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TCBCast: An Unofficial Elvis Presley Fan Podcast

Sep 30, 2020

TCBCast listeners know that Gurdip has few good words for Elvis' 1973 album "Raised on Rock" due to an inexplicable title track and the universally derided "Three Corn Patches," but can Justin make a case for the rest of the album?

And what were the implications of the album's commercial and creative disappointments for...


Aug 12, 2020

Justin rounds off Blue Suede Reviews highlighting some of the major posthumous projects that purported to offer "new" Elvis recordings via overdubs, remixes and reorchestrations, along with a brief discussion of the state of RCA's Elvis output between 1977 and the release of "Guitar Man" in 1981.

Then, Justin offers an...


Aug 11, 2020

As promised, Justin revives Blue Suede Reviews for Elvis Week 2020 to look at the albums released during Elvis' lifetime that were left off the RCA Albums Collection box set, starting with the 1970 Camden release of "Elvis' Christmas Album" and ending with the album that eventually accompanied the 1977 CBS Special...


Jul 1, 2020

After 3 years of planning to do an episode on it, Justin & Gurdip deep dive the posthumous sessions that gave Elvis his first "remix" album, with overdubbed instrumentation. Not only is the "Guitar Man" album from 1981 covered, but so too is the "Too Much Monkey Business" Follow That Dream release, and newly...


Jun 28, 2020

In this final collection of reviews covering the last 10 discs from the RCA Albums Collection from 2016, Justin examines Elvis' shift further towards the country genre leading up to the end of his life. The final 3 discs of the 10 showcase rare recordings ranging from amateur demos and home recordings to long-lost...