Tag: Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley: The Album Collection (RCA/Legacy)

Elvis Presley The Album Collection (RCA/Legacy) Dropped down like Manna from heaven (or more specifically, from the folks at Legacy Records), Elvis Presley fans across the globe can now pick up the ultimate fan set — a 60-CD collection of…

Music History January 8

BORN ON JANUARY 8 1904 – Tampa Red, American guitarist and songwriter (d. 1981) 1931 – Bill Graham, German-American music promoter (d. 1991) 1931 – Chuck Metcalf, American jazz bassist (d. 2012) 1935 – Elvis Presley, American singer, guitarist, and…

Elvis Presley: That’s The Way It Is: Deluxe Edition

Elvis Presley That’s The Way It Is: Deluxe Edition (RCA/Legacy) Legacy Records continues its massive project cleaning out every company vault and looking under every old rug for goodies and extras to tack onto their Elvis Presley re-releases. The latest,…

Elvis Presley: Recorded Live on Stage in Memphis

Elvis Presley Recorded Live on Stage in Memphis (Sony Legacy) Despite the fact that this live album, originally released in 1974, was the last in a deluge of live Elvis albums flooding the marketplace in the early ’70s, ‘Recorded Live…

Elvis Presley: Elvis 75: Good Rockin’ Tonight

Elvis Presley Elvis 75: Good Rockin’ Tonight (Legacy Records and RCA) It is easy to forget just how much of a transformative figure Elvis Presley was to music. The erratic behavior, the bloated Vegas period and dying on the can…