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Elvis – September 1970

July 16, 2021 | Music

MRS will release a series of special releases titled ‘Las Vegas International Presents Elvis – September 1970' on 24th September 2021.

The formats include a 2CD deluxe that will feature a new previously unreleased soundboard from 2nd September 1970 and a bonus CD, that will cover the final rehearsals at the International Hotel on August 10th before the start of the summer festival with great technological improvements upgrades.

In September 1970 Elvis was still excited to be back on stage and performing for his fans.
Newspaper reviews from his concerts captured the excitement.. 

"Elvis Presley, head thrown back, feet wide apart, reaching out for adoration - the frantic screams reached the rafters of the building and hung there - an umbrella of screams. At 35, Elvis is still youthful and trim, the jaw firm, hair jet black and long. The main difference in Elvis today from the young man in the fifties is a mellowness. There is less arrogance in the man and more humor. During his fine performance last night, he smiled often and laughed at his own antics. But, even in all-white jump suit with white shoes and Indian belt, there is still a touch of the "grease" in Elvis. If there is a raw power in the man, there also is great sensitivity. An Evening with Elvis Presley will make a television viewer realize how much Tom Jones has copied Elvis' style and that the real product is so much better."

This brand new Las Vegas show also captures that 1970 excitement. Other formats include 2 separate 180-gram LPs of the above and a very limited-edition cassette of the September show. The accompanying 40-page booklet of the CD deluxe includes rare photographs and memorabilia taken during these engagements along with introductory notes.


The previously unreleased performance features the following set-list, unfortunately the final two songs were not recorded. 

Tracklist

CD1 – 2nd September 1970 (Matinee Show)
01. That’s All Right
02. I Got a Woman
03. Elvis Welcomes the Audience
04. Love Me Tender
05. I’ve Lost You
06. I Just Can’t Help Believin’  
07. You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’
08. Polk Salad Annie
09. Elvis Introduces Band
10. Johnny B. Goode
11. The Wonder of You
12. Elvis talks about Heartbreak Hotel
13. One Night
14. Blue Suede Shoes
15. Hound Dog
16. Bridge Over Troubled Water
17. Suspicious Minds*
18. Can’t Help Falling in Love*
* Indicates Midnight Show

CD2 - Final Rehearsals Main Stage - 10th August 1970
01. You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me (1)
02. I Just Can’t Help Believin’  
03. Something
04. Sweet Caroline
05. Polk Salad Annie
06. You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’ (1)
07. I’ve Lost You
08. Bridge Over Troubled Water
09. Patch It Up
10. Can’t Help Falling in Love
11. You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me (2)
12. You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’ (2)
BONUS TRACKS: 4th August 1970
13. I’ve Lost You (1)
14. I’ve Lost You (2)
15. Something
16. Don’t Cry Daddy
7th August 1970
17. You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me
18. Twenty Days & Twenty Nights 
The Cassette and VINYL for the 'September 1970 show' feature the same as CD1 tracklist. Covers shown below - Limited Editions.

VINYL Final Rehearsals 1970 Tracklist

SIDE A
01. You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me (1)
02. I Just Can’t Help Believin’
03. Something
04. Sweet Caroline
05. Polk Salad Annie
06. You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’ (1)
07. I’ve Lost You

SIDE B
01. Bridge Over Troubled Water
02. Patch It Up
03. Can’t Help Falling in Love
04. You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me (2)
05. You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’ (2)
BONUS TRACK - 7th August 1970
06. Twenty Days & Twenty Nights
 

Source:Elvis Information Network
Gladyslove wrote on July 16, 2021
Yes, the second unreleased concert on soundboard this year. I hope that there will be a lot to follow.
mikael69 wrote on July 16, 2021
excuse me sasha but what was the first one ?
Gladyslove wrote on July 16, 2021
June 29th 1974 AS show, the Kansas City 2 cds & dvd release.
Milky White Way wrote on July 16, 2021
How come FTD didn’t release this if it was recorded on soundboard? Did they feel it was not good enough sound or performance? Surely it would have been welcomed and makes a change from 1974?
Gladyslove wrote on July 16, 2021
The question is, is this concert in the archive ? The other question is, if this concert is in the archive why didn´t they released it until now ?
wildfishie wrote on July 16, 2021
I love the release of the new concerts but the way they're bringing the rehearsals is a big mess. Why not make a complete box to compete with FTD's box for millionaire people?
Gladyslove wrote on July 16, 2021
Yeah, they should release this concert with worn panties from Priscilla back from the days she was with Elvis together. Some would even prefer stockings too. ( Beware: ironic ! )
jaques marcello wrote on July 16, 2021
- Big releases, the novelty is the release on cassette tape. I will definitely buy them all. - Another point, Gladyzlove, could you tell if Kansas City has already been released? I looked and haven't found anything yet. - I'm also looking forward to the release of the LP The Dream Project, from record label record company, but I haven't found any news of its release
Gladyslove wrote on July 16, 2021
marcello, my dealer told me that it ( Kansas City 2 cd & 1 dvd ) will be released soon, maybe at the end of July or earlier, next week !?
jaques marcello wrote on July 18, 2021
Gladyslove, thank you for the information about the cd kansas
Gladyslove wrote on July 18, 2021
Just for fun I ordered the 2 cd and the cassette.
Psilopechtris wrote on July 18, 2021
Kansas 1974-06-29 ES was previously released in 1995 (A Profile of the King Volume 1) by the Fort Baxter label in excellent sound quality.
Gladyslove wrote on July 19, 2021
Yes, and the second CD, the AS, is new to us. Plus parts of the dvd.