Saturday, November 29, 2014

November 29 - Weekend Charts

The 'It's Christmas Time' compilation rises from #74 to #62 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart for w/e 6th December, 2014; rises from #9 to #5 on the Catalog Album Chart and drops from 12 to 14 on the Holiday Album Chart. 

The more recent 'Merry Christmas, Love Elvis' rises from #127 to #107 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart; rises from #27 to #21 on the Catalog Album Chart; drops from #24 to #26 on the Holiday Album Chart and rises from #8 to #5 on the Country Catalog Album Chart. 

The compilation 'The Classic Christmas Album' rises from #155 to #128 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart; rises from #41 to #30 on the Catalog Album Chart and rises from #12 to #7 on the Country Catalog Album Chart. 

The track 'Blue Christmas' (Single) drops from #25 to #35 on the Holiday Digital Songs Chart.

The DVD 'He Touched Me' - The Gospel Music Of Elvis Presley (Volumes. 1 and 2)'' rises from #7 to #4 on the Music Video Sales Chart. 

And Elvis Presley is ranked at 80 on the Artist 100 Chart.


The DVD "Elvis In The Movies" enters the Irish DVD charts at #6 this week while  the DVD "Music Legends" enters charts at #5 this week. 

The CD "The Real... Elvis" climbed from #55 to #45 on the Italian Album chart this week. 

The compilation "The Essential Elvis Presley" climbed from #29 to #18 on the Dutch Mid-price Album chart this week. 

(Source: Brian Quinn / The King's World / Dutch Charts / Billboard / Elvis Memories)

Friday, November 28, 2014

November 28 - The Real '60 Elvis

Sony Music (Legacy Recordings) has announced a new 3CD-box entitled "The Real... Elvis Presley (The 60's Collection)". This collection, that only contains well-known songs, is due for release on January 5, 2015. This is the cover-art.

Tracks CD 1: Return to Sender - (You're The) Devil In Disguise - Follow That Dream - Today, Tomorrow And Forever (With Ann Margret) - Just Tell Her Jim Said Hello - I'm A Roustabout - Good Luck Charm - She's Not You - Suspicion  - From A Jack To A King - Witchcraft - You'll Be Gone - I Met Her Today - The Lady Loves Me (With Ann-Margret) - I'm Yours - Kiss Me Quick - Memories

Tracks CD 2: A Little Less Conversation - Viva Las Vegas - Such A Night - Frankie And Johnny - Gonna Get Back Home Somehow - You Don't Know Me - Big Boss Man - Too Much Monkey Business - Lawdy, Miss Clawdy - What'd I Say - Rubberneckin' - (It's A) Long Lonely Highway - I'll Hold You In My Heart (Till I Can Hold You In My Arms) - Baby What You Want Me To Do - There Ain't Nothing Like A Song - Memphis, Tennessee - Trouble - Reconsider Baby

Tracks CD 3: If I Can Dream - Guitar Man - In The Ghetto - Gentle On My Mind - Only The Strong Survive - Kentucky Rain - Suspicious Minds - Words - Clean Up Your Own Backyard - Don't Cry Daddy - I'll Remember You - Blue River - Wearin' That Loved On Look - Love Letters - U. S. Male - You Gotta Stop - Long Black Limousine - Stranger In My Own Home Town.

Elvis: Showroom Internationale

The double LP "Elvis: Showroom Internationale" was released as a special one-day release for Record Store Day in the U.S.. 

The film "Elvis: That's The Way It Is" provided fans with their first real glimpse of Elvis performing at an absolute peak of his vocal prowess in August 1970. This individually numbered, 17 song, 2 LP set features the King's full August 12, 1970 dinner show and includes 13 previously unreleased performances.

Number 1 of this limited edition numbered release is already available on eBay. 

Elvis Love Songs

Due for the release from the Triple Play label on pink vinyl / CD is "Elvis Love Songs".

More Elvis Love Songs

Due for release from the Performance label on January 3, 2015 is the compilation "Elvis Love Songs" containing 50 well knows songs. 

Elvis - The Man, The Life, The Legend

The documentary DVD "Elvis - The Man, The Life, The Legend" was released by the SPV label. 

(Source: Elvis And His Music / Elvis Aktuell)










Thursday, November 27, 2014

November 27 - Elvis On Tour

The earlier announced book "Elvis On Tour 1970 Volume 2 – November 1970" by Kieran Davis has been released. This book offers a comprehensive review of the November tour of 1970. On 140 pages with many new and unpublished photographs and new fan stories.

(Source: Elvis And His Music)

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

November 26 - Wild Tiger For Christmas

The MxF label will release soon the second volume of “Wild Tiger in Concert'' entitled "Magnetic As Ever", featuring the Spokane, April 28, 1973 8.00 PM Show.

From the press-release:
The April Tour represent the first tour of the year, Elvis on tour means Elvis at the top of his possibilities. The 1973 is still a rocking Elvis, but without doubt is the year when all the demons come to the surface, maybe everything has to change to remain the same…...The year was begun with the glorious Hawaii TV satellite Show and after a pale useless Vegas season, Elvis recuperated from the fatigue, started the first tour of the year in a different mood … very energetic on stage, full of enthusiasm he sings with power delivering a solid and long show, with the classic repertoire of the 1973 including a incredible “Steaming rolling blues” version, together a sensitive I’ll Remember you and nice super pop I’m Leaving. On stage is an impressive figure in Fire jumpsuit, the rocker attitude still intact, the voice great, the atmosphere enormous, the demand terrific, 13.000 lucky people attended at the two shows of Spokane. The running-time is about 60.00 minutes.

The show is unreleased almost complete, Johnny B.Goode is missing for the half. Here we present the show directly from a first generation copy of a privately-recorded 60-minute cassette. The sound was painstakingly restored for your listening pleasure. The sound quality here is incredible good, considering it was taped from the audience. Elvis and overall the band is loud and clear, the sounds is very powerful in very good balanced mix with some great James Burton’ guitar solos, the audience is never too intrusive giving instead the real feeling of the concert.

Like its predecessors, this new release will be presented in a beautiful four panels digipack with a collection of photos taken during the afternoon show. As bonus the first 500 copies will come with a Christmas Card 12x12 cm. 
The recording excellent quality and the superb show give to Magnetic As Ever the status of unique. Don’t miss it! 

