Elvis Presley / The Searcher: Original Soundtrack / deluxe box set

Legacy Recordings and RCA Records will release Elvis Presley: The Searcher (The Original Soundtrack) in April.

This is a ‘musical companion’ to a three-hour, two-part documentary of the same name (by Thom Zimny) which focuses on Elvis’ development, from his early blues and country roots and influences, his contributions to popular culture and to his 1976 recording sessions at the Jungle Room in Graceland.

Formats include a CD and 2LP vinyl (both feature 18 tracks) and an expanded three-CD box set that delivers a further 37 Elvis songs and a bonus ‘various artists’ CD which features selections from Mike McCready’s original score for Elvis Presley: The Searcher; Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers performing Wooden Heart and some of the music that inspired Elvis. In terms of the Presley audio, the label describes the tracks on the single disc as “essential Elvis Presley hits, powerful performances, and rare alternative versions”.

The triple disc deluxe set (pictured above) also includes a 40-page book featuring the usual rare photos, and liner notes by Warren Zanes.

The documentary will premiere in the US via HBO on 14 April. This audio companion is released a little earlier, on 6 April 2018.

Elvis Presley: The Searcher (The Original Soundtrack) – CD

  1. Trouble / Guitar Man
  2. My Baby Left Me
  3. That’s All Right
  4. Baby Let’s Play House
  5. Heartbreak Hotel
  6. Lawdy, Miss Clawdy
  7. Hound Dog
  8. Crawfish
  9. Mona Lisa
  10. Milky White Way
  11. Like A Baby
  12. Are You Lonesome Tonight?
  13. It’s Now Or Never
  14. Tomorrow Is A Long Time
  15. Suspicious Minds (take 6)
  16. Separate Ways (rehearsal version)
  17. Hurt (take 5)
  18. If I Can Dream

Elvis Presley: The Searcher (The Original Soundtrack) – 3CD Deluxe Box Set

Disc 1

  1. Trouble / Guitar Man
  2. My Baby Left Me
  3. Baby, What You Want Me To Do
  4. Old Shep
  5. That’s When Your Heartaches Begin
  6. That’s All Right
  7. Blue Moon Of Kentucky
  8. Fool, Fool, Fool
  9. Tweedlee Dee
  10. Baby Let’s Play House
  11. Good Rockin’ Tonight
  12. Trying To Get To You
  13. Blue Moon
  14. When It Rains It Pours
  15. Blue Christmas
  16. Heartbreak Hotel
  17. Lawdy, Miss Clawdy
  18. Money Honey
  19. Hound Dog
  20. (There’ll Be) Peace In The Valley (For Me)
  21. Crawfish
  22. Trouble
  23. Farther Along
  24. Mona Lisa
  25. Hide Thou Me
  26. Loving You (end title take 16)
  27. Lonely Man (solo version)
  28. Power Of My Love

Disc 2

  1. Milky White Way
  2. A Mess Of Blues
  3. Fame And Fortune
  4. Love Me Tender / Witchcraft (duet with Frank Sinatra)
  5. Like A Baby
  6. Are You Lonesome Tonight?
  7. It’s Now Or Never
  8. Wooden Heart
  9. Swing Down Sweet Chariot
  10. Reconsider Baby
  11. Bossa Nova Baby
  12. C’mon Everybody
  13. Tomorrow Is A Long Time
  14. Take My HandPrecious Lord
  15. Run On
  16. Baby What You Want Me To Do
  17. Suspicious Minds (take 6)
  18. Baby Let’s Play House (rehearsal)
  19. Words (rehearsal)
  20. That’s All Right
  21. Never Been To Spain
  22. An American Trilogy
  23. You Gave Me A Mountain
  24. Burning Love (rehearsal version)
  25. Separate Ways (rehearsal version)
  26. Hurt (take 5)
  27. If I Can Dream

Disc 3

  1. Dissolution 2 – Mike McCready
  2. Satisfied – The Blackwood Brothers
  3. That’s All Right – Arthur “Big Boy” Crudup
  4. She May Be Yours But She Comes To See Me Sometimes – Joe Hill Louis
  5. Mystery Train – Little Junior’s Blue Flames
  6. Smokestack Lightning – Howlin’ Wolf
  7. Rock-A-My Soul – The Blackwood Brothers
  8. Just Walkin‘ In The Rain – The Prisonaires
  9. Rocket 88 – Jackie Brenston and his Delta Cats
  10. Write Me A Letter – The Ravens
  11. Blue Moon Of Kentucky – Bill Monroe
  12. Ain’t That Right – Eddie Snow
  13. Just Walkin‘ In The Rain – Johnnie Ray
  14. Lawdy Miss Clawdy – Lloyd Price
  15. Home Sweet Home – Gladys Presley
  16. Blowin’ In The Wind – Odetta
  17. Tomorrow Is A Long Time – Odetta
  18. The Weight – The Staple Singers
  19. Heartbreak Hotel – The Orlons
  20. Wooden Heart – Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
  21. Rebound – Mike McCready

Elvis Presley: The Searcher (The Original Soundtrack) – 2LP Vinyl

Side A

  1. Trouble / Guitar Man
  2. My Baby Left Me
  3. That’s All Right
  4. Baby Let’s Play House
  5. Heartbreak Hotel

Side B

  1. Lawdy, Miss Clawdy
  2. Hound Dog
  3. Crawfish
  4. Mona Lisa
  5. Milky White Way

Side C

  1. Like A Baby
  2. Are You Lonesome Tonight?
  3. It’s Now Or Never
  4. Tomorrow Is A Long Time

Side D

  1. Suspicious Minds (take 6)
  2. Separate Ways (rehearsal version)
  3. Hurt (take 5)
  4. If I Can Dream

Soundtrack Producers: Ernst Mikael Jørgensen, Thom Zimny and Jon Landau

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