Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                    April 1, 1975, (Tuesday)

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LIVE PERFORMANCE (DINNER SHOW) - (Las Vegas - Season 12) (29 Shows) (28)

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: Duke Bardwell - Drums: Ronnie Tutt - Piano: Glen D. Hardin - Electric Piano & Clavinet: David Briggs - Guitar/Vocals: 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 - Tommy Hensley 

Soprano: Kathy Westmoreland.

MUSICIAL CONDUCTOR: Joe Guercio.

ORCHESTRA: Joe Guercio Orchestra.

 

 

Elvis performed a dinner show. This replaced the earlier postponed "Invitation Only" show. He introduced Roy Clark, Conrad and Barron Hilton and Hugh O'Brian to the audience.

 

Joe Guercio Orchestra Opening

Opening Act: Voice:

Songs performed: "NA"

The Sweet Inspirations:

Songs performed: "NA"

The Stamps Quartet:

Songs performed: "NA"

Warm Up Act: Jackie Kahane (Comedian).

Songs performed: "Also Sprach Zarathustra", "See See Rider""I Got a Woman"/"Amen""Love Me""If You Love Me (Let Me Know)""And I Love You So""Big Boss Man""The Wonder of You""Burning Love""Band Introductions""My Boy""I'll Remember You""Let Me Be There""How Great Thou Art""Hound Dog""Fairytale""Can't Help Falling in Love""Closing Vamp"

   

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LIVE PERFORMANCE (CLOSING SHOW) - (Las Vegas - Season 12) (29 Shows) (29)

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

Attendance: 2,200

Costume: White Two-Piece Suit with Blue/Silver (Armadillo) Shoulder Ornaments.

MUSICIANS: Vocals: Elvis Presley - Lead Guitar: James Burton - Rhythm Guitar: John Wilkinson - Bass Guitar: Duke Bardwell - 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.

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: Joe Guercio Orchestra.

 

 

Elvis closed his latest Vegas engagement and performed a midnight show. During the show a water fight broke out between the musicians and singers. Elvis introduced Col. Parker and Lamar Fike who were both dressed in Santa Clause outfits to the audience. (photo)

 

Joe Guercio Orchestra Opening

Opening Act: Voice:

Songs performed: "NA"

The Sweet Inspirations:

Songs performed: "NA"

The Stamps Quartet:

Songs performed: "NA"

Warm Up Act: Jackie Kahane (Comedian).

Songs performed: "Also Sprach Zarathustra", "See See Rider""I Got a Woman"/"Amen""Love Me""And I Love You So""Big Boss Man""It's Midnight", "Burning Love""Band Introductions""You Don't Have to Say You Love Me""The Wonder of You", "Let Me Be There""An American Trilogy""Help Me Make it Through the Night""Mickey Mouse March""Little Darlin'""Teddy Bear"/"Don't Be Cruel""Steamroller Blues""Can't Help Falling in Love""Closing Vamp"  

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                            April 2, 1975, (Wednesday)

No information.

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                  April 3, 1975, (Thursday)

No information.

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                         April 4, 1975, (Friday)

Elvis left Las Vegas and flew to Los Angeles.

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                  April 5, 1975, (Saturday)

No information.

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BILLBOARD POP CHART  (singles)

Lovin' You

HOT 100:

"Lovin' Youby Minnie Riperton.

"My Boy" by Elvis Presley. #60

EASY LISTENING (TOP 40):

"My Boy" by Elvis Presley. 

BILLBOARD COUNTRY CHART  (singles)

I Can't Get Her Out of My Mind

HOT COUNTRY SINGLES:

"I Can't Get Her Out of My Mind" by Johnny Rodriguez.

"My Boy" by Elvis Presley. #43

BILLBOARD SOUL CHART  (singles)

Shoeshine Boy

HOT SOUL SINGLES:

"Shoeshine Boyby Eddie Kendricks.

 

 

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (LP's & TAPE)

Physical Graffiti

TOP LP's

"Physical Graffiti" by Led Zeppelin.

"Promised Land" by Elvis Presley. #132

BILLBOARD COUNTRY CHART  (LP)

Have You Ever Been Mellow

HOT COUNTRY LP'S

"Have You Ever Been Mellow" by Olivia Newton-John.

"Promised Landby Elvis Presley. #8

BILLBOARD SOUL CHART  (LP)

Perfect Angel

BEST SELLING SOUL LP'S

"Perfect Angel" by Minnie Riperton.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                      April 6, 1975, (Sunday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                    April 7, 1975, (Monday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                    April 8, 1975, (Tuesday)

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OVERDUB RECORDING SESSION: - (RCA)

Quadrofonic Sound Studio, 1802 Grand Avenue, Nashville, Tennessee. (10:00 am - 1:00 pm)

Producer(s): Felton Jarvis.

Engineer: Al Pachucki.

Arranger: Mike Leech.

Musicians: Bass: Mike Leech - Jerry Stembridge (Chip Young) - Steel Guitar: Weldon Myrick - Fiddle: Buddy Spicher.

Bass overdubs were added on the tracks recorded earlier in California. During the morning Felton Jarvis removed Duke Bardwell's bass track and replaced it with one performed by Mike Leech.

Songs overdubbed: "Fairytale" (Bass re-recorded & Fiddle overdub m), "I Can Help" (bass re-recorded overdub m), "Shake A Hand(bass re-recorded overdub m)

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OVERDUB RECORDING SESSION: - (RCA)

Quadrofonic Sound Studio, 1802 Grand Avenue, Nashville, Tennessee. (2:00 pm - 5:00 pm) (6:00 pm - 9:00pm)