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Elvis In Concert 1976

Elvis was booked for an eleven day "Pre-Holiday Jubilee" at the Las Vegas Hilton.        

Las Vegas, NV December 2nd OP/S Audio                               
2001 Theme; C, C Rider; I Got A Woman/Amen; Love Me; If You Love Me Let Me Know; You Gave Me A Mountain; Jailhouse Rock; It's Now Or Never; All Shook Up; Teddy Bear/Don't Be Cruel; And I Love You So; I Just Can't Help Believin'; Fever; Softly As I Leave You; Polk Salad Annie; Introductions/Early Morning Rain/What'd I Say/Johnny B. Goode/Band Solos/Love Letters/School Days; Hurt +full reprise; Hound Dog (with false start); Hawaiian Wedding Song; Blue Christmas; That's All Right; Can't Help Falling In Love
Sound ++-
Hilton Hotel                 
                                                         
Las Vegas, NV December 3rd 10pm/S Audio   
                            
2001 Theme; C, C Rider; I Got A Woman/Amen; Love Me; If You Love Me Let Me Know; You Gave Me A Mountain; It's Now Or Never; One Night; All Shook Up; Teddy Bear/Don't Be Cruel; And I love You So; Fever; Polk Salad Annie; Introductions/What'd I Say/Solos/Love Letters; Hail, Hail Rock'n'Roll; Hurt; Hound Dog; Blue Christmas; Can't Help Falling In Love.
Sound +++
Hilton Hotel

Las Vegas, NV December 3rd 1am/S Audio

2001 Theme; C, C Rider; I Got A Woman/Amen; Love Me; If You Love Me Let Me Know; You Gave Me A Mountain; Jailhouse Rock; It's Now Or Never; Bridge Over Troubled Water; Trying To Get To You; Blue Suede Shoes; And I Love You So; Softly As I Leave You; America; Introductions/Early Morning Rain/What'd I Say/Johnny B. Goode/Solos/Love Letters/Hail, Hail Rock'n'Roll + reprise; Hurt; Hound Dog; How Great Thou Art; Blue Christmas; Can't Help
Falling In Love
Sound ++-
Hilton Hotel

Las Vegas, NV December 4th 10pm/S CD Love Letters From Nevada   
      
2001 Theme; C, C Rider; I Got A Woman/Amen; Dialogue; Love Me; If You Love Me Let Me Know; You Gave Me A Mountain; Jailhouse Rock; It's Now Or Never; Trying To Get To You; Blue Suede Shoes; Fever; America; Bridge Over Troubled Water; What Now My Love(Spoken Version); Introductions/Early Morning Rain/What'd I Say/ Introductions/ Hail, Hail Rock'n'Roll + Reprise; Introduction Of Engelbert Humperdink, Roy Orbison,Vernon & Lisa; Hurt; Hound Dog; How Great Thou Art; Can't Help Falling In Love
Sound ++++-
Hilton Hotel

Las Vegas, NV December 4th 1am/S Audio

2001 Theme; C, C Rider; I Got A Woman/Amen; Fairytale; You Gave Me A Mountain; Jailhouse Rock; O Sole Mio/It's Now Or Never; Lawdy Miss Clawdy; Trying To Get To You; Blue Suede Shoes; Fever; Softly As I Leave You; Polk Salad Annie; Introductions/What'd I Say/Love Letters/School Days; Hurt; Hawaiian Wedding Song; Hound Dog; Danny Boy/Walk With Me (S. Nielson); Can't Help Falling In Love
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Hilton Hotel

Las Vegas, NV December 5th 10pm/S CD Presley At The Hilton 

Announcements; 2001 Theme; C, C Rider; I Got A Woman/Amen; Dialogue; Blue Christmas; That's All Right; Dialogue; Are You Lonesome Tonight; Dialogue; Sweet Caroline; You Gave Me A Mountain; Jailhouse Rock; O Sole Mio/It's Now Or Never; Dialogue; Trying To Get To You; Fever; America; Introductions/Early Morning Rain/What'd I Say/Johnny B.Goode/Love Letters/Hail Hail Rock'n'Roll; Hurt; Hound Dog; Dialogue; How Great Thou Art; Can't Help Falling In Love
Sound +++-
Hilton Hotel

