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Elvis Presley – ’68 Comeback Special (50thAnniversary Edition)

Le mythique ’68 Comeback Special d’Elvis Presley fête ses 50 ans sous la forme d’un coffret Deluxe 5CD et 2 Blu-ray, disponible dès le 30 novembre.

jeudi 25 octobre 2018

RCA/Legacy Recordings, filiale de Sony Music Entertainment, célèbre le 50ème anniversaire du show télé légendaire d’Elvis Presley avec la sortie d’un coffret complet et définitif.

Pour la première fois, toutes les pistes audio et les vidéo récemment restaurées tirées de l’enregistrement du show sont regroupées dans un seul coffret – avec notamment des prestations non retenues et des sessions en studio qui montrent le talent Elvis dans toute sa splendeur. Cette édition Deluxe contient un disque rassemblant les sessions légendaires d’Elvis and the Wrecking Crew.
Le coffret peut être précommandé ici.

En commandant le coffret 68 Comeback Special (50th Anniversary Edition) directement sur le site Shop Graceland, les fans recevront un cadeau exclusif : une pièce de monnaie commémorative réalisée en tirage limité.
Pour bénéficier de cette offre spéciale, cliquez ici.

Ce coffret de 5CD et 2 Blu-ray contient également un livre de 80 pages avec des photos rares avec un texte inédit, complété d’interviews réalisées par Thom Zimny pour le documentaire « Elvis Presley: The Searcher » (2018). Les vidéos restaurées et présentées sur le Blu-ray ont été supervisées par Zimny.
Le contenu du coffret sera également disponible en Digital dès le 30 novembre.

Une édition double vinyle de The King In The Ring, déjà présentée en tirage limité lors du dernier Disquaire Day, sera également disponible dès le 30 novembre.

Les célébrations autour de ce show mythique continueront en 2019 avec une émission hommage de 2 heures proposée par NBC et Ken Ehrlich Productions.

Elvis Presley – 68 Comeback Special (50thAnniversary Edition)

CD1:ELVIS (NBC-TV Special) original album and outtakes

CD2: First « sit-down » and « stand-up » shows – June 27 and 29, 1968

CD3: Second « sit-down » and « stand-up » shows – June 27 and 29, 1968

CD4: First and second rehearsals in Elvis’ dressing room – June 24 and 25, 1968

CD5: TheWrecking Crew Sessions: studio outtakes from the special – June 20-23, 1968

BD1-2:Original and extended cuts of television special, complete « sit-down » and « stand-up » shows and outtakes

 

ELVIS PRESLEY – ’68 COMEBACK SPECIAL (50THANNIVERSARY EDITION)

CD 1

The Original Album

  1. Trouble / Guitar Man (Opening)
  2. Medley:

Lawdy, Miss Clawdy

Baby, What You Want Me To Do

Dialogue; Medley: Heartbreak Hotel / Hound Dog / All Shook Up

Can’t Help Falling In Love

Jailhouse Rock

Dialogue; Love Me Tender

  1. Medley:

Dialogue; Where Could I Go But To The Lord / Up Above My Head / Saved

 

  1. Medley:

Dialogue; Blue Christmas (5:34)

Dialogue; One Night

  1. Memories
  2. Medley:

Nothingville / Dialogue; Big Boss Man / Guitar Man / Little Egypt / Trouble / Guitar Man

  1. If I Can Dream

Bonus Cuts

  1. It Hurts Me (splice/edit of part 1 – take 7, part 2 – take 7 & part 1 – take 6)
  2. Let Yourself Go (splice/edit of part 1 – take 1 & part 2 – take 2)
  3. Memories
  4. If I Can Dream

 

CD 2

First « Sit Down » show

  1. That’s All Right
  2. Heartbreak Hotel
  3. Love Me
  4. Baby, What You Want Me To Do
  5. Blue Suede Shoes
  6. Baby, What You Want Me To Do
  7. Lawdy, Miss Clawdy
  8. Are You Lonesome Tonight?
  9. When My Blue Moon Turns To Gold Again
  10. Blue Christmas
  11. Trying To Get To You
  12. One Night
  13. Baby, What You Want Me To Do
  14. One Night
  15. Memories

 

First « Stand Up » show

  1. Heartbreak Hotel
  2. Hound Dog
  3. All Shook Up
  4. Can’t Help Falling In Love
  5. Jailhouse Rock
  6. Don’t Be Cruel
  7. Blue Suede Shoes
  8. Love Me Tender
  9. Trouble
  10. Baby, What You Want Me To Do
  11. If I Can Dream

 

CD 3

Second « Sit Down » show

  1. Heartbreak Hotel
  2. Baby, What You Want Me To Do
  3. Introductions
  4. That’s All Right
  5. Are You Lonesome Tonight?
  6. Baby, What You Want Me To Do
  7. Blue Suede Shoes
  8. One Night
  9. Love Me
  10. Trying To Get To You
  11. Lawdy, Miss Clawdy
  12. Santa Claus Is Back In Town
  13. Blue Christmas
  14. Tiger Man
  15. When My Blue Moon Turns To Gold Again
  16. Memories

 

Second « Stand Up » show

  1. Heartbreak Hotel
  2. Hound Dog
  3. All Shook Up
  4. Can’t Help Falling In Love
  5. Jailhouse Rock
  6. Don’t Be Cruel
  7. Blue Suede Shoes
  8. Love Me Tender
  9. Trouble/Guitar Man
  10. Trouble/Guitar Man
  11. If I Can Dream

 

