Thursday, December 20, 2018

December 20 - Christmas Sessions

Another release from the ElvisOne label; "Elvis Christmas Sessions". 

From the press-release:
During these sessions Elvis recorded all 8 Christmas songs from his 1957 'Elvis Christmas Album' plus 'Treat Me Nice', 'My Wish Came True' and 'Don't'.  To make this release complete we've included 9 rare versions official released through the years! Including a booklet with photos and recording information.

September 5 1957 Session: Treat Me Nice (With Count-In) - Blue Christmas

September 6 1957 Session: My Wish Came True (With Count-In) - White Christmas (With Count-In) - Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane) - Silent Night - Don’t (With Count-In)

September 7 1957 Session: Oh Little Town Of Bethlehem - Santa Bring My Baby Back (To Me) - Santa Claus Is Back In Town - I’ll Be Home For Christmas

Bonus Songs - Rare Released VersionsWhite Christmas (Repaired Master) - Blue Christmas (Reprocessed Stereo Version) - Silent Night (Without Piano Intro) - I’ll Be Home For Christmas - White Christmas (With Count-In) - Blue Christmas - Silent Night - I’ll Be Home For Christmas (From Elvis’ Special Christmas Radio Program, 03.12.1967) - Special Message From Elvis / Silent Night (Album Version).

Elvis Christmas Re-issue

Wax Love presents a reissue of Elvis Presley's "Elvis' Christmas Album", originally released in 1958. Since its original release, this classic Christmas album from Elvis Presley has sold more than 15 million copies. His third full length album, Elvis' Christmas Album was recorded in Hollywood, and includes the Lieber and Stoller classic "Santa Claus Is Back In Town", as well as several gospel songs and Christmas standards. A perfect gift for this holiday season.

(Source: Music of Elvis Presley / Amazon)