April 16 - Second Day Hysteria

The MxF label announced the release of the second volume of a trilogy dedicated to Elvis’ historical performance at Uniondale Nassau Coliseum. This second CD is entitled "Uniondale Hysteria, Second Day" and contains the Uniondale, June 23, 1973 8.00 PM Show.

From the press-release:
The June Tour represent the second and last tour of the year, Elvis on tour means Elvis at the top of his possibilities. Uniondale is the third step of the tour, in the Nassau coliseum Elvis performs four shows in three days. The show here presented is the third one…The begin of the 1973 presents an Elvis still at the top, no more a rocking singer, He deliveries with enthusiasm the classic repertoire post-72... 

The year was begun with the glorious Hawaii TV satellite Show and after a pale useless Vegas season, Elvis recuperated from the fatigue, started the first tour of the year in a different mood … the second tour is even better with our man very energetic on stage, full of enthusiasm he sings with power delivering a solid and long show, with the classic repertoire of the 1973 including a incredible “Steaming rolling blues” version, together the really dramatic What Now My Love and the classic Bridge Over Troubled Water. In this second day Elvis seems more relaxed and even more focused on the songs ... in spite he skips two more recent tunes like I’m leaving and I’ll Remember You, replacing them with two classic from fifties as Heartbreak hotel and All Shook Up the show sounds better.  On stage is an impressive figure in the Fire jumpsuit, the rocker attitude still intact, the voice great, the atmosphere enormous, the demand terrific, 16.500 lucky people attended at the show.

The show is unreleased and complete, here we present the show directly from a first generation copy of a privately-recorded 60-minute cassette. The sound was restored trying to remove the background noise trying to let intact the feeling of the concert and overall your listening pleasure. The sound quality here is good, considering it was taped from the audience in a big hall. Elvis and overall the band is loud and clear, the sounds is very powerful in very good balanced mix the audience is never too intrusive giving instead the real feeling of the concert.

Like its predecessors, this new release will be presented in a beautiful four panels digipack with a collection of photos taken during show.. As bonus the first 500 copies will come with a 12x12 card, represent a terrific live shot from the show. All the photos come from the Steve Rino and Bob Rush book, "Elvis June 1973 Tour".

The recording good quality and the superb show give to Uniondale Hysteria, Second Day the status of unique. Don’t miss it!

Tracks: As recorded live at Nassau Coliseum, June 23, 1973 8.00 PM:
01.2001 Theme 02.See See Rider 03.I Got A Woman /Amen 04.Love Me Tender (+ 1 false start) 05.Steamroller Blues 06.You Gave Me A Mountain 07.Love Me 08.Blue Suede Shoes 09.Rock Medley 10.Heartbreak Hotel 11.Bridge Over Troubled Water 12.Fever 13.Hound Dog 14.What Now My Love 15.Suspicious Minds 16.Band Introductions 17.All Shook Up 18.I Can’t Stop Loving You 19.An American Trilogy 20.A Big Hunk Of Love 21.Can’t Help Falling In Love 22.Closing Vamp / Announcement

Released

The “Hawaiian Beach Boy” CD’s have been released by the Dutch Elvis One label. The CD’s “Hawaiian Beach Boy – The Expanded Blue Hawaii Album I - Stereophonic Sound Edition“ and “Hawaiian Beach Boy – The Expanded Blue Hawaii Album II - Monophonic Sound Edition“ contain all 14 tracks featured on the original soundtrack album in mono, stereo and out-take versions and several bonus tracks. The set comes with a 12 page booklet. 

The blue vinyl octagonal shaped re-issue of "Elvis Presley“" has been released by the UK based Art Of Music Records.

To Be Released

The compilation "Elvis In Love" will be released by the Vinyl Passion label on vinyl on May 8, 2015.

Tracks:
1.1. Can't Help Falling In Love 1.2. Hawaiian Wedding Song 1.3. Fame And Fortune 1.4. A Big Hunk O' Love 1.5. Don't Ask Me Why 1.6. Such A Night 1.7. Don't 1.8. (Now And Then There's) A Fool Such As I 1.9. Have I Told You Lately That I Love You 1.10. Good Luck Charm 1.11. Are You Lonesome Tonight 1.12. Surrender 1.13. It's Now Or Never 1.14. I Want You, I Need You, I Love You 1.15. Loving You 1.16. Love Me 1.17. Baby Let's Play House 1.18. Blue Hawaii 1.19. Wooden Heart 1.20. Any Way You Want Me (That's How I Will Be)

2.1. (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear 2.2. She's Not You 2.3. As Long As I Have You 2.4. The Girl Of My Best Friend 2.5. I Love You Because 2.6. I Need Your Love Tonight 2.7. The Thrill Of Your Love 2.8. That's Someone You Never Forget 2.9. Fever 2.10. Doin' The Best I Can 2.11. Love Me Tender 2.12. True Love 2.13. I Was The One 2.14. Pocketful Of Rainbows 2.15. Stuck On You 2.16. Young And Beautiful 2.17. One Night 2.18. That's When Your Heartaches Begin 2.19. Wear My Ring Around Your Neck 2.20. Anyplace Is Paradise

The original albums “Elvis Is Back” (gatefold), “Girls! Girls! Girls!” and “Loving You” will be re-issued on May 11, 2015 by the Wax Time label. The original albums come with respectively four, two and three bonus tracks.

Volume 4 in the original "Gold Records" series will be re-issued by Speakers Corner Records on 180gr. vinyl on May 8, 2015. 

Deleted

The Follow That Dream collector's label announced that seven more titles will be deleted from the catalogue.
  • Books "King Creole - The Music" and "King Creole Frame By Frame".
  • CD: "In A Private Moment", "Dragonheart", "Polk Salad Annie", "Hot August Night" and "Sold Out!"
(Source: FECC / The King’s World / Amazon / UEPS) 

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