The Dutch And Other Collections

Sony BMG will release the ultimate Dutch Collection on August 16, 2007. We reported widely on the unique compiling of this CD, Dutch fans were able to choose their own favourites out of a pre-selection of only 150 songs. More than 10,000 votes were received and below are the 50 songs that will be on the 2CD set. The first copy will be handed over to Wanda Jackson on the Memorial Concert in Valkenburg (NL) on August 16. Tracks: CD 1: Suspicious Minds Always on my mind In The Ghetto Are You Lonesome Tonight? American Trilogy Can't Help Falling In Love With You Jailhouse Rock Love Me Tender My Boy It's Now Or Never My Way I Just Can't Help Believing Wooden Heart Blue Suede Shoes (You're The) Devil In Disguise If I Can Dream The Wonder Of You Burning Love Don't Cry Daddy Crying In The Chapel Return To Sender One Night You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling How Great Thou Art - Live 1974 Don't Be Cruel CD 2: Bridge Over Troubled Water You Gave Me A Mountain (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear Memories Just Pretend (Marie's The Name) His Latest Flame A Little Less Conversation Heartbreak Hotel Guitar Man (Now And Then There's) A Fool Such As I Polk Salad Annie Kiss Me Quick Viva las vegas You Don't Have to say you love me That's Allright Mama Loving You I'll Remember You Don't All Shook Up Suspicion Kentucky Rain Such A Night Hound Dog I Can't Stop Loving You Are You Lonesome Tonight? (Laughing version) There are several other releases featuring either this same concept or cover art. Most of them entitled “The Essential Elvis Presley”, “Elvis The King” or simply "The King". The albums will be supported by TV advertising in a number of countries, including UK, France, Ireland, Germany, Australia, New Zealand, Sweden, Netherlands, Belgium, and Brazil. The Essential Elvis Presley Originally released in the USA, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand at the beginning of the year was the 40 track 2CD set “The Essential Elvis Presley” (82876890482). For international release from late July, this package was reconfigured to a 52 track 2CD set (catalogue number 88697118032). This album is released in many countries across the world, including Sweden, Denmark, Belgium, Finland, Switzerland, India, Korea, and Israel. This same album is released in France with a slipcase (catalogue number 88697131592) The King The same 52 track 2CD compilation is also being released in a completely different packaging style as “The King”. The tracklisting and running order are exactly the same as The Essential, as are the photos in the booklet. (Catalogue number 88697118042). This album is being released in a number of countries around the world, including the UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Belgium, Greece, Hong Kong, Philippines, and Taiwan. The same album is also released in Germany with a different cover (catalogue number 88697118052): The tracklisting for all of these is as follows: “The Essential Elvis Presley” / “Elvis The King” tracklisting CD 1: Suspicious Minds Blue Suede Shoes Jailhouse Rock Love Me Tender Don't Be Cruel King Creole Hard Headed Woman All Shook Up Hound Dog Too Much Heartbreak Hotel (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear Party That's All Right One Night (Now And Then There's) A Fool Such As I A Big Hunk O' Love Wear My Ring Around Your Neck Crying In The Chapel Stuck On You Wooden Heart Viva Las Vegas Devil In Disguise Guitar Man A Little Less Conversation (Elvis vs. JXL single version) Welcome To My World (bonus track) CD 2: In The Ghetto Burning Love Always On My Mind The Wonder Of You I Just Can’t Help Believin’ There Goes My Everything You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me An American Trilogy Are You Lonesome Tonight (Laughing Version) My Boy Green Green Grass Of Home Can’t Help Falling In Love Rock A Hula Baby Return To Sender Don’t (Marie's The Name) His Latest Flame Good Luck Charm Surrender She’s Not You A Mess Of Blues It’s Now Or Never Fever Moody Blue Way Down My Way If I Can Dream (bonus track) Local variations In addition, there are some variations of this album that are appropriate to individual countries. Austria – The King This is a 52 track 2CD, with a different tracklisting (catalogue number 88697118082). This tracklisting is based on a nationwide vote organised with the national newspaper Krone and will be revealed on Friday 10th August. South Africa – Elvis:The Ultimate 50 Based on a national vote, this 50 track 2CD set will be revealed later this month and will be released early September. (Catalogue number 88697118072) Brazil – The King In Brazil there will be a 1CD 14 track version of The King (catalogue number 88697163722) Artwork will be the same as the International version of The King. Tracklisting: Jailhouse Rock Hound Dog Blue Suede Shoes Don’t Be Cruel Heartbreak Hotel All Shook Up That’s All Right Love Me Tender Its Now Or Never Fever Suspicious Minds Always On My Mind Can’t Help Falling In Love Little Less Conversation regular version (Elvis vs. JXL, radio edit remix)
Source: Various / Updated: Aug 14, 2007 

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ext_mnx (profilecontact) wrote on Aug 15, 2007report abuse
Please, please gave me the catalogue number of the cd elvis the Dutch Collection
Rob Wanders (profilecontact) wrote on Aug 15, 2007report abuse
How great thou Art (1974)
aura (profilecontact) wrote on Aug 15, 2007report abuse
Not even one gospel song? Don't forget the Grammys won by ELVIS were for his gospel songs. WE CAL ON HIM is my favourite.
Rob Wanders (profilecontact) wrote on Aug 15, 2007report abuse
...and only 1 Sun-song; no "Blue moon", no "Mystery train". hm...
Rob Wanders (profilecontact) wrote on Aug 15, 2007report abuse
the Dutch Collection has a nice combination between the big hits (for the "Elvis-is-ok-and- its-nice-to-have-a-cd-from-him-people") and lesser known songs. Although who can check if this is the real choise of the dutch fans; maybe there was a plan to have on forehand at least 15 or 20 big hits on it, to be sure that the Elvis-is-ok-and-...-fans will buy this album too? Anyway I will buy it, nice to have in the collection. Two minor things: Where are the songs from 1974-1977? Only My way (but they maybe take the Aloha-version) and How Great Thou Art (1974) That's all? Another minor thing for me is the sequence; it jumps from the 50's to the 70's back to the 50's and late 60's. The risk is, because of the difference in voice, musicstyle and recording technique, that it's not really a whole; so for me I would say, start with Thats allright and end with My way (if its the 1977 version otherwise How great thou Art (1974)) Oh yes and this: My favourite "I've lost you" didnt make it. GRrrr...
zahir (profilecontact) wrote on Aug 14, 2007report abuse
"The King" is being released in India and not "The Essential Elvis Presley"

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