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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                 March 1, 1964, (Sunday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                March 2, 1964, (Monday)

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SOUNDTRACK RECORDING SESSION: - (Paramount) "Roustabout" (1:00 pm - 6:40 pm) and (8:00 pm - 11:35 pm)

Radio Recorders, Studio B, 7000 Santa Monica Boulevard, Hollywood, California.

Producer(s): Joseph Lilley

Engineer: Dave Weichman.

Musicians: Vocals: Elvis Presley - Guitar: Scotty Moore - Rhythm Guitar: Hilmer J. "Tiny" Timbrell - Guitar: Billy Strange - Guitar: Barney Kessel - Bass: Bob Moore - Drums: D.J. Fontana - Drums: Murrey "Buddy" Harman - Drums: Hal Blaine - Piano: Floyd Cramer - Saxophone: Homer "Boots" Randolph.

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

Elvis began recording sessions for his new Paramount film at Radio Recorders. He completed four songs, working from 1:00 pm to 11:35 pm. 

Songs recorded: "Little Egypt", "Poison Ivy League", "Hard Knocks", "It's A Wonderful World" (audio)

Little Egypt - Elvis Presley
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Poison Ivy League - Elvis Presley
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Hard Knocks - Elvis Presley
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It's A Wonderful World - Elvis Presley
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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                              March 3, 1964, (Tuesday)

SOUNDTRACK RECORDING SESSION: - (Paramount) "Roustabout" (12:30 pm - 5:50 pm) and (7:10 pm - 12:00 am)

Radio Recorders, Studio B, 7000 Santa Monica Boulevard, Hollywood, California.

Producer(s): Joseph Lilley

Engineer: Dave Weichman.

Musicians: Vocals: Elvis Presley - Guitar: Scotty Moore - Rhythm Guitar: Hilmer J. "Tiny" Timbrell - Guitar: Billy Strange - Guitar: Barney Kessel - Bass: Bob Moore - Drums: D.J. Fontana - Drums: Murrey "Buddy" Harman - Drums: Hal Blaine - Piano: Floyd Cramer - Saxophone: Homer "Boots" Randolph.

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

On the second day of sessions, the musicians worked from 12:30 pm until midnight, Elvis recorded seven more songs, including a title song by Otis Blackwell and Winfield Scott that ultimately wasn't used. 

Songs recorded: "Big Love, Big Heartache", "One Track Heart", "I'm a Roustabout" (not used), "It's Carnival Time" (track), "Carny Town", "There's a Brand New Day on the Horizon", "Wheels On My Heels"(audio)

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Big Love, Big Heartache - Elvis Presley
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I'm A Roustabout - Elvis Presley
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Carny Town - Elvis Presley
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There's a Brand New Day On the Horizon - Elvis Presley
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Wheels On My Heels - Elvis Presley
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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                       March 4, 1964, (Wednesday)

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MOVIE PRODUCTION - (Paramount) "Roustabout"

Paramount Studios, 5555 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, California.

 

 

Sometime in March Cleveland Browns fullback Jim Brown visited the Paramount set and met Elvis and his entourage. (photo)

Brown was in Hollywood making his movie debut for 20th Century Fox in the western "Rio Conchos."

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On the set of "Roustabout"

(Billy Smith, Alan Fortas, Richard Davis, Jim Brown, Elvis, Joe Esposito, Marty Lacker and Jimmy Kingsley)

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                             March 5, 1964, (Thursday)

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MOVIE PRODUCTION - (Paramount) "Roustabout"

Paramount Studios, 5555 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, California.

 

 

Elvis reported to the Paramount makeup department for a haircut by the Studio barber, followed by a 1:00 pm music meeting. 

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SOUNDTRACK OVERDUB RECORDING SESSION: - (Paramount) "Roustabout"

Radio Recorders, Studio B, 7000 Santa Monica Boulevard, Hollywood, California.

Producer(s): Joseph Lilley

Engineer: Dave Weichman.

Musicians: Vocals: Elvis Presley

Elvis overdubbed two songs at this session.

Songs recorded: "It's Carnival Time" (audio)

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It's Carnival Time - Elvis Presley
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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                    March 6, 1964, (Friday)

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MOVIE PRODUCTION - (Paramount) "Roustabout"

Paramount Studios, 5555 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, California.

 

 

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"Kissin' Cousins" was released nationally.

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"Kissin' Cousins" (movie trailer)

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"