Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                   August 1, 1969, (Friday)

Later that day Elvis began the task of performing two shows a night, one at 8:15 pm (Evening Show) and the other at 12:00 am (Midnight Show). After the midnight show Elvis met other celebrities in his suite and jammed until the early hours. He would sleep most of the day before repeating the same routine over again.

LIVE PERFORMANCE (DINNER SHOW) - (Season 1) (57 Shows) (2)

The Showroom Internationale, The International Hotel, 3000 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, Nevada. (8:15 pm)

Attendance: 2,200

Costume: Black Herringbone Suit with Red Pleats - Red & Black Macrame Belt.

MUSICIANS: Vocals: Elvis Presley - Lead Guitar: James Burton - Rhythm Guitar: John Wilkinson - Bass Guitar: Jerry Scheff - Drums: Ronnie Tutt - Piano: Larry Muhoberac - Guitar: Charlie Hodge.

BACKUP VOCALS: The Sweet Inspirations: Lead Singer: Emily 'Cissy' Houston - Soprano: Myrna Smith - First Tenor: Estelle Brown - Second Tenor: Sylvia Shemwell.

The Imperials: Lead: Terry Blackwood - Tenor: Jim Murray - Baritone: Roger Wiles - Bass: Armond Morales - Piano: Joe Moscheo.

ORCHESTRA - The Bobby Morris Orchestra.

 

Elvis performed to a packed house for his first Dinner Show at the International.

 

Warm Up Act: Sammy Shore (Comedian).

Opening Act: The Sweet Inspirations:

Songs performed: "The Impossible Dream", "Sweet Inspiration"

.

Songs performed: NA

LIVE PERFORMANCE (MIDNIGHT SHOW) - (Season 1) (57 Shows) (3)

The Showroom Internationale, The International Hotel, 3000 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, Nevada. (12:00 am)

Attendance: 2,200

Costume: NA

MUSICIANS: Vocals: Elvis Presley - Lead Guitar: James Burton - Rhythm Guitar: John Wilkinson - Bass Guitar: Jerry Scheff - Drums: Ronnie Tutt - Piano: Larry Muhoberac - Guitar: Charlie Hodge.

BACKUP VOCALS: The Sweet Inspirations: Lead Singer: Emily 'Cissy' Houston - Soprano: Myrna Smith - First Tenor: Estelle Brown - Second Tenor: Sylvia Shemwell.

The Imperials: Lead: Terry Blackwood - Tenor: Jim Murray - Baritone: Roger Wiles - Bass: Armond Morales - Piano: Joe Moscheo.

ORCHESTRA - The Bobby Morris Orchestra.

 

 

Elvis again performed to a packed house for his first Midnight Show at the International.

 

Warm Up Act: Sammy Shore (Comedian).

Opening Act: The Sweet Inspirations:

Songs performed: "The Impossible Dream", "Sweet Inspiration"

.

Songs performed: NA

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                            August 2, 1969, (Saturday)

LIVE PERFORMANCE (DINNER SHOW) - (Season 1) (57 Shows) (4)

The Showroom Internationale, The International Hotel, 3000 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, Nevada. (8:15 pm)

Attendance: 2,200

Costume: NA

MUSICIANS: Vocals: Elvis Presley - Lead Guitar: James Burton - Rhythm Guitar: John Wilkinson - Bass Guitar: Jerry Scheff - Drums: Ronnie Tutt - Piano: Larry Muhoberac - Guitar: Charlie Hodge.

BACKUP VOCALS: The Sweet Inspirations: Lead Singer: Emily 'Cissy' Houston - Soprano: Myrna Smith - First Tenor: Estelle Brown - Second Tenor: Sylvia Shemwell.

The Imperials: Lead: Terry Blackwood - Tenor: Jim Murray - Baritone: Roger Wiles - Bass: Armond Morales - Piano: Joe Moscheo.

ORCHESTRA - The Bobby Morris Orchestra.

 

 

Elvis played a Dinner Show.

 

Warm Up Act: Sammy Shore (Comedian).

Opening Act: The Sweet Inspirations:

Songs performed: "The Impossible Dream", "Sweet Inspiration"

.

Songs performed: NA

LIVE PERFORMANCE (MIDNIGHT SHOW) - (Season 1) (57 Shows) (5)

The Showroom Internationale, The International Hotel, 3000 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, Nevada. (12:00 am)

Attendance: 2,200

Costume: NA

MUSICIANS: Vocals: Elvis Presley - Lead Guitar: James Burton - Rhythm Guitar: John Wilkinson - Bass Guitar: Jerry Scheff - Drums: Ronnie Tutt - Piano: Larry Muhoberac - Guitar: Charlie Hodge.

BACKUP VOCALS: The Sweet Inspirations: Lead Singer: Emily 'Cissy' Houston - Soprano: Myrna Smith - First Tenor: Estelle Brown - Second Tenor: Sylvia Shemwell.

The Imperials: Lead: Terry Blackwood - Tenor: Jim Murray - Baritone: Roger Wiles - Bass: Armond Morales - Piano: Joe Moscheo.

ORCHESTRA - The Bobby Morris Orchestra.

 

 

Elvis played a Midnight Show.

 

Warm Up Act: Sammy Shore (Comedian).

Opening Act: The Sweet Inspirations:

Songs performed: "The Impossible Dream", "Sweet Inspiration"

.

