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Latest additions:

April 12, 2022: The Faith Of Elvis by Billy Stanley
March 31, 2022: The Quest For An Oscar by James Turiello
March 20, 2022: Elvis: Prodigy of SUN Records by Erik Lorentzen and Robert van Beek
March 19, 2022: Io, Elvis by Paolo Borgognone
March 17, 2022: Hollywood Bound by Paul Bélard

April 12, 2022: The Faith Of Elvis by Billy Stanley
March 31, 2022: The Quest For An Oscar by James Turiello
March 20, 2022: Elvis: Prodigy of SUN Records by Erik Lorentzen and Robert van Beek
March 19, 2022: Io, Elvis by Paolo Borgognone
March 17, 2022: Hollywood Bound by Paul Bélard



January 2022


Elvis On Tour October 1976 / Elvis The Spirit of '76 by Kieran Davis.
(self-published, hardback, 310 pages, no ISBN, reprint)
Publisher's info ...

This is a reprint of two books combined into one book, i.e. Elvis On Tour October 1976 released in 2018 combined with Elvis The Spirit of '76 released in 2019. No new contents.

More books by Kieran Davis ...

Interview with Kieran Davis by Piers Beagley on The Elvis Information Network ... (April 2012)


Elvis Day By Day 2021 - The Year in Review by Kees Mouwen.
(Poplar Tunes Publishing, paperback, 350 pages, ISBN 976-8783-44-3 / 978-976-8783-44-8)
Publisher's info ...

This is the 4th release in the series of Elvis Day by Day yearbooks covering the year 2021. Earlier editions cover the years 2018, 2019 and 2020.


Elvis Presley: Magical Graceland by Mary Jordan.
(Independently published, paperback, 323 pages, ISBN 979-8-4029-8594-0)


The Elvis in Germany Tour Guide Book by Neil Cameron.
(Strictly Elvis UK / Elvis Travel Service, paperback, 126 pages, ISBN 979-8-4070-6864-8)


Elvis Presley Quiz Book: 201 Questions On The Life of Elvis Presley by Frank Rogers.
(self-published, paperback, 100 pages, ISBN 979-8-201-11560-9)


Elvis: The Siege Of Graceland And Other Stories by Robert Wells.
(Novum Pro, paperback, 146 pages, ISBN 3-9910798-7-9 / 978-3-9910798-7-3)

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February 2022


The Boston Garden Revisited
(Gravel Road Label, hardback, 160 pages, includes a 24 carat gold CD, a DVD and a Blu-ray)


Alas, Poor Elvis, I Knew Him, Bubba: On the 45th anniversary of The Death of The King by Howard Denson.
(CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, paperback, 171 pages, ISBN 1-979595-05-4 / 978-1-979595-05-6)


Io, Elvis - La Parabola Immortale di "The King" by Paolo Borgognone.
(Diarkos, paperback, 464 pages, ISBN 88-32176-33-5 / 978-88-32-17633-9)

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March 2022


The King's Bodyguard by Dave Hebler.
(Bearmanor Media, hardback, 114 pages, ISBN 1-62933-880-X / 978-1-62933-880-4)
Publisher's info ...

This book is also released as paperback in April 2022.

Dave Hebler previously published The Elvis Experience: Elvis Presley's Bodyguard and Karate Instructor Shares His Memories of Elvis the Person (2018) and is the co-author of Elvis: What Happened? (1977), which was reprinted in various editions and languages such as Elvis - Wie Er Wirklich War (Germany, 1977) and Elvis Ou Le Rou Dechu (France, 1977).

Interview with Dave Hebler by Piers Beagley on The Elvis Information Network ... (April/July 2018)


Disc Jockeys, Preachers, and Elvis by Ron Brandon.
(self-published, paperback, 150 pages, no ISBN)

Review by Piers Beagley on The Elvis Information Network ... (March 2022)

Roots of Elvis: The True Origin Story Revealed by DNA & New Research by Gary Lindberg.
(Calumet Editions, paperback, 324 pages, ISBN 1-950743-77-2 / 978-1-950743-77-3)


Elvis Presley - Australian 45 rpm Extended Play Covers, Part 1 and 2 by Bob Hayden.
(Elvis' Wild in the Country Club, paperback, 88 + 92 pages, no ISBN)

