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As the title suggests, this must-have compilation includes every known Sun Records master and outtake, live performances, radio recordings, Elvis’ self-financed first acetates, a newly discovered previously unreleased recording of ‘I Forgot To Remember To Forget’ and more. A Boy From Tupelo showcases Presley in his early career, when the King fused blues, pop and country to create an electrifying new music that changed the world. This is Elvis Presley before he became world-famous, when he was just starting to learn to shake his hips. You can hear his ambition in every note sung on these character-filled recordings.
Did you know?
When Elvis received his draft notice from the U.S. Army in December 1957, Paramount requested a two-month deferment so he could complete filming of his next movie, King Creole.
Elvis made his first appearance in Las Vegas in 1956
“Elvis Presley Day” was proclaimed in Tupelo, Mississippi on September 26 1956. Elvis returned home to perform two shows at the Mississippi-Alabama Fair and Dairy Show.