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Straight Arrow is pleased to bring you a previously unreleased concert from Elvis' last season in Lake Tahoe. Opinions on the standard of Elvis' last stint in Lake Tahoe often vary. Granted, he did look quite bloated during these shows, and the jumpsuits often looked unflattering, but Elvis was generally in good voice. He delivered his longest ever shows in Tahoe and the King really did seemed to enjoy the intimacy of the showroom, along with the rapport with the fans in attendance there. The May 8th 1976 Midnight Show is, without doubt, one of best concerts from the engagement.
Coming out soon is the 8th volume of Straight Arrow's 'From The Booth tapes' series. It's 2xCD entitled 'One For The Ladies' featuring Elvis' Dinner and Midnight show from February 10th 1973. These recordings are taken directly from original 'booth recorded' mastertapes. Both these concerts showcase Elvis in fine form. It was a busy month, with many highs and lows, but thanks to the outstanding success of the 'Aloha' special, Elvis' reputation as the ultimate superstar was now firmly cemented. There were a few off-nights due to Elvis having the flu, but he was certainly in good spirits at these two concerts, and he delivered the goods to two packed showrooms.
The MxF label will release soon its new special product called 'Atlanta 1975' featuring the unreleased Show from Atlanta April 30, 1975 plus a bonus DVD with unreleased footage from the same tour. After the successful Las Vegas Hilton comeback, in spite a little bit overweight but with strong spirit, Elvis is ready to face his first tour of the 1975.. The rock attitude is back the performance is relaxed and superb like many critics noted ... , still at the top if his ability he deliveries the classic one hour show as usually, but very intense updating the show with more contemporary repertoire, tossing away mostly of the oldies.
CMT is proud to present their latest release, 'Spliced takes - Hollywood', which promises to be a winner! The STAR team has done all the edits on this album, and they made magic once more! Unlike other 'import' labels, they truly were able to produce a great 'new 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. Some new 'alternate masters' were made and the result is amazing; just listen to the breathtaking version of 'Steppin' Out of Line' or the new 'bluesy' opening of 'Slowly But Surely'. 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, an album which won't leave your player this summer!
AudiRec proudly presents: 'Hilton Showroom Volume 4' – a brandnew CD which will be released shortly. It includes an audience recording of the complete and so far unreleased performance from March 31, 1975 (Dinner Show) at the Las Vegas Hilton Hotel. The sound on this new CD is probably the best from all volumes of the series so far. To assure yourself take a listen to the sample!
Expected soon is our new 2CD set titled 'The Beat Is Back' (label E.P. Collector, catalogue number EPC 2016-06), recorded live from the audience in Kansas City, MO, April 21st, 1976. As per the March 1976 tour, the April tour was a short one - Elvis played just 8 shows in 7 days - but only 3 days after tour closing in Spokane, Elvis started his last-ever season in Lake Tahoe.
Elvis On Tour : The Standing Room Only Tapes is a new exclusive Magnetic 4 CD set featuring The Standing Room Only Tapes rehearsals recorded in March and April 1972. These rehearsals are presented here in their best sound quality available, and for the very first time reunited in a single box-set with a nice booklet featuring related pictures, paperwork and memorabilia.
AudiRec proudly presents: ELVIS – HILTON SHOWROOM VOLUME 3 – a brandnew CD which will be released shortly. It includes an audience recording of the complete and so far unreleased performance from December 6, 1975 (Dinner Show). With this CD release Elvis Collectors should now be able to own every single show from Elvis' second to last Las Vegas engagement on 'real' factory-pressed CD's.
Elvis One proudly presents The Elvis Presley Movie Album : Original Mono Masters CD
containing 34 masters from Elvis Presley as original released in mono on his albums, EPs and singles from 1956 to 1962. Many of the later released versions on CD are different to the versions as original released, like the master of 'I Want To Break Free' (as appeared on the 'Jailhouse Rock' EP), 'Dixieland Rock' (as appeared on the 'King Creole' EP), the extended master of 'Tonight's All Right For Love' (released on a German vinyl single), the album master of 'Didja' Ever', and the original mono masters of 'A Whistling Tune', 'Home Is Where The Heart Is', 'I Got Lucky' and 'King Of The Whole Wide World' (as appeared on the 'Kid Galahad' EP). All these songs as original released, including all Elvis' movie songs released on singles from 1956 to 1962 now for the first time together on one great new CD! Click to
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Elvis One proudly presents 'Elvis 25'. This special edition from The Bootleg Series is available as a Special Deluxe Edition (2 CDs) and a single CD Regular Special Edition.
The Special Deluxe Edition
contains all masters from March 20-21 and April 3-5 1960 in original Mono and Stereo
sound. As well as outtakes and alternate versions from these legendary studio sessions PLUS Elvis at 'The Frank Sinatra – Timex Show' March 26, 1960, including Elvis' duet with Frank Sinatra 'Witchcraft / Love Me Tender' (unedited – with reprise.) Also including is a 16 pages booklet with photos and recording information.
Out shortly will be Straight Arrow's 5-CD box release 'Charlie, Bring Me The Request Box!' (SA/SB 2016-01-02), featuring the complete Elvis Presley August 1975 Summer Festival. It was shortest ever Elvis Las Vegas season-after just 5 concerts, the rest of the season was cancelled due to health issues.
Coming soon: 'Definitive Rare Elvis Live Collection' a limited numbered edition 4 CD box-set with only 400 copies made. Contains 2x CD Soundboard Recordings and 2x CD Audience Recordings.
VV records, presents a 400 copy only CD, DVD and double Vinyl LP box set, : 'Still Wielding The Old Magic!', a limited edition box set housed in a deluxe 350 grams gatefold sleeve that includes:
- a double vinyl edition of the album with the remastered show from Richmond April 10, 1972 - a CD with an unreleased show from Buffalo April 5, 1972 - a DVD with the remastered show from Hampton Road April 09, 1972.
The Rock Legends import label have announced the release of their first book, 'The February 1977 Tour : An Audiovisual Documentary : Volume I
'. Rock Legends is proud to announce a new series of concert themed volumes that would make perfect companions to your FTD
book collection. The first book of this series is mainly about the first tour of 1977. The February, 1977 Tour is an audiovisual document exploring the first shows of 1977 in a photographic manner along with several performances recorded live during some of the events which are featured on the bonus CD. View new images
AudiRec proudly presents: Elvis - Hilton Showroom Volume 2. This CD includes an audience recording
of the complete and so far unreleased performance from December 5, 1975 - only three days after the much acclaimed Opening Show of Elvis' December Las Vegas 75 Season. Includes a 16 Pages booklet.
Three new CD releases from 'Elvis One' are 'Nineteen Sixty Five Studio Sessions
' Volumes 1, 2 and 3. Volume 1 contains 40 alternate takes and versions from the movie 'Paradise, Hawaiian Style', all previously unreleased by Elvis' record company. And for the first time ever presented in the correct speed! Volume 2 contains 42 alternate takes and versions from the movies 'Harum Scarum', 'Frankie And Johnny' and 'Paradise, Hawaiian Style', all previously unreleased by Elvis' record company. Volume 3 contains 46 alternate takes and versions from the movie 'Frankie And Johnny', all previously unreleased by Elvis' record company. Each CD includes a 12 page booklet with recording information and photos.
