Sunday, April 19, 2020

April 19 - Down By The Falls

The Touchdown Productions import-label announced the release of the CD 'Down By The Falls' containing the previously released July 13, 1975 Afternoon Show.

From the press release
A new release by Touchdown! We’re proud to present our new release 'Down By The Falls' which contains the former released afternoon show from July 13, 1975. The new release of the Niagara Falls concert, that was first released over twenty-five years ago in 1992, offers a much improved sound quality and more than half-a-dozen bonus tracks that represent other highlights of Elvis’ acclaimed late summer tour in 1975.

Tracks: See See Rider - I Got A Woman / Amen - Elvis Welcomes The Audience - Big Boss Man - Love Me - If You Love Me, Let Me Know - Elvis Talks With The Audience - Love Me Tender - All Shook Up - Teddy Bear / Dont Be Cruel - Hound Dog - The Wonder Of You - Burning Love - T-R-O-U-B-L-E (Slightly Incomplete) - Why Me Lord? (Slightly Incomplete) - How Great Thou Art - Let Me Be There - Funny How Time Slips Away - Little Darlin - Cant Help Falling In Love - Closing Vamp.

Bonus Songs:
Trying To Get To You (19.07.1975 AS - Uniondale /NY) - You Never Walk Alone 19.07.1975 ES - Uniondale / NY) - Shake A Hand (22.07.1975 - Asheville / NC) - Turn Around, Look At Me (23.07.1975 - Asheville / NC) - It’s Midnight (23.07.1975 - Asheville / NC) - Fairytale (23.07.1975 - Asheville / NC) - Pieces Of My Life (24.07., 1975 - Asheville / NC).

Songwriter Eddie Cooley Died

Songwriter Eddie Cooley died, he was 87. He (co-)wrote ‘Fever’ with Otis Blackwell (using the pseudonym John Davenport), one of the most iconic songs of the middle 20th century. Elvis Presley recorded ‘Fever’ for his 1960 ‘Elvis Is Back’ album.  Peggy Lee recorded the ‘standard’ version in 1958.

(Source: FECC Forum / WikiPedia)