Elvis: The Best of British - The RCA Years - 1959-1960 - FTD Book

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In recent years, the Best of British books hugely popular with many Elvis fans. On 1 September, the last part of the trilogy Elvis: The Best of British out. This time the emphasis is on the RCA recordings from 1959-1960 and includes the book, like the first, more than 500 pages. Discover exactly how Elvis, after his return from the army, again at the top of the music stands as well as the story of more than fifty songs, originally released on the British label RCA. 

More than 1,100 rare or previously unpublished photographs, unique memorabilia, etc. you can find in this wonderful reference book. You read among other things about the crucial encounter with Hal Wallis to discuss the film career of Elvis, photos of Elvis in Scotland.

This book also contains a CD with 30 tracks featuring live material that would be issued for the first time. Elvis personally British top singles introduced during this period, along with other classic tracks, rare film and audio versions movie promotions.

Elvis: The Best Of British, The RCA Years 1959 - 1960 Introduced BY ELVIS

UK SINGLES CHART TOPPING

1. I Got Stung - 2:39

2. One Night - 2:51

3. (Now And Then There's) A Fool Such As I - 3:00

4. I Need Your Love Tonight - 2:17

5. It's Now Or Never (O Sole Mio) - 3:34

6. Are You Lonesome Tonight Θ - 3:14

MORE OF ELVIS 'INTRODUCTIONS

7. My Wish Came True - 2:53

8. A Big Hunk O 'Love - 2:27

9. It Feels So Right - 2:43

10. Soldier Boy - 3:49

11. I Will Be Home Again - 3:13

12. Like a Baby - 3:24

13. Such A Night - 3:20

14. Fame And Fortune - 3:06

15. Doin 'The Best I Can - 3:42

MAGICAL MOVIE MEMORIES

16. GI BLUES - (Short) Movie Trailer - 0:27

17. Pocketful Of Rainbows (Duet with 'Juliet Prowse) - 2:42

18. What's She Really Like (Shower song) - 0:20

19. Tonight's All Right For Love (German single version) - 2:13

20. GI Blues - UK Radio Advert No. 1 - 0:18

21. Frankfort Special (Train version) - 2:29

22. GI Blues - UK Radio Advert No. 2 - 0:19

23. Wooden Heart (Puppet show version) - 2:08

24. GI Blues - UK Radio Advert No. 3 - 0:17

25. Shoppin 'Around (Live nightclub version) - 1:50

26. GI Blues - UK Radio Advert No. 4 - 0:29

27. Big Boots - (Slow 2nd Version - Take 6) - 1:11

28. GI Blues - (Long) Movie Trailer - 2:43

SONGWRITER DEMO RECORDINGS

29. Pocketful Of Rainbows - Vocal: Jimmy BreedloveΘΘ - 2:06

30. I Gotta Know - Vocal: Paul EvansΘΘΘ - 2:14

Total Running Time: 67:42 minutes

Θ This single was recorded in 1960 and made No. 1 in January 1961

ΘΘ Courtesy of Ben Weisman

ΘΘΘ Courtesy of Paul Evans
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