Songs performed: NA

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (singles)

HOT 100:

"In the Year 2525" by Zager and Evans.

"Clean Up Your Own Back Yard" by Elvis Presley. #37

EASY LISTENING (TOP 40):

"Spinning Wheel" by Blood, Sweat & Tears.

"Clean Up Your Own Back Yard" by Elvis Presley. #38

BILLBOARD C&W CHART  (singles)

HOT C&W SIDES:

"Johnny B. Goode"

by Buck Owens and the Buckaroos.

"In the Ghetto" by Elvis Presley. #69

BILLBOARD R&B CHART  (singles)

HOT R&B SIDES:

"Mother Popcorn" by James Brown.

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (LP)

TOP LP's

"Blood, Sweat & Tears" by Blood, Sweat & Tears.

"From Elvis in Memphis" by Elvis Presley. #18

"Elvis Sings Flaming Star" by Elvis Presley. #170

BILLBOARD COUNTRY CHART  (LP)

HOT C&W ALBUMS

"Johnny Cash at San Quentin" by Johnny Cash.

"From Elvis in Memphis" by Elvis Presley. #8

BILLBOARD RHYTHM/BLUES CHART  (LP)

HOT R&B ALBUMS

"Aretha's Gold" by Aretha Franklin.

BILLBOARD CHART  (TAPE)

BEST SELLING 8-TRACK

"Blood, Sweat & Tears" by Blood, Sweat & Tears.

"From Elvis in Memphis" by Elvis Presley. #14

BILLBOARD CHART  (TAPE)

BEST SELLING CASSETTE

"The Age of Aquarius" by the 5th Dimension.

BILLBOARD CHART  (TAPE)

BEST SELLING 4-TRACK

"Blood, Sweat & Tears" by Blood, Sweat & Tears.

"In the Ghetto" hit the number one spot in Norway, Sweden and New Zealand.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                               August 3, 1969, (Sunday)

LIVE PERFORMANCE (DINNER SHOW) - (Season 1) (57 Shows) (6)

The Showroom Internationale, The International Hotel, 3000 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, Nevada. (8:15 pm)

Attendance: 2,200

Costume: Black Herringbone Suit with Red Pleats - Red & Black Macrame Belt.

MUSICIANS: Vocals: Elvis Presley - Lead Guitar: James Burton - Rhythm Guitar: John Wilkinson - Bass Guitar: Jerry Scheff - Drums: Ronnie Tutt - Piano: Larry Muhoberac - Guitar: Charlie Hodge.

BACKUP VOCALS: The Sweet Inspirations: Lead Singer: Emily 'Cissy' Houston - Soprano: Myrna Smith - First Tenor: Estelle Brown - Second Tenor: Sylvia Shemwell.

The Imperials: Lead: Terry Blackwood - Tenor: Jim Murray - Baritone: Roger Wiles - Bass: Armond Morales - Piano: Joe Moscheo.

ORCHESTRA - The Bobby Morris Orchestra.

 

 

Elvis played a Dinner Show. He performed "Suspicious Minds" even though it hadn't been released at this stage.

 

Warm Up Act: Sammy Shore (Comedian).

Opening Act: The Sweet Inspirations:

Songs performed: "The Impossible Dream", "Sweet Inspiration"

.

Songs performed: "Opening Theme", "Blue Suede Shoes", "I Got a Woman", "Polk Salad Annie" (segment), "All Shook Up", "Love Me Tender", "Jailhouse Rock"/"Don't Be Cruel", "Heartbreak Hotel", "Hound Dog", "Memories", "Mystery Train"/"Tiger Man", "Monologue (Lifestory)", "Baby What You Want Me To Do", "Are You Lonesome Tonight?", "Yesterday"/"Hey Jude", "Band Introductions", "In the Ghetto", "Suspicious Minds", "What'd I Say", "Can't Help Falling in Love", "Closing Vamp" (audio)

Opening Theme - Elvis Presley
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Blue Suede Shoes - Elvis Presley
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I Got a Woman - Elvis Presley
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All Shook Up - Elvis Presley
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Love Me Tender - Elvis Presley
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Jailhouse Rock/Don't Be Cruel - Elvis Presley
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Heartbreak Hotel - Elvis Presley
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Hound Dog - Elvis Presley
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Memories - Elvis Presley
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Mystery Train/Tiger Man - Elvis Presley
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Monologue - Elvis Presley
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Baby What You Want Me to Do - Elvis Presley
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Are You Lonesome Tonight? - Elvis Presley
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Yesterday/Hey Jude - Elvis Presley
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Band Introductions - Elvis Presley
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In the Ghetto - Elvis Presley
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Suspicious Minds - Elvis Presley
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What'd I Say - Elvis Presley
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Elvis Presley - Can't Help Falling in Love
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LIVE PERFORMANCE (MIDNIGHT SHOW) - (Season 1) (57 Shows) (7)

The Showroom Internationale, The International Hotel, 3000 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, Nevada. (12:00 am)

Attendance: 2,200

Costume: NA

MUSICIANS: Vocals: Elvis Presley - Lead Guitar: James Burton - Rhythm Guitar: John Wilkinson - Bass Guitar: Jerry Scheff - Drums: Ronnie Tutt - Piano: Larry Muhoberac - Guitar: Charlie Hodge.

