Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                            July 1, 1959 (Wednesday)

Up at 5:30 am - Breakfast - Leave Goethestrasse to arrive at base for 6:30 am.

Ray Barracks, Friedberg, Hessen, West Germany.

Home for lunch. Back to base and home for 7:00 pm.

 

Goethestrasse 14, Bad Nauheim, West Germany

Sign autographs: (7:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

 

 

Lamar Fike wrote a letter to Jean Aberbach that thanked him for looking after him and Elvis while they were on vacation in Paris. (photo)

Don Owens Telephone Call - Elvis Presley
00:00 / 00:00

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                  July 2, 1959 (Thursday)

Up at 5:30 am - Breakfast - Leave Goethestrasse to arrive at base for 6:30 am.

Ray Barracks, Friedberg, Hessen, West Germany.

Home for lunch. Back to base and home for 7:00 pm.

 

Goethestrasse 14, Bad Nauheim, West Germany

Sign autographs: (7:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

 

 

The Colonel wrote to Elvis and informed him that he planned to work soon on promoting Elvis' return and that Hal Wallis would be in Germany sometime in August for a visit. (photo)

TELEPHONE CALL -  from from inside "Uncle Tom's Cabin" a Radio Show broadcast by Tom Moffat from a local drive-in based in Honolulu, Hawaii.

 

Tom Moffat rang Elvis in Germany and asked him about his recent hospital visit and asked him about the B-side to his latest single. (audio)

Tom Moffatt Telephone Call - Elvis Presley
00:00 / 00:00

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                         July 3, 1959 (Friday)

Up at 5:30 am - Breakfast - Leave Goethestrasse to arrive at base for 6:30 am.

Ray Barracks, Friedberg, Hessen, West Germany.

Home for lunch. Back to base and home for 7:00 pm.

 

Goethestrasse 14, Bad Nauheim, West Germany

Sign autographs: (7:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

 

No information. 

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                   July 4, 1959 (Saturday)

Goethestrasse 14, Bad Nauheim, West Germany.

 

 

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                      July 5, 1959 (Sunday)

Goethestrasse 14, Bad Nauheim, West Germany.

 

 

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                      July 6, 1959 (Monday)

Up at 5:30 am - Breakfast - Leave Goethestrasse to arrive at base for 6:30 am.

Ray Barracks, Friedberg, Hessen, West Germany.

Home for lunch. Back to base and home for 7:00 pm.

 

Goethestrasse 14, Bad Nauheim, West Germany

Sign autographs: (7:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

 

No information. 

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HOT 100:

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"The Battle Of New Orleans" by Johnny Horton.

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"Exotica, Vol. 1" by Martin Denny.

"Elvis' Golden Records" by Elvis Presley. #50

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"South Pacific" Soundtrack.

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"King Creole - Vol. I" by Elvis Presley.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                   July 7, 1959 (Tuesday)

Up at 5:30 am - Breakfast - Leave Goethestrasse to arrive at base for 6:30 am.

Ray Barracks, Friedberg, Hessen, West Germany.

Home for lunch. Back to base and home for 7:00 pm.

 

Goethestrasse 14, Bad Nauheim, West Germany

Sign autographs: (7:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

 

No information. 

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                             July 8, 1959 (Wednesday)

Up at 5:30 am - Breakfast - Leave Goethestrasse to arrive at base for 6:30 am.

Ray Barracks, Friedberg, Hessen, West Germany.

Home for lunch. Back to base and home for 7:00 pm.

 

Goethestrasse 14, Bad Nauheim, West Germany

Sign autographs: (7:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

 

No information. 

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                 July 9, 1959 (Thursday)

Up at 5:30 am - Breakfast - Leave Goethestrasse to arrive at base for 6:30 am.

Ray Barracks, Friedberg, Hessen, West Germany.

Home for lunch. Back to base and home for 7:00 pm.

 

Goethestrasse 14, Bad Nauheim, West Germany

Sign autographs: (7:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

 

No information. 

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                      July 10, 1959 (Friday)

Up at 5:30 am - Breakfast - Leave Goethestrasse to arrive at base for 6:30 am.

Ray Barracks, Friedberg, Hessen, West Germany.

Home for lunch. Back to base and home for 7:00 pm.

 

Goethestrasse 14, Bad Nauheim, West Germany

Sign autographs: (7:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

 

No information. 

