Date: 01 August 1976
Time: 2.30pm
Venue: Hampton, VA.
Hampton Coliseum
Tickets: 11,000
Costume: Bicentennial (white) Suit
Track list:

Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
If You Love Me
You Gave Me A Mountain
All Shook Up
Teddy Bear/Don't Be Cruel
And I Love You So
Jailhouse Rock
Return To Sender
[band introductions]
Early Morning Rain
What'd I Say
Johnny B. Goode
Love Letters
School Days
Hound Dog
Funny How Time Slips Away
Can't Help Falling In Love

Recordings: The Bicentennial Elvis Experience

Elvis seemed tired and moody during this show and seems to be out of breath throughout the show – his breathing amplified with its proximity to his mouth. In the intro to I Got A Woman, he sings the opening line, "Well now..." then adds "That's what I feel. Really. See we had a late show last night and I only got two hours sleep so..." After the song he welcomes the crowd: "Good Afternoon. God that sounds strange, 'Good Afternoon'. I just got up!..."

Just before introducing the band, Elvis reads a sign held up by someone in the audience."Please sing Return To Sender? Honey, if we know it." The riff, normally played during the band introductions then subtly changes beat and Elvis sings one verse of the song, to great applause. "I'm sorry but we hadn't rehearsed that too much."

He is obviously conscious of his slightly slurry speech and goes overboard to correct a mistake in the introductions: "I'm gonna ask John to play the guitar on the back of his head. He can do that... I mean James! John. James, John, Matthew, Mark, Luke." James Burton quickly bursts in with his guitar.

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