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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                   May 1, 1975, (Thursday)

LIVE PERFORMANCE (EVENING SHOW) - (Road Tour 15) (18 Shows) (10)

The Omni Coliseum, 100 Techwood Drive, Atlanta, Georgia. (8:30 pm)

Attendance: 17,228

 

Costume: Dark Blue Two-Piece Suit with Blue/Gold Ornaments (Blue Armadillo) Shoulders.

MUSICIANS: Vocals: Elvis Presley - Lead Guitar: James Burton - Rhythm Guitar: John Wilkinson - Bass Guitar: Jerry Scheff - 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 second of three shows in Atlanta.

Songs performed: "Also Sprach Zarathustra", "See See Rider", "I Got a Woman"/"Amen""Love Me""If You Love Me (Let Me Know)""Love Me Tender""All Shook Up""Teddy Bear"/"Don't Be Cruel""Help Me""Why Me Lord""Burning Love""Band Introductions""T-R-O-U-B-L-E""Heartbreak Hotel""Let Me Be There""An American Trilogy""Help Me Make it Through the Night""That's All Right""Can't Help Falling in Love""Closing Vamp"                                           

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                         May 2, 1975, (Friday)

LIVE PERFORMANCE (EVENING SHOW) - (Road Tour 15) (18 Shows) (11)

The Omni Coliseum, 100 Techwood Drive, Atlanta, Georgia. (8:30 pm)

Attendance: 17,228

 

Costume: White Two-Piece Suit with Blue Ornaments (White Flying) Shoulders.

MUSICIANS: Vocals: Elvis Presley - Lead Guitar: James Burton - Rhythm Guitar: John Wilkinson - Bass Guitar: Jerry Scheff - 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 last of three shows in Atlanta.

Songs performed: "Also Sprach Zarathustra", "See See Rider", "I Got a Woman"/"Amen""Love Me""If You Love Me (Let Me Know)""Love Me Tender""All Shook Up""Teddy Bear"/"Don't Be Cruel""The Wonder of You""Burning Love""Band Introductions""Steamroller Blues""My Boy""T-R-O-U-B-L-E""I'll Remember You""Let Me Be There""An American Trilogy""Funny How Time Slips Away""Can't Help Falling in Love""Closing Vamp"                                           

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                   May 3, 1975, (Saturday)

LIVE PERFORMANCE (AFTERNOON SHOW) - (Road Tour 15) (18 Shows) (12)

The Monroe Civic Centre, 401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expy, Monroe, Louisiana. (2:30 pm)

Attendance: 8,000

 

Costume: Dark Blue Two-Piece Suit with Red/Gold Ornaments (Red Armadillo) Shoulders.

MUSICIANS: Vocals: Elvis Presley - Lead Guitar: James Burton - Rhythm Guitar: John Wilkinson - Bass Guitar: Jerry Scheff - 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 an afternoon show in Monroe.

Songs performed: "Also Sprach Zarathustra", "See See Rider", "I Got a Woman"/"Amen""Love Me""If You Love Me (Let Me Know)""Love Me Tender""All Shook Up""Teddy Bear"/"Don't Be Cruel""Help Me""How Great Thou Art""Burning Love""Band Introductions", "My Boy""T-R-O-U-B-L-E""I'll Remember You""The Wonder of You""Let Me Be There""An American Trilogy""Help Me Make it Through the Night""Funny How Time Slips Away""Can't Help Falling in Love""Closing Vamp"                                           

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LIVE PERFORMANCE (EVENING SHOW) - (Road Tour 15) (18 Shows) (13)

The Monroe Civic Centre, 401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expy, Monroe, Louisiana. (8:30 pm)

Attendance: 8,000

 

Costume: Dark Blue Two-Piece Suit with Blue/Gold Ornaments (Blue Armadillo) Shoulders.

MUSICIANS: Vocals: Elvis Presley - Lead Guitar: James Burton - Rhythm Guitar: John Wilkinson - Bass Guitar: Jerry Scheff - 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 an evening show in Monroe.

Songs performed: "Also Sprach Zarathustra", "See See Rider", "I Got a Woman"/"Amen""Love Me""If You Love Me (Let Me Know)""Love Me Tender""All Shook Up""Teddy Bear"/"Don't Be Cruel""The Wonder of You""Help Me""Band Introductions", "Johnny B. Goode""Steamroller Blues""Help Me Make it Through the Night""T-R-O-U-B-L-E""I'll Remember You""Let Me Be There""An American Trilogy""Funny How Time Slips Away""Can't Help Falling in Love""Closing Vamp"                                           

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                      May 4, 1975, (Sunday)

LIVE PERFORMANCE (AFTERNOON SHOW) - (Road Tour 15) (18 Shows) (14)

The Civic Centre, 900 Lakeshore Drive, Lake Charles, Louisiana. (2:30 pm)

Attendance: 10,000

 

Costume: Dark Blue Two-Piece Suit with Blue/Gold Ornaments (Blue Armadillo) Shoulders.

MUSICIANS: Vocals: Elvis Presley - Lead Guitar: James Burton - Rhythm Guitar: John Wilkinson - Bass Guitar: Jerry Scheff - 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 in Lake Charles.

