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Prince From Another Planet (Deluxe 2 CD/1 DVD Box Set) Box set
Please note that this box set contains two CDs and one DVD. The DVD must be played in a DVD player.
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Prince From Another Planet takes its title from a New York Times headline that accompanied its rave review of the King of Rock 'n' Roll's four sold-out shows at Madison Square Garden (80,000 tickets sold), the weekend of Friday through Sunday, June 9-11, 1972. CD two reprises the Saturday night show in its entirety, some 20 songs (plus introductions) originally issued on LP on June 18, 1972, just eight days after the concert took place. CD one reprises the (slightly longer) Saturday afternoon show, some 23 songs (plus introductions), archived and issued for the first time 25 years later in 1997, on CD.
Accompanying the two CDs is a bonus DVD that presents unseen footage of the Saturday afternoon show, captured on hand-held camera by a fan, and now acquired by Legacy from that fan decades later for this package. Rarely is unseen footage of Elvis in concert discovered, so this footage lends historical importance to the package. The film is a revealing portrait of a physically commanding Elvis and his power house TCB Band, background vocalists, and orchestra.
20 minute "mini documentary" featuring footage from the June 9th press conference, the June 9th evening show, the June 10th afternoon show plus new interviews with Lenny Kaye, James Burton and Glenn D. Hardin, Joe Guercio, and Jerry Schilling.
The complete NBC-New York film of the June 9th press conference. Approximately 12 minutes.
The June 10th afternoon show (complete audio) with approximately 20 minutes of fan-shot 8mm film synched with the newly mixed audio, including a complete performance of "That's All Right".
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And indeed there is much to like about 'Prince From Another Planet' - the title being a reference to a New York Times review of Elvis' first show at Madison Square Garden on June 9th, 1972. Housed in 8" x 8" packaging, this set looks very eye-catching, with an iconic shot of Elvis at the Garden as taken by MSG staff photographer George Kalinski shot on the cover. You can tell that the Jørgensen / Semon team really `went to town' on this release. The 50-page booklet is lavish and contains photos of the 4 MSG concerts, memorabilia, the original tape boxes as well as an interesting essay by Patti Smith-guitarist Lenny Kaye, who attended both the press conference as well as the first show as a journalist for Cavalier magazine. It was a smart move by Sony to involve people like Kaye and renowned New York audio wizard Michael Bauer (Coldplay, Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones, etc) for this project. This has given this release extra credibility and thus more exposure in the music press.Read more ›
For those of you actually interested in the film clips, I will lay down the actual show as it was recorded by a fan on super 8mm film and presented in the DVD. Most of the song are incomplete with some only lasting like ten seconds.
0:00-4:50, Intro, That's All Right, Mama, Proud Mary (the latter one incomplete)
6:54-8:42, 8:52-9:43, I Never Been To Spain (incomplete)
19:26-20:33, Polk Salad Annie
25:12-25:43, 25:46-26:52, Heartbreak Hotel
31:42-31:53, Reconsider Baby (Only 11 seconds of this baby. What a shame!)
34:17-36:21, Hound Dog (complete)
37:07-37:53, 38:14-38:30, I'll Remember You (incomplete)
40:16-41:56, 42:15-42:40, 42:49-43:37, Suspicious Minds
44:02-44:27, Introduction by Elvis (incomplete)
50:18-51:08, 51:33-52:24, An American Trilogy (incomplete)
59:39-60:00, End Theme
I hope it is of any use for all those Elvis maniacs (like me) out there! Enjoy this incredible box set.
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Wonderful Elvis CD set from MSG. He really was a Prince from another planet and these shows were superb.Published 3 months ago by Linda
The king at his prime. the sound is better than the original releases. The video even though not Complete really adds to the enjoyment. Read morePublished 5 months ago by larry
A great addition for your Elvis collection, even if you have not bought any El;vis recordings, this is a great one to start with.Published 5 months ago by Robert D. Urbaniak
this is a great cd the dvd has some great music the footage of the concert could be better but it is the man the documentary is fantastic if your a Elvis fan this you should getPublished 8 months ago by Dave Childress
I feel the DVD was not all that it should be. There's way too much blank space no picture just music. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Jalaine G.
The King at one of his performing peaks. Four sell-out shows at New York's famed Madison Square Garden (it had never before been achieved) and a performer in full command of both... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Nigel Patterson