BACKUP VOCALS: The Sweet Inspirations: Lead Singer: Emily 'Cissy' Houston - Soprano: Myrna Smith - First Tenor: Estelle Brown - Second Tenor: Sylvia Shemwell.

The Imperials: Lead: Terry Blackwood - Tenor: Jim Murray - Baritone: Roger Wiles - Bass: Armond Morales - Piano: Joe Moscheo.

ORCHESTRA - The Bobby Morris Orchestra.

 

 

Elvis played a Midnight Show.

 

Warm Up Act: Sammy Shore (Comedian).

Opening Act: The Sweet Inspirations:

Songs performed: "The Impossible Dream", "Sweet Inspiration"

.

Songs performed: NA

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                               August 4, 1969, (Monday)

LIVE PERFORMANCE (DINNER SHOW) - (Season 1) (57 Shows) (8)

The Showroom Internationale, The International Hotel, 3000 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, Nevada. (8:15 pm)

Attendance: 2,200

Costume: Black Herringbone Suit with Blue Pleats - Black Macrame Belt.

MUSICIANS: Vocals: Elvis Presley - Lead Guitar: James Burton - Rhythm Guitar: John Wilkinson - Bass Guitar: Jerry Scheff - Drums: Ronnie Tutt - Piano: Larry Muhoberac - Guitar: Charlie Hodge.

BACKUP VOCALS: The Sweet Inspirations: Lead Singer: Emily 'Cissy' Houston - Soprano: Myrna Smith - First Tenor: Estelle Brown - Second Tenor: Sylvia Shemwell.

The Imperials: Lead: Terry Blackwood - Tenor: Jim Murray - Baritone: Roger Wiles - Bass: Armond Morales - Piano: Joe Moscheo.

ORCHESTRA - The Bobby Morris Orchestra.

 

 

Elvis played a Dinner Show.

 

Warm Up Act: Sammy Shore (Comedian).

Opening Act: The Sweet Inspirations:

Songs performed: "The Impossible Dream", "Sweet Inspiration"

.

Songs performed: NA

LIVE PERFORMANCE (MIDNIGHT SHOW) - (Season 1) (57 Shows) (9)

The Showroom Internationale, The International Hotel, 3000 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, Nevada. (12:00 am)

Attendance: 2,200

Costume: Black Two-Piece - Black Macrame Belt.

MUSICIANS: Vocals: Elvis Presley - Lead Guitar: James Burton - Rhythm Guitar: John Wilkinson - Bass Guitar: Jerry Scheff - Drums: Ronnie Tutt - Piano: Larry Muhoberac - Guitar: Charlie Hodge.

BACKUP VOCALS: The Sweet Inspirations: Lead Singer: Emily 'Cissy' Houston - Soprano: Myrna Smith - First Tenor: Estelle Brown - Second Tenor: Sylvia Shemwell.

The Imperials: Lead: Terry Blackwood - Tenor: Jim Murray - Baritone: Roger Wiles - Bass: Armond Morales - Piano: Joe Moscheo.

ORCHESTRA - The Bobby Morris Orchestra.

 

 

Elvis played a Midnight Show.

 

Warm Up Act: Sammy Shore (Comedian).

Opening Act: The Sweet Inspirations:

Songs performed: "The Impossible Dream", "Sweet Inspiration"

.

Songs performed: NA

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                              August 5, 1969, (Tuesday)

LIVE PERFORMANCE (DINNER SHOW) - (Season 1) (57 Shows) (10)

The Showroom Internationale, The International Hotel, 3000 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, Nevada. (8:15 pm)

Attendance: 2,200

Costume: NA

MUSICIANS: Vocals: Elvis Presley - Lead Guitar: James Burton - Rhythm Guitar: John Wilkinson - Bass Guitar: Jerry Scheff - Drums: Ronnie Tutt - Piano: Larry Muhoberac - Guitar: Charlie Hodge.

BACKUP VOCALS: The Sweet Inspirations: Lead Singer: Emily 'Cissy' Houston - Soprano: Myrna Smith - First Tenor: Estelle Brown - Second Tenor: Sylvia Shemwell.

The Imperials: Lead: Terry Blackwood - Tenor: Jim Murray - Baritone: Roger Wiles - Bass: Armond Morales - Piano: Joe Moscheo.

ORCHESTRA - The Bobby Morris Orchestra.

 

 

Elvis played a Dinner Show.

 

Warm Up Act: Sammy Shore (Comedian).

Opening Act: The Sweet Inspirations:

Songs performed: "The Impossible Dream", "Sweet Inspiration"

.

Songs performed: NA

LIVE PERFORMANCE (MIDNIGHT SHOW) - (Season 1) (57 Shows) (11)

The Showroom Internationale, The International Hotel, 3000 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, Nevada. (12:00 am)

Attendance: 2,200

Costume: NA

MUSICIANS: Vocals: Elvis Presley - Lead Guitar: James Burton - Rhythm Guitar: John Wilkinson - Bass Guitar: Jerry Scheff - Drums: Ronnie Tutt - Piano: Larry Muhoberac - Guitar: Charlie Hodge.

BACKUP VOCALS: The Sweet Inspirations: Lead Singer: Emily 'Cissy' Houston - Soprano: Myrna Smith - First Tenor: Estelle Brown - Second Tenor: Sylvia Shemwell.

The Imperials: Lead: Terry Blackwood - Tenor: Jim Murray - Baritone: Roger Wiles - Bass: Armond Morales - Piano: Joe Moscheo.