Track list As recorded live at Spokane Coliseum, April 28, 1973 8.00 PM.
01. 2001 Theme 02. See See Rider 03. I Got A Woman / Amen 04. Love Me Tender 05. You Gave Me A Mountain 06. Steamroller Blues 07. You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me 08. Love Me 09. Blue Suede Shoes 10. Heartbreak Hotel 11. Teddy Bear / Don’t Be Cruel 12. Long Tall Sally / Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On 13. I’m Leaving 14. Johnny B .Goode ( incomplete ) 15. Hound Dog 16. Fever 17. What Now My Love 18. Suspicious Minds 19. Band Introductions 20. I’ll Remember You 21. I Can’t Stop Loving You 22. An American Trilogy 23. A Big Hunk Of Love 24. Can’t Help Falling In Love/ Closing Vamp.

Elvis Christmas Album

The Elvis One label announced a new release in the original album series. This time a 2 CD edition of "Elvis' Christmas Album" from the UK. It includes the original album tracks, alternate takes, alternate versions and more! It comes with 12 pages booklet with photos and recording information. As an extra bonus disc with the Special Elvis' Christmas Program (For radio stations only) from december 3, 1967. 

THE ORIGINAL MONO ALBUM; 1. Santa Claus Is Back In Town 2:24, 2. White Christmas 2:27, 3. Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane) 1:56, 4. I’ll Be Home For Christmas 1:55, 5. Blue Christmas 2:09, 6. Santa Bring My Baby Back (To Me) 1:54, 7. Oh Little Town Of Bethlehem 2:37, 8. Silent Night 2:25, 9. (There’ll Be) Peace In The Valley (For Me) 3:21, 10. I Believe 2:05, 11. Take My Hand, Precious Lord 3:18, 12. It Is No Secret (What God Can Do) 3:57

INSIDE ELVIS’ CHRISTMAS ALBUM; 13. White Christmas (master with studio banter & count-in) 2:44, 14. It Is No Secret (What God Can Do) (Take 4) 2:06, 15. (There’ll Be) Peace In The Valley (For Me) (Take 5, 6, 8 & master) 5:11, 16. It Is No Secret (What God Can Do) (Take 6, 7, 8 & master) 5:03, 17. It Is No Secret (What God Can Do) (Take 9, 10, 11 & 12) 5:16, 18. I’ll Be Home For Christmas (Mono version with echo from acetate)* 1:55, 19. Oh Little Town Of Bethlehem (Mono version with echo from acetate)* 2:37, 20. Special Message from Elvis / I’ll Be Home For Christmas, (Original version used for Elvis’ special Christmas program, december 3, 1967) 1:52

BONUS TRACKS; 21. Peace In The Valley (Live version) 1:47, 22. Elvis’ Christmas Album commercial (1957) 1:06 

STEREO MIXES & OTHER VERSIONS; (All these versions were released on official CD/Vinyl releases through the years) 23. Blue Christmas (Original electronic stereo version) 2:08, 24. Silent Night (Without piano intro) 2:14, 25. White Christmas (Repaired intro without finger-snap) 2:24, 26. I’ll Be Home For Christmas (Remastered with stereo effect) 1:55, 27. Silent Night (Remastered with stereo effect) 2:25, 28. Blue Christmas (Remastered with stereo effect) 2:08, 29. White Christmas (Remastered with stereo effect) 2:25, 30. Special Message from Elvis / Silent Night (Album version) 2:18

Please note:
* The Mono versions with echo from acetate are probably homemade. These versions where released on several bootleg cd’s. We’ve included it on this cd because of the different sound.

Elvis Sammlung 76

Volume 76 in the German "Elvis Sammlung" has been released in Germany. This volume contains the usual magazine, memorabilia reproductions and a mini-poster for "If Every Day Was Like Christmas".

(Source: FECC / Elvis Sammlung)

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

November 25 - Sing Like The King

Hal Leonard released the book "Elvis Presley For Original Keys For Singers". 

(Source: Amazon)

Sunday, November 23, 2014

November 23 - Planes on eBay

The "battle" between Elvis Presley Enterprises and the owners of Elvis Presley's airplanes hardens once more. The two planes, currently on display near the Graceland Mansion, were listed on eBay by the current owners. The starting bid is 3,5 million dollars. Click here to place your bid >> Airplanes on eBay.

(Source: FECC / eBay)

Saturday, November 22, 2014

November 22 - Elvis Songs, a Favourite Farewell

A UK study by The Co-operative Funeralcare found people are choosing to make their final farewell an upbeat affair, as Monty Python’s 'Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life' has been named the most popular song played at funerals. The delightfully upbeat tune has superseded Frank Sinatra’s 'My Way' for the first time in a decade.

A study of songs played at 30,000 funerals also showed that Elvis Presley is the most requested with his songs 'Always On My Mind', 'The Wonder of You', 'Crying in the Chapel', 'How Great Thou Art', 'Peace In The Valley', 'You'll Never Walk Alone' and 'Can't Help Falling In Love' among the most requested farewells.

The most popular group is Queen with requested tracks including "Who Wants to Live Forever" and "Don’t Stop Me Now". Meanwhile, traditional hymns, football anthems and classic pop songs continue to top the list of the "funeral music chart", with 'The Lord is My Shepherd', the UK Football Match of the Day theme tune and Robbie Williams’ 'Angels' featuring in the top 10.

(Source: Elvis Inforation Network)

Friday, November 21, 2014

November 21 - 14.000 Superfans Can't Be Wrong

The TNT Records import-label release “Bicentennial Superstar”, containing a soundboard recording of the June 30, 1976 performance from Greensboro and August 31, 1976 from Macon, was released. 

14000 Fans Can´t Be Wrong

Also released is the VV import LP / CD set "14.000 Fans Can´t Be Wrong”, containing the a recording from the September 30, 1970 Evening Show performance as recorded at Curtis Hixon Hall Tampa Florida has been released on vinyl. The CD also contains 30 minutes from the September 12, 1970 show as recorded in Miami. 

Weekend Charts

The CD “The Essential Elvis Presley” dropped from #29 to #22 on the Dutch Mid-price Album charts.

The compilation "The Real... Elvis" climbed to #55 on the Italian Album charts.

The CD “It's Christmas Time” rises from #100 to #74 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart for the week ending November 29, 2014. It also rises from #12 to #9 on the Catalog Album Chart and drops from #9 to #12 on the Holiday Album Chart. As of this week it has sold 1,600, 402 units.

