Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                       September 1, 1968, (Sunday)

Elvis spent most of the month in California.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                      September 2, 1968, (Monday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                     September 3, 1968, (Tuesday)

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The new Elvis single contained two songs from the movie; "Live A Little, Love A Little." The tracks were: "A Little Less Conversation"/"Almost in Love" (RCA 47-9610). The front of the sleeve used a publicity photo from the movie. 

Songs: "A Little Less Conversation"/"Almost in Love"

RCA Victor (47-9610)

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                             September 4, 1968, (Wednesday)

1174 Hillcrest Road, Beverly Hills, California.

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                   September 5, 1968, (Thursday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                          September 6, 1968, (Friday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                   September 7, 1968, (Saturday)

1174 Hillcrest Road, Beverly Hills, California.

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"Mama Tried" by Merle Haggard.

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by Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell.

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TOP LP's

"Waiting for the Sun" by the Doors.

"Speedway" by Elvis Presley. #88

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"A New Place in the Sun" by Glen Campbell.

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"Aretha Now" by Aretha Franklin.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                       September 8, 1968, (Sunday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                      September 9, 1968, (Monday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                  September 10, 1968, (Tuesday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                           September 11, 1968, (Wednesday)

1174 Hillcrest Road, Beverly Hills, California.

In these photographs Elvis looks like he's wearing the same jacket that he wore during the filming of the "Gospel" medley

on his NBC TV Special back in June. Speaking of the TV Special, Variety announced that the "bordello" sequence had been

cut. The NBC censors passed it, but the show's Sponsor, Singer, requested that it be removed. 

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                September 12, 1968, (Thursday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                       September 13, 1968, (Friday)

Billy Smith's older brother, Bobby, died at the age of twenty-seven after drinking rat poison. Billy and Bobby were Gladys' brother Travis' sons.

Bobby Smith & Elvis

(Loew's Photo Booth in Memphis back in 1951)

Billy & Bobby Smith

(Outside the Graceland gates)

Travis, Bobby Smith & Elvis

(Elvis visited Bobby in hospital after he was struck by a car in 1961)

Bobby Smith

(August 1, 1941 - September 13, 1968) (RIP)

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                September 14, 1968, (Saturday)

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"People Got to Be Free" by the Rascals.

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"The Fool on the Hill" by Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66.

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HOT C&W SIDES:

"Mama Tried" by Merle Haggard.

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HOT R&B SIDES:

"You're All I Need to Get By"

by Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell.

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TOP LP's

"Waiting for the Sun" by the Doors.

"Speedway" by Elvis Presley. #88

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HOT C&W ALBUMS

"A New Place in the Sun" by Glen Campbell.

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"Wish it Would Rain" by the Temptations.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                    September 15, 1968, (Sunday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                   September 16, 1968, (Monday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                  September 17, 1968, (Tuesday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                            September 18, 1968, (Wednesday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                 September 19, 1968, (Thursday)

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Country star Red Foley died in his sleep of respiratory failure. Elvis covered some of his songs that included "Old Shep" and "Peace in the Valley."

Red Foley

(June 17, 1910 - September 19, 1968) (RIP)

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                       September 20, 1968, (Friday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                September 21, 1968, (Saturday)

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

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"The Fool on the Hill" by Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66.

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HOT C&W SIDES:

"Mama Tried" by Merle Haggard.

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HOT R&B SIDES:

"You're All I Need to Get By"

by Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell.

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TOP LP's

"Waiting for the Sun" by the Doors.

"Speedway" by Elvis Presley. #108

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"D-I-V-O-R-C-E" by Tammy Wynette.

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"Aretha Now" by Aretha Franklin.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                    September 22, 1968, (Sunday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                   September 23, 1968, (Monday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                  September 24, 1968, (Tuesday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                           September 25, 1968, (Wednesday)

Elvis flew home and arrived in Memphis about 6:00 am. 

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                September 26, 1968, (Thursday)

Elvis went to the Memphian with Priscilla, Sonny, Gee Gee, Charlie and Lamar and saw "The Thomas Crown Affair" with Steve McQueen, and Clint Eastwood in "Hang 'Em High". He went to the movies almost every night during his two-and-a-half-week stay at home. 

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                       September 27, 1968, (Friday)

Elvis flew home and arrived in Memphis about 6:00 am. 

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                September 28, 1968, (Saturday)

Wildman Memphis D.J. Dewey Phillips, the first to play Elvis' records on the air, died of heart failure at the age of 42. Elvis told a local reporter, "I am awfully hurt and feel very sorry about Dewey's death. We were very good friends, and I have always appreciated everything he did for me in helping me in my career in the early days."  

Dewey Phillips

(May 13, 1926 - September 28, 1968) (RIP)

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"Hey Jude" by the Beatles.

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"The Fool on the Hill" by Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66.

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HOT C&W SIDES:

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

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HOT R&B SIDES:

"You're All I Need to Get By"

by Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell.

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TOP LP's

"Time Peace The Rascals Greatest Hits" by the Rascals.

"Speedway" by Elvis Presley. #115

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"D-I-V-O-R-C-E" by Tammy Wynette.

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HOT R&B ALBUMS

"Aretha Now" by Aretha Franklin.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                    September 29, 1968, (Sunday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                   September 30, 1968, (Monday)

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