Video of the day: Elvis 68 comeback special

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Elvis, starring Elvis Presley, is United States television special that aired on December 3, 1968 on the NBC television network. The special is commonly referred to as the ’68 Comeback Special, because of subsequent developments in Presley’s career, but the soundtrack album was released simply as NBC-TV Special.

Presley’s informal jamming in front of a small audience in the ’68 Comeback Special is regarded as a forerunner of the so-called “Unplugged” concept, later popularized by MTV.

Classic TV moment and a testament to Elvis’s greatness!

“Set list”:

  • “Trouble”/”Guitar Man” – Show Opener
  • “Lawdy Miss Clawdy”
  • “Baby What You Want Me to Do”
  • Something wrong with my lip. / He’s gotta be crazy.
  • Heartbreak Hotel / Hound Dog / All Shook Up
  • “Can’t Help Falling in Love”
  • “Jailhouse Rock”
  • Can I borrow your little whatchacallit? / This leather suit is hot
  • “Love Me Tender”
  • “Are You Lonesome Tonight?”
  • Rock & roll music is …
  • Gospel Production Number:
“Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child” / “Where Could I go But To The Lord” / “Up Above My Head” / Saved
  • “Baby, What You Want Me To Do”
  • “Blue Christmas”
  • “One Night”
  • “Memories”
  • Guitar Man Production Number:
“Nothingville” / “Guitar Man” / “Let Yourself Go” / “Guitar Man” / “Big Boss Man” / “It Hurts Me” / “Guitar Man” / “Little Egypt” / “Trouble” / “Guitar Man”
  • “If I Can Dream” – Show Closer

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– Hallgeir