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Thursday 30 March 2017

'Elvis On Television 1956-1960' MRS Special Double Vinyl: Memphis Recording Service will release an exclusive limited edition Record Store Day release for 2017. Under RSD rules any leftover copies (the week after April 22nd) can then be purchased through local Elvis dealers.
'Elvis On Television 1956-1960: The Complete Sound Recordings', 2LP 180 gram with 24-page gatefold photo album. MRS Record Store Day 2017 release.
This Limited Edition 180 gram double-album set contains for the first time ever, the complete archival sound recordings of all of Elvis Presleys television appearances from 1956 – 1960.
All the 40 tracks herein are restored re-mastered using the most sophisticated technology.
The bonus 24-page gatefold photo album contains many rare photographs with listings of Elvis TV appearance dates.

Go here to EIN's review of the 'Elvis On Television 1956-1960' book/CD release.

(News, Source;MRS/ElvisInfoNet)

SIDE A – 23:27
THE DORSEY BROTHERS – STAGE SHOW (CBS) - CBS STUDIO - New York, NY  28th Jan 1956
    Shake Rattle & Roll/Flip Flop & Fly
    I Got A Woman
4th Feb 1956    
    Baby Let's Play House
    Tutti Frutti
11th Feb 1956   
    Blue Suede Shoes
    Heartbreak Hotel (with Stage Show Orchestra
18th Feb 1956
   Tutti Frutti
    I Was The One
17th March 1956 
    Blue Suede Shoes
    Heartbreak Hotel

SIDE B – 21:26
THE DORSEY BROTHERS – STAGE SHOW (CBS) - CBS STUDIO - New York, New York 24th March 1956
    Money Honey
    Heartbreak Hotel
THE MILTON BERLE SHOW (NBC) - USS HANCOCK -  San Diego, California 3rd April 1956
    Heartbreak Hotel
    Blue Suede Shoes
    Blue Suede Shoes (reprise)
THE MILTON BERLE SHOW (NBC) - NBC STUDIO – Hollywood, California 5th June 1956
   Hound Dog
   I Want You I Need You I Love You
THE STEVE ALLEN SHOW (NBC) - Hudson Theater, New York, New York 1st July 1956
   I Want You I Need You I Love You
   Hound Dog
   Yippee Yi Yo Yippee Yi Yay

SIDE C - 19:40
THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW (CBS) - CBS Studio, Los Angeles, California 9th September 1956
    Don't Be Cruel
    Love Me Tender
    Ready Teddy
    Hound Dog
THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW (CBS) - Maxine Elliot Theater, New York, New York 28th October 1956
    Don't Be Cruel
    Love Me Tender
    Love Me
    Hound Dog

SIDE D – 23:23
THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW (CBS) - Maxine Elliot Theater, New York, New York 6th January 1957
    Hound Dog
    Love Me Tender
    Heartbreak Hotel
    Don't Be Cruel
    Too Much
    When My Blue Moon Turns To Gold Again
   (There’ll Be) Peace In The Valley
THE FRANK SINATRA SHOW (ABC) -  Fountainbleau Hotel, Miami, Florida 26th March 1960 (Video Taped) / 12th May 1960 (Air Date)
   It's Nice to Go Trave’lin - with Frank & Nancy Sinatra, Joey Bishop & Sammy Davis Jnr
   Fame & Fortune
   Stuck On You
   Medley - Witchcraft/Love Me Tender – (with Frank Sinatra)
    Love Me Tender Reprise – (with Frank Sinatra)


'A Brand New Cadillac, Honey!' New Import: Straight Arrow is pleased to bring you a new double CD dedicated to Elvis' April ’76 tour. It was short but very good tour, with Tony Brown and Ronnie Tutt replacing Shane Kiester on piano and Larrie Londin on drums.
The Long Beach, April 25th, 1976 afternoon show is previously unreleased. The Seattle, April 26th, 1976 show was first released by Millbranch Music in 2010 from a rather bad, flat sounding tape source.
Straight Arrow was fortunate enough to obtain recently recovered 1st generation copies of the original audience-recorded cassettes, which were not in circulation previously. Both shows were recorded by the same person. These enjoyable concerts were never before available in good sound quality… until now! Ask your dealer for sound samples.
As usual, this new release will be presented in a beautiful 4-panel digipak that includes photos taken in Long Beach (2:30 pm) and Seattle and newspaper reviews of both concerts. Again - it’s new STRAIGHT ARROW so you know what to expect!
Tracklist:
CD1 - Long Beach, April 25th, 1976
01. Introduction: Also Sprach Zarathustra - 02. C. C. Rider - 03. I Got A Woman / Amen - 04. Love Me - 05. If You Love Me (Let Me Know) - 06. You Gave Me A Mountain - 07. All Shook Up - 08. (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear / Don't Be Cruel - 09. Tryin' To Get To You - 10. America (The Beautiful) - 11. Polk Salad Annie - 12. Intros of singers, musicians, orchestra - 13. What'd I Say - 14. Drum Solo (Ronnie Tutt) - 15. Bass Solo (Blues - Jerry Scheff) - 16. Piano Solo (Tony Brown) - 17. Electric Piano Solo (David Briggs) - 18. School Day - 19. Hurt - 20. And I Love You So - 21. Burning Love - 22. How Great Thou Art - 23. Hound Dog - 24. Funny How Time Slips Away - 25. It's Now Or Never - 26. Can't Help Falling In Love - 27. Closing Vamp.
CD2- Seattle, April 26th, 1976
01. Introduction: Also Sprach Zarathustra - 02. C. C. Rider - 03. I Got A Woman / Amen - 04. Love Me - 05. If You Love Me (Let Me Know) - 06. You Gave Me A Mountain - 07. All Shook Up - 08. (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear / Don't Be Cruel - 09. Tryin' To Get To You - 10. My Way - 11. Polk Salad Annie - 12. Monologue about New Year's Eve show in Pontiac / Auld Lang Syne (one line) - 13. Introductions of singers, musicians, orchestra - 14. What'd I Say - 15. Drum Solo (Ronnie Tutt) - 16. Bass Solo (Blues - Jerry Scheff) - 17. Piano Solo (Tony Brown) - 18. Electric Piano Solo (David Briggs) - 19. School Day - 20. America (The Beautiful) - 21. And I Love You So - 22. Hound Dog (with break) - 23. Hurt - 24. Help Me - 25. How Great Thou Art - 26. Blue Suede Shoes - 27. Funny How Time Slips Away - 28. Can't Help Falling In Love - 29. Closing Vamp.