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                July 11, 1959 (Saturday)

Goethestrasse 14, Bad Nauheim, West Germany.

 

 

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                   July 12, 1959 (Sunday)

Goethestrasse 14, Bad Nauheim, West Germany.

 

 

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                   July 13, 1959 (Monday)

Up at 5:30 am - Breakfast - Leave Goethestrasse to arrive at base for 6:30 am.

Ray Barracks, Friedberg, Hessen, West Germany.

Home for lunch. Back to base and home for 7:00 pm.

 

Goethestrasse 14, Bad Nauheim, West Germany

Sign autographs: (7:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

 

No information. 

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"Lonely Boy" by Paul Anka.

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"The Battle Of New Orleans" by Johnny Horton.

"A Big Hunk O' Love" by Elvis Presley. #27

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"Personality" by Lloyd Price.

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"Exotica, Vol. 1" by Martin Denny.

"Elvis' Golden Records" by Elvis Presley. #50

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"Film Encores Vol. 1" by Mantovani.

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"Exotica, Vol. 1" by Martin Denny.

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"Side by Side" by Pat & Shirley Boone.

"King Creole - Vol. I" by Elvis Presley. #2

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                  July 14, 1959 (Tuesday)

Up at 5:30 am - Breakfast - Leave Goethestrasse to arrive at base for 6:30 am.

Ray Barracks, Friedberg, Hessen, West Germany.

Home for lunch. Back to base and home for 7:00 pm.

 

Goethestrasse 14, Bad Nauheim, West Germany

Sign autographs: (7:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

 

No information. 

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                          July 15, 1959 (Wednesday)

Up at 5:30 am - Breakfast - Leave Goethestrasse to arrive at base for 6:30 am.

Ray Barracks, Friedberg, Hessen, West Germany.

Home for lunch. Back to base and home for 7:00 pm.

 

Goethestrasse 14, Bad Nauheim, West Germany

Sign autographs: (7:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

 

 

It was announced in the press that Elvis would appear on television on the Frank Sinatra show upon his release from the army and that he would receive $125,000 for the appearance, more than Frank would get for the whole show.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                July 16, 1959 (Thursday)

Up at 5:30 am - Breakfast - Leave Goethestrasse to arrive at base for 6:30 am.

Ray Barracks, Friedberg, Hessen, West Germany.

Home for lunch. Back to base and home for 7:00 pm.

 

Goethestrasse 14, Bad Nauheim, West Germany

Sign autographs: (7:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

 

No information. 

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                      July 17, 1959 (Friday)

Up at 5:30 am - Breakfast - Leave Goethestrasse to arrive at base for 6:30 am.

Ray Barracks, Friedberg, Hessen, West Germany.

Home for lunch. Back to base and home for 7:00 pm.

 

Goethestrasse 14, Bad Nauheim, West Germany

Sign autographs: (7:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

 

No information. 

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                July 18, 1959 (Saturday)

Goethestrasse 14, Bad Nauheim, West Germany.

 

 

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                   July 19, 1959 (Sunday)

Goethestrasse 14, Bad Nauheim, West Germany.

 

 

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                   July 20, 1959 (Monday)

Up at 5:30 am - Breakfast - Leave Goethestrasse to arrive at base for 6:30 am.

Ray Barracks, Friedberg, Hessen, West Germany.

Home for lunch. Back to base and home for 7:00 pm.

 

Goethestrasse 14, Bad Nauheim, West Germany

Sign autographs: (7:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

 

 

RCA had not given up on convincing the Colonel to allow Elvis to record while in Germany. Parker's infuriating response was to remind the record company that they had plenty of merchandise to exploit already, what with regular LPs, the Christmas album, and a special golden records package. 

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"The Battle Of New Orleans" by Johnny Horton.

"A Big Hunk O' Love" by Elvis Presley. #10

"My Wish Came True" by Elvis Presley. #26

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"Personality" by Lloyd Price.

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"Exotica, Vol. 1" by Martin Denny.

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"South Pacific" Soundtrack.

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"Perry Como Sings Just for You" by Perry Como.

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"Side by Side" by Pat & Shirley Boone.

"King Creole - Vol. I" by Elvis Presley. #2

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                 July 21, 1959 (Tuesday)

Up at 5:30 am - Breakfast - Leave Goethestrasse to arrive at base for 6:30 am.

Ray Barracks, Friedberg, Hessen, West Germany.

