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A Jewel in the Presley Crown (See Elvis singing I'm Leaving)
Fri Oct 05, 2007 12:48 am
No great surprises in the Elvis world but I do feel the song 'I'm Leaving' deserves wider acclaim as one of Elvis' most beautiful performances, the lyrics are poignant, the harmonies are faultless, the atmosphere created is haunting and the overall playing and production is wonderful. Its such a shame this song was never captured in full during the 'On Tour' sessions, just imagine how wonderful a performance during Hampton Roads or Greensboro would of been!
Fri Oct 05, 2007 1:02 am
Thanks for the link, Wow!
Fri Oct 05, 2007 1:04 am
Excellent! Have you done this clip? If so..where is the Live Performance from?
Thanks for Posting.
Fri Oct 05, 2007 1:13 am
Glad you like 'em.
Its made from bits and pieces from STAR and You Tube plus the Return To Splendour DVD's.
Shaky wrote:... the song 'I'm Leaving' deserves wider acclaim as one of Elvis' most beautiful performances ...
Yes indeed -- and Elvis loved it from Thursday, May 20, 1971, all the way through to Tuesday, August 16, 1977.
Fri Oct 05, 2007 1:43 am
Shaky, always been one of my favourites ever since I first heard it. I've so enjoyed lately hearing it on ISAK and Elvis's comment at the end of the take.
I gotta say you have done a freakingly good job on that video. I honestly think if, as I always hope, it's released as a single this would be the video to go with it - superb!
Fri Oct 05, 2007 2:26 am
And I agree,Shaky,you've made an excellent video for a great song !
Thanks for sharing.
Fri Oct 05, 2007 8:45 am
Yeah. Everyone who hears it, I mean not Elvis fans, are always surprised they never heard it, cos it's such a great song.
Fri Oct 05, 2007 9:36 am
awsome song one of my fav 70s songs cheers for the link.
Fri Oct 05, 2007 12:20 pm
Great video for a great great song.
Good work Shaky !!!
Re: A Jewel in the Presley Crown
Fri Oct 05, 2007 2:49 pm
Shaky wrote:Its such a shame this song was never captured in full during the 'On Tour' sessions, just imagine how wonderful a performance during Hampton Roads or Greensboro would of been!
It would be fantastic!
Fri Oct 05, 2007 11:23 pm
Thank you Shaky
'I'm Leavin' is a great piece of work - and your accompanying video is absoloutely fantastic.
Also, I'd forgotten how good a song 'Sweet Angeline' is - should be released as a single!
Sat Oct 06, 2007 1:00 am
<<I'd forgotten how good a song 'Sweet Angeline' is - should be released as a single!>>
I was always surprised to see it omitted from the 70 masters box set, it deserved its place their! If you remember the 'I Can Help' L.P. in the U.K. it fitted in perfectly with the more usual 70's classics!
Sat Oct 06, 2007 1:51 pm
This is a awesome video, thanks for posting
Sat Oct 06, 2007 4:26 pm
For those who are dont know, the live footage is from Uniondale June 24 1973 (3.00pm)
Seeing Elvis sing the song is certainly very cool !
It makes all the difference in the world having this type of footage, the last video here is awesome, well thought out as far as the editing goes.
I personally wouldn't have changed a thing.
Do any of you think this video could have been something EPE could have done or for the sake of agrument do you think this type of video would have worked on TV and would it have gotten any fan fair or publicity ?