Bob (Peter Robert) Hayden also published:
Elvis Presley's Gold Cadillac - Tour of Australia 1968-69 (2010)
Elvis Presley's Gold Cadillac - Tour of Australia 1968-69 (revised edition in color, 2011)
The Biggest Shows of 1957, Book 1 (2015)
A Guide to the Australian Records of Elvis Presley : The Vinyl Years 1956-1990 (2015)
The Biggest Shows of 1957, Book 2 (2016)
and in 2021:
Elvis Presley - Australian 45 rpm Record Label Scans In Catalogue Order (3 books)
Australian 45 rpm Picture Covers
Elvis Presley - Australian Sheet Music Book, expected in 2022.


Elvis 1956 Hollywood Bound August 16-31 by Paul F. Bélard.
(Linden Press, paperback, 260 pages, ISBN 1-73488-297-2 / 978-1-73488-297-1)

More books by Paul Bélard ...

Review by Kees Mouwen on Elvis Day By Day ... (March 2022)

Vinyl Discography from Eastern Europe: Yugoslavia & Romania by Piotr Soczynski.
(self-published, hardback, 160 pages)

Piotr Soczynski previously self-published:
Elvis Army Vinyl Records 1956-1967 (2021)
Elvis Army Vinyl Records 1968-1991 (2021)
Elvis U.S. Demo and Acetates 1953-1965 (2021)
Elvis U.S. Demo and Acetates 1965-1993 (2021) and
For Vinyl Fans Only: Elvis - Vinyl Discography from Eastern Europe (2021).

Interview with Piotr Soczynski by Nigel Patterson on The Elvis Information Network ... (August 2021)


Vinyl Discography From Eastern Europe, Yugoslavia - 45RPM Singles & EP Records by Piotr Soczynski.
(self-published, hardback, 160 pages)


Vinyl Discography From Eastern Europe, Yugoslavia - LP Records by Piotr Soczynski.
(self-published, hardback, 160 pages)


Elvis Presley: The Quest For An Oscar by James Turiello.
(A Sandy Beach, paperback, 536 pages, ISBN 979-8-98573500-0)

Review by Nigel Patterson on The Elvis Information Network ... (April 2022)

Monday Mornin' At The Catfish Grill by Jerry Jamison.
(Independently published, hardback, 311 pages, ISBN 979-8-4251-9072-7)

Previously released as paperback in 2019.
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April 2022


The King's Bodyguard by Dave Hebler.
(Bearmanor Media, paperback, 114 pages, ISBN 1-62933-879-6 / 978-1-62933-879-8)
Publisher's info ...

This book was also released as hardback in March 2022.

Dave Hebler previously published The Elvis Experience: Elvis Presley's Bodyguard and Karate Instructor Shares His Memories of Elvis the Person (2018) and is the co-author of Elvis: What Happened? (1977), which was reprinted in various editions and languages such as Elvis - Wie Er Wirklich War (Germany, 1977) and Elvis Ou Le Rou Dechu (France, 1977).

Interview with Dave Hebler by Piers Beagley on The Elvis Information Network ... (April/July 2018)


Colonel Tom Parker: Das verrückte Leben des exzentrischen Managers von Elvis Presley by James L. Dickerson and Waltraud Eckersberger (translation)
(Hannibal Verlag, paperback, 320 pages, ISBN 3-85445-722-7 / 978-3-85445-722-0)
Publisher's info ...

James Dickerson first released the English edition Colonel Tom Parker: The Curious Life of Elvis Presley's Eccentric Manager in 2001 and a reprint with the same title in 2018.


Colonel Parker: Hero or Heel Godverdomme! by Todd Slaughter.
(Independently published, paperback, 230 pages, ISBN 979-8-4460-7793-9)

Todd Slaughter was the editor of the Elvis Specials 1977 to 1985, after the previous editor Albert Hand past away. Todd also published various other books (have a look at the bookshelf) and in 2020 he released his memoirs under the title Elvis and More: The Spoils of War.


