(2016/Follow That Dream) Hardcover, large-format book with 450 pages that offer detailed coverage of Elvis’ life and career between the autumn of 1970 and the first weeks of 1971. Features several hundred photographs, many of them candid and previously unpublished. Contains rare documents, reports from the time, and new and exclusive interviews. Comes with a bonus CD that offers unreleased versions of studio-tracks from June 1970 and a remastered recording of Elvis’ concert in Portland, Oregon on November 11, 1970
(2005/RCA) 34 tracks (5 unreleased) 1954-1977. Rare US pressing! Companion CD To The Multimedia Event Of 2005! features Elvis classics and family favorites + Bonus CD with outtakes and previously unreleased material. 24-page booklet with rare, never-before-seen family photos and detailed track commentary.
(2005/RCA) 34 tracks (5 unreleased) 1954-1977. Companion CD To The Multimedia Event Of 2005 (Book/CD&DVD release) features Elvis classics and family favorites + Bonus CD with outtakes and previously unreleased material. 24-page booklet with rare, never-before-seen family photos and detailed track commentary.
(2014/Follow That Dream) Hardcover, 24.x24.5 cm, 268 pages, incl. CD (71:56 Min.) This audio-visual record of the two charity concerts that Elvis Presley performed at Ellis Auditorium in Memphis on February 25, 1961 includes first-hand accounts from people who were there, newspaper and magazine articles from the time and many rare and newly-discovered photographs. Also detailed is Elvis´ visit to the Tennessee State Capitol in Nashville on March 8, 1961 to receive an honorary colonelship. Accompanying the book is a CD with recordings of both this ceremony and an earlier press conference together with the mono version of Elvis´ classic 1961 LP, ´Something For Everybody´.
(2004/Elvis Unlimited) English, Paperback, 22x30.5 cm, complete illustrated with color & b/w photos, 80 pages. - Elvis and the stars... For those who enjoy every detail about Elvis Presley, this book is essential. It´s the first A-Z book to sum up all the essential details of nearly every famous star or personality Elvis met in his entire life, in a compact form, with a picture of Elvis and the person written about. A book terribly missed by every Elvis fan. Elvis Unlimited proudly presents Elvis and other Celebrities - Candid Favourite Shots Elvis is said to be the most photographed man in history. If not the most photographed, he is certainly one of the most photographed anyway. He was photographed with stars and personalities like Richard M. Nixon, Frank Sinatra, Muhammed Ali, Glen Campbell, Bill Haley, Dean Martin and Sophia Loren among many, many others. But sometimes you have probably caught a glimpse of Elvis with someone else on a picture, you never knew who were? ´´Who is Elvis standing with on that picture?,´´ you have probably asked yourself several times. If so, you now get the chance to learn a lot more about these other - not so famous - personalities as well. Names like Tempest Storm, Imogene Coco, Dorothy Harmony, Gary Merrill and Hedda Hopper. That problem has now been solved, thanks to Elvis and Other Celebrities - Candid Favourite Shots. You can read a lot more about them and many others, their meeting and connection with Elvis, in this detailed book The book is not supposed to be a photo book, with many rare and unpublished photos, even though some are really rare and even unpublished Elvis and other Celebrities - Candid Favourite Shots offers this crucial information and pictures for the first time in one single book. It´s a powerful and fascinating book that will delight and captivate every Elvis fan around the Globe!
