Elvis’ bona fides were in question when he returned to the stage after more than eight years. His ’69 comeback show was a make-or-break gamble. The critics raved; David Dalton in Rolling Stone called Elvis “supernatural, his own resurrection.” Richard Goldstein, writing in The New York Times, said watching him “felt like getting hit in the face with a bucket of melted ice.
Elvis Now In Person 1969 contains 400-pages packed with rare and unseen shots taken during the period of July 31 and August 28, 1969. It includes amazing photographs from the construction of the International Hotel, the famous press conference and the shows themselves.
Published by Erik Lorentzen.