Elvis Presley | Phoenix, AZ | September 9, 1970
When Elvis Presley appeared before 13,000 people at the veterans Memorial Coliseum, Phoenix, Arizona at 8:30 pm on Wednesday September 9, 1970, he had not toured since October 1957.
After the success of those first three Las Vegas seasons, it was decided that he would go back on the road again and re-establish his ties with a wider public. Colonel Tom Parker contracted Jerry Weintraub (Managing the still to be discovered John Denver) and Tom Hulet (Of Concerts West).
Both had made names for themselves via successful tours by top flight acts like Eric Clapton, Cram, Led Zeppelin and Jimi Hendrix. They had joined forces and started running tours in 1969.
You can read the full article and see more photos in the book The Elvis Files Volume 5 : 1969-1970.
Elvis Presley : Phoenix, AZ : September 9, 1970.
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