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Elvis Australia www.elvis.com.au has the latest Elvis Presley news, reviews, articles and interviews. 'Something for everybody', we have an Elvis SongDataBase, Elvis Presley biography, Elvis videos, Elvis photos. Available via our online Shop we have a huge selection of CDs, FTD Collectors Label CDs, DVDs, books and memorabilia.
www.elvis.com.au has been online and 100% dedicated to Elvis Presley since 1996.
have completed the work updating The Definitive Vinyl Artwork of Elvis Presley 1956-1977
' book and it will go to the printers after Elvis: 'Return of the Dragon
'. JAT found some newer images and documents and art boards for the revised second volume. To e released February/March 2018.
For release by Vee-Tone Records is 'My Baby Left Me' / 'Blue Moon Of Kentucky
' (High Fidelity stereo). This special collector's edition electronically reproduced stereo 7" single (only 500 copies), comes in two fantastic coloured vinyl options (250 x red vinyl and 250 x purple vinyl). A refreshingly new take on mono to stereo conversion.
Singer, 'Morrissey' is currently opening his concerts with a memorable - and faithful - run through the Elvis Presley nugget 'You'll Be Gone'. Morrissey's version shook with swagger, in a fashion that surely would've pleased the King of Rock and Roll. He has performed the song in concert since 2015. And isn't is so cool he has chosen this song and the one that Elvis had a genuine writing credit on (Red West / Elvis Presley / Charlie Hodge).
Steven Patrick Morrissey, known mononymously as Morrissey, rose to prominence as the lead singer of the Smiths. The Smiths recorded 'His Latest Flame
', Elvis' 1961 hit. His father was an Elvis-fan and one of Morrisseys friends is Nancy Sinatra
. There are several live versions, we have picked the one with the best sound quality.
The Audionics label is proud to come up with a new, comprehensive 10 CD project, dedicated to Elvis' legendary Las Vegas Summer '74 season. It is called 'The King Strikes Back!' and for the first time ever, all rehearsal and live soundboard recordings are presented in best possible sound quality and in one box!
For some of these recordings, we have used audio tapes (master cassettes) as a source, rather than existing CD releases. We have spent dozens of hours in studio, to restore and enhance them. As usual, every recording was treated individually and restored from scratch, using today's advanced technology to achieve the best possible sound quality for your optimal listening pleasure.
Bruce Jackson was an Australian audio legend and his star-studded live mixing credits have include such names as Elvis Presley (1971-1977), Bruce Springsteen (1978-1988), Barbra Streisand, Dianna Ross, Johnny Cash, Fleetwood Mac, Stevie Wonder, Rod Stewart and the Faces, Barry White, Jefferson Airplane, Ozzy Osbourne (Black Sabbath), Jackson 5, Cat Stevens, Art Garfunkel and Lou Reid ... just to name a few.
Following is an excerpt from an interview
with Bruce Jackson by Shawn Poole. (Tragically, just a day after this interview was concluded, Bruce Jackson was killed when the single-engine plane that he loved to pilot crashed during a solo evening flight near Death Valley National Park). From Backstreets Magazine
. Backstreets magazine has been covering the music of Bruce Springsteen and for more than 30 years.
Sony Music will release the deluxe version of 'Elvis Presley: Christmas With Elvis And The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra' on CD and LP Record on November 24
. 'Elvis Presley: Christmas With Elvis And The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra' brings together Elvis Presley's best-loved performances from 'Elvis' Christmas Album' (1957) and 'Elvis Sings The Wonderful World Of Christmas' (1971) re-imagined with sublime and exquisite new arrangements performed by The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
CMT is back with an incredible release, 'Love Letters From Elvis - Spliced Takes Special'. The CD including 14 'spliced' tracks from the 1970 recordings, including all tracks from the original album plus three bonus tracks. Fans of the series know what to expect, and this release is among their best yet! Some songs don't have complete outtakes and the team managed to present an album with full versions only! Rare snippets and rehearsals were used and it works like magic!
'The EPE Catalog
' is a new book In The Gold Standard Series. The publisher is Erik Lorentzen
. The author is Bob Pakes, the guy who knows everything about what was going on regarding Elvis' merchandise in the fifties. Almost 400 pages with some sensational photos.
Elvis: 'Return of the Dragon
' is a new book which picks up where the best selling 'Elvis Enter The Dragon' ends. This Soft cover journal features 96 pages and over 150 unpublished photos with newly discovered and unbelievable photos from October 1974 and 1976 in South Bend Indiana.
