On September 24, 1957 exactly 60 years ago to the day, Elvis Presley released one of his most well-known tracks, Jailhouse Rock. It was written by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, and released as a single by RCA Victor, and would be prominently featured as part of Presley’s third movie […read more…]
From Rolling Stone Mick Jagger on board to produce film about Sun Records honcho and rock pioneer Leonardo DiCaprio has signed on to produce and star in an upcoming, still-untitled biopic about Sun Records founder Sam Phillips, the rock pioneer who produced landmark records by Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl […read more…]
Apologies for this being a little late but we couldn’t let the passing of Elvis’s guitarist Scotty Moore without some acknowledgement, after all this is the man who played on many of those early Elvis classics like That’s All Right, Mystery Train and Baby Let’s Play House – founding stones in […read more…]
….just landed at 991.com is a rather tasty 1st press of Elvis Presley’s legendary debut LP ‘Rock ‘n’ Roll’. Seminal ain’t the word with this long player, in fact it’s safe to say that ‘pop’ music as we know it started here, so forget those images of sequinned jump suits and […read more…]
…..more tasty delights through the doors at 991.com this week, including the rare ‘loud cut’ mix of the Beatles Rubber Soul LP, the super rare 1986 Kate Bush book ‘Cathy’ put together by her brother, the Who ‘Live At Leeds’ super deluxe edition, the new Elvis Presley ‘If I Can Dream’ collector’s edition […read more…]
‘If I Can Dream: Elvis Presley With The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra’ will be released worldwide on October 30th. As an exciting revisit of Elvis’ work, ‘If I Can Dream’ was recorded at Abbey Road Studios in London with acclaimed producers Don Reedman and Nick Patrick. The 14-track album features Elvis’ […read more…]
We’ve acquired a collection of CD box sets. Limited editions, deluxe editions and generally all sought after and in mint condition. Find them all here
As an in-house producer in the 1960s for New York’s Columbia Records, Bob Johnston came to prominence at a pivotal moment in popular music’s history. With his measured, balanced sound he enhanced the songs of several key performers, including Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, Leonard Cohen and Simon and Garfunkel, and […read more…]
The Official Top 50 best-selling UK Singles of Elvis and The Beatles were revealed yesterday in a chart countdown across the day on BBC Radio 2, as part of a weekend of special programming to mark the 50th anniversary of one of the most momentous meetings in music between the […read more…]
The Lisa Marie and Hound Dog II, designed by the late singer, are expected to fetch up to $15m at California auction Elvis Presley’s pair of personal jets – one of which has a gilded wash basin and plush sleeping quarters – will go under the hammer in California. The […read more…]
THE DAMNED The Black Album Rare 1980 Japanese Chiswick label promo sample 18-track 2-LP vinyl set manufactured by Warner-Pioneer, housed in a colour gatefold picture sleeve complete with Japanese text biography insert and original obi-strip. Thesleeve displays minimal wear and both discs are in stunning near MINT condition! ELVIS […read more…]
An auction of Elvis memorabilia including a jar stuffed full of his famous locks, a gun he once owned and a deed to Graceland fetched more than £400,000! Thousands of strands of hair collected by the singer's barber went for £10,700. Another hit at the auction was the Graceland purchase […read more…]
ELVIS PRESLEY 'Welcome To My World' [Release Date 14/09/2009]
DVD: This is the inside story of the King from the early years as told by former band members, legendary Elvis guitarist Scotty Moore, his long time drummer DJ Fontana and his loyal backing vocal quartet the Jordanaires who unveil the events behind the scenes. These are the musicians who actually worked with the Elvis, shared long term friendship and trust of the King, performed on all the classic records, played live with Elvis on stage and appeared in the ground breaking television shows and movies. In addition to the documentary there are live performances of many of the King's best known hits from the beginning to the end of his career.
THE CULT 'Love' [Release Date 21/09/2009]
2CD Edition I 4CD Edition: For nearly 25 years 'Love' has been a consistent seller (over one million copies in Europe alone), endorsing its classic status in The Cult's repertoire. The Omnibus Edition is presented as a lavish box set with the CDs in Japanese-style paper sleeves, reproducing the original vinyl cover art, accompanied by a 48 page book. 'Love' has been expanded into a 4 disc set – as well as the re-mastered original album, the box also includes bonus discs featuring all the tracks from their 1985 UK singles including the remixes of 'She Sells Sanctuary', demos and live recordings from 1985. The Expanded Edition is a 2 disc set featuring the album re-mastered from the original studio tapes alongside the bonus singles disc. The release is packaged in a slimline jewel case inside a card slipcase, with new notes by the journalist James Brown.