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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                         October 1, 1960, (Saturday)

525 Perugia Way, Bel Air, Los Angeles, California.

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RCA released their first soundtrack album since Elvis was released from the service in both mono and stereo formats.

"G.I. Blues" (LPM/LSP-2256)

The front cover used a publicity shot taken for the movie. The rear cover had stills from the movie.

Songs:

Side 1: "Tonight Is So Right For Love", "What's She Really Like", "Frankfort Special", "Wooden Heart", "G.I. Blues".

Side 2: "Pocketful of Rainbows", "Shoppin' Around", "Big Boots", "Didja' Ever", "Blue Suede Shoes", Doin' the Best I Can".

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RCA Victor (LPM-2256)

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RCA Victor (LSP-2256)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                             October 2, 1960, (Sunday)

525 Perugia Way, Bel Air, Los Angeles, California.

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                            October 3, 1960 (Monday)

MOVIE PRODUCTION - (20th Century Fox) "Flaming Star"

20th Century Fox, 10201 Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles, California.

Other locations used for "Flaming Star" were; Skull Valley, Delle, Lonerock and Tooele County all in the state of Utah.

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BILLBOARD POP CHART  (singles)

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HOT 100:

"My Heart Has A Mind of It's Own" by Connie Francis,

"It's Now Or Never" by Elvis Presley. #7

"Don't Be Cruel" by Bill Black's Combo. #23

"A Mess of Blues" by Elvis Presley. #73

Honor Roll of Hits: 

"My Heart Has A Mind of It's Own" by Connie Francis,

"It's Now Or Never" by Elvis Presley. #3

BILLBOARD C&W CHART  (singles)

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HOT C&W SIDES:

"Alabam" by the Cowboy Copas.

BILLBOARD R&B CHART  (singles)

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HOT R&B SIDES:

"Kiddio" by Brook Benton.

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (LP)

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MONO ACTION ALBUMS (on the charts 39 weeks or less)

"String Along" by the Kingston Trio.

"Elvis Is Back!" by Elvis Presley. #10

ESSENTIAL INVENTORY ALBUMS (40 weeks or more)

"The Sound of Music" by Original Cast.

BEST SELLING LOW PRICE MONO LP'S

"Soul of Spain" by 101 Strings.

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (LP)

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STEREO ACTION ALBUMS (on the charts 29 weeks or less)

"String Along" by the Kingston Trio.

"Elvis Is Back!" by Elvis Presley. #17

ESSENTIAL INVENTORY ALBUMS (30 weeks or more)

"Persuasive Percussion" by Terry Snyder & the All Stars.

BEST SELLING LOW PRICE STEREO LP'S

"Soul of Spain" by 101 Strings.

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (EP)

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"More Songs by Ricky" by Ricky Nelson

was listed as #1 by Billboard.

Ricky didn't have an EP out by that name.

"More Songs By Ricky" was an album title.

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                           October 4, 1960 (Tuesday)

MOVIE PRODUCTION - (20th Century Fox) "Flaming Star"

20th Century Fox, 10201 Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles, California.

Principal photography for "Flaming Star" ended.

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                    October 5, 1960 (Wednesday)

MOVIE PRODUCTION - (20th Century Fox) "Flaming Star"

20th Century Fox, 10201 Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles, California.

Dubbing for "Flaming Star" continued.

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                         October 6, 1960 (Thursday)

MOVIE PRODUCTION - (20th Century Fox) "Flaming Star"

20th Century Fox, 10201 Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles, California.

Dubbing for "Flaming Star" ended. Publicity shots were taken sometime in October.

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                               October 7, 1960, (Friday)

SOUNDTRACK RECORDING SESSION: - (20th Century Fox) "Flaming Star"

Radio Recorders, Studio B, 7000 Santa Monica Boulevard, Hollywood, California. (8:00 pm - 11:00 pm)

Producer(s): Urban Thielmann.

Engineer: Thorne Nogar.

Musicians: Lead Guitar & Vocals: Elvis Presley - Electric Guitar: Howard Roberts - Rhythm Guitar & Mandolin: Hilmer "Tiny" Timbrell - Bass: Michael "Meyer" Rubin - Drums: Bernie Mattinson - Piano: Dudley Brooks - Accordion: James Haskell

Backup Vocals: The Jordanaires: 1st Tenor: Gordon Stoker  - 2nd Tenor: Neal Matthews - Baritone: Hoyt Hawkins - Bass: Ray Walker.

Now that the movie title had changed, Elvis had to re-record the song "Black Star" and change it to "Flaming Star." 

Songs recorded: "Flaming Star." (audio)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                         October 8, 1960, (Saturday)

The group headed to Las Vegas before going home to Memphis.

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                            October 9, 1960, (Sunday)

Las Vegas, Nevada.