As part of its Classic Album Movie Soundtrack
series, Follow That Dream
(FTD) is pleased to announce the release of the original soundtrack album for Kissin' Cousins
. It features unreleased outtakes
, rarities and an informative illustrated 16-page booklet with rare memorabilia, movie trivia and photos. Due to the small amount of existing outtakes (as Elvis didn't record with the band) it includes instrumental masters recorded at the RCA Studio in Nashville that show the great musicianship of the players.
Follow That Dream
(FTD) is pleased to announce the release of the legendary 'Bicentennial Show
' recorded live via soundboard
at Mabee Center, Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, Oklahoma July 4, 1976 at 2:30 PM. Disc 2 contains a concert recorded live at Duluth Arena, Duluth, Minnesota October 16, 1976 (With extra tracks from Dane County Coliseum, October 19, 1976). This a 2-CD 5" digipack release.
Elvis: 'Night & Day in Nashville' is is a new CD release in the 'Bootleg Series' and a sampler of material recorded by The King in Nashville from '56 to '66. A total of 22 tracks, including 20 alternate recordings and original mixes (15 previously unreleased by Elvis' record company). It's a great new album, with (almost) only complete takes, and this time no studio banter or false starts (as they are available through other releases from the Elvis One label).
The Elvis Presley Movie Album - Volume 3
CD is a new release in the 'Bootleg Series
' contains 22 alternate tracks, all complete versions! Including outtakes, movie versions and unedited masters presented in the best possible sound. A great alternate movie experience! Ofcourse this album is a limited edition, just as The Elvis Presley Movie Album volume 1
and The Elvis Presley Movie Album volume 2
'Elvis Army Days Revisited | Part One & Part Two
' are 2 new CD releases in the 'Bootleg Series
' containing all German A & B sides of Elvis singles released during his time in the Army, all known recordings of interviews and press conferences from March 1958 to March 1960, newsreels and more! Including some previously unreleased material. You can hear these historic recordings in the best possible sound all together for the first time ever on 2 CD's! Each CD comes with a 12 page booklet...
Now to be released November 27 is the Follow That Dream
(FTD) double LP 'Roustabout
'. Pre-release sales of FTD's recent 'Roustabout' Classic Album
exceeded all expectations reflecting the appeal of the original #1 album. The release of this Limited Edition
2-LP set will be no exception. It contains Stereo Remixes
of the Soundtrack, outtakes and mono masters. Mastered at Abbey Road, London, the 180 Gram discs feature reproductions of the original rare
RCA 'Hollywood' pressing plant LP labels.
I thoroughly enjoyed Priscilla Presley
in Melbourne last night. I really did not know what to expect so I observed with interest just as much as listened and watched. To hear Priscilla talk about Elvis, how they met and their life together was truly special and as promised it was a rare insight into Priscilla's life with Elvis. While some people have the privilege of knowing Priscilla personally, the rest of us can be very pleased that we have the opportunity to spend 2 hours in this way. Priscilla as well as being a very big part of Elvis' life, and the mother of his only child, is the most authentic and closest to Elvis we have.
Thirty years after his death Roy Orbison fans will be able to see him back during a tour in 2018. A hologram show will be featured in a series of arena concerts in the UK and Australia. Roy will be supported by the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra in the UK, and hits such as 'Pretty Woman', 'You Got It', 'Crying' and 'Only The Lonely' are part of the show. If you have been wondering what Elvis would be like in hologram form, then take the opportunity to see Roy Orbison in concert in 2018 and you will have a pretty good idea
. Special Pre-sale Australia!
Memphis Recording Service will release 'Music City: The 56 Nashville Recordings' a 180gram Limited Edition vinyl LP on November 24, 2017. Comes with a 4-Page pull-out poster. Pre-order Now.
Memphis Recording Service
will release 'Radio Recorders: The Complete 56 Sessions
' a 180gram Limited Edition vinyl LP on November 24, 2017. Comes with a 4-Page pull-out poster. Pre-order Now.
Follow That Dream
(FTD) will re-print the recently deleted titles 'Elvis In Atlanta
' (containing two legendary shows from the Omni Coliseum in 1975 on April 30th and May 1), and 'Elvis Las Vegas '74
' (containing two Legendary Shows From The Hilton Hotel On August 20, 1974). Both releases are in the 5" 2-CD digipack range and are expected to be available with the next release late November.
