Jerry Scheff musical memories biography
Jerry Scheff has revealed in an interview that he is working on his musical memoires. A few chapters are spent to his times with Elvis. Jerry, who is living in Scotland now, signed a contract with a London based literary agent.
New book ‘ELVIS PRESLEY LIMITED EDITION’
Photographer Lew Allen is working on a photobook for his 1956 pictures of Elvis Presley. Genesis Publications announced the future publication of a stunning Elvis Presley limited edition book
SOUTHERN NIGHTS FTD
This live soundboard compilation from the Spring Tours of 1975 and a companion set to "Dixieland Rocks". It shows just how vast Elvis's repertoire was at that time, with 19 songs not featured on "Dixieland Rocks" according to Ernst Jorgensen.
Track listing "Southern Nights" - 1975 Spring Tours Soundboard Recording:
That?s All Right - It?s Now Or Never - Help Me - Steamroller Blues - Heartbreak Hotel - Release Me - Polk Salad Annie - I?ll Remember You - Little Darlin? - Bridge Over Troubled Water - Trying To Get To You - You Gave Me A Mountain - Help Me Make It Through The Night - Fairytale - Jambalaya - Big Boss Man - It?s Midnight - Promised Land - Trouble - T-R-O-U-B-L-E - Hawaiian Wedding Song - Blue Suede Shoes - For The Good Times - I Can?t Stop Loving You - I?m Leavin?
The "Memphis Recording Service"
The "Memphis Recording Service" book, Audio DVD and vinyl single set
The long awaited project about Elvis' first two years at the Memphis Recording Service (Sun Records) will be released on November 28, 2005 by the UK based Memphis Recording Service.
"The Memphis Recording Service, Vol. 1" will contain a book, a 5.1 DVD audio CD and a vinyl 45 single. There will be a detailed book with exclusive new information, unseen documents and colour photos covering the humble beginnings of Elvis Presley's music career and its effects on the birth of Rock'n'Roll during 1953 -1954.
The 5.1 DVD Audio CD will contain 11 fully restored tracks from 1953-1954. All of them has been remastered using never before released original sources of masters, acetates and tapes to produce high quality sound never before heard. A selection of photographs is used to accompany each song.
Highlights Include: For the first time since 1954 we can hear That's All Right in its true Sun sound without the fake RCA echo. This track has now finally been re-mastered from the original Sun Mother master straight to 5.1 Audio/ Dolby Digital sound. This original version has never before been re-released on record, CD or any digital disc until now.
1. My Happiness
2. That's When Your Heartaches Begin
3. That's All Right
4. Blue Moon of Kentucky
5. Good Rockin' Tonight
6. I Don't Care If The Sun Don't Shine
First Louisiana Hayride Show 16th October 1954
7. Lucky Strike (Scotty and Bill tune up)
8. That's All Right
9. Blue Moon of Kentucky
10. Milkcow Blues Boogie
11. You're A Heartbreaker
On a 45 rpm vinyl single "That's All Right".
New book ‘Double Trouble’
ElvisMatters will release their next book, entitled “Double Trouble”, on December 1, 2006. The book tells the true story behind the movie, and focuses on interviews with co-stars, a ton of pictures, news paper clippings, facts and figures. In the movie, Elvis (Guy Lambert) visits Belgium – Bruges, Antwerp, Damme – and the UK (London).
Three New Global Elvis Releases
BMG will release three new Elvis CDs globally on 27 February 2006. The three full price CDs contain 20 tracks each and all have a theme: "Rock", "Country" and "Inspirational".
New CD from FTD label
LOVING YOU FTD
The 2CD version of "Loving You", restored by Kevan Budd and with unreleased movie versions of the movie songs is available for pre-order at the on-line shops below.
On disc 2 you get all the takes of Elvis recording the title song "Loving You" on February 14, 1957 and 15 takes of the main version in binaural as an extra bonus.
Track listing "Loving You":
CD 1 Original Masters:
Mean Woman Blues - (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear - Loving You - Got A Lot O? Livin? To Do! - Lonesome Cowboy - Hot Dog - Party - Blueberry Hill - True Love - Don?t Leave Me Now - Have I Told You Lately That I Love You - I Need You So -
New Bonus Masters:
One Night - I Beg Of You - All Shook Up - That?s When Your Heartaches Begin - Tell Me Why - Is It So Strange - When It Rains, It Really Pours - One Night (Of Sin) - I Beg Of You (Alternative Take) - Loving You (J-16 End Version) - Party (A-7 Alternate Master) - Loving You (K-93 Main Version) - Loving You (HX-14 Farm Version) - Got A Lot O? Livin? To Do! (R-13 Finale) - Mean Woman Blues (BX-97 Version) - Loving You (KX-21 Main Version) - Loving You (HZ-12 Farm Version) - Blueberry Hill Hill (From Acetate) - Got A Lot O? Livin? To Do! (D-17 Main Version - From Acetate)
CD 2 - The February 14th. Session:
Loving You (Take 1 - 12; All Mono "Farm Scene" Version Takes) - Loving You (Take 13 - 34; All Mono Main Version Takes) - Loving You (Take 35 - 50) - Loving You (KX Take 1 - 15 Binaural Main Version Take)
ALL ELVIS 2
Two years after Elvis Unlimited published the book All Elvis are a follow up in the making. This second volume will be made after the concept as the first volume and will contain more than 150 rare and unpublished pictures.