Elvis Presley – The Searcher – Original Soundtrack (RCA / Legacy)
3-disc soundtrack to the new HBO documentary
It’s hard to mention Elvis Presley and not think of the white jumpsuit, the gold-rimmed glasses and his “thank you very much” deep voice. In fact, his music often seems to take a backseat to the legend. Elvis Presley – The Searcher, a two-part documentary debuting on HBO, attempts to set the record straight by concentrating on Presley as an artist.
An accompanying three-disc soundtrack pulls together his most passionate performances – familiar favorites sit alongside rare alternate and live versions, and songs that he was influenced by. The goal here is to help paint a more clear picture of Elvis as an extremely talented musician. Continue reading Elvis Presley – The Searcher (Soundtrack) – Examining Elvis the Artist