Japan CD releases

(by Michel Pathuis)

JUNICHIRO KOIZUMI PRESENTS MY FAVORITE ELVIS SONGS BVCM - 31082

Released: 2001 BMG Music Japan 74321-88285-2

Jewelcase with a 30 page booklet. At the front is a photo from Elvis and Junichiro, the backside has also a photo from Elvis and Junichiro. The booklet has several B/W pictures, some words in English and Japanese and the songtext in Japanese and English languages. The backcover of the jewelcase has 1 picture.

Tracklisting: 1.I want you, I need you, I love you 2.wear my ring around your neck 3.I was the one 4.Anyway you want me 5.Have I told you lately that I love you 6.That's when your heartaches begin 7.Don't 8.A fool such as I 9.It's now or never 10.Are you lonesome tonight 11.No more 12.Can't help falling in love 13.The wonder of you 14.Bridge over troubled water 15.You don't have to say you love me 16.The first time ever I saw your face 17.Amazing grace 18.An American trilogy 19.The impossible dream 20.Separate ways 21.You gave me a mountain 22.My boy 23.An evening prayer 24.If I can dream 25.Hawaiian wedding song

RHYTHM & BLUES ELVIS PRESLEY BVCM - 31072

Released: 2001 BMG Music Japan

Jewelcase with a 28 page booklet. Around the jewelcase is a green plastic holder, at the front of this is the text "Rhythm & Blues Elvis Presley" and a sticker in Japanese, the backside has the tracklisting and a sticker with the tracklisting in Japanese. The booklet has no pictures, only words in English and Japanese and the songtext in Japanese and English languages. The backcover of the jewelcase has 1 picture.

Tracklisting: 1.Mystery train 2.I got a woman 3.My baby left me 4.Hound dog 5.One night of sin 6.When it rains, it really pours 7.Santa claus is back in town 8.Trouble 9.Like a baby 10.Reconsider baby 11.I feel so bad 12.Little sister 13.Down in they alley 14.Big boss man 15.Hi-heel sneakers 16.Baby what you want me to do 17.Stranger in my own home town 18.Power of my love 19.What'd I say 20.See See rider 21.Merry christmas baby 22.I got a feelin' in my body 23.Steamroller blues 24.Shake a hand.

 

Elvis Ballads II BVCM - 31057

Released: 2000 BMG Music Japan

Jewelcase with a 28 page booklet. Around the jewelcase is a blue plastic holder, at the front of this is the text "Elvis ballads II" and a sticker in Japanese, the backside has the tracklisting and a sticker with the tracklisting in Japanese. The booklet has no picture, only words in English and Japanese and the songtext in Japanese and English languages. The backcover of the jewelcase has 1 picture.

Tracklisting: 1.Mary in the morning 2.Solitaire 3.Love letters 4.It's now or never 5.I've lost you 6.Loving arms 7.Angel 8.Blue hawaii 9.I met her today 10.I miss you 11.The first time ever I saw your face 12.Never again 13.Suspicion 14.You've lost that loving feeling 15.Separate ways 16.Bridge over troubled water 17.Do you know who I am 18.Words 19.Loving you (slow version take 1) 20.Soldier boy 21.For the good times 22.Sweet Angeline 23.That's when your heartaches begin 24.My way 25.Can't help falling in love (movie version).

Best of the Artist of the Century BVCM-31043

Released: 2000 BMG Music Japan

Jewelcase with a 2 page booklet which you can fold-out 6 times. It has the same 3 pictures as in the booklets from the 3 CD-set "Artist of the Century". There are some words from famous singers/movie-stars. There is a extra 36 page booklet inside with all the text of the songs in Japaneese and English languages, it has no pictures. The CD is a nice looking picture-disc. The only thing that is different from the other "Best of" is the extra track. On the backcover is the tracklisting.

Tracklisting: 1.That's all right 2.Baby, let's play house 3.Heartbreak hotel 4.Hound dog 5.Don't be cruel 6.All shook up 7.One night 8.Jailhouse rock 9.Trouble 10.It's now or never 11.Are you lonesome tonight? 12.Reconsider baby 13.Can't help falling in love 14.Little sister 15.Return to sender 16.Devil in disquise 17.It hurts me 18.Big boss man 19.In the ghetto 20.Suspicious minds 21.Only the strong survive 22.Polk salad annie 23.An American trilogy 24.Burning love 25.Promised land 26.Love me tender*

* = bonustrack

Artist of the Century BVCM-37078~80

Released: 1999 BMG Music Japan

3-CD jewelcase with 3 booklets. All of the booklets contains photos and text by famous people from all around the world. There comes also a thick booklet with all the songs in Japaneese language.