The more recent “Merry Christmas, Love Elvis” rises from #161 to #127 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart and rises from #32 to #27 on the Catalog Album Chart. It drops from #18 to #24 on the Holiday Album Chart and rises from #10 to #8 on the Country Catalog Album Chart. As of this week it has sold 60,557 units.

The “The Classic Christmas Album” compilation is a re-entry at #155 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart. It is a new entry at #41 on the Catalog Album Chart and rises from #21 to #12 on the Country Catalog Album Chart. As of this week it has sold 99,754 units.

The track “Blue Christmas” (Single) rises from #30 to #25 on the Holiday Digital Songs Chart.

The video “He Touched Me' - The Gospel Music Of Elvis Presley (Vols. 1 and 2)” re-enters the Music Video Sales Chart at #7.

The Real ... Track listing

Due from Sony Music CMG on January 5, 2015 is the CD "The Real ... Elvis 60's Collection". Now available is the track listing of this 3CD set. 

CD 1:
Return to Sender - (You're The) Devil In Disguise - Follow That Dream - Today, Tomorrow And Forever (With Ann Margret) - Just Tell Her Jim Said Hello - I'm A Roustabout - Good Luck Charm - She's Not You - Suspicion  - From A Jack To A King - Witchcraft - You'll Be Gone - I Met Her Today - The Lady Loves Me (With Ann-Margret) - I'm Yours - Kiss Me Quick - Memories

CD 2:
A Little Less Conversation - Viva Las Vegas - Such A Night - Frankie And Johnny - Gonna Get Back Home Somehow - You Don't Know Me - Big Boss Man - Too Much Monkey Business - Lawdy, Miss Clawdy - What'd I Say - Rubberneckin' - (It's A) Long Lonely Highway - I'll Hold You In My Heart (Till I Can Hold You In My Arms) - Baby What You Want Me To Do - There Ain't Nothing Like A Song - Memphis, Tennessee - Trouble - Reconsider Baby

CD 3:
If I Can Dream - Guitar Man - In The Ghetto - Gentle On My Mind - Only The Strong Survive - Kentucky Rain - Suspicious Minds - Words - Clean Up Your Own Backyard - Don't Cry Daddy - I'll Remember You - Blue River - Wearin' That Loved On Look - Love Letters - U. S. Male - You Gotta Stop - Long Black Limousine - Stranger In My Own Home Town

Flip The Switch

Celebrated actor and Elvis fan John Stamos, who is the voice of the new Graceland iPad tour, "fliped the switch" on the traditional lights and decorations during the annual lighting ceremony at Elvis Presley's Graceland tonight. 


Patients from Le Bonheur Children's Hospital in Memphis will help Stamos light up the King's castle for the season. Channeling his inner Elvis, Santa and his red jumpsuit-inspired suit will arrive by limousine and police escort. 


The extensive Christmas display at Graceland includes hundreds of blue lights along the driveway, a life-size Nativity scene, Santa and his sleigh, and much more, all originally displayed at Graceland by Elvis and the Presley family. The interiors of Graceland mansion will feature the Presley family's Christmas décor starting today for seasonal holiday tours through his birthday week celebration in January. Included will be his traditional red velvet drapes, as well as Presley family Christmas artifacts on display around several trees throughout the home.

(Source: Dutch Charts / Elvis Aktuell / Brian Quinn / FECC / Elvis Memories / Amazon / Graceland)

Thursday, November 20, 2014

November 20 - It's All Right On Board

The German edition of Rolling Stone magazine announced the release of a 7 inch vinyl single of Elvis Presley’s “That’s All Right” to celebrate The King’s 80th birthday. The single is due January 5, 2015.

Welcome Aboard

A new double CD release entitled “Welcome Aboard” was announced by the One label in their "Bootleg Series”. It contains 68 tracks relating to the 1962 film “Girls! Girls! Girls!” with mono and stereo masters, outtakes, movie versions and original acetates. 

CD 1 - The Original Mono Album:
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 

The Binaural Album Masters:
Girls! Girls! Girls! (With Longer Fade-Out) - I Don’t Wanna Be Tied - Where Do You Come From (With Studio Banter & Count-In) - I Don’t Want To - We’ll Be Together (With Studio Banter & Count-In) - A Boy Like Me, A Girl Like You - Earth Boy (With Studio Banter) - Return To Sender (with Longer Fade-Out) - Because Of Love - Thanks To The Rolling Sea (With Longer Fade-Out) - Song Of The Shrimp (With Longer Fade-Out) - The Walls Have Ears - We’re Coming In Loaded (With Longer Fade-Out) - 

The Alternate & Uncut Movie Versions:
Gong - Daintly Little Moonbeams (Movie End Title, Part 1, With Studio Banter) - Girls! Girls! Girls! (Movie End Title, Part 2, With Longer Fade-Out) - Earth Boy (Undubbed Master With Studio Banter & Count-In) - Earth Boy (Overdubbed Master With Ginney And Elizabeth Tiu) - The Walls Have Ears (Overdub, Take 1, Before Orchestral Overdub) - I Don’t Wanna Be Tied (Composite Master With Studio Banter)

CD 2 - The Original Stereo Album:
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

The Acetate Recordins:
Plantation Rock (Original 1962 Edit With Count-In) - Earth Boy (With Studio Banter & Count-In) - Because Of Love (With Studio Banter & Count-In) - Where Do You Come From (Composite Master With Count-In) - A Boy Like Me, A Girl Like You (With Studio Banter & Count-In) - Song Of The Shrimp (With Studio Banter & Count-In) - The Walls Have Ears (Undubed / With Studio Banter & Count-In)

The Original Movie Versions:
Girls! Girls! Girls! (Opening) - I Don’t Wanna Be Tied (Pirate’s Den Nightclub Version) - Return To Sender (Pirate’s Den Nightclub Version) - We’re Coming In Loaded - A Boy Like Me, A Girl Like You - Earth Boy (Complete / With Ginney And Elizabeth Tiu) - We’ll Be Together - Thanks To The Rolling Sea - Song Of The Shrimp - The Walls Have Ears - Daintly Little Moonbeams / Girls! Girls! Girls! (End Title)

Bonus Songs:
Mama (The Amigos, Take 9) - Plantation Rock (Instrumental) - Girls! Girls! Girls! (Lobby Spot - Promo Single From 1962) - Elvis Arrives In Hawaii (Complete, 07.04.1962)

(Source: Essential Elvis)

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

November 19 - Viva Las Virtual Elvis

Jamie Salter, the branding guru who owns a majority of Elvis' estate, is planning a “live” show in Las Vegas with Presley appearing as a hologram.  The Elvis Presley show still continues with Elvis boasting 12.4 million “likes” on Facebook and 187,000 followers on Twitter and the recently released a duet with Barbra Streisand. Never mind that he died in 1977.

