Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Elvis 75th Birthday CD Collection Due Out October 19

RCA Records is celebrating Elvis Presley’s 75th birthday with a comprehensive collection of music and much more. Over 800 tracks, of which 103 are rare recordings. More than 35 hours of music on 30 CDs. A 240-page hardcover book. 1,000 first run limited editions. It’s the King and it comes with a royal price of $750, plus tax and shipping.

Also included are essays from Peter Guralnick, author of Last Train to Memphis: The Rise of Elvis Presley and Careless Love: The Unmaking of Elvis Presley, as well as two of my favorites: Feel Like Going Home: Portraits in Blues, Country, and Rock ‘n’ Roll, and Dream Boogie: The Triumph of Sam Cooke.

Pre-order now at Order us a copy, too, while you’re at it.

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