Elvis 75 CD Review and Giveaway

By Shannon Gosney
In CD Reviews
February 22, 2010
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Happy Birthday to you!  Happy Birthday to you!  Happy Birthday to the King of Rock N Roll!  Happy Birthday to you!  It’s a belated birthday to the late Elvis Presley – the King of Rock N Roll, as he celebrated his 75th Birthday on January 8th, 2010.  In celebration of his 75th birthday, Legacy Recordings is proud to announce the release of Elvis 75-Good Rockin’ Tonighton CD!  This CD represents the ultimate career-spanning collection of seminal recordings by Elvis Presley.  It includes four cds with 100 songs, representing a broad collection of hit singles, deep album tracks, live performances, and rarities and is available everywhere now!  Disc 1 features songs from 1953-1957. Disc 2 features songs from 1958-1962.  Disc 3 features songs from 1963-1969.  Disc 4 features songs from 1970-1977.  The songs range from the first demo acetate that Elvis made at the Memphis Recording Service of Sun Records as a gift for his mother in 1953 (“My Happiness”), to a sampling of Sun Records sides produced by Sam Phillips in 1954-55 (“That’s All Right,” “Blue Moon Of Kentucky,” “Good Rockin’ Tonight,” and more), through 21 and a half years of RCA tracks, from 1956 to 1977. Click Here for complete box set track list.  You can purchase “Elvis 75-Good Rockin’ Tonight“for $48.28 (retails for $59.98) now!

There is also a single disc edition of Elvis 75 (1 CD).”  I received this CD and absolutely love it!  I can only imagine how much more amazing the Box Set is.  We are Elvis fans in our home and my family had a blast singing and dancing to the Elvis 75 CD!  Some of my favorite songs include “Hound Dog,” “All Shook Up,” “Jailhouse Rock,” “Can’t Help Falling in Love,” and “How Great Thou Art.” 

The CD Playlist includes the following songs:

(1) That’s All Right
(2) I Forgot to Remember to Forget
(3) Heartbreak Hotel
(4) Blue Suede Shoes
(5) Hound Dog
(6) Don’t Be Cruel
(7) Love Me Tender
(8) Love Me
(9) All Shook Up
(10) Jailhouse Rock
(11) Trouble
(12) It’s Now or Never
(13) Are You Lonesome Tonight?
(14) Little Sister
(15) Can’t Help Falling in Love
(16) Viva Las Vegas
(17) How Great Thou Art
(18) Guitar Man
(19) If I Can Dream
(20) In the Ghetto
(21) Suspicious Minds
(22) Polk Salad Annie
(23) An American Trilogy
(24) Burning Love
(25) Always on My Mind

The King of Rock N Roll’s birthday was also celebrated for 4 days at the Graceland estate, outside of Memphis.  In addition to the annual birthday proclamation ceremony on the front lawn of Graceland, events included parties, dances, and panel discussions.

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1 lucky reader on The Mommy-Files will win a copy of “Elvis 75” on CD!!!

WIN IT

Tell me in a comment one of your favorite Elvis songs!

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I received a copy of “Elvis 75” on CD from Sony Music to facilitate this review.  All opinions expressed in this post are 100% mine.

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Shannon Gurnee is the author of RedheadMom formerly "The Mommy-Files", a national blog with a loyal following. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Marriage, Family, and Human Development with a Minor in Business Management. Shannon and her husband, Frank, have a large family with 6 awesome kids and love living on the Central Coast near San Luis Obispo, California, as well as traveling around the world. A full-time Social Media and Professional Blogger, Shannon also serves as a National Brand Ambassador for many well-known companies. Her blog focuses on motherhood, family fun activities, traveling, fashion, beauty, technology, wedding ideas and recipes while providing professional opinions on products, performances, restaurants, and a variety of businesses.

204 Responses to “Elvis 75 CD Review and Giveaway”

  1. Marilyn Wons says:

    Love Me Tender
    Jailhouse Rock

  2. Adrienne Gordon says:

    Blue Suede Shoes.

  3. Rita M says:

    Talk about two completely different songs…
    Can’t Help Falling in Love and A Little Less Conversation

  4. Ann F says:

    My favorite Elvis song is Blue Suede Shoes

  5. kelly o says:

    Love Elvis- burning love!

  6. Lin says:

    I love Hound Dog. It’s such an upbeat song 🙂

  7. Lin says:

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  13. janeh says:

    The Wonder of You

  14. deb c says:

    My favorite was Jailhouse Rock. My sister and I used to run around the house singing this.

  15. I love “cant help falling in love”. Happy Birthday Elvis!!!

  16. ky2here says:

    Let’s go with All Shook Up.

