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Elvis Presley : Leaving Cincinnati, OH on March 22, 1976 after two shows : March 21, 1976

Elvis boarding the Lisa Marie, Cincinnati.

Elvis Presley : Leaving Cincinnati, OH on March 22, 1976 after two shows there on March 21, 1976
Elvis Presley : Leaving Cincinnati, OH on March 22, 1976 after two shows there on March 21, 1976.

Elvis Presley : Leaving Cincinnati, OH on March 22, 1976 after two shows there on March 21, 1976.
Elvis Presley : Leaving Cincinnati, OH on March 22, 1976 after two shows there on March 21, 1976.

Elvis Presley : Leaving Cincinnati, OH on March 22, 1976 after two shows there on March 21, 1976.
Elvis Presley : Leaving Cincinnati, OH on March 22, 1976 after two shows there on March 21, 1976.

Elvis Presley : Leaving Cincinnati, OH on March 22, 1976 after two shows there on March 21, 1976.
Elvis Presley : Leaving Cincinnati, OH on March 22, 1976 after two shows there on March 21, 1976.

Elvis Presley : Leaving Cincinnati, OH on March 22, 1976 after two shows there on March 21, 1976.
Elvis Presley : Leaving Cincinnati, OH on March 22, 1976 after two shows there on March 21, 1976.

Arriving St Louis, MO

Elvis arriving in St Louis, MO on The Lisa Marie, March 22, 1976 for the last show of his first tour of 1976.

Elvis arriving in St Louis, MO on The Lisa Marie, March 22, 1976 for the last show of his first tour of 1976.
Elvis arriving in St Louis, MO on The Lisa Marie, March 22, 1976 for the last show of his first tour of 1976.

Elvis arriving in St Louis, MO on The Lisa Marie, March 22, 1976 for the last show of his first tour of 1976.
Elvis arriving in St Louis, MO on The Lisa Marie, March 22, 1976 for the last show of his first tour of 1976.

Elvis Presley : Kiel Auditorium St Louis, Miss 8.30pm : March 22, 1976

Elvis Presley Kiel Auditorium St Louis, Miss 8.30pm March 22, 1976

Elvis At Kiel, Still A Crowd Teaser

By Harper Barnes
St. Louis Post Dispatch - March 23, 1976

Concert Date : March 22, 1976 (8:30 pm). St. Louis, MO

In the movie '2001', heroic strains of 'Thus Spake Zarathustra' signal the presence of Godlike Beings from Outer Space. Last night at Kiel Auditorium, the same music signaled the entrance of Elvis Presley from Tupelo, Miss.

Elvis Presley Kiel Auditorium St Louis, Miss 8.30pm March 22, 1976
Elvis Presley Kiel Auditorium St Louis, Miss 8.30pm March 22, 1976

A packed house of about 10,500 was on hand to hear Presley, resplendent in spangled black pants, a black vest with a lot of cleavage and a ruffled blue shirt, do a 50 minute set. Presley, like Frank Sinatra, has passed the point of being a mere performer and has entered the realm of an institution. If most of the time he was content to sing his old hits without much conviction and let the band and backup singers carry the load, he would from time to time burst forth with enough power and general jiggling to set the crowd to shrieking.

After the introductory space music had died down and Presley had pranced around the stage like a bullfighter, he launched into 'C.C. Rider', a classic uptempo blues. Hundreds of flash bulbs went off in the audience and the lights rippled like strobes through the auditorium. He followed with the Ray Charles hit, 'I Got A Woman', as his brilliant veteran guitariat James Burton played rapid whining runs behind him. He rode a drum roll into 'Amen, Amen' and slid back into 'I Got A Woman'. He said, a little blurry, 'I hope we have a good time this afternoon'.

Presley snapped into 'Please Please Love Me' and discarded his baby-blue scarf in the direction of the audience. Backup singer Charlie Hodge quickly provided another - and another, and another, as Presley teased the crowd like a good stripper with an inexhaustible supply of long white gloves.

