1977-9


Harold J. Newton

Greensboro,NC April 21st 1977. Elvis started his third tour of 1977 in Greensboro,NC on the 21st and moved on to Detroit,MI the following night. There were 16,565 attending this show at the Coliseum in Greensboro, North Carolina for a gross receipts of $235,045.

 

Harold J. Newton

The songs performed that night : 2001 Theme - See See 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 - Little Sister - Teddy Bear / Don't Be Cruel - And I Love You So- Fever- My Way- Intros of the band : Early Morning Rain - What'd I Say - Johnny B. Goode - School Days - Hurt (with reprise) -Hound Dog - Funny How Time Slips Away- How Great Thou Art- Little Darlin'- Can't Help Falling In Love - Closing Vamp.

 

Harold J. Newton

Most of the newspapers reviews were positive. Jerry Kenion of the  Daily News wrote " He still  over- powered  the audience with his versions of " You Gave Me A Mountain, It's Now Or Never, My Way, Hurt and How Great Thou Art. " The Greensboro Record says " He came. He sang. He conquered. "

Make sure to read the excellent article from Geoffrey McDonnell on the Spring 1977 tours.

 


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