Pure Gold : The Alternative Album + Lost In The Sixties CDs
June 6, 2012 - 7:01:34 PM
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Pure Gold : The Alternative Album (1 CD Digipack)
Pure Gold For Your CD Collection!!!!
Pure Gold was a 1975 compilation album released as part of RCA's budget 'Pure Gold' series of albums.
Though at this point in his career Elvis Presley was focused more on the country music market, this compilation focuses more on earlier material than his 1970's hits.
When originally released, 'Kentucky Rain', 'Fever', 'It's Impossible', and 'In The Ghetto' were true stereo mixes while all other tracks were in 'electronically reprocessed' stereo. When this album was eventually issued on CD for the first time in the early 1990s, the 6 songs from the 50's were restored to original monaural sound.
- The album wasn't a strong seller when it was first released in 1975.
- It was certified Gold 9/12/1977, Platinum 3/20/1988 and 2x Platinum 3/27/1992 by the R.I.A.A.
- The front cover photo features Elvis from his ' Aloha from Hawaii' concert in 1973.
- In Europe the album was released, with a differend cover, in RCA's ' Take-Off ' series.
Released now in a stunning 3- panel digipack is an Alternate Album Of 'Pure Gold'. Containing masters, first takes, master takes and other rarities!!! This release does not contain any 'electronically reprocessed' stereo.
The disc is GOLD on the back (playing side) and has gold vinyl grooves on the label side!! (see pic)
There's a (removable) sticker on the digi-pack front cover saying Limited Edition Gold Disc.
This is a very limited release so order your copy now !!!!
01. Kentucky Rain (take 1)
02. Fever (take 1)
03. It's Impossible (live, incl. false start)
04. Jailhouse Rock (spliced master)
05. Don't Be Cruel
06. Frankie And Johnny (take 1)
07. I Got a Woman (take 7)
08. All Shook Up (take 10 with count-in)
09. Loving You (farm version 2 take 14)
10. In the Ghetto (take 1)
11. Love Me Tender (stereo master)
12. Clean up Your Own back Yard (undubbed master take 6)
13. Kentucky Rain (take 7)
14. Fever (take 2-3)
15. It's Impossible (live, original remastered album version)
16. Jailhouse Rock (take 6)
17. I Got a Woman (take 6) ?
18. Loving You (main version, master take)
19. In the Ghetto (backup vocal overdub master)
20. Clean Up Your Own Back Yard (original remastered album version)
21. Frankie And Johnny (takes 2-6)
Lost In The Sixties : Fame And Fortune (1 CD Flashlight Records)
Stuck On You, Master, Fame And Fortune, Take 1, I’m Coming Home, Take 6 & Master Take 7, Fame And Fortune, Take 3, Are You Lonesome Tonight, Master, For The Millionth And The Last Time, Take 9 & 11, For The Millionth And The Last Time, Take 8, Starting Today, Fs + Master Take 3, Fame And Fortune, Take 7, There’s Always Me, Take 3 & Master Take 10, I Met Her Today, Take 10,11,12,13, Fame And Fortune, Take 6, In Your Arms, Master Take 2, Fame And Fortune, Take 9, Gently, Fs & Master Take 5, I Met Her Today, Take 14, It’s A Sin, Take 3 & Master Take 4, Fame And Fortune, Take 10, Fame And Fortune, Take 11, Give Me The Right, Master Take 4, I Met Her Today, Take 19 & 20, Such A Night, Master, I Met Her Today, Take 15 & 17, Surrender, Take 4, Dirty Dirty Feeling – Master, Fame And Fortune, Take 8, Fame And Fortune, Take 12, Fame And Fortune, Take 14, I Gotta Know, Master, A Mess Of Blues, Master, The Girl Of My Best Friend, Master.
Lost In The Sixties, Kiss Me Quick (1 CD Flashlight Records)
For The Millionth And The Last Time, Take 2, Kiss Me Quick, Take 2, Sentimental Me, Fs + Master Take 2, I Met Her Today, Take 2 & 3, Kiss Me Quick, Take 3, Anything That’s Part Of You, Take 3, His Latest Flame, Take 7 & 9, His Latest Flame, Master, I Want You With Me, Rehearsal & Master Take 2, I’m Yours, Take 3 &work Part Take 1 & 2, Kiss Me Quick, Take 5 & 6, For The Millionth And The Last Time, Take 3 & 4, I Met Her Today, Take 5 & 6, I Feel So Bad, Master Take 2, Put The Blame On Me, Take 3, 4 & Master Take 5, That’s Someone You Never Forget, Take 2,3 & 4, Anything That’s Part Of You, Take 6 & 7, For The Millionth And The Last Time, Take 5, Kiss Me Quick, Take 7, I Met Her Today, Take 7, Judy, Master Take 8, Kiss Me Quick, Take 8 & 9, Kiss Me Quick, Take 10, Kiss Me Quick, Take 11, Like A Baby, Take 5 & Master Take 6, Little Sister, Take 10 & 11, Little Sister, Master
Elvis Forever Volume 5 (2 CD Digipack)
01. I'm Left, You're Right, She's Gone
02. Mystery Train
03. I Was The One
04. Love Me
05. Rip It Up
06. That's When Your Heartaches Begin
08. Flaming Star
09. I Slipped, I Stumbled, I Fell
10. Just Tell Her Jim Said Hello
11. Never Ending
12. Puppet On A String
13. I'll Remember You
14. Let Yourself Go
15. Big Boss Man
16. Too Much Monkey Business
17. Stay Away
18. Edge Of Reality
19. My Little Friend
20. Kentucky Rain
21. Let's Be Friends
22. The Sound Of Your Cry
23. (That's What You Get) For Lovin' Me
24. A Thing Called Love
25. Seperate Ways
26. It's A Matter Of Time
27. Raised On Rock
28. Spanish Eyes
30. Way Down
31. Pledging My Love
32. He'll Have To Go
33. Fame And Fortune (take 9) *
34. What Now, What Next, Where To (master incl. studio count-in) *
35. Something Blue (take 6) *
36. Gonna Get Back Home Somehow (take 6) *
37. Five Sleepy Heads (master incl. studio count-in) *
38. It Hurts Me (1968 NBC Special)*
39. Any day Now (take 1) *
40. Sweet Angeline (vocal overdub) *
41. Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain (remix) *
42. Always On My Mind (overdubbed version) *
* bonus tracks / not on original album
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Tupelo's Own Elvis Presley DVD + 16 page booklet. Never before have we seen an Elvis concert from the 50's with sound. Until Now! The DVD Contains recently discovered Unreleased Film of Elvis performing 6 songs, including Heartbreak Hotel and Don’t Be Cruel, live in Tupelo Mississippi 1956. Included we see a live performance of the elusive Long Tall Sally seen here for the first time ever. This is an excellent release no fan should be without it. The 'parade' footage is good to see as it puts you in the right context with color and b&w footage. The interviews of Elvis' Parents are well worth hearing too. The afternoon show footage is wonderful and electrifying : Here is Elvis in his prime rocking and rolling in front of 11.000 people.
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