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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                    June 1, 1958 (Sunday)

Graceland, 3764 Highway 51 South, Memphis, Tennessee.

At the gates of Graceland, dressed in full Army uniform, Elvis took the time to explain his Army insignia to the waiting fans. (photos) 

He gave Rex Mansfield a tour of Graceland and then Elvis, Rex, Red West (on two-weeks leave of the marines) and Lamar Fike went out the back gate of the house and drove over to Rex's relatives in Elvis' black Cadillac Limousine and posed for some photographs. (photos)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                   June 2, 1958 (Monday)

Graceland, 3764 Highway 51 South, Memphis, Tennessee.

Anita Wood arrived in New York for her recording session. Elvis went to a local car dealer to buy a new red "Lincoln Continental Mark III Convertible" and arrived back at Graceland in the new car with Red West. (photo)

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Lincoln Continental Mark III Convertible

BILLBOARD R&B CHART  (singles)

Best Sellers in Stores:

"All I Have to do is Dream" by the Everly Brothers.

"Wear My Ring Around Your Neck" by Elvis Presley. #8

Most Played By Jockeys:

"All I Have to do is Dream" by the Everly Brothers.

"Wear My Ring Around Your Neck" by Elvis Presley. #4

BILLBOARD C&W CHART  (singles)

Best Sellers in Stores:

"All I Have to do is Dream" by the Everly Brothers.

"Wear My Ring Around Your Neck" by Elvis Presley. #4

"Don't" by Elvis Presley. #19

Most Played By Jockeys:

"All I Have to do is Dream" by the Everly Brothers.

"Wear My Ring Around Your Neck" by Elvis Presley. #12

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BILLBOARD POP CHART  (singles)

Best Sellers in Stores:

"All I Have to do is Dream" by the Everly Brothers.

"Wear My Ring Around Your Neck" by Elvis Presley. #3

Most Played By Jockeys: 

"All I Have to do is Dream" by the Everly Brothers.

"Wear My Ring Around Your Neck" by Elvis Presley. #5

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BILLBOARD POP CHART

Honor Roll of Hits: 

"All I Have To Do Is Dream" by the Everly Brothers.

"Wear My Ring Around Your Neck" by Elvis Presley. #5

The Top 100: 

"All I Have To Do Is Dream" by the Everly Brothers.

"Wear My Ring Around Your Neck" by Elvis Presley. #3

"Don't" by Elvis Presley. #90

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (LP)

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"The Music Man" by Original Cast.

"Elvis' Golden Records" by Elvis Presley. #10

Most Played By Jockeys: 

"Come Fly With Me" by Frank Sinatra.

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (EP)

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"Elvis - Vol. I" by Elvis Presley.

"Jailhouse Rock" by Elvis Presley. #2

 

RCA announced that they are going to release a whole new line of "stereophonic" records.

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1958 Lincoln Continental Mark III Convertible

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                  June 3, 1958 (Tuesday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                         June 4, 1958 (Wednesday)

Elvis continued to pursue his favourite activities, such as renting out the Rollerdome and the Fairground. He also got his haircut at Jim's Barber Shop, before doing a family photo session. (photo)

In Memphis, "King Creole" was shown for the first time in cinemas and Elvis on his own 16mm projector, screened his latest movie for his parents and friends. Elvis surrounded himself at Graceland with familiar faces: Red West, Lamar Fike, Alan Fortas, George Klein, Gene and Junior Smith and Nick Adams. 

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                June 5, 1958 (Thursday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                      June 6, 1958 (Friday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                June 7, 1958 (Saturday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                    June 8, 1958 (Sunday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                   June 9, 1958 (Monday)

Graceland, 3764 Highway 51 South, Memphis, Tennessee.

Elvis went for a drive in his new "Lincoln Mark III" with Lamar Fike and Rex (or "Rexadus" as Elvis now called him) Mansfield who Elvis had asked to stay over at Graceland for the second week of furlough. This suited Rex as he was constantly being hassled at home by people who wanted the lowdown on Elvis. Elvis on the other hand, wanted Rex to be with him when they returned to Fort Hood. (photo)

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BILLBOARD C&W CHART  (singles)

Best Sellers in Stores:

"All I Have to do is Dream" by the Everly Brothers.

"Wear My Ring Around Your Neck" by Elvis Presley. #4

Most Played By Jockeys:

"Just Married" by Marty Robbins.

"Wear My Ring Around Your Neck" by Elvis Presley. #4

BILLBOARD R&B CHART  (singles)

Best Sellers in Stores:

"All I Have to do is Dream" by the Everly Brothers.

"Wear My Ring Around Your Neck" by Elvis Presley. #11

Most Played By Jockeys:

"All I Have to do is Dream" by the Everly Brothers.

"Wear My Ring Around Your Neck" by Elvis Presley. #6

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (singles)

Best Sellers in Stores:

"The Purple People Eater" by Sheb Wooley.

"Wear My Ring Around Your Neck" by Elvis Presley. #9

Most Played By Jockeys: 

"All I Have to do is Dream" by the Everly Brothers.

"Wear My Ring Around Your Neck" by Elvis Presley. #9

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BILLBOARD POP CHART

Honor Roll of Hits: 

"All I Have To Do Is Dream" by the Everly Brothers.

"Wear My Ring Around Your Neck" by Elvis Presley. #11

The Top 100: 

"The Purple People Eater" by Sheb Wooley.

"Wear My Ring Around Your Neck" by Elvis Presley. #10

"Don't" by Elvis Presley. #86

"Doncha' Think It's Time" by Elvis Presley. #87

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (LP)

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"Johnny's Greatest Hits" by Johnny Mathis.

"Elvis' Golden Records" by Elvis Presley. #5

Most Played By Jockeys: 

"Lester Lanin Goes To College" by Lester Lanin.

"Elvis' Golden Records" by Elvis Presley. #9

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (EP)

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"Elvis - Vol. I" by Elvis Presley.

"Jailhouse Rock" by Elvis Presley. #2

 

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                               June 10, 1958 (Tuesday)

RECORDING SESSION: - RCA Victor

RCA Victor Studio B, Nashville, Tennessee. (7:00 pm - 10:00 pm) (10:30 pm - 1:30 am)

Producer: Steve Sholes.

Engineer: Bob Ferris.

Musicians: Lead Guitar & Vocals: Elvis Presley - Electric Guitar: Hank Garland - Guitar: Chet Atkins - Bass: Bob Moore - Drums: D.J. Fontana - Piano: Floyd Cramer - Bongos: Murrey "Buddy" Harman.