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Elvis performed at the Pontchartrain Beach Amusement Park, New Orleans.
Elvis went to Radio Recorders. This was a studio on Santa Monica Boulevard. Elvis felt comfortable right from the start and with the engineer, Thorne Nogar. They worked from 1.00 to 8.00 p.m. and recorded material for Elvis' second album as well as his new single. Because there was not a piano player present either Elvis of Gordon Stoker did the piano parts.
Elvis performed at the Lincoln Bowl, Tacoma, Washington at 2.00 p.m. Later that day he performed at 10.00 p.m. at the Sick's Stadium, Seattle, Washington. Elvis gave a 30 minute show in front of 15,000 fans. In addition to his own hits he sung Fool's Hall Of Fame, which was a new Sun release by Rudi Richardson. Elvis told the crowd this would be his new single, but in fact he never recorded it.
Elvis was back in Los Angeles. But for the first time in 10 years, he got nothing to do, nothing planned until January 1970. Feeling restless Elvis travelled a lot between his houses and went on several vacations.
Elvis performed at the Coliseum, Jacksonville, Florida.