'Got Me Workin' Boss Man - 40 Years After Vol. 1' New Import: Yet another Straight Arrow release, this time dedicated to Elvis' May ’77 tour. The Macon, June 1st, 1977 show is previously unreleased. This recording was taken directly from a recently found 1st generation copy of an audience-recorded mastertape. This historic concert was never before available in decent sound quality… until now! Ask your dealer for sound samples. Compared with an average show in Baton Rouge, May 31st, Macon concert is surprisingly good. 'Fairytale', 'My Way' and 'And I Love You So' are performed really well but one highlight stands out, rocking performance of 'Big Boss Man' at the end of show. As usual, this new release will be presented in a beautiful 3-panel digipak that includes photos taken in Macon and a newspaper review. If you liked our other May 1977 release “Too Late For Goodbyes” (SA/SP 2016-42-02), we'll bet that you will also love this one.
Tracklist:
01. Introduction: Also Sprach Zarathustra - 02. C. C. Rider - 03. I Got A Woman / Amen - 04. Love Me - 05. Fairytale - 06. You Gave Me A Mountain - 07. Jailhouse Rock - 08. O Sole Mio (Sherrill Nielsen) / It's Now Or Never - 09. My Way - 10. Little Sister - 11. (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear / Don't Be Cruel - 12. And I Love You So (with break) - 13. Danny Boy (Sherrill Nielsen) - 14. Walk With Me (Sherrill Nielsen) - 15. Introductions of singers, musicians, orchestra - 16. Early Mornin' Rain - 17. What'd I Say - 18. Johnny B. Goode - 19. Drum Solo (Ronnie Tutt) - 20. Bass Solo (Blues - Jerry Scheff) - 21. Piano Solo (Tony Brown) - 22. Electric Piano & Clavinet Solo (Bobby Ogdin) - 23. School Day - 24. My Heavenly Father Watches Over Me (Kathy Westmoreland) - 25. Hound Dog - 26. Big Boss Man - 27. Can't Help Falling In Love -28. Closing Vamp.

Wednesday 15 March 2017
Two New FTDs for April: FTD have announced two new releases for April 2017.
- 'ELVIS: Las Vegas ‘74': A double set featuring two concerts from Elvis' legendary August 1974 Summer Season at the Las Vegas Hilton comes as a 5” 2-CD digipack
The release features both Dinner and Midnight shows from August  20, 1974. (Although previously released audience recordings from these supposed shows do not match FTD's set-lists) 
For Elvis 1974 was an emotionally turbulent year. This was his sixth season singing to the Las Vegas casino audiences, still doing two shows a night, and he was really feeling the loss of Priscilla. The dinner shows were beginning to bore him (people rattling cutlery) and who could blame him? Yet this inner turmoil helped produce the most fascinating Las Vegas season of his career. He gave some of his longest performances and with a varied set-list including great new songs It’s Midnight, Promised Land, If You Talk In Your Sleep and Help Me.
It has been mastered by Jan Eliasson.
Go here to 'FTD / SONY News 2017' for tracklistings

- 'Elvis: His Songs of Praise Vol.2': Trevor Simpson's first book about Elvis' sacred, spiritual and gospel songs came out last september and now the long-anticipated sequel will be published next month. The second volume titled "Elvis: His Songs of Praise Vol.2" will feature 350 pages about the final half of the chosen Elvis sacred songs - 100 in all.
It promises over 350 pages with lavishly illustrated high-quality images, many unseen photographs and graphics. Every song has been thoroughly researched in a similar manner to Trevor Simpson’s previous trilogy "Elvis: The Best of British”.
In early interviews, Elvis divulged that spiritual music was his first love and he publicly continued to reaffirm. Despite being acclaimed as the ‘King of Rock ‘n’ Roll’, he was only presented with three Grammy awards and they were for his spiritual music and the stories of these iconic songs are much, much more contained within this book.
Go here to 'FTD / SONY News 2017' for tracklistings

Click here to the 6 minute YouTube Promo video
More info soon. - Click here to EIN's interview with author Trevor Simpson about this Gospel project.

(News, Source;ElvisInfoNet)


'Platinum: A Life In Music' Re-Release: Sony UK is re-releasing the classic 4-Cd set 'Platinum: A Life In Music' on March 24, 2017 - in a small-book format twenty after its first release in 1997.
The set chronicles the outstanding career of Elvis Presley (1954 to 1977) from a unique perspective and it includes 100 performances, 77 of which were previously unreleased in 1997. This historic overview traces his development as an artist and emphasizes how Elvis' music always returned to its unshakable core values. This 4-CD box set contains a 48-page book and consists mostly of previously unreleased alternate takes of Elvis Presley's hits.
There is no info on whether this 20th anniversary release includes audio upgrades of all the "77 were previously unreleased takes" which have since been remastered.
The publicity notes, "You probably think you've heard all there is to hear from The King, what with countless Elvis retrospectives, anthologies, and reissues flooding the market. While PLATINUM is far from the first Elvis boxset, it's unique in that it's composed largely of previously unreleased material. Four discs cover every phase of Presley's career, from young Memphis hip-shaker to the Las Vegas era, adding a fresh perspective to each period.
It's both an education and a kick to hear alternate versions of songs as ingrained in the public consciousness as 'That's All Right', and others from Elvis' legendary Sun sessions."
This title will be released on March 24, 2017.
Only £18.53 & FREE UK Delivery on Amazon UK orders (see below)
(News, Source;Sony/Amazon/ElvisInfoNet)

Official Elvis CD Box-sets at bargain prices through Amazon UK

'Rock And Beauty' New Import:Out soon 'Rock And Beauty , Live In Las Vegas Straight From The Tape Vol.1.' will focus on Elvis’ August 1971. Both the shows from August 19, 1971 are previously unreleased taken directly from a audience recording first generation tape. This will be the first of three volumes that SR will publish inside the year with focus on August 1971. The SR attitude is to present Elvis at the peak of his possibility and without doubt in the Las Vegas August 1971 season Elvis still rocks and still beautiful, delivering maybe shorter shows but still solid. Note - MS show now NOT BEING RELEASED.
Here are presented two unreleased shows from the second week of the season. Both the show are very similar, the track list is minimized and the shows are practically identical. The shows are fantastic and the track listing is solid, all the songs are very well performed. Talking of best song is very hard, however you have Proud Mary and Johnny B. Good performed at the top of Elvis’ possibilities, but in the same moment the same happens with classic ballad Love Me Tender here still performed in both the shows or the pop new single I’m Leaving …. This the magic of Elvis in the 1971, a man with his own style all styles at the top of his possibilities.
This new SR special Product will be the first of three volumes housed in a deluxe LONG DIGIPACK, containing a 12 pages of booklet with focus and details on the season including a collection of live photographs newspapers clips and memorabilia plus a high quality glossy 135 gram paper poster of 50x50 cm size and a high glossy paper bonus art card of 25x13 cm of size.. Limited to 400 copies.
EIN says "buyer beware" and check before purchasing  as we have received complaints in the past.
Due to technical problems, the unreleased concert of August 24 ds will replace the scheduled August 19, 1971 MS in the upcoming new SR Special Product. Thanks for your patience and support.. SR Staff.
Unreleased show august 19, 1971 DS Time 50 min
01. 2001 Theme 02. That’s All Right 03. Proud Mary 04.I Got A Woman / Amen 05. Love Me Tender 06. Sweet Caroline 07. Polk Salad Annie 08. Dialogue 09. Johnny B Goode 10. It’s Impossible 11. Love Me 12. Blue Suede Shoes/ Whole Lotta Shakin Goin On 13. Heartbreak Hotel 14. Teddy Bear /Don’t Be Cruel 15. Dialogue 16. Hound Dog 17. Suspicious Minds 18. Band Introductions 19. I’m Leavin’ 20. Lawdy Miss Clawdy 21. Dialogue 22. Can’t Help Falling In Love 23.Closing Vamp
NOT BEING RELEASED _ Unreleased show august 19, 1971 MS Time 45.00 min
01. 2001 Theme 02. That’s All Right 03. Proud Mary 04. Love Me Tender 05. Sweet Caroline 06. Polk Salad Annie 07. Dialogue 08. Johnny B Goode 09. It’s Impossible 10. Love Me 11. Blue Suede Shoes/ Whole Lotta Shakin Goin On 12. Heartbreak Hotel 13. Teddy Bear /Don’t Be Cruel 14. Dialogue 15. Hound Dog 16. Suspicious Minds 17. Band Introductions 18. I’m Leavin’ 19. Lawdy Miss Clawdy 20. Can’t Help Falling In Love 21. Closing Vamp

