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DISCOGRAPHY – Follow That Dream - 2015

BOOK/CD: THE BEST OF BRITISH - THE RCAH YEARS - 1959-1960

Songs:
UK Chart Topping Singles

1) I Got Stung »
2) One Night
»

3) A Fool Such as I »

4) I Need Your Love Tonight »

5) It’s Now or Never »
6) Are You Lonesome Tonight
»

More of Elvis Introductions
7)
My Wish Came True »

8) A Big Hunk O’Love »

9) It Feels So Right »

10) Soldier Boy »

11) I Will Be Home Again »

12) Like a Baby »

13) Such a Night »

14) Fame and Fortune »

15) Doin’ the Best I Can »

Magical Movie Moments

16) G.I. Blues (short movie trailer)

17) Pocketful of Rainbows (duet with “Juliet Prowse”)

18) What’s She Really Like (shower song)

19) Tonight’s All Right for Love (German single version)

20) G.I. Blues (UK radio advert Nº 1)

21) Frankfort Special (train version)

22) G.I. Blues (UK radio advert Nº 2)

23) Wooden Heart (puppet show version)

24) G.I. Blues (UK radio advert Nº 3)

25) Shoppin’ Around (live nightclub version)

26) G.I. Blues (UK radio advert Nº 4)

27) Big Boots (show 2nd version – take 6)

28) G.I. Blues (long movie trailer)

Songwriter Demo Recordings

29) Pocketful of Rainbows (vocal: Jimmy Breedlove)

30) I Gotta Know (vocal: Paul Evans)


Reference: (Denmark) BMG FTD 506020-975089

 

Date of release: September 2015


Additional information:

510 page hardcover book (30.5 cm x 25.5 cm), including 1 CD.

Press note:
Elvis: The Best Of British, The RCA Years 1959-1960 concluding volume of the trilogy Elvis: The Best of British.
This time the focus is on the RCA recordings of 1959 -1960 and, consistent with the previous volumes, contains over 500 pages. Discover exactly how Elvis, on his triumphant return from army service, reinvented his career at the top of the entertainment world when RCA declared Elvis is Back! before the movie G.I. Blues changed his life forever. 
His story is graphically told through the music with over FIFTY iconic songs, originally released on the British RCA label, having been extensively researched. 
Over 1100 rare or previously unpublished photographs, charts and unique memorabilia, create a visually enhanced record of a superstar with unsurpassed acclaim.
Read about the management strategy to keep Elvis' name in the public eye whilst he was away, which not only succeeded in retaining his image of more than just a singer, but as the pulse at the heart of a generation. 
With its wealth of invaluable information, this book includes:
Every known photograph and press cutting of Elvis in Scotland, his only time on British soil!

P
hotographs from the pivotal meeting with Hal Wallis in a German restaurant where Elvis' future movie career was mapped out!
T
he New York Elvis songwriter who was thrown into the East River by mobsters and the British composer who appeared on a 10 pounds bank note!
This book includes a 30 track CD featuring many performances officially released for the first time.
Hear Elvis personally introduce his British chart toppers during this two year period along with other classic tracks, rare movie versions and audio movie promotions. Add to that, exciting songwriter demos as Elvis first heard them and you will own a unique CD to treasure.

 

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