Elvis performed in Schreveport "Louisiana Hayride" Louisiana
At 8.44 AM Elvis, Vernon and Gladys signed the papers of $29.500 for the new house by
Welsh Plywood Corporation.
Elvis was back in Hollywood and attended a cast party, given by Hal Wallis.
In an interview with Vernon Scott Elvis said that the army couldn't be any
worse than the merry-go-round he had been on for the past 2 years.
Elvis threw a party at Graceland. He took time out to greet a group of deaf children who
arrived at the gates of Graceland.
Elvis went to Nashville by bus to the RCA Studio B to record new songs for his
album and a new single. He worked from 6.00 p.m. to 5.15 a.m.
Elvis bought a 1962 Dodge House Car for over $10,500.
This was the way he planned to travel to California.
After learning of the accident ( Elvis bathroom injury ) Vernon and Priscilla flew out
from Memphis to Elvis. The Colonel had by now dismissed Marty Lacker as coforeman,
leaving Joe Esposito in charge. Larry Geller was banished,
forbidden by the Colonel to spend any time alone with Elvis.
There were no more religious discussions and no more books allowed.
Principal photography began. Primarily the filming took place at
the studio but included some locations around Los Angeles.
Elvis performed at the Coliseum, Richmond, Virginia 8:30. The crowd was 11.791 and Elvis wore
1973 American eagle suit with the second belt.
Elvis finished the sessions in the RCA studio with 2 more masters before he broke off
at 3.30 a.m. The 10 songs were barely enough for a new album and there was no new single among them.
Elvis got some sand into his eye and instead of visiting the USS Arizona,
he hurried back home to Memphis. Dr. Nick suggested that Elvis would recuperate
at home for a week or so before going out on tour once again.