Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                           November 1, 1968, (Friday)

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

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

Principal photography continued on "Chautauqua."

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                     November 2, 1968, (Saturday)

No information.

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"Hey Jude" by the Beatles.

"A Little Less Conversation" by Elvis Presley. #77

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"Those Were the Days" by Mary Hopkin.

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TOP LP's

"Cheap Thrills" by Big Brother & the Holding Company.

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"Harper Valley P.T.A." by Jeannie C. Riley.

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"Aretha Now" by Aretha Franklin.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                        November 3, 1968, (Sunday)

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                       November 4, 1968, (Monday)

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

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

Principal photography continued on "Chautauqua."

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                      November 5, 1968, (Tuesday)

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

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

Principal photography continued on "Chautauqua."

RCA issued the new Elvis single (RCA 47-9670). The A-side was "If I Can Dream" the closing tune for the upcoming TV Special, the B-side "Edge of Reality" taken from the movie "Live A Little, Love A Little." The front of the sleeve used a publicity photo from the movie. 

Songs: "If I Can Dream"/"Edge of Reality"

RCA Victor (47-9670)

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                              November 6, 1968, (Wednesday)

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

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

Principal photography continued on "Chautauqua."

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                    November 7, 1968, (Thursday)

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

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

Principal photography continued on "Chautauqua."

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                           November 8, 1968, (Friday)

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

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

Principal photography continued on "Chautauqua."

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                     November 9, 1968, (Saturday)

No information.

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HOT 100:

"Hey Jude" by the Beatles.

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"Those Were the Days" by Mary Hopkin.

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"I Walk Alone" by Marty Robbins.

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"Cheap Thrills" by Big Brother & the Holding Company.

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"Harper Valley P.T.A." by Jeannie C. Riley.

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HOT R&B ALBUMS

"Aretha Now" by Aretha Franklin.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                      November 10, 1968, (Sunday)

1174 Hillcrest Road, Beverly Hills, California.

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                    November 11, 1968, (Monday)

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

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

Principal photography continued on "Chautauqua."

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                    November 12, 1968, (Tuesday)

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

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

Principal photography continued on "Chautauqua."

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                            November 13, 1968, (Wednesday)

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

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

Principal photography continued on "Chautauqua."

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                 November 14, 1968, (Thursday)

Elvis had a day off from filming and flew to Reno for the day. 

Sometime in November, RCA released an album sponsored by the Singer corporation as part of their sponsorship deal with NBC for the TV Special. It mostly contained various movie tracks plus a live performance of "Tiger Man" from the special. The front cover used a publicity shot from the TV Special and the back cover promoted Elvis' gold records series and two gospel albums.

"Singer presents Elvis Singing Flaming Star and others" (PRS-279)

Songs:

Side 1: "Flaming Star", "Wonderful World", "Night Life", "All I Needed was the Rain", "Too Much Monkey Business"

Side 2: "Yellow Rose of Texas/The Eyes Of Texas", "She's a Machine", "Do the Vega", "Tiger Man"

RCA Victor (PRS-279)

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                        November 15, 1968, (Friday)

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

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

Principal photography continued on "Chautauqua."

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                  November 16, 1968, (Saturday)

No information.

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HOT 100:

"Hey Jude" by the Beatles.

EASY LISTENING (TOP 40):

"Those Were the Days" by Mary Hopkin.

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HOT C&W SIDES:

"I Walk Alone" by Marty Robbins.

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HOT R&B SIDES:

"Hey, Western Union Man" by Jerry Butler.

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"The Jimi Hendrix Experience" by Jimi Hendrix.

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"Harper Valley P.T.A." by Jeannie C. Riley.

BILLBOARD RHYTHM/BLUES CHART  (LP)

HOT R&B ALBUMS

"Aretha Now" by Aretha Franklin.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                     November 17, 1968, (Sunday)

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                    November 18, 1968, (Monday)

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

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

Principal photography continued on "Chautauqua."

1174 Hillcrest Road, Beverly Hills, California.

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                    November 19, 1968, (Tuesday)

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

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

Principal photography continued on "Chautauqua."

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                            November 20, 1968, (Wednesday)

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

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

Principal photography continued on "Chautauqua."

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                  November 21, 1968, (Thursday)

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

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

Principal photography continued on "Chautauqua."

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                         November 22, 1968, (Friday)

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

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

Principal photography continued on "Chautauqua."

RCA released the soundtrack album to his upcoming NBC TV Special (LPM-4088). This album was available in mono only. It contained some live performances along with some staged sequences. The front cover was a live shot of Elvis performing "If I Can Dream" and the back cover had various shots from the show.

"Elvis" (LPM-4088)

Songs:

Side 1: "Trouble / Guitar Man", "Lawdy, Miss Clawdy / Baby What You Want Me to Do / Dialogue / Heartbreak Hotel / Hound Dog / All Shook Up / Can't Help Falling in Love / Jailhouse Rock / Love Me Tender"

Side 2: "Dialogue / Where Could I Go But to the Lord / Up Above My Head / Saved", "Dialogue / Blue Christmas / One Night", "Memories","Nothingville / Dialogue / Big Boss Man / Guitar Man / Little Egypt / Trouble / Guitar Man", "If I Can Dream"

RCA Victor (LPM-4088)

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                  November 23, 1968, (Saturday)

No information.

