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(2014/Follow That Dream) Hardcover, 25.5x30.5 cm, 2.8kg, 510 pages, including CD (33 tracks... more

Elvis Presley: The Best Of British - The RCA Years 1957-1958 (incl.CD)

(2014/Follow That Dream) Hardcover, 25.5x30.5 cm, 2.8kg, 510 pages, including CD (33 tracks 69:13 Min.) This is Elvis, with the continuation of the British story now detailing his RCA releases from 1957 - 1958. As a companion to the critically acclaimed and highly successful ‘Elvis: The Best Of British - The HMV Years’, this book contains the full history of over FIFTY iconic Elvis songs initially released by RCA in Great Britain. Again, each song has been thoroughly researched to the same high standards and is graphically catalogued. Containing over 1000 illustrations, unpublished photographs and charts, together with rare items of memorabilia, this volume of ‘The RCA Years’ moves the story forward to explicitly reveal previously unknown facts and additional British connections to the songs. Within these 500 pages and amongst many formerly unknown fascinating facts, you will discover: The English pub that inspired an Elvis song! Exactly where and when Elvis learned to play piano! The real life characters contained within the lyrics of Jailhouse Rock! The CD included with this book features many first-time officially released Elvis tracks. Here, amongst his classic songs, are the songwriters’ demo recordings as Elvis first heard them, plus the message he recorded on his home answer machine! Elvis innovated, others imitated!

THE CD: FIRST RCA SINGLE (RCA-1013): JULY 1957: (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear; Loving You - 2:16 SOUNDTRACK SELECTION OF MAGICAL MOVIE MOMENTS: LOVING YOU - Movie Trailer ; Road Medley (Party / Teddy Bear / Got A Lot O' Livin' To Do / Hot Dog); Mean Woman Blues (Unedited stereo master); Party (Alternate movie lyrics); Lonesome Cowboy (Composite); JAILHOUSE ROCK - Movie Trailer; Jailhouse Rock (Movie production version) - 2:5910. Treat Me Nice (Laurel 101 - Take One); Don't Leave Me Now - (Everett demo #2 - Take One); Young And Beautiful - (Movie end version); KING CREOLE - Movie Trailer; Turtles, Berries And Gumbo / Crawfish (Unedited movie opening medley); Steadfast Loyal And True - (Movie dialogue version); Lover Doll (EP version); New Orleans (Live nightclub version) THE RCA SINGLES; Doncha' Think It's Time; Don't; I Beg Of You; Wear My Ring Around Your Neck SUN RECORDINGS: FIRST ISSUED ON RCA IN 1958; I Love You Because (RCA LP version); You're A Heartbreaker; I'll Never Let You Go (Little Darlin'); BONUS TRACKS: SONGWRITER DEMO RECORDINGS: Teddy Bear (Vocal: Otis Blackwell**); Don't Ask Me Why (Vocal: Jimmy Breedlove***); Trouble (Singer unknown****); Hard Headed Woman (Vocal: Jimmy Breedlove**); Wear My Ring Around Your Neck (Vocal: Gus Coletti*****) - CHRISTMAS SONGS: ISSUED ON ALL THREE FORMATS (45rpm, EP & LP); Santa Bring My Baby Back (To Me); Santa Claus Is Back In Town; Elvis in Germany (October 1st 1958) and Interview edit; Elvis' Answer Machine - :16

This release is the continuation of the British story now detailing his RCA releases from 1957 - 1958. This book and CD release is a follow-up companion to the critically acclaimed and highly successful 'Elvis: The Best Of British : The HMV Years', [now sold out with just a few copies remaining] this book contains the full history of over FIFTY iconic Elvis songs initially released by RCA in Great Britain. Again, each song has been thoroughly researched to the same high standards and is graphically catalogued. Containing over 1000 illustrations, unpublished photographs and charts, together with rare items of memorabilia, this volume of 'The RCA Years' moves the story forward to explicitly reveal previously unknown facts and additional British connections to the songs. -

This release is the continuation of the British story now detailing his RCA releases from 1957 - 1958. This book and CD release is a follow-up companion to the critically acclaimed and highly successful 'Elvis: The Best Of British : The HMV Years', [now sold out with just a few copies remaining] this book contains the full history of over FIFTY iconic Elvis songs initially released by RCA in Great Britain. Again, each song has been thoroughly researched to the same high standards and is graphically catalogued. Containing over 1000 illustrations, unpublished photographs and charts, together with rare items of memorabilia, this volume of 'The RCA Years' moves the story forward to explicitly reveal previously unknown facts and additional British connections to the songs. -

