Sunday, November 30, 2014

Elvis' Christmas Album - Elvis One (Import news)

Elvis' Christmas Album - Elvis One (Import news)


A release in the original album series from ELVIS ONE. This time "Elvis' Christmas Album" from the UK.
Including the original album tracks, alternate takes, alternate versions and more!

Also an extra bonus disc with the Special Elvis' Christmas Program (For radio stations only) from december 3, 1967.

Plus a 12 pages booklet with photos & recording information!
  
THE ORIGINAL MONO ALBUM
1. Santa Claus Is Back In Town 2:24
2. White Christmas 2:27
3. Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane) 1:56
4. I’ll Be Home For Christmas 1:55
5. Blue Christmas 2:09
6. Santa Bring My Baby Back (To Me) 1:54
7. Oh Little Town Of Bethlehem 2:37
8. Silent Night 2:25
9. (There’ll Be) Peace In The Valley (For Me) 3:21
10. I Believe 2:05
11. Take My Hand, Precious Lord 3:18
12. It Is No Secret (What God Can Do) 3:57

INSIDE ELVIS’ CHRISTMAS ALBUM
13. White Christmas (master with studio banter & count-in) 2:44
14. It Is No Secret (What God Can Do) (Take 4) 2:06
15. (There’ll Be) Peace In The Valley (For Me) (Take 5, 6, 8 & master) 5:11
16. It Is No Secret (What God Can Do) (Take 6, 7, 8 & master) 5:03
17. It Is No Secret (What God Can Do) (Take 9, 10, 11 & 12) 5:16
18. I’ll Be Home For Christmas (Mono version with echo from acetate)* 1:55
19. Oh Little Town Of Bethlehem (Mono version with echo from acetate)* 2:37
20. Special Message from Elvis / I’ll Be Home For Christmas
(Original version used for Elvis’ special Christmas program, december 3, 1967) 1:52

BONUS TRACKS
21. Peace In The Valley (Live version) 1:47
22. Elvis’ Christmas Album commercial (1957) 1:06

STEREO MIXES & OTHER VERSIONS
All these versions were released on official CD/Vinyl releases through the years.
23. Blue Christmas (Original electronic stereo version) 2:08
24. Silent Night (Without piano intro) 2:14
25. White Christmas (Repaired intro without finger-snap) 2:24
26. I’ll Be Home For Christmas (Remastered with stereo effect) 1:55
27. Silent Night (Remastered with stereo effect) 2:25
28. Blue Christmas (Remastered with stereo effect) 2:08
29. White Christmas (Remastered with stereo effect) 2:25
30. Special Message from Elvis / Silent Night (Album version) 2:18

BONUS DISC
Special Christmas Program (For radio stations only)
December 3, 1967

Please note:
* The Mono versions with echo from acetate are probably homemade. These versions where released on several bootleg cd’s. We’ve included it on this cd because of the different sound.

Source: Elvis Collector

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