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The Hollywood Recordings 1956-1958 3 x CD Series

Elvis One proudly presents, 'The Hollywood Recordings 1956-1958'. 3 individual, new CD releases in the 'Bootleg Series', including 'Love Me Tender', 'Jailhouse Rock / Loving You' and 'King Creole'. Each CD includes the original masters, ALL the movie versions in the best possible sound! And a lot more! 'The Hollywood Recordings' gives you the ultimate Elvis movie experience together with the official releases from Elvis' record company. Each CD includes a booklet with recording information and photos.
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From Santa Monica Boulevard : Los Angeles, California Part 2 CD

Elvis One Proudly Presents, 'From Santa Monica Boulevard Los Angeles, California Part 2' CD. A new album from ELVIS ONE with recordings from Elvis at Radio Recorders Studio with 27 Tracks, including rare movie versions, alternate takes, radio spots and more… all from the sixties. Only five tracks were officially released before, all other tracks are officially unreleased!
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European Tour 2017 The Wonder Of You

In May 2017 Elvis fans will have an opportunity that many have never had before - to experience the man who changed the course of popular music - the biggest selling solo artist in history (having sold an astonishing one billion records worldwide), in a live concert experience - 'The Wonder of You', featuring the most recognizable voice of all time with a full symphony orchestra live on stage performing the King of Rock and Roll's most well-known rock 'n' roll songs and his tender, heart-wrenching ballads - with a very special personal appearance by Priscilla Presley. Australian & New Zealand announced October 11.
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Released : 'The Hometown Shows' double CD set from FTD

The Follow That Dream (FTD) collectors label have released the new double CD set 'The Hometown Shows' that contain's the legendary shows from the Mid-South Coliseum in Memphis, Tennessee on March 17, 1974 (evening show) and June 10, 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). Our order is on the way to us now!
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Released : 'His Songs of Praise' (Book with CD) from Follow That Dream Books

FTD Books have released 'His Songs of Praise', 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 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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Jenny Maxwell and Elvis : The Seat Of The Trouble

Let's just say it wasn't Jenny Maxwell's day. It all started early, when scenes for 'Blue Hawaii', Hal Wallis production, called for Jenny to try to drown herself, be rescued by Elvis Presley, who then turns the tiny 19-year-old blonde over his knee and gives her a sound spanking. For the long shots and close-ups, Jenny dunked herself thoroughly three times, was hauled out and spanked by Elvis, a total of four times.
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'Elvis Off The Record', 1 stunning 5 CD boxset the complete Elvis Home Recordings

'Elvis Off The Record', for the very first time in 1 stunning box set, containing 5 CD's housed in glossy color card sleeves with the complete Elvis Home Recordings in the best sound quality and in chronological order! Also included is a beautiful 16-page full-color booklet with photos and recording information. By far this is the best available release of Elvis' home recordings for your collection.
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'Spliced takes Nashville' CD

After the first release, 'Spliced takes Hollywood', CMT is proud to present 'Spliced takes Nashville' which promises to be another winner! Again the Star team has done all the edits on this album, and they did an even better job, with lots of excellent edits, and surprises. Again, the set comes in a 'Deluxe Digipack' with beautiful artwork, and is strictly limited to 500 copies!
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The Story Behind 'Heartbreak Hotel'

A suicide note was the unlikely inspiration behind the song that became Elvis Presley's first No. 1 hit and million-selling single. Steel guitarist and session musician Tommy Durden read a newspaper article about a man who had killed himself, leaving behind a piece of paper with the haunting words: 'I walk a lonely street'. Durden brought the article to his friend and cowriter Mae Boren Axton. A 41-year-old high school English teacher who moonlighted as a journalist and a songwriter, Axton had notched a few hits in the early '50s with artists such as Perry Como and Ernest Tubb. In late 1955, she took a part-time position as a public relations secretary for Elvis' manger, Colonel Tom Parker. As Axton and Durden discussed how they could turn the newspaper article into a song, Axton suggested that there be a 'Heartbreak Hotel' at the end of the lonely street. With that flash of inspiration, the pair was off and running. Painting a picture of a place where 'broken-hearted lovers cry away their gloom' and 'the desk clerk's dressed in black', they managed to convey in very few words a mood that was both romantically charged and funereal.
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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 Room' No. 71 in Australia

This week, 'Way Down in the Jungle Room' has dropped from No. 62 to No. 71 on the Australian ARIA Albums Chart while If I Can Dream is No. 54. Australia is the only country to take the album into the Top 10.
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'The Wonder Of You: Elvis Presley With The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra' CD

Sony Music Entertainment is proud to announce the release of 'The Wonder Of You: Elvis Presley With The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra', on October 21, 2016. This remarkable new album is the follow-up to last year's huge global phenomenon 'If I Can Dream: Elvis Presley With The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra', which topped charts worldwide and sold over 1.5 million copies. Standout tracks include a sultry new version of the 'A Big Hunk O' Love', the glorious 'Amazing Grace', the heartfelt emotion on 'Kentucky Rain', a stunning new take on the classic 'Always On My Mind', and the fun, upbeat 'I've Got A Thing About You Baby.' You can listen to the first single from the new albumElvis Presley MP3 Audio 'A Big Hunk O' Love', now.
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Ben Weisman : Why Elvis Recorded 57 Of My Songs