Tracklisting CD 1: Thats all right 2.Good rockin tonight 3.Baby lets play house 4.Mystery train 5.Trying to get to you 6.Heartbreak hotel 7.Blue suede shoes 8.My baby left me 9.Lawdy miss clawdy 10.Hound dog 11.Anyway you want me 12.Don't be cruel 13.Love me tender 14.Love me 15.Anyplace is paradise 16.All shook up 17.Got a lot O'livin to do 18.Teddy bear 19.One night 20.Jailhouse rock 21.Baby I don't care 22.Treat me nice 23.Don't 24.Santa claus is back in town 25.Trouble 26.Hard headed woman 27.Wear my ring around your neck 28.A big hunk O'love 29.A fool such as I.

Tracklisting CD 2: 1.Stuck on you 2.It's now or never 3.Are you lonesome tonight 4.A mess of blues 5.Like a baby 6.The girl of my best friend 7.Such a night 8.Reconsider baby 9.Surrender 10.Can't help falling in love 11.That's someone you never forget 12.Little sister 13.His latest flame 14.Anything that's part of you 15.Good luck charm 16.She's not you 17.Return to sender 18.Devil in disquise 19.Memphis tennessee 20.It hurts me 21.Down in the alley 22.Run on 23.Tomorrow is a long time 24.Big boss man 25.Guitar man 26.Tiger man.

Tracklisting CD 3: 1.If I can dream 2.In the ghetto 3.Suspicious minds 4.Don't cry daddy 5.I'll hold you in my heart 6.Stranger in my own home town 7.After loving you 8.Only the strong survive 9.The wonder of you 10.Polk salad annie 11.I've lost you 12.You don't have to say you love me 13.I just can't help believin 14.Merry christmas baby 15.I'm leavin' 16.An American trilogy 17.Burning love 18.Always on my mind 19.Promised land 20.For the heart.

 

Golden Records 4 BVCP-7510

Released: 1997 BMG Music Japan

Jewelcase with a 8 page booklet, the same as in the other states. This has also a extra booklet with 32 pages, here is listed the songtext in Japaneese and English languages. The backcover has one picture and the tracklisting. Behind the CD is the same picture as on the front-cover.

Tracklisting: 1.Return to sender 2.Rock-A-hula-baby 3.Love letters 4.Bossa nova baby 5.Witchcraft 6.Kissin' cousins 7.It hurts me 8.Viva Las Vegas 9.What'd I say 10.Please don't drag that string around 11.Indescribably blue 12.Devil in disquise 13.Lonely man 14.A mess of blues 15.Ask me 16.Ain't that loving you baby 17.Just tell her Jim said hello 18.Crying in the Chapel.

Mega Elvis "Essential collection" BVCP-850

Released: 1995 BMG Music Japan

Jewelcase with a 63 page booklet, it contains all the songtext and several wellknown black/white photos. The songtext is in Japaneese and English languages. Behind the CD is the same picture as on the front-cover. On the back of the jewelcase is a photo and the tracklisting.

Note: In the middle-ring from the CD is the text "SAMPLE" and the three Japaneese signs that means "not for sale". On the backcover is a sticker with the same three signs.

Tracklisting: 1.That's all right 2.Heartbreak hotel 3.I want you I need you I love you 4.Hound dog 5.Don't be cruel 6.Love me tender 7.Teddy bear 8.Jailhouse rock 9.It's now or never 10.Are you lonesome tonight 11.G.I.Blues 12.Blue Hawaii 13.Good luck charm 14.If I can dream 15.In the ghetto 16.Suspicious minds 17.I've lost you 18.Bridge over troubled water 19.You don't have to say you love me 20.Burning love 21.Always on my mind 22.An American trilogy 23.I'll remember you 24.How great thou art 25.Moody blue 26.My way 27.Can't help falling in love.

Amazing Grace "His Greatest Sacred Performances" BVCP-3101~02

Released: 1994 BMG Music Japan

2-CD jewelcase with a 31 page booklet. In the booklet are some photos and text. There comes also a thick booklet with all the songs in Japaneese language.

Tracklisting CD 1: 1.I believe 2.Peace in the valley 3.Take my hand precious Lord 4.It is no secret 5.Milky white way 6.His hand in mine 7.I believe in the man in the sky 8.He knows just what I need 9.Mansion over the hilltop 10.In my fathers house 11.Joshua fit the battle 12.Swing down sweet chariot 13.I'm gonna walk them golden stairs 14.If we never meet again 15.Known only to him 16.Working on the building 17.Crying in the chapel 18.Run on 19.How great thou art 20.Stand by me 21.Where no one stands alone 22.So high 23.Farther along 24.By and by 25.In the garden 26.Somebody bigger then you and I 27.Without him 28.If the lord wasn't walking by my side 29.Where could I go but to the Lord.

