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 Presley At The Hilton, released by JR Productions / 1994
 
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post Aug 12 2006, 08:28 PM
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Presley At The Hilton

Genre: live recording
Format: Audience Recording
Sound: Above Average
Tracks: 31
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Recorded live: Las Vegas, NE, December 5th 1976


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01 Announcement
02 Also Sprach Zaruthustra
03 See See Rider
04 I Got A Woman / Amen
05 Monologue
06 Blue Christmas
07 That's All Right
08 Monologue
09 Are You Lonesome Tonight
10 Monologue
11 Sweet Caroline
12 You Gave Me A Mountain
13 Jailhouse Rock
14 O Sole Mio (by Shaun Nielsen) / It's Now Or Never
15 Monologue
16 Trying To Get To You
17 Fever (incomplete)
18 America, The Beautifull
19 Introductions
20 Early Morning Rain(John Wilkonson)
21 What'd I Say(James Burton)
22 Johnny B. Good(James Burton)
23 Introductions
24 Love Letters(David Briggs)
25 Hail Hail Rock 'n Roll / Intro's
26 Hurt
27 Hound Dog
28 Monologue
29 How Great Thou Art
30 Can't Help Falling In Love
31 Closing Vamp (incomplete)


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Notes:

This is the infamous "sprained ankle" show. Because of spraning his anke just before showtime Elvis is a) late B) sluggish (to say the least) c) totally not with it. Up untill (and including) Sweet Caroline this show is not even mediocre. After Sweet Caroline the show quality improves and by the time we reach How Great Thou Art it even can be called decent. Not a memorable night for either Elvis or the fans in attandence.

* Blue Suede Shoes is missing between Trying To Get To You and Fever


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post Aug 12 2006, 08:35 PM
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the concert is edited: Blue suede shoes sung after Trying to get to you is eliminated.

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post Aug 12 2006, 08:38 PM
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QUOTE (colonel snow @ Aug 12 2006, 10:35 PM) *
the concert is edited: Blue suede shoes sung after Trying to get to you is eliminated.

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Thanks, I knew that (forgot to mention it) because I have "In Free Fall" which contains the same concert with Blue Suede Shoes. Am only not sure if that release is a real pressed cd or a silver cdr ?


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post Aug 28 2006, 06:43 PM
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Will have to check this one out again. I haven't played it in some time. From memory, the sound is pretty good for an audience recording....and i thought the show was ok...maybe the memory is playing me up somewhat [img]style_emoticons/default/confused.gif[/img]


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post Aug 28 2006, 06:51 PM
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QUOTE (NightRider @ Aug 28 2006, 08:43 PM) *
Will have to check this one out again. I haven't played it in some time. From memory, the sound is pretty good for an audience recording....and i thought the show was ok...maybe the memory is playing me up somewhat [img]style_emoticons/default/confused.gif[/img]



Well, the beauty is that everyone can have his/her own opinion of a certain show Chris. Musically and voacally this is simply a bad show, just like I have written above. But, personally I kinda like this concert. It again shows that despite the circumstances and the obvious pain he was in, he wanted the people to get their money worth.

Gee, could that be a reason for the man having so many fans [img]style_emoticons/default/wink.gif[/img] [img]style_emoticons/default/LSHIC.gif[/img]


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post Aug 28 2006, 06:54 PM
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QUOTE (stefan @ Aug 28 2006, 07:51 PM) *
Well, the beauty is that everyone can have his/her own opinion of a certain show Chris. Musically and voacally this is simply a bad show, just like I have written above. But, personally I kinda like this concert. It again shows that despite the circumstances and the obvious pain he was in, he wanted the people to get their money worth.

Gee, could that be a reason for the man having so many fans [img]style_emoticons/default/wink.gif[/img] [img]style_emoticons/default/LSHIC.gif[/img]


Add to that the fact that you could have been dozing...... [img]style_emoticons/default/LSHIC.gif[/img] [img]style_emoticons/default/LSHIC.gif[/img] [img]style_emoticons/default/LSHIC.gif[/img]

Just kidding...i will have to listen to it later and see for myself.. [img]style_emoticons/default/biggrin.gif[/img]


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post Dec 17 2007, 09:19 AM
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Presley at not so much his best...shows mediocre at best..
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post Dec 17 2007, 07:18 PM
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QUOTE (colonel snow @ Aug 12 2006, 09:35 PM) *
the concert is edited: Blue suede shoes sung after Trying to get to you is eliminated.

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In addition Fever beginning is incomplete along with the Closing Vamp.

In Free Fall is a CDR.

The Winter Season In Las Vegas Volumes 1 to 15 (all 2 CDR sets) are the most complete sources availible. The sound is decent.


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post Dec 17 2007, 08:42 PM
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QUOTE (Ciscoking @ Dec 17 2007, 02:18 PM) *
The Winter Season In Las Vegas Volumes 1 to 15 (all 2 CDR sets) are the most complete sources availible. The sound is decent.



That Winter Season In Las Vegas set has to be one of my favorite sets of alltime..for some reason i love those shows..
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post Dec 17 2007, 08:45 PM
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Me, too...!!!!


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post Dec 17 2007, 08:48 PM
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QUOTE (Ciscoking @ Dec 17 2007, 11:45 PM) *
Me, too...!!!!


Me three, four and five as well (IMG:http://elvis-tkc.com/forum2/style_emoticons/default/whistling.gif)

This is a great set, decent to good sound and as already said, the most complete available !


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QUOTE (Ciscoking @ Dec 17 2007, 10:18 PM) *
In addition Fever beginning is incomplete along with the Closing Vamp.

In Free Fall is a CDR.

The Winter Season In Las Vegas Volumes 1 to 15 (all 2 CDR sets) are the most complete sources availible. The sound is decent.


Thanks for the aditional info cisko, very much apriciated !


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post Dec 17 2007, 08:57 PM
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you`re welcome..stefan..!!


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post Dec 18 2007, 01:52 AM
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QUOTE (Ciscoking @ Dec 17 2007, 02:18 PM) *
In addition Fever beginning is incomplete along with the Closing Vamp.

In Free Fall is a CDR.

The Winter Season In Las Vegas Volumes 1 to 15 (all 2 CDR sets) are the most complete sources availible. The sound is decent.


Thanks for that additional info ciscoking!
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post Dec 31 2007, 02:58 AM
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While it is true that Elvis had a series of "problems" during this season of shows, yet they were very entertaining. He did a large variety of songs even revisiting "I Just Can't Help Believin," "Sweet Caroline," "Such a Night," "Reconsider Baby," and others. This seemed to carry over into the late December tour of 1976. That tour was arguably, one of his best tours of the later 1970's.

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QUOTE (Memphis-Man @ Dec 30 2007, 09:58 PM) *
While it is true that Elvis had a series of "problems" during this season of shows, yet they were very entertaining. He did a large variety of songs even revisiting "I Just Can't Help Believin," "Sweet Caroline," "Such a Night," "Reconsider Baby," and others. This seemed to carry over into the late December tour of 1976. That tour was arguably, one of his best tours of the later 1970's.

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Couldn't agree more Memphis man! I'd even go as far to say it was one of his best tours of the 70's ~!
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I LOVE this show - one of my favourites - interaction between audience and Elvis is terrific

Link to Sound Bites and Excerpts

http://elvis-tkc.com/forum2/index.php?showtopic=14355



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post Oct 26 2013, 12:53 PM
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The concert was recently released on CD Losing out in Vegas (Straight Arrows SA/SP 2013-17-02) inluding the missing Blu suede shoes.

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