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'Elvis At The Mississippi-Alabama Fair and Dairy Show Tupelo' Hardcover Book

Following the book, 'Elvis Presley Person : Florida Tour August '56' by 'The Elvis Files' author, Erik Lorentzen the second book in the series, 'Elvis At The Mississippi-Alabama Fair and Dairy Show Tupelo' will be released in September. In September 1956, sixty years ago, Elvis did two shows in downtown Tupelo, diagonally across from the Tupelo Hardware Store, where Gladys bought the first guitar for Elvis. The shows were part of the Mississippi Alabama Fair and Dairy Show. The day started with a small reception in the presence of the mayor, followed by a parade through the center of the city. A donation of $ 10,000 to the government followed later in the day. As we know well the work of author, Erik Lorentzen, and in particular the most recent release, this book will be another high quality photo and information book. View images.
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Review : 'Elvis : Way Down In The Jungle Room' Sony Legacy 2 CD

The cleverly titled 'Way Down in the Jungle Room' is another Elvis session anthology from RCA/Legacy that was conceived in the style of 2013's critically acclaimed 'Elvis at Stax'. It includes all the masters and many outtakes from the 'Jungle Room' sessions that took place from February 2-8 and October 29-30, 1976 at the 'den' of Graceland, Elvis' home in Memphis, TN. Back then, nobody could have guessed that these sessions would become a rather sad part of music history as Elvis Presley's last studio recordings. The songs that were recorded at those sessions ended up on the albums 'From Elvis Presley Boulevard, Memphis, Tennessee' (1976) and 'Moody Blue' (1977), which were both still released during Elvis' lifetime.
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Way DOWN in the Jungle, The lights are goin' dim

'Way Down in the Jungle Room' has dropped from No. 9 to No. 16 on the Australian ARIA Albums Chart. The album has also dropped on most charts, from No. 16 to No. 67 on the Official UK Charts, from No. 12 to No. 54 in Scotland, from No. 25 to No. 86 in the Netherlands. In Ireland it has exited the chart after one week at No. 32. Some positive news, the album has debuted at No. 32 in Austria, and also at No. 26 in Switzerland, and in Belgium the album climbed to No. 22 from last week's No. 30.

'Stop, Look And Listen Ultimate Spinout Recording Sessions' 3 CD Box & 3 More

Just released are four (4) new and very limited edition CD sets; 'Stop, Look And Listen Ultimate Spinout Recording Sessions' 3 CD Box, 'Elvis Rockin' In The Seventies', 'Reconsider Baby / Return Of The Rocker', 'Elvis Movie Rocks 20 Great Floor Fillers'. While 'Stop, Look And Listen Ultimate Spinout Recording Sessions' 3 CD Box wil now doubt be top of the list for most fans, titles like 'Elvis Rockin' In The Seventies', 'Reconsider Baby / Return Of The Rocker' are most welcome, while 'Movie Rocks' contains rare and hard to find outtakes from the movie years.
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Free Lithograph Print (17" x 11") 'Way Down In The Jungle Room'

With every 'Way Down In The Jungle Room' double LP  Record set we are giving away a fabulous Lithograph Print (17" x 11") 'Way Down In The Jungle Room' featuring 'The Jungle Room' and the cover art of the LP and single record releases from the sessions. This beautiful print truly deserves to be framed and proudly displayed in every Elvis fans 'den'. Limited prints available.
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Released : 'Elvis : Way Down In The Jungle Room' Sony Legacy 2xLP

The 2xLP release of Click to listen 'Way Down In The Jungle Room' has been released and we expect to have it in stock on Monday. Presented in a gatefold sleeve on 150g 12" vinyl the set contains Elvis Presley's last studio recordings recorded in Graceland's Legendary Jungle Room. With studio masters and rare alternate takes, 'Way Down In The Jungle Room' is an essential addition for every fan's library. In 1976, Elvis, the King of Rock 'n' Roll, became another kind of pioneer as one of the world's first major recording artists to create fully-realized professional level records in the intimacy of his own home studio.
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'Way Down in the Jungle Room' No. 79 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart

'Way Down in the Jungle Room' has debuted at No. 79 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart and No. 6 on the Country Chart and is No. 6 on the ARIA 'physical chart' (i.e. CD). The album has also debuted at No. 67 in Germany, No. 68 in Italy, No. 16 on the Official UK Charts, No. 29 in Ireland, No. 25 Netherlands, Belgium No. 30, and No. 12 in Scotland. In New Zealand the CD is listed No. 2 of this week’s fastest-rising titles outside the Top 40.

