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Presley, Elvis - Elvis Presley (1956)

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Presley, Elvis - Elvis Presley

BVCM-37083 (2000)

This is the eponymous first album from Elvis Presley. It is the first rock & roll album to reach number one on the national charts (holding at number 1 for 20 weeks) and the first million dollar selling pop album.

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Release Details
Manufacturer: BMG
Mastering:24bit 96KHz Spectrum (2000)
Channels:Mono
Format:CD
This version released:2000-01-08
Reprints:

Reprinted on or about: 2005-08-16

Original LP release:1956.03
Genre:Rock
 
Packaging
Obi:Side wrap orange obi not to be confused with the slightly darker orange used for the second series of Elvis albums that completed the series.
Cover:This iconic cover is one of the most stylistically copied cover designs ever conceived. One of the more famous homages done is the cover of The Clash's London Calling.
Inserts (additional):Inner sleeve contains small images of other releases in the Elvis series.
Lyrics:Japanese and English on paper insert
 
Editor Comments
The first rock n' roll album ever to reach no. 1, achieved in March 1956, Elvis Presley includes "Blue Suede Shoes" and "Blue Moon".  Everything about this album from it’s record shattering rock n’ roll music to it’s unforgettable album cover has reached beyond groundbreaking and into the lofty heights of being considered iconic.

Elvis Presley Track List
1. Blue Suede Shoes
2. I'm Counting On You
3. I Got A Woman
4. One-Sided Love Affair
5. I Love You Because
6. Just Because
7. Tutti Frutti
8. Trying To Get To You
9. I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Cry (Over You)
10. I'll Never Let You Go
11. Blue Moon
12. Money Honey

Although this release is true to the 29 minutes of music tracks from the original album, at first glance you may also conclude that as the one disappointment with this CD (and most of the rest of the Japanese mini-LP Elvis releases in this series).  There are no bonus tracks.  Although included on the US versions of Elvis Presley released since 1999, The following bonus tracks are NOT ON THIS CD:
1. Heartbreak Hotel
2. I Was the One
3. Lawdy, Miss Clawdy
4. Shake, Rattle And Roll
5. My Baby Left Me
6. I Want You, I Need You, I Love You


Nevertheless, do not despair especially if you are a manic collector because all the non-included, bonus cuts are found on other CDs from this Paper Sleeve Collection series (For LP Fans Only, Elvis’ Golden Records).

Further, although all the songs Elvis Presley does contain are also available on lots of other discs, if you must have the record that started the revolution, this is it.
 
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