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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                             October 1, 1961, (Sunday)

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RCA released  Elvis' new soundtrack album in both mono and stereo formats.

"Blue Hawaii" (LPM/LSP-2426)

The front cover was a publicity shot of Elvis in Hawaiian tourist attire playing a ukelele. It had a 'hype' sticker applied to the front that promoted one of the tracks "Rock-A-Hula Baby" as a "twist" special in relation to the latest dance craze. The rear cover showed stills from the movie.

Songs:

Side 1: "Blue Hawaii", "Almost Always True", "Aloha Oe", "No More", "Can't Help Falling in Love", "Rock-A-Hula Baby", "Moonlight Swim".

Side 2: "Ku-u-i-po", "Ito Eats", "Slicin' Sand", "Hawaiian Sunset", "Beach Boy Blues", "Island of Love", "Hawaiian Wedding Song"

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RCA Victor (LPM-2426)

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RCA Victor (LSP-2426)

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                            October 2, 1961 (Monday)

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BILLBOARD POP CHART  (singles)

Take Good Care of My Baby

HOT 100:

"Take Good Care of My Baby" by Bobby Vee.

"Little Sister" by Elvis Presley. #5

"His Latest Flame" by Elvis Presley. #26

Honor Roll of Hits: 

"Michael" by Dave Fisher.

"Little Sister" by Doc Pomus/Mort Shuman. #4

"His Latest Flame" by Doc Pomus/Mort Shuman. #29

Easy Listening: 

"Michael" by the Highwaymen.

"His Latest Flame" by Elvis Presley. #7

Teen Beat: 

"Take Good Care of My Baby" by Bobby Vee.

"Little Sister" by Elvis Presley. #5

BILLBOARD C&W CHART  (singles)

Tender Years

HOT C&W SIDES:

"Tender Years" by George Jones.

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Hit the Road Jack

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"Hit the Road Jack" by Ray Charles.

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Judy at Carnegie Hall

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"Judy at Carnegie Hall" by Judy Garland.

"Something for Everybody" by Elvis Presley. #5

"G.I. Blues" by Elvis Presley. #24

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Judy At Carnegie Hall (S)

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"Something for Everybody" (M) by Elvis Presley. #5

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"G.I. Blues" (M) by Elvis Presley. #24

"G.I. Blues" (S) by Elvis Presley. #37

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When the movie, "Follow That Dream" ceased location shooting in Florida, one of the buildings used in the movie was donated to the Boy's Ranch in Live Oaks by Elvis and Colonel Parker. The October issue of The Sheriff's Star gave an update on what the building would be used for. (photo)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                          October 3, 1961, (Tuesday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                   October 4, 1961, (Wednesday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                         October 5, 1961, (Thursday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                October 6, 1961, (Friday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                         October 7, 1961, (Saturday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                            October 8, 1961, (Sunday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                            October 9, 1961 (Monday)

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BILLBOARD POP CHART  (singles)

Hit the Road Jack

HOT 100:

"Hit the Road Jack" by Ray Charles.

"Little Sister" by Elvis Presley. #8

"His Latest Flame" by Elvis Presley. #21

Honor Roll of Hits: 

"Take Good Care of My Baby" by King/Goffin.

"Little Sister" by Doc Pomus/Mort Shuman. #5

"His Latest Flame" by Doc Pomus/Mort Shuman. #22

Easy Listening: 

"Michael" by the Highwaymen.

"His Latest Flame" by Elvis Presley. #7

Teen Beat: 

"Take Good Care of My Baby" by Bobby Vee.

"Little Sister" by Elvis Presley. #5

BILLBOARD C&W CHART  (singles)

Tender Years

HOT C&W SIDES:

"Tender Years" by George Jones.

BILLBOARD R&B CHART  (singles)

Hit the Road Jack

HOT R&B SIDES:

"Hit the Road Jack" by Ray Charles.

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (LP)

Judy at Carnegie Hall

MONO ALBUMS

"Judy at Carnegie Hall" by Judy Garland.

"Something for Everybody" by Elvis Presley. #9

"G.I. Blues" by Elvis Presley. #29

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