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On Tour, Apr. 5 - Apr. 19, 1972

April 5, 1972 (8:30 pm). Buffalo, NY.

"Presley Magic Still Strong As Record 17,360 Turn Out" by Thomas Putnam
Buffalo Courier Express (April 7, 1972) (Concert Review)

"Elvis Still Wields That Old Magic; But Show, Not Music, Is The King" by Dale Anderson
Buffalo Evening News (April 6, 1972) (Concert Review)

April 6, 1972 (8:30 pm). Detroit, MI.

"Elvis Is Back"
The Windsor Star (February 10, 1972) (Pre-Concert Article)

"A Middle-aged Elvis wows new era of Bobby Soxers" by Bill Gray
Detroit News (April 7, 1972) (Concert Review)

"Ah, That Elvis - He Never Changes" by John Weisman
Detroit Free Press (April 7, 1972) (Concert Review)

April 8, 1972 (2:30 pm). Knoxville, TN.

"Gyrations Now Look Rather Like Karate Moves" by Lois Thomas
The Knoxville News-Sentinel (April 8, 1972) (Concert Review)

April 12, 1972 Indianapolis, IN.

"King Presley Gets Fans "All Shook Up" by Rita Vandeveer
The Indianapolis Star (April 13, 1972) (Concert Review)

"Elvis Presley Takes Over His Audience" by John Carpenter
The Indianapolis News (April 13, 1972) (Concert Review)

April 14 1972 (8:30 pm). Greensboro NC.

"Elvis Is Sellout"
Greesnboro Daily News (March 14, 1972) (Pre-Concert Article)

"Security Steps Set For Elvis' Visit"
Greesnboro Daily News (April 12, 1972) (Pre-Concert Article)

"Elvis Here Tonight: Security Strict"
Greesnboro Daily News (April 14, 1972) (Pre-Concert Article)

"Audience Adores Presley'd Squirms, Shakes...Voice " by Jerry Kenion
Greesnboro Daily News (April 15, 1972) (Concert Review)

April 15 1972 (8:30 pm). Macon, GA.

"Elvis Is Seen Only On Stage"
Macon News (April 15, 1972) (Pre-Concert Article)

"Elvis, Fans Soften Style" by Madeleine Hirsiger and Hoyt Canady
Macon News (April 16, 1972) (Concert Review)

April 16 1972. Jacksonville FL.

"Elvis Shakes 'Em Up Here Just Like Way Back When" by JoAnna Moore
The Florida Times (April 1972) (Concert Review)

April 17, 1972 Little Rock, AR.

"Elvis Whips 10,000 Into Real Frenzy With a Lot More Than His Singing" by Billy Lewis
Arkansas Gazzette (April 18, 1972) (Concert Review)

April 18, 1972 San Antonio, TX.

"Record Crowd due For Elvis"
San Antonio Light (April 16, 1972) (Pre-Concert Article)

"Elvis Presley Still Has Ability To Wow His Audiences" by Barry Brown
San Antonio Light (April 19, 1972) (Concert Review)

"Elvis Is the Same - And At His Best" by Bill Graham
San Antonio Express (April 19, 1972) (Concert Review)

April 19, 1972 Albuquerque, NM.

"Elvis Whips 10,000 Into Real Frenzy With a Lot More Than His Singing" by Billy Lewis
The Albuquerque Tribune (April 20, 1972) (Concert Review)


On Tour, Jun. 9 - Jun. 20, 1972

June 9, 1972 (8:30 pm) New York City, NY.

"Presley Draws 2 Generations of Fans" by Grace Lichtenstein
New York Times (June 10, 1972) (Concert Review)

"Presley, Talents Richly Intact, Shifts Emphasis to Rock/Gospel" by Don Heckman
New York Times (June 10, 1972) (Concert Review)

"ELVIS INVADES NEW YORK - A Mr. Presley Puts It On at the Garden" by Patricia O'Haire
Daily News (June 10, 1972) (Concert Review)

"Presley keeps 'em screaming" by AP
The Advocate (June 10, 1972) (Concert Review)

June 13 1972 (8:30 pm). Evansville IN.

"Reitz Graduate In The Orchestra Backing Up Presley Performance" by Cynthia Kirk
Evansville Press (June 12, 1972) (Pre-Concert Article)

June 14 1972 (8:30 pm). Milwaukee WI.

Milwaukee Journal (June 15, 1972) (Photo Article)

"Drums, Lights, Shrieks - Elvis!" by Joel McNally
Milwaukee Journal (June 15, 1972) (Concert Review)

"He's A Little Older But Still Old Elvis" by Stuart Wilk
Milwaukee Sentinel (June 15, 1972) (Concert Review)

June 18 1972 (8:30 pm). Fort Worth, TX.

"Yea, Yea, They Still Scream For Elvis" by Jack Gordon
Fort Worth Press (June 19, 1972) (Concert Review)


On Tour, Nov. 8 - Nov. 18, 1972

November 8 1972 (8:30 pm). Lubbock TX.

"Elvis Show Set Here Tonight"
Lubbock Avalanche Journal (November 8, 1972) (Pre-Concert Article)

'King Elvis' Captures Audience With Favorites"
Lubbock Avalanche Journal (November 9, 1972) (Concert Review)

November 9 1972 (8:30 pm). Tucson AZ.

"Elvis Dazzles Crowd At TCC Arena" by Wood Simpson
Tucson Daily City (November 10, 1972) (Concert Review)

"Elvis A Parody of His '50s Self" by Betty Beard
Tucson Star (November 1972) (Concert Review)

"Elvis Still The King - Despite Dull 'Helpers'" by Hardy Price
The Arizona Republic (November 10, 1972) (Concert Review)

November 10 1972 (8:30 pm). El Paso TX.

"A Subtle Elvis Wows 'Em" by Barbara Funkhouser
El Paso Times (November 1972) (Concert Review)

November 11, 1972 (8:30 pm) Oakland, CA.

"Elvis Presley: The Way It Is" by John L. Wasserman
San Francisco Chronicle (November 13, 1972) (Concert Review)

November 12, 1972 (5:00 pm). San Bernardino, CA.

"It's Just Elvis Presley Next Door" by Robert Hilburn
Los Angeles Times (November 14, 1972) (Concert Review)

"7,200 Enthralled as Elvis Sings, Struts, Strums Guitar Proves He's Still A Star" by Henry Mendoza
The Sun (November 13, 1972) (Concert Review)

November 15, 1972 (8:30 pm). Long Beach, CA.

"Elvis Presley still has fans "all shook up" by Denise Kubel
Press Telegram (November 17, 1972) (Concert Review)

"Elvis Thrills 15,000 At Concert In Long Beach" by Scott Paul
The Valley News (November 24, 1972) (Concert Review)

November 18, 1972 (8:30 pm). Honolulu, HI.

"Presley Legend Alive and Very Well" by Wayne Harada
Honolulu Advertiser (November 20, 1972) (Concert Review)