ORCHESTRA - The Bobby Morris Orchestra.

 

 

Elvis played a Midnight Show.

 

Warm Up Act: Sammy Shore (Comedian).

Opening Act: The Sweet Inspirations:

Songs performed: "The Impossible Dream", "Sweet Inspiration"

.

Songs performed: NA

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                      August 6, 1969, (Wednesday)

LIVE PERFORMANCE (DINNER SHOW) - (Season 1) (57 Shows) (12)

The Showroom Internationale, The International Hotel, 3000 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, Nevada. (8:15 pm)

Attendance: 2,200

Costume: White Herringbone Suit.

MUSICIANS: Vocals: Elvis Presley - Lead Guitar: James Burton - Rhythm Guitar: John Wilkinson - Bass Guitar: Jerry Scheff - Drums: Ronnie Tutt - Piano: Larry Muhoberac - Guitar: Charlie Hodge.

BACKUP VOCALS: The Sweet Inspirations: Lead Singer: Emily 'Cissy' Houston - Soprano: Myrna Smith - First Tenor: Estelle Brown - Second Tenor: Sylvia Shemwell.

The Imperials: Lead: Terry Blackwood - Tenor: Jim Murray - Baritone: Roger Wiles - Bass: Armond Morales - Piano: Joe Moscheo.

ORCHESTRA - The Bobby Morris Orchestra.

 

 

Elvis played a Dinner Show.

 

Warm Up Act: Sammy Shore (Comedian).

Opening Act: The Sweet Inspirations:

Songs performed: "The Impossible Dream", "Sweet Inspiration"

.

Songs performed: "Opening Theme", "Blue Suede Shoes", "I Got a Woman", "All Shook Up", "Love Me Tender", "Jailhouse Rock"/"Don't Be Cruel", "Heartbreak Hotel", "Hound Dog", "Memories", "Mystery Train"/"Tiger Man", "Blue Hawaii (segment)", "Monologue (Lifestory)", "Baby What You Want Me To Do", "Are You Lonesome Tonight?", "Yesterday"/"Hey Jude", "Band Introductions", "In the Ghetto", "Suspicious Minds", "What'd I Say", "Can't Help Falling in Love", "Closing Vamp"

LIVE PERFORMANCE (MIDNIGHT SHOW) - (Season 1) (57 Shows) (13)

The Showroom Internationale, The International Hotel, 3000 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, Nevada. (12:00 am)

Attendance: 2,200

Costume: NA

MUSICIANS: Vocals: Elvis Presley - Lead Guitar: James Burton - Rhythm Guitar: John Wilkinson - Bass Guitar: Jerry Scheff - Drums: Ronnie Tutt - Piano: Larry Muhoberac - Guitar: Charlie Hodge.

BACKUP VOCALS: The Sweet Inspirations: Lead Singer: Emily 'Cissy' Houston - Soprano: Myrna Smith - First Tenor: Estelle Brown - Second Tenor: Sylvia Shemwell.

The Imperials: Lead: Terry Blackwood - Tenor: Jim Murray - Baritone: Roger Wiles - Bass: Armond Morales - Piano: Joe Moscheo.

ORCHESTRA - The Bobby Morris Orchestra.

 

 

Elvis played a Midnight Show.

 

Warm Up Act: Sammy Shore (Comedian).

Opening Act: The Sweet Inspirations:

Songs performed: "The Impossible Dream", "Sweet Inspiration"

.

Songs performed: NA

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                            August 7, 1969, (Thursday)

LIVE PERFORMANCE (DINNER SHOW) - (Season 1) (57 Shows) (14)

The Showroom Internationale, The International Hotel, 3000 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, Nevada. (8:15 pm)

Attendance: 2,200

Costume: Black Herringbone Suit with Green Pleats - Gold Belt.

MUSICIANS: Vocals: Elvis Presley - Lead Guitar: James Burton - Rhythm Guitar: John Wilkinson - Bass Guitar: Jerry Scheff - Drums: Ronnie Tutt - Piano: Larry Muhoberac - Guitar: Charlie Hodge.

BACKUP VOCALS: The Sweet Inspirations: Lead Singer: Emily 'Cissy' Houston - Soprano: Myrna Smith - First Tenor: Estelle Brown - Second Tenor: Sylvia Shemwell.

The Imperials: Lead: Terry Blackwood - Tenor: Jim Murray - Baritone: Roger Wiles - Bass: Armond Morales - Piano: Joe Moscheo.

ORCHESTRA - The Bobby Morris Orchestra.

 

 

Elvis played a Dinner Show.

 

Warm Up Act: Sammy Shore (Comedian).

Opening Act: The Sweet Inspirations:

Songs performed: "The Impossible Dream", "Sweet Inspiration"

.

Songs performed: "Opening Theme", "Blue Suede Shoes", "I Got a Woman", "All Shook Up", "Love Me Tender", "Jailhouse Rock"/"Don't Be Cruel", "Heartbreak Hotel", "Hound Dog", "Memories", "Mystery Train"/"Tiger Man", "Monologue (Lifestory)", "Baby What You Want Me To Do", "Runaway", "Are You Lonesome Tonight?", "Yesterday"/"Hey Jude", "Band Introductions", "In the Ghetto", "Suspicious Minds", "What'd I Say", "Can't Help Falling in Love", "Closing Vamp"

LIVE PERFORMANCE (MIDNIGHT SHOW) - (Season 1) (57 Shows) (15)

The Showroom Internationale, The International Hotel, 3000 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, Nevada. (12:00 am)

Attendance: 2,200

Costume: Black Herringbone Suit with Red Pleats - Red Macrame Belt.

