This moment has been captured on a deluxe 5 CD set titled “Young Man with the Big Beat-The Complete ’56 Elvis Presley Recordings”. It was in this year that Elvis crossed the country exposing the public to black music and his signature upper-lip sneer and gyrating hips. He took the nation by storm, recording his staple songs “Don’t Be Cruel” and “Hound Dog”.
Included in this exclusive compilation CD set:
CD 1: 1956 Studio recordings. 17 tracks recorded in New York, Nashville and Hollywood.
CD 2: 1956 Studio recordings of 22 tracks in New York, Nashville and Memphis.
CD 4: The Outtakes. 4 outtakes from his first historic RCA session and the first interviews.
CD 5: The Interviews. All his interviews from 1956 including the TV Guide Interviews, Colonel Parker and Oscar Davis Interviews, The Teen Parade Interviews, and the interview titled “the truth about me” recorded on the set of “Love Me Tender”.
Since it’s release the set has received rave reviews and has been nominated for a Grammy Award.