Young Man With The Big Beat : The Complete '56 Elvis Presley Recordings is a 5-CD super deluxe set that celebrates Elvis' 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' and celebrates 1956 in style with this retro 12" format and includes: 5 CDs comprising all the 1956 RCA masters, Live performances including a previously unreleased live show, outtakes and rare interviews.
The set features one of the most extraordinary books every created at Sony, an 80 Page 12" x 12" book with a 12-month day-by-day chronology, memorabilia, artifacts and documents. Memorabilia envelope with reproductions of posters, tickets, photos.
Listen to a 2min 17sec excerpt from four tracks from this box set, and just in this brief sound bite two myths are put to rest. Each is only a fraction of the actual track. Taken from four tracks.
2 CD's of all the digitally remastered 1956 RCA master recordings.
1 CD of live performances including a complete unreleased concert Recorded At The Hirsch Youth Center, Louisiana Fairgrounds, Shreveport, Louisiana, December 15 [Recently discovered, previously unreleased concert in Shreveport, Louisiana : This is Elvis' last Hayride Show - complete.]
1 CD of insightful outtakes that offer a fly-on-the-wall experience of an Elvis recording session.
1 CD of revealing and rare spoken word recordings including, Colonel Tom Parker interviews; the complete Warwick Hotel interview; the extremely rare Elvis RCA Victrola advertisements and more.
80 Page 12" x 12" book with 12-month day-by-day chronology, rare memorabilia, photos, artifacts ...
Memorabilia envelope with reproductions of posters, ticket stubs & photos.
'Young Man With The Big Beat' features one of the most extraordinary books every created at Legacy. The focal point of the book, spread across its 80 pages, will be a unique, meticulously-researched, day-by-day chronology of Elvis' iconic year, including every concert, every recording date, every television appearance, personal events in Elvis' life, and much more. A dazzling photo array of memorabilia will illustrate each day and entry. Concert ticket stubs, RCA memoranda, letters from fans, postcards from Elvis to his family, tour itineraries, magazine covers and articles, trade charts, fan club relics, RCA publicity photos, concert photos, candid photos, and more will be a feast for the eyes and the imagination as 1956 unfolds
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*Recorded At The Venus Room, Frontier Hotel,
Las Vegas, May 6
First RCA Session Outtakes