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The Bluegrass Special Features 'Young Man With The Big Beat'

In a detailed feature article, The Bluegrass Special writes about the special features included in "Young Man With The Big Beat," which will be in stores everywhere beginning September 27, 2011. "The heart of the five CD set is the two discs of Original Masters (the first two albums plus the non-album singles). Three other CDs flesh out the story of a landmark year in American music. A disc of outtakes (some previously released, some seeing the...

Sneak Peek – Exclusive Book Spreads From “Young Man With The Big Beat”

Take a look at these exclusive spreads featured in the 80-page book that also contains a 12-month day-by-day chronology, rare memorabilia, photos, artifacts and documents! "Young Man With The Big Beat" traces Elvis' every step in the year that he transformed from a rockabilly singer to the King of Rock 'n' Roll and is available everywhere September 27, 2011. Pre-order at www.elvis1956.com To view the images at full size, please click on the...

The Wall Street Journal Reviews 'Young Man With The Big Beat'

The rise of Elvis Presley from hayseed to King in a single year—1956—remains unprecedented in American music history. Guided by a shrewd manager and strategic TV appearances, the 21-year-old Presley won screams from teens with his detention looks and loose hips. And then there was the voice. All 39 singles released in '56 are here, including overlooked gems like "I Was the One" and "So Glad You're Mine." There also are previously unreleased live...

Elvis Box Relives 1956 - Goldmine Magazine

Due for release September 27 on RCA/Legacy, Young Man With The Big Beat – a five-CD extravaganza with book, ’56 Elvis timeline, full-size poster replicas and other hoopla – presents his every studio release (including two LPs’ tracks) from the year on two discs. A third CD contains three concerts; a fourth, studio outtakes; and the fifth, interviews. Given how few interviews he did throughout his career and his not having been a letter writer,...

Remembering Elvis Presley

Today is the 34th anniversary of the death of Elvis Presley. The King was only 42 years old on that sad day in 1977. The recordings that Elvis had made for RCA Victor over the past 23 years would, predictably, soon flood the worldwide sales charts once again. For 24 hours only, you can get this special Elvis Presley Artist of the Century collection of songs handpicked by fans, critics, and fellow musicians at the VIP PopMarket.com discount price...

Exclusive Invitation To Stream Millions Of Songs For Free!

Fans of Elvis Presley, be the first in America to experience Spotify! Spotify is currently available in the U.S. by invitation only, but you are one of the lucky few to get access. All you need to do to create your free Spotify account is follow this VIP invitation link from Legacy Recordings. Once you've created your free Spotify account, you can listen to your favorite artists and add them to your personal playlists. We hope you enjoy! Spotify...

1956: The Year Elvis Presley Skyrocketed To Global Fame!

YOUNG MAN WITH THE BIG BEAT TRACES ELVIS’ EVERY STEP IN THE YEAR THAT HE TRANSFORMED FROM A ROCKABILLY SINGER TO THE KING OF ROCK AND ROLL 5-CD SUPER-DELUXE BOX SET FEATURES STUDIO & LIVE RECORDINGS, AN UNRELEASED LIVE CONCERT, INTERVIEWS, AND A LAVISHLY-ILLUSTRATED, DAY-BY-DAY TIMELINE OF ELVIS IN 1956 Deluxe set available now for pre-order at ELVIS1956.COM; Advance orders through this website will also receive an exclusive replica vinyl...

Exclusive Deal For The Complete Masters

Today only, Pop Market is celebrating the upcoming Father's Day with the definitive collection of Elvis Presley's complete master recordings at the VIP discount price of $499.99! This set features: ALL of Elvis' originally released master recordings plus rarities Over 35 hours of music - over 800 tracks 240-page exclusive hardcover book Display case to house the collection This is the definitive collection: all 711 master recordings as...

'Elvis Is Back: Legacy Edition' Available Everywhere Now!

Two words exploded worldwide on December 19, 1957 – "Elvis Drafted!" – but three words resounded across the universe even more explosively on March 3, 1960: "Elvis Is Back!" The album that Elvis Presley began recording in Nashville on March 20th, and finished in the legendary overnight session of April 3-4th, is widely regarded as possibly the best album he ever made. A half-century later, Elvis Is Back is now coupled with 1961's Something For...

Tune In To 'Cupcake Wars' Tonight For Episode Featuring Viva ELVIS!

Tune in to "Cupcake Wars" tonight! Four creative cupcake bakers go head to head in hopes of having their cupcakes featured at Cirque du Soleil's album release party for the new Las Vegas spectacular "Viva ELVIS!" The episode airs February 15th at 9 p.m. EST, February 16th at 12 a.m. EST, and February 20th at 5 p.m. EST on the Food Network.

Watch Viva ELVIS Featured On ABC's 'The Bachelor!'

Be sure to watch ABC's "The Bachelor" tonight (January 31st) for a very special night as Brad selects one of his eligible ladies to perform with him in Viva ELVIS by Cirque Du Soleil! Which one will it be? Which song will they perform with the cast of the hit Cirque show? Tune in to ABC 8/7c tonight! Watch the new video for "Love Me Tender" from Viva ELVIS.

ELVIS IS BACK: LEGACY EDITION 2-CD Set In Stores March 1st!

ELVIS IS BACK: LEGACY EDITION REVISITS GROUNDBREAKING ALBUMS OF 1960 & ’61 POST-ARMY ALBUMS FROM ELVIS PRESLEY NOW IN DELUXE DOUBLE-CD SET, PLUS 12 HIT SINGLES RECORDED IN NASHVILLE CD ONE: ELVIS IS BACK (1960) with “Fever,” “Such A Night,” “Reconsider Baby” – plus singles “Stuck On You,” “It's Now Or Never,” “A Mess Of Blues,” “Are You Lonesome Tonight?,” “Surrender” – and more! CD TWO: SOMETHING FOR EVERYBODY (1961) with “There's...