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Music Shows

The Elvis '68 Comeback Special

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With The King's career on a steady decline since his last U.S. #1 single in 1962, many thought his reign was effectively over. But then...he came back in a 1968 NBC television special.

http://youtu.be/oKPaHpCoAE0

The show was the highest-rated special of the year.

http://youtu.be/zVaBVZaS7So

The intimate performance, during which Elvis and his bandmates talk in between song and play old blues and gospel, is widely credited with revitalizing his career.

http://youtu.be/OXjfOyy0WtM

After the special, Elvis went on to his stint in Vegas and even returned to #1 on the charts with 1969's "Suspicious Minds."

http://youtu.be/olqe-JnHzjU

Playlist for this weekend's show:
Trouble/Guitar Man
That's Alright
Heartbreak Hotel
Hound Dog
All Shook Up
Can't Help Falling in Love with You
Let Yourself Go
Baby What You Want Me To Do
Where Could I Go But To The Lord, Up Above My Head, Saved
Trying To Get To You
Jailhouse Rock
Don't Be Cruel
When My Blue Moon Turns To Gold
Nothingville/Big Boss Man/Guitar Man/Little Egypt/Trouble/Guitar Man
Memories

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