The "Today" album did not go "Gold, " but this RCA special commemorative gold record was struck for a very special reason. The TODAY recording sessions were the very last that Elvis would ever do in a recording studio before his death.Those sessions were held in RCA's Studio C, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA. March 1012, 1975, and marked the last time Elvis Presley.
Would record in a studio. He was accompanied by his then-current girlfriend, Sheila Ryan. In the 2005 FTD TODAY. Release from these sessions, Elvis asked her to "step up here Sheila, let me sing to ya baby" on Take 1 of. Don McClean's And I Love You So.
He continued to make "And I Love You So" and "Fairytale" a part of his live concerts until his death. On stage, he often referred to "Fairytale" as the story of his life. My father was the premier gold record producer and awards maker for the big record label companies on Music Row in Nashville for five decades. He is now 91 and in the Tennessee State Veteran's Home. Among his thousands of items are left over gold records he made from orders which were made from the labels over the years for gold records sent to radio stations and VIP's who helped make albums go "GOLD" and PLATINUM.
Or, occasionally, for something special, like this album. SHADOW BOX AND ALL ITEMS DOUBLE-MATTED, AND/OR RAISED FOR 3-D EFFECT, INCLUDING GOLD RECORD OFF FAUX-LEATHER BACKING. I doubt you'll find anyone who might have this who would part with it. There were only a few hundred made, and I have a hand full from his shop.
I'm liquidating hundreds of awards, posters, signed memorabilia from the music industry he collected, and don't have time to monitor auctions. Heavily bubble padded and packed with care.
The item "Elvis Presley GOLD RECORD Today His last recording session 1975 album" is in sale since Wednesday, May 29, 2019. This item is in the category "Entertainment Memorabilia\Music Memorabilia\Rock & Pop\Artists P\Presley, Elvis\Music". The seller is "davestraub47" and is located in Woodstock, Georgia.
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