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FTD Delete (Have Sold Out) of 7 Titles

Follow That Dream (FTD) have recently sold out of the following title (meaning they are therefore deleted and unavailable); King Creole : The Music (book), King Creole Frame By Frame (book), In A Private MomentDragonheartPolk Salad AnnieHot August Night and Sold Out!.
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Love The Album CD

Due for release this month is 'Love The Album' a special edition CD limited to 500 copies only, that features 31 great tracks including original masters, alternate and Original Mono single versions and includes 8 previously unreleased versions (by Elvis' Record Company) ...

Love The Blue Album CD

Due for release this month is 'Love The Blue Album', a special edition CD limited to 500 copies only, that features 30 great tracks including original masters, alternate and Original Mono single versions and includes 5 previously unreleased versions (by Elvis' Record Company).

'Steppin' Out Of Line : The Pot Luck Recording Sessions 1961-1962' 2 CD set

Due for release this month is 'Steppin' Out Of Line : The Pot Luck Recording Sessions 1961-1962' a special edition 2 CD set limited to 500 copies only from 'The Bootleg Series' with 58 great tracks, including the original Stereo and Mono album masters, outtakes (not released by Elvis' record company*) and Movie Versions from the 'Pot Luck' album all on one double CD. Includes a booklet with recording information. (*with the exception of the outtakes released on the 'Elvis For Everyone' FTD).

Review : Elvis : Hot August Night : August 25, 1969 : Midnight Show

Elvis was in fine form on this 'Hot August Night' of the 25th of August 1969, a performance perhaps never to be beaten. For those that only read the summery of reviews, I can be quite clear, this concert is without doubt the best live recording released to-date of Elvis Presley in 1969, and is one of the best concerts Elvis Presley ever performed - both in sound quality and performance! Why? I could say, listen to it and you will agree, but I offer you an interesting fact, it was from this concert that RCA chose to use seven [7] of the tracks to make up the original 12 track 'Elvis In Person' album in 1969. This is 58% of the albums tracks. And this is from the good number of concerts recorded of which several have been released on CD by FTD. So crystal clear stereo sound and a great performance.

In Stock : 'This Is Elvis' FTD Expanded Edition, Classic Album Format 2 CD

The FTD release of the extended soundtrack of the 'This Is Elvis' movie is now in stock, and looking cool still today 33 years after. With the unprecedented cooperation of those who best new Presley, the film combines rare, never-before-seen footage, privately owned kinescopes from TV's early years, remarkable outtakes from Presley's movies and accurate recreations of pivotal moments in his life.
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Released : 'Rock Around The Bloch' deluxe hardback book + CD from FTD

Follow That Dream (FTD) have released 'Rock Around The Bloch' (Book/CD) and our order is on the way to us. A deluxe hardback book with 288 pages and 100 unpublished photographs by David English and Pål Granlund, the book is published by FTD books the set includes a CD with a newly-remastered recording of Elvis' performance at the Bloch Arena, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on March 25, 1961 and a newly-discovered recording of the complete press conference and awards ceremony held on March 25, 1961.
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'Hawaiian Beach Boy : The Expanded Blue Hawaii Album II' (Mono Edition) CD

Along with volume I (Stereo) also for release is 'Hawaiian Beach Boy : The Expanded Blue Hawaii Album II' (Monophonic Sound Edition). This is number 16 from the very popular 'The Bootleg Series' and contains 32 tracks, including masters and outtakes from the movie Blue Hawaii in mono, including the original mono album masters and includes is a 12 page booklet.

'Hawaiian Beach Boy : The Expanded Blue Hawaii Album Vol. I 2 CD set

The 15th release in the very popular 'The Bootleg Series' will be 'Hawaiian Beach Boy : The Expanded Blue Hawaii Album I' (stereophonic Sound Edition), a 2 CD set with 56 tracks, including masters and outtakes from the movie Blue Hawaii in stereo. Also the movie versions (never before released in this form on CD), the original orchestral music made for the movie (also previously unreleased), 2 songs from The Surfers (recorded for the movie) and 5 Bonus Tracks, and a 20 page booklet.

