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A Whole Lotta Power Going On


Deluxe Digipack factory pressed 2xCD set

Over 2.5 hours of incredible cuts!

This year marks the 50th anniversary of Elvis June/September recordings in Nashville. Whereas other labels only re-re (re) release the same over and over, CMT continues their ‘Power’ series with this third instalment. After last year’s “Ghetto Power” and the first release “Stax Power”, this release had to be done and might be the best one yet!

Again, the editing on this album makes all songs ‘blend in’ so you will get the feeling as if you are in the actual session, with lots of rare snippets and surprises

All tracks from the Nashville 1970 sessions have been included on this set, with clever spliced takes for a whole new listening experience

Lots of works went into this release, and a lot of the tracks sound so different that you almost think that they are all brand new!

Because the producers wanted something really new, and wanted to start rocking from scratch, they decided not to give you a chronicle order tracklist, like the previous volumes

Just listen to the incredible new spliced version of “Patch It Up” (10!! splices), extended versions of “There Goes My Everything”, “Bridge Over Troubled Water”, and clever edits of Undubbed tracks with final masters like “Little Cabin on the Hill” and “Heart of Rome”

1970 has to be one of the best years for Elvis… you can hear it… you can SEE it, although we do agree with the “Never judge a book (CD or DVD) by it’s cover” expression, seeing this cover makes you want it even more, and it sure has ‘A Whole Lotta Power Going On!’


Disc One (Running time 1 hour 19 minutes)

Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin On

Extended Master

I Washed My Hands in Muddy Water

Complete Master, overdubbed

Cindy, Cindy

Spliced Takes 2, 1 3, 3

Got My Mojo Working/Keep Your Hands Off Of It

Unedited overdubbed master

A Hundred Years From Now

Spliced Takes 2, 1, 2

Faded Love

Country Version

The Fool

Takes 1, 2, 1

I Was Born About 10.000 Years Ago

Complete Unedited Take 1

Little Cabin Home On The Hill

Spliced Takes 1, 2

Stranger in the Crowd

Takes 7, 9

Patch It Up

Spliced Takes 2, 2, 2, 3, 4, 7, 1, 1, 1, 9

Faded Love

Complete Master/Country Version

It’s Your Baby, You Rock It

Fs, Take 3

Tomorrow Never Comes

Spliced Takes 3, 1, 2

It Ain’t No Big Thing

Spliced Takes 3, 4, 6, 2

Heart of Rome

Fs, spliced Takes 2, 3, wp Take 1

When I’m Over You

Spliced Master


Fs, Spliced Takes 17, 1, 2

Only Believe

Sliced Takes 1, 3, rehearsal

Disc Two (Running time 1 hour 15 minutes)

Twenty Days and Twenty Nights

Spliced Takes 2 ,2, 3, 3

I’ve Lost You

Take 6 (Edited)

You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me

Takes 1, 2, rehearsal

Mary in the Morning

Spliced takes 1, 2, 4

Bridge Over Troubled Water

Spliced take 1, 5

Make the World Go Away

Spliced takes 1, 2

The Next Step is Love

Fs, Take 6

How the Web Was Woven

Fs/Take 1*

I Really Don’t Want To Know

Take 1 (undubbed)*

There Goes My Everything

Take 1 (extended)

The Sound of Your Cry

Spliced take 2, 3, edited*

Just Pretend

Spliced Takes 1, 2


Spliced Takes 4, 3, 9*

If I Were You

Spliced Takes 1, 3, 5, 2

I’ll Never Know

Spliced Takes 1, 3

Love Letters

Spliced Takes 3, 1

Rags To Riches

Spliced Rehearsal, Take 1

Where Did They Go Lord?

Spliced Takes 2, 3

This is Our Dance

Spliced Takes 6, 8, 8, 11*

Snowbird – Alternate Master*

Funny How Time Slips Away

Unedited Master*

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