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'Elvis Greensboro' April 14 1972 CD (from the actual RCA tapes)

Victrola is proud to present Elvis' powerhouse concert in Greensboro Coliseum on April 14, 1972. So what makes this, April 14, 1972 'Elvis Greensboro', new release so special? Yes, it has been released before, most recently on the Amiga label boxed set 'Elvis On Tour - Deluxe Edition'. But this release blows that set right out of the water! You will not believe the sound, which for the first time comes from the actual RCA tapes.

Released | Elvis: Off-On Stage CD from FTD (Unreleased multi-track recordings)

Follow That Dream (FTD) have released Elvis: Off-On Stage in the 7" Classic Album format and our order is on the way to us. This release includes unreleased multi-track recordings from February 1970. This is a great companion to the 'On Stage' Classic Album release from FTD.
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'Elvis Presley | The 50s In Stereo' CD

Due to popular demand Vee-Tone Records have released a CD version of 'Elvis Presley | The 50s In Stereo'. The CD version features 16 specially selected mono recordings given the NEOPHONIC Stereo makeover. It includes 5 bonus tracks not featured on the original vinyl release. Only 500 copies worldwide this limited-edition CD will not be re-issued.

Elvis: '3764 | The Final Recordings' (Spliced Takes) CD

A new 'Spliced Takes' release, Elvis: '3764 - The Final Recordings' includes all tracks from both 'Elvis Presley Boulevard' and 'Moody Blue'. 'He'll Have To Go' has been remade into a very different sounding track, it starts off with Elvis singing 'He'll Have to Ho' James throws in a lick, and then our man bursts into 'Put your sweet lips....' 'Love Coming Down' has been extended but there are no repeatable parts.

Elvis: 'Spliced Takes '68 Comeback Special' (I'm Evil) CD

Since the performances cannot be beaten, the best thing for us to do would be to present them in the same way as they were recorded... but since that has been done over and over (and over and over) CMT is proud to present this STAR production, which is the best release containing the 1968 recordings.....in 50 years! Much time and effort went into this release, some live tracks have been 'spliced' from different shows, some studio tracks have been re-created and sound breathtaking! The live tracks are blended very cool, so you get the feeling you are listening to a complete show. Probably THE highlight is the 'complete' version of 'Trouble'/'Guitar Man', cool edits make this work very well and makes the track even more 'Evil' Some tracks have been shortened to make it a different listening experience, 'That's All Right' for example is presented just like the original 1954 version, with no repeating verses and chorus. 'Let Yourself Go' has been spliced with the instrumental version and sounds very different. The 'Gospel' segment has been re-created from scratch containing clever splices to make it sound just like the original version, only different ... 'Blue Suede Shoes' (Stand up) has been re-edited and kicks some serious a..... Throw in some more spliced takes, a rare rehearsal version of 'Blue Moon of Kentucky' (spliced) and some cool live edits, turn up to volume and enjoy this excellent release. Presented in a six-panel digipack, limited to 500 copies, this one will be gone soon!

Elvis: Off-On Stage CD from FTD (Unreleased multi-track recordings)

Follow That Dream (FTD) will release at the end of may, Elvis: Off-On Stage in the 7" Classic Album format. This release includes unreleased multi-track recordings from February 1970. This is a great companion to the 'On Stage' Classic Album release from FTD.
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From Elvis With Love CD

'From Elvis With Love' was originally released in September 1978 by RCA Records as a 2 record set. Now for the first time on CD, the original 'love' tracklist, but in rare and hard to find alternate versions.

The Elvis Presley Camden Collection Volume 1 and 2 CD Box Sets

The Elvis Presley Camden Collection Vol 1 and 2 are released as two separate 6 CD box sets. With these stunning new sets we are celebrating the unique Camden compilation albums, released in the UK between 1975 and 1986. Although a product of Pickwick International, licensed from RCA Records, these albums are lovingly referred to as 'Camdens', simply because of the catalogue numbers and the big capital letters 'CAMDEN' on the record and cassette labels. Despite often being dismissed by long terms fans when they were originally released, these albums were the first point of call for younger people getting into Elvis' music.  The budget prices, added to the eye-catching covers meant these were albums that found their way into many a home that had never owned an Elvis record. So, for many, there is a fondness for these releases. We hope you enjoy a trip down memory lane...with these Camden albums for the very first time on CD!

How Tom Petty Became the Key to HBO's Elvis Presley Documentary

'What Tom did, perhaps more than anybody, was tell the story that we were trying to tell', said Landau, the longtime manager of Bruce Springsteen, who is also interviewed in 'The Searcher'. 'Tom started talking about the later part of Elvis' career, which is typically dealt with dismissively. He said, 'Yeah, but when you put all the craziness aside, there is still this incredible singer, surrounded by this incredible band'.