'This Is Elvis' FTD Expanded Edition, Classic Album Format 2 CD

FTD have released an extended soundtrack of the 'This Is Elvis' movie, and our order (is well) on the way to us, due to arrive 'any day now'. What accounted for his undeniable mystique? The answer is contained in a remarkable biography, written on film instead of the printed page - This Is Elvis - a David L. Wolper Production of an Andrew Solt/Malcolm Leo Film for Warner Bros. release. Written, directed and produced by Solt and Leo (best known for their television special Heroes OF Rock and Roll). The film follows innovations first introduced by producer Wolper, whose 650 films include the Emmy-winning Roots and the Oscar winning The Hellstrom Chronicle. With the unprecedented cooperation of those who best new Presley, the film combines rare, never-before-seen footage, privately owned kinescopes from TV's early years, remarkable outtakes from Presley's movies and accurate recreations of pivotal moments in his life.
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'Elvis Spring '77 : The Soundboard Recordings Vol.2' 2 CD Set

Announced for release on March 26 is 'Elvis Spring '77 : The Soundboard Recordings Vol.2', a double CD release containing the soundboard recordings from Toledo, OH. April 23, 1977 : Ann Arbor, MI. April 24, 1977 : Kalamazoo, MI. April 26, 1977 and Alexandria, LA. March 30, 1977. Also including 2 bonus tracks.

'Elvis : Guitar Man' & 'Elvis : I Was The One' 2 CD

'Elvis : Guitar Man' & 'Elvis : I Was The One', a 2 CD set will be released in the 'reproduction' series.

'Elvis Worldwide Gold Award Hits Vol.1 & 2' 4 CD Box Set

'Elvis Worldwide Gold Award Hits Vol.1 & 2' will be released in the 'reproduction' series. This 4 CD box with 2 double CD digipac's housed in a slipcase comes with bonus booklet, poster, and envelope.

'Elvis: The New Recordings' CD

'Elvis: The New Recordings' CD is unlike any other CD available! 'Elvis: The New Recordings' (an import), consists of 26 NEW overdubs (2015) of some of Mr. Presley's best tracks - both well known and obscure. Produced by Larry Jordan (who has done overdubs on stars ranging from Patsy Cline to Bing Crosby, Rosemary Clooney and Jim Reeves - the latter of whom had a #1 this past summer in Europe from one of Jordan's overdubs) - the new Elvis offering features stunning sound quality and top musicianship.
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'Good 'n' Country' CD

'Good 'n' Country' is a sublime late 60's and 70's country album, full of rare versions, live recordings and outtakes. The CD, to be released this month, is housed in a Digipack with Rare Full Color Pictures.

'The Essential Undubbed Masters' CD

'The Essential Undubbed Masters' CD, for the first time the most essential undubbed recordings. The CD, to be released this month, is in a Digipack with Rare Full Color Pictures and contains all edited to full versions, without the studio banter and/or false starts. All tracks are unreleased in this form.

'This Is Elvis' FTD Expanded Edition, Classic Album Format 2 CD

FTD will release an extended soundtrack of the 'This Is Elvis' movie in March 2015. What accounted for his undeniable mystique? The answer is contained in a remarkable biography, written on film instead of the printed page - This Is Elvis - a David L. Wolper Production of an Andrew Solt/Malcolm Leo Film for Warner Bros. release. Written, directed and produced by Solt and Leo (best known for their television special Heroes OF Rock and Roll). The film follows innovations first introduced by producer Wolper, whose 650 films include the Emmy-winning Roots and the Oscar winning The Hellstrom Chronicle. With the unprecedented cooperation of those who best new Presley, the film combines rare, never-before-seen footage, privately owned kinescopes from TV's early years, remarkable outtakes from Presley's movies and accurate recreations of pivotal moments in his life.
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Three New FTD Releases For March

Follow That Dream (FTD) will release 'This Is Elvis' (2CD), 'Rock Around The Bloch' (Book/CD) and 'Elvis Now .. And Again' (2-LP Vinyl) in March. This Is Elvis provides an extended and enhanced soundtrack to the legendary 1981 movie. 'FTD Books' presents 'Rock Around The Bloch', a deluxe hardback book with 288 pages and 100 unpublished photographs. It includes a CD with newly-mastered audio from the show on March 25, 1961. Elvis Now ... and Again features an alternative extended version of the original album. On 180 gram vinyl and mastered at Abbey Road Studios, it includes mainly outtakes. Note: Hey Jude is omitted as it will feature on a forthcoming Elvis at American Sound vinyl release.
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'Elvis Love Songs' 3 CD Set (Featuring 75 classic Elvis Presley love songs)

'Elvis Love Songs', a new 3 CD set featuring 75 classic tracks will be released at the end of January. The King will always be affiliated first and foremost with the swinging hips of his Rock N Roll days, when he emerged as a star that would change the course of pop music, yet his ability to sing songs of love is second to none. Witness his unrivalled passion and tenderness across 3 discs of classic love songs.
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'The Last Farewell' 5 CD box set, 1976 Graceland sessions

'The Last Farewell' is a new 5 CD box set in a pewter box including a book of 80 pages (28 by 28 cm) with unseen photo's, never published before. The set contains the complete masters and outtakes from the 1976 Graceland sessions in 'Superb Sound Quality', better than ever thought possible. The set is limited to 1000 copies and will be release date end of February, but probably pre-sold-out well before.

