By 1970, Elvis Presley had revived his music career with record breaking live concerts in Las Vegas.
Colonel Tom Parker booked Elvis at Houston Rodeo for more shattered attendance records in the Astrodome.
Fueled with enthusiasm playing to live audiences and free from Hollywood movie contracts, Elvis wanted to get back to his roots: performing across the country so more fans would have the opportunity to see him live. He absolutely loved it.
Here are some not often seen photos of Elvis Presley during the 1970s: