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    Various Artists and Elvis "Rebirth of Beale St." Sealed Promo LP Limited Edition 931/1000 (1983). This commemorative album was produced in 1983 and included snippets of tunes by Memphis notables from Handy's Orchestra's "Memphis Blues" in 1923 to Rufus Thomas' updated "Walking the Dog" recorded in 1979. In between there are samples from Furry Lewis, B. B. King, Elvis, and others. Lou Rawls provides the liner notes and two complete songs, "Birth of the Blues" and "Rebirth of Beale Street". The back cover indicates the album is "... owned by The City of Memphis, Richard C. Hackett, Mayor. Not for Sale." One of the mayor's business cards is included inside the shrinkwrap, which has partially come off at the bottom of the album. Condition: NM 8/ GM-MT 10 (sealed).

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2006
    14th-15th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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