On Tour, March 23 - March 30, 1977

  • The March tour in 1977 originally consisted of 12 shows, but Elvis had to cancel the last 4 due to illness. Elvis visited 6 different cities, in a total of 4 States on this tour; Arizona, Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana (see map at the bottom of the page). It is estimated that more than 85.000 spectators attended these shows. You can read more about the tour in the chapter "Elvis In Concert 1977".

  • Mars-turnéen i 1977 besto opprinnelig av 12 show, men Elvis måtte avlyse de 4 siste på grunn av sykdom. Elvis besøkte i alt 6 forskjellige byer, i 4 forskjellige stater på denne turnéen; Arizona, Texas, Oklahoma og Louisiana (se kart nederst på siden). Det er anslått at over 85.000 publikummere overvar disse showene. Du kan lese mer om selve turnéen under «Elvis In Concert 1977».

Musicians/ Musikere;

Band leader and Lead Guitar; James Burton – Rhythm Guitar; John Wilkinson – Backing Vocals and Acoustic Guitar; Charlie Hodge – Bass; Jerry Scheff – Drums; Ronnie Tutt – Keyboards; Tony Brown – Keyboards; Bobby Odgin – Joe Guercio and his Orchestra – Backing Vocals; JD Sumner & The Stamps (Ed Enoch, Ed Hill, Larry Strickland, Gary Buckles) – Backing Vocals; The Sweet Inspirations (Myrna Smith, Sylvia Shemwell, Estelle Brown) – Backing Vocals; Kathy Westmoreland – Backing Vocals; Sherill Nielsen.

Songs used during this tour (listed alphabetically)/ Sanger brukt under denne turnéen (listet alfabetisk);

And I Love You So - Are You Lonesome Tonight? - Blue Christmas (March 26) - Blue Suede Shoes - Bosom Of Abraham (March 29) - Can't Help Falling In Love – Danny Boy (Sherill Nielsen) - Early Morning Rain – Fever - Funny How Time Slips Away - Help Me - Hound Dog - How Great Thou Art – Hurt - I Got A Woman/Amen - If You Love Me - It's Now Or Never - Jailhouse Rock - Johnny B. Goode - Lawdy Miss Clawdy - Little Sister - Love Me - Love Me Tender - My Way - O Sole Mio (Sherill Nielsen) - Reconsider Baby (one-line) (March ?) - Rip It Up (one-line) (March 26) - See See Rider - Steamroller Blues - Teddy Bear/Don't Be Cruel - That's All Right - Trying To Get To You - What 'd I Say? - Why Me, Lord - You Better Run (March 29) - You Gave Me A Mountain

Sources;

Books/ Bøker; Elvis In Concert 1945-1977 (Sebastiano Cecere – 2012) - Elvis: The Concert Years 1969-1977 (Stein Erik Skar – 1997) - Flaming Star Magazine #58, #59, #60, #62 «Fashion For A King» (Tommy Edvardsen/ Atle Larsen – 2010)

Websites; Elvis Presley In Concert (www.elvisconcerts.com) – elvis-in-concert.com (www.elvis-in-concert.com) - Ciscokings' Corner (ciscoking.jordans-elvis-world.com)

March 23, 1977 (8:30 pm). Tempe, Arizona

Elvis live in Tempe, Arizona - March 23, 1977 (8:30 pm)

Venue: Arizona State University, Tempe. AZ.

Tickets: 14,047

Costume: Mexican Sundial Suit/ Aztec Sun Suit

Track list:

Also Sprach Zarathustra - See See Rider - I Got A Woman/Amen - Love Me - My Way - Jailhouse Rock - You Gave Me A Mountain - O Sole Mio/It's Now Or Never - Little Sister - Teddy Bear/Don't Be Cruel - And I Love You So - How Great Thou Art - Band Introductions - Early Morning Rain - What'd I Say - Johnny B. Goode - Love Letters - School Days – Hurt - Hound Dog - Can't Help Falling In Love

Comments: Duration/ Varighet; 66 min. – Income/ Inntjening; USD 198.390

  • Tour Opening Tempe – Audience Rec. – Unknown Label – 2007

  • Tour Opening Tempe – Audience Rec. – CD-R

  • Elvis On The Road Volume 5 – Audience Rec. – CD-R

March 24, 1977 (8:30 pm). Amarillo, Texas

Elvis live in Amarillo, Texas - March 24, 1977 (8:30 pm)

Venue: Civic Center, Amarillo, TX.

