band received their salaried payments from Tom Diskin for the week ending: March 18 - 24: Scotty: $175.00, D.J.: $125.00.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                           March 22, 1956 (Thursday)

LIVE PERFORMANCE(S) - Elvis Presley, The Blue Moon Boys, Rod Brasfield, Mother Maybelle and the Carter Sisters, Hal and Ginger

The Mosque Theatre, Richmond, Virginia. (2 shows) (7:00 pm and 9:00 pm)

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

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                  March 23, 1956 (Friday)

Before they left Richmond a telegram was sent to Carl Perkins in hospital. (photo)

 

 

 

Elvis appeared on the Jimmy Dean WMAL-TV Show for a quick interview about the show later on that evening. (photo)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LIVE PERFORMANCE(S)

The S.S. Mount Vernon Riverboat, Washington DC.

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

Elvis was the featured artist on this country music cruise promoted by well-known country DJ and promoter, Connie B. Gay.

This show marked the end of the East Coast tour.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RCA released their first Elvis Presley long play (LP) album titled: "Elvis Presley" (LPM-1254)

It contained both new material and some tracks recorded previously from Elvis' days at Sun records.

Side 1: "Blue Suede Shoes", "I'm Counting On You", "I Got A Woman", "One-sided Love Affair", "I Love You Because", "Just Because".

Side 2: "Tutti Frutti", "Trying To Get To You", "I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Cry (over you)", "I'll Never Let You Go (little darlin')", "Blue Moon", "Money Honey".

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RCA also shipped their first two Elvis "Extended Play" (EP) records, both titled "Elvis Presley" (EPA-747)

Side 1: "Blue Suede Shoes", "Tutti Frutti"

Side 2: "I Got A Woman", "Just Because"

 

Also an Extended Play in double format: "Elvis Presley" (EPB-1254)

Side 1: "Blue Suede Shoes", "I'm Counting On You"

Side 2: "I Got A Woman", "One-sided Love Affair"

Side 3: "Tutti Frutti", "Trying To Get To You"

Side 4: "I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Cry (over you)", "I'll Never Let You Go (little darlin')".

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RCA Victor LPM-1254 (33rpm)

The front cover photograph was a live shot taken by William V. "Red" Robertson during a performance at Fort Homer Hesterly Armory in Tampa, Florida on July 31, 1955. The rear of the album contained publicity stills taken in RCA's Studio in New York by William "Popsie" Randolph on December 1, 1955. "I Love You Because" was recorded at Sun in July 1954. RCA spliced together takes 3 and 5 to create an acceptable master. (audio)

RCA Victor EPA-747 (45rpm)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                            March 24, 1956 (Saturday)

TELEVISION APPEARANCE: "STAGE SHOW" (6th appearance)

CBS Studio 50, 1697 Broadway, Manhattan, New York City. (8:00 pm)

Musicians: Guitar & Vocals: Elvis Presley - Guitar: Scotty Moore - Bass: Bill Black - Drums: D.J. Fontana.

Elvis' sixth and final appearance on "Stage Show" was on the same night that Carl Perkins was originally scheduled

to perform on the "Perry Como Show" but he had recently been hurt in a car crash. So out of respect for his

friend Carl, Elvis refused to sing "Blue Suede Shoes" as Harry Kalcheim had previously wanted and sang "Money

Honey", a cover track on his new album instead. He then performed "Heartbreak Hotel" for the second week in a

row. (video)

"Money Honey" (improved sound)

"Heartbreak Hotel" (improved sound)

Later Elvis gave an interview to Robert Brown which took place in the Warwick Hotel. (audio)

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BILLBOARD POP CHART  (singles)

Best Sellers in Stores:

"The Poor People of Paris" by Les Baxter.

"Heartbreak Hotel" by Elvis Presley. #11

Most Played In Jukeboxes:

"The Rock and Roll Waltz" by Kay Starr.

Most Played By Jockeys: 

"The Poor People of Paris" by Les Baxter.

