Elvis Presley Release ‘Live On Stage In Memphis’

Forty years after its original issue, RCA/Legacy will release a new 2-CD Legacy Edition of Elvis Recorded Live on Stage in Memphis.
 
Originally released on July 7, 1974 as a single LP, the new version has been enhanced with ten songs that were not on the original vinyl album including such favorites as All Shook Up, Love Me Tender and Suspicious Minds

 
The musicians backing Elvis at the performance include James Burton and John Wilkinson (guitars); Charlie Hodge (guitar and vocals); Duke Bardwell (bass); Ronnie Tutt (drums); Glen D. Hardin (piano); The Sweet Inspirations, J.D. Sumner & The Stamps, Kathy Westmoreland (vocals) with Joe Guercio and his Orchestra.
 
Disc 2 of the set is a recently located “test run” concert held on March 18, 1974 in Richmond, VA. The recording, made two days before Elvis’ first return to Memphis since 1957, was recorded in and is presented in mono. 

Filling out disc 2 are five tracks recorded at RCA Studios in Hollywood on August 16, 1974 and was meant as a reference recording for an upcoming run of shows in Las Vegas. 
 
Also in the package will be a 24-page booklet with rare photos, memorabilia, new liner notes, press clips and more. 
 

 

Track List:

 

 

 

 

Disc 1

 

 

  • Also Sprach Zarathustra
  • See See Rider
  • I Got A Woman/Amen
  • Love Me
  • Trying To Get To You
  • All Shook Up (not included on original album)
  • Steamroller Blues (not included on original album)
  • Teddy Bear / Don’t Be Cruel (not included on original album)
  • Love Me Tender (not included on original album)
  • Long Tall Sally / Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On / Mama Don’t Dance / Flip, Flop And Fly / Jailhouse Rock / Hound Dog
  • Fever (not included on original album)
  • Polk Salad Annie (not included on original album)
  • Why Me Lord
  • How Great Thou Art
  • Suspicious Minds (not included on original album)
  • Introductions (not included on original album)
  • Help Me
  • An American Trilogy
  • Let Me Be There
  • My Baby Left Me
  • Lawdy, Miss Clawdy (not included on original album)
  • Funny How Time Slips Away (not included on original album)
  • Can’t Help Falling In Love
  • Closing Vamp
 
Disc 2
 
  • The Richmond “Test Run” Concert – Recorded live March 18, 1974 at the Coliseum, Richmond –  previously unreleased)
    • Also Sprach Zarathustra
    • See See Rider
    • I Got A Woman/Amen
    • Love Me
    • Trying To Get To You
    • All Shook Up
    • Steamroller Blues
    • Teddy Bear / Don’t Be Cruel
    • Love Me Tender
    • Long Tall Sally / Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On / Mama Don’t Dance / Flip, Flop And Fly / Jailhouse Rock / Hound Dog
    • Fever
    • Polk Salad Annie
    • Why Me Lord
    • How Great Thou Art
    • Suspicious Minds
    • Introductions
    • Help Me
    • An American Trilogy
    • Let Me Be There
    • My Baby Left Me
    • Lawdy, Miss Clawdy
    • Funny How Time Slips Away
    • Can’t Help Falling In Love
    • Closing Vamp
  • The August 1974 RCA Rehearsal
    • Down In The Alley (previously unreleased)
    • Good Time Charlie’s Got The Blues (previously unreleased)
    • Softly As I Leave You
    • The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face (previously unreleased)
    • The Twelfth Of Never
 

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