MUSICIANS: Vocals: Elvis Presley - Lead Guitar: James Burton - Rhythm Guitar: John Wilkinson - Bass Guitar: Jerry Scheff - Drums: Ronnie Tutt - Piano: Larry Muhoberac - Guitar: Charlie Hodge.

BACKUP VOCALS: The Sweet Inspirations: Lead Singer: Emily 'Cissy' Houston - Soprano: Myrna Smith - First Tenor: Estelle Brown - Second Tenor: Sylvia Shemwell.

The Imperials: Lead: Terry Blackwood - Tenor: Jim Murray - Baritone: Roger Wiles - Bass: Armond Morales - Piano: Joe Moscheo.

ORCHESTRA - The Bobby Morris Orchestra.

 

 

Elvis played a Midnight Show.

 

Warm Up Act: Sammy Shore (Comedian).

Opening Act: The Sweet Inspirations:

Songs performed: "The Impossible Dream", "Sweet Inspiration"

.

Songs performed: NA

OVERDUB RECORDING SESSION: - (RCA)

United Recording, Las Vegas, Nevada. (3:30 am - 6:30 am)

Producer(s): Felton Jarvis.

Engineer: Bill Porter

MUSICIANS: Trumpet: Art Vasquez - Trumpet: Norman Prentice - Trumpet: Bobby Shew - Trombone: Archie LeCroque - Trombone: Johnny Boicie - Bass Trombone: Kenneth Adkins.

RCA recorded brass overdubs and a new ending to "Suspicious Minds".

Songs overdubbed: "Suspicious Minds" (brass overdub) (audio)

Suspicious Minds (Brass Overdubs) (Extended M) - Elvis Presley
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Suspicious Minds (Brass Overdubs) (Faded Master) - Elvis Presley
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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                   August 8, 1969, (Friday)

LIVE PERFORMANCE (DINNER SHOW) - (Season 1) (57 Shows) (16)

The Showroom Internationale, The International Hotel, 3000 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, Nevada. (8:15 pm)

Attendance: 2,200

Costume: NA

MUSICIANS: Vocals: Elvis Presley - Lead Guitar: James Burton - Rhythm Guitar: John Wilkinson - Bass Guitar: Jerry Scheff - Drums: Ronnie Tutt - Piano: Larry Muhoberac - Guitar: Charlie Hodge.

BACKUP VOCALS: The Sweet Inspirations: Lead Singer: Emily 'Cissy' Houston - Soprano: Myrna Smith - First Tenor: Estelle Brown - Second Tenor: Sylvia Shemwell.

The Imperials: Lead: Terry Blackwood - Tenor: Jim Murray - Baritone: Roger Wiles - Bass: Armond Morales - Piano: Joe Moscheo.

ORCHESTRA - The Bobby Morris Orchestra.

 

 

Elvis played a Dinner Show.

 

Warm Up Act: Sammy Shore (Comedian).

Opening Act: The Sweet Inspirations:

Songs performed: "The Impossible Dream", "Sweet Inspiration"

.

Songs performed: NA

LIVE PERFORMANCE (MIDNIGHT SHOW) - (Season 1) (57 Shows) (17)

The Showroom Internationale, The International Hotel, 3000 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, Nevada. (12:00 am)

Attendance: 2,200

Costume: NA

MUSICIANS: Vocals: Elvis Presley - Lead Guitar: James Burton - Rhythm Guitar: John Wilkinson - Bass Guitar: Jerry Scheff - Drums: Ronnie Tutt - Piano: Larry Muhoberac - Guitar: Charlie Hodge.

BACKUP VOCALS: The Sweet Inspirations: Lead Singer: Emily 'Cissy' Houston - Soprano: Myrna Smith - First Tenor: Estelle Brown - Second Tenor: Sylvia Shemwell.

The Imperials: Lead: Terry Blackwood - Tenor: Jim Murray - Baritone: Roger Wiles - Bass: Armond Morales - Piano: Joe Moscheo.

ORCHESTRA - The Bobby Morris Orchestra.

 

 

Elvis again performed to a packed house and introduced Darlene Love of the Blossoms (who worked on the '68 special) and Bill Medley from the Righteous Brothers.

 

Warm Up Act: Sammy Shore (Comedian).

Opening Act: The Sweet Inspirations:

Songs performed: "The Impossible Dream", "Sweet Inspiration"

.

Songs performed: "Opening Theme", "Blue Suede Shoes", "I Got a Woman", "All Shook Up", "Polk Salad Annie (segment)", "Love Me Tender", "Jailhouse Rock"/"Don't Be Cruel", "Heartbreak Hotel", "Hound Dog", "Memories", "Mystery Train"/"Tiger Man", "Monologue (Lifestory)", "Farther Along (segment)", "Baby What You Want Me To Do", "Runaway", "Are You Lonesome Tonight?", "Yesterday"/"Hey Jude", "Band Introductions", "In the Ghetto", "Suspicious Minds", "What'd I Say", "Can't Help Falling in Love", "Closing Vamp"

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                            August 9, 1969, (Saturday)

LIVE PERFORMANCE (DINNER SHOW) - (Season 1) (57 Shows) (18)

The Showroom Internationale, The International Hotel, 3000 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, Nevada. (8:15 pm)

Attendance: 2,200

Costume: NA

MUSICIANS: Vocals: Elvis Presley - Lead Guitar: James Burton - Rhythm Guitar: John Wilkinson - Bass Guitar: Jerry Scheff - Drums: Ronnie Tutt - Piano: Larry Muhoberac - Guitar: Charlie Hodge.

