Good Times FTD Released

The latest Follow That Dream CD - "Good Times" has been released. This edition is a 2-disc set in the Classic Album Series. Originally released in 1974, this great album features the legendary “Good Time Charlie’s Got The Blues”, “My Boy” and “I’ve Got A Thing About You Baby”. In addition to the masters, it will contain many outtakes from the Stax Sessions of 1973. The package is a 7” inch digi-pack with a 12-page booklet.

Source: Elvis Unlimited / Updated: Dec 7, 2009 

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mature_elvis_fan75 (profilecontact) wrote on Dec 19, 2009report abuse
Well if ernst talked to anyone maybe you could find out why they even messed with girl happy,and yet Elvis today still has the less than best sound,not the way a collectors label should act!
RossCarpenterJr (profilecontact) wrote on Dec 19, 2009report abuse
Good buy but did expected a little more outtakes of Charlie's Blues and SpanEyes. When can we get now FTD of clasic NOW album + extra tracks it seems (singles It's only love, KRain, Sep ways ??) or do they want to combine NOW and FOOL songs into one FTD release (as worldwide sales for Fool were very dissappointing and album only had 3 or 4 good songs) ?? Anyone knows more ? Plerase let us know. Great photos of my favorite jumpsuit on GTimes digipack! Good work FTD-boys. Keep going (with many coloured photos of jumpsuits of 1971/72 like on Now+Fool)
Orion (profilecontact) wrote on Dec 18, 2009report abuse
Amen !!! They re-release "Girl Happy" - I think TODAY should be re-released with better mastering. Hey Ernst, how about it ? The album is too good not to be treated as such.
Sparky (profilecontact) wrote on Dec 17, 2009report abuse
I agree Rob V, Today stands out for the wrong reasons, unfortunately.
Rob V (profilecontact) wrote on Dec 17, 2009report abuse
I wish Sebastian Jeansson or Jean-Marc Juilland remastered "Elvis Today".
Sparky (profilecontact) wrote on Dec 14, 2009report abuse
Fantastic FTD. All the outtakes of My Boy and hear Elvis rehearsing Loving Arms, with a totally different ending. But the biggest highlight is Good Time Charlie's Got The Blues. I haven't listened to the entire CD yet, (Christmas kind of gets in the way!), but am really impressed. By the way, the disc has been mastered by Jean-Marc Juilland, who also mastered FTD's brilliant Raised On Rock, so expect the best! Highy recommended.
schemies (profilecontact) wrote on Dec 13, 2009report abuse
Well, I am still waiting for "Good Times", but I hope the double set is fine. So last but not least from Stax Recording Studios is "Promised Land", which I hope will be released before April next year! Mr. Jorgensen ? But "at the time of year as it is" I would expect FTD to release "Elvis sings the Wonderful World of Christmas" in their Classic Album serious. Since we know there are outtakes, this could be a nice Christmas present for next year! Mr. Jorgensen ?
RossCarpenterJr (profilecontact) wrote on Dec 12, 2009report abuse
Nothing special, really but OK + thanks to Ernst anyway. Is it so that we may expect NOW and From EPBlvd in Feb 2010 ?? Heared that Ernst contemplates to release the next NOW double CD on FTD with bonus songs like Kent Rain, It's only love, Sep Ways, Am Trilogy and Matter of time; can someone confirm or deny this ???

I liked the various outtakes of Charlie&Blues and If that isn't love on this CD, expected more from Take good care of her & Loving arms...more C&Wsteel guitar versions (like There goes everyth or Just call m lonesome....!!) Too bad they did not elaborate more on those songs. Spanish eyes misses in my opinion that greatness of sound & instruments that had also KissMeQ (Floyd's brilliant piano and also the ticks on wood that creat that latin sound.....that would have made it again Billboard's Number One !!!!) Gordon Stoker feels the same about it !
Only1King (profilecontact) wrote on Dec 8, 2009report abuse
Recieved mine today :-)
sitdown revamped (profilecontact) wrote on Dec 7, 2009report abuse
Good Time Charlie's Got The Blues is a longtime favourite of mine...He should have played Talk About The Good Times on stage!
I am Buffalo-Horn! (profilecontact) wrote on Dec 7, 2009report abuse
On the assumption the upcoming 10 re-issues also come to England, we will have a choice of two versions of "Good Times". But does anyone actually know if we are getting these budget price re-issues over here? They are going for $6.98 on!
Sparky (profilecontact) wrote on Dec 7, 2009report abuse
I can't wait! Please, please be as good as FTD's Raised On Rock!
Matthias Kuenzer (profilecontact) wrote on Dec 7, 2009report abuse
On time! This proves that Santa Claus exists!
Ton Bruins (profilecontact) wrote on Dec 7, 2009report abuse
Very good news. I will have it tomorrow or the day after tomorrow...

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