Thursday, March 22, 2012

March 23 - Acetate Charts And Iconic Auctions

Presley Acetate Recordings from his Hollywood movies have been discovered by The Rare Collections. The collection features movie studio recordings of songs from the Elvis Presley movies; Follow That Dream (1962), Kid Galahad (1962), Flaming Star (1960) and Love Me Tender (1956). The recordings were discovered in a private collection in Orange County, California and are available for sale through The Rare Collections.

Billboard Charts

The Billboard charts for the week ending March 31, 2012.
  • 'An Afternoon In The Garden' drops from #184 to #200 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Charts selling some 2,804 copies. Total sales to date: 447,237 copies.
The following also appeared on the Catalog Album Charts:
  • 'Elvis: Best Of Love' selling some 2,300 copies. Total sales to date: 248,611 copies.
  • 'Elvis Rock' (Compilation) selling some 1527 copies. Total sales to date: 156,796 copies.
  • ''Elvis Inspirational' (Compilation) selling some 1520 copies. Total sales to date: 79,984 copies.
  • 'Elvis Country' (Compilation) selling some 1,367 copies. Total sales to date: 99,603.
  • 'Elvis: 30 No.1 Hits' (Digital Sales Only) selling some 702 copies. Total digital sales to date: 134,799 copies.
  • 'Elvis: Christmas Duets' selling some 12 copies. Total sales to date: 490,087 copies.
 New Elvis Auctions
Elvis Presley's "Jailhouse Rock" Original Dance Sequence Costume, his personal Iconic Harley Davidson Leather Motorcycle Jacket and Tuxedo Pants, a Birthstone Ring and casual clothing. Also for sale are Elvis Presley 's owned and worn blue suede shoes that he signed and inscribed to his long time friend Gary Pepper, who started Elvis' first fan club in Memphis. Elvis has beautifully inscribed the top of the left shoe in black ink to his dear friend. Accompanied by photograph of Elvis signing the shoe. these items, and more are for sale at the next Gotta Have It auction in New York. The auction ends on March 30th. 

Shock Rattle & Roll On The Dorsey Shows

The Golden Archive budget import label will re-issue the original vinyl import releases 'Shock, Rattle And Roll', 'From The Waist Up' and 'Dorsey Shows' on April 23, 2012. 

(Source: Elvis Express / FECC / ElvisMatters)