November 16 - Released

The Memphis Recording Service released the 2 CD / book set “Memphis Recording Service: The Complete Works 1953-1955”. The 100-page book chronicles Elvis' short recording career there, from its humble beginnings (his personal acetate recordings from July 1953 and January 1954) through to the final Sun sessions in 1955. The full and comprehensive text is complemented by rare photographs and unseen pieces of documentation. 

The 2CD's contain the complete archival studio recordings from 1953-1955: Elvis' personal acetates, the Sun masters, along with rare session outtakes. The tracks have been painstakingly remastered and restored. There are many highlights on this new release. All of the newly remastered tracks now sound much clearer and crisper. Indeed, all previous erroneous mastering faults and miscalculations have been rectified on this release, making it the best collection thus far.

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The French VPI label announced their December 2016 releases in their Elvis Presley “The Signature Collection”. The final titles are “Gospel”, “SUN”, “Country” and “Noel”.

Each title is limited to 500 units numbered and remastered for optimal listening. Each “Signature Collection” release contain both a Vinyl 45 RPM picture disc EP and a compact disc vinyl replica including 4 titles EP vinyl plus 4 rare and unpublished alternative versions and cover Rock'n'Roll, Classical, Gospel, Blues, Soundtracks, Country, Ballads, Sun Studio and Christmas songs. 

With these 10 45 rpm color vinyl EPs and their associated Compact Disc you will find all facets of the talent of the King! The 'Signature Collection' was designed by Culture Factory and Jean-Marie Pouzenc.

Vol. 7 'Gospel':
Side A: I Believe In The Man In The Sky / Joshua Fit The Battle
Side B: Swing Down Sweet Chariot / Working On The Building

Vol. 8 'Sun':
Side A: That's All Right / Blue Moon Of Kentucky
Side B: Blue Moon / I'm Left, You're Right, She's Gone

Vol. 9 'Country':
Side A: I Forgot To Remember To Forget / Have I Told You Lately That I Love You
Side B: Your Cheatin' Heart / A Fool Such As I

Vol. 10 'Noel':

Side A Santa Bring My Baby Back To Me / Blue Christmas
Side B: Like A Baby / I Feel So Bad

(Source: Memphis Recording Service / Amazon)

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