To be released soon from Venus Productions will be the spectacular release 'Elvis Presley: The Mono Masters 1960-1975' a limited numbered edition of 750 copies CD and LP-Size Hardback Book Box Set! The size of the box is about 30cm x 30cm x 7cm (12" x 12" x 3") and it weighs about 4.5 kilos (10 pounds). Like always, all sets come in their own box! MONO is how most listeners first heard Elvis in the 1950s and 1960s, when it was the predominant audio format. Until 1968, each Elvis album was given a unique MONO and STEREO mix, but Elvis always regarded the MONO mix as primary. The LARGE Hardback Book contains rare pictures, plus original US and rare foreign single sleeves.
3 new CD releases : Live In Las Vegas | Elvis Reaches Austin City Limits | Elvis Live At Del Webb's.
'Elvis In Houston' is new Elvis 4-CD Longbox containing 4 Soundboard recorded CDs from Houston 1974-1975 + 1976 and will be a numbered limited edition of only 400 sets!
Coming out soon is new Straight Arrow CD titled 'A Killer Nite!', featuring the previously unreleased Las Vegas, August 26th, 1972 Dinner show. This recording is taken directly from a recently found original mastertape, as recorded by British super fan Rex Martin. This new source has never been in circulation. Of all the engagements that Elvis performed between 1969 and '76, there is no doubt that his Summer '72 season was one of his finest.
AudiRec proudly presents: Elvis - Hilton Showroom Volume 1 - a brand new CD Set which will be released shortly. It includes an audience recording of the complete and so far unreleased performance from December 8, 1975 - right in the middle of Elvis' December Las Vegas 75 Season.
Following volume 1
, the DVD Elvis '68 Special Edition Volume 2 will soon be available for fans. Many years ago, Elvis fans were delighted with videotape
releases containing spectacular outtakes of the famous '68 Comeback Special featuring sensational camera angles and performances of Elvis during one of his finest moments in his career. Over the years since, most of the footage has seen the light of day in various official releases, this DVD series takes the '68 Comeback Special to a whole new level.
The 'Last Stint At The International' CD from Straight Arrow follows the previous release 'Solid As Rock' that received a great deal of acclaim from the fans, who praised the quality of Elvis' performance as well as the good audio. Some even stated that we had 'undersold' this release, and that the sound-quality of the recording is better than what was stated in our publicity. We at Straight Arrow believe that self-praise is no praise at all; we prefer to let our product speak for itself, which is also why we have built up a loyal following over the years.
Out now is the last volume in the three volumes of the DVD series of Elvis home movies, containing rare & unseen private footage from the 1970s
. For the very first time this 3 DVD set focuses on Elvis, The Man, Off Stage through 3 decades. See Elvis through intimates' moments surrounded by family or friends, through events that marked his life. These 3 volumes
will help you discover Elvis life via rare & unreleased digitally remastered footage. Volume 3 : The Seventies
: The Concert Years, New Challenges, Karate Footage, rare footage such as Elvis walking out of the shop August 1974, and much more. Also including 19 minutes extra bonus footage. Region free, NTSC. Running time: 2 hours 31 minutes.
We now have the full tracklisting for the Elvis : That's The Way It Is : The Rehearsals 8 CD Set. This deluxe 8 cd set features the That's The Way It Is rehearsals. The rehearsals that lead to the legendary shows at the International Hotel in Las Vegas during the summer of 1970 and resuted in the documentary film well known by any Elvis fan. Both the studio & stage rehearsals are powerful and full of fun. He looked great, He sounded great and he was committed to make the upcoming shows a mind blowing success. The rehearsals are presented in the best possible audio quality, and remastered where necessary. With as a highlight the August 10 stage rehearsal remastered 'from scratch' and unedited as they were available on the original tapes. This is a very limited release only... . Get it while you can ...
Hits Of The 70's Volume 2 is a great follow up of the (FTD
) release of Volume 1
Album, housed in 6 panel digipack, this is a cool 70's hit compilation album, that also includes rare and hard to find outtakes.
Return To Sender is classic a 1981 'Pickwick' LP release, and it is now available on CD! And as a real gadget, the original poster that was included in the LP sleeve, is also included as miniature inside the CD card sleeve! Talking about happy memories! Both front and backside are just like the original LP.
One of the rarest Elvis LPs in the world....'Easy Come, Easy Go' was released in Australia and New Zealand. A real rarity, issued in 12" format only in Australia and New Zealand back in 1966 and at the time the only place to hear the original soundtrack in stereo and still the only place to get them on RCA vinyl!!! The LP had the distinction of being 'bootlegged' with the bootleg issue (for a time) selling at a higher price than the official RCA release ... housed in a neat glossy cardsleeve, you can hear the original album in great sound including some extra bonus tracks, most of them unreleased by Elvis' official label.
For our last CD 'Atlanta Loves Elvis' we selected one of the best Shows from his last Tour in 1976 and for our new CD we will stay in the same Year. This time we decided to take a show from Johnson City from his first Tour in 1976. With 'Right Direction In Johnson City' we present you his show from the 19th of March 1976. Again it's an Audience Recording and the quality is really good for this kind of recordings. With no doubt this show is the best from his first Tour that year and for sure also one of the best of the whole year. The performance of Elvis is on the same level as the one from his last tour and the Set list is excellent. The CD has a duration of 79 Minutes and four seconds and as always includes a 16 Page Booklet.
Coming out soon is new Victrola label CD, called '827 Thomas Crown Affair'. The American Sound sessions of '69 are an iconic marker in Elvis Presley's career. The Singer Special of '68 had returned the King to the throne he had vacated for Hollywood for the past decade. He returned to Memphis, where it all began. He was home, he was recharged and in fine form vocally, mentally and physically.
After the highly acclaimed 'Good to be back' CD of 2011 finally, Gravel Road Music will release Elvis : Rejuvenated and Rockin', a worthy VOLUME 2 of the December shows in Amazing sound quality!
80 minutes + Plus 28 Pages booklet stuffed with info and photos of the show! If you know Gravelroad Releases and are lucky to have the 'GOOD TO BE BACK' album by GRM, you know what you can expect the best!
'Come Along' With Frankie & Johnny is a deluxe 3 CD set that features the Frankie & Johnny Sessions. 3 fully packed CD's with rare and unreleased material, including 4 never before heard DEMO recordings written by Dolores Fuller, but rejected by Elvis & the Colonel for the movie.
This is a very limited release only ... Get it while you can.
In the mid 1980's producer Rick Rowe compiled some excellent Elvis albums. All albums contained unique mixes, unavailable on any other Elvis album.
Out now is a stunning 6 panel digipack
with 2 of the best Rick Rowe albums: 'Always On My Mind' and 'The Memphis Record'. These albums are very hard to find on original CD these days. Rick Rowe did some mighty fine mixing on both albums. It's Midnight
, You Gave Me a Mountain
on 'Always On My Mind' simply sound fantastic. It's midnight has the best mixing you've ever heard. The unique mix of Separate Ways
on this album is always worth a listen. But all tracks sound really 'different'. This new digipack release contains also some great rare bonus tracks!
To be released soon from SR label his first special combo LP & CD, featuring a special deluxe edition of the first label release 'Trying To Get To.. Memphis'. In 2005 this show has been the first release of the SR records, for the label 10 years anniversary the producers decided to reprint THIS SUPER SHOW in double vinyl set with a new remastered audio!!SR label is proud to delivery an incredible update of his first release, one of the best show from the August 1971 season. This will be perfect Gift for the next Christmas.
Santa Claus Is Back In Town ... and t's the most wonderful time ... Of the year!
