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1971 Lake Tahoe Engagement July 20th  - August 2nd

On June 1st Elvis' birthplace in Tupelo opens to the public. Also on June 26th the International Hotel in Las Vegas becomes the Hilton, and they throw a surprise 62nd birthday party for the Colonel, and on the 29th the Memphis City Council votes to change the name of Highway 51 South from South Parkway to the Mississippi state line, to "Elvis Presley Boulevard. So Elvis' address changes from 3764 Highway South to 3764 Elvis Presley Boulevard. A formal renaming ceremony will take place in January 1972.
 
Elvis began his first engagement at the Landmark, Lake Tahoe, in the High Sierra Room of Del Webb's. Elvis arrived in Lake Tahoe on the 14th for a week of rehearsals. On opening night no surprise to anyone Elvis broke all Lake Tahoe showroom records with an audience of 3,400, normally the attendance for a show is 2,600

Tahoe Hotel
Lake Tahoe, CA July 20th  OP/S
Sahara Tahoe Hotel                                                                   
Lake Tahoe, CA July 20th  M/S
Blue Vest with High Collar, Blue Bell-bottom Trousers & White Shirt
Sahara Tahoe Hotel                                                                   
Lake Tahoe, CAJuly 21st  D/S
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Lake Tahoe, CAJuly 21st  M/S
Sahara Tahoe Hotel                                                                   
Lake Tahoe, CA July 22nd  D/S
Sahara Tahoe Hotel                                                                   
Lake Tahoe, CA July 22nd  M/S
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Lake Tahoe, CA July 23rd  D/S
Sahara Tahoe Hotel                                                                   
Lake Tahoe, CA July 23rd  M/S
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Lake Tahoe, CA July 24th  D/S
Sahara Tahoe Hotel                                                                   

Lake Tahoe, CAJuly 24th  M/S Audio             
2001 Theme; That's All Right; Proud Mary; Dialogue; My Babe; Love Me Tender; You Don't Have To Say You Love Me; You've Lost That Loving Feeling; Polk Salad Annie; Johnny B.Goode; Love Me; I Just Can't Help Believing; It's Impossible; Blue Suede Shoes; Heartbreak Hotel; Teddy Bear/Don't Be Cruel One Night; Hound Dog; It's Over; Suspicious Minds; Bridge Over Troubled Water; I Can't Stop Loving You; Introductions; Help Me Make It Through The Night.(Incomplete)
Sound +++
Sahara Tahoe Hotel  

One of the shows on the 24th exists on Soundboard but is still unreleased                                                                 

Lake Tahoe, CA July 25th  D/S
Sahara Tahoe Hotel                                                                   
Lake Tahoe, CA July 25th  M/S
Sahara Tahoe Hotel                                                                   
Lake Tahoe, CA July 26th  D/S
Sahara Tahoe Hotel                                                                   
Lake Tahoe, CA July 26th M/S
Sahara Tahoe Hotel                                                                   
Lake Tahoe, CA July 27th  D/S
Sahara Tahoe Hotel                                                                   
Lake Tahoe, CA July 27th  M/S
Sahara Tahoe Hotel                                                                   
Lake Tahoe, CA July 28th  D/S
Sahara Tahoe Hotel                                                                   
Lake Tahoe, CA July 28th  M/S
Sahara Tahoe Hotel                                                                   
Lake Tahoe, CA July 29th  D/S
Sahara Tahoe Hotel                                                                  
Lake Tahoe, CA July 29th  M/S
Sahara Tahoe Hotel                                                                   
Lake Tahoe, CA July 30th  D/S
Sahara Tahoe Hotel                                                                   
Lake Tahoe, CA July 30th  M/S
Sahara Tahoe Hotel       
                                                           
Lake Tahoe, CAJuly 31st  D/S Audio                               
2001 Theme; That's All Right; Proud Mary; Jailhouse Rock; Love Me Tender; You Don't Have To Say You Love Me; You've Lost That Loving Feeling; Polk Salad Annie; Johnny B.Goode; Love Me; Blue Suede Shoes/Whole Lotta Shakin; Heartbreak Hotel; Teddy Bear/Don't Be Cruel; One Night; It's Now Or Never; Hound Dog; Suspicious Minds; Introductions; I'm Leavin'; I Can't Stop Loving You; I John; The Impossible Dream
Sound ++
Sahara Tahoe Hotel   
                                                                

Lake Tahoe, C A July 31st  M/S
Sahara Tahoe Hotel                                                                  

Lake Tahoe, C A August 1st  D/S Audio                               
That's All Right; Proud Mary; Jailhouse Rock; All Shook Up; Love Me Tender; You Don't Have To Say You Love Me; You've Lost That Loving Feeling; Polk Salad Annie "If I Can Dream" (1 Line); Johnny B.Goode; Love Me; Blue Suede Shoes; Whole Lotta Shakin; Heartbreak Hotel; Teddy Bear/Don't Be Cruel; One Night; Hound Dog; Suspicious Minds; I'm Leavin'; The Impossible Dream; Lawdy Miss Clawdy; I Can't Stop Loving You; Bridge Over Troubled Water; I John; Can't Help Falling In Love
Sound +++    
Sahara Tahoe Hotel


Lake Tahoe, CA August 1st  M/S
Sahara Tahoe Hotel                                                                   
Lake Tahoe, CA August 2nd  D/S
Sahara Tahoe Hotel                                                                   
Lake Tahoe, CA August 2nd  CL/S
Sahara Tahoe Hotel             
Total Attendance 50,400                                         
For Elvis' last show the showroom staff squeezed another 600 fans into the showroom to see Elvis. Priscilla came to see the last two shows, as did Vernon.
The next day Elvis left to head for Las Vegas to start preparations for his month long engagement at the recently re-named Las Vegas Hilton International Hotel., Elvis didn't wear his customary Jump-suits. He started to wear two piece suits.

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