Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                June 1, 1967, (Thursday)

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RCA Victor (LPM-3787)

RCA released the new Elvis soundtrack album "Double Trouble" in both mono and stereo formats. The album contained 4 bonus songs recorded previously. The sleeve used a publicity shot taken from the movie.

"Double Trouble" (LPM/LSP-3787)

Songs:

Side 1: "Double Trouble", "Baby, If You'll Give Me All of Your Love", "Could I Fall in Love", "Long Legged Girl (with the short dress  on)", "City By Night", "Old MacDonald"

Side 2: "I Love Only One Girl", "There Is So Much World to See", "It Won't Be Long" (bonus), "Never Ending" (bonus), "Blue River" (bonus), "What Now, What Next, Where To", (bonus)

RCA Victor (LSP-3787)

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                       June 2, 1967, (Friday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                June 3, 1967, (Saturday)

Harry Levitch made a special handmade wedding band for Elvis. 

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"Respect" by Aretha Franklin.

"Long Legged Girl" by Elvis Presley. #68

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"Casino Royale" by Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass.

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"It's Such a Pretty World Today" by Wynn Stewart.

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"Respect" by Aretha Franklin.

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"More of the Monkees" by the Monkees.

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"The Best of Eddy Arnold" by Eddy Arnold.

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"I Never Loved A Man (the Way I Loved You)"

by Aretha Franklin.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                    June 4, 1967, (Sunday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                   June 5, 1967, (Monday)

Elvis rented the Memphis Fairgrounds from 12:30 to 3:30 am 

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                  June 6, 1967, (Tuesday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                          June 7, 1967, (Wednesday)

For Ann-Margret's opening in Vegas, Elvis sent a guitar-shaped flower arrangement

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                June 8, 1967, (Thursday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                       June 9, 1967, (Friday)

Just before leaving for California, Priscilla learned that she was pregnant. 

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                              June 10, 1967, (Saturday)

HEADING TO CALIFORNIA. 

A somewhat larger Caravan than usual set out for California. For the first and only time the wives were included, and the trip out was something like an extended family vacation, with conventional tourist excursions and home movies taken by Joe Esposito. Included are the Espositos, the Billy Smiths, the Schillings, the Gambills, the Lackers and Charlie Hodge, with Elvis at the wheel of the Greyhound and a trail of cars behind. 

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HOT 100:

"Respect" by Aretha Franklin.

"Long Legged Girl" by Elvis Presley. #63

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"Casino Royale" by Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass.

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HOT C&W SIDES:

"It's Such a Pretty World Today" by Wynn Stewart.

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HOT R&B SIDES:

"Respect" by Aretha Franklin.

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TOP LP's

"More of the Monkees" by the Monkees.

"How Great Thou Art" by Elvis Presley. #33

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"The Best of Eddy Arnold" by Eddy Arnold.

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"I Never Loved A Man (the Way I Loved You)"

by Aretha Franklin.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                 June 11, 1967, (Sunday)

HEADING TO CALIFORNIA. 

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                June 12, 1967, (Monday)

HEADING TO CALIFORNIA. 

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                               June 13, 1967, (Tuesday)

HEADING TO CALIFORNIA. 

The group stayed over two nights in Flagstaff, Arizona, where they visited the Grand Canyon. 

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                        June 14, 1967, (Wednesday)

HEADING TO CALIFORNIA. 

 

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                             June 15, 1967, (Thursday)

HEADING TO CALIFORNIA. 

Meteor Crater, Coconino County, Arizona.

 

While in Arizona, the party visited the Meteor Crater Lake. Along the route to California, the long bus ride would be broken up by little breaks where the boys would physically beat each other up for fun. (video)

Heading to California

(audio: "Groovin'" by the Young Rascals, "Respect" by Aretha Franklin, "All the Time" by Jack Greene)

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                    June 16, 1967, (Friday)

HEADING TO CALIFORNIA. 

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HEADING TO CALIFORNIA. 

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"Groovin'" by the Young Rascals.

"Long Legged Girl" by Elvis Presley. #67

EASY LISTENING (TOP 40):

"Time, Time" by Ed Ames.

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"All the Time" by Jack Greene.

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"Respect" by Aretha Franklin.

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TOP LP's

"Sounds Like" by Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass.

"How Great Thou Art" by Elvis Presley. #32

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"The Best of Eddy Arnold" by Eddy Arnold.

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"I Never Loved A Man (the Way I Loved You)"

by Aretha Franklin.

The major labels began to look at a "stereo only" album market around this time. The idea was to gradually phase out mono completely.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                 June 18, 1967, (Sunday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                June 19, 1967, (Monday)

MOVIE PRODUCTION: - (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer) "Speedway"

Metro Goldwyn Mayer, 10202 West Washington Boulevard, Culver City, California.

Elvis reported to M.G.M. for pre-production of "Speedway", beginning with a 10:00 am music meeting and a 2:00 pm

wardrobe fitting. Douglas Laurence produced the eighth Elvis film directed by Norman Taurog. Elvis presented co-star Nancy

Sinatra with a car that had "Speedway" painted on one door and "Starring Nancy and Elvis" on the other. 

