The Rainbow Records import label announced that their double CD set "Exceeding All Expectations" containing the very last (and longest ever) show Elvis did in Lake Tahoe on May 9th, 1976 has completely sold out. A new release from this label is due May 31, 2009.
From the press-release:
Again the producers of Rainbow Records have been working for months on a new project, as “best possible quality” is always what they claim for when releasing an audience-recorded Elvis Presley show. This time the “Rainbowers” have found four (4!!) different sources of tapes for Elvis´ famous “Last Cape on Tour” – Show in Atlanta on July 3rd, 1973. The concert also marked the closing of his June/July 1973-Tour. As you can imagine, the sound-guys from the “Rainbow”-Studio did their best – spending a total of 7 weeks - to make their new release sound as good as possible! You can expect Elvis in great mood doing a fine set of songs like the rarely performed “Memphis Tennessee”, “Something”, Help Me Make It Through The Night” and many others. Needless to say that the CD booklet will have its “usual” 20 pages full of rare photos, articles, memorabilia.
1. 2001 Theme 2. C.C. Rider 3. I Got A Woman / Amen 4. Help Me Make It Through The Night 5. Steamroller Blues 6. You Gave Me A Mountain 7. Love Me 8. Blue Suede Shoes 9. Long Tall Sally / Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' on / Mama Don't Dance / Flip, Flop and Fly / Jailhouse Rock 10. My Way 11. How Great Thou Art 12. Hound Dog 13. Fever 14. Something 15. All Shook Up 16. Memphis, Tennessee 17. What Now My Love 18. Suspicious Minds 19. Introductions 20. I'll Remember You 21. I Can't Stop Loving You 22. Release Me 23. An American Trilogy 24. A Big Hunk O' Love 25. Can't Help Falling In Love.
After this release Rainbow Records is planning to do part 3 of their “Vegas Variety” series.