martes, 26 de abril de 2011

1972 Las Vegas January 26th - February 23rd

Elvis In Concert 1972

Elvis opened at the Las Vegas Hilton International, on Wednesday 26th January. It is reported that Elvis rehearsed between 40 and 60 new songs for this engagement, probably to try and get off his mind the separation with Priscilla. Elvis used the same Jumpsuit and capes he used in his November tour. 

Las Vegas, NV     January 26th  Op/s CD Opening Night '72                
C, C Rider; Proud Mary; Never Been To Spain; You Gave Me A Mountain; Until It's Time For You To Go; Polk Salad Annie; Love Me; Little Sister/Get Back; All Shook Up; Teddy Bear/Don't Be Cruel; One Night; Hound Dog; A Big Hunk O'Love; Bridge Over Troubled Water; Lawdy Miss Clawdy; American Trilogy; Introductions; I'll Remember You; Suspicious Minds; Can't Help Falling In Love
Sound ++++++    
White Jumpsuit with Diamond Shaped Gold Studs and Gold Lined Cape                                                       
Hilton Hotel

Bonus SOUNDBOARD Recordings from Sept 3rd 1973:- Mystery Train/Tiger Man; Help Me Make It Through The Night; Softly As I Leave You...SOUND ++++++

Las Vegas, NV     January 27th D/S
Hilton Hotel                                                                           
Las Vegas, NV     January 27th  M/S
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Las Vegas, NV     January 28th  D/S
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Las Vegas, NV     January 28th  M/S
Hilton Hotel                                                                           
Las Vegas, NV     January 29th  D/S
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Las Vegas, NV     January 29th  M/S
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Las Vegas, NV     January 30th  D/S
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Las Vegas, NV     January 30th  M/S
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Las Vegas, NV     January 31st  D/S
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Las Vegas, NV     January 31st  M/S
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Las Vegas, NV     February 1st  D/S
Hilton Hotel                                                                           
Las Vegas, NV    February 1st  M/S
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Las Vegas, NV     February 2nd  D/S
Hilton Hotel                                                                           
Las Vegas, NV     February 2nd  M/S
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Las Vegas, NV     February 3rd  D/S
Hilton Hotel                                                                           
Las Vegas, NV     February 3rd  M/S
Hilton Hotel                                                                           
Las Vegas, NV     February 4th  D/S
Hilton Hotel                                                                           
Las Vegas, NV     February 4th  M/S
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Both the Dinner and Midnight shows on this date were rated as "Outstanding" highlights of the night were, "You Gave Me A Mountain, American Trilogy & Until It's Time For You To Go"
Las Vegas, NV     February 5th  D/S
Hilton Hotel                                                                           
Las Vegas, NV     February 5th  M/S
Hilton Hotel                                                                           
Las Vegas, NV     February 6th  D/S
Hilton Hotel                                                                           

Las Vegas, NV     February 6th   M/S Audio                               
2001 Theme; C, C Rider; Proud Mary; Never Been To Spain; You Gave Me A Mountain; Until It's Time For You To Go; Polk Salad Annie; Love Me; Little Sister/Get Back; All Shook Up; Teddy Bear/Don't Be Cruel; One Night; Hound Dog; A Big Hunk O'Love; Bridge Over Troubled Water; Suspicious Minds; Introductions; American Trilogy; Can't Help Falling In Love
Sound +++ 52mins
Hilton Hotel  
                                                                         

Las Vegas, NV     February 7th  D/S
Hilton Hotel                                                                           
Las Vegas, NV     February 7th  M/S
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Las Vegas, NV     February 8th  D/S
Hilton Hotel                                                                           
Las Vegas, NV     February 8th  M/S
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Las Vegas, NV     February 9th  D/S
Hilton Hotel                                                                           
Las Vegas, NV     February 9th  M/S
Hilton Hotel                                                                           
Las Vegas, NV     February 10th  D/S
Hilton Hotel                                                                           
Las Vegas, NV     February 10th  M/S
Hilton Hotel                                                                           
Las Vegas, NV     February 11th  D/S
Hilton Hotel                                                                           

