Elvis Sings Memphis, Tennessee - cover Elvis Sings Memphis, Tennessee - disc #1

This is the first releases in the Classic Series, which does not features an original album. Memphis, Tennessee is based on The Lost Album - For The Asking, which was first released in Europe in 1990. As usual, various released and unreleased outtakes and alternates are included. This release is again packed in a beautiful double-folding 7Ē digipak and comes with a 12 page booklet, which mainly contains extensive recording informations, photos and collectibles. The Memphis, Tennessee package was released in August 2008.
Value: 25 - 35 US$

Elvis Sings Memphis, Tennessee - disc #2

THE ALBUM

(1) Witchcraft
(2) Please Donít Drag That String Around
(3) Love Me Tonight
(4) Slowly But Surely
(5) It Hurts Me
(6) Echoes Of Love
(7) (Itís A) Long Lonely Highway
(8) (Youíre The) Devil In Disguise
(9) Never Ending
(10) Ask Me
(11) Memphis, Tennessee
(12) Finders Keepers, Loosers Weepers
(13) Western Union
(14) Blue River
(15) What Now, What Next, Where To

REJECTED 1963 MASTERS

(16) Memphis, Tennessee
(17) Ask Me

FIRST TAKES

(18) Witchcraft (Take 1)
(19) Please Donít Drag That String Around
(19) (Take 1)
(20) Love Me Tonight (Take 1)
(21) Slowly But Surely (Take 1)
(22) It Hurts Me (Take 1)
(23) Echoes Of Love (Take 1)
(24) Long Lonely Highway (Take 1 - alt. master)
(25) Devil In Disguise (Take 3)
(26) Never Ending (Take 1)
(27) Ask Me (1964 Version - Takes 1&2)
(28) Memphis, Tennessee (1964 Version - Take 1)
(29) Finders Keepers, Loosers Weepers (Take 1)
(30) Western Union (Take 1)
(31) Ask Me (1963 Version - Take 1)

MAY 1963 SESSIONS

(1) Echoes Of Love (Takes 2-5 & 3)
(2) Please Donít Drag That String Around
(2) (Take 2)
(3) Please Donít Drag That String Around
(2) (Takes 3-5)
(4) Devil In Disguise (Takes 1, 2, 4, 5, 6*)
(5) Never Ending (Takes 2&3*)
(6) Witchcraft (Take 2)
(7) Finders Keepers, Loosers Weepers
(7) (Takes 2&3*)
(8) Love Me Tonight (Takes 2-4)
(9) Love Me Tonight (Takes 6&5)
(10) Memphis, Tennessee (Take 1)
(11) Love Me Tonight (Takes 2&3)
(12) Slowly But Surely (Takes 2-4)
(13) Blue River (Takes 1&2)
(14) Ask Me (Takes 3&4)
(15) Ask Me (Takes 5&6 - alt. master)
(16) Echoes Of Love (Takes 6&7)
(17) Echoes Of Love (Takes 9&8 - alt. master)

JANUARAY 1964 SESSIONS

(18) Memphis, Tennessee (Takes 2, 3, 5)
(19) Ask Me (Take 3)
(20) Ask Me (Takes 4, 6, 7)
(21) Ask Me (Takes 8, 10, 9)
(22) It Hurts Me (Takes 2-5*)

All selections recorded at RCAís Studio B in Nashville, Tennessee on May 26-27, 1963 and January 12, 1964.

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