  17. ky2here says:

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  19. Marcy able says:

    My favorite Elvis song is Hound Dog. Then maybe there is Blue Hawaii, or is it I Can’t Help Falling In Love With You. LOL, it’

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  22. Theron Willis says:

    Jail House Rock is my favorite.

  23. REBECCA says:

    Suspicious Minds

  24. Jennifer B. says:

    I like the song “All shook Up”.

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  29. Danielle Crown says:

    jailhouse rock – because my Dad used to sing that to me when i was little

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  32. Jill L says:

    Favorite Elvis song is In The Ghetto.

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  34. Jaque says:

    I love so many Elvis songs, but believe Heartbreak Hotel is the most….well, Elvisy….so maybe my favorite.

    Thank you. 🙂

  35. Vicky H. says:

    “Jailhouse Rock” is my fave.

  36. nan lara says:

    i like love me tender
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  39. Andria says:

    I like Can’t Help Falling in Love

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    Can’t Help Falling in Love

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  44. Karen Pochodowicz says:

    I like heartbreak hotel.

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  47. david basile says:

    Cant Help Falling in Love

  48. EMMA L HORTON says:

    TEDDY BEAR

  49. EMMA L HORTON says:

    TEDDY BEAR AND ALL SHOOK UP

  50. Sarah Hirsch says:

    my 4 year-old’s fave elvis song is hunka hunka burnin love, so that makes me like it

  51. Sarah Hirsch says:

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  52. Have fond memories of my father teaching by oldest son Rock A Hula when he was a toddler.

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  56. Kelly says:

    Help me win mommy

  57. Karen B says:

    Love Me Tender (plus all the rest!)

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  62. Cheryl says:

    Jailhouse Rock is my favorite. Thanks!

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  64. i would love to win this

  65. John Stetson says:

    My favorite is “Are You Lonesome Tonight?”

  66. angie says:

    My favorite is Memories.

  67. Rachel C says:

    What great songs! Love “all shook up”

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  70. chrissyb says:

    My favorite Elvis song is Can’t Help Falling in Love because it is my mom’s favorite. I grew up on Elvis music!

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  76. jennifer says:

    My favorite Elvis song is suspicious minds!

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  79. jenn says:

    i have always loved Heartbreak Hotel.
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  85. Wendi P says:

    Too many great songs by Elvis!! I Want You, I Need You, I Love You is one that is not on the CD but is one of my faves.

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  90. Terri L says:

    Love me tender

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  93. Jennifer says:

    My favorite is Don’t Be Cruel

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  98. Deborah Wellenstein says:

    I Can’t Help Falling in Love. Thanks!

  99. I love the song “In the Ghetto”, it is SO powerful – I tear up everytime I hear it.
    Thank you so much for the chance to win this.

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  116. mindy says:

    jailhouse rock thanks

  117. Daniel M says:

    don’t be cruel

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  120. Jason says:

    My favorite elvis song is Jailhouse Rock

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    Always Blue Suede Shoes!!

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  129. I like Hound Dog because I did a baton routine to it in the talent show in first grade. 🙂

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  138. Amanda S. says:

    Suspicious Minds!

  139. katiea says:

    I love all his Christmas songs, they’re about the only Xmas tunes I can stomach year after year after year after year after year… I think you get the idea.

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  142. I love Blue Suede Shoes

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  148. Melanie says:

    Heartbreak Hotel!

  149. CherylS22 says:

    One of my favorite Elvis songs is “Can’t Help Falling in Love”. Thanks for the opportunity to win this wonderful CD!

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  154. Shawn says:

    My favorite Elvis song is Kentucky Rain.

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  155. Gary Costanzo says:

    I’m a BIG Elvis fan!

  156. Jennifer M says:

    Hard choice to pick one favorite Elvis Song, there are so many great ones. Can’t Help Falling in Love
    is one my husband play for me, so it has a little more sentimental value.

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  161. augrim says:

    Jailhouse Rock has been one of my favorites since I was a child.

  162. favorite song I did it my way
    I would love to win this Thank You for this great giveaway fancyfeet45@earthlink.net

  163. Kelly says:

    HoundDog is my favorite Elvis song..

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  166. Angela Winesburg says:

    I love In the Ghetto, thanks!

  167. Ed Nemmers says:

    “Burning Love”!

  168. Brian E. says:

    Thanks for the giveaway…”Suspicious Minds” is one of favorite Elvis songs.

  169. Brian E. says:

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  170. Heidi V. says:

    My Mother’s is Are You Lonesome Tonight?…

  171. Veronica Garrett says:

    Love Me Tender is one of my favorite songs by Elvis.

  172. kathy pease says:

    my favorite is jailhouse rock 🙂

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