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Elvis Presley Podcast - 'Young Man With The Big Beat' Part 1

The first of four new episodes in our very popular Elvis podcast looks back on when he was not yet the King, but a young man with a big beat. You'll hear music from his landmark 1956 RCA sessions that produced some of rock & roll's most seminal recordings – the self-titled debut album for his new label, plus his early 45-only hit singles "Hound Dog," "Love Me Tender" and "Don't Be Cruel." Listen at LegacyRecordings.com. Buy "Young Man With...

'Young Man With The Big Beat' In Stores Today!

Elvis Presley's new box set, "Young Man With The Big Beat," is in stores now! This 5CD collection includes exclusive studio and live recordings, outtakes and interviews, all housed in a 12-inch square box with an amazing 80-page book featuring a day-by-day timeline of Elvis in 1956. Music critics have hailed the set: "This five-CD box from RCA/Legacy chronicles Presley's big year in slow motion. All 39 singles released in '56 are here, including...

Time Magazine Features 'Young Man With The Big Beat'

Time Magazine has published some of the exclusive images that you'll find in Elvis Presley's new box set, "Young Man With The Big Beat," which hits stores today. An excerpt: In the mid-1950s, the post-war Eisenhower era of social conformity in America was at its peak, and musically, the most threatening image appeared to be Bill Haley’s kiss-curl as he sang “Rock Around The Clock.” That all changed on Jan. 28, 1956, when a raw and electric Elvis...

Elvis Presley Interview Preview From 'Young Man With The Big Beat!'

This week both the CBS Early Show and Good Morning America featured part of an Elvis Presley interview that's included in "Young Man With The Big Beat!" This exclusive box set hits stores on September 27th. If you missed their reports, you can watch the videos now at CBSNews.com and ABCNews.com.

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...