Release Delayed | Elvis: Aloha From Hawaii - Thru the eyes of Japan Hardcover Book

By: Elvis Australia
January 23, 2024

There has been a printing fault delaying the release of Elvis: Aloha From Hawaii - Thru the eyes of Japan with March currently the new expected release date as the books need to be reprinted. Now, in 2023, fifty years after Elvis' legendary concert in Hawaii ... many valuable, long-lost negatives have been discovered : the release of Elvis: Aloha From Hawaii - Thru the eyes of Japan (Nov '72 & Jan '73) a hardcover book with beautiful photographs taken by Japanese cameraman, Yoshiji Kizaki. Text in English (translated by David Ward). Worldwide Release: March, 2024 and it is a limited edition of 500 copies.

Mr. Kizaki is one of the few photographers who photographed not only the actual show in January 1973, but also the three Aloha performances and press conference held in November of the previous year.

At last, they will be reprinted from the original negatives and finally published as a gorgeous photo-book!

We have carefully rescanned all of Kizaki's amazing photographs and selected about 300 from them. Also includes contributions from people involved in the live satellite broadcast and record release. An in-depth look at how the concert of the century came to be.

Includes the treasured photos of the people involved, as well as newspaper and record company documentation from the time. A valuable and lasting record of Japan's Aloha from Hawaii, we are proud to share it with the world.

Elvis: Aloha From Hawaii - Thru the eyes of Japan (Nov '72 & Jan '73) a hardcover book

Great Lineup of Contributors:

  • Reiko Yukawa (music critic)
  • Shigehiro Ushikubo (broadcast director and producer)
  • Akiko Takahashi (formerly in charge of western music at RCA)
  • Tokugen Yamamoto (former head of Asia Pacific market development at RCA)
  • Hideki 'Billy' Morokawa (rockabilly singer)

Text in English (translated by David Ward)

Worldwide Release: January 8, 2024 ! (limited edition of 500 copies)

Size : 290mm x 235mm, 1.5kg, hard cover, color/black & white, 200 pages

  • Special Advance Order Offer:Free with all advance orders: set of 5 original, not-for-sale postcards, featuring some of Yoshiji Kizaki's best shots.

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