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Ragdoll has announced their second release, 'Lost In The Mail', and this time with another unreleased audience recording of the Elvis show from Carbondale, Ill, October 27th, 1976 8:30 P.M. Coming with a 8 page booklet with rare photos from the show.
Straight Arrow is pleased to bring you a new double CD, A Brand New Cadillac, Honey!, dedicated to Elvis' April ’76 tour. It was short but very good tour, with Tony Brown and Ronnie Tutt replacing Shane Kiester on piano and Larrie Londin on drums. The Long Beach, April 25th, 1976 afternoon show is previously unreleased. The Seattle, April 26th, 1976 show was first released by Millbranch Music ('The Bicentennial King Vol. 2', 2010) from a rather bad, flat sounding tape source.
Expected soon from the E. P. Collector label is another fine release, Wild In Wichita!, their 10th - and 1st one for 2017. This new CD (label E. P. Collector, catalogue number EPC 2017-10) was recorded live from the audience
in Wichita, Kansas, on December 27th, 1976.
Released soon is a new CD release from the Ampex label, their first in almost 14 years. This time they are bringing us 'Long Tall Sally' featuring a great and rare unreleased show from January 27th, 1973 dinner show. This is the second show after the Aloha concert
and the sound quality is very good for an audience recording. In this show, he starts with Long Tall Sally right after CC Rider.
AudiRec proudly presents: Sahara Tahoe - a brandnew Audience recorded CD which will be released February 10, 2017. This time we have decided to release the probably last 'listenable' Lake Tahoe 'Summer of 1971' recording from an Elvis show. Recorded with non - professional equipment by a female fan in the audience - on July 31st, 1971 at the Dinner Show - it is the first time that this concert is available on a 'real' CD.
Making its year-end debut is a brand new and exciting, unreleased, Elvis show on the brand new Ragdoll label! For the label's maiden outing, the folks at Ragdoll have chosen the Las Vegas midnight show of August 27, 1974. Simply titled, '12am', the newly re-mastered recording finds Elvis in superb form and in fine spirits. From discussing Karate and his relationship with his fans to delivering powerful and rockin' versions of 'It's Midnight', 'Mountain', 'Trilogy, 'Big Boss Man' and 'If You Talk In Your Sleep' respectively, Elvis is committed to please. Making its year-end debut is a brand new and exciting, unreleased, Elvis show on the brand new Ragdoll label! For the label's maiden outing, the folks at Ragdoll have chosen the Las Vegas midnight show of August 27, 1974. Simply titled, '12am', the newly re-mastered recording finds Elvis in superb form and in fine spirits. From discussing Karate and his relationship with his fans to delivering powerful and rockin' versions of 'It's Midnight', 'Mountain', 'Trilogy, 'Big Boss Man' and 'If You Talk In Your Sleep' respectively, Elvis is committed to please.
Coming out soon is the 9th volume of Straight Arrow's 'From The Booth Tapes' series titled 'A Vegas Fling With The King' featuring Elvis' Dinner and Midnight show from February 12th, 1973. These recordings are taken directly from original audience 'booth recorded' mastertapes.
'If I Can Dream: Elvis Presley With The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra DVD is an incredible release, where hours and hours were put into research for new ideas creating an exceptional feel which fits the audio perfectly! Many clips have a 'split screen' feature, where the storytelling' clips look even better. All audio is 100 percent in sync with the footage!
The whole program is presented in 'Black and White', and it works!
Expected soon from the E. P. Collector label is another fine release titled. 'Heart 'n' Soul... And Some Mighty Fine Rock 'n' Roll' (From Japan With Love Vol. 1) Recorded live from the audience
(by a member of a Japanese fan club) at the Hilton Hotel, Las Vegas, NV, August 8th 1972 Midnight show // After a longer break Touchdown Productions proudly presents two new releases - 'Sunset In Vegas' and 'A Night In Saginaw'! The first one presents you the midnight show from August 23, 1974 in Las Vegas for the first time in complete form. // 'A Night In Saginaw ' presents you the show from April 25, 1977 in Saginaw. The concert was released for the first time in 1994. The soundquality is significantly better as Touchdown Productions was able to find a new source.
Straight Arrow is pleased to bring you a new double CD, 'Too Late For Goodbyes', dedicated to Elvis' May '77 tour. The Knoxville, May 20th, 1977 tour opening show is previously unreleased. This recording was taken directly from a recently found original audience recorded mastertape of excellent sound quality!
