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The Comeback Elvis & the 68 Special

Goddard Simon

9781785585814

BOOK DETAILS

Price: $37.95
Format: Hardback
ISBN13: 9781785585814
Published: September 2018

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1968. A year of riots, revolution and world-changing Rock'n'roll. Except for Elvis Presley. The King of the Fifties had become the Clown of the Sixties, churning out bad music in dismal films, a humiliating spectre of his former glory. In the words of the hip young director assigned to his first TV special, Elvis' reputation was "in the toilet." However the same director, Steve Binder, was now about to save it. Together they would embark on the biggest creative fight of Elvis' life. Overcoming insecurity, paranoia, a failing marriage, network censors, drugs, the over-protective Memphis Mafia, the sabotaging whims of manager Colonel Tom Parker and the heat exhaustion of his soon-to-be iconic black leather suit, with his '68 TV Special Elvis gave the defining performance of his career. He never sang harder, rocked wilder or blazed sexier. This was Elvis, The Resurrection.

Book details and technical specifications

Format: Hardback
ISBN13: 9781785585814
Published: September 2018

Number of pages: 352
Width: 156 mm
Height: 234 mm
Depth: not specified

Publisher: Omnibus Press

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