Released | Elvis: Omaha Nebraska '74 2 CD Soundboard Set

Follow That Dream have released the CD set Elvis: Omaha Nebraska '74 containing both shows on June 30, 1974, afternoon and evening show. Also on the way to us are more copies of the book, 'Rebel With A Cause'.
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Released | Elvis: 'The Complete '50s Movie Masters And Session Recordings'

Memphis Recording Service have released the Limited Edition 5CD/200-page book 'The Complete '50s Movie Masters And | Session Recordings'. The 5 CDs contain the complete works of the master and | Session studio recordings made for each of Elvis's movies during the 1950s, and all tracks have been remastered with many restoration surprises ignored by other labels. The 200-page book focuses on each of the recording | Sessions held for the four motion pictures made between August 1956 and March 1958. The comprehensive text is complemented by rare and previously unseen photographs and documentation.
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Interview with Thom Zimny director of 'Elvis Presley: The Searcher'

Thom Zimny: I think for me, the desire to do a film about Elvis came about when I realized there was a generation that was missing out on the beauty of the man and his music. The message got lost in portraying Elvis as a cartoon figure. I wanted to get to a closer place and examine the artist. We looked at what he accomplished and kept away from the backstory that has been the focus of other films which looked at the character defects and the losses in his life. I felt the music needed to be revisited and our generation would not see him as a caricature, but as a person who was deeply connected to the music and whose life has not been clearly explained in books and films.

Elvis: Omaha Nebraska '74 2 CD Soundboard Set from FTD

Follow That Dream has just announced the release of Elvis: Omaha Nebraska '74 containing both shows on June 30, 1974, afternoon and evening show, because the production is nearly completed on this CD, the release date is hoped to be around April 23.
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Released | Elvis Presley: The Searcher

Sony Music have released Elvis Presley: The Searcher (The Original Soundtrack) and the Deluxe 3 CD set in 8"x 8" with a 40-page book in slipcase is in stock now. The 3CD deluxe edition box set offers an expanded 55-track overview of Elvis' career as heard in the film including familiar hit recordings ('Heartbreak Hotel', 'Are You Lonesome Tonight?'), powerful vocal performances ('That's All Right', 'Tomorrow Is a Long Time', 'Trouble/Guitar Man') and rare outtakes ('Suspicious Minds', 'Separate Ways'), plus a bonus disc of additional recordings relevant to the film - including singles that inspired Presley (Arthur 'Big Boy' Crudup's original version of 'That's All Right', Odetta's gospel version of Bob Dylan's 'Tomorrow is a Long Time') and two original instrumental pieces composed for the documentary by Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready.
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Elvis: 'The Complete '50s Movie Masters And Session Recordings' 5 CD Boxset

Memphis Recording Service will release a Limited Edition 5CD/200-page book 'The Complete '50s Movie Masters And | Session Recordings' on May 4th, 2018. The 5 CDs contain the complete works of the master and | Session studio recordings made for each of Elvis's movies during the 1950s, and all tracks have been remastered with many restoration surprises ignored by other labels. The 200-page book focuses on each of the recording | Sessions held for the four motion pictures made between August 1956 and March 1958. The comprehensive text is complemented by rare and previously unseen photographs and documentation.
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Elvis Presley: The Searcher, Parts One and Two | Film Review

Can it really be true that an Elvis Presley documentary as probing and thoughtful as Thom Zimny's Elvis Presley: The Searcher does not already exist? After decades of home video performance-film releases and docs of varying quality, this two-part, three and a half-hour film feels like a landmark, something that should be welcomed as warmly as the two Elvis books published in the 1990s by Peter Guralnick, Last Train to Memphis and Careless Love. Chipping away calcified layers of myth and caricature to address the psychology behind Presley's career, its seriousness and sensitivity is no surprise to those who've followed the series of documentaries Zimny has been making about Bruce Springsteen. Sure to fare well when it bows April 14 on HBO, it made for a spellbinding big-screen experience at the music-rooted SXSW Film Festival.

Tearing 'Em Up! - The King In Motion Volume 3 | DVD | CD | Bookset

Tearing 'Em Up! - The King In Motion Volume 3 from Venus Productions contains 40 minutes of spectacular footage from the November 1971 Tour that is digitally remastered from the original sources and has been professionally synced with the Boston November 10th show. Highlighting this release is a 209 pages hardcover book with loads of rare and unseen pictures of the complete tour! For completeness sake, the Boston November 10th show is also included on CD in perfect Sound Board quality. Plus as an extra special bonus, included is a free CD to promote the upcoming new CDs in our 'Unedited Masters' series. The CD contains some unreleased tracks ...

'For The Good Times' | Ultimate 'Elvis On Tour' Soundtrack 2 CD Set

'For The Good Times' is beautiful 2 CD set in a deluxe digipack should be considered as the ultimate soundtrack to the 1972 ELVIS ON TOUR movie. All performances which are featured in the movie are featured here in their entirety. As a bonus you get the April 5 1972 Buffalo rehearsal.

