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The recorded legacy of Elvis Presley continues to be discovered by new generations that never saw him or heard him perform live. It's hard to appreciate that he started so much of what we take for granted now in popular music. Until 1956, the teenagers of suburban America, and the rest of the world, had to endure ditties by Rosemary Clooney and Perry Como but everything was about to be tossed upside down. On January 28 on a cold night in New York, Elvis took America by storm as he appeared on CBS-TV's Stage Show hosted by Jimmy and Tommy Dorsey. On February 4 for his second appearance he sang a song that literally changed the world of popular music "Heartbreak Hotel". Its unique sound and style literally blew everything before it away while at the same time inducing the blueprint for everything that was to come; by April, it would be #1 on Billboard. This incredible step-change in musical history resonated around the world and while liberating millions of young adolescent teenagers it also inspired many successful artists of today to pick a guitar or sing - everyone wanted to be like Elvis. The pure spontaneity of these seminal recordings shows through even today; "Heartbreak Hotel", Don't Be Cruel", "Hound Dog", "Blue Suede Shoes" and "My Baby Left Me" are some of the greatest rock 'n' roll records ever made. Elvis' unprecedented level of achievement is still the benchmark by which artistic success is measured today and YOUNG MAN WITH THE BIG BEAT is testament to the phenomenon and cultural icon that is Elvis Presley. 

THIS SUPER DELUXE EDITION - available September 27 - celebrates 1956 in style with this retro 12x12 format and offers;

-2 CD's of original digitally remastered RCA master recordings

-1 CD of live performances including a complete UNRELEASED concert from the Municipal Auditorium, Shreveport, Louisiana; 

Little Rock, Arkansas - March 18 and the New Frontier Venus Room , Las Vegas May 6

-1 CD of insightful outtakes that offer a fly-on-the-wall experience of an Elvis recording session

- 1 CD of revealing and rare spoken word recordings including THE TRUTH ABOUT ME plus outtakes, the complete TV GUIDE PRESENTS ELVIS and Colonel Tom Parker interviews; the complete WARWICK HOTEL interview; the extremely rare Elvis RCA Victrola advertisements.

Incredible 80-Page color 12 x 12 book with 12-month day-by-day chronology, rare photos and memorabilia; including original RCA and Elvis Presley Enterprises artifacts and documents.

Also included is a unique memorabilia envelope containing original size replicas of; RCA's first ever poster for Elvis YOUNG MAN WITH THE BIG BEAT; Mosque Theater Poster, Venus Room Flyer for The New Frontier Hotel Appearance 1956; Original RCA Order Form for Heartbreak Hotel ; unique Colonel Parker letter and Cotton Bowl Ticket Stub. Plus 5 8 x10 photos suitable for framing!


Disc: 1 Elvis Presley (1956)

01. Blue Suede Shoes 

02. I m Counting On You 

03. I Got A Woman 

04. One-Sided Love Affair 

05. I Love You Because 

06. Just Because 

07. Tutti Frutti 

08. Trying To Get To You 

09. I m Gonna Sit Right Down And Cry (Over You) 

010. I ll Never Let You Go (Little Darlin )

011. Blue Moon 

012. Money Honey 

013. Heartbreak Hotel 

014. I Was The One 

015. My Baby Left Me 

016. Lawdy, Miss Clawdy 

017. Shake, Rattle And Roll 

Disc: 2 Elvis + Love Me Tender EP(1956)

1. Rip It Up 

2. Love Me 

3. When My Blue Moon Turns To Gold Again 

4. Long Tall Sally 

5. First In Line 

6. Paralyzed 

7. So Glad You re Mine 

8. Old Shep 

9. Ready Teddy 

10. Anyplace Is Paradise 

11. How s The World Treating You 

12. How Do You Think I Feel 

13. I Want You, I Need You, I Love You 

14. Hound Dog 

15. Don t Be Cruel 

16. Any Way You Want Me (That s How I Will Be) 

17. Too Much 

18. Playing For Keeps 

19. Love Me Tender 

20. Let Me 

21. Poor Boy 

22. We re Gonna Move 

Disc: 3 Live (Vegas, Little Rock, various)

01. Heartbreak Hotel 

02. Long Tall Sally 

03. Blue Suede Shoes 

04. Money Honey 

05. Heartbreak Hotel 

06. Long Tall Sally 

07. I Was The One 

08. Money Honey 

09. I Got A Woman 

10. Blue Suede Shoes 

11. Hound Dog 

12. Heartbreak Hotel 

13. Long Tall Sally 

14. I Was The One 

15. Love Me Tender 

16. Don t Be Cruel 

17. Love Me 

18. I Got A Woman 

19. When My Blue Moon Turns To Gold Again 

20. Paralyzed 

21. Hound Dog 

Disc: 4 The Sessions + bonus interview

01. I Got A Woman take unknown 

02. Heartbreak Hotel take 06 

03. I m Counting On You take 13 

04. I Was The One take 02 

05. Lawdy, Miss Clawdy take 01 

06. Lawdy, Miss Clawdy take 03 

07. Lawdy, Miss Clawdy take 04 

08. Lawdy, Miss Clawdy take 05 

09. Lawdy, Miss Clawdy take 06 

10. Lawdy, Miss Clawdy takes 07, 08, 09 

11. Lawdy, Miss Clawdy take 10 (master) 

12. Lawdy, Miss Clawdy takes 11,12 

13. Shake, Rattle And Roll takes 01, 02 

14. Shake, Rattle And Roll takes 03, 05, 06, 07 

15. Shake, Rattle And Roll take 08 

16. Shake, Rattle And Roll takes 09, 10, 11, 12, 12 (undubbed master) 

17. The Complete Warwick Hotel Interview 

Disc: 5 Elvis Talks

01. The Complete TV Guide Presents Elvis interview 

02. Colonel Parker Interview 

03. The Truth About Me 

04. The Truth About Me Interview 

05. Victrola Radio ad 1 

06. Victrola Radio ad 2