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Supplementary 'Mini-Quiz' - No.18 - Solved

Postby Colin B » Sun Jan 14, 2018 2:37 pm

Supplementary 'Mini-Quiz' - No.18


Wearing this stage costume for the first time [& possibly last] Elvis remarked:

"Tom Jones can't use this suit, he is too fat !

I've had this suit made especially for this concert..."
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So, what was the name of the suit & what was the venue & the date of the concert ?
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Re: Supplementary 'Mini-Quiz' - No.18

Postby Ben » Sun Jan 14, 2018 6:47 pm

I've never heard this before. It seems like an arsy needless comment the latter half of 1974 Elvis would say. I'll go with the Tiger suit, Hilton and September 1974.

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Re: Supplementary 'Mini-Quiz' - No.18

Postby Colin B » Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:45 pm

Ben wrote:I've never heard this before.
It seems like an arsy needless comment the latter half of 1974 Elvis would say.
I'll go with the Tiger suit, Hilton and September 1974.


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Re: Supplementary 'Mini-Quiz' - No.18

Postby Ben » Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:56 pm

The Alpha suit and the satellite show is the only real special show he's done so I'll go with that.

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Re: Supplementary 'Mini-Quiz' - No.18

Postby Colin B » Sun Jan 14, 2018 9:16 pm

Ben wrote:The Alpha suit and the satellite show is the only real special show he's done so I'll go with that.


Aloha ?

Wouldn't we be familiar with the audio if he said that then ?

And the suit from there was the Aloha Bald Headed Eagle one which isn't the one in this Mini-Quiz [which is earlier].

If it's any help, I think what Elvis was really saying is that it was his first concert wearing that particular suit, rather than it being made
'especially for this concert'...
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Re: Supplementary 'Mini-Quiz' - No.18

Postby Steve » Tue Jan 16, 2018 5:44 pm

Could it be the leather suit made for the 1968 NBC TV Special?

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Re: Supplementary 'Mini-Quiz' - No.18

Postby Colin B » Tue Jan 16, 2018 5:46 pm

Steve wrote:Could it be the leather suit made for the 1968 NBC TV Special?


No, that one really was made especially for that show !

This is from a later tour date...
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Re: Supplementary 'Mini-Quiz' - No.18

Postby Ben » Tue Jan 16, 2018 9:07 pm

Is it the Wing suit from Nov 1979 in LA?

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Re: Supplementary 'Mini-Quiz' - No.18

Postby Colin B » Tue Jan 16, 2018 9:18 pm

Ben wrote:Is it the Wing suit from Nov 1979 in LA?


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Re: Supplementary 'Mini-Quiz' - No.18

Postby Ben » Tue Jan 16, 2018 9:24 pm

Yes. He teleported from Nov 14 1970 in LA Forum. Wearing the Wing suit.


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Re: Supplementary 'Mini-Quiz' - No.18

Postby Ben » Tue Jan 16, 2018 9:27 pm

He also wore the suit again in Jan/Feb 71 in Vegas.

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Re: Supplementary 'Mini-Quiz' - No.18

Postby Colin B » Tue Jan 16, 2018 9:38 pm

Ben wrote:Is it the Wing suit from Nov 1979 in LA?
Colin B wrote:Did they raise him from the dead ?
Ben wrote:Yes. He teleported from Nov 14 1970 in LA Forum. Wearing the Wing suit.


You're right !

He wore the "White Wing Suit & Long Fringes" at the L.A. Forum on 14th November, 1970.

14th November 1970 - LA Forum001.jpg


Bit of a disaster as the long fringes constantly got caught up in his guitar & Charlie Hodge had to keep stepping forward to untangle them !

As a result, he ordered a new Wing Suit, almost identical, but with shorter fringes, which he wore in January/February 1971.

Well done, Ben !
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