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In Concert 1970 August 10th - September 7th

On May 22, 1970, Elvis signed a movie deal with MGM, and the first result of that deal was the documentary 'That's The Way It Is'. 6 shows, including the opening night, were filmed and some of it was showed in parts in the movie. But perhaps the most exciting parts of the documentary were the rehearsals
in the MGM studios in Culver City, showing Elvis and his backup musicians jam in the studio. Although Elvis must've been tired of Las Vegas by now, it's impossible to tell because both on stage and during rehearsals he gives knockout performances.
 
Between June 4-8 Elvis recorded some 35 tracks in Studio B in Nashville, several of these songs were introduced during the third season in Vegas such as the powerful 'Bridge Over Troubled Water', a superb version of Dusty Springfield's classic 'You Don't Have To Say You Love Me', 'Just Pretend' and 'Mary In The Morning'.
4 live songs from this season were released together with 8 studio tracks on the soundtrack to the documentary 'That's The Way It Is'. The movie premiered on December 15, 1970.
July 6th Elvis began rehearsing for his forth-coming engagement at the International. These sessions were held at the M.G.M Studios in Culver City. A film crew from M.G.M were on hand to film a large majority of these rehearsals for the forthcoming movie "That's The Way It Is".

M.G.M filmed the following shows 10th Opening Show, both Shows on the 11th, the Midnight show on the 12th and both shows on the 13th. They may have recorded more, but they are unconfirmed. This engagement was to become known as "Elvis' Summer Festival".

Las Vegas, NV     August 10th  Op/S CD FTD Vol. 7  One Night In Vegas                        
That's All Right; Mystery Train/Tiger Man; I Can't Stop Loving You; Love Me Tender; The Next Step Is Love; Words; I Just Can't Help Believing; Something; Sweet Caroline; You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'; Polk Salad Annie; You Don't Have To Say You Love Me; Don't Be Cruel; Heartbreak Hotel; I've Lost You; Bridge Over Troubled Water; Patch It Up; Can't Help Falling In Love.
Sound ++++++
International Hotel


Las Vegas, NV August 11th D/S Track Listing Available             
Opening Theme; That's All Right; I Got A Woman; Hound Dog; Heartbreak Hotel; Love Me Tender; I've Lost You*; I Just Can't Help Believin*; Something; I Can't Stop Loving You; Sweet Caroline; You've Lost That Loving Feeling; Polk Salad Annie; One Night; Don't Be Cruel; Love Me; Bridge Over Troubled Water; Suspicious Minds; Can't Help Falling In Love
International Hotel 
*= Available On CD "That's The Way It Is"

Las Vegas, NV August 11th M/S CD - 4 CD Set The Vegas Years Disc 2
Opening Theme; That's All Right; I Got A Woman; Hound Dog; Love Me Tender There Goes My Everything; Just Pretend; I Just Can't Help Believin'; Something; Men With Broken Hearts (Short Poem); Walk A Mile In My Shoes; You've Lost That Loving Feeling; Polk Salad Annie; One Night; Don't Be Cruel; Love Me; Heartbreak Hotel; Bridge Over Troubled Water; Suspicious Minds; Can't Help Falling In Love
Sound ++++++
International Hotel     
                                                              

Las Vegas, NV August 12th D/STrack Listing Available 
Opening Theme; That's All Right; I Got A Woman; Hound Dog; Love Me Tender**; Instrumental; I've Lost You**; I Just Can't Help Believing; Patch It Up**; Twenty Days & Twenty Nights*; You've Lost That Loving Feeling**; Polk Salad Annie; One Night; Don't Be Cruel; Blue Suede Shoes; You Don't Have To Say You Love Me; Bridge Over Troubled Water**; Suspicious Minds; Can't Help Falling In Love
Sound ++++++
International Hotel    
  
This show was recorded by M.G.M for the movie and so fare released * = Available on the Lost Performances Video. ** = Available on the Video That's The Way It Is

Las Vegas, NV     August 12th  M/S That's The Way It Is (Box Set disc 2)
Opening Theme; That's All Right; Mystery Train/Tiger Man**; Hound Dog; Love Me Tender; Just Pretend; Walk A Mile In My Shoes; There Goes My Everything; Words; Sweet Caroline**; You've Lost That Loving Feeling; Polk Salad Annie**; Instrumental; Heart Break Hotel*/**; One Night**; Blue Suede Shoes**; All Shook Up**; Little Sister/Get Back; I Was The One; Love Me; Are You Lonesome Tonight; Bridge Over Troubled Water; Suspicious Minds**; Can't Help Falling In Love**.
Sound ++++++
International Hotel

