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The Follow That Dream collectors label, in cooperation with David English and Pal Granlund, will release the book/CD set “The Making of Viva Las Vegas” November 2019.

The book covers the background story into how the fabulous musical was created and gives a comprehensive insight from script to screen. It contains two hundred and fifty newly
discovered images, including wardrobe stills, memo’s, contract and pages from director George Sidney’s personal script, soundtrack recording session documents, memories from
cast and crew, the shooting schedule, filming dates and locations revealed for the first time. And an exclusive interview open the film restoration of “Viva Las Vegas”.

The audio contains the first official release of the original soundtrack in mono, the original conceived 1963 studio album and as a bonus songs from the soundtrack and newly
discovered songwriter demo’s.

The 400-page hardcover book, packed in a deluxe slipcase, has the same size and format as the “Elvis Presley A Boy From Tupelo” book/CD from the FTD label.

The audio contains the first official release of the original soundtrack in mono, the original conceived 1963 studio album and as a bonus songs from the soundtrack and newly
discovered songwriter demo's.


CD 1 - 'Viva Las Vegas' (Mono Soundtrack):
01. Viva Las Vegas
02. What'd I Say
03. If You Think I Don't Need You
04. I Need Somebody To Lean On
05. C'mon Everybody
06. Today, Tomorrow And Forever
07. You're The Boss
08. Night Life
09. Do The Vega
10. The Lady Loves Me
11. Yellow Rose Of Texas / The Eyes Of Texas
12. Santa Lucia (Extended Version)
13. The Climb

CD 2 - Memphis, Tennessee (The 1963 Album):
01. Memphis, Tennessee (Alternate Master)
02. Ask Me (Alternate Master)
03. Slowly But Surely
04. Witchcraft
05. Never Ending
06. Finders Keepers
07. Losers Weepers
08. Long Lonely Highway
09. Western Union
10. Love Me Tonight
11. What Now, What Next, Where To
12. Blue River

Memphis, Tennessee - Bonus Tracks:
13. Devil In Disguise
14. Please Don't Drag That String Around
15. It Hurts Me (January 1964 Recording)
16. Memphis, Tennessee (January 1964 Recording)
17. Ask Me (January 1964 Recording)

CD 3 - Viva Las Vegas - Bonus Songs:
Appreciation (Master)
Night Life (Full Version - Long Fade)
What'd I Say (Take 4 - Extended Version)

Viva Las Vegas - Songwriters Demos:
The Lady Loves Me (Version 1)
Tody, Tomorrow And Forever
Jealous Fool (Performed By Jimmy Breedlove)
My Rival
Just Like Me
Viva Las Vegas (Performed By Mort Shuman)
You're The Boss
I'd Only Love You More
The Climb (Performed By 'The Coasters')
The Big Wheel
Appreciation
The Lady Loves Me (Version 2)
Do The Vega
C'mon Everybody (Performed By Bob Johnston).


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