Yes it's Christmas time pretty baby, and we have something special for you this December. This 'Christmas only' release, Santa Claus Is Back In Town DVD
, includes 28 tracks, with over 20 'brandnew' edits!! Presented beautiful this release matches the artwork of Elvis' first Christmas Album this promises to be a winner! All new clips are presented in 'WIDESCREEN'
We'd like to announce Volume 3 of our very well received series 'Bicentennial Superstar', a brandnew TNT Records' CD release. It is going to be presented in our usual high quality standard. Out in just 10 days from now it will be a 2 CD set containing two complete shows taken from soundboard recordings. Once more we were able to use the technical power of our friends at 'Audionics' – most likely THE premium and still active label when it comes to rare recordings in best possible sound. A 16-page booklet containing all the information you need to know regarding the concerts is also included.
To be released soon is the new CD 'Back On Track Recorded live at the Freedom Hall, Johnson City', TN, March 18th, 1976 (label E.P. Collector, catalogue number EPC 2015-04), recorded live from the audience in Johnson City, TN, March 18th, 1976. It was the 1st tour of 1976 and some of Elvis' regular musicians were replaced.
Elvis' Christmas Album CD in 3D ... How to make old mono recordings sound like they were recorded yesterday, while keeping the integrity of the original recording intact. You would think that this is impossible, but thanks to the latest technologies in audio development, this is now a reality. You will not believe your own ears. It's like these 50+ year-old recordings are coming alive again. You will be placed in the studio together with the singer and the musicians, right in the center of where it all happens. You will hear details you never noticed before. You will get a whole new appreciation for these classic recordings.
The 3DM technology breathes new life into old mono recordings
, giving them a new lease of life, and thus making them accessible for coming generations.
This Is Elvis The Alternate Version DVD ... 'We all know the story, now enjoy the man' ... This brand new title includes ALL the original tracks from the original 'This is Elvis' album and LOTS more! Over 2 hours of new edits presented in Widescreen!
A lot of tracks on the original album were overdubbed for the movie, but in the movie itself, only parts of the performance were used ... now via this release we have AMAZING new edits ... the 'voice over' is gone
, and instead you get FULL versions of all tracks
, lots of rare footage is included as well as some additional bonustracks.
Back in the mid-to-late-'90s, the Rock Legends label had been responsible for several Elvis CD projects, however, it eventually and mysteriously dissolved as per the norm given its 'bootleg
t' status. The audio quality of these compact discs had largely varied from good to excellent but soundboard sources became scarce and competing with the then newly developed Follow That Dream
label proved difficult, if not impossible. Around 2013, the label resurfaced (suspected under new management) with several re-releases in the way of such titles as From Richmond To Greensboro, No More Feedbacks, and most recently with clearer audience recordings on Las Vegas' Voice Volumes 1 and 2, among others.
Straight Arrow is very pleased to bring you, 'Solid As Rock' as a first for the label, two concerts from 1971: The Las Vegas August 27th, 1971 dinner & midnight shows. And what a delight it is to get fresh tapes from this year, and from this season, and in rather decent sound too - a rarity for early Vegas seasons. The August 27th, 1971 Dinner and Midnight Shows are taken directly from an original audience recorded master tape Straight Arrow team is always looking for rare, unknown or seemingly lost recordings. Once again, the labels researchers were successful - the Aug. 27, 1971 D/S is a completely new show, even for die-hard Elvis fans. It has never been in circulation - in any form!
To be released soon is the new Straight Arrow CD titled 'Bright Lights, Big City', featuring the Las Vegas, February 20th, 1973 Dinner show. This recording is taken directly from an original Rex Martin 'booth recorded' mastertape. When Straight Arrow started releasing the Rex Martin tapes a few years ago, they caused quite a sensation in the Elvis world. For years they were known to exist, but here they finally were, in a quality that's rare for off-line recorded tapes. In fact, these tapes are so good sonically, that they can easily match anything that's out there.
The 2014 edition of 'Elvis' Christmas Album
' by the ELVIS ONE label was sold out fast. NOW we re-release the ELVIS ONE edition of Elvis' Christmas Album ('Bootleg Series')
as a single (budget) disc and with different artwork, including the 1959 cover of this wonderful and historic album! Plus 12 page booklet!
Sincerely Elvis - presented as an original album from the sixties! - Sincerely Elvis (Monophonic Sound Edition) CD ('Bootleg Series')
is a great collection of songs released on 5 hit singles and 1 EP in 1961/1962. Now for the first time on CD in original mono! Plus outtakes from 'Wild In The Country' - and an intimate unedited interview from 1962! Also a 12 page booklet!
The MxF label will release soon a new volume dedicated to Elvis' 1973 June Tour. This CD is entitled 'Atlanta, Second Stop', featuring the Omni Coliseum June 29, 1973 8.30 PM Show.
'Elvis Presley : The 1960 Gospel Album
' (Mono & Stereo) is a special edition from 'The Bootleg Series
' contains both the original mono album masters from Elvis' first gospel album 'His Hand In Mine' (for the first time on cd!). Also including is the alternate stereo album, including masters with false starts, count-ins and alternate versions, plus 9 bonus tracks! A great addition to the FTD edition of 'His Hand In Mine' - The ultimate 1960 Elvis Gospel experience! Also a 12 page booklet!
'Elvis : From Santa Monica Boulevard Los Angeles, California
' (1-cd Bootleg Series Vol.17) Plus MGM Soundstage recordings is number 17 from the very popular 'The Bootleg Series
'! And like the previous releases this one will probably sold out very soon! The CD contains 43 tracks, including alternate takes, movie versions and original radio spots, many previously unreleased by Elvis record company. Also including is a 12 pages booklet. Also includes all of the songs Ann-Margret
recorded for 'Viva Las Vegas'.
'Elvis Anthology Part One
' (1-CD Bootleg Years) is a special edition from the very popular 'The Bootleg Series
'! And like previous special editions this one will probably sold out very soon! The CD contains 41 Great tracks with many previously unreleased by Elvis' official record company. Some recordings presented for the first time on CD. Also: the record store day version from 'That's When Your Heartaches Begin' and an uncleaned version from 'My Happiness'.
Dynagrave Records proudly presents: Elvis Unedited : Studio Highlights 1970-1976, a brand new CD set with fully packed Volumes 1 and 2 (two separate CDs). They are full of Studio Highlights from your favorite 'Elvis Decade' - you will love to feed your CD Player with those compilations!
Elvis Live Spirits
is an amazing 83 tracks will have 'something for everybody'. High quality and lot's of great Elvis action from the 70s. Checkout the preview video.
'Next : Stop Fayetteville' from 'Graceland Records' features three concerts from Fayetteville, NC, Cumberland County Memorial, August 3rd, 4th and 5th, 1976 shows and is presented in 3CD-digipack, in slipcase, with great 44-page booklet filled with many rare photos (some are presented for the very first time) of Elvis on stage in Fayetteville. You can't go wrong with this set.
'Elvis: Born To Rock' volumes I, II and II includes over 80 clips and almost 4 hours of pure Elvis pleasure that will blow you away!
Sit back and enjoy the power of ELVIS, including REMIXES-ROCKERS-SWINGERS and KILLERS!
Coming out soon is the new Straight Arrow single CD titled 'Burning Hot Tonight', featuring the Las Vegas, August 24th, 1972 Dinner show. This is a previously unreleased mono audience recording in remarkably good sound. It is taken from a recently found source which has never been in circulation (however, an alternate recording in inferior quality is out there, but this new source is far better quality). Straight Arrow's sound man was able to improve the sound quality noticeably.