Las Vegas, NV     August 13th  D/S Track Listing Available  
           
Opening Theme; That's All Right; I Got A Woman; Hound Dog; Love Me Tender; Don't Cry Daddy/In The Ghetto*; I Just Can't Help Believing; Stranger In The Crowed; Make The World Go Away*; Sweet Caroline; You've Lost That Loving Feeling; Polk Salad Annie; Introductions; The Wonder Of You*; Heartbreak Hotel; Blue Suede Shoes; One Night; All Shook Up; Bridge Over Troubled Water; Suspicious Minds; Can't Help Falling
In Love.
Sound ++++++
International Hotel
 
This show was recorded by M.G.M for the movie and so fare released * = Available on the Lost Performances Video.
                                                                 
Las Vegas, NV August 13th M/S    
International Hotel
Las Vegas, NV August 14th D/S
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Las Vegas, NV August 14th M/S Audio                               
That's All Right/Amen; I Got A Woman/You Don't Know Me; Mystery Train/Tiger Man; Folsom Prison Blues/I Walk The Line; Love Me Tender; Johnny B.Goode; Blueberry Hill (Part); The Wonder Of You; You've Lost That Loving Feeling; Polk Salad Annie; Introductions; Oh Happy Day; All Shook Up; Blue Suede Shoes; One Night; (Hound Dog CUT); Bridge Over Troubled Water; Suspicious Minds; Can't Help Falling In Love
Sound ++-                                                                                                                                        
International Hotel


Las Vegas, NV August 15th D/S
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Las Vegas, NV August 15th M/S
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Las Vegas, NV August 16th D/S
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Las Vegas, NV August 16th M/S
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Las Vegas, NV August 17th D/S
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Millie Kirkham left as backing singer and was replaced by Kathy Westmoreland
Las Vegas, NV August 17th M/S
International Hotel                                                                  
Las Vegas, NV August 18th D/S
International Hotel                                                                   
Las Vegas, NV August 18th M/S
International Hotel                        
                                          
Las Vegas, NV August 19th D/S CD Double Dynamite, disc 1
Tiger Man; I Got A Woman; You Don't Have To Say You Love Me; You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling; Polk Salad Annie; The Wonder Of You; Heartbreak Hotel; One Night; Blue Suede Shoes; Along Came Jones (five seconds); Hound Dog; Bridge Over Troubled Water; Suspicious Minds; Can't Help Falling In Love.
Sound +++++                                                                                                                                      
International Hotel

Las Vegas, NV August 19th M/S CD Double Dynamite, disc 2

Intro; That's All Right; I Got A Woman; Tiger Man; Dialogue; Love Me Tender; I've Lost You; I Just Can't Help Believing': You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling; Polk Salad Annie; Dialogue; Introductions; Johnny B. Goode; Introductions; The Wonder Of You; Heartbreak Hotel; One Night; All Shook Up; Blue Suede Shoes; Hound Dog; Bridge Over Troubled Water/ Suspicious Minds; Can't Help Falling In Love; Closing
Sound +++++
International Hotel
                                                                
Las Vegas, NV August 20th D/S CD A Dinner Date With Elvis

Introduction; That's All Right; I Got A Woman/Ave. Maria; Tiger Man; Monologue; I've Lost You; I Just Can't Help Believing; Polk Salad Annie; Sweet Inspiration; Introduction/Johnny B.Goode/Introductions; The Wonder Of You; Heartbreak Hotel; Memphis Tennessee; One Night; Blue Suede Shoes; Hound Dog; Bridge Over Troubled Water; Can't Help Falling In Love
Sound ++++-
International Hotel

Las Vegas, NV August 20th M/S CD Midnight Inspiration 
            
That's All Right; I Got A Woman/Ave. Maria; Tiger Man; Elvis Presents The Laughing Box; Love Me Tender; I've Lost You; Sweet Caroline; You've Lost That Loving Feeling; Polk Salad Annie; Introductions/Sweet Inspiration/Johnny B.Goode; The Wonder Of You; Heartbreak Hotel; Blue Suede Shoes; Hound Dog; More (1 Line Only); Bridge Over Troubled Water; Suspicious Minds; Can't Help Falling In Love
Sound ++++ 
International Hotel