"Heartbreak Hotel" by Elvis Presley. #7

BILLBOARD C&W CHART  (singles)

Best Sellers in Stores:

"Heartbreak Hotel" by Elvis Presley.

"I Forgot To Remember To Forget" by Elvis Presley. #2

Most Played In Jukeboxes:

"I Forgot To Remember To Forget" by Elvis Presley.

"Heartbreak Hotel" by Elvis Presley. #3

Most Played By Jockeys:

"I Don't Believe You've Met My Baby" by the Louvin Brothers.

"Heartbreak Hotel" by Elvis Presley. #3

"I Forgot To Remember To Forget" by Elvis Presley. #8

BILLBOARD R&B CHART  (singles)

Best Sellers in Stores:

"Why Do Fools Fall in Love" by the Teenagers.   

Most Played In Jukeboxes:

"The Great Pretender" by the Platters.    

Most Played By Jockeys:

"Drown In My Own Tears" by Ray Charles. 

BILLBOARD POP CHART

Honor Roll of Hits: 

"The Poor People of Paris" by Les Baxter.

"Heartbreak Hotel" by Elvis Presley. #16

"I Was the One" by Elvis Presley. #29

The Top 100: 

"The Rock and Roll Waltz" by Kay Starr.

"Heartbreak Hotel" by Elvis Presley. #11

"I Was the One" by Elvis Presley. #29

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (LP)

"Belafonte" by Harry Belafonte.

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (EP)

No EP Chart

 

 

Billboard magazine reviewed Elvis' debut album. (photo)

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                               March 25, 1956 (Sunday)

The Knickerbocker Hotel, 1714 Ivar Avenue, Los Angeles, California.

Elvis flew from New York to Los Angeles, California and was met at the airport by Tom Diskin and a young William

Morris agent, Leonard Hirshan. Elvis who had a camera around his neck looked like a tourist. He was about to begin

a screen test for movie producer, Hal B. Wallis and Paramount Studios in Hollywood taking place on the 26th and

27th. While in Los Angeles, Elvis stayed at the Hollywood Knickerbocker Hotel.

The boys in the band drove back to Memphis, and visited Carl Perkins in his hospital in Delaware with a get well

message from Elvis.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                             March 26, 1956 (Monday)

HOLLYWOOD SCREEN TEST - Paramount Studios, Hollywood, California.

Elvis went to the Paramount Studio to begin his screen test. He was supervised by director Frank Tashlin.

 

Elvis lip-synched to a recording of "Blue Suede Shoes" holding a guitar with no strings as a prop. (video)

 

It was remarked that when the music played; "the transformation was incredible ... electricity bounced off the walls on the

sound-stage, like an earthquake  in progress".

 

 

The formal agreement with Colonel Parker is ratified in the form of a letter signed by Elvis and "agreed to" by Col. Thomas A. Parker, which stated that the Colonel should now act as "sole and executive advisor, personal representative, and manager in all fields of public and private entertainment". (photo)

"Blue Suede Shoes" (lip-synched performance)

1956 March 26 Contract with Parker, reco

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                            March 27, 1956 (Tuesday)

HOLLYWOOD SCREEN TEST - Paramount Studios, Hollywood, California.

For the second part of his screen test, Elvis who played the part of Jim Curry, performed a scene from "The Rainmaker" with actor Frank Faylen who played his big brother Noah, and an unknown actor played their father, H.C.

         

 

 

 

          Jim: Good e-ve-ning!                                   H.C.: (secretly amused)                                   Noah: You didn't tell us where you been?      Noah: You crazy down little ....

          Noah: Where the heck have you been?          Where'd you get the stogie, Jim?                     Jim: I don't have to - - but I will!                  Jim: Ah, ah, ah, don't say down no more, Noah

          Jim: (with a lorldy gesture)                        Jim: It ain't a stogie. It's a Havana                    I been out with my favorite girl --              or I shall take this eighty-five cents Havana

          Out -- Out -- Out!                                      Panatella. Eighty-five cents. And it's a             (he whips Snookie's little red hat out of       Panatella and I shall squash right in your mean

          Noah: What's wrong with you?                      present!                                                           the bosom of his shirt. He slaps it on          ol' face.