Following the remarkable success of our 'From The Rick Rennie Mastertapes' series, it is time to move on to yet another exciting project. Straight Arrow is pleased to announce this new 2CD set, titled, Onondaga Nights featuring two concerts from the July/August Bicentennial tour, in topnotch audience recorded quality. It was somewhat problematic tour and especially at the end of July and first days of August, Elvis' voice was affected by some kind of laryngitis. Nevertheless, the two concerts from Onondaga War Memorial Auditorium in Syracuse are examples of two solid Presley concerts, with Presley sounding clear and enthusiastic, and in good voice. Both shows were taken directly from recently found original audience-recorded mastertapes.
After the major success of 827 Thomas Street here is 3764 Elvis Presley Blvd. This 2 CD set contains all takes and alternate versions you will need beside your FTD collection
featuring the Jungle Room recordings. You can make it all complete with this marvelous 2CD set, and above that, the tracks are remastered for optimal listening pleasure!
Rock Legends will soon release 'Las Vegas' Voice - Volume Two' featuring the complete unreleased performance from February 2, 1974 Midnight show. This second unreleased booth recording is another good quality product and also a good performance by Elvis. As about all performances recorded during that season, Elvis sounded in control and very relaxed in front of his fans and Las Vegas' crowd. If you enjoyed the first volume then the second volume is for you too ! You can ask your dealer for a sample!
AudiRec proudly presents: 'Elvis Closing Night 1975' - a brandnew CD Set which will be released shortly. It includes an audience recording of the complete performance from December 15, 1975 - well known as the 'Closing Night' for Elvis' December Las Vegas 75 Season. Expectations were high when Elvis returned to Las Vegas in December of 1975.
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Coming soon from the Rock Legends label is the first volume of 'Las Vegas' Voice : Volume One', featuring the complete February 3, 1974 Midnight show. It's not often recordings from Elvis' 10th concert season in Las Vegas were released in such good quality. This show is taken from an unreleased original audience booth recording
and way above average from the standard audience recording.
Expected soon is new CD entitled 'In Fine Form' (label E.P. Collector, EPC 2015-03) (audience) recorded in Las Vegas, NV, February 9th, Midnight show.
Coming out soon is the 6th and last volume of Straight Arrow's 'From The Rick Rennie Mastertapes' series - a double-digipak CD release, called 'The Man From Memphis', featuring the audience recording from May 13th 3am 1973 and Portland, November 26th, 1976 shows.
The forthcoming release from the 'SR' label is titled 'Giving You All I Got
' and will feature the unreleased show from Las Vegas August 10, 1972 MS. This will be the second volume dedicated on August 1972 Vegas season and it will see the light at the begin of September. This recording comes from an early generation copy of the (audience recorded
) master tape, the sound quality is excellent considering the early Vegas Season. Housed in a special large digipack 7" (17,5x17.5 cm) with inside a six pages booklet and poster + bonus card each one sealed individually and accompanied from a bonus EP vinyl
33 rpm speed including four songs from the show.
To be released soon (early September) from the 'VV' label an unreleased (audience recorded) show from the magical Elvis' first Las Vegas season titled 'Rock Is Back
' a limited hand numbered 500 copies
release featuring the Las Vegas August 15, 1969 Midnight Show. We are glad and overall happy to have the possibility to produce a show from Elvis very first season. VV label for his seventh release is proud to present the complete show from August 15th midnight performance of the first Elvis' historical Vegas season.
'Concha Time' features Elvis wearing the famous 'Concha' Suit with footage from two Dinner Shows edited to form one complete show. Strictly Limited To 250 Copies, this DVD for the first time
presents fans with all film
in true WIDESCREEN
, which gives a great new feel to both the official footage and unreleased film*. Unlike the 'TTWII Complete Shows' set
, (which is still a must have) here you get ONE Elvis instead of multiple angles, which didn't get you 'into' the show. Also some hard to find angles have been used to give it a totally new experience! (* unreleased clips on previous releases were all in 4:3).
Out now on CD is 'Elvis Blue'. Originally released in Australia on the Starcall label in 1983 as a 19-track LP, with a beautiful painted Elvis portrait on the front sleeve, as the title suggest all tracks on this album had the word ‘Blue’ in it. The album was a great success, but it was never released on silver pressed CD. Until now! Housed in sealed cardsleeve, this is a stunning miniature vinyl-look CD release, that also includes some special bonus tracks! A LIMITED EDITION OF ONLY 400 COPIES !!!
Out now on CD in beautiful sealed cardsleeves, a great collection of classic Camden / RCA albums. From 1968 to 1975, RCA Camden issued a series of compilation albums. This output primarily consisted of repackaging of Elvis Presley's 1960s-era movie soundtrack recordings. These albums were very successful, due to the low budget price and the great gatefold album sleeves. For many (young) fans these albums were their introduction to the music of Elvis Presley. Although these albums did not always contained the very best of Elvis’ recordings, The Camden albums taught many customers one valuable lesson: you may find gold, when you least expect it 'The Elvis Presley Collection' contained 3 volumes. Looking like miniature vinyl albums, these releases will bring back many of the happy memories from the good ol’ days. A LIMITED EDITION OF ONLY 400 COPIES !!!
Elvis Coming Home’ features a mixture with Elvis' songs and videos highlighting the fascinating late-sixties period. Since the first pressing sold out very fast, many Elvis fans missed out on it, so here is your chance to obtain this great release, which now features 5 bonus tracks, the rarest is the 68 medley: During the show NBC used one hand-held camera (ISO cam) to fill in the gaps made during the live control room switch, although the quality is less then we are used to you will get a live experience like never before!, with lots of surprises along the way.
The label Rock Legends will release soon the double CD set 'One Week In August 1972' containing two concerts from August 1972, one being a soundboard recording, the second an audience recording. Elvis Kicked out his first Las Vegas August 1972 week with determination and pleasure ... Altogether these two performances recorded during the first week in Las Vegas are an excellent demonstration of what would become the rest of the season.
The MxF label will release soon release Uniondale Hysteria, Final Day, the third volume of a trilogy dedicated to Elvis’ historical performance at Uniondale Nassau Coliseum. This third and final cd is entitled UNIONDALE HYSTERIA,Final Day, featuring the Uniondale, June 24, 1973 8.30 PM Show.
In 1965 celebrated the 10th anniversary of Elvis signing to RCA in November 1955. RCA released an 'anniversary album' with contained many, for that time, unreleased tracks and 1 overdubbed SUN recording. The album was titled 'Elvis For Everyone'. This stunning new 'ELVIS' 65' digipack release
- 'Elvis' 65' RCA 10th Anniversary Album ('Elvis For Everyone' Alternate Album) - contains 20 of the best outtakes and alternate versions of Elvis' 1965 single releases and studio recordings.
'Hollywood Elvis' Volume 6 DVD features 49 clips
from the late sixties, including some rare footage on the set, and hard to find pictures. The bonus section includes some alternate edits and rare outtakes.
'Elvis Something Blue : Love Ballads Of The Sixties' is a really beautiful release with a stunning cover, containing 28 hard to find outtakes of some Elvis' best ballads, recorded in the sixties. The ultimate Elvis LOVE collection. Most tracks are unreleased in this form !! Some highlights are the hard to find version of It Hurts Me without the backing vocals, the original mono version of Home Is Where The Heart Is, the original album mix of Let's Forget About The Stars and the master of What Now, What Next, Where To including the studio count- in.
