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ELVIS 2019 CD Releases
Jan.30 FTD-DK [FTD #87] Elvis, St.Paul To Wichita, Oct.'74 (2-CD)
Jan.30 FTD-DK [FTD #LP36] Kissin' Cousins (2-LP)
Feb.15
Sony-US
The Best Of The '68 Comeback Special (1-CD)


Feb.27 Sony-JP The Best Of The '68 Comeback Special (1-CD)
ベスト・オブ・ザ・'68 カムバック・スペシャル (\2,592)

Mar. 8
MRS-UK Made In Germany (4-CD + Book)
Mar.15 FTD-DK [FTD Book] Through The Lens Of Phillip Harrington (Book + CD)
Mar.15 FTD-DK [FTD #1076] The Fun In Acapulco Sessions (3-CD)
Mar.29
Sony-US The Best Of The '68 Comeback Special (CD + DVD) (Walmart)
Apr. 13
Sony-US Live at the International Hotel, Las Vegas, NV August 23, 1969 (Dinner Show) (2-LP, 2019 Record Store Day release)
May 10 FTD-DK[FTD #88] Elvis, From Georgia To Florida (2-CD)
Aug. 9
Sony-US Elvis - Live 1969 (11-CD Deluxe Box Set)
Aug. 9
Sony-JP Elvis - Live 1969 (11-CD Deluxe Box Set)
LIVE 1969 (日本語翻訳 スペシャル・ブックレット付)
Aug. 9
Sony-US Live at the International Hotel, Las Vegas, NV August 26, 1969 (Midnight Show) (2-LP)
Sept. FTD-DK [FTD #89] American Sound 1969 (5-CD)
Sept. FTD-DK [FTD #LP37] Memphis, Tennessee (2-LP)



(July 15, 2019)

"American Sound 1969" (5-CD)
[FTD #89] Release Date; Aug.23, 2019

To celebrate FTD's 20th Anniversary, FTD is pleased to announce the release of "ELVIS: AMERICAN SOUND 1969", "Suspicious Minds" celebrates its 50th Anniversary on August 26th, 2019
Elvis' pivotal Year of 1969 celebrated with Elvis: American Sound 1969 featuring all known and previously unreleased outtakes from the legendary American Sound Sessions,
Including "In The Ghetto" and "Suspicious Minds". This 5-CD set that's part of FTD's new 'Sessions' series, includes a 28-page booklet with rare photos and memorabilia.

Tracklisting:

Disc 1

  1. Long Black Limousine - takes 1,2,3 & 5 (Previously unreleased)
  2. Long Black Limousine - take 6
  3. Long Black Limousine - takes 7,8 & 9
  4. Long Black Limousine - take 9 (undubbed master with vocal repairs)
  5. This Is The Story - takes 1 & 2 (take 2 is master track & vocal overdub)
  6. Wearin' That Loved On Look - takes 1,2,3 & 5
  7. Wearin' That Loved On Look - take 10
  8. Wearin' That Loved On Look - takes 12,13 & 14
  9. Wearin' That Loved On Look - take 15 (undubbed master)
  10. You’ll Think Of Me - takes 1-6
  11. You’ll Think Of Me - take 7
  12. You’ll Think Of Me - take 8
  13. You’ll Think Of Me - takes 11 & 14 (Take 11. Previously unreleased)
  14. You’ll Think Of Me - take 16
  15. You’ll Think Of Me - takes 19,20 & 22 (Previously unreleased)
  16. You’ll Think Of Me - take 23 (undubbed master)

