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Elvis In Person : The 1969 Fantasy Concert DVD is an incredible complete show created using a tremendous collection of footage to make a very enjoyable show. Elvis' 'first live performance in nine years' is finally in film format. The audio is as we all know it, the video comes from various sources, some of it well know, other very rare, but the overall experience is breathtaking! Buy Now.

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Elvis: The Bad Nauheim Tapes | Part 1 CD

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These days, it's almost a miracle when something new turns up, especially when it's from Elvis' finest years. Two hours' worth of home recordings from 1959 sounds too good to be true, and yet here with Elvis: 'The Bad Nauheim Tapes' it is.

These remarkable recordings were made while Elvis lived in Bad Nauheim, Germany. Listening to these recordings, it's clear that he is having a good time with his pals, but the keen listener will also note that he is mapping out his musical future.

Gospel music was always his first love, so naturally that's well represented here. Most notable are several stabs at 'He Knows Just What I Need', and it's not unlikely that the idea to record it at some point was born here. Same with 'Are You Lonesome Tonight', a song that would be a million seller for him one year later.

There's some clowning around by all involved (most notably a goofy Lamar Fike reading the news), but what stands out most from these recordings is Elvis' commitment to his music, his level of ambition and his determination to master several of these songs. What you hear on these significant recordings is an artist who knew that he had to reinvent himself in order to sustain a successful career. These private recordings offer a fascinating insight into the artist redefining his art at a crucial point in his career, and as such, this is essential listening for the Elvis fan & scholar.

Only a small part from these tapes have been released before, but the bulk of it is unreleased – almost three hours of Elvis at home, relaxed, doing what he loved most – making music.

ElvisOne is proud to be able to release these recordings as a 2 + 1 CD set, with rare photos from te timeframe, background notes and detailed track info. Available now!

The Bad Nauheim Tapes | Part 1

CD 1:

I'm Beginning To Forget You
I Can't Help It (If I'm Still In Love With You) (ending only)
Mono Lisa
I Can't Help It (If I'm Still In Love With You)
Guitar Piece
Danny Boy (take 1)
Danny Boy (rehearsing a few lines)*
Danny Boy (take 2)*
Loving You
I'm Beginning To Forget You (not Elvis)*
Dialogue / Christmas / Santa Claus Is Back In Town / Loving You
Loving You (not Elvis)*
Lamar Fike's radio commercials*
I'm Beginning To Forget You (not Elvis)*
I'm Beginning To Forget You (incomplete)
I'm Beginning To Forget You

For the first time you can hear all tracks unedited!
*Previously unreleased

CD 2:

He Knows Just What I Need (#1)
He Knows Just What I Need (#2)
He Knows Just What I Need (#3)
He Knows Just What I Need (#4)
He Knows Just What I Need (#5)
He Knows Just What I Need (#6)
Reading The News (by Lamar Fike)
He Knows Just What I Need (#7)
He Knows Just What I Need (#8)
He Knows Just What I Need (#9)
Cool Water
Like A Baby
His Hand In Mine
Young Love
His Hand In Mine (rehearsing)
Return To Me
Are You Sincere
Are You Lonesome Tonight?
Stand By Me (rehearsing)
Just a Closer Walk With Thee
Take My Hand, Precious Lord
Oh, Lonesome Me

All tracks on cd 2 previously unreleased!

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