New Elvis Anthology W/ 60 CDs: Release Date, Rare Tracks & More

Elvis released his first album 60 years ago in 1956 and to celebrate, Legacy Recordings is releasing a commemorative 60 CD limited-edition box set anthology Elvis Presley—The Album Collection on March 18, 2016.

Elvis Presley—The Album Collection is available for preorder now on

The collection includes Elvis’ RCA titles and the Sun Sessions (recorded in 1954 and 1955 before he signed with RCA) as well as his first RCA sessions in 1956. Among these are studio tracks, soundtracks, live titles and compilations of unreleased songs.

Three CDs in the collection feature rare tracks from each decade of his music.

According to Legacy Recordings,  Elvis Presley—The Album Collection features the following:

Elvis Presleyand Elvis, the 1956 RCA studio album releases that rocketed Elvis into the pop culture stratosphere.
All 17 of his film soundtrack LPs includingLoving YouKing CreoleI. BluesBlue Hawaii, Roustabout and more.
The 1969 American Sound session albumsElvis In Memphis and Back In Memphis
Elvis’s stunning 1960sNashville
The King’s 1970s triumphant live concert recordingsOn Stage (1970), Elvis As Recorded Live At Madison Square Garden (1972) and Aloha From Hawaii Via Satellite (1973).
Compilation albums–including the Elvis’ Golden Records series released between 1958 and 1968–offering many of Elvis’ non-album hits.
The rare RCA Camden “budget” series which feature songs recorded for Presley films but not included on the traditional soundtrack albums in addition to other hard-to-find material.

The album packaging has been designed to mimic the originals with RCA Victor inserts and stickers and CD labels that look like the original Side 1 labels.

A 300-page fully illustrated hard cover book is also included in the collector’s box. It contains recording session details, discographies and commentary from Elvis Presley scholar John Jackson.

Elvis Presley—The Album Collection can be preordered for a price of $349.98 before its release on March 18, 2016.

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