When Elvis Presley died, RCA had to turn over 50% of their production lines to Elvis product. People waited in line at stores to buy albums they would have turned their noses up weeks before. For hours.
Afterwards, RCA kept shotgunning out titles. Col Parker was correct not only did Elvis’ death change nothing – but Show Producers are now openly talking about how much better a hologram performer is than a real one.
The Limited run of only 100,000 copies ever LP set. Now also in CD.
The first official collection of 1950s concerts and tv appearances. And the magical alternative SUN versions to the singles.
RCA morphed into BMG and they released a 5 cd set spanning each Elvis Decade of his best material, the 60s set spawned a sequel 2 disc release.
the last album that one could call a soundtrack, a studio live… just Elvis
The Legendary Performer Series gave way to The Essential Elvis series.
Reconsider Baby focused on Elvis blues material and if only he had delved more into those songs, Elvis got depressed and he was a sucker for country corny and sentimental weepies.
After all, country is mostly moaning about how much you’ve fucked up your life and the blues is about coping with how fucked life is, so they both say. drink and screw.
rock n roll, was original slang for sex – it was the sex and fun in celebration of youth and enthusiasm not yet worn down by age and experience.
There was a 2 volume set – Our Memories of Elvis released – these were undubbed masters supposedly picked by Vernon and Parker