CD 4

First rehearsal

  1. I Got A Woman
  2. Blue Moon / Young Love / Oh, Happy Day
  3. When It Rains It Really Pours
  4. Blue Christmas
  5. Are You Lonesome Tonight? / That’s My Desire
  6. That’s When Your Heartaches Begin
  7. Peter Gunn Theme
  8. Love Me
  9. When My Blue Moon Turns To Gold Again
  10. Blue Christmas / Santa Claus Is Back In Town

 

Second rehearsal

  1. Danny Boy
  2. Baby, What You Want Me To Do
  3. Love Me
  4. Tiger Man
  5. Santa Claus Is Back In Town
  6. Lawdy, Miss Clawdy
  7. One Night
  8. Blue Christmas
  9. Baby, What You Want Me To Do
  10. When My Blue Moon Turns To Gold Again
  11. Blue Moon Of Kentucky

 

CD 5

The Wrecking Crew Sessions

  1. Nothingville (Guitar Man’s Evil #1) – takes 5 & 6
  2. Guitar Man (Guitar Man’s Evil #1) – take 2
  3. Let Yourself Go, part 1 (Guitar Man’s Evil #2) – take 5 & 7/M
  4. Let Yourself Go, part 2 (Guitar Man’s Evil #3) – take 7/M
  5. Guitar Man (Escape #1, fast) – takes 1, 2 & 5
  6. Big Boss Man (Escape #3) – take 2
  7. It Hurts Me, part 1 (Escape #4) – take 5
  8. It Hurts Me, part 2 (After Karate #1) – take 3
  9. Guitar Man (After Karate #2) – take 1
  10. Little Egypt (After Karate #2) – take 6
  11. Trouble / Guitar Man (After Karate #3) – take 2
  12. Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child / Where Could I Go But To The Lord (Gospel #1) – rehearsal & take 1 (5:23)
  13. Up Above My Head / Saved (Gospel #2) – takes 4 & 7
  14. Saved (Gospel #3) – takes 2 & 4
  15. Trouble / Guitar Man (Opening) – takes 6 & 7
  16. If I Can Dream – take 1
  17. If I Can Dream – takes 2, 3 & 4
  18. Memories – takes 3 & 4/vocal overdub #1
  19. Let Yourself Go (closing instrumental)

 

Blu-ray Disc 1:

Elvis NBC TV Special originally broadcast on December 3, 1968

Black Leather Sit-Down Show #1 – June 27, 1968

Black Leather Sit-Down Show #2 – June 27, 1968

Black Leather Stand-Up Show #1 – June 29, 1968

Black Leather Stand-Up Show #2 – June 29, 1968

 

Blu-ray Disc 2:

Trouble/Guitar Man TV Show Opener – June 30, 1968 – All Takes and Raw Components

If I Can Dream TV Show Closer – June 30, 1968 – All Takes

Huh-Huh-Huh Promo – June 30, 1968

Elvis Closing Credits Without Credit Roll – June 30, 1968

If I Can Dream Special Music Video 2004 – June 30, 1968

Gospel Production Number – All Takes and Raw Components

Guitar Man Production Number – All Takes and Raw Components

Blu-ray Special Feature Re-Cut

 

Musicians

Vocal & guitar: Elvis Presley

 

June 20-23 & 29

The Wrecking Crew:

Guitar: Tommy Tedesco

Guitar: Mike Deasy

Guitar: Al Casey

Bass & keyboards: Larry Knechtel

Bass: Charles Berghofer

Piano: Don Randi

Drums: Hal Blaine

Percussion: John Cyr

Percussion: Elliot Franks

Bongos: Frank DeVito

Harmonica: Tommy Morgan

The NBC Orchestra conducted by Billy Goldenberg

 

June 20-23

Vocals: The Blossoms: Darlene Love, Fanita James, Jean King

Vocals: Julie Rinker, B. J. Baker, Frank Howren, Bill Lee, Gene Merlino, Thurl Ravenscroft, Bill Brown,

Joe Eich, Elaine Black, Dean Parker, Jack Gruberman, Sally Stevens, Jackie Ward, Ronald Hicklin, Tom

Bahler, Mitch Gordon

 

June 24 & 25

Guitar: Elvis Presley

Guitar: Scotty Moore

Percussion: D. J. Fontana

And friends

 

June 27

Guitar: Elvis Presley

Guitar: Scotty Moore

Guitar & Vocals: Charlie Hodge

Guitar case used as Drums: D. J. Fontana

Percussion: Alan Fortas

Tambourine: Lance Legault

ELVIS PRESLEY – THE KING IN THE RING 2LP

Disc 1, Side A
1. That’s All Right

  1. Heartbreak Hotel
  2. Love Me
  3. Baby What You Want Me To Do
  4. Blue Suede Shoes
  5. Baby What You Want Me To Do
  6. Lawdy, Miss Clawdy

 

Disc 1, Side B
1. Are You Lonesome Tonight?

  1. When My Blue Moon Turns To Gold Again
    3. Blue Christmas
  2. Trying To Get To You
  3. One Night
  4. Baby What You Want Me To Do
  5. One Night
  6. Memories

 

Disc 2, Side C
1. Heartbreak Hotel

  1. Baby What You Want Me To Do
  2. Introductions
    4. That’s All Right
  3. Are You Lonesome Tonight?
  4. Baby What You Want Me To Do
  5. Blue Suede Shoes
    8. One Night

Disc 2, Side D
1. Love Me

  1. Trying To Get To You
  2. Lawdy, Miss Clawdy
  3. Santa Claus Is Back In Town
  4. Blue Christmas
  5. Tiger Man
  6. When My Blue Moon Turns To Gold Again
  7. Memories

 

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