Monday, February 12, 2024

February 12 - Moody Gold

The Follow That Dream announced the re-release of their edition of 'Moody Blue' on on gold sparkle colored vinyl. 

Publicity stated: FTD Vinyl is pleased to announce the release of Elvis’ last studio album in Limited Edition Gold Sparkle 180-Gram vinyl. This individually numbered gold collectible is limited to 4,000 copies worldwide. 

Apart from outtakes of 'Way Down' and 'Moody Blue', this 2-LP deluxe edition includes 'If You Love Me (Let Me Know)', “Pledging My Love”, He’ll Have To Go” plus two undubbed versions of his now legendary emotional interpretation of “Unchained Melody”. 

The Memphis Mansion offers the first 300 buyers a free colored bonus promo with a rare and previously unreleased 
radio promo for the original album from July 21st 1977. Visit the >>> Memphis Mansion webshop to order it.
LP 1 - Side A: Unchained Melody (Undubbed Version - Rushmore Civic Center) - If You Love Me (Let Me Know) (Kalamazoo) - Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain (Unedited Rough Mix) - He'll Have To Go (Rough Mix) - Bitter They Are, Harder They Fall (Rough Mix).

Side B: She Thinks I Still Care (Take 10) - Moody Blue (Take 1) - Pledging My Love (Take 1, 2) - It's Easy For You (Undubbed Master) - Softly As I Leave You* (Las Vegas).

LP 2 - Side C: Way Down (Rough Mix Of Master) - She Thinks I Still Care (Take 2b) - Moody Blue (Master) - Pledging My Love (Master) - Let Me Be There (Memphis) - America (Composite Of Soundboard Recording Single Master And The Surviving Ending Of The Erased Studio Version).

Side D: Unchained Melody (Undubbed Version - Ann Arbor) - Little Darlin (Ann Arbor) - She Thinks I Still Care (Take 15) - Moody Blue (Unedited Rough Mix Of Master) - My Way (Civic Center, Saginaw).
* Soundboard recording. 

AI Biographies

Lorrie Hamilton published hr 64-page unauthorized biography 'The King of Rock and Roll: The Life, Relationship Struggles, and Triumphs of Elvis Presley'.

The goal of this biography is to reveal all the facets of Elvis Presley's life, including his achievements, setbacks, and complex relationship with mythology. Elvis's journey, from the Sun Records studio to the glittering lights of Las Vegas, continues to be a compelling story that stands the test of time. We learn about the legacy of a man who not only revolutionized the music industry but also permanently altered the course of American history as we go further into the life of this cultural icon.

Michael S. Sites published the 108-page biography 'A Life In Harmony: A Deep Dive into Elvis Presley Life and Legacy in the Entertainment Industry'.  

Description: 'A Life in Harmony' takes readers on a tour of the life and legacy of one of the most well-known musicians in history. This painstakingly researched history explores Elvis Presley's personal and professional life, following him from his modest upbringing in Tupelo, Mississippi, to his quick ascent to stardom as the King of Rock 'n' Roll.

Author Michael S. Sites creates a vivid portrayal of the man behind the legend with unique interviews with individuals closest to Elvis and unparalleled access to historical information. Readers experience the highs and lows of Elvis Presley's illustrious career, from his ground-breaking appearances on the Ed Sullivan Show to his renowned stays in Las Vegas.

Beyond the stage, however, 'A Life in Harmony' provides a close-up look at Elvis Presley's complicated relationships, his battles with identity and stardom, and his lasting influence on popular culture and society. The book honors Elvis's lasting spirit and his unshakable dedication to his art throughout, demonstrating how his music continues to have an impact on listeners all over the globe.

For lovers of Elvis Presley and anybody interested in the relationship between fame, music, and the human condition, 'A Life in Harmony' is a must-read because of its masterful combination of thorough research, captivating narrative, and respect for its subject.

This comprehensive biography explores the personal setbacks and victories that molded Elvis Presley's life in addition to detailing the significant moments in his profession. 'A Life in Harmony' is replete with insightful tales and moving moments that illuminate the man behind the legend, from his early years as a quiet, little child with a love for music to his transformation into a worldwide superstar.

Elvis Presley's revolutionary blend of rock, blues, and gospel changed popular music forever, and this book will take readers to the colorful world of 1950s Memphis. They will see his incredible live performances, his singles that reach the top of the charts, and his lasting influence on subsequent generations of artists.

However, 'A Life in Harmony' also delves into Elvis Presley's more private facets, including his connections with loved ones, friends, and family. The book provides an honest look into the pleasures and heartaches that defined Elvis Presley's personal life, from his close relationship with his mother Gladys to his turbulent marriage to Priscilla Presley.

'A Life in Harmony' honors Elvis's continuing legacy as a cultural icon and a representation of fortitude, inventiveness, and the timeless ability of music to inspire and bring people together throughout. This biography is guaranteed to capture readers and leave them with a fresh respect for the man behind the music because of its rich information, gripping plot, and profound insight.

(Source: Flaming Star / FTD / Memphis Mansion / Amazon)