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Elvis : Snowbird Revisited CD : January 29, 1971 Dinner show

By: Elvis Australia
Source: www.elvis.com.au
March 9, 2013 - 2:19:19 PM
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With great pleasure GRAVELROAD MUSIC announces the release of Elvis : Snowbird Revisited and this excellent Show from 1971. Featuring a deluxe Full color Digipack with 16-page booklet including rare photos and extensive liner notes. Also included a Special bonus gift; a reproduction of an extremely rare two sided promo card this was only available in January - February 1971 at the International Hotel.

The January 29, 1971 Dinner show at the International Hotel Las Vegas.

It hardly needs introduction; the set list is a well-balanced mix with an impressive show!

Elvis : Snowbird Revisited CD : January 29, 1971 Dinner show
  Elvis : Snowbird Revisited CD : January 29, 1971 Dinner show.

A strong mix of his hits and fills the show with his latest recordings and topping it of with par excellence covers of very popular recent top ten charts hits like You Don't Have To Say You Love Me, Sweet Caroline, You've Lost That Loving Feeling, Polk Salad, Something, Snowbird. Even the closing of the show had a drastic change.

Making the performances of January / February 1971 by far the most energizing starts of a Vegas Season.

The extra's are a part of the Snowbird studio session with the unreleased undubbed Master take 6 & a rare take of the vocal harmony overdub by Elvis.

As extra bonus we included a seven-minute telephone conversation, privately taped in March/April 1971.

Elvis talks about recording sessions and performing in Las Vegas, his scary International Hotel earthquake experience. (The California/Nevada area had a big earthquake in February 1971).

Elvis : Snowbird Revisited CD : January 29, 1971 Dinner show
  Elvis : Snowbird Revisited CD : January 29, 1971 Dinner show.


January 29, 1971 Dinner (8.15pm). Las Vegas NV. International Hotel

  1. Also Sprach Zarathustra
  2. That's All Right
  3. I Got A Woman
  4. Love Me Tender
  5. You Don't Have To Say You Love Me
  6. Sweet Caroline
  7. You've Lost That Loving Feeling
  8. Polk Salad Annie
  9. Band Introductions 1
  10. Johnny B Goode
  11. Band Introductions 2
  12. Something
  13. Heartbreak Hotel
  14. Blue Suede Shoes
  15. Teddy Bear
  16. Hound Dog
  17. Snowbird (two false starts)
  18. The Impossible Dream.

Extra :

  • Part of the Snowbird studio session
  • 19. part of 'Snowbird' rehearsal
  • 20. Take 1
  • 21. Take 2-5 22. Take 6
  • 23. Elvis' vocal harmony overdub
  • 24. Elvis' telephone conversation of March / April, 1971.

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Tupelo's Own Elvis Presley DVD + 16 page booklet.

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.

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.