And that’s just the beginning for the King of Rock ’n’ Roll and other long-dead celebrities. Reviving a corpse from a cryogenic deep freeze is still the stuff of science but every other promotional possibility is on the table. The Elvis “live” show in Las Vegas with Presley appearing as a hologram will be much like the one of Michael Jackson that appeared at a show in Sin City earlier this year. Pinup queen Bettie Page, managed by dead-celeb superagent Mark Roesler, is slated for a holographic burlesque herself.
Today, deceased icons from pop culture’s heyday are enjoying unprecedented success, out-earning even their former flesh-and-blood selves, says Salter, one of the new breed of brand managers using technology to wring big bucks from superstars otherwise resting in peace (or so we hope).

These late luminaries are profitable in part because they first captivated fans in a pre-Internet age of truly mass media, dominating the popular imagination in ways few contemporaries can match, Salter says

Even better, they aren’t able to create the sort of mischief that bedeviled their handlers back in the day, potentially damaging their brand in the bargain. They can no longer lapse into drug-induced comas in hotel rooms (Elvis), assault girlfriends with vodka bottles (Jimi Hendrix) or set themselves on fire while freebasing (Richard Pryor). “They can’t get pulled over for drunk driving, their reputations are intact.”
Model Kate Moss, by contrast, can still embarrass sponsor Burberry Group Plc (BRBY) by appearing to snort cocaine on the cover of a British tabloid. Bets on the dead have lately paid off big.

Salter bought the Elvis estate, including Graceland and the rights to the singer’s image and music, from Core Media Group Inc. in November 2013. Salter’s New York–based Authentic Brands Group LLC expects profits to rise by 25 percent this year thanks to Elvis-themed bathrobes, calendars, cookie jars, cuff links, luggage, Christmas-tree toppers and, oh yeah, music. “We bought Elvis at the right time,” Salter says. “None of the kids listen to his music, but look at how they’re dressing, and their flipped-up haircuts.” For a page ripped straight from Presley’s pompadour playbook, just Google Justin Bieber’s latest coif.

(Source: Bloomberg / Elvis Information Network)

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

November 18 - The Real ... Sixties

Due from  Sony Music CMG on January 5, 2015 is the 3 CD set "The Real... Elvis Presley (The 60's  Collection)". No other information available yet. 

(Source: Amazon)

Monday, November 17, 2014

November 17 - Lightning Strikes Where The King Hold Court

The Straight Arrow import-label announced two new releases. "Lightning Strikes Twice In Portland! From - The Rick Rennie Master Tapes Vol. 2", containing featuring the November 11th, 1970 and April 27th, 1973 Portland shows and "The King Holds Court" featuring the Tuesday, August 28, 1973 Dinner Show and Wednesday, August 29, Dinner and Midnight Shows as recorded in Las Vegas Hilton Hotel, Las Vegas, NV.

From the producers: 
Details: Lightning Strikes Twice In Portland! From „The Rick Rennie master tapes“ Vol. 2. Wednesday, November 11th, 1970 & Friday, April 27th, 1973, Memorial Coliseum, Portland, OR


Coming out soon is the new Straight Arrow's double-digipak CD release, called "Lightning Strikes Twice In Portland!", featuring the November 11th, 1970 and April 27th, 1973 Portland shows. These shows may well represent some of best of Elvis Presley live in the 70s. The Nov. 11th, 1970 recording really captures the raw excitement and electricity of those early tours. Elvis delivers a high octane performance that drives the audience in a frenzy. In parts he sounds a bit unfocused, but overall both Elvis and his audience are having such a ball that any criticisms of his performance are nothing more than nitpicking. The April 27, 1973 concert in the same city may well be his best show of the year, and is a serious contender for "Elvis' best concert performance in the 70's". Compared to the '70 show, his performance here is tighter, more focused and far more varied. Elvis is vocally strong and he delivers the goods in a knock-out performance.

Both shows were first released by the Live Archives label (1991) using slightly incomplete and inferior sounding copies of original Rick Rennie tapes. Memory Records issued those shows in 2004 ("On The Road Again" and "Shining In Portland" CDs). Those Memory Records releases were engineered and mastered using now obsolete hardware and software. 10 years have passed, and it is right time for the ultimate re-release of these special recordings - in a new, crisp, dynamic sound. Straight Arrow’s release of the November 11th, 1970 show appears - for the first time - totally complete. The Opening Vamp and the famous "Elvis has left the building" announcement at the end of show were restored. The 1970 show is taken directly from the original stereo master tape. The 1973 show is taken from better of two existing 1st generation copies made back in 70s (the master tape got lost thru the years). Original tape transfers made in March 2004 have been used. Every second was digitally restored from scratch to achieve optimal listening pleasure. Ask your local dealer for samples. As with every Straight Arrow’s release, this beautifully designed double-digipack edition is limited to 500 copies. If you enjoyed "A New Decade, A New Sound", you will enjoy "Lightning Stikes Twice In Portland!" too. These shows never sounded better!

Tracklist: CD 1: 01. Opening Vamp - 02. That's All Right - 03. I Got A Woman / Amen - 04. Monologue (incl. „I Walk The Line” and „Tiger Man” excerpts) - 05. Love Me Tender (with false start) - 06. You Don't Have To Say You Love Me - 07. Sweet Caroline (short version) - 08. You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin' - 09. Polk Salad Annie (short version, with impersonations) - 10. Instrumental Intermezzo - 11. Introductions of singers, musicians, orchestra - 12. Johnny B. Goode - 13. Introductions of singers, musicians, orchestra continues (incl. „Blueberry Hill” excerpt) - 14. How Great Thou Art - 15. The Wonder Of You (short version) - 16. Heartbreak Hotel (with 2 false starts, and „How Great Thou Art” fragment) - 17. Blue Suede Shoes - 18. Hound Dog - 19. Bridge Over Troubled Water (with 4 false starts) - 20. Suspicious Minds - 21. Funny How Times Slip Away - 22. Can't Help Falling In Love - 23. Closing Vamp / Announcements - 24. Rick Rennie & friends „after” show chat.

