New Elvis Presley CD to be released: The Best of The ’68 Comeback Special

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A new Elvis Presley album inspired by the upcoming Elvis All-Star Tribute NBC special will be released on February 15, 2019.
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This two-hour special airing Sunday, February 17 at 9 pm, hosted by Blake Shelton, will pay tribute to the ’68 Comeback Special with performances, rare footage, interviews with Priscilla Presley and Steve Binder plus a special appearance by Lisa Marie Presley.

Today’s top stars will also perform including Jennifer Lopez, Carrie Underwood, John Legend, Shawn Mendes, Ed Sheeran, and Keith Urban among many others.
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The Best of The ’68 Comeback Special” CD comprises the Elvis recordings and performances that inspired the upcoming tribute and showcases a new version of the legendary closing number, “If I Can Dream,” as heard in the new special — featuring Elvis’ original vocals alongside new performances by Carrie Underwood, Shawn Mendes, Post Malone, Darius Rucker and Blake Shelton.
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Elvis Presley Best of '68 Comeback Special
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The album features 15 Elvis performances from the “stand-up” and “sit-down” shows filmed for the ’68 broadcast, plus three original studio recordings to represent songs that appear in the new special.
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Here is the track listing:
  • 1 Trouble / Guitar Man (Opening)
  • 2 Heartbreak Hotel (First “Stand Up” Show)
  • 3 Hound Dog (Second “Stand Up” Show)
  • 4 All Shook Up (Second “Stand Up” Show)
  • 5 Can’t Help Falling in Love (Second “Stand Up” Show)
  • 6 Jailhouse Rock (Second “Stand Up” Show)
  • 7 Don’t Be Cruel (First “Stand Up” Show)
  • 8 Blue Suede Shoes (Second “Sit Down” Show)
  • 9 Baby, What You Want Me to Do (First “Stand Up” Show)
  • 10 Are You Lonesome Tonight? (First “Sit Down” Show)
  • 11 One Night (Second “Sit Down” Show)
  • 12 Love Me Tender (First “Stand Up” Show)
  • 13 Trying to Get to You (Second “Sit Down” Show)
  • 14 Love Me (Second “Sit Down” Show)
  • 15 Memories
  • Bonus Tracks:
  • 16 A Little Less Conversation (recorded March 1968 at Western Recorders Hollywood, CA)
  • 17 Suspicious Minds (recorded January 1969 at American Sound, Memphis, TN)
  • 18 Burning Love (recorded March 1972 at RCA Studios, Hollywood, CA)
  • 19 If I Can Dream – Elvis Presley, Carrie Underwood, Shawn Mendes, Post Malone, Darius Rucker, Blake Shelton (recorded October 2018 at Universal Studios, Universal City, CA)
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Order the CD on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2QzQNg5
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Note: A Walmart exclusive version will feature a DVD of the original comeback special.
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Other Elvis Presley ’68 Special merchandise:
’68 Comeback Special: 50th Anniversary Edition – 5CD/2 Blu-ray Disc box set
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Book by Steve Binder titled COMEBACK: The Making of the 1968 Elvis Special
https://amzn.to/2wfz5q1
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