Las Vegas, NV August 21st  D/S CD From Vegas To Macon, disc 1

That's All Right; I Got A Woman; Tiger Man; Love Me Tender; I Just Can't Help Believing; Sweet Caroline; You've Lost That Loving Feeling; Polk Salad Annie; Introductions/Johnny B.Goode/Happy Birthday to James Burton/ Introduction Of Neil Diamond & 1 Line Of Holly Holy & Introduction Of Elvis' Grandmother, Minnie Presley; The Wonder Of You; Heartbreak Hotel + False Starts; One Night; All Shook Up, Elvis Changes his mind after the intro; Blue Suede Shoes/Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On; Hound Dog; Bridge Over Troubled Water; Suspicious Minds; Can't Help Falling In Love
Sound ++++-
International Hotel


Las Vegas, NV August 21st M/S CD You've Lost That Loving Feeling                               
Opening Vamp; That's All Right; I Got A Woman/Ave Maria (excerpt)/I Got A Woman; Tiger Man; Monologue; Love Me Tender (with false start); I've Lost You; I Just Can't Help Believin'; You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin' (with false start); Polk Salad Annie; Band Introductions/ Johnny B. Goode/Band Introductions continued/ Celebrity Introductions; The Wonder Of You; Along Came Jones (one line); Heartbreak Hotel (with 2 false starts); One Night; All Shook Up (2 false starts only & Elvis changes his mind); Hound Dog; Bridge Over Troubled Water; Suspicious Minds; Can't Help Falling In Love; Closing Vamp
Sound +++-
International Hotel

BONUS TRACKS ON CD "Oh Happy Day" 14th Aug, M/S & "When The Snow Is On The Roses" 24th August D/S.

Las Vegas, NV August 22nd D/S
International Hotel                                                                   
Las Vegas, NV August 22nd M/S
International Hotel                                                                   
Las Vegas, NV August 23rd D/S
International Hotel                                                                   

Las Vegas, NV August 23rd M/S Audio                               
Intro.; That's All Right; I Got A Woman/Ave. Maria; Tiger Man; Dialogue; Love Me Tender Intro. /Dialogue/Love Me Tender; I've Lost You; I Just Can't Help Believin; You've Lost That Loving Feeling; Polk Salad Annie; Introductions; Johnny B.Goode; The Wonder Of You; Heartbreak Hotel; One Night
Sound +++
International Hotel 
                                                                 
Las Vegas, NV August 24th D/S CD-R When The Snow Is On The Roses 
                          
That's All Right; I Got A Woman/Ave. Maria; Spanish Eyes (2 Lines); Tiger Man; I Just Can't Help Believing; You've Lost That Loving Feeling; Polk Salad Annie; Introductions; Johnny B.Goode; When The Snow Is On The Roses; Wonder Of You; Heartbreak Hotel; One Night; Blue Suede Shoes; Hound Dog; Bridge Over Troubled Water; Can't Help Falling In Love Intro. Only Elvis Says Lets Do Release Me; Can't Help Falling In Love.
Sound +++-
International Hotel

Las Vegas, NV     August 24th  M/S Audio 
  
That's All Right; I Got A Woman/Ave Maria; Tiger Man; Dialogue; Love Me Tender; I've Lost You; I Just Can't Help Believin'; You've Lost That Loving Feeling + false start; Polk Salad Annie; Introductions; Johnny B.Goode; The Wonder Of You; Incomplete show    
Sound +++-                       
International Hotel  
    

Las Vegas, NV     August 25th  D/S
International Hotel                                                                   
Las Vegas, NV     August 25th M/S
International Hotel                                                                  
Las Vegas, NV     August 26th D/S
  International Hotel
During the day a security guard at the International received a telephone call from a person who said Elvis was going to be Kidnapped that night by two men,. The Colonel also received the same call at 2.55pm  
Las Vegas, NV     August 26th M/S
International Hotel                                                                   
Las Vegas, NV     August 27th  D/S
International Hotel
This day more phone calls stating Elvis would be kidnapped over the weekend.
Las Vegas, NV     August 27th M/S
  International Hotel                                                                   
Las Vegas, NV     August 28th D/S
International Hotel
at 6.15am Joan Esposito, Joe's wife, received a phone call at her home in Los Angeles, who told her Elvis would be shoot by a mad man using a pistol with a silencer attached. The person demanded $50,000. The FBI and an LAPD officer was assigned to protect Elvis, Red West, Ed Parker and Jerry Shilling were also brought in to help protect Elvis, both shows went on without incident.  
Las Vegas, NV     August 28th  M/S
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Las Vegas, NV     August 29th D/S
International Hotel                                                                   
Las Vegas, NV     August 29th  M/S
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Las Vegas, NV     August 30th D/S
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Las Vegas, NV     August 30th M/S
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Las Vegas, NV     August 31st D/S
International Hotel
Priscilla came to town with Lisa to stay for the remainder of Elvis' engagement.       
Las Vegas, NV     August 31st  M/S
International Hotel                                                                   
Las Vegas, NV     September 1st D/S
International Hotel                                                                   

