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Elvis Presley performing at the Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts — November 10, 1971

Elvis Presley performing at the Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts — November 10, 1971

Elvis performing at the Cleveland Public Hall Auditorium, Cleveland, Ohio — November 6, 1971

Elvis performing at the Cleveland Public Hall Auditorium, Cleveland, Ohio — November 6, 1971

Elvis Presley - Reach Out to Jesus
Recorded June 08, 1971

"Is the life you’re living filled with sorrow and despair?
Does the future press you with it’s worries and it’s care?
Are you tired and friendless?
Have you almost lost your way?
Jesus will help you, just come to Him today”

Elvis Presley - Love Me, Love the Life I Lead [Take 4]
Recorded May 21, 1971

"If you’re gonna love me, love the life I lead
Need the things I need, don’t try to change me
If you’re gonna take me, take me for what I am
I can’t be another man, I can’t be free
From the life I lead…”

Elvis Presley - I’m Leavin’
Recorded May 20, 1971, released as a single in august of the same year.

"Tried so hard each time, each time I just can’t make it
Feelin’ fast vibrations and I just can’t take it
Living from day to day, chasing the dream
I’m, I’m leavin”

Elvis Presley - I Will Be True

After recording two songs for his upcoming gospel album, Elvis sat down behind the piano and played ”I Will Be True”, “It’s Still Here” - two beautiful ballads written by Ivory Joe Hunter - and “I’ll Take You Home, Kathleen” in the early hours of the morning.

Elvis Presley - I’ve Got Confidence [Take 1]
Recorded May 18, 1971

He turns this Andrae Crouch song into an all out rocker!

Help Me Make It Through the Night [Takes 6-7]
Written by Kris Kristofferson

May 17, 1971
On the third night of recording in Nashville Elvis completed three songs, “Help Me Make It Through The Night,”  ”Until It’s Time For You To Go” and ”Lead Me, Guide Me.”

Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right [#][Jam Edit]

May 16, 1971
In the recording studio in Nashville for his upcoming Christmas album, Elvis and the band started to jam during a break. “Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right” of Bob Dylan went on for more than 11 minutes. Unfortunately Elvis lost his interest for the Christmas album afterwards and the band did 3 instrumental tracks.

Elvis Presley - The Wonderful World of Christmas

From his second christmas album “Elvis Sings “The Wonderful World of Christmas.”

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