Recorded in 1970

 

January 26th, 1970 OP/S

Las Vegas, NV

International Hotel

All Shook Up *That’s All Right *Proud Mary *Don’t Cry Daddy *Teddy Bear / Don’t Be Cruel * Long Tall Sally *Let It Be Me *I Can’t Stop Loving You *Walk A Mile In My Shoes *In The Ghetto *  – Dialogue (Elvis talks about his Memphis album) **True Love Travels On A Gravel Road **Sweet Caroline **Polk Salad Annie ** Introductions **Kentucky Rain ** Suspicious Minds **Can’t Help Falling In Love (incomplete) **

     

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Released on WALK A MILE IN MY SHOES (Fort Baxter 2092) in 1992, on cover wrongly dated as Feb 1 1970 D/S.

**

Released on TRUE LOVE TRAVELS ON A GRAVEL ROAD (Cupido CR 9501) & (Laurel 1070), both came out in 1995.


 

February 15th, 1970 M/S

Las Vegas, NV

International Hotel

I Got A Woman (incomplete)Long Tall SallyDon’t Cry DaddyHound DogLove Me TenderKentucky RainLet It Be Me *I Can’t Stop Loving YouWalk A Mile In My ShoesIn The GhettoSweet CarolinePolk Salad Annie IntroductionsSuspicious MindsCan’t Help Falling In Love

              

     

             

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All of the above selections of 02/15/70 M/S have been released on FTD cd POLK SALAD ANNIE in 2004.

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A previously released version on RCA lp A LEGENDARY PERFORMER VOL. 3 (1978) was according to Tunzi’s SESSIONS III a splice of the master [Feb 17th, 1970 m/s] and this version of Feb 15th, 1970 m/s. This spliced version was also released on cd2 of the 4-cd box-set  THE LEGEND LIVES ON (Reader’s Digest, U.S.A. – BMG/RCA CD: 3875), which was first released in 1991. The same version of LET IT BE ME but  undubbed and the “valentine’s girl dialogue” edited out can be found as track no. 11 on the import cd GOOD TIMES NEVER SEEMED SO GOOD (Captain Marvel JR. Records 2001-7, released in 1998) and on FROM THE BOTTOM OF MY HEART (Savanah Records BK 4895, released in 1996).


 

February 16th, 1970 D/S

Las Vegas, NV

International Hotel

Kentucky Rain ***Proud Mary *

Sweet Caroline * Suspicious Minds **

 

 

       

       

             

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Released on 8-lp box set ELVIS ARON PRESLEY in 1980, issued on cd in 1998.

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Released on lp/cd ON STAGE – FEBRUARY 1970, on the upgraded re-issue of the ON STAGE album (released in 1999) and on cd3 of the BMG 4-cd box set LIVE IN LAS VEGAS (2001).

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This version is expected to be of 02/16/70 D/S and was released on the 4LP box set BEHIND CLOSED DOORS. The same version can be found on the import cd release A DINNER DATE WITH ELVIS [upgraded version] (Live Archives EPE 1011, released 1997), but in lower quality.

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Undubbed versions of KENTUCKY RAIN, SWEET CAROLINE and PROUD MARY  [tracks no. 7, 9 & 10 ] can be found on the import cd GOOD TIMES NEVER SEEMED SO GOOD (Captain Marvel JR. Records 2001-7, released in 1998).


 

February 17th, 1970 M/S

Las Vegas, NV

International Hotel

Polk Salad Annie *Walk A Mile In My Shoes * Let It Be Me **Don’t Cry Daddy ***Kentucky Rain *** Funny How Time Slips Away (excerpt) ****See See Rider ****

 

 

       

             

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Released on cd4 of the BMG 4-cd box set TODAY, TOMORROW AND FOREVER in 2002.

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Released on lp/cd ON STAGE – FEBRUARY 1970, on the upgraded re-issue of the ON STAGE album (released in 1999) and on cd3 of the BMG 4-cd box set LIVE IN LAS VEGAS (2001). The undubbed version of LET IT BE ME [track no. 17] can be found on the import cd GOOD TIMES NEVER SEEMED SO GOOD (Captain Marvel JR. Records 2001-7, released in 1998).

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Released on the upgraded re-issue of the ON STAGE album (released in 1999) and on cd3 of the BMG 4-cd box set  LIVE IN LAS VEGAS (2001). First released in undubbed versions on the import lp THE ENTERTAINER (Rooster Record Company R LP 501) and on 4-lp box set BEHIND CLOSED DOORS (1979). The same version can be found on the import cd release A DINNER DATE WITH ELVIS [upgraded version] (Live Archives EPE 1011, released 1997), but in lower quality.

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Released on FTD cd POLK SALAD ANNIE in 2004.