Las Vegas, NV     September 1st  M/S Audio                               
Intro.; That's All Right; I Got A Woman/Ave. Maria/I Got A Woman; Intro. To Tiger Man; Elvis Welcomes Everyone To The Landmark And Says He's Johnny Cash, And Explains About Having To Drink A Lot Of Water; More Dialogue; Love Me Tender (Intro. Only); I've Lost You; I Just Can't Help Believing; Polk Salad Annie; Sweet Inspiration; Introductions; Johnny B.Goode; The Wonder Of You; Heartbreak Hotel; Memphis Tennessee; One Night; Blue Suede Shoes; Hound Dog; Bridge Over Troubled Water; Can't Help Falling In Love  
Sound +++-                                               
International Hotel 

     
Las Vegas, NV     September 2nd D/S
International Hotel                                                                   
Las Vegas, NV     September 2nd M/S
International Hotel                                                                   
Las Vegas, NV     September 3rd D/S
International Hotel                                                                   
Las Vegas, NV     September 3rd M/S
International Hotel                    

Las Vegas, NV     September 4th  D/S Audio                               
Introduction; That's All Right; I Got A Woman; I Walk The Line(1 Line);  Dialogue; Love Me Tender; I've Lost You; You've Lost That Loving Feeling; Polk Salad Annie; Johnny B.Goode; Introductions; The Wonder Of You; One Night; Blue Suede Shoes; Hound Dog; Bridge Over Troubled Water; Can't Help Falling In Love
Sound +
International Hotel 
                                                                  

Las Vegas, NV     September 4th  M/S
International Hotel                                                                   
Las Vegas, NV     September 5th D/S
International Hotel                                                                   

Las Vegas, NV     September 5th  M/S Audio                               
Intro.; That's All Right; I Got A Woman/Amen; I Walk The Line(2 Lines); Dialogue; Love Me Tender; Elvis Mentions The Ones Who Got Kissed I've Got The Flu & The Ones I Missed I'll Get You Later; I've Lost You; I Just Can't Help Believing'; You've Lost That Loving Feeling.(Incomplete).
Sound +++-
International Hotel  
      

Las Vegas, NV     September 6th  D/S Audio                              
Opening Theme; That's All Right; I Got A Woman/Amen; I Walk The Line (1Line); I've Lost You; Can't Help Believing; You've Lost That Loving Feeling; Polk Salad Annie/Release Me/Polk Salad Annie; Johnny B. Goode; Intro.'s; The Wonder Of You; Heartbreak Hotel; Blue Suede Shoes/Whole Lotta Shakin'; Here In My Lonely Room (1Line); Hound Dog; Bridge Over Troubled Water; Suspicious Minds; Can't Help Falling In Love
Sound +++-  
International Hotel 
                                                                  

Las Vegas, NV     September 6th  M/S
International Hotel                                                                   
Las Vegas, NV     September 7th D/S
International Hotel   
                                                               
Las Vegas, NV     September 7th  CL/SAudio                              
Introduction; That's All Right; I Got A Woman/Amen; I Walk The Line(1Line); Dialogue; I've Lost You; I Just Can't Help Believing; You've Lost That Loving Feeling; Polk Salad Annie; Introduction; Heartbreak Hotel; Blue Suede Shoes; All Shook Up; Hound Dog; Bridge Over Troubled Water; Can't Help Falling In Love
Sound +
International Hotel  
                                                   
Total Attendance 127,600
During the final week in his stint at the international the fans noticed Elvis began to get tired, and didn't joke as much with the audience. After the showroom was cleared in the early hours of the 8th Elvis came back down to the showroom to thank all the staff for their help with his engagement. He then attended a farewell party in his honour in the hotel's restaurant. After that Elvis through another party in his suit, where Tom Jones and Nancy Sinatra were the main guests. That evening Elvis attended Nancy Sinatra's Opening Show. Also on the 7th Elvis was presented with gold belt, inscribed "World's Championship Attendance Record" by International president Alex Shoofey, on behalf of the hotel

Voices From the Press
". The powerhouse drive that is used to flail about wildly is shrewdly disciplined and siphoned until it explodes into his extraordinary sense of rhythm. Tired? Elvis? He's ferocious. Most impressively of all, he crones over as genial, reasonably balanced guy."
New York Times on the documentary 'That's The Way It Is'
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