May 05 - Four Classic Albums Plus

Due for release from the Avid Rock N Roll label on June 1, 2018 is the double CD set "Four Classic Albums Plus" containing the orginal albums "King Creole", "G.I. Blues", "Blue Hawaii", "Girls, Girls, Girls" and as a special bonus the 7 Inch EP "Jailhouse Rock". 

Product description:
AVID Rock N Roll continues with its Four Classic Albums plus series with a re-mastered 2CD second set release from Elvis Presley complete with original artwork, liner notes and personnel details. 'King Creole'; 'G.I. Blues'; 'Blue Hawaii', 'Girls, Girls, Girls' and as a special bonus the 7'' EP 'Jailhouse Rock'. 

We could have called our second Elvis set, 'Elvis At The Movies', or 'Elvis Goes to the Movies', or 'A Movie Date With Elvis' or 'Movies Right Along With Elvis'... err, perhaps not that last one... but, well, you get the picture!


It's time to forget what you may have read about the string of movies that the King made in the late 50s and 60s regarding the questionable quality of some of them. This release is about the music, and after all is said and done, that is what made Elvis, the King in the first place! So leave your celluloid prejudices at the door and step inside the auditorium and take a listen to some great music from Elvis Presley. After all, you are going to hear some of these fine Elvis classics, King Creole, Jailhouse Rock, Wooden Heart, Blue Suede Shoes, Return To Sender, You're So Square alongside some classic songs you may have forgetten you loved all along! Maybe your eyes were elsewhere while you watched the movies way back when! Can't imagine where?

Tracks CD 1 - King Creole:
King Creole - As Long As I Have You - Hard Headed Woman - Trouble - Dixieland Rock - Don’t Ask Me Why - Lover Doll - Crawfish - Young Dreams - Steadfast, Loyal And True - New Orleans

G. I. Blues:
Tonight’s So Right For Love - What’s She Really Like - Frankfort Special - Wooden Heart - G. I. Blues - Pocket Full Of Rainbows - Shoppin’ Around - Big Boots - Didja’ Ever - Blue Suede Shoes - Doin’ The Best I Can

CD 2 - Blue Hawaii:
Blue Hawaii - Almost Always True - Aloha Oe - No More - Can’t Help Falling In Love - Rock-A-Hula Baby - Moonlight Swim - KU-U-I-Po - Ito Eats - Slicing Sand - Hawaiian Sunset - Beach Boy Blues - Island Of Love - Hawaiian Wedding Song

Girls, Girls, Girls:
Girls! Girls! Girls! - I Don’t Wanna Be Tied - Where Do You Come From - I Don’t Want To - We’ll Be Together - A Boy Like Me, A Girl Like You - Earth Boy - Return To Sender - Because Of Love - Thanks To The Rolling Sea - Song Of The Shrimp - The Walls Have Ears - We’re Coming In Loaded

Jailhouse Rock (EP):
Jailhouse Rock - Young And Beautiful - I Want To Be Free - Don’t Leave Me Now - (You’re So Square) Baby I Don’t Care

The Weekend Chart Update

Australia:
  • Albums Chart (Top 100): The King #86 (Dropped From #82)
  • Catalogue Albums:  The King #42 (One Place Dropped; 40th Chart Week)
  • Music DVD Chart (Top 40): Elvis: King Of Rock N Roll #24 (Climbed From #40)
Belgium Wallonia (Chart Week May 5 To 11, 2018)
  • Albums (Top 200): The Searcher #131 (Dropped From #121)
  • Mid Price Albums (Top 50): The Essential Elvis Presley #41 (dropped from #6)
Belgium Flanders (Chart Week May 5 To 11, 2018)
  • Mid Price Albums (Top 50): Top 40 Elvis: His Ultimate Top 40 Collection #46 (Re)
Greece (IFPI Chart Week 16)
  • Albums Sales Chart (Top 75): The Searcher dropped out of the chart after new entry at #50 in last week.
Ireland (Official Irish Chart Week May 4 To 10, 2018)
  • Albums Chart (Top 100): ELV1S 30 #1 Hits #99 (Re)
United Kingdom (Official UK Chart Week May 4 To 10, 2018)
  • Physical Albums: The Searcher #91 (Re)
  • Soundtrack Albums: The Searcher  #9 (climbed from #14)
  • Record Store (Top 40) : The King In The Ring #11 (climbed from #26)
(Source: Amazon / Laser Freak)

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