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Elvis In Person : The 1969 Fantasy Concert DVD is an incredible complete show created using a tremendous collection of footage to make a very enjoyable show. Elvis' 'first live performance in nine years' is finally in film format. The audio is as we all know it, the video comes from various sources, some of it well know, other very rare, but the overall experience is breathtaking! Buy Now.

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Elvis: '68 Comeback Special' 5 CD / 2 Blu-Ray, 80-page book housed in hardshell slipcase

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Sony Music release of 'Elvis '68 Comeback Special 50th Anniversary 5 CD / 2 Blu-Ray, 80-page book housed in hardshell slipcase Boxset. This definitive box-set chronicles the pivotal NBC-TV special that helped Elvis Presley reclaim the title of 'The King Of Rock and Roll'. The original special included spirited 'sit-down' performances with Elvis and original band members Scotty Moore and DJ Fontana plus then-new material, including the classic 'If I Can Dream'.

The 5CD/2Blu-Ray box set offers all previously released audiovisual material from the special including rare outtakes, plus deluxe book with rare photos and a newly-compiled oral history of the making of the program.

This 50th Anniversary Edition includes all the known audio recordings from RCA’s vault and all the videotaped performances are here for the first time on Blu-ray.

For millions of fans, including a young Bruce Springsteen, the Elvis '68 Comeback Special was a life-changing event. 'I remember I waited for weeks for the ’68 Special', Springsteen recollected recently. 'I knew it was coming. I can remember exactly where our TV was set up in the dining room, the exact place I was sitting. I mean, it’s one of those things that’s imprinted on my memory forever'.

CAREER-DEFINING ’68 COMEBACK

  • 7-Disc definitive box set chronicles the pivotal NBC-TV ’68 special called Elvis and takes you behind the scenes in audio and remastered 4:3 Blu-ray video
  • Contains ALL KNOWN recordings/rehearsals from the RCA vaults and from original NBC-TV videotapes
  • 80-page book includes a new, oral history on the special, crafted from interviews with producer Steve Binder, recording engineer Bones Howe, Tom Petty, Bruce Springsteen, Priscilla Presley, Emmylou Harris, Scotty Moore conducted for Thom Zimny's 2018 documentary, 'Elvis Presley: The Searcher'.
  • The book also features rare photos and memorabilia and full recording data
  • Over 7.5 hours of footage across 2 newly mastered Blu-ray discs, overseen by Thom Zimny.

Dimensions
H 323mm
W 317mm
D 23mm
Weight 1.6kg (approx.)

Track listing.

Blu-ray Disc 1:

Elvis NBC TV Special originally broadcast on December 3, 1968
Black Leather Sit-Down Show #1 - June 27, 1968
Black Leather Sit-Down Show #2 - June 27, 1968
Black Leather Stand-Up Show #1 - June 29, 1968
Black Leather Stand-Up Show #2 - June 29, 1968

Blu-ray Disc 2:

Trouble/Guitar Man TV Show Opener - June 30, 1968 - All Takes and Raw Components
If I Can Dream TV Show Closer - June 30, 1968 - All Takes
Huh-Huh-Huh Promo - June 30, 1968
Elvis Closing Credits Without Credit Roll - June 30, 1968
If I Can Dream Special Music Video 2004 - June 30, 1968
Gospel Production Number - All Takes and Raw Components
Guitar Man Production Number - All Takes and Raw Components
Blu-ray Special Feature Re-Cut

CD 1 - The Original Album

Trouble / Guitar Man
Lawdy, Miss Clawdy / Baby, What You Want Me To Do 
Heartbreak Hotel / Hound Dog / All Shook Up 
Can't Help Falling In Love 
Jailhouse Rock 
Love Me Tender
Where Could I Go But To The Lord / Up Above My Head / Saved
Blue Christmas / One Night
Memories
Nothingville / Big Boss Man / Guitar Man / Little Egypt / Trouble / Guitar Man
If I Can Dream

Bonus Cuts

It Hurts Me
Let Yourself Go
Memories (Stereo Mix)
If I Can Dream (Stereo Mix)

CD 2 - First 'Sit Down' Show (June 27, '68, 6PM)

That's All Right
Heartbreak Hotel
Love Me
Baby What You Want Me To Do
Blue Suede Shoes
Baby What You Want Me To Do
Lawdy Miss Clawdy
Are You Lonesome Tonight?
When My Blue Moon Turns To Gold Again
Blue Christmas
Trying To Get To You
One Night
Baby What You Want Me To Do
One Night
Memories

