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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                              September 1, 1971, (Wednesday)

The Colonel wrote to Management III to complain about lax management and "some unpleasant experiences" on the last tour. After he expressed some underlying skepticism about their ongoing association ("The reflection upon this operation will be thoroughly scrutinised for any future business for 1972"), he eventually relented and allowed the promoting team to put up a $1 million guarantee against 12 dates for the next tour, which will begin in November.

 

Furniture and personal belongings in storage were moved into the new Monovale house, but Elvis continued to live at Hillcrest, when in L.A., for the rest of the month.

 

 

LIVE PERFORMANCE (DINNER SHOW) - (Las Vegas - Season 5) (57 Shows) (46)

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

Attendance: 2,200

Costume: Black Cisco Kid Suit with Light Blue Yokes - Gold Attendance Belt.

MUSICIANS: Vocals: Elvis Presley - Lead Guitar: James Burton - Rhythm Guitar: John Wilkinson - Bass Guitar: Jerry Scheff - Drums: Ronnie Tutt - Piano: Glen D. Hardin - Guitar/Vocals: Charlie Hodge.

BACKUP VOCALS: The Sweet Inspirations: Soprano: Myrna Smith - First Tenor: Estelle Brown - Second Tenor: Sylvia Shemwell.

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

Soprano: Kathy Westmoreland.

MUSICIAL CONDUCTOR: Joe Guercio.

ORCHESTRA: Joe Guercio Orchestra.

 

 

Elvis continued with a dinner show. 

 

Warm Up Act: Bob Melvin (Comedian).

Opening Act: The Sweet Inspirations:

Songs performed: "NA"

The Imperials:

Songs performed: "NA"

Songs performed: "Also Sprach Zarathustra""That's All Right""I Got A Woman"/"Amen""Proud Mary""Sweet Caroline""Polk Salad Annie""I Just Can't Help Believin'" (segment)"Johnny B. Goode""It's Impossible""Love Me""Blue Suede Shoes"/"Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On"/"Blue Suede Shoes""Heartbreak Hotel""Teddy Bear"/"Don't Be Cruel""Hound Dog""Long Tall Sally""All Shook Up""I Need Your Lovin' Everyday""Suspicious Minds""Band Introductions""I'm Leavin'""I Just Can't Help Believin'" (segment)"Can't Help Falling in Love""Closing Vamp"

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LIVE PERFORMANCE (MIDNIGHT SHOW) - (Las Vegas - Season 5) (57 Shows) (47)

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

Attendance: 2,200

Costume: White Turquoise Concho Suit - Original Belt.

MUSICIANS: Vocals: Elvis Presley - Lead Guitar: James Burton - Rhythm Guitar: John Wilkinson - Bass Guitar: Jerry Scheff - Drums: Ronnie Tutt - Piano: Glen D. Hardin - Guitar/Vocals: Charlie Hodge.

BACKUP VOCALS: The Sweet Inspirations: Soprano: Myrna Smith - First Tenor: Estelle Brown - Second Tenor: Sylvia Shemwell.

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

Soprano: Kathy Westmoreland.

MUSICIAL CONDUCTOR: Joe Guercio.

ORCHESTRA: Joe Guercio Orchestra.

 

 

Elvis continued with a midnight show.

 

Warm Up Act: Bob Melvin (Comedian).

Opening Act: The Sweet Inspirations:

Songs performed: "NA"

The Imperials:

Songs performed: "NA"

Songs performed: "Also Sprach Zarathustra""That's All Right""I Got A Woman"/"Amen""Proud Mary""Sweet Caroline""Polk Salad Annie""Johnny B. Goode""It's Impossible""Love Me""Blue Suede Shoes"/"Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On"/"Blue Suede Shoes""Heartbreak Hotel""Teddy Bear"/"Don't Be Cruel""Hound Dog""Little Sister"/"Get Back""Love Me Tender""Band Introductions""I'm Leavin'""Lawdy, Miss Clawdy""Can't Help Falling in Love""Closing Vamp"

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                   September 2, 1971, (Thursday)

LIVE PERFORMANCE (DINNER SHOW) - (Las Vegas - Season 5) (57 Shows) (48)

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

Attendance: 2,200

Costume: Black Cisco Kid Suit with Light Blue Yokes - Gold Attendance Belt.

MUSICIANS: Vocals: Elvis Presley - Lead Guitar: James Burton - Rhythm Guitar: John Wilkinson - Bass Guitar: Jerry Scheff - Drums: Ronnie Tutt - Piano: Glen D. Hardin - Guitar/Vocals: Charlie Hodge.

BACKUP VOCALS: The Sweet Inspirations: Soprano: Myrna Smith - First Tenor: Estelle Brown - Second Tenor: Sylvia Shemwell.

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

Soprano: Kathy Westmoreland.

MUSICIAL CONDUCTOR: Joe Guercio.

ORCHESTRA: Joe Guercio Orchestra.