Several hundred fans, mostly women - the audience was at least two-thirds female - pressed against the apron of the stage. A woman in a blue pantsuit with long blond hair ran plumply from the wings and embraced Presley, pressing his arms to his side. For a moment he looked a little scared. She was hustled off stage immediately and as the crowd pressed forward Presley said, 'Mercy, folks'

After that it was 'Don't Be Cruel', 'Heartbreak Hotel', 'Love Me Tender', 'Polk Salad Annie', 'Hound Dog' all done very quickly. Presley, at 41 years old, goes through his old songs almost by rote, but he still has that remarkable charisma that made him famous in the first place.

'I'll still be coming to see him when he's 80 years old', said Jean Rohrbach, who was barely a teen-ager when Presley got his start and was at the concert with her mother, also a fan. With a flurry of scarves tossed to the audience, Presley closed the show with 'Can't Help Falling in Love With You'. There was a crush to the stage and then, as he left the stage followed by at least five bodyguards, a crush in the exits.

Jenny Schumacher of St. Ann learned Presley was staying at the Bel Air Hilton hotel and she and a friend were going to try to catch up with him there. Miss Schumacher had won her ticket on a radio contest. To win, she had to sing a Presley song and she chose 'Hound Dog'. She was a little disappointed in the lack of fire in Presley's performance of the song, but loved the concert anyway.

Generally, the audience was as mixed in age as any that has ever attended a rock concert at Kiel. It was the sort of crowd one might expect to see at an Alice Cooper-Lawrence Welk concert.

Mrs. Gladys Luepcke, a 68-year-old grandmother, was there with her daughter Janet, who spotted Presley on the Elvis Presley Photos Ed Sullivan Show more than 20 years ago and grabbed her mother to come in the listen.

'Elvis is for all ages', said Mrs. Luepke, who stood in line for three hours the morning the Presley tickets went on sale to make sure she got some. Like most fans, Janet and Gladys Luepke never got close enought to the stage to get one of the several dozen scarves that Presley threw into the audience. But that was no problem. After the concert, the scarves were on sale in the lobby of Kiel for $5 apiece.

January 1976

Elvis Presley Photos Elvis Presley : Vail, Colorado : January, 1976

March

Elvis Presley Photos Elvis Presley : Freedom Hall Johnson City, Tn : March 17, 1976
Elvis Presley Photos Elvis Presley : Freedom Hall Johnson City, Tn : March 18, 1976
Elvis Presley Photos Elvis Presley : March 20, 1976. (8:30 pm) Charlotte, NC.
Elvis Presley Photos Elvis Presley : March 21, 1976 (8:30 pm) : Cincinnati, OH
Elvis Presley Photos Elvis Presley : Leaving Cincinnati, OH on March 22, 1976 after two shows : March 21, 1976
Elvis Presley Photos Elvis Presley : Kiel Auditorium St Louis, Miss 8.30pm : March 22, 1976

April

Elvis Presley Photos Elvis Presley : Out For A Bike Ride : April 3, 1976
Elvis Presley Photos Elvis Presley : Kansas City, MO : April 21, 1976
Elvis Presley Video Video : Elvis Presley : Kansas City : April 22, 1976

June

Elvis Presley Photos Elvis Presley : Enroute to the Buffalo Memorial Auditorium : June 25, 1976
Elvis Presley Photos Elvis Presley : Philadelphia : June 28, 1976

July

Elvis Presley Photos Elvis Presley leaving his hotel in Shreveport, LA on his way to Baton Rouge, LA on July 2, 1976
Elvis Presley Photos Elvis Presley : Fort Worth, Texas : July 3, 1976
Elvis Presley Photos Elvis Presley : Tulsa, OK : July 4, 1976
Elvis Presley Photos Elvis Presley : Mid-South Coliseum : July 5, 1976
Elvis Presley Photos Elvis Presley : July 24, 1976 (2:30 pm). Charleston, WV. Civic Center
Elvis Presley Photos Elvis Presley : Community War Memorial, Syracuse, Ny : July 27, 1976
Elvis Presley Photos Elvis Presley : Civic Center, Springfield, Mass : July 29, 1976
Elvis Presley Photos Elvis Presley : Veterans Memorial Coliseum, New Haven, Connecticut. 8:30 p.m July 30, 1976