BACKUP VOCALS: The Sweet Inspirations: Lead Singer: Emily 'Cissy' Houston - Soprano: Myrna Smith - First Tenor: Estelle Brown - Second Tenor: Sylvia Shemwell.

The Imperials: Lead: Terry Blackwood - Tenor: Jim Murray - Baritone: Roger Wiles - Bass: Armond Morales - Piano: Joe Moscheo.

ORCHESTRA - The Bobby Morris Orchestra.

 

 

Elvis played a Dinner Show.

 

Warm Up Act: Sammy Shore (Comedian).

Opening Act: The Sweet Inspirations:

Songs performed: "The Impossible Dream", "Sweet Inspiration"

.

Songs performed: NA

LIVE PERFORMANCE (MIDNIGHT SHOW) - (Season 1) (57 Shows) (19)

The Showroom Internationale, The International Hotel, 3000 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, Nevada. (12:00 am)

Attendance: 2,200

Costume: NA

MUSICIANS: Vocals: Elvis Presley - Lead Guitar: James Burton - Rhythm Guitar: John Wilkinson - Bass Guitar: Jerry Scheff - Drums: Ronnie Tutt - Piano: Larry Muhoberac - Guitar: Charlie Hodge.

BACKUP VOCALS: The Sweet Inspirations: Lead Singer: Emily 'Cissy' Houston - Soprano: Myrna Smith - First Tenor: Estelle Brown - Second Tenor: Sylvia Shemwell.

The Imperials: Lead: Terry Blackwood - Tenor: Jim Murray - Baritone: Roger Wiles - Bass: Armond Morales - Piano: Joe Moscheo.

ORCHESTRA - The Bobby Morris Orchestra.

 

 

Elvis played a Midnight Show.

 

Warm Up Act: Sammy Shore (Comedian).

Opening Act: The Sweet Inspirations:

Songs performed: "The Impossible Dream", "Sweet Inspiration"

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Songs performed: NA

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (singles)

HOT 100:

"In the Year 2525" by Zager and Evans.

"Clean Up Your Own Back Yard" by Elvis Presley. #35

EASY LISTENING (TOP 40):

"Spinning Wheel" by Blood, Sweat & Tears.

"Clean Up Your Own Back Yard" by Elvis Presley. #37

BILLBOARD C&W CHART  (singles)

HOT C&W SIDES:

"All I Have to Offer You (is me)" by Charley Pride.

"In the Ghetto" by Elvis Presley. #69

BILLBOARD R&B CHART  (singles)

HOT R&B SIDES:

"Mother Popcorn" by James Brown.

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (LP)

TOP LP's

"Blood, Sweat & Tears" by Blood, Sweat & Tears.

"From Elvis in Memphis" by Elvis Presley. #23

BILLBOARD COUNTRY CHART  (LP)

HOT C&W ALBUMS

"Johnny Cash at San Quentin" by Johnny Cash.

"From Elvis in Memphis" by Elvis Presley. #6

BILLBOARD RHYTHM/BLUES CHART  (LP)

HOT R&B ALBUMS

"Aretha's Gold" by Aretha Franklin.

BILLBOARD CHART  (TAPE)

BEST SELLING 8-TRACK

"Blood, Sweat & Tears" by Blood, Sweat & Tears.

BILLBOARD CHART  (TAPE)

BEST SELLING CASSETTE

"The Age of Aquarius" by the 5th Dimension.

BILLBOARD CHART  (TAPE)

BEST SELLING 4-TRACK

"Blood, Sweat & Tears" by Blood, Sweat & Tears.

"In the Ghetto" remained at the number one spot in Norway, Sweden and New Zealand.

A group known as "The Manson Family" who were part of a cult run by Charles Manson, broke into a house in Los Angeles and brutally murdered its inhabitants that included movie actress Sharon Tate, who was married to Hollywood director Roman Polanski, hairstylist Jay Sebring (a personal friend of Larry Geller,) screenwriter Wojciech Fryowski and his girlfriend Abigail Folger.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                             August 10, 1969, (Sunday)

LIVE PERFORMANCE (DINNER SHOW) - (Season 1) (57 Shows) (20)

The Showroom Internationale, The International Hotel, 3000 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, Nevada. (8:15 pm)

Attendance: 2,200

Costume: NA

MUSICIANS: Vocals: Elvis Presley - Lead Guitar: James Burton - Rhythm Guitar: John Wilkinson - Bass Guitar: Jerry Scheff - Drums: Ronnie Tutt - Piano: Larry Muhoberac - Guitar: Charlie Hodge.

BACKUP VOCALS: The Sweet Inspirations: Lead Singer: Emily 'Cissy' Houston - Soprano: Myrna Smith - First Tenor: Estelle Brown - Second Tenor: Sylvia Shemwell.

The Imperials: Lead: Terry Blackwood - Tenor: Jim Murray - Baritone: Roger Wiles - Bass: Armond Morales - Piano: Joe Moscheo.

