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Here is the press release by TNT Records for their uipcoming 3 CD set, Look Out Jackson Town:

Welcome to the third CD release by TNT Records. Again with a little help from our friends at “Audionics” - probably THE premium and still active label when it comes to rare recordings in best possible sound - we decided once more to pick this time three shows from “Tour Number 14” (May 30 – June 10, 1975). On this brandnew 3 CD set (Release Date: Early May 2014) you are going to hear the three 1975 concerts Elvis did in Jackson, Mississippi (two shows June 8, one show June 9).
Barely over 200 miles or a 3-hour drive from home - on June 8 and 9, 1975 Elvis had Jackson, Mississippi on his tour schedule to play three concerts in two days at the State Fair Coliseum. Tour Number 14 saw its end coming with just another 4 shows in total to do. From all audible and visual experiences listeners of the Jackson-Shows can have it might only be fair to say that Elvis had quite a lot of fun doing what he loved to do: Just being Elvis Presley, singing “his” songs and entertaining the thousands of people who came to see him live in Concert, paying either the regular ticket price or whatever the many ticket scalpers asked for.
The first of the three shows – the afternoon show from June 8 – has been released exactly a decade ago and was titled “Fly T-R-O-U-B-L-E” – it seemed a perfect title for this release because the minute Elvis entered the stage the whole area around him was swarming with flies. On the recording you can hear several jokes and references to those little beasts throughout some parts of the show! The evening performance of this day brings another perfectly motivated Elvis on stage and he delivers another great mixture of “Oldies but Goldies”, Gospels and contemporary titles such as “An American Trilogy” and “The Wonder Of You”. The concert from June 9 (there was only one show this day) can – again – be called “a great performance”. RCA used “Why Me, Lord” from this show on the 1980 “Silver Box” (called “Elvis Aron Presley” – originally released on vinyl as a 8-LP Box). Another nice detail regarding this show: Elvis performed a spontaneous version of “Help Me Make It Through The Night”, the only time he did this song on the whole tour.
If you have missed the show´s first releases from approximately 10 years ago or if you want to owe them in even better sound than before plus exactly the way they were recorded (without the standard “2001 Theme / See See Rider” opening) you should not miss this great new 3 CD set! You can also expect a great 24-pages booklet full of photos and information including newspaper articles and original paperwork. Ask your local dealer for it, he should have it right in time around the scheduled release date for you!

CD1 (8.6.1975 A/S):

01. I Got A Woman / Amen (incomplete)
02. Love Me
03. If You Love Me (Let Me Know)
04. Love Me Tender
05. All Shook Up
06. Teddy Bear / Don't Be Cruel
07. Hound Dog
08. The Wonder Of You (incomplete)
09. Burning Love
10. Band Introductions
11. Johnny B. Goode
12. Drum solo (Ronnie Tutt)
13. Bass solo (Jerry Scheff)
14. Piano solo (Glen D. Hardin)
15. School Day
16. T-R-O-U-B-L-E
17. Why Me Lord?
18. How Great Thou Art (with 2 reprises)
19. Let Me Be There
20. Funny How Time Slips Away (with reprise)
21. Little Darlin'
22. Mystery Train / Tiger Man
23. Fever (2 false starts only)
24. Can't Help Falling In Love
25. Closing Vamp

CD2 (8.6.1975 E/S):

01. Love Me (incomplete)
02. If You Love Me (Let Me Know)
03. Love Me Tender
04. All Shook Up
05. Teddy Bear / Don't Be Cruel
06. Hound Dog
07. The Wonder Of You
08. Polk Salad Annie
09. Band Introductions
10. Johnny B. Goode
11. Drum solo (Ronnie Tutt)
12. Bass solo (Jerry Scheff)
13. Piano solo (Glen D. Hardin)
14. School Day
15. T-R-O-U-B-L-E
16. Why Me Lord ?
17. How Great Thou Art
18. Let Me Be There
19. An American Trilogy
20. Little Darlin'
21. Mystery Train / Tiger Man
22. Funny How Time Slips Away
23. Can't Help Falling In Love
24. Closing Vamp

CD3 (9.6.1975 E/S):

01. I Got A Woman / Amen (incomplete)
02. Love Me
03. If You Love Me (Let Me Know)
04. Love Me Tender (false start only) / All Shook Up
05. Teddy Bear / Don't Be Cruel
06. Hound Dog
07. The Wonder Of You
08. Polk Salad Annie
09. Band Introductions
10. Johnny B. Goode
11. Drum solo (Ronnie Tutt)
12. Bass solo (Jerry Scheff)
13. Piano solo (Glen D. Hardin)
14. School Day
15. T-R-O-U-B-L-E
16. Why Me Lord ?
17. Let Me Be There
18. An American Trilogy
19. Funny How Time Slips Away
20. Mystery Train / Tiger Man
21. Help Me Make lt Trough The Night
22. Can't Help Falling In Love
23. Closing Vamp

Source: Email / Updated: Apr 23, 2014

Coming out soon is the new Straight Arrow CD release titled "WALKIN‘ TALKIN‘ GLITZ CITY BLUES", featuring the August 23rd, 1972 Dinner show. It is taken from an original mono audience recording in remarkably good sound. Yes, we used the original actual cassette that was used to record this concert in the first place, and we were able to improve the sound-quality noticeably. Ask your local dealer for samples!

