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Elvis,Christmas Peace..Great artwork!

Fri Jul 25, 2003 3:54 am

Just seen this on elvis world Japan. ( Thanks to Elvis From Poland)


"Elvis: Christmas Peace"
Pelease date; Nov.3, 2003

Blue Christmas
Here Comes Santa Claus
White Christmas
Santa Bring My Baby Back
I'll Be Home For Christmas
Santa Claus Is Back In town
O Little Town Of Bethlehem
Silent Night
If Everyday Was Like Christmas
It Won't Seem Like Christmas Without You
If I Get Home On Christmas Day
Holy Leaves And Christmas Trees
Winter Wonderland
Merry Christmas Baby
The First Noel
The Wonderful World Of Christmas
Silver Bells
I'll Be Home On Christmas Day
It Won't Seem Like Christmas
The First Noel
Peace In The Valley
I Believe
It Is No Secret
His Hand In Mine
In My Fathers House
Known Only To Him
Mansion Over The Hilltop
Crying In The Chapel
How Great Thou Art
In The Garden
Where No One Stands Alone
Somebody Bigger Than You And I
Without Him
We Call On Him
Only Believe
Amazing Grace
An Evening Prayer
He Touched Me
He Is My Everything
If That Isn't Love

Nice Cover!


Fri Jul 25, 2003 4:17 am

It is a nice image. Al Wertheimer must be very happy.

In a perfect world Elvis would've cut a beautiful version of "Happy Xmas (War Is Over)."

That title -- "Christmas Peace" -- strikes me as something John Lennon might have concocted. Ha.

Fri Jul 25, 2003 5:53 am

It is a beautiful cover...

I have to ask: aside from those of you who buy every release (and my hat's off to you), does everyone else plan to pick this one up? My feeling is, there's nothing new, nothing exciting about it except for the cover, and I'd rather save my money for the next release with new material. A new, but not new, Christmas or gospel release is business as usual, so I know I'm not making any big point here. But I'm just curious how the fans on this MB tend to respond to this kind of release.

I hope it sells well, but I won't be getting it. I do hope it scores big with new fans, and I suppose that is the aim.

Fri Jul 25, 2003 7:35 am

I will buy it. It is a nice cover.

jeff R

Fri Jul 25, 2003 7:47 am

I won't be buying it. No new alternates.

The price of a double CD just for the cover is a bit much.

I'll just download a same size image.

Fri Jul 25, 2003 8:51 am

Unless there's something never before released (even a slate would do it) I won't buy it.

Fri Jul 25, 2003 8:59 am

I'm not in a rush to buy it. If I see it in the shops and it's not to expensive I might get it.


Fri Jul 25, 2003 9:05 am

it looks like there will be at least one alternate take on it, if the repeat listing of "The First Noel" is correct.

This might be the best looking cover since "Elvis Presley".

Fri Jul 25, 2003 9:24 am

I am planning to buy it for myself and for my friends as a gift. I am really into xmas music and I think the seventies songs might imprve a lot with some sound improvements/remastering.

I know we have the same songs, well packaged already, but there is always some improvements release after release soundwise.

Fri Jul 25, 2003 9:42 am


FTD should hire the cate who did that!

Keith Richards, Jr.

Fri Jul 25, 2003 10:00 am

looks nice!
Iam gonna buy it, my "If Everyday Was Like Christmas" CD
has been played every year since it came out,
I think its time to retire it this year.

by the way if you guys are into good Christmas music.....
you might want to check out the Brian Setzer Orchestra's Cd
"Boogie, Woogie, Christmas", Setzer covers "Blue Christmas",
"Santa Claus Is Back In Town" , and does a duet with Ann-Margret
on "Baby its Cold Outside".
For those who don't know who Brian Setzer is,
he is the leader of the 80's hit Rockabilly band The Stray Cats.


Fri Jul 25, 2003 10:09 am

definetely beautiful artwork from the good ole boys at RCA and one that might catch the "joe public's" attention, but maybe the should have called it "Christmas Gospel" and put "Run On" on this package! LOLmore than likely, it'll be in my collection!

Fri Jul 25, 2003 10:26 am

carolynlm wrote:Sam, do you think we might get it here?