Songs performed: "Also Sprach Zarathustra", "See See Rider", "I Got a Woman"/"Amen""Love Me""If You Love Me (Let Me Know)""Love Me Tender""All Shook Up""Teddy Bear"/"Don't Be Cruel""Help Me""Why Me Lord""Polk Salad Annie""Band Introductions""The Wonder of You""T-R-O-U-B-L-E""I'll Remember You""Let Me Be There""An American Trilogy""Hound Dog""Funny How Time Slips Away""Little Darlin'""Can't Help Falling in Love""Closing Vamp"                                           

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LIVE PERFORMANCE (EVENING SHOW) - (Road Tour 15) (18 Shows) (15)

The Civic Centre, 900 Lakeshore Drive, Lake Charles, Louisiana. (8:30 pm)

Attendance: 10,000

 

Costume: Dark Blue Two-Piece Suit with Red/Gold Ornaments (Red Armadillo) Shoulders.

MUSICIANS: Vocals: Elvis Presley - Lead Guitar: James Burton - Rhythm Guitar: John Wilkinson - Bass Guitar: Jerry Scheff - 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 an evening show in Lake Charles.

Songs performed: "Also Sprach Zarathustra", "See See Rider", "I Got a Woman"/"Amen""Love Me""If You Love Me (Let Me Know)""Love Me Tender""All Shook Up""Teddy Bear"/"Don't Be Cruel""The Wonder of You""Polk Salad Annie""Band Introductions""Steamroller Blues""T-R-O-U-B-L-E""I'll Remember You""Why Me Lord""Let Me Be There""An American Trilogy""Hound Dog""Funny How Time Slips Away""Little Darlin'""Can't Help Falling in Love""Closing Vamp"                                           

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                      May 5, 1975, (Monday)

LIVE PERFORMANCE (EVENING SHOW) - (Road Tour 15) (18 Shows) (16)

The State Fair Coliseum, 1207 Mississippi Street, Jackson, Mississippi. (8:30 pm)

Attendance: 10,242

 

Costume: White Two-Piece Suit with Blue Ornaments (White Flying) Shoulders.

MUSICIANS: Vocals: Elvis Presley - Lead Guitar: James Burton - Rhythm Guitar: John Wilkinson - Bass Guitar: Jerry Scheff - 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 an evening show in Jackson. Which was once again a benefit performance conceived by the Colonel.

Songs performed: "NA"                                           

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                     May 6, 1975, (Tuesday)

LIVE PERFORMANCE (EVENING SHOW) - (Road Tour 15) (18 Shows) (17)

Murphy Centre, Middle Tennessee State University , 1301 East Main Street, Murfreesboro, Tennessee. (8:30 pm)

Attendance: 12,000

 

Costume: Dark Blue Two-Piece Suit with Blue/Gold Ornaments (Blue Armadillo) Shoulders.

MUSICIANS: Vocals: Elvis Presley - Lead Guitar: James Burton - Rhythm Guitar: John Wilkinson - Bass Guitar: Jerry Scheff - 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 returned to Murfreesboro for a second time this tour.

Songs performed: "Also Sprach Zarathustra", "See See Rider", "I Got a Woman"/"Amen""Love Me""If You Love Me (Let Me Know)""You Don't Have to Say You Love Me""All Shook Up""Teddy Bear"/"Don't Be Cruel""The Wonder of You""Polk Salad Annie""Band Introductions""My Boy""T-R-O-U-B-L-E""I'll Remember You""Why Me Lord""Let Me Be There""An American Trilogy""Fairytale""Little Darlin'""Funny How Time Slips Away""Can't Help Falling in Love""Closing Vamp"                                           

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                             May 7, 1975, (Wednesday)

LIVE PERFORMANCE (CLOSING SHOW) - (Road Tour 15) (18 Shows) (18)

Murphy Centre, Middle Tennessee State University , 1301 East Main Street, Murfreesboro, Tennessee. (8:30 pm)

Attendance: 12,000

 

Costume: Dark Blue Two-Piece Suit with Red/Gold Ornaments (Red Armadillo) Shoulders.

MUSICIANS: Vocals: Elvis Presley - Lead Guitar: James Burton - Rhythm Guitar: John Wilkinson - Bass Guitar: Jerry Scheff - 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 closed his latest road tour in Murfreesboro.

Songs performed: "Also Sprach Zarathustra", "See See Rider", "I Got a Woman"/"Amen""Love Me""If You Love Me (Let Me Know)""Love Me Tender""All Shook Up""Teddy Bear"/"Don't Be Cruel""The Wonder of You""Burning Love""Band Introductions""Bridge Over Troubled Water""T-R-O-U-B-L-E""I'll Remember You""Let Me Be There""An American Trilogy""Funny How Time Slips Away""Hound Dog""Little Darlin'""Can't Help Falling in Love""Closing Vamp"                                           

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RCA released Elvis' latest studio album; "Today". (APL1-1039). The material consisted of songs that were recorded in California back in March. It also included both sides of his latest single. The front cover had Elvis wearing his 'White Egyptian/Pharaoh' jumpsuit on stage and the back promoted four of his recent album releases.

"Today"

Tracks:

Side 1: "T-R-O-U-B-L-E""And I Love You So""Susan When She Tried""Woman Without Love""Shake A Hand",

Side 2: "Pieces of My Life""Fairytale""I Can Help""Bringing It Back""Green, Green Grass of Home"

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RCA Victor (APL1-1039)

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                  May 8, 1975, (Thursday)

No information.

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                         May 9, 1975, (Friday)

Back home Elvis screened some movies at the General Cinema in Whitehaven.

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                May 10, 1975, (Saturday)

No information.