The Elvis Experience

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Elvis´ ehemaliger Bodyguard Dave Hebler veröffentlicht in Zusammenarbeit mit Michael Miller im August (andere Quellen meinen früher) sein Buch "The Elvis Experience" an.

Die ersten 250 Personen, die beim Autor vorbestellen, erhalten eine signierte bzw. nummerierte Kopie und nur diese ersten 250 werden nummeriert.

Quelle: Verschiedene

Elvis, Strait, To Jesus: An Iconic Producer's Journey With Legends Of Rock 'n' Roll, Country, & Gospel Music

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Tony Brown, Elvis´ Tourpianist, veröffentlichte am 01.05.2018 sein 176 Seiten umfassende Buch "Elvis, Strait, To Jesus: An Iconic Producer's Journey With Legends Of Rock 'n' Roll, Country, & Gospel Music" und dies wird wie folgt angekündigt:

"The King of Nashville, Tony Brown, offers a rare photographic journey through his 40-year career--including historical pictures and contemporary portraits of rock, country, and gospel music legends--in which he produced hundreds of #1 country songs that are beloved by millions.

From a child pianist banging out hymns in his family's gospel band, to playing keys for Elvis Presley, to producing a string of million-selling hits for artists like George Strait, Reba McEntire, and Trisha Yearwood, Tony Brown's storied career has left a singular impression on American music.
Known as the King of Nashville, Tony is adored by the mega-artists whose sounds he was instrumental to crafting, the city he's proud to call home, the millions of fans of of his over 100 number 1 singles, and the aspiring musicians he continues to inspire.

The President of MCA Records for nearly two decades and co-founder of Universal South Records, Tony is also referred to as the founder of Americana music, who shook the scene with his edgy signing choices of Steve Earle and Lyle Lovett, before producing a Golden Era of country music from the eighties to the two-thousands, achieving over 100 million in sales.

His life, musical legacy, and friendships are celebrated in this keepsake coffee table book, including rare behind-the-scenes images. It also includes contemporary, artful shots of 40 musical greats beloved to Tony, all featured in a French Renaissance chair that has been traveled countrywide for them to pose in, bringing out each of these legends' unique personalities.

Included are historical or contemporary photos of artists such as Elvis, Lisa Marie Presley, George Strait, Reba McEntire, Cyndi Lauper, Steve Earle, Lyle Lovett, Trisha Yearwood, Lionel Richie, Jimmy Buffet, and many more."

Quelle: ElvisDayByDay.Com

The Elvis Years - Volume 1: From Tupelo To Stardom

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"Anthem Publishing" veröffentlicht am 24.05.2018 den ersten Teil einer dreiteiligen Buchserie unter dem Titel "The Elvis Years - From Tupelo To Stardom" und untertitelt es mit "The Ultimate Guide To Elvi Presley´s Early Years".

Teil 2 erscheint am 23.08.2018 unter dem Titel "From Fort Hood To Hollywood", "From Comeback To Final Years" ist der letzte am 11.11.2018 erscheinende Teil und zu guter letzt wird alles unter dem Titel "The Complete Collection" komplett mit 4 Sammelkarten veröffentlicht.

   

Quelle: Anthem-Publishing.Com

Elvis

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ISBN: 9783899086447ISBN: 9783899086447Am 21.10.2015 erschien der 80seitige Comic "Elvis" von den Autoren Philippe Chanoinat und Fabrice Le Henanff in Frankreich. Nun ist dieser bei "Salleck Publications" auch auf deutsch erschienen.

Ankündigung des Verlages:
"Als Elvis Aaron Presley 1954 das Sun Studio in Memphis betritt, um eine Platte als Geschenk für seine Mutter aufzunehmen, ahnt er nicht, dass er die Musik revolutionieren und eine neue Musikrichtung prägen wird. Der Mann aus Mississippi, der sich für Blues und Country-Musik begeistert, wird ein außergewöhnliches Leben führen und zur Legende werden.

Dies ist die packende Geschichte des „King“ - von seinen musikalischen Anfängen bis zu seinem Tod - erzählt von Chanoinat und Le Hénanff." 

 

Quelle: SalleckPublications.EU

Being Elvis - A Lonely Life

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ISBN: 1631494015ISBN: 1631494015Mit leicht abgewandeltem Cover erscheint das von Ray Connolly geschriebene Buch "Being Elvis - A Lonely Life" bei "Liverright" am 03.08.2018 erneut und hat statt 368 Seiten nun 416 - so die Ankündigung.

Ankündigung des Verlages:
"Elvis Presley is a giant figure in American popular culture, a man whose talent and fame were matched only by his later excesses and tragic end. A godlike entity in the history of rock and roll, this twentieth-century icon with a dazzling voice blended gospel and traditionally black rhythm and blues with country to create a completely new kind of music and new way of expressing male sexuality, which simply blew the doors off a staid and repressed 1950s America.In Being Elvis veteran rock journalist Ray Connolly takes a fresh look at the career of the world’s most loved singer, placing him, forty years after his death, not exhaustively in the garish neon lights of Las Vegas but back in his mid-twentieth-century, distinctly southern world.

For new and seasoned fans alike, Connolly, who interviewed Elvis in 1969, re-creates a man who sprang from poverty in Tupelo, Mississippi, to unprecedented overnight fame, eclipsing Frank Sinatra and then inspiring the Beatles along the way.Juxtaposing the music, the songs, and the incendiary live concerts with a personal life that would later careen wildly out of control, Connolly demonstrates that Elvis’s amphetamine use began as early as his touring days of hysteria in the late 1950s, and that the financial needs that drove him in the beginning would return to plague him at the very end.

With a narrative informed by interviews over many years with John Lennon, Bob Dylan, B. B. King, Sam Phillips, and Roy Orbison, among many others, Connolly creates one of the most nuanced and mature portraits of this cultural phenomenon to date.What distinguishes Being Elvis beyond the narrative itself is Connolly’s more subtle examinations of white poverty, class aspirations, and the prison that is extreme fame. As we reach the end of this poignant account, Elvis’s death at forty-two takes on the hue of a profoundly American tragedy. The creator of an American sound that resonates today, Elvis remains frozen in time, an enduring American icon who could “seamlessly soar into a falsetto of pleading and yearning” and capture an inner emotion, perhaps of eternal yearning, to which all of us can still relate.Intimate and unsparing, Being Elvis explores the extravagance and irrationality inherent in the Elvis mythology, ultimately offering a thoughtful celebration of an immortal life."

Quelle: Books.WWNorton.Com

The Reno Brothers

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In der "Gold Standard Series" kündigt Erik Lorentzen (u. a. Autor der Bücher "The Movies", "One Night In Toronto" u. v. m.) das Buch "The Reno Brothers" an. Dieses Buch ist speziell dem ersten Film von Elvis "Love Me Tender" gewidment. Weitere Infos folgen!

Quelle: ElvisDayByDay.Com

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Strictly Elvis: 1976 - 1977 (Through The Lens Of Keith Alverson - Volume Two)

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Die Arbeiten an dem zweiten Teil des von Erik Lorentzen und Keith Alverson gestalteteten Buches "Strictly Elvis: 1976 - 1977 (Through The Lens Of Keith Alverson - Volume Two)" haben begonnen.

Es soll mehr als 1.200 Fotos aus den Jahren 1976 und 1977 enthalten, von denen mehr als 1.000 - so die Ankündigung - nie zuvor veröffentlicht wurden. Weitere Infos folgen!

Quelle: ElvisDayByDay.Com

 

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