Hampton Roads Concert + Bicentennial '76 2 CD Set from Gravel Road Music

By: Elvis Australia
Source: www.elvis.com.au
December 17, 2012 - 9:03:04 PM
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Gravelroad Music ends 2012 by bringing you one really great double CD release. Two Hampton concerts in stunning sound. The 'Bicentennial '76' will raise a few questions for the critics as Elvis sounds way better now with a mastering job done properly ... The second disc is a great re-mastering of the famous Hampton '72 concert, which blows all previous releases of this show out of the water. Great sound, fantastic dynamics and Elvis in amazing voice. GR gratefully used original transfers from these concerts. Now you can hear many details and nuances not heard previously, and both recordings sounds more vibrant and spatial than before.

CD 1 : Star Spangled Spectaculair : Bicentennial '76 Soundboard Recording CD : Gravel Road

Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, Va, USA, 01-08-1976 (2:30 PM)

CD 2 : Elvis On Tour - Hampton '72 Soundboard Recording CD : Gravel Road

Hampton Roads Concert + Bicentennial '76 2 CD Set from Gravel road Music
Hampton Roads Concert + Bicentennial '76 2 CD Set from Gravel road Music.

Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, Va, USA, 09-04-1972 (8:30 PM)

Chart Stats only This Special limited 2 CD set edition includes two spectacular Hampton concerts.

Chart Stats only The first disc contains the legendary 1976 Hampton Bicentennial concert!

Chart Stats only The second disc contains the famous 1972 Hampton On Tour Concert!

Chart Stats only It comes in a wonderful deluxe digi-pack with booklet, extensive liner notes & photos.

Chart Stats only You may have heard this before, but never in this quality.

August 1- 1976 (2:30 PM : Hampton VA. Hampton Coliseum)

It was a special year for America. The Bicentennial Year, the two-hundredth anniversary of this great nation. Any American with patriotism wanted to show it in some way. Elvis wanted to spread a positive message about this country throughout this special year, and so he decided to add ‘America The Beautiful' to his set list.

The mastering ...

As Forest George writes in his assessment of this show: There is nothing more exciting to me than finding a (re-mastered : soundboard of an Elvis Presley concert. Audience recordings are fine, but sometimes you just want to hear the entire band and Elvis rock & roll'

This is so true, but ... the concert has never been restored and re-mastered. UNTIL NOW!

August 1- 1976 (2:30 PM : . Hampton VA. Hampton Coliseum

2001 Theme / C. C. Rider / I Got A Woman - Amen / Love Me / If You Love Me / You Gave Me A Mountain / All Shook Up / Teddy Bear - Don't Be Cruel / And I Love You So / Jailhouse Rock / Fever / America The Beautiful / Return To Sender / Band Introductions / Early Morning Rain ( featuring John Wilkinson : / What'd I Say ( featuring James Burton : / Johnny B Goode ( featuring James Burton : / Drum Solo ( featuring Ronnie Tutt : / Battle Of New Orleans ( featuring Jerry Scheff : / Piano Solo ( featuring Tony Brown : / Electric Piano Solo ( featuring David Briggs : / Love Letters / School Day / Hurt (+ reprise : / Hound Dog - Good Golly Miss Molly (excerpt : / Funny How Time Slips Away / Cant Help Falling In Love / Closing Vamp. April 9 - 1 1972 (8:30 PM : . Hampton VA. Hampton Coliseum We have added a very special extra concert to this Star-Spangled Spectacular Bicentennial ‘76 release: Elvis' remarkable Hampton Roads concert as filmed for 'Elvis On Tour' (April 1972 : . You may have heard this before, but never in this quality. The results are amazing: One of Elvis' finest shows ever, and now with an ooommpphh that almost places you in the center of all the action. Thanks to the audio improvements, you can hear many details and nuances not heard previously, and the recording now sounds more dynamic and spatial than before.

April 9, 1972 (8:30 PM : . Hampton VA. Hampton Coliseum

Also Sprach Zarathustra /. C. C. Rider /. Until It's Time For You To Go /. Polk Salad Annie /. Love Me /. All Shook Up / Teddy Bear (with 2 false starts : /Don't Be Cruel / Are You Lonesome Tonight? /. I Can't Stop Loving You / Hound Dog / Bridge Over Troubled Water / Suspicious Minds / For The Good Times / Band Introductions / An American Trilogy / Love Me Tender / A Big Hunk Of Love / How Great Thou Art / Sweet Sweet Spirit (The Stamps : / Lawdy Miss Clawdy / Cant Help Falling In Love / Closing Vamp/Announcements

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