Thursday 2 March 2017

‘ELVIS: The Complete Works 1953 – 1955’ Review: MRS newest release, a 2CD/100page book compilation ‘MRS: The Complete Works 1953 – 1955’. The 100-page book chronicles Elvis’ short recording career there, from its humble beginnings (his personal acetate recordings from 1953) through to the final Sun sessions in 1955. The full and comprehensive text is complemented by rare photographs and unseen pieces of documentation.

The 2CDs contain the complete archival studio recordings from 1953-1955, Elvis’ personal acetates, the Sun masters, along with rare session outtakes. The tracks have been painstakingly remastered and restored. The set includes for the first time ‘That’s All Right’ taken from the ‘Mother’ master of the original Sun 45rpm.

But how does it differ from previous volumes about the same topic and is the audio any better?
Go here as EIN's Nigel Patterson and Piers Beagley check out this new volume from MRS to find what is on offer.

(Book Review: Source;ElvisInformationNetwork)


Thursday 23 February 2017
'Wild In Wichita!' New import: Out soon from the E.P. Collector label is "Wild In Wichita!" (EPC 2017-10), Audience Recording from Wichita, Kansas, on December 27th, 1976.
This is a previously unreleased show, taken from a recently found first generation copy of an original audience recorded master cassette tape. This show was recorded by an American woman and her recording was never in circulation. Until now, the Wichita show was never available in an acceptable sound. The EPE label looked for a better tape and succeeded! Although still not great quality, it is a very listenable recording of this wonderful December '76 tour-opening show!
To prevent possible speculations: many years ago, the official FTD label reportedly planned a possible soundboard release of the Wichita '76 show. Unfortunately, this info was based on a mislabeled tape in the FTD vaults. There are no indications that a soundboard recording of this show exists.
Just as all other December '76 tour shows, this concert is excellent! Elvis appeared on stage with the same joy and energy as in Pittsburgh on New Year's Eve. Highlights are "Fairytale", "And I Love You So", a full version of "Early Mornin' Rain", an unbeatable performance of "How Great Thou Art", and "Hurt". One unique performance stands out. It was the very first time that Elvis performed "Unchained Melody", accompanying himself on piano. This premier performance is tentative in parts but that's part of the magic. A great Presley moment!
The digipak features a 16-page booklet, filled with a.o. a local newspaper concert review, and special memories by the American fan who taped the show. We are happy that she was willing to share her unique, never before published snapshots, too! All images used are taken in Wichita, KS, December 27, 1976.
Tracklist: Pre-program: 1. The Fifth Of Beethoven (disco version, by Joe Guercio orchestra) - 2. Gone At Last (by The Stamps) - 3. Operator (by The Stamps). Elvis Presley show: 4. Also Sprach Zarathustra (2001 Theme) - 5. C. C. Rider - 6. medley: I Got A Woman / Amen - 7. Love Me - 8. Fairytale - 9. You Gave Me A Mountain - 10. Jailhouse Rock - 11. medley: O Sole Mio (by Sherrill Nielsen) / It's Now Or Never - 12. All Shook Up - 13. medley: (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear / Don't Be Cruel - 14. And I Love You So - 15. Fever - 16. Polk Salad Annie - 17. Band Introductions -  18. Early Mornin' Rain - 19. What'd I Say - 20. Johnny B. Goode - 21. Drum Solo (Ronnie Tutt) - 22. Bass Solo (Blues - Jerry Scheff) - 23. Piano Solo (Tony Brown) - 24. Electric Piano Solo (David Briggs) - 25. Love Letters - 26. School Day - 27. Hurt (with reprise) - 28. Hound Dog - 29. How Great Thou Art - 30. Unchained Melody (performed 1st time) - 31. Can't Help Falling In Love - 32. Closing Vamp / Announcements.

Sunday 19 February 2017
'Spliced takes - Hollywood Revisited' New Import: CMT is proud to present their latest release, again the STAR team has done all the production on this album with lots of excellent edits, and surprises. Unlike other “import” labels, they truly were able to produce an album using many incomplete takes, to create beautiful new tracks. Their professional edits will blow you away, and will make you believe these are unreleased takes.
We're back in Hollywood for some incredible new splices! We start off with a "too fast" version of "Flaming Star", just for fun the "End Title" at the end of the cd also has been done in a "too fast" edit, but it sounds pretty good!
One of THE highlights is probably "Adam and Evil" which has a totally new "jungle beat" opening, no new instruments were used, butt purely rough studio snippets to complete an amazing new take out of 5 takes, with new fade out ending! "G.I. Blues" was re-made out of lots of takes, and sounds very new to your ears! And what to think of the "break up" version of "Yoga is As Yoga Does" , lots of funny segments are included in this complete new track. "Moonlight Swim" has the instrumental break on the end, which also sounds very refreshing! "It Won't Be Long" has a longer "bluesy" intro, and was extended for listening pleasure.
Elvis fans have been spoiled over the years, and they all know.. “the end is near” almost every complete take available has been released, so this is as close as you can get for a “New” album!
The set comes in a “Deluxe Digipack” with beautiful artwork, and is strictly limited to 500 copies! Pre-order your set now, this will be sold out soon!
Tracklist: Flaming Star - Alternate Master (fast) A Cane And A High Starched Collar - Alternate Master * Beyond the Bend - Spliced take 1,2 Shopping Around - Spliced take 6,7,9,10 Adam and Evil - Spliced take 3,5,9,10,16 Amazing new opening jungle version It Wont Be Long - Spliced take 1,2,5 Moonlight Swim - Alternate Master Mama - Alternate Master Frankfort Special (medium tempo)- Spliced take 6,8 Mexico - Spliced take 1,2 * Long Legged Girl - Spliced take 1,2 She's A Machine - Spliced take 4,4,5 G.I. Blues - Spliced take 4,2,3,5 Tonight's All Right for Love - Alternate Master Riding the Rainbow - (Spliced from MX4-07 & M4-09) * Doin the best I Can - Spliced take 5,7,9 Dominic - Spliced take 1,2 A Little Less Conversation - Spliced take 12,15 Frankie and Johnny - Spliced take 3,4,1 Petunia, The Gardener's Daughter - Spliced take 2,5 El Toro - Spliced take 2,1 * Summer Kisses, Winter Tears - Spliced take 15,16 Yoga Is As Yoga Does - Spliced take 2,3,1,3,4 Cotton Candy Land - Spliced take 3,4 I'm Not the Marrying Kind - Spliced take 1,3,5,6 Am I Ready - Spliced take 5,6 A House That Has Everything - Spliced take 3,6 Forget Me Never - Spliced take 2,1 * Happy Ending - Spliced take 4,6 Flaming Star (end title) - Spliced take 3,1