Disc 2
  1. I'm Movin' On - takes 1-2
  2. I'm Movin' On - take 2 (with vocal replacements and steel guitar overdub)
  3. A Little Bit Of Green - rehearsal
  4. A Little Bit Of Green - take 1
  5. A Little Bit Of Green - takes 2-3 (track master with live vocal)
  6. Gentle On My Mind (with track replacement overdubs and master vocal)
  7. Don’t Cry Daddy - take 3 (master take with vocal overdub)
  8. Poor Man’s Gold - take 12 (track master with incomplete vocal overdub)
  9. Inherit The Wind - take 1, rehearsal, take 4 with vocal overdub #1
  10. Mama Liked The Roses (master track with alternate vocal overdub)
  11. Mama Liked The Roses (master track with master vocal overdub)
  12. My Little Friend (master track with master vocal overdub)
  13. In The Ghetto - take 1
  14. In The Ghetto - takes 2-3
  15. In The Ghetto - take 4
  16. In The Ghetto - takes 5-10 (Previously unreleased)
  17. In The Ghetto - take 11
  18. In The Ghetto - take 13
  19. In The Ghetto - take 19
  20. In The Ghetto - take 20
  21. In The Ghetto - take 22 (track master with vocal overdub)

Disc 3
  1. Rubberneckin' - takes 1-2 (take 2 is undubbed master)
  2. Hey Jude - take 1
  3. Hey Jude - takes 3,5,6 & 7
  4. From A Jack To A King - takes 1-3
  5. From A Jack To A King - takes 4-5 (take 5 is undubbed master)
  6. Without Love - take 1
  7. Without Love - takes 2-4
  8. Without Love - take 5 (undubbed master)
  9. I’ll Hold You In My Heart - take 1 (master)
  10. I'll Be There - takes 1-3 (take 3 is undubbed master)
  11. I'll Be There - takes 4-6
  12. Suspicious Minds - takes 1-5
  13. Suspicious Minds - take 6
  14. Suspicious Minds - take 7
  15. Suspicious Minds - take 8 (undubbed master)

Disc 4
  1. Stranger In My Own Home Town - jam (undubbed)
  2. It's My Way/This Time/I Can't Stop Loving You - jam
  3. True Love Travels On A Gravel Road - take 2
  4. True Love Travels On A Gravel Road - take 4
  5. True Love Travels On A Gravel Road - take 5
  6. True Love Travels On A Gravel Road - takes 6-7
  7. True Love Travels On A Gravel Road - take 11 (undubbed master)
  8. And The Grass Won’t Pay No Mind - takes 1,3 & 5
  9. And The Grass Won’t Pay No Mind - take 6 (master track with live vocal)
  10. And The Grass Won’t Pay No Mind - take 6 (master track with overdubbed vocal)
  11. Power Of My Love - take 1
  12. Power Of My Love - takes 2 & 3
  13. Power Of My Love - take 6
  14. Power Of My Love - take 7 (undubbed master)
  15. After Loving You - take 2
  16. After Loving You - take 3
  17. After Loving You - take 4 (undubbed master)
  18. Do You Know Who I Am? - takes 1 & 3
  19. Do You Know Who I Am? - take 4
  20. Do You Know Who I Am? - take 5
  21. Do You Know Who I Am? - take 7 (master with vocal overdub)

Disc 5
  1. Kentucky Rain - takes 1-3
  2. Kentucky Rain - takes 5-7
  3. Kentucky Rain - take 8
  4. Kentucky Rain - take 9
  5. Kentucky Rain - take 10 (undubbed master)
  6. Only The Strong Survive - take 1
  7. Only The Strong Survive - takes 8,11 & 12
  8. Only The Strong Survive - takes 17,21 & 22
  9. Only The Strong Survive - take 29 (undubbed master)
  10. It Keeps Right On A Hurtin' - takes 1 & 2
  11. Any Day Now - takes 1 & 2
  12. Any Day Now - takes 3 & 4
  13. Any Day Now - takes 5 & 6 (take 6 is undubbed master track and live vocal)
  14. If I'm A Fool - takes 1,2 & 3
  15. If I'm A Fool - takes 6,7,8 & 9 (take 9 is undubbed master)
  16. The Fair’s Moving On (track master with vocal overdub)
  17. Who Am I ? (undubbed master)



(July 15, 2019)

"Memphis, Tennessee" (2-LP)
Release Date; Aug., 2019

Tracklisting:

