In August of 1953, an 18-year-old Elvis Presley walked into Sun Records to
record some songs as a gift for his mother. Asked by receptionist Marion Keisker
about what singers he sounded like, Elvis simply answered “I don’t sound like
A Boy From Tupelo: The Complete 1953-1955 Recordings chronicles the rise of that
singer who “don’t sound like nobody.” This 3CD set includes, for the first time
in one collection, every known Sun Records master and outtake, those mythical
Memphis Recording Service acetates (the first four songs Elvis recorded, with
his own money), and every live performance and radio recording known to exist,
including a newly-discovered recording. It’s all brilliantly remastered from the
best possible sources, and accompanied by a 120-page book chronicling this
period in Elvis’ life date-by-date with fascinating anecdotes, rare photos and
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with the same title.
New on this 2017 release is track 32 on CD 3.
See the difference in content here