'Long Tall Sally' New Import CD: Out soon from the Ampex label is “Long Tall Sally” featuring a great and rare unreleased Audience Recording from January 27th, 1973 dinner show. This is the second show after the Aloha concert and the sound quality is very good for an audience recording. In this show, he starts with Long Tall Sally right after CC Rider. Nice to mention is that the photo from the original RCA album “Raised On Rock” was taking from this show too.
Ask your dealer for a sample.
1. Opening Vamp / C. C. Rider 2. Long Tall Sally / Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On 3. Until It's Time For You To Go  4. You Don't Have To Say You Love Me  5. Steamroller Blues  6. You Gave Me A Mountain  7. Fever  8. Love Me  9. Blue Suede Shoes  10. Love Me Tender  11. Johnny B. Goode  12. Hound Dog  13. What Now My Love  14. Suspicious Minds  15. Band Introductions  16. I'll Remember You  17. I Can't Stop Loving You  18. An American Trilogy  19. Burning Love  20. Can't Help Falling In Love  21. Closing Vamp
(News, Source;ElvisInfoNet)

Thursday 2 February 2017
Two New FTD releases: Just announced the first two new FTD releases for 2017.
 - 'A Date With Elvis' - Classic Album.  'A Date With Elvis' was released in July 1959 and was the second of three compilation albums released by RCA while Elvis was serving in the U.S. Army. The aim of all three albums, apart from keeping Elvis’ name in the public eye, was to collect recordings that had only been out on 45 rpm records in order to take advantage of the fast growing Long Playing album market. This 7” digipack 2-CD set also features stereo masters and ‘fly-on-the-wall’ persona; recordings made during his Army time in Germany.  It also includes the 'Is It So Strange' Binaural session.
DISC 1 Original Album 1 Blue Moon Of Kentucky 2 Young And Beautiful  3 (You’re So Square) Baby I Don’t Care 4 Milkcow Blues Boogie 5 Baby Let’s Play House 6 Good Rockin’ Tonight 7 Is It So Strange 8 We’re Gonna Move 9 I Want To Be Free 10 I Forgot To Remember To Forget BONUS SONGS 11 I Don’t Care If The Sun Don’t Shine 12 Let Me Stereo and Binaural 13 Young And Beautiful 14 (You’re So Square) Baby I Don’t Care 15 We’re Gonna Move 16  I Want To Be Free (movie version, Splice of takes 10, 12 & 13)    (binaural master not released as such before)
17 I Want To Be Free (record version,  Splice of takes 11 & final ending take 5)   (binaural master not released before) 18 Is It So Strange (take 1) 19 Is It So Strange (takes 2-9) 20 Is It So Strange (take 10) 21 Is It So Strange (take 11) 22 Is It So Strange (take 12) (original master take)
DISC 2 Private Recordings from Germany 1 I’m Beginning To Forget You 2 I Can’t Help It (If I’m Still In Love With You) (ending only) 3 Mona Lisa 4 I Can’t Help It (If I’m Still In Love With You) 5 Guitar Piece 6 Danny Boy (1) 7 Danny Boy – (2) 8 Loving You (incomplete) 9 Talk/I’m Beginning To Forget You – (2) 10 Christmas 11 I’m Beginning To Forget You – (3) 12 I’m Beginning To Forget You – (4) 13 I Asked The Lord  (1 incomplete) 14 I Asked The Lord – (2 incomplete) 15  Apron Strings – (1) 16 Soldier Boy 1:53 17 I Asked The Lord – (3 incomplete) 18 I Asked The Lord – (4) 19 I Asked The Lord – (5) 20 Earth Angel 21 I Will Be True 22 There’s No Tomorrow 23 I’ll Take You Home Again Kathleen – (slow  2) 24 Que Sera, Sera (Whatever Will Be, Will Be)/   Hound Dog 25 I Asked The Lord – (6) 26 I’ll Take You Home Again Kathleen – (fast  2) 27 Apron Strings – (3) 28 The Titles Will Tell 29 Send Me Some Lovin’ 30 The Fool – (1) 31 The Fool – (2 incomplete) 32 The Fool – (3) 33 The Fool – (4) Badly Distorted Audio 34 I’ll Take You Home Again Kathleen – (fast  1) 35 I’ll Take You Home Again Kathleen – (slow 1) 36 Apron Strings – (2) 37 It’s Been So Long Darling
- “Speedway: The Remixed Soundtrack Masters” Double VINYL release. Following on from the recent “TODAY - the Original Session Mixes”, FTD Vinyl is pleased to announce the release of “Speedway: The Remixed Soundtrack Masters”. The LP also features the original MONO mixes.
SIDE 1. 1  Let Yourself Go 2  Your Time Hasn’t Come Yet, Baby  3  There Ain’t Nothing Like A Song  (Elvis and Nancy Sinatra) 4  Who Are You? (Who Am I?)  5 Speedway  6  He’s Your Uncle Not Your Dad  7 Suppose   SIDE 2 1 Five Sleepy Heads 2  Goin’ Home – takes 24, 21  3  Mine – takes 1, 2, 3, 4   4  Western Union – take 1  5  Suppose  (Nashville master)  6  Let Yourself Go  – take 5
SIDE 3 1  Your Groovy Self  (master)  Nancy Sinatra  2  Your Time Hasn’t Come Yet, Baby  (movie version)  3  Goin’ Home – takes 16, 23  4  Mine – takes 8, 9  5  Western Union – take 2, 3   6 Let Yourself Go  – take 6   SIDE 4 THE MONO SOUNDTRACK MASTERS  1  Speedway  2  There Ain’t Nothing Like A Song (Elvis and Nancy Sinatra)  3  Your Time Hasn’t Come Yet, Baby  4  Who Are You? (Who Am I?)  5  He’s Your Uncle Not Your Dad   6  Let Yourself Go  7  Your Groovy Self  Nancy Sinatra 8  Five Sleepy Heads*  9  Suppose*   * Not used in the final print
(News, Source;ElvisShopLondon/FTD/ElvisInfoNet)


