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Elvis performed at the Legion Hut, Carlsbad, New Mexico.
Elvis and his band left New York on a 7.30 a.m. flight to Norfolk, Virginia, where they performed at the Monticello Auditorium at 2.00, 5.00 and 8.00 p.m.
Despite flu and a fever, Elvis continued to perform all his shows.
Elvis performed at the Sportatorium, Hollywood, Florida.
Elvis insisted that Ginger accompanied him on this first tour of the year. The highlights of the show for the most part remained the great dramatic displays, Unchained Melody, Hurt and How Great Thou Art. This was David Briggs' last tour, who didn't know how much Elvis knew about his relationship with Linda, but he found out when Elvis pulled the plug on his electronic keyboard toward the end of the tour.