Tennessee Starlight

The "Straight Arrow'' label that released the CD "Pieces Of My Life" (SA 2005-1-02) containing the famous Asheville July 24, 1975 concert in 2005 will release their second CD later this month. The new release will be titled "Tennessee Starlight" (SA2006-2-02) and will contain the complete audience recording from the February 1977 tour in Johnson City, TN. on February 19. Approximate running time 67:26. From the FECC site: Just as their previous release, this CD will come in a deluxe package with a 16-page color booklet containing many photographs (some never before published) from the actual concert and comprehensive liner notes with information about the concert and whole tour. Among the show highlights are spellbinding performances of "You Gave Me A Mountain", "My Way", "Love Letters" and "Hurt". An unusual moment comes right before the end of the show when Elvis performs a wild version of "Polk Salad Annie". According to the producers, this recording comes from an original audience recorded master tape that was transferred and professionally restored by 24 bit technology for the best possible sound quality. Tracklist : 01. Also Sprach Zarathustra (" 2001 A Space Odyssey " theme) - 02. C. C. Rider - 03. I Got A Woman / Amen - 04. Love Me - 05. If You Love Me ( Let Me Know ) - 06. You Gave Me A Mountain - 07. Jailhouse Rock ( with false start ) - 08. O Sole Mio ( by Sherrill Nielsen ) / It's Now Or Never - 09. Little Sister - 10. Teddy Bear / Don't Be Cruel - 11. My Way - 12. Band Introductions - 13. Early Mornin' Rain - 14. What'd I Say - 15. Johnny B. Goode - 16. Drums Solo - 17. Bass Solo ( Blues ) - 18. Piano Solo - 19. Love Letters - 20. School Day - 21. Hurt ( with reprise ) - 22. Danny Boy ( by Sherrill Nielsen) - 23. Walk With Me ( by Sherrill Nielsen ) - 24. Polk Salad Annie - 25. Introduction of Miss Tennessee Terry Alden - 26. Can't Help Falling In Love - 27. Closing Vamp / Announcements.
Source: For CD Collectors Only / Updated: Mar 7, 2006 
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Tony D. (profilecontact) wrote on Mar 9, 2006report abuse
I like the cover! This is a good show. I have had this in cassette format for many years and the sound is very good; this CD may even be improved on that.
Ciscoking (profilecontact) wrote on Mar 8, 2006report abuse
I think it cannot top their first release. Anyway...this is the best tour of 1977 and this show not the worst out of it. Polk Salad Annie close to the end is a rare moment..
You Dont Know Me (profilecontact) wrote on Mar 7, 2006report abuse
looks like a promising follow up to their 1st excellent Asheville 24.7.75 show release(which i thought was superb!) i like their 'straight' releases and liner notes are especially 'straight' and good! this is a label to support (and follow) in the future!

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