    Side A
  1. MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE (rejected master)
  2. ASK ME (rejected master)
  3. ECHOES OF LOVE (take 1)
  4. PLEASE DONiT DRAG THAT STRING AROUND (take 1)
  5. DEVIL IN DISGUISE (takes 1, 2, 4, 5, 6M)
  6. WHAT NOW, WHAT NEXT, WHERE TO (master)
  7. NEVER ENDING (take 1)
    Side B
  1. LONG LONELY HIGHWAY (master)
  2. WITCHCRAFT (take 1)
  3. FINDERS KEEPERS, LOSERS WEEPERS (take 1)
  4. LOVE ME TONIGHT (take 1)
  5. MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE* (take 1)
  6. ASK ME* (takes 1, 2)
  7. WESTERN UNION (take 1)
  8. PLEASE DON'T DRAG THAT STRING AROUND (take 2)
    Side C
  1. SLOWLY BUT SURELY (take 1)
  2. NEVER ENDING (takes 2, 3M)
  3. DEVIL IN DISGUISE (take 3)
  4. PLEASE DON'T DRAG THAT STRING AROUND (takes 3, 4, 5)
  5. WITCHCRAFT (take 2)
  6. ASK ME (takes 5, 6 - alternate rejected master)
    Side D
  1. BLUE RIVER (takes 1, 2)
  2. MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE* (takes 2, 3, 5)
  3. IT HURTS ME* (takes 2, 3, 4, 5M)
  4. FINDERS KEEPERS, LOSERS WEEPERS (takes 2, 3)
  5. LOVE ME TONIGHT (takes 2, 3, 4)
  6. SLOWLY BUT SURELY (takes 2, 3, 4)
Recorded: May 26 & 27, 1963 and *January 12, 1964 at RCA Victor Studio, Nashville



(June 27, 2019) (June 21, 2019) (June 18, 2019)

"ELVIS, Live 1969" (11-CD Deluxe Box Set)
Release Date; Aug.9, 2019

Limited 11CD box set with 52 page book full of rare photos & memorabilia!
One show entirely unreleased! Complete Newly Mixed and Mastered Shows!

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary Of Elvis' Triumphant Return To The Stage

"I missed the closeness of a live audience. So just as soon as I got out of the movie contracts, I started to do live performances again. " Elvis Presley

First chronicled in part on the album Elvis In Person At The International Hotel 50 years ago, Live 1969 showcases this incredibly, important phase in Elvis' career in definitive detail his first live shows following his triumphant, 1968 comeback for NBC after an 8 year absence from playing live.
This box set features 11 complete sets from the first of his many engagements at The International Hotel (several of which are released in full for the first time, with one show entirely unreleased), allowing fans a more definitive picture of The King's glorious return to the concert stage.
52-page book includes rare photos, memorabilia and an oral history by Ken Sharp curated from historic interviews with Elvis, Colonel Tom Park, Tom Jones, Jerry Schilling, James Burton, Cissy Houston, Terry Blackwood, George Klein, Fats Domino and more.

CD List:

  1. Aug.21,1969 - Midnight Show ("Viva Las Vegas" Disc-2, 2007 )
  2. Aug.22,1969 - Dinner Show ("Elvis In Person" Disc-2, 2008 FTD)
  3. Aug.22,1969 - Midnight Show (unreleased)
  4. Aug.23,1969 - Dinner Show ("Live At The International Hotel Las Vegas, NV August 23, 1969" 2-LP 2019 RSD Release )
  5. Aug.23,1969 - Midnight Show ("Elvis At The International" 2003 FTD)
  6. Aug.24,1969 - Dinner Show ("Elvis, Live In Las Vegas" Disc-1, 2001 )
  7. Aug.24,1969 - Midnight Show (unreleased)
  8. Aug.25,1969 - Dinner Show (unreleased)
  9. Aug.25,1969 - Midnight Show ("Hot August Night" 2013 FTD)
  10. Aug.26,1969 - Dinner Show ("Elvis, Live In Vegas" 2011 FTD)
  11. Aug.26,1969 - Midnight Show ("All Shook Up" 2005 FTD )