Soon to be released from the SR label is their first special BOXSET, featuring a special deluxe edition of the second label release 'Not Too Sweet'. In 2005 this show has been the second release of the SR records, for the label 10 years anniversary the producers decided to reprint THIS SUPER SHOW in a limited deluxe boxset!!
Expected soon is our new CD release titled 'Road To Nowhere' (label E.P. Collector, catalogue number EPC 2016-07), recorded live from the audience in Louisville, KY, May 21st, 1977. It was the second stop of Elvis' May 1977 tour and according to Larry Geller
, Elvis was in a very bad shape prior the show. Dr. Nick
was present in the hotel room, using cold water with ice to make Elvis ready for concert.
AudiRec proudly presents: Elvis Hilton Showroom Volume 5 CD - a brandnew CD which will be released shortly. It includes an audience recording
of the complete and so far unreleased performance from March 27, 1975 (Dinner Show) at the Las Vegas Hilton Hotel. Expect another dynamic Elvis performance from a time period when Elvis was willing to 'deliver'! Please be aware
that this new release is limited to 300 copies only
! Be sure to get your copy if you are interested. Once you have it in your hands, we hope your spare time will allow you to sit back, put your headphones on, flip through the accompanied 16-page booklet
and listen to the Dinner Show from March 27, 1975. It's Las Vegas! It's the Hilton Hotel Showroom! It's ELVIS! Enjoy!
Straight Arrow is pleased to bring you a previously unreleased concert from Elvis' last season in Lake Tahoe. Opinions on the standard of Elvis' last stint in Lake Tahoe often vary. Granted, he did look quite bloated during these shows, and the jumpsuits often looked unflattering, but Elvis was generally in good voice. He delivered his longest ever shows in Tahoe and the King really did seemed to enjoy the intimacy of the showroom, along with the rapport with the fans in attendance there. The May 8th 1976 Midnight Show is, without doubt, one of best concerts from the engagement.
Coming out soon is the 8th volume of Straight Arrow's 'From The Booth tapes' series. It's 2xCD entitled 'One For The Ladies' featuring Elvis' Dinner and Midnight show from February 10th 1973. These recordings are taken directly from original 'booth recorded' mastertapes. Both these concerts showcase Elvis in fine form. It was a busy month, with many highs and lows, but thanks to the outstanding success of the 'Aloha' special, Elvis' reputation as the ultimate superstar was now firmly cemented. There were a few off-nights due to Elvis having the flu, but he was certainly in good spirits at these two concerts, and he delivered the goods to two packed showrooms.
The MxF label will release soon its new special product called 'Atlanta 1975' featuring the unreleased Show from Atlanta April 30, 1975 plus a bonus DVD with unreleased footage from the same tour. After the successful Las Vegas Hilton comeback, in spite a little bit overweight but with strong spirit, Elvis is ready to face his first tour of the 1975.. The rock attitude is back the performance is relaxed and superb like many critics noted ... , still at the top if his ability he deliveries the classic one hour show as usually, but very intense updating the show with more contemporary repertoire, tossing away mostly of the oldies.
AudiRec proudly presents: 'Hilton Showroom Volume 4' – a brandnew CD which will be released shortly. It includes an audience recording of the complete and so far unreleased performance from March 31, 1975 (Dinner Show) at the Las Vegas Hilton Hotel. The sound on this new CD is probably the best from all volumes of the series so far. To assure yourself take a listen to the sample!
Expected soon is our new 2CD set titled 'The Beat Is Back' (label E.P. Collector, catalogue number EPC 2016-06), recorded live from the audience in Kansas City, MO, April 21st, 1976. As per the March 1976 tour, the April tour was a short one - Elvis played just 8 shows in 7 days - but only 3 days after tour closing in Spokane, Elvis started his last-ever season in Lake Tahoe.
AudiRec proudly presents: ELVIS – HILTON SHOWROOM VOLUME 3 – a brandnew CD which will be released shortly. It includes an audience recording of the complete and so far unreleased performance from December 6, 1975 (Dinner Show). With this CD release Elvis Collectors should now be able to own every single show from Elvis' second to last Las Vegas engagement on 'real' factory-pressed CD's.