Taschenbuch - 784 Seiten - Abacus - Englisch `In Careless Love, we watch Presley losing what he had ... a mesmerising account of America´s broken promise, writ large´ Instantly acclaimed as the definitive account of Elvis Presley´s early years, Peter Guralnick´s Last Train to Memphis took us from Tupelo, Mississippi, to scenes of departure and uncertainty as Elvis left for Germany in September 1958. Now Careless Love completes his extraordinarily detailed and accomplished biography. The facts of the story appear well-known — the restoration and confirmation of global celebrity, the much misunderstood ´Vegas years´, the tragic decline and fall — but such is Guralnick´s skill that they appear here as if for the first time. Guralnick has no equal in rhapsodising about the glory of Elvis at his best ... when he writes about the wanton destruction of all that Presley once stood for, [Careless Love] managed to break my heart´ `This is a remarkable book, an excellent read and a work that immediately raises the stakes for all future rock biographies´ `Homeric in its play of beauty and folly, this is a monumental work´ Richard Williams, Independent onSunday
Gebundene Ausgabe - 383 Seiten -Parragon Inc - Englisch Introduction Elvis Presley burst onto the American music scene in 1956, although he had been well-known locally around Memphis for some time beforehand. He quickly became synonymous with the new rock ´n´ roll music and teenagers everywhere took him to their hearts. His sensual performing style whipped his female fans into a frenzy, which initially caused much criticism in the press — but the resulting publicity did his career no harm at all. After he was drafted and did his service in the US army, without complaint or favors, opinion about him in the press began to change, and on his return his new, mature style helped him to reach an even wider audience. Not content with being perhaps the world´s most popular singer, he also moved into acting and soon took Hollywood by storm. During his career he made 31 movies — all of which were a success at the box office — and in the middle of the 1960s he was the highest-paid actor in Hollywood. After he returned to the concert stage in the 1970s his shows in Las Vegas were legendary, and he was soon dubbed the `World´s Greatest Entertainer´. Elvis Presley: Unseen Archives charts the fascinating life of Elvis, right from his humble beginnings to his tragic death as a superstar and its aftermath. The exciting collection of photographs featured not only show him performing, but also include candid shots documenting his private life and a comprehensive selection of stills taken during the making of his movies. Many of the photographs are not clearly dated in the archives, but in this book they have been carefully placed in context with what was happening in his career at around the time they were taken. The pictures are accompanied by detailed and perceptive captions, which give a rounded portrait of the world´s most famous singer. Elvis Presley was a phenomenon and his legacy continues to captivate people even today — the King may be dead, but his memory lingers on.
(2000/ROLLERCOASTER) 58 tracks with 28 page booklet - live radio broadcasts 1954/55, Big D Jamboree live recordings 1954-56 plus studio tracks & demos. A reissue of our acclaimed LP album, Rockin´ On The Radio, which has been unavailable for many years, plus previously unissued and remastered material from radio shows, live performances and studio sessions. A real treat for Five Strings fans and those interested in the development of rockabilly from western swing, country and rhythm & blues. Sid & the Strings put it all in the pot and others like that Elvis boy reaped the benefits. Detailed notes by Hank Taylor and many photographs.
English, Paperback, 21.5x28 cm, 288 pages/Seiten, completely illustr. with hundreds of rare b/w photos, labelshots and article repros; The American rockabilly movement of the mid-1950s captured the imagination and spirit of young people everywhere. The magical blend of country music and the blues-these divergent sounds merged to create rock ´n´ roll-is personified by such vocalists as Carl Perkins, Bill Haley, Gene Vincent, and, of course, Elvis Presley. But Presley soon took other musical paths, and rockabilly sound ultimately faded. In this detailed book, author Randy McNutt de- scribes the music and artists, gives the secrets by behind the songs and tells us how the early rockabilly records were made. Through oral histories and narrative pieces, the author looks closely at why the music was suddenly popular. At the time, the music was only a feel- ing, a seed of youthful rebellion and expression that would not spawn its own poets until late. So this book is a tribute to the rockabillies themselves, known and unknown. May their music lives forever.
The perfect gift for music lovers and Elvis Costello fans, telling the story behind Elvis Costello’s legendary career and his iconic, beloved songs. Unfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink provides readers with a master’s catalogue of a lifetime of great music. Costello reveals the process behind writing and recording legendary albums like My Aim Is True, This Year’s Model, Armed Forces, Almost Blue, Imperial Bedroom, and King of America. He tells the detailed stories, experiences, and emotions behind such beloved songs as ´´Alison”, ´´Accidents Will Happen”, ´´Watching the Detectives”, ´´Oliver’s Army”, ´´Welcome to the Working Week”, ´´Radio Radio”, ´´Shipbuilding”, and ´´Veronica”, the last of which is one of a number of songs revealed to connect to the lives of the previous generations of his family. Costello chronicles his musical apprenticeship, a child´s view of his father Ross MacManus´ career on radio and in the dance hall; his own initial, almost comical steps in folk clubs and cellar dive before his first sessions for Stiff Records, the formation of the Attractions, and his frenetic and ultimately notorious third US tour. He takes listeners behind the scenes of Top of the Pops and Saturday Night Live, and his own show, Spectacle, on which he hosted artists such as Lou Reed, Elton John, Levon Helm, Jesse Winchester, Bruce Springsteen, and President Bill Clinton. The idiosyncratic memoir of a singular man, Unfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink is destined to be a classic. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Elvis Costello. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/peng/002666/bk_peng_002666_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.