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After quite a long dry spell on the charts, Elvis was catapulted back with his triumphant album "As Recorded At Madison Square Garden", a faithful transcription of the evening show on june 10, 1972. New York was clearly buzzing with Elvis-fever during those summer days when he played The Big Apple for the first time, giving four performances in three days. No less than 80 000 tickets were sold in double-quick time and the box office was a then all-time record for the Garden. RCA decided to capitalize on the ballyhoo and recorded both of his shows on june 10th. The afternoon show, although featuring a better performance from Elvis, was shelved and not released until 1997.
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