"ELVIS, Live 1969" 11-CD Deluxe Box Set


"Live At The International Hotel Las Vegas, NV August 26, 1969 (Midnight Show)" 2-LP


"Live At The International Hotel Las Vegas, NV August 23, 1969 (Dinner Show)" 2-LP
(2019 Record Store Day release)



(Apr.16, 2019)

"Elvis, From Georgia To Florida" (2-CD)
[FTD #88] Release Date; May, 2019

Tracklisting:

Disc 1 (Macon, Georgia - April 24, 1975)

  1. Talk
  2. Love Me
  3. If You Love Me
  4. You Don't Have To Say You Love Me
  5. Big Boss Man
  6. It's Midnight
  7. Promised Land
  8. Fairytale
  9. Burning Love
  10. Introductions including:
    (a) What’d I say
    (b) School Days
  11. My Boy
  12. T-R-O-U-B-L-E
  13. I'll Remember You 2
  14. Let Me Be There
  15. American Trilogy
  16. Can't Help Falling In Love
  17. Closing Vamp

Disc 2 (Lakeland. Florida - April, 1975 - 2pm Show)
  1. Talk
  2. Love Me
  3. If You Love Me
  4. Love Me Tender
  5. Teddy Bear / Don't Be Cruel
  6. Help Me
  7. Burning Love
  8. Introductions including:
    (a) Johnny B. Goode
    (b) School Days
  9. My Boy
  10. T-R-O-U-B-L-E
  11. Why Me Lord
  12. Let Me Be There
  13. Hawaiian Wedding Song
  14. Hound Dog
  15. American Trilogy
  16. Can't Help Falling In Love
  17. Closing Vamp



(Feb.19, 2019)

The Fun In Acapulco Sessions (3-CD)
[FTD #1076] Release Date; March, 2019

This is the ultimate FUN IN ACAPULCO 3-CD set: includes more than an hour of previously unreleased false starts, break downs, and complete takes! All tracks have been recently remixed and mastered from the original 3-track session tapes. The 8”x 8” slipcase replicates RCA Victor’s vault-stored session reel box. The 28-page booklet includes rare photographs, memorabilia, session data, Movie Trivia and an updated overview of the movie by Alan Hanson. The 3-CDs are housed in a CD carrier adorned by original tape box documentation.

Tracklisting:

DISC 1: THE ORIGINAL ALBUM

  1. Fun In Acapulco
  2. Vino, Dinero Y Amor
  3. Mexico
  4. El Toro
  5. Marguerita
  6. The Bullfighter Was A Lady
  7. No Room To Rhumba In A Sports Car
  8. I Think I'm Gonna Like It Here
  9. Bossa Nova, Baby
  10. You Can't Say No In Acapulco
  11. Guadalajara
  12. Love Me Tonight
  13. Slowly But Surely

    OUTTAKES

  14. Bossa Nova, Baby (takes 1-2)
  15. Bossa Nova, Baby (take 3)
  16. Bossa Nova, Baby (takes 4-5)
  17. Bossa Nova, Baby (take 6)
  18. Bossa Nova, Baby (takes 7-8)
  19. Bossa Nova, Baby (take 9)
  20. Bossa Nova, Baby (takes 10 & 11/M)
  21. I Think I'm Gonna Like It Here (take 1)
  22. I Think I'm Gonna Like It Here (takes 2-5)
  23. I Think I'm Gonna Like It Here (takes 6-7)
  24. I Think I'm Gonna Like It Here (takes 8-9)
  25. I Think I'm Gonna Like It Here (splice of take 10 and one line from take 7/M, record version)
  26. Mexico (takes 1-2)
  27. Mexico (takes 3-4)
  28. Mexico (take 5/M)