CD 2: 01. Introduction: Also Sprach Zarathustra - 02. C. C. Rider - 03. I Got A Woman / Amen - 04. Love Me Tender - 05. You Gave Me A Mountain - 06. Steamroller Blues - 07. You Don't Have To Say You Love Me - 08. Love Me - 09. Blue Suede Shoes - 10. Heartbreak Hotel - 11. Little Sister / Get Back - 12. Help Me Make It Through The Night - 13. Long Tall Sally / Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On - 14. I'm Leavin' - 15. Hound Dog - 16. Fever - 17. What Now My Love - 18. Suspicious Minds - 19. Introductions of singers, musicians, orchestra - 20. I'll Remember You - 21. I Can't Stop Loving You - 22. An American Trilogy - 23. A Big Hunk O' Love - 24. Can't Help Falling In Love - 25. Closing Vamp / Announcements.

Details The King Holds Court - Tuesday, August 28, 1973 Dinner Show & Wednesday, August 29, Dinner & Midnight Shows, Las Vegas Hilton Hotel, Las Vegas, NV


Following the remarkable success of our earlier 3CD set "On A Winning Streak", Straight Arrow is pleased to announce another 3CD collection featuring three more unreleased shows from the Summer 1973 engagement in excellent quality audience recorded audio. The three shows are all strong shows, with Elvis vocally strong (much more than in February '73) and delivering a very varied selection of songs at each of the shows. It's clear that he is in his element here, as his entertaining interaction with the audience and his knock-out vocal performances amply demonstrate. The presence of his daughter Lisa Marie inspires Elvis to give his best. These shows are a delight, and especially in this clear vibrant audience recorded audio that gives you a true "you are there" feel, they make for captivating listening. The August 28, 1973 D/S and August 29, 1973 D/S and M/S are previously unreleased. A few highlights from the (previously released) August 28, 1973 M/S were added. All 3 shows are taken from 1st generation copies of original audience recorded cassettes, made back in the 70s by English super-fan Rex Martin. Every second was digitally restored, every click manually removed, every drop-out fixed to achieve optimal listening pleasure. Ask your local dealer for samples to judge for yourself! If you enjoyed the "On A Winning Streak" set, then you will definitely not be disappointed by its sequel, "The King Holds Court"!

Tracklist CD 1 - Tuesday, August 28, 1973 Dinner Show
01. Introduction: Also Sprach Zarathustra - 02. C. C. Rider - 03. I Got A Woman / Amen - 04. Love Me - 05. Love Me Tender - 06. You Gave Me A Mountain - 07. Blue Suede Shoes - 08. Medley: Long Tall Sally / Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On / Your Mama Don't Dance / Flip, Flop And Fly / Jailhouse Rock / Hound Dog - 09. Fever - 10. What Now My Love - 11. Suspicious Minds - 12. Introductions of singers, musicians, orchestra - 13. Release Me (incomplete) - 14. Johnny B. Goode (incomplete) - 15. Introduction of Lisa Marie Presley - 16. My Boy - 17. I Can’t Stop Loving You (with false start) - 18. An American Trilogy - 19. The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face - 20. Heartbreak Hotel (with false start) - 21. (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear / Don‘t Be Cruel - 22. How Great Thou Art - 23. Can’t Help Falling In Love - 24. Closing Vamp / Announcements. Bonus tracks (August 28, 1973 Midnight Show): 25. Steamroller Blues - 26. Trouble - 27. My Boy (false start) / What A Friend We Have In Jesus (excerpt) / My Boy (false start) / Release Me / My Boy - 28. Mystery Train / Tiger Man.

CD 2 - Wednesday, August 29, 1973 Dinner Show
01. Introduction: Also Sprach Zarathustra - 02. C. C. Rider - 03. I Got A Woman / Amen - 04. Love Me - 05. Steamroller Blues - 06. You Gave Me A Mountain - 07. Blue Suede Shoes - 08. Medley: Long Tall Sally / Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On / Your Mama Don't Dance / Flip Flop And Fly / Jailhouse Rock / Hound Dog - 09. Love Me Tender - 10. Fever - 11. What Now My Love (with false start) - 12. Suspicious Minds - 13. Introductions of singers, musicians, orchestra - 14. My Boy - 15. I Can’t Stop Loving You - 16. An American Trilogy - 17. A Big Hunk O‘ Love - 18. Introduction of Lisa Marie Presley - 19. The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face (with false start) - 20. Can’t Help Falling In Love - 21. Closing Vamp / Announcements.

CD 3 - Wednesday, August 29, 1973 Midnight Show
01. C. C. Rider - 02. I Got A Woman / Amen - 03. Love Me - 04. Steamroller Blues - 05. You Gave Me A Mountain - 06. Trouble - 07. Blue Suede Shoes - 08. Medley: Long Tall Sally / Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On / Your Mama Don't Dance / Flip Flop And Fly / Hound Dog - 09. Love Me Tender - 10. Fever - 11. Bridge Over Troubled Water - 12. Bridge Over Troubled Water (reprised from 2nd verse) - 13. Suspicious Minds - 14. Introductions of singers, musicians, orchestra - 15. My Boy - 16. I Can’t Stop Loving You - 17. An American Trilogy - 18. Introduction of Lisa Marie Presley, Vernon Presley and Felton Jarvis - 19. The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face - 20. How Great Thou Art - 21. Can’t Help Falling In Love - 22. Closing Vamp / Announcements. 

(Source: FECC)

Sunday, November 16, 2014

November 16 - A New Decade, A New Bootleg For Everybody

The earlier announced 2CD set "A New Decade, A New Sound - Rick Rennie Master Tapes Vol. 1" from the Straight Arrow import-label is out. This set contains audience recordings of the Dinner shows in Las Vegas on February 3, 1970 (CD1) and February 5, 1970 (CD2).

The earlier announced CD "Something Special For Everybody" from the One label is out. This contains mono masters from "Something For Everybody", alternate takes and movie versions.

Ultimate Elvis slipcase

This is the slipcase that holds the three volumes of the Ultimate Elvis books. Will be released before Christmas.


(Source: Elvis And His Music / Flaming Star)

Saturday, November 15, 2014

November 15 - Through The Eyes Of Ed From Roanoke

Ed Hill, from the Stamps Quarted, announced that he is working on a book. The title is "Elvis Through The Eyes Of Ed Hill".

