Thursday, June 16, 2022

June 16 - Agent King Sold Out!

Here is a still from the upcoming Netflix program ’Agent King' that was shared during the Annecy Festival.

Perhaps this is a sign this series will finally be released.

The Extraordinary Book on Colonel Tom Parker

Alanna Nash' book 'The Colonel: The Extraordinary Story of Colonel Tom Parker and Elvis Presley' was re-issued. Alanna Nash shared a picture on-line that the books arrived at her doorstep.  

This edition, presented as "the legendary partnership at the heart of a major motion picture' comes with a new cover and newly written afterword by the author. 

Author Alanna Nash notes that "This new edition includes an Afterword that I think you will find fascinating. My buddy / brother Tony Stuchbury is responsible for the new material!". 

Anthony Stuchbury posted online: "I’m absolutely over the moon to have been able to provide Alanna with the information that forms the ‘afterword’ for this republished edition. If you want to try and understand what really made Elvis’ manager Col Parker tick this is the book you need to read. The research, time, money and all the travelling she did to create this masterpiece, and that’s exactly what it is, is outstanding."

Sold Out! Volume 15 Released

Volume 15 in the 'Sold Out!' Fanshot concert-footage has been released by the Pyramid import  label. 

Publicity stated: Sold Out is back, and volume 15 has just rolled off the presses. And what a humdinger of a release this 2-DVD set is, jampacked with fantastic, unreleased Elvis concert footage directly from private sources in Holland, Germany and the UK… 20 different 8mm films this time!

From the responses we get, we know that the June ’74 footage is a firm favorite with fans. Therefore, we are proud to be able to include six different films from this tour, with the longest being 30 minutes. Elvis looked dazzling on this tour, and wore some of his most iconic jumpsuits, like the American Eagle, the Rainbow and the Inca Gold Leaf. He was very playful during these shows, accepting gifts from fans, teasing bandmembers and joking with the audience. 

There’s plenty of cool moments, like him introducing himself as ‘Alvis Paisley’, or singing a snatch of ‘Good Time Charlie’s Got The Blues’. What you get is the real ‘nitty gritty’ of Elvis live in ’74: great vocals, fun interaction with his audiences, looking just great and giving his all…. The iconic Elvis.  

There’s also plenty of good stuff from the final years, including close-up film from Hartford and dynamic footage from the legendary 12/28/’76 Dallas concert. And yes, it includes THAT version of ‘C.C. Rider’!
To mark the 50th anniversary of ‘Elvis On Tour’, we’ve also included rare 8mm footage from the April ’72 tour, as well as clips from the June ’72 tour. 

Three hours of rare, unreleased Elvis footage that will rock you, mastered with care, and presented as originally filmed. The pre-orders for this title are impressive, so order your copy now before it’s well and truly  “Sold Out”!

(Source: Elvis Showroom on Facebook/ Alanna Nash / Anthony Stuchbury /Various)