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March 01,  2018   -   Elvis Express Radio
We've been looking forward to the up coming HBO documentary 'Elvis Presley The Searcher' for some time now and with the press release regarding the official soundtrack album
giving us a look at the artwork and a complete song line-up, the 2 part, 3 hour Documentary is getting ever closer and now HBO have released the 1st trailer.

The official trailer for 'Elvis Presley: The Searcher', which runs for just over 2 minutes includes some great home movie footage, some of which has never been officially released
before. Also included is some great footage from the 1950s including Las Vegas May '56. The 1960s including the 1968 TV Special and the 1970s including the 1973 Aloha From
Hawaii Satellite Broadcast and much more of course.

As far as E.E.R is concerned, this all new Documentary looks like it is going to be a FANTASTIC look at the one true King of Pop......ELVIS PRESLEY - The Searcher.

Elvis Presley: The Searcher is a three-hour, two-film presentation that includes interviews with Scotty Moore, Red West, Bruce Springsteen, Tom Petty, and Priscilla Presley
talking about the artistic and personal struggles that preceded Presley’s death in 1977. The documentary focuses on Presley the musical artist, from his childhood through the final
1976 Jungle Room recording sessions.

The documentary will explore how Elvis was inspired by in black and white gospel music of Tupelo, Mississippi, and his early experience with African-American blues and r’n’b of
Memphis. It will also track his evolution as an artist with Sun Studios producer Sam Phillips. When Elvis joined the army, most people thought rock and roll lost a voice, but Elvis
Presley: The Searcher proves he didn’t stop learning his trade while serving in Germany.

The documentary also features never-before-seen photos and footage from private collections. Filmmaker Thom Zimny sought to showcase Elvis Presley in a way that few have

To reveal the man and the artist “who wanted to heal, to find that thing that was always felt to be missing, and to do it through the music.” Elvis Presley: The Searcher offers
unprecedented access to Elvis, featuring new interviews with his collaborators, artists inspired by him (Bruce Springsteen, Tom Petty, Emmylou Harris) and never-before-seen
photos and footage of Presley at work and at play.

The result is an intimate look at a performer countless audiences around the world have heard but only few have truly known.

ELVIS PRESLEY THE SEARCHER premieres in the USA on April 14 at 8pm on HBO.

VIEW: 'Elvis Presley: The Searcher' Official Trailer:

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