Shopping Cart -

Your cart is currently empty.
Upgrade to today
for only an extra Cxx.xx

You get:

plus This issue of xxxxxxxxxxx.
plus Instant access to the latest issue of 350+ of our top selling titles.
plus Unlimited access to 30000+ back issues
plus No contract or commitment. If you decide that PocketmagsPlus is not for you, you can cancel your monthly subscription online at any time. Auto-renews at $13.99 per month, unless cancelled.
Upgrade for $1.39
Then just $13.99 / month. Cancel anytime.
Learn more
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
   You are currently viewing the Canada version of the site.
Would you like to switch to your local site?
Read anywhere Read anywhere
Ways to pay Pocketmags Payment Types
Trusted site
At Pocketmags you get
Secure Billing
Great Offers
Web & App Reader
Gifting Options
Loyalty Points

CD Album Reviews

Vintage Rock has been enjoying a wide range of hot rockin’ records recently with plenty of new releases from both Western Star and El Toro entertaining our ears. But the big-hitter we’ve all been excited about is the 3CD deluxe boxset that accompanies a brand new HBO documentary about The King… Elvis is back in the building!







Elvis Presley

The new HBO two-part three-hour documentary on the life of Elvis Presley may have as big an impact on today’s generation as the Singer Presents Elvis TV special (aka ‘68 Comeback Special) had on the previous lot. And tied in with the TV programme is this 3CD deluxe boxset, featuring not only music from the show but also 18 Elvis hits, live recordings, alternate versions, and, wow, a hardcover book.

There have been Elvis compilations galore, but this is particularly worthwhile as it traces the development of The King’s progression from blues and country covers to the pop colossus he became. And the third CD in the set is interesting since it features the original R&B cuts that inspired The King. There’s even input from Elvis’ mother Gladys, who chose to commit her take on Home Sweet Home to vinyl.

Anyone lucky enough to see the documentary will know that the huge amount of otherwise unseen footage is remarkable, and it’s great to be reminded of why The King was, and remains, The King

Purchase options below
Find the complete article and many more in this issue of Vintage Rock - JulAug 18
If you own the issue, Login to read the full article now.
Single Digital Issue
JulAug 18
This issue and other back issues are not included in a new Vintage Rock subscription. Subscriptions include the latest regular issue and new issues released during your subscription.
Annual Digital Subscription
Only $ 4.66 per issue
Was $35.99
Now $27.99
6 Month Digital Subscription
Only $ 6.00 per issue

View Issues

About Vintage Rock

New issue is available now!