söndag 17 juni 2012
Elvis - june 17
Elvis performed in "Roundup Hall High School Gym" Stamford. Texas
Elvis completed still photography for Jailhouse Rock.
[ Still in Paris ] After a press conference Elvis was mobbed sitting at a sidewalk café.
Elvis spent the rest of his days sleeping and went to all kind of clubs at night.
Elvis wrote to the U.S. Army and requested that he would be placed on standby rather
than on active reserve, as his work required him to travel a lot.
Accompanied by Hall Wallis and Shirley MacLaine Elvis attended a birthday party
for Dean Martin on the Paramount lot.
After long negotiations between Elvis and Priscilla's parents in which Elvis had convinced
them to allow Priscilla to fly to Los Angeles, Priscilla finally arrived from Germany
for a 2 week visit.
Elvis reported to rehearsals at the NBC studios in Burbank, California, at 1.00 p.m.
for a meeting with Billy Goldenberg, Steven Binder's musical arranger.
From 3.00 to 5.00 p.m. there was a dance rehearsal with Jaime Rogers.
Lance LeGault was present also, and helped Elvis with his dance sequences.
This schedule was repeated the next two days.
Elvis performed at the Chicago Stadium, Chicago at 2.30 and 8.30 p.m. At 2:30 the crowd
was 15000 and Elvis wore "White Two-piece" suit with black pockets, Gold Attendance belt
and Black Paisley cape. At 8:30 the crowd was 20000 and Elvis wore "Blue nail" suit
with original belt and white cape.
Elvis performed at the Louisiana State University Assembly Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
at 8:30 p.m. The crowd was 15000 and Elvis wore "1974 American eagle" suit with original
Elvis performed at the Southwest Missouri State University Hammons Center, Springfield,
Missouri at 8:30 p.m. The crowd was 9000 and Elvis wore "Mexican sundial" suit
with original belt. This was the first show of what would be his last tour ever.