Classic Albums

Elvis Presley – Elvis Presley

Passport Special | 49m 57s Video has closed captioning.

Learn the story behind the making of the King’s first album for RCA Records in 1956 and his meteoric rise to superstardom. Sun Records founder Sam Phillips recounts those groundbreaking days when he auditioned, produced and befriended Elvis. Scotty Moore (guitar) and D.J. Fontana (drums) tell how they helped “EP” record his album in Nashville and New York, aiming for “feel, not perfection.”

Aired: 10/08/20

Expires: 11/07/22

Rating: NR

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