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March 09, 2017 - Elvis Express Radio
Sony Music will re-release Platinum: A Life In Music on March 24. 'Platinum' is one of the best of the 4 CD collections released over the years and chronicles the outstanding
career of Elvis Presley (1954 to 1977) from a unique perspective. It features 100 performances, 77 of which were previously unreleased at the time.
This historic overview traces his development as an artist and emphasizes how Elvis' music always returned to its unshakable core values. This 4-CD box set contains a 48-page
book and consists mostly of previously unreleased alternate takes of Elvis Presley's hits.
You probably think you've heard all there is to hear from The King, what with countless Elvis retrospectives, anthologies, and reissues flooding the market. While PLATINUM is far
from the first Elvis box, it's unique in that it's composed largely of previously unreleased material. Four discs cover every phase of Presley's career, from young Memphis hip-shaker
to middle-aged Vegas hip-shaker, adding a fresh perspective to each period.
It's both an education and a kick to hear alternate versions of songs as ingrained in the public consciousness as 'That's All Right', and others from Elvis' legendary Sun sessions.
Obscure delights like 1969's 'Power Of My Love' update one of rock & roll's most stellar legacies. Off-the-cuff recordings and live TV performances contribute further to this set,
which proves that.
PLATINUM: A LIFE IN MUSIC is released by SONY Music on March 24, 2017.