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Living The Pain

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 Title: Living The Pain 
  Label: SR Records 
  Label Number: none 
  Release Date: 2014 
  Recording Type: Live Audience Recording  
  Location: Las Vegas 
  Date: February 21 - 1972. Midnight Show.  
  Sound: Good 
01 Also Sprach Zarathustra       01:08
02 See See Rider       03:00
03 Proud Mary       02:39
04 Never Been To Spain       03:32
05 You Gave Me A Mountain       03:17
06 Until It's Time For You To Go       03:38
07 Polk Salad Annie       02:32
08 Love Me       01:35
09 All Shook Up       00:58
10 Teddy Bear / Don't Be Cruel       01:47
11 Hound Dog       01:21
12 A Big Hunk O' Love       02:04
13 Help Me Make It Through The Night       03:04
14 Bridge Over Troubled Water       04:09
15 Suspicious Minds       05:39
16 An American Trilogy       04:42
17 Can't Help Falling In Love       01:40
18 Closing Vamp       00:50
Notes: The sound is not bad, but Elvis' voice is sometimes very widely in the background.
The band introduction is missing on this CD.


Press announcement:

The forthcoming release from the "SR" label is titled "Living the Pain" and will feature the unreleased show from Las Vegas February 21, 1972.

As everybody knows SR concentrates it's work on early 70's live period of Elvis' activity, trying to produce always unreleased shows with Elvis at the top of his possibilities. With the new release, we are proud to present the complete show from February 21th midnight show, a rare show from a Vegas winter season always poor of official and unofficial releases.. Elvis' love of singing is clear in this tape and we are glad to give you the opportunity to listen to it.

The midnight show from February 21th, as presented on this CD, represents just one of the best shows of the season, If we look closely at the first Vegas act of 1972 we can see that Elvis concentrates on the music to produce great shows. The in-between song chat and banter have gone and each number is delivered promptly without even a pause for applause. The 'NEW' songs introduced do reflect the mood of the man and for sure the rocking days are over but the rendition of the early seventies repertoire is solid and sung with great ability.

Talking of these new additions we see some great songs, representative of his life from this stage on. Naturally we are referring to songs such as 'You Gave Me A Mountain' which has an autobiographical theme of a man who no singing the pain, but LIVING IT and 'An American Trilogy' which demonstrates his personal beliefs and patriotic views. Elvis also worked hard to promote his new single 'Until It's Time For You To Go.' Here are also included rare performance of Help Me Make It Through The Night together the classic Bridge Over Troubled Water..

This recording come from an early generation copy of the master tape, the sound quality is very good considering the early season. The sound was restored in a studio to achieve best possible results. We have spent hours in the studio over the digital restoration of the sound, to achieve the best possible results and to give you the chance to hear it with pleasure.
This new CD will come in a new kind of deluxe long Digipack four panels, containing a collection of live and candid photographs from early 1972 .


  Sound Sample:  Help Me Make It Trough The Night
  Concert:  A typical and solid show from these days with no surprises. Elvis and band did their job and the crowd had a happy hour. There are worse ! (Ciscoking)