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HOT 100:

"Hey Jude" by the Beatles.

"If I Can Dream" by Elvis Presley. #113

EASY LISTENING (TOP 40):

"Those Were the Days" by Mary Hopkin.

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HOT C&W SIDES:

"Stand By Your Man" by Tammy Wynette.

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HOT R&B SIDES:

"Who's Making Love" by Johnnie Taylor.

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TOP LP's

"The Jimi Hendrix Experience" by Jimi Hendrix.

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HOT C&W ALBUMS

"Harper Valley P.T.A." by Jeannie C. Riley.

BILLBOARD RHYTHM/BLUES CHART  (LP)

HOT R&B ALBUMS

"Hickory Holler Revisited" by O.C. Smith.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                     November 24, 1968, (Sunday)

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                    November 25, 1968, (Monday)

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

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

Principal photography continued on "Chautauqua."

SOUNDTRACK OVERDUB RECORDING SESSION: - (National General Pictures) "Charro!"

Stage 7, Samuel Goldwyn Studio - 1041 North Formosa Avenue, Hollywood, California. (7:00 pm - 12:00 am)

 

 

Musical Conductor(s): Hugh Montenegro.

Arranger(s): Hugh Montenegro - Billy Strange - David Gates.

Engineer: Kevin Cleary.

Musicians: NA

Vocal overdubs were added to the two tracks recorded for the "Charro!" soundtrack last month. 

Songs overdubbed: "Let's Forget About the Stars" (vocal overdub), "Charro!" (vocal overdub)

Let's Forget About the Stars (vocal overdub) - Elvis Presley
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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                    November 26, 1968, (Tuesday)

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

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

Principal photography continued on "Chautauqua."

1174 Hillcrest Road, Beverly Hills, California.

No information.

SOUNDTRACK OVERDUB RECORDING SESSION: - (National General Pictures) "Charro!"

Stage 7, Samuel Goldwyn Studio - 1041 North Formosa Avenue, Hollywood, California.

 

 

Musical Conductor(s): Hugh Montenegro.

Arranger(s): Hugh Montenegro - Billy Strange - David Gates.

Engineer: Kevin Cleary.

Musicians: The Hugo Montenegro Orchestra: Violin: Erno Neufield - Violin: Sam Freed - Violin: Marvin Limonick - Violin: David Frisina - Violin: Alexander Murray - Violin: George Kast - Violin: Thelma Beach - Violin: Dorothy Wade - Violin: Bernard Kundell - Violin: Nathan Kaproff - Violin: Lilly Mahler - Violin: Ambrose Russo - Violin: Irving Geller - Violin: Hyman Goodman - Cello: Raphael Kramer - Cello: Edgar Lustgarten - Cello: Justin TiTullio - Cello: Frederick Seykora - Oboe: Arnold Koblentz - Clarinet: Mitchell Lurie - Clarinet: Arthur Smith - Flute: Clifford Shank - Trumpet: Emanuel Klein - Trumpet: Maurice Harris - Trumpet: John Audino - Trombone: Lloyd Ulyate - Trombone: Francis Howard - Trombone: Richard Noel - Trombone: Jim Amlotte - Horns: Henry Sigismonti - Horns: James McGee - Horns: George Price - Guitar: Tommy Tedesco - Guitar: Robert Bain - Guitar: Ralph Grasso - Bass Guitar: Ray Pohlman - Drums: James Gordon - Percussion: Emil Radocchia - Percussion: Louis Singer - Piano: Clare Fischer - Harp: Dorothy Rensen.

Backup Vocals: Sue Allen - Allan Capps - Loren Faber - Ronald Hicklin - Iain Freebairn Smith - Sally Stevens - Robert Zwirn.

 

Final overdubs and repairs were completed on the title track for the "Charro!" soundtrack. 

Songs overdubbed: "Charro!" (orchestral overdub)

Charro! (orchestral overdub) - Elvis Presley
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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                            November 27, 1968, (Wednesday)

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

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

Principal photography continued on "Chautauqua."

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                  November 28, 1968, (Thursday)

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

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

Principal photography continued on "Chautauqua."

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                         November 29, 1968, (Friday)

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

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

Principal photography continued on "Chautauqua."

1174 Hillcrest Road, Beverly Hills, California.

Elvis outside his Hillcrest home with fan Hilda Johnson who was photographed holding a copy of the new "Singer presents

Elvis singing Flaming Star and others" album. (photos)

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                  November 30, 1968, (Saturday)

No information.

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HOT 100:

"Love Child" by Diana Ross & the Supremes.

"If I Can Dream" by Elvis Presley. #100

"Edge of Reality" by Elvis Presley. #112

EASY LISTENING (TOP 40):

"Those Were the Days" by Mary Hopkin.

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HOT C&W SIDES:

"Stand By Your Man" by Tammy Wynette.