Many years ago, Elvis fans were delighted with videotape releases containing spectacular outakes of the famous '68 Comeback Special featuring sensational camera angles and performances of Elvis during one of his finest moments in his career.
Over the years since, most of the footage has seen the light of day in various official releases. So why then this DVD production? Well, this DVD series takes the '68 Comeback Special to a whole new level, in a fantastic split screen production combining all the available footage and capturing all the excitement - making watching the '68 Comeback Special a whole new experience.
'The Return Of The King' 2 CD Set is a Soundboard recording of the 1997 Elvis In Concert Show in Memphis, August 16, 1997. This double CD set is jam-packed and includes two (2) performances of 'Don't Cry Daddy by Lisa Marie Presley, ELVIS PRESLEY, The Sweet Inspirations sing their hit, 'Sweet Inspiration', Ronnie McDowell and much more. Recorded at the Elvis In Concert Show, Memphis, August 16, 1997
Just released is 'The Last Farewell', a new 5 CD box set in a pewter box including a book of 80 pages (28 by 28 cm) with unseen photo's, never published before. The set with a total weight of 1.9 KG
(4 pounds) contains the complete masters and outtakes from the 1976 Graceland sessions in 'Superb Sound Quality', better than ever thought possible.
'827 Thomas Street' is a very limited box set full of rare and hard to find takes, mixes and live versions. The perfect set to accompany your FTD
'69 releases! As a bonus there is a newly remastered version of 'THE MEMPHIS RECORD', this great album contained alternate mixes and some of the best versions ever heard. Get it while you can and get back to 1969.
This concert was released nine (9) years ago as a double CD set titled 'The Elvis Presley Show : Holding Down The Fort' and featured part of the opening acts on the first CD. The original tape had some damages and omissions, and therefore the show was made complete while using the same songs performed a month later at the same venue. It was well edited and runs as a complete show. It isn't most popular period for Elvis' concert but the two shows recorded in Fort Worth, TX turned out to be rather good at the time. The sound engineer Bruce Jackson was on a lucky and bad day altogether, but Elvis' mood turned the situation into a good one for his best sounding man on tour.
Friday, August 21st, 1970 Dinner & Midnight Shows, Las Vegas International Hotel, Las Vegas, NV Label: Straight Arrow Special Products SA/SP 2015-32-02 Coming out soon is the 5th volume of Straight Arrow's 'From 'The Rick Rennie master tapes' series - a double-digipak CD release, called 'Ol' Snake Hips Is In Town!', featuring the August 21st, 1970 Las Vegas dinner and midnight shows.
The forthcoming release from the 'SR' label is titled 'Elvis Still Has It' and will feature the unreleased show from Las Vegas August 09, 1972 MS. As everybody knows SR concentrates its work on early 70's live period of Elvis' activity, trying to produce always unreleased shows with Elvis at the top of his possibilities. With the new release, we are proud to present the complete show from August 9th midnight show, a great show from one of the best Las Vegas season,... Elvis' love and joy in the singing is clear in this tape and we are glad to give you the opportunity to listen to it.
Welcome to TNT Records' brandnew CD release, 'Bicentennial Superstar Elvis Volume 2'. Again with a little help from our friends at 'Audionics' - most likely THE premium and still active label when it comes to rare recordings in best possible sound - we decided to release Volume 2 of our very well received series 'Bicentennial Superstar'. It is going to be presented in our usual high quality standard. The recording is taken straight from the soundboard and there is a 16-page booklet containing all the information you need to know regarding the concert and the whole tour.
With a little help from our friends at 'Audionics' we are able to present another fine CD release by TNT Records - this time it's the show in Murfreesboro/Tennessee from May 7th 1975. Here we go with an audience recording
concert (recorded from the soundboard) that has coincidentally its 10th year anniversary related to its first release on - you guessed it - Audionics. For this new release the guys from 'Audionics' have remastered their 2005 Version and out comes a significantly better sound - you will like it! The concert is COMPLETE and this is rare (if not unique!) for an SB recording from April/May 75.
AudiRec proudly presents: 'Elvis Opening Night 1975' a brand new CD Set which will be released shortly. It includes an audience recording
of the complete performance from March 18, 1975 - well known as the 'Opening Night' for Elvis' March/April Las Vegas 75 Season.
The MxF label will release soon the second volume of a trilogy dedicated to Elvis' historical performance at Uniondale Nassau Coliseum. This second cd is entitled Uniondale Hysteria, Second Day, featuring the Uniondale, June 23, 1973 8.00 PM Show, audience recording
Due for release this month is 'Love The Album
' a special edition CD limited to 500 copies only, that features 31 great tracks including original masters, alternate and Original Mono single versions and includes 8 previously unreleased versions (by Elvis' Record Company) ...
Due for release this month is 'Love The Blue Album
', a special edition CD limited to 500 copies only, that features 30 great tracks including original masters, alternate and Original Mono single versions and includes 5 previously unreleased versions (by Elvis' Record Company).
Due for release this month is 'Steppin' Out Of Line : The Pot Luck Recording Sessions 1961-1962
' a special edition 2 CD set limited to 500 copies only from 'The Bootleg Series
' with 58 great tracks, including the original Stereo and Mono album masters, outtakes (not released by Elvis' record company*) and Movie Versions from the 'Pot Luck' album all on one double CD. Includes a booklet with recording information. (*with the exception of the outtakes released on the 'Elvis For Everyone
I just had the chance to finish up watching the new DVD release, Elvis : He Didn't Come Back ... We Did. I just love seeing 'That's The Way It Is' material in this kind of quality without the big, annoying 'Property of Turner' text on the screen. The small type on the 'On Tour' material is the way to go and so much less obtrusive. 'Elvis : He Didn't Come Back ... We Did' DVD contains nearly 100 minutes of further outtakes from 'That's The Way It Is' & 'Elvis on Tour' and contains unreleased material from both [as well as some we have had before but with different camera angles] and also for first time in original widescreen.
Along with volume I (Stereo)
also for release is 'Hawaiian Beach Boy : The Expanded Blue Hawaii Album II
' (Monophonic Sound Edition). This is number 16 from the very popular 'The Bootleg Series
' and contains 32 tracks, including masters and outtakes from the movie Blue Hawaii in mono, including the original mono album masters and includes is a 12 page booklet.
The 15th release in the very popular 'The Bootleg Series
' will be 'Hawaiian Beach Boy : The Expanded Blue Hawaii Album I
' (stereophonic Sound Edition), a 2 CD set with 56 tracks, including masters and outtakes from the movie Blue Hawaii in stereo. Also the movie versions (never before released in this form on CD), the original orchestral music made for the movie (also previously unreleased), 2 songs from The Surfers (recorded for the movie) and 5 Bonus Tracks, and a 20 page booklet.
Announced for release on March 26 is 'Elvis Spring '77 : The Soundboard Recordings Vol.2', a double CD release containing the soundboard recordings from Toledo, OH. April 23, 1977 : Ann Arbor, MI. April 24, 1977 : Kalamazoo, MI. April 26, 1977 and Alexandria, LA. March 30, 1977. Also including 2 bonus tracks.
'Elvis : Guitar Man' & 'Elvis : I Was The One', a 2 CD set will be released in the 'reproduction' series.
'Elvis Worldwide Gold Award Hits Vol.1 & 2' will be released in the 'reproduction' series. This 4 CD box with 2 double CD digipac's housed in a slipcase comes with bonus booklet, poster, and envelope.