 

 

Elvis continued with a dinner show. 

 

Warm Up Act: Bob Melvin (Comedian).

Opening Act: The Sweet Inspirations:

Songs performed: "NA"

The Imperials:

Songs performed: "NA"

Songs performed: "Also Sprach Zarathustra""That's All Right""I Got A Woman"/"Amen""Proud Mary""Sweet Caroline""Polk Salad Annie", "Johnny B. Goode""It's Impossible""Love Me""Blue Suede Shoes"/"Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On"/"Blue Suede Shoes""Heartbreak Hotel""Teddy Bear"/"Don't Be Cruel""Hound Dog""Suspicious Minds""Band Introductions""I'm Leavin'""Lawdy, Miss Clawdy""Can't Help Falling in Love""Closing Vamp"

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LIVE PERFORMANCE (MIDNIGHT SHOW) - (Las Vegas - Season 5) (57 Shows) (49)

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

Attendance: 2,200

Costume: White Turquoise Concho Suit - Original Belt.

MUSICIANS: Vocals: Elvis Presley - Lead Guitar: James Burton - Rhythm Guitar: John Wilkinson - Bass Guitar: Jerry Scheff - Drums: Ronnie Tutt - Piano: Glen D. Hardin - Guitar/Vocals: Charlie Hodge.

BACKUP VOCALS: The Sweet Inspirations: Soprano: Myrna Smith - First Tenor: Estelle Brown - Second Tenor: Sylvia Shemwell.

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

Soprano: Kathy Westmoreland.

MUSICIAL CONDUCTOR: Joe Guercio.

ORCHESTRA: Joe Guercio Orchestra.

 

 

Elvis continued with a midnight show.

 

Warm Up Act: Bob Melvin (Comedian).

Opening Act: The Sweet Inspirations:

Songs performed: "NA"

The Imperials:

Songs performed: "NA"

Songs performed: "Also Sprach Zarathustra""That's All Right""I Got A Woman"/"Amen""Proud Mary""Sweet Caroline""Polk Salad Annie""Johnny B. Goode""It's Impossible""Love Me""Blue Suede Shoes"/"Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On"/"Blue Suede Shoes""Heartbreak Hotel""Teddy Bear"/"Don't Be Cruel""Hound Dog""Love Me Tender""Band Introductions""I'm Leavin'""Lawdy, Miss Clawdy""Can't Help Falling in Love""Closing Vamp"

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A new 25" colour television set was purchased for the Monovale house from Red Man TV in Beverly Hills. (photo)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                          September 3, 1971, (Friday)

LIVE PERFORMANCE (DINNER SHOW) - (Las Vegas - Season 5) (57 Shows) (50)

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

Attendance: 2,200

Costume: White Turquoise Concho Suit - Original Belt.

MUSICIANS: Vocals: Elvis Presley - Lead Guitar: James Burton - Rhythm Guitar: John Wilkinson - Bass Guitar: Jerry Scheff - Drums: Ronnie Tutt - Piano: Glen D. Hardin - Guitar/Vocals: Charlie Hodge.

BACKUP VOCALS: The Sweet Inspirations: Soprano: Myrna Smith - First Tenor: Estelle Brown - Second Tenor: Sylvia Shemwell.

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

Soprano: Kathy Westmoreland.

MUSICIAL CONDUCTOR: Joe Guercio.

ORCHESTRA: Joe Guercio Orchestra.

 

 

Elvis continued with a dinner show. 

 

Warm Up Act: Bob Melvin (Comedian).

Opening Act: The Sweet Inspirations:

Songs performed: "NA"

The Imperials:

Songs performed: "NA"

Songs performed: "Also Sprach Zarathustra""That's All Right""I Got A Woman"/"Amen""Proud Mary""Sweet Caroline""Polk Salad Annie", "Johnny B. Goode""It's Impossible""Love Me""Blue Suede Shoes"/"Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On"/"Blue Suede Shoes""Heartbreak Hotel""Love Me Tender""Teddy Bear"/"Don't Be Cruel""Hound Dog""Suspicious Minds""Band Introductions""I'm Leavin'""Lawdy, Miss Clawdy""Can't Help Falling in Love""Closing Vamp"

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LIVE PERFORMANCE (MIDNIGHT SHOW) - (Las Vegas - Season 5) (57 Shows) (51)

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

Attendance: 2,200

Costume: Black Cisco Kid Suit with Red Yokes - Original Belt.

MUSICIANS: Vocals: Elvis Presley - Lead Guitar: James Burton - Rhythm Guitar: John Wilkinson - Bass Guitar: Jerry Scheff - Drums: Ronnie Tutt - Piano: Glen D. Hardin - Guitar/Vocals: Charlie Hodge.

BACKUP VOCALS: The Sweet Inspirations: Soprano: Myrna Smith - First Tenor: Estelle Brown - Second Tenor: Sylvia Shemwell.