Tickets: 7,389

Costume: Embroidered Arabian Suit/ King Of Spades Suit

Track list:

Also Sprach Zarathustra - See See Rider - I Got A Woman/Amen - Love Me - Little Sister - You Gave Me A Mountain - Blue Suede Shoes - O Sole Mio/It's Now Or Never - My Way - All Shook Up - Teddy Bear/Don't Be Cruel - And I Love You So – Fever - Band Introductions - Early Morning Rain - What'd I Say - Johnny B. Goode - Blueberry Hill - Love Letters - School Days – Hurt - Hound Dog - Danny Boy (Sherill Nielsen) - Walk With Me (Sherill Nielsen) - Jailhouse Rock - Can't Help Falling In Love

Comments: Duration/ Varighet; 52 min. – Income/ Inntjening; USD 100.242

  • Amarillo '77 - Soundboard Rec. - Follow That Dream - 2011

March 25, 1977 (8:30 pm). Norman, Oklahoma

Elvis live in Norman, Oklahoma - March 25, 1977 (8:30 pm)

Venue: University Of Oklahoma, Norman, OK.

Tickets: 11,415

Costume: Mexican Sundial Suit/ Aztec Sun Suit

Track list:

Also Sprach Zarathustra - See See Rider - I Got A Woman/Amen - Funny How Time Slips Away - If You Love Me - You Gave Me A Mountain - Love Me - Jailhouse Rock - O Sole Mio/It's Now Or Never - Little Sister - Teddy Bear/Don't Be Cruel - My Way – Fever - Band Introductions - Early Morning Rain - What'd I Say - Johnny B. Goode - School Days – Hurt - Hound Dog - Can't Help Falling In Love

Comments: Duration/ Varighet; 76 min. – Income/ Inntjening; USD 162.730

  • The Norman Conquest - Audience Rec. – CD-R

March 26, 1977 (8:30 pm). Norman, Oklahoma

Elvis live in Norman, Oklahoma - March 26, 1977 (8:30 pm)

Venue: University Of Oklahoma, Norman, OK.

Tickets: 11,500

Costume: Embroidered Arabian Suit/ King Of Spades Suit

Track list:

Also Sprach Zarathustra - See See Rider - I Got A Woman/Amen - Rip It Up (one-line) - Love Me - Help Me - If You Love Me - You Gave Me A Mountain - Love Me Tender - Blue Suede Shoes - O Sole Mio/It's Now Or Never – Fever - That's All Right - Are You Lonesome Tonight? - Blue Christmas - My Way - How Great Thou Art - Band Introductions - Early Morning Rain - What'd I Say - Johnny B. Goode - School Days – Hurt - Hound Dog - Can't Help Falling In Love

Comments: Duration/ Varighet; 62 min. – Income/ Inntjening; USD 162.730

  • Second Night In Norman - Audience Rec. – CD-R

March 27, 1977 (8:30 pm). Abilene, Texas

Elvis live in Abilene, Texas - March 27, 1977 (8:30 pm)

Venue: Taylor County Coliseum, Abilene, TX.

