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Category: Studio/Live Recordings
Original Release Date: October 1956
FTD Release Date: March 2014
Recording Location: Hollywood, CA & Shreveport, LA
FTD Release Format: 2-CD/Booklet
    DISC 1
    THE ORIGINAL ALBUM

    SIDE 1
    1. Rip It Up (1:56)
    2. Love Me (2:46)
    3. When My Blue Moon Turns To Gold Again (2:23)
    4. Long Tall Sally (1:56)
    5. First In Line (3:24)
    6. Paralyzed (2:29)

    SIDE 2
    7. So Glad You’re Mine (2:23)
    8. Old Shep (4:13)
    9. Ready Teddy (1:59)
    10. Anyplace Is Paradise (2:28)
    11. How’s The World Treating You (2:27)
    12. How Do You Think I Feel (2:15)

    BONUS SONGS
    13. Playing For Keeps (2:56)
    14. Too Much (2:37)
    15. Don’t Be Cruel (2:05)
    16. Hound Dog (2:18)
    17. Any Way You Want Me (2:14)
    18. Rip It Up - takes 10-14 (3.08)
    19. Rip It Up - take 15 (2.05)
    20. Rip It Up - take 16 (1.59)
    21. Rip It Up - take 17 (2.06)
    22. Rip It Up - take 18-19M (3.53)
    23. Old Shep – take 5 (4:01)

    OUTTAKES
    • Recorded September 1-3, 1956 at Radio Recorders, Hollywood
    • Track 7 recorded January 30, 1956 at RCA Studios, New York
    • Tracks 15-17 recorded July 2, 1956 at RCA Studios, New York
    DISC 2
    Recorded live at Hirsch Coliseum - Youth Center
    Louisiana State Fairgrounds, Shreveport, LA
    December 15, 1956


    1. Heartbreak Hotel (2:46)
    2. Long Tall Sally (2:46)
    3. I Was The One (2:46
    4. Love Me Tender (2:46)
    5. Don’t Be Cruel (2:46)
    6. Love Me (2:46)
    7. I Got A Woman (2:46)
    8. When My Blue Moon Turns To Gold Again (2:46)
    9. Paralyzed (2:46)

    This 2-disc 7 inch set celebrates Elvis legendary 2nd album that quickly outsold his debut album "ELVIS PRESLEY." The 16-page booklet features great photographs taken from the photo session held in February 1956. Also featured is an in and outtakes section. The album includes every known outtake from the Labor-Day sessions, in addition to CD 2 featuring the historic live concert at Hirsch Coliseum - Youth Center, Louisiana State Fairgrounds on December 15, 1956.

    Musicians featured on original album:
    • Guitar: Scotty Moore, Elvis Presley.
    • Bass: Bill Black.
    • Drums: D.J. Fontana
    • Piano: Shorty Long (January 30 and July 2)
    • Vocal accompaniment by The Jordanaires (July 2 and September 1-3)
    • The piano work on the September sessions was split between Elvis Presley and Gordon Stoker of The Jordanaires. Stoker also played piano on“Hound Dog,” as Shorty Long was not available for this part of the recording sessions.
    • Engineer (January 30 and July 2): Ernie Oehlrick
    • Engineer (September 1-3): Thorne Nogar
    Musicians featured in live recordings:
    • Guitar: Scotty Moore, Elvis Presley
    • Bass: Bill Black
    • Drums: D.J. Fontana
    • Vocals: The Jordanaires


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