ORCHESTRA - The Bobby Morris Orchestra.

 

 

Elvis played a Dinner Show.

 

Warm Up Act: Sammy Shore (Comedian).

Opening Act: The Sweet Inspirations:

Songs performed: "The Impossible Dream", "Sweet Inspiration"

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Songs performed: NA

LIVE PERFORMANCE (MIDNIGHT SHOW) - (Season 1) (57 Shows) (21)

The Showroom Internationale, The International Hotel, 3000 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, Nevada. (12:00 am)

Attendance: 2,200

Costume: NA

MUSICIANS: Vocals: Elvis Presley - Lead Guitar: James Burton - Rhythm Guitar: John Wilkinson - Bass Guitar: Jerry Scheff - Drums: Ronnie Tutt - Piano: Larry Muhoberac - Guitar: Charlie Hodge.

BACKUP VOCALS: The Sweet Inspirations: Lead Singer: Emily 'Cissy' Houston - Soprano: Myrna Smith - First Tenor: Estelle Brown - Second Tenor: Sylvia Shemwell.

The Imperials: Lead: Terry Blackwood - Tenor: Jim Murray - Baritone: Roger Wiles - Bass: Armond Morales - Piano: Joe Moscheo.

ORCHESTRA - The Bobby Morris Orchestra.

 

 

Elvis played a Midnight Show.

 

Warm Up Act: Sammy Shore (Comedian).

Opening Act: The Sweet Inspirations:

Songs performed: "The Impossible Dream", "Sweet Inspiration"

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Songs performed: NA

Further murders were carried out again in Hollywood were sleeping couple Leno and Rosemary LaBianca were mercilessly slain.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                            August 11, 1969, (Monday)

LIVE PERFORMANCE (DINNER SHOW) - (Season 1) (57 Shows) (22)

The Showroom Internationale, The International Hotel, 3000 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, Nevada. (8:15 pm)

Attendance: 2,200

Costume: NA

MUSICIANS: Vocals: Elvis Presley - Lead Guitar: James Burton - Rhythm Guitar: John Wilkinson - Bass Guitar: Jerry Scheff - Drums: Ronnie Tutt - Piano: Larry Muhoberac - Guitar: Charlie Hodge.

BACKUP VOCALS: The Sweet Inspirations: Lead Singer: Emily 'Cissy' Houston - Soprano: Myrna Smith - First Tenor: Estelle Brown - Second Tenor: Sylvia Shemwell.

The Imperials: Lead: Terry Blackwood - Tenor: Jim Murray - Baritone: Roger Wiles - Bass: Armond Morales - Piano: Joe Moscheo.

ORCHESTRA - The Bobby Morris Orchestra.

 

 

Elvis played a Dinner Show.

 

Warm Up Act: Sammy Shore (Comedian).

Opening Act: The Sweet Inspirations:

Songs performed: "The Impossible Dream", "Sweet Inspiration"

.

Songs performed: NA

LIVE PERFORMANCE (MIDNIGHT SHOW) - (Season 1) (57 Shows) (23)

The Showroom Internationale, The International Hotel, 3000 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, Nevada. (12:00 am)

Attendance: 2,200

Costume: NA

MUSICIANS: Vocals: Elvis Presley - Lead Guitar: James Burton - Rhythm Guitar: John Wilkinson - Bass Guitar: Jerry Scheff - Drums: Ronnie Tutt - Piano: Larry Muhoberac - Guitar: Charlie Hodge.

BACKUP VOCALS: The Sweet Inspirations: Lead Singer: Emily 'Cissy' Houston - Soprano: Myrna Smith - First Tenor: Estelle Brown - Second Tenor: Sylvia Shemwell.

The Imperials: Lead: Terry Blackwood - Tenor: Jim Murray - Baritone: Roger Wiles - Bass: Armond Morales - Piano: Joe Moscheo.

ORCHESTRA - The Bobby Morris Orchestra.

 

 

Elvis played a Midnight Show.

 

Warm Up Act: Sammy Shore (Comedian).

Opening Act: The Sweet Inspirations:

Songs performed: "The Impossible Dream", "Sweet Inspiration"

.

Songs performed: NA

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                            August 12, 1969, (Tuesday)

REHEARSALS

The Showroom Internationale, The International Hotel, 3000 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, Nevada. (1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

 

 

Rehearsals were held in the Main Showroom 

LIVE PERFORMANCE (DINNER SHOW) - (Season 1) (57 Shows) (24)

The Showroom Internationale, The International Hotel, 3000 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, Nevada. (8:15 pm)

Attendance: 2,200

Costume: Black Herringbone Suit - Black Macrame Belt

MUSICIANS: Vocals: Elvis Presley - Lead Guitar: James Burton - Rhythm Guitar: John Wilkinson - Bass Guitar: Jerry Scheff - Drums: Ronnie Tutt - Piano: Larry Muhoberac - Guitar: Charlie Hodge.

BACKUP VOCALS: The Sweet Inspirations: Lead Singer: Emily 'Cissy' Houston - Soprano: Myrna Smith - First Tenor: Estelle Brown - Second Tenor: Sylvia Shemwell.

The Imperials: Lead: Terry Blackwood - Tenor: Jim Murray - Baritone: Roger Wiles - Bass: Armond Morales - Piano: Joe Moscheo.

ORCHESTRA - The Bobby Morris Orchestra.

