Young Man With The Big Beat

Young Man With The Big Beat

by Elvis PresleyElvis Presley


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The recorded legacy of Elvis Presley continues to be discovered by new generations that never saw him or heard him perform live. It's hard to appreciate that he started so much of what we take for granted now in popular music. Until 1956, the teenagers of suburban America, and the rest of the world, had to endure ditties by Rosemary Clooney and Perry Como but everything was about to be tossed upside down.

On January 28 on a cold night in New York, Elvis took America by storm as he appeared on CBS-TV's Stage Show hosted by Jimmy and Tommy Dorsey. On February 4 for his second appearance he sang a song that literally changed the world of popular music "Heartbreak Hotel". Its unique sound and style literally blew everything before it away while at the same time inducing the blueprint for everything that was to come; by April, it would be #1 on Billboard. This incredible step-change in musical history resonated around the world and while liberating millions of young adolescent teenagers it also inspired many successful artists of today to pick a guitar or sing - everyone wanted to be like Elvis.

The pure spontaneity of these seminal recordings shows through even today; "Heartbreak Hotel", Don't Be Cruel", "Hound Dog", "Blue Suede Shoes" and "My Baby Left Me" are some of the greatest rock 'n' roll records ever made. Elvis' unprecedented level of achievement is still the benchmark by which artistic success is measured today and Young Man with the Big Beat is testament to the phenomenon and cultural icon that is Elvis Presley.

This deluxe edition celebrates 1956 in style with a retro 12x12 format and offers:

  • 2 CD's of original digitally remastered RCA master recordings
  • 1 CD of live performances including a complete unlreased concert from the Municipal Auditorium, Shreveport, Louisiana; Little Rock, Arkansas - March 18 and the New Frontier “Venus Room”, Las Vegas May 6
  • 1 CD of insightful outtakes that offer a fly-on-the-wall experience of an Elvis recording session
  • 1 CD of revealing and rare spoken word recordings including "The Truth About Me" plus outtakes, the complete "TV Guide Presents Elvis" and Colonel Tom Parker interviews; the complete Warwick Hotel interview; the extremely rare Elvis RCA Victrola advertisements.
  • Incredible 80-Page color 12 x 12 book with 12-month day-by-day chronology, rare photos and memorabilia; including original RCA and Elvis Presley Enterprises artifacts and documents.
  • Also included is a unique memorabilia envelope containing original size replicas of; RCA's first ever poster for Elvis Young Man with the Big Beat; Mosque Theater Poster, Venus Room Flyer for The New Frontier Hotel Appearance 1956; Original RCA Order Form for “Heartbreak Hotel”; unique Colonel Parker letter and Cotton Bowl Ticket Stub
  • Plus 5 8x10 photos suitable for framing!

--From the Label

Product Details

Release Date: 09/27/2011
Label: Sony Legacy
UPC: 0886979353428
catalogNumber: 793534
Rank: 136894


Disc 1

  1. Blue Suede Shoes
  2. I'm Counting On You
  3. I Got a Woman
  4. One-Sided Love Affair
  5. I Love You Because
  6. Just Because
  7. Tutti Frutti
  8. Trying To Get To You
  9. I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Cry (Over You)
  10. I'll Never Let You Go (Little Darlin')
  11. Blue Moon
  12. Money Honey
  13. Heartbreak Hotel
  14. I Was the One
  15. My Baby Left Me
  16. Lawdy, Miss Clawdy
  17. Shake, Rattle & Roll

Disc 2

  1. Rip It Up
  2. Love Me
  3. When My Blue Moon Turns to Gold Again
  4. Long Tall Sally
  5. First In Line
  6. Paralyzed
  7. So Glad You're Mine
  8. Old Shep
  9. Ready Teddy
  10. Anyplace is Paradise
  11. How's the World Treating You
  12. How Do You Think I Feel
  13. I Want You, I Need You, I Love You
  14. Hound Dog
  15. Don't Be Cruel
  16. Any Way You Want Me (That's How I Will Be)
  17. Too Much
  18. Playing For Keeps
  19. Love Me Tender
  20. Let Me
  21. Poor Boy
  22. We're Gonna Move