          Are you drunk?                                            Noah: Who the Sam Hill gave it to you?             his head)                                                      H.C.: What happened, Jimmy?             

          Jim: (with mighty superiority)                    Jim: I-the-Sam-Hill gave it to me! ...               Snookie!                                                       Noah: Can't you see what happened ...  He went

          No, big brother, I ain't drunk!                      For bein' a big boy!                                                                                                               ridin' with that Snookie Maguire, she got him all             But if I cared to be drunk, I'd be                                                                                                                                                              hit up and then by george! she trapped 'im ...

        google-eyed! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         Jim: Big brother, you got it all wrong.          and we went flyin' a million miles an               when I was doin' that I knew I could                 any minute now we're gonna be right up

           Noah: Don't lie to me, Jimmy Curry,             hour! and then we stopped that car,               carry her anywhere, right straight to            there on the moon ... and then, and then,

           the minute I stopped looking after               .. and we got out .. and we sat down                 the moon! All the time I kept thinkin'             without Noah bein' there ... all by my

           you, you got yourself into trouble!               under a great big tree ..                                 Noah's gonna come along and he's                  smart little self, I said, whoa!

           Jim: Noah, when I tell you what                     and we could look up through the                    gonna say whoa! But Noah didn't show             H.C.: Yippee!

           really happened, you're gonna split              branches and see the sky, all full                    up! so I kept right on kissin' ...                       Jim: Thanks, Pop! you're yippee is accepted!

           your britches ...                                           of stars .. and I turned around ...                    and then somethin' happened .. she                 Noah: I don't believe a word of it!

           We went ridin' ...  that's right..                     and I kissed her! I kissed her once,                  was cryin' an' I was cryin' an' I thought

           we went up that ol' road sharp ...                  and I kissed her a hundred times!                   

          

         

           

           

           

           

 

 

 

 

         Noah: Why did she give you the hat!               I gotta tell Lizzie! ... where's Lizzie?             Jim: Why, that's great! (taking out cigar)      Jim: Yeah. I think it's great them bein'

           Jim: Well, the same reason I gave her            Noah: Where the blazes do you think            I got another cigar for Lizzie.                        out there together, it might get real serious

           my hellstooth .. We're engaged!                     she is .. she's asleep.                                    Noah: Wait a minute, you mean you let           about each other and before you know it, got

           Noah: ah, huh, so I was right!                         Jim: Well, I'll wake her up!                             walk in on that fella when he's sleepin?          me a new brother. (broad smile) and boy, I'd

           she did trap you.                                            H.C.: Oh, wait, Jimmy,                                  You didn't even try to stop her?                     swap him for you any day! 

           H.C.: Oh, don't listen to him, Jimmy,             Lizzie's not up there.                                    H.C.: No, I didn't, you called her an old            Noah: Well, you won't have to swap him for

           (shakes Jimmy's hand)                                 Jim: Where is she?                                        maid, you took away the last bit of hope         anybody, 'cause he ain't the marryin' kind,

           Congratulations!                                          Noah: Where is she Pop?                               she had, when you left, she took those            not that faker!

           Jim: Thanks, Pop.                                         H.C.: She's out in the tack room.                   bed covers and ran out. I didn't ask her           Jim: I bet he is the marryin' kind, I bet he is!

           Thank you, very kindly..                               Noah: (stands up) You mean with                   where she was goin', but I'm glad she               Noah: All right! supposin' he is, what do you

                                                                               Starbuck?                                                     went. It was if she lost her hope in here,          think a rainmaker makes?

                                                                               H.C.: Yup.                                                      maybe she'll find it out there.                           Jim: Rain!

Vernon bought curtains, a television set and other items for the new house.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                     March 28, 1956 (Wednesday)

Elvis flew from Los Angeles to Dallas and then on to Memphis.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                          &