August

Elvis Presley Photos Elvis Presley : Roanoke VA : August 2, 1976

October

Articles about Elvis Presley Elvis Presley Photos Vickers Gas Station, Memphis, October 4, 1976 New page link
Elvis Presley Photos Elvis Presley : Chicago Stadium : October 14, 1976
Elvis Presley Photos Elvis Presley : Chicago Stadium : October 15, 1976
Elvis Presley Photos Elvis Presley : Minneapolis, Minnesota : October 17, 1976
Elvis Presley Photos Elvis Presley : University Of Dayton, Dayton, Oh : October 26, 1976

November

Articles about Elvis Presley Jerry Lee Lewis arrest at the Gates of Graceland
Elvis Presley Photos Elvis Presley : Cow Palace, San Francisco, 8.30pm : November 28, 1976

September

Elvis Presley Photos Elvis Presley : Coliseum, Jacksonville, Fl : September 1, 1976

December

Elvis Presley Video Video : Elvis Presley : Las Vegas : December 3, 1976

Elvis Presley Photos Elvis Presley : Las Vegas : December 4, 1976
Elvis Presley Photos Elvis Presley : December 8, 1976
Elvis Presley Photos Elvis Presley : Las Vegas : December 10, 1976 : Midnight Show
Elvis Presley Photos Elvis Presley : Las Vegas : December 11, 1976
Elvis Presley Photos Elvis Presley : Las Vegas : December 12, 1976
Elvis Presley Photos Elvis Presley : New Years Eve Concert : December 31, 1976

CDs : Studio

CD Elvis : Hits Of The 70s : 2 CD FTD Special Edition
CD From Elvis Presley Boulevard : 2 CD FTD Special Edition

CD The Jungle Room Sessions FTD CD

Since the FTD CD series began it has given us the chance to hear some classic unreleased Elvis Presley material but none more essential that their fourth release 'The Jungle Room Sessions'. After 'The Jungle Room Sessions' the majority of the original releases on 'Moody Blue' and 'From E.P Boulevard' now sound so disappointing. Of all the Elvis Presley CDs produced by the FTD team this is the one you must have, whether you are a fan of 70's Elvis or not. This truly is an astounding packed 72 minutes of essential listening that is also an amazing documentary capturing some extraordinary moments of Elvis' life. >> More Elvis Alternate Take CDs.

CD : Concert

CD Elvis : Chicago Stadium : 1976 : Elvis Presley FTD 2 CD Set [2 Concerts]
CD Tucson '76 : 1976 : Elvis Presley FTD CD
CD America : April 22, 1976 : Elvis Presley FTD CD
CD New Haven '76 : 1976 : Elvis Presley FTD CD
CD Showtime! Birmingham / Dallas ‘76 : 1976 : Elvis Presley FTD 2 CD Set
CD Elvis : New Years Eve 1976 FTD 2CD : [Audience Recording]

Books

Elvis Presley Books The Elvis Files Vol. 7, 1974-1977
Book Elvis live at Del Webb's Sahara Tahoe : 1971-1976
Book Elvis : The King Of Las Vegas : Hardcover Book : 360 pages, with 1300 pictures
Book Elvis : The Concert Years 1969-1977 Book
Book Elvis Concerts : Elvis Presley Book from JAT Publishing
Book Elvis The Documentaries
Book Elvis : Photographs & Memories
Book Elvis : For The First Time Ever Elvis Book
Book America The Beautiful : Elvis Book with Free Promo CD

Elvis Presley Photos

Elvis Presley Photos

Elvis Presley Video Video Preview: Tupelo's Own Elvis Presley DVD

Tupelo's Own Elvis Presley DVD + 16 page booklet. Never before have we seen an Elvis concert from the 50's with sound. Until Now! The DVD Contains recently discovered Unreleased Film of Elvis performing 6 songs, including Heartbreak Hotel and Don’t Be Cruel, live in Tupelo Mississippi 1956. Included we see a live performance of the elusive Long Tall Sally seen here for the first time ever. This is an excellent release no fan should be without it. The 'parade' footage is good to see as it puts you in the right context with color and b&w footage. The interviews of Elvis' Parents are well worth hearing too. The afternoon show footage is wonderful and electrifying : Here is Elvis in his prime rocking and rolling in front of 11.000 people.

We love Elvis Presley !!!!!!!! : So ... Stop, look and listen baby that's our philosophy ... First thing in the morning, last thing at night ... look, stare everywhere and see everything inside ... Stop, look and listen!

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