Elvis Presley, Gospel Singer: An Inspirational Life by Madeleine Wilson.
(Shalom Publishing, paperback, 370 pages, ISBN 1-80227-255-0 / 978-1-80227-255-0)

Madeleine Wilson is president of the Elvis Gospel Fan Club ... and published Prayers of Elvis in 2002. More info on that book can be found at the Elvis Gospel Fan Club ...

Elvis '68 Comeback by Steve Binder.
(Thunder Bay Press, hardback, 192 pages, ISBN 1-64517-673-8 / 978-1-64517-673-2)
Publisher's info ...

Reprint of Elvis '68 Comeback, released in 2018. With new foreword by Baz Luhrmann.


Jumpsuits Os Macacoes De Elvis - Volume 1 by Waldenir Cecon.
(Elvis Presley's World Fan Club, paperback)
Publisher's info ...


Elvis Presley: Book Of Quotes by Marcel Lynch.
(Independently published, hardback, 99 pages, ISBN 979-8-8090-2077-0)


101 Portraits Of The King by Michael Anger.
(Independently published, hardback, 103 pages, ISBN 979-8-8143-7500-1)

Previously released in 2012 and 2017.
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May 2022


Ultimo Trem Para Memphis by Peter Guralnick.
(Belas-Letras, paperback, 640 pages, ISBN 65-5537-121-8 / 978-65-5537-121-5)


The Sonic Swagger of Elvis Presley - A Critical History of the Early Recordings by Gary Parker.
(McFarland & Co Inc, paperback, 322 pages, ISBN 1-4766-8431-6 / 978-1-4766-8431-4)
Publisher's info ...

Interview with Gary Parker by Nigel Patterson on The Elvis Information Network ... (March 2022)


Elvis Presley: Love Me Tender by Michael O'Neill and Carolyn McHugh.
(Sona Books, hardback, 144 pages, ISBN 1-912918-60-9 / 978-1-912918-60-7)


Celluloid Sell-Out! Worldwide Elvis Presley Movie Memorabilia 1956-1958 by Bob Pakes.
(Follow That Dream Records, hardback, 448 pages, includes as a bonus a 2 CD set)
Publisher's info ...

Bob Pakes released The EPE Catalog - A Comprehensive A to Z Guide of Vintage Elvis Presley Enterprises Memorabilia in 2017.

More books on the FTD Records Label ...


The Airplanes & The King by Carlos Varrenti.
(KJ Consulting, hardback, 403 pages, ISBN 82-93678-15-1 / 978-82-93678-15-1)
Publisher's info ... / Author's info Spanish ... / Author's info English ...

This book was first released by Carlos Varrenti in the Spanish language in April 2021. This English edition will be released in co-operation with KJ Consulting. With additional photos from the Elvis Files vaults.

More books by Erik Lorentzen / KJ Consulting ...

Interview with Carlos Varrenti and Robert van Beek by Piers Beagley on The Elvis Information Network ... (November 2021)


...And Then There Was Elvis: A Superfan Adventures in the Elvis World by Elaine Christan with Virginia Coons.
(KJ Consulting, hardback, 400 pages)
Publisher's info ...

Elaine Christan, daughter of Virginia Coons, contributed various exclusive articles to The Elvis Files Magazines ...

More books by Erik Lorentzen / KJ Consulting ...


The Elvis Files Magazine Issue 37 by Erik Lorentzen.
(KJ Consulting, paperback, 68 pages)
Publisher's info ...

More books by Erik Lorentzen ...
Table of contents of The Elvis Files Magazines ...


The Comprehensive USA Artwork Guide to Elvis Presley Tapes by Joe Tunzi.
(JAT Publishing, paperback, 100 pages)
Publisher's info ...

More books by Joe Tunzi ...


Elvis Presley: Autos, Flugzeuge & Co by Siegfried Tesche.
(Motorbuch Verlag, hardback, 240 pages, ISBN 3-613-04437-4 / 978-3-613-04437-1)
Publisher's info ...


Elvis German EP's Record Guide by Heinz-Otto Zimmerman.
(self-published, hardback, 596 pages)


Little People, Big Dreams: Elvis Presley by Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara.
(Frances Lincoln Children's Books, hardback, 32 pages, ISBN 0-7112-7085-6 / 978-0-7112-7085-5)


Elvis '77 - O Ultimo Ano by Waldenir Cecon.
(Elvis Presley's World Fan Club, paperback, 328 pages)
Publisher's info ...


