"Solid As Rock"
International Hotel Showroom, Las Vegas, NV
Friday, August 27, 1971 (Midnight Show)
Released by Straight Arrow on 2CD featuring an enjoyable audience
recording of the Midnight Show (occupying disc 2) along with the
Dinner Show (on disc 1).
From the collection of Roy Martin: http://db.etree.org/roymartin
Lineage: Silver 2CD > WAV > FLAC
Extracted using EAC in Secure Mode w/ proper read offset
Encoded to FLAC Level 6 using Trader's Little Helper
Total Time: 45:54
01 orchestra introduction
02 Also Sprach Zarathrustra
03 That's Alright Mama
04 I Got A Woman
05 Proud Mary
06 Sweet Caroline
07 Polk Salad Annie
08 instrumental intermezzo - Elvis talks
09 Johnny B Goode
10 It's Impossible
11 Love Me
12 Blue Suede Shoes - Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On
13 Heartbreak Hotel
14 Teddy Bear - Don't Be Cruel
15 Hound Dog
16 Love Me Tender
17 band introductions
18 introductions of celebrities in the audience
19 I'm Leavin'
20 Bridge Over Troubled Water
21 Can't Help Falling In Love
22 Closing Vamp
Technical Information (copied verbatim from the CD cover):
The August 27th, 1971 Dinner and Midnight Shows are taken directly from
an original audience recorded mastertape. A Philips C-120 low noise
Compact Cassette (Type I - Normal) was used, with D/S on A-side and M/S
on the flipside,
Straight Arrow team is always looking for rare, unknown or seemingly lost
recordings. Once again, the labels researchers were succesful - the Aug.
27, 1971 D/S is a completely new show, even for die-hard Elvis fans. It
has never been in circulation - in any form!
The Aug. 27, 1971 M/S was previously released (by the "SR" label, "FROM
TAHOE TO VEGAS," 2011) from an awful sounding source. This release have
nothing to do with Straight Arrow's excellent, independently taped version!
It's an added bonus that these shows are in rather pleasing sound, which
is somewhat rare for 1971. This is also a year which is still a bit "under
the radar," so any new recordings and insights from that year are most
The sound was transferred using standard 24-bit processing and professional
Tascam equipment. Every second was enhanced to achieve optimal listening
pleasure. We hope you enjoy the results. Digitally restored in October
2015. Mono. ADD. (c) 2015 Straight Arrow Special Products.
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