It’s unlikely that anyone who saw Elvis Presley on stage during the Summer ’72 engagement came away disappointed. Presley looked fabulous: he had a nice tan, he was slim, and both the jumpsuit and the jacket / pants combinations that he was experimenting with looked rather good on him. His shows that season were tight and highly professional, and truly offered something for everybody. The setlist was largely based on the MSG one, with new additions like ‘What Now My Love’ and ‘My Way’ adding extra spice to the show. The dinner show from August 23rd, 1972 is a topnotch performance. He’s right in the middle of the engagement, with still about two weeks left, but he delivers the goods and puts his soul especially into the power ballads. It’s not unlikely that he may have wanted to impress journalist Joe Delaney, a reviewer for the Las Vegas Sun and an old friend of the Colonel’s, who was in the audience that night.

It should be noted that the August 23, 1972 Dinner show is completely new, even for die-hard Elvis fans. This concert has never been in circulation in any form. Unfortunately the tape ran out before the finale of „My Way“. The producers decided to use (great sounding) original tapes of the August 22nd, 1972 M/S and the August 23rd, 1972 M/S from their vaults, to fill out the missing part.

This release is presented in Straight Arrow‘s traditional deluxe digipack, designed by one of the best graphic artists in the Elvis world, rare photos from this engagement (he actually wore the blue swirl at this show) as well as intelligent liner-notes that give you the low-down on this show. No need for us to toot our own horn really, since you all know it by now: Straight Arrow delivers.


01. Introduction: Also Sprach Zarathustra - 02. C. C. Rider - 03. Johnny B. Goode - 04. Until It's Time For You To Go - 05. You Don't Have To Say You Love Me - 06. You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling - 07. Polk Salad Annie - 08. Instrumental Intermezzo / Monologue - 09. What Now My Love - 10. Fever - 11. Love Me - 12. Blue Suede Shoes - 13. Heartbreak Hotel - 14. Little Sister / Get Back - 15. All Shook Up - 16. Love Me Tender - 17. Hound Dog - 18. I'll Remember You - 19. Walk That Lonesome Road (J. D. Sumner and The Stamps) - 20. Suspicious Minds - 21. Introductions of singers, musicians, orchestra - 22. Introduction of journalist / reviewer Joe Delaney - 23. My Way* - 24. A Big Hunk O' Love** - 25. Mystery Train*** / Tiger Man** - 26. Can't Help Falling In Love** - 27. Closing Vamp**

* spliced with August 23, 1972 D/S version
** recorded on August 23, 1972 D/S
*** spliced with August 22, 1972 M/S version

Source: For CD Collectors Only / Updated: Apr 16, 2014

India.com one of the biggest news companies in India, with around 28 million readers, has voted ELVIS as the 'Best Solo Music Artist'. They commented... You don’t need to be in a band to make it big in the music industry, all you need is talent, good looks and a little bit of luck..

The Top Five selected were

1) Elvis Presley: Elvis Presley sold more albums than any other individual music artist in history. As well as being a musician, Elvis was also an actor appearing in movies like Jailhouse Rock, Blue Hawaii and Love Me Tender. Some of Elvis’s most popular songs are Jailhouse Rock, Hound Dog, A Little Less Conversation, Blue Suede Shoes and Viva Las Vegas. Elvis remains one of the most recognizable singers to this day and his voice uniquely unmistakable.

2) Michael Jackson
3) John Lennon
4) Madonna
5) Eminem

Source: Elvis Information Network / Updated: Apr 16, 2014

According to Amazon RCA (?) will release a CD with movietracks late May.


Love Me Tender
We're Gonna Move
Loving You
Got A Lot O' Livin' To Do!
Jailhouse Rock
Baby I Don't Care
Frankfort Special
Follow That Dream
Can't Help Falling In Love
I Need Somebody To Lean On
Viva Las Vegas
Return To Sender
Clean Up Your Own Backyard

Source: Elvis World Japan / Updated: Apr 16, 2014

The movie Follow That Dream will be released on Blu-ray by Twilight Time in the U.S. as a limited edition of 3000 copies. The release date for the movie is July 14, 2014.

Source: elv75 / Updated: Apr 16, 2014
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