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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                             May 1, 1974, (Wednesday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                       May 5, 1974, (Sunday)

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Elvis flew to Los Angeles to get ready for a short California tour, which would be followed by another Tahoe engagement.

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                      May 10, 1974, (Friday)

LIVE PERFORMANCE (OPENING SHOW) - (Road Tour 12) (5 Shows) (1)

The Swing Auditorium, East Street, San Bernardino, California. (8:30 pm)

Attendance: 7,200

Costume: White with Blue Rainbow (Turnpike, Swirl, Toothpaste) Suit - Blue Starburst Suit Belt.

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

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

J.D. Sumner & the Stamps Quartet: Lead: Ed Enoch - Tenor: Bill Baize - Baritone: Ed Hill - Bass: J.D. Sumner.

Voice: Donnie Sumner - Sean 'Sherrill' Nielsen - Tim Baty. 

Soprano: Kathy Westmoreland.

MUSICIAL CONDUCTOR: Joe Guercio.

ORCHESTRA - The Joe Guercio Orchestra.

Warm Up Act: Jackie Kahane (Comedian).

Opening Act: The Sweet Inspirations:

Songs performed: "NA"

Voice:

Songs performed: "NA"

The Stamps Quartet:

Songs performed: "NA"

 

 

Elvis opened a very short tour of the West Coast with a date in San Bernardino. Sherrill Nielsen returned to the Voice line-up and Ed Hill replaced Dave Rowland on baritone duties for The Stamps.

Songs performed: "NA"                                             

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RCA issued a new Elvis single "If You Talk in Your Sleep"/"Help Me" (RCA APB0-0280). Both sides were taken from the sessions at Stax studio recorded back in December. The A-side was a decent bluesy number while it's flip side was a song that Elvis was performing live regularly. A gospel type tune originally sung as a duet by it's writer, Larry Gatlin and Kris Kristofferson in 1972. The sleeve used another live shot from Las Vegas in 1972.

Songs: "If You Talk in Your Sleep"/"Help Me"

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RCA Victor (APB0-0280)

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                May 11, 1974, (Saturday)

LIVE PERFORMANCE (AFTERNOON SHOW) - (Road Tour 12) (5 Shows) (2)

The Forum, 3900 West Manchester Boulevard, Inglewood, California. (2:30 pm)

Attendance: 18,500

Costume: White with Blue Peacock Suit - White Spanish Flower Suit Belt.

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

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

J.D. Sumner & the Stamps Quartet: Lead: Ed Enoch - Tenor: Bill Baize - Baritone: Ed Hill - Bass: J.D. Sumner.

Voice: Donnie Sumner - Sean 'Sherrill' Nielsen - Tim Baty. 

Soprano: Kathy Westmoreland.

MUSICIAL CONDUCTOR: Joe Guercio.

ORCHESTRA - The Joe Guercio Orchestra.

Warm Up Act: Jackie Kahane (Comedian).

Opening Act: The Sweet Inspirations:

Songs performed: "NA"

Voice:

Songs performed: "NA"

The Stamps Quartet:

Songs performed: "NA"

 

 

Elvis performed the first of two shows at the Inglewood Forum in L.A.

Songs performed: "Also Sprach Zarathustra", "See See Rider", "I Got a Woman"/"Amen""Love Me""Trying to Get to You""All Shook Up""Teddy Bear"/"Don't Be Cruel""Love Me Tender""You Can Have Her""Steamroller Blues""Hound Dog"