THE KING’S ‘BEAUTIFUL’ GESTURE

The King's record company and estate waive all royalties from sales of 'America The Beautiful'...

ELVIS PRESLEY‘s classic ‘AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL’ is being released across the world on October 16 to raise funds for the AMERICAN RED CROSS LIBERTY DISASTER RELIEF FUND.

The single will also feature live versions of ‘Amazing Grace’ and ‘If I Can Dream’. RCA, Elvis‘ record company, and the Elvis Presley Estate have waived all royalties from the track, originally recorded in 1963. Approximately £2 from each UK sale will be raised.

Jack Soden, president and CEO of Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc, said: “In his

lifetime, Elvis always responded to people in need. If his music can bring even a moment of shelter from the pain and resources to the recovery, then his legacy will have all the meaning he could ever have hoped for.”