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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                            April 1, 1970, (Wednesday)

NEW HOME

845 West Chino Canyon Road, Palm Springs, California.

Elvis and Priscilla paid $13,500 as a down payment on a house at 845 Chino Canyon in Palm Springs. They signed a mortgage

for $85,000. 

845 West Chino Canyon Road, Palm Spings,
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OVERDUB RECORDING SESSION: - (RCA)

RCA Victor Studio A, 30 Music Square, Nashville, Tennessee. (10:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Producer(s): Felton Jarvis.

Engineer: Al Pachucki.

Technician(s): Roy Shockley.

MUSICIANS: Backup Vocals: Mildered 'Millie' Kirkham - Mary Holladay - Ginger Holladay - Mary 'Jeanie' Greene - Sandy Posey.

At RCA Studio A, some backup vocal overdubs were done to various live tracks originally recorded in Las Vegas. These were to be used to make up a single and a live album. "Runaway" (originally recorded live August 25, 1969 - Dinner Show), "See See Rider" (originally recorded live February 18, 1970 - Midnight Show), "Walk a Mile in My Shoes" (originally recorded live February 19, 1970 - Midnight Show), "Polk Salad Annie" (originally recorded live February 18, 1970 - Midnight Show)

Songs overdubbed: "Runaway" (backup vocal overdub), "See See Rider" (backup vocal overdub), "Walk a Mile in My Shoes" (backup vocal overdub), "Polk Salad Annie" (backup vocal overdub) (audio)

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Runaway (Backup Vocal Overdub) (Master) - Elvis Presley
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See See Rider (Backup Vocal Overdub) (Master) - Elvis Presley
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Walk a Mile in My Shoes (Backup Vocal Overdub) (Master) - Elvis Presley
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Polk Salad Annie (Backup Vocal Overdub) (Master) - Elvis Presley
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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                 April 2, 1970, (Thursday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                        April 3, 1970, (Friday)

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OVERDUB RECORDING SESSION: - (RCA)

RCA Victor Studio A, 30 Music Square, Nashville, Tennessee. (2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Producer(s): Felton Jarvis.

Engineer: Al Pachucki.

Technician(s): Roy Shockley.

MUSICIANS: Backup Vocals: Mildered 'Millie' Kirkham - Dolores Edgin - June Page - Hurshel Wiginton - James Glaser.

Additional backup vocal overdubs were done to more various live tracks that were originally recorded in Las Vegas.

"I Can't Stop Loving You" (originally recorded live February 19, 1970 - Midnight Show), "The Wonder of You" (originally recorded live February 18, 1970 - Dinner Show)

Songs overdubbed: "I Can't Stop Loving You" (backup vocal overdub), "See See Rider" (backup vocal overdub), "The Wonder of You" (backup vocal overdub) (audio)

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I Can't Stop Loving You - Elvis Presley
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The Wonder of You - Elvis Presley
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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                  April 4, 1970, (Saturday)

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BILLBOARD POP CHART  (singles)

Bridge Over Troubled Water

HOT 100:

"Bridge Over Troubled Water" by Simon & Garfunkel.

"Kentucky Rain" by Elvis Presley. #25

EASY LISTENING (TOP 40):

"Bridge Over Troubled Water" by Simon & Garfunkel.

"Kentucky Rain" by Elvis Presley. #3

BILLBOARD COUNTRY CHART  (singles)

Tennessee Bird Walk

HOT COUNTRY SINGLES:

"Tennessee Bird Walk" by Jack Blanchard & Misty Morgan.

"Kentucky Rain" by Elvis Presley. #31

BILLBOARD SOUL CHART  (singles)

ABC

BEST SELLING SOUL SIDES:

"ABC" by the Jackson 5.

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (LP)

Bridge Over Troubled Water

TOP LP's

"Bridge Over Troubled Water" by Simon and Garfunkel.

"From Memphis to Vegas/From Vegas to Memphis"

by Elvis Presley. #108

BILLBOARD COUNTRY CHART  (LP)

Hello, I'm Johnny Cash

HOT COUNTRY LP'S

"Hello, I'm Johnny Cash" by Johnny Cash.

"From Memphis to Vegas/From Vegas to Memphis"

by Elvis Presley. #13

BILLBOARD SOUL CHART  (LP)

Diana Ross Presents the Jackson 5

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"Diana Ross presents The Jackson 5" by the Jackson 5.

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Bridge Over Troubled Water

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"Bridge Over Troubled Water" by Simon and Garfunkel.

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Bridge Over Troubled Water

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"Bridge Over Troubled Water" by Simon and Garfunkel.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                     April 5, 1970, (Sunday)

No information.

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                    April 6, 1970, (Monday)

Elvis bought a six door midnight blue 1969 Mercedes Pullman 600 Limousine. It cost $15,000 with a down payment of $5,000 and the rest was paid off over 36 months.

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                   April 7, 1970, (Tuesday)

Colonel Parker signed a new film deal with Kirk Kerkorian, the new owner of M.G.M. for $500,000 - less than half of the original sum wanted. The film was directed by Dennis Sanders and produced by Herbert Soklow, 

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                            April 8, 1970, (Wednesday)

No information.

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                 April 9, 1970, (Thursday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                     April 10, 1970, (Friday)

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Sometime in early April, RCA released their second Camden Elvis album "Let's Be Friends" (CAS-2408). It contained mostly movie material and some leftover songs recorded at American Sound. The front cover used a publicity shot from the movie "The Trouble With Girls" and the rear used a publicity picture taken at a rehearsal for the "NBC TV Special".

"Let's Be Friends" (CAS-2408)

Songs:

Side 1: "Stay Away, Joe", "If I'm a Fool (for lovin' you)", "Let's Be Friends", "Let's Forget About the Stars", "Mama"

Side 2: "I'll Be There (if ever you want me)", "Almost", "Change of Habit", "Have a Happy"

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