Disc 3

  1. Heartbreak Hotel
  2. Long Tall Sally
  3. Blue Suede Shoes
  4. Money Honey
  5. Heartbreak Hotel
  6. Long Tall Sallyl
  7. I Was the Onel
  8. Money Honeyl
  9. I Got a Womanl
  10. Blue Suede Shoesl
  11. Hound Dogl
  12. Heartbreak Hotell
  13. Long Tall Sallyl
  14. I Was the Onel
  15. Love Me Tenderl
  16. Don't Be Cruel [Live at the Robinson Memorial Auditorium
  17. Love Me
  18. I Got a Woman
  19. When My Blue Moon Turns To Gold Again
  20. Paralyzed
  21. Hound Dog

Disc 4

  1. I Got a Woman
  2. Heartbreak Hotel
  3. I'm Counting On You
  4. I Was the One
  5. Lawdy, Miss Clawdy
  6. Lawdy, Miss Clawdy
  7. Lawdy, Miss Clawdy
  8. Lawdy, Miss Clawdy
  9. Lawdy, Miss Clawdy
  10. Lawdy, Miss Clawdy
  11. Lawdy, Miss Clawdy
  12. Lawdy, Miss Clawdy
  13. Shake, Rattle & Roll
  14. Shake, Rattle & Roll
  15. Shake, Rattle & Roll
  16. Shake, Rattle & Roll
  17. The Complete Warwick Hotel Interview

Disc 5

  1. The Complete T.V. Guide Presents Elvis" Interview
  2. Colonel Parker Interview
  3. The Truth About Me
  4. The Truth About Me Interview
  5. Victrola Radio Ad 1
  6. Victrola Radio Ad 2

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Elvis Presley   Primary Artist,Guitar
Chet Atkins   Guitar
Floyd Cramer   Piano
Jordanaires   Background Vocals
Bill Black   Bass,Background Vocals
Scotty Moore   Guitar,Background Vocals
Shorty Long   Piano
Johnny Bernero   Drums
D.J. Fontana   Drums,Background Vocals
Carl Fortina   Accordion
Mike Rubin   Bass
Ben Speer   Background Vocals
Brock Speer   Background Vocals
Gordon Stoker   Piano,Background Vocals
Marvin Hughes   Piano
Vito Mumolo   Guitar
Jon Dodson   Vocals
Rad Robinson   Vocals
Charles Prescott   Vocals
Luther Roundtree   Banjo
Colonel Tom Parker   Interviewee
Richard Cornell   Drums
Dominic Frontieri   Accordion
Freddie Martin Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Oscar Davis   Interviewee

Technical Credits

Chet Atkins   Composer
Red Foley   Composer
Ray Charles   Composer
Carl Perkins   Composer
Elvis Presley   Composer
Lloyd Price   Composer
Joe Thomas   Composer
Richard Rodgers   Composer
Jerry Leiber   Composer
Leon Payne   Composer
Jimmy Wakely   Composer
Don Robertson   Composer
Otis Blackwell   Composer
Howard Biggs   Composer
Hal Blair   Composer
Boudleaux Bryant   Composer
Bill Campbell   Composer
Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup   Composer
Lorenz Hart   Composer
Stan Kesler   Composer
Bob Klein   Memorabilia
Webb Pierce   Composer
Aaron Schroeder   Composer
Mike Stoller   Composer
Jesse Stone   Composer
Wayne Walker   Composer
Ben Weisman   Composer
Ernst Mikael Jorgensen   Liner Notes
Roger Semon   Liner Notes,Art Direction
Gene Sullivan   Composer
Mae Boren Axton   Composer
Richard Penniman   Composer
Bob Shelton   Composer
Joe Shelton   Composer
Wiley Walker   Composer
Jerri Meyer   Producer
Robert "Bumps" Blackwell   Composer
Claude Demetrius   Composer
Tommy Durden   Composer
Enotris Johnson   Composer
John Marascalco   Composer
Vera Matson   Composer
Dorothy LaBostrie   Composer
Rose Marie McCoy   Composer
Evan Jahn   Producer
Paul Wilder   Interviewer
Cliff Owens   Composer
Bill Peppers   Composer
Chris Giles   Memorabilia
Sid Robin   Composer
Maurice Mysels   Composer
Lee Rosenberg   Composer
Charles Singleton   Composer
Ira Kosloff   Composer
Leonard Weinman   Composer
Charles Calhoun   Composer
Sherif Hanna   Photo Courtesy
Stanley Oberst   Memorabilia
Robert Brown   Interviewer
Mike Stoffels   Producer

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