Tracklisting CD 2: 1.We call on him 2.You'll never walk alone 3.Only believe 4.Amazing grace 5.Miracle of the rosary 6.Lead me, Guide me 7.He touched me 8.I've got confidence 9.An evening prayer 10.Seeing is believing 11.A thing called love 12.Put your hand in the hand 13.Reach out to Jesus 14.He is my everything 15.There is no God but God 16.I, John 17.Bosom of Abraham 18.Help me 19.If that isn't love 20.Why me Lord (live version) 21.How great thou art (live version) 22.I, John (previously unreleased) 23.Bosom of Abraham (previously unreleased) 24.You better run (previously unreleased) 25.Lead me, guide me (previously unreleased) 26.Turn you eyes upon Jesus/Nearer my God to thee (previously unreleased).

Elvis Golden Records PCD1 -5196

Released: 1991 BMG Music Japan

Jewelcase with a 4 page booklet. The front and backcover have both 1 picture. There is a Elvis - pocket calender from 1991 inside the booklet together with a piece of paper with the tracklisting in English languages. The backcover of the jewelcase has also the tracklisting.

Tracklisting: 1.Hound dog 2.Loving you 3.All shook up 4.Heartbreak hotel 5.Jailhouse rock 6.Love me 7.Too much 8.Don't be cruel 9.That's when your heartaches begin 10.Teddy bear 11.Love me tender 12.Treat me nice 13.Anyway you want me 14.I want you, I need you, I love you.

Elvis Presley Best B23D - 41058

Released: 1989 BMG Music Japan

Jewelcase with a 12 page booklet. At the front is 1 picture, the backcover has the tracklisting in Japanese and English. At the inside is also the tracklisting in Japanese and English. The backcover of the jewelcase has 1 small picture and again the tracklisting in Japanese and English.

Tracklisting: 1.Heartbreak hotel 2.I want you, I need you, I love you 3.Don't be cruel 4.Hound dog 5.Love me tender 6.All shook up 7.Jailhouse rock 8.Wear my ring around your neck 9.I need you love tonight 10.A fool such as I 11.G.I.Blues 12.Can't help falling in love 13.You don't have to say you love me 14.Suspicious minds 15.An American trilogy 16.Burning love 17.In the ghetto 18.If I can dream 19.It's now or never 20.Are you lonesome tonight?

Elvis Presley By Request Best 20 B23D - 41059

Released: 1989 BMG Music Japan

Jewelcase with a 12 page booklet. At the front is 1 picture, the backcover has the tracklisting in Japanese and English. At the inside is also the tracklisting in Japanese and English. The backcover of the jewelcase has 1 small picture and again the tracklisting in Japanese and English.

Tracklisting: 1.Can't help falling in love 2.An American trilogy 3.Are you lonesome tonight? 4.Suspicious minds 5.Don't be cruel 6.How great thou art 7.Love me tender 8.If I can dream 9.You don't have to say you love me 10.I've lost you 11.My way 12.Polk salad annie 13.In the ghetto 14.You've lost that lovin' feelin' 15.I need you love tonight 16.Heartbreak hotel 17.I'll remember you 18.I just can't help believin' 19.Memories 20.Bridge over troubled water.

Mystery Train R10D-134

Released: 1989 BMG Music Japan

Long fold-out kind of a digipack. You can make yore own CD-case if you follow the lines inside of the digipack. The CD itself is a 3" with blue text and the old RCA-logo at the left. The lyrics of the 2 tracks are also listed inside the digipack.

Tracklisting: 1.Mystery Train 2.Blue Moon.

The little photo on the front is from the movie "Mystery Train" by Masayoshi Sukita.

Always on my mind R32P-1081 (PCD1-5430)

Released: 1986 BMG Music Japan

Jewelcase with a 4 page booklet, frontcover has one colorfull-picture from Elvis on stage. Inside of the booklet is a piece of paper you can fold out, with on the one side the Japanese and on the other the English tracklisting. On the backcover of the book is nothing. The CD is blue/silver. On the backcover of the jewelcase is a small picture and the tracklisting.

Tracklisting: 1.Separate ways 2.Don't cry daddy 3.My boy 4.Solitaire 5.Bitter they are, harder they fall 6.Hurt 7.Pieces of my life 8.I miss you 9.It's midnight 10.I've lost you 11.You gave me a mountain 12.Unchained melody 13.Always on my mind.

Elvis Aloha from Hawaii R32P-1053

Released: 1986 BMG Music Japan

Jewelcase with a 22 page booklet, in this is one black/White picture from Elvis on stage. On the backcover of the book is one picture. The CD is blue/silver. On the backcover is the tracklisting.

Tracklisting: 1.2001 theme 2.See See rider 3.Burning love 4.Something 5.You gave me a mountain 6.Steamroller blues 7.My way 8.Love me 9.Johnny B.good 10.It's over 11.Blue suede shoes 12.I'm so lonesome I could cry 13.I can't stop loving you 14.Hound dog 15.What now my love 16.Fever 17.Welcome to my world 18.Suspicious minds 19.Introductions by Elvis 20.I'll remember you 21.Long tall sally/Whole lotta shakin going on 22.An American trilogy 23.A big hunk O'love 24.Can't help falling in love.