Home for lunch. Back to base and home for 7:00 pm.

 

Goethestrasse 14, Bad Nauheim, West Germany

Sign autographs: (7:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

 

No information. 

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                          July 22, 1959 (Wednesday)

Up at 5:30 am - Breakfast - Leave Goethestrasse to arrive at base for 6:30 am.

Ray Barracks, Friedberg, Hessen, West Germany.

Home for lunch. Back to base and home for 7:00 pm.

 

Goethestrasse 14, Bad Nauheim, West Germany

Sign autographs: (7:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

 

No information. 

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                               July 23, 1959 (Thursday)

Up at 5:30 am - Breakfast - Leave Goethestrasse to arrive at base for 6:30 am.

Ray Barracks, Friedberg, Hessen, West Germany.

Home for lunch. Back to base and home for 7:00 pm.

 

Goethestrasse 14, Bad Nauheim, West Germany

Sign autographs: (7:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

 

No information. 

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                      July 24, 1959 (Friday)

Up at 5:30 am - Breakfast - Leave Goethestrasse to arrive at base for 6:30 am.

Ray Barracks, Friedberg, Hessen, West Germany.

Home for lunch. Back to base and home for 7:00 pm.

 

Goethestrasse 14, Bad Nauheim, West Germany

Sign autographs: (7:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

 

No information. 

RCA released a gatefold album that contained no new material. It used the same sales pitch as the last one. To release tracks that were not available on LP.

"A Date With Elvis" (LPM-2011).

The front cover used a photo taken outside Graceland back in June 1958 while the rear cover had a 1960 calendar with Elvis' army release date circled in red. (March 24)

Songs:

Side 1: "Blue Moon of Kentucky", "Young and Beautiful", "Baby I Don't Care", "Milkcow Blues Boogie", "Baby Let's Play House".

Side 2: "Good Rockin' Tonight", "Is It So Strange", "We're Gonna Move", "I Want To Be Free", "I Forgot To Remember To Forget".

RCA Victor (LPM-2011)

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                July 25, 1959 (Saturday)

Goethestrasse 14, Bad Nauheim, West Germany.

 

 

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                   July 26, 1959 (Sunday)

Goethestrasse 14, Bad Nauheim, West Germany.

 

 

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                  July 27, 1959 (Monday)

Up at 5:30 am - Breakfast - Leave Goethestrasse to arrive at base for 6:30 am.

Ray Barracks, Friedberg, Hessen, West Germany.

Home for lunch. Back to base and home for 7:00 pm.

 

Goethestrasse 14, Bad Nauheim, West Germany

Sign autographs: (7:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

 

 

Vernon brought Dee Stanley to visit his father, Jessie Presley, in Louisville.  

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"Lonely Boy" by Paul Anka.

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"The Battle Of New Orleans" by Johnny Horton.

"A Big Hunk O' Love" by Elvis Presley. #8

"My Wish Came True" by Elvis Presley. #24

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"South Pacific" Soundtrack.

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"Side by Side" by Pat & Shirley Boone.

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"Music from Peter Gunn" by Henry Mancini.

"A Touch of Gold" by Elvis Presley. #7

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                 July 28, 1959 (Tuesday)

Up at 5:30 am - Breakfast - Leave Goethestrasse to arrive at base for 6:30 am.

Ray Barracks, Friedberg, Hessen, West Germany.

Home for lunch. Back to base and home for 7:00 pm.

 

Goethestrasse 14, Bad Nauheim, West Germany

Sign autographs: (7:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

 

No information. 

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                          July 29, 1959 (Wednesday)

Up at 5:30 am - Breakfast - Leave Goethestrasse to arrive at base for 6:30 am.

Ray Barracks, Friedberg, Hessen, West Germany.

Home for lunch. Back to base and home for 7:00 pm.

 

Goethestrasse 14, Bad Nauheim, West Germany

Sign autographs: (7:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

 

No information. 

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                               July 30, 1959 (Thursday)

Up at 5:30 am - Breakfast - Leave Goethestrasse to arrive at base for 6:30 am.

Ray Barracks, Friedberg, Hessen, West Germany.

Home for lunch. Back to base and home for 7:00 pm.

 

Goethestrasse 14, Bad Nauheim, West Germany

Sign autographs: (7:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

 

No information. 

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                      July 31, 1959 (Friday)