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Delay --- G.I. Blues Special Edition 2 LP Vinyl Set

By Elvis Australia
Source: www.elvis.com.au
December 4, 2012 - 9:50:43 PM

FTD have advised that the 'G.I. Blues Special Edition' 2 LP Vinyl Set will be delayed until after December 7 and WILL NOT ship with the CD releases. The CD releases are Back In Memphis as a 2 CD set in the Classic Album series which dives into the 1969 sessions in Memphis featuring 'Suspicious Minds' as a bonus track and 3000 South Paradise Road in a 2 disc 7" 'Classic Album' format with a 16-page booklet. This release takes a closer look at Elvis' engagement at the Las Vegas Hilton with a soundboard recording in August of 1972. The main disc is from the dinner show on August 12, and the second disc is culled from the rehearsals on August 4th, the date of the opening of the engagement. Both CDs are due for release 'any day now'.

FTD Vinyl Records Vinyl LP Record FTD Vinyl will release 'G.I. Blues Special Edition' 2 LP Vinyl Set in December along with two CD titles.

G.I. Blues Special Edition' 2 LP Vinyl Set

  • Note Re-mastered from original US tapes
  • Note Vinyl cutting by ABBEY ROAD STUDIOS
  • Note DMM Copper Mastering
  • Note 180 Grams heavyweight vinyl
  • Note Limited pressing

Buy G.I. Blues Special Edition 2 LP Vinyl Set
Buy 3000 South Paradise Road in the 2 disc 7" Classic Album format
Buy Back In Memphis 2 CD set in the Classic Album series

Side 1 : The Companion Album

1. Tonight Is So Right For Love (take 4) (2:19)
2. What's She Really Like (takes 12, 13) (3.00)
3. Frankfort Special (version 1, take 12) (2:16)
4. Wooden Heart (takes 2-4M) (3.49)
5. G. I. Blues (take 5) (2:41)
6. Tonight Is So Right For Love (instrumental) (2:14) (Barcarolle from 'The Tales Of Hoffman')
7. Tonight's All Right For Love (alternative version, take1) (1:22)
8. Big Boots (medium tempo version) (1.00)

Side 2 : The Companion Album

G.I. Blues Special Edition' 2 LP Vinyl Set
G.I. Blues Special Edition' 2 LP Vinyl Set.

1. Pocketful Of Rainbows (version 1, take 10) (2:36)
2. Shoppin' Around (version 1, take 5) (2:16)
3. Big Boots (slow version, takes 2, 3) (2.25)
4. Didja' Ever (take 1) (2:46)
5. Shoppin' Around (instrumental, take 4) (1.43)
6. Doin' The Best I Can (takes 1-3) (4.53)
7. Doin' The Best I Can (takes 4-7) (2.19)

Side 3 : The Original Album

1. Tonight Is So Right For Love (2:13)
2. What's She Really Like (2.18)
3. Frankfort Special (2:55)
4. Wooden Heart (2.03)
5. G. I. Blues (2:37)

Bonus Tracks

6. Tonight Is So Right For Love (alternative version) (1:21)
7. G. I. Blues (take 1) (2:56)
8 .Wooden Heart (take 1) (2.01)

Side 4 : The Original Album

1. Pocketful Of Rainbows (2:35)
2. Shoppin' Around (2:22)
3. Big Boots (1.31)
4. Didja' Ever (2:37)
5. Blue Suede Shoes (2.07)
6. Doin' The Best I Can (3.12)

Bonus Track

7. Doin' The Best I Can (takes 8, 9) (3.33)

G.I. Blues Special Edition' 2 LP Vinyl Set

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