Live In Las Vegas | Elvis Reaches Austin City Limits | Elvis Live At Del Webb's
February 20, 2016
Live In Las Vegas
Coming soon from the new label 'Universum Productions' in the Elvis world is the almost complete Dinner Show from August 7,1969. This performance was recorded from the audience at the International Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. It has a familiar sound like other already released audience recorded tapes of that period. We would classify it 'average'....ask for a sample and we´re sure you weren't disappointed. The show itself of course is really great.
1. Intro - Blue Suede Shoes (2:28) 2. Foolin' Around (1:07) 3. I Got A Woman (2:19) 4. All Shook Up (1:49) 5. Elvis Welcomes The Audience (1:22) 6. Love Me Tender (2:56) 7. Jailhouse Rock - Don't Be Cruel (2:06) 8. Heartbreak Hotel (2:17) 9. Hound Dog (slightly incomplete) (2:08) 10. Havin' Fun On Stage (0:50) 11. Memories (2:55) 12. Talking With The Audience (1:32) 13. Mystery Train - Tiger Man (4:42) 14. Life Story (incomplete) (5:47) 15. Baby What You Want Me To Do (2:31) 16. Runaway (2:18) 17. Are You Lonesome Tonight (3:01) 18. Yesterday - Hey Jude (4:13) 19. Band Introductions (3:14) 20. In The Ghetto (2:41) 21. Suspicious Minds (6:49) 22. What'd I Say (4:08) 23. Can't Help Falling In Love (2:02)
Elvis Reaches Austin City Limits
Expected soon is our new CD titled 'Elvis Reaches Austin City Limits' (label E.P. Collector, catalogue number EPC 2016-05), recorded live from the audience in Austin, TX, March 28th, 1977. The 2nd tour of 1977 was cut short due to illness, but some of the concerts were surprisingly good, especially the Abilene show on March 27th. In Austin, Elvis performs another solid and entertaining show. Note: David Briggs was replaced by Bobby Ogdin on electric piano and clavinet. Among the concert highlights are 'You Gave Me A Mountain', 'Little Sister', 'Help Me', 'Fever' and 'Hurt'. Special moment: it was the very last time that Elvis performed 'Steamroller Blues' – a really cool performance! The March 28th, 1977 Austin, TX show was previously released 14 years ago by the 'Crown' label (a poor sounding CD called 'Elvis Slips Into Austin'). Fortunately, the E.P. Collector producers were able to locate the very good sounding original audience recorded master cassette, taped with a recorder equipped with two microphones. The result is a rich and ambient sound - ask for samples! The CD is packaged in a nicely designed digipak filled with a positive concert review from the local press and a collection of cool images taken on March 28, 1977 in Austin, TX.
01. Also Sprach Zarathustra (2001 Theme) - 02. C. C. Rider - 03. medley: I Got A Woman / Amen - 04. Love Me - 05. If You Love Me (Let Me Know) - 06. You Gave Me A Mountain - 07. Jailhouse Rock - 08. medley: O Sole Mio (Sherrill Nielsen) / It's Now Or Never - 09. Little Sister - 10. medley: Teddy Bear / don''t Be Cruel - 11. That's All Right (with false start and break) - 12. Steamroller Blues (performed for last time) - 13. Help Me - 14. Fever - 15. Band Introductions - 16. Early Mornin' Rain - 17. What'd I Say - 18. Johnny B. Goode - 19. Drum Solo (Ronnie Tutt) - 20. Bass Solo (Blues - Jerry Scheff) - 21. Piano Solo (Tony Brown) - 22. Electric Piano Solo (Bobby Ogdin) - 23. School Day - 24. Hurt - 25. Hound Dog - 26. Can't Help Falling In Love - 27. Closing Vamp / Announcements.
Running time: 62:13
Elvis Live At Del Webb's
'The new Touchdown release will be a good sounding audience recording from the midnight show on May 25, 1974 in Lake Tahoe. Also the recording isn''t fully complete, we thought as it is such a fine concert that it deserves a release. For your information we like to add, that the introductions of the musicians, the singers and the orchestra are missing. Also omitted from the recording is 'Funny How Time Slips Away'. A different source includes the song, but the soundquality was really bad. So for a better listening experience we decided to not include it. 'Big Boss Man' and 'Can''t Help Falling In Love' are from the same source as the main part of the show, but both are probably from a lower-generation tape. They were first used for the old bootleg 'Big Boss Man In Lake Tahoe' to complete the recording of the Dinner Show on May 24, 1974. Nonetheless the soundquality is nearly the same. Added to the midnight show from May 25, 1974 are three bonus songs from the dinner show on May 24, 1974: 'Help Me', 'An American Trilogy' and 'I''ll Remember You' (first released on the CD 'Big Boss Man At Lake Tahoe').
(01) See See Rider (2:53) - (02) I Got A Woman/Amen (5:36) - (03) Elvis Welcomes The Audience (0:32) - (04) Love Me (1:33) - (05) Trying To Get To You (2:34) - (06) All Shook Up (1:07) - (07) Love Me Tender (1:47) - (08) Havin' Fun On Stage (0:29) - (09) Surrender (one line)/ You don''t Have To Say You Love Me (2:02) - (10) Johnny B Goode (1:53) - (11) Hound Dog (1:22) - (12) Fever (3:12) - (13) Polk Salad Annie (4:04) - (14) Why Me Lord (2:53) - (15) You Gave Me A Mountain (3:25) - (16) Suspicious Minds (3:43) - (17) I Can''t Stop Loving You (2:21) - (18) I''m Leavin'' (3:31) - (19) Bridge Over Troubled Water (4:30) - (20) Let Me Be There (2:52) - (21) The Wonder Of You (2:04) - (22) Big Boss Man (2:33) - (23) Can''t Help Falling In Love (2:06) - (24) Help Me (2:39) - (25) An American Trilogy (3:54) - (26) I''ll Remember You (2:25)
Tracks 1-23 recorded on May 25, 1974 (MS)
Tracks 24-26 recorded on May 24, 1974 (DS)'
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Tupelo's Own Elvis Presley DVD + 16 page booklet.
Never before have we seen an Elvis Presley concert from the 1950's with sound. Until Now! The DVD Contains recently discovered unreleased film of Elvis performing 6 songs, including Heartbreak Hotel and Don't Be Cruel, live in Tupelo Mississippi 1956. Included we see a live performance of the elusive Long Tall Sally seen here for the first time ever.
This is an excellent release no fan should be without it.
The 'parade' footage is good to see as it puts you in the right context with color and b&w footage. The interviews of Elvis' Parents are well worth hearing too. The afternoon show footage is wonderful and electrifying : Here is Elvis in his prime rocking and rolling in front of 11.000 people. Highly recommended.