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Review: Elvis: 'Roustabout' FTD Special Edition Classic Album CD

For many years, a release of Roustabout in Follow That Dream Records' (FTD) classic albums series was an often-made request that the label finally filled in July of 2017. One of the possible reasons why this definitive edition of the soundtrack album took so long to release was the possibility of more outtakes to appear after the early 2000s discovery of the previously unreleased alternate title song 'I'm a Roustabout' that was initially released on the 2003 compilation album 2nd to None. Nothing new has turned up since then, though, and the number of surviving outtakes for Roustabout remains relatively small. To make up for the lack of material, FTD chose to expand the album with newly remixed outtake versions of all eleven master takes.
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Preview: Elvis: 'The Movies' large Hardback Book

Due for release November 10 is'Elvis: The Movies' a new large hardback book containing over 400 pages with a lot of unseen pictures. From Alan Hanson and Erik Lorentzen (The Elvis Files series).
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The Real Story of Elvis Presley: Vernon and Gladys Talked About Raising Young Elvis

Young Elvis Presley had become a phenomenon, and in the fall of 1956, the New York Daily Mirror decided it was time to give him a serious look. And so in early September, columnist Sidney Fields headed down to Memphis to gather material for a series of articles in the Mirror. He didn't get a chance to talk with Elvis, who was in Hollywood shooting Love Me Tender at the time, but Fields was able to get an extensive interview with Elvis' parents, who invited him into the Presley home. That interview with Gladys and Vernon Presley was the basis for a five-part expose entitled 'The Real Story of Elvis Presley', which ran in the Daily Mirror from September 23-27, 1956.
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FTD Deletions gather pace

Follow That Dream (FTD) have recently deleted the following titles (some we have small quantities of): Paradise Hawaiian Style, Loving You, Destination USA, Summer Festival, On Tour - The Rehearsals, Dixieland DelightIn A Private MomentUnchained Melody, and Las Vegas '74, Elvis In Atlanta, both Released 2017.
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Elvis: 'Roustabout' 2-LP Limited Edition Record Set : November

Now to be released in November is the Follow That Dream (FTD) double LP 'Roustabout'. Pre-release sales of FTD's recent 'Roustabout' Classic Album exceeded all expectations reflecting the appeal of the original #1 album. The release of this Limited Edition 2-LP set will be no exception. It contains Stereo Remixes of the Soundtrack, outtakes and mono masters. Mastered at Abbey Road, London, the 180 Gram discs feature reproductions of the original rare RCA 'Hollywood' pressing plant LP labels.
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Sony To Release Moody Blue 40th Anniversary LP in November

Sony will now release the vinyl RCA album Moody Blue LP as a 40th Anniversary limited edition in clear BLUE 180 gram vinyl in November. Moody Blue was Elvis' final studio album released by RCA Records the month before his death in August 1977. The album was a mixture of live and studio work and included the four tracks from his final studio recording sessions in October 1976 and two tracks left over from the previous Graceland session in February 1976.
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Review : The Elvis Treasures Book and CD Deluxe Box Set

Elvis Presley: Elvis Treasures - Robert Gordon Book and CD. For Elvis fans everywhere, Graceland has opened the doors to its extensive archives, allowing the historic documents and memorabilia within to be reproduced in facsimile, collectible form. With the expert help of archivists from Elvis Presley Enterprises, the King's life story is told through handwritten letters, press releases, movie scripts, and additional memorabilia and photographs from the Graceland archives. These historic documents, combined with the evocative text of author Robert Gordon, create a moving portrait of the legendary performer in this one-of-a-kind collector's book. Includes Elvis Speaks, an exclusive 60-Minute Audio CD of Candid Conversations with The King Of Rock 'N' Roll. This unique interactive book also contains a 60-minute CD of interviews spanning his career, providing a formerly unavailable portrait of the King in his own words.
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Interview with Priscilla Presley

Priscilla Presley has continued to work on Elvis-related projects in recent years. If I Can Dream: Elvis Presley with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra was released in 2015, and 2016 delivered The Wonder of You, while HBO currently has an Elvis documentary in the works. Priscilla is currently touring the world with her Elvis & Me: An Evening with Priscilla Presley - An Open Conversation show. The tour - which includes an October 29 stop at New York's NYCB Theatre at Westbury, beyond upcoming stops in Canada and Australia - promises to be full of stories never before heard publicly. To learn more about An Evening with Priscilla Presley, I had the opportunity to have some questions answered by Ms. Presley via e-mail.