Monday 30 January 2017
'Sahara Tahoe' New Import: AudiRec proudly presents 'Sahara Tahoe' - probably last “listenable” Lake Tahoe “Summer of 1971” audience recording. Recorded with non-professional equipment by a female fan in the audience - on July 31st, 1971 at the Dinner Show - it is the first time that this concert is available on a “real” cd.
Elvis stint at Lake Tahoe´s “Sahara Tahoe” Hotel in the summer of 1971 isn't well documented. What seems to be pretty clear from our research is that Elvis had a really good time at this first engagement at the (compared to Las Vegas) smaller venue. Rex Martin´s weekly publication for the worldwide Elvis fan base delivered first hand information from fans who were at the shows at the “Sahara Tahoe”. So for instance fans were able to read astounding facts like this in Issue´s number 24 and 25: “Elvis sang Happy Birthday to a 12-year old girl and gave her a 4-LP set! He was giving away those gift sets from the stage now and then….” and “On the closing night there was a line of people the length of the hotel just waiting for news of CANCELLATIONS! The showroom only holds 1200 but they squeezed 2000 in that night. They had 3 lines going in. One for Sahara people (persons staying in the hotel), one for people with reservations for the show, and one for people who didn´t have them.”
It is also interesting to learn from those magazines that beside from the “usual” set-list these additional songs have been heard by fans at at least one of the other shows: Treat Me Nice / Old Shep / Sweet Caroline / It´s Impossible / I Was The One / It´s Over / Hawaiian Wedding Song / My Babe / Help Me Make It Through The Night. Issue number 24 tells us also: “He always opened with That´s All Right Mama but changed the order of most of the rest” and “Elvis wore many white jumpsuits, plus a black and red outfit. Red jacket with black trim, black slacks, red shirt, black Onyx ring” and also “He split his pants once and was so embarrassed!”.
Please be aware that this new release is limited to 300 copies only! Check dealer sound samples before buying.
Tracklisting: 31.07.1971 Dinner Show
01. Also Sprach Zarathustra 02. That's All Right 03. Proud Mary 04. Jailhouse Rock 05. Love Me Tender (false start) / Ave Maria (one liner) / Love Me Tender 06. You Don't Have To Say You Love Me 07. You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin' 08. Polk Salad Annie 09. Instrumental Intermezzo 10. Johnny B. Goode 11. Love Me 12. Blue Suede Shoes/Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On/ Blue SuedeShoes/ Rip It Up/Blue Suede Shoes (medley) 13. Heartbreak Hotel 14. Teddy Bear / Don't Be Cruel (medley) 15. One Night 16. It's Now Or Never 17. Hound Dog 18. Suspicious Minds 19. Band Introductions 20. I'm Leavin' 21. I Can't Stop Loving You 22. I John 23. The Impossible Dream 24. After-show comments by Virginia (she taped the show)

Wednesday 11 January 2017
'A Vegas Fling With The King' CD Review: Elvis' 1973 February Las Vegas season has a reputation for being a rather lackluster come-down after the truly stunning success of the Aloha shows just two weeks beforehand.
There is no doubt that Elvis should have had a welcome relax and a break after performing such a record breaking world-wide event. Instead, Col Parker shoved him straight back into the old-routine of playing to the all-too-familiar casino-crowd. Elvis had a right to be uninspired.
However recent releases such as Straight Arrow's audience-recorded double-pack of Elvis' concerts from February 12th 1973 capture him in better than expected form...
In fact Elvis was on great form this night riding high from his recent ALOHA concerts. The Dinner Show is very worthy with more bass apparent than the late show and the TCB band is HOT!
Go here as EIN contributor David Tinson checks out this new Straight Arrow release....
(CD Reviews, Source;DavidTinson/ElvisInfoNet)


'The Essential Undubbed Masters 1969-1976' Import box-set: This brand new deluxe 8 CD import set of 146 tracks is out now.
Recording sessions can be time-consuming. The process of recording a song or album is often very interesting.
Small corrections could be made but especially erasing something from the tape was a problem. Later on with the introduction of multi track recording equipment it became much easier to alter the recordings. Channels could be erased or added and levels could be adjusted for each separate channel.
Often a track that ends up on an LP or 45 contains overdubs that were made at a later stage and added to the master take.
Also most of The Elvis masters contain such overdubs.
This set contains the master takes as they were made in the studio, without those overdubs.
It’s as close as it gets to the pure sound of Elvis.
Sit back and enjoy! - Priced at around US$100 if you can find it.
EIN notes that a very large amount of this release has already come out officially on FTD.
EIN has also asked FTD to confirm whether they have any future "Undubbed Masters" releases planned.

Reel 1
01 Long Black Limousine ♠
02 This Is The Story Vr ♣
03 Wearin’ That Loved On Look Vr ♣
04 You’ll Think Of Me Vr ♦
05 I’m Movin’ On ♠
06 A Little Bit Of Green ▲
07 Gentle On My Mind Tr/Vr ♦
08 In The Ghetto Vr ♦
09 Rubberneckin’ ♦
10 Hey Jude ♣
11 My Little Friend V.O ♣
12 Inherit The Wind ♦ *
13 Mama Liked The Roses Vo ♦
14 From A Jack To A King ♠
15 Without Love (There Is Nothing)♦
16 I’ll Be There ♣
17 Suspicious Minds ♦
18 Stranger In My Own Home Town ♣
19 True Love Travels On A Gravel Road ♣
20 And The Grass Won’t Pay No Mind ▲

Reel 2
01 Power Of My Love ♣
02 Do You Know Who I Am? ▲
03 Kentucky Rain ♣
04 Only The Strong Survive Vr ♣
05 It Keeps Right On A-Hurtin’ ♦
06 Any Day Now ♠
07 If I’m A Fool (For Loving You) ♣
08 The Fair’s Moving On♠
09 Who Am I? ♦
10 Twenty Days & Twenty Nights ♦
11 I’ve Lost You ♦
12 The Sound Of Your Cry / Edited ♦
13 The Fool ♣
14 Little Cabin Home On The Hill ♦
15 Cindy, Cindy ♣
16 Bridge Over Troubled Water ♠
17 Got My Mojo Working / Keep Your Hands Off Of It ♣
18 How The Web Was Woven ♦
19 It’s Your Baby, You Rock It ♣
20 Stranger In The Crowd ♦

Reel 3
01 I’ll Never Know ♦
02 Mary In The Morning ♦
03 It Ain’t No Big Thing (But It’s Growing) ♦
04 You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me ♦
05 Just Pretend ♦
06 This Is Our Dance ♦
07 Life ♦
08 Heart Of Rome / Composite ♦
09 When I’m Over You ♣
10 I Really Don’t Want To Know ♦
11 Faded Love ♣
12 Tomorrow Never Comes / Composite ♦
13 The Next Step Is Love ♦
14 Make The World Go Away / Composite ♦
15 Funny How Time Slips Away ♦
16 I Washed My Hands In Muddy Water ♣
17 Love Letters ♦
18 There Goes My Everything ♦
19 If I Were You ♦

Reel 4
01 Only Believe ♦
02 Sylvia ♦
03 Patch It Up ♣
04 Where Did They Go, Lord ♦
05 Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On ♣
06 Rags To Riches Vr ♦
07 The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face ♦
08 Early Mornin’ Rain / Composite ♦
09 Miracle Of The Rosary ♦
10 Help Me Make It Through The Night / Composite ♦
11 Until It’s Time For You To Go ♦
12 I’ll Take You Home Again Kathleen ♦
13 It’s Only Love ♦
14 He Is My Everything ♦
15 I, John ♦
16 Separate Ways ♦
17 Where Do I Go From Here ♦
18 Burning Love / Edited ♦
19 Fool ♣
20 Always On My Mind ♦
21 It’s A Matter Of Time ♦
22 Take Good Care Of Her ♦
23 I’ve Got A Thing About You Baby ♦
Reel 5
01 Girl Of Mine ♦
02 Sweet Angeline ♦
03 I Got A Feelin’ In My Body ♦
04 It’s Midnight ♣
05 You Asked Me To ♦
06 If You Talk In Your Sleep ♣
07 Mr. Songman ♦
08 Thinking About You ♣
09 Love Song Of The Year ♦
10 Help Me ♦
11 My Boy ♦
12 Loving Arms ♣
13 Good Time Charlie’s Got The Blues ♣
14 Talk About The Good Times ♣
15 Promised Land ♣
16 Your Love’s Been A Long Time Coming ♣
17 There’s A Honky Tonk Angel (Who’ll Take Me Back In)♦
18 If That Isn’t Love ♦
19 Spanish Eyes ♦
20 She Wears My Ring ♦
21 Fairytale ♣
22 Green, Green Grass Of Home ♦
23 I Can Help ♦

