Press-release Viva Las Vegas Soundtrack

The press release on the release the official soundtrack to the ABC documentary "Elvis - Viva Las Vegas".

Sony BMG to Release the Official Soundtrack to the ABC Documentary Elvis - Viva Las Vegas

Features Special Performances By Some Of Today's Hottest Artists CD Available In Stores And Online January 2nd, 2008

On January 2nd SONY BMG Music Entertainment will release the official soundtrack to the ABC documentary "Elvis - Viva Las Vegas."

The ABC documentary aired on September 18th and is regarded as the most successful Elvis Presley documentary ever produced. The documentary chronicles Elvis' life during the Vegas years with a focus on his music, his ground- breaking style and his legacy.

Elvis' residency in Vegas was very important to his career and he paved the way for other artists to recognize the town as a place to execute their creative visions and set up similar residencies. Elvis' unique style and music influenced myriads of today's hit artists, many of whom perform their unique interpretations of their favorite Elvis songs. The "Elvis-Viva Las Vegas" CD features Elvis songs interpreted by hit artists like Bruce Springsteen, Daughtry, Toby Keith, Faith Hill, Chris Isaak, Miranda Lambert, The Little Willies and Patti Scialfa. The CD also includes original Elvis masters made famous during the Vegas years including 'Love Me Tender,' 'Jailhouse Rock,' and title track 'Viva Las Vegas.'

Track Listing:

  1. Miranda Lambert - "Jailhouse Rock"
  2. Daughtry "Suspicious Minds"
  3. Chris Isaak/Brandi Carlile "Love Me Tender"
  4. Toby Keith/Joe Perry "Mystery Train"
  5. Faith Hill "(There'll Be) Peace in the Valley (For Me)"
  6. The Little Willies (Lee Alexander, Jim Campilongo, Norah Jones, Richard Julian, Dan Rieser) "Love Me"
  7. Bruce Springsteen "Viva Las Vegas"
  8. Elvis Presley "Mystery Train"
  9. Elvis Presley "Love Me Tender"
  10. Elvis Presley "Love Me"
  11. Elvis Presley "(There'll Be) Peace in the Valley (For Me)"
  12. Elvis Presley "Jailhouse Rock"
  13. Elvis Presley "Viva Las Vegas"
  14. Elvis Presley "Suspicious Minds"
  15. Patti Scialfa "Looking for Elvis"
Source: Broadcast Newsroom / Updated: Jan 2, 2008 

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Reactions

mature_elvis_fan75 (profilecontact) wrote on Jan 7, 2008report abuse
While all this junk is coming out,theres still no single version of the unreleased concert found on the 2 disc version of Viva Las Vegas that you could only get at walmart here in the states!
Steve V (profilecontact) wrote on Jan 4, 2008report abuse
Who is Miranda Lambert? Top star?
samcra (profilecontact) wrote on Jan 3, 2008report abuse
"The ABC documentary aired on September 18th and is regarded as the most successful Elvis Presley documentary ever produced". Successful??...I thought it was reported that it had very very low TV ratings as far as viewers. I saw it and thought it was pretty good. ... btw Walmart has the CD's.
mature_elvis_fan75 (profilecontact) wrote on Jan 3, 2008report abuse
If your looking for releases that offer anything at all new,it will come only from Ftd,and that can be a hit and miss situation as it is!
FLY-TROUBLE! (profilecontact) wrote on Jan 3, 2008report abuse
It's C-R-A-P. Even Big Boss Man In Trouble is much better than this.
Mofoca22 (profilecontact) wrote on Jan 3, 2008report abuse
this is total garbage and a smack in the face to elvis and his fans where is the real elvis releases. come on sony/bmg/rca you can do better than this and the garnbage you put out the last 4 years god. wheres the box sets and stuff dont start cheaping out now cuz wacko jacko is a crybaby running things at sony
Viva (profilecontact) wrote on Jan 2, 2008report abuse
"Features Special Performances By Some Of Today's Hottest Artists"? that is a joke, right?
circleG (profilecontact) wrote on Jan 2, 2008report abuse
was this shown in the UK? does it warrant a Dvd release ?
Ciscoking (profilecontact) wrote on Jan 2, 2008report abuse
It isn`t complete..why..?? There was Don`t Be Cruel. That`s all Right by Carlile/Isaac I think.. where are they..?

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