Miley Cyrus: new album was inspired by Elvis

Miley Cyrus says that new album Younger Now was inspired by her love of Elvis Presley - and the fantasies she had about him. And the singer was so obsessed with him that she used to rewind one of his movies just to hear him say her name. 'I was inspired by Blue Hawaii. Elvis' girlfriend's name is Miley. 'I used to watch this movie over and over and over again because he would say 'I love you, Miley' ... Miley also performed a series of songs live for 'BBC 1' wearing an Elvis T-shirt.
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Elvis The Wonder Of You Encore Shows 2018

After the sellout success of the Wonder of You concert series this year, the King of Rock'n' Roll is back in Australia due to overwhelming demand Direct from Graceland, The Wonder Of You, Three Encore Shows 2018, Elvis Live On Screen With A 40 Piece Orchestra. Note. Tickets on sale now.
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'Elvis Presley: Christmas With Elvis And The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra'

RCA Records and Legacy Recordings, the catalogue division of Sony Music Entertainment, will celebrate the 2017 holiday season with the release of 'Elvis Presley: Christmas With Elvis And The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra' on CD and LP Record on Friday, October 6. This release brings together Elvis Presley's best-loved performances from 'Elvis' Christmas Album' (1957) and 'Elvis Sings The Wonderful World Of Christmas' (1971) re-imagined with sublime and exquisite new arrangements performed by The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
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Elvis: 'The Last Movies' FTD CD

FTD will release Elvis: 'The Last Movies' in October. Finally, Elvis' last soundtrack recordings are brought together in a cohesive release that works as a companion set for the FTD 7" Classic Album series. Contains outtakes and an informative illustrated 16-page booklet with rare memorabilia and photos.
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Elvis: Lake Tahoe '74 Soundboard Concert Set from FTD

Following on from the recent ('Las Vegas '74' and 'Elvis In Atlanta', releases, FTD's 'Lake Tahoe '74' features shows from May 25 and May 26. This a 2-CD 5" digipack release.
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Millie Kirkham Remembers her first Recording Session with Elvis Presley

Did you know Elvis did not want to record 'Blue Christmas'? Elvis told the band to play and sing as badly as possible. Millie Kirkham tells the story as she remembers her first Recording Session with Elvis Presley.
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Elvis Presley: The 50 Greatest Hits 3LP 180gm audiophile package

'Elvis Presley The 50 Greatest Hits' on 3LP heavyweight triple LP package on 180gm audiophile viny, making this an incredible collection of Elvis' hits highlight his astonishing career. The 50 songs on The 50 Greatest Hits include all the classics, from his first recording at Sam Phillips' Sun Studios, 'That's All Right (Mama)', through his hits including 'All Shook Up', 'Viva Las Vegas', 'Jailhouse Rock' and 'Can't Help Falling in Love', through to one of his last hits 'Suspicious Minds'. The album also includes songs taken from Elvis' film soundtracks including 'Return to Sender', 'Hard Headed Woman' and 'King Creole'.
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'The Wonder Of You' Tour of Australia 'Elvis' will return in 2018

Following the recent 'The Wonder Of You' Tour of Australia 'Elvis' will return in 2018. Sign up to be the first to hear about tickets! Read our Interviews with or about Elvis Presley Review: 'The Wonder Of You' Concert Melbourne Australia.
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Interview with Priscilla Presley by Alan Jones

Interview with Priscilla Presley by Alan Jones (Australia Radio Sept 4, 2017).
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Interview with Elvis Presley: October 28, 1957, Los Angeles

Interview with Elvis Presley just after the general press conference, but prior to his debut at the Pan-Pacific in Los Angeles. How do you write music if you don't read it? It's all a big hoax, honey. I never wrote a song in my life. I get one-third of the credit for recording it. It makes me look smarter than I am. I've never even had an idea for a song. Just once, maybe. When? I went to bed one night, had quite a dream, and woke up all shook up. I phoned a pal and told him about it. By morning, he had a new song, 'All Shook Up'.
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Elvis: 'A Song For Sheila' CD

