12:00 AM / Make The World Go Away- From Japan With Love Vol. 2 CDs
December 4, 2016
Making its year-end debut is a brand new and exciting, unreleased, Elvis show on the brand new Ragdoll label! For the label's maiden outing, the folks at Ragdoll have chosen the Las Vegas midnight show of August 27, 1974. Simply titled, '12am', the newly re-mastered recording finds Elvis in superb form and in fine spirits. From discussing Karate and his relationship with his fans to delivering powerful and rockin' versions of 'It's Midnight', 'Mountain', 'Trilogy, 'Big Boss Man' and 'If You Talk In Your Sleep' respectively, Elvis is committed to please. The introduction of Red West is most unique with Elvis rattling off the titles of West's song compositions! Ragdoll's debut is a 2-cd set comprising the show in its entirety. Handsomely packaged to include a 8-page booklet featuring rare photos to compliment the sonic clarity, Ragdoll promises a bright future!
1. Voice (Warm Up Performance, prior to Elvis’ show) 2. 2001 Theme 3. See See Rider 4. Elvis Talks About Being Unwell 5. I Got A Woman / Amen 6. Love Me 7. If You love Me Let Me Know 8. It's Midnight 9. Big Boss Man 10. Elvis Corrects JD's Singing 11. Fever 12. Love Me Tender 13. All Shook Up 14. Elvis Talks About Kisses Girls and Gifts 15. The Wonder Of You
16. Softly As I Leave You 17. Hound Dog 18. You Gave Me A Mountain 19. An American Trilogy 20. Band Introductions 21. If You Talk In Your Sleep 22. Elvis Mentions His 8th Degree Black Belt 23. Why Me Lord 24. Teddy Bear / Don't Be Cruel 25. Hawaiian Wedding Song 26. Let Me Be There 27. Elvis Introduces His Father 28. It's Now Or Never 29. Can't Help Falling In Love / Closing Vamp
Make The World Go Away- From Japan With Love Vol. 2
Recorded live at the Hilton Hotel, Las Vegas, NV, August 8th 1973 Midnight show Expected soon from the E. P. Collector label is another fine release, our last one for 2016. This new CD is titled 'Make The World Go Away“ (label E. P. Collector, catalogue number EPC 2016-09). Recorded live from the audience on the Las Vegas, NV, August 8th, 1973 M/S, the CD is subtitled 'From Japan With Love Vol. 2“ because it was recorded by a member of a Japanese fan club.
The Las Vegas, August 8th, 1973 Midnight show is previously unreleased. This concert was never before available in good sound, until now! It was taken from a recently obtained first generation copy of an original audience recorded master cassette tape and digitally restored for your listening pleasure.
Elvis opened his 9th Las Vegas season on August 6th, he performed a total of 59 shows, closing on September 3rd - and unlike in February ’73, there were no cancellations. Elvis refreshed his repertoire with several new additions, like “My Boy” or “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face” and his concerts were longer. Elvis looked and sounded good and he gave an excellent performance on August 8th! In fact, this is a delightful concert and one that is warmly recommended. Elvis sings quite well, and his interplay with the audience is fun to listen to. He sounds in full control, like he was entertaining the crowd from his own living room.
This CD is packaged in a nicely designed digipak filled with collection of images taken in August 1973.
As with all our releases, this CD is a labour of love. We are planning several very interesting CDs in 2017, so stay tuned!
01. Also Sprach Zarathustra (2001 Theme) - 02. C. C. Rider - 03. Medley: I Got a Woman / Amen - 04. Love Me - 05. Steamroller Blues - 06. You Gave Me a Mountain - 07. Trouble - 08. Blue Suede Shoes - 09. Medley: Long Tall Sally / Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On / Mama Can't Dance / Flip Flop And Fly / Jailhouse Rock / Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On - 10. Love Me Tender - 11. Hound Dog - 12. Fever - 13. What Now My Love - 14. Bridge over Troubled Water - 15. Suspicious Mind - 16. Band Introductions - 17. Introduction of Japanese fans - 18. My Boy - 19. I Can't Stop Loving You - 20. An American Trilogy - 21. A Big Hunk O'Love - 22. Release Me - 23. Make the World Go Away - 24. Can't Help Falling In Love - 25. Closing Vamp.
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Never before have we seen an Elvis Presley concert from the 1950's with sound. Until Now! The DVD Contains recently discovered unreleased film of Elvis performing 6 songs, including Heartbreak Hotel and Don't Be Cruel, live in Tupelo Mississippi 1956. Included we see a live performance of the elusive Long Tall Sally seen here for the first time ever. + Plus Bonus DVD Audio.
This is an excellent release no fan should be without it.
The 'parade' footage is good to see as it puts you in the right context with color and b&w footage. The interviews of Elvis' Parents are well worth hearing too. The afternoon show footage is wonderful and electrifying : Here is Elvis in his prime rocking and rolling in front of 11.000 people. Highly recommended.
Tupelo's Own Elvis Presley DVD Video with Sound.