This release is the continuation of the British story now detailing his RCA releases from 1957 - 1958. This book and CD release is a follow-up companion to the critically acclaimed and highly successful 'Elvis: The Best Of British : The HMV Years', [now sold out with just a few copies remaining] this book contains the full history of over FIFTY iconic Elvis songs initially released by RCA in Great Britain. Again, each song has been thoroughly researched to the same high standards and is graphically catalogued. Containing over 1000 illustrations, unpublished photographs and charts, together with rare items of memorabilia, this volume of 'The RCA Years' moves the story forward to explicitly reveal previously unknown facts and additional British connections to the songs. -

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  • Interpret: Elvis Presley

  • Album titlle: The Best Of British - The RCA Years 1957-1958 (incl.CD)

  • Genre Rock'n'Roll

  • Label FOLLOW THAT DREAM

  • Year of publication 2014
  • ISBN-13 5060209750811
  • Artikelart Bücher/Books

  • EAN: 5060209750811

  • weight in Kg 2.83
Elvis Aaron Presley - The King of Rock'n'Roll (January 8, 1935, Tupelo, MS – August... more
"Elvis Presley"

Elvis Aaron Presley - The King of Rock'n'Roll

(January 8, 1935, Tupelo, MS – August 16, 1977, Memphis, TN) 
 
Elvis Presley (full name Elvis Aaron Presley) is the most outstanding personality in showbiz ever since, and the most popular entertainer the world has ever seen! His musical influence within music history and its following generations of musicians is still unbroken. His huge 'Blast-Off' in the mid-1950s, the rising star from a simply called 'Hillbilly Cat' (at Sun Records) to a lascivious Rock'n'Roll singer with charisma, a male sex symbol (then at RCA Victor) soon popularized him as "The King of Rock'n'Roll" or simply "The King".
 
His first cut within his tremendous career happened between October 1958 and March 1960 while Elvis was on duty with the U.S. Army and stationed in Germany. It was there in 1959 when he met his later wife Priscilla Beaulieu at age 14. Elvis and Priscilla married on May 1, 1967 in Las Vegas (divorce in 1973). Elvis evolved into an all-around entertainer after his Army service and started starring in Hollywood films. 33 movies in total, including the two concert documentaries 'That's The Way It Is' and 'On Tour'. He again shook the world with his 1968 NBC Comeback TV Special after his movie period without any stage appearances.
 
This TV special included the first ever unplugged session presented together with musicians from the early days such as Scotty Moore and D.J. Fontana. 1973 saw THE TV mega event at all: Elvis Presley, 'Aloha From Hawaii via Satellite'! Elvis' Honolulu appearance, the first time that a show was broadcasted worldwide via satellite! He was ahead of his time! Elvis Presley had 148 US single chart hits, including some so-called double-sider when A- and B-side both hit the charts like his 1956 smash 'Don't Be Cruel b/w Hound Dog', plus 15 EP hits between 1956 and 1977. Two billion of sold media and sound carriers by Elvis Presley is the estimated number! He received 14 Grammy nominations until 1978 and three Grammy for his Gospel interpretations. Elvis was the youngest artist when honored with the Bing Crosby Award (Lifetime Achivement Award) in 1971.
 
He is presented in 5 Halls of Fame (Rock'n'Roll, Rockabilly, Country, Blues and Gospel). Six of his song interpretations are collected in the Grammy Hall of Fame. On top of it all Elvis Presley got the most gold and platinum records and a Diamond-Award. He definetly is the 'Best selling solo artist in U.S. History' (RIAA – Record Industry Association of America)! Elvis Presley CD albums, vinyl records as LPs or singles at 45rpm - Bear Family offers a huge number of various Elvis Presley CDs, vinyl-LPs and 45rpm singles, vinyl- and CD box sets, books and mags, DVDs, unique and extraordinairy memorabilia! Let's say it in the words of one of Elvis sixties album title: There is "Something For Everybody"! And hey, you name it! Elvis Presley is the King of Rock'n'Roll, the biggest icon in showbusiness, and a great person who lives on forever!
Bear Family Records treats his legacy with the most respect and an optimum capacity of expert knowledge.

 

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