top of page

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                   January 1, 1975, (Wednesday)

No information.

1260-youngelvis-744x731.jpg

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                          January 2, 1975, (Thursday)

No information.

1260-youngelvis-744x731.jpg

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                 January 3, 1975, (Friday)

No information.

1260-youngelvis-744x731.jpg

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                           January 4, 1975, (Saturday)

No information.

1260-youngelvis-744x731.jpg

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (singles)

Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds

HOT 100:

"Lucy in the Sky with Diamondsby Elton John.

"Promised Land" by Elvis Presley. #38

EASY LISTENING (TOP 40):

"Mandyby Barry Manilow.

"It's Midnight" by Elvis Presley. #24

BILLBOARD COUNTRY CHART  (singles)

The Door

HOT COUNTRY SINGLES:

"The Door" by George Jones.

"It's Midnight" by Elvis Presley. #10

BILLBOARD SOUL CHART  (singles)

Boogie On Reggae Woman

BEST SELLING SOUL SIDES:

"Boogie on Reggae Womanby Stevie Wonder.

 

 

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (LP's & TAPE)

Elton John Greatest Hits

TOP LP's

"Greatest Hits" by Elton John.

BILLBOARD COUNTRY CHART  (LP)

Back Home Again

HOT COUNTRY LP'S

"Back Home Again" by John Denver.

"Having Fun With Elvis on Stage" by Elvis Presley. #15

BILLBOARD SOUL CHART  (LP)

Fire

BEST SELLING SOUL LP'S

"Fire" by the Ohio Players.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                              January 5, 1975, (Sunday)

No information.

1260-youngelvis-744x731.jpg

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                             January 6, 1975, (Monday)

No information.

1260-youngelvis-744x731.jpg

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                            January 7, 1975, (Tuesday)

No information.

1260-youngelvis-744x731.jpg

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                   January 8, 1975, (Wednesday)

40th BIRTHDAY - Graceland, 3764 Elvis Presley Boulevard, Memphis, Tennessee.

Elvis celebrated his 40th birthday at Graceland. According to the press "in self-imposed seclusion", true or not, Elvis' uncle Vester hadn't seen his nephew since the previous Christmas.

1260-youngelvis-744x731.jpg

On Elvis' birthday, RCA released his latest studio album; "Promised Land". (APL1-0873). The material consisted of songs that were recorded in Stax back in December. It also included both sides of his latest single. The front cover had Elvis wearing his 'Peacock' jumpsuit on stage and the back promoted  four of his recent album releases.

"Promised Land"

Tracks:

Side 1: "Promised Land""There's a Honky Tonk Angel (who will take me back in)""Help Me""Mr. Songman""Love Song of the Year",

Side 2: "It's Midnight""Your Love's Been a Long Time Coming""If You Talk in Your Sleep""Thinking About You""You Asked Me To"

elvis-presley-rca-victor-36-ab.jpg
elvis-presley-apl-10873-ab.jpg
1apl1-0873-11-w1457-o.jpg
1apl1-0873-12-w1424-o.jpg

RCA Victor (APL1-0873)

(1974) 21-112-1-pt56d-side1.jpg
(1974) 21-112-1-pt56d-side2.jpg

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                          January 9, 1975, (Thursday)

There was a big tornado in McComb, Mississippi, with a lot of casualties. The Colonel used this news to persuade Elvis to do a benefit show for the victims. This was the Colonel's way to get him back on the road again and he agreed.

1260-youngelvis-744x731.jpg

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                              January 10, 1975, (Friday)

No information.

1260-youngelvis-744x731.jpg

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                        January 11, 1975, (Saturday)

No information.

1260-youngelvis-744x731.jpg

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (singles)

Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds

HOT 100:

"Lucy in the Sky with Diamondsby Elton John.

"Promised Land" by Elvis Presley. #49

EASY LISTENING (TOP 40):

"Only Youby Ringo Starr.

BILLBOARD COUNTRY CHART  (singles)

Ruby, Baby

HOT COUNTRY SINGLES:

"Ruby, Baby" by Billy 'Crash' Craddock.

"It's Midnight" by Elvis Presley. #9

BILLBOARD SOUL CHART  (singles)

Kung Fu Fighting

BEST SELLING SOUL SIDES:

"Kung Fu Fightingby Carl Douglas.

 

 

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (LP's & TAPE)

Elton John Greatest Hits

TOP LP's

"Greatest Hits" by Elton John.

BILLBOARD COUNTRY CHART  (LP)

Silver Fox

HOT COUNTRY LP'S

"The Silver Fox" by Charlie Rich.

"Having Fun With Elvis on Stage" by Elvis Presley. #17

BILLBOARD SOUL CHART  (LP)

Fire

BEST SELLING SOUL LP'S

"Fire" by the Ohio Players.

Untitled-1.jpg

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                           January 12, 1975, (Sunday)

No information.

1260-youngelvis-744x731.jpg

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                          January 13, 1975, (Monday)

Elvis wrote a letter to the Colonel to arrange the benefit concert for the people of McComb, Mississippi. (photo)

Untitled-1.jpg

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                         January 14, 1975, (Tuesday)

No information.

1260-youngelvis-744x731.jpg

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                  January 15, 1975, (Wednesday)

No information.

1260-youngelvis-744x731.jpg

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                       January 16, 1975, (Thursday)

No information.

1260-youngelvis-744x731.jpg

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                              January 17, 1975, (Friday)

No information.

1260-youngelvis-744x731.jpg

Sometime in January, RCA issued the latest Elvis single. It contained material recorded at the Stax sessions. "My Boy"/"Thinking About You" (RCA PB-10191). The A-side was a power type ballad that showed Elvis in fine voice. In contrast, it's flip side was an easy listening country type ballad. The sleeve used another live shot of him wearing his 'Eyelet' Suit.

Songs: "My Boy"/"Thinking About You"

elvis-presley-my-boy-1975-7.jpg
elvis-presley-my-boy-1975-8.jpg
elvis-presley-my-boy-1975-3.jpg
elvis-presley-my-boy-1975-4.jpg

RCA Victor (PB-10191)

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                        January 18, 1975, (Saturday)

No information.