First 'Stand Up' Show (June 29, '68, 6PM)

Heartbreak Hotel
Hound Dog
All Shook Up
Can't Help Falling In Love
Jailhouse Rock
Don't Be Cruel
Blue Suede Shoes
Love Me Tender
Trouble / Guitar Man
Baby What You Want Me To Do
If I Can Dream

CD 3 - Second 'Sit Down' Show (June 27, '68, 8PM)

Heartbreak Hotel
Baby What You Want Me To Do
Introductions
That's All Right
Are You Lonesome Tonight?
Baby What You Want Me To Do
Blue Suede Shoes
One Night
Love Me
Trying To Get To You
Lawdy Miss Clawdy
Santa Claus Is Back In Town
Blue Christmas
Tiger Man
When My Blue Moon Turns To Gold Again
Memories

Second 'Stand Up' Show (June 29, '68, 8PM)

Heartbreak Hotel
Hound Dog
All Shook Up
Can't Help Falling In Love
Jailhouse Rock
Don't Be Cruel
Blue Suede Shoes
Love Me Tender
Trouble / Guitar Man
Trouble / Guitar Man
If I Can Dream

CD 4 - First Rehearsal (June 24, '68)

I Got A Woman
Blue Moon / Young Love / Oh, Happy Day
When It Rains It Really Pours
Blue Christmas
Are You Lonesome Tonight? / That's My Desire
That's When Your Heartaches Begin
Peter Gun theme
Love Me
When My Blue Moon Turns To Gold Again
Blue Christmas / Santa Claus Is Back In Town

Second Rehearsal (June 25, '68)

Danny Boy
Baby What You Want Me To Do
Love Me
Tiger Man
Santa Claus Is Back In Town
Lawdy, Miss Clawdy
One Night
Blue Christmas
Baby What You Want Me To Do
When My Blue Moon Turns To Gold Again
Blue Moon Of Kentucky

CD 5 - Out-takes

Nothingville (Guitar Man's Evil #1) (Takes 5 & 6)
Guitar Man (Guitar Man's Evil #1) (Take 2)
Let Yourself Go, part 1 (Guitar Man's Evil #2) (Take 5 & 7/M)
Let Yourself Go, part 2 (Guitar Man's Evil #3) (Take 7/M)
Guitar Man (Escape #1, fast) (Takes 1, 2 & 5)
Big Boss Man (Escape #3) (Take 2)
It Hurts Me, part 1 (Escape #4) (Take 5)
It Hurts Me, part 2 (After Karate #1) (Take 3)
Guitar Man (After Karate #2) (Take 1)
Little Egypt (After Karate #2) (Take 6)
Trouble / Guitar Man (After Karate #3) (Take 2)
Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child / Where Could I Go But To The Lord (Gospel #1) (Rehearsal & Take 1)
Up Above My Head / Saved (Gospel #2) (Takes 4 & 7)
Saved (Gospel #3) (Takes 2 & 4)
Trouble / Guitar Man (Opening) (Takes 6 & 7)
If I Can Dream (Alternate Take 1)
If I Can Dream (Takes 2, 3 & 4)
Memories (Takes 3 & 4/vocal overdub #1)
Let Yourself Go (Closing Instrumental)

Musicians

Vocal & guitar: Elvis Presley

June 20-23 & 29

The Wrecking Crew:

Guitar: Tommy Tedesco
Guitar: Mike Deasy
Guitar: Al Casey
Bass & keyboards: Larry Knechtel
Bass: Charles Berghofer
Piano: Don Randi
Drums: Hal Blaine
Percussion: John Cyr
Percussion: Elliot Franks
Bongos: Frank DeVito
Harmonica: Tommy Morgan
The NBC Orchestra conducted by Billy Goldenberg

June 20-23

Vocals: The Blossoms: Darlene Love, Fanita James, Jean King
Vocals: Julie Rinker, B. J. Baker, Frank Howren, Bill Lee, Gene Merlino, Thurl Ravenscroft, Bill Brown,
Joe Eich, Elaine Black, Dean Parker, Jack Gruberman, Sally Stevens, Jackie Ward, Ronald Hicklin, Tom
Bahler, Mitch Gordon

June 24 & 25

Guitar: Elvis Presley
Guitar: Scotty Moore
Percussion: D. J. Fontana
And friends

June 27

Guitar: Elvis Presley
Guitar: Scotty Moore
Guitar & Vocals: Charlie Hodge
Guitar case used as Drums: D. J. Fontana
Percussion: Alan Fortas
Tambourine: Lance Legault



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