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Tearing ‘Em Up! The King In Motion Vol. 3

Sunday, April 15th, 2018

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Here is a wonderful package from the guys at Venus. ‘Tearing ‘Em Up’ collectively offers a super 209-page hardback book (with loads of rare and unseen pictures of the complete tour), a stunning DVD and two CDs.

Of paramount interest is the 40-minute DVD containing spectacular footage from Elvis’ November 1971 tour.

The footage is digitally remastered from the original sources and has been professionally synced with the sound from Elvis’ Boston show recorded on November 10th. The soundtrack for the DVD is as follows…

2001 Theme / That’s All Right I Got A Woman – Amen – Proud Mary / You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me / You’ve Lost That Loving Feeling / Polk Salad Annie / Come Home Baby (Instr.) / Love Me Heartbreak Hotel / Blue Suede Shoes / One Night Hound Dog / How Great Thou Art (Part) / Bridge Over Troubled Water / I Can’t Stop Loving You / Suspicious Minds / Come Home Baby (Instr.) / Can’t Help Falling In Love / Closing Vamp

November 1971 footage…

Baltimore (9th)

Boston (10th)

Cincinnati (11th)

Houston (12th)

Dallas (13th)

Tuscaloosa (14th)

Kansas City (15th)

Salt Lake City (16th)

For completeness sake, the Boston show from November 10th is also included on CD in perfect soundboard quality.

Plus the Venus guys have added a free CD to promote the upcoming new CDs in their ‘Unedited Masters’ series.

The CD contains some unreleased tracks…

Power Of My Love (Master No overdubs Take 7)*

My Little Friend (Vocal overdub – January 16th)*

True Love Travels On A Gravel Road (Master Different mix Take 11)*

I Washed My Hands In Muddy Waters (Master Overdubbed Take 1)**

It’s Your Baby… (Alt. Master backup vocals overdub Take 3)**

Life (Master Different Mix Take 20)**

Stranger In The Crowd (Takes 1 & 7)*

Early Morning Rain (Unedited Take 11)**

If That Isn’t Love (Different Mix Take 1)**

I Can Help (Complete Unedited Session Takes 1 & 2)**

Promised Land (X-rated Version Take 1)**

Bitter They Are (1980 Re-recording)**

For Ol’ Times Sake (1980 Re-recording)**

Patch It Up (Alternate Master Take 9)**

Amazing Grace (No Overdubs Take 2)**

* Unreleased

** Officially Unreleased

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Elvis Presley – The 50s in Stereo

Friday, April 6th, 2018

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Elvis Presley – The 50s in Stereo

This special collector’s edition vinyl offering from Vee-Tone Records, comes in two stunning coloured vinyl options (500 x green vinyl and 500 x orange vinyl).  Elvis Presley – The 50s In Stereo features 12 specially selected mono recordings given the NEOPHONIC Stereo makeover.  Individually numbered 001 – 500 of each vinyl colour, this limited edition album will not be re-pressed.

Special Features:

• NEOPHONIC HIGH FIDELITY (re-engineered stereo 2017/18)

• Stunning album artwork featuring a high gloss, flip back sleeve and full colour inner sleeve

• Limited Edition coloured vinyl only 1000 copies worldwide (500 green vinyl & 500 orange vinyl with colour co-ordinated sleeve artwork)

• Features the NEOPHONIC Stereo single version of ‘My Baby Left Me’ 45-6540(e)

 Side A 

1a Mystery Train (NEOPHONIC Stereo Version – 2018)

2a Baby, Let’s Play House (NEOPHONIC Stereo Version – 2018)

3a Blue Moon Of Kentucky* (NEOPHONIC Stereo Version – 2017)

4a Good Rockin’ Tonight (NEOPHONIC Stereo Version – 2018)

5a One Sided Love Affair (NEOPHONIC Stereo Version – 2018)

6a Any Way You Want Me (That’s How I Will Be) (NEOPHONIC Stereo Version – 2018)

Side B

1b I Got A Woman (NEOPHONIC Stereo Version – 2018)

2b Lawdy Miss Clawdy (NEOPHONIC Stereo Version – 2018)

3b My Baby Left Me* (NEOPHONIC Stereo Version – 2017)

4b Don’t (NEOPHONIC Stereo Version – 2018)

5b Dixieland Rock (NEOPHONIC Stereo Version – 2018)

6b I Got Stung (NEOPHONIC Stereo Version – 2018)

*45 rpm single version 45-6540(e)

£24.99 each Plus £4.00 UK postage / £7.00 Europe / £12.00 RoW

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