The Death Of Elvis Presley : August 16, 1977

Elvis Presley died at Graceland on August 16, 1977. He was 42 years old. Listen to Tony Prince announce Elvis Presley's death on Radio Luxembourg and the first hour of his show, (46:53), Vernon Presley Talks to the Media (August 16, 1977), View videos, Metamorphosis of Elvis Presley & Old Friend by Bill Medley, Elvis Presley Funeral Procession August 18, 1977 and November 1977, first time the public were allowed to view Elvis' grave. President Carter statement, photos, the original news story and more. The manner in which the major television networks handled the news of Elvis' death illustrated his enormous popularity and the tremendous impact he had on America, something few realized until he was gone.
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'The Hometown Shows' double CD set from FTD

The Follow That Dream (FTD) collectors label will release a new double CD set 'The Hometown Shows' will contain the legendary shows from the Mid-South Coliseum in Memphis, Tennessee on March 17th 1974 (evening show) and June 10th 1975 (afternoon show). This release comes as a 5 inch 2-CD digipack and is mastered by Jan Eliasson (disc 1) and Vic Anesini (disc 2).
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Follow That Dream Books will release 'His Songs of Praise' (Book with CD)

FTD Books will release 'His Songs of Praise' is the first of two volumes titled Elvis: His Songs of Praise, which when combined, will exceed 700 pages and chronicle of 100 sacred, spiritual and inspirational gospel songs sung by Elvis. Presented over 350 pages with lavishly illustrated high quality images, many unseen photographs and graphics. Every song has been thoroughly researched like the author'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 for his spiritual music and the stories of these iconic songs are contained within this book. Includes a 30 track CD.
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Elvis Presley Calendars and Diary for 2017

Now available to order are two 'A3' calendars, a 'slimline' calendar, and a diary for 2017.
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'Way Down in the Jungle Room' No. 9 in Australia

'Way Down in the Jungle Room' has debuted at No. 9 on the Australian ARIA Albums Chart and is No. 6 on the ARIA 'physical chart' (i.e. CD). The album has also debuted at No. 16 on the Official UK Charts, No. 29 in Ireland, No. 25 Netherlands, Belgium No. 30, and No. 12 in Scotland.

Listen to a sneak peek of 'Kentucky Rain' from next 'Elvis/Royal Philharmonic'

Listen to a sneak peek of 'Kentucky Rain' from the next 'Elvis Presley With The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra' album. The follow up to the global phenomenon, If I Can Dream! Coming October 2016.
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Elvis Presley's Jungle Room, Graceland, 3764 Elvis Presley Boulevard, Memphis, TN

Elvis Presley never called it the Jungle Room. For him, his breathtakingly garish tiki-tinged lair - sui generis in the realm of ostentatious kitsch - was merely 'the den'. Constructed in 1965 as an addition to Graceland, Elvis Presley's already-fabled Memphis headquarters, the room was the nerve center of his home life. There he would take his breakfast, contemplate the enormous artificial waterfall, entertain his coterie of confidants nicknamed the 'Memphis Mafia'. For a man who opened many of his concerts by singing 'I'm the king of the jungle, they call me tiger man', this unruly terrain of green shag carpeting, plastic plants, rainbow lights and ersatz animal fur seemed perfectly appropriate.
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Why This New Reissue Might Change Your Mind About Elvis Presley's Later Career

