Entertainment Music 10 Must-Have Elvis Albums These are the Elvis Presley Albums Everyone Must Have Share PINTEREST Email Print Brett Jordan/ Flickr Music Oldies Major Artists Genres & Styles Top Picks 60s Hits 70s Hits Rock Music Pop Music Alternative Music Classical Music Country Music Folk Music Rap & Hip Hop Rhythm & Blues World Music Punk Music Heavy Metal Jazz Latin Music Learn More By Teresa R. Simpson Teresa R. Simpson is a freelance travel journalist and the author of "Memphis Murder & Mayhem." our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Teresa R. Simpson Updated June 03, 2019 With more than 70 albums to his credit, Elvis Presley had an extremely prolific career. If you want to build a collection of Elvis albums, but you don't know where to start, no worries. Here is a list of some of his best albums, designed to give you an extensive sample of The King's work. Follow this list, and even the most loyal Elvis fans will be impressed with your knowledge. Learn more about Elvis' life and work in our All About Elvis information roundup. 01 of 10 Elvis Presley Credit: Michael Ochs Archives / Stringer / Getty Images. Michael Ochs Archives / Getty Images This is the 2006 re-release of Elvis' debut album, . It is a two disc set that contains practice takes not included on the original 1956 album. 02 of 10 The Essential Elvis Presley Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. Reproduction Number: LC-USZ6-2067 Location: NYWTS -- BIOG - The Library of Congress retrieved/ Wikipedia Commons This is a great starter album for any Elvis fan. The Essential Elvis Presley is a two disc set of the King's greatest hits, arranged in chronological order. If you are only going to own one Elvis album, this is the one to buy. 03 of 10 Recorded Live on Stage in Memphis Courtesy of Sony Music A great CD for the Elvis music collector, was recorded at the Mid-South Coliseum in 1974. It was Elvis' first hometown performance in 13 years. 04 of 10 50 Greatest Love Songs Unknown/ Wikipedia Commons For the hopeless romantic, Elvis' is a must have. This two disc set includes some of Elvis' most popular love songs like "Love Me Tender," "I Can't Help Falling in Love," and "Make the World Go Away." 05 of 10 The Sun Sessions Lance Wiedower This is a great album packed full of hits from Elvis' early career, recorded at Sun Studio. It is definitely a must have for Elvis fans as well as fans of Memphis music. 06 of 10 Elvis' Christmas Album Alex Ogle/ Flickr Released in 1957, is considered to be one of pop music's best Christmas albums. 07 of 10 He Touched Me Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. Reproduction Number: LC-USZ6-2067 Location: NYWTS -- BIOG - The Library of Congress retrieved3d02067r.jpg from Jailhouse Rock./ Wikipedia Commons was the last gospel album Elvis ever recorded. Unlike his very traditional previous gospel albums, this one was a bit more modern and soulful, all the while remaining distinctly Elvis-like. 08 of 10 Elvis Ultimate Gospel elvis-presley-elvis-presley-22316485-2250-2533 / Flickr If Elvis' later gospel recordings just aren't enough, will give you a full sampling of The King's best loved gospel songs including "How Great Thou Art" and "Amazing Grace." 09 of 10 Elvis: 30 #1 Hits (Limited Edition) Fotos International / Contributor/ Getty Images This limited edition album offers something for new Elvis fans and old collectors, alike. It is chock full of Elvis' greatest hits but also includes rehearsals and multiple takes of the hits. 10 of 10 Moody Blue Hulton Archive / Staff/ Getty Images was the last album that Elvis released during his lifetime. The title track was also Elvis' last #1 hit before he died. Interestingly enough, the original vinyl record was blue in color.