Label: RCA - CAD 3007,RCA Camden - CAD 3007 • Format: 2x, Vinyl LP, Compilation • Country: South Africa • Genre: Rock, Pop •
Elvis' 40 Greatest is a compilation album by American singer and musician Elvis Presley. It was released in and was the UK's biggest-selling album over the Christmas period of that year, but along with all albums on K-telRonco and Arcadeit was ineligible for the UK Albums Chart until because it was felt that heavy TV advertising and low pricing distorted the charts.
It finally reached number one on the UK Albums Chart in and became the 10th best-selling album of the s in the UK. It was originally pressed with a brown cover and doctored image of Elvis, with blue labels, this short lived pressing was replaced by yellow label copies.
The release, which appeared on the new RCA blue "signature" label, credited to "RCA Special Products", was released simultaneously on black vinyl and a more expensive pink vinyl edition. The black vinyl sold a stagger ' copies LESS than the pink vinyl, making it the more collectable item, even though fans are often tricked in to thinking the pink vinyl is "rare".
It is in fact one of the most common and best selling Elvis compilation albums of all time. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Elvis Presley. Official Charts Company. Retrieved 19 January Categories : compilation albums Elvis Presley compilation albums s Jailhouse Rock - Elvis Presley - 40 Golden Hits stubs. Hidden categories: Articles with short description Articles with hAudio microformats All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from January All stub articles.
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