Press-release "'68 Comeback Special" BMG reissue, release date August 4,2008.
�The colonel wanted Elvis to wear a powder blue suit and sing carols to children�it turned out a whole lot different!� Steve Binder � Producer of The �68 Comeback Special.
Elvis Presley Complete '68 Comeback Special
London - England. August 2008 will be a red letter month for fans of Elvis Presley. Amazingly it will be 40 years since the King of Rock �n� Roll took to the stage in what became a milestone in televised musical performances and a career highlight, the infamous �68 Comeback Special. To honour this very special occasion, Sony BMG Music Entertainment will release the �Complete �68 Comeback Special� 4 CD box set, featuring the whole story from the rehearsals to the finished show, out-takes and rarely-heard gems, packaged in both deluxe and standard versions.
During a career of invention and re-invention the �68 Comeback Special is THE pivotal performance of Elvis� career. He was back from the movie career that had kept him away from the live arena throughout most of the 60�s and what�s more he looked and sounded amazing.
This 4 disc box set will feature over 103 songs including �That�s All Right�, �Heartbreak Hotel�, �One Night�, �Love Me� and �Are You Lonesome Tonight?�, all recorded at NBC�s Burbank Studios for a TV special which captured the �Guitar Man� at his captivating best.
Full track listings for all 4 Discs to follow.
4 CD Album Deluxe Edition and Standard Edition Available
40th Anniversary Celebrations
Released August 4, 2008
Title: Complete �68 Comeback Special
Artist: Elvis Presley
Release Date: August 4 2008
Format: 4 CD Box Set - Deluxe & Standard Editions
Extras: 36 page booklet
Each disc is housed in mini LP style wallets
Deluxe Edition Only: CD sized box with text foil stamped lift off lid
Catalogue No�s Standard: 88697332752
Elvis�s �68 Comeback Special Deluxe Edition DVD
Also released by Sony BMG Music Entertainment on August 4 2008, Elvis�s �68 Comeback Special Deluxe Edition DVD; containing a treasure trove of footage from what was a remarkably intimate show. 40 years on since its original broadcast, Elvis has made another comeback!
Posted: 10th. June 2008