Elvis Photographed Live On Stage In Charlotte and Roanoke

Joseph Tunzi updated the original announcement for the book "Elvis Photographed Live On Stage In Charlotte and Memphis” featuring pictures from the shows in Charlotte, North Carolina on March 9, 1974 and in Memphis, Tennessee on March 16, 17 and 20, 1974. The title changed to "Elvis Photographed Live On Stage In Charlotte and Roanoke”. No additional info available regarding the content.

Elvis Presley + 4 Bonus Tracks

The Wax Time re-issue of Elvis Presley's debut album has been released. It comes, with 4 additional bonustracks, on 180g Vinyl.

Tracks:
Blue Suede Shoes , I'm Counting On You, I Got A Woman, One-Sided Love Affair, I Love You Because - Just Because   Bonus: Heartbreak Hotel - I Want You, I Need You, I Love You.

Tutti Frutti, Tryin' To Get To You, I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Cry (Over You), I'll Never Let You Go (Little Darlin'), Blue Moon, Money Honey   Bonus: Don’t Be Cruel - Shake, Rattle And Roll.

(Source: Various / Tennessee Star Journal / JAT Publishing)

Friday, November 14, 2014

November 14 - Weekend Country Charts

The weekend charts. The CD "It's Christmas Time" re-enters the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart at #100 for the week ending November 22, 2014. It also rises from #49 to #12 on the Catalog Album Chart and remains at #9 on the Holiday Album Chart.

On the Country Catalog Albums "Merry Christmas... Love, Elvis" climbed from #22 to #10 while "Heart And Soul" dropped from #11 to #19. "The Classic Christmas Album" is a new entry at #21 on the Country Catalog Album Chart.

On the Holiday Digital Songs chart "Blue Christmas" climbed from #44 to #30. 

The "Merry Christmas, Love Elvis" compilation re-enters the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart at #161 and is a new entry on the Catalog Album Chart at #32 and on the Holiday Album chart it drops from #14 to #18 this week.

On the Dutch Midprice Album chart the "The Essential Elvis" climbed from #26 to #22.

The CD "The Real... Elvis" re-entered the Italian Album charts once more, this week at #91

Must Own Rock Album

Rolling Stone recently voted Elvis' 'Elvis Country (I'm 10,000 Years Old)' in their list of "50 Rock Albums Every Country Fan Should Own". They noted... 


Country music's love affair with rock music has been an open secret for a long time we voted for 50 rock albums that should be rattling around inside a pick-up's glove compartment or blasting from the pocket of a blue jean.... 

The list is chronological, other albums from the similar period are The Rolling Stones, 'Sticky Fingers', Bob Dylan, 'Nashville Skyline', The Band, 'The Band'. 
Elvis Presley, 'Elvis Country (I'm 10,000 Years Old)' (1971) - Elvis recorded country music throughout his career — from classics at Sun sessions in the Fifties to unrepentant schlock. 1971's Elvis Country isn't as famous as his 1968 comeback landmark From Elvis In Memphis but it's one of his most consistent, thematically tight albums, showing off his voice in boundless, effortless form and taking on a set of songs he had a deep connection with. Recording at Nashville's RCA Studios with greats like guitarist James Burton and drummer Jerry Carrigan, he does honky-tonk, bluegrass, countrypolitan, Western swing and Sun Records rock & roll (a blazing version of Jerry Lee Lewis' "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On," recorded in one take, when Elvis and producer Felton Jarvis realized they were short of material). His moving version of Willie Nelson's "Funny How Time Slips Away," a song Al Green covered two years later, might be the album's capper but he even throws some soul into Anne Murray.

(Source: Brian Quinn / Dutchcharts / Elvis Information Network / The King's World)

Thursday, November 13, 2014

November 13 - Follow My Happiness

These are the track listings for the upcoming Follow That Dream releases "Flaming Star" and "Elvis' Christmas Album". 

Tracks Flaming Star:
01 Flaming Star 
02 A Cane And A High Starched Collar 
03 Britches 
04 Summer Kisses, Winter Tears 
05 Flaming Star (end title version) 

Alternate movie name title tracks:
06 Black Star 
07 Black Star (end title version) 

The Outtakes
08 Flaming Star – take 1 
09 Summer Kisses, Winter Tears – takes 1, 2 
10 Black Star – take 5 
11 Black Star (end title version) – takes 1, 2, 4, 5 
12 Summer Kisses, Winter Tears – takes 3, 4, 7, 8, 9 
13 Summer Kisses, Winter Tears – takes 10, 12, 14 
14 A Cane And A High Starched Collar – takes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 
15 A Cane And A High Starched Collar – take 6 and insert takes 1, 5, 6 
16 Summer Kisses, Winter Tears (movie version) – take 2 with guide track 
17 Flaming Star – take 2 
18 Flaming Star – takes 3, 4 
19 Summer Kisses, Winter Tears – takes 15, 16 
20 Summer Kisses, Winter Tears – take 17 
21 Summer Kisses, Winter Tears – take 19 
22 Flaming Star – take 5 
23 Flaming Star (end title version) – takes 1, 3, 4 
24 Britches – takes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 
25 Britches – take 7 with insert take 1 
26 Summer Kisses, Winter Tears – take 26 
27 A Cane And A High Starched Collar (overdubbed movie version) 
28 Summer Kisses, Winter Tears (overdubbed movie version / vocal overdub take 1M)

Tracks: Elvis' Christmas Album:
01 Santa Claus Is Back In Town
02 White Christmas
03 Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane)
04 I’ll Be Home For Christmas
05 Blue Christmas
06 Santa Bring My Baby Back (To Me)
07 Oh Little Town Of Bethlehem
08 Silent Night 
09 (There’ll Be) Peace In The Valley (For Me)
10 I Believe
11 Take My Hand, Precious Lord
12 It Is No Secret (What God Can Do)

Bonus songs:
13 My Wish Came True 
14 Treat Me Nice
15 Don’t

The Binaural Session Tapes:
16 (There’ll Be) Peace In The Valley (For Me) – take 1
17 (There’ll Be) Peace In The Valley (For Me) – takes 2,3
18 (There’ll Be) Peace In The Valley (For Me) – take 4
19 (There’ll Be) Peace In The Valley (For Me) – takes 5,6,7
20 (There’ll Be) Peace In The Valley (For Me) – takes 8, 9/M
21 It Is No Secret (What God Can Do) – takes 1,2,3
22 It Is No Secret (What God Can Do) – takes 4,5
23 It Is No Secret (What God Can Do) – takes 6,7,8,9,10,11,12
24 It Is No Secret (What God Can Do) – take 13/M

My Happiness Acetate for sale at Graceland Auction II
 
Following the highly successful Auction at Graceland during Elvis Week 2014, music fans and pop culture collectors from around the world will once again have the opportunity to own a piece of history with a January 8, 2015 auction surrounding the annual birthday celebration at Elvis Presley’s Graceland in Memphis. 