Reel 6
01 And I Love You So ♦
02 Susan When She Tried ♣
03 T-R-O-U-B-L-E ♣
04 Woman Without Love ♦
05 Shake A Hand ♣
06 Bringin’ It Back ♦
07 Pieces Of My Life ♦
08 She Thinks I Still Care ♣
09 The Last Farewell / Composite ♦
10 Solitaire ♦
11 Moody Blue ♣
12 I’ll Never Fall In Love Again ♦
13 For The Heart ♦
14 Hurt ♦
15 Never Again ♦
16 Love Coming Down ♦
17 Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain ♣
18 It’s Easy Or You ♦
19 Way Down ♦
20 Pledging My Love ♣

Reel 7
01 O Come All Ye Faithful ♦
02 The First Noel ♦
03 On A Snowy Christmas Night ♦
04 The Wonderful World Of Christmas♦
05 It Won’t Seem Like Christmas (Without You)♦
06 I’ll Be Home On Christmas Day ♦
07 If I Get Home On Christmas Day ♦
08 Holly Leaves And Christmas Trees ♦
09 Merry Christmas Baby ♣
10 Silver Bells ♦

Reel 8 / Bonus Disc
01 Long Black Limousine / Vocal Repaired Undubbed Master
02 I’m Movin’ On / Vocal Replaced Undubbed Master
03 A Little Bit Of Green / Vocal Replaced Undubbed Master
04 And The Grass Won’t Pay No Mind / Vocal Repaired Undubbed Master
05 After Loving You / Unedited Master
06 Do You Know Who I Am? / Vocal Repaired Undubbed Master
07 Any Day Now / Vocal Repaired Undubbed Master
08 For The Good Times / Undubbed Master With Vocal Overdub
09 Love Song Of The Year / Undubbed Master With Backing Vocals
10 Pieces Of My Life / Undubbed Master Different Mix
11 Heart Of Rome / Take 3 & Workpart 1 Used For Composite Master
12 Inherit The Wind / Vocal Overdub Take 1 Used For Composite Master
13 Inherit The Wind / Vocal Overdub Take 2 Used For Composite Master
14 Rags To Riches / Take 3 Used For Composite Master
15 Rags To Riches / Take 4 Used For Composite Master
16 Bitter They Are Harder They Fall / Undubbed Master

Tr Track Replaced
Vo Vocal Overdubbed
Vr Vocal Replaced
♦Undubbed Master
♣Unedited Undubbed Master
♠Unrepaired Undubbed Master
▲Unedited Unrepaired Undubbed Master

Saturday 3 December 2016
'12:00 AM' New Import CD: Making its year-end debut is a brand new and exciting, unreleased AUDIENCE RECORDED Elvis show on the brand new Ragdoll label! For the label's maiden outing, the folks at Ragdoll have chosen the Las Vegas midnight show of August 27, 1974. Simply titled, "12am", the newly re-mastered recording finds Elvis in superb form and in fine spirits. From discussing Karate and his relationship with his fans to delivering powerful and rockin' versions of "It's Midnight", "Mountain", "Trilogy, "Big Boss Man" and "If You Talk In Your Sleep" respectively, Elvis is committed to please. The introduction of Red West is most unique with Elvis rattling off the titles of West's song compositions! Ragdoll's debut is a 2-cd set comprising the show in its entirety. Handsomely packaged to include a 8-page booklet featuring rare photos to compliment the sonic clarity, Ragdoll promises a bright future!
The sound is good for an Audience Recording - Ask your dealer for a sound sample

EIN notes that the Venus bootleg 'Black Angels In Vegas' featured the August 30, 1974 soundboard and there are also plenty from the same 1974 season on official releases.
Tracklisting: CD 1: 1. Voice (Warm Up Performance, prior to Elvis' show) 2. 2001 Theme 3. See See Rider 4. Elvis Talks About Being Unwell 5. I Got A Woman / Amen 6. Love Me 7. If You love Me Let Me Know 8. It's Midnight 9. Big Boss Man 10. Elvis Corrects JD's Singing 11. Fever 12. Love Me Tender 13. All Shook Up 14. Elvis Talks About Kisses Girls and Gifts 15. The Wonder Of You
CD-2
16. Softly As I Leave You 17. Hound Dog 18. You Gave Me A Mountain 19. An American Trilogy 20. Band Introductions 21. If You Talk In Your Sleep 22. Elvis Mentions His 8th Degree Black Belt 23. Why Me Lord 24. Teddy Bear / Don't Be Cruel 25. Hawaiian Wedding Song 26. Let Me Be There 27. Elvis Introduces His Father 28. It's Now Or Never 29. Can't Help Falling In Love / Closing Vamp

Tuesday 29 November 2016
'Elvis - Double Date At The Gate' New Import: On November 28 & 29, 1976 Elvis performed two shows at the Cow Palace in the flower-city San Francisco. These shows have been regarded as some of Elvis' finest performances during this busy bicentennial year for The King. Gathered here in a beautiful 2-disc digipack is both shows in excellent quality 'Elvis - Double Date At The Gate:  - 40th Anniversary Edition'.
Unfortunately the sound engineer was not able to capture the whole shows while recording, but on this release you will find every second that was captured.
The sound on both shows has been remastered by professionals and has never sounded better.
EIN Note: Both soundboard have been previously released.
November 28, 1976 on 'America The Beautiful'  & in 2011 by Audionics 'San Francisco Bay Blues'.
November 29, 1976 officially on FTD's recent 'The West Coast Tour - see review here
.


