Elvis News from around the world
JAT Publishing have released the book, Elvis : Rock, Sex and Roll focusing on Elvis in 1956. Elvis : Rock, Sex and Roll is a 'ground-breaking, history-making' book featuring never before seen photos along with extensive details about Elvis in '56, the year in which Elvis changed the world forever. The title of this book was chosen because we believe we will capture Elvis Presley in his coolest, sexiest way. View the Trailer ...
Memphis legend Ernie Barrasso died Saturday after a long illness. Ernie was also famous for selling Elvis a Ford Thunderbird sport car iwhich is an interesting story in itself. [Elvis could have been a 'Ford' man!]
At the end of April FTD will release Welcome Home Elvis, a 260 page book covering the vital weeks in 1960 where Elvis regained control over his career. The format is the same as the well-known FTD book format (King Creole : The Music and A Moment In Time). The book includes: More than 300 photos, many of them previously unpublished, text by David English and a CD with the original mono master for 'Elvis Is Back!'.
FTD will release Another Saturday Night in their 5" Soundboard Concert CD series at the end of April. If one place is to be picked as the most important in the career of Elvis Presley, it is without doubt Shreveport in the northwest part of Louisiana. The exposure that Elvis got through the radio broadcast of The Louisiana Hayride in 1954-56 was one of the key factors of establishing the early part of his career. With the exception of Las Vegas, there is no place where Elvis played more shows, and his return to the city in 1975 was like a homecoming to both Elvis and the many fans he had there since he started out. We have chosen to release the soundboard from the evening show of June 7 – definitely a show that Elvis and the audience truly enjoy, and with a great set list featuring old and new favourites. The CD comes in a 5" digipack with an eight-page booklet featuring photos from the June 1975 tour.
Lisa Marie Presleys new album, Storm and Grace, doesn't hit shelves until May 15, but you can listen to the smoky, spooky lead single 'You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet' exclusively here ...