On Tour, April 21st - May 3rd, 1977

  • The April/May tour in 1977 consisted of 13 shows, located in 11 different cities. Elvis visited a total of 6 States on this tour; North Carolina, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin, Minnesota and Illinois (see map at the bottom of the page). It is estimated that more than 157.000 spectators attended these shows. You can read more about the tour in the chapter "Elvis In Concert 1977".

  • April/Mai-turnéen i 1977 besto av 13 show, fordelt på 11 forskjellige byer. Elvis besøkte i alt 6 stater på denne turnéen; North Carolina, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin, Minnesota og Illinois (se kart nederst på siden). Det er anslått at over 157.000 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? - Battle Of New Orleans - Big Boss Man (April 29)/(one-line) (May 3) - Blue Christmas (April 22) - Blue Hawaii (one-line) (April 24) - Blue Suede Shoes - Bridge Over Troubled Water (April 29) - Can't Help Falling In Love - Delta Lady (James Burton Guitar Solo) - Early Morning Rain – Fairytale – Fever - Funny How Time Slips Away - Happy Birthday (May 3) - Hawaiian Wedding Song - Heartbreak Hotel - My Heavenly Father (Kathy Westmoreland) (April 30) - 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 - Little Darlin' - Little Sister - Love Me - Love Me Tender - My Way - Mystery Train/Tiger Man (May 3) - O Sole Mio (Sherill Nielsen) - Polk Salad Annie - Rip It Up (one-line) (April 30) – School Days - See See Rider - Teddy Bear/Don't Be Cruel - That's All Right - The Wonder Of You - Trouble (one-line) (May 3) - Trying To Get To You - Unchained Melody - What 'd I Say? - When The Saints Go Marching In (one-line) (May 1) - 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)

April 21, 1977 (8:30 pm). Greensboro, North Carolina

Elvis live in Greensboro, North Carolina - April 21, 1977 (8:30 pm)

Venue: Coliseum, Greensboro, NC.

Tickets: 16,565

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 - Little Sister - Teddy Bear/Don't Be Cruel - And I Love You So – Fever - My Way - Band Introductions - Early Morning Rain - What'd I Say - Johnny B. Goode - Battle Of New Orleans – School Days – Hurt (with reprise) - Hound Dog - Funny How Time Slips Away - How Great Thou Art - Little Darlin' - Can't Help Falling In Love

Comments: Duration/ Varighet; 63 min. – Income/ Inntjening; USD 235.045

  • Getting Down In Greensboro - Audience Rec. – CD-R

  • Time Slips Away In Greensboro - Audience Rec. – CD-R

April 22, 1977 (8:30 pm). Detroit, Michigan

Elvis live in Detroit, Michigan - April 22, 1977 (8:30 pm)

Venue: Olympia Stadium, Detroit, MI.

Tickets: 14,500

Costume: Mexican Sundial Suit/ Aztec Sun Suit

Track list:

Also Sprach Zarathustra - See See Rider - I Got A Woman/Amen - That's All Right - Are You Lonesome Tonight? - Blue Christmas - Love Me - 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 – Fever - My Way - Band Introductions - Early Morning Rain - What'd I Say - Johnny B. Goode - Battle Of New Orleans – School Days -  – Hurt - Hound Dog - Can't Help Falling In Love

Comments: Duration/ Varighet; 66 min. – Income/ Inntjening; USD 229.800

  • The King Has Landed - Audience Rec. – Unknown Label - 2006

  • Live In Detroit - Audience Rec. – CD-R

April 23, 1977 (8:30 pm). Toledo, Ohio

Elvis live in Toledo, Ohio - April 23, 1977 (8:30 pm)

Venue: University of Toledo, Toledo, OH.

Tickets: 9,800

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 - Little Sister - Teddy Bear/Don't Be Cruel - And I Love You So – Fever - Polk Salad Annie - My Way - Band Introductions - Early Morning Rain - What'd I Say - Johnny B. Goode - Battle Of New Orleans – School Days – Hurt - Hound Dog - Can't Help Falling In Love

Comments: Duration/ Varighet; 63 min. – Income/ Inntjening; USD 134.450

  • Goodbye Memphis - Soundboard Rec. - Fort Baxter - 1997

  • The Toledoan Balladeer - Audience Rec. – Management - 2011

  • When The Crowd's Going High - Audience Rec. – CD-R

  • The Concert Years Vol. 30 - Audience Rec. – CD-R

  • Two April Nights – Audience Rec. – CD-R

April 24, 1977 (8:30 pm). Ann Arbor, Michigan

Elvis live in Ann Arbor, Michigan - April 24, 1977 (8:30 pm)

April 24, 1977 (8:30 pm). Ann Arbor, Michigan

Venue: Crisler Arena, Ann Arbor, MI.