'I approached writing for Elvis differently than I did for any other artist. The songs had to have acombination of blues, country, rock and pop [what came to becalled 'rockabilly']. It was like walking in his musical shoes. With each new Elvis movie, more of my songs were being recorded. It became more and more exciting, for I was becoming the only songwriter to have so many songs recorded by him.
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Elvis Presley and Roy Hamilton

You may never have heard a Roy Hamilton song - he is not played much on the radio anymore, and is prized mainly by rhythm-and-blues aficionados, especially in England - but you’ve heard the reach of his gospel-tinged voice. Hamilton was 'one of Elvis’s chief vocal inspirations', according to Elvis Presley’s biographer Peter Guralnick, who also noted that Elvis was 'one of Roy Hamilton’s most devoted admirers'. In 1969 Elvis and Roy met at the American Sound Studios in Memphis. Both were being produced by Chips Moman, Elvis at night and Roy during the day. Elvis was thrilled to discover that Roy (his boyhood idol) would be working at the same studio.
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'Way Down in the Jungle Room' No. 62 in Australia

This week, 'Way Down in the Jungle Room' has dropped from No. 38 to No. 62 on the Australian ARIA Albums Chart (If I Can Dream is No. 69). On the Official UK Charts, the album has exited the chart, in another part of the UK, Scotland, the album climbed from No. 38 to No. 98 (If I Can Dream is a re-entry at No. 93) . The album also exited the charts in the Netherlands and Switzerland. it dropped from No. 71 to no. 44 in Austria, from and from No. 26 to No. 35 in Belgium. Australia is the only country so far to take the album into the Top 10.

Elvis Presley 'The Signature Collection' third, fourth, fifth, and sixth releases

We are pleased to inform you about the imminent availability third, fourth, fifth, and sixth releases in the Elvis Presley 'The Signature Collection'. Each title is limited to 500 units numbered and remastered for optimal listening : Each 'Signature Collection' release 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 associated Compact Disc you will find all facets of the talent of the King! Pre-order : Number 3 (Films), 4 (Live), 5 (Ballades), and 6 (Blues) are now available to pre-order.
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Elvis 'Nashville City Limits' Ruby Red Vinyl LP Record 200 NUMBERED copies

Elvis Presley 'Nashville City Limits' on Ruby Red Vinyl is a limited Edition of just 200 HAND NUMBERED copies. Few rooms in the music world have seen as much history as RCAs Studio B in Nashville. Steve Sholes, RCAs head of Country recording since the late 1940s, had signed Elvis Presley to the label in November 1955. Elvis' success helped Sholes and guitarist-producer Chet Atkins to convince their bosses that RCA needed its own studio in Nashville. Studio B opened in November 1957. Soon thereafter, Sholes and Atkins, along with Owen Bradley and a few other Nashville producers, responded to the rock & roll insurgence by beginning to make records in a smoother, more pop-influenced style, often employing string and horn sections and background singers not to mention an A-list of core musicians.
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Elvis Presley 'Tender Love' on Pink Vinyl limited Edition 12" LP HAND Numbered

Elvis Presley 'Tender Love' on Pink Vinyl is a limited Edition 12" LP record of just 150 NUMBERED copies.
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Elvis 1974 : In Between Watergate and Ali 5 CD Box Set

A new 5 CD has just been announced with the weird title 'Elvis 1974 - In Between Watergate and Ali'.
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A look at the bonus CD from the 'His Songs of Praise' FTD Hardcover Book

Next week the new FTD Book 'His Songs Of Praise' will be published. A book about the many gospel songs Elvis sang, and the writer Trevor Simpson (known for the 'Best Of British' books) already sent us the tracklist of the bonus CD included with the new book. Pre-order now!
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Elvis Soldier Boy 1958 (part II), 1960 (part I) on White Vinyl 150 Numbered Copies

'Elvis Soldier Boy - 1958 (part II), 1960 (part I)' is a 12" vinyl record album featuring Elvis' final recordings from 1958, together with his first recordings made after his return from duty in 1960. A limited Edition of just 150 hand NUMBERED copies.
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A look back at when the 'King of Rock and Roll' visited Huntsville

Elvis Presley Photos Audio, video, photos : A look back at when the 'King of Rock and Roll' visited Huntsville.
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'Way Down in the Jungle Room' No. 38 in Australia

This week, 'Way Down in the Jungle Room' has dropped from No. 16 to No. 38 on the Australian ARIA Albums Chart, from No. 22 to No. 26 in Belgium, from No. 86 to No. 96 in the Netherlands, No. 32 to No. 71 in Austria and No. 26 No. 47 in Switzerland. On the Official UK Charts, the album only dropped one place from No. 67 to No. 68, still in the UK, Scotland, the album climbed from No. 54 to No. 38.

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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'Elvis : Silver Screen Treasures 1962-1965' 5 CD (LP Sized) Box Set

'Elvis : Silver Screen Treasures 1962-1965' is a marvelous 5 CD set that is something special with 5 individual jewelcases, packed in LP sized box including oversized booklet this set will bring you back to the old days of CD/vinyl packaging. Something deluxe! This release features mostly alternate versions from all of elvis movie sessions during 1962-1965. A fantastic release with a lot of surprises, in a fantastic sound and running order. Last but not least is disc 5, featuring (mostly) rejected acetates of songs written for elvis movies but (mostly) were never used. Sit back and enjoy! Some of these songs might turn out to be completely different then you expect. A very limited edition so get it while you can.
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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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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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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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