DISC 2: OUTTAKES

  1. Mexico (take 6)
  2. Mexico (take 7/alternate M)
  3. Mexico (instrumental takes 1-2 & 3/M)
  4. The Bullfighter Was A Lady (takes 1-3)
  5. The Bullfighter Was A Lady (takes 4-6)
  6. The Bullfighter Was A Lady (take 7)
  7. The Bullfighter Was A Lady (takes 8-9)
  8. The Bullfighter Was A Lady (splice of takes 9 & 7/M, record version)
  9. Marguerita (take 1)
  10. Marguerita (takes 2-6)
  11. Marguerita (takes 7 & 8/M)
  12. Vino, Dinero Y Amor (take 1)
  13. Vino, Dinero Y Amor (takes 2-3)
  14. Vino, Dinero Y Amor (take 4)
  15. Vino, Dinero Y Amor (take 5/M)
  16. Vino, Dinero Y Amor (The Amigos, cafe version take 1)
  17. Vino, Dinero Y Amor (The Amigos, cafe version take 2)
  18. Vino, Dinero Y Amor (The Amigos, cafe version take 3)
  19. Vino, Dinero Y Amor (The Amigos, cafe version take 4/M)
  20. Vino, Dinero Y Amor (The Amigos, boat version takes 1-2 & 3/M)
  21. No Room To Rhumba In A Sports Car (take 1/M)
  22. Fun In Acapulco (take 1/M)
  23. El Toro (take 1)
  24. El Toro (take 2)
  25. El Toro (splice of takes 2 & 1/M)
  26. I Think I'm Gonna Like It Here (takes 11-13)
  27. I Think I'm Gonna Like It Here (takes 14-15)
  28. I Think I'm Gonna Like It Here (takes 16-18)
  29. I Think I'm Gonna Like It Here (take 19)

DISC 3: OUTTAKES

  1. I Think I'm Gonna Like It Here (splice of takes 19 & 18/M, movie version
  2. The Bullfighter Was A Lady (take 10)
  3. The Bullfighter Was A Lady (takes 11-14)
  4. The Bullfighter Was A Lady (takes 15-16)
  5. The Bullfighter Was A Lady (take 17/M, movie version)
  6. Malaguena (track, take 1)
  7. Malaguena (track, takes 2-10)
  8. Malaguena (track, splice of takes 6 & 10/M)
  9. You Can't Say No In Acapulco (takes 1-4)
  10. You Can't Say No In Acapulco (take 5/M)
  11. Guadalajara (track, takes 1-2)
  12. Guadalajara (track, takes 3-4)
  13. Guadalajara (track, take 5)
  14. Guadalajara (track, takes 6-7)
  15. Guadalajara (track, splice of takes 1, 5 & 7/M)
  16. Guadalajara (v.o. takes 1-2)
  17. Guadalajara (v.o. takes 3-4)
  18. Guadalajara (v.o. takes 5-6)
  19. Guadalajara (v.o. takes 7-10)
  20. Guadalajara (v.o. splice of takes 6 & 2/M)



(Jan.11, 2019)

"Elvis, St.Paul To Wichita, Oct.'74" (2-CD)
[FTD #87] Release Date; Feb., 2019

Tracklisting:

Disc 1 (St. Paul, Minnesota. October 2, 1974)

  1. See See Rider
  2. I Got A Woman / Amen
  3. Love Me
  4. Blue Suede Shoes
  5. Until It's Time For You To Go
  6. Big Boss Man
  7. Fever
  8. If You Love Me
  9. Love Me Tender
  10. Hound Dog
  11. Introductions including: Lawdy, Miss Clawdy
  12. All Shook Up
  13. Teddy Bear / Don't Be Cruel
  14. The Wonder Of You
  15. Why Me Lord
  16. Heartbreak Hotel
  17. Let Me Be There
  18. Hawaiian Wedding Song
  19. American Trilogy
  20. Johnny B. Goode
  21. You Gave Me A Mountain (Rest of show is missing on the source tape)

Disc 2 (Wichita, Kansas. October 7, 1974)
  1. See Rider (late start)
  2. I Got A Woman / Amen
  3. Love Me
  4. Blue Suede Shoes
  5. The Wonder Of You
  6. Big Boss Man
  7. Fever
  8. If You Love Me
  9. Love Me Tender
  10. Hound Dog
  11. Introductions including: Lawdy, Miss Clawdy
  12. All Shook Up
  13. Teddy Bear / Don't Be Cruel
  14. Why Me Lord
  15. Let Me Be There
  16. When It's My Time - performed by The Stamps
  17. Johnny B. Goode
  18. Heartbreak Hotel
  19. Hawaiian Wedding Song
  20. Polk Salad Annie
  21. Can't Help Falling In Love
  22. Closing Vamp

