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Elvis Presley
Elvis Country
Legacy Edition


 

Elvis Country (Legacy Edition) - EU 2012 - Sony Music 88691 90439 2
 

Release: 2012 Sony Legacy 88691 90439 2 Australia 25 €
Release: 2012 Sony Legacy 88691 90439 2 EU 25 €
Release: 2012 Sony Legacy 88691 90439 2  Canada 25 €
Release: 2012 Sony Music SICP 3387~8 Japan 30 €
Release: 2012 Sony Legacy 88691 90439 2 Malaysia 25 €
Release: 2012 Sony Legacy 88691 90439 2 USA 25 €

 

In January 1971, Elvis was well and truly back and on top of his game. He had just chalked up no less than 4 Platinum and 3 Gold album awards and 5 Gold singles during 1970, and as the new year began in January, the U.S. Jaycees named him one of the "Top Ten Young Men of The Year." Elvis Country, released that same month, received critical acclaim. Biographer Peter Guralnick's review for Rolling Stone said: "...Elvis Presley has come out with a record which gives us some of the very finest and most affecting music since he first recorded for Sun almost 17 years ago." Elvis Country is, obviously, a return to roots. But it's the singing, the passion and engagement most of all which mark this album as something truly exceptional.

Elvis Country received an RIAA Gold certification and spent 21 weeks on the Billboard album chart. The single "I Really Don't Want To Know" c/w "There Goes My Everything" reached #9 and #21 on the Billboard country and pop charts respectively. Elvis' follow-up studio album Love Letters From Elvis from June 1971 also contains songs recorded during the historic four-day Nashville session that spawned Elvis Country.

This new 2-CD Legacy Edition features both these classic original albums and 6 bonus tracks including the full version of "I Was Born About Ten Thousand Years Ago," the studio jam "A Hundred Years From Now" and fhe single "Where Did They Go, Lord" c/w "Rags To Riches" which reached #33 on the Billboard chart.

 

See also:
Elvis Country - I'm 10.000 Years Old
Elvis Country - I'm 10.000 Years Old (remastered)

Elvis Country (FTD)

Love Letters From Elvis
Love Letters (FTD)