Elvis Presley – “The Complete Elvis Presley Masters” (2010)

October 27, 2010 at 2:52 pm (Elvis Presley, Music, Reviews & Articles)

A new review by j. poet on Crawdaddy!, Oct. 19th, of this massive, ultimate, limited-edition 30-CD box set of everything Elvis ever recorded, good bad and indifferent!

Back in 1959 RCA released For LP Fans Only, which included some of Elvis Presley’s Sun Records outtakes along with a few RCA singles that had never been put on an album before. For LP Fans Only set the standard for RCA’s Presley reissue program. They slapped together old tracks, outtakes, and B-sides, gave them what they hoped were catchy titles, and released them. They put together hundreds of haphazard compilations and collections over the years, most with no liner notes, session information, or recording dates. Almost anything with the Presley name on it sold, so the albums kept coming. Even after his death in 1977, they Read the rest of this entry »

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