YOUNG MAN WITH THE BIG BEAT - THE COMPLETE ’56 ELVIS PRESLEY RECORDINGS. This 55th anniversary 5-CD super deluxe set celebrates Elvis Presley's explosive 1956 RCA debut that changed the world of popular music forever! It befittingly takes its title from RCA's very first Elvis poster campaign for his legendary debut album ELVIS PRESLEY.
THIS SUPER DELUXE EDITION CELEBRATES 1956 in style with this retro 12x12 format and includes:
5 CDs comprising all the 1956 RCA masters (digitally remastered,) Live performances including a previously unreleased live show, outtakes and rare interviews.
80 Page 12" x 12" book with 12-month day-by-day chronology, rare memorabilia, photos, artifacts and documents.
Memorabilia envelope with reproductions of posters, ticket stubs & photos
Exclusive item with your order: 7" vinyl of Elvis' very first RCA EP - RCA EPA 747
CD 1, 1956 Studio Recordings: 17 tracks recorded in New York, Nashville, and Hollywood, starting with the 12 songs on the debut LP, Elvis Presley (‘1254’), followed by non-LP single A-sides and B-sides, and EP tracks.
CD 2, 1956 Studio Recordings: 22 tracks recorded in New York, Nashville, and Memphis, starting with the 12 songs on the second LP, Elvis (‘1382’), followed by non-LP single A-sides and B-sides, and EP tracks;
CD 3, Live Recordings: Venus Room, Frontier Hotel, Las Vegas, May 6, 1956. Live at the Robinson Memorial Auditorium, Little Rock, Arkansas, May 16, 1956. Live at the Hirsch Youth Center, Louisiana Fairgrounds, Shreveport, Louisiana, December 15, 1956, previously unreleased.
CD 4, The Outtakes: Four outtakes from the first historic RCA session January 10-11 segueing into the complete session of February 3rd plus the first of the interviews – the complete Warwick Hotel (NYC) interview by Robert Brown in March.
CD 5, The Interviews: The Complete TV Guide Presents Elvis interview (Elvis interviewed by Paul Wilder backstage at the Polk Theater, Lakeland, Florida, on August 10th); Colonel Parker and Oscar Davis (interviewed by Paul Wilder backstage at the Polk Theater, Lakeland, Florida, on August 10th); The Truth About Me (Original spoken word 45 rpm disc included in Teen Parade magazine. Recorded on the set of Love Me Tender, August 22nd); The Truth About Me Interview (Recorded on the set of Love Me Tender, August 22nd); RCA Victrola radio ad 1and 2 (both ads never before released commercially).
An exlusive deluxe, 12"x12", 80-page book offers rare photos, rare memorabilia, priceless RCA and Elvis Presley Enterprises documents, Billboard news clippings; and a unique factual overview featuring 12-month day-by-day chronology of Elvis' iconic year.
Memorabilia Envelope contains reproductions of the following items:
RCA’s original Elvis poster–YOUNG MAN WITH THE BIG BEAT Mosque Theater Poster Venus Room, Las Vegas Flyer Original RCA Hartbreak Hotel Order form Cotton Bowl ticket stub 5 8” x 10” rare photographs suitable for framing