Elvis The Wonder of You Australian Tour (2017)
June 2, 2017
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Elvis The Wonder of You Australian Tour (2017) (01:03)
Gina Rinehart backstage with tour promoter Ralph Carr
Gina Rinehart backstage with tour promoter Ralph Carr.
Gina Rinehart is chairman of Hancock Prospecting, a privately owned mineral and exploration company founded by her father Lang Hancock. www.heraldsun.com.au states that Rinehart is currently Australia's richest person after soaring commodity prices revived the fortunes of the world's mining industry.
'The Wonder of You' focuses less on El's big, well-known hits for '70s material featuring the master soul-mining newer pop material, and, many times, far surpassing the 'original' versions. Elvis' band at the time was top-notch in the studio, so that was an important element for this to work. Well-recorded and mixed, the songs stand by themselves.
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Tupelo's Own Elvis Presley DVD + 16 page booklet.
Never before have we seen an Elvis Presley concert from the 1950's with sound. Until Now! The DVD Contains recently discovered unreleased film of Elvis performing 6 songs, including Heartbreak Hotel and Don't Be Cruel, live in Tupelo Mississippi 1956. Included we see a live performance of the elusive Long Tall Sally seen here for the first time ever.
This is an excellent release no fan should be without it.
The 'parade' footage is good to see as it puts you in the right context with color and b&w footage. The interviews of Elvis' Parents are well worth hearing too. The afternoon show footage is wonderful and electrifying : Here is Elvis in his prime rocking and rolling in front of 11.000 people. Highly recommended.