January 13 - The King As Seen on TV and on the Charts (Updated)

Due for release from the Wax Love label on January 23, 2018 is the vinyl album “The King As Seen on TV! - The Dorsey Brothers Show & The Ed Sullivan Show 1957“. 

Synopsis:

In his first nationally televised appearance, on the big band leaders Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey's TV variety show, Elvis Presley shocked the country with his sultry and sensational version of all-time classics like "Heartbreak Hotel" and "Blue Suede Shoes". And, although the Dorsey Bros. show might have been his first national appearance, it was the legendary Ed Sullivan performance that truly put him on the map, so to speak. 

Tracks side A: Shake, Rattle And Roll / Flip, Flop And Fly - I Got A Woman - Baby, Let's Play House - Tutti Frutti - Blue Suede Shoes - Heartbreak Hotel - I Was The One - Money Honey


Side B: Don't Be Cruel - Elvis Talks - Love Me Tender - Ready Teddy - Love Me - Hound Dog - Heartbreak Hotel - Too Much - When My Blue Moon Turns To Gold Again - (There'll Be) Peace In The Valley (For Me)


UK Charts

  • The “Christmas with Elvis and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra” dropped off the main UK Album chart. 
  • The “The Wonder of You” cooperation with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra dropped from #74 to #80 on the Official UK Physical Album Sales chart. 
  • The “Christmas with Elvis and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra” album dropped from #54 to #88 on the Official UK   Physical Album Sales chart. 
  • The 6-DVD-Box “The Elvis Collection” dropped from #35 to #50 on the Official Uk Music DVD chart. 
European Charts
  • The “Christmas with Elvis and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra” dropped off the main Irish Album chart. 
  • The “The Real … Elvis” album climbed from #53 to #44 on the Official Scottish Album chart. 
  • The “The Platinum Collection” is a re-entry at #96 on the Official Scottish Album chart. 
Billboard charts for the week ending January 13, 2018
  • The Elvis Presley Christmas releases dropped off the US Billboard Album Top 200 chart and all other charts.
  • The “ELV1S 30 #1 Hits” compilation climbed from #41 to #28 on the Billboard Country Album chart. 
  • The “ELV1S 30 #1 Hits” compilation climbed from #49 to #41 on the Billboard Rock Album chart. 
  • The “Ultimate Gospel” compilation dropped from #20 to #22 on the Billboard Christian Album chart. 
  • The “Playlist: The Very Best Gospel Of Elvis Presley” compilation climbed from #44 to #28 on the Billboard Christian Album chart
  • The “The Classic Christmas Album” climbed from #34 to #16 on the Billboard Top Holiday Album chart. 
  • The “Christmas with Elvis and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra” dropped from #23 to #25 on the Billboard Top Holiday Album  chart.  
  • The “Christmas with Elvis and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra” dropped from #4 to #6 on the Billboard Classical  Album  chart.  
  • The “The Wonder of You” cooperation with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra remained steady at #13 on the Billboard Classical  Album  chart.  
  • The “Christmas with Elvis and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra” dropped off the Austrian and Swiss album chart.
  • The "Elvis – El Disco De Oro" compilation dropped from #22 to #28 on the Spanish Album chart. 
Canadian Charts
  • The “Christmas with Elvis and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra” is listed at #34 on the Billboard Canadian Album chart. 
  • The “40 Years On - Greatest Hits And More” is listed at #59 on the Billboard Canadian Album chart. 
Charts Down Under
  • The “Christmas with Elvis and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra” dropped from #12 to #127 on the Australian Album chart. 
  • The “Elvis: The King Of Rock 'N' Roll” DVD climbed from #32 to #9 on the Australian Music DVD chart. 
  • The “Christmas with Elvis and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra” dropped off the New Zealand Album chart.
Colonel Parker Has Left The Building

The former house of Elvis Presley's manager Colonel Tom Park at 1215 Gallatin Road South, Madison Tennessee, has been demolished to make space for a carwash. 




Graceland Closed


Talking about closing, due to the snow in Memphis the Graceland Mansion was closed for most of January 12th. and will also be closed January 13, 2018. 


(Source: Official Chart Company / Billboard / Banquet Records / Graceland)

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