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Pure Diamonds - The Uncut And Undubbed RCA Studio Sessions

May 09, 2007 | Music
Just out now is a new 4 CD box-set entitled "Pure Diamonds - The Uncut And Undubbed RCA Studio Sessions". It features 69 songs mostly from the Nashville, June 1970 and June 1971 recording sessions. This set comes with a 24 pages booklet.
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mature_elvis_fan75 wrote on May 09, 2007
Whats the tracks? and may i be so bold as to ask why a shot of Elvis on stage if the songs are from the studio,i know rca did this through the years but never really understood it!
RonBaker wrote on May 09, 2007
You know, this could be a legitimate release...if only Sony/BMG would get some energy together and issue it!
mature_elvis_fan75 wrote on May 10, 2007
I totally agree,the june 1970 sessions are among my favorite,and yes over the 69 sessions,but i dont see that happening,boy would i love to be wrong!
Ciscoking wrote on May 10, 2007
Seems like a CDR to me...anyone..?? All is lifted directly from the marvellous Pure Diamond series..
Jerome wrote on May 10, 2007
bet it is the same pure diamonds 1-4 we already know . 'Something Old'
mature_elvis_fan75 wrote on May 10, 2007
I was assuming this was from the same people who put out those pure diamonds cd's.but your probally right,maybe its just a knock off,shocking!
Jimmy Boy wrote on May 10, 2007
Have seen this set on Ebay, 127.00 euro... No thanks!
mature_elvis_fan75 wrote on May 10, 2007
127 euro? ouch
mature_elvis_fan75 wrote on May 10, 2007
By the way thats $171 usd,you gotta be kidding me!
Ciscoking wrote on May 11, 2007
Ths rip off could also be called: Pure Diamonds Vol.1 to 4, Rough Cut Diamonds, For The Good Times. It`s a straight copy of these combined with a new fastly designed cover and voila....again...take the money and run...
Jerome wrote on May 11, 2007
well, you'd better run.. you may run on, for a long time
fllaw1 wrote on May 13, 2007
CiscoKing, you are correct, I was a little disappointed with the same music I already had when I got it. The booklet is of really good quality though. They don't appear to be CD-R's either.
sal05 wrote on June 09, 2007
Just Got The Box. Great collection, no doubt...sound ranges from a 4 to a 5+, no rare pics at all in the booklet, but a lot of detail and narrative regarding these sessions. This collection is truly what the title says, undubbed masters of all the great songs included, so if you are looking to hear Elvis during takes and stuff (American Ways like) not the collection for you. Overall I'm very happy with this.
Aron wrote on July 12, 2007
Got my box, too. I'm totally disappointed, that stuff is worse than these Tiger Man issues: very poor sound and don't tell me it's uncut (here and there maybe) and undubbed (never!!!), lot of crackles and noises (from LP's someone found in the attic ?) I paid 65 euro, that is 65 too much.