August 19 - Reconsider The Seventies Rocker

Due for release from the UK based Rockwell Records is the vinyl album "Nashville City Limits". This set is limited to 200 copies.

From the press-release:
Few rooms in the music world have seen as much history as RCA’s Studio B in Nashville.  Steve Sholes, RCA’s head of Country recording since the late 1940s, had signed Elvis Presley to the label in November 1955.  Elvis’ success helped Sholes and guitarist-producer Chet Atkins to convince their bosses that RCA needed its own studio in Nashville.

Studio B opened in November 1957.  Soon thereafter, Sholes and Atkins, along with Owen Bradley and a few other Nashville producers, responded to the rock & roll insurgence by beginning to make records in a smoother, more pop-influenced style, often employing string and horn sections and background singers – not to mention an A-list of core musicians.  This so-called Nashville Sound resulted in many crossover hits and helped establish Nashville as one of the nation’s premier recording cities.     (Liner notes by Joe Krein)

Side one: I Want You, I Need You, I love You / Money Honey / I Was The One / A Fool Such As I / Ain’t That Loving You Baby / Soldier Boy / It Feels So Right


Side two: Dirty, Dirty Feeling / The Thrill Of Your Love / The Girl Next Door Went ‘Walking / Working On A Building / In Your Arms / I Want You With Me / Starting Today.

Tender Love

Also released on the Rockwell label is a pink vinyl edition of the "Tender Love". title. This one is 150 copies. 

Side A: Young Dreams / True Love / Playing For Keeps / Have I Told You Lately That I Love You / My Wish Came True / Let Me / Trying To Get To You / Love Me Tender

Side B: I’m Counting On You / Any Way You Want Me (That’s How I Will Be) / First In Line / I Want You, I Need You, I Love You / Loving You / Young And Beautiful / As Long As I Have You / Wear My Ring Around Your Neck

New Compilations And Classic Album Re-issues

Three new import compilations have been released; "Elvis Movie Rocks - 20 Great Floor Fillers", "Elvis Rockin' the Seventies" and the classic album doublepack "The Rocker" and "Reconsider Baby". From the press-releases:

Elvis Movie Rocks - 20 Great Floor Fillers: As the title says, 20 great floors fillers with rare and hard to find outtakes from the movie years. A real party album and all tracks unreleased in this form.

Tonight Is So Right For – take 17
Frankfort Special – take 8
Follow That Dream – take 4
What a Wonderful  Life – take 6
Slicin’ Sand – take 14
If You Think I Don’t Need You – take 7
C’mon Everybody – take 7
The Meanest Girl in Town – take 9
I Don’t Wanna Be Tied – take 8
I Got Lucky – stereo master
King Of The Whole Wide World – 2nd version take 3
Put The Blame On Me – take 2
Little Egypt – take 21
Long Legged Girl – take 6
Baby If You’ll Give Me All Your Love – take 4
Never Say Yes – take 2
Stop, Look And Listen – take 3
Hey Little Girl – take 2
Hard Knocks – master with count- in
Easy Come, Easy Go – take 10

Elvis Rockin' The Seventies: Yes ! The King could still rock in the seventies! This 18 track stunning digipack release really proves it . All tracks are unreleased in this form, and  this set contains both rare studio and live recordings.

T.R.O.U.B.L.E – take 1
Patch It Up – alternate master
Proud Mary – live, august 12, 1972
A Big Hunk O’ Love – live, february 17, 1972
Raised On Rock – undubbed master
Burning Love – take 4
Little Darlin’ – undubbed live master
Runaway – live, february 1970
Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin On – rough mix
Long Tall Sally – live, february 18, 1970
Three Corn Patches – take 10
One Night – live, august 12, 1970
Cindy Cindy – unedited overdub master
That’s Allright Mama – live, July 5, 1976
For The Heart – undubbed master
All Shook Up – live, february 1972
Promised Land – undubbed master
Way Down – unedited master

Classic Albums: Reconsider Baby / Return of The Rocker": These classic  1980’s albums with both rare tracks and different mixes are now finally available in upgraded sound and as a superb digipack double album! These albums were released on CD many years ago, but are very hard to find these days. This is your change  to get these great albums ! Please note that all tracks on the Return Of The Rocker album  are different mixes than the original masters and really sound superb!
Both albums contain extra added rare bonus tracks !
  
Tracks: Reconsider Baby

Reconsider Baby 
Tomorrow Night (unreleased Sun master)
So Glad You're Mine
One Night (alternate take with original lyrics)
When It Rains, It Really Pours
My Baby Left Me
Ain't That Loving You Baby (alternate take)
I Feel So Bad
Down in the Alley
Hi-Heel Sneakers
Stranger in My Own Home Town (alternate mix)
Merry Christmas, Baby (alternate version)
Don’t Leave Me Now – take 13
Beach Boy Blues – take 3
Down In The Alley – take 1
City By Night – take 10
My Baby Left Me – live, july 29, 1970
After Loving You – take 3
Shake A Hand – original session mix
Reconsider Baby – live, february 21, 1977

Tracks Return Of The Rocker:

King Of The Whole Wide World
(Marie´s The Name) His Latest Flame
Little Sister
A Mess Of Blues
Like A Baby
I Want You With Me
Stuck On You
Return To Sender
Make Me Know It
Witchcraft
I´m Comin´ Home
Follow That Dream
What A Wonderful Life – take 1
Shoppin’ Around – take 5
Slicin’ Sand – take 14
Beyond The Band – take 1
In Your Arms – take 1
I Got Lucky – take 1
Mexico – take 6
C’mon Everybody – take 6

(Source: e-mail / Rockwell Records)

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