Elvis At Stax
Original Release Date: Tue, 08/06/2013
If there was an inherent flaw in the marketing and presentation of Elvis’ music during the ‘70s, it was undoubtedly the lack of visual distinction between his live and studio output. By the time Elvis’ last album featuring recordings from the Stax sessions was issued in January 1975, no fewer than 20 albums had been issued by RCA that featured Elvis on stage wearing a jumpsuit. This repetitious process, regulated by Elvis’ manager, Colonel Tom Parker, undeniably abetted a lack of clear focus on Elvis’ studio-recorded repertoire, and the presentation of his Stax tracks between 1973 and 1975 was no exception.
During the first few months of 1973 all seemed well when Elvis, after signing a lucrative new seven-year contract ... Read More