and the Colonel had a meeting with RCA executives. Pictures of Elvis and the
Colonel, Elvis and Steve Sholes and Elvis and fellow RCA recording artists Eddy
Arnold who happened to be in New York for a session. The photo's are taken in
RCA's Twenty-fourth Street studio, along with posed action shots that would be
used on the back of Elvis' first album.
Elvis Presley's single "Any Way You Want Me" hit #27 in the U.S.
Elvis donated $1,050 so that all 1,400 Humes High School students could go to the annual E.H. Crump Memorial Football Game for the Blind.
Elvis watched the movie Let's Make Love (1960) and was delighted to hear Marilyn
Monroe, Ives Montand and Frankie Vaughn sing about him and the Colonel in a
song titled "Specialization" Monroe knew who Elvis was, and this
pleased Elvis. Although he wanted to meet the sex goddness, he never did.