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The Cream Of The Cataloque

 

 
   
 Title: The Cream Of The Cataloque 
 Catalog Number: GILBEY 1 
 Matrix Number: B ** GILBEY1 ** #01 
 Year: 1992 
 Value: 320 € 
     
 Description: Contents: Don’t Be Cruel - Ready Teddy - Love Me Tender - Too Much - All Shook Up - Teddy Bear - Loving You - Mean Woman Blues - Party - Jailhouse Rock - Treat Me Nice - Wear My Ring Around Your Neck - Hard Headed Woman - Trouble - Girl Of My Best Friend - Wooden Heart - Surrender - Flaming Star - Little Sister - His Latest Flame - Follow That Dream - Return To Sender - Suspicion - Ain’t That Loving You Baby - Little Egypt.

Manufactured in 1992 by BMG Australia promote the Elvis Presley publishing catalogue worldwide.

This promo CD is almost impossible to obtain. It was manufactured by BMG Australia and issued for Mr. Chris Gilbey who at the time  was the publisher of the Elvis Presley Music Catalogue in Australia.  The CD was manufactured to be sent out to ad agencies and movie producers etc. in order to create a handy reference disc.  At the same time it was hoped that it would motivate placements in ads or movies.  BMG Australia had to receive a special permission from BMG New York and Elvis Presley Estate to go ahead and manufacture the disc.  It is packaged in a jewel case. The front cover insert is dark green and opens up three-fold to provide recording information on each track. The front of the cover has a black and green painting of a 50’s Elvis including the TCB logo. The back cover is all green and list the 25 tracks included on this release. Also included is the “For Promotional Use Only - Not For Resale Or General Distribution” phrase. The inside of the cover states : “It is a compilation that represents some of the finest songs in the Elvis Presley Music / Gladys Music/ Leiber & Stoller catalogues. This CD was not produced for commercial release but rather to demonstrate the on-going vitality and unrivaled popularity and appeal of these songs that are owned by the Elvis Presley Estate and were preferred by The King himself". The CD itself is black with silver and green print. In addition , the TCB logo is also included on the disc.