This collection follows Elvis' career from his first televised appearance that shocked America and had everyone talking about his hip-shaking performance, to a sold-out concert a few weeks before his death on August 16, 1977. With over 2-hours of re-mastered footage, new packaging, and never-before-seen interviews, Elvis: The Great Performances 2 DVD set offers a glimpse into the world of one of America’s most beloved icons.
A true must-have for Elvis buffs, rock aficionados and music-lovers alike, the collection covers a span of more than 20 years and unleashes “Elvis-mania” to fans who are able to re-live the excitement and to those experiencing it for the first time. Also included are previously-unreleased interviews, conducted by producer-director Andrew Solt in the early and mid-‘90s, with rock icons Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins, Sun Records head Sam Phillips, drummer D.J. Fontana, guitarist Scotty Moore, Jordanaires member and backing singer Gordon Stoker, and television host Milton Berle, on whose show Elvis appeared twice in 1956. Footage mined from TV shows and specials, films and home movies provide a revealing look into Elvis’ private life as well as the realities of his unprecedented fame.
Elvis: The Great Performances allows fans to revisit the life and music of one of the most important pop-culture figures in entertainment history. Like never-before, experience Elvis’ mystique and legacy with this ultimate collection of performances by the King. Buy to Elvis: The Great Performances DVD