SPEEDWAY

(M.G.M.) (1967)

Nancy Sinatra

William Schallert

Norman Taurog

Bill Bixby

Victoria Paige Meyerink

Carl Ballantine

Ross Hagen

Gale Gordon

Beverly Powers

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                               June 20, 1967, (Tuesday)

SOUNDTRACK RECORDING SESSION: - (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer) "Speedway"

M.G.M. Recording Stage 1, Metro Goldwyn Mayer, Culver City, California. (7:00 pm - 12:00 am) (1:00 am - 4:00 am)

Producer(s): Jeffrey Alexander.

Engineer: Aaron Rochin/Lyle Burbridge.

Musicians: Vocals: Elvis Presley - Electric Guitar: Jerry Stembridge (Chip Young) - Guitar: Hilmer 'Tiny' Timbrell - Electric Bass: Bob Moore - Drums: D.J. Fontana - Drums: Murrey "Buddy" Harman - Piano: Larry Muhoberac - Saxophone: Homer 'Boots' Randolph - Trumpet: Charlie McCoy - Steel Guitar: Peter Drake - Piano: Charlie Hodge

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

Backup Vocals: Soprano: Mildred "Millie" Kirkham.

From 7:00 pm to 4:00 am Elvis recorded the soundtrack for "Speedway" at the M.G.M. studio in Culver City. At the end of the session Elvis cut two new versions of "Suppose", the song that Felton overdubbed in Nashville in March. Charlie Hodge again provided piano accompaniment, this time backed by a full complement of studio musicians. 

Songs recorded: "There Ain't Nothing Like A Song""Your Time Hasn't Come Yet, Baby", "Five Sleepy Heads""Who Are You? (who am I?)", "Speedway", "Suppose" (audio)

Your Time Hasn't Come Yet, Baby - Elvis Presley
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Five Sleepy Heads - Elvis Presley
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Who Are You? (who am I?) - Elvis Presley
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Speedway - Elvis Presley
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Suppose (long version) - Elvis Presley
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Suppose (short version) - Elvis Presley
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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                        June 21, 1967, (Wednesday)

SOUNDTRACK RECORDING SESSION: - (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer) "Speedway"

M.G.M. Recording Stage 1, Metro Goldwyn Mayer, Culver City, California. (7:00 pm - 11:00 pm)

Producer(s): Jeffrey Alexander.

Engineer: Aaron Rochin/Lyle Burbridge.

Musicians: Vocals: Elvis Presley - Electric Guitar: Jerry Stembridge (Chip Young) - Guitar: Tommy Tedesco - Electric Bass: Bob Moore - Drums: D.J. Fontana - Drums: Murrey "Buddy" Harman - Piano: Larry Muhoberac - Saxophone: Homer 'Boots' Randolph - Trumpet: Charlie McCoy - Steel Guitar: Peter Drake

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

Backup Vocals: Soprano: Mildred "Millie" Kirkham.

The Colonel requested that Elvis' dressing room at M.G.M. be painted and made "more homelike". Elvis completed soundtrack recording and was visited by Vernon and Dee and the three Stanley boys. They all met New York governor Nelson Rockefeller while he was at the M.G.M. studio between 7:00 and 11:00 pm. (photos) 

Songs recorded: "Let Yourself Go""He's Your Uncle, Not Your Dad" (audio)

Let Yourself Go - Elvis Presley
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He's Your Uncle, Not Your Dad - Elvis Presley/Ray Walker
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Nancy Sinatra, Governor Rockerfeller, Vernon Presley, Dee Stanley, Elvis, Ricky, David and Billy Stanley

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"Groovin'" by the Young Rascals.

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"Stop! and Think it Over" by Perry Como.

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"All the Time" by Jack Greene.

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"Respect" by Aretha Franklin.

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"Headquarters" by the Monkees.

"How Great Thou Art" by Elvis Presley. #40

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"The Best of Eddy Arnold" by Eddy Arnold.

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"I Never Loved A Man (the Way I Loved You)"

by Aretha Franklin.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                  June 25, 1967, (Sunday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                June 26, 1967, (Monday)

MOVIE PRODUCTION: - (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer) "Speedway"

Metro Goldwyn Mayer, 10202 West Washington Boulevard, Culver City, California.

Principal photography on "Speedway" began.

SOUNDTRACK RECORDING SESSION: - (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer) "Speedway"

United Recorders, California.

Producer(s): Lee Hazlewood.

Engineer: NA.

Musical Director: Billy Strange

Musicians: Vocals: Nancy Sinatra - NA

Nancy Sinatra overdubbed one track and recorded a solo song to be used on the soundtrack album. 

Songs recorded: "There Ain't Nothing Like A Song" (overdub)"Your Groovy Self" (audio)

There Ain't Nothing Like A Song - Elvis Presley/Nancy Sinatra
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Your Groovy Self - Nancy Sinatra
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Colonel Parker celebrated his 58th birthday.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                               June 27, 1967, (Tuesday)

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