May 03 - Elvis Chart Icon (Updated May 07)

Due for release from Flame Tree Publishing is a re-issue of the 2014 128-page book "Elvis (Pop, Rock & Entertainment)" by Alice Hudson and a foreword by Malcom Mackenzie. 

This new edition of Elvis is part of Flame Tree's ongoing series "Rock Icons". Other titles in the series include David Bowie, Queen, Leonard Cohen, Johnny Cash, Pink Floyd, The Beatles and Led Zeppelin.

Synopsis:
"Elvis stands above all icons in music, elevated by his influence on youth culture, with his walk, his clothes and, of course, his incredible singing voice. 
The first white artist to crossover with black music he was adored and stalked in equal measure, with the last few years of his life being a torment of fame. With often intimate portraits of this troubled star this book is sure to intrigue everyone interested in the life of an astonishing artist.

Jailhouse Vinyl

Due for release from the Wagram label on June 7, 2019 is the vinyl LP compilation “Jailhouse Rock”. 

Charts

The weekly global Elvis Presley chart update. Contrary to previous weeks Elvis Presley found his way up on the US Billboard charts, but dropped on most European charts. The limited edition 2019  Record Store Day LP did drop off the US Billboard charts. 

US Billboard charts
  • US Billboard Top Current Albums chart: “Elvis: International Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada: August 23, 1969” dropped off the chart after last week’s new entry at #63. 
  • US Billboard Top Album Sales chart: “Elvis: International Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada: August 23, 1969” dropped off the chart after last week’s new entry at #81.
  • US Billboard Country Album Sales chart: “Elvis: International Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada: August 23, 1969” dropped off the chart after last week’s new entry at #9. 
  • US Billboard Rock Album Sales chart: “The Best Of The '68 Comeback Special (Soundtrack)” re-entry at #41.
  • US Billboard Rock Album Sales chart: “Elvis: International Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada: August 23, 1969” dropped off the chart after last week’s new entry at #31. 
  • US Billboard Country Catalog Albums chart: “Elvis: Ultimate Gospel” re-entry #11.
  • US Billboard Country Catalog  Albums chart: “Heart and Soul” climbed from #18 to #16.
  • US Billboard Country Album Sales chart: “The Best Of The '68 Comeback Special (Soundtrack)” climbed from #31 to #25.
  • US Billboard Top Christan Albums chart: “Elvis: Ultimate Gospel” climbed from #38 to #31.
  • US Billboard Christian Albums Sales chart: “Where No One Stands Alone” climbed from #26 to #25. 
  • US Billboard Soundtrack Album Sales chart: “The Best Of The '68 Comeback Special (Soundtrack)” re-entry at #15. 
Official UK charts
  • Official UK Streaming Albums chart: “The 50 Greatest Hits” dropped off the chart after last week’s re-entry at #79.
  • Official UK Music DVD chart: "Elvis Lives - Live From Memphis" remained steady at #30. 
  • Official UK Music DVD chart: "Elvis The Searcher" dropped from #15 to #43.
  • Official UK Christian and Gospel Album chart: "Where No One Stands Alone" remained steady at #15.
Official Scottish chart:
  • Official Scottish Album chart: “Elvis at the Movies - 60 Essential Recordings” dropped from #28 to #50.
  • Official Scottish Album chart: “The Real … Elvis” dropped off the chart after last week’s re-entry at #75.
Irish IRMA chart: 
  • Irish IRMA Music DVD Chart: “Elvis The Searcher” new entry at #3. 
Australian ARIA charts:
  • ARIA Music DVD chart: "'68 Comeback Special (50th Anniversary Edition)" climbed from #10 to #9.
(Source: Elvis Club Berlin / Amazon / Flame Three Publishing / UK Mix / Official Chart Company / IRMA / ARIA)