July 7 - A Vinyl King In Queen City

The Management 3 import label announced the release of a new CD with 12 page booklet entitled "The King In Queen City" containing Elvis Presley's April 29th, 1973 Afternoon Show, Seattle, Washington that was previously released on a bootleg. This re-issue is said to have a better quality and should more complete according to the press-release.

Bill Porter Died

Bill Porter, Elvis' legendary Nashville engineer, passed away: Bill Porter who was all-important in shaping and recording the 'Nashville sound' passed away on July 7.  Bill Porter was an American sound engineer who recorded many stars in Nashville in their great creative periods including Chet Atkins, The Everly Brothers, Roy Orbison as well as Elvis Presley from the late 1950s through the 1970s. In one week of 1960, his recordings accounted for 15 of Billboard Magazine's "Top 100," a feat none have matched.

Bill Porter also continued as mixing engineer for Elvis' live concerts from 1970 until the singer's death in 1977. For his achievements in improving recording studio practices, Porter was inducted into the TEC Awards Hall of Fame in 1992.

For LP Fans Only

The German Speakers Corner re-issued the "For LP Fans Only" album on vinyl. 

More Music On Vinyl

The Dutch "Music On Vinyl" label announced the release of various original albums on 180g Virgin Vinyl on 23.07.2010. All albums should be remastered by Vic Anesini.

1. GI Blues
2. Girl Happy
3. Girls, Girls, Girls
4. Viva Las Vegas
5. 50,000,000 Elvis Fans Can`t Be Wrong
6. Fun In Acapulco
7. Clambake
8. Frankie & Johnny
9. Roustabout

(Source: ElvisNews Elvis Information Network / FECC)

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