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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                         January 1, 1959 (Thursday)

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Ray Barracks, 61169 Friedberg, Hessen, West Germany.

 

 

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                January 2, 1959 (Friday)

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Ray Barracks, 61169 Friedberg, Hessen, West Germany.

 

 

Elvis called George Klein back in Memphis. He made regular calls to different friends at home, especially Anita Wood.

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                         January 3, 1959 (Saturday)

The Hotel Grunewald, Terrassenstrasse 10, Bad Nauheim, West Germany.

 

 

In early January, Elisabeth Stefaniak took a five hour train ride to Bad Nauheim. She knew Elvis would be on duty when she

arrived. She was met at the station by Vernon, Red West and Lamar Fike. She moved into the hotel with Elvis and his household, occupying a corner room that had been used for storage of the fan mail she was now in charge of answering, learning quickly from Red and Lamar how to sign Elvis' name and use the signature stamp when required. 

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                             January 4, 1959 (Sunday)

The Hotel Grunewald, Terrassenstrasse 10, Bad Nauheim, West Germany.

 

 

Elvis woke Colonel Parker with a 5:00 A.M. phone call that turned into an hour-long chat. The Colonel joked that the call interrupted his dream about Elvis getting an early army release, and now he doesn't know how the dream would have turned out. 

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Ray Barracks, 61169 Friedberg, Hessen, West Germany.

 

 

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Ray Barracks, 61169 Friedberg, Hessen, West Germany.

 

 

Elvis celebrated his twenty-fourth birthday in Germany, while Dick Clark, with the Colonel's cooperation, produced an American Band-stand tribute at home.

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Ray Barracks, 61169 Friedberg, Hessen, West Germany.

 

 

Colonel Parker suggested to Elvis in a long letter that he should consider making some home tape recordings, featuring voice and piano alone, that included some of his favourite spirituals, like "Just a Closer Walk With Thee." There would be no need for any further instrumentation, the Colonel explained, because the fans just want to hear his voice. A few days later Parker hinted to RCA that he may have a surprise for them, but nothing ever came of this idea.

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The Hotel Grunewald, Terrassenstrasse 10, Bad Nauheim, West Germany.

 

 

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Ray Barracks, 61169 Friedberg, Hessen, West Germany.

 

 

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