PRNewsfoto/RCA/Legacy RecordingsA new Elvis Presley compilation that gathers the late King of Rock ‘n Roll’s earliest recordings, including his complete body of work with Sun Records, will be released on July 28.

A Boy from Tupelo: The Complete 1953-1955 Recordings will be available as a three-CD box set and a digital download, and includes the four self-financed recordings Presley made prior to signing with Sun, as well as every known master and outtake he recorded for the label, plus concert performances, radio appearances and more.

Many of the tracks featured on the collection are previously unreleased, including a recently discovered live performance of “I Forgot to Remember to Forget” from the Louisiana Hayride radio program taped in Shreveport on October 29, 1955.

Among the many Elvis classics featured on A Boy from Tupelo are “That’s All Right,” “Blue Moon of Kentucky,” “Blue Moon,” “Good Rockin’ Tonight” and “Mystery Train.”

The package comes with a 120-page book featuring in-depth details about Elvis’ early career, including a datebook that follows the singer from his first Sun Records recording session to the day he left the label for RCA Records, as well as anecdotes, memorabilia and a variety of rare photos.

A single-disc vinyl companion to the box set titled A Boy from Tupelo: The Sun Masters also will be released on July 28. It features all the single A-sides and B-sides Elvis made for Sun Records, as well as a few songs he recorded at Sun Studio that appeared on his self-titled 1956 debut album.

Here’s the full track list of the A Boy from Tupelo box set:

Disc 1

Memphis Recording Service Acetates
“My Happiness”
“That’s When Your Heartaches Begin”
“I’ll Never Stand in Your Way”
“It Wouldn’t Be the Same”

Sun Masters
“Harbor Lights”
“I Love You Because” (unprocessed master edit)*
“That’s All Right” (45 rpm master)
“Blue Moon of Kentucky” (45 rpm master)
“Blue Moon”
“Tomorrow Night”
“I’ll Never Let You Go (Little Darlin’)”
“I Don’t Care If the Sun Don’t Shine”
“Just Because”
“Good Rockin’ Tonight”
“Milkcow Blues Boogie”
“You’re a Heartbreaker”
“I’m Left, You’re Right, She’s Gone” (slow version)
“Baby Let’s Play House”
“I’m Left, You’re Right, She’s Gone”
“I Forgot to Remember to Forget”
“Mystery Train”
“Tryin’ to Get to You”
“When It Rains It Pours”

RCA Masters
“That’s All Right” (RCA single version)
“Blue Moon of Kentucky” (RCA single version)
“I Love You Because” (RCA LP version)
“Tomorrow Night” (RCA LP version)

Disc 2: Sun Studio Sessions

“Harbor Lights” (takes 1-2, 3/M)**
“Harbor Lights” (take 4)
“Harbor Lights” (takes 5-8)*
“I Love You Because” (takes 1-2)
“I Love You Because” (take 3)
“I Love You Because” (takes 4-5)
“That’s All Right” (takes 1-3)
“Blue Moon of Kentucky” (slow tempo outtake)
“Blue Moon” (takes 1-4)***
“Blue Moon” (take 5)
“Blue Moon” (takes 6-8)
“Blue Moon” (take 9/M)
Dialogue (fragment before “Tomorrow Night”)*
“I’ll Never Let You Go (Little Darlin’)” (incomplete take)
“Good Rockin’ Tonight” (fragment from vocal slapback tape)*
“I Don’t Care If the Sun Don’t Shine” (takes 1-3/M)
“I’m Left, You’re Right, She’s Gone” (slow version, take 1)
“I’m Left, You’re Right, She’s Gone” (slow version, take 2)
“I’m Left, You’re Right, She’s Gone” (slow version, take 3)
“I’m Left, You’re Right, She’s Gone” (slow version, take 4-5)
“I’m Left, You’re Right, She’s Gone” (slow version, takes 6-7) “How Do You Think I Feel” (guitar slapback tape, rehearsals + take 1)*
“When It Rains It Pours” (vocal slapback tape, take 1)*
“When It Rains It Pours” (vocal slapback tape, take 2 – rehearsal 1 – takes 3-4)*
“When It Rains It Pours” (vocal slapback tape, take 5/M)
“When It Rains It Pours” (vocal slapback tape, take 6-8)*

Disc 3: Live and Radio Performances

“That’s All Right” (Shreveport, LA, 10/16/1954)
“Blue Moon of Kentucky” (Shreveport, LA, 10/16/1954)
“Shake, Rattle and Roll” (KDAV Radio, Lubbock, TX, 1/6/1955)
“Fool, Fool, Fool” (KDAV Radio, Lubbock, TX, 1/6/1955)
“Hearts of Stone” (Likely in Shreveport, LA, 1/15/1955)
“That’s All Right” (Likely in Shreveport, LA, 1/15/1955)*
“Tweedlee Dee” (Likely in Shreveport, LA, 1/15/1955)
“Shake, Rattle and Roll” (WJOI Radio, Florence, AL, 1/19/1955)*
Radio commercial with DJ Tom Perryman (KSIJ Radio, Gladewater, TX, 1955)*
“Money Honey” (Likely in Shreveport, LA, 1/22/1955)
“Blue Moon of Kentucky” (Likely in Shreveport, LA, 1/22/1955)*
“I Don’t Care If the Sun Don’t Shine” (Likely in Shreveport, LA, 1/22/1955)
“That’s All Right” (Likely in Shreveport, LA, 1/22/1955)
“Tweedlee Dee” (Likely in Shreveport, LA, 3/5/1955)*
“Money Honey” (Likely in Shreveport, LA, 3/5/1955)*
“Hearts of Stone” (Likely in Shreveport, LA, 3/5/1955)*
“Shake, Rattle and Roll”(Likely in Shreveport, LA, 3/5/1955)*
“Little Mama” (Likely in Shreveport, LA, 3/5/1955)*
“You’re a Heartbreaker” (Likely in Shreveport, LA, 3/5/1955)*
“Good Rockin’ Tonight” (Likely in Houston, TX, 3/19/1955)
“Baby Let’s Play House” (Likely in Houston, TX, 3/19/1955)*
“Blue Moon of Kentucky” (Likely in Houston, TX, 3/19/1955)*
“I Got a Woman” (Likely in Houston, TX, 3/19/1955)
“That’s All Right) (Likely in Houston, TX, 3/19/1955)*
“Tweedlee Dee” (Gladewater, TX, 4/30/1955)
“That’s All Right” (Meridian, MS, 5/26/1955)*
“I’m Left, You’re Right, She’s Gone” (Shreveport, LA, 7/2/1955)*
“Baby Let’s Play House” (Shreveport, LA, 8/20/1955)
“Maybellene” (Shreveport, LA, 8/20/1955)
“That’s All Right” (Shreveport, LA, 8/20/1955)
Interview with Bob Neal (WMPS Radio, Memphis, TN, between August 29-31, 1955)
“I Forgot to Remember to Forget” (Shreveport, LA, 10/29/1955)*

* = previously unreleased
** = takes 1-2 are previously unreleased
*** = takes 1-3 are previously unreleased.

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