Las Vegas, NV     February 11th  M/S Audio             
2001 Theme; C, C Rider; Proud Mary; Never Been To Spain; You Gave Me A Mountain; Until It's Time For You To Go; Polk Salad Annie; Love Me; Little Sister/Get Back; All Shook Up; Teddy Bear/Don't Be Cruel ; Hound Dog; A Big Hunk O'Love; Help Me Make It Through The Night; Bridge Over Troubled Water; Suspicious Minds; Introductions; American Trilogy.....Last Song Missing
Sound +++ 49mins
Hilton Hotel  
                                                                         

Las Vegas, NV     February 12th D/S
Hilton Hotel                                                                           
Las Vegas, NV     February 12th  M/S
Hilton Hotel                                                                           
Las Vegas, NV    February 13th  D/S
Hilton Hotel                                                                           
Las Vegas, NV     February 13th  M/S
Hilton Hotel
The following day on Monday 14th February RCA began taping Elvis' shows through to Thursday the 17th for an upcoming album project, referred to around this time as "Standing Room Only", but the album was never released. Although 8 songs from this time have been released throughout the years, first "American Trilogy" on single, an other version was released on the box set "Elvis Aron Presley" the remainder on the 5 CD box set "The 70's Masters - Walk A Mile In My Shoes". It's also reported only selections of each show were recorded, but who knows
Las Vegas, NV     February 14th  D/S
Hilton Hotel                                                                           
Las Vegas, NV     February 14th  M/S
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Released on the CD "Burning Love" "Hound Dog", although it is unknown from which show this was taken except it was the 14th and the track "Little Sister/Get Back" was recorded during the Midnight Show

Las Vegas, NV     February 15th  D/S
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Las Vegas, NV     February 15th  M/S
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See, See Rider; Proud Mary both recorded during M/S still unreleased

Las Vegas, NV     February 16th  D/S Audio             
C, C Rider; Proud Mary; Never Been To Spain; You Gave Me A Mountain; Until It's Time For You To Go; Polk Salad Annie; Love Me; All Shook Up; Teddy Bear/Don't Be Cruel; Hound Dog; A Big Hunk O'Love; Bridge Over Troubled Water; Suspicious Minds; Introductions & Johnny Tilotson; American Trilogy; Can't Help Falling In Love
Sound ++-
Hilton Hotel  
   
                                                                     
Las Vegas, NV     February 16th  M/S
Hilton Hotel
                                                                           
Songs released from the M/S on the 16th are:- "Never Been To Spain, You Gave Me A Mountain & A Big Hunk O'Love" were eventually released on the "70's Masters - Walk A Mile In My Shoes" :- "It's Impossible" was released on the 70's Album "Elvis - Including Fool" :- "The Impossible Dream" was released on the album "He Walks Beside Me" :- American Trilogy" first came out on Single and a re-mix was released on the "70's Masters - Walk A Mile In My Shoes"

Las Vegas, NV     February 17th  D/S Audio                               
Intro.; C, C Rider; Proud Mary; Never Been To Spain; You Gave Me A Mountain; Until It's Time For You To Go; Polk Salad Annie; Love Me; All Shook Up; Teddy Bear/Don't Be Cruel; Hound Dog; A Big Hunk O'Love; Bridge Over Troubled Water; Suspicious Minds; Introductions; American Trilogy; Can't Help Falling In Love
Sound ++-
Hilton Hotel  

The only song from the D/S has been released so far is :- "It's Over" again eventually released on "The 70's Masters - Walk A Mile In My Shoes"
N.B the Version of "American Trilogy" released on the "Elvis Aron Presley" box set under the "Las Vegas Years" was recorded during these four days but the date is not known
                                        
                                
Las Vegas, NV     February 17th  M/S
Hilton Hotel
Recorded from Various shows during this time Love Me; All Shook Up; Teddy Bear/Don't Be Cruel; Hound Dog; Can't Help Falling In Love.
Las Vegas, NV     February 18th  D/S
Hilton Hotel                                                                           
Las Vegas, NV     February 18th  M/S
Hilton Hotel
                                                                           