Expected soon from the E. P. Collector label is another exciting new release titled (label E. P. Collector, catalogue number EPC 2017-14). Elvis Presley opened his 11th Las Vegas season on August 19th, and he performed a total of 27 shows, closing on September 2nd. Once again, Elvis revisited his live repertoire based on previous seasons and he included several tracks from the December '73 recording sessions, and he also added songs like 'Softly As I Leave You' and 'If You Love Me (Let Me Know)'. Elvis' new love, the beautiful Sheila Ryan was present and Elvis sang the rarely performed 'Early Morning Rain' for her. He sings the complete song.
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A Sensational Opening Night: From Japan With Love Vol. 4 CD

Expected soon from the E. P. Collector label is another exciting new release titled 'A Sensational Opening Night' (label E. P. Collector, catalogue number EPC 2017-13). Recorded live from the audience in Las Vegas, NV, August 4th, 1972, Opening show, this CD is subtitled ' From Japan With Love Vol. 4' because it was recorded by a member of a Japanese fan club.
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Elvis: Tahoe '73 CD

Coming out soon from the Ragdoll label is an unreleased audience recorded show from Lake Tahoe titled 'Tahoe '73'. This show is the midnight show, May 9th, 1973. This one is a good solid show, here below the tracklisting:
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Original Graceland Piano Returns Home

Elvis Presley's Graceland has announced the acquisition of one of the most significant pieces of Elvis' musical history, which will be returned to Graceland 60 years after it was first purchased by Elvis for the home in 1957 - a white, baby grand piano with gold accents and a custom-made, gold, metal bench designed by Elvis with a white, leather cushion. For the first time ever, the public will be able to see this legendary Knabe branded piano on display in its Graceland home. The music room at Graceland will be restored to its original 1960s-era appearance including the white piano, and will be unveiled on December 16, 2017.
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Spliced takes: 'Still in Memphis' CD

Spliced takes: 'Still in Memphis' Fans know what to expect with this series, some highlights are mentioned here, but in fact, the whole cd is one big highlight! This one won't leave your player before Christmas!.
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Rolling Stone Magazine + Exclusive 7 inch Elvis Presley Sun Single

The August 2017 issue of 'Rolling Stone' magazine contained an exclusive 7" single vinyl by Elvis Presley with the legendary song 'Good Rockin' Tonight' and on the flipside the song 'Blue Moon' (Take 5) from the album 'A Boy From Tupelo: The Complete 1953-55 Recordings'. The single was only available with this issue.
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Jerry Lee Lewis, Arrested at the Gates of Graceland : Interview with Jerry Lee Lewis

On November 23, 1976 at Graceland, Memphis Tennessee, Elvis' cousin Harold Loyd, the night guard at Graceland, called the police complaining of a drunk, pistol wielding man blocking the gates at Elvis Presley's home in a brand new white lincoln continental. Police approached the car cautiously when they got to the open driver's side window, they found that the man was Jerry Lee Lewis ...
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Review: Tupelo's Own Elvis Presley DVD

The Memphis Recording Service (MRS), the producers of this DVD, boldly state on the front cover that never before have we ever had live film footage (i.e., with synchronized sound) of an Elvis concert from the 50's ... until this time. Well, we certainly do now! 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. This is an excellent release no fan should be without it.
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Review: Elvis In Person: The 1969 Fantasy Concert DVD

I must admit to finding that the 1969 'Fantasy' concert is a remarkable work that should have broad appeal - a big surprise. My initial skepticism was quickly overcome. This concert DVD should appeal to any Elvis fan that likes Elvis music to start with. With full quality normal audio, from CD, anyone can play this via their DVD player preferably then with the audio output via a stereo system. [And this is no diversion from what the format is] This DVD is well worth consideration for inclusion in your Elvis library for several reasons.

Elvis: 'Tickle Me' Blu-ray (Region Free)

In 'Tickle Me' (Region Free Blu-ray) Elvis Presley plays a singing rodeo cowboy who gets himself a job at a ranch-cum-health farm with an exclusively female clientele. One of the girls has a treasure map leading to a stash of gold hidden in a ghost town. Elvis has to protect her from potential kidnappers.
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Interview with Annett Wolf, co-producer of Elvis In Concert 1977

This is an interesting interview with Annett Wolf, one of the co-producers of Elvis In Concert in 1977. She supervised all of the backstage filming plus fan interviews, Vernon's interview.
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Elton John Remembers Elvis Presley : And First Hearing Heartbreak Hotel