 

February 18th, 1970 Afternoon Rehearsal

Las Vegas, NV

International Hotel

Release Me *See See Rider *  The Wonder Of You *

 

 

       

             

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Released on cd3 of the BMG 4-cd box set PLATINUM – A LIFE IN MUSIC in 1997 and again on FTD cd POLK SALAD ANNIE in 2004.


 

February 18th, 1970 D/S

Las Vegas, NV

International Hotel

Don’t Cry Daddy *The Wonder Of You **Polk Salad Annie ***

         

     

             

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Released on BMG album GREATEST HITS VOL. 1 (lp: 1981, cd: 1989 [Australia]) and the lp THE SOUND OF YOUR CRY, which was released on cd in Australia only.

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Released on BMG cd 30 #1 Hits in 2002 and on FTD cd POLK SALAD ANNIE in 2004.

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First released on the import lp THE ENTERTAINER (Rooster Record Company R LP 501) in 1978 and on 4-lp box set BEHIND CLOSED DOORS (1979). The same version of POLK SALAD ANNIE can be found on the import cd releases A DINNER DATE WITH ELVIS [upgraded version] (Live Archives EPE 1011, released 1997) and GOOD TIMES NEVER SEEMED SO GOOD (Captain Marvel JR. Records 2001-7, released in 1998) [track no. 16], but in lower quality.


 

February 18th, 1970 M/S

Las Vegas, NV

International Hotel

See See Rider *Release Me *Long Tall Sally **Polk Salad Annie *The Wonder Of You */***  – Walk A Mile In My Shoes ****

 

 
       

             

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Released on lp/cd ON STAGE – FEBRUARY 1970, on the upgraded re-issue of the ON STAGE album (released in 1999) and on cd3 of the BMG 4-cd box set LIVE IN LAS VEGAS (2001). Undubbed versions of SEE SEE RIDER, RELEASE ME and POLK SALAD ANNIE [track no. 2, 6 & 8] were released on import cd GOOD TIMES NEVER SEEMED SO GOOD (Captain Marvel JR. Records 2001-7, released in 1998).

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Released on the upgraded re-issue of the ON STAGE album (released in 1999) and on cd3 of the BMG 4-cd box set LIVE IN LAS VEGAS (2001). Probably from M/S.

***

First released on RCA SINGLE (47-9835).

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Released as undubbed version [track no. 5] on import cd GOOD TIMES NEVER SEEMED SO GOOD (Captain Marvel JR. Records 2001-7) in 1998. Probably from M/S.


 

February 19th, 1970 D/S

Las Vegas, NV

International Hotel

See See Rider *Release Me ** Proud Mary **

 

 

 

       

             

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Released on cd4 of the BMG 4-cd box set TODAY, TOMORROW AND FOREVER in 2002.

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Released on FTD cd POLK SALAD ANNIE in 2004.


 

February 19th, 1970 M/S

Las Vegas, NV

International Hotel

Walk A Mile In My Shoes *In The Ghetto ** I Can’t Stop Loving You **Suspicious Minds **

 

      
       

             

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Released on lp/cd ON STAGE – FEBRUARY 1970, on the upgraded re-issue of the ON STAGE album (released in 1999) and on cd3 of the BMG 4-cd box set LIVE IN LAS VEGAS (2001). An undubbed versions of WALK A MILE IN MY SHOES [track no. 12] was released on import cd GOOD TIMES NEVER SEEMED SO GOOD (Captain Marvel JR. Records 2001-7, released in 1998).

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Released on the upgraded re-issue of the ON STAGE album (released in 1999) and on cd3 of the BMG 4-cd box set LIVE IN LAS VEGAS (2001), probably from M/S.


 

February 23rd, 1970 CL/S

Las Vegas, NV

International Hotel

All Shook Up * – I Got A Woman * – Long Tall Sally * – Don’t Cry Daddy */** Dialogue * – Everybody Loves Somebody (excerpt) * – Hound Dog */** – Love Me Tender * – Kentucky Rain * – Let It Be Me */** – I Can’t Stop Loving You * – See See Rider * – Polk Salad Annie ** – Blueberry Hill ** – Lawdy Miss Clawdy ** – Heartbreak Hotel ** – One Night ** – It’s Now Or Never **

         

     

             

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Released on TRUE LOVE TRAVELS ON A GRAVEL ROAD (Cupido CR 9501) & (Laurel 1070), both came out in 1995.

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Released on ELECTRIFYING (Bilko 5100) in 1997.