Following the remarkable success of our earlier August/September 1973 Las Vegas season releases, Straight Arrow is pleased to announce this new 2CD set, featuring two more previously unreleased shows in topnotch audience recorded quality.
Coming out soon is the 4th volume of Straight Arrow's 'From The Rick Rennie Mastertapes' series - a double-digipak CD release, called 'Elvis '70: Hot To Trot!', featuring the August 20th, 1970 Las Vegas dinner and midnight shows. These recordings, last released in January 2004 by Memory records, have not been reissued since then. To achieve the best possible results, Straight Arrow worked from a direct digital transfer of the original 120 minute cassette.
Audio: Bing Crosby talks about Elvis Presley
. Bring Crosby talking with his biographer Pete Martin in 1957 : Bing's comments are surprisingly perceptive: 'He's gonna be a very big star, I mean, in a lot of fields ... he sings in tune, and he's got good rhythm, he just hasn't developed enough voice just yet to handle the ballads but that'll come ...' Bing clearly understood Elvis Presley and his talent, Elvis received the Bing Crosby award
in 1971 ...
The forthcoming release from the 'SR' label is titled 'Shaking Them Up' and will feature the unreleased show from Jacksonville April 16, 1972 as.
'Good 'n' Country' is a sublime late 60's and 70's country album, full of rare versions, live recordings and outtakes. The CD, to be released this month, is housed in a Digipack with Rare Full Color Pictures.
'The Essential Undubbed Masters' CD, for the first time the most essential undubbed recordings. The CD, to be released this month, is in a Digipack with Rare Full Color Pictures and contains all edited to full versions, without the studio banter and/or false starts. All tracks are unreleased in this form.
To be released soon on the Straight Arrow label is the double-digipak CD release, 'Loose As A Goose!', featuring the August 19th, 1970 Las Vegas dinner and midnight shows. These recordings were first released in 1998 ('Double Dynamite' set) and were never re-released - until now.
The MxF label will release soon the first volume of a trilogy dedicated to Elvis' historical performance at Uniondale Nassau Coliseum. This first cd is entitled 'Uniondale Hysteria', featuring the Uniondale, June 22, 1973 8.00 PM Show.
To be released soon on the Straight Arrow label is the 2CD set 'Doin' The Best I Can', featuring two shows recorded on February 16. Most Elvis experts agree that the 'post Aloha' winter engagement was his weakest up to that point. Perhaps his inner turmoils played a role, but a rather severe throat infection most definitely did. It was so serious that midnight shows on Feb. 13, 14 and 15 ended up getting cancelled and dinner shows were performed against doctors advice. At some of the shows it was clear that the infection seriously hampered his ability to sing.
The forthcoming release from the 'SR' label is titled 'Moving Forward' and will feature the unreleased show from Las Vegas February 22, 1970 ds.
In January 2015, Audionics will release something special. Titled 'Elvis: City of Angels' (Audionics 2015-01-2), this release consists of a 120-page hardback book & two CDs
, featuring both shows which Elvis performed on May 11th, 1974 at The Forum (Inglewood) in Los Angeles, CA. Audionics is aware that these shows were released before (by the Graceland Records label, 2007 and official Sony/FTD label, 2007). To bring out the ultimate sound quality, Audionics worked with direct transfers of the original mastertapes.
Venus Productions is proud to present a new CD, 'Hard Knocks' with more than 70 minutes of Elvis in the ‘60s! As a follow-up to our respected 'Unedited Masters Series' we’re offering you 14 unreleased takes
in the well-known Venus sound quality on these ‘60s movie songs. This will be a great addition to your Elvis collection. If you always thought that all movie soundtracks sounded bad? Taken from the original tapes, these recordings will prove you wrong! Order now before it will be sold out!!! ENJOY!
Elvis : What A Wonderful Life, Studio Masters & Outtakes From 1961
is a CD release with 27 tracks including many previously unreleased by Elvis' record company. Includes all missing outtakes from the movie 'Follow That Dream' as well as many other recordings! All in top notch sound quality.
The new CD from 'Elvis One' has been released. An perfect timing for this 'Elvis' Christmas Album' from the UK
reproduction re-issue This CD includes the original album tracks plus alternate takes, alternate versions and more. And as an extra bonus, a second disc with the Special Elvis' Christmas Program
(For radio stations only) from December 3, 1967. And a 12 page booklet with photos & recording information.
Elvis Presley : Welcome Aboard! (Bootleg Series) 2 CD Set has been releaseed. This 2 CD set is a special edition from 'The Bootleg Series' and includes a 16 page booklet with photos, movie facts & recording information. The 2 CDs contain 68 tracks with ...
All masters in Mono, Stereo & Binaural sound!, Alternate & uncut movie versions + the original movie versions, Complete & unedited masters, The acetate recordings,'Girls! Girls! Girls!' lobby spot & more! So this is released and our order is ... Coming In Loaded ...
Coming soon isthe final Straight Arrow's single-digipack release of 2014 - 'Meet Me…at Del Webb's Sahara Tahoe!', featuring May 26th, 1974 Midnight show. While Elvis was alive, many fans dreamt of a chance to meet the man. The best chance that people had to meet him was at the Sahara in Lake Tahoe, where the intimacy of the showroom gave Elvis the possibility to interact with his fans ‘upclose and personal’. Those that were lucky enough to witness the star during one of his shows there in May ’74, witnessed a charismatic performer in full control of his art and his audience.
The touchdown label has chosen the July 22nd 1975 show from Asheville for their next release. 'Still Crazy After All These Years!' is a 2 CD Set and said to be a Superb audience sound recording. Many fans know: that the tour with which Elvis stopped for 3 days also in Asheville just made the best tours Elvis in his career. It is also the tour where he for the last time gave still really energetic shows, then he never again approached completely these great concerts.
Following the remarkable success of our earlier 3CD set 'On A Winning Streak', Straight Arrow is pleased to announce another 3CD collection featuring three more unreleased shows from the Summer 1973 engagement in excellent quality audience recorded audio. The three shows are all strong shows, with Elvis vocally strong (much more than in February '73) and delivering a very varied selection of songs at each of the shows. It's clear that he is in his element here, as his entertaining interaction with the audience and his knock-out vocal performances amply demonstrate.
Coming out soon is the new Straight Arrow's double-digipak CD release, called 'Lightning Strikes Twice In Portland!', featuring the November 11th, 1970 and April 27th, 1973 Portland shows. These shows may well represent some of best of Elvis Presley live in the 70s. The Nov. 11th, 1970 recording really captures the raw excitement and electricity of those early tours. Elvis delivers a high octane performance that drives the audience in a frenzy.
The MxF label will release soon the second volume of 'Wild Tiger in Concert' entitled 'Magnetic As Ever', featuring the Spokane, April 28, 1973 8.00 PM Show. The April Tour represent the first tour of the year, Elvis on tour means Elvis at the top of his possibilities. The 1973 is still a rocking Elvis, but without doubt is the year when all the demons come to the surface, maybe everything has to change to remain the same ... .
The next release in the 'Bootleg Series
' is 'Something Special For Everybody
'. This CD comes with an eight page booklet and contains 29 tracks including: 'Something For Everybody' the original mono album masters, the alternate album with many alternate takes previously unreleased by the record company, the movie versions from 'Put The Blame On Me' and 'I Slipped, I Stumbled, I Fell'.