Tickets: 15,000

Costume: Embroidered Arabian Suit/ King Of Spades 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 - Tryin' To Get To You  - O Sole Mio/It's Now Or Never - Blue Hawaii (one-line) - Little Sister - Teddy Bear/Don't Be Cruel - Help Me - My Way - Polk Salad Annie  - Band Introductions - Early Morning Rain - What'd I Say - Johnny B. Goode – School Days – Hurt (with reprise) - Hound Dog - Unchained Melody - Little Darlin' - Can't Help Falling In Love

Comments: Duration/ Varighet; 65 min. – Income/ Inntjening; USD 169.100

  • A Profile: The King On Stage - Soundboard Rec. - Fort Baxter - 1995

  • From Fans To Fans - Audience Rec. - Unknown Label - 1998

  • Shaking Up The Great Lakes - Soundboard Rec. - Fort Baxter - 2006

  • At Cazzie's House – Audience Rec. - Touchdown Records - 2011

  • Two April Nights – Audience Rec. – CD-R

April 25, 1977 (8:30 pm). Saginaw, Michigan

Elvis live in Saginaw, Michigan - April 25, 1977 (8:30 pm)

April 25, 1977 (8:30 pm). Saginaw, Michigan

Venue: Saginaw Center, Saginaw, MI.

Tickets: 7,197

Costume: Embroidered Arabian Suit/ King Of Spades Suit (See Comments*)

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 - Heartbreak Hotel - Little Sister - Teddy Bear/Don't Be Cruel - And I Love You So - Band Introductions - Early Morning Rain - What'd I Say - Johnny B. Goode - School Days – Hurt - Hound Dog - Hawaiian Wedding Song - Little Darlin' - Can't Help Falling In Love

Comments: Duration/ Varighet; 61 min. – Income/ Inntjening; USD 102.598

*The websites Elvis Presley In Concert (www.elvisconcerts.com) and elvis-in-concert.com (www.elvis-in-concert.com), and pictures in a news article in Saginaw News (April 26th 1977) supports that Elvis used the Embroidered Arabian Suit (King Of Spades Suit) during this concert. The books Elvis In Concert 1945-1977 and Elvis: The Concert Years 1969-1977 claims that Elvis used the Mexican Sundial Suit (Aztec Sun Suit). If you got any useful information about this, feel free to contact me on post@elvisandhismusic.com.

*Websidene Elvis Presley In Concert (www.elvisconcerts.com) og elvis-in-concert.com (www.elvis-in-concert.com), samt bilder fra en artikkel i avisen Saginaw News (26. april 1977) underbygger påstanden om at Elvis brukte Embroidered Arabian Suit (King Of Spades Suit). Bøkene Elvis In Concert 1945-1977 og Elvis: The Concert Years 1969-1977 oppgir at Elvis brukte Mexican Sundial Suit (Aztec Sun Suit) under denne konserten. Hvis du kan oppklare dette, er det bare å sende mail til post@elvisandhismusic.com.

  • Greetings From Saginaw – Audience Rec. - Stage Entertainment - 1994

  • Sixty Minutes In Saginaw – Audience Rec. – CD-R

April 26, 1977 (8:30 pm). Kalamazoo, Michigan

Elvis live in Kalamazoo, Michigan - April 26, 1977 (8:30 pm)

Venue: Wings Stadium, Kalamazoo, MI.

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 - Little Sister - Teddy Bear/Don't Be Cruel - And I Love You So - My Way - Polk Salad Annie - 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; 56 min. – Income/ Inntjening; USD 108.000

  • Memories From Kalamazoo - Soundboard Rec. - Vavavoom Records - 2001

  • Shaking Up The Great Lakes - Soundboard Rec. - Fort Baxter - 2006

  • The Complete Kalamazoo - Audience Rec. – CD-R

April 27, 1977 (8:30 pm). Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Elvis live in Milwaukee, Wisconsin - April 27, 1977 (8:30 pm)

Venue: Milwaukee Arena, Milwaukee, WI.

