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Greatest Live Hits Of The 50's
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on 1 September 2013
I Enjoyed it for nostalgic purposes although far too many of the tracks here are live re-recordings and do not improve upon his originals. BUT, he turned out surprisingly excellent versions of songs he hadn't recorded before, such as Tweedle Dee, Maybelene and Hearts Of Stone. The live versions of I Got A Woman, Shake Rattle And Roll and Money Honey precede his commercial versions he made for RCA the following year and are superior. There is a previously unreleased song of his here, a live recording, Little Mama.The sound quality is a vast improvement from previous releases, including ones on Sony/BMG who have only released some of these tracks under licence. But 2 tracks here Maybelene and I Got A Woman do omit a bit of chatter at the end which could be heard on his The Legend Begins CD.
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on 26 October 2012
The sound quality on this CD is sensational considering the conditions under which the recordings were made. Some of the tracks have been available for many years now but we have never heard them like this before - much better than the recent FTD Sun release. The people at MRS deserve great credit for this and their other releases.

We can now get a much better idea of the impact Elvis had on radio listeners right at the start of his career.

Fantastic and highly recommended.
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on 28 December 2015
Can't believe the less than five star reviews. The collection is worth it for 'I Forgot To Remember To Forget' alone - not to mention the repaired; 'I'm Left, You're Right, She's Gone'. I believe there is a more comprehensive package promised for a release around May 2016, but this is simply stunning a makes for terrific listening, (especially while reading 'The Boy From Tupelo'). File under absolutely essential!
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on 16 February 2018
This is a great collection of early Elvis live. The sound quality is very good considering the age of the recordings. Raw, powerful and revolutionary. Elvis shook up the world of music and changed it forever. Recommended.
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on 2 April 2017
Elvis with his best again
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on 1 February 2013
Wasn't expecting too much of this, so was pleasantly surprised. The quality is, I would imagine, just about the best that could be squeezed from these ancient recordings. And just about the closest that one could hope to come to that early Elvis.
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on 20 November 2012
It is always great to receive new CD's from Elvis, and this one is another with great songs. He was The King from the very first minute he sang, and it's very interesting to listen to this great CD from the golden fifties. Every fan of good music should buy this CD.
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on 1 March 2013
The young Elvis live on stage, what more could you wish for? Well, a video I suppose but that's not possible. But great music, great sound, close your eyes and preten your there. Magic!!
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on 3 January 2013
I bought "The Boy FRom Tupelo" and like everyone else was dissapointed at the missing track. Memphis Recording service to the resue with a great package as always!
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on 13 February 2013
Elvis the King this cd shows him at his best when young and full of pure Rock n roll a great cd even if your not a fan this is one for your cd rack
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