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'Elvis Presley: Christmas With Elvis And The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra'

RCA Records and Legacy Recordings, the catalogue division of Sony Music Entertainment, will celebrate the 2017 holiday season with the release of 'Elvis Presley: Christmas With Elvis And The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra' on CD and LP Record on Friday, October 6. This release 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.
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Elvis: 'The Last Movies' FTD CD

FTD will release Elvis: 'The Last Movies' in October. Finally, Elvis' last soundtrack recordings are brought together in a cohesive release that works as a companion set for the FTD 7" Classic Album series. Contains outtakes and an informative illustrated 16-page booklet with rare memorabilia and photos.
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Elvis: Lake Tahoe '74 Soundboard Concert Set from FTD

Following on from the recent ('Las Vegas '74' and 'Elvis In Atlanta', releases, FTD's 'Lake Tahoe '74' features shows from May 25 and May 26. This a 2-CD 5" digipack release.
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'The Alternate Moody Blue' 10 Inch Vinyl / 45 Rpm / CD set

To mark the 40th anniversary of the album release of 'Moody Blue' Hepcat Records will release, 'The Alternate Moody Blue' 10 Inch Vinyl / 45 Rpm / CD set. The ultimate editon of Elvis' legendary last album is now available. This deluxe 10 inch boxset contains a 10 inch vinyl record + a 45 RPM EP & a fully packed CD.
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'Private Presley' CD and vinyl LP

The 'Private Presley' CD and vinyl LP are two (2) special releases made for the Elvis Presley Festival in Bad Nauheim. The tracklisting features tracks released during his army period and home recordings and some post army tracks.
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Elvis is Number 2 on Official UK Albums Chart

Elvis is Number 2 on this week's Official UK Albums Chart with the re-release of the compilation 'The 50 Greatest Hits'. Elvis just missed top spot by just 35 combined sales, and it is Ed Sheeran who scooped his 16th (non-consecutive) week at Number 1, denying Elvis Presley an extension of his Official Chart record. 'The 50 Greatest Hits' is a new entry on the official UK Album chart for Friday August 18, 2017.
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Elvis: 'Texas Tornado' 4 CD Set

To be released soon is a 4 CD set with 4 shows from Texas (June 15, June 2, 3, 1976 and July 3, 1976)  titled, 'Texas Tornado' that is a limited edition of only 400 copies.
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Review: 'Studio Sessions '56: The Complete Recordings' 3 CD/172 Page Book Set

Let's take a look at 'Elvis Studio Sessions '56' and see how it compares to RCA's 'Young Man with the Big Beat' and Follow That Dream Records' releases. All in all, 'Studio Sessions '56: The Complete Recordings' is another fine release from Memphis Recording Service that can be recommended to anyone who wants all of Elvis' 1956 studio recordings collected in one place and presented in a nice way. It is also a great companion release to RCA's boxed set 'Young Man' (and especially the 2014 European reissue that has almost the same book format as this release) as it includes material not included on that release.

Greensboro '77 CD

Greensboro '77 an unreleased audience recording from Greensboro, April 21, 1977 on the Ragdoll label. This show is one of his better shows from 1977. includes an eight-page booklet with rare photos from the concert.
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Released: 'Roustabout' FTD 'Classic Album'

Follow That Dream (FTD) have released the long awaited 'Classic Album' version of 'Roustabout'. Reaching #1 on Billboard in February 1965, it would Elvis' last chart topping album until 'Aloha From Elvis Via Satellite' in 1973. Packaged in 7" format with a full color 16-page memorabilia booklet, it contains previously unreleased material and the recently discovered 'I'm A Roustabout' track.
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A Boy From Tupelo: The Complete 1953-1955 Recordings CD release July 28

Sony Music will release 'A Boy From Tupelo - The Complete 1953-55 Recordings' on July 28. This Deluxe package includes 120-page book featuring many rare photos & memorabilia, detailed calendar and essays tracking Elvis in 1954-1955. The sets 3 CDs contain the most comprehensive collection of early Elvis recordings ever assembled, with many tracks becoming available for the first time as part of this package and one performance - a newly discovered recording of 'I Forgot To Remember To Forget' (from the Louisiana Hayride, Shreveport, Louisiana, October 29, 1955) - being officially released for the first time ever. The set includes every known sun records master and outtake, live performances, radio recordings, Elvis' self-financed first acetates, a newly discovered previously unreleased recording and more.
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Elvis: 'Spliced Takes Nashville Revisited' CD

Another volume in the 'Spliced Takes' series has been announced this time we have 'Spliced Takes Nashville Revisited'. Another 'must have' release in this great series, this time even more edits/splices were done to make an exceptional album, where tracks sound so much different than what is out there, no fake overdubs, but some tracks have been overdubbed, using snippets from the actual 'recording sessions'.
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Elvis: '40th Anniversary Best of Singles A & B' double LP

Due for release on August 9, 2017 from the French VPI label is the vinyl double album '40th Anniversary Best of Singles A & B' containing 32 hits in alternate versions. This release comes on 180 Gr. vinyl and is limited to 1000 copies.
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FTD Releases Delayed

