My Custom "Elvis Presley Artist Of The Century" Box (1955-1972)

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  1. If I Can Dream_23

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    Not that anyone cares to even see it, but the sky (and wealth of songs) is the limit when making an Elvis Presley set!

    One of my favorite Elvis releases, in concept, was the three disc "Artist Of The Century" set released about 18 years back or so. And I couldn't leave well enough alone, so I had to make my own. :)

    This set is very taste-based, and not intended to be comprehensive. It also is limited to my favorite precise window of Elvis' career (up to around 1972). In the end, the set was simply compiled by the songs I most enjoy playing again and again, nothing more. This isn't a "historical document". It's just a labor of love for the artist (and voice) of the last century.

    I ended up with 132 tracks (and yet I honestly thought I was being a bit selective). :laugh:

    This fantasy box has 22 tracks spread over 6 CD's (and 12 LP's) and is sequenced in loose chronological order. It is limited to 5000 copies, and I happened to get a hold of lucky #1956. :p

    Well, here's the cover of this thing. Leave it sealed and let it skyrocket in value, or, if you're like me, open it and enjoy it! :nauga:


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    The track listing, on the back of each CD, is to follow...
     
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    Track notes and "deluxe book pages" to follow... :)
     
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    The fantasy deluxe book...

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    Looks nice. :)
     
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    Thank you. It's been a labor of love.
     
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    I can tell! :)
     
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    Next time you might want to use colors that are easier on the eyes and more complimentary to each other. The lime green background is really hard on the eyes! :)
     
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    Well, it's kinda meant to be hard on the eyes (much like the book in the "Complete 50's Masters" box), as it's really a collage-styled book. Plus, I assumed the text is the last thing that would actually be noticed, by and large... :D
     
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    Oh.. well I was actually trying to read it. :)
     
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    Ooops...already spotted a small error in my box set book...One-Sided Love Affair was actually recorded in New York, not Nashville (1/30/56).
     
  24. adriatikfan

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    Amazing work. Thank you so much for sharing it with us.

    Bestr Wishes,
    David
     
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    In that case, I can see your point. It does indeed blur into the background a bit.
     

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