Monday, May 21, 2012

May 21 - Elvis From Vinyl

A new original vinyl release was re-issued on import CD, this time 'Elvis In Germany'. 

From the press-release:
Elvis In Germany was originally released in RCA's 'take off' LP series in 1982 as was a German only release featuring 13 tracks of music and interviews with a unique painting style picture sleeve. All tracks on the album have a connection with 'G.I. Elvis'. This is the only CD that contains the complete extended master take of Tonight's All Right For Love as released on the German RCA vinyl single and the RCA Germany G.I. Blues vinyl LP 1st pressing! 
This version can not be found on any other known RCA / BMG / Sony CD worldwide! 
The CD also contains the complete 'Elvis Sails ' EP. The CD  is housed in a stunning 3 - panel Deluxe foldout full colour digipack with topnotch design, relevant photos, extensive liner notes, the latest updated sound on all recordings, it contains the full original album plus some great bonustracks.

Wooden Heart (muss I Denn)
I Love Only One Girl
C'mon Everybody
Frankfort Special
Tonight's All Right For Love
Today, Tomorrow And Forever
G.I. Blues
Tonight Is So Right For Love
Five Sleepy Heads
I Love Only One Girl (Take 1)
G.I. Blues (Take 7)
Tonight Is So Right For Love (Take 4)
C'mon Everybody (Take 3)
Fool (Take 1)
Elvis Arrival In Germany (Ray Barracks, Friedberg, 2nd October 1958 )
Apron Strings * (Private Home Recording Bad Nauheim, Germany, Summer 1959)
I'll Take You Home Again Kathleen * (Private Home Recording Bad
Nauheim, Germany, Summer 1959)
Elvis Sails: Press Interview With Elvis
Elvis Sails: Newsreel Interview
Elvis Sails: Pat Hernon Interviews Elvis

Sonny West's Health

Sonny West is asking for prayers as he begins chemotherapy. Because this is very personal for him and his family, he doesn’t want to go into details about prognosis, etc. He has a great attitude, and has a lot of faith and remains confident.

(Source: Elvis Australia / ElvisNews)