200 Cadillacs CD (2004)

Artist: Various Artists

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Product Overview


Label Image Entertainment 2
SKU 60621151
UPC 014381073324
UPC 14 00014381073324
Format CD
Release Date 1/6/2004
Author Various Artists
Technical Info
CatalogID 733
Lable Name Image Entertainment
Released 01/06/2004
Original Release 2004
Number of Discs 1
SPARE Code n/a
Length 46m : 42s
Mono/Stereo Stereo
Studio/Live Studio
UPC 00014381073324
Album Notes and Credits
200 CADILLACS is a collection of interviews with friends and associates of Elvis Presley.
Performers include: D.J. Fontana, Gordon Stoker, Myrna Smith, Marian Cocke, Linda Thompson, Kang Rhee, Joey Abel, Ernie Barrasso, Jerry Shilling.
Rex Fowler of Aztec Two-Step had the idea of making a documentary film about what happened to the 200 (more or less) Cadillacs that Elvis Presley gave away to friends, relatives, and strangers during his lifetime, a charming and imaginative idea for a new take on the king of rock & roll. Being a musician, Fowler naturally wrote songs for the film commenting on Presley and performed in his rockabilly style; the result is equally charming and imaginative, especially because of the extra guests. These include long-standing indie rock favorites like Syd Straw, the Del Lords, and the Cucumbers, who add their own reflections on Presley and even perform some of his music. There is a Cucumbers' version of "All Shook Up" and a rendition of "Hound Dog" contributed by Paul Burlison with Levon Helm and Mavis Staples. Best of all is a previously unreleased recording of Carl Perkins doing John Hiatt's "Memphis in the Meantime." The 200 Cadillacs album is a good companion not only to the film, but also to anyone's Elvis Presley collection. ~ William Ruhlmann
Disc 1
1 200 Cadillacs - Rex Fowler
2 Running With The King - Jon Pousette-Dart
3 Blue Cadillac - The Cucumbers
4 Too Tired To Be Elvis - Heather Eatman
5 Tough & Tender - Rex Fowler
6 Memphis In The Meantime - Carl Perkins
7 Listening To Elvis - Syd Straw/The Del Lords
8 Velvet Elvis - Rex Fowler
9 All Shook Up - The Cucumbers
10 Cadillac Song, The - Tom Dean
11 Hound Dog - Paul Burlison/Levon Helm/Mavis Staples
12 Shine A Little Light - Rex Fowler
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