Cover Art Shakin' Up The Great Lakes

Here is the cover of the Fort Baxter release "Shakin' Up The Great Lakes" from the Fort Baxter Classic Series which is due for release September 2006. This third release in this series features the April 24, 1977 Ann Arbor, MI show which was originally released on the "A Profile - The King On Stage volume 1" box set. Since the soundboard recording is incomplete the CD will contain also the performance recorded two days later in Kalamazoo, MI. Both soundboard recordings had some songs edited out when originally released and are now presented in their complete form. The total running time is 74:59. From the press release: These two concerts certainly make a nice double features as both contain several songs done only once, songs like "Trying To Get To You", "Jailhouse Rock", "Teddy Bear / Don't Be Cruel", "Help Me", "Little Sister", "Polk Salad Annie", "Unchained Melody", "Little Darlin'", "Big Boss Man", "Heartbreak Hotel", "And I Love You So", "Blue Suede Shoes" and "Hurt". The material is presented in its best-ever sound quality to date with a 12 pages colour booklet, relevant text and photographs. This is scheduled for release in September. Definitely a very interesting CD to those who missed them out back then, and further more since it will be in better sound quality. Track listing : 01 Love Me* 1:35 02 If You Love Me, Let Me Know 2:54 03 You Gave Me A Mountain 3:36 04 Trying To Get To You 2:25 05 O Sole Mio / It's Now Or Never 4:09 06 ittle Sister 1:52 07 Teddy Bear / Don't Be Cruel 2:10 08 Help Me 2:42 09 My Way 4:02 10 Polk Salad Annie 4:08 11 Hurt (with reprise) 2:50 12 Hound Dog* 2:02 13 Unchained Melody 2:36 14 Little Darlin' 1:52 15 Can't Help Falling In Love / Closing vamp 1:58 16 Love Me 2:41 17 Fairytale (false start) 0:31 18 If You Love Me, Let Me Know 2:54 19 You Gave Me A Mountain 3:44 20 Jailhouse Rock 1:58 21 O Sole Mio / It's Now Or Never 3:34 22 Big Boss Man 2:53 23 Heartbreak Hotel 1:55 24 Blue Suede Shoes 1:12 25 And I Love You So (with false start) 4:08 26 My Way 4:13 27 Hound Dog* 1:53 28 Can't Help Falling In Love* / Closing vamp * 2:17 * previously unreleased Tracks 01-15 recorded on April 24th, 1977 Ann Arbor, MI Tracks 16-28 recorded on April 26th, 1977 Kalamazoo, MI Total running time = 74:59
Source: For CD Collectors Only / Updated: Aug 14, 2006 
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Way Up (profilecontact) wrote on Aug 17, 2006report abuse
A nice cover!
untamedhawk (profilecontact) wrote on Aug 16, 2006report abuse
Alright!!! Now this cover is something that was thought out. I can appreciate the group with him, and there's just something eye catching about the cover in whole. It's a different approach, I guess a glimpse after the show or maybe before. Fort Baxter always does the best possible job.
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Christy W (profilecontact) wrote on Aug 15, 2006report abuse
All I can say is that any CD that has Elvis Songs on it will be a wonderful hit. I see my favorite song My Way is on it. With that song on it you can never go wrong. Keep up the great work.
Sirbalkan (profilecontact) wrote on Aug 15, 2006report abuse
Ok guys... I understand that you release all these imports. But the question is: Where can we find these releases? I mean via web? Please someone give us info. for that.
mature_elvis_fan75 (profilecontact) wrote on Aug 14, 2006report abuse
I love the design,but they could do better with the big photo,maybe another concert pic or something more flattering,i do like this series and will pick this one up ,i do however tihnk the cover art was better on kanasas city blues!

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