Tickets: 11,854

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 - Little Sister - Teddy Bear/Don't Be Cruel - And I Love You So - My Way - Polk Salad Annie - 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; 68 min. – Income/ Inntjening; USD 167.272

  • And I Love You So – Audience Rec. – Unknown Label - 2006

  • Elvis On The Road Volume 4 – Audience Rec. – CD-R

  • Milwaukee - Audience Rec. – CD-R

  • Walk With Me To Milwaukee – Audience Rec. – CD-R

April 28, 1977 (8:30 pm). Green Bay, Wisconsin

Elvis live in Green Bay, Wisconsin - April 28, 1977 (8:30 pm)

Venue: Brown County Veterans, Green Bay, WI.

Tickets: 6,532

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 - Little Sister - Teddy Bear/Don't Be Cruel - My Way - Polk Salad Annie - Band Introductions - Early Morning Rain - Delta Lady (James Burton Guitar Solo) - School Days - Hawaiian Wedding Song - Can't Help Falling In Love

Comments: Duration/ Varighet; 64 min. – Income/ Inntjening; USD 100.000

  • I Did It My Way – Audience Rec. - Memory Records - 2005

  • Live In Green Bay - Audience Rec. – CD-R

April 29, 1977 (8:30 pm). Duluth, Minnesota

Elvis live in Duluth, Minnesota - April 29, 1977 (8:30 pm)

Venue: Duluth Arena, Duluth, MN.

Tickets: 7,755

Costume: Embroidered Arabian Suit/ King Of Spades 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 - Little Sister - Teddy Bear/Don't Be Cruel - Bridge Over Troubled Water - Big Boss Man - My Way - Band Introductions - Early Morning Rain - What'd I Say - Johnny B. Goode - Delta Lady (James Burton Guitar Solo) - School Days - Hurt - Hound Dog - Can't Help Falling In Love

Comments: Duration/ Varighet; 68 min.

  • A Day In Duluth - Audience Rec. - Coast To Coast – Unknown Date

  • Duluth Revisited - Audience Rec. - Management - 2010

  • The Old Magic Lingers On – Audience Rec. – CD-R

April 30, 1977 (8:30 pm). St. Paul, Minnesota

Elvis live in St. Paul, Minnesota - April 30, 1977 (8:30 pm)

Venue: Civic Center, St. Paul, MN.

Tickets: 17,000

Costume: Mexican Sundial Suit/ Aztec Sun Suit

Track list:

Also Sprach Zarathustra - See See Rider - I Got A Woman/Amen - Rip It Up (one-line) - Love Me - If You Love Me - You Gave Me A Mountain - Jailhouse Rock - O Sole Mio/It's Now Or Never - My Way - Hound Dog - My Heavenly Father (Kathy Westmoreland) - Polk Salad Annie - Band Introductions - Early Morning Rain - Delta Lady (James Burton Guitar Solo) - The Wonder Of You - Blue Suede Shoes - Hawaiian Wedding Song - Can't Help Falling In Love

Comments: Duration/ Varighet; 62 min. – Income/ Inntjening; USD 200.527

  • Rip It Up - Audience Rec. - Memphis Sound – Unknown Date

  • Rippin’ It Up In St. Paul - Audience Rec. – CD-R

  • My Heavenly Father – Audience Rec. – CD-R

May 1, 1977 (8:30 pm). Chicago, Illinois

Elvis live in Chicago, Illinois - May 1, 1977 (8:30 pm)

Venue: Chicago Stadium, Chicago, IL.

