Viva Las Vegas
Elvis Presley's Elvis: Viva Las Vegas will be in stores July 31st 2007!
The CD features music from and is inspired by the ABC television special Elvis: Viva Las Vegas - the visual chronicle of Elvis's life during the Vegas years with particular focus on his music, his ground-breaking style and his legacy . The ABC Special, currently scheduled to air on Tuesday September 18th at 9pm EST, will examine how the King of Rock-and-Roll re-invented Las Vegas and how it re-invented him. Top recording stars of 2007 will perform Elvis's Vegas classics, woven in with previously unreleased music and documentary footage - never-before-seen-film of Elvis's Vegas years.
The 16 track Elvis: Viva Las Vegas album includes 15 live tracks of Elvis's greatest Vegas hits from his prime Vegas years including "See See Rider," "The Wonder Of You," and "Polk Salad Annie." The first track on the album, "Viva Las Vegas," is from the movie of the same name.
The release date of Elvis: Viva Las Vegas is particularly significant as it is timed to hit the market right before the 30th anniversary of Elvis' death. "Elvis Week," takes place over 9 days in Elvis' hometown of Memphis (August 11 -19). This year's celebration will draw more Elvis fans than ever from all over the world to Memphis for an array of events including the 30th Anniversary Concert and the Midnight In Vegas concert.
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