The release of the three FTD titles has been delayed about 1 week, now expected the first or second week of July. Along with  'Start Spreading The News': Elvis At Madison Square Garden Book and CD  and 'Too Much Monkey Business' 2-LP Limited EditionFollow That Dream (FTD) will release the long awaited 'Classic Album' version of 'Roustabout'. Reaching #1 on Billboard in February 1965, it would Elvis' last chart topping album until 'Aloha From Elvis Via Satellite' in 1973. Packaged in 7" format with a full color 16-page memorabilia booklet, it contains previously unreleased material and the recently discovered 'I'm A Roustabout' track.
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'Elvis Studio Sessions '56' perfect companion to 'Young Man With The Big Beat'

'Elvis Studio Sessions '56' 3 CD Boxset from 'Memphis Recording Service' is the perfect companion to the Sony 'Young Man With The Big Beat' 5 CD box-set. Whereas the Sony set gave us the masters, live recordings from Las Vegas and the Hirsch Youth Center, Louisiana along interviews and a very number of outtakes, MRS gives us both the masters and the complete 1956 sessions outtakes as well as the COMPLETE 'The Truth About Me' but also the outtakes for the 'The Truth About Me'.
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Drums Of The Islands: Ultimate Paradise Hawaiian Style Recording Sessions

Drums Of The Islands: Ultimate Paradise Hawaiian Style Recording Sessions is a sublime 3 CD boxset with the most complete PARADISE HAWAIIAN STYLE recording sessions, including many tracks unreleased by Elvis' official record company. This stunning box also includes the complete film versions and original mono album! Plus a newly discovered demo recording of a song rejected by Elvis and the Colonel and written by Dolores Fuller. Unfortunately never recorded by the man himself. Including a great full-color booklet!
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Elvis: 'Country Memories' CD (based on the 1978 RCA vinyl album)

Elvis: 'Country Memories', this great country CD, housed in 6 panel digipack, is based on the 1978 RCA vinyl album. It had some strange selections for a country album (like How Great Thou Art and Baby Let's Play House) but it sold like hot cakes, almost a year after Elvis' passing. This CD contains rare alternate and live versions of all 20 original tracks.
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Elvis: 'All-American Boy' CD

'All-American Boy' represents Elvis Presley from the early years, with recordings from 1953 to 1960, including alternate takes and original masters complete with studio banter. Also included are 3 different versions from the song 'That's When Your Heartaches Begin' from 1953, 1956 and 1957. This album also contains great to hear and rare Elvis tribute songs and recordings from 'break-in' records from the fifties and sixties. Plus an answer song ('Yes, 'I'm Lonesome Tonight') to 'Are You Lonesome Tonight?' from 1960. A nice collection from and about The All-American Boy... Including a 12 page booklet with photos and recording information, with the history of 'break-in' records...
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Review : 'The Wonder Of You: Elvis With The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra' CD

Sony has done some outstanding reissues featuring Elvis, including taking some chances with the King. This 'new' Elvis Presley album includes the King singing lovely with his backing band at the time with newer overdubs by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. This is the second time this has been done, telling me people are digging it. I found myself really liking the first album, 'If I Can Dream', simply for the fact they cherrypicked some of El's best vocal performances and added simple, organic and extremely tasteful snippets of the Royal Philharmonic. The results were surprisingly good, with the string arrangements totally unobtrusive to the main instrument, being Elvis' voice. 'The Wonder of You' focuses less on El's big, well-known hits for '70s material featuring the master soul-mining newer pop material, and, many times, far surpassing the 'original' versions. Elvis' band at the time was top-notch in the studio, so that was an important element for this to work. Well-recorded and mixed, the songs stand by themselves.
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Elvis: 'The Wonder Of You Tour' Australia 2017

The Wonder Of You Tour of Australia has begun with the first concert in Perth last night with 10,400 Elvis fans in attendance. With Elvis Presley on state of the art screens, specially designed for this arena tour and backed by a full 40 piece symphony orchestra, Elvis is once again back in Australia! Next up is Adelaide Sunday night, followed by, Brisbane, consecutive nights in Sydney and ending with 3 nights in Melbourne through to June 10. These multiple concert dates follow hot on the heels of a sold-out arena tour in the United Kingdom and Europe. If you have yet to decide, it is easy, do you like the CDs, If I Can Dream and The Wonder of You with The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra? And/or did you enjoy the 'Elvis The Concert' (1999) and 'Elvis Presley In Concert' (2006) tours? If you answered yes to either, or especially both, it should be an easy decision!! Tickets are still available in all states. Do you want to spoil yourself a little? Check out the exciting VIP packages and be treated like a star by being one of the fortunate few to access the official pre-show party!
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'Elvis' CD (based on the original 'Elvis' Australia vinyl LP)

