25. nov, 2014

New import CD; Elvis' Christmas Album

The One label has announced a new 2CD; Elvis' Christmas Album (the UK version). This contains the original album tracks, alternate takes, alternate versions and more. The extra bonus disc contains the Special Elvis' Christmas Program (For radio stations only) from December 3, 1967. This comes with a 12 page booklet with photos & recording information.


One har annonsert en ny 2CD; Elvis’ Christmas Album (UK versjonen). Denne inneholder det originale albumet, alternative tagninger og versjoner, pluss mye annet. En ekstra bonusplate inneholder en jule-spesial som ble kringkastet 3. desember 1967 (denne ble kun ble sendt ut til radiostasjoner). Et 12 siders hefte følger med.


THE ORIGINAL MONO ALBUM; 1. Santa Claus Is Back In Town 2:24, 2. White Christmas 2:27, 3. Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane) 1:56, 4. I’ll Be Home For Christmas 1:55, 5. Blue Christmas 2:09, 6. Santa Bring My Baby Back (To Me) 1:54, 7. Oh Little Town Of Bethlehem 2:37, 8. Silent Night 2:25, 9. (There’ll Be) Peace In The Valley (For Me) 3:21, 10. I Believe 2:05, 11. Take My Hand, Precious Lord 3:18, 12. It Is No Secret (What God Can Do) 3:57 - INSIDE ELVIS’ CHRISTMAS ALBUM; 13. White Christmas (master with studio banter & count-in) 2:44, 14. It Is No Secret (What God Can Do) (Take 4) 2:06, 15. (There’ll Be) Peace In The Valley (For Me) (Take 5, 6, 8 & master) 5:11, 16. It Is No Secret (What God Can Do) (Take 6, 7, 8 & master) 5:03, 17. It Is No Secret (What God Can Do) (Take 9, 10, 11 & 12) 5:16, 18. I’ll Be Home For Christmas (Mono version with echo from acetate)* 1:55, 19. Oh Little Town Of Bethlehem (Mono version with echo from acetate)* 2:37, 20. Special Message from Elvis / I’ll Be Home For Christmas, (Original version used for Elvis’ special Christmas program, december 3, 1967) 1:52 - BONUS TRACKS; 21. Peace In The Valley (Live version) 1:47, 22. Elvis’ Christmas Album commercial (1957) 1:06 - STEREO MIXES & OTHER VERSIONS; (All these versions were released on official CD/Vinyl releases through the years) 23. Blue Christmas (Original electronic stereo version) 2:08, 24. Silent Night (Without piano intro) 2:14, 25. White Christmas (Repaired intro without finger-snap) 2:24, 26. I’ll Be Home For Christmas (Remastered with stereo effect) 1:55, 27. Silent Night (Remastered with stereo effect) 2:25, 28. Blue Christmas (Remastered with stereo effect) 2:08, 29. White Christmas (Remastered with stereo effect) 2:25, 30. Special Message from Elvis / Silent Night (Album version) 2:18

BONUS DISC; Special Christmas Program (For radio stations only) December 3, 1967

Please note: * The Mono versions with echo from acetate are probably homemade. These versions where released on several bootleg cd’s. We’ve included it on this cd because of the different sound

Source; FECC