Elvis: The Alternate 1969 Recordings CD
February 28, 2021
This cd contains the complete unedited take 5 of 'True Love Travels On A Gravel Road' with Elvis singing 'Streets paved with fucking gold', unedited takes of 'Any Day Now' and more... Some of the acetate recordings used for this album are badly damaged. We've included them as a special bonus. These acetate recordings are rare and very hard to find. Some of these recordings are previously unreleased on cd until now.
A limited-edition of only 500 copies.
01. After Loving You (take 1) 1:34
02. Rubberneckin' (take 1 / unedited) 1:29
03. Rubberneckin' (backup vocals overdubbed to January 21 master / partial backing vocals) 2:14
04. I'm Movin' On (band & brass overdubs after backup vocal overdubs / unrepaired vocals) 3:00
05. Inherit The Wind (unused composite master) 3:03
06. Suspicious Minds (harmony vocal overdub by Elvis) 3:22
07. Don't Cry Daddy (undubbed master / acetate recording) 2:54
08. Any Day Now (take 1 & 2 / unedited) 6:23
09. True Love Travels On A Gravel Road (take 5 / unedited) 4:15
10. Mama Liked The Roses (undubbed master / acetate recording) 2:46
11. In The Ghetto (part of take 12) 0:11
12. In The Ghetto (backup vocals overdubbed to take 22 / unrepaired vocals) 2:50
13. Inherit The Wind (vocal overdub - V.O.2 / string overdubs on May 5 / not used) 3:26
14. Any Day Now (take 3 / unedited) 6:12
15. Any Day Now (take 4 / unedited) 6:50
16. From A Jack To A King (backup vocals overdubbed to January 22 master / unrepaired master) 2:22
17. This Is The Story (backup vocal overdub on January 24) 2:30
18. Wearin' That Loved On Look (unused composite master) 2:43
19. Poor Man's Gold (instrumental track) 2:52
20. Poor Man's Gold (vocal attempt) 0:12
21. Let Us Pray (backup vocal overdub on March 26 / not used) 2:59
22. Power Of My Love (harmony vocal overdub by Elvis on February 22 / incomplete) 1:14
23. Do You Know Who I Am (harmony vocal overdubbed after vocal repair) 2;58
24. Mama Liked The Roses (strings overdubbed, after brass overdubs) 2:32
25. True Love Travels On A Gravel Road (harmony vocal overdub by Elvis on February 22) 2:26
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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. + Plus Bonus DVD Audio.
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.
Tupelo's Own Elvis Presley DVD Video with Sound.