 

August 10th, 1970 OP/S

Las Vegas, NV

International Hotel

That’s All Right – Mystery Train / Tiger Man – Elvis Talks – I Can’t Stop Loving You * – Love Me Tender – The Next Step Is Love * – Words – I Just Can’t Help Believin’ – Something – Sweet Caroline ** – You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’ – You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me * – Polk Salad Annie – I’ve Lost You – Bridge Over Troubled Water – Patch It Up – Can’t Help Falling In Love

         

     

             

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All of the above selections of 08/10/70 OP/S have been released on the FTD cd ONE NIGHT IN VEGAS in 2000.

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Released on cd3 of the BMG 3-cd box set THAT’S THE WAY IT IS (SE) in 2000.

**

Released on the FTD cd THE WAY IT WAS in 2001.


 

August 11th, 1970 D/S

                 Las Vegas, NV                        International Hotel

That’s All Right (*6) – I Got A Woman * – Los Toreados (excerpt) * – Hound Dog ** – Heartbreak Hotel ** – I’ve Lost You *** – I Just Can’t Help Believin’ *** – I Can’t Stop Loving You * – You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’ (*4) – Bridge Over Troubled Water (*5)

   

         

 
       

             

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Not released on cd yet, but in the movie TTWII SE (2000.

**

Released on the FTD cd THE WAY IT WAS in 2001.

***

Released on the album THAT’S THE WAY IT IS in 1970.

(*4)

On import cd INTERNATIONAL HEATWAVE (Flashback EDC-1006 DA), released 1991.

(*5)

Released on cd3 of the BMG 4-cd box set PLATINUM – A LIFE IN MUSIC in 1997.

(*6)

Released on a TV Guide promotional single (2004).


 

August 11th, 1970 M/S

Las Vegas, NV

International Hotel

That’s All Right – I Got A Woman  – Hound Dog – Love Me Tender – There Goes My Everything – Just Pretend – Just Can’t Help Believin’ – Something * Men With Broken Hearts (short poem) * – Walk A Mile In My Shoes – You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’ – Polk Salad Annie – One Night * – Don’t Be Cruel ** – Love Me – Instrumental Vamp – Heartbreak Hotel * Introductions – Bridge Over Troubled Water – Suspicious Minds – Can’t Help Falling In Love

 

 

        

       

             

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All of the above selections of 08/11/70 M/S have been released on cd2 of the BMG 4-cd box set LIVE IN LAS VEGAS in 2001.

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Released on cd5 of 5-cd box set THE ESSENTIAL 70s MASTERS (1995).

**

Released on the FTD cd THE WAY IT WAS in 2001.


 

August 12th, 1970 D/S

Las Vegas, NV

International Hotel

Heartbreak Hotel * – Love Me Tender ** – I’ve Lost You ** – Patch It Up *** – Twenty Days And Twenty Nights **** – Blue Suede Shoes *** – You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me *** – Suspicious Minds **

        

     

             

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Not released on cd yet, but in the movie TTWII SE (2000).

**

Released on the FTD cd THE WAY IT WAS in 2001.

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Released on the FTD cd THE WAY IT WAS in 2001.

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Released on the FTD cd THE WAY IT WAS in 2001.


 

August 12th, 1970 M/S

                 Las Vegas, NV                        International Hotel

That’s All Right – Mystery Train / Tiger Man * – Hound Dog – Love Me Tender – Just Pretend – Walk A Mile In My Shoes – There Goes My Everything – Words – Sweet Caroline – You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’ ** – Polk Salad Annie – Heartbreak Hotel – One Night – Blue Suede Shoes – All Shook Up – Little Sister / Get Back *** – I Was The One **** – Love Me – Are You Lonesome Tonight – Bridge Over Troubled Water – Suspicious Minds – Can’t Help Falling In Love

       

       

             

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All of the above selections of 08/11/70 M/S have been released on cd2 of the BMG 3-cd box set THAT’S THE WAY IT IS (SE) in 2000.

*

Released on the FTD cd THE WAY IT WAS in 2001.

**

Released on cd3 of the BMG 3-cd box set THAT’S THE WAY IT IS (SE) in 2000.

***

Released on 8-lp box set ELVIS ARON PRESLEY in 1980, issued on cd in 1998.

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Released on cd5 of 5-cd box set THE ESSENTIAL 70s MASTERS (1995).


 

August 13th, 1970 D/S

Las Vegas, NV

International Hotel

I Got A Woman * – Don’t Cry Daddy * – In The Ghetto * – Stranger In The Crowd * – Make The World Go Away * – Polk Salad Annie ** – The Wonder Of You *** – One Night *** – All Shook Up ***

             

 
       

             

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Released on cd3 of the BMG 3-cd box set THAT’S THE WAY IT IS (SE) in 2000.

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Released on 8-lp box set ELVIS ARON PRESLEY in 1980, issued on cd in 1998.

**

Released on the FTD cd THE WAY IT WAS in 2001.