AudiRec proudly presents: Elvis - Hilton Showroom Volume 2. This CD includes an audience recording
of the complete and so far unreleased performance from December 5, 1975 - only three days after the much acclaimed Opening Show of Elvis' December Las Vegas 75 Season. Includes a 16 Pages booklet.
3 new CD releases : Live In Las Vegas | Elvis Reaches Austin City Limits | Elvis Live At Del Webb's.
Coming out soon is new Straight Arrow CD titled 'A Killer Nite!', featuring the previously unreleased Las Vegas, August 26th, 1972 Dinner show. This recording is taken directly from a recently found original mastertape, as recorded by British super fan Rex Martin. This new source has never been in circulation. Of all the engagements that Elvis performed between 1969 and '76, there is no doubt that his Summer '72 season was one of his finest.
AudiRec proudly presents: Elvis - Hilton Showroom Volume 1 - a brand new CD Set which will be released shortly. It includes an audience recording of the complete and so far unreleased performance from December 8, 1975 - right in the middle of Elvis' December Las Vegas 75 Season.
The 'Last Stint At The International' CD from Straight Arrow follows the previous release 'Solid As Rock' that received a great deal of acclaim from the fans, who praised the quality of Elvis' performance as well as the good audio. Some even stated that we had 'undersold' this release, and that the sound-quality of the recording is better than what was stated in our publicity. We at Straight Arrow believe that self-praise is no praise at all; we prefer to let our product speak for itself, which is also why we have built up a loyal following over the years.
For our last CD 'Atlanta Loves Elvis' we selected one of the best Shows from his last Tour in 1976 and for our new CD we will stay in the same Year. This time we decided to take a show from Johnson City from his first Tour in 1976. With 'Right Direction In Johnson City' we present you his show from the 19th of March 1976. Again it's an Audience Recording and the quality is really good for this kind of recordings. With no doubt this show is the best from his first Tour that year and for sure also one of the best of the whole year. The performance of Elvis is on the same level as the one from his last tour and the Set list is excellent. The CD has a duration of 79 Minutes and four seconds and as always includes a 16 Page Booklet.
To be released soon from SR label his first special combo LP & CD, featuring a special deluxe edition of the first label release 'Trying To Get To.. Memphis'. In 2005 this show has been the first release of the SR records, for the label 10 years anniversary the producers decided to reprint THIS SUPER SHOW in double vinyl set with a new remastered audio!!SR label is proud to delivery an incredible update of his first release, one of the best show from the August 1971 season. This will be perfect Gift for the next Christmas.
We'd like to announce Volume 3 of our very well received series 'Bicentennial Superstar', a brandnew TNT Records' CD release. It is going to be presented in our usual high quality standard. Out in just 10 days from now it will be a 2 CD set containing two complete shows taken from soundboard recordings. Once more we were able to use the technical power of our friends at 'Audionics' – most likely THE premium and still active label when it comes to rare recordings in best possible sound. A 16-page booklet containing all the information you need to know regarding the concerts is also included.
To be released soon is the new CD 'Back On Track Recorded live at the Freedom Hall, Johnson City', TN, March 18th, 1976 (label E.P. Collector, catalogue number EPC 2015-04), recorded live from the audience in Johnson City, TN, March 18th, 1976. It was the 1st tour of 1976 and some of Elvis' regular musicians were replaced.
Straight Arrow is very pleased to bring you, 'Solid As Rock' as a first for the label, two concerts from 1971: The Las Vegas August 27th, 1971 dinner & midnight shows. And what a delight it is to get fresh tapes from this year, and from this season, and in rather decent sound too - a rarity for early Vegas seasons. The August 27th, 1971 Dinner and Midnight Shows are taken directly from an original audience recorded master tape Straight Arrow team is always looking for rare, unknown or seemingly lost recordings. Once again, the labels researchers were successful - the Aug. 27, 1971 D/S is a completely new show, even for die-hard Elvis fans. It has never been in circulation - in any form!
To be released soon is the new Straight Arrow CD titled 'Bright Lights, Big City', featuring the Las Vegas, February 20th, 1973 Dinner show. This recording is taken directly from an original Rex Martin 'booth recorded' mastertape. When Straight Arrow started releasing the Rex Martin tapes a few years ago, they caused quite a sensation in the Elvis world. For years they were known to exist, but here they finally were, in a quality that's rare for off-line recorded tapes. In fact, these tapes are so good sonically, that they can easily match anything that's out there.