January 18 - Good Times

The February / March edition of the "Good Times" magazine features an article on Elvis presley entitled "Priscilla Presley: Elvis - with Orchester and Nixon".

(Source: Elvis Club Berlin)

January 13 - Friday Vinyl


The Friday Music label release three classic Elvis Presley albums on 180 Gr. vinyl; "For Lp Fans Only", "Golden Records Volume 1" and "Promised Land". This first one comes on translucent gold vinyl, the second one on red vinyl and the last one colored vinyl. All three are limited editions packed in gatefold covers. 

'Elvis: 30 No.1 Hits' rises from #86 to #70 on the Album Download Chart

'The Platinum Collection' drops from #72 to #84 on the Physical Album Chart
'Love Me Tender' - (Elvis and Connie Francis Duet) rises from #31 to #19 on the Physical Singles Chart
'The Elvis Collection' remains at #12 on the Music Video Chart.

UK Charts


The "The Wonder Of You" album dropped from #4 to #7 on the Official UK album chart selling 9,575 copies this week.

The "If I Can Dream" CD is listed at #61 on the Official UK Album chart.
'The Wonder Of You' drops from #3 to #5 on the Physical Album Chart; drops from #59 to #92 on the Album Download Chart; drops from #4 to #7 on the Album Sales Chart and drops from #8 to #14 on the Official Record Store Chart.
'If I Can Dream' drops from #28 to #36 on the Physical Album Chart and drops from #42 to #49 on the Album Sales Chart.

European Chart


'The Wonder Of You' drops from #3 to #7 on the Scottish Album Chart.
'If I Can Dream' drops from #53 to #60 on the Scottish Album Chart
'The Wonder Of You' drops from #18 to #27 on the Irish Album Chart
'The Wonder Of You' drops from #27 to #48 on the German Album Chart
'The Wonder Of You' drops from #19 to #23 on the Austrian Album Chart
'The Wonder Of You' climbed from #29 to #27 on the Swiss Album Chart
'The Wonder Of You' drops from #24 to #51 on the Belgian Album Chart
'The Wonder Of You / If `i Can Dream' 2 CD drops from #78 to #101 on the Belgian Album Chart
The 2 CD set "Ultimate Top 40 Collection" entered the Belgian Mid-price Album chart at #20.

Charts Down Under


'The Wonder Of You' climbed from #22 to #19 on the Australian Album Chart.

The DVD 'Elvis – The King Of Rock’n’Roll – 30 Hit Performances And More' dropped off the Australian Music DVD chart. 
'The Wonder Of You' dropped from #32 to #37 on the New Zealand Album chart.

(Source: Amazon / Official Chart Company / Brian Quinn on FECC / The King's World)

January 12 - US Charts

the Billboard charts for the week ending January 21, 2017. Elvis Presley has no albums on the Billboard Top 200 Album Charts this week. 
  • 'He Touched Me' is #150 on the Independent Mass Merchant Album Charts selling some 2,115 last week
  • 'The Wonder Of You' drops from #43 to #50 on the Top Rock Albums Chart and rises from 6 to 4 on the Classical Albums Chart
  • 'Elvis: Ultimate Gospel' rises from #12 to #5 on the Country Catalog Albums Chart
  • 'ELV1S 30 No.1 Hits' drops from #6 to #7 on the Country Catalog Albums Chart
  • 'Heart And Soul' drops from #20 to #22 on the Country Catalog Albums Chart
  • 'If I Can Dream' drops from #10 to #12 on the Classical Albums Chart
  • 'He Touched Me: The Gospel Music Of Elvis Presley (Vols. 1 & 2) rises from #3 to #2 on the Music Video Sales Chart
(Source: Brian Quinn on FECC)

January 11 - Long Live The King Of Re-Issues

The Intempo label announced the release of the LP "Long Live The King" with January 27, 2017 as the release-date. 

Side A: Are You Lonesome Tonight - Love Me Tender - Blue Suede Shoes - Don't Be Cruel - Good Rockin' Tonight - Jailhouse Rock - King Creole - (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear

Side B: Hound Dog - Heartbreak Hotel - Good Luck Charm - Return To Sender - Can't Help Falling In Love - Baby Let's Play House - All Shook Up - It's Now Or Never.

Platinum A Life In Music Box set

Due for release from Sony Music CMG on March 24, 2017 is the 4 CD box "Platinum A Life In Music"

(Source: Elvis Club Berlin \ Amazon)

January 10 - Taking Care Of Hits


Due for release from the Gold Vinyl label on February 09, 2017 is the compilation "Hits In Red" containing 18 early recordings. This compilation comes on 180 Gr. red coloured vinyl and is limited to 1000 numbered copies. 

Side A: Jailhouse Rock - Hard Headed Woman - Hound Dog - Don't Be Cruel - (Now And Then There's) A Fool Such As I - Stuck On You - Return To Sender - (Marie's The Name) His Latest Flame - Good Luck Charm

Side B: Can't Help Falling In Love - It's Now Or Never - One Night - Are You Lonesome Tonight - Don't - Heartbreak Hotel - Love Me Tender - Surrender - She's Not You

TCB Band - Still Taking Care Of Business

Word of a new book from photographer Eddie Michel Azoulay who has followed the TCB Band for two years. His beautiful photos are now included in the new book 'TCB Band - Still Taking Care Of Business' which came about in collaboration with "Elvis Unlimited / Memphis Mansion" Henrik Knudsen. The book is limited to 1000 copies. 

The book has 144 pages with pictures of the current members of the TCB Band backstage before, during and after performances, concerts on stage, and much more. Thomas La Cour is responsible for the English text in the book. 

Sound & Recording

The January 2017 edition of the "Sound & Recording" magazine has Elvis Presley on the cover with a shot from the Million Dollar Quartet Session and inside an article on mixing Elvis Presley with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

(Source: Amazon / Elvis Information Network / Elvis Club Berlin / Sound And Recording)