New from 'Star' is the 'Bossa Nova Baby : The Ultimate Party DVD'. This great release includes all 24 (!!) tracks from the European version and some bonuses!
'Hollywood Elvis' Volume 5 DVD features 55 clips from the late sixties, including some rare footage on the set, and hard to find pictures. The bonus section includes some alternate edits and rare outtakes.
Including the following five movies in chronological order: 'Frankie And Johnny', 'Paradise Hawaiian Style', 'Spinout', 'Easy Come, Easy Go' and 'Double Trouble'.
'Elvis, Love American Style
', (Directly from Soundboard recordings Series no.1) from Gravelroad Music
is a brand new deluxe 100 plus page book
with Soundboard CD
featuring Elvis' June 28, 1974 concert.
The second release in the new Soundboard recordings series from Gravelroad Music is 'Elvis, Vegas Rhythm Revisited' featuring the February 3rd, 1973 Dinner show again a brand new deluxe 110+ page book with Soundboard CD.
Plus on Multimedia DVD
in full format 2 extra shows February 2nd, Midnight Show and February 3rd, 1973 Midnight Show
and 45 Minutes 8 mm footage
of the January/ February Vegas Season. 3
Soundboards fully re-mastered in amazing sound! 1 DVD
with 45min 8mm footage of this 8th Las Vegas season combined to one complete show.
TNT Records' have announced, 'Bicentennial Superstar' will be their fourth CD release, again with a little help from 'our friends at 'Audionics', probably THE premium and still active label when it comes to rare recordings in best possible sound - we decided to take a closer look to the extremely busy Elvis in the Summer of 1976. (Does it sound more like these are in fact the same people). As we all know it was a time when Elvis actually should have cared a lot more for himself than for his fans. Money might also have been some kind of reason to continue restless touring and the quality of his performances were in many cases merely a shadow of the past. Still Elvis' popularity was tremendous and it seemed so easy to sell out every single show. And so he did on the two nights featured in this 2 CD set.
Coming out soon is the new Straight Arrow's double-digipak CD release 'A New Decade, A New Sound', featuring the February 3rd and 5th, 1970 Dinner shows. Looking back at Elvis' final decade of live shows, there are two Las Vegas engagements that stand out: the August '69 one obviously, but certainly also the one in February '70. Whereas the '69 comeback shows were a natural extension of the NBC '68 special with a strong focus on his classic hits, the second engagement From the way he performed these songs, you could tell that he really loved them and genuinely enjoyed the new direction his career was now taking.
To be released soon is new CD 'Tryin' To Get To Tahoe' (label E.P. Collector, EPC 2014-02) recorded at the Lake Tahoe, NV, May 16, 1974 Opening show. Elvis' spring '74 shows were consistently strong, and the May concerts in Lake Tahoe were no exception. Elvis' shows there were solid and entertaining, and he was in particularly good voice. The set lists offered a wide variety of music, and Elvis' commitment and enthusiasm made these intimate shows very memorable for those who were lucky enough to attend them. The show on this CD has never been released in any form, and this very decent, digitally restored audience recording
gives you a unique perspective of what it was like to experience him in person in Lake Tahoe during this engagement.
The AudiRec label will release 'Elvis At The Hilton' a brand new audience recorded double CD Set with the the 2 concerts performed on September 2, 1973, the complete '3 A.M.' Show on disc 1 and the complete Dinner Show on disc 2.
To be released shortly (early November) on the VV label will be their sixth release entitled '14000 fans Can't be wrong!' featuring the UNRELEASED complete live audience recording on September 13th 1970 8.30 PM show From Tampa, Florida.. The vinyl will be accompanied from a deluxe digipack cd including the Show plus the almost previous day show from Miami + a bonus glossy PHOTO . After the success of our previous releases We decided: to give you more ... so we decided to not only bring you an UNRELEASED show with best audio possible , but also an expanded cd in deluxe digipack with practically two shows!!!
'In The Heat Of The Desert' is a new CD from 'Touchdown'. It contains the previously unavailable Las Vegas dinner show from August 21, 1974. This show has not been available on CD before and hence is totally new to fans. Taking into consideration that this is an audience recording
the sound is reportedly very good. The show is performed on a highly professional level with a dedicated Elvis giving it all.
'Top Notch Nashville : Elvis At RCA's Studio B : Part 4
' (1 x CD The Bootleg Series) with 24 Tracks - Including, 8 outtakes/false starts previously unreleased by Elvis' record company, 'I'm Yours' (Stereo album+single master and Mono album masters, Most masters newly remastered and with original studio banter, Great sound quality and a 12 page booklet with photos and recording information.
'Elvis 50's Sensation : Studio Masters & Outtakes
' CD with 34 Tracks, including: 50's masters with original studio banter and outtakes in great sound quality. The album/single/ep masters from 'Wear My Ring Around Your Neck', 'Doncha' Thinks It's Time' and 'Lover Doll', Great movie versions from the movies 'Jailhouse Rock' and 'King Creole', Radio spot from Pine Bluff, 02-23-55 and much more! Some tracks previously unreleased by Elvis' record company, released by mistake or hard to find! Now for the first time collected on one great 50's CD release! A special edition from The Bootleg Series. And also a 12 page booklet with photos and recording information.
'Elvis 1975 On Tour' is a new 2 CD-set including all 3 available soundboard
recordings from april 1975, newly remastered, (Macon, GA. April 24, Jacksonville, FL. April 25, Lakeland, FL. April 28) including the opening show from tour number 12 (since 1969), and, as a bonus recordings from 2 shows in Lake Charles (May 4 1975) and the Tour Closing Show (May 7, 1975). Includes a 12 page booklet.
'Elvis Presley : Such A Night' : The Definitive Live Rarities Collection', 4 CD Longbox has been released.
The Wahooo From Omaha
CD and DVD release brings you the Omaha, NE July 1, 1974 show via DVD
, (soundboard) CD
. Be prepared for over 47 minutes in superb quality, perfectly synced with a tremendously improved soundboard recording of the show. As a bonus we've also included much better footage of Dayton, OH, October 6, 1974, also synced with a SB recording. To round it off, we also included a bonus CD. We're pleased to present you the Omaha show in soundboard
quality, the correct sequence, the right pitch (for the first time) and a must better sound than you've ever heard before.
The forthcoming release from the 'SR' label is titled 'Living the Pain' and will feature the unreleased show from Las Vegas February 21, 1972. As everybody knows SR concentrates it's work on early 70's live period of Elvis' activity, trying to produce always unreleased shows with Elvis at the top of his possibilities. With the new release, we are proud to present the complete show from February 21 midnight show, a rare show from a Las Vegas winter season with few official and unofficial releases. Elvis' love of singing is clear in this tape and we are glad to give you the opportunity to listen to it.
After the immediate sell out of 'Las Vegas'
, the second volume in the series, Wahooo From Omaha
, has now been released. This set brings you the Omaha, NE July 1, 1974 show via DVD
, (soundboard) CD
and a 1.6 kg 304 page, full color hardcover book
with countless rare and unseen pictures.
Backdraft has now released the 2 separate 'Final Count to Midnight' titles, housed in a SUPER DELUXE jewel case. The 2CD version and a separate DVD only release, both with different front covers, contain a deluxe 24 page booklet inside of each. We would like to point out that the content of the booklet in both of the releases are entirely different and that, the photographs and text information are not repeated ON EACH of the releases. Of note, we are delighted to be able to tell you that it is now 100% complete - for the first time ever (Roughly an overall extension of 6 minutes). Due to the enormous success of Backdraft's Box set 'Final Count to Midnight' it appears that not enough copies were pressed which have left Elvis fans having to go without.
