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Elvis Army Days Revisited – Part One & Two

ArmyCDs

These two CDs contains all German A&B sides of Elvis singles released during his time that he was in the Army, all known recordings of interviews and press conferences from March 1958 to March 1960, newsreels and more.

They including some previously unreleased material. You can hear these historic recordings in the best possible sound all together for the first time ever on These two discs, each with a fantastic 12-pages booklet
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Expect to hear single versions (including the original You’re A Heartbreaker – faster and with more reverb), the unedited, longer version of Elvis swearing in to the US Army, the unedited part of the Brooklyn press conference (Elvis’ interruptions were edited for the Elvis Sails EP), every known recording of interviews and press conferences in Germany and one from Paris.

Tracklistings…

Elvis Army Days Revisited – Part One

The German Singles – April 1958 to February 1960: Wear My Ring Around Your Neck / Doncha Think It’s Time / Hard Headed Woman / Don’t Ask Me Why / Dixieland Rock / Lover Doll / King Creole / One Night / I Got Stung / Young And Beautiful. The Army Days – Elvis Word For Word – March 1958 to June 1959: Newsreel ‘GI Elvis Presley Loses Sideburns For “New Role”’ / Newsreel ‘Elvis Enters The Army’ / ‘Swearing In’ to the US Army (24/3/58), Memphis Draft Board, Memphis, Tennessee / Interview by Jim Kell (24/3/58), Fort Chaffee Barracks, Fort Chaffee, Arkansas / Newsreel ‘Elvis Off To Germany’ / Press Conference excerpt #1 (22/9/58), Brooklyn Army Terminal, Brooklyn, New York / Press Conference excerpt #2 (22/9/58), Brooklyn Army Terminal, Brooklyn, New York / Press Conference excerpt #3 (22/9/58), Brooklyn Army Terminal, Brooklyn, New York / Interview by Pat Hernon (22/9/58), Library of the USS Randall, Brooklyn, New York / Ankunft in Bremerhaven (1/10/58), Bremerhaven, Germany / Press Conference excerpt #1 (2/10/58), Ray Barracks, Friedberg, Germany / Press Conference excerpt #2 (10-02-58), Ray Barracks, Friedberg, Germany / Interview by Dick Clark (30/1/59), telephone call from USA to Friedberg, Germany / Interview by Hannelore Krab (15/6/59), Bayrischer Hof Hotel, Munich, Germany / Interview by Mario Delagarde (17/6/59), Prince De Galles Hotel, Avenue de George V, Paris, France / Promo for KPOY Radio in Hawaii (6/59) / Interview by Tom Moffatt (6/59), telephone call from Hawaii ‘Uncle Tom’s Cabin’ to Germany. Bonus tracks: ‘Swearing In’ to the US Army (24/3/58), edited – As released on the album ‘This Is Elvis’ / Press Conference excerpt #3 (22/9/58), edited – As released on the ‘Elvis Sails’ EP

Elvis Army Days Revisited – Part Two

The German Singles – March 1959 to March 1960: (Now And Then There’s) A Fool Such As I / I Need Your Love Tonight / That’s All Right / You’re A Heartbreaker / A Big Hunk O’ Love / My Wish Came True / White Christmas / Silent Night / Stuck On You / Fame And Fortune. The Army Days – Elvis Word For Word – June 1958 to March 1960: Interview by Don Owens (7/6/59), telephone call from USA to Bad Nauheim, Germany / Interview by Dick Clark (8/59), telephone call from USA to Bad Nauheim, Germany / Interview by Wink Martindale (9/58), Dance Party KHJ TV telephone call to Friedberg, Germany / Interview by German Interviewer (59), library of the USS Randall, Brooklyn, New York / Interview by Dick Clark (8/1/60), telephone call from USA to Friedberg, Germany / Newsreel ‘Elvis Quits US Army / Press conference excerpt (3/3/60), Ray Barracks, Friedberg, Germany / Newsreel ‘US53310761’ / Press conference excerpt (1/3/60), Ray Barracks, Friedberg, Germany / Press conference excerpt #2 (1/3/60), Ray Barracks, Friedberg, Germany / Inteview (Interviewer unknown) (1/3/60), Ray Barracks, Friedberg, Germany / Interview by Johnny Paris (01/3/60), ‘AFN Interview’ Ray Barracks, Friedberg, Germany / Press conference excerpt (3/3/60), Fort Dix, New Jersey / Press conference excerpts (3/3/60), Fort Dix, New Jersey / Press Conference (7/3/60), Graceland, Memphis, Tennessee

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