Mood Swings

The third release from Rock Legends is '' Mood Swings '' featuring the infamous closing show recorded from the soundboard in Las Vegas, NV on September 2, 1974. The sound quality is a major improvement over the first issue and will contain too the first song performed by Voice titled '' I Couldn't Live Without You '' that was missing on the original. We didn't want the show to start with dialogue instead of music we have spliced in a version of '' C.C. Rider '' recorded less than a month after this one.

Elvis' mood swings were legendary during this period of time, and perhaps a bit over the edge on this one. The sound improvement makes it more pleasant as a muffled sound always make a recording sounding less than it was in reality. It will never be his best concert but definitely one of his best representation. As a bonus the second CD features the complete August 20, 1973 M.S., a totally different mood and one of the best ever audience recordings released, and superior to many soundboard recordings.

Track list

CD #1

1 C.C. Rider 2 Microphone Dialogue 3 I Got A Woman / Amen 4 Karate Dialogue 5 Until It's Time For You To Go 6 If you Love Me ( Let Me Know ) 7 It's Midnight 8 Big Boss Man 9 You Gave Me A Mountain 10 Priscilla Dialogue 11 Softly As I Leave You 12 Hound Dog 13 An American Trilogy 14 It's Now Or Never 15 Band Introductions 16 I Couldn't Live Without You ( performed by Voice ) 17 Bringing It Back ( performed by Voice & Elvis sings Bass ) 18 Aubrey ( performed by Voice & Elvis recites the words) 19 Band & Celebrity Introductions 20 It's Now Or Never 21 Let Me Be There ( with reprise )

Track 1 - College Park, Maryland Sept. 27, 1974 evening
Tracks 2-21 - Las Vegas, NV September 2, 1974 C.S.

CD #2

1 If You Talk In Your Sleep 2 Drugs Dialogue 3 Hawaiian Wedding Song 4 Jewerly Dialogue 5 Can't Help Falling In Love / Closing vamp

Las Vegas, NV August 20, 1973 M.S.

6 Introduction : Also Sprach Zarathustra 7 C.C. Rider 8 I Got A Woman / Amen 9 Love Me 10 Steamroller Blues 11 You Gave Me A Mountain 12 Trouble 13 Blue Suede Shoes 14 Long Tall Sally / Whole Lotta Shaking Goin' On / Mama Don't Dance / Flip, Flop And Fly / Jailhouse Rock / Hound Dog 15 Love Me Tender 16 Fever 17 What Now My Love ? 18 Suspicious Minds 19 Band introductions and introducing Bob Hope 20 My Boy 21 Release Me 22 An American Trilogy 23 Mystery Train / Tiger Man 24 Help Me Make It Through The Night 25 How Great Thou Art 26 Can't Help Falling In Love 27 Closing vamp /announcements
Tracks 1-5 - Las Vegas, NV September 2, 1974 C.S. Tracks 6-27 - Las Vegas, NV August 20, 1973 M.S.

This third release by Rock Legends is a LIMITED EDITION presented in a full color digipack with photos related to the time when both shows were recorded. Another high quality set from Rock Legends you don't want to miss.

Source: For CD Collectors Only / Updated: Jun 10, 2013
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Reactions

Hans Otto (profilecontact) wrote on Jun 11, 2013report abuse
Yep, these re-releases give me Mood Swings as well...
Lefty (profilecontact) wrote on Jun 11, 2013report abuse
I can't remember when was the last time a bootlegger released something new. It's been a long time, right? Maybe they do not have anything new to release. It's nice to consider new collectors and their needs, so good for whomever doesn't own this already and feels the need to buy it. For the rest of us, this is a re-boot and a spliced concert. The wallet stays closed.
Hans Otto (profilecontact) wrote on Jun 11, 2013report abuse
Agreed. This is a stupid and unnecassary re-re-re-release. The infamous Las Vegas Sept. 2 1974 Closing Show is already out on a number of bootlegs. And the bonus August 20, 1973 Midningt Show has as well been released before, first on the great Fort Baxter Box "A Profile. The King On Stage Vol.1", and then on the German "Rockin' The Blue Board" CD. Why on earth can't the Rock Legend label come up with something new instead the way Touchdown, Straight Arrow and some of the other bootlegers do? They should put up, or shut up. Lazy bastards...
Ciscoking (profilecontact) wrote on Jun 11, 2013report abuse
Pass....released to death already..
ernst blofeld (profilecontact) wrote on Jun 11, 2013report abuse
wow - this REALLY a bad year fpr Elvis bootlegs...everything is a rerelease or an audience recording...absolutely nothing of substance released so far this year...
blackdiamond (profilecontact) wrote on Jun 10, 2013report abuse
Great release for "new" generation fans who don't have this already from Fort Baxter. The first song on CD 1 C.C. Rider is a strange choice because the sound is so much different than the Vegas show. Will an unreleased song of I Couldn't Live Without You by voice sell this CD? In my opinon the 1st CD of A Profile (that is the bonus on this cd) sounds good to me.
Again, nice CD if you don't have these two shows already in your collection (I'll stick with the FB releases)

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