Tickets: 7,500

Costume: Mexican Sundial Suit/ Aztec Sun Suit

Track list:

Also Sprach Zarathustra - See See Rider - I Got A Woman/Amen - Love Me - If You Love Me - You Gave Me A Mountain - Jailhouse Rock - O Sole Mio/It's Now Or Never - Trying To Get To You - That's All Right - Are You Lonesome Tonight? - My Way – Fever - How Great Thou Art - Band Introductions - Early Morning Rain - What'd I Say - Johnny B. Goode - Love Letters - School Days – Hurt - Hound Dog - Danny Boy (Sherill Nielsen) - Walk With Me (Sherill Nielsen) - Blue Suede Shoes - Lawdy Miss Clawdy - Can't Help Falling In Love

Comments: Duration/ Varighet; 78 min. – Income/ Inntjening; USD 70.000

  • King Time in Abilene – Audience Rec. - Stage Entertainment - 1994

  • Rockin’ Abilene - Audience Rec. – CD-R

March 28, 1977 (8:30 pm). Austin, Texas

Elvis live in Austin, Texas - March 28, 1977 (8:30 pm)

Venue: Municipal Auditorium, Austin, TX.

Tickets: 6,000

Costume: Embroidered Arabian Suit/ King Of Spades Suit

Track list:

Also Sprach Zarathustra - See See Rider - I Got A Woman/Amen - If You Love Me - You Gave Me A Mountain - Jailhouse Rock - O Sole Mio/It's Now Or Never - Little Sister - Teddy Bear/Don't Be Cruel - That's All Right - Steamroller Blues - Help Me – Fever - Band Introductions - Early Morning Rain - What'd I Say - Johnny B. Goode - School Days – Hurt - Hound Dog - Can't Help Falling In Love

Comments: Duration/ Varighet; 58 min.

  • Elvis Slips Into Austin – Audience Rec. – Crown - 2002

  • Elvis Slips Into Austin – Audience Rec. – CD-R

  • On Tour Austin, Texas - Audience Rec. – CD-R

March 29, 1977 (8:30 pm). Alexandria, Louisiana

Elvis live in Alexandria, Louisiana - March 29, 1977 (8:30 pm)

Venue: Rapidas Parish Coliseum, Alexandria, LA.

Tickets: 15,000

Costume: Mexican Sundial Suit/ Aztec Sun Suit

Track list:

Also Sprach Zarathustra - See See Rider - I Got A Woman/Amen - If You Love Me - You Gave Me A Mountain - Jailhouse Rock - O Sole Mio/It's Now Or Never - Little Sister - Teddy Bear/Don't Be Cruel - Blue Suede Shoes – Fever - Band Introductions - Early Morning Rain - What'd I Say - Johnny B. Goode - School Days - Why Me Lord - Bosom of Abraham - You Better Run - How Great Thou Art - Hound Dog - Can't Help Falling In Love

Comments: Duration/ Varighet; 57 min.

  • The Event – Audience Rec. - Groti Records – 1995

March 30, 1977 (8:30 pm). Alexandria, Louisiana

Elvis live in Alexandria, Louisiana - March 30, 1977 (8:30 pm)

Venue: Rapides Parish Coliseum, Alexandria, LA.

Tickets: 15,000

Costume: Embroidered Arabian Suit/ King Of Spades Suit

Track list:

Also Sprach Zarathustra - See See Rider - I Got A Woman/Amen - If You Love Me - 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 - Love Me Tender - Band Introductions - Early Morning Rain - What'd I Say - Johnny B. Goode - School Days – Hurt - Hound Dog - Danny Boy (Sherill Nielsen) - Walk With Me (Sherill Nielsen) - Blue Suede Shoes - Can't Help Falling In Love

Comments: Duration/ Varighet; 56 min.

  • By Special Request: From Louisiana To Tennessee – Soundboard Rec. – Acum - 1997

  • Return To The Red River – Soundboard Rec. – Unknown Label - 2011

  • Elvis Rocks Alex - Audience Rec. – CD-R

  • When It’s Time To Go – Audience Rec. – CD-R

Tour Map

A - Tempe, Arizona / B - Amarillo, Texas / C - Norman, Oklahoma / D - Abilene, Texas / E - Austin, Texas / F - Alexandria, Louisiana