Yes I reckon it will be available most places. :D

Fri Jul 25, 2003 11:08 am

Would you care if BMG did some overdubs on the gospel (non Christmas) tracks (like bells) to give them a more christmas feeling? I don't.... I'd really like to see them doing so in the near future...

Fri Jul 25, 2003 11:52 am

What on earth have the gospel songs got to do with Christmas Peace ?

It should have been a single CD with just the Christmas songs.

Fri Jul 25, 2003 1:37 pm

I won't buy it but I will put it on my Christmas wish list from Santa!

Great Cover.


Old Wine In New Bottles

Fri Jul 25, 2003 4:41 pm

Some of y'all must be loaded the way you fall for whatever new cover RCA/BMG slaps on the same old music....

Fri Jul 25, 2003 6:42 pm

Some people collect baseball cards. Some people collect beanie babies.
Some people collect Elvis Presley cds.
Some people criticise people who don't do the same thing they do.

jeff R

Fri Jul 25, 2003 7:01 pm

Oh c'mon. All I'm saying is let's not be RCA/BMG drones.

I collect Elvis CD's like anyone (why else would I be here?), but this one is a real turkey in light of recent repackagings.

Fri Jul 25, 2003 7:27 pm

Gregory Nolan Jr. wrote:Oh c'mon. All I'm saying is let's not be RCA/BMG drones.

I collect Elvis CD's like anyone (why else would I be here?), but this one is a real turkey in light of recent repackagings.

I too find it boring that RCA (and other record companies, how do they get the permission?) keep putting out gospel and Christmas compilations.

But c'mon Greg... this cover is absolutely beautiful... so I will definitely not complain this time!!!

Fri Jul 25, 2003 7:51 pm

great cover!!! lets hope the material offers alternative takes!

Fri Jul 25, 2003 8:31 pm

Very nice cover....
Looks like a nice gift for my family to buy and give it to me as a present!


Fri Jul 25, 2003 10:15 pm

Great cover. I'm not sure if Elvis' quiff looks like snow though or where his hair at the top of the cover is compatable with the backdrop. He looks to have no quiff on a second look.
I feel with the amount of tracks provided they could have put a few goodies for us collectors like the Great Country Songs cd.

Sat Jul 26, 2003 2:50 am

I own in my collection: Vinyl

Elvis Christmas Album 1957 loc-1035
Elvis Chirstmas Album 1959 lpm-1951
Elvis Christmas Album 1964 lsp-1951
Elvis sings songs of Christmas 1970 Camden
Wonderful world of Christmas 1971
Wonderful World of Christmas 1976 (RCA-different back cover)
Elvis Christmas Album 1975 Pickwick
Memories of Christmas 1982 RCA
Elvis Christmas Album 1986 (RCA- Green Vinyl!!)

Merry Christmas 1984 RCA (OUCH!!! This one was expensive!!!)
Elvis Christmas Album 1986 RCA (Replica of loc-1035)
Memories of Christmas 1987
Wonderful wolrd of X-Mas 1988
Elvis Christmas Album 1988 Camden Classics
Christmas Classics 1989 BMG
Blue Christmas 1992 BMG
If everyday was like Christmas 1994
If everyday was like Christmas 1994Graceland POP-UP
White Christmas 2000

RCA CD Special Products:

Christmas with Elvis 1994
Elvis Christmas Album 1994 (Wildlife Backround)
It's Christmas Time!!! 1999
SnowMan's League Christmas 2000
Christmas (Green Hill) 2001
I'll be Home for Christmas 2001 Provident

Elvis Christmas Album 2000 Japanese Paper Sleeve


0 Come O' ye ThankFul

I won't even get into the various artists vinyl & CD Christmas compilations!!!

I dunno, Do you think I'll be getting Christmas Peace?????????????
Last edited by patpetersen on Sat Jul 26, 2003 2:57 pm, edited 1 time in total.

Sat Jul 26, 2003 9:43 am

Hi, Patpetersen!

That's quite a collection you've got!

One thing you'll want to have, though, is the Japan "paper-sleeve" release of "Elvis' Christmas Album"... it's really cool, and no other CD ever has had the 50's Christmas and gospel song masters in this kind of quality.. you'll never want to pull the others out again. It's that much better.