Elvis 80th Anniversary Special Edition 2 CD from Sony Netherlands

Sony Netherlands have released 'Elvis Presley 80th Anniversary' a Limited Special Edition 2 CD to mark the Kings 80th birthday. The set contains 49 tracks and is full of great 'memories' and greatest hits.
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The Real ... Elvis Presley : The 60s Collection 3 CD Box Set

The Real ... Elvis Presley : The 60s Collection 3 CD Box Set is in a deluxe 3 panel digipack, looking nice it features 49 songs, several of 'Elvis'' hits, several much loved and remembered 'B-Sides' along with album and Movie tracks. This is a great reflection of the many many memories we have of the 60's from the 'King' ... Glancing down the play-list; 'Return to Sender' was a number '1' hit for the King way back in 1962 ...'Follow That Dream' primarily from his movie of the same name, did chart for him as an E.P with songs from the film reaching number '34' again back in 1962 ...'Just Tell Her Jim Said Hello' was in fact a 'B-Side' to 'She's Not You' a number '1' hit, also in 1962, then From a Jack to A King' primarily an album-track for 'Elvis' (A Chart topper from Roger Miller) ... 'Kiss Me Quick' another movie song did chart for Elvis in 1963 reaching number '14'; ... A Great addition to a music collection.
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Released : 'Elvis' Christmas Album' and 'Flaming Star' FTD Classic Albums

FTD have released 'Elvis' Christmas Album' and 'Flaming Star' in the 'Classic Album' series.
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Elvis: City of Angels Hardcover Book & 2 CDs

In January 2015, Audionics will release something special. Titled 'Elvis: City of Angels' (Audionics 2015-01-2), this release consists of a 120-page hardback booktwo CDs, featuring both shows which Elvis performed on May 11th, 1974 at The Forum (Inglewood) in Los Angeles, CA. Audionics is aware that these shows were released before (by the Graceland Records label, 2007 and official Sony/FTD label, 2007). To bring out the ultimate sound quality, Audionics worked with direct transfers of the original mastertapes.

'Hard Knocks' CD from Venus

Venus Productions is proud to present a new CD, 'Hard Knocks' with more than 70 minutes of Elvis in the ‘60s! As a follow-up to our respected 'Unedited Masters Series' we’re offering you 14 unreleased takes in the well-known Venus sound quality on these ‘60s movie songs. This will be a great addition to your Elvis collection. If you always thought that all movie soundtracks sounded bad? Taken from the original tapes, these recordings will prove you wrong! Order now before it will be sold out!!! ENJOY!

Elvis : What A Wonderful Life, Studio Masters & Outtakes From 1961 CD

Elvis : What A Wonderful Life, Studio Masters & Outtakes From 1961 is a CD release with 27 tracks including many previously unreleased by Elvis' record company. Includes all missing outtakes from the movie 'Follow That Dream' as well as many other recordings! All in top notch sound quality.

Released : Elvis 80 CD

'Elvis 80', a 3 CD set, has been released by Sony Music in Germany.
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Released : 'Elvis' Christmas Album' UK (re)issue CD in the original album series

The new CD from 'Elvis One' has been released. An perfect timing for this 'Elvis' Christmas Album' from the UK reproduction re-issue This CD includes the original album tracks plus alternate takes, alternate versions and more. And as an extra bonus, a second disc with the Special Elvis' Christmas Program(For radio stations only) from December 3, 1967. And a 12 page booklet with photos & recording information.

Released : Elvis Presley : Welcome Aboard! (Bootleg Series) 2 CD Set

Elvis Presley : Welcome Aboard! (Bootleg Series) 2 CD Set has been releaseed. This 2 CD set is a special edition from 'The Bootleg Series' and includes a 16 page booklet with photos, movie facts & recording information. The 2 CDs contain 68 tracks with ... All masters in Mono, Stereo & Binaural sound!, Alternate & uncut movie versions + the original movie versions, Complete & unedited masters, The acetate recordings,'Girls! Girls! Girls!' lobby spot & more! So this is released and our order is ... Coming In Loaded ...

'Something Special For Everybody' CD in the 'Bootleg Series'

The next release in the 'Bootleg Series' is 'Something Special For Everybody'. This CD comes with an eight page booklet and contains 29 tracks including: 'Something For Everybody' the original mono album masters, the alternate album with many alternate takes previously unreleased by the record company, the movie versions from 'Put The Blame On Me' and 'I Slipped, I Stumbled, I Fell'.