Elton John : I remember so well the day my mother came home with a 78 of 'Heartbreak Hotel'. She said she'd just heard it in the record shop and she knew she had to buy it straight away. So she put it on for us both to listen to and I'd never heard anything like that before in my whole life.
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Frankie and Johnny & Clambake Region Free Blu-ray releases

Region Free Blu-ray release of two of Elvis Presley's movies, Clambake and Frankie and Johnny are now available to pre-order at ElvisPresleyShop.com for a strictly limited time only.
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'The Alternate Moody Blue' 10 Inch Vinyl / 45 Rpm / CD set

To mark the 40th anniversary of the album release of 'Moody Blue' Hepcat Records will release, 'The Alternate Moody Blue' 10 Inch Vinyl / 45 Rpm / CD set. The ultimate editon of Elvis' legendary last album is now available. This deluxe 10 inch boxset contains a 10 inch vinyl record + a 45 RPM EP & a fully packed CD.
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The Alternate Moody Blue 2 LP set

To mark the 40th anniversary of the album release of 'Moody Blue' Hepcat Records will release The Alternate Moody Blue 2 LP set with both LPs fully packed with the best available material from this legendary album.
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'Private Presley' CD and vinyl LP

The 'Private Presley' CD and vinyl LP are two (2) special releases made for the Elvis Presley Festival in Bad Nauheim. The tracklisting features tracks released during his army period and home recordings and some post army tracks.
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Elvis is Number 2 on Official UK Albums Chart

Elvis is Number 2 on this week's Official UK Albums Chart with the re-release of the compilation 'The 50 Greatest Hits'. Elvis just missed top spot by just 35 combined sales, and it is Ed Sheeran who scooped his 16th (non-consecutive) week at Number 1, denying Elvis Presley an extension of his Official Chart record. 'The 50 Greatest Hits' is a new entry on the official UK Album chart for Friday August 18, 2017.
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Tens of thousands of Elvis fans join Priscilla and Lisa Marie for candlelit vigil

Elvis Presley's ex-wife and their daughter joined thousands of his fans at Graceland on Tuesday night as they gathered to mark the 40th anniversary of his death with a candlelight vigil. Priscilla Presley, 72, was seen greeting fans before the event on Tuesday, as they arrived at the 13.8-acre Memphis, Tennessee estate for the gathering. And Lisa Marie Presley, 49, lit candles for mourners as they gathered to remember the King of Rock 'n' Roll, holding their lights aloft throughout the vigil, which continued on into Wednesday.
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'He poured his heart out to me': Priscilla Presley, candidly speaks on life with Elvis

She was married to the late Elvis Presley for six years, prior to his death in 1977. And in an interview with the Today show's Richard Wilkins, aired Wednesday, Priscilla Presley candidly spoke on life with the iconic singer. Admitting that she never viewed her husband as a worldwide phenomenon, the 72-year-old revealed a vulnerable and softer side to his persona: 'He poured his heart out to me'. 'I still remember, vividly, picking up the phone, the reaction of not believing it, there was no way I could comprehend…' she said. 'Going back to Graceland and hearing his father wailing, crying, crying out his name, it was probably the most heartbreaking sound I'd ever heard. Priscilla appeared on the Channel Nine breakfast program to promote her upcoming Australian tour in November, that will see her share stories from her fascinating life.

Elvis Presley: A Musical Prodigy

Elvis was a genius. He didn't express himself the way the middle classes do, which is with word play and being able to explain his actions and reactions. He acted on gut instinct and expressed himself by the way he held the microphone, by the way he moved his hips, by the way that he sang down the microphone. That was his genius ... I believe the essence of any performer is gut instinct ... Because it's all in you, it's instinct.
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Elvis: 40 years on ... and the world turns ...

It's hard to believe but here we are, 40 years on from a day carved indelibly in the memory of every Elvis fan old enough to be around when the stunning news of Elvis' death was announced. 40 years gone, but paradoxically, 40 years where he has been with us ever more visible and all encompassingly than when he lived. Today Elvis is bigger and more entrenched in popular culture and conscience than back in 1977, when his legendary status was acknowledged but barely understood by the world at large. Today Elvis' iconic status and continued relevance is universally acknowledged. It's not just Elvis fans commemorating this 40th anniversary, not just the native English speaking countries of the world.
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Elvis Presley And The Events Of 1977

Elvis Presley & the event of 1977. A detailed look at the years events.
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