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ROCKING THE NORTHWEST (Memory Records MR 2047-2) (Released 2005)
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1. Review by Ken Jensen
Eugene, November 27 1976

If You Leave Me Now (Sweet Inspiration)
Sweet Inspiration (Sweet Inspiration)
Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
If You Love Me
Love Me Tender
All Shook Up
Teddy Bear/Don't Be Cruel
You Gave Me A Mountain
Blue Suede Shoes
How Great Thou Art (incomplete)
Fever
Steamroller Blues
It's Now Or Never
America
Intro
Early Morning Rain
What'd I Say
Johnny B. Goode
Drum solo
Bass solo
Piano solo
Keyboard solo
Love Letters
School Days
Hurt
Hound Dog
Hawaiian Wedding Song
Can't Help Falling In Love
Closing Vamp

Content: 3+  Sound: 2+  Artwork: 5

1. Review by Ken Jensen

This show was recorded from the audience in Eugene, Oregon, November 27, 1976. He would never return. Memory Records have already released one show from this tour, captured the previous night in Portland, Oregon (Last Time in Portland). This show is better. Highlights include 'Steamroller Blues', 'America The Beautiful', 'Hurt' and a magnificent albeit incomplete 'How Great Thou Art'.

Elvis is in fine voice and is having a good time on stage. He seems happy, and this is such a contrast to the sad, miserable man from the past summer.

Out of the three concerts that have been released from this tour, Rockiní The Northwest is easily my favorite. I heartily recommend it.

Content: 3+
Sound: 3-
Artwork: 5

© , Norway, August 2005

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