 

 

Elvis played a Dinner Show and introduced Wes Bryant and Joe Esposito.

 

Warm Up Act: Sammy Shore (Comedian).

Opening Act: The Sweet Inspirations:

Songs performed: "The Impossible Dream", "Sweet Inspiration"

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Songs performed: "Opening Theme", "Blue Suede Shoes", "I Got a Woman", "All Shook Up", "Love Me Tender", "Jailhouse Rock"/"Don't Be Cruel", "Heartbreak Hotel", "Hound Dog", "Instrumental", "Memories", "Mystery Train"/"Tiger Man", "Monologue (Lifestory)", "Baby What You Want Me To Do", "Runaway", "Are You Lonesome Tonight?", "Yesterday"/"Hey Jude", "Band Introductions", "In the Ghetto", "Suspicious Minds", "What'd I Say", "Can't Help Falling in Love", "Closing Vamp"

LIVE PERFORMANCE (MIDNIGHT SHOW) - (Season 1) (57 Shows) (25)

The Showroom Internationale, The International Hotel, 3000 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, Nevada. (12:00 am)

Attendance: 2,200

Costume: Black Suit

MUSICIANS: Vocals: Elvis Presley - Lead Guitar: James Burton - Rhythm Guitar: John Wilkinson - Bass Guitar: Jerry Scheff - Drums: Ronnie Tutt - Piano: Larry Muhoberac - Guitar: Charlie Hodge.

BACKUP VOCALS: The Sweet Inspirations: Lead Singer: Emily 'Cissy' Houston - Soprano: Myrna Smith - First Tenor: Estelle Brown - Second Tenor: Sylvia Shemwell.

The Imperials: Lead: Terry Blackwood - Tenor: Jim Murray - Baritone: Roger Wiles - Bass: Armond Morales - Piano: Joe Moscheo.

ORCHESTRA - The Bobby Morris Orchestra.

 

 

Elvis played a Midnight Show.

 

Warm Up Act: Sammy Shore (Comedian).

Opening Act: The Sweet Inspirations:

Songs performed: "The Impossible Dream", "Sweet Inspiration"

.

Songs performed: NA

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                    August 13, 1969, (Wednesday)

REHEARSALS

The Showroom Internationale, The International Hotel, 3000 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, Nevada. (1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

 

 

Rehearsals were held in the Main Showroom.

LIVE PERFORMANCE (DINNER SHOW) - (Season 1) (57 Shows) (26)

The Showroom Internationale, The International Hotel, 3000 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, Nevada. (8:15 pm)

Attendance: 2,200

Costume: NA

MUSICIANS: Vocals: Elvis Presley - Lead Guitar: James Burton - Rhythm Guitar: John Wilkinson - Bass Guitar: Jerry Scheff - Drums: Ronnie Tutt - Piano: Larry Muhoberac - Guitar: Charlie Hodge.

BACKUP VOCALS: The Sweet Inspirations: Lead Singer: Emily 'Cissy' Houston - Soprano: Myrna Smith - First Tenor: Estelle Brown - Second Tenor: Sylvia Shemwell.

The Imperials: Lead: Terry Blackwood - Tenor: Jim Murray - Baritone: Roger Wiles - Bass: Armond Morales - Piano: Joe Moscheo.

ORCHESTRA - The Bobby Morris Orchestra.

 

 

Elvis played a Dinner Show.

 

Warm Up Act: Sammy Shore (Comedian).

Opening Act: The Sweet Inspirations:

Songs performed: "The Impossible Dream", "Sweet Inspiration"

.

Songs performed: "Opening Theme", "Blue Suede Shoes", "I Got a Woman", "All Shook Up", "Love Me Tender", "Jailhouse Rock"/"Don't Be Cruel", "Heartbreak Hotel", "Hound Dog", "Memories", "Mystery Train"/"Tiger Man", "Monologue (Lifestory)", "Baby What You Want Me To Do", "Runaway", "Are You Lonesome Tonight?", "Yesterday"/"Hey Jude", "Band Introductions", "In the Ghetto", "Suspicious Minds", "What'd I Say", "Can't Help Falling in Love", "Closing Vamp"

LIVE PERFORMANCE (MIDNIGHT SHOW) - (Season 1) (57 Shows) (27)

The Showroom Internationale, The International Hotel, 3000 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, Nevada. (12:00 am)

Attendance: 2,200

Costume: NA

MUSICIANS: Vocals: Elvis Presley - Lead Guitar: James Burton - Rhythm Guitar: John Wilkinson - Bass Guitar: Jerry Scheff - Drums: Ronnie Tutt - Piano: Larry Muhoberac - Guitar: Charlie Hodge.

BACKUP VOCALS: The Sweet Inspirations: Lead Singer: Emily 'Cissy' Houston - Soprano: Myrna Smith - First Tenor: Estelle Brown - Second Tenor: Sylvia Shemwell.

The Imperials: Lead: Terry Blackwood - Tenor: Jim Murray - Baritone: Roger Wiles - Bass: Armond Morales - Piano: Joe Moscheo.

ORCHESTRA - The Bobby Morris Orchestra.

 

 

Elvis played a Midnight Show.

 

Warm Up Act: Sammy Shore (Comedian).

Opening Act: The Sweet Inspirations:

Songs performed: "The Impossible Dream", "Sweet Inspiration"

.

Songs performed: NA