Event Number 8 [Madison CWP 03, 1CD]
Live at the Houston Astrodome, Houston, Texas; March 3, 1974 (early show). Very good soundboard.
This show is unusual because Joe Guercio’s orchestra wasn’t there, it’s only Elvis, his rhythm band and his back-up singers… This soundboard recording has a warm feeling of a very small venue since you cannot hear the crowd too much (they were quite far from the stage). You’ll certainly understand what I mean while listening to “Help Me” which sounds almost like an undubbed studio version. You can also feel James Burton, Ronnie Tutt and the other members giving little extras for making it a fuller sound. Most of the performances are excellent but some of the highlights would be Trying To Get To You, Johnny B Goode, I Can’t Stop Loving You, Help Me and Let Me Be There… All in all a very good show from a very good tour.
Thanks to aliasrobert and jeroep for keeping the show alive on the net.
Track 01. See See Rider 2:25
Track 02. I Got A Woman 3:03
Track 03. Love Me 1:40
Track 04. Trying To Get To You 2:11
Track 05. All Shook Up 1:05
Track 06. Love Me Tender 1:41
Track 07. Johnny B Goode 1:43
Track 08. Hound Dog 1:21
Track 09. Fever 2:46
Track 10. Polk Salad Annie 3:11
Track 11. Why Me Lord 2:49
Track 12. Suspicious Minds 3:47
Track 13. Band Introductions 1:18
Track 14. I Can’t Stop Loving You 2:16
Track 15. Help Me 2:43
Track 16. How Great Thou Art 3:25
Track 17. Let Me Be There 3:42
Track 18. Funny How Time Slips Away 2:37
Track 19. Elvis talks 0:50
Track 20. Can’t Help Falling In Love 1:44
Track 21. Closing Riff 3:52
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