Elvis - City Of Lakes '76

The October tour in 1976 wasn't by far the best of Elvis, but it showed that he made a step in the right direction. His physical appearance had much improved since summer when he probably looked his worst ever. Much more important was the quality of his concerts also changed for the better. During the tour in fall '76 he gave some good shows with some strong versions.

Unfortunately the original release from FTD "A Minnesota Moment" left a lot to be desired.

It sounded flat, muffled, lifeless and very hissy. The soundquality was dissapointing as was the 'artwork' which showed on top an outrageous bad done photoshop job with Elvis' left hand.

The VERVE Team did everything to improve the overal sound and as a result you'll get to hear a soundboard recording that should have sounded in the first place. Now you can hear the show for the first time in the best possible soundquality. Hopefully you can enjoy the concert now as much as we do while reading and flipping the sixteen pages of the booklet.

Tracklist

[01] Also Sprach Zarathustra (0:58) - [02] See See Rider (3:32) - [03] I Got A Woman/ Amen (5:39) - [04] Elvis Welcomes The Audience (0:44) - [05] Love Me (2:25) - [06] If You Love Me, Let Me Know (2:58) - [07] You Gave Me A Mountain (3:14) - [08] Jailhouse Rock (1:34) - [09] All Shook Up (1:10) - [10] Teddy Bear/Don‘t Be Cruel (2:11) - [11] And I Love You So (3:22) - [12] Fever (3:28) - [13] Steamroller Blues (2:53) - [14] Band Introductions (1:44) - [15] Early Mornin‘ Rain (1:03) - [16] What‘d I Say/ Johnny Be Goode (1:48) - [17] Ronnie Tutt Solo (1:18) - [18] Jerry Scheff Solo (1:34) - [19] Tony Brown Solo (1:07) - [20] David Briggs Solo (1:08) - [21] Love Letters (2:53) - [22] School Days* (1:18) - [23] Hurt* (1:58) - [24] Hound Dog (1:50) - [25] One Night (1:36) - [26] It‘s Now Or Never (2:32) - [27] Mystery Train/Tiger Man (2:32) [28] Funny How Time Slips Away (3:26) - [29] Can‘t Help Falling In Love (2:23)

All tracks recorded on October 17, 1976 in Minneapolis, except those marked with a '*' which were recorded on November 30, 1976 in Anaheim.

Source: For CD Collectors Only / Updated: Jun 6, 2013
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Reactions

Ciscoking (profilecontact) wrote on Jun 7, 2013report abuse
The sound of the FTD was okay,..anyway..
Bestoftherest8301 (profilecontact) wrote on Jun 7, 2013report abuse
But... but... but... they said they have improved the sound and it's now how it should have been. Are they telling fibbers? Can't trust anyone nowadays!
Natha (profilecontact) wrote on Jun 6, 2013report abuse
Thanks for the warning, Ciscoking!
Ciscoking (profilecontact) wrote on Jun 6, 2013report abuse
C-R-A-P...PC tampered FTD release..fans be aware....

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