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Roustabout (FTD)

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

Roustabout

A staggering 53 years after the albums original release, FTD is pleased to announce the long awaited ‘Classic Album’ version of Roustabout. Reaching #1 on Billboard in February 1965, it was Elvis’ last chart topping album until Aloha From Hawaii Via Satellite in 1973. Packaged in 7” format with a full colour 16-page memorabilia booklet, it contains previously unreleased material and the recently discovered I’m A Roustabout track.

THE ORIGINAL ALBUM: SIDE 1: Roustabout / Little Egypt / Poison Ivy League / Hard Knocks / It’s A Wonderful World / Big Love, Big Heartache. THE ORIGINAL ALBUM: SIDE 2: One Track Heart / It’s Carnival Time / Carny Town / There’s A Brand New Day On The Horizon / Wheels On My Heels. BONUS TRACK: I’m A Roustabout  (take 10/M). OUTTAKES AND REMIXED MASTERS: Little Egypt  (AO take 15/M, record version) / Little Egypt  (revised, AO take 21, part used for movie version) / Poison Ivy League (BO take 7/M) / Hard Knocks  (CO take 11/M, record version) / Hard Knocks  (COV take 4, movie version)* / Its A Wonderful World (DO take 13/M) / It’s A Wonderful World (DO take 17, instrumental)* / Big Love, Big Heartache (EO take 17/M) / One Track Heart  (FO take 5/M) / It’s Carnival Time  (HO take 2/HOV take 9/M, record version) / It’s Carnival Time  (HO take 2/HOV take 12, movie version)* / Carny Town (JO take 9/M) / There’s A Brand New Day On The Horizon (KO take 5/M) / Wheels On My Heels (LO take 7/M) / Roustabout (NOV takes 1-5*, 6) / Roustabout (NOV takes 7*, 8) / Roustabout (NOV take 9, movie version)* / Roustabout (NOV takes 10-12)* / Roustabout (NOV take 13)* / Roustabout (NOV takes 14-16)* / Roustabout (NOV take 17/M, record version).

* = Previously unreleased

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Elvis In Altland – April FTD Release

Monday, May 8th, 2017

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Elvis In Atlanta contains two legendary shows from the Omni Coliseum in 1975 on April 30th and May 1 respectively.

This soundboard release is another in the 5” 2xCD digipack range. The digipack features great photos taken by Keith Alverson and the CDs are mastered by Jan Eliasson

CD1 – April 30th 1975: Love Me / If You Love Me (Let Me Know) / Love Me Tender / All Shook Up / Teddy Bear – Don’t Be Cruel / I’ll Remember You / Help Me / How Great Thou Art / Introductions / My Boy / T-R-O-U-B-L-E / It’s Now Or Never / Let Me Be There / An American Trilogy / Burning Love / Funny How Time Slips Away / That’s All Right / Can’t Help Falling In Love / Closing Theme.

CD2 – May 1st 1975: Love Me / If You Love Me (Let Me Know) / Love Me Tender / All Shook Up / Teddy Bear – Don’t Be Cruel / Help Me / Why Me Lord / Burning Love / Introductions / My Boy / T-R-O-U-B-L-E / I’ll Remember You / Let Me Be There / An American Trilogy / Help Me Make It Through The Night / That’s All Right / Can’t Help Falling In Love / Closing Theme.

The opening numbers of 2001 / CC Rider / I Got A Woman / Amen were not recorded at either shows. Recorded at the Omni Coliseum (a.k.a. The Omni), Atlanta, Georgia.

These recordings are so-called ‘soundboard’ recordings, done with semiprofessional equipment. There are several flaws on the original source tapes.

Available from Essential Elvis UK at £19.99

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