Tickets: 20,000

Costume: Embroidered Arabian Suit/ King Of Spades Suit

Track list:

Also Sprach Zarathustra - See See Rider - When The Saints Go Marching In (one-line) - I Got A Woman/Amen - Love Me - Fairytale - You Gave Me A Mountain - Jailhouse Rock - O Sole Mio/It's Now Or Never - Tryin' To Get To You - Little Sister - Teddy Bear/Don't Be Cruel - And I Love You So - My Way - Band Introductions - Early Morning Rain - What'd I Say - Johnny B. Goode - Battle Of New Orleans – School Days - Hurt - Hound Dog - Can't Help Falling In Love

Comments: Duration/ Varighet; 62 min. – Income/ Inntjening; USD 232.025

  • Rockin' Chicago Vol.1: When Elvis Comes Marching In - Audience Rec. - Tennessee Moon – 2005

  • Chicago Double Strike - Audience Rec. – Straight Arrow - 2012

  • Chicago 05/01/77 – Audience Rec. – CD-R

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

May 2, 1977 (8:30 pm). Chicago, Illinois

Elvis live in Chicago, Illinois - May 2, 1977 (8:30 pm)

Venue: Chicago Stadium, Chicago, IL.

Tickets: 20,000

Costume: Mexican Sundial Suit/ Aztec Sun Suit

Track list:

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

Comments: Duration/ Varighet; 65 min. – Income/ Inntjening; USD 232.025

  • Rockin' Chicago Vol.2: Polk Salad Elvis - Audience Rec. - Tennessee Moon – 2005

  • Chicago Double Strike - Audience Rec. – Straight Arrow - 2012

  • Chicago 05/02/77 – Audience Rec. – CD-R

  • Rockin’ Chicago Again - Audience Rec. – CD-R

May 3, 1977 (8:30 pm). Saginaw, Michigan

Elvis live in Saginaw, Michigan - May 3, 1977 (8:30 pm)

Venue: Saginaw Center, Saginaw, MI.

Tickets: 7,197

Costume: Embroidered Arabian Suit/ King Of Spades Suit (See Comments*)

Track list:

That's All Right - Trouble (one-line) - I Got A Woman/Amen - Love Me - Happy Birthday, Linda - Big Boss Man (one-line) - Hound Dog - Trying To Get To You - Jailhouse Rock - My Way - Little Sister - Teddy Bear/Don't Be Cruel - Help Me - O Sole Mio/It's Now Or Never - Love Me Tender - Why Me Lord - Polk Salad Annie - Band Introductions - Early Morning Rain - What'd I Say - Johnny B. Goode - School Days - Danny Boy (Sherill Nielsen) - Walk With Me (Sherill Nielsen) - Mystery Train/Tiger Man - Can't Help Falling In Love

Comments: Duration/ Varighet; 73 min. – Income/ Inntjening; USD 102.598

*The website Elvis Presley In Concert (www.elvisconcerts.com), and pictures in a news article in Saginaw News (May 4th 1977) supports that Elvis used the Embroidered Arabian Suit (King Of Spades Suit) during this concert. The books Elvis In Concert 1945-1977 and Elvis: The Concert Years 1969-1977, and even the website elvis-in-concert.com (www.elvis-in-concert.com) claims that Elvis used the Mexican Sundial Suit (Aztec Sun Suit). If you got any useful information about this, feel free to contact me on post@elvisandhismusic.com.

*Websiden Elvis Presley In Concert (www.elvisconcerts.com), og bilder fra en artikkel i avisen Saginaw News (4. mai 1977) underbygger påstanden om at Elvis brukte Embroidered Arabian Suit (King Of Spades Suit). Bøkene Elvis In Concert 1945-1977 og Elvis: The Concert Years 1969-1977, samt websiden elvis-in-concert.com (www.elvis-in-concert.com) oppgir at Elvis brukte Mexican Sundial Suit (Aztec Sun Suit) under denne konserten. Hvis du kan oppklare dette, er det bare å sende mail til post@elvisandhismusic.com.

  • Springtime In Saginaw - Audience Rec. - Music Gate - 2001

  • The Final Curtain – Soundboard Rec. – Boxcar - 2011

  • Trouble In Saginaw – Soundboard Rec. – Groove Masters - 2011

  • That’s All Right – Audience Rec. – CD-R

  • Saginaw Heat - Audience Rec. – CD-R

Tour Map

A - Greensboro, North Carolina / B - Detroit, Michigan / C - Toledo, Ohio / D - Ann Arbor, Michigan / E - Saginaw, Michigan / F - Kalamazoo, Michigan / G - Milwaukee, Wisconsin / H - Green Bay, Wisconsin / I - Duluth, Minnesota / J - St. Paul, Minnesota / K - Chicago, Illinois / L - Saginaw, Michigan