Elvis E Il Colonnello by James L. Dickerson.
(Rizzoli, paperback, ISBN 88-17-14420-7 / 978-88-17-14420-9)

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June 2022


Elvis and the Birth of Rock and Roll by Alfred Wertheimer, Chris Murray and Robert Santelli.
(Taschen Verlag, hardback, 336 pages, ISBN 3-8365-8326-7 / 978-3-8365-8326-8)
Publisher's info ...

This book was first released in 2015.

More books by Alfred Wertheimer ...


Elvis The Legend: The Authorized Book from the Graceland Archives by Gillian Gaar.
(Mortimer, hardback, 192 pages, ISBN 1-83861-099-5 / 978-1-83861-099-9)

Gillian Gaar published a similar book which contained removable facsimile memorabilia called Elvis Remembered: The Authorized Box Set from the Graceland Archives in 2012, with a Dutch edition in 2013 and a Portugese edition in 2016.
A reprint with less memorabilia items appeared as Elvis the King: The Authorized Book from the Graceland Archives in 2014.
This book was again released in 2017 as Elvis The Legend: The Authorized Book from the Graceland Archives, but without the removable memorabilia items. These were now reproduced as photographs in the book. A German and a Dutch edition appeared in 2017.

Interview with Gillian Gaar by Piers Beagley on The Elvis Information Network ... (2019)


Elvis Die Legende: Autorisiert Vom Graceland' Archiv by Gillian G. Gaar.
(Hannibal Verlag, hardback, 192 pages, ISBN 3-85445-737-5 / 978-3-85445-737-4)
Publisher's info ...

German edition of Elvis The Legend, which was also released as a German edition in 2017.


Elvis Presley: Pop Icons by Daniel Ichbiah, Dav Guedin and Stéphane Trapier.
(Ecran, paperback, 200 pages, ISBN 979-10-967905-8)

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July 2022


Elvis: Prodigy of SUN Records by Erik Lorentzen and Robert van Beek.
(KJ Consulting, hardback, 2 books in slipcase, Gold Standard Series No. 8)
Publisher's info ...

More books by Erik Lorentzen / KJ Consulting ...
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August 2022

No books yet ...
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September 2022


Elvis Presley by Jean-William Thoury and Jean Beltran (illustrator).
(BD Music Editions / Diggers Factory, hardback, 52 pages)
Publisher's info ...

This illustrated bilingual (French/English) book was first released as Elvis Presley in 2016. Back then it came with 2 CDs. Later that year a French-only edition appeared. Now it is re-released with a LP.


Elvis Presley - Une Folie Américaine by Bertrand Dicale.
(GM Editions, paperback, 216 pages, ISBN 2-37797-101-6 / 978-2-37797-101-5)

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October 2022


Elvis Presley En Espana - Una Mirada Critica 1956 - 1969 (Volume 1) by Rubén Olivares Rosell.
(unknown publisher, paperback, pages)


The Faith Of Elvis: A Story Only A Brother Can Tell by Billy Stanley and Kent Sanders.
(Thomas Nelson, hardback, 256 pages, ISBN 1-4002-3700-9 / 978-1-4002-3700-5)
Publisher's info ...

Billy Stanley co-authored with his brothers Rick and David, his mother Dee and author Martin Torgoff the book Elvis: We Love You Tender (1980), which appeared in various editions (see the bookshelf).
Together with George Erikson he co-authored Elvis, My Brother (1989, US edition) which also appeared as a UK edition in 1990.

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November 2022


The Birth of Rock 'n' Roll: 70 Years of Sun Records by Peter Guralnick and Colin Escott.
(Weldon Owen, hardback, 256 pages, ISBN 1-68188-896-3 / 978-1-68188-896-5)
Publisher's info ...

More books by Peter Guralnick ...

Colin Escott is the foremost authority on Sun Records. He first wrote the company's history in 1975, Catalyst: The Sun Records Story with Martin Hawkins. This book was revised and expanded several times since, most notably as Good Rockin' Tonight: Sun Records and the Birth of Rock 'n' Roll in 1991. Nice detail: the foreword for that edition was written by Peter Guralnick.
Colin Escott has published several other volumes on the early days of country music, including a biography of Hank Williams and The Grand Ole Opry: The Making of an American Icon.

