April 01 - Still Wielding The Old Vinyl Magic

The VV Records import-label announced the release of "Still Wielding The Old Magic" featuring various 1972 shows on vinyl and CD. The label also announced that the second volume dedicated to "Elvis On Tour".

This set is a limited edition box set, housed in a deluxe 350 grams gatefold sleeve that includes:
a double vinyl edition of the album with the remastered show from Richmond April 10, 1972, a CD with an unreleased show from Buffalo April 5, 1972 and a DVD with the remastered show from Hampton Road April 09, 1972. As an additional bonus the set contains a 43x30 art-print.

From the press-release:
Double vinyl 150 grams, including the incredible Richmond show with the best audio possible. A Soundboard recording from the improved sound  for the first time in a double high valued collector vinyl set, 33 rpm speed.

The CD, including the tour Opening Show from Buffalo April 5, 1972, in a completely unreleased audience-recording with a decent audio. This recording come from an early generation copy of the master tape, the sound quality is very good considering the early arena show. We have on our hands the original mono tape of extremely good quality enabling us to carry out simple re-mastering work, concentrating on the reduction of noise trying to achieve a more clear sound and of Elvis in matter to deliver  the best audio possible for your listen pleasure.

The DVD here presented has been professional edited, all the footage has been carefully remastered in the matter to delivery the best video to date. The result is unbelievable forget the cheap dvd that are floating around. All the footage includes matching audio from the original concert in the way to get  a perfect sync between audio and image with speed correction of the original footage.

We added a special art bonus to the package a special art print of an incredible shot from Buffalo. All the copies will come individually sealed and please remember, this is a limited and hand numbered edition of 400 copies. We think and we hope you can enjoy this new product, if you love Elvis on tour you can't miss it. Please stay tuned for our next release with the second volume dedicated to "Elvis On Tour".

LP set:
Side A 01.2001 Theme 02.C C Rider  03.Proud Mary  04.Never Been To Spain
05.You Gave Me A Mountain
Side B 06.Until Its Time For You To Go  07.Polk Salad Annie  08.Love Me  09.All Shook Up 10.Teddy Bear / Don’t Be Cruel  11.Heartbreak Hotel  12.Hound Dog
Side C 13.Bridge Over Troubled Water 14.Love Me Tender 15.It’s Over 16. Suspicious Minds 17.Band Introductions
Side D 18.For The Good Times  19.I Can’t Stop Loving You 20.An American Trilogy 21.Lawdy Miss Clawdy  22.Funny How Time Slips Away 23.Can’t Help Falling In Love

01.2001 Theme/CC Rider 02 Proud Mary 03. Never Been To Spain 04. You Gave Me A Mountain 05. Until Time For You To Go 06.Polk Salad Annie 07. Love Me 08. Blue Suede Shoes 09. All Shook Up 10.Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel  11.Hound Dog 12.A Big Hunk Of Love 13.I Can’t Stop Loving You 14. Love Me Tender 15.Suspicious Minds 16.An American Trilogy 17.Band Introduction 18. Johnny B Good 19. Lawdy Miss Clawdy 20. Funny Time Slips Away 21. Can’t Help Falling In Love

DVD (regionfree / PAL 16.9):   
Approx. running-time 73.00 minutes, including previously unreleased footage.
Chapter 1: Buffalo April 5, 1972  Rehearsal - 10,00 min.
Chapter 2: Hampton Roads April 9, 1972 - 59,00 min.
Chapter 3: Richmond  April 10, 1972 - 3,00 min.

Note: All the footage has been digitally restored in matter to achieve the best result on the image quality. All the footage includes matching audio from the original concert in the way to get a perfect sync between audio and image.

Golden Vinyl

The Lasgo label re-issued the "Live at Louisiana Hayride" recordings on gold colored vinyl.

Heartbreak Hotel - Long Tall Sally - I Was The One - Money Honey - I Got A Woman (I Got A Sweetie) Blue Suede Shoes - Hound Dog - Interview With Elvis [Various] - Baby Let's Play House - Maybellene - That's All Right - Blue Moon Of Kentucky - (There's) Good Rockin' Tonight - I Got A Woman (Alternative Version) - Tweedle Dee

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