Elvis Presley Talks About Cars, Kids, Love & Loneliness
January 2, 2013
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Now an audio recording of the young rockabilly singer [From : 'Young Man With The Big Beat'] from Mississippi captures him on the precipice of fame, daydreaming about cars and girls and, one day, fame and family. 'I don't smoke and I don't drink, and I love to go to movies', he tells his listeners in a recording included in the new deluxe Elvis 1956 package. 'Maybe someday I'm going to have a home and a family of my own, and I'm not going to budge from it. I was an only child, but maybe my kids won't be'. Elvis also addresses the question that every American girl would soon wonder about: 'Am I in love? No. I thought I've been in love, but I guess I wasn't. It just passed over. I guess I haven't met the girl yet, but I will'.
Elvis had another love in the meantime: cars. 'The first car I ever bought was the most beautiful car I've ever seen,' he says. 'I parked it outside of my hotel the day I got it. I sat up all night just looking at it. And the next day, well, the thing caught fire and burned up on the road'.
And of course, he explains why he can't stand still when he's singing.
'Some people tap their feet, some people snap their fingers', he says, 'and some people just sway back and forth. I just sort of do them all together, I guess'.
Interviews and Press Conferences with Elvis Presley
Interview With Elvis Presley : August 28, 1956
Interview with Elvis Presley : October 28, 1957, Los Angeles
Interview with Elvis Presley : Press Conference Canada 1957
Interview with Elvis Presley : July 31, 1969 By Ray Connelly
Interview with Elvis Presley : The 1969 Press Conference : August 1, 1969
Interview with Elvis Presley : The February 1970 Houston Astrodome Press Conference
Interview with Elvis Presley : The 1972 Madison Square Press Conference : June 9, 1972
Rare Elvis Presley : 1973 Aloha Interview
Interview with Larry Muhoberac
Interview with John Wilkinson
Interview with Michael Jarrett, songwriter, I'm Leavin'
Interview with James Burton
Interview with James Burton Sydney Australia 2006
James Burton : First Call For The Royalty Of Rockabilly
Interview with Ronnie Tutt
Interview with Ronnie Tutt #2
Interview with Jerry Scheff
Interview with Glen D. Hardin
Interview with Tony Brown
Interview with Charlie Hodge
Interview with Sherrill Nielsen
Interview with Terry Blackwood and Jim Murray
Interview with Scotty Moore
Interview with D.J. Fontana
Interview with Ernst Jorgensen
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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.