(News, Source;ElvisInfoNet)

Tracklisting: CD1 - November 28, 1976 - Cow Palace, San Francisco:
01. Also Sprach Zarathustra
02. C. C. Rider
03. I Got A Woman / Amen
04. Love Me
05. If You Love Me (Let Me Know)
06. You Gave Me A Mountain
07. Jailhouse Rock
08. It's Now Or Never
09. All Shook Up
10. Teddy Bear / Don't Be Cruel
11. And I Love You So
12. Fever
13. America The Beautiful
14. Polk Salad Annie
15. Band Introductions
16. Early Morning Rain
17. What I'd Say
18. Johnny B. Goode
19. Drum solo (Ronnie Tutt)
20. Bass solo (Blues, Jerry Scheff)
21. Piano solo (Tony Brown)
22. Electric piano solo (David Briggs)
23. Love Letters
24. School Day
25. Hurt
26. Hound Dog (incomplete)
Bonus (binaural):
27. America The Beautiful
28. Polk Salad Annie
29. Early Morning Rain
30. Hurt
CD2 - November 29, 1976 - Cow Palace, San Francisco:
01. C. C. Rider
02. I Got A Woman / Amen
03. Love Me
04. If You Love Me (Let Me Know)
05. You Gave Me A Mountain
06. Blue Suede Shoes
07. It's Now Or Never
08. All Shook Up
09. Teddy Bear / Don't Be Cruel
10. And I Love You So
11. Fever
12. Bridge Over Troubled Water
13. Band Introductions
14. Early Morning Rain
15. What I'd Say
16. Johnny B. Goode
17. Drum solo (Ronnie Tutt)
18. Bass solo 1 (Blues, Jerry Scheff)
19. Bass solo 2 (Battle Of New Orleans, Jerry Scheff)
20. Piano solo (Tony Brown)
21. Electric piano solo (David Briggs)
22. Love Letters
23. School Day
24. Hurt
25. Hound Dog
26. Funny How Time Slips Away

'Let Me.. Sing Again' New Import: Out soon MxF label's second special product called "Let Me.. Sing Again featuring Elvis' Dinner and Midnight show from August 25th, 1973.
These AUDIENCE recordings are taken directly from a first generation of original tapes.
The afternoon show is previously unreleased, the evening show previously released here is presented in a very improved audio-quality.
August 1973, Elvis Is back for his last summer season..The 1973 was begun in the better way, with the Aloha special at least commercial talking. But the things turned immediately toward the wrong direction..the man had too weight to bear in his human shoulders... But as always for Elvis the music keeps his mind alive and overall active..so the best moments of our man is when He is on the stage..
The August 25 present Elvis in positive mood , both the shows are solid and well performed...Elvis deliveries some killer version of My Boy and You Gave Me a Mountain, keeping steady part of the show the two classic Suspicious Minds and Bridge Over Troubled Water and delighting the audience with the sensitive The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face and rocker&blues latest single Steamroller Blues.
The sound is very good for an ambient recording, We have on our hands the original mono tape of extremely good quality enabling us to carry out a simple re-mastering work, concentrating on the reduction of noise trying to achieve a more clear sound balancing the channel and put at the right speed the tape. The result a pretty dynamic tape with a great definition of the background music and for sure you can live the atmosphere of a Elvis' concert in the seventy.
Ask your dealer for sound samples.
This is the second very special Product for this label, this new double set will be housed in a deluxe 7"( 20x20 cm ) size DIGIPACK, containing a bonus card with a collection of live photographs newspapers clips and memorabilia plus a high quality glossy 135 gram paper poster of 60x20 cm size.
CD 1 time about 54.00 min
LAS VEGAS August 25, 1973 DS Previously Unreleased
01.2001 Theme 02.See See Rider 03.I Got A Woman/Amen 04. Love Me 05. Steamroller Blues 06.You Gave Me A Mountain 07. Blue Suede Shoes 08.Rock Medley 09.Love Me Tender 10. Fever 11. Bridge Over Troubled Water (+ reprise) 12. Suspicious Minds 13.Band Introductions 14.Release Me 15. Teddy Bear/Don't Be Cruel 16.An American Trilogy 17.A Big Hunk O Love 18. Heartbreak Hotel 19.The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face ( missing some seconds at the begin) 20.Can't Help Falling In Love 21.Closing Vamp
CD 2 time about 55.00 min
LAS VEGAS August 25, 1973 MS
01.2001 Theme 02. See See Rider 03. I Got A Woman/Amen 04. Love Me 05. Steamroller Blues 06. You Gave Me A Mountain 07. Blue Suede Shoes 08.Rock Medley 09. Love Me Tender 10. Fever 11. What Now My Love 12. Suspicious Minds (missing last seconds) 13. Band Introductions 14. My Boy 15. I Can't Stop Loving You 16. An American Trilogy 17. Release Me 18. It's A Matter Of Time 19. Elvis introduces Dee and Vernon Presley 20. The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face 21.Bridge Over Troubled Water 22.Can't Help Falling In Love 23.Closing Vamp

'Ultimate Love'  &  "The Blues' New Import CDs: Elvis Presley "Ultimate Love" and "The Blues" are the first two cd releases from "The Genre Collection".
Each cd in this collection contains the original masters and alternate recordings, including recordings previously unreleased by Elvis' record company.
"Ultimate Love" contains the original mono single master from "I'm Yours", take 16 of "Please Don't Stop Loving Me", a 1959 home-recording of "Send Me Some Lovin'" and 27 other great songs!
On "The Blues" you can hear the complete take 3 of "What'd I Say", the song "Hound Dog" in stunning sound quality. - A total of 25 songs!
EIN Notes, nothing new here all available from elsewhere
 'Ultimate Love'  
1 Such A Night
2 Anyplace Is Paradise
3 Stuck On You (Original Mono single master)
4 All Shook Up (Including count-in)
5 Fever
6 I Want You With Me
7 Young And Beautiful
8 I'm Falling In Love Tonight (Alternate take 5)
9 Please Don't Stop Loving Me (Alternate take 16)*
10 It's Now Or Never (Original Mono single master)
11 Gently
12 Can't Help Falling In Love (Movie version, take 9)*
13 I Need Your Love Tonight
14 Surrender
15 Loving You
16 I'm Yours (Original Mono single master)
17 Where Do You Come From (Binaural master)*
18 I Want You, I Need You, I Love You
19 Paralyzed
20 Blue Moon (Original Sun master)
21 Wear My Ring Around Your Neck (Undubbed master)
22 (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear
23 Any Way You Want Me (That's How I Will Be)
24 This Is My Heaven (Alternate take 5)*
25 Home Is Where The Heart Is (Alternate take 20)*
26 One Night
27 First In Line
28 Love Me Tender
29 Because Of Love (Binaural master)*
30 Send Me Some Lovin' (Homerecording, 1959)*
 * Previously Unreleased by Elvis' Record Company

ELVIS PRESLEY - THE BLUES 
1 Reconsider Baby
2 I Feel So Bad
3 When It Rains, It Really Pours (Original Sun master)
4 Milkcow Blues Boogie (Original Sun master)
5 So Glad You're Mine
6 Mean Woman Blues
7 My Baby Left Me
8 Tomorrow Night (Original Sun master)
9 Trying To Get To You (Original Sun master)
10 New Orleans
11 Trouble
12 It Feels So Right
13 Beach Boy Blues
14 Like A Baby
15 Lawdy Miss Clawdy
16 A Mess Of Blues (Original Mono single master)
17 I Want To Be Free
18 Give Me The Right
19 Anyplace Is Paradise
20 I Need You So
21 My Baby's Gone (Original Sun master)
22 Hound Dog (From the original master tape)
23 What'd I Say (Alternate take 3)*
24 Santa Claus Is Back In Town
25 Blue Christmas

 

 


