THE BEST OF BRITISH - THE RCAH YEARS - 1959-1960
I Got Stung
2) One Night
A Fool Such as I
I Need Your Love Tonight
It’s Now or Never
6) Are You Lonesome Tonight
More of Elvis
My Wish Came True
A Big Hunk O’Love
It Feels So Right
I Will Be Home Again
Like a Baby
Such a Night
Fame and Fortune
Doin’ the Best I Can
Magical Movie Moments
G.I. Blues (short movie trailer)
Pocketful of Rainbows (duet with “Juliet Prowse”)
What’s She Really Like (shower song)
Tonight’s All Right for Love (German single version)
G.I. Blues (UK radio advert Nº 1)
Frankfort Special (train version)
G.I. Blues (UK radio advert Nº 2)
Wooden Heart (puppet show version)
G.I. Blues (UK radio advert Nº 3)
Shoppin’ Around (live nightclub version)
G.I. Blues (UK radio advert Nº 4)
Big Boots (show 2nd version – take 6)
G.I. Blues (long movie trailer)
Songwriter Demo Recordings
Pocketful of Rainbows (vocal: Jimmy Breedlove)
I Gotta Know (vocal: Paul Evans)
Date of release:
510 page hardcover book (30.5 cm x 25.5 cm),
including 1 CD.
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
Over 1100 rare or previously unpublished photographs, charts and unique
memorabilia, create a visually enhanced record of a superstar with
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!
Photographs from the
pivotal meeting with Hal Wallis in a German restaurant where Elvis' future
movie career was mapped out!
The 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.