All 68 of the genuine Elvis artifacts from third-party collectors offered in the auction have been thoroughly researched and evaluated by Graceland Authenticated, which sets a new standard for pop culture authentication to ensure pop culture artifact accuracy.


The Auction at Graceland has quickly become the go-to source for authentic Elvis collectibles. Some of the signature items up for bid on January 8, 2015 include:

“My Happiness” Acetate - Considered part of the “Holy Grail” of artifacts in rock ‘n’ roll history, Elvis’ first-ever recording is a 78 mm acetate produced at Memphis Recording Service (home of the Sun Record Company) in June of 1953. Elvis paid $4 USD for what was said to be a gift for his mother. It features the songs “My Happiness” (Side A), which is the only Elvis recording that exists of this song and “That’s When Your Heartaches Begin” (Side B). The Presley family didn’t actually have a record player, so Elvis took the acetate to the home of friend Ed Leek, who did, where he listened to the results of his first studio recording session. Elvis left the acetate behind at the Leek home and never gave it to his mother. This historical 78 acetate was the beginning of a revolution in the music industry and the start of an iconic legend. In private hands since it was created, Elvis’ first recording is being offered for the first time since Elvis walked into that Memphis studio over 60 years ago.

Warhol Image of Elvis Fetches US $81.9 million
 
Two iconic Andy Warhol paintings of Elvis Presley and Marlon Brando sold for more than US$151 million at auction in New York on Wednesday, shattering pre-sale estimates by several million dollars. Pop-art legend Warhol’s “Triple Elvis” – a 1963 silkscreen depicting three images of the King of Rock and Roll posing as a gunslinging cowboy – sold for US$81.9 million at the Christie’s sale.
The striking seven-foot tall work, derived from a publicity still for the 1960 Don Siegel-directed Western “Flaming Star,” had been estimated to fetch US$60 million. The final sale price topped out at more than US$20 million above the estimate after six minutes of frenzied bidding.


Elvis Presley - The Man, The Life, The Legend

Due for release from SPV on November 28, 2014 is the documentary DVD "Elvis Presley - The Man, The Life, The Legend". The DVD has a running time of 45 minutes. 

(Source: The Elvis Shop London / ElvisMatters / EPE / Amazon)

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

November 12 - Vinyl For Everybody

Due for release from Wax Time on December 15, 2014 is the 180gr. vinyl re-issue of the classic album "Something for Everybody". It comes with two additional bonus-tracks. 

Trash To Jail

Bruno Tillander, author of the trash book "The world knows Elvis Presley – but they don´t know me" in which he falsely claims that Elvis collected Nazi items, may end up in jail, as the website EIN discovered: "Three well-known Swedish musical artists Lotta Engberg, Martin Stenmarck, and Magnus Carlsson plus their booking agent Bruno Tillander have been charged with tax evasion and face up to two years in prison, reports news agency TT. The artists' booking agent Bruno Tillander is also being charged and is suspected of gross accounting violations and serious tax evasion. Tillander faces up to six years in prison and if he is found guilty he would be forced to serve a minimum of 6 months in jail."

In a radio interview, Tillander talks about Elvis's extensive Nazi collection, "but nobody knows where it ended up." One word applies here: B*llsh*t.

ElvisMatters asked Larry Geller if he knew more about the book and the 'Nazi link', here's his swift reply: "Hi Peter, I was asked to write a short piece for Bruno's book. I haven't read it yet. Elvis and the Nazi's? This is pure hyperbole and or fantasy as far as I'm concerned. If Elvis was into that I certainly would have known. Yes, he did have a lot of guns from various countries and cultures. But Nazi objects...something is fishy here!"

Marty Lacker also tells EIN, "I read that story about Tillander's new book and all I can do is shake my head in disbelief at some of that shit he states.  
As for Elvis' supposed vast Nazi memorabilia, all I ever saw in 20 years was a Nazi Military officer's hat and a brown overcoat that they were always depicted as wearing in the winter.
First of all, he features two great pillars of truth, Larry Geller and George Klein so I suggest they list this book in the FICTION section.  Geller and his far eastern spiritual crap that screwed Elvis' head up and Klein who is a habitual liar. Where do these people get all this bullshit? Anyone who wastes their money on this piece of shit is an idiot."

Celebrate Elvis Presley's 80th birthday at Graceland in January!

EPE announced the schedule for Elvis Presley's 80th Birthday. The festivities include the annual Elvis Birthday Proclamation Ceremony, Official Insiders Reception, Elvis Birthday Dance Party and a Conversations on Elvis panel. 


In addition, there will be a special double screening of "Viva Las Vegas" and "Jailhouse Rock" on January 9, and the Memphis Symphony Orchestra will present "Tribute to Elvis: Birthday Celebration" on January 10.


There are many more events on the calendar and lots of special guest announcements to come. More details at Graceland.com.

Hot Shots And Cool Clips


Volume 7 in Joe Tunzi’s JAT Publishing DVD series “Hot Shots And Cool Clips”  has been released. The main feature of this volume is footage of the making of the movie “It Happened At The World’s Fair”.

Collecting Elvis

Volume 75 in the German "Elvis Sammlung" magazine series has been released. This edition contains the usual magazine, memorabilia reproductions and a mini-poster with a promo for the International Hotel. 

(Source: Amazon / ElvisMatters / Elvis Information Network / Elvis Aktuell)

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

November 11 - Record Breaking Songbook

Hal Leonard has announced a new songbook entitled “Elvis - Aloha from Hawaii via Satellite” for piano, vocal and guitar. It is due for release on January 15, 2015.

Record Breaking Bid For Elvis Ring
 
A collector was so desperate to get this ring in his collection, that he paid no less than 57,600.00 $US dollar for it at the recent Julian's Action in Los Angeles. The oval faceted blue gem stone set in a square 14k gold setting, engraved on the inside of the band “EP” is accompanied by a letter of authenticity from Memphis Mafia member Dave Hebler, who explains that Elvis handed him the ring during a performance circa 1973 because it wa falling off of his hand. At the end of the concert Hebler tried to return this and another ring, but Elvis told him to keep them.

