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The FTD collectors label have announced that May 2016 will see them release a 2 CD edition of the historic classic album.

"ELVIS" aka "NBC-TV Special", "The '68 Comeback Special" was Recorded in June 1968 and featured performances by Elvis in the studio and live in front of audience members at
NBC Studios in Burbank, California.

"ELVIS" (The 1968 Comeback Special) is considered the turning point in his career. ELVIS aired on December 3, 1968 on the NBC television network. The special is commonly
referred to as the '68 Comeback Special, because of subsequent developments in Presley's career. It was directed by Steve Binder and produced by Steve Binder and Bones
Howe. Music from the special was released before the broadcast, on the album Elvis (NBC TV Special).

"ELVIS" - NBC TV Special

DISC 1  -  ORIGINAL ALBUM
01. Trouble / Guitar Man (3:28) - June 22 & 30, 1968
02. Lawdy, Miss Clawdy (14:45) - June 27, 1968. 8 PM show
Baby, What You Want Me To Do - June 27, 1968. 6 PM show
Dialogue; Medley: Heartbreak Hotel / Hound Dog / All Shook Up - June 29, 1968. 6 PM show
Can’t Help Falling In Love - June 29, 1968. 6 PM show
Jailhouse Rock - June 29, 1968. 8 PM show
Dialogue; Love Me Tender - June 29, 1968. 8 PM show
03. Dialogue; Where Could I Go But To The Lord / Up Above My Head / Saved (7:35) - June 21 & 22, 1968
04. Dialogue; Blue Christmas (5:34) - June 27, 1968. 8 PM show
Dialogue; One Night - June 27, 1968. 6 PM show
05. Memories (3:20) - June 23, 1968
06. Medley: Nothingville / Dialogue; Big Boss Man / Guitar Man / Little Egypt / Trouble / Guitar Man (6:44) - June 20, 21 & 30, 1968
07. If I Can Dream (3:26) - June 23, 1968

BONUS CUTS
08. It Hurts Me (splice/edit of part 1 – take 7, part 2 – take 7 & part 1 – take 6) (2:33) - June 20 & 21, 1968
09. Let Yourself Go (splice/edit of part 1 – take 1 & part 2 – take 2) (2:38) - June 20, 1968
10. Memories (stereo master) (3:09) - June 23, 1968
11. If I Can Dream (stereo master) (3:13) - June 23, 1968
12. That’s All Right (3:10) - June 27, 1968. 8 PM show
13. Love Me (2:38) - June 27, 1968. 8 PM show
14. Baby, What You Want Me To Do (1:48) - June 27, 1968. 6 PM show
15. Are You Lonesome Tonight? (3:38) - June 27, 1968. 8 PM show
16. Blue Suede Shoes (1:45) - June 27, 1968. 8 PM show
17. Trying To Get To You (3:00) - June 27, 1968. 8 PM show
18. Tiger Man (2:44) - June 27, 1968. 8 PM show
19. Let Yourself Go (closing instrumental) (1:09) - June 23, 1968

DISC 2 -  THE WRECKING CREW SESSIONS
ROAD MEDLEY OUTTAKES – June 20-21, 1968:
01. Nothingville (Guitar Man's Evil #1) - take 1* (1:16)
02. Nothingville (Guitar Man's Evil #1) - takes 5 & 6 (2:15)
03. Guitar Man (Guitar Man's Evil #1) - take 10/M (1:02)
04. Let Yourself Go, part 1 (Guitar Man's Evil #2) - takes 5 & 6 (2:40)
05. Let Yourself Go, part 1 (Guitar Man's Evil #2) - take 7/M (2:17)
06. Let Yourself Go, part 2 (Guitar Man's Evil #3) - take 6 (1:32)
07. Let Yourself Go, part 2 (Guitar Man's Evil #3) - take 7/M (1:35)
08. Guitar Man (Escape #1, fast) - takes 1, 2 & 5 (2:48)
09. Guitar Man (Escape #1, remake) - takes 6 & 7/M (1:27)
10.
Big Boss Man (Escape #3) - take 1* (1:17)
11. Big Boss Man (Escape #3) - take 2 (1:40)
12.
It Hurts Me, part 1 (Escape #4) - take 1* (1:48)
13. It Hurts Me, part 1 (Escape #4) - take 5 (1:58)
14. It Hurts Me, part 2 (After Karate #1) - take 3 (1:08)
15. Guitar Man (After Karate #2) - take 1 (0:51)
16.
Little Egypt (After Karate #2) - take 6* (1:25)
17. Little Egypt (After Karate #2) - take 8 (1:28)
18. Trouble / Guitar Man (After Karate #3) - take 2 (3:02)

GOSPEL MEDLEY OUTTAKES – June 21-22, 1968:
19. Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child / Where Could I Go But To The Lord (Gospel #1) - rehearsal & take 1 (5:24)
20. Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child / Where Could I Go But To The Lord (Gospel #1) - take 4 (3:25)
21.
Up Above My Head / I Found That Light / Saved (Gospel #2) - takes 4* & 7 (3:39)
22. Saved (Gospel #3) - take 1 (4:26)
23.
Saved (Gospel #3) - takes 2* & 4 (4:34)
24. Saved - splice of takes 6 & 5/M (rough mix) (4:22)

OUTTAKES – June 23, 1968:
25. Trouble / Guitar Man (Opening) - take 1 (3:54)
26. Trouble / Guitar Man (Opening) - takes 6 & 7 (5:31)
27. If I Can Dream - take 1 (3:14)
28.
If I Can Dream - takes 2*, 3 & 4 (4:24)
29.
Memories - takes 3* & 4 / v.o. #1 (3:46)
30. Let Yourself Go (closing instrumental) -
take 1* (1:13)

* Previously unreleased
NBC '68 TO GET FTD TREATMENT
April 18, 2016  -  Brian Quinn  /  Elvis Express Radio