Elvis Sings For Children And Grownups Too! CD (40th anniversary release)

Elvis Sings For Children And Grownups Too! is the re-release of the classic 1978 album. This 40th anniversary release includes The Original Album + The Alternate Album. Including the bonus photo that was included in the USA with the first pressing of this album. A great collectible item.

I Walk The Line 4 CD Concert Boxset

I Walk The Line 4 CD Concert Boxset | It's August 1970, the recordings for the MGM movie 'That's The Way It Is' are finished and Elvis still has more than 3 weeks to go at the Las Vegas International Hotel before starting another short (but busy) 1 week tour.

Priscilla Presley & Jerry Schilling | Colonel Tom Parker

Listen to Priscilla Presley & Jerry Schilling talk about how to explain Colonel Tom Parker accurately in 'Elvis Presley: The Searcher'. Q: How do you resist making the Colonel the bad guy?

Priscilla Presley & Jerry Schilling | Gladys Presley singing 'Home Sweet Home'

Listen to Priscilla Presley & Jerry Schilling talk about Gladys Presley singing 'Home Sweet Home'. As included in the Sony release Elvis Presley: The Searcher Deluxe 3 CD set in 8"x 8" with a 40-page book in slipcase.

Released | Elvis: Murfreesboro '74 FTD Soundboard CD Set

FTD have released the 2 CD set, 'Elvis: Murfreesboro '74' and our order is on the way to us now. Released as a 5" digipack, this 2-CD set features Elvis in great form from two shows on March 14th and 19th at the Murfreesboro Middle State Tennessee University. The sound quality and performances from Elvis and the band are really powerful. 'Steamroller Blues' will knock your socks off!
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'Elvis Presley Close Up' 4 CD Bookset Re-release April 6

'Elvis Presley Close Up' features four important and key periods of Elvis Presley's incredible career. Fans will be delighted with the glimpse into Elvis' music making-making techniques. There are 89 songs by the King of Rock ‘N RollRare stereo masters from the ‘50s and outtakes from his first 4 post-Army films are also included. Hear the impressive and comprehensive outtakes from almost every Studio B session in Nashville. Finally, enjoy Elvis at the peak of his career in a complete, live concert recorded in San Antonio, Texas in 1972.
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Elvis: Easter Eggs: Spliced Takes Deluxe Digipack Edition CD

With the Elvis: Easter Eggs: Spliced Takes Deluxe Digipack Edition CD, finally, a 'new' Spliced take album available, and it was worth the wait. This one includes all tracks from the 1966 recording sessions, many gospel songs were recorded, but also some excellent other tracks.

Kissin Cousins: Spliced Take Special: Cardsleeve Edition CD

Kissin Cousins: Spliced Take Special: Cardsleeve Edition CD is an incredible new album, featuring extended versions, alternate takes including new instrumental tracks and some pretty cool edits! Don't think you already heard these! ALL tracks are brand new edits and sound very rare, The title track, for example, starts off with an alternate opening and includes the extra verses.

Elvis Presley's RIAA Certified Album Update

Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, and RCA Records acknowledge the astounding ongoing impact of the music and artistry of Elvis Presley, whose all time RIAA certified album awards in the US now top 146.5 million units.

Elvis Presley: The Searcher (2018) Official Trailer | HBO

Here is the Official Trailer for the new multi-part documentary Elvis Presley: The Searcher, directed by Thom Zimny and airing on HBO (USA) on April 14, pushes past the larger-than-life image of The King of Rock and Roll, portraying him instead as a man and an artist 'who wanted to heal, to find that thing that was always felt to be missing, and to do it through the music'. The documentary borrows its name from a key Priscilla Presley quote: 'Elvis was a searcher,' she says in the documentary's trailer. 'He said to me, 'I wanna be able to reach and feel what we all go through as human beings'. Featuring interviews with Tom Petty, Emmylou Harris, and Bruce Springsteen, the three-hour, two-film presentation debuts April 14 at 8 P.M. on HBO.

Elvis Presley: The Searcher (The Original Soundtrack) April 6 from Sony Music

Sony Music will release Elvis Presley: The Searcher (The Original Soundtrack) on April 6 in three versions, a single CD, a Deluxe 3 CD set in 8"x 8" with a 40-page book in slipcase and a 2 LP Record setThe new multi-part documentary Elvis Presley: The Searcher, directed by Thom Zimny and airing on HBO on April 14, pushes past the larger-than-life image of The King of Rock and Roll, portraying him instead as a man and an artist 'who wanted to heal, to find that thing that was always felt to be missing, and to do it through the music'.

Elvis: Murfreesboro '74 FTD Soundboard CD Set

FTD is pleased to announce the release of 'Elvis: Murfreesboro '74'. Released as a 5" digipack, this 2-CD set features Elvis in great form from two shows on March 14th and 19th at the Murfreesboro Middle State Tennessee University. The sound quality and performances from Elvis and the band are really powerful. 'Steamroller Blues' will knock your socks off!.
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