(Source: Elvis And His Music / ElvisMatters)

Monday, November 10, 2014

November 10 - #1 Celebrity Veteran

On US Veteran's Day the military have listed their "Top 10 Celebrity Veterans". It seems only fair that the man known as "The King of Rock 'n' Roll" should be the king of this list. The ten celebrities are famous, they've gone on to great things, and they all have one thing in common: they served in the U.S. military. 

The Top Ten:
1. Elvis Presley 
2. Clint Eastwood
3. Johnny Cash
4. Mr. T.
5. Chuck Norris
6. Morgan Freeman
7. Humphrey Bogart
8. Ice-T
9. Steve McQueen
10. George Carlin.

Live At The Louisiana Hayride 1955

The Mr. Suit label released "Live At The Louisiana Hayride 1955", a limited edition - 300 copies - colored vinyl.

Tracks:
That´s All Right Mama - Blue Moon Of Kentucky - Heartbreak Hotel - Long Tall Sally - I Was The One - Money Honey - I Got A Woman - Blue Suede Shoes - Hound Dog - Baby Let´s Play House - Maybellene - There´s Good Rockin Tonight - Tweedle Dee.

(Source: Elvis Info Network /  Military US / Elvis Aktuell)

Friday, November 07, 2014

November 07 - Elvis 80 Package

This is the complete package for the upcoming 3 CD set "Elvis 80" which is due from Sony Music on November 28, 2014.

The first CD is themed "The King Of Rock And Roll", the second disc is themed "The King Of Love". CD 3 is mixed bag.

CD3 : The King of TODAY (Remixes)

1 Shake That Tambourine (by: Alle Farben)
2 Bossa Nova Baby (by: Viva Elvis)
3 A little less conversation (by: JXL)
4 Blue Suede Shoes (by: Viva Elvis)
5 Rubber Neckin' (by: Paul Oakenfold)
6 Burning Love (Viva Elvis)
7 Suspicious Minds (by: Viva Elvis)

King of DUETS
8 Love Me Tender (feat. Dani Klein)
9 The Lady Loves Me (feat. Ann Margret)
10 You're The Boss (feat. Ann Margret)
11 Today, Tomorrow And Forever (A. Margret)
12 There Ain't Nothing Like A Song (N. Sinatra)

The King of SPECIAL VERSIONS
13 Are You Lonesome Tonight (Laugh Version)

14 Wooden Heart (Muss i denn) (03:20 Version)

Weekend Charts
  • The Christmas compilation “It’s Christmas Time” from 2000 climbed from #10 to #9 on the Holiday Album chart. It also re-enters the Catalog Album Chart at #49.
  • The 2013 CD “Merry Christmas... Love, Elvis” remained steady at #14 on that chart. 
  • The CD “Heart & Soul” dropped off the US Album Top 200. It also drops from #38 to #43 on the Catalog Album Chart.
  • The CD "The Real... Elvis" dropped off the Italian Album chart.
  • The CD "The Essential Elvis Presley" dropped from #17 to #24 on the Dutch Mid-price album chart this week.
Billboard Magazine also mentioned that the classic “Elvis’ Christmas Album” from 1957, remains the best selling Christmas album ever, with over 10 million sales. 


(Source: Amazon / Billboard / Dutch Charts / The King's World)

Thursday, November 06, 2014

November 06 - Follow Those Releases To The Printer

After a few delays - but with some 300 extra pages added - it seems that the wait for us, fans, is almost over. If all goes well, the heavy set with three books (10.6 kilos and some 1700 pages!) will be ready before Christmas. While we still don't have a definite release date, we do know that the very last review was sent to the printer's yesterday.

Follow That Dream

The Follow That Dream label Announced that the albums “Flaming Star” and “Elvis' Christmas Album” will be released on CD on November 23, 2014. 

Released

The limited edition colored vinyl boxset “La Collection - 25cm En Couleur”  (1000 copies) was released in France. It contains: 'Rock and Roll Elvis Presley', 'Jailhouse Rock', 'Noel Avec Elvis', 'King Creole', 'La Retour De Elvis' and 'Loving You'. Each record contains the original art work, and different alternative takes and live versions.

The Vinyl Passion release "Number One Hits" was released on 180g Vinyl.

Side A:
Heartbreak Hotel - I Want You, I Need You, I Love You - Hound Dog - Don´t Be Cruel - Love Me Tender - Too Much - All Shook Up - (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear - Jailhouse Rock - Hard Headed Woman

Side B:
A Fool Such As I - A Big Hunk O´ Love - One Night - Stuck On You - It´s Now Or Never - Are You Lonesome Tonight - Wooden Heart - Surrender - His Latest Flame - Can´t Help Falling In Love - Return To Sender - Good Luck Charm.

The AudiRec import-label release “Elvis At The Hilton”, containing audience-recordings of the 2 concerts performed on September 2, 1973 ('3 A.M.' Sand Dinner Shows) has been released. 

(Source: ElvisMatters / Elvis Aktuell / Amazon)

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

November 05 - The World Knows Elvis Presley

Bruno Tillander will publish a new book entitled "The World Knows Elvis Presley - But They Do not Know Meon November 27, 2014. In addition to the author, the following people have contributed on the 395 pages in the book: Larry Geller, George Klein, Tom Morgan Jr., Barbara Hearn and Åke Ölvestad.

Elvis - Tryin' To Get To Tahoe

The E.P. Collector import-release "Elvis - Tryin' To Get To Tahoe", containing an audience-recording of the May, 16 1975 Opening Show performance at the Sahara Tahoe Hotel at Lake Tahoe has been released. 

Tracks:
Opening Vamp / C. C. Rider - I Got A Woman / Amen - Love Me - Tryin' To Get To You - All Shook Up - Teddy Bear / Don't Be Cruel - Love Me Tender - Steamroller Blues - Hound Dog - Fever - Polk Salad Annie - Why Me Lord? (With Reprise) - Suspicious Minds - Band Introductions - I Can't Stop Loving You - Help Me - An American Trilogy - Let Me Be There (With Reprise) - The Wonder Of You - Big Boss Man - Funny How Time Slips Away - Can't Help Falling In Love - Closing Vamp / Announcement.

(Source: Elvis And His Music / Elvis Aktuell)