Mark James: The next day I heard the track at the studio. At first, I thought it sounded too slow. But when I heard how it was embellished later, I was blown away. This is important to note as Chips has always stated he was disgusted (As you will read in the next paragraph) with what Felton Jarvis did, and we are referring to the fade out and back in at the end of the song, yet here is the songwriter giving his overwhelming blessing to the extra production. Elvis fans also approve it should be noted, when in 1987 RCA removed the ending for the release, 'The Memphis Record', fans cried out demanding it be restored.
Elvis Presley wanted to tour Australia but his manager Colonel Tom Parker wouldn't let him. Jerry Schilling
was part of the 'Memphis Mafia
' and worked with Elvis Presley and Colonel Tom Parker
. 'I was at that late night meeting at the Las Vegas Hilton. Elvis wanted to tour overseas. He wanted to go to Australia. He wanted to go to Japan. The Colonel said, 'if you go I am not going to go with you'. Elvis said 'that's fine, you are fired'.
Due for release November 10 is 'Elvis: The Movies
' a new large hardback book containing over 400 pages with a lot of unseen pictures. From Alan Hanson and Erik Lorentzen
(The Elvis Files
Priscilla Presley: 'I start my show off saying, 'You're probably wondering why I'm doing this'. I think it's time. I feel much more comfortable with crowds, with people and with talking', says Priscilla Presley. 'I just want to clear up so many things that have been altered or perceived differently. I want to put the record straight from my side'. Priscilla is the only one to have the story of being his wife, confidant, friend, accomplice and the mother of his child. To prepare, I read her memoir, Elvis and Me. Among other things, Priscilla shares intimate details about their 18 years together, the complications of it all and the life of the king.
For many years, a release of Roustabout
in Follow That Dream
Records' (FTD) classic albums
series was an often-made request that the label finally filled in July of 2017. One of the possible reasons why this definitive edition of the soundtrack album took so long to release was the possibility of more outtakes to appear after the early 2000s discovery of the previously unreleased alternate title song 'I'm a Roustabout' that was initially released on the 2003 compilation album 2nd to None. Nothing new has turned up since then, though, and the number of surviving outtakes for Roustabout remains relatively small. To make up for the lack of material, FTD chose to expand the album with newly remixed outtake versions of all eleven master takes.
The Elvis: 'Past Masters - Volume 2' CD is a collection of 25 tracks from Elvis' catalogue. The majority of these tracks were not available on his original albums.
Past Masters consists of A- and B-sides from Elvis' singles and Extended Play's (EP's), very hard to find Long Play (LP) album versions and some previously unreleased versions in great binaural sound. The main part of the single and Extended Play (EP) versions appeared in a different form or sound on his Long Play albums. Also included are the full contents of the original 'TV Guide Presents Elvis Presley' record (released in September 1956) and the original USA 'The Truth About Me' promotional cardboard disc (original US edit as released in November 1956). Again a great collection of rarities! Just like the first volume of 'Past Masters'.
Elvis One proudly presents Anthology | Part Two
CD. This new volume includes 40 tracks, 18 previously unreleased and even 25 previously unreleased by Elvis' record company - plus some previously unreleased on CD! Including previously unreleased interviews, rare radio spots from movies like 'Harum Scarum' and 'Paradise, Hawaiian Style' (None of these were previously available on CD), alternate takes, live recordings, rehearsal excerpts and much more! 'The Beatles' Anthology', Elvis style! 'Anthology' from Elvis Presley!
Suppose - The Home Recordings - Vol. 2 CD
is a companion album to Elvis - The Home Recordings (released by RCA/BMG in 1999). This second album contains 22 tracks; all home recordings. Most of them were recorded at various locations in Los Angeles and Germany. Some were recorded in Memphis and a few in other places. Of these 22 tracks, 12 are officially previously unreleased and 2 tracks are very hard to find. For example: the stereo version of '500 Miles'. The version of 'Suppose' on this album was only available on the 'Celluloid Rock' boxset from 1998. Includes the ultra rare song, 'Let Me Be The One'.
The 2017 Christmas release
from the Elvis One label with original mono masters, alternate versions, informal recordings and more! A new way to enjoy these fabulous historic recordings. And a special limited release!
Sony Music Spain and RockFM teamed up for the release of Presley's 'Elvis: The Golden Record', (Elvis: El Disco De Oro 'Digibook' CD
) the definitive compilation of the King of Rock, with hits from all his eras. On sale since October 13th, this is the album that you must have to know everything of the artist from Tupelo. Not only his songs, but also photographs, texts, quotes and much more.