We need a red light or something, you know, so these guys'll think they're in a whorehouse and play better', Elvis Presley jokes before a stunning take of 'It's Easy For You' on the new release Way Down in the Jungle Room, released on Friday. He needn't have worried. Long considered a fallow period in Elvis' career, the 1976 sessions on 'Way Down in the Jungle Room' - recorded when Elvis was overweight, out of shape, and overmedicated - are stunning. Cut after cut shows Elvis in powerful voice, with his peerless gift for interpreting a song undiminished.
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Review: Pot Luck With Elvis FTD 2 CD - The End of An Era

When Elvis Presley entered RCA's Studio B in Nashville Tennessee on June 25th, 1961, the goal was just to record both sides of a strong June-planned single release. The last one ('I feel So Bad' / 'Wild In The Country') had been a little disappointing. It wasn't that it had performed badly on the charts (No.5) or that it had sold poorly (600.000 copies). But it broke a string of number one records, and the units sold contrasted to the almost 2 million copies of 'Are You Lonesome Tonight', the one million plus of It's Now Or Never, the 900.000 copies of 'Stuck On You' from the previous year, or the 750.000 of 'Surrender' in February 1961. All these figures weren't unnoticed by RCA, the Colonel and Elvis himself.
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Interview with Richard Davis

Interview with Richard Davis a longtime member of Elvis' Memphis Mafia. Richard started working for Elvis after Elvis returned from the Army and continued to work for him until 1971 as a body guard, a stand-in in 23 movies and eventually a wardrobe manager. He remained friends with Elvis until the end. Known among the other Memphis Mafia members for his quick wit and for being a bit of a prankster he once dropped a water balloon on Elvis' head as he walked out of his trailer in fresh makeup for a movie shoot. Richard Davis : There's so many things it's hard to pinpoint. Well I got one thing. I don't remember what year it was. And one thing that happened is back in the dressing room before he went on one night, somebody came back and told Elvis, 'Muhammad Ali is in the audience and he would like to meet you'. And Elvis said, 'Oh, yeah, yeah, bring him on back', 'cause Elvis loved Muhammad Ali. So Muhammad Ali comes back there and he's got his entourage with him and -- big old guys, man. You know, and big bodyguard guys.

Elvis 'If I Can Dream' the concert coming to Australia and New Zealand

Elvis 'If I Can Dream' the concert with 40 piece Orchestra is coming to Australia and New Zealand in 2017. Following on from the six date UK run in November featuring the (touring) Royal Philharmonic Orchestra perhaps surprisingly, Australia and New Zealand are up next, however the international tour will be without the actual Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, with instead a '40 piece Orchestra' to replicate the original album work of the Royal Philharmonic. 'If I Can Dream' was a worldwide chart success and hit the very top of the Australian ARIA album charts on debut and as reached as high as No. 3 in New Zealand. No concerts dates have been announced as yet.
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Released : 'Elvis : Way Down In The Jungle Room' Sony Legacy 2 CD

Click to listen 'Way Down In The Jungle Room' has been released and it is a delight. A definitive 2-CD collection of Elvis Presley's last studio recordings as recorded in Graceland's Legendary Jungle Room, the set includes studio masters, rare alternate takes and a 16-page booklet and is the most complete and comprehensive collection of Elvis Presley's final studio recordings ever assembled in one anthology. 'Way Down In The Jungle Room' is an essential and welcome addition for every fan's library. In the mid-1970s, Elvis, the King of Rock 'n' Roll, became another kind of pioneer as one of the world's first major recording artists to create fully-realized professional level records in the intimacy of his own home studio.
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Review : If I Can Dream: Elvis Presley With The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra CD

Where is your copy of the 'If I Can Dream': Elvis Presley With The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra' CD? Filed away, among your current played CDs, or perhaps is it open with the disc in your CD player? After a period of it being 'left' on the shelf' after the heady times of its release nine months ago, recently I have had the album out and I have since played the CD several times, and I find I l still love this CD, with the exception of one track ('Fever' with Michael Bublé) so without any doubt for me this album has stood a good test of time, and I don't have any doubt I be able to say the same in ten years’ time!

