November 03 - Elvis on Tour (Updated)

This new exhibition covering the years 1969 – 1977 will provide an in-depth look at the world that was Elvis on Tour, offering a unique insight into exactly what drove the audiences wild in the ’70’s – the chance to see the King in concert as he toured America. 

Bringing together dozens of examples of Elvis’ costumes and stage wear along with the guitars, jewellery, posters and - for the first time - unique interviews with Elvis’ touring band. Providing an insight into what went on backstage, the planes, the clothes and of course the music, Elvis on Tour The Exhibition will bring fans as close as possible to the experience of seeing the King live for themselves. 

Artifacts showcased in Elvis on Tour The Exhibition and leaving Graceland include Over 35 jumpsuits and costumes worn by Elvis between 1969-1977. Providing an insight into what went on backstage, the planes, the clothes and of course the music, Elvis on Tour The Exhibition will bring fans as close as possible to the experience of seeing the King live for themselves. 


Artifacts showcased in Elvis on Tour The Exhibition and leaving Graceland include: Over 35 jumpsuits and costumes worn by Elvis between 1969-1977 Elvis Guitars from tours played during the period, including the Gretzch Country Gentlemen Guitar from 1969. Tour trunks including one still filled with silk scarves that Elvis gave out to audiences at his concerts during 1969-1970. the original acetate of ‘An American Trilogy’ – brought by Priscilla. Original costume sketches designed by Elvis’s designer Bill Belew Gold Belt given to Elvis in 1969 by the International Hotel to mark his record breaking live performance attendance in the City. 

Here are also a few previews as posted on the FECC forum. 

European Charts

The “The 50 Greatest Hits” climbed from #77 to #76 on the official UK Album chart.
The “Christmas with Elvis And The Royal Philharmonic orchestra” dropped from #91 to #100 on the official UK Album chart.
The “The Real … Elvis” dropped from #21 to #21 on the official Scottish Album chart.
The “Christmas with Elvis And The Royal Philharmonic orchestra” dropped from #60 to #62 on the official Scottish Album chart.

Billboard Charts

The CD "Elvis Christmas With The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra" remained steady at #4 on the US Billboard Classical Album chart. 
The "Elvis With The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra: The Wonder Of You" dropped from #8 to #9 on the US Billboard Classical Album chart. 
The "Ultimate Gospel" compilation dropped from #41 to #50 on the US Billboard Christian Album chart. 
The "The Classic Christmas Album" compilation dropped from #6 to #8 on the US Billboard Holiday Chart with 1,987 copies sold.
The "It’s Christmas Time" album dropped from #10 to #14 on the US Billboard Holiday Chart with 2,132 copies sold. 
The "Merry Christmas… Love, Elvis" set dropped from #15 to #20 on the US Billboard Holiday Chart with ◊ copies sold. 
The recent "Elvis Christmas With The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra" dropped from #27 to #46 on the US Billboard Holiday Chart. 

Australian Chart

The recent "Elvis Christmas With The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra" dropped from #67 to #75 on the Australian Album Chart. 
The “The 50 Greatest Hits” dropped from #39 to #61 on the Australian Album Chart. 
The DVD "Elvis – The King Of Rock’n’Roll – 30 Hit Performances And More" is listed at #21 on the Australian Music DVD chart. 

(Source: Various / FECC / O2/ Official Chart Company / The King's World)

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