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07-18-2008, 04:15 PM

This collection showcases 15 additional magical performances by the King Of Rock ‘n’ Roll. Culled from his TV guest appearances, movies, and concert films and television specials – from 1956, his breakthrough year, to the 1970’s when he reached the pinnacle of his career.

"Blue Suede Shoes"
March 26, 1956
From Elvis' screen test for producer Hal Wallis at Paramount Studios.

"I Want You, I Need You, I Love You"
July 1, 1956
Elvis performs in white tie and tails on The Steve Allen Show.

"Love Me"
October 28, 1956
From Elvis' second appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show.

"Too Much"
January 6, 1957
From Elvis' third appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show. The single “Too Much” held the #1 spot in the USA for 3 weeks and peaked at #6 in the UK.

"Treat Me Nice"
From Elvis' third film, Jailhouse Rock. “Treat Me Nice” was written by the prolific tunesmiths Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller.

A performance from Elvis' fourth film, King Creole - the most critically acclaimed of his movies and his personal favorite.

"Wooden Heart"
A performance from GI Blues - Elvis' fifth movie and the first after his discharge from the US Army.

"Rock-A-Hula Baby"
From the film Blue Hawaii and was the flipside of “Can't Help Falling in Love” from the same film.

"Bossa Nova Baby"
From the film Fun in Acapulco.

"That's All Right"
From the '68 Special, which first aired on December 3rd of that year. Elvis performs the song that started it all. “That's All Right”, recorded for Sun Records in Memphis in July 1954, was Elvis' first record release.

"One Night"
From the taping of the '68 Special.

"If I Can Dream"
Elvis' classic live performance of “If I Can Dream” in the white suit, as seen as the finale of the '68 Special, combined with components of two lip-synch performances in black leather that were shot during production but not used in the special.

"Don't Cry Daddy"
Shot during production of the concert film Elvis, That's the Way It Is.

"Big Hunk 'o Love"
January 14, 1973
From the concert in Honolulu presented as the global television special Elvis: Aloha from Hawaii. “A Big Hunk o' Love” was #1 for 2 weeks in the USA and peaked at #4 in the UK.

"An American Trilogy"
From the global television special Elvis: Aloha from Hawaii. This performance is considered by many to be Elvis' finest recording of this piece.

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07-18-2008, 09:34 PM
I can't believe that for once the UK has been ahead of America...we had the material on both dvds packaged together on 1 disc called the King, and thats been out since last November i think....can't believe they have waited so long to release this second disc to you.

Unchained Melody
07-18-2008, 11:20 PM
Sure those are some great performances but we have all of them i'm pretty sure already released on the other titles from the past.