    Bonus songs (Detroit, Michigan. October 4, 1974)

  23. It's Midnight
  24. Steamroller Blues
  25. Funny How Time Slips Away



(Jan.11, 2019)

"Kissin' Cousins" (2-LP)
Release Date; Feb., 2019

Tracklisting:

    Side A
  1. Kissin' Cousins (Number 2) (unedited master)
  2. Smokey Mountain Boy (track, take 1-intro & take 4/M)
  3. Catchin' On Fast (unedited master)
  4. There's Gold In The Mountains (track, takes 1-2)
  5. Kissin' Cousins (track, take 1)
  6. One Boy Two Little Girls (master)
  7. Pappy Won't You Please Come Home (Dolores Edgin vocal, take 6/M)
    Side B
  1. Kissin' Cousins (hillbilly vocal)
  2. Anyone (v.o. take 2/alternate master)
  3. Barefoot Ballad (instrumental)
  4. There's Gold In The Mountains (instrumental)
  5. Smokey Mountain Boy (master)
  6. Once Is Enough (master)
  7. Tender Feeling (track, take 1)
  8. Catchin' On Fast (track, take 1 & ending take 2)
    Side C
  1. Long Lonely Highway (take 1)
  2. Echoes Of Love (takes 9,8 alternate master)
  3. Kissin' Cousins (regular vocal)
  4. It Hurts Me (take 1)
  5. There's Gold In The Mountains
  6. Anyone (track, take 4)
  7. Kissin' Cousins (Number 2) (track, take 1)
    Side D
  1. It Hurts Me (master)
  2. Kissin' Cousins (master)
  3. One Boy Two Little Girls (track, take 2)
  4. Tender Feeling (master)
  5. Once Is Enough (track, take 1)
  6. Anyone (master)
  7. Barefoot Ballad (track, take 2)



(Jan.11, 2019)

"Through The Lens Of Phillip Harrington" (Book + CD)
Release Date; Feb., 2019

Following up from the excellent REBEL WITH A CAUSE and "THE WILD ONE" in 2018, "THROUGH THE LENS OF PHILLIP HARRINGTON" includes more than 350 photos. Over 150 unpublished from the original negatives of Phillip Harrington. A bonus CD features Elvis live at Robinson Memorial Auditorium, Little Rock, Arkansas, May 16, 1956.



(Jan. 8, 2019)

The Best Of The '68 Comeback Special (1-CD)
Release Date; Feb.15, 2019

Tracklisting:

  1. Trouble / Guitar Man
  2. Heartbreak Hotel (First 'Stand-Up' Show)
  3. Hound Dog (Second 'Stand-Up' Show)
  4. All Shook Up (Second 'Stand-Up' Show)
  5. Can't Help Falling in Love (Second 'Stand-Up' Show)
  6. Jailhouse Rock (Second 'Stand-Up' Show)
  7. Don't Be Cruel (First 'Stand-Up' Show)
  8. Blue Suede Shoes (Second 'Sit-Down' Show)
  9. Baby, What You Want Me To Do (First 'Stand-Up' Show)
  10. Are You Lonesome Tonight? (First 'Sit-Down' Show)
  11. One Night (Second 'Sit-Down' Show)
  12. Love Me Tender (First 'Stand-Up' Show)
  13. Trying To Get To You (Second 'Sit-Down' Show)
  14. Love Me (Second 'Sit Down' Show)
  15. Memories

    Bonus Tracks

  16. A Little Less Conversation
  17. Suspicious Minds
  18. Burning Love
  19. If I Can Dream - Elvis Presley, Carrie Underwood, Shawn Mendes, Post Malone, Darius Rucker, Blake Shelton *未発表曲 (from "Elvis All-Star Tribute" 2019 NBC-TV Special)


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