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srj1967
12-22-2006, 04:58 AM
Hi,

Many years ago - prior to the Internet - I wrote to every library in every city where Elvis performed and asked if they had any newspaper articles of when Elvis performed in their city.

The reason I did that is that I read years ago that Elvis wore a special one-off costume for the US Bicentennial show on July 4, 1976 in Tulsa. Wrote to Tulsa library, and it turned out to be one of the Bicentenial suits. So, I then wrote to every other library to see what would happen, and to see if I could get any more clippings.

Amazingly, over the next few months, I managed to get clippings and reviews (photocopies) of around 95% of the shows. Some even went to the trouble of sending me their entire Elvis archives.

Anyway, I am missing reviews for the following shows: does anyone have newspaper reviews for these shows they could send me? Perhaps we would do a swap. PM me if you can help. Also after anything re Vegas and Tahoe reviews.

Thanks! Here are the shows I need; I have reviews for all others if anyone wants to swap. (All dates written the Australian way .. dd/mm/yy)

AMARILLO 24.3.77
ATLANTA 21.6.73; 29.6.73; 30.6.73; 3.7.73
HAMPTON 11.3.74
HUNTSVILLE 6.9.76
JACKSONVILLE 25.4.75
KNOXVILLE 15.3.74; 20.5.77
MONROE 4.3.74; 7.3.74; 8.3.74; 3.5.75
MURFREESBORO 14.3.74; 19.3.74; 29.4.75; 6.5.75; 7.5.75
OAKLAND 10.11.70
OKLAHOMA CITY 16.11.70
PHILADELPHIA 28.6.76; 28.5.77
SAN FRANCISCO 13.11.70; 28.11.76; 29.11.76
SPOKANE 27.4.76
SPRINGFIELD (Massachusetts) 14.7.75; 15.7.75; 29.7.76
TAMPA 13.9.70; 26.4.75
TUSCALOOSA 14.11.71

Unchained Melody
12-22-2006, 05:13 AM
www.elvisconcerts.com (http://www.elvisconcerts.com)

This site has quiet a few concert reviews...don't know of any other sites that have them though.

Brad

srj1967
12-22-2006, 05:58 AM
Yeah, thanks, I've seen that site, it's excellent.

But I am looking for photocopies of the actual reviews as they appeared in the papers ...

Unchained Melody
12-22-2006, 07:04 AM
Sorry, but I wouldn't know where to find those :blink:

I'm sure somebody here would know though ;)

Brad

Francesc
02-21-2007, 09:35 PM
Hi,

I'm the guy that went to the Public Libraries to get those reviews, contact me at webmaster@elvisconcerts.com I do have some photocopies from the articles.


Francesc

poormansgold
02-21-2007, 10:45 PM
hey Francesc, How Are yoU
This is Tom Barry

Francesc
02-21-2007, 10:54 PM
:D The old Tom Barry ! Nice to see you again

poormansgold
02-21-2007, 11:13 PM
Yup It's That old Tom Barry , It's nice see you Too, how You liked TCB Form
I post alot of Alternate Covers.
I live In Greensbolo, North Carolina For 6 months, The Wife got Job Here , Teaching .
I was send You more Tracks listing I don't have them with me, they are in Michigan. Oh Will ,
maybe We can Chat someday In here , Ok
Tom Barry

memphis 77
02-22-2007, 09:29 AM
Hi,

Many years ago - prior to the Internet - I wrote to every library in every city where Elvis performed and asked if they had any newspaper articles of when Elvis performed in their city.

The reason I did that is that I read years ago that Elvis wore a special one-off costume for the US Bicentennial show on July 4, 1976 in Tulsa. Wrote to Tulsa library, and it turned out to be one of the Bicentenial suits. So, I then wrote to every other library to see what would happen, and to see if I could get any more clippings.

Amazingly, over the next few months, I managed to get clippings and reviews (photocopies) of around 95% of the shows. Some even went to the trouble of sending me their entire Elvis archives.

Anyway, I am missing reviews for the following shows: does anyone have newspaper reviews for these shows they could send me? Perhaps we would do a swap. PM me if you can help. Also after anything re Vegas and Tahoe reviews.

Thanks! Here are the shows I need; I have reviews for all others if anyone wants to swap. (All dates written the Australian way .. dd/mm/yy)

AMARILLO 24.3.77
ATLANTA 21.6.73; 29.6.73; 30.6.73; 3.7.73
HAMPTON 11.3.74
HUNTSVILLE 6.9.76
JACKSONVILLE 25.4.75
KNOXVILLE 15.3.74; 20.5.77
MONROE 4.3.74; 7.3.74; 8.3.74; 3.5.75
MURFREESBORO 14.3.74; 19.3.74; 29.4.75; 6.5.75; 7.5.75
OAKLAND 10.11.70
OKLAHOMA CITY 16.11.70
PHILADELPHIA 28.6.76; 28.5.77
SAN FRANCISCO 13.11.70; 28.11.76; 29.11.76
SPOKANE 27.4.76
SPRINGFIELD (Massachusetts) 14.7.75; 15.7.75; 29.7.76
TAMPA 13.9.70; 26.4.75
TUSCALOOSA 14.11.71
i know that TREVOR CAJIO, from TMAHM has a large collection as does PAUL MCLEOD from GRACELAND TOO in holly springs[he zeroxed all shows i attended], i believe he has over 200 .