October 02 - First Time In Huntsville

The VV import-label announced the release of "First Time In Huntsville", a special deluxe double LP / CD set containing an unreleased ambiance recording from the opening show of the tour, Huntsville AL May 30, 1975. 

The shows from May 31, 1975 were previously released. The May 31, 1975, afternoon show on "A Wild Weekend At Huntsville" (Madison label, 2007 + FTD Dixieland Delight disc 1) and the May 31, 1975, evening show on "Across The Country volume 2" (Audionics, 2005).

From the press-release:

To be released soon (end of October) from the "VV" label for the first time in vinyl both the shows of the second day on Huntsville, AL May 31, 1975, included as a bonus the unreleased ambiance recording from the opening show of the tour, Huntsville AL May 30, 1975. 

As Always  VV attitude is to present Elvis at the peak of his possibility and without doubt, this double set present   Elvis still at his top. After shedding some extra weight the man is ready to face his second tour of 1975. “Elvis was an impressive sight in his new jumpsuit” delivering incredible shows. If Rock is attitude, the man still got it.


"Streamlined Elvis still has the old magic" was the headlines of the Huntsville review report. The king is back in good shape, both physically and mentally. The second tour started with 5 sold out concerts in Huntsville was the audience created an incredible atmosphere in the hall, Elvis’ spirit and voice knocked them all out.


We are glad to include the CD with the opening show, The sound is decent if you want to live the atmosphere of an Elvis concert in 2018 this is the right tape. We can guarantee that Elvis was greeted with incredible enthusiasm; the popularity in the live scene in the middle of 1975 is at the maximum level. The tour present Elvis still at the top of his rocker possibility, He looks great in his impressive new Silver Phoenix and delivery an great show with a great version of the up-tempo rockers Burning Love and T.R.O.U.B.L.E.


The limited edition double set is housed in a deluxe 300 grams gatefold sleeve that includes  

together the double vinyl set a Bonus the CD and incredible large Poster 90x60 cm both sides printed.

Double vinyl 180 grams! Including two incredible Huntsville shows with the best audio possible!! Two Soundboard recording from the improved sound for the first time in a double high valued collector vinyl set, 33 RPM speed.   

  • First 100 copies of This set will come with a glossy exclusive Oversleeve Hand Numbered with exclusive contents.
  • Each copy will be individually sealed.
  • The   LP  comes on 180 Gr. vinyl
  • 400 hand-numbered copies
LP 1 Soundboard Recording  May 31, 1975  2.30 PM (Approx. running-time 51.00 minutes):

Side A: (First Part Missing) Love Me - If You Love Me - Love Me Tender - All Shook Up - Teddy Bear / Don’t Be Cruel - The Wonder Of  You - Burning In Love - Band Introduction - What I’d Say - Drums Solo - Bass Solo - Piano Solo - Band Introductions - School Day
Side B: Trouble - T.R.O.U.B.L.E. - Let Me There - An American Trilogy - Funny How Time Slips Away - Blue Suede Shoes - For The Good Times - Little Darling - Can’t Help Falling in Love

LP 2 Soundboard Recording  May 31, 1975 8.00  PM (Appro.  Running-time 48.00 minutes):

Side C: All Shook Up - Teddy Bear / Don’t Be Cruel - The Wonder Of You - Burning Love - Band Introductions - Johnny B. Good - Drums Solo - Bass Solo - Piano Solo - Band Introductions - School Day - I  Can’t Stop Loving You - T.R.O.U.B.L.E.
Side D: Hawaiin’ Wedding Song - Let Me There - Why Me Lord? - An American Trilogy - Hound Dog - Funny How Time Slips Aways - Little Darling - I’m Leaving - Can’t Help Falling In Love

Unreleased ambience-recording of the May 30, 1975 8.00  PM performance (Approx. Running-time  57 minutes):

CD: 2001 Theme - See See Rider - I Got A Woman  / Amen - Love Me - If You Love Me - Love Me Tender - All Shook Up - Teddy Bear / Don’t Be Cruel - The Wonder Of You - Burning Love - Band Introductions - Whatd I Say (James Burton) - Drum Solo (Ronnie Tutt) - Piano Solo (Glen D. Hardin) - School Day - T-R-O-U-B-L-E - I’ll Remember You - Let Me Be There (With Reprise) - Why Me Lord? - An American Trilogy - Funny How Time Slips Away (With Reprise) - That’s All Right - Can’t Help Falling In Love (Incomplete)

(Source: FECC)

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