It's Tahoe Time

The „Rainbow Records“ label is going to release it´s second CD entitled "It´s Tahoe Time" containing a 50 minutes long performance of Elvis Presley´s October 13, 1974 Midnight Show at the Sahara Tahoe Hotel, Lake Tahoe. Until today there has never been a CD release containing any of the eight performances of this much too little known of concert engagement at Lake Tahoe in autumn of 1974. Synopsis: The recording of this show has been taken from an early generation (audience recorded) Cassette-Tape and it has been carefully worked on in a professional studio. So the Producers are able to present one of (only two until today known of) recorded performances of Elvis´ October 74 concert series at the Sahara Tahoe Hotel in good and listenable sound-quality, rounded off by a great 16-page booklet containing all necessary information regarding the October 74´ engagement at Lake Tahoe including a special report by a female fan who saw all eight shows (!!), written just a few days after this engagement was over. By the way: At this show Elvis was wearing his then brandnew „Mexican Sundial“-Suit which he seemed to lock away after the short engagement was over - until 1977. We believe that this is a very interesting performance. Elvis is in good mood and delivers a mixture of both his early and his later classics. Hear Elvis doing classy versions of songs like „It´s Midnight“, „Big Boss Man“, „I´m Leavin´“ and an impromptu version of „Lawdy Miss Clawdy“. As a bonus you can hear James Burton playing his guitar and giving an impression of how it sounded when he was at his very peak – in 1973. The seven minute long „Music Makers“ – Special has been taken from the original ´73 Vinyl-Album „Guitar“ – a real rarity and a nice bonus for a real nice cd! Tracklisting: (Running Time: 56:00) 01 - See See Rider [02:44] (traditional) 02 - I Got A Woman / Amen [06:40] (Charles / traditional) 03 - Love Me [01:24] (Leiber - Stoller) 04 - All Shook Up [00:58] (Blackwell) 05 - Teddy Bear / Don't Be Cruel [02:28] (Mann-Low / Blackwell-Presley) 06 - Heartbreak Hotel [01:25] (Axton - Durden) 07 - If You Love Me (Let Me Know) [02:45] (Rostill) 08 - Fever [03:05] (Davenport - Coole) 09 - Big Boss Man [02:42] (Smith - Dixon) 10 - It's Midnight [03:06] (Wheeler - Chesnut) 11 - Hound Dog [01:52] (Leiber - Stoller) 12 - Band Introductions [04:37] (instrumental, public domain) 13 - Lawdy, Miss Clawdy [03:11] (Price) 14 - Why Me, Lord? [02:38] (Kristofferson) 15 - I'm Leavin' [03:04] (Jarrett - Charles) 16 - Johnny B. Goode [02:07] (Berry) 17 - Hawaiian Wedding Song [01:58] (King - Hoffman - Manning) 18 - Can't Help Falling In Love [01:42] (Weiss - Peretti - Creatore) 19 - Bonus: Music Makers "Guitar" feat. James Burton [07:12] (instrumental, public domain)
Source: For CD Collectors Only / Updated: Sep 7, 2007 
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Ronaldv (profilecontact) wrote on Sep 7, 2007report abuse
At Last!! I hope it appears in decent sound quality, because the cdr I have from this particular show for some time now, hasn't. It's a very good show, especially I'm leavin' and It's midnight. If the sound is much better than my cdr I'll buy this concert again.

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