Las Vegas, NV     February 19th  D/S Audio                               
2001 Theme; C, C Rider; Proud Mary; Never Been To Spain; You Gave Me A Mountain; Until It's Time For You To Go; Polk Salad Annie; Love Me; All Shook Up; Teddy Bear/Don't Be Cruel; Hound Dog; A Big Hunk O'Love; Bridge Over Troubled Water; Suspicious Minds; Introductions; American Trilogy; Can't Help Falling In Love
Sound ++
Hilton Hotel     
                                                                      

Las Vegas, NV     February 19th  M/S Audio                               
C, C Rider; Proud Mary; Never Been To Spain; You Gave Me A Mountain; Until It's Time For You To Go; Polk Salad Annie; Love Me; All Shook Up; Teddy Bear/Don't Be Cruel; Hound Dog; A Big Hunk O'Love; Bridge Over Troubled Water; Suspicious Minds; Introductions; American Trilogy; Can't Help Falling In Love
Sound ++
Hilton Hotel  
                                                                         

Las Vegas, NV     February 20th  D/S
Hilton Hotel                                                                           
Las Vegas, NV     February 20th  M/S
Hilton Hotel
                                                                           

Las Vegas, NV     February 21st  D/S  Audio             
C, C Rider; Proud Mary; Never Been To Spain; You Gave Me A Mountain; Until It's Time For You To Go; Polk Salad Annie; Love Me; All Shook Up; Teddy Bear/Don't Be Cruel; Hound Dog; A Big Hunk O'Love; Bridge Over Troubled Water; Suspicious Minds; Introductions; American Trilogy; Can't Help Falling In Love
Sound ++-
Hilton Hotel

Las Vegas, NV     February 21st  M/S Audio 
                              
2001 Theme; C, C Rider; Proud Mary; Never Been To Spain; You Gave Me A Mountain; Until It's Time For You To Go; Polk Salad Annie; Love Me; All Shook Up; Teddy Bear/Don't Be Cruel; Hound Dog; A Big Hunk O'Love; Help Me Make It Through The Night; Bridge Over Troubled Water; Suspicious Minds Introductions; American Trilogy; Can't Help Falling In Love
Sound ++-
Hilton Hotel

Las Vegas, NV     February 22nd  D/S Audio 
            
2001 Theme; C, C Rider; Proud Mary; Never Been To Spain; You Gave Me A Mountain; Until It's Time For You To Go; Polk Salad Annie; Love Me; All Shook Up; Teddy Bear/Don't Be Cruel; Hound Dog; A Big Hunk O'Love; Hawaiian Wedding Song; Bridge Over Troubled Water; Suspicious Minds; Introductions; American Trilogy; Can't Help Falling In Love
Sound +++
Hilton Hotel

Las Vegas, NV     February 22nd  M/S Audio  
           
2001 Theme; C, C Rider; Proud Mary; Never Been To Spain; You Gave Me A Mountain; Until It's Time For You To Go; Polk Salad Annie; Love Me; All Shook Up; Teddy Bear/Don't Be Cruel; Hound Dog; A Big Hunk O'Love; Help Me Make It Through The Night; Bridge Over Troubled Water; Suspicious Minds; Introductions; American Trilogy; Can't Help Falling In Love
Sound ++-
Hilton Hotel                                                                           

Las Vegas, NV     February 23rd  D/S Audio    
         
2001 Theme; C, C Rider; Proud Mary; Never Been To Spain; You Gave Me A Mountain; Until It's Time For You To Go; Polk Salad Annie; Love Me; All Shook Up; Teddy Bear/Don't Be Cruel; Hound Dog; A Big Hunk O'Love; Help Me Make It Through The Night; Suspicious Minds; Introductions; American Trilogy; Can't Help Falling In Love
Sound +++ 38mins
Hilton Hotel    
                                                                       

Las Vegas, NV     February 23rd  CL/S
Hilton Hotel                                                             
Total Attendance 125,400      

The following six weeks were taken up with a recording session to finish the album "Standing Room Only" and preparations for his upcoming tour. Which was going in part to be recorded for his next Movie "Elvis On Tour". Technicians from M.G.M and RCA were on hand to record portions of the shows.