A Quick Look at ELVIS PRESLEY: THE SEARCHER Soundtrack

Just a couple of shots of the beautifully packaged soundtrack to the upcoming HBO documentary Elvis Presley: The Searcher. This is the 3-CD version. 1-CD and vinyl versions are also available. The soundtrack hit stores yesterday. I threw a standard-sized CD case in there for size comparison (The Great Performances). I’m not opening this until…

Vinyl Elvis: ELVIS SINGS HITS FROM HIS MOVIES, VOLUME 1 (1972)

Elvis Sings Hits From His Movies, Volume 1 Label: RCA Camden [Reissue: Pickwick] Catalog Number: CAS-2567 Recorded: 1962-1967 | Hollywood, CA; Nashville, TN Released: 1972 [Reissue: 1975/1980] A glance by an unknowing fan at the front cover of Elvis Presley’s Elvis Sings Hits From His Movies, Volume 1 (above), might lead her or him to…

Searching for Elvis in 2018

Elvis Presley would have turned 83 today. Elvis is gone, but what is ahead for his fans in 2018? A new HBO presentation, Elvis Presley: The Searcher, will air in the spring. This three-hour documentary will span the majority of Elvis’ career, ending with the 1976 Graceland sessions only months before his death. The Searcher…

Elvis Presley: 40 Best Deep Cuts (Part 4 – The Top 10)

This is Part 4 of a countdown of Elvis Presley’s greatest “deep cuts,” songs that did not appear as singles in the United States during his lifetime. Read Part 3. #10 Walk A Mile In My Shoes [Live] (1970) On Stage – February, 1970 #9 Johnny B. Goode [Live] (1969) From Memphis To Vegas/From Vegas…

Elvis Presley: 40 Best Deep Cuts (Part 3)

This is Part 3 of a countdown of Elvis Presley’s 40 greatest “deep cuts,” songs that did not appear as singles in the United States during his lifetime. Read Part 2. #20 Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On (1970) Elvis Country – I’m 10,000 Years Old #19 As Long As I Have You (1958) King Creole…

Only Memories Remain through the Ages

“It’s a long, lonely highway when you’re traveling all alone, And it’s a trail full of teardrops that keep on being cried, And you pass through towns too small to even have a name, But you gotta keep on going on that road to nowhere.” –Adapted from “Long Lonely Highway” by Doc Pomus and Mort Shuman;…