Most of Elvis' musicians prefer not to talk about Elvis' final tours, but whenever they do, they usually agree that final tour was one that should have never been undertaken. It was simply one tour too many. At this stage it was impossible to hide the fact that Elvis was in serious problems. However, the Lincoln concert is one of the finest shows from that last tour. Elvis sounds much better than in Omaha the day before. Straight Arrow's sound engineer was able to restore all 73 minutes of the Lincoln concert ... The August 24th, 1973 dinner show is unreleased in any form. From an excellent sounding 'booth' tape.
Due to the enormous success of Backdraft's Box set 'Final Count to Midnight' not enough copies were pressed which have left Elvis fans having to go without. Since 'Backdraft' are unable to process more copies of the box set due to logistical reasons, they will now release 'Super Jewel Case' Deluxe Versions of the 'Final Countdown To Midnight' set. A 2 CD version and a separate DVD only release, both with different front covers, contain a deluxe 24 page booklet inside of each, housed in a deluxe 'super jewel case' (See images). 'We would like to point out that the content of the booklet in both of the releases are entirely different from the box set that was recently released and that, the photographs and text information are not repeated to each of the releases'
The Elvis In Hollywood
CD has been released. The CD is the latest in the 'bootleg series
' and contains complete masters and outtakes, the original 'Girls! Girls! Girls!' mono masters as released in 1962, movie radio trailers and promo's plus as a bonus some instrumental tracks.
Elvis' 1970 Country album was a great idea, so it is a shame that with Elvis' interest in contemporary folk music he didn't release a 'Folk' themed album. For the May 1971 session Elvis had even used folk group The Nashville Edition as backing singers and selected some interesting songs to record. Now, with the release of 'Elvis Presley : Some Call It Folk' CD, for the very first time ... finally an Elvis 'Folk' album. Housed in a stunning 3 panel digipack this is a top notch Elvis CD release.
'Elvis Rocks Little Rock' CD
is an upgraded re-release of the original BILKO bootleg CD from 1989. The complete December 15,1956 concert as original recorded NOW remastered and speed corrected!
Elvis Presley : 'Final Countdown to Midnight' is the ultimate Pittsburgh 1976 NYE experience package 2CD
/ 100 page Book
. Incorporated with the book is a 2CD set offering for the first time ever, the Complete Show of the Pittsburgh 1976 New Years Eve concert re-mastered from a newly acquired source, now running well over 92 mins that is guaranteed to please the listener as Elvis rings in the new year of 1977, his final countdown. The sound will attest to be near
The 'A Man At The Top!
features a soundboard recording from the August 10th 1970 Las Vegas opening show with the best available audience film/video of the show.
With the release of, Summer Festival '74/'75
we have finally on DVD(R) the best images available of Elvis' Summer Festivals from 1974/1975! Good to stunning quality 8mm movies of The King in action. A variety of shows, spectacular outfits, karate demonstrations and nice overviews of the Las Vegas Hilton Hotel makes you feel you are right there in the audience. With sound from audience or soundboard recordings where available. Elvis was in good shape during the shows as presented here. This DVD also gives us more a glimpse of the shows held in August 1975 and in very good quality ...
'Las Vegas, December 07, 1976' is the title of a new release of the only known available soundboard recording from Elvis' last Vegas season. Now newly remastered and for the first time available in the right speed!!! This show was first released on the cd 'Run On' in 1997. Although this is a soundboard recording, the sound quality is not very good. Whilst the sound quality is disappointing for a soundboard, the unusual circumstances of this show make it worthwhile to listen to. And as stated above, now you can hear this show for the first time on cd in remastered sound and in the right speed!
Here's another book of which fans have high expectations. 'Elvis : We'll Remember You
' is the 1.2 kilo heavy book by Ed Bonja, who worked as an official tour photographer and tour manager during 1970 – 1977. Ed took some 10,000 photos of Elvis live on stage, and backstage. This new release focuses on the seventies. The live section of the book covers all the concert years (1970 – 1975) when Ed used his camera. There will be quite a lot of material from 1972, which seems, in a way, to be Ed’s 'top year'. The countless b/w and color photos of the book show the clowning, rocking, smiling, moody Elvis – even lying on stage – and most of all: giving his all as an entertainer: singing!
Next up in the 'bootleg series' is 'For Mono Fans Only
', the first four tracks of this CD are recordings made during Elvis' time off duty whilst in the Army. The 'G.I. Blues' masters are the original mono masters as released in 1960, including 'Tonight's All Right For Love'. Also you can hear almost 40 minutes private home recordings recorded in Waco Texas, May 1958. This recording was edited on the release 'Off Duty with Private Presley', now you can hear the complete unedited recording! As a special bonus we've included 6 radio spots and a movie trailer for the movie 'G.I. Blues'.
Coming from a 1st Generation digital copy of a actual TV Station broadcast tape, (originally used to broadcast 'The Special' in October 1977) and re-mastered frame by frame, the 1977 CBS TV Special
, for the first time ever, is in near perfect quality, and is a very special treat for fans!
The Nation's Favourite Elvis Songs will be released finally on DVD for all the fans around the world. Elvis fans in the United Kingdom had the opportunity to vote for their favorite Elvis song with a countdown show dedicated to the king. 'The Nation's Favourite Elvis Songs' debuted on ITV in the United Kingdom.
When I think about Elvis' movies, I sometimes think back to when I first 'discovered' Elvis Presley (January of 1978) and my first impressions of 'Elvis movies'. What I always recall is initially enjoying these films but cringing when Elvis would start singing, probably nothing against Elvis, just that to my mind movies were for acting not singing, as such I could not stand it when the story was interrupted But then after a while (probably) I learned to love both (So I assume this part) but then it developed (I assume slowly evolved) into actually watching the movies FOR Elvis' singing and as the movies got 'tired' as in I had seen them often I began to lose interest in the actual movie and just watch for the songs. Which (I guess) eventually led to a decline in overall interest.
Gravelroad Music will release 'Elvis : Let It Rock!' containing the February 23, 1971 Closing Show. This is the fourth deluxe digipack CD and last of Gravelroad's highly sought after series LAS VEGAS JAN/FEB 1971 engagement. Just like the previous three CDs this is a limited pressing. This CD contains the complete closing show of February 23, 1971.
The Straight Arrow label will release the 3CD set 'On A Winning Streak! : From 'booth tapes' Vol. 4', featuring three strong shows as recorded on February 17 (DS + MS) and 18 (DS), 1973 ... which means that all of it was recorded within a day. This release documents what a strain it was on Elvis' creativity and general well-being to be performing under such a tight schedule for a whole month, but it also shows how well he actually coped under the circumstances.
The Touchdown label will release 'Livin' On The Edge' a 2 CD set containing the Las Vegas, Feb.23, 1973 Dinner Show in improved sound with a second disc of Rehearsal Recordings in speed corrected, improved sound quality.
The Verve label will release the CD, 'Around Midnight' containing the Las Vegas, Feb.23, 1973 Dinner Show in improved sound with a second disc of Rehearsal Recordings in speed corrected, improved sound quality.
'Elvis As Recorded Live In Lake Tahoe' is a re-release of the Lake Tahoe Dinner Show (soundboard) from May 26, 1974. First released on '...And The King For Dessert' from 1998. Newly remastered. Now sounding like never before! Including 8 page booklet with photos and recording information.