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Presley Elvis - From Memphis to Taipeh Vol 1 (Kirjat)
From Memphis to Taipeh
A Reference Guide to the Colorful Magic of Elvis’ Asian Vinyl
It was in the late 1950s that the first Asian records containing Elvis‘ music were released. Since then, hundreds of records have followed,
many with gorgeous covers in different variations and featuring beautiful colored vinyl. Still, in all the years since, no collector’s guide on
Elvis’ Asian vinyl has ever been published. There’s never even been a modest, informative booklet about these albums.
This new book is the very first reference guide to Elvis‘ Asian vinyl releases.
We decided to limit this volume to 10” and 12” records originating from six major Asian countries: Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea,
Taiwan and Thailand. Inside, you’ll learn where, why and for whom these records were made.
You‘ll discover what hunting for vinyl in these countries meant, and how surviving records were found.
The cover art and label designs are presented to the collector in sizes large enough to read right off the page.
And that’s exactly what you should do! You’ll be sure to chuckle at inadvertent miscues that often appear on the album covers and labels, they are hilarious.
This hardcover book comes into the ring with 500+ pages, measuring 28x28cm and weighing more than 3 kilos.
Inside the book you’ll find 500+ different records and 2500+ pictures.
Limited edition of 500 copies.
Be amazed by the colorful magic of Elvis‘ Asian vinyl releases.
Hoppula Pete ja Laipio Matti - Sininen sielua myöten – Suomi-bluesin tarina (Kirjat)
Bluesin historia on osa jazzin ja myös rockin historiaa. Suomeen tuo mustan musiikin melankolinen isoveli saapui vaivihkaa, ikään kuin valtamerialusten salamatkustajajana. Matti Laipion ja Pete Hoppulan perusteellisen tutkimustyön tuloksena Suomi-bluesin vaiheet, sen haparoivasta alusta nykyiseen kansainväliseen menestykseen, on nyt ensi kertaa koottu kirjan kansien väliin. Teosta suomalaisen bluesin historiasta elävöittävät harvinaisista valokuvista, joista monet ovat ennen julkaisemattomia, koostuva kuvitus.
Presley Elvis - Elvis on Television 1956 – 1960 (Limited Edition 400 PAGE HARDCOVER -with slipcase) (Kirjat)ELVIS ON TELEVISION (1956-1960)
Celebrating the 60th ANNVERSARY YEAR of Elvis’ first appearance on national television, this LIMITED EDITION 400-page hard cover book (with slipcase), is a comprehensive illustration of Elvis Presley’s early television appearances.
From his first national introduction on the Dorsey Brothers ’Stage Show’ in January 1956, through his appearances on other TV shows hosted by famous celebrities such as Milton Berle, Steve Allen and Ed Sullivan (including the infamous ’from the waist up’ show in January 1957), this book goes well behind the scenes of each show documenting his arrival, the rehearsals and the shows themselves, all the way through to Elvis’ post-army appearance on ’The Frank Sinatra-Timex Show’ in May 1960. It was to be his last television appearance for eight years.
Supported by a fully comprehensive text, collected here are scores of historical documents, memorabilia and hundreds of rare photographs – many of which have never before been published. This book will captivate the reader throughout, and is the most detailed document on the history of ’Elvis on Television’ from 1956-60.