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GREAT UPCOMING RELEASES
NEW SURPRISE CD release coming soon. It's been in the works for a long time but it's finally coming. Planned for release earlier but due to the worldwide pandemic the project had to be postponed. Watch out for ordering details soon as they are available.
You can be a part of this great new Orion project. To get your name added to the credits on the sleeve notes send $25 to the PayPal account: therainbowmaker@ntlworld.com
This is ONLY for a mention on the album sleeve and NOT payment for the actual compact disc.
THE FINISHED PRODUCT WILL BE SENT TO THE PRESSING/PRINTING PLANT SOON SO, IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE A PART OF THIS HISTORIC RELEASE DO IT NOW!!!
The original SURPRISE album was planned for release forty years ago by Sun Records but never saw the light of day. Now we get a special Collectors Edition featuring rare recordings and improved quality versions.
01. This Is A Hold-Up (Stereo - undubbed DAT) 02. Honky Tonk Heaven (Stereo - 45 version) 03. Devil In My Angel (Stereo) 04. Two Loving Shadows On Fire (Stereo) 05. Midnight Rendezvous (Stereo) 06. Strangers T'il We Touch (Stereo) 07. Whatever It Takes (Stereo) 08. I Use Her To Remind Me Of You [lead vocal re-rec] (Stereo DAT) 09. My Baby's Outta Sight [lead vocal re-rec, drum overdub] (Stereo DAT) 10. There You Go [lead vocal re-rec] (Stereo DAT) 11. Morning, Noon And Night (Stereo - 45 version) 12. Leigh [lead vocal re-rec] (Stereo DAT) 13. Here Comes That Wonderful Feeling [lead vocal re-rec] (Stereo DAT) 14. Just Out Of Reach [lead vocal re-rec] (Stereo DAT) 15. It's You Again [lead vocal re-rec] (Stereo DAT) 16. Sing Me Like You Sing Your Songs (Stereo) 17. I'm Here To Love You (Stereo) 18. Leave It Like It Is (Stereo DAT) 19. Love Is In The Air (Stereo DAT)

JIMMY ELLIS - I FEEL LIKE GOING HOME

Planned for future release.
New 13 track vinyl LP album from Dradco featuring unreleased material in superior quality.
Tracks include: I Did Today; There You Go; Going To California; Movin' On; The Closer He Gets; Going Home Medley; My Baby's Out Of Sight; Days Of Autumn Gold; You're Driving Me To Someone Else's Arms.
STILL AVAILABLE!!!

It's finally here ORION - LIVE AT COWBOYS
Featuring Orion live in concert at two shows from 30th. October 1982
in Tullahoma, Tennessee.
Great quality soundboard recording. Already receiving rave reviews from Orion fans.
Includes: This Is A Holdup; Trust In The Lord; Feels So Right; Love Is In The Air; Mountain Of Love; Always On My Mind; Gone At Last; Washing Machine......and many more.

Order by PayPal to: therainbowmaker@ntlworld.com

Price £12:00 plus £1:80 UK postage (Postage outside UK: £5:00

Grab your copy now!!!
KEEP CHECKING BACK FOR FURTHER DETAILS
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JIMMY ELLIS - LIVE AT WASHINGTON COURTHOUSE
NOW AVAILABLE!!!

Payable through PayPal to: dokkeberg@hotmail.com

$25:00 including worldwide postage

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UNRELEASED ORION CONCERTS - KOKOMO '86!
The Orion Live Collection Vol. 2
TWO CD SET! Great sounding live concerts - recorded from the audience. Two super shows by Jimmy "Orion" Ellis recorded in Kokomo, Indiana on March 27, 1986. Hear brilliant songs like City of New Orleans, Leona, Dixie Road, A Womans Touch and many others!
Comes in a plastic CD tray as seen in the photo with color front and back. Discs are CDR.
Thank you for considering a purchase as all funds goes to a future Jimmy Ellis project.
Price is: 20 dollars + shipping (9 dollars worldwide). Total 29$
Digital download as MP3 are 18$.
Paypal payments can be made to: dokkeberg@hotmail.com
Please remember to write your address when you pay!
Don't forget to add your address to your PayPal payment.
Don't miss this great double disc set.

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UNRELEASED ORION CONCERT - DECEMBER 1980!

The Orion Live Collection Vol. 1!

Fantastic live concert - recorded from the audience. Sound is incredibly good coming from an audience tape. Hear super rare performances of "WInter Wonderland" and "White Christmas" among others. Comes in a plastic CD tray as seen in the photo with color front and back. Disc is cd-r.

Price is: 14 dollars + shipping (8 dollars worldwide).

Paypal payments can be made to: dokkeberg@hotmail.com

Please remember to write your address when you pay!
Digital download also available.
Just send $14:00 to the same PayPal address.

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JIMMY ELLIS - IN THE SHADOW OF A KING

NOW AVAILABLE!!!
The wait is finally over. Huge 400 page book is now available. Lots of unseen photographs. With bonus Orion 22 track CD which includes previously unheard material.
For price and order details see foot of page.
And if that isn't enough to keep an Orion fan happy, there's the CD included. Here's a full track listing:

  • LAST DATE/WITHOUT LOVE (THERE IS NOTHING)                                                                    
  • DADDY DON’T YOU WALK SO FAST
  • GOING HOME MEDLEY: SWING LOW SWING CHARIOT/FEEL LIKE GOING HOME/HOMEWARD BOUND
  • MOVIN’ ON
  • SECRET LOVE
  • I’M HERE TO LOVE YOU
  • SING ME LIKE YOU SING YOUR SONGS
  • THIS IS A HOLD UP
  • I’M SAVING UP MY PENNIES
  • I’M STARTING OVER
  • CAN’T GET USE TO SLEEPIN’ BY MYSELF
  • LET ME DREAM I LAY WITH YOU TONIGHT
  • THANK GOD FOR AMERICA
  • SUNDAY FATHER
  • I MAKE THE LIVIN (YOU MAKE THE LIVIN WORTH WHILE)
  • DOWN IN MISSISSIPPI
  • WE CAN’T GO ON LIVING LIKE THIS
  • HOOKED ON A FEELING
  • YOU’LL NEVER WALK ALONE
  • BECAUSE HE LIVES
  • UNCHAINED MELODY
  • I’LL BE WITH YOU ALWAYS
  • To all UK citizens
    We are very happy and pleased to finally bring this beautiful, new biography book to current Jimmy Ellis (Orion) fans and hopefully new ones around the world. The book, published by Flaming Star- the official Elvis Presley Fan Club of Norway, is hardcover, 406 pages, and includes a 22-track CD located in the back of the book that has some of Jimmy’s finest performances plus a few unreleased gems from the archives of Sun Records. A special thanks to Kenneth Dokkeberg of Norway, project principal for his 12+ years of research to complete this book, and to Pål Granlund for his professional publishing services.


    Price; 45 Pounds

    Shipping; 19 Pounds

    Total = 64 Pounds

    Paid to Pay-Pal account; pal@starmedia.no

     For fans in the U.S.A.
    To order your copy, go to www.orionjimmyellis.com and click on the “Books” tab for details. Please note the instructions for USA orders vs. international orders.
     
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