Las Vegas, NV December 6th 10pm/S Audio
2001 Theme; C, C Rider; I Got A Woman/Amen; Blue Christmas; That's All Right; Are You Lonesome Tonight; Love Me; You Gave Me A Mountain; Jailhouse Rock; O Sole Mio/It's Now Or Never; And I Love You So; Blue Suede Shoes; Fever; Polk Salad Annie; Introductions/Early Morning Rain/What'd I Say/Johnny B. Goode/Solos/Love Letters/Hail, Hail Rock'n'Roll; Help Me Make It Through The Night; Danny Boy (Shaun Nielson); My Heavenly Father (Kathy Westmoreland) Can't Help Falling In Love.
Sound +++
Hilton Hotel

Las Vegas, NV December 7th 10pm/S CD Run On

C, C Rider; I Got A Woman/Amen; Love Me; If You Love Me Let Me Know; You Gave Me A Mountain; O Sole Mio/It's Now Or Never; Blue Christmas; That's All Right; Are You Lonesome Tonight; Softly As I Leave; Fever; All Shook Up; Teddy Bear/Don't Be Cruel; Intro.'s/Early Morning Rain/What'd I Say/Solo's/Love Letters/School Days + Reprise; Hurt; Hound Dog; Hawaiian Wedding Song; You Better Run/Bosom Of Abraham; Can't Help Falling In Love; Closing Theme; Christmas Announcements.
Sound +++++
Hilton Hotel

Las Vegas, NV December 8th 10pm/S CD Tornado From Vegas  
             
2001 Theme; C, C Rider; I Got A Woman/Amen; Love Me; If You Love Me Let Me Know; You Gave Me A Mountain; Jailhouse Rock; O Sole Mio/It's Now Or Never; Blue Christmas; That's All Right; Are You Laughing Tonight; Softly As I Leave You; Blue Suede Shoes; Heartbreak Hotel; Bridge Over Troubled Water; Early Morning Rain/What'd I Say/Love Letters; Hurt; Mystery Train/Tiger Man; How Great Thou Art; Can't Help Falling In Love..
Sound +++
Hilton Hotel

Las Vegas, NV December 9th 10pm/S Audio

2001 Theme; C, C Rider; I Got A Woman/Amen; Love Me; Fairytale; You Gave Me A Mountain; Jailhouse Rock; O Sole Mio/It's Now Or Never; My Way; Blue Christmas; That's All Right; Are You Lonesome Tonight; Softly As I Leave You; Hound Dog; Help Me; America; Introductions/Early Morning Rain/What'd I Say/Solos/Love Letters/ School Days; Hurt; Hawaiian Wedding Song; Can't Help Falling In Love
Sound +++
Hilton Hotel

Las Vegas, NV December 10th 10pm/S CD Vegas Remembering 
    
2001 Theme; C, C Rider; I Got A Woman/Amen; Love Me; All Shook Up; Teddy Bear/Don't Be Cruel; You Gave Me A Mountain; Jailhouse Rock; O Sole Mio/It's Now Or Never; Dialogue; Blue Christmas; That's All Right; Softly As I Leave You; Are You Lonesome To Night; Steamroller Blues; Introductions/Early Morning Rain/What'd I Say/Solos/Love Letters/School Days; Hurt; Hawaiian Wedding Song; Can't Help Falling In Love
Sound +++-
Hilton Hotel

Las Vegas, NV December 10th 1am/S Audio

2001 Theme; C, C Rider; I Got A Woman/Amen; Love Me; If You Love Me Let Me Know; You Gave Me A Mountain; Sweet, Sweet Spirit; Why Me Lord; Jailhouse Rock; O Sole Mio/It's Now Or Never; Polk Salad Annie; Introductions/ Early Morning Rain/What'd I Say/Johnny B.Goode/Solos/Love Letters/School Days; Hurt; Walk With Me/Danny Boy (S. Nielson); Hawaiian Wedding Song; Can't Help Falling In Love..
Sound +++
Hilton

Las Vegas, NV December 11th 10pm/S  Audio

2001 Theme; C, C Rider; I Got A Woman/Amen; Love Me; You Gave Me A Mountain; Rip It Up (Part); O Sole Mio/It's Now Or Never; Blue Suede Shoes; Help Me + False Start; My Way; Introductions/Early Morning Rain/What'd I Say/Happy Birthday/Love Letters/School Days; Hurt; Hawaiian Wedding Song; Can't Help Falling In Love
Sound +++
Hilton Hotel

