A Boy From Tupelo: The Sun Masters (Boxset)

by Elvis Presley
$79.99

'RCA/Legacy Set to Release Elvis Presley - A Boy From Tupelo: The Complete 1953-1955 Recordings on Friday, July 28. Most Comprehensive Early Elvis Library Ever Assembled, 3CD Set Includes Every Known Sun Records Master and Outtake, Live Performances, Radio Recordings, Elvis' Self-Financed First Acetates, A Newly Discovered Previously Unreleased Recording and More. Deluxe Package includes a 120-page book formatted as an illustrated travelogue and datebook chronicling the genesis of Elvis’ early career via facts, anecdotes, memorabilia and many rare photos. This is Elvis Presley before he becomes world-famous, and an account of how this amazing young man readies himself for stardom, a young man on the pinnacle of an unprecedented level of success. “A boy from Tupelo” would become much more than a world-famous superstar, he would become ELVIS! Disc one of A Boy From Tupelo - The Complete 1953-1955 Recordings covers the masters Elvis recorded for Sun Records, some variations, and the four sides he paid for himself. Disc two covers all known outtakes, even just the smallest surviving fragments. Disc three covers all the live and radio recordings known to exist.

TRACKLISTING

DISC 1
MEMPHIS RECORDING SERVICE ACETATES

1. My Happiness 2:33
2. That’s When Your Heartaches Begin 2:52
3. I’ll Never Stand in Your Way 2:06
4. It Wouldn’t Be the Same (Without You) 2:09
5. Harbor Lights 2:38
6. I Love You Because (unprocessed master edit) 2:43
7. That’s All Right (45 rpm master) 2:00
8. Blue Moon of Kentucky (45 rpm master) 2:07
9. Blue Moon 2:44
10. Tomorrow Night 3:01
11. I'll Never Let You Go (Little Darlin’) 2:27
12. I Don't Care if the Sun Don't Shine 2:32
13. Just Because 2:34
14. Good Rockin' Tonight 2:15
15. Milkcow Blues Boogie 2:39
16. You’re a Heartbreaker 2:13
17. I'm Left, You're Right, She's Gone (slow version) 2:43
18. Baby Let's Play House 2:19
19. I'm Left, You're Right, She's Gone 2:38
20. I Forgot to Remember to Forget 2:31
21. Mystery Train 2:30
22. Tryin’ to Get To You 2:36
23. When It Rains It Pours 2:06
24. That’s All Right (RCA single version)1:59
25. Blue Moon of Kentucky (RCA single version) 2:05
26. I Love You Because (RCA LP version) 2:45
27. Tomorrow Night (RCA LP version) 2:53

DISC 2
SUN STUDIO SESSIONS

1. Harbor Lights (takes 1-2, 3/M) 3:27
2. Harbor Lights (take 4) 2:38
3. Harbor Lights (takes 5-8) 4:14
4. I Love You Because (takes 1-2) 3:52
5. I Love You Because (take 3) 3:36
6. I Love You Because (takes 4-5) 4:08
7. That’s All Right (takes 1-3) 2:18
8. Blue Moon of Kentucky (slow tempo outtake) 1:08
9. Blue Moon (takes 1-4) 3:36
10. Blue Moon (take 5) 3:25
11. Blue Moon (takes 6-8) 3:53
12. Blue Moon (take 9/M) 2:44
13. Dialogue (fragment before “Tomorrow Night”) 0:11
14. I’ll Never Let You Go (Little Darlin’) (incomplete take) 0:49
15. Good Rockin’ Tonight (fragment from vocal slapback tape) 0:10
16. I Don’t Care if the Sun Don’t Shine (takes 1-3/M) 3:47
17. I’m Left, You’re Right, She’s Gone (slow version, take 1) 3:00
18. I’m Left, You’re Right, She’s Gone (slow version, take 2) 2:51
19. I’m Left, You’re Right, She’s Gone (slow version, take 3) 2:51
20. I’m Left, You’re Right, She’s Gone (slow version, take 4-5) 2:50
21. I’m Left, You’re Right, She’s Gone (slow version, takes 6-7) 4:16
22. How Do You Think I Feel (guitar slapback tape, rehearsals + take 1) 4:30
23. When It Rains It Pours (vocal slapback tape, take 1) 1:37
24. When It Rains It Pours (vocal slapback tape, take 2 – rehearsal 1 - takes 3-4) 4:26
25. When It Rains It Pours (vocal slapback tape, take 5/M) 2:02
26. When It Rains It Pours (vocal slapback tape, take 6-8) 3:20

DISC 3
LIVE AND RADIO PERFORMANCES

1. That’s All Right 2:52
2. Blue Moon of Kentucky 2:23
3. Shake, Rattle and Roll 2:24
4. Fool, Fool, Fool 1:59
5. Hearts of Stone 2:02
6. That’s All Right 1:52
7. Tweedlee Dee 2:51
8. Shake, Rattle and Roll 2:23
9. KSIJ Radio commercial with DJ Tom Perryman 0:16
10. Money Honey 2:43
11. Blue Moon of Kentucky 2:04
12. I Don’t Care if the Sun Don’t Shine 2:33
13. That’s All Right 1:54
14. Tweedlee Dee 2:15
15. Money Honey 2:17
16. Hearts of Stone 1:37
17. Shake, Rattle and Roll 1:39
18. Little Mama 2:03
19. You’re a Heartbreaker 2:06
20. Good Rockin’ Tonight 2:36
21. Baby Let’s Play House 2:22
22. Blue Moon of Kentucky 1:47
23. I Got a Woman 3:03
24. That’s All Right 2:17
25. Tweedlee Dee 2:47
26. That’s All Right 2:37
27. I’m Left, You’re Right, She’s Gone 3:16
28. Baby Let’s Play House 3:19
29. Maybellene 3:09
30. That’s All Right 2:49
31. Interview with Bob Neal 5:31
32. I Forgot To Remember To Forget