Elvis Soldier Boy on White Vinyl. Limited Edition 150 Copies Hand Numbered

'Elvis Soldier Boy' on White Vinyl. Limited Edition 150 Copies Hand Numbered.
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Paralyzed 1956 (part III) LP on gold vinyl limited Edition 175 NUMBERED copies

'Paralyzed 1956 (part III)' LP on gold vinyl limited Edition of just 175 NUMBERED copies. A 12" vinyl record album featuring Elvis' studio recordings from 1956.
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Elvis Presley and the Police

If Elvis Presley had not grown up to be the King of Rock 'n' Roll, there's a chance he would have been a police officer, such was his deep respect for law enforcement. As a youngster, Presley wanted to grow up to be a policeman, according to press accounts in the 1970s. He collected badges. If he performed in a city, he’d want a badge from there. What he wanted was not merely an honorary badge, but a real one. And he obtained several, some with his name or initials inscribed on them. But Elvis had some fun too, in the 1970s, he was known to actually pull over speeding drivers and flash one of his various badges and lecture them. Then, give an autograph and speed away, leaving behind a stunned person with an awesome story. To achieve this Elvis actually had a flashing blue light that he would put on the roof when required. Elvis also obtained a police radio and a revolving blue light to put on top of the car roof. 
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Released : 'Elvis Presley Person : Florida Tour August '56' Hardcover Book

'Elvis Presley Person : Florida Tour August '56' by 'The Elvis Files' author, Erik Lorentzen has been released and our order is on the way to us now. This book focuses on the 25 concerts Elvis gave in seven cities in nine days time in August 1956 and he achieved more than 100,000 fans seeing the concerts. This was an unprecedented record for an entertainer. The book contains, hundreds of pages, a lot of information and details about the Florida tour with next to a pack of beautiful pictures. The impact of Elvis on American society of that time was incredibly huge. View six new full page sample images.
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Released : Elvis 'Speedway' 2 CD set FTD FTD Classic Movie Album Series

Just released and on the way to us now by Follow That Dream (FTD) in the classic movie album series is the soundtrack album 'Speedway', a 2-CD in the deluxe 7" digpack packaging format.
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Released : Elvis : 'Taking Care Of Business : In A Flash' Hardcover Book and CD

Click to listen View the excellent video trailer for the just released by Follow That Dream (FTD) is the new book with CD containing unreleased tracks, 'Taking Care Of Business - In A Flash' (BOOK + CD). This is a Hardcover, large-format book with 450 pages that offer detailed coverage of Elvis' life and career between the autumn of 1970 and the first weeks of 1971 and features several hundred photographs, many of them candid and previously unpublished, rare documents, reports from the time, and new and exclusive interviews. And also included is a bonus CD that offers unreleased versions of studio-tracks from June 1970 and a remastered recording of Elvis' concert in Portland, Oregon on November 11, 1970. The product of a two-year-long collaboration between David English, Pål Granlund and Paul Richardson, Taking Care Of Business - In A Flash offers readers a detailed chronicle of Elvis Presley's personal life and public career between the autumn of 1970 and the early weeks of 1971.
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Solving the Mystery of 'Heartbreak Hotel'

The story has been repeated thousands of times, with minor variations, in magazines, books, blogs and documentaries. In some versions, the heartbroken man shoots himself; in others, he leaps to his death from a hotel window. There are occasional references to a failed romance and to the destruction of all traces of identification before the fatal act. There's always a one-line suicide note: 'I walk a lonely street'. But there's never a name. For 60 years, the true identity of the man whose death inspired 'Heartbreak Hotel' has remained a mystery. Florida songwriters Tommy Durden and Mae Boren Axton always claimed the creative spark for Elvis Presley's first-ever Number One hit was a 1955 newspaper story about an anonymous man's suicide and his cryptic note about that 'lonely street'.
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Elvis : 1970 Bringing Him Back Again Hardcover Book (JAT)

'Elvis Dateline...1970 Bringing Him Back Again' is a new book which picks up where the best selling 'Elvis In the Dome' ends from March 1970 to January 1971. This journal will feature newly discovered and unbelievable photos from 'Elvis That’s the Way It Is' and from the June Nashville recording sessions, also unreleased concert photos exclusive to this book from September to November. Contains about 125 never before seen/published photos.Click to listen View the preview trailer for this book.
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Elvis Presley 'The Signature Collection' CD/Vinyl Number 2 (Classique)