Some other books covering the Elvis' Sun period:
  Elvis: The Sun Years (DeWitt, 1993)
  Early Elvis: The Sun Years (Burk, 1997)
  For The Record: Sun Records, An Oral History (Floyd, 1998)
  Sun King: The Life And Times Of Sam Phillips, The Man Behind Sun Records (Crouch & Crouch, 2008)
  The Next Elvis: Searching For Stardom At Sun Records (Sims, 2014)
  Sam Phillips: The Man Who Invented Rock 'N' Roll (Guralnick, 2015)
  Elvis: The Prodigy Of Sun Records (Lorentzen & van Beek, 2022)



The Jordanaires: The Story of the World's Greatest Backup Vocal Group by Gordon Stoker, Michael Kosser and Alan Stoker.
(Backbeat Books, paperback, 278 pages, ISBN 1-4930-6457-6 / 978-1-4930-6457-1)
Publisher's info ...

Originally known as the Foggy River Boys, the Jordanaires got their start in the early 1940s. By 1949 they were members of the Grand Ole Opry and recording for Capitol Records. While just starting out at Sun Records in 1954, Elvis approached the group after a gospel show and said that if he ever signed with a major record label, he wanted them as his backup singers. Once Elvis signed with RCA in 1959, the Jordanaires became a part of almost every recording session with Elvis from 1956 until 1969.


Elvis Sessions IV, The Recorded Music Of Elvis Aron Presley 1953-1977 by Joe Tunzi.
(JAT Publishing, paperback)
Publisher's info ...

More books by Joe Tunzi ...

There is still being worked on this book. See Daryl Restly's comments on For Elvis CD Collectors ... (dated: 14 February 2021).

Encore Performance VII - An Evening In Blue (June 17, 1972) by Joe Tunzi.
(JAT Publishing)
Publisher's info ...

More books by Joe Tunzi ...

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December 2022

No books yet ...
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Announced, but with unknown release date


The Definitive Vinyl Artwork of Elvis Presley: 1956 - 1977 (revised and expanded edition) by Joe Tunzi.
(JAT Publishing, hardback)
Publisher's info ...

More books by Joe Tunzi ...


Twelve Inch from Cover to Vinyl - The Artistry of Elvis Bootlegs.
(no information)

Sequel to Bootleg Elvis - The Vinyl Records: From 1970 to Today, released in 2012, and Seven + Ten Inch from Cover to Vinyl - The Artistry of Elvis Bootlegs, released in 2018.
Contains covers of 12" vinyl bootlegs.



1968: O Renascer De Elvis by Waldenir Cecon.
(Elvis Presley's World Fan Club, paperback, 52 pages)
Publisher's info ...


Elvis On Tour - 50th Anniversary release by David English and Pål Granlund.
(Follow That Dream Records, expected in 2022)

More books on the FTD Records Label ...

Source: David English comments on For Elvis CD Collectors ... (dated: 8 June 2021).


Elvis In Concert by Christopher Brown.
(no information)

Major updated version of Elvis In Concert, first released in 1993. This updated version will also include full details of another 8 shows including the show in the Pontiac Stadium, Pontiac, MI. from December 31, 1975.
Source: For Elvis CD Collectors ... (dated: 16 December 2020)


Rethinking Elvis by Mark Duffett.
(Oxford University Press)

Source: Mark Duffett's website ...

Mark Duffett released Understanding Fandom in 2013, Counting Down Elvis: His 100 Finest Songs in 2018 and Elvis: Roots, Image, Comeback, Phenomenon in 2020.


Elvis In Print: The Definitive Reference and Price Guide by Nigel Patterson.
(no information)

Expected to be the ultimate reference guide for Elvis' books. With book listings, major magazines, journals, essays and dissertations. Includes synopses for most of the entries.
Due for publication in 2021.

Nigel Patterson is founder and editor of The Elvis Information Network ...
The Memphis Flash/Elvis Presley Blog ... had an interview with Nigel back in 2014 discussing, amongst many other topics, this book.
Mark Duffett did a three-part interview with Nigel about developments in Elvis Fan culture in 2018. Go here or the first part ...

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