'Elvis' is a great 6 panel digipack CD release (with the stunning cover !) is based on the original 'Elvis' Australia vinyl LP compilation album released in 1975 thru the RCA label. (Australian Only Orange RCA Victor label compilation - Australian Fan Club Release SP-106-G). A fantastic collection of 19 rare outtakes, many of them unreleased in this form on CD by Elvis' official record company.
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Elvis In Concert (1977) 'No Comments' CD

'If You Haven't guessed by now... it's been 40 years!' CMT is back with an outstanding release! It's been 40 years since RCA released 'Elvis in Concert', still a favorite after all these years, not only for historic reasons, cause although not in good health Elvis' voice was still incredible!  The producers have done a new approach on these recordings, and decided to make a more enjoyable version by cutting out all the fans comments, and edit the performances to one live concert, using 24Bit 96KHZ audio for the best possible sound. Most edits sound better then the original ones ... Including all songs from the original double album, plus five rare MULTI track bonus recordings, including a rocking 'Mystery Train'/'Tiger Man' bringing the total to 33 tracks! Presented in six panel digipack, with artwork matching the original release, including beautiful rare pictures.
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TeeVee Treasures: The '68 Comeback Special Super Box Set

TeeVee Treasures: The '68 Comeback Special Super Box Set with 5 individual jewelcases, packed in LP sized box including oversized booklet this set will bring you back to the old days of CD/vinyl packaging. Something deluxe! This exclusive 5 CD box set contains approx 5 hours of rare and unreleased material from the legendary 1968 NBC TV SPECIAL. Many for the first time available on CD. Listen to how the musical content for the special develops and how this became a turning point in Elvis' career, as well as one of the most iconic music specials in TV history. We take you back to 1968!
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Elvis: That's The Way It Was 8 CD/3 DVD Boxset

Elvis: That's The Way It Was (Boxset) 8 CD's / 3 DVD's set is a very limited quantity of only 400 numbered copies worldwide.
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Elvis Presley: Kid Galahad/Follow That Dream: Part 1 & 2: 1961 Studio Sessions CDs

Two new Elvis CD's from the Elvis One label with the original mono masters, outtakes and all movie versions from the movies 'Kid Galahad' and 'Follow That Dream'. Elvis Presley: Kid Galahad / Follow That Dream: Part One: 1961 Studio Sessions. Along with 'Part Two'. A great addition to the FTD releases (Follow That Dream and Kid Galahad) from these two EP's... Now you can find all known outtakes that were not released officially by Elvis' record company on these 2 albums. This is the key to the most complete collection! 4 Outtakes were officially released on FTD, however, on this album you can hear take 8 of 'This Is Living' and take 12 of 'Home Is Where The Heart Is' in it's complete form. Including a 12 page booklet with photos and recording information. This is a special edition in the The Bootleg Series.
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Elvis Studio Sessions '56 3 CD Set from MRS

'Memphis Recording Service' will release a Limited Edition 3CD / book 'Elvis Studio Sessions '56' on June 16th. The 3 CDs contain the complete archival master and session studio recordings of Elvis Presley from 1956, along with bonus interviews. All 90 tracks have been remastered and restored to their original sound quality. Also for the first time on CD is the complete 'The Truth About Me' from an original US 45rpm flexi-disc. Although this has been claimed complete by FTD and other past official releases, they all had a missing sentence that was on the original disc. Included also are all the out-takes from this interview.
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'Elvis In Atlanta' 2 CD soundboard from FTD

Next up from Follow That Dream (FTD) is 'Elvis In Atlanta' containing two legendary shows from the Omni Coliseum in 1975 on April 30th and May 1. Due out at the end of May. This soundboard release is another in the 5" 2-CD digipack range. The digipac features great photos taken by Keith Alverson. The CDs are mastered by Jan Eliasson.
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'Great Moments With Elvis' CD

'Great Moments With Elvis' is a superb collection of 17 rare early 1960's outtakes, housed in a 60's style 6 panel digipack! A great and fun album for your collection! Most tracks are unreleased in this form (no false starts, studio chats or unfinished takes, but the full versions!) and hard to find on CD.
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Packing the Arena Out 2 CD Set

The MxF label third special product called 'Packing the Arena' is out now, and featuring both the shows performed from Elvis in Long Beach CA, Long Beach Arena on April 25, 1976. The 2.30 PMshow is previously unreleased, while the 8.30 PM show has been previously released on CD ('California Wave' on Memory Records in 2009). However here is presented in very improved audio-quality so, We believe it is the right time for a proper re-release.
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'Elvis: His Songs Of Praise Vol. 2' Hardcover Book + CD

Follow That Dream (FTD) have released the second volume of 'Elvis: His Songs Of Praise', this book completes the story chronicling a further 51 sacred, spiritual and inspirational gospel songs to add to the 55 songs featured in 'His Songs Of Praise Volume 1'. Once again, the story of each song is told with extensively researched detail. Also observe the high quality and subtle differences on the front cover and many other photographs of Elvis featured throughout the 350 pages. In addition, the 32-track CD that runs for over 79 minutes features many rare and officially unreleased tracks.
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