We are pleased inform you about the imminent availability second release in the Elvis Presley 'The Signature Collection' that again is limited to 500 units numbered and remastered for optimal listening : Each of the ten (10) 'Signature Collection' releases will contain both a Vinyl 45 RPM picture disc EP and a compact disc vinyl replica including 4 titles EP vinyl + 4 rare and unpublished alternative versions thereof, and cover Rock'n'Roll, Classical, Gospel, Blues, Soundtracks, Country, Ballads, Sun Studio and Christmas Songs: With these 10 45 rpm color vinyl EPs and their associate Compact Disc you will find all facets of the talent of the King! A new release every 3 weeksNumber 2 (Classique) is already available. (Volume 1 will be delivered to us with volume 2).
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What a book !! : Elvis : 'Taking Care Of Business : In A Flash' Hardcover Book and CD

View the excellent video trailer for the just released by Follow That Dream (FTD) is the new book with CD containing unreleased tracks, 'Taking Care Of Business - In A Flash' (BOOK + CD). This is a Hardcover, large-format book with 450 pages that offer detailed coverage of Elvis' life and career between the autumn of 1970 and the first weeks of 1971 and features several hundred photographs, many of them candid and previously unpublished, rare documents, reports from the time, and new and exclusive interviews. And also included is a bonus CD that offers unreleased versions of studio-tracks from June 1970 and a remastered recording of Elvis' concert in Portland, Oregon on November 11, 1970. The product of a two-year-long collaboration between David English, Pål Granlund and Paul Richardson, Taking Care Of Business - In A Flash offers readers a detailed chronicle of Elvis Presley's personal life and public career between the autumn of 1970 and the early weeks of 1971. Click to listen Just one view of the video 'trailer' for this book and you will know you want this book! Also now full details on the CD.
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Elvis 1969 In Person : August 25th & 26th 1969 (4-cd Longbox)

Elvis 1969 In Person : August 25th & 26th 1969 is a new Elvis 4-CD Longbox. As the title sugests, the set contains 1969 recordings box and as always the set is limited to only 400 box sets worldwide.
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Elvis : 'Taking Care Of Business : In A Flash' Hardcover Book and CD

Click to listen View the excellent video trailer for the just released by Follow That Dream (FTD) is the new book with CD containing unreleased tracks, 'Taking Care Of Business - In A Flash' (BOOK + CD). This is a Hardcover, large-format book with 450 pages that offer detailed coverage of Elvis' life and career between the autumn of 1970 and the first weeks of 1971 and features several hundred photographs, many of them candid and previously unpublished, rare documents, reports from the time, and new and exclusive interviews. And also included is a bonus CD that offers unreleased versions of studio-tracks from June 1970 and a remastered recording of Elvis' concert in Portland, Oregon on November 11, 1970. The product of a two-year-long collaboration between David English, Pål Granlund and Paul Richardson, Taking Care Of Business - In A Flash offers readers a detailed chronicle of Elvis Presley's personal life and public career between the autumn of 1970 and the early weeks of 1971.
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Lisa Marie Presley files for divorce

Lisa Marie Presley files for divorce of her fourth marriage. TMZ has learned from friends of The Kings daughter that she demanded full custody of her two daughters. Lisa Marie also wants that her ex Michael Lockwood may only see the twins when she is there. Lisa Marie and Michael married in 2006, but after ten years the love is over. She has not asked for financial help in the education of the two girls and she wants nothing Michaels assets.The 48-year-old Lisa Marie was three times married. Before her marriage with Lockwood gave her yes to all of Danny Keough, Michael Jackson and Nicolas Cage.
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Elvis' Guitarist Scotty Moore Dies

