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Elvis Live In Concert: New Years Eve 1976 - Pittsburgh, PA
Fri 12/30 8:00 pm ET
It was a freezing cold last day of December, and Elvis burned ‘em Iron City style! You’ll enjoy this wild rockin’, recorded in the audience, special holiday concert! (1 hr)
Rebroadcast: Sun 1/1 12:00 am ET; Sun 1/1 10:00 pm ET; Tues 1/3 6:00 am ET

Saturday Special- New Years Eve Guest DJ: David “Flash” Fleishman
Sat 12/31 12:00 pm ET
Flash made his mark in Elvis music history when he played New Years Eve parties for the King and Priscilla back in the late 60’s. Join him for a very exclusive insiders peek into how the King brought the New Years in with his Memphis Mafia! (1 hr)

Soundtrack Saturday Night - Bill Rock’s New Years In Vegas
Sat 12/31 7:00 pm ET
Little did Bill realize that the crazy idea of an epic Elvis New Years Eve fantasy concert would stand the test of time on SiriusXM … but here in its original recording from New Years Eve 2005! (5 hrs)
Rebroadcast: Tues 1/3 10:00 pm ET; Thurs 1/5 2:00 am ET 

Source: Elvis.com / Updated: Dec 29, 2011 
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Tony C (profilecontact) wrote on Jan 2, 2012report abuse
RCA did not record either of the New Year concerts because at the time, we had been overloaded with live LPs, five in as many years, plus the half live "That's The Way It Is" LP. Fans were complaining about the amount of them, especially after the 1974 Memphis album which appeared to tip people over the edge. As for the Madison Square Garden concert, it was not filmed (other than the first few minutes by a news crew) because "Elvis On Tour" had been filmed just a few weeks before. The "Aloha From Hawaii" concert was delayed by two months because MGM complained that it would clash with the releases of their film. When people wonder why so few concerts were filmed, they should remember that this was before the home video market and an outlet for them.

As for a Christmas TV special, obviously that is what was planned in 1968. The idea changed because neither Elvis nor Steve Binder wanted to do a special filled with Christmas songs, mainly because that is what everybody else was doing. As for Colonel Parker not being able to find a sponsor for a follow up show, that is pure speculation. There is no evidence to support that theory, or indeed, story behind it.

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