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

Soprano: Kathy Westmoreland.

MUSICIAL CONDUCTOR: Joe Guercio.

ORCHESTRA: Joe Guercio Orchestra.

 

 

Elvis continued with a midnight show.

 

Warm Up Act: Bob Melvin (Comedian).

Opening Act: The Sweet Inspirations:

Songs performed: "NA"

The Imperials:

Songs performed: "NA"

Songs performed: "Also Sprach Zarathustra""That's All Right""I Got A Woman"/"Amen""Proud Mary""Sweet Caroline""Polk Salad Annie"/"I, John", "Polk Salad Annie""Johnny B. Goode""It's Impossible""Love Me""Blue Suede Shoes"/"Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On"/"Blue Suede Shoes""Heartbreak Hotel""Teddy Bear"/"Don't Be Cruel""Hound Dog""Love Me Tender""Band Introductions""His Latest Flame" (segment)"Little Sister"/"Get Back""Jailhouse Rock""Wooden Heart""One Night""I'm Leavin'""Lawdy, Miss Clawdy""Can't Help Falling in Love""Closing Vamp"

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                    September 4, 1971, (Saturday)

LIVE PERFORMANCE (DINNER SHOW) - (Las Vegas - Season 5) (57 Shows) (52)

The Main Showroom, The Las Vegas Hilton 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: Glen D. Hardin - Guitar/Vocals: Charlie Hodge.

BACKUP VOCALS: The Sweet Inspirations: Soprano: Myrna Smith - First Tenor: Estelle Brown - Second Tenor: Sylvia Shemwell.

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

Soprano: Kathy Westmoreland.

MUSICIAL CONDUCTOR: Joe Guercio.

ORCHESTRA: Joe Guercio Orchestra.

 

 

Elvis continued with a dinner show.

 

Warm Up Act: Bob Melvin (Comedian).

Opening Act: The Sweet Inspirations:

Songs performed: "NA"

The Imperials:

Songs performed: "NA"

Songs performed: "Also Sprach Zarathustra""That's All Right""I Got A Woman"/"Amen""Proud Mary""Sweet Caroline""Polk Salad Annie"I, John", "Polk Salad Annie""Johnny B. Goode""It's Impossible""Love Me""Blue Suede Shoes"/"Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On"/"Blue Suede Shoes""Heartbreak Hotel""Teddy Bear"/"Don't Be Cruel""Hound Dog""Suspicious Minds""Band Introductions""I'm Leavin'""Lawdy, Miss Clawdy""Bridge Over Troubled Water""Can't Help Falling in Love""Closing Vamp"

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LIVE PERFORMANCE (MIDNIGHT SHOW) - (Las Vegas - Season 5) (57 Shows) (53)

The Main Showroom, The Las Vegas Hilton 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: Glen D. Hardin - Guitar/Vocals: Charlie Hodge.

BACKUP VOCALS: The Sweet Inspirations: Soprano: Myrna Smith - First Tenor: Estelle Brown - Second Tenor: Sylvia Shemwell.

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

Soprano: Kathy Westmoreland.

MUSICIAL CONDUCTOR: Joe Guercio.

ORCHESTRA: Joe Guercio Orchestra.

 

 

Elvis continued with a midnight show.

 

Warm Up Act: Bob Melvin (Comedian).

Opening Act: The Sweet Inspirations:

Songs performed: "NA"

The Imperials:

Songs performed: "NA"

Songs performed: "NA"

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BILLBOARD POP CHART  (singles)

Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey

HOT 100:

"Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey" by Paul & Linda McCartney.

"I'm Leavin'" by Elvis Presley. #78

EASY LISTENING (TOP 40):

"The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down" by Joan Baez.

"I'm Leavin'" by Elvis Presley. #4

BILLBOARD COUNTRY CHART  (singles)

Good Lovin'

HOT COUNTRY SINGLES:

"Good Lovin (makes it right)'" by Tammy Wynette.

BILLBOARD SOUL CHART  (singles)

Spanish Harlem

BEST SELLING SOUL SIDES:

"Spanish Harlem" by Aretha Franklin.

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (LP)

Tapestry

TOP LP's

"Tapestry" by Carole King.

"Love Letters from Elvis" by Elvis Presley. #74

"C'mon Everybody" by Elvis Presley. #87

"Worldwide Gold Hits, Vol. 2" by Elvis Presley. #134

BILLBOARD COUNTRY CHART  (LP)

You're My Man

HOT COUNTRY LP'S

"You're My Man" by Lynn Anderson.

"Love Letters from Elvis" by Elvis Presley. #39

BILLBOARD SOUL CHART  (LP)

What's Goin' On

BEST SELLING SOUL LP'S

"What's Going On" by Marvin Gaye.

BILLBOARD CHART  (TAPE)

Tapestry

BEST SELLING 8-TRACK & CASSETTE

"Tapestry" by Carole King.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                       September 5