Scotty Moore, who had been in poor health in recent months, died Tuesday in his longtime home of Nashville. He was 84. He was the man behind 'The Man', the one producing the signature licks amid the screams and hysteria and history making moments. Scotty Moore was one of the foundational figures in rock and roll, a profoundly influential guitarist, and the musician who helped Elvis Presley become The King. News of Moore's death was confirmed by several sources, including Moore's friend and Phillips Recording Service engineer Matt Ross-Spang.
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Preview : The Elvis Files Volume 8 1976-1977 Hardcover Book

It is hard not to be excited about the 'Elvis Files 8' after viewing these Elvis Presley Photos preview images. Volume 8 is the final chapter in the series of (eight) massive books about Elvis Presley, in the case of this volume, the book features all Elvis 'events' from 1976-1977Every Working Moment. The Las Vegas and Lake Tahoe Seasons. Plenty of CANDID Moments. Plus plenty of previously unpublished Photos. To be released next week.
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A Guide to the Australian Records of Elvis Presley The Vinyl Years 1956–1990

A Guide to the Australian Records of Elvis Presley The Vinyl Years 1956–1990 contains 250 pages, making it the most exhaustive examination of Elvis' record history in Australia. The result of many years of research, it included the author spending countless hours scouring through library records and Elvis collections in order to source the most authoritative information possible.
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'Elvis on Television 1956-1960 Hardback Book (in Slipcase) from Boxcar out July 4

'Elvis on Television 1956-1960' is expected to be released July 4. This deluxe LIMITED EDITION 400-page hardcover book (with slipcase) is a comprehensive illustration qand celebration of Elvis Presley's early television appearances on national television. Released by Boxcar Enterprises this book is supported by a fully comprehensive text, (by Gordon Minto) collected here are scores of historical documents, memorabilia and hundreds of rare photographs - many of which have never before been published. This book will captivate the reader throughout, and is the most detailed document on the history of Elvis on Television from 1956-1960.
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Unheard Elvis Presley 'Way Down in the Jungle Room' sessions coming in August

In early May, we reported some interesting Elvis Presley happenings afoot at the Phillips Recording Service. Although details were vague, officials from Sony/Legacy - the custodians of the Presley catalog - and longtime Elvis TCB band members were on hand at Phillips to work on tracks for an upcoming project. Though unconfirmed officially, the work was reportedly for a 40th anniversary package marking the King's 1976 home recording sessions at Graceland's Jungle Room. 'We mixed 18 tracks from the Jungle Room sessions, and the really cool thing is James BurtonNorbert PutnamDavid BriggsRonnie Tutt - all those guys who played with Elvis came to town and hung out while I mixed', says Ross-Spang. 'It's pretty interesting mixing with James Burton standing over your shoulder'. Ross-Spang's work offers a sparer-sounding version of the Jungle Room material. 'Those songs were originally done on 16-track at the house, but afterward, (Elvis producer) Felton Jarvis took the tracks back to Nashville and added strings and horns and overdubs. Which was cool, but it's really great just to have the original kind of swamp-y tracks, real bare bones. I think that's where some of the material really shines'. Click to listen
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Linda Thompson 'A Little Thing Called Life: From Elvis' Graceland to ...

Award-winning songwriter Linda Thompson breaks her silence, in her book, 'A Little Thing Called Life: From Elvis' Graceland to Bruce Jenner's Caitlyn & Songs in Between' (Hardcover) sharing the extraordinary story of her life, career, and epic romances with two of the most celebrated, yet enigmatic, modern American superstars - Elvis Presley and Bruce Jenner.
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Wayne Jackson, Trumpeter With Memphis Horns, Dies at 74

Wayne Jackson, who played standout horn lines on rock 'n' roll, soul, R&B and pop mainstays along with Memphis Horns partner and tenor saxophonist Andrew Love, has died. He was 74. Jackson and Love performed on recordings by numerous top-shelf artists, including Otis Redding, Elvis PresleyNeil Diamond and U2. His wife, Amy, said her husband died of congestive heart failure Tuesday night. Jackson had been hospitalized and released June 7 before taking a turn for the worse Monday night and being readmitted. 'He led an incredible life and he left an amazing music legacy', Amy Jackson said.
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