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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                      December 1, 1973, (Saturday)

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Top of the World

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"Top of the Worldby the Carpenters.

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"Leave Me Alone (Ruby Red Dress)" by Helen Reddy.

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The Most Beautiful Girl

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"The Most Beautiful Girl" by Charlie Rich.

"For Ol' Times Sake" by Elvis Presley. #56.

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"Christmas Album" by the Jackson 5.

"Elvis Sings the Wonderful World of Christmas"

by Elvis Presley. #2.

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The Love I Lost

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"The Love I Lostby Harold Melvin & the Bluenotes.

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Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

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"Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" by Elton John.

"Raised On Rock" by Elvis Presley. #159.

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Paper Roses

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"Paper Roses" by Marie Osmond.

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Let's Get It On

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"Let's Get It On" by Marvin Gaye.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                         December 2, 1973, (Sunday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                        December 3, 1973, (Monday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                       December 4, 1973, (Tuesday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                December 5, 1973, (Wednesday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                     December 6, 1973, (Thursday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                            December 7, 1973, (Friday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                     December 8, 1973, (Saturday)

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BILLBOARD POP CHART  (singles)

Top of the World

HOT 100:

"Top of the Worldby the Carpenters.

EASY LISTENING (TOP 40):

"Leave Me Alone (Ruby Red Dress)" by Helen Reddy.

BILLBOARD COUNTRY CHART  (singles)

The Most Beautiful Girl

HOT COUNTRY SINGLES:

"The Most Beautiful Girl" by Charlie Rich.

"For Ol' Times Sake" by Elvis Presley. #59.

BEST BETS FOR CHRISTMAS ALBUMS:

"Elvis Sings the Wonderful World of Christmas"

by Elvis Presley.

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If You're Ready

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"If You're Ready (Come Go With Me)by the Staple Singers.

 

 

BEST BETS FOR CHRISTMAS SINGLES:

"Merry Christmas Darling" by the Carpenters.

"Blue Christmas" by Elvis Presley. #6.

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Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

TOP LP's

"Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" by Elton John.

"Raised On Rock" by Elvis Presley. #110.

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Primrose Lane

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"Primrose Lane/Don't Give Up On Me" by Jerry Wallace.

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Let's Get It On

BEST SELLING SOUL LP'S

"Let's Get It On" by Marvin Gaye.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                        December 9, 1973, (Sunday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                     December 10, 1973, (Monday)

RECORDING SESSION: - (RCA)

Stax Studios, 926 East McLemore Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee. (9:00 pm - 4:30 am)

Producer(s): Felton Jarvis.

Engineer: Mike Moran/Dick Baxter.

Musicians: Vocals: Elvis Presley - Lead Guitar: James Burton - Guitar: Johnny Christopher - Guitar: Charlie Hodge - Bass Guitar: Norbert Putnam - Drums: Ronnie Tutt - Piano/Organ: David Briggs - Piano: Per-Erik 'Pete' Hallin.

Backup Vocals: J.D. Sumner & the Stamps Quartet: Lead: Ed Enoch - Tenor: Bill Baize - Baritone: Dave Rowland - Bass: J.D. Sumner.

Backup Vocals: Voice: Lead: Donnie Sumner - Tenor: Sean 'Sherrill' Nielsen - Piano/Vocals: Per-Erik 'Pete' Hallin - Bass Guitar/Vocals: Tim Baty.

Backup Vocals: Soprano: Kathy Westmoreland - Mary Holladay - Susan Pilkington - Mary 'Jeanie' Greene.

Elvis returned to the Stax Studios for a weeklong session. To guarantee that there would not be any issues as in July, RCA sent it's recording truck, along with four engineers. A new addition to the musicians that wasn't on the July sessions was Muscle Shoal bassist Norbert Putnam. 

Elvis had a TV set brought in so they could watch the New York Giants play the Los Angeles Rams on  ABC's Monday Night Football.

The session started at 9.00 pm and they worked until 4.30 am and completed two masters.

Songs recorded: "I Got a Feelin' In My Body" (Undubbed M), "It's Midnight(Undubbed M) (audio)

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I Got a Feelin' In My Body (Undubbed M) - Elvis Presley
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It's Midnight (Undubbed M) - Elvis Presley
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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                    December 11, 1973, (Tuesday)

RECORDING SESSION: - (RCA)

Stax Studios, 926 East McLemore Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee. (9:00 pm - 2:00 am)

Producer(s): Felton Jarvis.

Engineer: Mike Moran/Dick Baxter.

Musicians: Vocals: Elvis Presley - Lead Guitar: James Burton - Guitar: Johnny Christopher - Guitar: Charlie Hodge - Bass Guitar: Norbert Putnam - Drums: Ronnie Tutt - Piano/Organ: David Briggs - Piano: Per-Erik 'Pete' Hallin.

Backup Vocals: J.D. Sumner & the Stamps Quartet: Lead: Ed Enoch - Tenor: Bill Baize - Baritone: Dave Rowland - Bass: J.D. Sumner.

Backup Vocals: Voice: Lead: Donnie Sumner - Tenor: Sean 'Sherrill' Nielsen - Piano/Vocals: Per-Erik 'Pete' Hallin - Bass Guitar/Vocals: Tim Baty.

Backup Vocals: Soprano: Kathy Westmoreland - Mary Holladay - Susa