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Elvis By Request : The Australian Edition CD
In June 2012 and over 3 weeks over 5000 Australian fans logged onto www.elvisbyrequest.com.au and voted for their favourite Elvis Presley songs. The votes have been tallied, the CDs manufactured and fans will be able to pick up their copy of Elvis By Request from Thursday, 16th August.
The confirmed tracklisting of the Top 40 most popular Elvis songs according to his Aussie fans is as follows:
An American Trilogy is the #1 most voted Elvis song by Australian fans.
Released in 1972, Elvis performed it regularly in his live concert tours and was included in the 1972 documentary Elvis On Tour and the internationally broadcast concert Elvis : Aloha From Hawaii. Whilst it was never a hit at the time of release it seems clear time has made it a favourite amongst fans. Elvis By Request is released on the 35th anniversary of Elvis' passing and is a fitting tribute by fans to The King of Rock 'N' Roll.
01. An American Trilogy (Mickey Newbury) [1972 single version, recorded February of '72]
02. If I Can Dream (Walter Earl Brown)
03. Suspicious Minds (Mark James)
04. Always On My Mind (Mark James, Wayne Carson, Johnny Christopher)
05. In The Ghetto (Mac Davis)
06. The Wonder Of You (Baker Knight)
07. Can't Help Falling In Love (George Weiss Hugo Peretti, Luigi Creatore)
08. I Miss You (Don H. Sumner)
09. Kentucky Rain (Dick Heard, Eddie Rabbitt)
10. Memories (Mac Davis, Billy Strange)
11. Jailhouse Rock (Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller)
12. Love Me Tender (Vera Matson, Elvis Presley)
13. (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear (Bernie Lowe, Kal Mann)
14. Wooden Heart (Fred Wise, Kathleen Twomey, Benjamin Weisman, Berthold Kaempfert)
15. Don't Be Cruel (Elvis Presley, Otis Blackwell)
16. Edge Of Reality (Bill Giant, Bernie Baum, Florence Kaye)
17. Hawaiian Wedding Song (Al Hoffman, Dick Manning, Charles E. King)
18. Just Pretend (Guy Fletcher, Douglas Flett)
19. Are You Lonesome Tonight? (Roy Turk, Lou Handman)
20. Burning Love (Dennis Linde)
21. My Way (Paul Anka, Jacques Reaux, Claude Francois) [From the 1977 CBS TV Special]
22. (You're The) Devil In Disguise (Bernie Baum, Florence Kaye, Bill Giant)
23. A Little Less Conversation (JXL Radio Edit Remix) (Mac Davis, Billy Strange)
24. Amazing Grace (William J. Gaither)
25. Don't Cry Daddy (Scott Davis)
26. You Gave Me A Mountain (Marty Robbins) [February 1972 recording]
27. (There'll Be) Peace In The Valley (For Me) (Thomas A. Dorsey)
28. How Great Thou Art (Stuart K. Hine)
29. Judy (Teddy Redell)
30. Bridge Over Troubled Water (Paul Simon)
31. Return To Sender (Otis Blackwell, Winfield Scott)
32. A Mess Of Blues (Doc Pomus, Mort Shuman)
33. All Shook Up (Elvis Presley, Otis Blackwell)
34. Viva Las Vegas (Doc Pomus, Mort Shuman)
35. (Now And Then There's) A Fool Such As I (Bill Trader)
36. Promised Land (Chuck Berry)
37. Blue Hawaii (Leo Robin, Ralph Rainger)
38. Crying In The Chapel (Artie Glenn)
39. It's Now Or Never (Wally Gold, Aaron Schroeder)
40. Heartbreak Hotel (Mae Boren Axton, Tommy Durden, Elvis Presley)
Elvis By Request: The Concert
Elvis By Request: The Concert, starring one of Australia's most loved Elvis impersonators, Anthony Petrucci, backed by his sensational six-piece band, will tour the east coast of Australia in November 2012. Full tour dates below. Anthony Petrucci will be partaking in special anniversary activities in Sydney on Thursday 16th August, including a special BridgeClimb with 34 other Elvis' on Thursday morning to pay tribute to The King.
Elvis By Request : The Tour
On Sale At 9am, Thursday 16th Of August 2012.
Fri 2nd November : Melbourne: The Palms at Crown tickets: ph: 132 849 or www.ticketek.com.au
Sat 3rd November : Newcastle: Newcastle Wests tickets: ph: 02 4935 1200 or www.westsnewcastle.com.au
Fri 9th November : Sydney: Chatswood Concourse tickets: 132 849 or www.ticketek.com.au
Sat 12th November : Port Macquarie: The Glasshouse tickets: 02 6581 8888 or www.glasshouse.org.au
Fri 16th November : Gold Coast: Southport RSL Club tickets: 07 5552 4200
Sat 17th November : Brisbane: Broncos League Club tickets: 07 3858 9000 / www.broncosleagues.com.au
Fri 23rd November : Sydney: Revesby Workers Club tickets: 02 9772 2100 / www.revesbyworkers.com.au
Sat 24th November : Canberra: Southern Cross Club 02 6283 7288 / www.cscc.com.au / www.foxtix.com.au
Tupelo's Own Elvis Presley DVD + 16 page booklet.
Never before have we seen an Elvis Presley concert from the 1950's with sound. Until Now! The DVD Contains recently discovered unreleased film of Elvis performing 6 songs, including Heartbreak Hotel and Don't Be Cruel, live in Tupelo Mississippi 1956. Included we see a live performance of the elusive Long Tall Sally seen here for the first time ever.
This is an excellent release no fan should be without it.
The 'parade' footage is good to see as it puts you in the right context with color and b&w footage. The interviews of Elvis' Parents are well worth hearing too. The afternoon show footage is wonderful and electrifying : Here is Elvis in his prime rocking and rolling in front of 11.000 people. Highly recommended.