Las Vegas, NV December 11th 1am/S Audio

2001 Theme; C, C Rider; I Got A Woman/Amen; Love Me; Trying To Get To You; O Sole Mio/It's Now Or Never; Jailhouse Rock; God Calls Me Home; Blue Christmas; Softly As I Leave You; Are You Lonesome Tonight; My Way; Early Morning Rain/What'd I Say/Johnny B.Goode/Solos/Love Letters/School Days; Hurt; Heavenly Father (K. Westmoreland); Danny Boy/Walk With Me (S. Nielson); Reconsider Baby; Can't Help Falling In Love
Sound ++++-
Hilton Hotel

Las Vegas, NV December 12th CL/S CD Black Diamond 

2001 Theme; C, C Rider; I Got A Woman/Amen; Love Me; My Way(with false start); Fairytale; You Gave Me A Mountain; Elvis Talks; Jailhouse Rock; Little Sister; O Sole Mio/It's Now Or Never; Trying To Get To You; Happy Birthday Charlie Hodge; Elvis Talks About His Birthstone; Blue Christmas; Softly As I Leave You; Are You Lonesome Tonight(Laughing with the audience); That's All Right; Bridge Over Troubled Water; Band Introduction/Early Morning Rain/Drum Solo/Fender Bass Solo/Piano Solo/Electric Piano Solo/Love Letters/
Introductions/Hail, Hail Rock'n'Roll; Hurt; Such A Night; Sweet Caroline; Can't Help Falling In Love..
Sound +++++ 90min
Hilton Hotel 
King Of Spades
Total Attendance 33,000

At 3:00am the Lisa Marie flew out of Las Vegas bound for Memphis, aboard were Lisa Marie, Ginger, Vernon and Elvis.

The final three shows at the Vegas Hilton were severely criticised by Bill E. Burk of the Memphis Press-Scimitar(December 15th)
'Presley Mere Shadow Of Before'
By Bill E. Burk
LAS VEGAS - After sitting through Elvis Presley's closing night performance at the Las Vegas Hilton, one walks away wondering how much longer it can be before the end comes, perhaps suddenly, and why the King of Rock 'n' Roll would subject himself to possible ridicule by going on stage so ill prepared. Why carry on? For Fame? He's perhaps the best known, best loved performer of all time. His loyal followers gathered in line five hours before show time just to get better seating. A charismatic Phenomenon he is. No one can doubt that. 'We lose money in the showroom when we book him' said one Hilton official, 'because of what we have to pay him, but we make it up in the rooms and at the tables (in the casino) and in the restaurants because of the people he draws'. But as the minutes dragged by and went past an hour on stage, one wonders why the charisma continues. There's nothing new. But for the celebrated paunch, which is adroitly covered with a loose fitting jump suit, high collar and super wide belt, he's the same Elvis. He talks  sometimes inaudibly, wastes a lot of time between songs with inane chatter. Sings the same old hackneyed songs that shot him to the top nearly two decades back - 'It's Now Or Never', 'Blue Suede Shoes', 'C.C Rider', etc., etc., etc.
In fact, the two times Elvis stepped outside his original repertoire, to sing 'My Way' and 'Bridge Over Troubled Water' he had to sing from a sheet with the words written on it, hastily provided by stage sidekick Charlie Hodge, who also provides and endless amount of scarves to be thrown to the giggling girls at
stage side and with more glasses of water than one can count in an hour and twenty minutes. Elvis looked terribly tired. Even his famed swivelling hips, which don't swivel all that much anymore, seem programmed. The audience, which ten years ago would have screamed enough to down out the songs, was noticeably subdued until the end was evidently near. It only took two guards to keep the gatecrashers off-stage
following the final number.

This may seem like on person's opinion. It isn't. During Presley last three nights here, these opinions, or various forms of them, were heard time and time again from former Presley 'groupies' who openly expressed concern for him. And yet they keep coming back and they will pack his next road tour, which starts December 27 in Wichita and ends New Year's Eve in Pittsburgh. Once a king, always a king. Maybe that's it. And just maybe they're still coming because they think it might be the last time around.