October 20 - The Very Best ... Cover-art?

The Hansesound (Soulfood) budget label announced the release of the budget 2-disc compilation simply entitled 'Very Best Of' with November 1, 2011 as the release-date.

Elvis Presley In Concert Announced For Slovakia

EPE announced that the Elvis Presley in Concert tour is coming to the Zimny stadion O. Nepelu in Bratislava, Slovakia, on Thursday, March 22, 2012.

Special Elvis Memorablia in new Auction: Julien’s Auctions announces its 2nd annual Legends Auction on this Saturday, October 22, 2011. They are offering an extraordinary opportunity to own some very special Elvis Presley pieces. Some items are:

The original tape of March 19, 1955 and Elvis Presley’s first live performance was recorded at The Eagle’s Hall in Houston Texas. The young Presley performed five songs that evening: “Good Rockin’ Tonight” “Baby Let’s Play House” “Blue Moon of Kentucky”“I’ve Got a Woman”“That’s Alright”, Presley was introduced for the concert by the master of ceremonies, Biff Collie, as “The Bopping Hillbilly.” The recording master’s plus the copyright to market and reproduce this recording are offered for auction for the first time. Along with the five song recording is a seven-minute interview with the young Presley from 1956 and a 15-minute interview with guitarist Scotty Moore discussing his relationship with Elvis. The estimate is US$60,000 - 80,000.

Other Elvis items featured in this auction are an acoustic guitar (supposedly) inscribed to one of his fan club presidents, a handwritten set list from an engagement at the International Hotel in Las Vegas, a prop gun given to Presley for luck by MGM executives as he began his concert series in Las Vegas and a fascinating handwritten note from Elvis to Col. Parker. Estimate US$1,000 - 2,000.

Elvis: The King Of Las Vegas Book Deleted

The popular 'Elvis: The King Of Las Vegas' photo book is now deleted. This huge deluxe hardcover book covers Elvis' Las Vegas years between 1956 and 1976; his concerts, the holidays, his wedding, a list of all the stage suits Elvis used on stage and more. This is a huge hardcover book with 360 pages, with 1300 pictures, 25cm (10") x 30cm (12"), very heavy – 2 kilo.

Charts This Week
  • 'An Afternoon In The Garden' rises from #126 last week to #123 this week (w/e 28th October) on the Billboard Top 200 Album Charts. It also rises from #17 to #15 on the Catalog Album Charts.
  • 'Elvis - Best Of Love' re-enters the Billboard Top 200 Album Charts at 200. It also rises from #40 last week to #36 this week on the Catalog Album Charts.
  • 'Elvis Christmas' is also at #26 on the Holiday Albums Chart. "It's Christmas Time" is #34 on the Holiday Chart in the USA.
Graceland #201

The german Elvis Presley Gesellschaft published volume #201 of their 'Graceland' magazine with Elvis Presley's Vegas 1973 and the 'Blue Hawaii' sessions as the main features. 

(Source: Amazon.de / EPE / Elvis Information Network / Elvis Australia)