- Day by Day: What did Elvis Presley do on September 17, 1954
According to Carl Perkins Elvis played in Bethel Springs, not far from Jackson. This took place at the high school gym and all the girls went wild. After the show Carl and Elvis had a talk about the possibility of Carl singing with the Sun studios as well. Elvis didn't know whether Sam would need an other singer, but however Perkins did visit Sun the next month.