Saturday 19 November 2016
'Spirit Of Jackson, MS' New FTD: A new FTD release for December, featuring two soundboard recordings from the Jackson, State Fair Coliseum on June 9th 1975 and a year later September 5th 1976.
On May 5th 1975, Elvis performed a concert in aid of the McComb tornado victims at the State Fair Coliseum, Jackson, Mississippi. Elvis raised $108, 860 to help residents who were affected by the devastation. The audio for this show is damaged beyond repair. However 'Spirit Of Jackson, MS' includes two other shows from the State Fair Coliseum. Just over a month after the charity show, Elvis performed in Jackson again and this show is featured on Disc 2. Disc 1 is from September 1976. Spirit Of Jackson, MS is a 2-CD digipack.
Tracklist CD1: 1) Also Sprach Zarathustra 2) See See Rider, 3) I Got A Woman / Amen 4) Love Me 5) Fairytale 6) You Gave Me A Mountain 7) All Shook Up 8) (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear / Don’t Be Cruel 9) And I Love You So 10) Jailhouse Rock 11) Fever 12) America The Beautiful 13) Introductions a) Early Mornin’ Rain b) What’d I Say c) Johnny B. Goode 14) Love Letters 15) Hurt  16) Hound Dog 17) Danny Boy – sung by Sherrill Nielsen 18) That’s All Right 19) Blue Christmas 20) How Great Thou Art 20) Can’t Help Falling In Love 21) Closing Vamp
Go to 'FTD/SONY News 2016' for full tracklists & details
(News, Source;FTD/ElvisInfoNet)

'A Vegas Fling With The King' New Import CD: Out soon is the 9th volume of Straight Arrow's "From The Booth Tapes" series. It's 2CD entitled "A Vegas Fling With The King" featuring Elvis' Dinner and Midnight show from February 12th, 1973. These recordings are taken directly from original 'booth recorded' mastertapes.
These concerts showcase Elvis in excellent form! Famous actor Jack Lord and his wife Marie were present for both shows. Elvis called out Jack's name, and Jack stood up. The applause was tremendous. Elvis grinned and said, 'Sit down, Jack, you're getting more applause than I am'.
Both  shows are previously unreleased and 100% complete. The February 12, 1973 D/S is a completely new show, even for die-hard Elvis fans. It has never been in circulation - in any form. The February 12, 1973 M/S was in circulation in the form of amateur CDRs in very bad sound. It has nothing to do with the top-notch booth quality tape presented here by Straight Arrow. Ask your dealer for sound samples.
As usual, this new release will be presented in a beautiful 4-panel digipak that includes Jack Lord's special memory of Elvis and rare photos taken on- and off-stage during Elvis' 1973 Las Vegas Winter season.
If you liked our previous Las Vegas 1973 releases like "One For The Ladies" (SA/SP 2016-41-02) or "Doin' The Best I Can" (SA/SP 2015-29-02), we'll bet that you will also love this one!
Tracklist:
CD1 - Monday, February 12, 1973 Dinner Show
01. Introduction: Also Sprach Zarathustra - 02. C. C. Rider - 03. I Got A Woman / Amen - 04. Love Me Tender - 05. You Don't Have To Say You Love Me - 06. Steamroller Blues - 07. You Gave Me A Mountain - 08. Fever - 09. Love Me - 10. Blue Suede Shoes - 11. Heartbreak Hotel - 12. Johnny B. Goode - 13. Hound Dog - 14. What Now My Love - 15. Suspicious Minds - 16. Introductions of singers, musicians, orchestra - 17. Introduction of actor Jack Lord / Hawaii 5-0 theme - 18. I'll Remember You (dedicated to Jack and Marie Lord) - 19. I Can't Stop Loving You - 20. An American Trilogy - 21. Can't Help Falling In Love - 22. Closing Vamp / Announcements.
Approx. running time: 53:40
CD2 - Monday, February 12, 1973 Midnight Show
01. Introduction: Also Sprach Zarathustra - 02. C. C. Rider - 03. I Got A Woman / Amen - 04. Love Me Tender - 05. You Don't Have To Say You Love Me - 06. Steamroller Blues - 07. You Gave Me A Mountain - 08. Fever - 09. Love Me - 10. Blue Suede Shoes - 11. Heartbreak Hotel - 12. Johnny B. Goode - 13. Hound Dog - 14. What Now My Love - 15. Suspicious Minds - 16. Introductions of singers, musicians, orchestra - 17. Introduction of actor Jack Lord / Hawaii 5-0 theme - 18. I'll Remember You - 19. I Can't Stop Loving You (with reprise) - 20. An American Trilogy - 21. Can't Help Falling In Love - 22. Closing Vamp.

'The Wonder Of You' Elvis with the RPO - In-depth CD Review: It is forty years since Elvis Presley entered a recording studio and he seems very reluctant to record anything new. So in terms of releasing a "new" album of Elvis material the topic has always been a tricky one. After the massive 2015 success of "Elvis with The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra" and ‘If I Can Dream’ the follow-up was inevitable and 'The Wonder Of You' recently achieved Number One in the UK album charts.
But can a follow-up really be as impressive - and do the true Elvis fans have to approve of these on-going fake "Revisions"?

Click here as EIN's Piers Beagley and Bryan Gruszka are back again to cause "Double-trouble" and supply a very detailed review, discovering what's good and bad...
And HAVE YOUR SAY - what do you think of the new album? Are we wrong in our opinions?
(CD Reviews, Source;ElvisInfoNet)




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Elvis Week Through The Years - Sanja Meegin looks back:
'The Wedding' Elvis & Priscilla EIN special Spotlight:
John Lennon And Elvis: It was "Thirty Years Ago Today"
Elvis at Madison Square Garden 40 Years Ago
'Elvis In Ottawa' Spotlight & Elvis Interview:
"Kissed By Elvis" Janet Fulton Interview:
'1956, Elvis Presley’s Pivotal Year':
'Elvis In Concert' 1977 TV special; Should it be released officially?
Ernst Jorgensen interview about 'The Complete Masters' and more:
Dark Side of the Colonel
 
Audio-Visual
Best of Elvis on YouTube
Graceland cam
EPE's Multimedia Elvis Gallery
Sirius Elvis Satellite Radio
Elvis Radio (ETA's)
Elvis Express Radio
Ultimate Elvis Radio
Elvis Only Radio
"Images in Concert" PhotoDatabase
Radio Interview: Vernon & Gladys Presley
Sanja's Elvis Week 2007 Photo Gallery
'EIN's Best of Elvis on YouTube'
The Music of Elvis Presley - Australian Radio Show
Reference
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Ancestors of Elvis
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Book Releases 2009
Contact List
Elvis and Racism
Elvis as Religion
Elvis CDs in 2007
Elvis DVDs in 2006
Elvis Film Guide
'2007 New Releases'
Elvis Presley In Concert "downunder" 2006
Elvis Online Virtual Library
Elvis Research Forum
Elvis Rules on Television
Graceland - The National Historic Landmark
How & where do I sell my Elvis collection?
Is Elvis the best selling artist?
Links to Elvis' family & friends
Links to other Elvis sites
Marty's Musings
Online Elvis Symposium
Parkes Elvis Festival 2009 (Australia)
Presley Law legal archives (Preslaw)
Presleys In The Press
Sale of EPE (Archives)
6th Annual Elvis Website Survey
Spotlight on The King
"Wikipedia" Elvis biography